Names Categorized "colours"

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ALANI f English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of ALANA, or possibly from Hawaiian ʻalani meaning "orange (tree or fruit)".
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, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Albanus (see ALBAN).
ALBANUS m Ancient Roman
Latin form of ALBAN.
ALBINE f French
French form of ALBINA.
ARDIT m Albanian
Means "golden day" in Albanian, from ar "gold" and ditë "day".
ARDITA f Albanian
Feminine form of ARDIT.
ARUSHI f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit अरुष (arusha) meaning "reddish, dawn", a word used in the Rigveda to describe the red horses of Agni. This name also appears in the Hindu epic the Mahabharata belonging to a daughter of Manu and the wife of Chyavana, though in this case it might derive from Sanskrit आरुषी (arushi) meaning "hitting, killing".
ASENA f Turkish
Possibly of Scythian origin meaning "blue". In Turkic mythology Asena was a grey wolf who gave birth to the ancestor of the Ashina tribe of Turks.
ÁUREA f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of AUREA.
AUREA f Late Roman
Late Latin name that was derived from aureus "golden". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Ostia (near Rome), as well as an 11th-century Spanish saint.
AURÈLE m French
French form of AURELIUS.
AURELIANO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIANUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was originally derived from the Roman family name AURELIUS.
AURÉLIE f French
French feminine form of AURELIUS.
AURÉLIEN m French
French form of AURELIANUS.
BÍBORKA f Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian bíbor meaning "purple".
BLANKA f Czech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, Croatian
Form of BLANCHE in several languages.
BREINDEL f Yiddish (Rare)
Means "brunette" in Yiddish.
CAESO m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, that was probably derived from Latin caesius meaning "blue-grey". This praenomen was only used by a few families.
CAESONIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CAESONIUS. This name was borne by Milonia Caesonia, the last wife of the Roman emperor Caligula.
CAESONIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was derived from the praenomen CAESO.
CEINWEN f Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements cain "good, lovely" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".
CHAE-WON f Korean
From Sino-Korean (chae) meaning "collect, gather, pluck" or (chae) meaning "colour" combined with (won) meaning "source, origin, beginning". Other hanja combinations can also form this name.
CHAE-YEONG f Korean
From Sino-Korean (chae) meaning "colour" combined with (yeong) meaning "glory, honour" or (yeong) meaning "jade". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
CHAE-YOUNG f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 채영 (see CHAE-YEONG).
CHRYSA f Greek
Feminine form of CHRYSANTHOS.
DELWYN m Welsh
Means "pretty and white" from Welsh del "pretty" combined with gwyn "fair, white, blessed".
DILWEN f Welsh
Feminine form of DILWYN.
DILWYN m Welsh
Means "genuine and white" from the Welsh element dilys "genuine" combined with gwyn "white, fair, blessed".
EILWEN f Welsh
Perhaps means "white brow", derived from Welsh ael "brow" and gwen "white, fair, blessed". This is a recently-created Welsh name.
ELA (2) f Turkish
Means "hazel (colour)" in Turkish.
FINNEGAN m Irish, English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Fionnagáin meaning "descendant of Fionnagán". The name Fionnagán is a diminutive of FIONN. This was the name of a character in James Joyce's novel Finnegans Wake (1939), the title of which was based on a 19th-century Irish ballad called Finnegan's Wake.
FLAVIAN m History (Ecclesiastical)
From the Roman family name Flavianus, which was derived from FLAVIUS. This was the name of several early saints including a 5th-century patriarch of Constantinople who was beaten to death.
FLAVIANO m Italian
Italian form of FLAVIAN.
FLAVIEN m French
French form of FLAVIAN.
FLAVIENNE f French
French feminine form of FLAVIAN.
GÖKÇE f Turkish
Means "blue" in Turkish.
GWEN f Welsh, English
From Welsh gwen, the feminine form of gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed". It can also be a short form of GWENDOLEN, GWENLLIAN, and other names beginning with Gwen.
GWENAËLLE f French, Breton
Feminine form of GWENAËL.
GWENDAL m Breton
Derived from Breton gwenn meaning "white, fair, blessed" and tal meaning "brow, forehead".
