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Aaroleigh f English (American)
Combination of Aaron and Leigh, modeled on the name Ashley.
Abaigh f Irish (Rare)
Irish form of Abby.
Abyssinia f English (American, Rare)
Transferred used of the former name of Ethiopian Empire as a given name. Cited from Wiktionary, it is derived from New Latin Abissini, of Abissīnus (“Abyssinian, Ethiopian”), from Arabic الْحَبَشَة‎ (al-ḥabaša), and from حَبَش‎ (ḥabaš), means "to collect, to earn, to reap".
Airique m African American
Variant spelling of Eric.
Alauda f Obscure
Derived from Latin alauda meaning "lark".
Alicebeth f English
Combination of Alice and Beth, modeled on Elizabeth.
Alysandra f English (American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Alexandra, probably influenced by the name Alysa.
Alyssabeth f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Elizabeth influenced by Alyssa and Beth, or a combination of both.
Amazing f & m English (Rare)
From the English word amazing, which is derived from Old English āmasian meaning "to confound". This name is chiefly used in countries that has English as their secondary language, such as African countries or the Philippines.
Amijo f English (American, Rare)
Combination of Ami 2 and Jo.
Anak m Indonesian
Means "child" in Indonesian.
Apricity f English (Rare)
A rare English name with Latin origins meaning “the warmth of the sun in winter”.
Aqattaq f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aĸátaĸ.
Ardyth f English (American, Rare)
A spelling variation of Ardath, Ardeth, or Ardith.
Arisbeth f Spanish (Mexican), American (Hispanic, Rare)
Possibly an altered form of Elizabeth, used primarily in Mexico.
Arthura f English (Rare)
Feminized version of Arthur.
Arush m Indian
Possibly a variant transcription of Aarush.
Asphodel f Literature
From the name of the flower. J. R. R. Tolkien used this name on one of his characters in The Lord of the Rings.
Aterah f Hebrew (?)
Possibly a variation of the name Atarah.
Aunjanue f African American (Rare)
Possibly from a corruption of French ingénue meaning "an innocent, wholesome girl", perhaps influenced by names such as Anjanette. This is borne by American actress Aunjanue Ellis (1969-).
Ayvan m English (Rare)
Perhaps a spelling variant of Evan.
Azzahra f Indonesian
Shortened form of Fatima az-Zahra.
Baal-berith m Biblical
Means "lord of the covenant", ultimately derived from Hebrew בעל (ba'al) meaning "to be lord" and ברית (berit) meaning "covenant". He is a deity that is mentioned in Judges 8:33 and Judges 9:4.
Baal-hanan m Biblical
Means "lord of grace", ultimately derived from Hebrew בעל (ba'al) meaning "to be lord" and חנן (hanan) meaning "to be gracious". The name was featured by two men in the Bible (Genesis 36:38 and 1 Chronicles 27:28).
Baal-peor m Biblical
Means "lord of the wide opening", ultimately derived from Hebrew בעל (ba'al) meaning "to be lord" and פער (pa'ar) meaning "open wide". In the Bible, he was a deity that is mentioned in Numbers 25:3, Numbers 25:5, Deuteronomy 4:3, Psalms 106:28, and Hosea 9:10.
Banksia f English (Australian)
Banksia is an uncommon name deriving from the Native Australian plant that produces honeysuckle like flowers. The plant species were originally named after Sir Joseph Banks, who first collected its samples in 1770.
Banksy f & m English (American, Rare)
Transferred used of the surname Banksy as a given name. It could also be used as a diminutive of the name Banks.
Bar-jesus m Biblical
Means "son of Jesus" in Hebrew, ultimately derived from Hebrew בר (bar) meaning "son" and ישע meaning "Jesus, to save". In the Bible, he was a false prophet that is mentioned in Acts 13:6.
Baudrons m & f Pet
Meaning unknown. According to Wikipedia, this name is a Scottish cat name that is equivalent to the affectionate term puss in English.
