Names Categorized "siblings"

This is a list of names in which the categories include siblings.
gender
usage
Achaab m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of Ahab.
Achab m Biblical Latin
Latin form of Ahab used in some versions of the Vulgate.
'Ach'av m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of Ahab.
Ahab m Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "uncle", from Hebrew אָח ('ach) meaning "brother" and אָב ('av) meaning "father". This was the name of a king of Israel, the husband of Jezebel, as told in the Old Testament. He was admonished by Elijah for his sinful behaviour. Herman Melville later used this name in his novel Moby-Dick (1851), where it belongs to a sea captain obsessively hunting for a white whale.
Ahinoam f Biblical
Means "my brother is pleasant" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of wives of both Saul and David.
Bratislav m Serbian
Derived from the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and slava "glory".
Bratumił m Polish (Rare)
Derived from the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and milu "gracious, dear".
Bror m Swedish
From the Old Norse name Bróðir meaning "brother".
Efe 1 m Turkish
Means "older brother, brave" in Turkish.
Emre m Turkish
Means "friend, brother" in Turkish. This name was borne by the 13th-century Turkish poet Yunus Emre.
Etenesh f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "you are my sister" in Amharic.
Germanus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "brother" in Latin. This was the name of several early saints.
Gyöngyvér f Hungarian
Means "sister of pearl", from Hungarian gyöngy "pearl" and testvér "sibling". This name was created by the Hungarian poet János Arany for a character in his poem The Death of King Buda (1864).
Hamilcar m Phoenician (Latinized), History
Means "brother of Melqart" from Phoenician ha "brother" combined with the name of the god Melqart. Hamilcar was a 3rd-century BC Carthaginian general, the father of Hannibal.
Hiram m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Probably of Phoenician origin, though it could be from Hebrew meaning "exalted brother". This was the name of a king of Tyre in the Old Testament. As an English given name, Hiram came into use after the Protestant Reformation. In the 17th century the Puritans brought it to America, where it gained some currency.
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.
Jamshed m Persian, Tajik, Persian Mythology
Alternate transcription of Persian جمشید (see Jamshid), as well as the regular Tajik form.
Jamsheed m Persian, Persian Mythology
Alternate transcription of Persian جمشید (see Jamshid).
Jamshid m Persian, Uzbek, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Yima Kshaeta, which meant "shining Jam". This was the name of a mythological king of Persia. He is known as either Jamshid or Jam, where Jamshid is a combination of his original name and an honourific.
Joah m Biblical
Means "Yahweh is brother" in Hebrew. This is the name of four people in the Old Testament.
Kadek m & f Balinese
Possibly from Balinese adik meaning "younger sibling". This name is traditionally given to the second-born child.
Naja f Indigenous American, Greenlandic, Danish
Means "boy's younger sister" in Greenlandic. It was popularized in Denmark by the writer B. S. Ingemann, who used it in his novel Kunnuk and Naja, or the Greenlanders (1842).
Nuka m & f Indigenous American, Greenlandic
Means "younger sibling" in Greenlandic.
Nwanneka f Western African, Igbo
Means "my siblings are supreme" in Igbo.
Philadelphia f English (Rare)
From the name of a city in Asia Minor mentioned in Revelation in the New Testament. The name of the city meant "brotherly love" from Greek φιλέω (phileo) meaning "to love" and ἀδελφός (adelphos) meaning "brother". It is also the name of a city in the United States.
Philadelphos m Ancient Greek
From Greek φιλέω (phileo) meaning "to love" and ἀδελφός (adelphos) meaning "brother".
Sennacherib m Ancient Assyrian (Anglicized), Biblical, Biblical Latin
From Akkadian Sin-ahhi-eriba meaning "Sin has replaced my (lost) brothers", from the god's name Sin combined with a plural form of aḫu meaning "brother" and riābu meaning "to replace". This was the name of a 7th-century BC Assyrian king who destroyed Babylon. He appears in the Old Testament.
Sisko f Finnish
Means "sister" in Finnish.
Tamsin f English (British)
Contracted form of Thomasina. It was traditionally used in Cornwall.
Thomas m English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of the Aramaic name תָּאוֹמָא (Ta'oma') meaning "twin". In the New Testament this is the name of an apostle. When he heard that Jesus had risen from the dead he initially doubted the story, until Jesus appeared before him and he examined his wounds himself. According to tradition he was martyred in India. Due to his renown, the name came into general use in the Christian world.... [more]
Thomasina f English
Medieval feminine form of Thomas.
Tomasa f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Thomas.
Tomine f Norwegian
Feminine form of Tomas.
Veikko m Finnish
From a colloquial form of the Finnish word veli meaning "brother".
Veli m Finnish
Means "brother" in Finnish.
Vello m Estonian
From a diminutive form of the Estonian word veli meaning "brother".
Yama 1 m Hinduism
Means "twin" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of death. He is also regarded as the first mortal being, or in other words, the first person to die. This name is related to Persian Jam.
Yami f Hinduism
Means "twin, pair" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the first woman, the twin sister of Yama.
Yima Kshaeta m Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of Jamshid.