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MOHANA m & f Hinduism
Means "bewitching, infatuating, charming" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form मोहन (an epithet of the Hindu gods Shiva, Krishna and Kama) and the feminine form मोहना.
MOHANDAS m Indian, Hindi
Means "servant of Mohana" from the name of the Hindu god MOHANA combined with Sanskrit दास (dasa) meaning "servant". A famous bearer of this name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi, an Indian leader who struggled peacefully for independence from Britain.
MOHINDER m & f Indian (Sikh)
Variant of MAHENDRA used by Sikhs.
MOHINI f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "infatuating" in Sanskrit. This was the name adopted by the Hindu god Vishnu when he took the form of a woman.
MOIMIR m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of MOJMÍR.
MOIRA f Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of MÁIRE. It also coincides with Greek Μοιρα (Moira) meaning "fate, destiny", the singular of Μοιραι, the Greek name for the Fates. They were the three female personifications of destiny in Greek mythology.
MÓIRÍN f Irish (Rare)
Diminutive of MÓR.
MOIRREY f Manx
Manx form of MARY.
MOÏSE m French
French form of MOSES.
MOISÉS m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of MOSES.
MOISEY m Russian
Russian form of MOSES.
MOISHE m Yiddish
Yiddish form of MOSES.
MOJCA f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian diminutive of MARIJA.
MOJDEH f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian مژده (see MOZHDEH).
MOJGAN f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian مژگان (see MOZHGAN).
MOJISOLA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "wake up to wealth" in Yoruba.
MOJMÍR m Czech, Slovak
Derived from the Slavic elements moji meaning "my" and miru meaning "peace" or "world". This was the name of a 9th-century ruler of Moravia.
MOKHMAD m Chechen
Chechen form of MUHAMMAD.
MOKOSH f Slavic Mythology
Derived from Slavic mok meaning "wet, moist". Mokosh was a Slavic goddess of weaving, women, water and fertility. She was often depicted as a woman with a large head and long arms.
MOLLE f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of MARY.
MOLLIE f English
Variant of MOLLY.
MOLLY f English
Diminutive of MARY. It developed from Malle and Molle, other medieval diminutives. James Joyce used this name in his novel 'Ulysses' (1920), where it belongs to Molly Bloom, the wife of the main character.
MOMCHIL m Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian момче (momche) "boy".
MOMI f Hawaiian
Means "pearl" in Hawaiian.
MOMIR m Serbian
Serbian form of MOJMÍR.
MOMOKA f Japanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ka) meaning "flower" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MOMOKO f Japanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be constructed from other kanji combinations as well.
MONA (1) f Irish, English
Anglicized form of MUADHNAIT. It is also associated with Greek monos "one" and Leonardo da Vinci's painting the 'Mona Lisa' (in which case it is a contraction of Italian ma donna meaning "my lady").
MONA (2) f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian short form of MONIKA.
MONA (3) f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic منى (see MUNA).
MONAT f Irish
Anglicized form of MUADHNAIT.
MONDAY f English (Rare)
From the English word for the day of the week, which was derived from Old English mona "moon" and dæg "day". This was formerly given to girls born on Monday.
MONET f & m Various
From a French surname that was derived from either HAMON or EDMOND. This was the surname of the French impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
MONGKUT m Thai
Means "crown" in Thai.
MÓNICA f Spanish, Portuguese (European)
Spanish and Portuguese form of MONICA.
MÒNICA f Catalan
Catalan form of MONICA.
MÔNICA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of MONICA.
MONICA f English, Italian, Romanian, Late Roman
Meaning unknown, most likely of North African or Phoenician origin. In the 4th century this name was borne by the North African saint Monica of Hippo, the mother of Saint Augustine, whom she converted to Christianity. Since the Middle Ages it has been associated with Latin moneo "advisor" and Greek monos "one". As an English name, Monica has been in general use since the 18th century.
MONIFA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "I am lucky" in Yoruba.
MÓNIKA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of MONICA.
MONIQUE f French, English, Dutch
French form of MONICA.
