Names with Relationship "from different gender"

This is a list of names in which the relationship is from different gender.
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AALIYAHfArabic, English (Modern)
Feminine form of AALI. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by the singer Aaliyah Haughton (1979-2001), who was known simply as Aaliyah.
ADAMINAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of ADAM.
Feminine form of ADIL.
Turkish feminine form of ADIL.
ADRASTEIAfGreek Mythology
Feminine form of ADRASTOS. In Greek mythology this name was borne by a nymph who fostered the infant Zeus. This was also another name of the goddess Nemesis.
AELIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of AELIUS.
AELIANAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of AELIANUS.
AEMILIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
AEMILIANAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
AGAPEfGreek, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αγαπη (agape) meaning "love". This name was borne by at least two early saints.
Feminine form of ALAN.
ALANISfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of ALAN. Canadian musician Alanis Morissette (1974-) was named after her father Alan. Her parents apparently decided to use this particular spelling after seeing this word in a Greek newspaper.
Feminine form of ALAN.
ALANNAHfEnglish (Modern), Irish
Variant of ALANA. It has been influenced by the affectionate Anglo-Irish word alannah, from the Irish Gaelic phrase a leanbh meaning "O child".
Feminine form of ALASTAR.
ALBA (2)fAncient Roman
Feminine form of ALBUS.
ALBERTAfEnglish, Italian, Portuguese
Feminine form of ALBERT. This is the name of a Canadian province, which was named in honour of a daughter of Queen Victoria.
ALBERTE (2)fFrench, Danish
French and Danish feminine form of ALBERT.
ALBERTINAfItalian, Dutch, Portuguese
Feminine diminutive of ALBERT.
French feminine form of ALBERT.
ALBINAfRussian, Ukrainian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Slovene, Polish, German, Lithuanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of ALBINUS. Saint Albina was a 3rd-century martyr from Caesarea.
ALDINA (2)fBosnian
Bosian feminine form of ALA AL-DIN.
Italian feminine form of ALEXIS.
ALEXANDRAfEnglish, German, Dutch, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Catalan, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ALEXANDER. In Greek mythology this was a Mycenaean epithet of the goddess Hera, and an alternate name of Cassandra. It was borne by several early Christian saints, and also by the wife of Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia. She was from Germany and had the birth name Alix, but was renamed Александра (Aleksandra) upon joining the Russian Church.
Feminine form of ALEX, or a diminutive of ALEXIS.
ALEXISm & fGerman, French, English, Greek, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Αλεξις (Alexis), which meant "helper" or "defender", derived from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, to help". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek comic poet, and also of several saints. It is used somewhat interchangeably with the related name Αλεξιος or Alexius, borne by five Byzantine emperors. In the English-speaking world it is more commonly used as a feminine name.
Italian feminine form of ALFONSO.
Possibly a Romanian masculine form of ALINA. Alternatively it may derive from Romanian alina "to soothe".
ALIYAH (1)fArabic
Feminine form of ALI (1).
ALLYNm & fEnglish
Variant or feminine form of ALAN.
ALMIRA (2)fBosnian
Bosnian feminine form of AL-AMIR.
ALOISIAfGerman (Rare)
German feminine form of ALOYSIUS.
Slovak feminine form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOJZIJAfSlovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of ALOYSIUS.
Feminine form of ALON (1).
French feminine diminutive of ALFONSO.
ALTE (1)fYiddish
Feminine form of ALTER.
ALVA (1)fSwedish, Norwegian
Feminine form of ALF (1).
Feminine form of ALVIN.
Feminine form of ALVIN.
ALWINEfGerman (Rare)
Feminine form of ALWIN.
Feminine form of AMABILIS.
AMANDAfEnglish, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, 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.
AMATAfLate Roman
Feminine form of AMATUS.
AMBROSIAfAncient Greek
Feminine form of Ambrosios (see AMBROSE).
Italian feminine form of AMADEUS.
AMEL (1)mBosnian
Bosnian masculine form of AMAL (1).
AMÉRICAfSpanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of AMERIGO.
AMICEfMedieval English
Medieval name derived from Latin amicus meaning "friend". This was a popular name in the Middle Ages, though it has since become uncommon.
AMINAH (2)fArabic
Feminine form of AMIN.
AMIRA (2)fHebrew
Feminine form of AMIR (2).
Feminine form of AMIR (1).
AMITAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of AMIT (1).
AMONDIfEastern African, Luo
Feminine form of OMONDI.
ANASTASIAfGreek, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, English, Spanish, Italian, Georgian, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ANASTASIUS. This was the name of a 4th-century Dalmatian saint who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Due to her, the name has been common in Eastern Orthodox Christianity (in various spellings). As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages. A famous bearer was the youngest daughter of the last Russian tsar Nicholas II, who was rumoured to have escaped the execution of her family in 1918.
