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This is a list of submitted names in which the gender is masculine; and the meaning contains the keyword black.
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Adham m Arabic, Uzbek
Means "dark, black" in Arabic.
Ahtem m Crimean Tatar
Derived from Arabic أدهم‎‎ (ādham) meaning "black, dark".
Akawel m Berber
Means "the black" in Amazigh.
Aklaq m & f Inuit
Meaning, "black bear."
Akuru f & m Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 渥 (aku) meaning "kindness, moisten", 開 (aku) meaning "open, unfold, unseal", 空 (aku) meaning "sky", 曙 (akuru) meaning "dawn, daybreak", 蒼 (a) meaning "blue" or 明 (akuru, a) meaning "bright, light", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 空 (ku) meaning "sky" or 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become" combined with 瑠 (ru) meaning "lapis lazuli", 来 (ru) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 流 (ru) meaning "current, a sink, flow, forfeit" or 琉 (ru) meaning "precious stone, gem, lapis lazuli"... [more]
Alsvartr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Germanic name elements allr "all, everybody, entire" and svartr "black". This is the name of a giant in Norse Mythology.
Amora f & m Portuguese
Means "blackberry" in Portuguese.
Ámr m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "black, loathsome, reddish brown, dark" in Old Norse.
Ámsvartnir m Norse Mythology
Means "red-black one" or "completely black one" in Old Norse. This is the name of a lake in Norse mythology.
Amumacha m & f Manipuri
Derived from the Meitei amu meaning "black, dark" and macha meaning "small, young".
Añuget m & f Bandial
Means "the black one" in Bandial.
Aoku m Japanese
From Japanese 碧 (ao) meaning "blue, green", 藍 (ao) meaning "indigo" or 青 (ao) meaning "blue" combined with 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 久 (ku) meaning "long time" or 空 (ku) meaning "sky"... [more]
Asit m Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit असित (asita) meaning "dark, black" or "(black) snake".
Baltz m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque baltz "black".
Beltso m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One current theory, however, connects this name to Basque beltxo, a diminutive of beltz / baltz "black".
Bhramar m Hindi
Means "black bee, black beetle" in Hindi.
Blå m & f Swedish (Rare)
Means "blue" in Swedish. Ultimately derived from Old Norse blár meaning "blue" but often denoting "dark, black" (compare Bláinn). A few hundred years ago sometimes used as a variant or short form of Blasius.
Blackie m American (Rare)
A nickname or a diminutive. As a nickname the meaning is particular to the bearer, perhaps referring to dark hair color or complexion. That was the case for sports writer William Forrest "Blackie" Sherrod (1919-2016)... [more]
Blæcstan m Anglo-Saxon
Means "black stone" in Old English.
Blaecwulf m Anglo-Saxon
Combination of blæc "black" or blāc "pale" and wulf "wolf".
Blæingr m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "raven", literally "blue-black one" from Old Icelandic blár "blue, dark, livid" (the colour used to describe corpses and bruises, e.g., hel-blár "black as death") combined with the patronymic suffix ingr "descendant of" or "son of", "belonging to", etc (compare Erling).
Bláinn m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse blár meaning "blue, dark, black".
Blakeney f & m English
From Old English blæc meaning "black, dark" or blac meaning "pale" combined with Old English eg meaning "island" or hæg meaning "enclosure".
Blátǫnn m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, combination of blár "blue", "dark", "black" and tǫnn "tooth". Means "blue-tooth".
Blocca m Anglo-Saxon
Meaning unknown, though it might come from Old English blac "pale, shining, white" or blæc "black". The surname Bloxham derived from this name.
Brandubh m Irish Mythology
Means "black raven" in Irish. In Irish legend this was a board game played by the heroes and gods. It was also the name of a king of Leinster (whom the 'Annals of Ulster' say died in 604); he was a good friend of Mongán of the Dál nAraidi but coveted Mongán's wife, Dubh Lacha... [more]
Catecahassa m Shawnee
Means "black hoof" in Shawnee.
Ceanndubhán m Ancient Irish
Means "little black-headed one", from cenn "head", dub "black" and the diminutive suffix -án.
