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This is a list of submitted names in which an editor of the name is mirfak.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aldebaran m Astronomy, Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend
Derived from Arabic الدبران (al-Dabarān) meaning "follower" (from دبر (dábar) "to turn one's back"). This is the name of the brightest star in the constellation Taurus, presumably so named because it appears to follow the Pleiades rightward across the night sky... [more]
Alectrona f Greek Mythology
An early goddess who was a daughter of the sun. It is speculated by some that she was possibly a goddess of the morning, or of man's waking sense, which causes him to wake up in the morning; the Doric form of her name is akin to the Greek word for "rooster" (Alectrona, the feminine genitive of Αλεκτορ, Alektor, the Greek word for "rooster"), while the Greek form Electryone is akin to the word for "amber" (Ἠλέκτρα, Elektra), as in the amber color of sunrise (as opposed to sunset, implied by Helios being her father); naturally, either of which would be an appropriate name for a solar goddess.
Alizarin f & m Literature
From alizarin crimson, the English name of a shade of red. The color is named after a red dye originally obtained from the root of the madder plant, ultimately from Arabic al-usara meaning "the juice"... [more]
Amari m African, Yoruba, Western African
A noted bearer was a Damel of Cayor, Amari Ngoné Ndella, who ruled from 1790 AD to 1809 AD. The Kingdom of Cayor was one of the largest of most powerful kingdoms in what is now Senegal, existing from 1549 AD to 1879 AD.
Antoniña f Galician
Galician form of Antonina.
Ānuenue f & m Hawaiian
Means "rainbow" in Hawaiian.
Aru m & f Japanese (Rare)
This name can be used as 在, 亜瑠, 亜琉, 亜留, 明瑠, 明琉, 明留, 有瑠, 有琉, 有留 with 在 (zai, meaning "exist, located in, outskirts, suburbs," 亜 (a, meaning "-ous, Asia, come after, rank next," 明 (myou, min, mei, a.kasu, aka.ramu, a.kari, aka.rui, aka.rumu, aki.raka, a.ku, a.kuru,, a.keru) meaning "bright, light," 有 (u, yuu, meaning "approx, exist, happen, have, occur, possess," 瑠 (ryuu, ru) meaning "lapis lazuli," 琉 (ryuu, ru) meaning "gem, lapis lazuli, precious stone" and 留 (ryuu, ru, todo.maru, todo.meru, to.maru, to.meru, ruuburu) meaning "detail, fasten, halt, stop."... [more]
Babhru m & f Indian
Indian unisex name also written as Babhrú (बभ्रु), masculine and sometimes feminine, or Babhrū (बभ्रू), which is purely feminine, meaning "reddish-brown, tawny".
Blackbird f & m English (Rare)
From the name of the animal, introduced into popular culture by the 1968 song of the same name performed by The Beatles.... [more]
Caihong f Chinese
Means "rainbow" in Chinese.
Carew m English
Transferred use of the surname Carew.
Chaytan m Sioux
From the Lakota čhetáŋ "falcon, hawk".
Chestnut m English (American)
From the English word "chestnut" referring to "a tree or shrub of the genus Castanea; the nut or wood of said tree; and a dark, reddish-brown color". From the Middle English chasteine, from the Old French chastaigne, from the Latin castanea, from the Ancient Greek καστάνεια (kastaneia) 'chestnut'.
Daeng f & m Thai, Lao
Means "red" in Thai and Lao.
Elwen m Cornish, Welsh, History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Elwen was an early saint venerated in Cornwall and Brittany. A chapel at Porthleven in Sithney parish, Cornwall, dedicated to Elwen, existed from the 13th century until 1549, and in Brittany several sites and placenames are associated with possibly related figures.
Émeraude f French (Modern), French (Belgian, Modern, Rare)
Derived from French émeraude "emerald".
Felony m & f English
The word means a very serious crime. It is unknown how or whether the name relates to the word.
Fosca f Italian, History (Ecclesiastical)
Feminine form of Fosco. Raised in a pagan family, at age 15 Saint Fosca converted to Christianity and was baptized along with her nursemaid, Saint Maura 1... [more]
Frost m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Frost or from the English word.
