Submitted Names Starting with A

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ALHEIT f Low German (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic)
Archaic short form of Adelheid, in use between the 1400s and 1800s.
ALHENA f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic الهنعه (al-Han'āh) "sign (on the neck of a camel)", this is the name of the third-brightest star in the constellation of Gemini.
ALHERI f & m Dagbani
Means "gift" or "kindness" in Dagbani.
ALHET f Low German, German (Archaic)
Low German short form of Adelheid.
AL-HUSAYN m Arabic
Means "the beautiful". Laqab of Husayn. This was the personal name of Avicenna, a famous physician in the medieval Islamic world.
ÄLI m Kazakh
Kazakh form of Ali.
ƏLI m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Ali (1).
ÄLIÄ f Tatar, Bashkir
Possible variation of the Arabic Aliyah or Alya.
ALIAA f Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Alya.
ALIAH m English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALIAKBER m Azerbaijani
Combination of Ali and Akber.
ALIAKSANDRA f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Alexandra.
ALIAKSIEJ m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Aleksey.
ÄLIAN m German
German form of Aelian.
ALIAN m & f Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Chinese form of Arian or Aryan or a combination of the names Ah, Li (1) and An (1).
ALIANA f English (Modern)
Variant of Alyona or Eliana or possibly a combination of ALI (2) and ANA.
ALIANE f English
Variant of Eliane.... [more]
ALIANNA f English
Variant of Aliana.
ALIANNE f Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
In the Netherlands, this given name is usually a combination of the names Alie (which is usually a short form of Alida) and Anne.... [more]
ALIAS m English (Modern)
Variant of Elias. It coincides with the English alias meaning "a false name used to conceal one's identity; an assumed name".
ALIASKHAB m Dagestani, Avar
Combination of Ali (1) and Arabic أَصْحَاب (ʾaṣḥāb) meaning "owner, possessor, master".
ALIAUME m French
French form of Adalhelm. Previously a name that had gone out of fashion after the Middle Ages, but it has enjoyed a modest revival in France since the late '80s (which reached its peak in 1996).
ALIBEK m Kazakh, Lezgin, Avar, Ossetian, Chechen
Combination of Ali and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
ALIBI m Kazakh
From the given name Ali combined with a form of the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master" (see Alibek).
ALIC m English
Variant of Alec.
ALIÇA f Occitan
Occitan form of Alice.
ALICEA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALICEN f English (Modern)
Variant of Alison influenced by Alice.
ALICESON f English (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Variant of Alison. According to the SSA, Aliceson was given to 12 girls in 2011.
ALICIANA f English, English (American)
Elaboration of Alicia by adding Ana. This name was given to 25 girls in 2017.
ALICIE f Medieval English
Late medieval English variant of Alicia.
ALICIJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Alice.
ALICINHA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Alice.
ALICIYA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALICJÔ f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Alice.
ALICK m Scottish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Ailig.
ALIČKA f Czech
Diminutive of Alice.
ALICKA f Slovak
Diminutive of Alica, not used as a given name in its own right.
ALICKINA f Scottish
Feminine form of Alick.
ALICYA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALÍDA f Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic form of Alida.
ALĪDA f Latvian
Latvian form of Alida.
ALIDEA f Italian
Elaboration of Alida and Alide.
ALIDOOR m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
Dutch and Flemish form of Alidor. A known bearer of this name was the Belgian politician Alidoor De Keyser (1920-2012).
ALIDOR m French (Rare)
An old and obscure French given name of unknown meaning, which may possibly ultimately be of Occitan origin (compare Aliénor) or even Basque origin. It seems that it was mostly used in the 19th century, not just in France but also in (the French-speaking part of) Belgium and the Canadian province Quebec... [more]
ALIE f & m Dutch, English (Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Al, most typically Alida.... [more]
ALIE f Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Aliyah (1).
ALIE m Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Ali (1).
ALIEKE f Dutch
Diminutive form of Alie, seeing as the name contains the Dutch diminutive suffix -ke.
ALIENA f Theatre, Literature
Means "stranger" in Latin. This was the false identity of Celia in Shakespeare's play 'As You Like It' (1599) when she goes into hiding in the forest of Arden, presumably a pun on the word alias... [more]
ALIENA f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Helen and cognate of Yelena.
ALIENOR f Occitan
Variant of Aliénor.
ALIESHA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIËTTE f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Aliette. However, it should be noted that in the Netherlands, there may also be cases where this name is a combination of the Dutch feminine given name Alie with the French diminutive suffix -ette... [more]
ALIF m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Means "friend, familiar" in Arabic.
