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Abelardo m Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Abelard.
Abricotine f Folklore
Means "apricot-plum" in French. This is the name of a character in Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tale "The Imp Prince" (1697). Abricotine is a fairy who is the beloved of the protagonist, Léandre.
Adaman m Popular Culture
Derived from the word adamant, an archaic term for diamond. This is the name of a character from the video game Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Adaman is the leader of the Diamond Clan.
Adonias m Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Greek form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah), as it first appeared in the Septuagint.
Advik m Hindi, Indian, Tamil
Means "unique" in Tamil.
Africana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Africanus.
Agatho m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Agathon. This name was borne by a 7th-century pope.
Áidano m Portuguese (Modern)
Portuguese form of Aidan.
Akinfiya f Russian (Rare)
Feminine form of Akinf.
Alcione f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of Alcyone. This name is borne by Brazilian samba singer Alcione Dias Nazareth.
Alfidia f Ancient Roman (Rare)
Meaning unknown. This name was borne by the mother of the first Roman empress Livia.
Alimpije m Serbian (Rare, Archaic)
Serbian masculine form of Olympia.
Allerleirauh f Folklore (Germanized)
Means "all kinds of fur" in German. This is the name of the title character of a fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. Allerleirauh is a princess who flees from her father, who wants to marry her, and brings three dresses and a coat with all kinds of furs with her... [more]
Ambrosina f English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Elaboration of Ambrosia. May be an elaboration of French Ambrosine, a feminization of Ambrose.
Amphitryon m Greek Mythology
Meaning, "harassing either side." This was the name of the husband of Alcmene and the stepfather of Herakles.
Amphyllis f English (Archaic)
Variant of Amphelise, perhaps influenced by Phyllis. This name was borne by Amphyllis Twigden Washington (1601-1655), an ancestress of George Washington.
Amvrosios m Greek
Modern Greek form of Ambrosios.
Andersson m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern), English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Andersson, or a variant of Anderson.
Anguillette f Folklore
Means "little eel" in French (a diminutive of French anguille "eel"). This name is borne by the titular character of the fairy tale "Anguillette" (1697) by Henriette-Julie de Murat. Anguillette is a fairy who takes the form of an eel, and is rescued by a princess while in this form.
Aoua f Western African
Variant of Awa. A notable bearer was Malian independence activist Aoua Kéita (1912-1980).
Aquareine f Literature
Combination of Latin aqua meaning "water" and French reine meaning "queen". This is the name of a mermaid queen in L. Frank Baum's novel ''The Sea Fairies'' (1911).
Aredhel f Literature
Means "noble elf" in Sindarin. This was the name of an Elf in Tolkien's book 'The Silmarillion'.
Argenta f Italian (Rare), English (Rare), Medieval Italian (Tuscan)
Derived from Latin argenta meaning "silver".
Argentina f Spanish, Medieval English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Rare)
From Argentina, the name of a country in South America. It is derived from the Latin argentum (silver), which in turn comes from the Ancient Greek ἀργήντος (argēntos), from ἀργήεις (argēeis), "white, shining"... [more]
Arsema f Amharic
Amharic form of Hripsime.
Artanis f Literature
Means "noble woman" in Quenya. Artanis was the given name of Galadriel, given to her by her father.
Artist m & f English (American, Rare)
Simply from the English word artist. First recorded as a name in 1916 (where it was given to five boys), this name has seen sporadic usage in the United States until 2017, where it began to rise. It was given to 89 American baby boys in 2021.
Assíria f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of the place name Assyria.
Atenaide f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Athenais.
Atuy m Ainu
Means "sea" in Ainu.
Azealia f English (American, Rare)
Variant of Azelia. This name is borne by American rapper Azealia Banks (1991-).
Badroulbadour f Literature, Folklore
From Arabic بدر البدور‎ (Badr ul-Budūr) meaning "full moon of full moons" (see also Budur). This is the name of the princess in the Middle Eastern fairy tale 'Aladdin', one of the tales in the 'Arabian Nights'.
Balanice f Folklore
Meaning unknown. This name appears in the French fairy tale "Rosanella", where it belongs to the queen who is the title character's mother.
Bambam m Indigenous Australian, Meriam
Means "yellow" in Meriam, spoken in Torres Strait, Queensland and few southern Australian islands.
