Names Categorized "masculine forms"

This is a list of names in which the categories include masculine forms.
gender
usage
Agafon m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Agathon.
Agapios m Greek, Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Agape. This was the name of a saint from Caesarea who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century.
Agathon m Ancient Greek
Greek masculine form of Agatha.
Aimé m French
From Old French Amé, the masculine form of Amée (see Amy).
Ajnur m Bosnian
Bosnian masculine form of Aynur.
Alby m Irish
Anglicized masculine form of Ailbhe.
Alin m Romanian
Possibly a Romanian masculine form of Alina. Alternatively it may derive from Romanian alina "to soothe".
Amé m Medieval French
Old French form of Aimé.
Amel 1 m Bosnian
Bosnian masculine form of Amal 1.
Amis m Medieval English, Medieval French
Medieval name, a masculine form of Amice. It appears in the medieval French poem Amis and Amiles, about two friends who make sacrifices for one another.
Amyas m English (Rare)
Meaning unknown, perhaps a derivative of Amis. Alternatively, it may come from a surname that originally indicated that the bearer was from the city of Amiens in France. Edmund Spenser used this name for a minor character in his epic poem The Faerie Queene (1590).
Anastasie f & m French, Romanian (Rare)
French form of Anastasia (feminine) and Romanian form of Anastasius (masculine).
Anastasio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Anastasius.
Annunziato m Italian
Masculine form of Annunziata.
Artem m Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of Artemios. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Артём (see Artyom).
Artemio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Artemios.
Artemios m Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name that was derived from the name of the Greek goddess Artemis. This was the name of a 4th-century general in the Roman army who is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
Artemisios m Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name that was derived from the name of the Greek goddess Artemis.
Artemiy m Russian
Russian variant form of Artemios.
Artjoms m Latvian
Latvian form of Artemios.
Artsiom m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Artemios.
Artsyom m Belarusian
Alternate transcription of Belarusian Арцём (see Artsiom).
Artyom m Russian
Russian form of Artemios.
Bahij m Arabic
Masculine form of Bahija.
Beatus m Late Roman
Masculine form of Beata. According to legend, Saint Beatus was ordained a priest by Saint Peter and evangelized in Switzerland. Another saint by this name was an 8th-century Asturian theologian.
Bjarki m Icelandic
Masculine form of Björk.
Caecilius m Ancient Roman
Original Latin masculine form of Cecilia.
Camille f & m French, English
French feminine and masculine form of Camilla. It is also used in the English-speaking world, where it is generally only feminine.
Candelario m Spanish
Masculine form of Candelaria.
Candide m & f French (Rare), Literature
French form of Candidus or Candida. The French philosopher and author Voltaire used this name for the main character (a male) in his satire Candide (1759). In French candide also means "naive", which is descriptive of the book's protagonist.
Cándido m Spanish
Spanish form of Candidus.
Cândido m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Candidus.
Candido m Italian
Italian form of Candidus.
Candidus m Late Roman
Masculine form of Candida. This name was borne by a few early saints and martyrs.
Caomh m Ancient Irish
Masculine form of Caoimhe.
Caomhán m Ancient Irish
Diminutive of Caomh. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
Carmelo m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian masculine form of Carmel.
Carmine m Italian
Italian masculine form of Carmen.
Carmo m & f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Carmel.
Cassander m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κάσσανδρος (Kassandros), the masculine form of Cassandra. This was the name of a 3rd-century BC king of Macedon.
Cătălin m Romanian
Romanian masculine form of Katherine.
Cecil m English
From the Roman name Caecilius (see Cecilia). This was the name of a 3rd-century saint, a companion of Saint Cyprian. Though it was in use during the Middle Ages in England, it did not become common until the 19th century when it was given in honour of the noble Cecil family, who had been prominent since the 16th century. Their surname was derived from the Welsh given name Seisyll, which was derived from the Roman name Sextilius, a derivative of Sextus.
Cecílio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Caecilius (see Cecilia).
Cecilio m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Caecilius (see Cecilia).
Céleste f & m French
French feminine and masculine form of Caelestis.
Celeste f & m Italian, English
Italian feminine and masculine form of Caelestis. It is also the English feminine form.
Chand m Indian, Hindi
Modern masculine form of Chanda.
Clair m French, English
French form of Clarus (see Clara).
Clarus m Late Roman
Masculine Latin form of Clara. This was the name of several early saints.
Claude m & f French, English
French masculine and feminine form of Claudius. In France the masculine name has been common since the Middle Ages due to the 7th-century Saint Claude of Besançon. It was imported to Britain in the 16th century by the aristocratic Hamilton family, who had French connections. A famous bearer of this name was the French impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Concetto m Italian
Masculine form of Concetta.
Cvetko m Slovene
Masculine form of Cvetka.
