Names Categorized "weather"

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ABITAL f Biblical
Means "my father is the night dew" in Hebrew. She is the fifth wife of David in the Old Testament.
ALENKA f Slovene
Slovene diminutive of ALENA.
ALIZÉE f French (Modern)
From French alizé meaning "trade wind".
ALYONA f Russian
Originally a Russian diminutive of YELENA. It is now used independently.
AMIHAN f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "north wind, winter storm" in Tagalog.
ANAN (2) m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "cloud" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned very briefly in the Old Testament.
ANANI m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my cloud" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned in the Old Testament as belonging to a descendant of King David.
ANEMONE f English (Rare)
From the name of the anemone flower, which derives from Greek ανεμος (anemos) "wind".
ANIL m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अनिल (anila) "air, wind". This is another name of Vayu, the Hindu god of the wind.
ANILA f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANIL.
AUDRA (1) f Lithuanian
Means "storm" in Lithuanian.
AURA f English, Italian, Spanish, Finnish
From the word aura (derived from Latin, ultimately from Greek αυρα meaning "breeze") for a distinctive atmosphere or illumination.
BARAK (1) m Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lightning" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament, Barak was a military commander under the guidance of the prophetess Deborah. They defeated the Canaanite army led by Sisera.
BORA (1) m Turkish
Means "storm, squall" in Turkish, ultimately related to Greek Βορεας (Boreas), the name of the god of the north wind.
BORA (2) f Albanian
Derived from Albanian borë meaning "snow".
BORAN m Turkish
Means "thunderstorm" in Turkish.
BRIDGET f Irish, English, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of the Irish name Brighid meaning "exalted one". In Irish mythology this was the name of the goddess of fire, poetry and wisdom, the daughter of the god Dagda. In the 5th century it was borne by Saint Brigid, the founder of a monastery at Kildare and a patron saint of Ireland. Because of the saint, the name was considered sacred in Ireland, and it did not come into general use there until the 17th century. In the form Birgitta this name has been common in Scandinavia, made popular by the 14th-century Saint Birgitta of Sweden, patron saint of Europe.
BRONTE m & f English (Rare)
From a surname, an Anglicized form of Irish Ó Proinntigh meaning "descendant of Proinnteach". The given name Proinnteach meant "bestower" in Gaelic. The Brontë sisters - Charlotte, Emily, and Anne - were 19th-century English novelists. Their father changed the spelling of the family surname from Brunty to Brontë, possibly to make it coincide with Greek βροντη meaning "thunder".
BRONTES m Greek Mythology
Means "thunderer" in Greek. In Greek mythology (according to Hesiod), this was the name of one of the three Cyclopes, who were the sons of Uranus and Gaia.
BULUT m Turkish
Means "cloud" in Turkish.
CORENTIN m Breton, French
Possibly means "hurricane" in Breton. This was the name of a 5th-century bishop of Quimper in Brittany.
DIMA (1) f Arabic
Means "downpour" in Arabic.
EDUR m Basque (Rare)
Masculine form of EDURNE.
EDURNE f Basque
Means "snow" in Basque, from edur, a variant of elur "snow". It is a Basque equivalent of Nieves.
EIRA (1) f Welsh
Means "snow" in Welsh.
EIRWEN f Welsh
Means "white snow" from the Welsh elements eira "snow" and gwen "white, blessed".
EKAITZ m Basque
Means "storm" in Basque.
ELAINE f English, Arthurian Romance
From an Old French form of HELEN. It appears in Arthurian legend; in Thomas Malory's 15th-century compilation 'Le Morte d'Arthur' Elaine was the daughter of Pelleas, the lover of Lancelot, and the mother of Galahad. It was not commonly used as an English given name until after the appearance of Tennyson's Arthurian epic 'Idylls of the King' (1859).
