Submitted Names Starting with F

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Famous m English (Archaic), English (Puritan)
Simply from the English word famous, meaning "well-known".
Fan f & m Chinese
Means "mortal" in Chinese.
Fanamperana m Malagasy
Means "perfection" in Malagasy.
Fanantenanirainy m & f Malagasy
Means "hope of his/her father" in Malagasy.
Fañch m Breton
Both a diminutive of Frañsez and a "Bretonization" of François.
Fanche f Medieval Irish (Anglicized)
Form of Fainche. Saint Fanchea, sister of Saint Enda of Aran, is also known as Fanche.
Fanchea f Irish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Fainche. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint who founded the convent at Rossory.
Fancher m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Fancher.
Fanchon f French, Louisiana Creole
Diminutive of Françoise. Borne by two mistresses of Louis, the Great Dauphin: Françoise 'Fanchon' Pitel (1662–1721), actress; and Françoise 'Fanchon' Moreau (1668-after 1743), operatic soprano... [more]
Fandi m Indonesian
Diminutive of Affandi.
Fandor m Caribbean (Rare)
Rare French-Caribbean name.
Fandral m Popular Culture
Fandral the Dashing is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is a charter member of the Warriors Three, a trio of Asgardian adventurers.
Fandy m Indonesian
Variant of Fandi.
Fănel m Romanian
Diminutive of Ștefan.
Fanélie f French
French elaboration of Fanny, which is used as a diminutive of both Stéphanie and Françoise in French.
Fanendo m Nigerian, African American (Rare)
Famous bearer of this name is Fanendo Adi, who is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for American club, Portland Timbers.
Faneva m Malagasy
Means "symbol, flag" in Malagasy.
Fangan f & m Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Fang and An 1.
Fang-hua f Chinese
Means "fragrant flower" in Chinese.
Fangqing f Chinese
This name is made up 芳 (Fang) meaning "Beautiful, Virtuous, Fragrance" or 方 (Fang) meaning "Square, Direction, Way, Region, Locality, Involution, Power, At the time when, Just", plus 清 (Qing) meaning "Clear, Clean, Distinct, Quiet, the Dynasty, Thoroughly, Completely", or 青 (Qing) meaning "Green, Blue, Young"... [more]
Fangu m Tongan
Means "scented oil" in Tongan.
Fanguani m Tongan
Means "awaken" in Tongan.
Fangupu m Tongan
Means "always talking" in Tongan.
Fanh m & f Zhuang
Means "gem" in Zhuang.
Fáni f Hungarian
Hungarian short form of both Franciska and Stefánia, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Fani f Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene phonetic spelling of Fanny.
Fani f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Estefanía.
Faní f Provençal
Provençal form of Fanny.
Fania f Medieval Italian, Italian
Short form of names that end in -fania, such as Stefania and Epifania.
Fănica f Romanian
Diminutive of Ştefana.
Fănică m Romanian
Diminutive of Ștefan.
Fanija f Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Fanny.
Fanika f Croatian, Slovene
Diminutive form of Franciska or Frančiška.
Faniry f Malagasy
Means "desirable" in Malagasy.
Fanis m Greek
Greek short form of Theofanis.
Fankalazana m & f Malagasy
Means "celebration" in Malagasy.
Fanna f Hungarian
A name with african roots, meaning "lightbringer".
Fannberg m Icelandic
Masculine form of Fannborg.
Fannborg f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of fönn "snowdrift" and borg "stronghold, fortification, castle".
Fanndís f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements fǫnn "snow; snowdrift" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Fanney f Icelandic, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements fǫnn "snow; snowdrift" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Fanngeir m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of fönn 'snowdrift' and geirr 'spear'.
Fannlaug f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of fǫnn "snowdrift" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Fannur m Bashkir, Tatar
The first element of this name is derived from either the Arabic noun فن (fann) meaning "art, skill" (compare Irfan) or the Persian noun فن (fann) meaning "science, knowledge, learning"... [more]
Fanny m American (Archaic)
18th-century diminutive of Nathaniel.
Fanný f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Fanny as well as an Icelandic combination of the Old Norse name elements fǫnn "snow, snowdrift" and "new moon, waxing moon" or nýr "new; young; fresh".
Fannye f English
Variant of Fanny.
Fanomaco m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Phanomachus.
Fanomezana f & m Malagasy
Means "gift, donation" in Malagasy.
Fanos f Arabic
Arabic word for Lantern. Given to girls in Ethiopia referring to their big bright eyes.
Fanostrato m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Phanostratus.
Fanouria f Greek (Rare)
Feminine form of Fanourios, which is the modern Greek form of Phanourios.
Fanourios m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phanourios.
