Names Categorized "journalists"

This is a list of names in which the categories include journalists.
gender
usage
Alexandrine f French
French diminutive of Alexandra. This was the name of a Danish queen, the wife of King Christian X.
Alissa f English
Variant of Alyssa.
Amare m African American (Modern)
Variant of Amari. This name is borne by basketball player Amar'e Stoudemire (1982-).
Anabel f Spanish
Spanish form of Annabel, also commonly used as a contraction of Ana Isabel.
Anderson m English
From a surname meaning "son of Andrew".
Assumpta f Irish
Latinate form of Asunción, used especially in Ireland.
Banu f Turkish, Azerbaijani
From Persian بانو (banu) meaning "lady".
Berta f Polish, Czech, Hungarian, German, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, Slovene
Form of Bertha in several languages.
Brunella f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Bruno.
Bryant m English
From an English surname that was derived from the given name Brian.
Candela f Spanish
Short form of Candelaria.
Caoilfhionn f Irish
Derived from the Old Irish elements cáel "slender" and finn "fair, white". This was the name of several Irish saints.
Charissa f English
Elaborated form of Charis. Edmund Spencer used it in his epic poem The Faerie Queene (1590).
Charisse f English
From a French surname of unknown meaning. It was used as a given name in honour of American actress and dancer Cyd Charisse (1921-2008).
Claribel f English
Combination of Clara and the common name suffix bel, from Latin bella "beautiful". This name was used by Edmund Spenser in his poem The Faerie Queene (1590; in the form Claribell) and by Shakespeare in his play The Tempest (1611). Alfred Tennyson also wrote a poem entitled Claribel (1830).
Dana 1 f Romanian, Czech, Slovak, German, Hebrew
Feminine form of Daniel or Dan 1.
Darwin m English
From a surname that was derived from the Old English given name Deorwine. The surname was borne by the English naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882), the man who first proposed the theory of natural selection and subsequently revolutionized biology.
Deanna f English
Either a variant of Diana or a feminine form of Dean. This name was popularized by the Canadian actress and singer Deanna Durbin (1921-2013), whose birth name was Edna. Her stage name was a rearrangement of the letters of her real name.
Edmonde f French
French feminine form of Edmund.
Elita f Latvian
Meaning unknown.
Ema 1 f Spanish, Portuguese, Slovene, Croatian, Bosnian, Czech, Slovak, Lithuanian
Form of Emma used in various languages.
Errol m English
From a Scottish surname that was originally derived from village by this name in Perthshire. It was popularized as a given name by the Australian actor Errol Flynn (1909-1959).
Etelvina f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Adalwin.
Ethelinda f English (Archaic)
English form of the Germanic name Adallinda. The name was very rare in medieval times, but it was revived in the early 19th century.
Evangelina f Spanish, English
Latinate form of Evangeline.
Faye f English
Variant of Fay.
Felisa f Spanish
Spanish form of Felicia.
Florinda f Spanish, Portuguese
Elaborated form of Spanish or Portuguese flor meaning "flower".
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.
Gifty f English (African)
From the English word gift. This name is most common in Ghana in Africa.
Gilberte f French
French feminine form of Gilbert.
Gladwin m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from the Old English given name Glædwine.
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).
Gwendolyn f English
Variant of Gwendolen. This is the usual spelling in the United States.
Hallie f English
Diminutive of Harriet.
Hamish m Scottish
Anglicized form of a Sheumais, the vocative case of Seumas.
Hildegard f German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Germanic
Derived from the Old German elements hilt "battle" and gart "enclosure, yard". This was the name of the second wife of Charlemagne (8th century). Also, Saint Hildegard was a 12th-century mystic from Bingen in Germany who was famous for her writings and poetry and also for her prophetic visions.
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.
Jami 1 f English
Variant of Jamie.
Jenelle f English
Combination of Jen and the popular name suffix elle.
Johana f Czech, Spanish (Latin American)
Czech form of Iohanna (see Joanna). This form is also used in Spanish-speaking Latin America.
John m English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Biblical
English form of Iohannes, the Latin form of the Greek name Ἰωάννης (Ioannes), itself derived from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan) meaning "Yahweh is gracious", from the roots יוֹ (yo) referring to the Hebrew God and חָנַן (chanan) meaning "to be gracious". The Hebrew form occurs in the Old Testament (spelled Johanan or Jehohanan in the English version), but this name owes its popularity to two New Testament characters, both highly revered saints. The first is John the Baptist, a Jewish ascetic who is considered the forerunner of Jesus. He baptized Jesus and was later executed by Herod Antipas. The second is the apostle John, who is traditionally regarded as the author of the fourth gospel and Revelation. With the apostles Peter and James (his brother), he was part of the inner circle of Jesus.... [more]
Julitta f History (Ecclesiastical)
Diminutive of Julia. This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred in Tarsus with her young son Quiricus.
Kathi f English
Diminutive of Katherine.
Keelin f Irish
Anglicized form of Caoilfhionn.
Lally f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Lalage.
Lesley f & m English
Variant of Leslie.
Lester m English
From an English 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".
Mabelle f English
Variant of Mabel. It also coincides with the French phrase ma belle meaning "my beautiful".
Macarena f Spanish
From the name of a barrio (district) in Seville, which got its name from a temple that may have been named for a person named Macarius (see Macario). The Virgin of Macarena, that is Mary, is widely venerated in Seville.
Maralyn f English
Variant of Marilyn.
Mary Anne f English
Combination of Mary and Anne 1.
Mehdi m Persian, Azerbaijani, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Persian, Azerbaijani 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, Scottish, Medieval Breton (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Irish Muirgel and Scottish Muireall. A form of this name was also used in Brittany, and it was first introduced to medieval England by Breton settlers in the wake of the Norman Conquest. In the modern era it was popularized by a character from Dinah Craik's novel John Halifax, Gentleman (1856).
Myfanwy f Welsh
From the Welsh prefix my- meaning "my, belonging to me" (an older form of fy) combined with either manwy meaning "fine, delicate" or banwy meaning "woman" (a variant of banw). This was the name of an 1875 Welsh song composed by Joseph Parry.
Peace f English (African)
From the English word peace, ultimately derived from Latin pax. This name is most common in Nigeria and other parts of Africa.
Raimundo m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Raymond.
Rajko m Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Derived from South Slavic raj meaning "paradise".
Robina f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Robin. It originated in Scotland in the 17th century.
Romilly m & f English (British, Rare)
From an English surname that was derived from the name of various Norman towns, themselves from the given name Romilius.
Rudolph m English
English form of Rudolf, imported from Germany in the 19th century. Robert L. May used it in 1939 for his Christmas character Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Seumas m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of James.
Shaquille m African American (Modern)
Variant of Shakil. This name is borne by basketball player Shaquille O'Neal (1972-).
Siani f Welsh
Diminutive of Siân.
Silas m English, Greek, Danish, German, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Probably a short form of Silvanus. This is the name of a companion of Saint Paul in the New Testament. Paul refers to him as Silvanus in his epistles, though it is possible that Silas was in fact a Greek form of the Hebrew name Saul (via Aramaic).... [more]
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, derived from Old French sur "sour", a word of Frankish origin.
Stone m English (Modern)
From the English vocabulary word, ultimately from Old English stan.
Tiziana f Italian
Feminine form of Tiziano.
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.