Names Categorized "parkourists"

This is a list of names in which the categories include parkourists.
gender
usage
Abderrahim m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic عبد الرحيم (see Abd ar-Rahim) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
'Abla f Arabic
Means "full-figured" in Arabic. The 7th-century Arabic poet Antara dedicated much of his poetry to a woman named Abla.
Aleksey m Russian
Russian form of Alexis. This was the name of a 17th-century czar of Russia.
Alessandro m Italian
Italian form of Alexander. A famous bearer was Alessandro Volta (1745-1827), the Italian physicist who invented the battery.
Alireza m Persian
Combination of Ali 1 and Reza, given in honour of the 9th-century Shia imam Ali ar-Ridha.
Amine 1 m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic أمين (see Amin) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Antonin m French
French form of Antoninus. This name was borne by the French playwright Antonin Artaud (1896-1948).
Arran m Scottish
From the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland in the Firth of Clyde.
Artem m Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of Artemios. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Артём (see Artyom).
Artyom m Russian
Russian form of Artemios.
Auguste 2 f German
German variant of Augusta.
Axl m English (Modern)
Variant of Axel, used famously by musician Axl Rose (1962-).
Ayoub m Persian, Arabic
Persian form of Ayyub, as well as an alternate Arabic transcription.
Bayley m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Bailey.
Benedetto m Italian
Italian form of Benedictus (see Benedict).
Bilal m Arabic, Turkish, Urdu
Means "wetting, moistening" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
Brody m English
From a Scottish surname that was originally derived from a place in Moray, Scotland. It probably means "ditch, mire" in Gaelic.
Caleb m English, Biblical
Most likely related to Hebrew כֶּלֶב (kelev) meaning "dog". An alternate theory connects it to Hebrew כָּל (kal) meaning "whole, all of" and לֵב (lev) meaning "heart". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent by Moses into Canaan. Of the Israelites who left Egypt with Moses, Caleb and Joshua were the only ones who lived to see the Promised Land.... [more]
Charly m French
Diminutive of Charles.
Clyde m English
From the name of the River Clyde in Scotland, from Cumbric Clud, which is of uncertain origin. It became a common given name in America in the middle of the 19th century, perhaps in honour of Sir Colin Campbell (1792-1863) who was given the title Baron Clyde in 1858.
Colin 1 m Scottish, English
Anglicized form of Scottish Cailean.
Colton m English (Modern)
From an English surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "Cola's town". It started being used as a given name in the 1980s. Likely in some cases it was viewed as an elaborated or full form of Cole or Colt.
Corentin m Breton, French
French form of the Breton name Kaourintin, possibly from korventenn meaning "hurricane, storm". Alternatively, it could be connected to the Brythonic root *karid meaning "love" (modern Breton karout). This was the name of a 5th-century bishop of Quimper in Brittany.
Dalibor m Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dali meaning "distance" and borti meaning "to fight".
Dario m Italian, Croatian
Italian form of Darius.
Dariush m Persian
Modern Persian form of Darayavauš (see Darius).
Dawid m Polish, Biblical Hebrew
Polish form of David, as well as the Biblical Hebrew form.
Deepak m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi/Nepali दीपक, Bengali দীপক, Gujarati દીપક, Gurmukhi ਦੀਪਕ, Malayalam ദീപക്, Kannada ದೀಪಕ್, Tamil தீபக் or Telugu దీపక్ (see Dipak).
Deividas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of David (based on the English pronunciation).
Denys m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Denis.
Devin m & f English
From a surname, either the Irish surname Devin 1 or the English surname Devin 2.
Didi m German
Diminutive of Dieter.
Dillon m English
Variant of Dylan based on the spelling of the surname Dillon, which has an unrelated origin.
Dimas m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Dismas.
Dimitris m Greek
Modern Greek variant of Demetrios.
Dustin m English
From an English surname that was derived from the Old Norse given name Þórsteinn (see Torsten). The name was popularized by the actor Dustin Hoffman (1937-), who was apparently named after the earlier silent movie star Dustin Farnum (1874-1929).
Dwain m English
Variant of Duane.
