Names Categorized "numeric meanings"

This is a list of names in which the categories include numeric meanings.
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ADI (2) m Indonesian
Means "first" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit आदि (adi).
AINO f Finnish, Estonian, Finnish Mythology
Means "the only one" in Finnish. In the Finnish epic the Kalevala this is the name of a girl who drowns herself when she finds out she must marry the old man Väinämöinen.
AINSLEY f & m Scottish, English (Modern)
From a surname that was from a place name: either Annesley in Nottinghamshire or Ansley in Warwickshire. The place names themselves derive from Old English anne "alone, solitary" or ansetl "hermitage" and leah "woodland, clearing".
AKPAN m Western African, Ibibio
Means "first-born son" in Ibibio.
ALABA f Western African, Yoruba
Means "second child after twins" in Yoruba.
AMIT (1) m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Means "immeasurable, infinite" in Sanskrit.
ANAN (1) m & f Western African, Akan
Means "fourth born child" in Akan.
AONGHUS m Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Possibly meaning "one strength" derived from Irish óen "one" and gus "force, strength, energy". Aonghus (sometimes surnamed Mac Og meaning "young son") was the Irish god of love and youth. The name was also borne by an 8th-century Pictish king and several Irish kings.
AWOTWI m & f Western African, Akan
Means "eighth born child" in Akan.
BAAKO m & f Western African, Akan
Means "first born child" in Akan.
BRAGI m Norse Mythology, Icelandic
From Old Norse bragr meaning "first, foremost" or "poetry". In Norse mythology Bragi is the god of poetry and the husband of Iðunn.
CHIHIRO f & m Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (hiro) meaning "search, seek", as well as other kanji combinations.
CHIKA (2) f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (chi) meaning "scatter" combined with (ka) meaning "good, beautiful" or (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
CHIKAKO f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (ka) meaning "fragrance" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can be possible.
CHINATSU f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (natsu) meaning "summer", as well as other kanji combinations.
CHIYO f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" combined with (yo) meaning "generation" or (yo) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
CHIYOKO f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (yo) meaning "generation" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
DECIMUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "tenth" in Latin.
DEMI f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Δήμη or Ντίμι or Ντίμη (see DIMI).
DESISLAV m Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from Slavic elements, possibly deseti meaning "ten", combined with slava "glory".
DIXIE f English
From the term that refers to the southern United States, used by Daniel D. Emmett in his song Dixie in 1859. The term may be derived from French dix "ten", which was printed on ten-dollar bills issued from a New Orleans bank.
DUKVAKHA m Chechen
Means "to live long", derived from Nakh duqa "many" and vakha "to live".
DURI f & m Korean
Means "two" in Korean (Gyeongsang dialect).
EINDRIDE m Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse name Eindriði, possibly from the elements ein "one, alone" and ríða "to ride".
EKA (1) m & f Indonesian
Means "one, first" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit एक (eka).
ENU m & f Western African, Akan
Means "fifth born child" in Akan.
GOEMON m History
Meaning unknown. His name is composed of the kanji (go) meaning "five", (not pronounced) meaning "right-hand, west", (e) meaning "guard, protect", and (mon) meaning "gate, door". This was the name of a semi-legendary 16th-century samurai who stole from the rich to give to the poor. After a failed assassination attempt on the daimyo Toyotomi Hideyoshi, he was boiled alive.
GORŌ m Japanese
From Japanese (go) meaning "five" and () meaning "son". This was traditionally a name for the fifth son. Different combinations of kanji are also possible.
HANA (4) f Korean
Means "one" in Korean.
HIRUNE f Basque
Variant of IRUNE.
ICHIRO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 一郎 (see ICHIRŌ).
ICHIROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 一郎 (see ICHIRŌ).
IRUNE f Basque
Means "trinity" in Basque, derived from hiru meaning "three".
ISINGOMA m Eastern African, Ganda
Means "first of twins" in Luganda.
JIRO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 二郎 (see JIRŌ).
JIROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 二郎 (see JIRŌ).
JOO-WON m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 주원 (see JU-WON).
JU-WON m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (ju) meaning "circumference" combined with (won) meaning "first, origin" or (won) meaning "beautiful woman". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
KATO m Eastern African, Ganda
Means "second of twins" in Luganda.
KAZUE f Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" or (kazu) meaning "one" combined with (e) meaning "branch" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other combinations of kanji characters can potentially form this name.
KEN'ICHI m Japanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" or (ken) meaning "study, sharpen" combined with (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KUNTO f Western African, Akan
Means "third child" in Akan.
KUROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 九郎 (see KURŌ).
MANAGOLD m Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements manag "many" and wald "power, rule".
MONA (1) f Irish, English
Anglicized form of MUADHNAIT. It is also associated with Greek monos "one" and Leonardo da Vinci's painting the Mona Lisa (in which case it is a contraction of Italian ma donna meaning "my lady").
NANAMI f Japanese
From Japanese (nana) meaning "seven" and (mi) meaning "sea". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
NKRUMA m & f Western African, Akan
Means "ninth born child" in Akan.
NONA (1) f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin nonus meaning "ninth", referring to the nine months of pregnancy. This was the name of a Roman goddess of pregnancy. She was also one of the three Fates (or Parcae).
NONA (2) f English, Ancient Roman (Rare)
Feminine form of NONUS. It was also used in 19th-century England, derived directly from Latin nonus "ninth" and traditionally given to the ninth-born child.