ELEANOR f English
From the Old French form of the Occitan name Aliénor. Among the name's earliest bearers was the influential Eleanor of Aquitaine (12th century), who was the queen of Louis VII, the king of France, and later Henry II, the king of England. She was named Aenor after her mother, and was called by the Occitan phrase alia Aenor "the other AENOR" in order to distinguish her from her mother. However, there appear to be examples of bearers prior to Eleanor of Aquitaine. It is not clear whether they were in fact Aenors who were retroactively recorded as having the name Eleanor, or whether there is an alternative explanation for the name's origin.... [more]
ELEN f Welsh
Welsh form of HELEN. This was the name of a 4th-century Welsh saint. It also appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, belonging to a woman who built the roads in Wales.
ELENA f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Russian, Greek, German, English, Medieval Slavic
Form of HELEN used in various languages, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Елена (see YELENA).
ELENE f Georgian, Sardinian
Georgian and Sardinian form of HELEN.
ELENI f Greek
Modern Greek form of HELEN.
ELIINA f Finnish
Finnish form of HELEN.
ELIN f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Welsh
Scandinavian and Welsh form of HELEN.
ELĪNA f Latvian
Latvian form of HELEN.
ELINA f Finnish, Estonian, Swedish
Finnish, Estonian and Swedish form of HELEN.
ELLEN (1) f English
Medieval English form of HELEN. This was the usual spelling of the name until the 17th century, when Helen became more common.
ENLIL m Sumerian Mythology
From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and possibly 𒆤 (lil) meaning "wind". Enlil was the Sumerian god of the wind and storms, the son of An and Ki. He was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and other Mesopotamian peoples.
ERA f Albanian
Derived from Albanian erë meaning "wind".
ESEN f & m Turkish
Means "the wind" in Turkish.
EURIA f Basque
Means "rain" in Basque.
FANNAR m Icelandic
Possibly derived from Old Norse fǫnn meaning "snow drift".
FJOLLA f Albanian
From Albanian fjollë meaning "fine snow".
FLURRY m Irish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
GHAYTH m Arabic
Means "rain" in Arabic.
GLAW m & f Welsh
Means "rain" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
GOVAD m Persian Mythology
Means "wind" in Persian. This was the name of a Yazata (or angel) associated with the wind in Zoroastrianism.
GUNTUR m Indonesian
Means "thunder" in Indonesian.
GWYNEIRA f Welsh
Means "white snow" from the Welsh element gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed" combined with eira meaning "snow".
HADAD m Semitic Mythology
Derived from a Semitic root meaning "thunder". Hadad was a Western Semitic (Levantine) god of thunder and storms, often called Ba'al. He was imported to Mesopotamia by the Amorites, where he was known as Adad to the Assyrians and Babylonians.
HAIZEA f Basque
Means "wind" in Basque.
HARU m & f Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
HARUKA f & m Japanese
From Japanese (haruka) meaning "distant, remote". It can also come from (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Additionally, other kanji combinations can form this name.
HARUNA f Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "clear weather", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "spring" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HARUTO m Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
HAUKEA f Hawaiian
Means "white snow" from Hawaiian hau "snow" and kea "white".
HAUNANI f Hawaiian
Means "beautiful snow" from Hawaiian hau "snow" and nani "beauty, glory".
HAYATE m Japanese
From Japanese (hayate) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name.
HAZE f English (Rare)
Short form of HAZEL.
HELEEN f Dutch
Dutch variant of HELEN.
HELEENA f Finnish
Finnish variant of HELENA.
HELEENTJE f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of HELEN.
HELEN f English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
English form of the Greek ‘Ελενη (Helene), probably from Greek ‘ελενη (helene) "torch" or "corposant", or possibly related to σεληνη (selene) "moon". In Greek mythology Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose kidnapping by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War. The name was also borne by the 4th-century Saint Helena, mother of the Roman emperor Constantine, who supposedly found the True Cross during a trip to Jerusalem.... [more]
HELÉNA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of HELEN.
