FABLEm & fEnglish Derived from the word for a succinct story, in prose or verse, that features animals, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature which are given human qualities, and that illustrates a moral lesson.... [more]
FÆITRmAncient Scandinavian Old Norse byname derived from feitr meaning "fat". The weak form Feiti is found in West Scandinavia. Fet is found as a byname in Sweden; Anglo-Scandinavian forms include Feiz, Fez, Foit.
FÆLVÆRAmOssetian Mythology Possibly a combination of the names of the saints FLORUS and LAURUS. Fælværa was the one-eyed protector of sheep. There is a festival of sheep-shearing honored after him in September... [more]
FAINCHEfIrish (Rare), Irish Mythology Derived from Irish fuinche meaning "scald-crow" or "black fox". It occurs in Irish myth as the name of the daughter of Dáire Derg and mother of the three Fothads by a warrior called Mac Nia... [more]
FALALEYmRussian (Archaic), Literature Russian form of THALELAEUS. In literature, Falaley is the name of a house serf boy in the 1859 novel "The Village of Stepanchikovo and its Inhabitants" written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881).
FALINmSpanish (Latin American, Rare) The Latin name Falin a masculine variant of the name Feline which is a Latin name meaning "cat-like". Falin literally translates to "Secret", or more commonly "My Secret".