Banana f Obscure
Taken directly from the fruit.
Barahir m Literature
Means "fiery lord" in Sindarin. In Tolkien's 'The Silmarillion', this was the name of the father of Beren. It was also mentioned in 'The Lord of the Rings' as the name of both a Steward of Gondor and the grandson of Eowyn and Faramir.
Barby f English (Rare)
Variant of Barbie. This is also the name of a town in Germany, though the town's name derives from a different source.
Baruj m Jewish (Hispanicized, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Baruch. A notable bearer was Venezuelan immunologist Baruj Benacerraf (1920-2011), who was of Sephardi Jewish heritage.
Batishwa f Assyrian
Assyrian form of Bathsheba.
Bayonetta f Popular Culture
Name of the titular main character and protagonist of the same named game and movie. It's origins aren't very touched upon. However it's said in the movie to be derived from the weapon name "bayonet" and made feminine by the suffix "-ta".
Belina f Gascon, Italian
Gascon diminutive of Isabèl. Belina (known as Béline in French, died 1153) was a Roman Catholic virgin martyr who was canonized by Pope Innocent III in 1203... [more]
Belldandy f Popular Culture
Variant of Verdandi, representing an Anglicization of the name's Japanese transcription. This is the name of a major character in the manga series "Oh My Goddess!"
Bellotte f Literature, French (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from French belle meaning "beautiful". This is the name of Laidronette's sister in Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tale The Green Serpent.
Bersabeh f Armenian, Amharic
Armenian and Amharic form of Bathsheba.
Bethlehem f Ethiopian, English (Rare)
From a biblical place name, the city where Jesus was born (see Bethlehem).
Bethzy f Spanish (Mexican), Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic)
Latin American variant of Betsy. This name was brought to public attention by Bethzy Zamorano, a contestant on the Mexican reality television series Bailando por un Sueño... [more]
Biancabella f Folklore
Combination of Bianca and Italian bella, meaning "white-beautiful" in Italian. This is the name of the title character of the Italian fairy tale Biancabella and the Snake, written by Giovanni Francesco Straparola.
Biden m English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Biden.
Bilgamish m Assyrian (Rare)
Modern Assyrian form of Gilgamesh.
Binky m & f English (Rare)
A nickname of unknown meaning. A notable bearer of the nickname is Binky Felstead from the show 'Made in Chelsea', whose real name is Alexandra.
Blondine f Literature, Folklore, Haitian Creole, Yiddish
From a diminutive of French blonde meaning "fair-haired". This is the name of two characters in Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tales: Belle-Etoile's mother in Princess Belle-Etoile (whose sisters are named Roussette and Brunette) and a minor character in The Imp Prince... [more]
Bluebell f English, Popular Culture
From the name of the flower, used to some extent as a first name when flower names were in vogue at the end of the 19th century.
Brandina f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Blandine.
Brandino m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Blandinus.
Brasílio m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Masculine form of Brasília. A notable bearer was Brazilian composer Brasílio Itiberê da Cunha (1846-1911).
Brula f Assyrian
Means "pearl" in Assyrian.
Brüno m Popular Culture
Pseudo-German variant of Bruno used for the titular character of Sacha Baren Cohen's 2009 comedy film 'Brüno', about a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion designer.... [more]
Cadiga f Arabic (Latinized), Literature
Archaic transcription of Khadija. This form is mostly used in older English translations of the Koran, as well as early translations of the Arabian Nights. A notable bearer of this name is the titular character's wife from the Arabian Nights-inspired novel "The History of Nourjahad" (1767) by Frances Sheridan.
Caeldori f Popular Culture
Most likely intended as an anagram of Cordelia. This name was first used as the name of a character in Fire Emblem: Fates. She resembles Cordelia, a character from the previous game, Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Cafiera f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Cafiero.
Cafiero m Italian (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Cafiero. From an Italian surname derived from Arabic kafir meaning "infidel". It was first used as a name in the late 19th century, in honor of Italian anarchist Carlo Cafiero (1846-1892).
Calem m English (Rare)
Most likely a variant of Callum.