NONUS m Ancient Roman (Rare)
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "ninth" in Latin. This was a rare praenomen.
NSIA m & f Western African, Akan
Means "sixth born child" in Akan.
OCTAVIA f English, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of OCTAVIUS. Octavia was the wife of Mark Antony and the sister of the Roman emperor Augustus. In 19th-century England it was sometimes given to the eighth-born child.
OCTAVIAN m History, Romanian
From the Roman name Octavianus, which was derived from the name OCTAVIUS. After Gaius Octavius (later the Roman emperor Augustus) was adopted by Julius Caesar he took the name Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus.
OCTAVIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name derived from Latin octavus meaning "eighth". This was the original family name of the emperor Augustus (born Gaius Octavius). It was also rarely used as a Roman praenomen, or given name.
OTTAVIANO m Italian
Italian form of Octavianus (see OCTAVIAN).
POMPEIUS m Ancient Roman
Latin form of POMPEY.
POMPEO m Italian
Italian form of Pompeius (see POMPEY).
POMPEY m History
Modern form of the Roman family name Pompeius, which was probably derived from a Sabellic word meaning "five". A notable bearer was the 1st-century BC Roman general Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey the Great. Initially an ally of Julius Caesar, he later fought against him in the Roman civil war of 49-45 BC.
POMPONIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of POMPONIUS.
POMPONIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that is of unknown meaning, possibly a derivative of Pompeius (see POMPEY).
PONTIUS m Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman family name. The family had Samnite roots so the name probably originated from the Oscan language, likely meaning "fifth" (a cognate of Latin Quintus). Alternatively, it could be derived from the name of the ancient province of Pontus in Asia Minor, itself probably from Greek πόντος (pontos) meaning "sea". A notable bearer of this name was Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea who appears in the New Testament.
PRIMULA f English (Rare)
From the name of a genus of several species of flowers, including the primrose. It is derived from the Latin word primulus meaning "very first".
QUENTIN m French, English
French form of the Roman name QUINTINUS. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint, a missionary who was martyred in Gaul. The Normans introduced this name to England. In America it was brought to public attention by president Theodore Roosevelt's son Quentin Roosevelt (1897-1918), who was killed in World War I.
QUINTELLA f English (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of QUINTUS.
QUINTEN m English, Dutch
Variant and Dutch form of QUENTIN.
QUINTILIAN m History
From the Roman cognomen Quintilianus, earlier Quinctilianus, which was itself derived from the family name QUINCTILIUS. A notable bearer was the 1st-century rhetorician Marcus Fabius Quintilianus, simply known as Quintilian in English.
QUINTILLUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the given name QUINTUS.
QUINTIN m English
Variant of QUENTIN.
QUINTINA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of QUINTINUS.
QUINTINO m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of QUINTINUS.
QUINTINUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was originally derived from QUINTUS.
QUINTO m Italian
Italian form of QUINTUS.
QUINTON m English
Variant of QUENTIN, also coinciding with an English surname meaning "queen's town" in Old English.
QUINTUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "fifth" in Latin. Originally, during the time of the early Roman Republic, it was spelled Quinctus. This name was traditionally given to the fifth child, or possibly a child born in the fifth month. It was a common praenomen, being more popular than the other numeric Roman names. A notable bearer was the poet Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus).
RAABI'A f Arabic
Means "fourth" in Arabic. This name was borne by an 8th-century Sufi mystic from Basra in Iraq.
RABI'A f Arabic
Feminine form of RABI (1). This can also be another way of transcribing the name رابعة (see RAABI'A).
RABİA f Turkish
Turkish form of RAABI'A or RABI'A.
SABURO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 三郎 (see SABURŌ).
SABUROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 三郎 (see SABURŌ).
SEACHNALL m Irish
Possibly an Irish form of SECUNDINUS. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint, also known as Secundinus.
SECUNDUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "second" in Latin.
SEPTEMBER f & m English (Rare)
From the name of the ninth month (though it means "seventh month" in Latin, since it was originally the seventh month of the Roman year), which is sometimes used as a given name for someone born in September.
SEPTIMA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of SEPTIMUS.
SEPTIMUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "seventh" in Latin.
SESTO m Italian
Italian form of SEXTUS.
SETTIMO m Italian
Italian form of SEPTIMUS.
SEXTUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "sixth" in Latin. It was traditionally given to the sixth child.
SHIRO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 四郎 (see SHIRŌ).
SHIROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 四郎 (see SHIRŌ).
SISTO m Italian
Italian form of SIXTUS.
SIXTE m French (Rare)
French form of SIXTUS.
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".
TERCERO m Spanish (Rare)
Means "third" in Spanish. This name was traditionally given to the third child born.
TÉRCIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of TERTIUS.
TÉRCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of TERTIUS.
TERTIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of TERTIUS.
TERTIUS m Ancient Roman
This was both a Roman praenomen and a cognomen meaning "third" in Latin.
TERZO m Italian
Italian form of TERTIUS.
TREY m English
From an English nickname meaning "three".
TRI m & f Indonesian
Means "three, third" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit त्रि (tri).
TRINIDAD f & m Spanish
Means "trinity" in Spanish, referring to the Holy Trinity. An island in the West Indies bears this name.
WINONA f English, Indigenous American, Sioux
Means "firstborn daughter" in Dakota. This was the name of the daughter of the 19th-century Dakota chief Wapasha III.
XWM m Hmong
Means "second son" in Hmong.
XYSTOS m Late Greek
Greek form of SIXTUS.