Latvian Names

Latvian names are used in the country of Latvia in northern Europe.
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AGNESEfItalian, Latvian
Italian and Latvian form of AGNES.
AGNIJAfSerbian, Macedonian, Latvian
Serbian, Macedonian and Latvian form of AGNES.
AINA (4)fLatvian
Feminine form of AINĀRS.
AINĀRSmLatvian
From Latvian aina meaning "scene, sight".
ALEKSANDRSmLatvian
Latvian form of ALEXANDER.
ALISE (1)fLatvian
Latvian form of ALICE.
ANASTASIJAfLatvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of ANASTASIA.
ANATOLIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of ANATOLIUS.
ANDREJSmLatvian
Latvian form of ANDREW.
ANDRISmLatvian, Hungarian
Latvian form and Hungarian diminutive of ANDREW.
ANITA (1)fSpanish, Portuguese, Croatian, Slovene, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Latvian
Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian and Slovene diminutive of ANA.
ANNAfEnglish, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, 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. In the English-speaking world, this form came into general use in the 18th century, joining Ann and Anne.... [more]
ARNOLDSmLatvian
Latvian form of ARNOLD.
ARTJOMSmLatvian
Latvian form of ARTEMIOS.
ARTŪRSmLatvian
Latvian form of ARTHUR.
AUGUSTSmLatvian
Latvian form of AUGUSTUS.
BEATRISEfLatvian
Latvian form of BEATRIX.
BENDIKSmLatvian
Latvian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BRIGITAfSlovene, Croatian, Latvian
Slovene, Croatian and Latvian form of BRIDGET.
DAGNIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of DAGNY.
DAINAfLithuanian, Latvian
Means "song" in Lithuanian and Latvian.
DANIELSmLatvian
Latvian form of DANIEL.
DIĀNAfLatvian
Latvian form of DIANA.
EDUARDSmLatvian
Latvian form of EDWARD.
EIŽENSmLatvian
Latvian form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
ELĪNAfLatvian
Latvian form of HELEN.
ELITAfLatvian
Meaning unknown.
EMĪLIJAfLatvian
Latvian feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
EMĪLSmLatvian
Latvian form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
ERVĪNSmLatvian
Latvian form of ERWIN.
FILIPSmLatvian
Latvian form of PHILIP.
FRICISmLatvian
Latvian form of FREDERICK.
FRĪDRIHSmLatvian
Latvian form of FREDERICK.
GABRIELSmLatvian
Latvian form of GABRIEL.
GENĀDIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of GENNADIUS.
GEORGIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of GEORGE.
GEORGSmLatvian
Latvian form of GEORGE.
GRIGORIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of GREGORY.
GUSTAVSmLatvian
Latvian form of GUSTAV.
HELĒNAfLatvian
Latvian form of HELEN.
IEVAfLithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian form of EVE. This is also the Lithuanian and Latvian word for a type of cherry tree (species Prunus padus).
ILONAfHungarian, German, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Hungarian form of HELEN.
INESEfLatvian
Latvian form of INÉS.
JĀNISmLatvian
Latvian form of JOHN.
JĀZEPSmLatvian
Latvian form of JOSEPH.
JEĻENAfLatvian
Latvian form of YELENA.
JELENAfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Form of YELENA. In Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia it is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
JEVGĒŅIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of YEVGENIYA.
JEVGEŅIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of YEVGENIYA.
JEVGĒŅIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of YEVGENIY.
JEVGEŅIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of YEVGENIY.
JŪLIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of JULIA.
JURISmLatvian
Latvian form of GEORGE.
KASPARSmLatvian
Latvian form of JASPER.
KIRILSmLatvian
Latvian form of CYRIL.
KLĀRAfLatvian
Latvian form of CLARA.
KLAUDIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of CLAUDIUS.
KRISTAPSmLatvian
Latvian form of CHRISTOPHER.
KRISTIĀNAfLatvian
Latvian form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTIĀNSmLatvian
Latvian form of CHRISTIAN.
KRISTĪNAfLatvian
Latvian form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTĪNEfLatvian
Latvian form of CHRISTINE.
LAIMAfLithuanian, Latvian, Baltic Mythology
From Latvian laime and Lithuanian laima which mean "luck, fate". This was the name of the Latvian and Lithuanian goddess of fate, luck, pregnancy and childbirth. She was the sister of the goddesses Dekla and Karta, who were also associated with fate.