Chenxuan f & m Chinese
From Chinese 晨 (chén) meaning "morning" or 辰 (chén) meaning "day, time, occasion, morning" combined with 萱 (xuān) meaning "day lily", 璇 (xuán) meaning "beautiful jade", 瑄 (xuān) meaning "ornamental piece of jade", 絢 (xuàn) meaning "adorned, decorated", 玄 (xuán) meaning "deep, profound, mysterious, dark, black", 轩 (xuān) meaning "tall, high, lofty, pavilion", or 选 (xuǎn) meaning "choose, pick, select"... [more]
Cheusi m Swahili
Means "black" in Swahili.
Chinqora m Uzbek
Derived from chin meaning "real, true" and qora meaning "black, dark".
Chogan m Siksika
Means "blackbird" in Siksika.
Ciardhubhán m Ancient Irish
From Gaelic ciar "dark" and dub "black" combined with the diminutive suffix án.
Cuff m Afro-American (Slavery-era)
Anglicized form of Kofi. According to George Rippey Stewart in American Given Names (1979): "It was a common name for a black during the slave period, but died out in the late 19th century."
Daiyu f & m Chinese (Rare)
This name combines 代 meaning "replace, era, generation", 黛 meaning "blacken eyebrows, black" or 戴 meaning "wear on top, support" (dài) with 玉 (yù) meaning "jade, precious stone, gem."
Dubhagáin m Irish
Meaning, "dark" or "black."
Duibheannach m Ancient Irish
Uncertain meaning perhaps composed of the Celtic elements dub meaning "black" and eanach meaning "marshy place".
Duibhuidhir m Ancient Irish
Comprised of the elements dub "black" and odhar "sallow, tawny"
Enoli m Cherokee
Means "black fox" in Cherokee.
Erkent m & f Tocharian
Means "black" in Tocharian.
Fuscus m Ancient Roman
Derived from Latin fuscus meaning "dark: black". ... [more]
Garsevan m Armenian (Rare), Georgian (Rare)
The meaning and origin of this name are uncertain, though the name looks like it may possibly be of Persian origin. In that case, it may be related to Garsivaz... [more]
Genta m Japanese
From Japanese 拳 (gen) meaning "fist", 元 (gen) meaning "beginning, former time, origin", 厳 (gen) meaning "stern, strictness, severity, rigidity", 弦 (gen) meaning "bowstring, chord, hypotenuse", 源 (gen) meaning "source, origin", 玄 (gen) meaning "mysterious, occultness, black, deep, profound", 彦 (gen) meaning "boy, prince" or 愿 (gen) meaning "respectful, honest" combined with 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big", 多 (ta) meaning "many, frequent, much" or 汰 (ta) meaning "washing, sieving, filtering, weeding out, luxury"... [more]
Gen'ya m Japanese
From Japanese 拳 (gen) meaning "fist", 元 (gen) meaning "beginning, former time, origin", 弦 (gen) meaning "bowstring, chord, hypotenuse" or 玄 (gen) meaning "mysterious, occultness, black, deep, profound" combined with 哉 (ya), an exclamation, 也 (ya) meaning "also", 矢 (ya) meaning "dart, arrow", 弥 (ya) meaning "all the more, increasingly" or 冶 (ya) meaning "melting, smelting"... [more]
Ghanshyam m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit घनश्याम (ghanashyama) meaning "black, deep, dark (colour of a cloud)". This is another name for the Hindu god Krishna.
Ghwch'e m Circassian
Means "blacksmith" in Circassian.
Gowan m & f Scottish, Medieval English
From a Scots name for the daisy and other golden or white field flowers, perhaps ultimately from Old Norse gollinn "golden". Robert Burns' poem "To a Mountain Daisy" (1786) was originally titled "The Gowan"... [more]
Hajimu m Japanese
From Japanese 一 (hajimu) meaning "one", 始 (hajimu) meaning "to begin, to start", 創 (hajimu) meaning "genesis", 旦 (hajimu) meaning "morning, dawn", 箸 (hajimu) meaning "chopsticks" or from 黎 (hajimu) meaning "black, bluish black"... [more]
Haoli m Chinese
From Chinese hao, meaning "pearl", and li, meaning "black". Note that other combinations are also possible.