Dylan m Welsh, English, Welsh Mythology
From the Welsh prefix dy meaning "to, toward" and llanw meaning "tide, flow". According to the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi, Dylan was a son of Arianrhod and the twin brother of Lleu Llaw Gyffes. Immediately after he was baptized he took to the sea, where he could swim as well as a fish. He was slain accidentally by his uncle Gofannon. According to some theories the character might be rooted in an earlier and otherwise unattested Celtic god of the sea.... [more]
Eleazar m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אֶלְעָזָר ('El'azar) meaning "my God has helped". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the sons of Aaron.
Elijah m English, Hebrew, Biblical
From the Hebrew name אֱלִיָּהוּ ('Eliyyahu) meaning "my God is Yahweh", derived from the elements אֵל ('el) and יָה (yah), both referring to the Hebrew God. Elijah was a Hebrew prophet and miracle worker, as told in the two Books of Kings in the Old Testament. He was active in the 9th century BC during the reign of King Ahab of Israel and his Phoenician-born queen Jezebel. Elijah confronted the king and queen over their idolatry of the Canaanite god Ba'al and other wicked deeds. At the end of his life he was carried to heaven in a chariot of fire, and was succeeded by Elisha. In the New Testament, Elijah and Moses appear next to Jesus when he is transfigured.... [more]
Emil m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Romanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Hungarian, Icelandic, English
From the Roman family name Aemilius, which was derived from Latin aemulus meaning "rival".
Erkin m Uzbek, Uyghur, Turkish
Means "free" in Uzbek, Uyghur and Turkish.
Evgeni m Bulgarian, Georgian, Russian
Bulgarian and Georgian form of Eugene, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see Yevgeniy).
Ezra m Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. Ezra is a prophet of the Old Testament and the author of the Book of Ezra. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. The American poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was a famous bearer.
Fabian m German, Dutch, Polish, Romanian, English
From the Roman cognomen Fabianus, which was derived from Fabius. Saint Fabian was a 3rd-century pope.
Fatemeh f Persian
Persian form of Fatimah.
Fernando m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ferdinand.
Finn 1 m Irish Mythology, Old Irish, Irish, English, Dutch, German
Old Irish form of Fionn, as well as the usual Anglicized spelling (with the Irish hero's name Anglicized as Finn McCool). As a surname it is borne by Huckleberry Finn, a character in Mark Twain's novels.
Franck m French
French form of Frank.
Gaetano m Italian
Italian form of the Latin name Caietanus, which meant "from Caieta". Caieta (now called Gaeta) was a town in ancient Italy, its name deriving either from Kaiadas, the name a Greek location where prisoners were executed, or else from Caieta, the name of the nurse of Aeneas. Saint Gaetano was a 16th-century Italian priest who founded the Theatines.
Garrett m English
From an English surname that was derived from the given name Gerald or Gerard. A famous bearer of the surname was Pat Garrett (1850-1908), the sheriff who shot Billy the Kid.
Giannis m Greek
Modern Greek variant of Ioannes (see John).
Giuliano m Italian
Italian form of Iulianus (see Julian).
Givi m Georgian
Meaning unknown, possibly from Giv.
Grzegorz m Polish
Polish form of Gregory.
Gulshan m Indian, Hindi, Urdu
Hindi and Urdu form of Golshan.
Haider m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic حيدر (see Haidar).
Hatim m Arabic
Means "determined, decisive" in Arabic.
Hayden m & f English
From an English surname that was derived from place names meaning either "hay valley" or "hay hill", derived from Old English heg "hay" and denu "valley" or dun "hill". Its popularity at the end of the 20th century was due to the sound it shared with other trendy names of the time, such as Braden and Aidan.
Heydar m Persian
Persian form of Haidar.
Ilaria f Italian
Italian feminine form of Hilarius.
Ilse f German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of Elisabeth, used independently.
Ilya m Russian, Belarusian
Russian and Belarusian form of Elijah.
Imad m Arabic
Means "support" or "pillar" in Arabic.
Ismael m Spanish, Portuguese, Biblical Greek
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ishmael. This is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
Ismail m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Uyghur, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Chechen, Albanian
Form of Ishmael in several languages. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إسماعيل (see Isma'il).
Jakub m Polish, Czech, Slovak
Polish, Czech and Slovak form of Jacob (or James). In Polish and Slovak this refers to both the Old Testament patriarch and the New Testament apostles, while in Czech this is used only for the apostles (with Jákob for the patriarch).