MÖNKHTSETSEG f Mongolian
Means "eternal flower" in Mongolian.
MONNA f English
Variant of MONA (1).
MONROE m Scottish, English
From a Scottish surname meaning "from the mouth of the Roe". The Roe is a river in Ireland. Two famous bearers of the surname were American president James Monroe (1758-1831) and American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962).
MONTA f Latvian
Modern Latvian name, possibly from Latin mons "mountain".
MONTAGUE m English (Rare)
From a surname meaning "pointed mountain" in French. In Shakespeare's tragedy 'Romeo and Juliet' (1596) this is the surname of Romeo and his family.
MONTANA f & m English (Modern)
From the name of the American state, which is derived from Latin montanus "mountainous".
MONTE m English
Either a diminutive of MONTGOMERY or from the Spanish or Italian vocabulary word meaning "mountain".
MONTGOMERY m English
From an English surname meaning "GUMARICH's mountain" in Norman French. A notable bearer of this surname was Bernard Montgomery (1887-1976), a British army commander during World War II.
MONTSE f Catalan
Short form of MONTSERRAT.
MONTSERRAT f Catalan
From the name of a mountain near Barcelona, the site of a monastery founded in the 10th century. The mountain gets its name from Latin mons serratus meaning "jagged mountain".
MONTY m English
Variant of MONTE.
MÓR f Irish (Rare)
Means "great" in Irish.
MÒR f Scottish
Means "great" in Scottish Gaelic. It is sometimes translated into English as Sarah.
MOR f & m Hebrew
Means "myrrh" in Hebrew.
MÒRAG f Scottish
Diminutive of MÒR.
MORAN f & m Hebrew
Means "viburnum shrub" in Hebrew.
MORANA f Slavic Mythology, Croatian
From a Slavic root meaning "death, plague". In Slavic mythology this was the name of the goddess of winter and death.
MORAY m Scottish
Variant of MURRAY.
MORCANT m Ancient Celtic
Old Welsh form of MORGAN (1).
MORDAD f Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of AMORDAD. This is the name of the fifth month in the Iranian calendar.
MORDECAI m Biblical, Hebrew
Means "servant of MARDUK" in Persian. In the Old Testament Mordecai is the cousin and foster father of Esther. He thwarted a plot to kill the Persian king, though he made an enemy of the king's chief advisor Haman.
MORDECHAI m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew מָרְדֳּכַי or מָרְדְּכַי (see MORDECAI).
MORDOKHAY m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of MORDECAI.
MORDRED m Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From Welsh Medraut, possibly from Latin moderatus meaning "controlled, moderated". In Arthurian legend Mordred was the illegitimate son (in some versions nephew) of King Arthur. Mordred first appears briefly (as Medraut) in the 10th-century 'Annales Cambriae', but he was not portrayed as a traitor until the chronicles of the 12th-century Geoffrey of Monmouth. While Arthur is away he seduces his wife Guinevere and declares himself king. This prompts the battle of Camlann, which leads to the deaths of both Mordred and Arthur.
MOREEN f Irish, English
Anglicized form of MÓIRÍN. It is sometimes used as a variant of MAUREEN.
MORENA f Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of MORENO.
MORENO m Italian, Spanish
Derived from Italian moro or Spanish moreno meaning "dark-skinned".
MORGAINE f Arthurian Romance
Variant of MORGAN (2), from a French form.
MORGAN (1) m & f Welsh, English, French
From the Old Welsh masculine name Morcant, which was possibly derived from Welsh mor "sea" and cant "circle". Since the 1980s in America Morgan has been more common for girls than boys, perhaps due to stories of Morgan le Fay or the fame of actress Morgan Fairchild (1950-).
MORGAN (2) f Arthurian Romance
Modern form of Morgen, which was used by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the 12th century for the Arthurian sorceress Morgan le Fay, who was unnamed in earlier stories. Geoffrey probably did not derive it from the Welsh masculine name Morgan, which would have been spelled Morcant in his time. He may have based it on the Irish name MUIRGEN.
MORGANA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of MORGAN (1).