Haruku m Japanese
From Japanese 永 (haru) meaning "eternity, long, lengthy", 温 (haru) meaning "warm", 春 (haru) meaning "spring", 晴 (haru, ha) meaning "clear up", 悠 (haru) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure", 遥 (haru) meaning "far off, distant, long ago", 陽 (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" or 遼 (haru) meaning "distant", 琉 (ru) meaning "precious stone, gem, lapis lazuli" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 駆 (ku) meaning "drive, run, gallop, advance, inspire, impel", 駈 (ku) meaning "run, gallop, advance" or 九 (ku) meaning "nine"... [more]
Hei m Chinese
"black, dark"
Huyền f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 玄 (huyền) meaning "deep, profound, mysterious, black".
Hyeon-Seok m Korean
From Sino-Korean 賢 (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able", 鉉 (hyeon) which refers to a device used to lift a tripod cauldron, or 玄 (hyeon) meaning "dark, black, mysterious" combined with 石 (seok) meaning "stone", 碩 (seok) meaning "big, large" or 錫 (seok) meaning "tin"... [more]
Ikuma m Japanese
From Japanese 以 (i) meaning "by means of, because, in view of, compared with", 伊 (i) meaning "Italy, that one", 育 (iku) meaning "bring up, grow up, raise, rear", 郁 (iku) meaning "cultural progress, perfume", 活 (iku) meaning "lively, resuscitation, being helped, living", 粥 (iku) meaning "rice gruel", 歓 (ikuma) meaning "delight, joy", 看 (ikuma) meaning "watch over, see", 緩 (ikuma) meaning "slacken, loosen, relax, lessen, be moderate, ease", 雁 (ikuma) meaning "wild goose", 幾 (iku) meaning "how many, how much, how far, how long, some, several", 行 (iku) meaning "going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank", 生 (iku) meaning "life, genuine, birth" or 歎 (ikuma) menaing "grief, lamentation", 久(ku) meaning "long time" or 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine" combined with 磨 (ma) meaning "grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 天 (ma) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial", 馬 (ma) meaning "horse", 摩 (ma) meaning "chafe, rub, polish, grind, scrape", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, linen", 万 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 満 (ma) meaning "full, fullness, enough, satisfy" or 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine"... [more]
Ishtasapa m Sioux
Means "dark eyed" in Lakota. From the Lakota ištá 'eye' and sápa "black'.
Jāmun f & m Hindi, Indian
From Hindi जामुन (jāmun) meaning "Java plum, berry, blackberry".
Jonuo m Yi
Means "black eagle" in Yi.
Juruna m & f Tupi, Lingua Geral
Means "black mouth" in Lingua Geral and it's an exonym used for the Yudjá people. The name is given after Mário Juruna (1942-2002), the first national-level federal representative in Brazil that belonged to an indigenous people.
Kaʻanāʻanā f & m Hawaiian (Archaic)
Hawaiian feminine name derived from ka meaning "the" and ʻanāʻanā meaning "black magic". This name is rarely used in modern times.
Kalvis m Latvian
Directly taken from Latvian kalvis, a poetic word for "blacksmith, smith".
Karabaatyr m Kyrgyz
Means "black hero" in Kyrgyz.
Karađorđe m History
Means "black George" derived from Turkish kara meaning "dark, black" combined with the name Đorđe. This was the nickname of Đorđe Petrović (1762-1817), the founder of modern Serbia and a leader who aimed at separating Serbia from the Ottoman Empire.
Kara-molot m Shor
Means "black steel" or "black sword, blade" in Shor.
Karamyrza m Kyrgyz
Means "black gentleman" in Kyrgyz.
Karcsa m Hungarian
Means "little black" in Old Hungarian.
Kargata m Mordvin
Means "blackbird" in Moksha.
Kass m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Cass, though it may also be from a East German surname Kass derived from Czech kos "blackbird".
Kawesa m Ganda
"black smith" Kovacs
Kearn m English (Anglicized, Rare)
This is an Anglicized version of Ciarán, which means "little black haired one."
Khigu m Dungan
Means "black dog" in Dungan.
Kolbjǫrn m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse kolr "coal, black as coal" and bjǫrn "bear".