Ben-abinadab m Biblical
Menas "son of Abinadab" or "son of a generous father", ultimately derived from Hebrew בן (ben) meaning "son", אב ('ab) meaning "father", and נדב (nadab) meaning "to willingly give"... [more]
Beorhtlaf m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements beorht meaning "bright" and lāf meaning "legacy" (from Proto-Germanic *laibō).
Bichier f Obscure (?)
Meaning unknown. It is possibly used in honor of the French saint, St Joan Elizabeth Bichier des Âges, who is commonly referred as Elizabeth Bichier.
Billiejean f English (Rare)
Combination of Billie and Jean 2. This is also popularized by the title of the song by Michael Jackson named "Billie Jean" released on January 22nd 1983.
Blanche-Neige f Folklore (Gallicized)
Combination of Blanche and Neige, used as a French translation of Snow White.
Blessica f Filipino (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the English word bless meaning "to confer blessing upon" and the suffix -ica taken from names like Jessica.
Bombastus m German (Swiss)
Possibly descended from Latin bombax meaning "cotton" or "indeed (interjection)" or from German Bombast meaning "pompous language".
Boots m & f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Boots or a nickname whose meaning is particular to the bearer.... [more]
Buckbeak m Literature, Pet
From the name of a fictional creature (hippogriff) that is featured on the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Byllie f English (Rare)
Variant spelling of Billie, or a diminutive of Sibyl.
Caithness m Literature
Meaning unknown, possibly a transferred usage of the place name Caithness as a given name. He appeared in the Shakespearean play, Macbeth.
Catti-brie f Popular Culture, Literature
Catti-brie (spelled Cattie-brie in later publications) is the name of a character in the 'Forgotten Realms', a series of fantasy novels by American author R. A. Salvatore which serves as a setting for the role-playing game 'Dungeons & Dragons'... [more]
Cayke f Literature
From the name of a character that is featured in L. Frank Baum's book The Lost Princess of Oz (1917). Her name is a misspelling of the English word "cake".
Ceindrych f Medieval Welsh
Possibly derived from Old Welsh element cain meaning "good, lovely" and drych meaning "mirror, image".... [more]
Chanjuan f Chinese
From the Chinese 婵 (chán) meaning "beautiful, graceful, lovely" and 鹃 (juān) meaning "cuckoo".
Chansonetta f English (American, Rare)
Most likely derived from French chanson, meaning "song" plus the feminine ending -etta. This name was borne by an American photographer, Chansonetta Stanley Emmons (1858–1937)
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.
Chazza f & m English (Australian)
Australian diminutive of Charlotte and Charles (compare Chazz and Chazzie).
Cheol-ho m Korean
From Korean Hanja 哲 (cheol/chŏl) meaning "philosophy, wise", 喆 (cheol/chŏl) meaning "bright" combined with 號 (ho) meaning "number", 湖 (ho) meaning "lake", 浩 (ho) meaning "grand", 晧 (ho) meaning "bright", 皓 (ho) meaning "bright, luminous", 澔 (ho) meaning "grand", 昊 (ho) meaning "vast sky", 祜 (ho) meaning "celestial blessing", 豪 (ho) meaning "grand, heroic", 琥 (ho) meaning "amber", 瑚 (ho) meaning "coral", 虎 (ho) meaning "tiger"... [more]
Christiansyah m Indonesian
Combination of Christian and شاه (shah), meaning “king” in Persian.
Christiany f Indonesian (Rare)
Elaboration of the name Christian with the -y ending in order to feminize the name. This name could also be a variant of the name Christine... [more]
Chukwufumnanya f Igbo
Combination of Chukwu and Fumnanya.
Chul-ho m Korean
Variant transcription of Cheol-ho.
Chyler m & f English (Modern)
Meaning unknown. Notable bearer of this name is Actress Chyler Leigh (1982-).
Ciji f Popular Culture, English (American, Rare)
Possibly an invented name, perhaps a phonetic spelling of the initials C and G. This was used for a character on the American soap opera Knots Landing, Ciji Dunne. She is a character that debuted on the show in 1982... [more]
Colestah f Indigenous American
Meaning unknown. Notable bearer of the name is Colestah (c. 1800s-1865), a Yakama medicine woman.
