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ANETTA f Hungarian, Polish (Rare), Slovak (Rare), Czech (Rare)
Hungarian variant of Anett and Polish, Czech and Slovak variant of Aneta.
ANEVAY f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Of unknown meaning and origin.... [more]
ANEWA m Maori
Means "to fall" in Maori.
ANFANI m & f Dagbani
Means "benefit" in Dagbani.
ANFELISIA f Medieval Italian
Of uncertain origin and meaning. It is most likely related to medieval English Amphelisa.
ANFERNEE m African American
Variant of Anthony. This name was popularized by American basketball player Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway (b. 1971).
ANFEY m Russian
Russian form of Antheus.
ANFÍLOCO m Spanish
Spanish form of Amphilochus.
ANFILOCO m Italian
Italian form of Amphilochus.
ANFIM m Russian
Russian form of Anthimos via Anthimus.
ANFÍMACO m Spanish
Spanish form of Amphimachus.
ANFIN m Norwegian
Variant of Anfinn.
ÁNFISSZA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Anfisa.
ANFORTAS m Arthurian Romance, Literature
Probably derived from Old French enfertez or enfermetez meaning "infirmity". This was Wolfram's name for the wounded Fisher King in his epic 'Parzifal'.
ANFUSA f Medieval Russian
Medieval Russian variant of Anfisa.
ANG m Chinese
From the traditionally Chinese surname, which is an Hokkien and Teochew romanization of the Chinese surnames Wang (汪, Wāng) and Hong (洪, Hóng).... [more]
ANG f English
Short form of ANGELA, ANGELICA, ANGELINA and other names with that beginning sound
ÁNGA f Greenlandic
Means "niece (her brother's daughter)" in Greenlandic.
ANGAAN m Meitei
Means "bright" in Meitei.
ANGAD m Indian (Sikh), Hinduism, Indian
a part of , normally pertains to a parent addressing the child as a part of themselves... [more]
ANGADA m Indian
Son of Lakshmana (on of the incarnations of Sesha)
ANGADRESMA f Medieval French (Latinized, ?), History
Saint Angadresma (or Angadrisma) was a 7th-century abbess and miracle worker venerated in Beauvais, France.
ANGAJO f & m Greenlandic
Old spelling of Angaju (according to the Greenlandic spelling reform of 1973).
ANGAJOORAQ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Angajôraĸ.
ANGAJÔRAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name with the combination of Angajo and suffix -raq "young animal".
ANGAJU f & m Greenlandic
Means "older sibling of the same sex" in Greenlandic, thus either "big brother (to a boy)" or "big sister (to a girl)".
ANGAJUGDLEĸ m & f Greenlandic
Means "the oldest one" in Greenlandic.
ANGAJULLEQ m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Angajugdleĸ.
ANGALEENA f English (American)
A variant of Angelina. A famous bearer is Angaleena Presley, a famous country singer and member of the Pistol Annies.
ÁNGÁNGÛJUK m Greenlandic, Greenlandic Mythology
Derived from Greenlandic anngak ("her brother's child" and the suffix -nguujuk, meaning "sweet little". This is the name of a character in Greenlandic mythology.
ANGANTÝR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Ancient Scandinavian and Icelandic name with the combination of angi "sweet odour" and tívar "gods".
ANGAR m Pashto
Means "embers" in Pashto.
ANGARÁTO m Literature
Means "iron champion" in Quenya.
ANGAS m English
Variant of Angus.
ANGAVU m Swahili
Swahili masculine name meaning "clear, lucid".
ANGAWDD m Welsh Mythology
One of the sons of Caw in medieval Welsh legend.
ANGAYUQAQ m Yupik
Means "parent, chief" in Yupik.
ANGÈLA f Occitan
Occitan form of Angela.
ANGELANTONIO m Italian
Combination of Angelo and Antonio.
ANGELAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Angel.
ANGELĖ f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Angela.
ANGELELLA f Italian (Archaic)
Combination of Angela with the Italian dimitive suffix -ella. ... [more]
ÁNGELES f Spanish
This name means "angels" and is derived from the title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles which means "Our Lady the Queen of the Angels."
ÁNGEL GABRIEL m Spanish
Combination of Ángel and Gabriel.
ANGELIA f Greek Mythology
Probably related to the Greek (angelos) meaning "message." Angelia was the spirit (daimona) of messages, tidings, and proclamations and is a daughter of Hermes.
ANGELIANA f English
Elaborated form of ANGELINA.
ANGELICO m Italian, Filipino
Masculine form of Angelica.
ANGELIEK f Dutch
Dutch form of Angelique.