Deep m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीप, Gujarati દીપા, Bengali দীপ or Gurmukhi ਦੀਪ (see Dip).
Delphinus m Late Roman
Masculine form of Delphina. Saint Delphinus was a 4th-century bishop of Bordeaux.
Demeter 2 m Slovak, Hungarian
Slovak and Hungarian form of Demetrius.
Demetrio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Demetrius.
Demetrios m Ancient Greek, Greek
Ancient Greek form of Demetrius, as well as an alternate transcription of the Modern Greek form Dimitrios.
Demetrius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Δημήτριος (Demetrios), which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess Demeter 1. Kings of Macedon and the Seleucid kingdom have had this name. This was also the name of several early saints including a Saint Demetrius who was martyred in the 4th century.
Désiré m French
Masculine form of Désirée.
Dhimitër m Albanian
Albanian form of Demetrius.
Dimitar m Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Demetrius.
Dimitri m Russian, French
Variant of Dmitriy, using the Church Slavic spelling.
Dimitrij m Slovene, Macedonian
Slovene and Macedonian form of Demetrius.
Dimitrije m Serbian
Serbian form of Demetrius.
Dimitris m Greek
Modern Greek variant of Demetrios.
Dip m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Masculine form of Dipa.
Dmitar m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Demetrius.
Dmitri m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Дмитрий (see Dmitriy).
Dmitrii m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Дмитрий (see Dmitriy).
Dmitriy m Russian
Russian form of Demetrius. A famous bearer was Dmitriy Mendeleev (1834-1907), the Russian chemist who devised the periodic table.
Dmitry m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Дмитрий (see Dmitriy).
Dmytro m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Demetrius.
Dominique f & m French
French feminine and masculine form of Dominic.
Dömötör m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Demetrius.
Dorofei m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Дорофей (see Dorofey).
Dorofey m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Dorotheos (see Dorothea).
Dorotheos m Greek, Late Greek
Greek masculine form of Dorothea.
Dorotheus m Late Roman
Latinized form of Dorotheos.
Dumitru m Romanian
Romanian form of Demetrius.
Dzidris m Latvian
Masculine form of Dzidra.
Dzmitry m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Demetrius.
Dzvezdan m Macedonian
Masculine form of Dzvezda.
Edur m Basque (Rare)
Masculine form of Edurne.
Elián m Various
In the case of Elián Gonzalez (1993-) it is a combination of Elizabeth and Juan 1, the names of his parents.
Endel m Estonian
Masculine form of Endla.
Euphemios m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Euphemia.
Felicius m Late Roman
Masculine form of Felicia. This was the name of a 4th-century saint, a companion of Saint Castor of Karden.
Florent m French
French masculine form of Florentius (see Florence).
Florentius m Late Roman
Original masculine form of Florence.
Gildo m Italian
Masculine form of Gilda.
Hortensius m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Hortensia.
Hyacinthe m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of Hyacinthus.
Hypatos m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Hypatia.
Ingo m German, Ancient Germanic
German masculine form of Inge.
Iovita m & f Ancient Roman
Latin masculine and feminine form of Jovita.
Ipati m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Ипатий (see Ipatiy).
Ipatiy m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of the Greek name Ὕπατος (Hypatos), the masculine form of Hypatia.
Isaurus m Late Roman
Masculine form of Isaura. This was the name of an early saint who was martyred in Macedon.
Jaffe m & f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יָפֶה (see Yafe).
Jai m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi जय (see Jay 2), as well as a Tamil masculine form of Jaya.
Jasmin 2 m Bosnian
Bosnian masculine form of Jasmine.
Jay 2 m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern (northern Indian) masculine form of Jaya.
Kalin m Bulgarian
Masculine form of Kalina.
Kleopatros m Ancient Greek
Greek masculine form of Cleopatra.
Laelius m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Laelia.
Lalit m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Masculine form of Lalita.
Lauro m Italian
Italian form of Laurus (see Laura).
Laurus m Late Roman
Original masculine form of Laura.
Lavr m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Laurus (see Laura).
Lelio m Italian
Italian form of Laelius (see Laelia).
Leocadio m Spanish
Masculine form of Leocadia.
Leocadius m Late Roman
Masculine form of Leocadia.
Léonce m & f French
French form of Leontios, also used as a feminine name.
Léonide m & f French (Rare)
French masculine and feminine form of Leonidas.
Lilian f & m English, French
English variant of Lillian, as well as a French masculine form.
Livianus m Ancient Roman
Latin masculine form of Liviana.
Ljudmil m Macedonian
Macedonian masculine form of Ludmila.
Lúcio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Lucius.
Lucio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Lucius.
Lucretius m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Lucretia. This name was borne by 1st-century BC Roman poet Titus Lucretius Carus.
Lyudmil m Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Bulgarian masculine form of Ludmila.