Col-hozeh m Biblical
Means "all-seeing", ultimately derived from Hebrew כל (kol) meaning "all, whole" and חזה (haza) meaning "to see, to have a vision". He was mentioned in Nehemiah 3:15 and Nehemiah 11:5.
Connolly f & m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Connolly as a given name.
Coo-ee-oh f Literature
Meaning unknown. She was featured in L. Frank Baum's Glinda of Oz as the Queen of the Skeezers.
Coti f San Mythology
Corrupted form of ǀHúnntuǃattǃatte̥n, possibly coined to make it pronounceable by the non-native speakers.
Crimson f & m English (Modern, Rare)
From the English word for the purplish-red color. It originally meant the color of the kermes dye produced from a scale insect, Kermes vermilio, but the name is now sometimes also used as a generic term for slightly bluish-red colors that are between red and rose.... [more]
Cushan-rishathaim m Biblical
Meaning unknown, but possibly derived from the Hebrew name Cush (כוש) and the verb רשע (rsh') meaning "to be wicked". He was mentioned in Judges 3:8.
Cynelaf m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements cyne meaning "royal" and lāf meaning "legacy" (from Proto-Germanic *laibō).
Daisymae f English
Combination of Daisy and Mae.
Daisymay f English (Rare)
Combination of Daisy and May.
D'Andra f English (American, Rare)
Most likely to be a feminization of the masculine name D'Andre.... [more]
Dark f Obscure
Literally taken from the English word dark, which is ultimately derivwd from Middle English derk, from Old English deorc, from Proto-West Germanic *derk meaning "dark", according to Wiktionary.... [more]
Dasani f & m English (American, Modern, Rare)
Probably a transferred usage of the surname Dasani as a given name.
Daveian m English (Rare)
Combination of Dave and Ian.
Dealova f Indonesian
Perhaps derived from English phrase the love. Its usage is possibly popularized by the love song "Dealova" by Opick in Indonesia.
Dejanique f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the popular name prefix de with the name Janique. It could also be an elaboration of Deja using the suffix sound -nique (from names such as Dominique, Monique and Unique).
Dellareese f English (American, Rare), African American
Variant of Dolores, possibly modeled on the names Della and Reese. Notable bearer of the name is the American singer and actress Della Reese (1931-2017), whose birth name was Delloreese Patricia Early... [more]
Demileigh f Obscure (Modern)
Combination of Demi and Leigh.
Desange m & f French (African, Rare)
Means "of the angels", taken from the French title of the Virgin Mary Notre Dame des Anges, meaning "Our Lady of the Angels". It is most often found in French-speaking African countries.
Devilia f Indonesian
Combination of Devi and Lia 1.
Diahann f English (Rare)
Variant of Diane. Notable bearer of this name is the American actress Diahann Carroll (1935-2019), whose birth name was Carol Diann Johnson.
Dian Cécht m Irish Mythology
Derived from Old Irish dían meaning "swift" and cécht meaning "power". Name borne by one of the Tuatha Dé Dannan, who was the grandfather of the god Lugh.
Dlyla f English (American, Rare)
Possibly a spelling variation of Delilah.
Drewann f English (American, Rare)
Combination of Drew and Ann, or a flip-flopped version of Andrew used as a feminine given name.
Dubh Essa f Medieval Irish
Possibly derived from Gaelic components dubh meaning "dark" and eas meaning "waterfall, cascade, rapid". Its meaning could also be interpreted as "black-haired nurse" (or in Latin nutrix nigra).
Dur-e-Shahwar f Arabic, Pashto, Urdu, Afghan
From در شھوار (dur-e-shahwar), “king’s worthy pearl” in Persian.
Dwynwen f Welsh, Medieval Welsh
Possibly from the name of the Celtic god of love, Dwyn combined with the Welsh element gwyn "blessed, white, fair"; or derived from Welsh dwyn "to lead (a life)", in which case it means "to a lead a blessed life"... [more]
Earngith f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Old English elements earn meaning "eagle" and guð meaning "battle".
Edjailson m Brazilian (?)
