AGNI (1) m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
in Sanskrit. This is the name of the ancient Hindu fire god, usually depicted as red-skinned with three legs, seven arms, and two faces.
ALDEBRAND m Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements ald
meaning "old" and brand
meaning "sword" or "fire". Saint Aldebrand was a 12th-century bishop of Fossombrone in Italy.
AODH m Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
From the old Irish name Áed
, which meant "fire"
. This was a very popular name in early Ireland, being borne by numerous figures in Irish mythology and several high kings. It has been traditionally Anglicized as Hugh
AODHÁN m Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
From the old Irish name Áedán
meaning "little fire"
, a diminutive of Áed
). This was the name of an Irish monk and saint of the 7th century. It was also borne by several characters in Irish mythology.
BAST f Egyptian Mythology
Possibly means "fire, heat"
or "ointment jar"
in Egyptian. In Egyptian mythology Bast was a goddess of cats, fertility and the sun who was considered a protector of Lower Egypt. She was often depicted with the head of a lioness or a house cat. As her role in the Egyptian pantheon diminished, she was called Bastet
BRANTLEY m English (Modern)
From a surname, an Americanized form of the German surname Brändle
, ultimately from Old High German brant
BRENTON m English
From a surname that was derived from an English place name meaning "Bryni's town"
was Old English name meaning "fire".
CINÁED m Scottish, Irish
Means "born of fire"
in Gaelic. This was the name of the first king of the Scots and Picts (9th century). It is often Anglicized as Kenneth
CONLETH m Irish
Modern form of the old Irish name Conláed
, possibly meaning "chaste fire"
from Irish connla
"chaste" and aodh
"fire". Saint Conláed was a 5th-century bishop of Kildare.
FAJRA f Esperanto
in Esperanto, from fajro
FIAMMETTA f Italian
Derived from Italian fiamma
combined with a diminutive suffix.
FINTAN m Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means either "white fire"
or "white bull"
in Irish. According to legend this was the name of the only Irish person to survive the great flood. This name was also borne by many Irish saints.
JOASH m Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹאָשׁ (Yo'ash)
, possibly meaning "fire of YAHWEH"
. In the Old Testament this name was borne by several characters including the father of Gideon
, a king of Judah, and a son of King Ahab
KEAHI f & m Hawaiian
Means "the fire"
from Hawaiian ke
, a definite article, and ahi
TANGUY m Breton, French
From Breton tan
"fire" and gi
"dog". This was the name of a 6th-century Breton saint.
URIAH m Biblical
From the Hebrew name אוּרִיָה ('Uriyah)
meaning "YAHWEH is my light"
, from the roots אוּר ('ur)
meaning "light, flame" and יָה (yah)
referring to the Hebrew God. In the Old Testament this is the name of a Hittite warrior in King David
's army, the first husband of Bathsheba
. David desired Bathsheba so he placed Uriah in the forefront of battle so he would be killed.
URIEL m Biblical, Hebrew
From the Hebrew name אוּרִיאֵל ('Uri'el)
meaning "God is my light"
, from אוּר ('ur)
meaning "light, flame" and אֵל ('el)
meaning "God". Uriel is an archangel in Hebrew tradition. He is mentioned only in the Apocrypha, for example in the Book of Enoch where he warns Noah
of the coming flood.