Names Categorized "family"

This is a list of names in which the categories include family.
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AAGE m Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of ÁKI.
ACHAAB m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of AHAB.
ACHAB m Biblical Latin
Latin form of AHAB used in some versions of the Vulgate.
'ACH'AV m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of AHAB.
ÅGE m Norwegian
Norwegian form of ÁKI.
AHAB m Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "uncle", from Hebrew אָח ('ach) meaning "brother" and אָב ('av) meaning "father". This was the name of a king of Israel, the husband of Jezebel, as told in the Old Testament. He was admonished by Elijah for his sinful behaviour. Herman Melville later used this name in his novel Moby-Dick (1851), where it belongs to a sea captain obsessively hunting for a white whale.
AITOR m Basque, Spanish
Possibly means "good fathers" from Basque aita "father" and on "good". This was the name of a legendary ancestor of the Basques.
ÅKE m Swedish
Swedish form of ÁKI.
ÁKI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse diminutive of names containing the element anu "ancestor, father".
ATHAULF m Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from atta "father" and wulf "wolf". This was the name of a 5th-century king of the Visigoths.
ÂVIÂJA f Native American, Greenlandic
Means "cousin" in Greenlandic.
BIDZINA m Georgian
Possibly from Georgian ბიძა (bidza) meaning "uncle". This was the name of a 17th-century Georgian saint and martyr.
CUNÉGONDE f French (Rare)
French form of KUNIGUNDE. Voltaire used this name in his novel Candide (1759).
CUNIGUND f Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of KUNIGUNDE.
DAVID m English, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), which was derived from Hebrew דּוֹד (dod) meaning "beloved" or "uncle". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel, ruling in the 10th century BC. Several stories about him are told in the Old Testament, including his defeat of Goliath, a giant Philistine. According to the New Testament, Jesus was descended from him.... [more]
DEARBHÁIL f Irish
Means "daughter of Fál", derived from the Old Irish poetic word der meaning "daughter" and Fál, a legendary name for Ireland.
DEIRBHILE f Irish
Means "daughter of a poet" from Old Irish der "daughter" and file "poet". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
DERVAL f Irish
Anglicized form of DEARBHÁIL or DEIRBHILE.
DERVILA f Irish
Anglicized form of DEARBHÁIL or DEIRBHILE.
DERVLA f Irish
Anglicized form of DEARBHÁIL or DEIRBHILE.
EMRE m Turkish
Means "friend, brother" in Turkish. This name was borne by the 13th-century Turkish poet Yunus Emre.
ETENESH f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "you are my sister" in Amharic.
GENEVIÈVE f French
From the medieval name Genovefa, which is of uncertain origin. It could be derived from the Germanic elements kuni "kin, family" and wefa "wife, woman". Alternatively it could be of Gaulish origin, from the related Celtic element genos "kin, family" combined with a second element of unknown meaning. This name was borne by Saint Geneviève, the patron saint of Paris, who inspired the city to resist the Huns in the 5th century.
GENEVIEVE f English
English form of GENEVIÈVE.
GIOVE m Roman Mythology (Italian)
Italian form of Iovis (see JOVE). This is the Italian name for the Roman god Jupiter.
HAMMURABI m Babylonian (Anglicized), History
From Akkadian Hammu-rapi, probably derived from Amorite, another Semitic language. Various meanings, such as "uncle is a healer", have been suggested.... [more]
HAMMU-RAPI m Babylonian
Akkadian form of HAMMURABI.
IKENNA m Western African, Igbo
Means "father's power" in Igbo.
JOVE m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From Latin Iovis, derived from the stem of Iuppiter (see JUPITER). This was another name of the Roman god Jupiter.
JUPITER m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From Latin Iuppiter, which was ultimately derived from the Indo-European *Dyeu-pater, composed of the elements Dyeus (see ZEUS) and pater "father". Jupiter was the supreme god in Roman mythology. He presided over the heavens and light, and was responsible for the protection and laws of the Roman state. This is also the name of the fifth and largest planet in the solar system.
KICHIRO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 吉郎 (see KICHIRŌ).
KICHIROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 吉郎 (see KICHIRŌ).
KUNEGUNDA f Polish (Rare)
Polish form of KUNIGUNDE. The 13th-century Saint Kunegunda was the daughter of Bela IV, king of Hungary. She married Boleslaus V of Poland, but after his death refused to assume power and instead became a nun.
KUNIBERT m German (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements kuni "clan, family" and beraht "bright".
KUNIGUNDE f German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic element kuni "clan, family" combined with gund "war". Saint Kunigunde was the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry II.
KUNO m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from Germanic kuni meaning "clan, family".
MADISON f & m English
From an English surname meaning "son of MAUD". It was not commonly used as a feminine name until after the movie Splash (1984), in which the main character adopted it as her name after seeing a street sign for Madison Avenue in New York City. It was ranked second for girls in the United States by 2001. This rise from obscurity to prominence in only 18 years represents an unprecedented 550,000 percent increase in usage.... [more]
MARI (3) f Mythology
Possibly from Basque emari meaning "donation" or amari meaning "mother". This was the name of a goddess of the weather and fertility in Basque mythology.
NAJA f Native American, Greenlandic, Danish
Means "boy's younger sister" in Greenlandic. It was popularized in Denmark by the writer B. S. Ingemann, who used it in his novel Kunnuk and Naja, or the Greenlanders (1842).
NUKA m & f Native American, Greenlandic
Means "younger sibling" in Greenlandic.
PUTERI f Malay
Means "daughter, princess" in Malay, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्री (putri).
PUTU m & f Indonesian, Balinese
Means "grandchild" in Balinese. Traditionally, this name is given to the first-born child.
SISKO f Finnish
Means "sister" in Finnish.
TAMSIN f English (British)
Contracted form of THOMASINA. It was traditionally used in Cornwall.
THỊ f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (thị) meaning "clan, family, maiden name". This is a very common middle name for Vietnamese girls.
THOMASINA f English
Medieval feminine form of THOMAS.
TIA f English
Short form of names ending with tia. It has been suggested that its use since the 1950s is the result of the brand name for the coffee liqueur Tia Maria. In the brand name, Tia is not a given name; rather, it means "aunt" in Spanish or Portuguese.
TOMASA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of THOMAS.
TOMINE f Norwegian
Feminine form of TOMAS.
TORNIKE m Georgian
Georgian form of Greek Τορνίκιος (Tornikios) or Τορνίκης (Tornikes), the name of a prominent Byzantine family that was of Armenian or Georgian descent. The family name may be derived from Armenian թոռնիկ (tornik), a diminutive of թոռն (torn) meaning "grandchild". Usage as a given name probably began in honour of the family, a notable member of which was a saint.
XWM m Hmong
Means "second son" in Hmong.