Names Categorized "variants"

This is a list of names in which the categories include variants.
gender
usage
AAREN m & f English (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of AARON.
ABHIJEET m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi अभिजीत or अभिजित or Bengali অভিজিৎ (see ABHIJIT).
ABIGÉL f Hungarian
Hungarian form of ABIGAIL.
ADELLE f English
Variant of ADELE.
ADENA f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of ADINA (1).
AIMEE f English
Variant of AMY, influenced by French AIMÉE.
AINARA f Basque, Spanish
Variant of ENARA.
AINOA f Spanish
Spanish form of AINHOA.
AKHILA f Indian, Telugu, Malayalam
Feminine form of AKHIL.
AKULINA f Russian
Variant of AKILINA.
ALETA f English
Possibly a variant of ALETHEA. This was the name of the wife of the title character in the comic strip Prince Valiant, which first appeared in 1937.
ALEVTINA f Russian
Possibly a variant of VALENTINA.
ALIA (1) f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic علياء (see ALYA (1)).
ALITA f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of ALETHEA.
ALIX f French
Medieval French variant of ALICE.
ALYX f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of ALEX.
AMELIA f English, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Variant of AMALIA, though it is sometimes confused with EMILIA, which has a different origin. The name became popular in England after the German House of Hanover came to the British throne in the 18th century - it was borne by daughters of both George II and George III. The author Henry Fielding used it for the title character in his novel Amelia (1751). Another famous bearer was Amelia Earhart (1897-1937), the first woman to make a solo flight over the Atlantic Ocean.... [more]
AMELIE f German
German variant of AMELIA.
AMERY m & f English (Rare)
Variant of EMERY.
AMILIA f English (Rare)
Variant of either AMALIA or EMILIA.
AMINA f Arabic, Bosnian, Tatar, Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Arabic AMINAH (1) or AMINAH (2), as well as the Bosnian, Tatar and Kazakh forms.
ANATOLI m Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Анатолий or Ukrainian Анатолій (see ANATOLIY).
ANATOLY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Анатолий (see ANATOLIY).
ANELIA f Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Анелия (see ANELIYA).
ANGHEL m Romanian
Romanian form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANNELI f Finnish, Estonian, Swedish, German
Finnish, Estonian and Swedish form of ANNELIE, as well as a German variant.
ANNORA f English (Rare)
Medieval English variant of HONORA.
ARACELIS f Spanish
Variant of ARACELI.
ARACELY f Spanish
Variant of ARACELI.
ARCELIA f Spanish
Variant of ARACELI.
ARDITH f English
Variant of ARDATH.
ARILD m Norwegian
Possibly a variant of HARALD or ARNOLD.
ARKADY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Аркадий (see ARKADIY).
ARTEMIY m Russian
Russian variant form of ARTEMIOS.
ASHLIE f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of ASHLEY.
ASIH f Indonesian
Variant of KASIH.
ASTRIDE f French
French variant of ASTRID.
ATARA f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew עֲטָרָה (see ATARAH).
AUDRA (2) f English
Variant of AUDREY, used since the 19th century.
AVEDIS m Armenian
Western Armenian transcription of AVETIS.
'AVIGAYIL f Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ABIGAIL.
AZARIA m & f Hebrew, English (Modern)
Hebrew form of AZARIAH (masculine), as well as a feminine variant in the English-speaking world.
BARRET m English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of BARRETT.
BASMATH f Biblical, Biblical Latin
Variant of BASEMATH. This was the name of a daughter of Solomon in the Old Testament.
BEAVIS m Popular Culture
Variant of BEVIS. This name was used in the animated television program Beavis and Butthead.
BERNIECE f English
Variant of BERNICE.
BLANCH f English
Variant of BLANCHE.
BLAZE m English (Modern)
Modern variant of BLAISE influenced by the English word blaze.
BOBAN m Serbian, Macedonian
Diminutive of BOGDAN or SLOBODAN.
BRAIDY m & f English (Rare)
Variant of BRADY.
BRAND m English (Rare)
From a surname, a variant of BRANT.
BRANDA f English (Rare)
Perhaps a variant of BRANDY or a feminine form of BRAND.
BREANNA f English
Variant of BRIANA.
BRENDEN m English
Variant of BRENDAN.
BRET m English
Variant of BRETT.
BRIANNA f English
Variant of BRIANA.
BRION m English
Variant of BRIAN.
BRYAN m English
Variant of BRIAN.
BRYNNE f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of BRYN.
BRYON m English
Variant of BRIAN.
BULAT m Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Kazakh Болат (see BOLAT).
CAILIN f English (Rare)
Variant of KAYLYN. It also coincides with the Irish word cailín meaning "girl".