Camion f Literature
From an archaic French word meaning "small pin". This is the name of the titular character in Mademoiselle de Lubert's fairy tale "Princess Camion" (1743). Camion is the name of a princess transformed into a tiny doll, given to the prince Zirphil to be his wife... [more]
Cannetella f Literature
Derived from Italian canna "reed" combined with a diminutive suffix. This name is borne by the protagonist of the Italian fairy tale "Cannetella" by Giambattista Basile. Cannetella is a young princess who marries the evil wizard Fioravante.
Carabosse f Literature
Derived from Latin cara, meaning "face", and Old French bosse meaning "inflammation". This describes a bubo gotten through pox. This name was first used on the wicked fairy godmother in Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tale The Princess Mayblossom (1697), though nowadays it is more famous as the name given to the wicked fairy godmother in Tchaikovsky's ballet The Sleeping Beauty (1890).
Carmem f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Carmen.
Carp m Biblical Romanian
Romanian form of Carpus.
Cashina f Popular Culture
Combination of "cash" and the popular suffix -ina. This is the name of a one-off character on the cartoon 'SpongeBob SquarePants' - Cashina is a stack of cash (actually a robot controlled by Plankton) whom Mr... [more]
Castamir m Literature
Possibly means "jeweled helmet" in Quenya. In Tolkien's legendarium this is the name of the evil King of Gondor who usurps the throne form Eldacar, the rightful king.
Cefca m Popular Culture
An Italian variant of the given name to one of Final Fantasy’s most popular villains.
Celadon m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κελάδων (Keladôn), derived from κέλαδος (kelados) which meant "a noise as of rushing waters; loud noise, din, clamour". This was the name of a stream in Elis.
Celebrimbor m Literature
Means "silver fist" in Sindarin. In 'The Lord of the Rings', Celebrimbor was the creator of the Rings of Power.
Cenerentola f Folklore
Italian form of Cinderella, derived from Italian cenere meaning "cinder".
Cenerina f Italian (Archaic)
Derived from Italian ceneri "ashes". This was traditionally given to girls born on Ash Wednesday (mercoledì delle ceneri or Ceneri in Italian). It is a cognate of Cendrillon.
Chaima f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Shayma (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
Chamsia f Eastern African
Possibly a Comorian form of Shams. A notable bearer is Comorian singer Chamsia Sagaf (1955-).
Chantilly f English (Modern, Rare)
From the name of a town in France. The town's name is derived from the Gallo-Roman name Cantilius. It can also be given in reference to Chantilly lace, which is named after the town.
Chelidonia f Italian
Italian name derived from the Greek word chelidon meaning "swallow". This name was borne by a 12th-century Italian saint.
Chiquinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Francisca. This name was borne by Brazilian composer Chiquinha Gonzaga (1847-1935), whose given name was Francisca.
Christiania f English (Archaic)
Variant of Christiana. It could also be given in reference to the former name of the Norwegian capital (now called Oslo).
Chrom m & f Popular Culture (Rare)
Possibly derived from Greek chroma meaning "color". This is the name of one of the protagonists of the video game Fire Emblem: Awakening. Variant of Chrome
Cibele f Portuguese, Italian (Rare)
Portuguese and Italian form of Cybele.
Ciccu m Sicilian (Rare), Folklore, Literature
Possibly a Sicilian diminutive of Francesco. This name is borne by the titular character of the Sicilian fairy tale 'The Story of Ciccu'. Ciccu is a young man who obtains a magic coverlet, purse, and horn from fairies, and later enters the service of a greedy king, whom he outwits and later gains his throne after the king's death... [more]
Cicerone m Italian
Italian form of Cicero.
Claireece f Literature, African American (Rare)
Variant of Clarice. This is the given name of Claireece Precious Jones in the book 'Push' and the movie 'Precious'.
Cleide f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Cleïs. A notable bearer is Italian athlete Cleide Urlando.
Cogita f Popular Culture
Derived from Latin cogito meaning "I think". This is the name of a character from the video game Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Cogita is a mysterious woman who assists the player character and shelters them after they are expelled from Jubilife Village.
Cyrena f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly a variant of Serena influenced by Cyrene. A notable bearer was American opera singer Cyrena van Gordon (1892-1964).
Daeron m Literature
Derived from Sindarin daer "great". This was the name of a Sindarin Elf in 'The Silmarillion'. Daeron was the greatest of the Elven minstrels.
Dannii f English (Australian)
Variant of Danni. A notable bearer is Australian singer Dannii Minogue (1971-).