Kolfinnr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements kol "coal" (a synonym for "black, dark") and finnr "Finn, Sámi".
Kolgrímur m Icelandic, Faroese
"Black Mask" from the Old Norse elements kolr "coal, black, dark" and grim "mask, helmet"
Kovals m Livonian (Rare), Medieval Baltic (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. While some modern-day academics link this name to Livonian koval "smart", others rather see a connection to Slavic kowal "blacksmith".
Kuon m Japanese
From Japanese 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 九 (ku) meaning "nine", 玖 (ku) meaning "black jewel", 空 (ku) meaning "sky" or 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson" combined with 遠 (on) meaning "far, distant", 恩 (on) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity", 穏 (on) meaning "calm; gentle; quiet", 音 (on) meaning "sound" or 苑 (on) meaning "pasture, park, garden"... [more]
Kurdalægon m Ossetian Mythology
Contraction of Kurd Alæ Wærgon in which Kurd (derived from *kur- meaning "to heat", "to incandesce") and Alæ (Ossetian for "Aryan" and later "Alan") are epithets meaning "blacksmith" and "Alan (a nomadic Iranian ethnic group), Aryan (an Indo-Iranian term meaning "noble") and Wærgon (from Old Ossetic *wærg meaning "wolf") , the original name of Kurdalægon... [more]
Kurisu f & m Japanese (Modern, Rare)
This name can be used as 久理寿 (masculine), 久梨須, 紅莉栖 or 玖利子 (last 3 are feminine) with 久 (kyuu, ku, hisa.shii) meaning "long time, old story", 紅 (ku, kou, aka.i, kurenai, beni, kure) meaning "crimson, deep red", 玖 (kyuu, ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine (used in legal documents)", 理 (ri, kotowari) meaning "arrangement, justice, logic, reason, truth", 梨 (ri, nashi) meaning "pear tree", 莉 (rai, ri, rei) meaning "jasmine", 利 (ri, ki.ku) meaning "advantage, benefit, profit", 寿 (shuu, ju, su, kotobuki, kotobu.ku, kotoho.gu) meaning "congratulations, longevity, one's natural life", 須 (shu, su, subekara.ku, subeshi, hige, matsu, mochi.iru, moto.meru) meaning "by all means, necessarily, ought", 栖 (sei, su.mu) meaning "cobweb, den, hive, nest, rookery" and 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, -ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of the Chinese zodiac)."... [more]
Kurogane m Japanese
Means "black steel". Most notable as the name of one of the main characters from the CLAMP manga Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles.
Kuroko m & f Japanese
From Japanese 黒 (kuro) meaning "black" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Kuromu m Japanese
From Japanese 黒 (kuro) meaning "black" combined with 夢 (mu) meaning "dream". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Kuronue m Popular Culture
"black crane"... [more]
Kusuo m Japanese
From Japanese 奇 (kusu) meaning "strange, strangeness, curiosity", 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 九 (ku) meaning "nine", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 樟 (kusu) meaning "camphor" or 楠 (kusu) meaning "camphor tree", 寿 (su) meaning "longevity, congratulations, one's natural life", 州 (su) meaning "state, province", 洲 (su) meaning "continent, sandbar, island, country" or 珠 (su) meaning "pearl, gem, jewel" combined with 男 (o) meaning "male", 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly", 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband", 児 (o) meaning "newborn baby, child, young of animals", 緒 (o) meaning "thread" or 郎 (o) meaning "son"... [more]
Kuu m & f Japanese
From Japanese 空 (kuu, ku) meaning "sky", 紅 (kuu, ku) meaning "crimson, deep red", 黒 (ku) meaning "black", 咋 (kuu) meaning "shout, chew, eat" or 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become" combined with 羽 (u) meaning "feathers" or 蒼 (u) meaning "blue"... [more]
Liming m & f Chinese
From Chinese 立 () meaning "stand, establish", 利 () meaning "benefit, advantage" or 黎 () meaning "black, dawn" combined with 明 (míng) meaning "bright, light, clear" or 铭 (míng) meaning "inscribe, engrave"... [more]
Liping f & m Chinese
From Chinese 莉 () meaning "white jasmine", 丽 () meaning "beautiful, lovely", 立 () meaning "stand, establish" or 黎 () meaning "black, dawn" combined with 萍 (píng) meaning "duckweed" or "wander, travel" or 平 (píng) meaning "level, even, peaceful"... [more]
Machar m Dinka
Means "black bull" in Dinka. Black bulls are the second most important for sacrifices.