CANDIS f English
Variant of CANDACE.
CANDYCE f English
Variant of CANDACE.
CARYL f English
Variant of CAROL (1).
CATRINE f Swedish
Swedish variant of KATRINE.
CECELIA f English
Variant of CECILIA.
CECILIE f Norwegian, Danish, Czech
Norwegian and Danish form of CECILIA, as well as a Czech variant of CECÍLIE.
CERRIDWEN f Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN.
CERRIDWYN f Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN.
CHARIKLIA f Greek
Alternate transcription of CHARIKLEIA.
CHARMIAN f English (Rare)
Form of CHARMION used by Shakespeare in his play Antony and Cleopatra (1606).
CHERRYL f English
Variant of CHERYL.
CHEYANNE f English (Modern)
Variant of CHEYENNE probably influenced by the name ANNE (1).
CHRYSTAL f English
Variant of CRYSTAL.
CIARA (2) f English (Modern)
Variant of SIERRA. Use of the name has perhaps been influenced by the brand of perfume called Ciara, which was introduced by Revlon in 1973.
CLEMENCY f English (Rare)
Medieval variant of CLEMENCE. It can also simply mean "clemency, mercy" from the English word, ultimately from Latin clemens "merciful".
CODIE m & f English (Modern)
Variant or feminine form of CODY.
COLEEN f English
Variant of COLLEEN.
CORRINA f English
Variant of CORINNA.
CORRINE f English
Variant of CORINNE.
CUNMIN m Medieval Breton
Old Breton form of CUIMÍN.
CYBILL f English (Rare)
Variant of SIBYL. This name was borne by actress Cybill Shepherd (1950-), who was named after her grandfather Cy and her father Bill.
DALY m & f Irish, English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of DALEY.
DARCEY f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of DARCY.
DARIYA f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of DARIA.
DARYL m English
Variant of DARRELL.
DELORA f English
Altered form of DOLORES.
DELORIS f English
Variant of DOLORES.
DEVON m & f English
Variant of DEVIN. It may also be partly inspired by the name of the county of Devon in England, which got its name from the Dumnonii, a Celtic tribe.
DIANNA f English
Variant of DIANA.
DIMITRIS m Greek
Modern Greek variant of DEMETRIOS.
DIMOSTHENIS m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of DEMOSTHENES.
DIOMIDIS m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of DIOMEDES.
DOLLIE f English
Variant of DOLLY.
DORES f Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of DOLORES.
DORRIS f English
Variant of DORIS.
DVORA f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּבוֹרָה (see DEVORAH).
EARNEST m English
Variant of ERNEST influenced by the spelling of the English word earnest.
EDGARD m French
French variant of EDGAR.
EFTHALIA f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUTHALIA.
ELAINA f English
Variant of ELAINE.
ELENORA f English
Variant of ELEANOR.
ELIS m Swedish, Medieval English
Swedish variant of ELIAS, as well as the Medieval English form.
ELVIN m English
Variant of ALVIN.
EMELIA f English
Variant of AMELIA.
ERLE (2) m English
Variant of EARL.
ESME f & m English (British)
Variant of ESMÉ.
EVANDER (1) m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Variant of Evandrus, the Latin form of the Greek name Εὔανδρος (Euandros) meaning "good of man", derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός). In Roman mythology Evander was an Arcadian hero of the Trojan War who founded the city of Pallantium near the spot where Rome was later built.
EVONNE f English
Variant of YVONNE.
FAE f English
Variant of FAY.
FAYE f English
Variant of FAY.
FILIMENA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of PHILOMENA.
FLOYD m English
Variant of LLOYD.
GAE f English (Rare)
Variant of GAY.
GAENOR f Welsh
Welsh variant of GAYNOR.
GARBIÑE f Basque
Variant of GARBI.
GAYE (1) f English
Variant of GAY.
GIORGI m Georgian
Georgian form of GEORGE. This was the name of several kings of Georgia.
GISMUND m Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, possibly a variant of GISELMUND or SIGISMUND using shortened forms of the initial element.
GOGA m Georgian
Diminutive of GIORGI.
GOGI m Georgian
Diminutive of GIORGI.
GUNNER m English (Modern)
English variant of GUNNAR, influenced by the vocabulary word gunner.
GWYNN m Welsh
Variant of GWYN.
HADYN m & f English (Rare)
Variant of HAYDEN.
HALİME f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of HALIM.
HANAA f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic هناء (see HANA (1)).
HARLAND m English
From a surname that was a variant of HARLAN.
HARRIETT f English
Variant of HARRIET.
HELLE (1) f Danish, Norwegian
Danish variant of HELGA.
