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ADALIND f Ancient Germanic
Composed from the Germanic elements ADAL "noble" and LIND "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".... [more]
ADALINDA f Old High German
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and lind "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".
ADALIRA f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Possibly a (rhotacized) variant of Adalida, a cognate of Adelaide.
ADALIYA f Indigenous Australian
Aboriginal / Indigenous Name Of The Nothern Territory’s Of Australia Meaning Rainbow Serpent Spirit
ADALLAND m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble land", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with land "land."
ADALMAN m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble man", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with man "man."
ADALMAR m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble and famous", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German mâri "famous." Also, see Elmer.
ADALMIINA f Finnish, Literature
Used by Zacharias Topelius, a Finnish fairy tale writer, in his story 'Adalmiinan helmi' ('Adalmiina's pearl' in English, 'Adalminas pärla' in Swedish), which was published during the late 1800s.... [more]
ADALMUND m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble protection", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
ADALMUT f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble mind", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic môds (mut in New High German) "mind, spirit."
ADALOALD m Ancient Germanic
Variant of Adalwald. Adaloald was the name of a 7th-century king of the Lombards.
ADALOLPHE m History (Gallicized)
French form of Adalwolf via the Latinized form Adalolphus.
ADALRAD m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble counsel", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
ADALRAM m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble raven", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with hraban or hramn "raven."
ADALRIC m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble power", derived from Old High German adal "noble" 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."
German form of Adalric.
ADALSIND f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble path", derived from Old High German adal "noble" and Gothic sinths "way, path."
ADALSINDA f Medieval French
Variant of Adalsind. Saint Adalsinda is a Catholic saint especially venerated in Douai, France.
French form of Adalsinda.
ADALSTEIN m Ancient Germanic
Ancient Germanic form of Aethelstan.
ADALSWIND f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble strength", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength."
ADALTRUD f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble strength", derived from Old High German adal "noble" and þruþ "strength."
ADALUNA f Spanish (Latin American)
Combination of Ada and Luna. This was also the name given by the Romans for the river now known as Lune.
ADALWALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
ADALWARD m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble guard", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
ADALWIG m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble warrior", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German wîg "warrior."
ADALWULF m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble wolf", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf." See also Adolf.
ÁDAM m Faroese
Faroese form of Adam.
ÂDAM m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Adam.
ADAMA f Hebrew (Rare), American
Means "Ground / Earth" in Hebrew. Also feminine form of Adam.
ADAMAE f English
Combination of Ada and Mae.
ADAMANDIA f Greek (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Greek Αδαμαντία (see Adamantia).
ADAMANTEIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Adamanthea.
ADAMANTHEA f Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adamas) “invincible, untameable” (composed of the elements ἀ (a) “not” and δαμάζω (damazo) “I tame”). In Greek myth, she was the nymph who nursed Zeus (when Rhea gave Cronus a stone to swallow instead of the new-born Zeus)... [more]
Feminine form of Adamantios. This was allegedly the name of a saint, also known as Adamantini or Diamanto.
ADAMANTINE f French (Gallicized), English
Means "of unyielding quality" or "diamond like". From the Latin adamantinus meaning 'incorruptible, inflexible', itself from the Greek adamantinos (ἀδαμάντινος) of the same meaning, with the Greek or Latin suffix of -ine meaning 'like', 'made of', or 'of the nature of'... [more]
Feminine derivative of Adamantios. This was the name of a Thracian saint, also known as Adamantia, who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century.
ADAMANTIOS m Ancient Greek, Greek
Derived from Greek ἀδάμας (adamas) meaning "unconquerable, unbreakable" (genitive ἀδάμαντος (adamantos)).
ADAMANTIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Adamantios. This was borne by the 3rd-century Christian theologian Origenes Adamantius, who acquired the nickname because of his "character of steel", evidenced by severe ascetic practices (allegedly including self-castration based on a literal reading of Matthew 19:12 - "There are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven").
ADAMƏR m Abkhaz
Abkhaz form of Aydemir.
ADAMARIA f Italian (Rare)
Combination of Ada and Maria.
ADAMARIS f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), English
Either a combination of Ada and Maris, or a combination of the prefix a with Damaris, or from Latin adamō meaning "I love truly, earnestly, deeply or greatly; covet".
ADAMASTOS m Greek Mythology
Means "untamed" in Greek. This was an epithet of Hades. In Greek legend Adamastus of Ithaca was the father of Achaemenides, Odysseus' companion.
ADAMAT m Albanian
From Latin adamō meaning "to love".
ADAMATA f Albanian
Feminine form of Adamat.
ADAMI m Greenlandic, Georgian
Greenlandic and Older Georgian form of Adam.
ADAMI f Japanese
From Japanese 麻 (ada) meaning "flax" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ADAMIA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Adam.
ADAMIRA f English
Combination of Ada and the popular suffix -mira.
Means "daughter of beauty" in Igbo.
ADAMOS m Greek
Transferred use of the surname Adamos.
