Latin Origin Names

This is a list of names in which the origin is Latin. Latin was the language spoken in ancient Rome and many parts of the Roman Empire.
gender
usage
origin
Abílio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Avilius.
Abilio m Spanish
Spanish form of Avilius.
Abril f Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of April.
Ad m Dutch, Limburgish
Short form of Adriaan.
Adeodatus m Late Roman
Latin name meaning "given by God". This was the name of a son of Saint Augustine and two popes (who are also known by the related name Deusdedit).
Adi 3 m German, Romanian
Diminutive of Adolf (German) or Adrian (Romanian) as well as other names beginning with the same sound.
Admir m Bosnian, Albanian
Meaning uncertain. It might be a variant of Amir 1 or it could be derived from Latin admiror meaning "admire".
Adorján m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Adrian.
Adria f English
Short form of Adriana.
Adrià m Catalan
Catalan form of Adrian.
Adriaan m Dutch
Dutch form of Adrian.
Adrián m Spanish, Hungarian, Slovak
Spanish, Hungarian and Slovak form of Hadrianus (see Hadrian).
Adrian m English, Romanian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian
Form of Hadrianus (see Hadrian) used in several languages. Several saints and six popes have borne this name, including the only English pope, Adrian IV, and the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI. As an English name, it has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it was not popular until modern times.
Adrianna f English, Polish
Feminine form of Adrian.
Adrianne f English
Feminine form of Adrian.
Adriano m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Adrian.
Adrianus m Dutch
Official Dutch form of Adrian, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
Adrien m French
French form of Adrian.
Adriene f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian variant of Adriana.
Adrienn f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Adrian.
Adrienne f French, English
French feminine form of Adrian.
Adrijan m Croatian, Macedonian
Croatian and Macedonian form of Adrian.
Adrijana f Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian feminine form of Adrian.
Aegidius m Late Roman
Original Latin form of Giles.
Aelia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aelius.
Aeliana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aelianus.
Aelianus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of Aelius.
Aelius m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was possibly derived from the Greek word ἥλιος (helios) meaning "sun". This was the family name of the Roman emperor Hadrian.
Aemilia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilius (see Emily).
Aemiliana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilianus (see Emiliano).
Aemilianus m Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of Emiliano.
Aemilius m Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of Emil.
Aetius m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was probably derived from Greek ἀετός (aetos) meaning "eagle". A famous bearer was the 5th-century Roman general Flavius Aetius, who defeated Attila the Hun at the Battle of Chalons.
Afra 1 f Late Roman, Italian
Originally used by the Romans as a nickname for a woman from Africa. This was the name of two early saints.
África f Spanish
Spanish form of Africa 1. It is usually taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de África, the patron saint of the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in North Africa.
Àfrica f Catalan
Catalan form of Africa 1.
Africa 1 f African American (Rare)
From the name of the continent, which is of Latin origin, possibly from the Afri people who lived near Carthage in North Africa. This rare name is used most often by African-American parents.
Africanus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the place name Africa, which in Roman times referred only to North Africa. This was the agnomen of the 3rd-century BC Roman general Scipio Africanus, who was honoured with it after his victory over Carthage in the Second Punic War. His descendants used it as a cognomen.
Agostina f Italian
Italian feminine form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Agostinho m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Agostino m Italian
Italian form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Ágoston m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Agrafena f Russian
Russian form of Agrippina.
Agrippa m & f Ancient Roman, Biblical
Roman cognomen of unknown meaning, possibly from a combination of Greek ἄγριος (agrios) meaning "wild" and ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse" or alternatively of Etruscan origin. It was also used as a praenomen, or given name, by the Furia and Menenia families. In the New Testament this name was borne by Herod Agrippa (a grandson of Herod the Great), the king of Israel who put the apostle James to death. It was also borne by the 1st-century BC Roman general Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
Agrippina f Ancient Roman
Feminine derivative of Agrippa. This name was borne by the scheming mother of the Roman emperor Nero, who eventually had her killed. This was also the name of a 3rd-century Roman saint who is venerated in Sicily.