Meaning unknown. Notable bearer of this name is the Brazilian football player Edjailson Nascimento da Silva (born 1992), commonly known as Jailson.
Efunroye f Yoruba
Meaning unknown. Notable bearer of the name is Efunroye Tinubu (c. 1810–1887), a Nigerian merchant and slave trader. Her name could be an anglicization of her birth name, Ẹfúnpọ̀róyè Ọ̀ṣuntinúbú.
El Shaddai m & f African, Indonesian (Rare)
Derived from the Hebrew phrase אֵל שַׁדַּי (ʼĒl Šadạy) meaning "God Almighty".
Empriss f English (American, Modern, Rare)
A spelling variation of the name Empress.
Enchantra f English (American, Rare)
Coined name based on the English word enchant.
Ermajean f English
Combination of Erma and Jean 2.
Ervic m Literature
Meaning unknown. He was featured as a character in the L. Frank Baum's Glinda of Oz.
Estrangia f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Old French estrange, which is also derived from Latin extraneus meaning "stranger, foreigner".
Eydie f English (American, Rare)
Variant of Edie. This was borne by American singer Eydie Gormé (1928-2013), whose birth name was Edith Garmezano.
Fasasi m Yoruba
The name Fasasi originates from the Yoruba culture, in Nigeria, West Africa. It is commonly associated with Muslims than Christians or traditionalists.
Fashionette f English (American, Rare), African American
Likely a combination of the English word fashion and the popular suffix -ette.
Fearne f English (British, Modern)
Variant of Fern. This name is borne by British radio presenter Fearne Cotton.
Felicula f Ancient Roman, Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Menas "kitten" in Latin. A bearer of this name was St. Felicula, who was probably fourth-century Roman martyr.
Fenchurch f Literature
Means "church in the fenny or marshy ground". Fenchurch is a character in So Long, And Thanks For All the Fish by Douglas Adams.
Fendi f & m Various
Meaning unknown. It is used in reference to the Italian luxury brand Fendi, which is named after its founders, Adele and Eduardo Fendi.
Fiery m & f English (Rare, ?), Indonesian (Rare)
From the English word fiery, which is derived from Middle English fyr meaning "fire".
Fionawati f Indonesian
Combination of Fiona and Wati.
Françoise-Xavière f French
Combination of Françoise and Xavière, modeled as the feminine form of François-Xavier... [more]
François-Régis m French
Combination of François and Régis. It is used in honor of Saint Jean-François Régis (1597-1640), who is known as John Francis Regis in English.... [more]
François-Xavier m French
Combination of François and Xavier. This name is used in honor of Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552), a Navarrese Catholic saint and missionary.
Fransiskus m Indonesian, Sundanese
Indonesian form of Franciscus. This name is commonly used by the Christian community in Indonesia.
Fransiskus Xaverius m Indonesian (Rare), Sundanese
Combination of Fransiskus and Xaverius, used in honor of Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552).
Gailann f English (American, Rare)
Possibly a combination of Gail and Ann, or a variation of Gailene.
Gayelette f Literature
From the name of an ancient princess that is mentioned in the children's novel Dorothy of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1989). Her name might be the feminization of the name Gaylord.
Getty f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Gertrude, as in the case of the Dutch singer Gertrude "Getty" Kaspers (1948-). It could also be a transferred use of the surname Getty.
Giachetta f Italian
Feminine version of Giachetto.
Gisou f French (?)
Possibly a diminutive of Ghislaine.
Gǃkúnǁʼhòmdímà f San Mythology, Astronomy
Meaning "young female aardvark", ultimately derived from Jul'hoan particles gǃkún meaning "aardvark", ǁʼhòm mà meaning "young woman" and the feminine suffix .... [more]
Glennie f Manx
Perhaps a feminine variant of Glenn.
Glozell f Obscure
From the name of the American comedian, YouTube personality, actress, and television host, GloZell Green (1972—). Her name is a combination of her mom's name Gloria and her dad's name Ozell.