Javi m Spanish
Short form of Javier.
Jerónimo m Spanish, Portuguese (European)
Spanish and European Portuguese form of Hieronymos (see Jerome).
Jesper m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Danish form of Jasper.
Jiří m Czech
Czech form of George.
Jost m German
German form of Iudocus (see Joyce).
Juozas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian short form of Joseph.
Kamil 2 m Czech, Slovak, Polish
Czech, Slovak and Polish form of Camillus.
Kamon m & f Thai
Means "heart, mind" in Thai.
Karol 1 m Polish, Slovak, Slovene
Polish, Slovak and Slovene form of Karl.
Kaveh m Persian, Persian Mythology
Meaning unknown. In the 10th-century Persian epic the Shahnameh Kaveh is a blacksmith who leads a rebellion against the evil ruler Zahhak.
Kendall m & f English
From an English surname that comes from the name of the city of Kendale in northwest England meaning "valley on the river Kent". Originally mostly masculine, the name received a boost in popularity for girls in 1993 when the devious character Kendall Hart began appearing on the American soap opera All My Children.
Kieran m Irish, English
Anglicized form of Ciarán.
Kirill m Russian
Russian form of Cyril.
Kostas m Greek, Lithuanian
Greek short form of Konstantinos and Lithuanian short form of Konstantinas.
Krystian m Polish
Polish form of Christian.
Krzysiek m Polish
Diminutive of Krzysztof.
Lauritz m Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Laurentius (see Laurence 1).
Lemuel m Biblical, Mormon, Biblical Hebrew
Means "for God" in Hebrew. This was the name of a king briefly mentioned in Proverbs in the Old Testament. In the Book of Mormon it is the name of a rebellious son of Lehi and Sariah. It is also borne by the hero of Jonathan Swift's novel Gulliver's Travels (1726).
Lorena 1 f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian
Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian form of Lorraine.
Lysander m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Λύσανδρος (Lysandros), derived from Greek λύσις (lysis) meaning "a release, loosening" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός). This was the name of a notable 5th-century BC Spartan general and naval commander.
Mali f Thai
Means "jasmine" in Thai.
Mansoor m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic منصور (see Mansur).
Marcin m Polish
Polish form of Martin.
Masoud m Arabic, Persian
Alternate transcription of Arabic/Persian مسعود (see Mas'ud).
Mateusz m Polish
Polish form of Matthew.
Maxim m Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech
Alternate transcription of Russian Максим or Belarusian Максім (see Maksim) or Ukrainian Максим (see Maksym). This is also the Czech form.
Mehdi m Persian, Azerbaijani, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Persian, Azerbaijani and North African form of Mahdi.
Michail m Greek, Russian
Modern Greek transcription of Michael. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Михаил (see Mikhail).
Mihail m Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek
Romanian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Michael. This is also an alternate transcription of Greek Μιχαήλ (see Michail).
Mikael m Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Breton
Scandinavian, Finnish and Breton form of Michael.
Mikhail m Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian
Russian and Belarusian form of Michael, and an alternate transcription of Bulgarian Михаил (see Mihail). This was the name of two Russian tsars. Other notable bearers include the poet Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841) and the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-2022).
Mohit m Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit मोहित (mohita) meaning "infatuated, fascinated, bewildered".
Murphy m & f English
From a common Irish surname, the Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Murchadha, itself derived from the given name Murchadh. As a given name, it has been borne by female characters on the American television series Murphy Brown (1988-1998) and the movie Interstellar (2014).
Mustapha m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic مصطفى (see Mustafa).
Naim m Turkish, Albanian
Turkish and Albanian form of Na'im.
Narek m Armenian
From the name of a 10th-century Armenian saint, Grigor of Narek, who came from the town of Narek (formerly in Armenia, now in eastern Turkey).
Néstor m Spanish
Spanish form of Nestor.
Nestor m Greek Mythology, Russian, Portuguese, French
Means "returner, homecomer" in Greek, from νέομαι (neomai) meaning "to return". In Homer's Iliad this was the name of the king of Pylos, famous for his great wisdom and longevity, who acted as a counselor to the Greek allies.
Nikolay m Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of Nicholas. A notable bearer was the Russian novelist Nikolay Gogol (1809-1852).