Davada f American (South)
Either a feminine form of David or an elaboration of Vada. A notable bearer was Davada "Dee" Stanley Presley (1925-2013), the stepmother of singer Elvis Presley.
Dawnn f English (American, Rare)
Rare variant of Dawn. A notable bearer is American actress Dawnn Lewis (1961-).
Deivid m Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of David, reflecting the English pronunciation.
Delfim m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Delphinus.
Demiray m Turkish
Means "iron moon" in Turkish.
Dercy f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a variant of Darcy or a diminutive of Dolores. A famous bearer was Brazilian actress Dercy Gonçalves (1907-2008), whose given name was Dolores.
Dileta f Lithuanian, Portuguese
Lithuanian and Portuguese form of the Italian Diletta
Dindonette f Literature
Derived from French dindon, meaning "turkey", combined with a diminutive suffix. Dindonette is the name of a fairy in the French fairy tale "A Fairy's Blunder". She casts a spell on an island's water fountain to make the old young again and the young older, but with disastrous consequences.
Dionis f English (Archaic)
Probably a contracted form of Dionisia. A notable bearer of the name was Dionis Stevens Coffin (1610-1684), the wife of Tristram Coffin and an ancestress of the Coffin family of the United States... [more]
Divo m Italian (Rare)
Derived from Latin divus meaning "god".
Donia f Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian Arabic form of Dunya.
Donnamira f Literature
Combination of Donna and Mira. This is the name of a hobbit mentioned in Tolkien's legendarium. Donnamira is one of the daughters of Gerontius Took, who married into the Boffin family... [more]
Dwura f Assyrian
Assyrian form of Deborah. It also means "bee" in Assyrian.
Dželaludin m Bosnian
Bosnian form of Jalal al-Din.
Eärien f Popular Culture (Modern)
Means "daughter of the sea" in Quenya, from eär "see" and ien "daughter". This name is borne by the daughter of Elendil in the Amazon series 'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power'... [more]
Ebenita f Popular Culture
Feminine form of Ebenezer, possibly influenced by Bonita. This name was created for the movie 'Ms Scrooge', where it belongs to the titular character, played by Cicely Tyson.
Edris f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Edric. This was the birth name of Anglo-Irish ballet dancer Ninette de Valois (1898-2001).
Eldacar m Literature
Means "elf helmet" in Quenya. This is the name of the twenty-first king of Gondor in Tolkien's legendarium. Eldacar is the son of Valacar and Vidumavi... [more]
Elfego m Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Spanish form of Alphege. A notable bearer was Mexican-American gunman and politician Elfego Baca (1865-1945).
Elmyra f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Elmira 1. Elmyra Duff is a character from the cartoon Tiny Toon Adventures.
Elvera f English, Dutch
Variant of Elvira. It was most notably borne by American dancer Elvera Sanchez (1905-2000), the mother of actor Sammy Davis Jr.
Emeldir f Literature
Possibly means "manly-mother" in Sindarin. In Tolkien's 'The Silmarillion', this was the name of the mother of Beren.
Emerentz f Polabian, German (Archaic)
Possibly a German and Polabian form of Emerentiana. A notable bearer was Emerentz Schultze (1668-1756), the last known speaker of the Polabian language.
Epaminondas m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Latinized form and modern Greek transcription of Epameinondas. This name was borne by a general and statesman of 4th-century BC Greece who transformed the ancient Greek city-state of Thebes, leading it out of Spartan subjugation into a preeminent position in Greek politics... [more]
Er m Turkish
Means "man" in Turkish.
Eratosthenis m Greek
Modern Greek form of Eratosthenes.
Esmeraude f Popular Culture
Derived from French word for emerald, émeraude, possibly influenced by Esmeralda (which also means "emerald"). This is the name of a member of the Black Moon Clan from the manga and anime 'Sailor Moon'.
Espn m English (American, Rare)
Variant of Espen, influenced by the television network ESPN.
Etterlene f African American (Rare)
Combination of Etter and the suffix lene. Notable bearers are American singer Etterlene DeBarge (1935-2024) and her daughter Etterlene "Bunny" DeBarge (1955-), also a singer.
Eurialo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Euryalus.
Everton m Portuguese (Brazilian), Jamaican Patois, English
Transferred use of the surname Everton.