Agustí m Catalan
Catalan form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Agustín m Spanish
Spanish form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Agustina f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Ahenobarbus m Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen meaning "bronze beard" in Latin. This name was borne by a series of consuls of the late Roman Republic.
Aimé m French
From Old French Amé, the masculine form of Amée (see Amy).
Aimée f French
French form of Amy.
Aimee f English
Variant of Amy, influenced by French Aimée.
Aimilios m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Αιμίλιος (see Emilios).
Aingeal f Irish
Irish cognate of Angela.
Aingeru m Basque
Basque form of Angelus (see Angel).
Akilina f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of the Roman name Aquilina, a feminine derivative of Aquila.
Akoni m Hawaiian
Short form of Anakoni.
Aku 1 m Finnish
Short form of Aukusti.
Akulina f Russian
Variant of Akilina.
Akvilė f Lithuanian
Lithuanian feminine form of Aquila.
Alba 1 f Italian, Spanish, Catalan
This name is derived from two distinct names, Alba 2 and Alba 3, with distinct origins, Latin and Germanic. Over time these names have become confused with one another. To further complicate the matter, alba means "dawn" in Italian, Spanish and Catalan. This may be the main inspiration behind its use in Italy and Spain.
Alba 2 f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Albus.
Alban m German, French, Albanian, English (Rare)
From the Roman cognomen Albanus, which meant "from Alba". Alba (from Latin albus "white") was the name of various places within the Roman Empire, including the city Alba Longa. This name was borne by Saint Alban, the first British martyr (4th century). According to tradition, he sheltered a fugitive priest in his house. When his house was searched, he disguised himself as the priest, was arrested in his stead, and was beheaded. As an English name, Alban was occasionally used in the Middle Ages and was revived in the 18th century, though it is now uncommon.
Albano m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish (Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Albanus (see Alban).
Albanus m Ancient Roman
Latin form of Alban.
Albin m Swedish, French, English, Slovene, Polish
Form of Albinus in several languages.
Albína f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Albina.
Albina f Russian, Ukrainian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Slovene, Polish, German, Lithuanian, Belarusian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Albinus. This was the name of a few early saints, including a 3rd-century martyr from Caesarea.
Albine f French
French form of Albina.
Albino m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Albinus.
Albinus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of Albus. Saint Albinus (also called Aubin) was a 6th-century bishop of Angers in Brittany.
Albus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "white, bright" in Latin.
Alevtina f Russian
Possibly a variant of Valentina.
Alina f Romanian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Slovene, German, Italian
Short form of Adelina, Albina and names that end in alina.
Alma 1 f English, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Albanian, Slovene, Croatian
This name became popular after the Battle of Alma (1854), which took place near the River Alma in Crimea and ended in a victory for Britain and France. However, the name was in rare use before the battle; it was probably inspired by Latin almus "nourishing". It also coincides with the Spanish word meaning "the soul".
Altagracia f Spanish (Caribbean)
Means "high grace", taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia, meaning "Our Lady of High Grace". She is considered the patron saint of the Dominican Republic, and it is there that this name is most often used.
Alya 2 f Russian
Diminutive of Aleksandra, Albina and other names beginning with Ал.
Amabel f English (Rare)
Medieval feminine form of Amabilis.
Amabilia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Amabilis.
Amabilis m Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "lovable". Saint Amabilis was a 5th-century priest in Riom, central France.
Amable m & f French (Archaic)
French form of Amabilis.
Amada f Spanish
Feminine form of Amado.
Amadej m Slovene
Slovene form of Amadeus.
Amadeo m Italian (Rare)
Italian variant of Amedeo. This was the name of a 19th-century king of Spain (born in Italy).
Amadeus m Late Roman
Means "love of God", derived from Latin amare "to love" and Deus "God". A famous bearer was the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), who was actually born Wolfgang Theophilus Mozart but preferred the Latin translation of his Greek middle name. This name was also assumed as a middle name by the German novelist E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776-1822), who took it in honour of Mozart.
