Names Categorized "help"

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ALEXANDER m English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Greek mythology this was another name of the hero Paris, and it also belongs to several characters in the New Testament. However, the most famous bearer was Alexander the Great, king of Macedon. In the 4th century BC he built a huge empire out of Greece, Egypt, Persia, and parts of India. Due to his fame, and later medieval tales involving him, use of his name spread throughout Europe.... [more]
ALEXIS m & f German, French, English, Greek, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Αλεξις (Alexis) meaning "helper" or "defender", derived from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, to help". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek comic poet, and also of several saints. It is used somewhat interchangeably with the related name Αλεξιος or Alexius, borne by five Byzantine emperors. In the English-speaking world it is more commonly used as a feminine name.
ARNBJÖRG f Icelandic
Icelandic form of ARNBJǪRG.
AÐALBJÖRG f Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".
AWHINA f Maori
Means "help, support" in Maori.
AZRIEL m Biblical
Means "my help is God", derived from Hebrew עָזַר ('azar) meaning "help" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". This was the name of three minor characters in the Old Testament.
BERGLJOT f Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Bergljót, which was composed of the elements berg "protection, help" and ljótr "light".
BIRGER m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Birgir, probably derived from bjarga meaning "help, save, rescue".
BJØRG f Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse bjǫrg meaning "help, save, rescue".
BONACCORSO m Italian (Rare)
From a medieval Italian name derived from bono "good" and accorso "haste, rush, help".
CUIDIGHTHEACH m Ancient Irish
Old Irish byname meaning "helpful".
DAISUKE m Japanese
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" and (suke) meaning "help". Other kanji combinations are possible.
EBENEZER m Biblical
Means "stone of help" in Hebrew. This was the name of a monument erected by Samuel in the Old Testament. Charles Dickens used it for the miserly character Ebenezer Scrooge in his novel 'A Christmas Carol' (1843).
EIR f Norse Mythology, Icelandic, Norwegian
Means "mercy" in Old Norse. This was the name of a Norse goddess of healing and medicine.
ELEAZAR m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אֶלְעָזָר ('El'azar) meaning "my God has helped". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the sons of Aaron.
'ELI'EZER m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ELIEZER.
ELIEZER m Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Hebrew אֱלִיעֶזֶר ('Eli'ezer) meaning "my God is help". In the Old Testament this is the name of both a servant of Abraham and one of the sons of Moses (see Exodus 18:4 for an explanation of the significance of the name).
EZAR m Biblical
Variant of EZER.
EZER m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Seir, as well as several other minor characters.
EZRA m Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. Ezra is a prophet of the Old Testament and the author of the Book of Ezra. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. The American poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was a famous bearer.
GABR m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic جبر (see JABR).
GALCHOBHAR m Ancient Irish
Means "foreign help" in Irish.
GALLCHOBHAR m Irish (Rare)
Irish name derived from gall "stranger" and cabhair "help".
GOTTHILF m German (Rare)
Derived from German Gott "God" and hilf "help". This name was created in the 17th century.
GOTTSCHALK m German (Archaic)
Derived from the Germanic elements god "god" and scalc "servant". Saint Gottschalk was a (perhaps spurious) 11th-century prince of the Wends who was martyred by his brother-in-law.
GUNBORG f Swedish
From the Old Norse name Gunnbjǫrg, derived from the elements gunnr "war" and bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".
HASDRUBAL m Phoenician (Latinized), History
Means "Ba'al helps" from Phoenician azru "help" combined with the name of the god BA'AL. Hasdrubal was a Carthaginian general, the brother of Hannibal.
INGEBORG f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Ingibjǫrg, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with bjǫrg meaning "help, save, rescue".
JABR m Arabic
Means "consolation, assistance" in Arabic.
LAZARUS m Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of Λαζαρος (Lazaros), a Greek form of ELEAZAR used in the New Testament. Lazarus was a man from Bethany, the brother of Mary and Martha, who was restored to life by Jesus.
LAZZARO m Italian
Italian form of LAZARUS.
OPHELIA f English, Literature
Derived from Greek οφελος (ophelos) meaning "help". This name was probably created by the 15th-century poet Jacopo Sannazaro for a character in his poem 'Arcadia'. It was borrowed by Shakespeare for his play 'Hamlet' (1600), in which it belongs to Hamlet's lover who eventually goes insane and drowns herself. In spite of this, the name has been used since the 19th century.
RAGNBJǪRG f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from the elements regin "advice, counsel" and bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".
SOCORRO f Spanish
Means "succour, help, relief" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary María del Socorro meaning "Mary of Perpetual Succour".
ÞÓRBJǪRG f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name meaning "Thor's protection", from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".
U-JIN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe" or (u) meaning "help, protect, bless" combined with (jin) meaning "real, genuine" or (jin) meaning "town, market place". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
ZAHIR m Arabic, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali
Derived from Arabic ظهير (zahir) meaning "helper, supporter". This can also be an alternate transcription of Arabic زاهر (see ZAAHIR (1)) or ظاهر (see ZAAHIR (2)).
ZAN f & m Chinese
From Chinese (zàn) meaning "help, support", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.