ĀDAMS m Latvian
Latvian form of Adam.
ADAMS m English
Transferred use of the surname Adams.
ADAMU m Amharic, Swahili, Hausa
Amharic, Swahili, and Hausa form of Adam.
ADAMUCCIO m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Adamo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
ADAN m English
Variant of Aidan.
ADAN f & m Arabic
Arabic form of Eden.
ADANA f English (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly a feminine form of Adán.
ADANA f Serbian (Rare), Bosnian
From the name of the city and province in Turkey. Adan is also the name of a garden in Quran.
ADANE m & f Arabic
From Arabic `adana meaning "to settle down (in a place or a country)".
ADANECH f Amharic
Means "she saved" or "she rescued" or "she has rescued them" in Amharic.
ADANEDHEL m Literature
Means "elfman, half-elf" in Sindarin, from the elements adan "man" and edhel "elf".
ADANTE m African American
A combination of the prefix A- and the name Dante.
ADANYA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adanna used in the United States.
Means "the people's daughter" in Igbo.
ADAR f & m Hebrew
Variant of Adara ("noble, exalted, praised"). Adar features in the Jewish calendar as the name of the twelfth month of the biblical year and the sixth month of the civil year, when Purim is celebrated ("thus girls born during this period often bear the name Adara")... [more]
ADAR m Kurdish
Means "the month of March" in Kurdish.
ADARA f Astronomy
Variant of Adhara.
ADARIUS m African American (Modern)
Combination of the prefix a and Darius.
ADARKA f Belarusian
Belarusian cognate of Odarka.
ADARNASE m Georgian (Archaic), History
Georgian form of Adurnarseh, probably via its hellenized form Adarnases. This name was borne by a medieval king of Abkhazia and by several princes of Iberia and Tao-Klarjeti (also in medieval times).
ADARTZA f Basque (Rare)
From the name of a mountain in the Basque region of France.
ADARYLL m African American
An invented name, a combination of the name prefix A- and Daryl... [more]
ADAS m Indian (Anglicized, Modern, Archaic)
Means "free man, not a slave" in Sanskrit.
ADAŚ m Polish
Polish diminutive of Adam.
ADASHIA f African American
Combination of the prefix a and an elaborated form of Dasha.
ADASTRA f English (Rare)
From the Latin phrase ad astra "to the stars". It may have been inspired by the similar name Adrasta (see Adrasteia).
ADASTREA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Adastreia, which is a variant of Adrasteia.
ADATS f Basque (Modern)
Derived from Basque adats "long locks; mane".
ADATTE f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Archaic French name of unkown origin and meaning. It seems to have been a local name only found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
ADAUCTA f Late Roman
Feminine form of Adauctus.
ADAUCTE m French
French form of Adauctus.
ADAUCTO m Spanish
Spanish form of Adauctus.
ADAUCTUS m Late Roman
Derived from Latin adauctus meaning "augmented, increased". This was the name of a Christian martyr and saint from the 4th century AD.
ADAUE m Manx
Manx form of Adam.
ADAUKT m Croatian, Polish
Croatian and Polish form of Adauctus.
ADAUKTA f Polish
Feminine form of Adaukt.
ADAUKTAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Adauctus.
ADAUTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adauctus. A bearer of this name was Adauto Puñales (1935-2009), a former Uruguayan politician.
ADAUTTO m Italian
Variant of Adauto.
ADAVKT m Russian
Russian form of Adauctus.
ADAWOSGI m Cherokee
Means "he is swimming" in Cherokee language.
ADAYA f Hebrew
Variant transcription of Adaiah.
ADAYAH f Hebrew
Variant of Adaiah.
ADAYLA f English
Variant of Adelia.
ADBEEL m Biblical
Means "servant of God" or "disciplined by God", though some scholars suggest it may also mean "miracle of God" or "sorrow of God". In the bible, this was the name of the third son of Ishmael.
ADBREI m Medieval English
Of debated origin and meaning.... [more]
Derived from Proto-Celtic ad- "very" and Gaulish *bugio- meaning "blue".
ADCOCK m Medieval English
Diminutive of Adam.
ADD m & f English
Short form of Addison.
ADDA m Welsh
Welsh form of Adam.
ADDA f English
Possibly a variant of Ada.
ADDALYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adeline using the popular suffix lyn.
ADDALYNN f English (Modern)
Variant of Adeline using the popular suffix lynn.
ADDAR m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Variant of Adar.
ADDELYNNE f American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adeline using the popular name suffix lyn.
ADDI f English
Variant of Addy-1.
ADDINGTON m English, South African
From a surname which comes from either of the Old English place names Eaddingtūn, meaning "Eadda's town", or Æddingtūn, "Æddi's town".
ADDIS f & m Amharic, Ethiopian
Derived from Amharic አዲስ (addis) "new".
ADDISU m Ethiopian
Means "the new one".
ADDOLORATA f Neapolitan, Italian
Taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Maria Santissima Addolorata, the name literally means "sorrowful" (from Italian addolorata, the feminine form of the adjective addolorato)... [more]
ADDÝ f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Addy.