Amado m Spanish
Spanish form of Amatus.
Amador m Spanish
Spanish form of Amator.
Amâncio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Amantius.
Amancio m Spanish
Spanish form of Amantius.
Amand m French
French form of Amandus.
Amanda f English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
In part this is a feminine form of Amandus. However, it was not used during the Middle Ages. In the 17th century it was recreated by authors and poets who based it directly on Latin amanda meaning "lovable, worthy of love". Notably, the playwright Colley Cibber used it for a character in his play Love's Last Shift (1696). It came into regular use during the 19th century.
Amandine f French
French diminutive of Amanda.
Amando m Spanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Amandus.
Amandus m Late Roman
Derived from Latin amanda meaning "lovable, worthy of love". Saint Amandus was a 5th-century bishop of Bordeaux. It was also borne by a 7th-century French saint who evangelized in Flanders.
Amantius m Late Roman
Means "loving" in Latin. This was the name of several early saints. It has sometimes been confused with the name Amandus.
Amata f Late Roman
Feminine form of Amatus.
Amato m Italian
Italian form of Amatus.
Amator m Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "lover (of God)". Saint Amator was a 5th-century bishop of Auxerre.
Amatore m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Amator.
Amatus m Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "beloved". The 7th-century Saint Amatus was the first abbot of Remiremont Abbey.
Ámbar f Spanish (Modern)
Spanish cognate of Amber.
Amber f English, Dutch
From the English word amber that denotes either the gemstone, which is formed from fossil resin, or the orange-yellow colour. The word ultimately derives from Arabic عنبر ('anbar). It began to be used as a given name in the late 19th century, but it only became popular after the release of Kathleen Winsor's novel Forever Amber (1944).
Amberly f English (Modern)
Elaboration of Amber, influenced by the spelling of the name Kimberly.
Amberlynn f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Amber using the popular name suffix lyn.
Ambra f Italian
Italian cognate of Amber.
Ambre f French
French cognate of Amber.
Amé m Medieval French
Old French form of Aimé.
Amedea f Italian
Italian feminine form of Amadeus.
Amédée m French
French form of Amadeus.
Amedeo m Italian
Italian form of Amadeus. A notable bearer of this name was Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856), an Italian chemist most famous for the constant that now bears his name: Avogadro's Number. Another famous bearer was the Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920).
Amée f Medieval French
Old French form of Aimée.
America f English
In the English-speaking world, this name is usually given in reference to the United States of America (see Amerigo). It came into use as an American name in the 19th century.
Ami 2 f English
Variant of Amy.
Amice f Medieval English
Medieval name derived from Latin amicus meaning "friend". This was a popular name in the Middle Ages, though it has since become uncommon.
Amie f English
Variant of Amy.
Amika f Esperanto
Means "friendly" in Esperanto, ultimately from Latin amicus "friend".
Amilia f English (Rare)
Variant of either Amalia or Emilia.
Amis m Medieval English, Medieval French
Medieval name, a masculine form of Amice. It appears in the medieval French poem Amis and Amiles, about two friends who make sacrifices for one another.
Amor m & f Roman Mythology, Late Roman, Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Means "love" in Latin. This was another name for the Roman god Cupid. It also means "love" in Spanish and Portuguese, and as a feminine name it can be derived directly from this vocabulary word.
Amore m & f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Amor.
Amour m & f French (Rare)
French form of Amor.
Amulius m Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Roman mythology Amulius overthrew his brother Numitor, king of Alba Longa, but was eventually deposed by Numitor's grandsons Romulus and Remus.
Amy f English
English form of the Old French name Amée meaning "beloved" (modern French aimée), a vernacular form of the Latin Amata. As an English name, it was in use in the Middle Ages (though not common) and was revived in the 19th century.