ANAT (2)f & mHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ANATH (1). In modern times it is often used as a feminine name.
Feminine form of ANATOLIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Italian saint and martyr.
ANDRAfRomanian, English
Feminine form of ANDREI or ANDREW. As an English name it has only been used since the 20th century.
Possibly a feminine form of ANDREI.
ANDRÉAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREA (2)fEnglish, German, Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Dutch, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDREW. As an English name, it has been used since the 17th century, though it was not common until the 20th century.
French feminine form of ANDREW.
Romanian feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDRÉIAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of ANDREIA.
Portuguese feminine form of ANDREW.
Feminine form of ANDREA (1).
ANDREJA (1)fSlovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of ANDREJ.
ANDRIANAfGreek, Bulgarian
Feminine form of ANDREAS (Greek) or ANDREY (Bulgarian).
ANDRIJANAfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDRIJA.
ANDRINAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of ANDREW.
ANGELAfEnglish, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
ANIKA (2)fIndian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANIK.
ANILAfIndian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANIL.
ANISAfArabic, Indonesian
Feminine form of ANIS.
Indonesian feminine form of ANIS.
ANSELMAfGerman, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of ANSELM.
Feminine diminutive of ANTOINE. This name was borne by Marie Antoinette, the queen of France during the French Revolution. She was executed by guillotine.
ANTONINAfItalian, Polish, Russian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO).
Russian feminine form of APOLLINARIS.
APOLLONIAfAncient Greek, Italian
Feminine form of APOLLONIOS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr from Alexandria.
Feminine form of AQIL.
AQUILINAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of AQUILINUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Byblos.
Feminine form of ARCADIUS. This is the name of a region on the Greek Peloponnese, long idealized for its natural beauty.
Feminine form of ARGI.
ARIELLAfEnglish (Modern)
Strictly feminine form of ARIEL.
French feminine form of ARIEL.
Feminine form of ARMEL.
ARNAUDEfFrench (Rare)
French feminine form of ARNOLD.
ARTEMISIAfAncient Greek
Feminine form of ARTEMISIOS. This was the name of the 4th-century BC builder of the Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the world. She built it in memory of her husband, the Carian prince Mausolus.
From Ashtaroth, the plural form of ASHTORETH used in the bible to refer to Phoenician idols. This spelling was used in late medieval demonology texts to refer to a type of (masculine) demon.
ATHANASIAfGreek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Athanasios (see ATHANASIUS).
ATIENOfEastern African, Luo
Feminine form of OTIENO.
Feminine form of ATIF.
AUDAfAncient Germanic
Feminine form of Audo (see OTTO).
AUGUSTAfGerman, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, English, 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.
AUGUSTINAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
Feminine form of AXEL.
Means "doe, gazelle, hind" in Hebrew.
Turkish feminine form of AZIZ.
Means "happy" in Arabic.
Feminine form of BAKAR.
BALBINAfSpanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare), Ancient Roman
Feminine form of BALBINUS. Saint Balbina was a 2nd-century Roman woman martyred with her father Quirinus.
Feminine form of BASIM.
Feminine form of BASIR.
BEATAfPolish, German, Swedish, Danish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin beatus meaning "blessed". This was the name of a few minor saints.
Feminine form of BEATHAN.
Feminine form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
Swedish feminine form of BENEDICT.
French feminine form of BENJAMIN.
BERENGARIAfAncient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized feminine form of BERENGAR. This name was borne by a 13th-century queen of Castile.
BERNADETTEfFrench, English
French feminine form of BERNARD. Saint Bernadette was a young woman from Lourdes in France who claimed to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary.
Feminine form of BERNARD.
Italian feminine form of BERNARD.
Italian feminine diminutive of BERNARDO.
BERNARDINEfFrench (Rare)
French feminine form of BERNARD.
Spanish feminine form of BERNARD.
Feminine form of BERT.
BIRGITfDanish, Swedish, Norwegian, German
Scandinavian variant of BIRGITTA.
BIRGITTAfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish
Most likely a Scandinavian form of BRIDGET via the Latinized form Brigitta. Alternatively it could be a feminine derivative of BIRGER. This is the name of the patron saint of Europe, Birgitta of Sweden, the 14th-century founder of the Bridgettine nuns. Her father's name was Birger.
Croatian feminine form of BLAŽ.
Polish feminine form of BOGDAN.
Feminine form of BOGUMIŁ.
Feminine form of BOGUSŁAW.
Czech feminine form of BOGUMIŁ.
BOHUSLAVAfCzech, Ukrainian
Feminine form of BOHUSLAV.
BOLESLAVAfCzech (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Czech and Russian feminine form of BOLESŁAW.
Bulgarian form of BOJANA.
Feminine form of BOYKO.
Bulgarian feminine form of BOŽIDAR.
Feminine form of BOŽIDAR.