ANGELIJA f Vlach
Vlach form of Angel.
ANGELÍKA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Angelika.
ANGELIKE f Greek, Dutch
Greek variant transcription of Angeliki and Dutch variant of Angelique.
ANGELIN m French, Romanian
Masculine form of Angeline.
ANGÉLINA f French
French form of Angelina.
ANGELINES f Spanish
Possibly an elaborate form of Ángela or Ángeles. Compare Angelina.
ANGELIÑO m Spanish
Spanish variant of Angelino.
ANGELINUS m Late Roman, Dutch
Masculine form of Angelina.
ANGELISA f English, Italian (Rare)
Combination of Angela and Lisa.
ANGELISE f English
Variant of Angelina or Ángeles, possibly blending it with Anneliese.
ANGELITO m Spanish (Rare), Filipino
Diminutive of Ángel used particularly in the Philippines.
ANGELL m English
Variant of Angel.
ÀNGELS f Catalan
Catalan cognate of Ángeles.
ANGELU f Basque
Means "angel" in Basque.
ANGELUCCIA f Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Angela, as -uccia is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix.
ANGELUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Angelo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
ANGELY f & m English, Spanish
Variant of Angelie.
ANGELYN f English
Variant of Angeline.
ANGENES f Alsatian (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Agnes.
ANGENIES f Dutch (Rare)
Modern Dutch form of Angenijs.
ANGENIESJE f Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Angenies. Also compare Angenietje and Angenietsje.
ANGENIET f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch variant form of Angenies and West Frisian form of Agnes.
ANGENIETJE f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch diminutive of Angeniet. Also compare Angeniesje and Angenietsje.
ANGENIETSJE f West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian diminutive of Angeniet. Also compare Angeniesje and Angenietje.
ANGENIJS f Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of Agnes.
ANGENITA f Dutch
Derived from Agnes.
ANGER m Medieval English
Meaning, "a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility." Referring to the wrath of God.
ANGERDIS f Old Swedish (Latinized)
Possibly a younger form of Arngerðr via Angærdh.
ANGERDLÁNGUAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Means "the dear one who has returned home" in Greenlandic.
ANGERDLARTOĸ m & f Greenlandic
Means "the one returning back home" in Greenlandic.
ANGERLANNGUAQ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Angerdlánguaĸ.
ANGERLARNEQ f Greenlandic
South Greenlandic name meaning "she who has returned home", originally used as a nickname for someone named after a deceased family member, due to ritual name avoidance (taboos in mentioning names of deceased relatives, even when newborns had been named for them).
ANGERVO f & m Finnish
From the Finnish word Angervo, meaning "Creambush".
ANGES m English
Variant of Angus.
ANGETENAR f Astronomy
Means "bend of the river" in Arabic. This is the traditional name of the star Tau 2 Eridani in the constellation Eridanus.
ANGEYJA f Norse Mythology
The etymology of this name is uncertain. It could be derived from Old Norse angi "sweet odour" and ey, a name element which might mean "island" (compare Eyja). Alternatively, it might be connected to Old Norse geyja "bark", or possibly means "those of the narrow island" or "the harasser"... [more]
ANGHAD f Welsh
Variant of Angharad.
ANGHELINA f Romanian
Feminine form of Anghel.
ANGHUS m Manx
Manx form of Aonghus.
ANGI f English
Variant of Angie
ANGI m Icelandic
From Old Norse angi meaning "sweet odour".
ANGILBALD m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ANGILBERT m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ANGILBURG f Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ANGILFRID m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ANGILHARD m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ÁNGILIK f Greenlandic
Means "European Golden Plover" in Greenlandic.
ANGILÍN f Faroese
Faroese variant of Angelina.
ANGILMUND m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ANGILRAM m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ANGILTRUD f Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ANGILWIN m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from angil, but we don't exactly know where angil itself comes from. But there are a few possibilities... [more]
ANGINA f English (British, Rare)
Variant of Angela with the suffix -gina.
ANGIOLELLO m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Angiolo, as -ello is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
ANGIOLETTA f Italian
Diminutive of Angiola.
ANGIOLINA f Romansh
Romansh diminutive of Angela (compare Angelina).
ANGIOLOTTO m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Angiolo, as -otto is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
ANGIS m & f English
Variant and feminine form of Angus.
ANGITIA f Roman Mythology
A Roman snake-goddess who was especially worshipped by the Marsi, a tribe in central Italy.
ANGKA f Indonesian
Possibly derived from the Balinese word angka meaning "tone".
ANGKASA m Indonesian
Means "sky" or "space" in Indonesian.