Evo m Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Apparently a masculine form of Eva. A notable bearer is Bolivian president Evo Morales.
Farfalla f Theatre
Means "butterfly" in Italian. This is the name of the titular character of the ballet 'Le papillon' (1860). Farfalla is a Circassian princess who is kidnapped by a fairy and enchanted in the form of a butterfly.
Fear m & f English (Puritan)
Referring to reverance toward God. A notable bearer was Fear Brewster (1606-1634), who was one of the passengers aboard the Mayflower.
Fenareti f Greek
Modern Greek form of Phaenarete.
Feodorowna f English (British, Rare, Archaic)
From the Russian patronymic Feodorovna meaning "daughter of Feodor". A notable bearer was English aristocrat Lady Feodorowna Cecilia Wellesley (1838-1920).
Finarfin m Literature
Originally the name was Arafinwë, meaning "noble Finwë" in Quenya. Finarfin is the Sindarin translation, with Finwë added to the front of the name.... [more]
Findis f Literature
Probably a combination of Finwë and Indis. This is the name of the older daughter and first child of Finwë and Indis in Tolkien's legendarium... [more]
Fingolfin m Literature
Originally the name was Nolofinwë, meaning "wise Finwë" in Quenya. Fingolfin is the Sindarin translation, with Finwë added to the front of the name.... [more]
Finrod m Literature
Sindarin form of the Quenya name Findaráto, meaning "golden-haired champion". Finrod was an Elf in 'The Silmarillion'. He was the oldest son of Finarfin and Eärwen and the brother of Galadriel.
Finwë m Literature
Quenya name; the meaning is unclear, but is most likely derived from the element fin "hair". Finwë was the original High King of the Noldor Elves in the works of J. R. R. Tolkien.... [more]
Fiordelisa f Literature
Variant of Fiordalisa. This name is borne by the protagonist of Andrew Lang's translation of The Blue Bird by Madame d'Aulnoy. She is known as Florine in the original version.
Flicka f English, Popular Culture
Diminutive of Felicity. This name was notably borne by the titular character (a horse) in the 1941 children's novel My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara.
Foxtrot m English (American, Rare)
From the name of a ballroom dance with a slow-slow-quick-quick rhythm, named due to its resemblance to the movements of a fox.
Foxxy f Popular Culture
Variant of Foxy. A notable fictional bearer is Foxxy Love from the animated series 'Drawn Together'.
Foxy f & m Popular Culture, American (Archaic)
Derived from the word foxy meaning "fox-like".
Francie f Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), English (Rare)
Diminutive of names containing the element Franc-. In the English-speaking world this is used as a diminutive of Frances.
Francilla f Antillean Creole, French (Caribbean)
Latinate variant of Francille, or a diminutive of names such as Francia or France 1 using the Latin feminine diminutive suffix -illa... [more]
Frini f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Φρύνη (see Fryni).
Galaction m Late Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Galaktion as well as the Romanian form of this name. It was borne by a saint from the 3rd century AD, who was also known as Galation.
Garvey m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Garvey.
Gaydar m Avar (Russified), Kumyk (Russified), Lezgin (Russified)
Russian form of Haidar, used particuarly in Dagestan.
Genesta f Literature, Popular Culture
Possibly derived from Genista, the Latin name of the broom plant. This is the name of the good fairy in the French fairy tale "Heart of Ice". Genesta is a fairy who brings up the protagonist, Mannikin, and assists him on his journey... [more]
Gentil m French (Rare), French (Belgian, Rare), Flemish (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
French form of Gentilis, which is also used (albeit rarely) in Belgium and the Netherlands.... [more]
Giovita f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Jovita.
Giroflée f Literature
Means "wallflower" in French, referring to the flower Erysimum cheiri. This is the name of a character in Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tale The White Doe (also known as The Hind in the Wood). Giroflée is the faithful lady-in-waiting of the protagonist Désirée... [more]
Gladion m Popular Culture
Derived from the name of the flower gladiolus. This name is borne by a character from the video games Pokemon Sun and Moon.
Glóredhel f Literature
Means "Elf of the golden light" in Sindarin. This was the name of Hador's daughter and oldest child in J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Silmarillion'.
Göktuğ m Turkish
Means "sky banner" in Turkish.
Graciella f Portuguese (Brazilian), Hungarian
Portuguese variant and Hungarian form of Graciela.