BRANDAfEnglish (Rare)
Perhaps a variant of BRANDY or a feminine form of BRAND.
BRANISLAVAfSerbian, Slovak, Czech, Slovene
Serbian, Slovak, Czech and Slovene feminine form of BRONISŁAW.
Feminine form of BRATISLAV. This is the name of the capital city of Slovakia, though it is unrelated.
BREANNfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine form of BRIAN.
BREANNEfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine form of BRIAN.
Feminine form of BRECHT.
Possibly a feminine form of the Old Norse name Brandr, meaning "sword", which was brought to Britain in the Middle Ages. This name is sometimes used as a feminine form of BRENDAN.
Possibly a variant of BRENDA or a feminine form of BRENNAN.
Feminine form of BRIAN. This name was used by Edmund Spenser in 'The Faerie Queene' (1590). The name was not commonly used until the 1970s, when it rapidly became popular in the United States.
BRIANNEfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine form of BRIAN.
BRONISLAVAfCzech, Slovak, Russian
Czech, Slovak and Russian feminine form of BRONISŁAW.
Feminine form of BRONISŁAW.
BRYANNEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of BRIAN.
BRYNNfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine variant of BRYN.
BRYNNEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine variant of BRYN.
Strictly feminine form of BADR.
CAECILIAfGerman, Ancient Roman
German form of CECILIA, as well as the original Latin form.
CAELIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of CAELIUS.
CAELINAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of CAELINUS.
CALISTAfEnglish, Portuguese, Spanish
Feminine form of CALLISTUS. As an English name it might also be a variant of KALLISTO.
CALIXTAfSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of CALIXTUS.
Feminine form of CALOGERO.
CAMILLAfEnglish, Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, German, Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of CAMILLUS. This was the name of a legendary warrior maiden of the Volsci, as told by Virgil in the 'Aeneid'. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by Fanny Burney's novel 'Camilla' (1796).
CAMRYNfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine variant of CAMERON.
Means "Candlemas" in Spanish, ultimately derived from Spanish candela "candle". This name is given in honour of the church festival of Candlemas, which commemorates the presentation of Christ in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mary.
CANDIDAfLate Roman, English
Late Latin name derived from candidus meaning "white". This was the name of several early saints, including a woman supposedly healed by Saint Peter. As an English name, it came into use after George Bernard Shaw's play 'Candida' (1898).
CAOIMHEfIrish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic caomh meaning "beautiful, gentle, kind".
Italian masculine form of CARMEN.
French feminine form of CAROLUS.
CAROLINAfItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Swedish
Latinate feminine form of CAROLUS. This is the name of two American states: North and South Carolina. They were named for Charles I, king of England.
CASSIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of CASSIUS.
Romanian masculine form of KATHERINE.
Spanish feminine form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).
CÉLESTEf & mFrench
French feminine and masculine form of CAELESTIS.
CELESTEf & mItalian, English
Italian feminine and masculine form of CAELESTIS. It is also the English feminine form.
CELESTINAfSpanish, Italian
Latinate feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
French feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
Polish feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
Portuguese feminine form of CAESARIUS.
Feminine diminutive of CESARE.
Romanian feminine form of CAESAR.
CHARISfAncient Greek, English (Rare)
Feminine form of CHARES. It came into use as an English given name in the 17th century.
Feminine form of CHARLES.
Feminine diminutive of CHARLES.
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES.
CHARLIZEfSouthern African, Afrikaans
Feminine form of CHARLES using the popular Afrikaans name suffix ize. This name was popularized by South African actress Charlize Theron (1975-), who was named after her father Charles.
CHARLOTTEfFrench, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES. It was introduced to Britain in the 17th century. A notable bearer was Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), the eldest of the three Brontë sisters and the author of 'Jane Eyre' and 'Villette'.
Feminine form of CHAYYIM.
CHRISTIANAfEnglish, Late Roman
Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRYSEISfGreek Mythology
Patronymic derived from CHRYSES. In Greek legend she was the daughter of Chryses, a priest of Apollo. After she was taken prisoner by the Greeks besieging Troy, Apollo sent a plague into their camp, forcing the Greeks to release her.
Feminine form of CIAN.
CIARA (1)fIrish
Feminine form of CIAR. Saint Ciara was an Irish nun who established a monastery at Kilkeary in the 7th century.
Slovene feminine form of CYRIL.
CLARAfItalian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, English, Swedish, Danish, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus which meant "clear, bright, famous". The name Clarus was borne by a few early saints. The feminine form was popularized by the 13th-century Saint Clare of Assisi (called Chiara in Italian), a friend and follower of Saint Francis, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares. As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages, originally in the form Clare, though the Latinate spelling Clara became more popular in the 19th century.
CLAUDIAfEnglish, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CLAUDIUS. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament. As a Christian name it was very rare until the 16th century.
