Names Categorized "gold"

This is a list of names in which the categories include gold.
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ALTANSARNAI f Mongolian
Means "golden rose" in Mongolian.
ALTANTSETSEG f Mongolian
Means "golden flower" in Mongolian.
ARANKA f Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian arany meaning "gold". It is used as a vernacular form of AURÉLIA.
ARDIT m Albanian
Means "golden day" in Albanian, from ar "gold" and ditë "day".
ARDITA f Albanian
Feminine form of ARDIT.
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.
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.
AURELIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was derived from Latin aureus meaning "golden, gilded". Marcus Aurelius was a 2nd-century Roman emperor and philosophical writer. This was also the name of several early saints.
AUREOLE f English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "radiant halo", ultimately derived from Latin aureolus "golden".
CHRYSA f Greek
Feminine form of CHRYSANTHOS.
CHRYSANTA f English (Rare)
Shortened form of the word chrysanthemum, the name of a flowering plant, which means "golden flower" in Greek.
CHRYSANTHI f Greek
Modern Greek feminine form of CHRYSANTHOS.
CHRYSANTHOS m Greek, Ancient Greek
Means "golden flower" from Greek χρύσεος (chryseos) meaning "golden" combined with ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower". This name was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century Egyptian saint.
CHRYSES m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek χρύσεος (chryseos) meaning "golden". In Greek mythology Chryses was the father of Chryseis, a woman captured by Agamemnon during the Trojan War.
CHRYSSA f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Χρύσα (see CHRYSA).
CRESSIDA f Literature
Medieval form of CHRYSEIS. Various medieval tales describe her as a woman of Troy, daughter of Calchus, who leaves her Trojan lover Troilus for the Greek hero Diomedes. Shakespeare's play Troilus and Cressida (1602) was based on these tales.
EURIG m Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur meaning "gold".
EURWEN f Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur "gold" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".
FLAVIAN m History
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.
FLÁVIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIU m Romanian
Romanian form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name meaning "golden" or "yellow-haired" from Latin flavus "yellow, golden". Flavius was the family name of the 1st-century Roman emperors Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. It was used as a personal name by several later emperors, notably by Constantine.
GOLDA f Yiddish
From Yiddish גאָלד (gold) meaning "gold". This is the name of Tevye's wife in the musical Fiddler on the Roof (1964). It was also borne by the Israeli prime minister Golda Meir (1898-1978).
GOLDIE (1) f English
From a nickname for a person with blond hair, from the English word gold.
HEMA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada
Means "golden" in Sanskrit.
KANCHANA f Tamil, Thai
Means "golden" in Sanskrit.
KIM (3) f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (kim) meaning "gold, metal".
KOU m Hmong
Means "gold" in Hmong.
MARIGOLD f English (Rare)
From the name of the flower, which comes from a combination of MARY and the English word gold.
MILLARAY f Native American, Mapuche
Means "golden flower" in Mapuche.
NUBIA f Various
From the name of the ancient region and kingdom in Africa, south of Egypt. It possibly derives from the Egyptian word nbw meaning "gold".
OKROPIR m Georgian
Means "gold mouth" in Georgian.
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.
ORIA f Italian
Italian form of AUREA.
ORIANA f Italian, Spanish
Possibly derived from Latin aurum "gold" or from its derivatives, Spanish oro or French or. In medieval legend Oriana was the daughter of a king of England who married the knight Amadis.
ORIANE f French
French form of ORIANA.
ORIANNE f French
French form of ORIANA.
ORIETTA f Italian
Diminutive of ORIA.
ORINDA f English (Rare)
Probably an elaboration of Spanish oro "gold". This was the pseudonym of the English poet Katherine Philips (1631-1664).
ORIOL m Catalan
From a Catalan surname meaning "golden". It has been used in honour of Joseph Oriol, a 17th-century saint.
ORLA (1) f Irish
Anglicized form of ÓRFHLAITH.
ORVILLE m English
This name was invented by the 18th-century writer Fanny Burney, who perhaps intended it to mean "golden city" in French. Orville Wright (1871-1948), together with his brother Wilbur, invented the first successful airplane.
PAZ (2) f & m Hebrew
Means "gold" in Hebrew.
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).
RUKMINI f Hinduism
Means "adorned with gold" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of a princess who became the wife of Krishna.
SAFFRON f English (Rare)
From the English word that refers either to a spice, the crocus flower from which it is harvested, or the yellow-orange colour of the spice. It is derived via Old French from Arabic زعفران (za'faran), itself probably from Persian meaning "gold leaves".
SONA (1) f Indian, Hindi
Means "gold" in Hindi, derived from Sanskrit सुवर्ण (suvarna) meaning literally "good colour".
SONAL f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
From Hindi सोना (sona), Marathi सोन (son) or Gujarati સોનું (sonum) meaning "gold", all derived from Sanskrit सुवर्ण (suvarna) meaning literally "good colour".
SOVANNA f Khmer
Means "golden, dream" in Khmer.
SWARNA m & f Indian, Telugu, Hindi
Means "good colour" or "golden", a contraction of the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" and वर्ण (varna) meaning "colour". This is a transcription of both the masculine form स्वर्ण and the feminine form स्वर्णा.
VANNA (2) f & m Khmer
Means "golden" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
VOSKI f & m Armenian
Means "gold" in Armenian.
WORKNEH m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "you are gold", from Amharic ወርቅ (warq) meaning "gold".
ZARATHUSTRA m History
Possibly means "golden camel" in Old Iranian, derived from zarat meaning "golden" combined with ushtra meaning "camel". Zarathustra was the Persian prophet who founded the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism about the 10th century BC.
ZAREEN f Urdu
Variant of ZARINA.
ZLATAN m Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Slovene
Means "golden", a derivative of the Slavic word zlato "gold".
ZLOTA f Jewish (Rare)
From Polish złoto "gold", used as a translation of Yiddish Golda.