HELĒNA f Latvian
Latvian form of HELEN.
HÉLÈNE f French
French form of HELEN.
HELENE f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek form of HELEN, as well as the modern Scandinavian and German form.
HELI (2) f Finnish
Diminutive of HELENA.
HELLEN f English
Variant of HELEN.
HODEI m Basque
Means "cloud" in Basque.
HYEON-U m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or (hyeon) meaning "manifest, clear" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
IHINTZA f Basque
Means "dew" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Rocío.
ILEANA f Romanian, Spanish, Italian
Possibly a Romanian variant of ELENA. In Romanian folklore this is the name of a princess kidnapped by monsters and rescued by a heroic knight.
ILINCA f Romanian
Romanian diminutive of ELENA.
INDRA m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Means "possessing drops of rain" from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) meaning "a drop" and (ra) meaning "acquiring, possessing". Indra is the name of the ancient Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain. He is the chief god in the Rigveda.
IRIS f Greek Mythology, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, French, Spanish, Greek
Means "rainbow" in Greek. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow, also serving as a messenger to the gods. This name can also be given in reference to the word (which derives from the same Greek source) for the iris flower or the coloured part of the eye.
JELA f Serbian, Croatian, Slovak
Short form of JELENA or JELISAVETA. It also means "fir tree" in Serbian and Croatian.
JEĻENA f Latvian
Latvian form of YELENA.
JELENA f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Estonian, Lithuanian
Form of YELENA in several languages. In Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia it is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
JELKA f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of JELENA. It also means "fir tree" in Slovene.
JI-U f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "sesame" or (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" combined with (u) meaning "rain" or (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
KANIEHTIIO f Native American, Mohawk
Means "beautiful snow" in Mohawk.
KASUMI f Japanese
From Japanese (kasumi) meaning "mist". It can also come from (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" combined with (sumi) meaning "clear, pure". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
LAN (1) f & m Chinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant" (which is usually only feminine) or (lán) meaning "mountain mist". Other Chinese characters can form this name as well. As a Vietnamese name, it is derived from Sino-Vietnamese meaning "orchid".
LÉAN f Irish
Irish form of HELEN.
LEENA f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of HELENA or MATLEENA.
LENA f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Russian, English, Italian, Portuguese, Greek
Short form of names ending in lena, such as HELENA, MAGDALENA or YELENA.
LENE f German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian short form of HELENE or MAGDALENE.
LENI f German
German diminutive of HELENE or MAGDALENA.
LENKA f Czech, Slovak
Originally a diminutive of MAGDALÉNA or HELENA. It is now used as an independent name.
LENUȚA f Romanian
Romanian diminutive of ELENA.
LESYA f Ukrainian
Diminutive of OLEKSANDRA.
LUMI f Finnish
Means "snow" in Finnish.
MAZIN m Arabic
Means "rain clouds" in Arabic.
MEALLÁN m Irish
Possibly means "lightning" in Irish Gaelic.
MEGA f & m Indonesian
Means "cloud" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit मेघ (megha).
MELTEM f Turkish
Means "sea wind" in Turkish.
MERIWETHER m English (Rare)
From a surname meaning "happy weather" in Middle English, originally belonging to a cheery person. A notable bearer of the name was Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), who, with William Clark, explored the west of North America.
MISTY f English
From the English word misty, ultimately derived from Old English. The jazz song 'Misty' (1954) by Erroll Garner may have helped popularize the name.
NAPOLEON m History, English
From the old Italian name Napoleone, used most notably by the French emperor Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821), who was born on Corsica. The etymology is uncertain, but it is possibly derived from the Germanic Nibelungen meaning "sons of mist", a name used in Germanic mythology to refer to the keepers of a hoard of treasure (often identified with the Burgundians). Alternatively, it could be connected to the name of the Italian city of Napoli (Naples).
NEFELI f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of NEPHELE.