GWENDOLEN f Welsh
Means "white ring", derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and dolen meaning "ring, loop". This was the name of a mythical queen of the Britons who defeated her husband in battle, as told by Geoffrey of Monmouth.
GWENFREWI f Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and ffrewi meaning "reconciliation, peace". Saint Gwenffrewi or Winifred was a 7th-century Welsh martyr.
GWYN m Welsh
Means "white, fair, blessed" in Welsh.
GWYNN m Welsh
Variant of GWYN.
HEMA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada
Means "golden" in Sanskrit.
HONG m & f Chinese
From Chinese (hóng) meaning "rainbow", (hóng) meaning "enlarge, expand, great" (which is usually only masculine) or 鸿 (hóng) meaning "wild swan, great, vast" (also usually only masculine). Other characters can also form this name.
IANTHA f Various
Variant of IANTHE.
IRIDA f Greek
Greek variant of IRIS, from the genitive form Ἴριδος (Iridos).
JOLÁNKA f Hungarian (Rare)
Created by the Hungarian writer András Dugonics for the main character in his novel Jólánka, Etelkának Leánya (1803). He may have based it on Hungarian jóleán meaning "good girl" or possibly on the name YOLANDA.
KALTRINA f Albanian
Possibly from Albanian kaltër meaning "blue".
LEOCADIA f Spanish, Late Roman
Late Latin name that might be derived from the name of the Greek island of Leucadia or from Greek λευκός (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white" (which is also the root of the island's name). Saint Leocadia was a 3rd-century martyr from Spain.
LILLA f Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of LÍVIA or LÍDIA.
LÍVIA f Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovak
Portuguese, Hungarian and Slovak form of LIVIA (1).
LIVIA (1) f Italian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LIVIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Augustus.
LIVIANA f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Livianus, which was itself derived from the family name LIVIUS.
LIVIANUS m Ancient Roman
Latin masculine form of LIVIANA.
LIVIE f French, Czech (Rare)
French and Czech feminine form of LIVIUS.
LIVIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that may be related to either Latin liveo "to envy" or lividus "blue, envious". Titus Livius, also known as Livy, was a Roman historian who wrote a history of the city of Rome.
LIWIA f Polish
Polish form of LIVIA (1).
MEINWEN f Welsh
Means "slender and white" from Welsh main "slender" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".
MINA (3) f Persian
Means "azure, enamel" in Persian.
NEON m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek νέος (neos) meaning "new".
ORABELA f Esperanto
Means "golden-beautiful" in Esperanto, ultimately from Latin aurea "gold" and bella "beautiful".
ÓRFHLAITH f Irish
Means "golden princess" from Irish ór "gold" combined with flaith "princess". This was the name of a sister of the Irish king Brian Boru.
ORIANE f French
French form of ORIANA.
ORIANNE f French
French form of ORIANA.
ORIETTA f Italian
Diminutive of ORIA.
ORLA (1) f Irish
Anglicized form of ÓRFHLAITH.
ROSAURA f Spanish
Means "golden rose", derived from Latin rosa "rose" and aurea "golden". This name was (first?) used by Pedro Calderón de la Barca for a character in his play Life Is a Dream (1635).
RUDĪTE f Latvian
From Latvian ruds meaning "red, red-haired".
RUFINO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of RUFINUS.
RUFINUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was derived from the cognomen RUFUS. It was borne by several early saints.
SAMRA f Arabic
Means "brunette" in Arabic.
SELEUCUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Σέλευκος (Seleukos), of unknown meaning. It is possibly related to λευκός (leukos) meaning "bright, white". This was the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals, who established the Seleucid Empire in Western Asia after Alexander's death.
TEGWEN f Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements teg "fair" and gwen "blessed".
VANNA (2) f & m Khmer
Means "golden" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
ZARINA f Kazakh, Urdu, Malay
From Persian زرین (zarin) meaning "golden". According to the 5th-century BC Greek historian Ctesias, this was the name of a Scythian queen.
ZERINA f Bosnian
Bosnian form of ZARINA.
ŽYDRĖ f Lithuanian
From Lithuanian žydra meaning "light blue".
ŽYDRŪNAS m Lithuanian
From Lithuanian žydra meaning "light blue" (using the patronymic suffix ūnas).