Amyas m English (Rare)
Meaning unknown, perhaps a derivative of Amis. Alternatively, it may come from a surname that originally indicated that the bearer was from the city of Amiens in France. Edmund Spenser used this name for a minor character in his epic poem The Faerie Queene (1590).
Anabel f Spanish
Spanish form of Annabel.
Anabela f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Annabel.
Anakoni m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Anthony.
Anĉjo m Esperanto
Esperanto diminutive of Anthony.
Anđa f Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of Anđela.
Anđela f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Angela.
Anděla f Czech
Czech form of Angela.
Anđelka f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Angela.
Anđelko m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Angel.
Anđelo m Croatian
Croatian form of Angel.
Andeolus m Late Roman
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a saint who was martyred in southern Gaul (at the town now known as Bourg-Saint-Andéol) in 3rd century.
Andjela f Serbian
Alternate transcription of Serbian Анђела (see Anđela).
Andoni m Basque
Basque form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Andżelika f Polish
Polish variant of Angelika.
Ange m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of Angelus (see Angel).
Ángel m Spanish
Spanish form of Angelus (see Angel).
Àngel m Catalan
Catalan form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angel m & f English, Bulgarian, Macedonian
From the medieval Latin masculine name Angelus, which was derived from the name of the heavenly creature (itself derived from the Greek word ἄγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger"). It has never been very common in the English-speaking world, where it is sometimes used as a feminine name in modern times.
Ángela f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Angelus (see Angel).
Àngela f Catalan
Catalan feminine form of Angelus (see Angel).
Ângela f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angéla f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angela f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Greek, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see Angel). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
Angèle f French
French feminine form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angelia f English
Elaborated form of Angela.
Angélica f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Angelica.
Angelica f English, Italian, Romanian
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek ἄγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger". The poets Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their Orlando poems (1483 and 1532), where it belongs to Orlando's love interest. It has been used as a given name since the 18th century.
Angelien f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Angela.
Angelika f German, Polish, Hungarian
Form of Angelica in several languages.
Angeliki f Greek
Greek form of Angelica.
Angelina f Italian, English, Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek
Latinate diminutive of Angela. A famous bearer is American actress Angelina Jolie (1975-).
Angeline f French
French diminutive of Angela.
Angélique f French
French form of Angelica.
Angelique f Dutch
Dutch form of Angélique.
Angelita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Angela.
Angelle f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Angel.
Ângelo m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angelo m Italian
Italian form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angelos m Greek
Greek form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angelus m Late Roman
Latin form of Angel.
Angerona f Roman Mythology
Possibly from Latin angor "strangulation, torment" or angustus "narrow, constricted". Angerona was the Roman goddess of the winter solstice, death, and silence.
Anghel m Romanian
Romanian form of Angelus (see Angel).
Ànghela f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Angela.
Ànghelu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angie f English
Diminutive of Angela.
Angiolo m Italian
Variant of Angelo.
Angjelko m Macedonian
Macedonian diminutive of Angel.
Angyalka f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Angelica.
Anhelina f Ukrainian, Belarusian
Ukrainian and Belarusian form of Angelina.
Aniela f Polish
Polish form of Angela.
Anielka f Polish (Rare), Central American
Polish diminutive of Aniela. This name has become particularly popular in Nicaragua, though a connection to the Polish name is not clear.
Aniol m Catalan
Catalan form of Andeolus.
Anjelika f Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Анжелика (see Anzhelika).
Annabel f English, Dutch
Variant of Amabel influenced by the name Anna. This name appears to have arisen in Scotland in the Middle Ages.
Annabella f Italian, English (Modern)
Latinate form of Annabel. It can also be taken as a combination of Anna and Bella.
Annabelle f English, French
Variant of Annabel. It can also be taken as a combination of Anna and Belle.
Annachiara f Italian
Combination of Anna and Chiara.
Annegret f German
Combination of Anna and Grete.
Anne-Laure f French
Combination of Anne 1 and Laure.
Annora f English (Rare)
Medieval English variant of Honora.
