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Aafreen f Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Afreen used by Muslims in India.
Aai m Frisian (Archaic)
Archaic Frisian short form of names that contain the element agjō or adal.
Aalycia f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Alicia (probably influenced by the name Aaliyah).
Aarini f Indian (Rare), Bengali (Rare), Hindi
Means "adventurous, courageous" in Hindi.
Abaangui m Guarani
The name of a god from Guaraní mythology credited with creating the moon.
Abbygale f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Abigail. This name was given to 63 girls in the year 2007.
Abcde f English (Modern, Rare)
From the first five letters of the English alphabet.
Abd al-Jalil m Arabic
Means "servant of the exalted one" from Arabic عبد ال (ʿabd al) meaning "servant of the" and جليل (jalīl) meaning "exalted, impprtant, honourable".
Abdelaâli m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Abdul-ali (chiefly Moroccan).
Abdes m Ancient Aramaic (Latinized)
The name is formed with the word Abd "servant (of)" and Es which is less clear. It may refer to Yah, the Judeo-Christian God, making the name a variant of Abdias, or to the Egyptian goddess Isis.... [more]
Abeley m Judeo-French
Variant of Abel.
Abgar m Ancient Aramaic
Abgar was the name of several kings of Edessa (today: Şanlıurfa, Turkey).... [more]
Abiha f Pakistani
Means "her father" in Arabic, from the kunya (nickname or byname) of Fatimah bint Muhammad أمّ أبیها (Umm Abiha), literally "the mother of her father"... [more]
Abir m Hebrew
Means "strong, mighty" in Hebrew (compare Adir), derived from the root of אבר (ʿabar) "to strive upward, mount, soar, fly" (allegedly the name also means "aroma"; cf... [more]
Abish f Mormon (Rare)
Meaning, "maize field, corn field."
Abooksigun m Algonquin
Means "wildcat" in Algonquin.
Åbwin m Walloon
Walloon form of Aubin.
Acel f Filipino
The name of the Philippine singer Acel Bisa-Van Ommen. It was probably created from her full given name Maria Cecilia.
Achante f African American
Maybe a variant of Ashanti
Achill m German (Rare)
German cognate of Achilles.
Achillea f Italian
Feminine form of Achille. It is also the botanical name of the genus of flowering plants (Yarrow).
Achilleo m Italian
Italian form of Achilleus. ... [more]
Acquanetta f African American (Rare)
This name was brought to some public attention by the American actress Acquanetta (1921-2004), born Mildred Davenport. Though she claimed her stage name meant "laughing water" or "deep water" in Arapaho, it appears to be an invented name, possibly an elaboration of Italian acqua "water" using Netta 1.
Ada f Filipino
From the Tagalog word ada "fairy", borrowed from Spanish hada with the same meaning.
Adagio m English (Modern, Rare)
From the Italian adagio meaning "slowly, at ease", a word to indicate a musical composition should be played slowly.
Adaleigh f English
Combination of Ada 1 and Leigh.
Adalinda f Medieval German, Sicilian
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and lind "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".
Adar f & m Hebrew
Variant of Adara ("noble, exalted, praised"). Adar features in the Jewish calendar as the name of the twelfth month of the biblical year and the sixth month of the civil year, when Purim is celebrated ('thus girls born during this period often bear the name Adara').
Addamu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Adam.
Addu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Ado.
Adelàide f Sardinian, Piedmontese
Sardinian and Piedmontese form of Adelaide.
Adeleia f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an American variant of Adelaide.
Adietumarus m Gaulish
Gaulish name, composed of Proto-Celtic ad- "to" and yantu "zeal, jealousy" with māros "great".
Adilia f Flemish
Cognate of Adilie.
Adjutor m History (Ecclesiastical)
Means "helper" in Latin. Adjutor is the patron saint of swimmers, boaters, and drowning victims, as well as of Vernon, France.
Adolfos m Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Adolf, mainly used to render the name of foreigners in Greek.
Adolt m East Frisian, German (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic name formed from the Germanic name elements adal "noble" and walt "to rule".
Adorna f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Adorno.
Aduni m Sicilian
Variant of Adoni.
Aedia f Ancient Roman (Rare)
Feminine form of Aedius, a Roman family name.
Aedius m Ancient Roman
A Roman family name.