Mahkate:wi-meši-ke:hke:hkwa m Indigenous American
Means "be a large black hawk" in the Sauk dialect of the Fox language.... [more]
Majok m Dinka
Means "black-and-white bull" in Dinka.
Makdébki m Algonquian
Means "black partridge" in the Potawatomi language. This was the name of a chief of the Illinois River.
Maker m Dinka
Means "white-and-black bull" in Dinka.
Matȟósapa m Sioux
Means "black bear" in the Lakota language.
Mavros m Greek
Means "black" in Greek, originally used as a descriptive nickname for a person with a dark or swarthy complexion. Mavros is more commonly found as a surname.
Melanchthon m English (Rare, Archaic)
From the family name of Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560), Protestant leader and associate of Luther. The name was originally Schwartzerdt, "black-earth", in German, which was translated into Greek (using melas (genitive melanos) "black" and chthon "land, earth, soil"), as was sometimes done during the time of the enthusiasm for Greek studies during the Renaissance... [more]
Melaneus m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek μελανέω (melaneō) meaning "to grow black, to become black", which is ultimately derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark" (see Melanie)... [more]
Melanippos m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek adjective μελανός (melanos) meaning "black, dark", which is the genitive form of the Greek adjective μέλας (melas) meaning "black, dark"... [more]
Melankomas m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective μελαγκόμης (melankomes) meaning "black-haired". It is a compound word, of which the first element consists of μελανός (melanos), the genitive of the Greek adjective μέλας (melas) meaning "black, dark"... [more]
Melanthos m Greek Mythology
Means "black flower", derived from Greek μελας (melas) meaning "black" combined with Greek ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom". Also compare Melanthios.
Melasippos m Late Greek
Means "black horse", derived from the Greek adjective μέλας (melas) meaning "black, dark" combined with the Greek noun ‘ιππος (hippos) meaning "horse". Also see the name Melanippos, which is etymologically related and has the same meaning.... [more]
Meleagros m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name may possibly be related to the Greek adjective μέλας (melas) meaning "black, dark". The second element clearly derives from the Greek noun ἀγρός (agros) "land, field"... [more]
Merula f & m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "blackbird" from Latin merulus (cognate to French Merle).
Meturato m Cheyenne
Means "black kettle" in Cheyenne.
Mkedémwi m Algonquian
Means "black wolf" in the Potawatomi language.
Mo m Chinese
Means "ink" or "black". A famous bearer is Mo Di (ca. 470 - ca. 391 BC), a Chinese philosopher and founder of Mohism.
Mo'ôhtavetoo'o m Cheyenne
Means "black kettle" in Cheyenne.
Morgoth m Literature
Means "black enemy" in Sindarin. In 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Morgoth Bauglir (Bauglir meaning "tyrant, oppressor" in Sindarin) was a title or aspect of Melkor, the ultimate villain of Middle-earth (whose true Valarin name was not recorded), given by Fëanor of the Noldor... [more]
Mpanefy m Malagasy
Means "blacksmith" in Malagasy.
Mukitou m Cree
Means "black powder" in Cree.
Murgu m Medieval Romanian
Derived from Romanian murg "reddish-black; ash-coloured; (generally) dark-coloured".
Musts m Livonian, Medieval Baltic
Likely related to Estonian must "black".
Orri m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old West Norse byname meaning "black grouse", a type of game bird (Lyrurus tetrix).
Osceola m History, Creek (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Creek Asi Yahola meaning "black drink singer" from asi, the name of a ritual beverage, and yahola "shouter". It was borne by a 19th-century Seminole leader.
Pāʻele m & f Hawaiian
Means "dark, black" or "blacken" in Hawaiian.
Pelin m Polish (Rare)
Allegedly derived from Greek πελινοσ (pelinos) "black", "dark", "dark-skinned".
