Submitted Names Starting with A

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ANCK-SU-NAMUN f Popular Culture
Variant of Ankhesenamun used in 'The Mummy' film series.
ANCOLIE f French (Rare)
Means "columbine" in French, ultimately derived from Latin aquila "eagle" (because the shape of the flower petals are said to resemble an eagle's claw).
ANCUŢA f Romanian
Romanian diminutive of Anna.
ANCULIA f Romanian
Meaning unknown.
ANDA f Latvian
Feminine form of Andis. Latvian poet and playwright Rainis used this name on a character in his play Pūt, vējiņi! (1913).
ANDA f Chinese
Combination of An (1) and Da.
ANDALEI f & m Chinese
Combination of An (1) , Da and Lei (2) .
ANDALIB f & m Arabic, Persian, Bengali
Means "nightingale" in Arabic and Persian.
ANDALUSIA f English (Rare)
Taken from the name of the place in Spain.
ANDAM m Pashto
Means "forever" in Pashto.
ANDAR m Indonesian
Derived from Arabic أَنْدَر (ʾandar) meaning "rarer, stranger".
Arabic form of Andreas.
ANDARBEK m Chechen
Derived from Arabic أَنْدَر (ʾandar) meaning "rarer, rarest, noble" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Sami form of Andreas.
ANDË m Albanian
Derived from Gheg andë meaning "desire, pleasure".
ANDEE f & m English
Variant of Andy.
ANĐELIJA f Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of Angelia.
ANĐELINA f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Angelina.
ANDELINA f Popular Culture
Feminization of Andrew, as used for Andelina Darling-Walsh on The Andy Griffith Show.
Diminutive of Anděla.
ANDEN m English (?)
Name of character in the 'Legend' trilogy by Marie Lu.
ANĐEO m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Angel.
ANDÈOL m Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Andeolus.
From Basque andere meaning "lady, woman of the house".
ANDERE f Basque
Feminine form of Ander.
ANDEREQUINA f Gascon (Archaic), Medieval Occitan
Derived from Basque andere "lady" in combination with a diminutive suffix.
Sami form of Andreas.
ANDERSE m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Anders.
Danish feminine form of Anders.
ANDERT m West Frisian
Frisian form of Andhard or Andward.
ANDES m & f Quechua
From the Quechua word anti meaning "east". This is the name of a mountain range in South America.
ANDHARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ando "fervor, zeal" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy".
ANDHIKA m Indonesian
From andika, a historical title bestowed by pre-Islamic rulers meaning "lord".
ANDHRÍMNIR m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of and "against, opposite, hostile" and hrīm "rime, soot". In Norse mythology this is the name of both an eagle and a cook in Valhalla.
ANDI f & m English, Estonian, Croatian
Variant of Andy.
ANDI m Spanish
Diminutive of Andres.
ANDI m Romanian
Romanian form of Andy. Also a short form of Andrei or Adrian.
ANDI f Dutch
Diminutive of Amanda.
ANDI m & f Dagbani
Means "you will win" or "victor" in Dagbani.
ANDI m Albanian
From Albanian ëndë meaning "pleasure".
ANDI m Indonesian, Javanese
Means "servant" in Old Javanese.
ANDI m & f Indonesian, Buginese
Used as a Buginese title of peerage.
ANDICIOPEC m New World Mythology
In Crow mythology, this is a legendary warrior-hero invincible to bullets.
ANDILYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Andi and Lyn.
ANDINI f Indonesian, Javanese
From an Old Javanese word meaning "obedient, submissive".
ANDIS m Latvian
Latvian form of Andrejs.
Means "extension" in Xhosa.
ANDJETY m Egyptian Mythology
Possibly means "he who is stable", from the Ancient Egyptian city of Andjet, whose name was probably derived from djed 'stability, durability'.... [more]
ÄNDLE f German (Swiss)
Bernese German form of Andrea.
ANDLEEB f Persian
Means "nightingale" in Persian.
ANDON m Chuukese
Chuukese form of Anthony.
ANDONE f Basque
Feminine form of Andoni.
ANDONG m Chinese
Combination of the names An (1) and Dong, and the Chinese form of Anton.
ANDONIK m Polish
Polish form of Andon.
ANDORF m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian variant of Andor.
ANDRA m Scots
Lowland Scots form of Andrew.
ANDRA f Latvian, Estonian (Modern)
Latvian feminine form of Andris and Estonian feminine form of Andres.
ANDRÁ f Icelandic (Modern)
Directly taken from Icelandic andrá "breath of air; moment".