Gracieuse f Literature, French (Rare), Haitian Creole
Feminine form of Gracieux. This name was first used as one of the main characters of Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tale Gracieuse and Percinet (1697)... [more]
Greca f Italian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Graecus. This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred under Diocletian.
Greco m Italian (Rare)
Masculine form of Greca.
Gruoch f Medieval Scottish, History
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the wife of King Macbeth of Scotland. She was immortalized as Lady Macbeth in the Shakespeare play Macbeth, though the facts about her are few.
Güher f Turkish
Turkish form of Gohar. A famous bearer is Turkish pianist Güher Pekinel (1951-).
Gutle f Yiddish (Archaic)
Diminutive of Gute. A notable bearer was Gutle Schnapper Rothschild (1753-1849), the wife of Mayer Amschel Rothschild and ancestress of the Rothschild family.
Guzma m Popular Culture
From the name of the flower Guzmania, also known as the tufted airplant, which was named in honor of Spanish naturalist Anastasio Guzman.... [more]
Hador m Literature
Means "thrower of spears" in Noldorin. This was the name of the leader of the House of Hador in Tolkien's 'The Silmarillion'. He was the grandfather of Hurin and the great-grandfather of Turin... [more]
Hajrija f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Khairia.
Hariclea f Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Chariclea. It was most famously borne by Romanian opera singer Hariclea Darclée.
Hazelelponi f Biblical
Means "shade coming upon me" in Hebrew. This is the name of a woman of the tribe of Judah mentioned in 1 Chronicles 4:8.
Hedo f & m Assyrian
Means "adornment" in Assyrian.
Herkules m Roman Mythology
Polish, Slovak, Czech, Hungarian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, German and Dutch form of Hercules.
Hinoka f Popular Culture
Derived from the name of the Hinoki cypress, a species of tree which is considered sacred in various parts of Japan. This name is borne by a character from the video game Fire Emblem: Fates.
Hippo f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "horse" in Greek. This was the name of several minor characters in Greek mythology.
Holofernes m Biblical
In the deuterocanonical Book of Judith, Holofernes (Greek: Ὀλοφέρνης; Hebrew הולופרנס) is an invading general of Nebuchadnezzar, who dispatched Holofernes to take vengeance on the nations of the West that had withheld their assistance to his reign... [more]
Hyacinthia f Folklore
Variant of Hyacintha used by Andrew Lang for a character in his version of the Russian fairy tale King Kojata. It also coincides with the name of an ancient Spartan festival that celebrated the death of Hyacinthus.
Iannis m Greek, Romanian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννης (see Giannis). Notable bearer is a Greek-French Composer: Iannis Xenakis, born in Romania... [more]
Imis f Literature
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the protagonist of the fairy tale "The Palace of Revenge" by Henriette-Julie de Murat. Imis is a princess who is beloved and captured by the evil enchanter Pagan.
Imogène f Theatre (Gallicized)
French form of Imogen. In France, this mostly refers to the character from Shakespeare's play Cymbeline and is rarely, if ever, used as a given name.
Írimë f Literature
Possibly derived from Quenya irima meaning "lovely". This is the name of the younger daughter and third child of Finwë and Indis in Tolkien's legendarium... [more]
Irolite f Literature
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the protagonist of the French fairy tale Le Parfait Amour (Perfect Love) by Henriette-Julie de Murat. Irolite is a princess kept in a chateau by her evil aunt, the fairy Danamo... [more]
Isnelle f French Creole
Feminine form of Isnel. A notable better was Reunionese politician Isnelle Amelin (1907-1994).
Istir f Quechua, Assyrian
Quechua and Assyrian form of Esther.
Itza f Spanish (Latin American)
Some sources suggest it is a rare variant of Itzel.... [more]
Jakelyne f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian variant of Jacqueline. A famous bearer is Brazilian beauty pageant titleholder Jakelyne Oliveira (Miss Brasil 2013).
Jamile f & m Portuguese (Brazilian), English (American, Rare)
Variant of Jamila. It is strictly feminine in Brazil and unisex in the United States.
Jantipa f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Xanthippe.
Janyse f English (Rare)
Variant of Janice. A notable bearer is Canadian voice actress Janyse Jaud (1969-).