MORGANE f French
French, either a form of MORGAN (2) or a feminine form of MORGAN (1).
MORIAH f English (Modern)
From Hebrew מֹרִיָה (Moriyah) possibly meaning "seen by YAHWEH". This is a place name in the Old Testament, both the land where Abraham is to sacrifice Isaac and the mountain upon which Solomon builds the temple. They may be the same place. Since the 1980s it has occasionally been used as a feminine given name in America.
MÓRIC m Hungarian
Hungarian form of MAURICE.
MORIKO f Japanese
From Japanese (mori) meaning "forest" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
MORITZ m German
German form of MAURICE.
MORLEY m English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally from an Old English place name meaning "marsh clearing".
MORNA f Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
MORPHEUS m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek μορφη (morphe) meaning "shape", referring to the shapes seen in dreams. In Greek mythology Morpheus was the god of dreams.
MORRIGAN f Irish Mythology
Derived from Irish Mór Ríoghain meaning "great queen". In Irish myth she was a goddess of war and death who often took the form of a crow.
MORRIS m English, Medieval English
Usual medieval form of MAURICE.
MORT m English
Short form of MORTON or MORTIMER.
MORTA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MARTHA.
MORTEN m Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of MARTIN.
MORTEZA m Persian
Persian form of MURTADA.
MORTIMER m English
From an English surname that was derived from a place name meaning "still water" in Old French.
MORTON m English
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "moor town" in Old English.
MORTY m English
Diminutive of MORTON or MORTIMER.
MORVARID f Persian
Means "pearl" in Persian.
MORVEN f Scottish
From a Scottish place name meaning "big gap". This was the name of Fingal's kingdom in James Macpherson's poems.
MORWENNA f Cornish, Welsh
Means "maiden" in Cornish (related to the Welsh word morwyn). This was the name of a 6th-century Cornish saint.
MOSE m German (Rare)
German form of MOSES.
MOSES m English, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name מֹשֶׁה (Mosheh), which is most likely derived from Egyptian mes meaning "son", but could also possibly mean "deliver" in Hebrew. The meaning suggested in the Old Testament of "drew out" from Hebrew משה (mashah) is probably an invented etymology (see Exodus 2:10). The biblical Moses was drawn out of the Nile by the pharaoh's daughter and adopted into the royal family, at a time when the Israelites were slaves in Egypt. With his brother Aaron he demanded the pharaoh release the Israelites, which was only done after God sent ten plagues upon Egypt. Moses led the people across the Red Sea and to Mount Sinai, where he received the Ten Commandments from God. After 40 years of wandering in the desert the people reached Canaan, the Promised Land, but Moses died just before entering it.... [more]
MOSHE m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MOSES.
MOSI m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "first (child)" in Swahili.
MOSS m English (Archaic), Jewish
Medieval form of MOSES.
MOSTAFA m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic مصطفى (see MUSTAFA).
MOSTYN m Welsh
From a Welsh place name meaning "moss town" in Old English.
MOT m Semitic Mythology
Means "death" in Ugaritic. This was the name of the Ugaritic god of death and the lord of the netherworld. He was a son of the supreme god El.
MOTEL m Yiddish (Rare)
Yiddish diminutive of MORDECAI. This is the name of a character in the musical 'Fiddler on the Roof' (1964).
MOTI m Eastern African, Oromo
Means "leader" in Oromo.
MOTIEJUS m Lithuanian
Older Lithuanian form of MATTHEW.
MOTKE m Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of MORDECAI.
MOTYA m & f Russian
Diminutive of MATVEY or MATRONA.
MOUNA f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic منى (see MUNA).
MOUSES m Biblical Greek
Greek form of MOSES.
MOYRA f Irish, Scottish
Variant of MOIRA.
MOYSEI m Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of MOSES.
MOYSES m Biblical Latin
Variant Latin form of MOSES. This spelling is used in some versions of the Vulgate.
MÓZES m Hungarian
Hungarian form of MOSES.
MOZES m Dutch
Dutch form of MOSES.