Fanouris m Greek (Rare)
Variant form of Fanourios. A known bearer of this name is the Greek soccer player Fanouris Goundoulakis (b. 1983).
Fänta f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish (dialect) fänta meaning "little girl".
Fantasia f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from the Italian word for "fantasy".... [more]
Fantasy f American (Rare)
Directly taken from the Engish word fantasy, which was ultimately derived from Old French fantasie (“fantasy”), from Latin phantasia (“imagination”), from Ancient Greek φαντασία (phantasía, “apparition”)... [more]
Fante m Medieval Italian
Short form of Belfante, Bonfante and other given names that end in -fante.... [more]
Fantesca f Italian, Theatre
From Italian fantesca - "servant-girl". This name was used in some performances of Commedia dell'Arte for a character of a servant woman.
Fantina f Hungarian
Meaning "childlish".
Fantino m Medieval Italian, Sicilian
Diminutive of Fante, as -ino is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Fanuël m Dutch
Dutch main form of Phanuel.
Fanur m Bashkir, Tatar (Rare)
Variant form or spelling of Fannur.
Fanurie m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
Fanúrio m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
Fanurio m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Archaic)
Italian and Spanish form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
Fanuriy m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
Fany f Spanish, French
Variant of Fanny.
Fanya m Russian
Diminutive of Agafangel..
Fanya f Yiddish
From the Spanish Estefania, brought to Eastern Europe by the Jews expelled from Spain during the Spanish Inquisition.
Fanyana m Zulu
From Zulu umfanyana, abafanyana meaning "little boy".
Faoiltiarna Ancient Irish
Derived from Irish Gaelic faol "wolf" (compare Faolán) and tighearna "lord" or "mistress" (compare Tighearnach)... [more]
Faoiltighearna f Medieval Irish
Derived from Irish faol "wolf" and tighearna "lady". This was "the name of an Irish virgin saint whose feast-day was 17 March".
Faon f & m Chinese (Wu)
Wu Chinese form of Fen.
Faouzi m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Fawzi chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Faouzia f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Fawziyya (chiefly Tunisian and Moroccan).
Faquan m African American
An African American variant of the Vietnamese name, Quan meaning army.... [more]
Fárá f Hungarian
From the name Farah, meaning "joy".
Fara f Arabic, Galician (Rare)
Variant transcription of Farah.
Fara f Sicilian, Neapolitan, Italian (Tuscan)
Short form of various, now obsolete, Germanic names that contained the element -fara-, for example Burgundofara. This name is predominantly found in Sicily, Naples and, to a lesser degree, Tuscany reflecting the local veneration of Saint Fara.
Fara m Tahitian
Means "screwpine" (also called pandanus; a type of plant and fruit) in Tahitian.
Farabert m Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Old High German beraht "bright." Farabert was King of the Franks in the 2nd century AD.
Faragild f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
Faragis m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or from Gothic faran "to travel." The meaning and origin of the second element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from gis (the original form was possibly gîs), but we don't exactly know where gis itself comes from... [more]
Faragonda f Popular Culture
Headmistress Faragonda is the Headmistress of Alfea College for Fairies, of which she was once a student herself. She played a major role in helping Bloom to discover her past and her true powers... [more]
Farahild f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
Farahnaz f & m Persian
Derived from Arabic فَرَح (faraḥ) meaning "happiness, gladness, joy" combined with Persian ناز (nâz) meaning "delight, comfort".
Faraja f & m Swahili
Means "consolation, comfort" in Swahili.
Farajollah m Persian
Persian form of Farajullah. A known bearer of this name was the Iranian film director Farajollah Salahshoor (1952-2016).
Farajullah m Arabic
Derived from the Arabic noun فرج (faraj) meaning "relief, release" combined with the Arabic noun الله (Allah) meaning "God" (see Allah).
Faraman m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with man "man."
Faramarz m Persian Mythology, Persian
Means "one who forgives" from Persian آمرزیدن (âmorzidan) meaning "to forgive". This is the name of a hero in the Persian epic Shahnameh.
Faramir m Literature
Meaning uncertain. Probably "sufficient jewel" from the Sindarin far meaning "sufficient, adequate" and mir meaning "jewel, precious thing." In J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings', Faramir was the son of Denethor, brother of Boromir, and eventual husband of Eowyn.
Faramondo m Italian
Italian form of Faramund.
Fəranək f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Faranak.
Faranak f Persian
Etymology uncertain - it may be a form of Parvaneh, parvanek which means "little butterfly" and refers to the Persian lynx or caracal, or be derived from the Middle Persian plwʾnk' (parwānag) meaning "guide, leader".
Farangis f Persian, Persian Mythology
This is the name of a female character in the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh'. Farangis is the wife of Siavash and mother of Kay Khosrow.