Noemi f Italian, Czech, Polish, Romanian, German, Biblical Latin
Form of Naomi 1 in several languages.
Oleg m Russian, Georgian
Russian form of the Old Norse name Helgi (see Helge). The Varangians brought this name from Scandinavia to eastern Europe: it was borne by a 9th-century Varangian ruler who conquered Kyiv and made it the capital of the state of Kievan Rus.
Oren m Hebrew
Means "pine tree" in Hebrew.
Paco m Spanish
Diminutive of Francisco.
Panos m Greek
Diminutive of Panagiotis.
Patryk m Polish
Polish form of Patricius (see Patrick).
Paweł m Polish
Polish form of Paul.
Payton f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Peyton.
Peder m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of Peter.
Pele f Polynesian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes and fire who is said to live in Kilauea. She is considered the creator of the Hawaiian Islands.
Radosław m Polish
Derived from the Slavic elements rad "happy, willing" and slava "glory".
Rajani f & m Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, Nepali
Means "the dark one" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Kali or Durga.
Raven f & m English
From the name of the bird, ultimately from Old English hræfn. The raven is revered by several Native American groups of the west coast. It is also associated with the Norse god Odin.
Reece m Welsh, English
Anglicized form of Rhys.
Roscoe m English
From an English surname, originally derived from a place name, itself derived from Old Norse "roebuck" and skógr "wood, forest".
Salomon m French, Biblical French, Biblical Polish, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
French form of Solomon. This form also occurs in the Greek and Latin Old Testament (with the forms Σολομών and Solomon in the New Testament).
Samet m Turkish
Turkish form of Samad.
Saskia f Dutch, German
From the Old German element sahso meaning "a Saxon". The Saxons were a Germanic tribe, their name ultimately deriving from the Germanic word *sahsą meaning "knife". Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612-1642) was the wife of the Dutch painter Rembrandt.
Semyon m Russian
Russian form of Simon 1.
Seweryn m Polish
Polish form of Severinus.
Slava m & f Russian, Slovene, Croatian
Short form of Slavic names containing the element slava "glory".
Stavros m Greek
Means "cross" in Greek, referring to the cross of the crucifixion.
Sydney f & m English
From a surname that was a variant of the surname Sidney. This is the name of the largest city in Australia, which was named for Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney in 1788. Formerly used by both genders, since the 1980s this spelling of the name has been mostly feminine.
Syed m Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Urdu, Punjabi and Bengali form of Sayyid.
Szymon m Polish
Polish form of Simon 1.
Tanner m English
From an English surname meaning "one who tans hides".
Thad m English
Short form of Thaddeus.
Tiago m Portuguese
Portuguese form of James, derived from Santiago.
Tomáš m Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Thomas.
Tyler m English
From an English surname meaning "tiler of roofs", derived from Old English tigele "tile". The surname was borne by American president John Tyler (1790-1862).
Tyrell m English (Modern), African American (Modern)
From a surname that was a variant of Terrell. Influenced by similar-sounding names such as Tyrone and Darrell it has been used by African-American parents, usually stressed on the second syllable.
Usman m Urdu, Indonesian, Western African, Hausa
Urdu, Indonesian and Hausa form of Uthman.
Valentin m French, Romanian, German, Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish
Form of Valentinus (see Valentine 1) in several languages.
Walid m Arabic
Means "newborn", derived from Arabic ولد (walada) meaning "to give birth". This was the name of the Umayyad caliph who conquered Spain in the 8th century.
Xavier m English, French, Portuguese, Catalan, Spanish
Derived from the Basque place name Etxeberria meaning "the new house". This was the surname of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) who was born in a village by this name. He was a missionary to India, Japan, China, and other areas in East Asia, and he is the patron saint of the Orient and missionaries. His surname has since been adopted as a given name in his honour, chiefly among Catholics.
Yair m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American)
Hebrew form of Jair, as well as a Spanish variant.
Yaron m Hebrew
Means "to sing, to shout" in Hebrew.
Zackery m English
Variant of Zachary.
Zahid m Arabic, Urdu
Means "pious, devout" in Arabic.
Zakaria m Georgian, Malay, Indonesian, Arabic
Georgian, Malay and Indonesian form of Zechariah and Zacharias, as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic زَكَرِيّا (see Zakariyya).