ALIFA f Arabic
Means "kind, compassionate, friendly".
ALIFAIR f English (Rare), Romani
Variant of Alafare. It was borne by a victim of the American Hatfield–McCoy feud: Alifair McCoy (1858-1888), daughter of feud patriarch Randolph "Ole Ran'l" McCoy.
ALIGNAK m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Alignak is a lunar deity and god of weather, water, tides, eclipses and earthquakes.
ALIGOĸ m Greenlandic
Means "mountain crystal, quartz" in Greenlandic.
ALIGOQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aligoĸ.
ALI'I f & m Hawaiian
Means "chief, royal" in Hawaiian.
ALIIDE f Estonian
Variant of Alide.
ALIʻIKOA m Hawaiian (Rare)
Means "brave king" or "warrior king," from aliʻi meaning "chief, officer, ruler, monarch, peer, headman, king, commander" and koa meaning "soldier, warrior, fighter."
ALI'ILOA m Hawaiian
Said to mean both "distant chief" and "high chief" in Hawaiian.
ALIINA f Finnish
Finnish form of Alina.
Sami form of Alina.
ALIISE f Estonian
Estonian form of Alice.
Sami form of Alisa.
ALIJA m Bosnian
Bosnian form of Ali.
ALIJANA f Slovene
Slovenian form of Aliana or an elaboration of Alja.
ALIJDA f Dutch
Variant of Aleida.
ALIJON m Tajik, Uzbek
Combination of the given name Ali (1) and Persian جان (jân) meaning "soul, being, spirit".
ALIK m Armenian
Armenian diminutive of Aleksandr.
ALIKA m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Alex.
ALIKA f English, Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Greenlandic
Low German variant of Aleka, as well as a Greenlandic name of unknown meaning.
Combination of Ali meaning 'high, supreme' and the word akbar meaning 'greatest, biggest'.
ALIKSANDR m Russian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Aleksandr.
ÂLIKSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Alex.
ALIKSEY m Ukrainian
Variant transcription of Aleksey.
ALILAT f Near Eastern Mythology
Variant of Allat. The Arabian mother goddess.
Means "she weeps" in Yao.
ALIMA f Arabic
Feminine form of Alim.
ALIMAH f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Feminine form of Alim.
ALIMAZI f Amharic
Means "diamond" in Amharic.
ALIMBEG m Ossetian
Combination of Alim and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
ALIME f Crimean Tatar
Means "knowledgeable, learned" from Arabic عَلِمَ (ʿalima) meaning "to know, to have knowledge, to be informed" (see Alim).
ALIMEDA f English
Possible elaboration of Almeda or a variant of Alameda.
ALIMSULTAN m Kumyk, Chechen
Combination of Alim and Sultan.
ALIN m Siberian, Chinese, Manchu
Means "mountain" in Manchu.
ALIN f Armenian
Means "bearer of light" in Armenian.
ALIN f Hebrew (Modern)
Modern name, inspired from the French name Aline.
ALINA f Scottish
Feminine form of Alistair.
ALINA f Chinese
Combination of Ah , Li (1) and Na.
ALINÄ f Tatar
Tatar form of Alina.
ALINAH f English
Variant of Alina.
ALINDE f Swedish
Variant of Alinda.
ALINKA f Hungarian
Originally a diminutive of Alina, now occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
ALINTA f Indigenous Australian, Nyari, Popular Culture
Means "fire, flame" in Nyari, spoken in Victoria state and New South Wales state, south-eastern Australia. ... [more]
ALIOCHA m French
French form of Alyosha.
ALIODIJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Alodia.
ALIONA f Russian, Ukrainian, English (Rare)
Variant transcription of Alyona. Known bearers of this name include the Russian-Kazakhstani professional dancer Aliona Vilani (b. 1984), the Moldovan singer Aliona Moon (b. 1989) and the Ukrainian-born German pair skater Aliona Savchenko (b... [more]
ALIONOR f Aragonese
Aragonese form of Eleanor.
ALIORA f English (Rare)
Contracted form of Alianora or variant of Eliora.
ALIOT m Medieval English
Diminutive of Ellis or Elias.
ALIOTH m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic alyat, meaing "fat tail of a sheep". This is the traditional name of the star Epsilon Ursae Majoris in the constellation Ursa Major.
ALIOUNE m Western African, Wolof, Fula, Serer
Form of Ali (1) used in parts of western Africa (chiefly Senegalese and Mauritanian).
