Anima 1fIndian, Hindi Means "minuteness" from Sanskrit अणिमन (animan). In yoga texts, this is the name of the ability to make oneself infinitely small so to be invisible.
AodhánmIrish, Scottish, Irish Mythology From the old Irish name Áedán meaning "little fire", a diminutive of Áed (see Aodh). This was the name of an Irish monk and saint of the 7th century. It was also borne by several characters in Irish mythology.
BláthnatfIrish, Irish Mythology Means "little flower" from the Irish word blath "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend she was a maiden abducted and married by Cú Roí. She was rescued by Cúchulainn, who killed her husband, but she was in turn murdered by one of Cú Roí's loyal servants.
CaligulamHistory Means "little boot" in Latin. This was a nickname for the Roman emperor Gaius Caesar Germanicus given to him in his youth by his father's soldiers.
FraukefGerman Means "little lady", derived from German frau combined with a diminutive suffix.
KoharufJapanese From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" or 心 (ko) meaning "heart" combined with 春 (haru) meaning "spring". The compound word 小春 means "late summer". Other combinations of kanji characters can form this name as well.
Loganm & fScottish, English From a surname that was originally derived from a Scottish place name meaning "little hollow" in Scottish Gaelic.
LuminițafRomanian Means "little light", derived from Romanian lumina "light" combined with a diminutive suffix.
MaimufEstonian Means "little" in Estonian. This is the name of a girl in the story Maimu (1889) by the Estonian writer August Kitzberg.
MuadhnaitfIrish Means "little noble one", derived from Irish muadh "noble, good" combined with a diminutive suffix.
NaomhánmIrish, Scottish Means "little saint", derived from Irish naomh "saint" combined with a diminutive suffix.
OdharnaitfIrish Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix.
OdhránmIrish Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a saint who travelled with Saint Columba through Scotland.
RochellefEnglish From the name of the French city La Rochelle, meaning "little rock". It first became commonly used as a given name in America in the 1930s, probably due to the fame of actress Rochelle Hudson (1914-1972) and because of the similarity to the name Rachel.
RónánmIrish Means "little seal", derived from Irish rón "seal" combined with a diminutive suffix.
RyanmIrish, English From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Riain meaning "descendant of Rían". The given name Rían probably means "little king" (from Irish rí "king" combined with a diminutive suffix).
UrsulafEnglish, Swedish, Danish, German, Dutch, Finnish, Late Roman Means "little bear", derived from a diminutive form of the Latin word ursa "she-bear". Saint Ursula was a legendary virgin princess of the 4th century who was martyred by the Huns while returning from a pilgrimage. In England the saint was popular during the Middle Ages, and the name came into general use at that time.
VaughnmWelsh, English From a Welsh surname that was derived from Welsh bychan meaning "little".
VeslemøyfNorwegian Means "little girl" from Norwegian vesle "little" and møy "girl". This name was created by Norwegian writer Arne Garborg for the main character in his poem Haugtussa (1895).