Gǃòʼé ǃHú f San Mythology, Astronomy
Means "oryx horn", ultimately derived from Jul'hoan gǃòʼé meaning "oryx" and ǃhú meaning "horn". It is named after Gǃkúnǁʼhòmdímà's horn... [more]
Goldburg f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Old English elements gold which literally means "gold" and Germanic element burg meaning "fortress".
Gothel f Literature, Popular Culture, Folklore
Gothel is a Hessian dialect word meaning "godmother". ... [more]
Gratuity f Literature, Popular Culture
Literally taken from the English word gratuity, which is an additional payment given freely as thanks for service. It is ultimately derived from Medieval Latin gratuitas meaning “a free gift”, then from Latin gratuitus meaning “freely given, free”.... [more]
Gravity f English (American, Modern, Rare)
From the English word gravity, ultimately deriving from Latin gravitatem (nominative gravitas) "weight, heaviness, pressure". This name was used by American models Lucky Blue Smith and Stormi Bree Henley for their daughter born 2017.
Gredmarie f Spanish (Latin American, Rare), American (Hispanic, Modern, Rare)
Meaning unknown. A notable bearer of this name is Gredmarie Colón (1988-), a Puerto Rican model, actress, reporter and TV host.
Greysia f Indonesian (Rare)
Indonesian form of Gracia or Gratia.... [more]
Guhn m Korean
Alternative transcription of the name Geon.
Gul-e-Rana f Urdu
From Urdu گل رعنا meaning "sweet-smelling flower". There is a Pakistani drama serial with this name, Gul-e-Rana.
Gwang-nim m Korean
Variant transcription of Gwang-rim.
Gwang-rim m Korean
Means "arrival" in Korean.
Hamutal f Biblical
Means "my father-in-law is dew" in Hebrew, derived from חָם (cham) meaning "father-in-law" and טַל (tal) meaning "dew". In the Old Testament this is the name of the wife of king Josiah, the mother of kings Jehoahaz and Zedekiah; she is mentioned in 2 Kings 23, 2 Kings 24, and Jeremiah 52.
Haridas m Malayalam
Means "servants of Lord Hari".
Harleen f Popular Culture, English (Modern)
A fictional name created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm for the popular cartoon series Batman: The Animated Series. The name was given to a new character, Dr. Harleen Quinzel "Harley Quinn", as a play on the word 'harlequin'... [more]
Harleyquinn f Popular Culture, English (American, Rare)
Combination of Harley and Quinn. Harley Quinn is a fictional character in comic books by DC Comics and was one of the main characters in the 2016 movie 'Suicide Squad'... [more]
ǃHãunu m San Mythology
Meaning unknown. In the San mythology, he existed along with his brother-in-law ǂKá̦gára, which they both fought with lightning that causes massive storms.... [more]
Haviland f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Haviland.
Heahhild f Anglo-Saxon (Hypothetical)
Possible Old English name derived from the elements heah meaning "high, tall" and hild meaning "battle".
Hehild f Medieval English
Variation of Hēahhild used in the Old English times.
Hendina f Medieval English
Meaning uncertain. According to heraldry.sca.org, the name was derived from the Old English word (ge)hende meaning "courteous, handsome". But in Wiktionary, it is said that the word gehende means "close, near, nearby".
Herawati f Indonesian
Combination of the name Hera and the feminine suffix -wati.
Hereburg f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Old English elements here meaning "army, military" and burg meaning "fortress".
Heregyð f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Old English elements here meaning "army, military" and guð meaning "battle".
Herith f Medieval English
Variation of Heregyð used in the Old English times.
Hildgyð f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Old English elements hild meaning "battle" and guð also meaning "battle".
Hildiard f Anglo-Norman
Anglo-Norman French form of Hildegard.
Hispania f Obscure
She is the national personification of Spain. It is thought to be derived from Phoenician 𐤔𐤐‎𐤍‎ ‎𐤀𐤉‎‎‎ (ʾiy šapan) meaning "land of hyraxes". Another proposed other possible derivation, which is from Phoenician ‎‎𐤑𐤐𐤍‎‎ ‎𐤀𐤉‎‎‎ (‘i ṣapun) meaning "(is)land to the north".