ALIP m Shor
Means "hero" in Shor.
ALIPI m Russian
Variant transcription of Alipiy.
ALÍPIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alypius.
ALIPIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alypius.
ALIPIY m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Alypios via Alypius.
ALIPY m Russian
Variant transcription of Alipiy.
ALIQUE f Armenian
Wave (an ocean wave)
ALÍRA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alira.
ALIRA f Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Aliria and feminine form of Aliro.
ALIRA f Indigenous Australian, Wurundjeri, Arrernte
Means "clear quartz crystal" from the word allirea in Wurundjeri, spoken near Melbourne, Australia. ... [more]
ALIRAZA m Arabic
named after an important character in shia islam, Ali Al-Ridha
ALIREZA m Persian
Combination of Ali (1) and Reza.
ALÍRIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alirio.
ALIRIO m & f Spanish (Rare)
Origin uncertain, though it could be derived from the Roman name Hilarius or the Greek Hilarion, as suggested by Hanks and Hodges in 'A Dictionary of First Names' (they also go on to note a possible connection with Allyre, the name of a Gallo-Roman saint)... [more]
ALIRO m Spanish
Variant form of Alirio.
ALIS m Lithuanian (Rare)
Shortened form of names beginning with Al-, like Alanas, Aleksandras and Aloyzas.
ALIS m Alsatian (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Aloysius.
ALÍSA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Alisa.
ALISÄ f Tatar
Tatar form of Alisa.
ALISANDER m Literature
Medieval variant of Alexander occurring in Shakespeare and Malory. The herb Smyrnium olusatrum is also known commonly as "alisanders".
ALISANNE f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Alison probably influenced by the name Anne (or possibly Lisanne, Alisander/Alexane) or else a blend of Alice and Anne.
ALISANOS m Celtic Mythology
A local god in Gaul who is mentioned in inscriptions in central France. Attempts have been made to identify him as a mountain-ash god or a god of rowan trees. The ancient Gaulish city of Alesia, now called Alise-Sainte-Reine, may well be connected with him.
ALISAR f Arabic
Etymology uncertain.
ALISAUNDER m Scots, Medieval English, Literature
Scots form and medieval English variant of Alexander. 'King Alisaunder' or 'Kyng Alisaunder', dating from the end of the 13th century or the early 14th century, is a Middle English romance or romantic epic telling the story of Alexander the Great's career from his youth, through his successful campaigns against the Persian king Darius and other adversaries, his discovery of the wonders of the East, and his untimely death.
ALISCIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ÂLÍSE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Alice.
ALISE f French (Archaic)
Local French form of Alice recorded up to the 1700s in the French Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region and the Canton of Châtenois in the Vosges département of eastern France and in the region of Lorraine.
ALISEA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALISĖJA f Lithuanian (Modern, Rare)
Most likely a variant of Alise.
ALISHBA f Pakistani (Rare)
Possibly an Urdu form of Elisheba.
ALISHYA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALISOUN f Medieval English, Literature
Variant of Alison. This is the name of the Wife of Bath in Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales'.
ALISSA f Old Swedish
Old Swedish Latinized form of Alice.
Sicilian form of Alexander.
ALISSE f Picard
Picard form of Alice.
ALISSIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALISTĖ f Lithuanian
From the name of a river in Lithuania, it is occasionally used as a given name
Feminine form of Alister.
Manx form of Alastríona.
Variant of Alister.
ALISZIA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Alicia or Alisha.
ÂLÎT f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Alice.
ALITA f Spanish, Spanish (Latin American)
Diminutive of Adelita. It means also "little wing" from the Spanish ala "wing" combined with the suffix -ita.
ALITHEA f Theatre
Variant of Alethea. This is the name of a character in William Wycherley's Restoration comedy 'The Country Wife' (1675).
ALITHIA f English
Variant of Alethea.
ALITI f Fijian
Aliti is a Fijian name which is very rare. Aliti is a funny,chill and sometimes annoying caring person. Aliti is an individual girl who loves to get her friends back for practically anything.
ALIVA f Medieval English
Derived from Old English æþel "noble" and gifu "gift".
ALIVAH f English
Variant of Oliva.
ALIVYAH f English
Variant of Olivia.
ALIXA f English
Variant of Alexa.
ALIXANE f French (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Alexane influenced by Alix.
ALIXE f French
Variant of Alix.
ALIXIA f Medieval French
Recorded in 15th-century French-speaking Switzerland. It might be a Latinization of Alix.