MOZHDEH f Persian
Means "good news" in Persian.
MOZHGAN f Persian
Means "eyelashes" in Persian.
MPHATSO m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "gift" in Chewa.
MPHO m & f Southern African, Tswana, Sotho
Means "gift" in Tswana and Sotho, a derivative of fa "to offer".
MRIDULA f Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit मृदु (mridu) meaning "soft, delicate, gentle".
MSTISLAV m Czech, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Means "vengeance and glory" from the Slavic elements misti "vengeance" and slava "glory".
MTENDERE m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "peace" in Chewa.
MU m & f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "admire, desire", () meaning "tree, wood", or other characters with similar pronunciations.
MUADHNAIT f Irish
Means "little noble one", derived from Irish muadh "noble, good" combined with a diminutive suffix.
MUBIN m Arabic
Means "clear, distinct" in Arabic.
MUBINA f Arabic
Feminine form of MUBIN.
MUBIRU m Eastern African, Ganda
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a figure in Ganda mythology associated with forests and hunting.
MÜCAHİT m Turkish
Means "fighter" in Turkish.
MUDIWA f & m Southern African, Shona
Means "beloved" in Shona.
MUFADDAL m Arabic
Means "preferred" in Arabic.
MÜGE f Turkish
Means "lily of the valley" in Turkish (species Convallaria majalis).
MUHAMAD m Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Indonesian, Malay and Avar variant of MUHAMMAD.
MUHAMADKHAN m Avar
Combination of MUHAMAD and the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".
MUHAMED m Bosnian
Bosnian form of MUHAMMAD.
MUHAMMAD m Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Tajik, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "praised, commendable" in Arabic, derived from the root حَمِدَ (hamida) meaning "to praise". This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. According to Muslim belief, at age 40 Muhammad was visited by the angel Gabriel, who provided him with the first verses of the Quran. Approximately 20 years later he conquered Mecca, the city of his birth, and his followers controlled most of the Arabian Peninsula at the time of his death in 632.... [more]
MUHAMMADU m Western African, Hausa, Fula
Hausa and Fula form of MUHAMMAD.
MUHAMMED m Turkish, Arabic
Turkish form of MUHAMMAD, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.
MUHAMMET m Turkish
Turkish form of MUHAMMAD.
MUHEMMET m Uyghur
Uyghur form of MUHAMMAD.
MUHSİN m Turkish
Turkish form of MUHSIN.
MUHSIN m Arabic
Means "beneficent" in Arabic.
MUHSINA f Arabic
Feminine form of MUHSIN.
MUHTAR m Turkish
Turkish form of MUKHTAR.
MUIR m Scottish
From a surname that was originally taken from a Scottish place name meaning "moor, fen". It also means "sea" in Scottish Gaelic.
MUIRCHERTACH m Irish
Means "mariner" in Gaelic. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish high king.
MUIREALL f Scottish
Scottish form of MUIRGEL.
MUIREANN f Irish
Variant of MUIRENN.
MUIREDACH m Irish
Means "lord" in Irish. This was the name of several legendary and historical kings of Ireland.
MUIRENN f Irish, Irish Mythology
Either derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and fionn "fair, white", or else a variant of MUIRNE.
MUIRGEL f Irish
Means "bright sea", derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and geal "bright".
MUIRGEN f Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "born of the sea" in Gaelic. In Irish legend this was the name of a woman (originally named Líban) who was transformed into a mermaid. After 300 years she was brought to shore, baptized, and transformed back into a woman.
MUIRGHEAL f Irish
Modern form of MUIRGEL.
MUIRÍN f Irish
Modern form of MUIRGEN.
MUIRIS m Irish
Irish form of MAURICE.
MUIRNE f Irish Mythology
Means "festive" in Irish Gaelic. In Irish legend this was the name of the mother of Fionn mac Cumhail.
MÜJDE f Turkish
Turkish form of MOZHDEH.
MÜJGAN f Turkish
Turkish form of MOZHGAN.
MUJO m Bosnian
Bosnian diminutive of MUSTAFA.