Hiyabel f Ethiopian, Tigrinya (?)
According to Nameberry, it means "gift of God" from the Tigrinya element hiyab meaning "gift" and Hebrew אֵל ('el) meaning "God".
Holland f & m English (American, Rare), Romani (Archaic)
From the name of geographic places called Holland 1, or transferred usage of the surname Holland 1.
Hrere f Ancient Egyptian
Means "flower" in Ancient Egyptian. She was an ancient Egyptian noble lady of the late 20th to the early 21st dynasties of Egypt.
Hringwaru f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Old English elements hring meaning "ring, circle" and waru meaning "guard, protection".
Hugolina f Medieval English
Feminine form of Hugo or Hugolin used in the Old English times.
ǀHúnntuǃattǃatte̥n f San Mythology
Meaning unknown. In the San mythology, she was described as a rock hyrax and as the consort of ǀKágge̥n.... [more]
Husewyf f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Middle English element huse, which is from housen meaning "house" and wyf meaning "woman, wife, female spouse". This name could literally mean "housewife".
Hygieia f Greek Mythology
From the name of the Greek goddess of medical cleanliness. Her name is derived from Ancient Greek Ὑγίεια (Hugíeia), which is also from ὑγίεια (hugíeia) meaning "health".
Ib f Popular Culture (Americanized, Rare)
This is the name of the protagonist to the game of the same name, Ib. Her name is a unique and uncommon spelling and pronunciation of Eve where instead of using the established katakana ブ which makes the B-OO sound, they use the rare ヴ which makes the V-OO sound... [more]
Icy f English (Rare)
Variant of Icie. The spelling was perhaps influenced by the English word "icy" meaning "pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in ice; cold; frosty; or characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence".
Idmæg f Medieval English
Meaning partially unknown. The particle maeg is possibly derived from the Old English word meaning "power, might". This name is the ancestor of the name Idemay.
Imagantia f Medieval English
Possibly derived from the Latin word imago meaning "image, picture".
Injilia f Indonesian (Rare)
From the Indonesian word injil, which is derived from the Arabic word الإنجيل (al-Īnjil) meaning "gospel", with the feminine suffix -ia. This name is primarily used by Christian community in Indonesia.
Instancia f Medieval English
Possibly derived from Latin īnstantia meaning "perseverance".
Integrity f English (American, Rare)
From the English word integrity, which is derived from Middle French intégrité, then from Latin integritās meaning “soundness, integrity”.
Irwinsyah m Indonesian
Combination of Irwin and شاه (shah), meaning “king” in Persian.
Isaaca f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Isaac.
Italia turrita f Obscure, Italian (?)
Means "turreted Italy" in Italian. She is the national personification of Italy, which is represented with a woman wearing a turret crown. She might be a reference to the Greek goddess Cybele, whose represented wearing a wall crown... [more]
Jacaranda f Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
A species of tree from south america and grown throughout the world, known for its vibrant purple foliage, it is the national tree of Mexico and its blooming is hailed as a sign of spring.
Jadore f & m English (American, Modern, Rare), African American (Modern)
From the brand of perfume called J'adore, which was introduced by Christian Dior in 1999. It is taken from the French phrase j'adore meaning "I love (very much)" (or, when used in a colloquial context, "I'm loving it").
Jeanmarie f English (Rare)
Combination of Jean 2 and Marie. Not to be confused with the French name Jean-Marie.
Jeannedarc f Various
Means "Joan 1 of Arc" in French. This name is given to commemorate Joan of Arc, a French saint who is considered a heroine of France, for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War.
Jessamae f Filipino
Combination of Jessa and Mae, used primarily in the Philippines.
Jessamond f English (American, Archaic)
Possibly a variation of Jessamine, based on names ending with -mond, such as Rosamond.
Jetaime f English (American, Rare)
From the French phrase je t'aime meaning "I love you".