Maj 1 m Slovene
Either a masculine form of Maja 1, or else from the Slovene name for the month of May.
Marián m Slovak, Czech, Hungarian (Rare)
Slovak, Czech and Hungarian form of Marianus.
Marian 2 m Polish, Czech, Romanian
Polish, Czech and Romanian form of Marianus. It is sometimes used as a masculine form of Maria.
Mariano m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Marianus. It is also used as a masculine form of Maria.
Marijan m Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of Marianus.
Marijn m & f Dutch
Dutch masculine and feminine form of Marinus.
Marijo m Croatian
Croatian form of Marius.
Marijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Marius.
Mario m Italian, Spanish, German, Croatian
Italian and Spanish form of Marius. Famous bearers include American racecar driver Mario Andretti (1940-) and Canadian hockey player Mario Lemieux (1965-). It is also borne by a Nintendo video game character, a mustached Italian plumber, who debuted as the playable hero of Shigeru Miyamoto's Donkey Kong in 1981. He was reportedly named after Mario Segale (1934-2018), an American businessman who rented a warehouse to Nintendo.
Marios m Greek
Greek form of Marius.
Marius m Ancient Roman, Romanian, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, French, Lithuanian
Roman family name that was derived either from Mars, the name of the Roman god of War, or else from the Latin root mas, maris meaning "male". Gaius Marius was a famous Roman consul of the 2nd century BC. Since the start of the Christian era, it has occasionally been used as a masculine form of Maria.
Mariusz m Polish
Polish form of Marius.
Marjan 2 m Slovene, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian
Slovene, Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of Marianus.
Modeste m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of Modestus.
Narcisse m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of Narcissus. This is also the French word for the narcissus flower.
Natale m Italian
Masculine form of Natalia.
Natalino m Italian
Diminutive of Natale.
Natalio m Spanish
Masculine form of Natalia.
Natalius m Late Roman
Masculine form of Natalia (see Natalie).
Nedelcho m Bulgarian
Masculine form of Nedelya.
Nermin m & f Bosnian, Turkish, Arabic (Egyptian)
From Persian نرم (narm) meaning "soft, gentle". It is typically masculine in Bosnian, and feminine in Turkish and Arabic.
Neven m Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Masculine form of Nevena.
Nunzio m Italian
Masculine short form of Annunziata. It also coincides with the related Italian word nunzio "messenger" (ultimately from Latin nuntius).
Odilo m Ancient Germanic
Masculine form of Odilia.
Odilon m French (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
French masculine form of Odilia.
Paraskevas m Greek, Late Greek
Masculine form of Paraskeve.
Placide m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of Placidus (see Placido).
Priscus m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Prisca.
Sabino m Italian
Italian form of Sabinus (see Sabina).
Sabinus m Ancient Roman
Latin masculine form of Sabina.
Sanel m Croatian
Masculine form of Sanela.
Sanjin m Croatian
Masculine form of Sanja.
Saulius m Lithuanian
Masculine form of Saulė. This is also the Lithuanian form of Saul.
Savino m Italian
Italian variant form of Sabinus (see Sabina).
Serafeim m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Σεραφείμ (see Serafim).
Serafim m Greek, Portuguese, Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Form of Seraphinus (see Seraphina) in various languages.
Serafin m Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Seraphinus (see Seraphina).
Serafino m Italian
Italian form of Seraphinus (see Seraphina).
Séraphin m French
French form of Seraphinus (see Seraphina).
Seraphinus m Late Roman
Masculine form of Seraphina.
Silvijo m Croatian
Croatian form of Silvius.
Sílvio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Silvius.
Silvio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Silvius.
Silviu m Romanian
Romanian form of Silvius.
Sushil m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Modern masculine form of Sushila.
Tatianus m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Tatiana.
Tijan m Slovene
Possibly a short form of Sebastijan or Kristijan, or a masculine form of Tijana.
Tyoma m Russian
Diminutive of Artyom.
Uttar m Indian (Rare), Hindi (Rare)
Modern masculine form of Uttara.
Vanja m & f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Norwegian
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene (masculine and feminine) form of Vanya. It is also used in Scandinavia, where it is primarily feminine.
Vedad m Bosnian
Bosnian masculine form of Widad.
Vedat m Turkish
Turkish masculine form of Widad.
Verginius m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Virginia.
Vijay m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi
Modern masculine form of Vijaya.
Viljar 1 m Estonian
Estonian masculine form of Vilja.
Yafe m & f Hebrew
Variant and masculine form of Yaffa.
Yaffe m & f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יָפֶה (see Yafe).
Yefim m Russian
Russian vernacular form of Euthymius.
Zenobios m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Zenobia.
Zinoviy m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of the Greek name Ζηνόβιος (Zenobios), the masculine form of Zenobia.
Zinovy m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Зиновий (see Zinoviy).
Zoran m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Masculine form of Zora.