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This is a list of submitted names in which an editor of the name is leananshae.
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Adorée f Various
Means "adored" in French. It is not commonly used as a name in France itself. Bearer Adorée Villany (born 1891) was a French dancer and dance theorist.
Ainéislis m Irish (Modern, Rare), Medieval Irish
Possibly means "careful, thoughtful" from the Irish negative prefix ain- combined with éislis "negligence, remissness".
Amycus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
This was the name of the first king of the Bebryces tribe in eastern Bithynia (northwestern Anatolia) in Greek legend, the son of Poseidon and the nymph Melia... [more]
Ardeth m & f Popular Culture, American (Rare)
Variant of Ardath. Ardeth Bey is the name of one of the main characters in The Mummy (1999) and The Mummy Returns (2001).
Aristéa f French, Theatre
Feminine form of Aristaeus. This is the name of a character in Vivaldi's opera L'Olimpiade (1734).
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]
Astydamia f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Astydameia. In Greek myth this name belonged to five individual characters.
Blesila f History (Ecclesiastical)
Portuguese and Spanish form of Blaesilla.
Blessed f & m English (Puritan), African
From the English word "blessed" meaning "having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing; held in veneration; revered", ultimately from Old English blētsian, blēdsian "to consecrate (with blood)".
Bronek m Polish
Diminutive of Bronisław.
Caresse f English (Modern, Rare)
Altered form of Charis influenced by French caresse "caress".
Clea f English, German, French, Literature
Latinate form of Cleo apparently coined by British novelist Lawrence Durrell for a character in his 'Alexandria Quartet'. A known bearer is American actress Clea DuVall (1977-).
Cricket f American (South)
Originally a diminutive of Christina and Christine.
Cygnet f American (Rare)
Derived from the Anglo-French term, a diminutive of the Old French, cigne or "swan", which in turn came from the Latin cygnus, ultimately from the Greek, kyknos.
Cynisca f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Kyniska. Cynisca was born c. 440 BC and was a Greek princess of Sparta. She became the first woman in history to win at the ancient Olympic Games... [more]
Danat m Ge'ez
Coptic Christian (Ge'ez) word for the piercing on Jesus' left palm.
Danata f Ge'ez
Feminine form of Danat.
Dauntless m Theatre, Popular Culture
The word dauntless can be traced back to Latin domare, meaning "to tame" or "to subdue."
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.
Dodge m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Roger (compare Dick 1).
Donyarth m Medieval Cornish, History
Donyarth (died 875) was the last recorded king of Cornwall. He was probably an under-king, paying tribute to the West Saxons. According to the Annales Cambriae, he drowned in 875. His death may have been an accident, but it was recorded in Ireland as a punishment for collaboration with the Vikings, who were harrying the West Saxons and briefly occupied Exeter in 876.
Esmira f Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic أَسْمَر (ʾasmar) meaning "dark-skinned, brown, brunette".
Étoile f French (Modern, Rare)
Derived from French étoile "star" (ultimately via Old French estoile, esteile, from Latin stēlla).
Farnaz f Persian
Derived from Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, brilliance, luster" combined with ناز (nâz) meaning "luxury, comfort".
Felici m Romansh, Corsican (Modern)
Corsican variant of Filice and Romansh variant of Felix.
Gaïl m Breton (Gallicized, Rare)
Either a variant of Gaël or a contraction of Gaelig (itself a diminutive of Gael).
Gardener m English
Transferred use of the surname Gardener.
Gardner m English
Transferred use of the surname Gardner.
Garuda m Hinduism
Means "eagle, devourer" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a divine bird-like creature in Hindu belief. He is considered the mount of Vishnu.
Hamar m Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse hamarr "hammer".
Heathcliff m English, Literature
Combination of Heath and Cliff, meaning "heath near a cliff". It was created by Emily Brontë (1818-1848) for her novel Wuthering Heights, in which the main character and antihero is named Thrushcross Grange Heathcliff, called Heathcliff... [more]
Jafir m Arabic
Variant transcription of Jaffer.
Jaga m Indonesian
Means "awake, watchful" in Indonesian.
Jet f & m English
Variant of Jett.
Josienne f Maltese
Variant of Josiane.
Khalsa f & m Arabic, Indian
From the Arabic word, khalis, meaning, "pure".... [more]
Kyniska f Ancient Greek
From κυνίσκα (kyniska), the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the noun κυνίσκη (kyniske) meaning "female puppy", itself from κύων (kyon) "dog" (genitive κυνός (kynos))... [more]
Lanje f & m Gallo
Gallo form of Ange.