Feminine form of Clemens or Clementius (see CLEMENT).
CLOELIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of CLOELIUS. In Roman legend Cloelia was a maiden who was given to an Etruscan invader as a hostage. She managed to escape by swimming across the Tiber, at the same time helping some of the other captives to safety.
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Constantius, which was itself derived from CONSTANS.
Feminine form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
Feminine form of COREY.
CORNELIAfGerman, Romanian, Italian, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CORNELIUS. In the 2nd century BC it was borne by Cornelia Scipionis Africana (the daughter of the military hero Scipio Africanus), the mother of the two reformers known as the Gracchi. After her death she was regarded as an example of the ideal Roman woman. The name was revived in the 18th century.
CORRIEfEnglish, Dutch
Diminutive of CORINNA, CORA, CORNELIA and other names starting with Cor. Since the 1970s it has also been used as a feminine form of COREY.
Italian feminine form of COSIMO.
Feminine form of COSMIN.
CYRIACAfLate Roman
Feminine form of CYRIACUS.
French feminine form of CYRIL.
CYRILLAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of CYRIL.
Feminine form of CZESŁAW.
Italian feminine form of DAMIAN.
Slovene feminine form of DAMIAN.
DAMJANAfSlovene, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of DAMIAN.
Feminine diminutive of DANIEL.
French feminine form of DANIEL.
Feminine form of DANIEL.
Dutch feminine form of DANIEL.
DANIELLEfFrench, English
French feminine form of DANIEL. It has been commonly used in the English-speaking world only since the 20th century.
Feminine diminutive of DANIEL.
Meaning uncertain, possibly a feminine form of DANIEL. It is found in Lithuania from at least 14th century, being borne by a sister of Vytautas the Great.
DANYA (1)fHebrew
Feminine form of DAN (1).
Feminine form of DARDAN.
DAREIAfLate Greek
Feminine form of Dareios (see DARIUS).
DAVIDAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of DAVID.
DAVINAfEnglish (British)
Feminine form of DAVID. It originated in Scotland.
DAVORKAfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DAVOR.
Either a variant of DIANA or a feminine form of DEAN. This name was popularized by the Canadian actress and singer Deanna Durbin (1921-), whose birth name was Edna. Her stage name was a rearrangement of the letters of her real name.
DECIMAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of DECIMUS.
DEJANAfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Feminine form of DEJAN.
Feminine form of the Latin name Delphinus, which meant "of Delphi". Delphi was a city in ancient Greece, the name of which is possibly related to Greek δελφυς (delphys) "womb". The Blessed Delphina was a 14th-century Provençal nun.
DENISAfCzech, Slovak, Romanian
Feminine form of DENIS.
DENISEfFrench, English, Dutch
French feminine form of DENIS.
DESIDERIAfItalian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of DESIDERIO. This was the Latin name of a 19th-century queen of Sweden, the wife of Karl XIV. She was born in France with the name Désirée.
Masculine form of DÉSIRÉE.
Feminine form of DIEUDONNÉ.
Feminine form of DIEUWE.
Feminine form of DILWYN.
DINA (2)fItalian, Portuguese
Short form of names ending in dina.
DIONE (2)fEnglish
Feminine form of DION.
Feminine form of DION.
Feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
Feminine form of DOBROSLAV.
Polish feminine form of DOBROSLAV.
DOMINIQUEf & mFrench
French feminine and masculine form of DOMINIC.
DOMITIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of DOMITIUS.
Feminine form of DONALD.
Feminine form of DONALD.
DONATAfItalian, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Donatus (see DONATO).
French feminine form of DONATIANUS.
Feminine form of DONALD.
DONELLEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of DON.
Feminine diminutive of ANDON.
From Italian donna meaning "lady". It is also used as a feminine form of DONALD.
DORIAfEnglish (Rare)
Possibly a feminine form of DORIAN or an elaboration of DORA.
French feminine form of DORIAN.
DORINA (1)fRomanian
Feminine form of DORIN.
DOROTHEAfGerman, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, English, Late Greek
Feminine form of the Late Greek name Δωροθεος (Dorotheos), which meant "gift of God" from Greek δωρον (doron) "gift" and θεος (theos) "god". The name Theodore is composed of the same elements in reverse order. Dorothea was the name of two early saints, notably the 4th-century martyr Dorothea of Caesarea. It was also borne by the 14th-century Saint Dorothea of Montau, who was the patron saint of Prussia.
DRAGAfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DRAGO.
DRAHOMÍRAfCzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of DRAGOMIR.
DRAHOSLAVAfCzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of DRAGOSLAV.
Feminine form of DRAŽEN.
Feminine form of DROR.
DRUSAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of DRUSUS.
DUANAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of DUANE.
ĐURAĐAfSerbian, Croatian (Archaic)
Serbian feminine form of GEORGE.