Fuscus m Ancient Roman
Derived from Latin fuscus meaning "dark: black". ... [more]
Hawk m English, Popular Culture
From the English word for 'hawk', a predatory bird.
Heliotrope f English (Rare)
Refers to a flowering plant (Heliotropium) whose tiny flowers range from white to blue or purple, and by extension the color, a pink-purple tint, inspired by the flower. It is derived from the Ancient Greek Ἥλιος (helios) "sun" and τροπεῖν (tropein) "to turn", because of the belief that heliotrope flowers turned to face the direction of the sun.
Hotah m Sioux
Means "grey" or "brown" in Sioux.
Ionia f English (American, Rare)
Name of an ancient coastal region of Anatolia, from the name of the ancient Greek Ionians.... [more]
Iridessa f Popular Culture
This was the name of a character in the Disney Tinker Bell film series. Perhaps based on the English word iridescent, which is derived from the Latin elements iris meaning "rainbow" (see Iris) and the suffix -escent "resembling".
Kerrith m & f English
Probably a form of Cherith
Lazuli f & m English (Modern, Rare)
The name is likely given in reference to the gemstone lapis lazuli, known for its deep, bright blue color. ... [more]
Leshem m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "opal" in Hebrew.
Livramento f Brazilian (Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
From the city Santana do Livramento, which is located in Brazil.
Mauve f English (Rare)
From the English word, ultimately derived from Latin malva "mallow", which has a purple color. Its use as a name is probably inspired by the similar name Maeve.
Mayura f & m Indian, Marathi, Kannada, Thai, Sinhalese
Feminine form of Mayur as well as a masculine alternate transcription. It is used as a unisex name in India, a feminine name in Thailand and a masculine name in Sri Lanka.
Odar m Irish
Means "dark, grey-brown" in Irish.
Olivine f English (Rare), French (Rare), Jamaican Patois, Central African
Diminutive or elaborated form of Olive, or directly from the English and French word olivine that denotes a type of gemstone, whose name ultimately goes back to Latin oliva "olive" (so named in the late 18th century for its olive green color).
Peridot f & m English (Rare)
Taken from the name of the gemstone, whose name is of uncertain origin and meaning. A current theory, however, derives it from Anglo-Norman pedoretés, ultimately from Greek paiderôs (via Latin paederos): pais "child" and erôs "love".... [more]
Periwinkle f English (Rare)
From the English word for the color "periwinkle", from Middle English parwynke, referring to a "light blue and purple shade". It's also the name of a flower.
Pink m & f English
A nickname from the color pink, or a diminutive of names such as Patrick or Patricia.
Ransom m English
Possibly used in reference to the word ransom, meaning money paid or delivered in exchange for the release of something or someone. ... [more]
Roee m Hebrew
Roee (רעי or רועי) means "my shepherd" in Hebrew. It is derived from the old testament where it appears 25 times. the most famous quote is " יְהוָה רֹעִי, לֹא אֶחְסָר" (Psalms 23:1).
Rufa f Italian, Galician
Feminine form of Rufo.
Sairung f Thai
Means "rainbow" in Thai.
Tallis f & m English (Rare), Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Tallis, which comes from the Old French taillis, referring to a clearing of woodland.
Tarn m English (Rare)
Middle English (originally northern English dialect) from Old Norse tjǫrn.... [more]
Trillian f Literature
Used in Douglas Adams's 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.' In the story, Trillian is an elided form of her full name, Tricia McMillan.
Tuntiak m Shuar
Means "rainbow" in Shuar.
Universino m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Derived from Portuguese universo meaning "universe". This name, along with its feminine form Universina, first appeared in the 19th century.
Vanity f American (Modern, Rare)
The English word "vanity" used as a name. Stage name of Denise Katrina Matthews, a Canadian-born former singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and model.
Viridian m & f American (Modern, Rare)
Viridian is a blue-green pigment, a hydrated chromium oxide, of medium saturation and relatively dark in value. It is composed more of green than blue.
Ylbere f Albanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ylber.
Zumrut f Turkish
Means "jade (color)" in Turkish.
Žydrūnė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Žydrūnas.