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]
Litsa f Greek
Diminutive of Aglaia (via its diminutive Aglaitsa), Apostolia (via its diminutive Apostolitsa), Emmanouella (via its diminutive Manolitsa), Evangelia (via its diminutives Evangelitsa and Vagelitsa), Garifallia (via its diminutive Filitsa), Michaela (via its diminutive Michalitsa), Natalia (via its diminutive Natalitsa), Pantelina (via its diminutive Pantelitsa), Stavroula (via its diminutive Stavroulitsa), Styliani (via its diminutive Stelitsa), Vasiliki (via its diminutive Vasilitsa), Violeta (via its diminutive Violitsa), and any other pet forms that end in -litsa.
Luxia f Basque (Rare), Sardinian (Archaic)
Campidanese Sardinian form and Basque diminutive of Lucia.
Lyrae f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of LaRae, coinciding with a term in astronomy.
Mannis m Irish
Means "great" in Gaelic.
Marfisa f Literature, Italian (Archaic)
Meaning uncertain. The poets Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their Orlando poems (1495 and 1532), where it belongs to a Saracen warrior queen who converts to Christianity. It was borne by Italian noblewoman Marfisa d'Este (c.1554-1608).
Marisoleil f French (Quebec, Modern, Rare)
Combination of Marie and Soleil, possibly created as a French equivalent of Spanish Marisol.
Marquessa f Medieval Spanish
Derived from Old French markis, marchis "marquis", ultimately from Old High German marka "march; fortified area along a border".
Mattéa f French, Corsican
French borrowing and Corsican Gallicized form of Mattea.
Mialinu m Sardinian
Contracted form of Miale Ànghelu.
Milenca f Slovene
Originally a diminutive of Milena, used as a given name in its own right.
Nahla f English, Arabic (Egyptian), Indian
Means "a drink of water" in Arabic or a variant of Nala.
Nandi f Zulu
Means "sweet" in Zulu. This was the name of the mother of Shaka, famed warrior king of the Zulus in colonial South Africa (though her grave is marked Nindi).
Pabla f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Pablo.
Pagan m Anglo-Norman, Medieval English
From Latin paganus meaning "rustic, rural" and later "heathen", which was often given to children whose baptism had been postponed or adults whose religious zeal was lacking. An Anglo-Norman bearer was Sir Pain or Pagan fitzJohn (died 1137), one of the English king Henry I's "new men"... [more]
Paladin m Literature
The name of two Tolkien characters.
Persa f Greek (Rare), Serbian (Rare), Medieval Italian
A form of Persis. In Serbian usage, also a short form of Persida.
Phileo m English (Rare)
Presumably a variant of Philo.
Philianne f English (Rare)
Either a feminine form of Philian or an elaboration of Philia.
Philyra f Greek Mythology
Means "lime tree, linden tree" in Greek. In Greek mythology Philyra was one of the 3,000 Oceanids, water nymph daughters of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys... [more]
Quêrt m Emilian-Romagnol
Emilian-Romagnol form of Quarto.
Rabicano m Literature
Means "white tail", derived from Spanish rabo "tail" and Spanish cano "white". The original word described a horse with white hairs in its tail, though nowadays rabicano refers to a certain coat color for horses, specifically in roans... [more]
Romero m Italian, Spanish
Transferred use of the surname Romero. Also coincides with the Spanish word romero "rosemary".
Sador m Ethiopian, Literature
Coptic Christian (Ge'ez) word for the piercing on Jesus' ribs by the lancet.... [more]
Sadora f Ethiopian, English (American)
Sador is the Coptic Christian (Ge'ez) word for the piercing on Jesus' ribs by the lancet. Adding an "a" at the end feminizes it.... [more]
Senya m & f Russian
Russian short form of several names including Semyon, Ksenofont, and Kseniya
Sheliak m Astronomy
Derived from Arabic الشلياق (šiliyāq) meaning "tortoise". This is the name of the second brightest star in the constellation Lyra. A tortoise shell often formed the body of the lyre, an ancient type of harp; and according to some sources, sheliak translates from the Greek as "harp".
Suhailee m & f Malay
Variant of Suhaili also used by Pattani Malays in Thailand.
Taggert m English
Variant of Taggart.
Theona f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Θεωνη (Theone), the feminine form of Theon. In Virgil's 'Aeneid', Theano or Theona was a sister of Queen Hecuba and wife of Amycus... [more]
Tsarina f Bulgarian (Rare), Indonesian (Rare)
Taken directly from the title for a female monarch of Bulgaria, Serbia, or Russia.
Valenka f Russian
Valenka is a Bond girl in the James Bond film 'Casino Royale'.
Zamindar f & m Persian
"landowner", zamin, meaning "land" + dar, meaning "holder".
Zuseppe m Sardinian
Logudorese form of Joseph.