ANDRÂ m Norman
Norman form of Andrew.
ANDRAE m English
Variant of Andre.
ANDRAEL m English
Combines Andrew "man, courage" with el "God"; could be interpreted as "God is courageous."
ANDRAEMON m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἁνδραίμων (Andraimon), which is probably derived from Greek ανηρ (aner) "man" or Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man". This name was borne by roughly five characters in Greek mythology, one of them being one of the suitors of Odysseus' wife Penelope.
Irish form of Andromeda, used in Irish translations of Greek myths.
ANDRALYN f English
Combination of Andra and Lyn.
Combination of Andra and Lynn.
ANDRANIK m Armenian
Derived from Armenian andranik "older, senior", this being in the context of a family's first-born son.
ANDRAS m Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of a demon as described in the Lesser Key of Solomon as a creature with the body of an angel and an owl's head who rides a wolf. Andras commands thirty legions of lesser demons and his main purpose is to spread discord and violence amongst mortals.
ANDRÉANNE f French (Quebec)
Probable feminine form of Andrew, though the likeness may be coincidental. Not entirely uncommon on Quebec, virtually unheard of anywhere else.... [more]
Anglicized form of Andréanne.
Manx form of Andrew.
ANDREBIS m German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German variant of Andreas.
ANDREES m Limburgish
Limburgish form of Andreas.
ANDREIS m English (British)
Means rising of the sun. The name is most often used as a boy name or male name.
ANDRĖJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Andrea.
Vlach form of Andrej.
Vlach form of Andrej.
ANDREJKA f Slovene
Variant form of Andreja.
ANDRĖJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Andrew.
French form of Andraimon via its latinized form Andraemon.
Italian form of Andraimon via its latinized form Andraemon.
ANDREO m Italian, Esperanto, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Andreus and Esperanto form of Andrew.
ANDREONA f Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque andere "lady" and on "good".
ANDREOTTO m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Andrea(1), as -otto is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
ANDRES m Various
Variant of Andrés used outside of Spanish speaking countries.
ANDRÉSA f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Andrés.
ANDRESA f Medieval Basque, Portuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Medieval Basque feminine form of Andres as well as a Portuguese variant of Andressa.
ANDRESSA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
This feminine name is common in Brazil, where it is a more elaborate form of Andréa. It might even have been influenced by the Spanish Andrés, since a logical feminization of that name would be Andrésa (which does exist in Spanish, but is rare).
ANDRESU m Asturian
Asturian form of Andrew.
ANDRET m Arthurian Romance, Medieval English
King Mark's nephew and hostile cousin to Tristan.
ANDRETH f Literature
Means "patience" in Sindarin. Andreth was a wise-woman of the House of Bëor in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium.
ANDRETTI m Caribbean (Rare), South American (Rare)
Likely a transferred use of the surname Andretti. This is borne by Bahamian sprinter Andretti Bain (1985-).
ANDREUCCIO m Medieval Italian, Literature
Medieval Italian diminutive of Andrea, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
ANDREUS m Greek Mythology
Variant form of Andreas (see Andrew). In Greek mythology, Andreus was the son of the river god Peneus.
ANDREV m Breton
Breton form of André.
ANDREVA f Breton (Rare)
Feminine form of Andrev.
ANDREWS m English
Transferred use of the surname Andrews.
ANDREYANA f Bulgarian (Rare)
Feminine form of Andrey.
ANDRI m Icelandic
Possibly from the Old Norse word andri, meaning "snow shoe". Alternatively, it could have originally been a diminutive form of the name Andríður.
ANDRI m Georgian
Short form of Andria. This name is pretty rare in Georgia nowadays; Andro is the more common short form.
ANDRI m Albanian
Albanian form of Andrew.
ANDRI m Romansh
Variant of Andrin, traditionally found in the Engadine valley.
ANDRI m Indonesian
Possibly a form of Andrew.
ANDRIA f English
Variant of Andrea.
Rare masculine form of Andriana, but most known as a Greek form of Adrian.
ANDRÍANA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Andriana.
ANDRIANAMPOINIMERINA m Malagasy (Rare, Archaic), History
Andrianampoinimerina (1745–1810) ruled the Kingdom of Imerina from 1787 onwards, initiating the unification of Madagascar after more than seven decades of civil war. Therefore he is regarded as a cultural hero and holds near mythic status among the Merina people, being considered one of the greatest military and political leaders in the history of Madagascar.
Greek feminine variant of Andreas.
Greek feminine form of Andreas.