Ael m Breton (Modern)
Directly taken from Breton ael "angel".
Afdal m Arabic, Indonesian
Arabic alternate transcription of Afzal as well as the Indonesian form.
Afiney m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Athenaios.
Afinodor m Russian
Russian form of Athenodoros.
Afreeda f Bengali
Variant of Afrida.
Afrida f Bengali, Indonesian
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Agathoclea f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agathokleia. This was the name of the favourite mistress of the Egyptian Greek pharaoh Ptolemy IV Philopator (3rd century BC).
Agnodice f Ancient Greek
A dithematic name composed of ‘αγνος (hagnos)‘αγνος (hagnos) "chaste" and δικη (dike) "justice". ... [more]
Ago m German (Rare, Archaic)
In the case of the most famous bearer of the name, the German diplomat Ago von Maltzan, it is a nickname based on the initials of his three given names Adolf Georg Otto.
Ahasver m German (Rare, Archaic)
German form of the Biblical name Ahasueros.... [more]
Ahasveros m Biblical German
German form of Ahasueros as used in current bible translations.
Ahimaaz m English, Biblical Hebrew
Means "brother of the council" in Hebrew.
Ahiqar m Ancient Aramaic
From the Aramaic name hyqr meaning "My brother is precious". ... [more]
Aidine f English (American)
Feminine form of Aiden.
Aiga f Low German, German (Rare)
Short form of feminine names that are formed with the Germanic name element agjō "edge (of a sword)".... [more]
Aiko m West Frisian, German, East Frisian, Dutch (Rare)
Short form of names containing the Germanic name element agjō or agil "edge (of a sword)", such as Ekkehard or Aai.
Ailia f Pakistani
Not available
Ailymas m Ancient (Hellenized)
Name of a king of Libya in the 4th century BCE.
Aine f Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Áine.
Airam f & m Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
María (Spanish) or Maria (Portuguese) spelled backwards.
Aiulf m Lombardic, Medieval English, Anglo-Norman
A Germanic name formed from the name elements agin "edge (of a sword)" and wolf "wolf" (see Aginulf).... [more]
Ajlina f Bosnian
Bosnian form of the Turkish name Aylin.
Akelei f Dutch (Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Direct adoption of the Dutch and German name for the flower Aquilegia vulgaris "columbine".
Akeno m & f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 明 (ake) meaning "bright" and 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Akhey m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Achaios.
Akhtar m & f Urdu, Persian (Rare)
Means "star" in Persian.
Akon m African American, Western African
One of the given names of the musician known as Akon.
Aktoris f Greek Mythology
Possibly a feminine form of Aktor. This is the name of a handmaid of Penelope in Homer's epic the Odyssey.
Alafare f English (Rare), Romani
Of uncertain meaning, possibly a corruption of Alethea (compare Alethaire). In the United States, this name was first found in 1768; in the United Kingdom, there were several uses throughout the 1800s (and most likely before that as well)... [more]
Alagast m Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic alls "all" or from Gothic alhs (alah in Old High German) "temple." The second element is derived from Gothic gasts (gast in Old High German) "guest, stranger."... [more]
Al-'ala' m Arabic
Means "the exalted". Laqab of Ala 1. This was the personal name of Abu Sa'd al-'Ala' ibn Sahl (c. 940–1000), a Muslim mathematician, physicist and optics engineer... [more]
Alander m American (Rare)
Contracted form of Alexander.
Alauda f Obscure
Derived from Latin alauda meaning "lark".
Alaynna f American
Variant of Alaina.
Alecyn f Obscure
Variant of Alison.
Aleferna f Low German (Archaic)
Aleferna was Prioress of the Hohenholte monastery in Northern Germany (attested 1237–1240). The name is only partially explained ALA means "all", but the FERNA part is obscure. ... [more]
Alemania f American, American (Hispanic)
Alemania is an alternate Latin name for Germany (and the Spanish name of the country).... [more]
Alesea f Moldovan
Moldovan form of Alesya.
Alexo m Galician (Rare), Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Galician variant of Aleixo and Louisiana Spanish form of Alexis.
Alfarata f Popular Culture
The name of a fictive native American girl in the song 'The Blue Juniata' by Marion Dix Sullivan (1844).
Al-husayn m Arabic
Means "the beautiful". Laqab of Husayn. This was the personal name of Avicenna, a famous physician in the medieval Islamic world.