ANGLESA f Medieval Basque, Medieval Catalan
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning that was first recorded in Pamplona in 1227 as well as in 12th-century Catalonia.... [more]
ANGLESIA f Medieval Italian
Of uncertain origin.... [more]
ANĠLU m Maltese
Maltese form of Angelo.
ANGNES f Medieval German, Medieval Scottish, Scots (Archaic)
Medieval southern German variant of Agnes reflecting the southern German pronunciation. It is also a Scots variant of Agnes which was recorded in the late Middle Ages.
ANGNÎTA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Agneta.
ANGOONA f Indigenous Australian, Warlpiri
Meaning unknown (possibly from Warlpiri language).... [more]
ANGOURIE f English (Australian)
Name of a location in New South Wales, Australia.... [more]
ANGPETU f Sioux
From the Lakota aŋpétu "day, daytime".
ANGRBODA f Norse Mythology
Angrboda means "the one who brings grief" or "she-who-offers-sorrow." In Norse mythology, Angrboda is a female jötunn (giantess). She is the mother of Fenrir, Hel and Jormungand by Loki.
ANGRBOÐA f Norse Mythology
Means "the one who brings grief" or "she who offers sorrow" in Old Norse. In Norse mythology Angrboða is a female jötunn (giant) and the mother of three of Loki's children: Hel, Jörmungandr and Fenrir.
ANGRIM m Literature
Variant of Anngrim. Angrim is one of J. R. R. Tolkien's characters.
ANGROD m Literature
Sindarin form of Angaráto. In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Angrod is an Elf, the son of Finarfin and brother of Finrod, Aegnor, Orodreth and Galadriel.
ÃNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "sweet little one" in Greenlandic.
ANGUILLETTE f Literature
Means "little eel" in French. This name is borne by the titular character of the fairy tale "Anguillette" by Henriette-Julie de Murat. Anguillette is a fairy who takes the form of an eel, and is rescued by a princess while in this form.
ANGUISH m Arthurian Romance
King of Ireland and father to Iseult, beloved of Tristan. Demanding tribute from Cornwall, Anguish sends his brother-in-law, Morholt, to enforce the tribute in single combat with the Cornish champion (Celtic tribes often settled disputes by a battle of champions rather than field combat... [more]
ANGUK m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ANGÚNGUAĸ f Greenlandic
Combination of Anguk and -nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear".
ANGUSINA f Scottish
Feminine form of the name Angus.
ANGUSÍNÂĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the One proficient in catching sea mammals" in Greenlandic.
ANGÚSSUÁNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
ANGÚSTIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Angustias.
ANGUSTIAS f Spanish (Rare)
Means "anguishes", taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de las Angustias, meaning "Our Lady of Anguishes".
ANGÚSTIES f Catalan
Catalan form of Angustias.
ANGUSUATSIAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "may he be able to catch plenty of sea mammals" in Greenlandic.
ANGUT m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic angut meaning "man".
ANGUTA m Inuit Mythology
Allegedly means "man with something to cut" (compare Inuktitut ᐊᖑᑦ (angut) meaning "man"). In Inuit mythology this is the name of a god, sometimes considered a psychopomp responsible for conveying the souls of the dead to the underworld, Adlivun, where they must sleep for a year... [more]
ANGUTE m Greenlandic
Variant of Angut.
ANGUTI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Angute.
ANGUTIVDLUARSSUGSSUAĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown. It is probably related to Angut.
ANGY f English
Variant of Angie.
ANGYS m English
Variant of Angus.
ANHESÒT f Medieval Occitan
Medieval Occitan variant of Agnes.
ANHIELINA f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Angelina.
ANHUR m Egyptian Mythology
Means "(one who) leads back the distant one".... [more]
ÁNI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Ánn.
ANI m Greenlandic
Variant of Ane.
ANIA m Greenlandic
Greenlandic variant form of Ane or Greenlandic name meaning "her older brother", from a combination of Ane and -a, a Greenlandic possessive-genitive marker.
ANIARA f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Literature
From Greek ἀνιαρός (aniarós) meaning "sad, despairing". The name was invented by Swedish author Harry Martinson for the space ship in his poem of science fiction 'Aniara: en revy om människan i tid och rum' published in 1956.
ANIBESA m Amharic
Means "lion" in Amharic.
ANICÉE f French
In France, from 1946 to 2006, 168 baby girls were named Anicée. Anicée Alvina (1953-2006) was a French singer and actress.
ANICÉT m Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Anicetus.
ANICET m French, Polish
French and Polish form of Anicetus.
ANICÉTA f Hungarian
Feminine form of Anicét.
ANICETO m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian form of Anicetus.
ANICETTA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Aniceto.