LARISAfRussian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Latvian, Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from the name of the ancient city of Larisa in Thessaly, which meant "citadel". In Greek legends, the nymph Larisa was either a daughter or mother of Pelasgus, the ancestor of the mythical Pelasgians. This name was later borne by a 4th-century Greek martyr who is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Church. The name (of the city, nymph and saint) is commonly Latinized as Larissa, with a double s.
LAUMAfLatvian, Baltic Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Latvian mythology this is the name of a forest spirit sometimes associated with childbirth and weaving.
LILIJAfLithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian cognate of LILY.
LILITAfLatvian
Latvian form of LILITH.
LINDAfEnglish, Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, French, Latvian, Finnish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Ancient Germanic
Originally a medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element lind meaning "flexible, soft, mild". It also coincides with the Spanish and Portuguese word linda meaning "beautiful".
LŪCIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of LUCIA.
LUDISmLatvian
Latvian form of LUDWIG.
LUDVIGSmLatvian
Latvian form of LUDWIG.
MADARAfLatvian
From the Latvian name for a type of flowering plant, known as cleavers or bedstraw in English.
MARKUSSmLatvian
Latvian form of MARK.
MĀRTIŅŠmLatvian
Latvian form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
MIERVALDISmLatvian
Latvian name derived from the Baltic elements mier "peace" and vald "rule".
MIHAILSmLatvian
Latvian form of MICHAEL.
MIĶELISmLatvian
Latvian form of MICHAEL.
MONTAfLatvian
Modern Latvian name, possibly from Latin mons "mountain".
NADEŽDAfSlovak, Serbian, Latvian
Slovak, Serbian and Latvian form of NADEZHDA.
NATĀLIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NIKOLAJSmLatvian
Latvian form of NICHOLAS.
OLGAfRussian, Ukrainian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Latvian, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Serbian, Bulgarian, Greek
Russian form of HELGA. The Varangians brought it from Scandinavia to Russia. The 10th-century Saint Olga was the wife of Igor I, grand prince of Kievan Rus (a state based around the city of Kiev). Following his death she ruled as regent for her son for 18 years. After she was baptized in Constantinople she attempted to convert her subjects to Christianity.
OSKARSmLatvian
Latvian form of OSCAR.
PĀVILSmLatvian
Latvian form of PAUL.
RAIMONDSmLatvian
Latvian form of RAYMOND.
RIČARDSmLatvian
Latvian form of RICHARD.
RIHARDSmLatvian
Latvian form of RICHARD.
ROBERTSmLatvian
Latvian form of ROBERT.
ROZĀLIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of ROSALIA.
SANDRAfItalian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian
Short form of ALESSANDRA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by author George Meredith, who used it for the heroine in his novel 'Emilia in England' (1864) and the reissued version 'Sandra Belloni' (1887). A famous bearer is American actress Sandra Bullock (1964-).
SOLVEIGAfLatvian, Lithuanian
Latvian and Lithuanian form of SOLVEIG.
STEFANSmLatvian
Latvian form of STEPHEN.
TEODORSmLatvian
Latvian form of Theodoros (see THEODORE).
TOMSmLatvian
Latvian form of THOMAS.
VALDAfLatvian
Modern coinage from Germanic wald meaning "power, rule". It has been in use only since the 20th century.
VALDISmLatvian
Short form of VOLDEMĀRS and other Latvian names containing the Germanic/Baltic element wald "rule".
VALĒRIJAfLatvian
Latvian form of VALERIA.
VALĒRIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of VALERIUS.
VIKTORSmLatvian
Latvian form of VICTOR.
VILHELMSmLatvian
Latvian form of WILLIAM.
VILISmLatvian
Latvian form of WILLIAM.
VISVALDISmLatvian
Latvian name derived from the Baltic elements vis "all" and vald "rule". It is thus a cognate of the Slavic VSEVOLOD.
VLADIMIRSmLatvian
Latvian form of VLADIMIR.
VOLDEMĀRSmLatvian
Latvian cognate of WALDEMAR.
ZANE (2)fLatvian
Latvian form of SUSANNA.
ZOJAfLatvian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Latvian, Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian form of ZOE.
ZUZANNAfPolish, Latvian (Rare)
Polish and Latvian form of SUSANNA.
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