Pepper f & m English (Modern), Popular Culture
Derived from the name of the spice, which is prepared from the fermented, dried, unripe red berries of the plant. The plant is from the plant family Pipereraceae, which derives its name from piper, which is the latinized form of Greek peperi "black pepper"... [more]
Qara m Azerbaijani
Means "black" in Azerbaijani.
Qarabaş m Karachay-Balkar
Means "black-headed" in Karachay-Balkar.
Qarabatir m Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar къара (qara) meaning "black" and батыр (batır) meaning "brave" or "hero".
Qarabiy m Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar къара (qara) meaning "black" and бий (biy) meaning "bey, prince".
Qaraçiq m Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar къара (qara) meaning "black" and the diminutive suffix -чыкъ (çıq).
Qarakişi m Karachay-Balkar
Means "black man" in Karachay-Balkar.
Reitarou m Japanese
From Japanese 黎 (rei) meaning "black, bluish black", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Reito m Japanese
From Japanese 伶 (rei) meaning "actor", 嶺 (rei) meaning "peak, summit", 怜 (rei) meaning "wise", 澪 (rei) meaning "water route, shipping channel", 玲 (rei) meaning "sound of jewels", 礼 (rei) meaning "salute, bow, ceremony, thanks, remuneration", 禮 (rei) meaning "social custom, manners, courtesy, rites", 羚 (rei) meaning "antelope", 鈴 (rei) meaning "bell", 零 (rei) meaning "zero", 麗 (rei) meaning "lovely, beautiful, graceful, resplendent" or 黎 (rei) meaning "dark, black, many" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 月 (to) meaning "moon", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 音 (to) meaning "sound", 仁 (to) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly", 飛 (to) meaning "fly", 渡 (to) meaning "transit, ford, ferry, cross, import, deliver, diameter, migrate", 土 (to) meaning "soil, earth, ground", 燈 (to) meaning "lamp, light" or 士 (to) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai"... [more]
Reku m Japanese
From Japanese 令 (re) meaning "orders, ancient laws, command, decree", 嶺 (re) meaning "peak, summit" or 怜 (re) meaning "wise" combined with 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine" or 句 (ku) meaning "phrase, clause, sentence, passage, paragraph"... [more]
Rinku m Japanese (Modern)
This name combines 凛 (rin, kibishi.i) meaning "cold" with 空 (kuu, a.ku, a.keru, kara, su.ku, sora, muna.shii, ku) meaning "empty, sky, vacant, vacuum, void," 久 (kyuu, ku, hisa.shii) meaning "long time, old story," 玖 (kyuu, ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine (used in legal documents)" or 来 (tai, rai, kita.su, ku.ru) meaning "become, cause, come, due, next."... [more]
Sagol m Selkup
Means "blackheaded" in Selkup.
Sahaliyan m Manchu
Means "black" in Manchu.
Saku m & f Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 瑳 (sa) meaning "polish, brilliant white luster of a gem, artful smile", 彩 (sa) meaning "colour", 咲 (saku, sa) meaning "blossom", 作 (saku) meaning "make, production, prepare, build", 朔 (saku) meaning "conjunction (astronomy), first day of month, north", 索 (saku) meaning "cord, rope, searching, inquiring", 桜 (saku, sa) meaning "cherry blossom", 紗 (sa) meaning "gauze", 小 (sa) meaning "little, small", 爽 (sa) meaning "refreshing, bracing, resonant, sweet, clear", 朝 (sa) meaning "morning", 櫻 (sa) meaning "cherry" or 颯 (sa) meaning "sudden, quick, sound of the wind" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 公 (ku) meaning "public, prince, official, governmental", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 矩 (ku) meaning "ruler", 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess" or 丘 (ku) meaning "hill, knoll"... [more]
Sakuya m & f Japanese, Japanese Mythology
As a unisex name, it can be used as 咲也, 咲哉, 咲弥, 朔夜 or 朔椰 with 咲 (shou, sa.ku, -zaki) meaning "bloom, blossom", 朔 (saku, tsuitachi) meaning "conjuction (astronomy), first day of the month", 也 (e, ya, ka, nari, mata) meaning "to be (archaic form)", 哉 (sai, kana, ya) meaning "alas, how, question mark, what", 弥 (bi, mi, amaneshi, iya, iyoiyo, tooi, hisashi, hisa.shii, ya, wata.ru) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 夜 (ya, yo, yoru) meaning "evening, night" and 椰 (ya, yashi) meaning "coconut tree."... [more]
Salabert m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German beraht "bright."