ANICETTE f French
Feminine form of Anicet.
ANICH m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Hinduism, Malayalam, Gujarati
DEVANAGARI SCRIPT : अनीच... [more]
ANICHA f Indian
Feminine form of Anich.
ANICHKA f Ukrainian
Diminutive of Anna.
ANICIA f Ancient Roman, Spanish (Latin American, Rare), English (Rare), French (Rare)
Feminine form of Anicius. The most well-known bearer of this name was Anicia Juliana, the daughter of Western Roman Emperor Olybrius.
ANICIUS m Ancient Roman
Derived from a Roman nomen gentile of uncertain origin. This name was borne by several ancient Romans.
ANIČKA f Czech, Slovak
Diminutive of Anna.
ANIDA f Bosnian
Feminine form of Anid.
ANIDORI f Literature
From Shannon Hale's novel, The Goose Girl, a retelling of the Grimms' fairytale. The princess Anidori Kiladra Talianna Isilee's lady-in-waiting leads a mutiny during the princess's journey to be married in a foreign land... [more]
ANIE f English
Variant of Annie.
ANIEBIETABASI m & f Ibibio
Means "Who is like god?" in Ibibio.
ANIEFIOK m & f Nigerian, Ibibio
Means "who knows tomorrow?" in Ibibio.
ANIEK f Dutch
Dutch form of Anique - otherwise a short form of Annika or Annemiek.
ANIEKANABASI m Western African, Ibibio, Nigerian
Means "who is greater than God?" in Ibibio.
ANIEKPENO m & f Ibibio
Means "Who would have given me?" in Ibibio.
ANIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Aniel.
ANIELLA f Polish
Variant of Aniela.
ANIELLO m Italian
Variant of Agnello.
ANIES m & f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Anis, also used as a feminine name.
ANIET f Dutch
Dutch form of Anita.
ANIFE f Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Anisa.
ANIFER f English (American, Modern), Brazilian, Spanish (Mexican)
The name Anifer was popularised by the Mexican telenovela 'Papá a toda madre' where it is the name of a little girl.
ANIGOL m Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Anigol is the Ossetian god of bees and the patron of beekeeping. He protects beehives from animals, thieves, and the evil eye.
ANIITA f Finnish
Finnish variant of Anita.
ANIITTA f Finnish
Finnish variant of Anita.
ANIJE m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Annius.
ANÍKA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Anika.
ANIKA f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 新 (ni) meaning "new" combined with 歌 (ka) meaning "song". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
ANIKET m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Aniketos (see Anicetus).
ANILLA f Medieval English
Contracted form of Anabilla.
ANILLA f Hungarian
Originally a diminutive of Anna, now used as a given name in its own right.
ANILLIA f Medieval French, Medieval German
Recorded in Switzerland in the 15th century.
ANIMESH m Indian, Bengali, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit अनिमिष (animiṣa) meaning "almighty, unblinking, vigilant". This is an epithet of the Hindu gods Shiva (1) and Vishnu.
ANIMIKII m Ojibwe, New World Mythology
Means "thunder", from the Ojibwe animikiikaa "there is thunder". ... [more]
ANIMUS m English (Rare)
From the Latin animus meaning "the mind; the rational soul in man, intellect, will, courage, spirit, feeling, passion, pride, wrath, etc., the breath, life, soul". In Jungian psychology the animus is the masculine component of a feminine personality (see: Anima).
ANÍNA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Anina.
ANINDITA f Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian
Means "irreproachable, virtuous" from Sanskrit अ (a) meaning "not" combined with निन्दिता (nindita) "blamed, low, defamed".
ANINDYA m & f Indian, Bengali, Indonesian
Means "immaculate, faultless" in Bengali, ultimately from Sanskrit. In India, it is a masculine name while in the case of Indonesian usage, it is both a feminine and masculine name.
ANINGAAQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Aningâĸ.
ANINGÂĸ m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "big brother of a girl" in Greenlandic. Aningâĸ is the name of the moon in Greenlandic mythology.
ANINGAN m Inuit Mythology, Greenlandic
The god of the moon among the Inuit of Greenland. He is called Igaluk by the Inuit of Canada and Alaska.
ANÍNGUAĸ m Greenlandic
Combination of Ane and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
ANINNGUAQ m Greenlandic
Younger form of Anínguaĸ.
ANIO m Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Anyo.
ANIOŁ m Polish
Means "angel" in Polish as well as a cognate of Angel.
ANIPA f Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of Hanifa.
ANIQUE f Dutch
French form of Annika, or perhaps a short form of Angelique.
ANIR m Indian
Indian meaning "spiritual warrior"