Alioth m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic alyat, meaing "fat tail of a sheep". This is the traditional name of the star Epsilon Ursae Majoris in the constellation Ursa Major.
Alithia f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Alethea or of Alicia (Spanish pronunciation with English spelling)
Alkaid m & f Filipino, Astronomy
Means "the leader", derived from Arabic قائد بنات نعش qā'id bināt naʿsh, meaning "leader of the daughters of the bier". This is the traditional name of the star Eta Ursae Majoris in the constellation Ursa Major.
Alke f Low German
Diminutive of names that contained the name element adal, most notably Adelheid.
Almanzo m English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Al-Mansur.
Almica f Slovene
Diminutive of Alma 1.
Aloe f English (Modern, Rare)
Aloe is a genus containing over 500 species of flowering succulent plants. The most widely known species is Aloe vera, or "true aloe". It is called this because it is cultivated as the standard source for assorted pharmaceutical purposes.
Aloisu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Aloisio.
Alolita f Indic, American (Rare)
Of unknown meaning.
Alpharetta f English (American, Archaic)
Derived from the name of a suburb in the American city of Atlanta, which itself is derived from Alfarata, the name of a fictional Native American girl in the popular 19th-century parlor song "The Blue Juniata"... [more]
Alpharita f Caribbean
This name is best known for being the name of the Cuban-Jamaican singer Rita Marley (b. 1946), who was born as Alpharita Constantia Anderson. She is the widow of the Jamaican reggae singer Bob Marley (1945-1981)... [more]
Alpheratz f Astronomy, Filipino (Rare)
Derived from Arabic surrat al-faras ("the navel of the mare"). This is a traditional name of the star Alpha Andromedae in the constellation Andromeda.
Alphine f English (American, Rare)
Perhaps a feminine form of Alphaeus or Alphonse.
Altburg f German (Rare)
Created from the German name elements alt "old, ancient" and burg "protected place, castle".
Altfrid m Medieval German, German (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic Germanic name formed from the name elements alt "old" and fridu "peace".
Alvarez m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Alvarez.
Amad m & f Arabic
Means "period (of time)" in Arabic.
Amarië f Literature
Used by J.R.R. Tolkien this is a Quenya name of unknown meaning. It possibly comes from mára meaning "good" or mar meaning "home".
Amarja m Biblical German
German form of Amariah.
Amarok m Inuit Mythology
Amarok is the name of a giant wolf in Inuit mythology. It will hunt down and devour anyone foolish enough to hunt alone at night. It is sometimes considered equivalent to the waheela of cryptozoology.
Amat m Polish (Archaic), Catalan (Rare), Gascon (Archaic), Lengadocian, Provençal
Catalan, Polish, Languedocian, Provençal and Gascon form of Amatus.
Amat f Medieval Arabic (Moorish), Arabic
An Arabic word meaning "maidservant". Often combined with a reference to god, as in Amaterrahmane.
Amat al-Aleem f Arabic
Means "maidservant of the omniscient" from Arabic أمة ال (amat al) meaning "maidservant of the" combined with عليم (alim) meaning "omniscient".
Amat al-Razzak f Arabic
Means "maidservant of the all-provider" from Arabic أمة ال (amat al) meaning "maidservant of the" and رزاق (razzāq) "provider, sustainer".
Amaterrahmane f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Means "maidservant of the merciful" from Arabic أمة ال (amat al) meaning "maidservant of the" combined with رحمن (rahman) meaning "merciful".
Amaurie f & m American
Variant of Amaury.
Ameliora f English
From the word ameliorate, which means "to make something better."
Amenadiel m Popular Culture
In the TV show Lucifer, there is an Archangel called Amenadiel. ... [more]
Amerika f American
Variant of America.
Ametrine f Various (Rare)
Possibly from the name of the purple-orange crystal, which is a blend of the words amethyst (see Amethyst) and citrine.
Amfilohije m Serbian
Serbian form of Amphilochios.
Amoke f & m Yoruba
Means "loving stroke" in Yoruba.
Ampie m Afrikaans
Diminutive of Abraham.
Anacharsis m Scythian, Ancient Greek
Meaning uncertain, probably from Scythian. This was the name of a Scythian prince and philosopher from the 6th century BC, included among the Seven Sages of Greece. It is also self-given name of the French revolutionary and anarchist Anacharsis Cloots (1755–1794).