Salafrid m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German fridu "peace."
Salagast m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Gothic gasts (gast in Old High German) "guest, stranger."
Salaman m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from man "man."
Salamar m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German mâri "famous."
Salarad m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German rât "counsel."
Salaram m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from hraban or hramn "raven."
Sámr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse sámr "swarthy, blackish".
Sauarmæg m Ossetian
Means "black hand" in Ossetian.
Saubarag m Ossetian Mythology
Means "black rider" in Ossetian. This is the name of the Ossetian God of darkness and thieves, comparable to the Biblical figure Satan.
Saurmag m Georgian (Rare), History
Georgian form of the Scythian personal name Sawarmag, which literally means "black hand". It is derived from Scythian syāva meaning "black" combined with Scythian arma meaning "hand" and the suffix -aka... [more]
Sauromates m Late Greek, Late Roman, History
Derived from the Roman cognomen Sauromates, itself derived from Greek Σαυρομάτης (Sauromates) meaning "a Sarmatian". The Sarmatians were an Iranian people that spoke Sarmatian, a Scythian language... [more]
Šempatə̑r m Mari
Means "dark warrior, black warrior" in Mari.
Sergen m Kurdish
Means "black" in Kurdish.
Sevag m Armenian
Means "black-eyed" or "one with black (coloured) eyes" in Armenian.
Sevo m Armenian
Derived from Armenian սեւ (sev) meaning "black". This name might also be a short form of Sevan (in at least some cases).
Shamsiqora m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek shams meaning "the sun" and qora meaning "black, dark".
Shavleg m Georgian
Derived from the Georgian adjective შავი (shavi) meaning "black", which is ultimately of Iranian origin.
Shemvuy m Mari
Means "blackheads" in Mari.
Shio m Georgian
Modern form of შიოშ (Shiosh), which is the Old Georgian form of the Iranian given name Siaosh or Siaush meaning "black" or "black man".... [more]
Siamak m Persian, Persian Mythology
Siāmak is a character in 'Shahnameh', the national epic of Greater Iran. It possibly means "dear black-headed boy" from the Persian word سیاه (siāh) meaning "black" combined with مو (moo) meaning "hair" and the endearment suffix -ak.
Siginak m Algonquian
Means "blackbird" in Potawatomi. This was the name of a chief of the Milwaukee Potawatomi.
Síkimiohkitopii m Siksika
Means "one who rides a black horse" in Siksika.
Soquontamouk m Wampanoag
Name of a son of the "black sachem" Tuspaquin.
Ssynuo m & f Yi
Means "black leopard" in Yi.
Sucki m Siksika
Means "black" in Siksika.
Suhaimi m & f Malay, Indonesian
Derived either from Arabic سحيم (suhaim) meaning "black, dark" (a diminutive of سحم (sahima) meaning "to become black, to be blackened") or سهيم (suhaim) meaning "arrows" (the plural of سهم (sahm) meaning "arrow, dart")... [more]
Súileabhán m Irish
Means "little dark eye" in Irish, from súil "eye", dubh "black, dark", and án, a diminutive suffix. This is the original Irish form of Sullivan.
Svartr m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "black" in Old Norse.
Sverker m Swedish
Modern form of Sverkir. Combination of svart "black" and geir "spear".
Sverkir m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of SvartgæiRR. Combination of svartr "black" and geirr "spear".
Syāhō m Balochi
Derived from syāh meaning "black".
Tlilpotonqui m Nahuatl
Means "feathered in black" in Nahuatl.
Toshqora m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek tosh meaning "rock, stone" and qora meaning "black, dark".
Toyqora m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek toy meaning "colt" and qora meaning "black, dark".
Tsio:kwaris m Mohawk
Means "black Raven" in Mohawk.
Tuntum m Akan
Means "the black" in Akan.
