Abd al-Malik m Arabic
Means "servant of the king"
from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al)
meaning "servant of the" combined with ملك (malik)
meaning "king". This was the name of the fifth Umayyad caliph, who made Arabic the official language of the empire.
Krešimir m Croatian
From the Slavic elements kresu
"spark, light, rouse" and miru
"peace, world". This was the name of four kings of Croatia.
Melchior m Dutch (Rare), Judeo-Christian Legend
Possibly from the Hebrew roots מֶלֶכְ (melekh)
meaning "king" and אוֹר ('or)
meaning "light". This was a name traditionally assigned to one of the wise men (also known as the Magi, or three kings) who were said to have visited the newborn Jesus
. According to medieval tradition he was a king of Persia.
Melqart m Semitic Mythology
Means "king of the city"
, from Phoenician mlk
"king" and qrt
"city". This was the name of a Phoenician god worshipped especially in the city of Tyre.
Shahjahan m Urdu
Means "king of the world"
from Persian شاه (shah)
meaning "king" and جهان (jahan)
meaning "world". This was the name of the 17th-century Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal.
Tariel m Literature, Georgian
Created by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic The Knight in the Panther's Skin
. He may have based it on Persian تاجور (tajvar)
meaning "king" or تار (tar)
meaning "dark, obscure" combined with یل (yal)
meaning "hero". In the poem Tariel, the titular knight who wears a panther skin, is an Indian prince who becomes a companion of Avtandil
Vercingetorix m Gaulish
Means "king over warriors"
from Gaulish ver
"on, over" combined with cingeto
"marching men, warriors" and rix
"king". This name was borne by a chieftain of the Gaulish tribe the Arverni. He led the resistance against Julius Caesar's attempts to conquer Gaul, but he was eventually defeated, brought to Rome, and executed.
Yijun m & f Chinese
From Chinese 怡 (yí)
meaning "joy, harmony" combined with 君 (jūn)
meaning "king, ruler". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.