ALIXIS f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Alexis.
ALIY m Circassian, Karachay-Balkar
Circassian and Balkar form of Ali (1).
ALIYANDER m Literature
Name of a sorcerer and antagonist in "The Princess and the Frog" by Robin McKinley.
ALIYCIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIYIAH f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALIYSHA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIYSIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIZA f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Alice.
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]
ALIZE f Basque (Rare)
Variant of Basque Aliza.
ALIZEAH f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIZEH f Persian
Means "wind" in Persian.
ALIZIA f Basque
Basque equivalent of Spanish Alicia.
ALI-ZU m Taiwanese Aboriginal
Assimilated Siraya deity that is worshipped by former plains people in southern Taiwan.
ALJA f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Alya (1).
ALJAKSJEJ m Belarusian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Aliaksiej.
ALJANA f Slovene
Variant of Alja.
ALJOHAR f Judeo-Spanish
Medieval Navarran Jewish name, probably derived from the Arabic phrase al Jawhari "the gem". This name was used by Jewish women in the medieval kingdom of Navarre, occurring in 14th- and 15th-century documents written by Jews in Hebrew or Ladino (Ladino being the everyday language of the Jews; it is akin to Spanish, but was written down using Hebrew characters).... [more]
ALJONA f Russian
Variant transcription of Alyona.
ALKA f Croatian
Derived from the Greek element αλκη (alke) meaning "strength, force". A famous bearer is Croatian singer Alka Vuica (1961-).
ALKA f Indian, Malayalam
This is a Indian and Malayalam feminine name meaning "long hair". Bearers of this name is Alka Lamba (1975-) who is an Indian politician of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Alka Ajith who is a Indian Malayalam playback singer and is best known for winning season 2 of Airtel Super Singer Junior, a Tamil language music competition reality TV show broadcast on Vijay TV.
ALKAA f Indian
Variant of Alka.
ALKAID m & f Filipino, Astronomy
Means "the leader", derived from Arabic قائد بنات نعش qā'id bināt naʿsh, meaning "leader of the daughters of the bier". This is the traditional name of the star Eta Ursae Majoris in the constellation Ursa Major.
ALKAJAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Alcaeus.
ALKAJOS m Polish
Polish form of Alkaios (see Alcaeus).
ALKAMAL m Arabic
Full form of Kamal which means “Perfectionist.”
ALKANDROS m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αλκη (alke) "strength" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man".
ALKANOR m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
ALKAWARI f Indigenous Australian, Pitjantjatjara
Meaning unknown (but from Pitjantjatjara language). ... [more]
ALKE f Low German
Diminutive of names that contained the name element adal, most notably Adelheid.
ALKEJ m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Alcaeus.
ALKESTIS f Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of Alcestis.
ALKETA f Albanian
Feminine form of Alketas.
ALKETAS m Ancient Greek, Greek
Possibly derived from Greek αλκη (alke) "defense, defensive strength, valour". This name was borne by several ancient Greek kings, generals, and soldiers, including a general of Alexander the Great.
ALKEY m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Alcaeus.
ALKHAS m Abkhaz, Circassian
Means "the special" from Arabic خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ) "special, particular".
ALKHAZUR m Chechen
Means "eagle" in Chechen.
ALKHBAATAR m Mongolian
Derived from алх (alkh) meaning "hammer" and баатар (baatar) meaning "hero".
ALKINA f Indigenous Australian, Yawaru
Means "moon" in Yawaru language.
ALKINOE f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Alkinous (see Alcinous). In Greek mythology this name was borne by several minor characters, including a naiad and a princess of Corinth.
ALKINOJAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Alkínoös (see Alcinous).
ALKINOOS m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Variant of Αλκινους (Alkinous) (see Alcinous).
ALKIONA f Russian, Serbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Russian and Serbian form of Alcyone.
ALKIONEY m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Alcyoneus.
ALKIPHRON m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek noun αλκη (alke) meaning "strength". The second element is derived from either the Greek noun φρόνις (phronis) meaning "prudence, wisdom" or the Greek verb φρονέω (phroneo) meaning "to think" as well as "to be minded"... [more]
Modern Greek form of Alcestis.
Modern Greek form of Alcestis.
ALKMÉNÉ f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Alcmene.
ALKMENOR m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek adjective ἀλκμαῖος (alkmaios) meaning "young" or the Greek name Alkmene (see Alcmene). The second element is derived from the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man"... [more]
ÅʹLL m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Olaf.