John Baptist m English (Rare)
This name was used in reference to Saint John the Baptist, where his stories can be found on some of the New Testament books, such as Matthew, Mark, Luke, and Acts. Notable bearer of this name including John Baptist Purcell (1800-1883), an American prelate of the Catholic Church... [more]
Johnlloyd m Filipino, English (American, Rare)
Combination of John and Lloyd, used primarily in the Philippines. It is likely to be used in honor of Saint John Lloyd, a Welsh priest who was martyred among the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.... [more]
Jonalee f English (American, Rare)
Possibly a combination of Jona (as the feminine form of Jon 2) and Lee.
Jonbenét f Obscure, Popular Culture
The name of the famous child beauty queen and murder victim JonBenét Ramsey (1990-1996). Her name came from her father's first and middle names, John Bennett.... [more]
Juancamilo m Spanish
Combinations of Juan 1 and Camilo.
Justicia f English (African), Indonesian (Rare), Puerto Rican
An elaborated form of the English word justice. Justicia is also a genus of flowering plants in the bear's breeches family, Acanthaceae. The genus name honors the Scottish horticulturist James Justice.
ǂKá̦gára m San Mythology, Astronomy
Meaning unknown. In the San mythology, he existed along with his brother-in-law ǃHãunu, which they both fought with lightning that causes massive storms... [more]
ǀKágge̥n m San Mythology
Meaning unknown. In San mythology, he was described as a mantis and a folk hero of the ǀXam people.... [more]
Karenina f Spanish (?), Indonesian
Meaning unknown, possibly used in reference to the novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy published in 1877.
Keina f Medieval English
A hypocorism of Welsh feminine names starting with Cein-, such as Ceinwen or Ceindrych. The particle cein itself is derived from Welsh cain meaning "good, lovely".
Keisya f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Keisha.
Kemma f Medieval English
Variation of Cymme, used as a diminutive form of Cyneburga.
Kennera f Medieval Scottish, History (Ecclesiastical)
Meaning unknown. Notable bearer of the name is St Kennera of Scotland whose feast day is October 29.
Kennocha f Medieval Scottish, History (Ecclesiastical)
A Scottish nun who is venerated as a saint in the area of Glasgow, Scotland. She is remembered on 25 March. She is included in the Book of Saints by the Monks of Ramsgate.
Keyne f History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Keyne was a 5th-century holy woman and hermitess who is said to have traveled widely through what is now South Wales and Cornwall. The only literary source on the life of Saint Keyne, however, is the Vita Sanctae Keynae, which was edited by John of Tynemouth and included in his Sanctilogium Angliae Walliae Scotiae et Hiberniae in the 14th century.
Kingdavid m English (American, Modern, Rare), English (African)
Combination of King and David, possibly used in reference to the Biblical character, King David of Israel.
Kingsolomon m English (American, Modern, Rare)
Combination of King and Solomon, possibly used in reference to the Biblical character, King Solomon of Israel.
Kinshasa f African American
From the name of the capital city of the African country, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The city was named after a village (which is also named Kinshasa) that once existed there, which now has become a commune... [more]
Klailea f Obscure
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a YouTuber from the Ohana Adventure, Klailea Brea Bennett.
Klervi f Breton
Breton form of Creirwy. This was the name of an early Breton saint from Wales, a sister of Saint Guénolé.
Kobyl m Russian (Archaic)
Means "mare" in Russian.
Kouvr f Obscure
Meaning unknown. Notable bearer of the name is Kouvr Annon (2000—), an American TV personality and YouTuber.
Kristinawati f Indonesian
Combination of Kristina and the feminine suffix -wati.
Kulture f English (American, Modern, Rare)
From the English word culture, from Latin cultus "till, cultivate, worship". This was used by rappers Cardi B and Offset for their daughter.
Kwang-nim m Korean
Variant transcription of Gwang-rim.
Kwang-Rim m Korean
Variant transcription of Gwang-rim.
Kwasiba f & m Ndyuka
Ndyuka equivalent of the Fante (Akan) name Kwasi.
Kyneburga f History (Ecclesiastical)
Variant of Cyneburga. This was the name of Saint Kyneburga, one of the four daughters of King Paeda.