Annunziata f Italian
Means "announced" in Italian, referring to the event in the New Testament in which the angel Gabriel tells the Virgin Mary of the imminent birth of Jesus.
Annunziato m Italian
Masculine form of Annunziata.
Antal m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antanas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antanina f Belarusian, Lithuanian
Belarusian and Lithuanian feminine form of Antoninus (see Antonino).
Ante 1 m Croatian
Croatian form of Anthony.
Antea f Croatian (Modern)
Feminine form of Ante 1.
Anthony m English
English form of the Roman family name Antonius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. The most notable member of the Roman family was the general Marcus Antonius (called Mark Antony in English), who for a period in the 1st century BC ruled the Roman Empire jointly with Augustus. When their relationship turned sour, he and his mistress Cleopatra were attacked and forced to commit suicide, as related in Shakespeare's tragedy Antony and Cleopatra (1606).... [more]
Antía f Galician
Galician feminine form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antica f Croatian
Croatian diminutive of Antonia.
Anto m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antoine m French, African American
French form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antoinette f French
Feminine diminutive of Antoine. This name was borne by Marie Antoinette, the queen of France during the French Revolution. She was executed by guillotine.
Antón m Galician
Galician form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonela f Croatian
Croatian form of Antonella.
Antonella f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonello m Italian
Diminutive of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonette f English
Diminutive of Antonia.
Antoni m Polish, Catalan
Polish and Catalan form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antónia f Portuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian feminine form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antônia f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese feminine form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonie 1 f Czech
Czech form of Antonia.
Antonie 2 m Dutch
Dutch form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonieta f Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish diminutive of Antonia.
Antonietta f Italian
Italian diminutive of Antonia.
Antonij m Macedonian
Macedonian form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonija f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Latvian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Latvian form of Antonia.
Antonije m Serbian
Serbian form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonijo m Croatian
Croatian form of Anthony.
Antonín m Czech
Czech form of Antoninus (see Antonino), also used as the Czech form of Antonius (see Anthony). A famous bearer was the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904).
Antonin m French
French form of Antoninus (see Antonino). This name was borne by the French playwright Antonin Artaud (1896-1948).
Antoņina f Latvian
Latvian form of Antonina.
Antonina f Italian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Antoninus (see Antonino).
Antonino m Italian
Italian form of the Roman name Antoninus, which was derived from Antonius (see Anthony). There were several early saints named Antoninus, including the patron saint of Sorrento. This was also the name of a 2nd-century Roman emperor.
Antoninus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen, a derivative of Antonius. This name was borne by several emperors.
António m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antônio m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonio m Spanish, Italian, Croatian
Spanish and Italian form of Antonius (see Anthony). This has been a common name in Italy since the 14th century. In Spain it was the most popular name for boys in the 1950s and 60s.... [more]
Antonio Pio m Italian
Combination of Antonio and Pio.
Antonios m Greek
Greek form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonis m Greek
Greek form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antoniu m Romanian
Romanian form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonius m Ancient Roman, Dutch
Ancient Roman form of Anthony. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Anton or Antoon in daily life.
Antoniy m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antoniya f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Antonia.
Antono m Esperanto
Esperanto form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antony m English
Variant of Anthony. This was formerly the usual English spelling of the name, but during the 17th century the h began to be added.
Antoon m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antton m Basque
Basque form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Anttoni m Finnish
Finnish form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antun m Croatian
Croatian form of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antwan m African American
Variant of Antoine, in use since the 1960s.
Anunciación f Spanish
Spanish cognate of Annunziata.
Anxhela f Albanian
Albanian form of Angela.
Anxo m Galician
Galician form of Angelus (see Angel).
Anželika f Latvian, Lithuanian
Latvian and Lithuanian form of Angelica.
Anzhela f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Angela.
Anzhelika f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Angelica.
Aphra f Various
Meaning uncertain; possibly a variant of Afra 1, or possibly a variant of Aphrah, a biblical place name meaning "dust". This name was borne by the English writer Aphra Behn (1640-1689).