NEIFION m Welsh
Welsh form of NEPTUNE.
NEIL m Irish, Scottish, English
From the Gaelic name Niall, which is of disputed origin, possibly meaning "champion" or "cloud". This was the name of a semi-legendary 4th-century Irish king, Niall of the Nine Hostages.... [more]
NEILINA f Scottish
Feminine form of NEIL.
NEPHELE f Greek Mythology
From Greek νεφος (nephos) meaning "cloud". In Greek legend Nephele was created from a cloud by Zeus, who shaped the cloud to look like Hera in order to trick Ixion, a mortal who desired her. Nephele was the mother of the centaurs by Ixion, and was also the mother of Phrixus and Helle by Athamus.
NEPTUNE m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Neptunus, which is of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Indo-European root *nebh "wet, damp, clouds". Neptune was the god of the sea in Roman mythology, approximately equivalent to the Greek god Poseidon. This is also the name of the eighth planet in the solar system.
NETUNO m Roman Mythology (Portuguese)
Brazilian Portuguese form of NEPTUNE.
NEVADA f English
From the name of the American state, which means "snow-capped" in Spanish.
NIEVES f Spanish
Means "snows" in Spanish, derived from the title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de las Nieves meaning "Our Lady of the Snows".
NINLIL f Sumerian Mythology
Derived from Sumerian 𒊩𒌆 (nin) meaning "lady" and possibly 𒆤 (lil) meaning "wind". This was the name of a Sumerian goddess, the consort of Enlil.
NYAMBURA f Eastern African, Kikuyu
From Kikuyu mbura meaning "rain". This is the name of one of the nine daughters of Mumbi in the Kikuyu origin legend.
ODESERUNDIYE m Native American, Mohawk
Means "lightning has struck" in Mohawk. This was the name of an 18th-century Mohawk chief, also called John Deseronto.
OLENA f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of HELEN.
PELAGIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Πελαγιος (Pelagios), which was derived from πελαγος (pelagos) "the sea". This was the name of several saints and two popes.
PERUN m Slavic Mythology
Means "thunder" in Slavic. In Slavic mythology Perun was the god of lightning, sometimes worshipped as the primary god. The oak was his sacred tree.
PHIRUN m Khmer
Means "rain" in Khmer, from the name of a rain god in the mythologies of southeast Asia. The god's name is possibly derived from VARUNA.
PILVI f Finnish
Means "cloud" in Finnish.
PULENG f Southern African, Sotho
Means "in the rain" in Sotho.
RA'D m Arabic
Means "thunder" in Arabic. This is the name of the 13th chapter of the Quran (surah ar-Rad).
RAIDEN m Far Eastern Mythology
From Japanese (rai) meaning "thunder" and (den) meaning "lightning". This is a regional epithet of the Japanese god Raijin.
RAIJIN m Far Eastern Mythology
From Japanese (rai) meaning "thunder" and (jin) meaning "god, spirit". This is the name of the god (or gods) of thunder and storms in the mythology of Japan.
RAIN (1) f & m English (Rare)
Simply from the English word rain, derived from Old English regn.
RAINBOW f English (Rare)
From the English word for the arc of multicoloured light that can appear in a misty sky.
RASA f Lithuanian, Latvian
Means "dew" in Lithuanian and Latvian.
ROSA (2) f Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Means "dew" in the South Slavic languages.
ROSEMARY f English
Combination of ROSE and MARY. This name can also be given in reference to the herb, which gets its name from Latin ros marinus meaning "dew of the sea". It came into use as a given name in the 19th century.
RUARC m Irish
Probably an Irish form of HRŒREKR, introduced by Scandinavian settlers and invaders. Alternatively it may be derived from Irish ruarc "squall, rainstorm".
SAAR (2) m Hebrew
Means "storm" in Hebrew.
SAMIR (2) m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "wind, air" in Sanskrit.
