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ADEN m Romansh
Romansh form of ADAM
, traditionally found in central Grisons.
ADEODAT m Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Ukrainian form of ADEODATUS
ADEOLA f & m Yoruba
Means "crown of wealth" in Yoruba. It is also a surname.
ADGUR m Abkhaz
Means "defender" or "brave, invincible" in Abkhaz, most likely related to аӷәӷәа (āγ°γ°ā)
ADI f & m Arabic
Means "jewel" or "ornament" in Arabic.
ADIAN m Bosnian
Possibly of Arabic descent, meaning '‘religious, devout’'.
ADIEL m & f Biblical, Hebrew
Means "ornament of God" or possibly "God passes by". This is the name of several characters in the Bible.
ADIETUMARUS m Gaulish
Gaulish name, composed of Proto-Celtic ad
- "to" and yantu
"zeal, jealousy" with māros
ADIGE m & f Italian (Archaic)
Name of an Italian river that runs through the regions of Trentino-Alto-Adige-Südtirol and Veneto.
ADILBEK m Kazakh
From Kazakh әділ (ädil)
meaning "just, fair" (of Arabic origin) combined with the Turkish military title بك (bek)
meaning "chieftain, master".
ADIL-GIRAY m History
From Arabic عَادِل (ʿādil)
meaning "just, fair" (see ADIL
) combined with the Turkic title giray
denoting a khan of Crimea. A notable bearer was Adil Khan Giray, the khan of the Crimean Khanate from 1666-1671.
ADILJAN m Uyghur, Uzbek, Kazakh
Uyghur elaboration of ADIL
using the Persian suffix جان (jân)
meaning "dear, darling" as well as an Uzbek and Kazakh variant transcription of ADILZHAN
ADILKHAN m Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh әділ (ädil)
meaning "just, fair" combined with the Turkic title khan
meaning "ruler, leader".
ADILZHAN m Kazakh
Derived from Arabic عَادِل (ʿādil)
meaning "just, fair" (see ADIL
) combined with Kazakh жан (zhan)
ADINATHA m Indian
Means "the primordial master", "the first lord" or "the Supreme Lord", from adi
"primeval, first" and natha
ADIPUTRA m Indonesian
Means "first son" or "first prince" from Indonesian adi
meaning "first" (of Sanskrit origin; see ADI (2)
) combined with putra
meaning "son, prince".
ADISAK m Thai
From Thai อดิ (à-dì)
meaning "great, excellent" and ศักดิ์ (sàk)
meaning "prestige, power, honour".
ADIT m Indian, Sanskrit
Means "at/from the beginning" in Sanskrit. It's also another word for "sun" in Sanskrit.
ADITYANATH m & f Hindi
Possibly after the famous yogi with the chosen surname of Adityanath.
ADIUTO m Italian (Rare)
From the Latin adiutus
meaning "help", in this case referring to divine assistance in a Christian context. ... [more]
ADJUTOR m Medieval French
Means "helper" in Latin. Adjutor is the patron saint of swimmers, boaters, and drowning victims, as well as of Vernon, France.
ADLAN m Chechen, Malay
Derived from Arabic عَدَلَ (ʿadala)
meaning "to act justly" or "justice, fairness".
ADLER m English
Means "eagle" in German. It is not used as a given name in Germany itself.
ADLI m & f Turkish
Means "famous" or "celebrated" in Turkish.
ADMATHA m Biblical
Means "a cloud of death" or "a mortal vapor" according to Hitchcock's Dictionary of Biblical Names. One of the seven princes of Persia in the book of Esther.
ADMETUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ἄδμητος (Admetos)
, from Greek ἄδμητος (admêtos)
"unbroken" - a word usually reserved for oxen, hence also "wild" or "untamed". In Greek myth this was the name of a king of Pherae in Sicily, the husband of Alcestis, who died for him.
ADNA m Biblical
One of the family of Pahath-moab, who returned with Ezra and married a foreign wife. ( Ezra 10:30 ) (B.C. 459.) ... [more]
ADNAH m Biblical
The name comes from the Hebrew noun עדן ('eden
), meaning "luxury", "delight", or "pleasure".... [more]
ADNAH m Biblical
The name is of uncertain meaning. It is very similar to Adnah (1)
, however they are not exactly the same. They both come from the Hebrew noun עדן ('eden
), meaning "luxury", "delight", or "pleasure"... [more]
ADNIS m African American
Meaning unknown. It is the name of American rapper Jay-Z's father, about whom he wrote a song.
ADOHIRA f & m Japanese
Ado means "uproar,disturbance,ado" while bits is quite contradicting torwards this and means "peace". If a Japanese person has actually used this name,it would probably mean "Peace Within Chaos".
ADOLE m Idoma
Means "father of the house" in Idoma.
ADONGO m & f Luo
Means "second of the twins" in Luo.
ADRAGON m English (Rare)
Combination of the prefix a
and the English word dragon
, a legendary serpentine or reptilian creature. Child prodigy Adragon De Mello was given the name because he was born in the Chinese year of the dragon.
