Names Categorized "names that seem inappropriate to english natives"

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ASSE m Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element asc meaning "ash tree" or ans meaning "god".
CISSY f English
Variant of SISSY.
FANCY f English (Rare)
From the English word fancy, which means either "like, love, inclination" or "ornamental". It is derived from Middle English fantasie, which comes (via Norman French and Latin) from Greek φαίνω (phaino) meaning "to show, to appear".
FANNIE f English
Variant of FANNY.
FANNY f English, French, Spanish, Swedish
Diminutive of FRANCES, FRANÇOISE or STÉPHANIE. In the English-speaking world this has been a vulgar slang word since the late 19th century, and the name has subsequently dropped out of common use.
FEDORA f Russian (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Russian form of THEODORA. This was the name of an 1898 opera by the Italian composer Umberto Giordano (who based it on an 1882 French play).
FESTER m Popular Culture
From the English word fester meaning "rot, rankle". This is the name of the uncle on the Addams Family television series (1964-1966) and subsequent adaptations.
FLOOR m & f Dutch
Dutch form of Florentius (see FLORENCE) or FLORA.
FLURRY m Irish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
FOKA m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of PHOCAS.
GAE f English (Rare)
Variant of GAY.
GAY f English
From the English word gay meaning "gay, happy". By the mid-20th century the word had acquired the additional meaning of "homosexual", and the name has subsequently dropped out of use.
GAYE (1) f English
Variant of GAY.
GAYE (2) f Turkish
Means "goal" in Turkish.
GAYLORD m English
From an English surname that was derived from Old French gaillard "high-spirited, boisterous". This name was rarely used after the mid-20th century, when the word gay acquired the slang meaning "homosexual".
GORE m English (Rare)
From an English surname meaning "triangular" (from Old English gara), originally referring to someone who lived on a triangular piece of land. A famous bearer is American writer Gore Vidal (1925-).
GUN f Swedish
Modern form of GUNNR.
GUNN f Norwegian
Modern form of GUNNR.
HAM m Biblical
Means "hot, warm" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Ham is one of Noah's three sons, along with Shem and Japheth. He was the ancestor of the Egyptians and Canaanites.
HARDMAN m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of HARTMANN.
HARM m Dutch
Dutch short form of HERMAN.
HARSH m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Northern Indian form of HARSHA.
JAM m Persian Mythology
Persian form of Avestan Yima meaning "twin" (related to Sanskrit Yama). This was the name of a mythological king, more commonly called Jamshid.
JERK m Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ERIK.
JERKER m Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ERIK.
JOCK m Scottish
Scottish form of JACK.
LAGINA f African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name GINA.
LOT (1) m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "covering, veil" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a nephew of Abraham. Before Sodom was destroyed by God, he was directed to flee the city without looking back. However, his wife looked back on the destruction and was turned into a pillar of salt.
LOT (2) m Arthurian Romance
From the name of the region of Lothian in southern Scotland, of unknown meaning. A king of Lothian by this name appears in early Latin and Welsh texts (as Leudonus and Lewdwn respectively). He was inserted into Arthurian legend by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, who makes him the father of Gawain.
MASTERMAN m English (Rare)
From a surname that originally belonged to a person who worked as a servant.
MESSIAH m Theology, English (Modern)
From the English word meaning "saviour", ultimately from Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (mashiyach) meaning "anointed". The word appears in the Old Testament referring to a future king of the Jewish people. In the New Testament it is translated as Christ and is used as a title of Jesus.
MORDAD f Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of AMORDAD. This is the name of the fifth month in the Iranian calendar.
NAIL m Arabic, Tatar
Means "attainer" in Arabic.
ORAL m English
Meaning uncertain. This name was borne by the influential American evangelist Oral Roberts (1918-2009), who was apparently named by his cousin.
ORALEE f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of AURÉLIE.
ORALIE f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of AURÉLIE.
PANSY f English
From the English word for a type of flower, ultimately deriving from Old French pensee "thought".
PHILANDER m English (Archaic), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Φίλανδρος (Philandros) meaning "friend of man" from Greek φίλος (philos) meaning "friend" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός). It was the name of a son of Apollo with the nymph Acalle. In the 18th century this was coined as a word meaning "to womanize", and the name subsequently dropped out of use.
PORNTIP f Thai
Means "divine blessing", derived from Thai พร (phon) meaning "blessing" and ทิพย์ (thip) meaning "divine".
PRISSY f English
Diminutive of PRISCILLA.
PRUNE f French
Means "plum" in French.
RANDY m & f English
Diminutive of RANDALL, RANDOLF or MIRANDA.
ROAR m Norwegian
Newer Scandinavian form of HRÓARR.
SEMEN m Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of SIMON (1), as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Семён (see SEMYON).
SEXTILIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of SEXTUS.
SEXTUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "sixth" in Latin. It was traditionally given to the sixth child.
SISSIE f English
Variant of SISSY.
SISSY f English
Diminutive of CECILIA, FRANCES or PRISCILLA. It can also be taken from the nickname, which originated as a nursery form of the word sister.
SIXTEN m Swedish
From the Old Norse name Sigsteinn, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and steinn "stone".
SIXTINE f French
French feminine form of SIXTUS.
SIXTUS m Late Roman
Probably the Latin form of the Greek name Ξύστος (Xystos) meaning "scraped, polished". This name was borne by five popes. The first pope by this name was the sixth to serve after Saint Peter, so there is a possibility that this name is in fact derived from Latin sextus "sixth".
STEW m English
Short form of STEWART.
SULTANA f Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Feminine form of SULTAN.
TIT m Slovene, Russian (Rare)
Slovene and Russian form of TITUS.
TITTY f English
Diminutive of LETITIA. This is now a slang word for the female breast, and the name has subsequently dropped out of common use.
URANUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Οὐρανός (Ouranos), the name of the husband of Gaia and the father of the Titans in Greek mythology. His name is derived from οὐρανός (ouranos) meaning "the heavens". This is also the name of the seventh planet in the solar system.
URBAN m Swedish, German, Slovene, Polish, Biblical
From the Latin name Urbanus meaning "city dweller". This name is mentioned briefly in one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament. It was subsequently borne by eight popes.