Turan m & f Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz (Rare), Turkish, Persian
Derived from Turan, the name of a historical region in Central Asia. It is of Iranian origin, as the region was originally inhabited by nomadic Iranian peoples. The name is traditionally said to mean "the land of Tur", though not all linguists agree with that... [more]
Tuskaloosa m Indigenous American
Means "black warrior", from the western Muskogean language elements taska and losa.... [more]
Tuspaquin m Wampanoag
Name of the "Black Sachem", a Wampanoag war captain who was feared by the English.
Txaran m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque txaran "blackthorn".
Ucha m Mingrelian, Georgian
Derived from the Mingrelian adjective უჩა (uča) meaning "black, dark, swarthy".
Uglješa m Serbian
Derived from ugalj, the word for "coal", meaning "black as coal". Uglješa Mrnjavčević was a Serbian medieval nobleman of the Mrnjavčević family during the Serbian Empire.
Ular m Medieval Mongolian
Means "black goose" in Middle Mongolian.
Uravini m Tahitian
Combination of Tahitian 'ura meaning "red" or "purple" and vini meaning "black-fronted parakeet" (a type of bird found on Tahiti).
Vardar m Bulgarian
From the name of the river Vardar, itself from Thracian Vardários, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European (PIE) *(s)wordo-wori- meaning "black water". Folk etymology, however, links the name to вардя (vardya) meaning "to shield, protect".
Waku m & f Japanese
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 新 (wa) meaning "fresh, new", 笑 (wa) meaning "laugh", 羽 (wa) meaning "feathers" or 航 (wa) meaning "navigate, sail, cruise, fly" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 雲 (ku) meaning "cloud", 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine" or 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red"... [more]
Wi-sapa m Sioux
Means "black sun", from Lakota wee "sun" and sah'-pah "black".
Xiaoxuan f & m Chinese
From Chinese 小 (xiǎo) meaning "small", 晓 (xiǎo) meaning "dawn, daybreak, know, understand", 筱 (xiǎo) meaning "small bamboo", 孝 (xiào) meaning "filial piety, obedience", 骁 (xiāo) meaning "brave, valiant", or 效 (xiào) meaning "imitate, follow, devote" combined with 萱 (xuān) meaning "day lily", 璇 (xuán) meaning "beautiful jade", 玄 (xuán) meaning "deep, profound, mysterious, dark, black", 轩 (xuān) meaning "tall, high, lofty, pavilion", or 选 (xuǎn) meaning "choose, pick, select"... [more]
Xuan m & f Chinese
From Chinese 璇 (xuán) meaning "beautiful jade", 选 (xuǎn) meaning "choose, pick, select", 轩 (xuān) meaning "tall, high, lofty, pavilion", 玄 (xuán) meaning "deep, profound, mysterious, dark, black" or 萱 (xuān) meaning "day lily"... [more]
Xuanxu m & f Chinese
From Chinese 玄 (xuán) meaning "deep, profound, mysterious, black" combined with 旭 (xù) meaning "dawn, rising sun, brilliant, radiant". Other character combinations can form this name as well.
Xuanzang m History
From Chinese 玄 (xuán) meaning "black, deep, profound, mysterious" and 奘 (zàng) meaning "fat, stout, great, huge". Xuanzang (c. 602–664) was a Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveler, and translator who traveled to India in the seventh century and described the interaction between Chinese Buddhism and Indian Buddhism during the early Tang dynasty.
Yanamayu m Quechua
Means "black river" in Quechua.
Yayauhqui m & f Aztec
Means "black smoking mirror" in Nahuatl.
Zarqora m Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek zar meaning "gold, wealth" and qora meaning "black, dark".
Zerdan m Tibetan
Munpa Zerdan- ... [more]
Zixuan f & m Chinese
From Chinese 子 (zǐ) meaning "child" combined with 萱 (xuān) meaning "day lily", 璇 (xuán) meaning "beautiful jade", 瑄 (xuān) meaning "ornamental piece of jade", 絢 (xuàn) meaning "adorned, decorated", 玄 (xuán) meaning "deep, profound, mysterious, dark, black", 轩 (xuān) meaning "tall, high, lofty, pavilion", or 选 (xuǎn) meaning "choose, pick, select"... [more]