ADRI m Indian
Indian name meaning "stone, mountain", and by extension "cloud". Some ancient Hindu beliefs claimed that mountains were solidified clouds.
ADRIAEN m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of ADRIAAN
. A well-known bearer of this name was Adriaen van der Donck (c. 1618–1655), a pivotal figure in the establishment of the middle colonies of colonial America, and the ultimate significance of Manhattan as a place of commerce.
ADRIC m Popular Culture
An anagram of Dirac
, the surname of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Paul Dirac. This is the name of a character in the series 'Doctor Who', a companion of the fourth and fifth doctors.
ADROA m African Mythology
The God of the Lugbara, who dwell in the area between Zaire and Uganda. Adroa had two aspects: good and evil. He was looked on as the creator of heaven and Earth, and was said to appear to a person who was about to die... [more]
ADROALDO m Spanish, Portuguese
Derived from a Germanic name that was apparently composed of the elements odal
"heritage, fatherland" and wald
"rule". This name was borne by several Brazilian politicians, such as Adroaldo Mesquita da Costa (1894-1985) and Adroaldo Peixoto Garani (b... [more]
ADSO m Literature
Form of AZZO
. Adso da Melk is a fictional Medieval character in Umberto Eco masterpiece 'Il nome della rosa' (1980). That character is loosely based on a real person: the monk Adso de Montier-en-Der (910/915 – 992)... [more]
ADUN m Thai
Means "incomparable, matchless" in Thai.
ADURNARSEH m Ancient Persian
From the Middle Persian name Adurnarseh
(also found written as Adarnarseh
), which is derived from Middle Persian ādur
) meaning "fire" combined with the name NARSEH
ADVAIDH m Indian (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit अद्वैध (advaidha)
meaning "united, unified" (literally "not divided into two parts, not disunited").
ADVAIT m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism
Means "not dual" in Sanskrit. One of its forms advaita
is a branch of Hinduism called advaita vedanta
ADVAY m Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Assamese, Nepali
Means "without second, unique" in Sanskrit.
ADWAIT m Indian
There are two siddhantas (schools of thoughts) dwait and adwait. Dwait specifies duality in the universe whereas adwait specifies unity ie all is one there is no difference.
ADZE f & m African Mythology
The adze is a vampiric being in Ewe folklore. It takes the form of a firefly and will transform into human form upon capture.... [more]
AEACIDES m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek given name Aἰακίδης (Aiakides)
, which may possibly be related to the Greek word akidēs
meaning "stings" as well as "cares, troubles". In turn, that word is related to Greek ἀκίς (akis)
meaning "pointed object" (such as an arrow, barb or dart)... [more]
AEACUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰακός (Aiakos)
, which was either derived from Greek ἄϊσσω (aisso)
meaning "to run" or from Greek αιακτος (aiaktos)
meaning "lamentable, wailing"... [more]
AEDD m Welsh, Irish
From the Irish aedh
"fire". This name was borne by a king of Ireland.
AEËTES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰήτης (Aiêtês)
, possibly derived from Greek αἴητος (aiêtos)
"terrible, mighty". In Greek mythology Aeëtes was a king of Colchis in Asia Minor (modern Georgia) and the father of Medea... [more]
ÆFSATI m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Ossetian protector of wild animals, deer, boars, and mountain goats.
AEGAEON m Greek Mythology
Means "stormy one", "goatish", or "Aegean" in Greek. Aegaeon is the god of the storms of the Aegean Sea in Greek mythology.
ÆGENBALD m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æġen
, "to own, possess, have" and beald
ÆGENWULF m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æġen
, "to own, possess, have" and wulf
AEGIALEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰγιαλεύς (Aigialeus)
, which is derived from Greek αἰγιαλός (aigialos)
meaning "beach, sea-shore". Also compare Greek αἴξ (aix)
meaning "a tall wave"... [more]
ÆGIR m Norse Mythology
Means "sea, ocean" in Old Norse. Ægir was the Norse god of the sea, whom sailors both worshipped and feared, for they believed he would occasionally appear on the surface to take ships, men and cargo alike, with him to his hall at the bottom of the ocean.
AEGON m Literature, Popular Culture
Derived from the Germanic element ag
"edge of a sword" and the Greek word αγώνας (agónas
) "struggle". This is the name of multiple characters in George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series, as well as the TV show based on the books 'Game of Thrones'.
ÆINRIÐI m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian name with the combination of einn
"one, alone" and Old Norse ríða
meaning "to ride", a combination of einn
"one, alone" and Old Norse reiða
meaning "to swing (a sword)" or a variant form of EINRÁÐI
AELAN m Arabic, Muslim
Possibly a transcription of عِلان meaning "announcement, proclamation" in Arabic.
ÆLFWEALD m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf
"elf" and weald
AELHAEARN m Welsh
Derived from Welsh ael
meaning "(eye)brow" and haearn
"iron". This was the name of a 7th-century saint.
AELIAN m English, History
English form of AELIANUS
. A bearer of this name was Claudius Aelianus - often called Aelian in English - a Roman author and philosopher from the 3rd century AD.