Names Starting with V

gender
usage
VÖLUNDR m Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of WIELAND.
VOLYA m Russian (Rare)
Means "will, freedom" in Russian.
VONDA f English
Variant of WANDA, reflecting the Polish pronunciation.
VORTIGERN m History
English form of GWRTHEYRN.
VOSGI f & m Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Ոսկի (see VOSKI).
VOSKI f & m Armenian
Means "gold" in Armenian.
VOULA f Greek
Diminutive of PARASKEVI.
VOVA m Russian
Diminutive of VLADIMIR.
VRAGI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname possibly meaning "mooring post".
VRATISLAV m Czech, Slovak, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vratiti "to return" and slava "glory". This was the name of two dukes of Bohemia. The city of Wrocław in Poland is named after the first.
VRATISLAVA f Czech
Feminine form of VRATISLAV.
VRENI f German (Rare)
Diminutive of VERENA.
VSEVOLOD m Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements visi "all" and vladeti "rule". This was the name of an 11th-century grand prince of Kiev.
VUGAR m Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani VÜQAR.
VUK m Serbian
Means "wolf" in Serbian.
VUKAŠIN m Serbian
Derived from Serbian vuk meaning "wolf". This was the name of a 14th-century Serbian ruler.
VULCAN m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Vulcanus, possibly related to fulgere meaning "to flash", but more likely of pre-Latin origin. In Roman mythology Vulcan was the god of fire. He was later equated with the Greek god Hephaestus.
VULFERAM m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WOLFRAM.
VULFGANG m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WOLFGANG.
VUOKKO f Finnish
Means "anemone flower" in Finnish.
VÜQAR m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of WAQAR.
VURAL m Turkish
Possibly from Turkish vur meaning "strike, hit".
VÜSAL m Azerbaijani
Means "meeting, joining" in Azerbaijani.
VÜSALA f Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani VÜSALƏ.
VÜSALƏ f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of VÜSAL.
VYACHESLAV m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of VÁCLAV.
VYARA f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of VERA (1).
VYGANTAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of WIGAND.
VYTAUTAS m Lithuanian
From the Baltic element vyti- "chase, drive away" or vyd- "see" combined with tauta "people, nation". This was the name of a 15th-century Grand Duke of Lithuania, revered as a national hero in that country.
VYTAUTĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of VYTAUTAS.