Anadyomene f Greek Mythology, Roman Mythology
An epithet of Aphrodite/Venus meaning "Rising from the sea".
Anaelina f Galician
Either a contraction of Ana and Elina or a clearly feminine elaboration of Anael.
Analí f Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Mexican)
Variant of Analía, especially used in Peru and Mexico.
Ancalimë f Literature
Means "most bright" in Quenya. This was the name of the first Ruling Queen of Númenor in Tolkien's works. She was the daughter of Erendis and Tar-Aldarion.
Anchor m English
The name is either a masculine form of Anchoretta (finally going back to the Welsh name Angharad) or used with the literal meaning "anchor".
Ancilla f German, German (Swiss), Dutch (Rare), Hungarian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. Its use is probably influenced by the Latin title ancilla Dei meaning "handmaid of God".... [more]
Anda f Polish, Romanian, Hungarian
Polish short form of Andrzeja and Romanian contraction of Andra 2.
Andrra f Albanian
Derived from Albanian ëndrra/ëndërr meaning "dream".
Angnula f Corsican
Feminine form of Angnulu.
Angusina f Scottish
Feminine form of Angus.
Anifer f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Combination of Ani 1 and Fer (a short form of Fernanda)... [more]
Änis m German (Modern, Rare)
Rare transcription of the Arabic name Anis.... [more]
Anjes f & m Dutch (Rare), Low German (Rare)
Hypochoristic form of Anna or Ane 2.
Annalea f English
Combination of Anna and Lea.
Ännchen f German (Modern, Rare)
Ännchen is a German diminutive of Anne 1 or Anna. It is rarely used as an official name in Germany.... [more]
Anneken f Low German, Danish, Flemish, Old Swedish
Low German diminutive of Anne 1.
Annemirl f German (Rare)
A diminutive of Annemarie.... [more]
Annemone f German (Rare)
Double form of Anne 1 and Mone designed to sound like Anemone.
Annetraude f German (Rare)
A modern combination of the given name Anne 1 with the Germanic name element drud "strength".
Annona f Roman Mythology
In Roman Mythology, Annona is the divine personification of the grain supply to the city of Rome. The name itself is derived from Latin annona "yearly produce; corn, grain".
Anoud f Arabic
Means "brave, strong-willed, courageous".
Ansilo m Medieval German (Rare)
Old High German name related to the name element as ('god')
Anta f German (Modern, Rare)
Anta Helena Recke is a Afro-German theatre director.
Anzél f Afrikaans
Variant of Anzelle.
Ao Ao m Guarani
Name of the Guaraní god of fertility, whose offspring served as the protectors of the hills and mountains. The name is derived from the sound the creature is said to make when pursuing victims.
Appia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Appius.
Aprilia f Italian (Modern, Rare)
It comes from the Italian name of the month aprile (April). It is the name of a town in the same region of Rome which was given this name because it was established on April, 25 1936 during Fascism on a reclaimed swamps... [more]
Aquáriano m Brazilian (Rare)
Extended Brazilian form of Aquarius.
Aquarius m & f Astronomy
Means "water-carrier" or "cup-carrier" in Latin. This is a constellation in the zodiac, between Capricornus and Pisces.
Aquileo m Spanish (Latin American, Rare), History (Ecclesiastical, Hispanicized)
Spanish form of Achilleus, the name of two early Christian saints, as well as a usurper of the Roman Empire (Aurelius Achilleus).... [more]
Arbor m & f English
Middle English (also denoting a lawn or flower bed) from Old French erbier, from erbe ‘grass, herb’, from Latin herba. The phonetic change to ar- (common in words having er- before a consonant) was assisted by association with Latin arbor ‘tree’.
Ardian m Albanian, Serbian (Modern, Rare), Bosnian
Ardian is a personal name deriving from the name of an Illyrian tribe of Ardiaei, whose original homeland was the valley of the Neretva river, in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, the name is mainly present among modern Albanians, as they consider themselves to be the direct descendants of ancient Illyrians... [more]
Ardwen f Popular Culture, English
The name of a priestess in the computer game The Elder Scrolls.
Arelai f Obscure (Rare)
Meaning unknown.