Jefté m Spanish (Rare), Biblical Spanish
Spanish form of Jephthah. A notable bearer is Spanish footballer Jefté Betancor (1993-).
Jhenifer f Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Jennifer used primarily in Latin America.
Jinjur f Literature
Variant of Ginger. This name is borne by a character in L. Frank Baum's novel 'The Marvelous Land of Oz' (1904).
Joringel m German (Rare), Literature
Diminutive of Jorin. This is the name of one of the title characters of the German fairy tale Jorinde and Joringel, collected by the Brothers Grimm. Joringel is a young man whose bride-to-be Jorinde is turned into a nightingale by a witch, and he rescues her with the help of a magic flower.
Jour m Literature
Means "day" in French. This was the name of Sleeping Beauty's son (also known as Le Jour) in Charles Perrault's fairy tale "The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood".
Julanne f English (American, Rare)
Contracted form of Julianne. A notable bearer was American silent film actress Julanne Johnston (1900-1988).
Junette f English (Rare), Haitian Creole
Combination of June and the French feminine diminutive suffix -ette.
Juscelino m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Jucelino. This name was borne by Juscelino Kubitschek (1902-1976), President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961.
Kahili f & m Hawaiian, Popular Culture
From the name of Hawaiian feathered regalia used to symbolize the ali'i (nobility). It also coincides with the Hawaiian name of several plants, such as the crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica), the kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerarium), and the red silky oak (Grevillea banksii)... [more]
Kamelya f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish kamelya "camellia".
Kanenstenhawi f Indigenous American, Mohawk, History
Means "she brings in corn" in Mohawk. This was the Mohawk name given to Eunice Williams (1696-1785), a Massachusetts colonist who was taken captive by the French and the Mohawks.
Karamfila f Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian карамфил "carnation".
Kayko f Japanese (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Keiko. This spelling is not used in Japan.
Kellina f English
Either an elaboration of Kelly or a variant of Kelina.
Khabib m Avar (Russified), Lezgin (Russified), Dargin (Russified), Indonesian
Form of Habib used in Dagestan and Indonesia. A notable bearer is Dagestani UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov (1988-), who is an ethnic Avar.
Khadidiatou f Western African
Form of Khadija used in western Africa.
Khawa f Assyrian
Assyrian form of Eve.
Khoshaba m Assyrian
Means "Sunday" in Assyrian.
Kimila f English (Rare)
Probably an elaboration of Kim influenced by Camilla. This is the given name of American actress Kim Basinger (1953-).
Kina f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Gina or Tina.
Kitten f Irish (Rare), English (Rare)
Derived from the name Katherine, or Katrina, meaning a small Cat, like the small meaning of it's longer names
Kizil m Turkish
Means "bright red" in Turkish.
Knuts m Latvian
Latvian form of Knut.
Kopciuszek f Folklore
Means "black redstart" in Polish - the black redstart being a type of small bird. This is the Polish name of the fairy tale character Cinderella. It is not used as a given name in Poland.
Kordula f Polish, Czech (Rare), Slovak (Rare), German (Rare)
Polish, Czech and Slovak form and German variant of Cordula.
Korrina f Popular Culture
Variant of Corinna. This name is borne by the Fighting-type Gym Leader in the video games Pokemon X and Y.
La f Literature, Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. This name is borne by a character in Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan series. La is the queen and high priestess of Opar, a lost city in the jungles of Africa.
Laidronette f Literature (Anglicized)
Derived from French laid meaning "ugly". In Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tale The Green Serpent, Laidronette is a princess cursed with extreme ugliness.
Lalwen f Literature
Means "laughing maiden" in Quenya. This is the mother-name of Írimë om Tolkien's legendarium.
Laodicea f Biblical
From the name of the town locatad in Asia Minor. The town is mentioned as the location of one of the seven churches of Asia in the Book of Revelation. It can also be used as a variant of Laodice.
Larabel f English (Rare)
Lara and Belle
Latavia f African American
Combination of the popular prefix la and Tavia. A notable bearer of this name is American singer LaTavia Roberson (1981-).
Lazarette f French (Archaic)
Feminine diminutive of Lazare.
Leiko f Hawaiian
Combination of "lei" and the Japanese suffix -ko meaning "child". This name was possibly invented by Hawaiians of mixed Japanese-Hawaiian ancestry. It is not used as a given name in Japan.