MUKAMI f Eastern African, Kikuyu
Possibly means "the one who milks the cows" in Kikuyu.
MUKESHA m Hinduism
Means "ruler of Muka" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva, given to him because he killed Muka, a demon in the form of a wild boar.
MUKHAMED m Kazakh
Kazakh form of MUHAMMAD.
MUKHAMMED m Kazakh
Kazakh form of MUHAMMAD.
MUKHTAR m Arabic
Means "chosen" in Arabic.
MUKTA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "liberated, set free" in Sanskrit.
MUKUL m Indian, Hindi
Means "bud, blossom" in Sanskrit.
MUMBI f Eastern African, Kikuyu
Means "she who shapes" in Kikuyu. In Kikuyu mythology Mumbi was the wife of Gikuyu and the mother of his nine daughters.
MÜMİN m Turkish
Turkish form of MUMIN.
MUMIN m Arabic
Means "believer" in Arabic.
MUMINA f Arabic
Feminine form of MUMIN.
MÜMİNE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of MUMIN.
MÜMTAZ m Turkish
Turkish form of MUMTAZ.
MUMTAZ m Arabic
Means "distinguished" in Arabic.
MUNA f Arabic
Means "wishes, desires", from the plural of Arabic منية (munyah).
MUNASHE m & f Southern African, Shona
Means "with God" in Shona.
MUNDI m Ancient Scandinavian
Short form of Old Norse names ending with the element mundr "protection".
MUNDZUK m Medieval Turkic
Old Turkic form of BENDEGÚZ.
MUNGO m Scottish
Possibly derived from Welsh mwyn "gentle, kind". This was a nickname of the 6th-century Saint Kentigern.
MÜNİR m Turkish
Turkish form of MUNIR.
MUNIR m Arabic
Means "bright, shining" in Arabic.
MUNIRA f Arabic
Feminine form of MUNIR.
MÜNİRE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of MUNIR.
MUNKHTSETSEG f Mongolian
Alternate transcription of Mongolian Cyrillic Мөнхцэцэг (see MÖNKHTSETSEG).
MUNRO m Scottish
Variant of MONROE.
MUNROE m Scottish
Variant of MONROE.
MUNYA f Arabic
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic.
MURAD m Arabic, Urdu, Azerbaijani, Avar
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic. This name was borne by several Ottoman sultans.
MURALI m Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi
Means "flute" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, given to him because he played the flute.
MURAT m Turkish, Bosnian
Turkish and Bosnian form of MURAD.
MURCHADH m Irish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and cadh "warrior".
MURDAG f Scottish
Feminine form of MURDO.
MURDO m Scottish
Anglicized form of MUIREADHACH or MURCHADH.
MURDOCH m Irish
Anglicized form of MUIREDACH.
MURIEL f English, French, Irish
Medieval English form of a Celtic name that was probably related to the Irish name MUIRGEL. The Normans brought it to England from Brittany. In the modern era it was popularized by a character from Dinah Craik's novel 'John Halifax, Gentleman' (1856).
MURIELLE f French
French variant of MURIEL.
MURNA f Irish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
MURPHY m & f Irish, English
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Murchadha meaning "descendant of MURCHADH".
MURRAY m Scottish, English
From a surname, which is either Scottish or Irish in origin (see MURRAY (1) and MURRAY (2)).
MURRON f Scottish
Scottish form of MUIRENN.
MURROUGH m Irish
Anglicized form of MURCHADH.
MURTADA m Arabic
Means "chosen" in Arabic. This is an epithet of Ali, the fourth caliph.
MURTAGH m Irish
Anglicized form of MUIRCHERTACH or MUIREDACH.
MURTAZ m Georgian
Georgian form of MURTADA.
MURTAZA m Urdu, Arabic
Urdu form of MURTADA, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.
MURUGAN m Hinduism, Tamil
Possibly from a Dravidian word meaning "youth". This is the name of a Tamil war god identified with Skanda.
MUSA m Arabic, Turkish, Persian
Arabic, Turkish and Persian form of MOSES.
MUS'AD m Arabic
Means "lucky" in Arabic.