Arendina f Dutch
This given name is a more elaborate form of Arenda, which is the feminine form of Arend. Also compare the late medieval given name Arentijn.... [more]
Arenta f Hungarian (Rare, Archaic)
Old Hungarian name of unknown origin and meaning.
Argeus m Greek Mythology, Polish (Rare)
Variant and Polish form of Arges. This was the name of a 3rd century saint.
Argine f Popular Culture, French (Rare)
Argine is the name of the Queen of Clubs on French playing cards. While the names on other cards are recognisable figures from history or mythology, Argine is more obscure, it is explained as an anagram of the Latin word regina "queen".
Argola f English (American)
Probably transferred from the place name Argola in Missouri.
Arilda f Norwegian (Archaic), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Norwegian feminine form of Arild and Brazilian Portuguese feminine form of Arildo.
Aristarh m Russian, Ukrainian, Moldovan, History (Ecclesiastical)
Russian, Ukrainian and Moldovan form of Aristarchus.
Aristea f Greek, Spanish (Mexican), English (American, Modern, Rare, ?)
Feminine form of Aristeo (Spanish). As a Greek name, it is a feminine form of names beginning with the element ἄριστος (aristos) meaning "best"... [more]
Armandèin m Emilian-Romagnol
Emilian-Romagnol form of Armandino.
Arndís f Icelandic, Old Norse
A Germanic name formed from the name elements arn "eagle" and dís "goddess".
Arnette f English
A feminine form of Arno.
Arnulfr m Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements ǫrn "eagle" and ulfr "wolf".
Arp m Low German (Rare, Archaic)
Low German form of Erpo.... [more]
Arson m American (Modern, Rare)
Probably a spelling variant of Arsen. It coincides with the English word arson meaning "the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property".
Arthas m Popular Culture (?)
The name of a character from the online game 'World of Warcraft'. It is obviously derived from the name Arthus.
Artöm m German (Modern, Rare)
Variant of the Russian name Artyom.
Artula f Old Celtic
Artula is a diminutive from the Gaulish word artos "bear". It is probably the source of the Latin name Ursula---in an inscription from Trier a woman called Artula with her daughter Ursula is recorded.
Arturk m Kashubian
Diminutive of Artur.
Aschenputtel f Folklore (Germanized)
Means "digging in the ashes" in German. This is the German name for Cinderella used by the Brothers Grimm.
Asenat f Biblical Polish, Biblical German
Polish and modern German form of Asenath—older German bibles used Asenath.
Asenefa f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Asenath.
Ashlar m Literature
A character in the novel "Taltos" by Anne Rice.
Asia f Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Ася (see Asya 1).
Asimo f Greek (Rare)
Diminutive of Asimina.
Asisat f Nigerian
The name of the professional woman football player Asisat Oshoala, playing for FC Barcelona.
Aşkin f & m Turkish
Means "controlling, prevailing" or "dominant" in Turkish.
Asmodina f Popular Culture
A feminine form of Asmodeus.... [more]
Asriel m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Literature
Variant of Azriel used in the Geneva Bible (1560), Douay-Rheims Bible (1582-1610), the Clementine Vulgate (1592) and the Nova Vulgata ("Neo-Vulgate", 1979). The latter two are respectively the former and current official Bible of the Roman Catholic Church.... [more]
Astolf m German (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic name of Germanic origin formed from the name element *AST "branch (of a tree)" and *WOLF "wolf".
Astolfo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Literature
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Germanic name Aistulf. In medieval legend Astolfo was one of Charlemagne's paladins, who appears as a magical character in the 'Orlando' poems (1495 and 1532) by Boiardo and Ariosto.... [more]
Astralabius m Medieval French (Rare)
A latinised greek word, meaning "One who reaches the stars", resembling the word astrolabe (an astronomical instrument).... [more]
Astrey m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Astraios.
Asylmurat m Kazakh
Derived from Arabic أَصِيل‎ (ʾaṣīl) meaning "original, authentic" combined with Murat.
Atala m Germanic
Variant of Attala.
Atavia f African American (Modern, Rare)
Altered form of Octavia, using the popular phonetic prefix a.
Atenolfo m Lombardic (Italianized)
A dithematic name with the second name element wolf "wolf" and the first name element athan that is probably derived from Gothic aþn "year".