Kyneswide f Medieval English
Variant form of Cyneswið. Notable bearer of this name is St Kynewside of Mercia. She is a sister of St Kyneburga and St Tibba of Mercia.
Lāčplēsis m Baltic Mythology
Means "bear-slayer" in Latvian. He's the hero of the eponymous Latvian epic poem.
Lafayette m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Lafayette. In the US, it was first used in the late 1700s as a masculine given name in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, a hero of the American War of Independence (who also left his name in a city of west-central Indiana on the Wabash River northwest of Indianapolis).
Langlíf f Old Norse
Originally an Old Norse nickname meaning "long life".
Langliva f Medieval English, Old Danish
Medieval English form of Langlíf.
Langwidere f Literature
From the name of Princess Langwidere, the character that appears in the Baum's third Oz book Ozma of Oz (1907). Her name is a pun of the phrase "languid air".
Lava f Medieval English
Diminutives of Medieval English masculine names ending in -lāf (such as Beorhtlāf and Cynelāf) used as a feminine given name... [more]
Lavaughn f & m African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La- and the name Vaughn.
Lefquen f Medieval English
Middle English variant of Leofcwen.
Leiomy f Obscure
Unknown origin. For Leiomy Maldonado, the Wonder Woman of Vogue
Leofcild m Anglo-Saxon
Means "beloved child", derived from the Old English elements leof meaning "dear, beloved" and cild meaning "child".
Leofgifu f Anglo-Saxon
Old English name meaning "dear gift", from the elements leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" and giefu "gift".
Leohtgifu f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements leoht meaning "light" and giefu meaning "gift".
Lestariwati f Indonesian
Combination of Lestari and Wati.
Lexington m & f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the English surname Lexington as a first name. Its usage is possibly influenced by the nicknames Lex and Lexi.
Liath Luachra f & m Irish Mythology
Means "gray of Luachair" in Irish. It was the name of two characters in the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology, which both appear in The Boyhood Deeds of Fionn.
Lichtiva f Medieval English
Variation of Leohtgifu used in the Medieval English times.
Lightness f English (African)
From the English word lightness meaning "the amount of lights". This name is mainly found in Tanzania.
Lindi f English (Rare)
A spelling variation of Lindy.... [more]
Linmanuel m Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Possibly a combination of Lin and Manuel.... [more]
Linniva f Medieval English
Variation of Lindgifu and Lindgeofu used in the Medieval English times.
Lisamarie f English (American)
Combination of Lisa and Marie.
Lo-ammi m Biblical
Means "not my people", ultimately derived from Hebrew לא (lo') meaning "no, not" and עם ('am) meaning "people".... [more]
Loreal f English (Rare)
From the name of the French cosmetics and beauty company, L'Oréal. According to Wikipedia, the name L'Oréal is derived from the company's first hair dye formula, Oréale.... [more]
Louison f & m French, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
French diminutive of both Louise and Louis and Louisiana Creole diminutive of Louise.
Lovechild f Medieval English
Variation of Leofchild used in the Medieval English times.
Luχi m Etruscan
Etruscan form of Lucius
Lulabelle f English
Combination of Lula 1 and Belle.
Lumimuut f Indonesian Mythology
Meaning unknown. In the Minahasan mythology of Indonesia, she was the ancestor of the Minahasan people, alongside with her husband Toar.
Luthera f Obscure
Feminine form of Luther.
Lychorida f Theatre
Form of Lycoris used by Shakespeare for a character in his play Pericles, Prince of Tyre (published 1609).
Lyja f Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. It is the name of a character that is featured in the Marvel comics series.
Maevawati f Indonesian
Combination of Maeva and Wati.
Makeba f African American, Caribbean
Meaning unknown, possibly a transferred usage of the African surname Makeba in honor of the South African singer Miriam "Mama Africa" Makeba (1932-2008).
Malin Kundang m Indonesian, Folklore
From the folklore that is originated from West Sumatra, Indonesia. In the story, it is said that he was an ungrateful son who did not acknowledge his own mother, which made her curse her own son into a rock... [more]
Manoucheca f Haitian Creole
A spelling variant of Manouchka.