Names Starting with H

gender
usage
HÜSNİYE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of HUSNI.
HÜSNÜ m Turkish
Turkish form of HUSNI.
HUSSAIN m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic حسين (see HUSAYN).
HUSSEIN m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic حسين (see HUSAYN).
HUT-HERU f Egyptian Mythology (Hypothetical)
Reconstructed Egyptian form of HATHOR.
HỮU m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (hữu) meaning "friend, companion".
HUUB m Dutch
Dutch short form of HUBERT.
HUW m Welsh
Welsh form of HUGH.
HUXLEY m English (Modern)
From an English surname that was derived from the name of a town in Cheshire. The final element is Old English leah "woodland, clearing", while the first element might be hux "insult, scorn". A famous bearer of the surname was the British author Aldous Huxley (1894-1963).
HVARE KHSHAETA m Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of KHURSHID.
HWAN m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (hwan) meaning "shining, brilliant, lustrous" or other characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character.
HYACINTH (2) f English (Rare)
From the name of the flower (or the precious stone that also bears this name), ultimately from Greek hyakinthos (see HYACINTHUS).
HYACINTHA f History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinate feminine form of HYACINTHUS, used to refer to the 17th-century Italian saint Hyacintha Mariscotti (real name Giacinta).
HYACINTHE m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of HYACINTHUS.
HYACINTHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ὑάκινθος (Hyakinthos), which was derived from the name of the hyacinth flower. In Greek legend Hyakinthos was accidentally killed by the god Apollo, who mournfully caused this flower to arise from his blood. The name was also borne by several early saints, notably a 3rd-century martyr who was killed with his brother Protus.
HYAM m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew חַיִּים (see CHAIM).
HYDER m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic حيدر (see HAIDAR).
HYE m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent" or other characters that are pronounced in the same way. Although it does appear rarely as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character. A notable bearer was a 6th-century king of Baekje.
HYE-JIN f Korean
From Sino-Korean (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent" or (hye) meaning "favour, benefit" combined with (jin) meaning "precious, rare". This name can be formed by a variety of other hanja character combinations as well.
HYEON m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or other characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
HYEON-JEONG f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or (hyeon) meaning "shine, glitter" combined with (jeong) meaning "court" or (jeong) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
HYEON-JU f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" and (ju) meaning "jewel, pearl". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
HYEON-U m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or (hyeon) meaning "manifest, clear" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
HYGINOS m Ancient Greek
Greek form of HYGINUS.
HYGINUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ὑγῖνος (Hyginos), a Greek name derived from ὑγιεινός (hygieinos) meaning "healthy". This was the name of the ninth pope.
HYLEDD f Welsh
Variant of HELEDD.
HYMAN m Jewish
Alteration of HYAM influenced by Yiddish מאַן (man) meaning "man".
HYMIE m Jewish
Diminutive of HYMAN.
HYNEK m Czech
Diminutive of HEINRICH.
HYPATIA f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ὕπατος (hypatos) meaning "highest, supreme". Hypatia of Alexandria was a 5th-century philosopher and mathematician, daughter of the mathematician Theon.
HYPATOS m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of HYPATIA.
HYPERION m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ὑπέρ (hyper) meaning "over". In Greek myth this was the name of a Titan who presided over the sun and light. By Theia he was the father of the sun god Helios, the moon goddess Selene, and the dawn goddess Eos.
HYRUM m English (Rare)
Variant of HIRAM. This name was borne by Hyrum Smith (1800-1844), an early leader within the Mormon Church.
HYUN m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see HYEON).
HYUN-JOO f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현주 (see HYEON-JU).
HYUN-JUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현정 (see HYEON-JEONG).
HYUN-WOO m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현우 (see HYEON-U).
HYWEL m Welsh
Means "eminent" in Welsh. This was the name of a 10th-century king of Wales.