Names Categorized "green"

This is a list of names in which the categories include green.
gender
usage
Silvestro m Italian
Italian form of Silvester.
Sílvia f Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of Silvia.
Silvia f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, German, Dutch, English, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of Silvius. Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. This was also the name of a 6th-century saint, the mother of the pope Gregory the Great. It has been a common name in Italy since the Middle Ages. It was introduced to England by Shakespeare, who used it for a character in his play The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1594). It is now more commonly spelled Sylvia in the English-speaking world.
Silvie f Czech
Czech form of Silvia.
Silvija f Latvian, Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Form of Silvia in several languages.
Silvius m Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin silva meaning "wood, forest". This was the family name of several of the legendary kings of Alba Longa. It was also the name of an early saint martyred in Alexandria.
Silviya f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Silvia.
Sly m English
Short form of Sylvester. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a well-known bearer of this nickname.
Sølvi f Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Solveig. It is also used as a short form of Silvia.
Sorrel f English (Rare)
From the name of the sour tasting plant, which may ultimately derive from Germanic sur "sour".
Spring f English
From the name of the season, ultimately from Old English springan "to leap, to burst forth".
Sylvain m French
French form of Silvanus.
Sylvaine f French
French feminine form of Silvanus.
Sylvester m English, German, Danish
Medieval variant of Silvester. This is currently the usual English spelling of the name. A famous bearer is the American actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-).
Sylvestre m French
French form of Silvester.
Sylvi f Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
Norwegian and Swedish variant of Solveig. It is also used as a short form of Sylvia.
Sylvia f English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Variant of Silvia. This has been the most common English spelling since the 19th century.
Sylviane f French
Variant of Sylvaine.
Sylvie f French, Czech
French and Czech form of Silvia.
Sylwester m Polish
Polish form of Silvester.
Sylwia f Polish
Polish form of Silvia.
Szilveszter m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Silvester.
Szilvia f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Silvia.
Taiki m Japanese
From Japanese (tai) meaning "big, great" and (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Tamar f Hebrew, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "date palm" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament Tamar was the daughter-in-law of Judah and later his wife. This was also the name of a daughter of King David. She was raped by her half-brother Amnon, leading to his murder by her brother Absalom. The name was borne by a 12th-century ruling queen of Georgia who presided over the kingdom at the peak of its power.
Tamara f Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Hungarian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Lithuanian, Georgian
Russian form of Tamar. Russian performers such as Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978), Tamara Drasin (1905-1943), Tamara Geva (1907-1997) and Tamara Toumanova (1919-1996) introduced it to the English-speaking world. It was also borne by the Polish cubist painter Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980).
Tamari f Georgian
Form of Tamar with the nominative suffix, used in Georgian when the name is written stand-alone.
Tamera f English
Variant of Tamara.
Tami f English
Variant of Tammy.
Tamia f English (Modern)
Elaborated form of the popular name syllable Tam, from names such as Tamara or Tamika. It was popularized by Canadian singer Tamia Hill (1975-), who is known simply as Tamia.
Tammi f English
Variant of Tammy.
Tammie f English
Variant of Tammy.
Tammy f English
Short form of Tamara and other names beginning with Tam.
Tamra f English
Contracted form of Tamara.
Teal f English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of duck or the greenish-blue colour.
Thamar f Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Tamar used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. In the Greek Bible this spelling is used only for the daughter-in-law of Judah, with the spelling Θημάρ (Themar) for the daughter of David.
Thanh f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (thanh) meaning "blue, green, young" or (thanh) meaning "sound, voice, tone".
Toma 1 f Russian
Diminutive of Tamara.
Tomer m Hebrew
Means "palm tree" in Hebrew.
Trúc m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (trúc) meaning "bamboo".
Tuija f Finnish
Means "cedar" in Finnish.
Tye m English
From a surname meaning "pasture" in Middle English.
Uaithne m Irish
Means "green" in Irish Gaelic.
Verbena f Various
From the name of the verbena plant, which is derived from Latin verbena meaning "leaves, twigs".
Vesa 1 m Finnish
Means "sprout, young tree" in Finnish.
Vipin m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam
Means "forest" in Sanskrit.
Wei m & f Chinese
From Chinese (wēi) meaning "power, pomp", (wēi) meaning "high, lofty, towering" or (wěi) meaning "great, robust, extraordinary". As a feminine name it can come from (wēi) meaning "small" or (wēi) meaning "fern". This name can be formed by other Chinese characters besides those shown here.
Wes m English
Short form of Wesley.
Wesley m English
From a surname that was derived from a place name, itself meaning "west meadow" from Old English west "west" and leah "woodland, clearing". It has been sometimes given in honour of John Wesley (1703-1791), the founder of Methodism.
Wido m Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element witu "wood" or wit "wide". From early times this name has been confused with the Latin name Vitus.
Wilford m English
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "willow ford" in Old English.
Willoughby m English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "willow town" in Old English.
Willow f English (Modern)
From the name of the tree, which is ultimately derived from Old English welig.
Wilt m English
Short form of Wilton. This name was borne by basketball player Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999).
Wilton m English
From a surname that was derived from the names of several English towns. The town names mean variously "willow town", "well town" or "town on the River Wylye" in Old English. The river name is itself of Celtic origin, possibly meaning "tricky".
Yaling f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (líng) meaning "tinkling of jade". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
Yasen m Bulgarian
Means both "ash tree" and "clear, serene" in Bulgarian.
Yavor m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Javor.
Yesenia f Spanish (Latin American)
From Jessenia, the genus name of a variety of palm trees found in South America. As a given name, it was popularized by the writer Yolanda Vargas Dulché in the 1970 Mexican telenovela Yesenia and the 1971 film adaptation.
Yeseniya f Russian
Russian form of Yesenia. The 1971 Mexican movie was extremely popular in the Soviet Union.
Yeşim f Turkish
Means "jade" in Turkish.
Yonca f Turkish
Means "clover" in Turkish.
York m English
From a surname, which was derived from York, the name of a city in northern England. The city name was originally Eburacon, Latinized as Eboracum, meaning "yew" in Brythonic, but it was altered by association with Old English Eoforwic, meaning "pig farm".
Yu f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", () meaning "pleasant, delightful" or () meaning "rain". Other characters can form this name as well.
Yuina f Japanese
From Japanese (yui) meaning "tie, bind" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yūna f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or () meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" or (na), a phonetic character. Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
Yuuna f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優菜 or 優奈 or 柚菜 (see Yūna).
Yves m French
Medieval French form of Ivo 1. This was the name of two French saints: an 11th-century bishop of Chartres and a 13th-century parish priest and lawyer, also known as Ivo of Kermartin, the patron saint of Brittany.
Yvette f French, English
French feminine form of Yves.
Yvo m Dutch
Variant of Ivo 1.
Yvon m French
Medieval diminutive of Yves.
Yvonne f French, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French feminine form of Yvon. It has been regularly used in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century.
Zümra f Turkish
From Turkish zümrüt meaning "emerald", derived via Arabic from Greek σμάραγδος (smaragdos).