Appius m Ancient Roman
This was a Roman praenomen, or given name, used predominantly by the Claudia family. Its etymology is unknown. A famous bearer of this name was Appius Claudius Caecus, a Roman statesman of the 3rd century BC. He was responsible for the Aqua Appia (the first Roman aqueduct) and the Appian Way (a road between Rome and Capua), both of which were named for him.
April f English
From the name of the month, probably originally derived from Latin aperire "to open", referring to the opening of flowers. It has only been commonly used as a given name since the 1940s.
Aquila m & f Biblical, Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen meaning "eagle" in Latin. In Acts in the New Testament Paul lives with Aquila and his wife Priscilla (or Prisca) for a time.
Aquilina f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aquilinus. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Byblos.
Aquilinus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of Aquila.
Arabella f English
Medieval Scottish name, probably a variant of Annabel. It has long been associated with Latin orabilis meaning "invokable, yielding to prayer".
Araceli f Spanish
Means "altar of the sky" from Latin ara "altar" and coeli "sky". This is an epithet of the Virgin Mary in her role as the patron saint of Lucena, Spain.
Arie 1 m Dutch
Diminutive of Adriaan.
Aries m Roman Mythology
Means "ram" in Latin. This is the name of a constellation and the first sign of the zodiac. Some Roman legends state that the ram in the constellation was the one who supplied the Golden Fleece sought by Jason.
Aris 2 m Dutch
Diminutive of Adriaan.
Arjan m Dutch
Dutch form of Adrian.
Assumpció f Catalan
Catalan cognate of Asunción.
Assumpta f Irish
Latinate form of Asunción, used especially in Ireland.
Assunção f Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Asunción.
Assunta f Italian
Italian cognate of Asunción.
Asun f Spanish
Short form of Asunción.
Asunción f Spanish
Means "assumption" in Spanish. This name is given in reference to the assumption of the Virgin Mary into heaven.
Atílio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Attilius (see Attilio).
Atilio m Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish form of Attilius (see Attilio).
Atilius m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Attilio.
Attilio m Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Atilius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. Marcus Atilius Regulus was a Roman consul and hero of the First Punic War.
Aubin m French
French form of Albinus.
August m German, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, English
German, Polish, Scandinavian and Catalan form of Augustus. This was the name of three Polish kings.... [more]
Augusta f Italian, Portuguese, English, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Augustus. It was introduced to Britain when King George III, a member of the German House of Hanover, gave this name to his second daughter in the 18th century.
Augustas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Augustus.
Auguste 1 m French
French form of Augustus.
Auguste 2 f German
German variant of Augusta.
Augustė f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Augusta.
Augustijn m Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Augustín m Slovak
Slovak form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Augustin m French, Romanian, Czech, German (Rare)
Form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1) in several languages.
Augustina f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Augustinas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Augustine 1 m English
From the Roman name Augustinus, itself derived from the Roman name Augustus. Saint Augustine of Hippo was a 5th-century Christian theologian and author from North Africa. For his contributions to Christian philosophy he is known as a Doctor of the Church. Due to his renown, the name came into general use in the Christian world. It became popular in England in the Middle Ages partly because of a second saint by this name, Augustine of Canterbury, a 6th-century Italian monk sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons.
Augustine 2 f French
French feminine form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Augusto m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Augustus.
Augusts m Latvian
Latvian form of Augustus.
Augustus m Ancient Roman, Dutch (Rare)
Means "exalted, venerable", derived from Latin augere meaning "to increase". Augustus was the title given to Octavian, the first Roman emperor. He was the adopted son of Julius Caesar who rose to power through a combination of military skill and political prowess. In 26 BC the senate officially gave him the name Augustus, and after his death it was used as a title for subsequent emperors. This was also the name of three kings of Poland (August in Polish).
Augustyn m Polish
Polish form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Auke m Frisian
Possibly a Frisian diminutive of Augustinus or Aurelius.