MUSCOWEQUAN m Native American, Cree
Means "hard quill" in Cree. This was the name of a 19th-century Cree chief.
MUSTAFA m Arabic, Turkish
Means "the chosen one" in Arabic, an epithet of Muhammad. This was the name of four Ottoman sultans. Another famous bearer was Mustafa Kemal (1881-1938), also known as Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.
MUSTAPHA m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic مصطفى (see MUSTAFA).
MU'TAMID m Arabic
Means "relying on, leaning on" in Arabic. Al-Mu'tamid was a 9th-century Abbasid caliph. This was also the name of an 11th-century Abbadid ruler of Seville, who was a patron of the arts and a poet.
MU'TASIM m Arabic
Means "taking refuge in" in Arabic.
MUTHONI f Eastern African, Kikuyu
Means "mother-in-law" in Kikuyu.
MWANAJUMA f Eastern African, Swahili
Means "born on Friday" in Swahili.
MWANGI m Eastern African, Kikuyu
Means "rapid expansion" in Kikuyu. Kikuyu males were traditionally organized into age sets or generations. The Mwangi generation started around the beginning of the 20th century and lasted for about 30 years.
MWENYE m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "owner, lord" in Swahili.
MY f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of MARIA.
MYEONG m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (myeong) meaning "bright, light, clear" or other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. Although it does appear rarely as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character.
MYEONG-SUK f Korean
From Sino-Korean (myeong) meaning "bright, light, clear" combined with (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja combinations are possible.
MYF f Welsh
Short form of MYFANWY.
MYFANWY f Welsh
Means "my woman" from the Welsh prefix my "my" combined with banw "woman".
MYGHAL m Cornish
Cornish form of MICHAEL.
MYKHAIL m Ukrainian
Ukrainian variant form of MICHAEL.
MYKHAILA f Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of MICHAEL.
MYKHAILO m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of MICHAEL.
MYKHAYLO m Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Михайло (see MYKHAILO).
MYKOLA m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of NICHOLAS.
MYKOLAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MICHAEL.
MYKYTA m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of NIKETAS.
MYLA f English (Modern)
Possibly a feminine form of MILES, influenced by similar-sounding names such as Kyla.
MYLÈNE f French
Combination of MARIE and HÉLÈNE. It can also be used as a French form of MILENA.
MYLES (1) m English
Variant of MILES.
MYLES (2) m Greek Mythology
Probably from Greek μυλη (myle) meaning "mill". This was the name of a king of Laconia in Greek mythology.
MYNTE f Danish
Means "mint" in Danish.
MYRA f English
Created by the 17th-century poet Fulke Greville. He possibly based it on Latin myrra meaning "myrrh" (a fragrant resin obtained from a tree). Otherwise, he may have simply rearranged the letters from the name MARY. Although unrelated etymologically, this is also the name of an ancient city of Anatolia.
MYRDDIN m Welsh Mythology
Original Welsh form of MERLIN.
MYRIAM f French
French form of MIRIAM.
MYRNA f Irish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
MYRON m English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μυρον (myron) meaning "sweet oil, perfume". Myron was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek sculptor. Saints bearing this name include a 3rd-century bishop of Crete and a 4th-century martyr from Cyzicus who was killed by a mob. These saints are more widely revered in the Eastern Church, and the name has generally been more common among Eastern Christians. As an English name, it has been used since the 19th century.
MYRRINE f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μυρρα (myrrha) meaning "myrrh".
MYRTHE f Dutch
From Dutch mirte, a cognate of MYRTLE.
MYRTIE f English
Diminutive of MYRTLE.
MYRTLE f English
Simply from the English word myrtle for the evergreen shrub, ultimately from Greek μυρτος (myrtos). It was first used as a given name in the 19th century, at the same time many other plant and flower names were coined.
MYRTO f Greek
Greek form of MYRTLE.
MYSIE f Scottish
Variant of MAISIE.
MYUNG m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see MYEONG).
MZIA f Georgian
Derived from Georgian მზე (mze) "sun".