ADE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of Ada.
ADE m Alsatian (Archaic)
Diminutive of Adam.
ADEBEN m African
Means "twelfth born son".
Means "the crown is complete" in Yoruba.
ADEBISI f Yoruba
Means "the crown has given birth to more" in Yoruba. This is the name of the (Nigerian) mother of British musician Seal Samuel.
ADECOCK m Medieval English
Diminutive of Adam.
Means "my crown mixed with blessing" in Yoruba.
Means "grasshopper" in Luo.
ADEDOYIN f & m Yoruba
Means "the crown is now honey" in Yoruba.
ADEEB m Arabic, Urdu
Arabic variant transcription and Urdu form of Adib.
ADEEBA f Arabic, Pakistani
Feminine form of Adeeb.
ADEEL m Urdu, Punjabi
Variant transcription of Adil.
ADEEN m Sanskrit
Means "not depressed" in Sanskrit.
ADEEP m Indian
Means "the crown has given me to cherish" in Yoruba.
ÁDEGA f Galician
Galician form of Agatha.
ADEJOKE f African
Variant of Ajoke.
ADEK m Polish
Polish diminutive of Adrian.
ADEL f Yiddish, Hebrew
Means "God is eternal" in Hebrew. It is also the Yiddish form of Adina.
ADÈLA f Occitan
Occitan form of Adela.
ADELÄ f Tatar
Tatar form of Adela.
ADELAERT m Medieval Dutch
Dutch medieval form of Adelhard.
ADELAÏDA f Provençal
Provençal form of Adelaide.
ADELAIDĖ f Lithuanian (Modern, Rare)
Lithuanian borrowing of Adelaide.
ADÉLAÏS f French
French form of Adelais.
ADELAISA f Italian
Italian form of Adelaide.
Diminutive of Adelajda.
ADELAKUN m Nigerian, Yoruba
Means "the crown opens the womb" in Yoruba.
ADELAN m African
African origin, also appears in French.
ADELANIE f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adeline. It can be also a blend of Adela and Melanie.
ADELAR m Brazilian, German
From the German adelar meaning, "noble eagle."
ADELARA f Brazilian
Feminine form of Adelar.
ADELASIA f Medieval Italian, Theatre, Italian, Sardinian
Medieval Italian variant of Adelaide. ... [more]
ADELBERTA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Adelbert.
ADELCHI m Italian (Rare), Medieval Italian
It is an Italian form of Adelgis from the Ancient German elements adal 'noble' and gisil 'arrow'. Adelchi was a Longobard prince, son of King Desiderio who ruled Longobard territories in years 756-774... [more]
ADELCIA f Polish
Diminutive of Adela, Adelajda, Adelina, Adelinda, or other names beginning with Adel.
ADELĖ f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Adela.
ADELEIA f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an American variant of Adelaide.
ADELEIGH f American
Variant of Adelie.
ADELEKE f Yoruba
Means "crown achieves happiness" in Yoruba.
ADELELM m Medieval English
Composed of elements Adel meaning "noble", and helm meaning "helmet." Variant of Adelhelm.
ADELELMO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [more]
ADELELMUS m Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Variant of Adelhelmus, which is the latinized form of Adelhelm. Also compare Adalhelmus. This name was borne by two saints, namely Adelelmus of Burgos (died around 1100 AD) and Adelelmus of Flanders (died in 1152 AD).
ADELFIA f Italian
Italian form of Adelphia.
ADELFRIED m Dutch, German
Dutch and German variant of Adelfrid.
Dutch form of Adelgund.
ADELGONDE f Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Adelgund.
Dutch form of Adelgundis.
ADÉLIA f Hungarian (Rare), Portuguese
Hungarian and Portuguese form of Adelia. Also compare Amélia versus Amelia.... [more]
ADÉLIE f French (Rare)
French variant of Adèle and cognate of Adelia. Adélie Land (Terre Adélie in French) in Antarctica was named in 1840 by the French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville in honour of his wife.
ADELIE f English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Adélie.
ADELIINA f Finnish
Variant of Adelina.
ADELIJA f Lithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian form of Adelia.
ADELIN m & f French, Romanian, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Masculine form and feminine variant of Adelina.
ADELĪNA f Latvian
Latvian form of Adelina.
ADÉLIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Adelio.... [more]
ADELIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish masculinization of Adelia.... [more]
ADELISA f English (Archaic)
Variant of Adeliza, recorded in the 17th and 18th centuries.
ADELISA f Italian
Elaboration of Adele by way of adding the suffix -isa.
ADELIZA f Medieval English, Old Swedish
Medieval English and Old Swedish form of Adelais. The second wife of Henry I of England bore this name.
ADELJAJDA f Albanian
Albanian form of Adelaide.
ADÉLKA f Czech
Diminutive of Adéla.
ADELKA f Slovak
Diminutive of Adela.
ADELL f English
Variant of Adele.
ADELLIA f English
Variant of Adelia.