SARMĪTE f Latvian
From Latvian sarma meaning "frost".
SI-U m Korean
From Sino-Korean (si) meaning "begin, start" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
SKY f & m English (Modern)
Simply from the English word sky, which was ultimately derived from Old Norse sky "cloud".
SKYE f English (Modern)
From the name of the Isle of Skye off the west coast of Scotland. It is sometimes considered a variant of SKY.
SOUMA m Japanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SOUTA m Japanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
STORM m & f English (Modern), Danish, Norwegian
From the vocabulary word, ultimately from Old English storm, or in the case of the Scandinavian name, from Old Norse stormr.
SUNNY f & m English
From the English word meaning "sunny, cheerful".
SUNSHINE f English
From the English word, ultimately from Old English sunne "sun" and scinan "shine".
TAL m & f Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew טַל (tal) meaning "dew".
TARANIS m Celtic Mythology
Derived from Celtic taran meaning "thunder", cognate with Þórr (see THOR). This was the name of the Gaulish thunder god, who was often identified with the Roman god Jupiter.
TEMPEST f English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "storm". It appears in the title of William Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest' (1611).
THOR m Norse Mythology, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
From the Old Norse Þórr meaning "thunder", ultimately from the early Germanic *Þunraz. Thor was the Norse god of strength, thunder, war and storms, the son of Odin. He was armed with a hammer called Mjolnir, and wore an enchanted belt that doubled his strength.
TONDRA f Esperanto
Means "like thunder" in Esperanto.
TUSHAR m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "cold, frost, snow" in Sanskrit.
TUULI f Finnish
Means "wind" in Finnish.
TUULIKKI f Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "little wind" in Finnish, derived from tuuli "wind". This was the name of a Finnish forest goddess, the daughter of Tapio.
TUYẾT f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (tuyết) meaning "snow".
UKKO m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "old man" in Finnish. In Finnish mythology Ukko is the god of the sky and thunder.
VÂN f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (vân) meaning "cloud".
VARSHA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil
Means "rain" in Sanskrit.
VAYU m Hinduism
Means "air, wind" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of the air and wind, one of the five elements.
VEDRAN m Croatian, Serbian
Means "clear, cheerful" in Croatian and Serbian.
WAYRA m Native American, Quechua
Means "wind" in Quechua.
XIA m & f Chinese
From Chinese (xià) meaning "summer, great, grand", (xiá) meaning "rosy clouds", or other characters that are pronounced similarly.
XUE f & m Chinese
From Chinese (xuě) meaning "snow" or (xué) meaning "study, learning, school", besides other characters pronounced similarly.
XUN m & f Chinese
From Chinese (xūn) meaning "meritorious deed, rank" or (xùn) meaning "snow", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
YAĞMUR f & m Turkish
Means "rain" in Turkish.
YAM m Semitic Mythology
Means "sea" in Ugaritic. Yam was the Ugaritic god of the sea, also associated with chaos, storms and destruction. He was a son of the chief god El.
YAWEN f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (wén) meaning "cloud patterns". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
YELENA f Russian
Russian form of HELEN.
YILDIRIM m Turkish
Means "lightning" in Turkish.
YU f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", () meaning "pleasant, delightful" or () meaning "rain". Other characters can form this name as well.
YUKI f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" combined with (ki) meaning "valuable" or (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
YUKIKO f Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Alternatively, it can come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (ki) meaning "joy" or (ki) meaning "valuable" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
YUN f & m Chinese
From Chinese (yún) meaning "cloud" or (yǔn) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other Chinese characters that are pronounced in a similar way.
ZEPHYR m Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Greek Ζεφυρος (Zephyros) meaning "the west wind". Zephyros was the Greek god of the west wind.
ZÉPHYRINE f French (Rare)
French feminine form of Zephyrinus (see ZEFERINO).
ZHALEH f Persian
Means "dew" or "hoarfrost" in Persian.