Names Categorized "journalists"

This is a list of names in which the categories include journalists.
Anderson m English
From a surname meaning "son of Andrew".
Banu f Turkish
From Persian بانو (banu) meaning "lady".
Bryant m English
From a surname that was derived from the given name Brian.
Charissa f English
Elaborated form of Charis. Edmund Spencer used it in his epic poem The Faerie Queene (1590).
Dana 1 f Romanian, Czech, Slovak, German, Hebrew
Feminine form of Daniel or Dan 1.
Elita f Latvian
Meaning unknown.
Errol m English
From a surname that was originally derived from a Scottish place name. It was popularized as a given name by the Australian actor Errol Flynn (1909-1959).
Gabe m English
Short form of Gabriel.
Germaine f French
French feminine form of Germain. Saint Germaine was a 16th-century peasant girl from France.
Greta f German, Italian, Swedish, Lithuanian, Polish, English
Short form of Margareta. A famous bearer of this name was the Swedish actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990).
Hallie f English
Diminutive of Harriet.
Hunter m & f English
From an occupational English surname for a hunter, derived from Old English hunta. A famous bearer was the eccentric American journalist Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005).
Isagani m Filipino, Tagalog
Possibly from Tagalog masaganang ani meaning "bountiful harvest". This is the name of a character in the novel El Filibusterismo (1891) by José Rizal.
Jamal m Arabic, African American
Means "beauty" in Arabic.
Johana f Czech, Spanish (Latin American)
Czech form of Iohanna (see Joanna). This form is also used in Spanish-speaking Latin America.
Lesley f & m English
Variant of Leslie.
Lester m English
From a surname that was derived from the name of the city of Leicester, originally denoting a person who was from that place. The city's name is derived from the river name Ligore combined with Latin castra "camp".
Mehdi m Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Persian and North African form of Mahdi.
Morley m English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally from an Old English place name meaning "marsh clearing".
Muriel f English, French, Irish
Medieval English form of a Breton name that was probably related to the Irish name Muirgel. The Normans brought it to England from Brittany. In the modern era it was popularized by a character from Dinah Craik's novel John Halifax, Gentleman (1856).
Shaquille m English (Modern)
Variant of Shakil. This name is borne by basketball player Shaquille O'Neal (1972-).
Soledad f Spanish
Means "solitude" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, María de Soledad, meaning "Mary of Solitude".
Sorrel f English (Rare)
From the name of the sour tasting plant, which may ultimately derive from Germanic sur "sour".
Stone m English (Modern)
From the English vocabulary word, ultimately from Old English stan.
Tucker m English (Modern)
From an occupational surname for a cloth fuller, derived from Old English tucian meaning "offend, torment". A fuller was a person who cleaned and thickened raw cloth by pounding it.
Yoshiko f Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "joy, pleased" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.