Names Categorized "heart"

This is a list of names in which the categories include heart.
Ajei f Indigenous American, Navajo
From Navajo ajéí meaning "heart".
Avtandil m Georgian, Literature
Created by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic The Knight in the Panther's Skin. Rustaveli based it on Persian آفتاب (aftab) meaning "sunshine" and دل (del) meaning "heart". In the poem Avtandil is a knight who is sent by Tinatin to search for the mysterious knight of the title.
Bihotz f Basque
Means "heart" in Basque.
Caleb m English, Biblical
Most likely related to Hebrew כֶּלֶב (kelev) meaning "dog". An alternate theory connects it to Hebrew כָּל (kal) meaning "whole, all of" and לֵב (lev) meaning "heart". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent by Moses into Canaan. Of the Israelites who left Egypt with Moses, Caleb and Joshua were the only ones who lived to see the Promised Land.... [more]
Chaleb m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Caleb used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
Cordula f German
Late Latin name meaning "heart" from Latin cor (genitive cordis). Saint Cordula was one of the 4th-century companions of Saint Ursula.
Croía f Irish (Modern)
From Irish croí meaning "heart". This name was used by Irish martial artist Conor McGregor for his daughter born 2019.
Delara f Persian
Means "adorning the heart", from Persian دل (del) meaning "heart" and آرا (ara) meaning "decorate, adorn".
Delshad m & f Persian (Rare)
Means "happy heart, cheerful" in Persian, from دل (del) meaning "heart" and شاد (shad) meaning "happy".
Dilara f Turkish
Turkish form of Delara.
Dilşad f & m Turkish, Kurdish
Turkish (feminine) and Kurdish (masculine) form of Delshad.
Dilshad m & f Urdu
Urdu form of Delshad.
Fouad m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فؤاد (see Fuad).
Fuad m Arabic
Derived from Arabic فؤاد (fu'ad) meaning "heart".
Fuat m Turkish
Turkish form of Fuad.
Gönül f Turkish
Means "heart" in Turkish.
Gulisa f Georgian
Means "of the heart" in Georgian, from გულის (gulis), the genitive of გული (guli) meaning "heart".
Hailwic f Germanic
Old German variant of Heilwig.
Hauke m Frisian, German
Frisian short form of Old German given names containing the element hugu meaning "mind, thought, spirit".
Heilwig f German (Rare), Germanic
Derived from the Old German elements heil "healthy, whole" and wig "war".
Hillevi f Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish form of Heilwig.
Hoebaer m Limburgish
Limburgish form of Hubert. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Hubert.
Hubert m English, German, Dutch, French, Polish, Czech, Germanic
Means "bright heart", derived from the Old German elements hugu "mind, thought, spirit" and beraht "bright". Saint Hubert was an 8th-century bishop of Maastricht who is considered the patron saint of hunters. The Normans brought the name to England, where it replaced an Old English cognate Hygebeorht. It died out during the Middle Ages but was revived in the 19th century.
Hubrecht m Dutch (Archaic)
Dutch variant of Hubert.
Hug m Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of Hugh.
Hugh m English
From the Germanic name Hugo, derived from the Old Frankish element hugi, Old High German hugu meaning "mind, thought, spirit" (Proto-Germanic *hugiz). It was common among Frankish and French nobility, being borne by Hugh Capet, a 10th-century king of France who founded the Capetian dynasty. The Normans brought the name to England and it became common there, even more so after the time of the 12th-century bishop Saint Hugh of Lincoln, who was known for his charity. This was also the name of kings of Cyprus and the crusader kingdom of Jerusalem. The name is used in Ireland and Scotland as the Anglicized form of Aodh and Ùisdean.
Hughard m Germanic
Derived from the Old German elements hugu "mind, thought, spirit" and hart "hard, firm, brave, hardy".
Hugleikr m Old Norse
Old Norse name derived from hugr "mind, thought, mood" and leikr "play".
Hugo m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Dutch, German, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Germanic
Old German form of Hugh. As a surname it has belonged to the French author Victor Hugo (1802-1885), the writer of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables.
Hugubert m Germanic
Old German form of Hubert.
Hugues m French
French form of Hugh.
Huguette f French
Feminine form of Hugues.
Huguo m Germanic
Old German variant of Hugo.
Huub m Dutch
Dutch short form of Hubert.
Huw m Welsh
Welsh form of Hugh.
Janan f Arabic
Means "heart" or "soul" in Arabic.
Kaipo m & f Hawaiian
Means "the sweetheart" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and ipo "sweetheart".
Kaleb m English (Modern)
English variant of Caleb.
Kalev 2 m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Caleb.
Kamon m & f Thai
Means "heart, mind" in Thai.
Koharu f Japanese
From Japanese (ko) meaning "small" or (ko) meaning "heart" combined with (haru) meaning "spring". The compound word 小春 means "late summer". Other combinations of kanji characters can form this name as well.
Kokoro f Japanese
From Japanese (kokoro) meaning "heart, mind, soul" or other kanji and kanji combinations having the same pronunciation. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Könül f Azerbaijani
Means "heart, soul, desire" in Azerbaijani.
Kordian m Polish
Coined by Polish writer Juliusz Słowacki for the title character of his drama Kordian (1833). Słowacki likely based the name on Latin cor "heart" (genitive cordis).
Lev 2 m Hebrew
Means "heart" in Hebrew.
Libi f Hebrew
Means "my heart" in Hebrew.
Obi m & f Western African, Igbo
Means "heart" in Igbo.
Obinna m Western African, Igbo
Means "heart of the father" in Igbo, from óbì "heart, mind" and ńnà "father".
Priya f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali
Means "beloved" in Sanskrit. In Hindu legend this is the name of a daughter of King Daksha.
Shin m Japanese
From Japanese (shin) meaning "real, genuine" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
Sinem f Turkish
Means "my bosom, my breast" in Turkish.
Taddeo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Thaddeus.
Thaddaeus m Biblical
Form of Thaddeus used in most English versions of the New Testament.
Thaddeus m English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From Θαδδαῖος (Thaddaios), the Greek form of the Aramaic name Thaddai. It is possibly derived from a word meaning "heart", but it may in fact be an Aramaic form of a Greek name such as Θεόδωρος (see Theodore). In the Gospel of Matthew, Thaddaeus is listed as one of the twelve apostles, though elsewhere in the New Testament his name is omitted and Jude's appears instead. It is likely that the two names refer to the same person.
Uberto m Italian
Italian form of Hubert.
Ugo m Italian
Italian form of Hugh.
Uilleag m Irish
Either an Irish form of the Old Norse name Hugleikr, or else a diminutive of Uilliam.
Ulick m Irish
Anglicized form of Uilleag.
Xinyi m & f Chinese
From Chinese (xīn) meaning "happy, joyous, delighted" or (xīn) meaning "heart, mind, soul" combined with () meaning "joy, harmony". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
Yolotl f & m Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "heart, spirit" in Nahuatl.
Yolotzin f & m Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "beloved heart" in Nahuatl, from yōllōtl "heart" and the suffix tzin "beloved, revered".
Yoloxochitl f Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Derived from Nahuatl yōllōtl "heart" and xōchitl "flower".
Zamir m Arabic, Urdu, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Kazakh, Tajik
Means "mind, heart, conscience" in Arabic.