HERTA f German
Variant of HERTHA.
HILDRÆD m Anglo-Saxon
Older form of HILDRED.
HONORA f Irish, English
Variant of HONORIA. It was brought to England and Ireland by the Normans.
HUT-HERU f Egyptian Mythology (Hypothetical)
Reconstructed Egyptian form of HATHOR.
HYLEDD f Welsh
Variant of HELEDD.
IANTHA f Various
Variant of IANTHE.
IIDA f Finnish
Finnish form of IDA.
ILIA m Georgian, Russian, Bulgarian, Belarusian, Old Church Slavic
Georgian form of ELIJAH. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Илья or Belarusian Ілья (see ILYA) or Bulgarian Илия (see ILIYA).
IMOGENE f English
Variant of IMOGEN.
INDERJEET m & f Indian (Sikh)
Alternate transcription of Gurmukhi ਇੰਦਰਜੀਤ (see INDERJIT).
INNOKENTY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Иннокентий (see INNOKENTIY).
IRIDA f Greek
Greek variant of IRIS, from the genitive form Ἴριδος (Iridos).
ISABEAU f Medieval French, French (Rare), Dutch (Modern)
Medieval French variant of ISABEL. A famous bearer of this name was Isabeau of Bavaria (1385-1422), wife of the French king Charles VI.
ISABELL f German
German variant of ISABEL.
ISADORA f English
Variant of ISIDORA. A famous bearer was the American dancer Isadora Duncan (1877-1927).
IZEBEL f Biblical Italian
Form of JEZEBEL used in some versions of the Italian Bible.
JEFFREY m English
Medieval variant of GEOFFREY. In America, Jeffrey has been more common than Geoffrey, though this is not true in Britain.
JERKER m Swedish
Old Swedish variant of ERIK.
JERRI f English
Variant of JERRY.
JERRIE f English
Variant of JERRY.
JERVIS m English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of JARVIS.
JEZABEL f Biblical Spanish
Spanish form of JEZEBEL.
JILLIAN f English
Variant of GILLIAN.
JOI f English (Modern)
Variant of JOY.
JOVANKA f Serbian, Macedonian
Diminutive of JOVANA.
JOYE f English
Variant of JOY.
JULYAN m English (Rare)
Medieval variant of JULIAN.
KAETY f English (Rare)
Diminutive of KATE.
KARRIE f English
Variant of CARRIE.
KELLIE f English
Variant of KELLY.
KERRI f English
Feminine variant of KERRY.
KERRIE f English
Feminine variant of KERRY.
KIERRA f English (Modern)
Variant of KIARA influenced by the spelling of SIERRA.
KILEY f English
Variant of KYLIE.
KINERET f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew כִּנֶּרֶת (see KINNERET).
KISHAN m Indian, Hindi, Gujarati
Possibly a variant of KRISHNA.
KORA f German
German variant of CORA.
KRYSTYN m Polish (Rare)
Polish variant of CHRISTIAN.
KURTIS m English
Variant of CURTIS.
LAVRENTY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Лаврентий (see LAVRENTIY).
LEELA f Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam
Alternate transcription of LILA (1).
LEONTY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Леонтий (see LEONTIY).
LIBORIA f Italian
Italian feminine form of LIBORIUS.
LIBORIO m Italian
Italian form of LIBORIUS.
LIBORIUS m Late Roman
Possibly a variant of LIBERIUS, or possibly a Latinized form of a Gaulish name. Saint Liborius was a 4th-century bishop of Le Mans.
LILIA f Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian
Spanish and Italian form of LILY, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Лилия or Ukrainian Лілія (see LILIYA).
LILLIE f English
Variant of LILY, or a diminutive of LILLIAN or ELIZABETH.
LINNET f English (Rare)
Either a variant of LYNETTE or else from the name of the small bird, a type of finch.
LIOUBOV f Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Любовь (see LYUBOV).
LORA f English, Italian
Variant of LAURA. It is also used as an Italian diminutive of ELEONORA or LOREDANA.
LORETTE f French
Variant of LAURETTE.
LORRI f English
Variant of LORI.
LORRIE f English
Variant of LORI.
LORRIN m & f English (Rare)
Variant of LOREN.
LOVEL m English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of LOWELL.
LOVELL m English
From a surname that was a variant of LOWELL.
LOYD m English
Variant of LLOYD.
LUANNA f English (Rare)
Either a combination of LOU and ANNA or a variant of LUANA.
LUANNE f English
Variant of LUANN.
LUBEN m Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Любен (see LYUBEN).
LUBOV f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Russian Любовь or Ukrainian/Bulgarian Любов (see LYUBOV).
LUELLA f English
Variant of LOUELLA.