Leslea f English (American, Rare)
Rare feminine variant of Leslie. A notable bearer is American author Lesléa Newman (1955-), whose birth name is Leslie.
Liliam f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Lillian.
Lirette f Literature
French term for a type of fabric made by weaving strips of cloth. This is the name of one of the protagonists of the French fairy tale La bonne femme (The Good Woman) by Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de La Force.
Liso m Medieval Italian
Perhaps a masculine form of Lisa.
Lonette f English (American, Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning; theories include a combination of Lon and the popular suffix -ette.
Lorian f English (American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Lorraine influenced by Marian 1. A notable bearer is American author Lorian Hemingway (1951-), a granddaughter of author Ernest Hemingway.
Lothíriel f Literature
Means "flower garlanded maiden" in Sindarin, from loth meaning "blossom, flower" and riel meaning "garlanded maiden". In 'The Lord of the Rings', Lothíriel was the daughter of Imrahil, the Prince of Dol Amroth... [more]
Lucimar f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Combination of Lúcia and Maria. A famous bearer is Brazilian athlete Lucimar Aparecida de Moura.
Ludmya f Haitian Creole (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Ludmila. This name is borne by Haitian-American politician Mia Love (1975-), who was born Ludmya Bourdeau.
Lusamine f Popular Culture
Derived from the name of the balsamine plant, influenced by the Japanese transcription of the name. This is the name of a character from the video games Pokemon Sun and Moon. Lusamine is the president of the Aether Foundation and the game's main antagonist.
Lysiane f French, French (Belgian), Flemish (Rare)
Combination of Elisabeth and Anne 1, although folk etymology occasionally considers this name a shortened form of Lysianassa... [more]
Magdalenus m Dutch (Rare)
Dutch masculine form of Magdalene. A notable bearer is Dutch author and illustrator Hendrik Magdalenus Bruna (1927-2017), better known as Dick Bruna.
Magenta f English, Theatre
Named for the mauvish-crimson colour. The dye to make the colour was discovered and named shortly after the Battle of Magenta in 1859 (the town is situated in northern Italy). The colour may have been inspired by the colour of the uniforms worn by the French troops, or by the colour of the land soaked in blood after the battle... [more]
Maimun m Judeo-Arabic, Jewish
Arabic Jew's translation of Mazliach.
Maive f Irish (Rare)
Variant of Maeve. A notable bearer was Indian-born author Maive Stokes (1866-1961), who was of Irish descent. She is best known for compiling a collection of Indian fairy tales that were told to her by her caretakers.
Malko m Assyrian
Means "king" in Assyrian.
Mamelta f History
Variant of Mamlacha.
Mamlacha f History
Means "kingdom" in Greek. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint martyred under the Sassanid emperor Shapur II.
Mamo f Hawaiian
From the name of two species of black-and-yellow birds (both extinct) native to the Hawaiian Islands. A notable bearer was Hawaiian-born actress Mamo Clark (1914-1986).
Mardavij m Persian, History
Derived from Persian mard meaning "man" and avij meaning "assailant". This name was borne by a 10th-century Iranian ruler, best known as the last Zoroastrian ruler of Iran. He founded the Ziyarid dynasty, which later converted to Islam.
Mariane f Portuguese (Brazilian), French (Rare), English (Rare)
Variant of Marianne, mostly used in Brazil. A notable bearer is French journalist and reporter Mariane Pearl.
Marigo f Greek, Albanian
Diminutive of Maria or Margarita. This was borne by 19th-century Greek actress Marigo Alkaiou (1790-1865) and 19th-century Greek revolutionary Marigo Zarafopoula... [more]
Marmar m & f Various
Diminutive of Maria, Margaret, and Martin, and other names with the same initial sound.
Maroun m Arabic
Modern Arabic form of Maron. It is primarily used by Maronites.
Marysue f English, Popular Culture
Combination of Mary and Sue. A notable bearer was Mary Sue Hubbard (1931-2002), the third wife of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.... [more]
Matyelok f Obscure
This name is borne by actress Matyelok Gibbs.
Maudeline f English (Archaic), Haitian Creole, Jamaican Patois, Popular Culture
Variant of Magdalene (compare Middle English Maudelen, Maudlin); in some cases, however, it may also be a combination of Maude with Madeline or Line... [more]