Elaborated variant of Andriana.
ANDRIANUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinate masculine form of Andriana.
ANDRIAS m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese variant of Andreas.
ANDRIC m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ando "fervor, zeal" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler."
ANDRICIA f South African
greek, meaning "strong"
ANDRIEU m Occitan, Gascon
Occitan and Gascon form of Andrew.
ANDRII m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Andrew.
Vlach form of Andrej.
ANDRIK m Swedish (Rare), Dutch
Swedish combination of -ander borrowed from Greek, meaning "man" (compare Alexander) and ríkr "mighty, distinguished, rich".
ANDRIN m German (Swiss), Romansh
Romansh form of Heinrich, traditionally found in the Engadine valley in southeast Switzerland.
ANDRINA f Romansh
Feminine form of Andrin as well as a feminine form of Andreas.
ANDRIPPOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek noun ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
ANDRIS m Romansh
Romansh form of both Andreas and Heinrich.
ANDRISCO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Andriscus.
ANDRISCUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Andriskos. This was the name of the last king of Macedon, who lived in the 2nd century BC.
ANDRISKOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man" combined with the Greek diminutive suffix -ισκος (-iskos).
ANDRÍÐUR m Icelandic
Means "rival, enemy" in Icelandic.
ANDRIU m Gascon
Variant of Andrieu.
ANDRIVA f Medieval Occitan
Medieval Occitan feminine form of Andreas.
ANDRIYANA f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Andriana.
ANDROBOULOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀνδρόβουλος (androboulos) meaning "of manly counsel, man-minded", which consists of Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek noun βουλή (boule) meaning "counsel, advice" as well as "will, determination".... [more]
ANDROBULUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Androboulos. This was the name of an ancient Greek sculptor.
ANDRODAMEIA f Greek Mythology
Means "man fighter" or "subduer of men", derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man" and Greek δαμαω (damao) "to tame". In Greek mythology, this was the name of an Amazon who fought in the Attic War... [more]
ANDRODER m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian younger form of Arnrøðr.
ANDROE m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian newer form of Androder.
French form of Androgeus.
ANDROGEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Androgeus.
ANDROGEU m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Androgeus.
ANDROGEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀνδρόγεως (Androgeos), which is derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with Greek γεως or γεος (geos), the genitive of Greek γῆ (gē) meaning "earth, land"... [more]
ANDROGEY m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Androgeus.
ANDROLOCHOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "childbirth" as well as "ambush". Through the latter meaning, the word later came to signify a tactical sub unit of the ancient Greek army, which further strengthened the word's connection to combat and the military... [more]
ANDROLOCHUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Androlochos. This name was borne by a prominent citizen of the city of Elis, who was killed by the Achaeans during the Battle of Leontion in 217 BC.
Catalan form of Andromache.
Polish form of Andromache.
Modern Greek form of Andromache.
French form of Andromache.
ANDRÓMEDA f Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of Andromeda.
French form of Andromeda.
ANDROMEDES m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
In ancient Greek, there are two possible ways to write this name, and with each way the meaning is different.... [more]
Feminine form of Andronicus.
ANDRÓNICO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Andronikos.
Italian form of Andronikos.
ANDRONIK m Armenian, Croatian, Georgian, Russian
Armenian, Croatian, Polish and Russian form of Andronikos. In Armenia, this name may also be a variant of Andranik.
ANDROS m Greek (Cypriot, Rare), Greek Mythology
From an element ανδρος (andros), a genitive form of ανηρ (aner). In Greek mythology, he was the son of Anius and grandson of Apollo.
ANDROSTHENES m Ancient Greek
Means "strength of a man", derived from the Greek elements ανδρος (andros) "of a man" and σθενος (sthenos) "vigour, strength."
ANDROTIMOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".
ANDROULA f Greek (Cypriot)
Diminutive of Androniki (the modern Greek feminine form of Andronikos) or possibly of Andriana.
ANDROW m English (Archaic)
Archaic English variant of Andrew. This was borne by Androw Myllar (floruit 1503-1508), the first Scottish printer.
ANDRRA f Albanian
Of unknown meaning
ANDRUMEA f Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque andere "lady" and ume "child".
ANDRUŠA f Czech (Rare)
Czech diminutive of Andrea. Also compare Andruška.
ANDRUSHA m Russian, Belarusian
Russian and Belarusian diminutive of Andrey.
Czech diminutive of Andrea. Also compare Andruša.
ANDRY m French (Archaic)
French form of Andric.
ANDRYK m Belarusian
Diminutive of Andrej.
