Names Categorized "palindromes"

This is a list of names in which the categories include palindromes.
Abeba f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "flower" in Amharic.
Aca m Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian diminutive of Aleksandar.
Ada 1 f English, Italian, Spanish, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Hungarian, Finnish, Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names such as Adelaide or Adelina that begin with the element adal meaning "noble". Saint Ada was a 7th-century Frankish abbess at Le Mans. This name was also borne by Augusta Ada King (1815-1852), the Countess of Lovelace (known as Ada Lovelace), a daughter of Lord Byron. She was an assistant to Charles Babbage, the inventor of an early mechanical computer.
Ada 2 f Turkish
Means "island" in Turkish.
Ala 1 m Arabic
Means "excellence, elevation" in Arabic.
Ala 2 f Igbo Mythology
Means "earth, land" in Igbo. In traditional Igbo religion Ala (called Ani or Ana in other dialects) is an earth goddess associated with fertility and ancestors.
Alla f Russian, Ukrainian
Meaning unknown, possibly of German origin.
Ama f Western African, Akan
Means "born on Saturday" in Akan.
Anina f German
Diminutive of Anna.
Anna f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Armenian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Scottish Gaelic, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see Hannah) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary.... [more]
Anona f English
Meaning unknown. It was possibly inspired by an American song by this name written by Vivian Grey in 1903 and recorded by musician Vess Ossman. The lyrics tell of a Native American woman named Anona from Arizona.
Ara m Armenian, Armenian Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly of Sumerian origin. In Armenian legend this was the name of an Armenian king who was so handsome that the Assyrian queen Semiramis went to war to capture him. During the war Ara was slain.
Asa m Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "healer" in Hebrew. This name was borne by the third king of Judah, as told in the Old Testament.
Ata 1 m Turkish
Means "ancestor" in Turkish.
Ata 2 m Arabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
Ava 1 f English
Variant of Eve. A famous bearer was the American actress Ava Gardner (1922-1990). This name became very popular throughout the English-speaking world in the early 21st century, entering the top ten for girls in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. It began to rise sharply after 1997, possibly inspired by the actress Heather Locklear and musician Richie Sambora when they used it for their baby daughter that year.
Ava 2 f Persian
Means "voice, sound" in Persian.
Ava 3 f German, Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element awi, of unknown meaning. This was the name of a 9th-century Frankish saint. It was also borne by a 12th-century poet from Melk, Austria.
Aviva f Hebrew
Feminine variant of Aviv.
Awa f Western African
Form of Hawa typical of western Africa.
Aya 1 f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour", (aya) meaning "design", or other kanji characters with the same pronunciation.
Aya 2 f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic آية (see Ayah).
Aziza f Arabic, Uzbek, Kyrgyz
Feminine form of Aziz.
Bob m English, Dutch
Short form of Robert. It arose later than Dob, Hob and Nob, which were medieval rhyming nicknames of Robert. It was borne by the character Bob Cratchit in Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol (1843). Other famous bearers include American folk musician Bob Dylan (1941-) and Jamaican reggae musician Bob Marley (1945-1981).
Ebbe m Danish, Swedish
Danish short form of Asbjørn.
Ece f Turkish
Means "queen" or "beautiful woman" in Turkish.
Ede m Hungarian
Diminutive of Edvárd or Eduárd.
Efe 1 m Turkish
Means "older brother, brave" in Turkish.
Efe 2 m & f Western African, Urhobo
Short form of Efemena and other names containing efe "wealth".
Elle f English (Modern)
Diminutive of Eleanor and other names beginning with El. This name can also be given in reference to the French pronoun elle meaning "she".... [more]
Ene f Estonian
Possibly a form of Anu 1, Anne 1 or Henrika.
Ese f & m Western African, Urhobo
Means "gift" in Urhobo.
Eve f English, Estonian, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַוָּה (Chawwah), which was derived from the Hebrew word חָוָה (chawah) meaning "to breathe" or the related word חָיָה (chayah) meaning "to live". According to the Old Testament Book of Genesis, Eve and Adam were the first humans. God created her from one of Adam's ribs to be his companion. At the urging of a serpent she ate the forbidden fruit and shared some with Adam, causing their expulsion from the Garden of Eden.... [more]
Hannah f English, Hebrew, German, Dutch, Arabic, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) meaning "favour, grace", derived from the root חָנַן (chanan). In the Old Testament this is the name of the wife of Elkanah. Her rival was Elkanah's other wife Peninnah, who had children while Hannah remained barren. After a blessing from Eli she finally became pregnant with Samuel.... [more]
Ili f Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of Ilona.
Isi m & f Indigenous American, Choctaw
Means "deer" in Choctaw.
Lal m Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Means "boy" in Hindi, derived from Sanskrit लल (lala) meaning "playing, caressing".
Lawal m Western African, Hausa
From Arabic أوّل (awwal) meaning "first". It is sometimes added to the name of the first of multiple siblings who share the same given name.
Maram f & m Arabic
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic.
Nan f English
Originally a diminutive of Ann. It may have originated with the affectionate phrase mine Ann, which was later reinterpreted as my Nan. It is now also used as a short form of Nancy.
Natan m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Polish
Hebrew and Polish form of Nathan.
Neven m Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Masculine form of Nevena.
Nitin m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit नीति (niti) meaning "guidance, moral conduct".
Non f Welsh
Possibly derived from Latin nonna meaning "nun". According to tradition, this was the name of the mother of Saint David.
Nosson m Yiddish
Yiddish form of Natan (see Nathan).
Oddo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Otto.
Odo m Germanic
Variant of Otto. This form is typically Frankish, and used when referring to historical bearers from medieval France. It was the name of a 9th-century king of the West Franks. Another notable bearer was Saint Odo, a 10th-century abbot of Cluny.
Oto m Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Otto.
Otto m German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Germanic
Later German form of Audo, originally a short form of various names beginning with the Old Frankish element aud, Old High German ot meaning "wealth, fortune". This was the name of a 9th-century king of the West Franks (name usually spelled as Odo). This was also the name of four kings of Germany, starting in the 10th century with Otto I, the first Holy Roman Emperor, known as Otto the Great. Saint Otto of Bamberg was a 12th-century missionary to Pomerania. The name was also borne by a 19th-century king of Greece, originally from Bavaria. Another notable bearer was the German chancellor Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898).
Pip m & f English
Diminutive of Philip or Philippa. This was the name of the main character in Great Expectations (1860) by Charles Dickens.
Pylyp m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Philip.
Reinier m Dutch
Dutch form of Rayner.
Sabas m Spanish
From the Greek name Σάββας (Sabbas), which was derived from Hebrew סַבָא (sava') meaning "old man, grandfather". Saints bearing this name include a 4th-century Gothic martyr, a 5th-century Cappadocian hermit, and a 12th-century archbishop of Serbia who is the patron saint of that country.
Sabbas m Late Greek
Greek form of Sabas.
Talat m Urdu, Turkish
Urdu and Turkish form of Tal'at.
Tit m Slovene, Russian (Rare)
Slovene and Russian form of Titus.
Utu m Sumerian Mythology
Derived from Sumerian 𒌓 (ud) meaning "sun". In Sumerian mythology this was the name of the god of the sun. He was the son of the moon god Nanna and Ningal.