Names Categorized "freedom"

This is a list of names in which the categories include freedom.
Aditi f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada
Means "boundless, entire" or "freedom, security" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an ancient Hindu goddess of the sky and fertility. According to the Vedas she is the mother of the gods.
Amadi 1 m Western African, Igbo
Means "freeborn man" in Igbo.
Amadioha m Igbo Mythology
Derived from Igbo àmádí "freeborn man" and ọ̀hà "community, people". The is the name of the god of thunder and lightning in traditional Igbo belief.
Anish m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "supreme, paramount, without a ruler", from the Sanskrit negative prefix (a) and ईश (isha) meaning "ruler, lord".
Aparajita f Bengali, Indian, Hindi
Means "unconquered" in Sanskrit.
Arundhati f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
The name of a star (also called Alcor), which was named after a type of climbing plant, possibly meaning "not restrained" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief it is the name of the sage Vasishtha's wife, who is identified with the star.
Aseem m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi असीम (see Asim 2).
Asim 2 m Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "boundless, limitless" in Sanskrit.
Azad m Persian, Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Azerbaijani, Turkish, Kurdish
Means "free" in Persian. This word has derivatives in several other languages, such as Hindi and Turkish.
Azat m Tatar, Kazakh, Turkmen, Turkish, Armenian
Form of Azad in several languages.
Boban m Serbian, Macedonian
Diminutive of Bogdan or Slobodan.
Carloman m Germanic
From an Old German name derived from karl meaning "man" and man meaning "person, man". This was the name of several Frankish rulers, including the 8th-century Carloman I who ruled jointly with his brother Charlemagne for a time.
Carlton m English
Variant of Charlton.
Chang m & f Chinese
From Chinese (chāng) meaning "flourish, prosper, good, sunlight" (which is usually only masculine), (chàng) meaning "smooth, free, unrestrained" or (cháng) meaning "long". Other Chinese characters are also possible.
Charles m English, French
French and English form of Carolus, the Latin form of the Germanic name Karl, which was derived from a word meaning "man" (Proto-Germanic *karlaz). However, an alternative theory states that it is derived from the common Germanic name element *harjaz meaning "army".... [more]
Charlton m English
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "settlement of free men" in Old English.
Deror m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּרוֹר (see Dror).
Derorit f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּרוֹרִית (see Drorit).
Dror m Hebrew
Means "freedom" or "sparrow" in Hebrew.
Drorit f Hebrew
Feminine form of Dror.
Eleftheria f Greek
Feminine form of Eleftherios.
Eleftherios m Greek
Modern Greek form of Eleutherios (see Eleutherius).
Eleutério m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Eleutherius.
Eleuterio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Eleutherius.
Eleutherios m Late Greek
Ancient Greek form of Eleutherius.
Eleutherius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ἐλευθέριος (Eleutherios), which meant "free". This was the name of a 2nd-century pope, as well as several saints.
Eliphelet m Biblical
Means "God is release" in Hebrew. This is the name of several people in the Old Testament including a son of David.
Erkin m Uzbek, Uyghur, Turkish
Means "free" in Uzbek, Uyghur and Turkish.
Faraj m Arabic
Means "comfort, relief" in Arabic.
Fiadh f Irish (Modern)
Means "wild, wild animal, deer" (modern Irish fia) or "respect" in Irish.
Franklin m English
From an English surname that was derived from Middle English frankelin "freeman". A famous bearer of the surname was Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), an American statesman, inventor, scientist and philosopher. The name has commonly been given in his honour in the United States. It also received a boost during the term of American president Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945).
Freeman m English
From an English surname meaning "free man". It originally denoted a person who was not a serf.
Herut f Hebrew
Means "freedom" in Hebrew.
Hipólita f Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Hippolyte 1.
Hippolyta f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Hippolyte 1. In Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595) she is the queen of the Amazons, due to marry Theseus the Duke of Athens.
Hippolyte 1 f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Hippolytos. In Greek legend Hippolyte was the daughter of Ares, and the queen of the Amazons. She was killed by Herakles in order to obtain her magic girdle.
Hippolytos m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "freer of horses" from Greek ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse" and λύω (luo) meaning "to loosen". In Greek legend he was the son of Theseus who was tragically loved by his stepmother Phaedra. This was also the name of a 3rd-century theologian, saint and martyr.