ANDRYU m Mordvin
Mordvin form of Andrew.
Diminutive of Andrey.
Feminine form of Andrzej.
Diminutive of Andrzej.
ANDUŢA f Romanian
Meaning unknown.
ANDVARI m Norse Mythology
Means "careful one". In Norse mythology Andvari was a dwarf who lived under a waterfall and could change himself into a fish at will. He had a pile of gold and a magical ring, Andvaranaut, which made him wealthy... [more]
ANDVÉTTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "opponent, enemy" in Old Norse.
ANDVIDH m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Andvéttr.
ANDWARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ando "fervor, zeal" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
ANDWELE m Swahili
Means "God brings me" in Swahili.
ANDYU m Mordvin
Erzya form of Andrew.
ANDŽEJS m Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Andrzej.
ANDZIA f Silesian
Silesian borrowing of Antje.
ANDZILE m & f Tsonga
Means "multiplied and increased" in Xitsonga.
ÂNE f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Ane.
ANE m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic ane meaning "big brother of a girl".
ANE f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ANEA f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Feminine form of Annaeus.
ANEALIA f American (Modern, Rare)
Modern American feminized form of Neal, likely influenced by Amelia
ANECIA f African
first born daughter of goddess
ANEECHA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Bengali, Tam, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Hinduism
DEVANAGARI SCRIPT : अनीचा... [more]
ANEES m Arabic
Variant transcription of Anis.
ANEESA f Dhivehi, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Variant transcription of Anisa.
ANEESAH f American (Rare)
Variant transcription of Anisa.
ANEESHA f Indian
Variant transcription of Anisha
ANEETA f Indian, Malayalam
Variant transcription of Anita (2).
ANEIRA f Welsh
Feminine form of Aneirin, also considered a combination of Welsh an, an intensifying prefix, and eira "snow" (see Eira), with the intended meaning of "much snow" or "very snowy". It was first used in the late 19th century.
ANEJA f Slovene
Feminine form of Anej.
ANEKA f Russian (Rare)
Diminutive of Anya.
ANEKE f Afrikaans
Variant of Anneke.
ANEKO f Japanese
Aneko means 姉 (Sister) 子 (Child). 姉 is often used as a term for an older sister so roughly this would most likely mean "Older child/sister" and so on. It might also mean "Wise child".
ANEKSI f Ancient Egyptian
Means "she belongs to me".
Means "let the gods not agree to bad things" in Igbo.
ANEL m Bosnian
Male form of Anela or from Latin ānellus “finger ring”.
ANEL f Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh ән (än) meaning "song" combined with Turkic el meaning "people, nation, country".
ʻĀNELA f Hawaiian
Name from the Hawaiian word ʻānela meaning “angel”. Can also be interpreted as an equivalent of the English given name Angela.
ANELE m & f Zulu
Means "be enough; be sufficient; be adequate" in Zulu.
ANELĖ f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Angela, via the Polish form Aniela.
ANÉLIA f Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Anelia.
ANELINA f Mordvin
The name is derived from the Mordvin anelis, meaning "to pamper, indulge, treat, caress."
ANELISE f Danish
Variant of Annelise.
ANELISS f English (?)
Combination of Anne and Lisa.
ANELMA f Finnish
Derived from Finnish anoa "to beg, to request".
ANEMONA f Romanian
Romanian variant of Anemone.
ANEMOON f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch variant of Anemone.
Á:NEN f Mohawk
Mohawk form of Ann.
ANER m Gascon, Medieval Basque
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a Gascon and Medieval Basque form of Asenarius, Asinarius and Aznar.
ANERÒT m Medieval Occitan
Means "small ring" in Occitan.
AÑES f Basque
Basque form of Inés.
ANES m Arabic, Bosnian, Indonesian
Variant transcription of Anas.
ANES f Medieval French
Medieval French variant of Agnès.
ANESA f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Anisa.
ANESIDORA f Greek Mythology
Means "giver of gifts" (or "she who sends forth gifts", "sender-up of gifts") or "spender of gifts" in Greek. This was an epithet (and epiklesis) of the Greek goddesses Demeter, who had a temple under this name at Phlius in Attica, and Gaia; it was also applied to Pandora.
ANEST f Welsh
Welsh form of Agnes.
ANESTI m Greek
It is a name that derives from the Greek word "ανάσταση" which means resurrection.
ANETE f Estonian, Latvian
Estonian and Latvian form of Annette.
Diminutive form of Aneta.
ANETKA f Polish, Czech
Diminutive of Aneta.