Irek 1 m Tatar, Bashkir
Means "freedom, liberty" in Tatar and Bashkir, of Turkic origin.
Lefteris m Greek
Short form of Eleftherios.
Liber m Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin liber meaning "free". This was the name of a Roman fertility god, often identified with Dionysus.
Liberata f Late Roman
Feminine form of Liberatus. This was the name of a few early saints, including the patron of Pizzone, Italy.
Liberatore m Italian (Rare)
Means "liberator" in Italian.
Liberatus m Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "freed, released". This name was borne by a 3rd-century saint and martyr.
Liberia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Liberius.
Liberius m Late Roman
Late Latin name that was derived from Latin liber "free". This name was borne by a 2nd-century saint and a 4th-century pope.
Libertad f Spanish
Means "freedom, liberty" in Spanish, a cognate of Liberty.
Liberty f English
Simply from the English word liberty, derived from Latin libertas, a derivative of liber "free". Interestingly, since 1880 this name has charted on the American popularity lists in three different periods: in 1918 (at the end of World War I), in 1976 (the American bicentennial), and after 2001 (during the War on Terrorism).
Libor m Czech
Czech form of Liberius.
Liboria f Italian
Italian (particularly Sicilian) feminine form of Liborius.
Liborio m Italian
Italian (particularly Sicilian) form of Liborius.
Liborius m Late Roman
Possibly a variant of Liberius, or possibly a Latinized form of a Gaulish name. Saint Liborius was a 4th-century bishop of Le Mans.
Lysander m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Λύσανδρος (Lysandros), derived from Greek λύσις (lysis) meaning "a release, loosening" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός). This was the name of a notable 5th-century BC Spartan general and naval commander.
Lysimachus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Λυσίμαχος (Lysimachos), derived from λύσις (lysis) meaning "a release, loosening" and μάχη (mache) meaning "battle". This was the name of one of the generals under Alexander the Great. After Alexander's death Lysimachus took control of Thrace.
Lysistrate f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λύσις (lysis) meaning "a release, loosening" and στρατός (stratos) meaning "army". This is the name of a comedy by the Greek playwright Aristophanes.
Lysithea f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek λύσις (lysis) meaning "a release, loosening" and θεά (thea) meaning "goddess". This was the name of a lover of Zeus in Greek mythology. A small moon of Jupiter is named after her.
Maverick m English
Derived from the English word maverick meaning "independent". The word itself is derived from the surname of a 19th-century Texas rancher who did not brand his calves.
Mukta f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "liberated, set free" in Sanskrit.
Özgür m & f Turkish
Means "free" in Turkish.
Quispe m & f Indigenous American, Quechua (Hispanicized)
From Quechua qispi meaning "free" or q'ispi meaning "glass".
Saoirse f Irish
Means "freedom" in Irish Gaelic. It was first used as a given name in the 20th century.
Saorlaith f Irish
Means "free ruler", derived from sóer "free" and flaith "ruler, sovereign, princess".
Scheherazade f Literature
Anglicized form of Shahrazad.
Şehrazat f Turkish
Turkish form of Shahrazad.
Shahrazad f Persian (Rare), Arabic
Possibly means "noble lineage" from Persian چهر (chehr) meaning "lineage, origin" and آزاد (azad) meaning "free, noble". Alternatively, it might mean "child of the city" from شهر (shahr) meaning "city, land" combined with the suffix زاد (zad) meaning "child of". This is the name of the fictional storyteller in The 1001 Nights. She tells a story to her husband the king every night for 1001 nights in order to delay her execution.
Shahrizad f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic شهرزاد (see Shahrazad).
Shahrzad f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian شهرزاد (see Shahrazad).
Sheherazade f Literature
Anglicized form of Shahrazad.
Slobodan m Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian
From South Slavic sloboda meaning "freedom".
Slobodanka f Serbian, Croatian
Feminine form of Slobodan.
Uhuru m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "freedom" in Swahili.
Vilde 2 m Swedish (Rare)
From Swedish vild meaning "wild, untamed".
Volya m Russian (Rare)
Diminutive of Vsevolod. It also means "will, freedom" in Russian.
Wanangwa m & f Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "freedom" in Tumbuka.
Wilder m English
From an English surname meaning "wild, untamed, uncontrolled", from Old English wilde.