Faransis m Arabic
Arabic form of Francis.
Farao m Dutch
Means "Pharoah" in Dutch.
Farasha f Arabic
Means "butterfly" in Arabic.
Farawald m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
Faraz m Persian, Urdu
Means "ascent, height, elevation" in Persian.
Faraz m & f Arabic
Means strawberry
Fárbauti m Norse Mythology
Old Norse for "cruel or dangerous striker" or "lightening". In Norse mythology, Fárbauti was the ruler of the Jötunn (Norse: ice giants) and their domain, Jötunheimr. He was the consort of Laufey or Nal and father of the Norse god of primordial chaos and destruction, Loki... [more]
Farbiǫrn m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements fara "to go", "to move", "to travel" and bjǫrn "bear".
Farbiorn m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Farbiǫrn.
Farbod m Ancient Persian, Persian
The name refers to an ancient Persian figure known to be the keeper or protector of the glory.
Farda f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek fard meaning "lone, solitary".
Fardawəs m Abkhaz
Abkhaz form of Firdous.
Fardhe m Old Swedish
Short form of Farþegn.
Fardinanth m Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
Reconstructed Frankish form of Ferdinand.
Fardowsa f Somali
Somali form of Firdaus.
Fardulf m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element fardi "journey" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
Fare m Greenlandic, Ancient Germanic
Greenlandic short form of Farîtarik and Ancient Germanic variant of Faro.
Fareeda f Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Farida as well as the usual Urdu form.
Faren f & m English
Variant of Farren. An English surname used as a first name, derived from the personal name Ferdinand.
Farès m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Fares based on French orthography (chiefly Algerian).
Fares m Arabic
Variant transcription of Faris.
Farfalla f Theatre
Means "butterfly" in Italian. This is the name of the titular character of the ballet 'Le papillon' (1860). Farfalla is a Circassian princess who is kidnapped by a fairy and enchanted in the form of a butterfly.
Fargo m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Fargo.
Farhaan m Arabic
Variant of Farhan.
Farhah f Arabic
Variant of Farah.
Farhanah f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Filipino, Maranao
Arabic alternate transcription of Farhana as well as the Malay, Indonesian, and Maranao form.
Farhane f Albanian
Albanian form of Farhana.
Färhät m Tatar
Tatar form of Farhad.
Farhat m & f Arabic, Urdu
Means "joy, mirth, delight" in Arabic.
Farhaz m Bengali (Muslim)
Means "upon, equitable" in Bengali.
Farheng m Ancient Persian, Mazanderani
Means "knowledge, education" in Mazanderani.
Farhiya f Swahili, Somali
Variant transcription of Fariha.
Farhod m Uzbek, Tajik
Uzbek and Tajik form of Farhad.
Fari m Ancient Scandinavian, Greenlandic
Old Norse short form of names containing the name element fara meaning "to go", "to move", "to travel", as well as the Greenlandic younger form of Fare.
Faria f Arabic, Urdu
Means "Beautiful, kind and loving" in Arabic.
Fariba f Persian
Means "charming, enticing" in Persian.
Färidä f Tatar
Tatar form of Farida.
Fəridə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Farida.
Faridah f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Arabic variant transcription of Farida as well as the usual Malay and Indonesian form.
Farideh f Persian
Persian form of Farida.
Faridun m Tajik
Tajik form of Fereydoun.
Faries m Arabic (Rare)
Dutchized form of Faris, as the spelling has been (slightly) adjusted to suit the Dutch language.
Farihah f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Arabic alternate transcription of Fariha as well as the Malay and Indonesian form.
Fariitarik m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Farîtarik.
Farin m German (Modern)
Masculine form of Farina.... [more]
Farina f Popular Culture, German (Modern, Rare), Dutch (Surinamese), Spanish (Latin American)
From the character Farina in the series Our Gang played by the male child actor Allen Hoskins. It was aired in Germany under the title Die kleinen Strolche.
Farinus m Roman Mythology
The god who invoked speech in children.
Fariq m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Urdu
Means "team, group, crew" in Arabic.
Farisai f Shona
Means "be very happy" in Shona.
Farishtah f Persian
Variant transcription of Fereshteh.
Farishtamoh f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek farishta meaning "angel" and moh meaning "moon".
Färit m Tatar, Bashkir
Tatar and Bashkir form of Farid.
Farîtarik m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Friederich.
Farîtaríka f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Friederike and Frederika
Färixa f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Fariha.
Fariyane f Persian
Derived from Parthian fryʾng‎ (fryānag, friyānag) meaning “friend, beloved”.
Färiz̦ä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Farida.
Fariza f Kazakh, Chechen, Tajik, Uzbek, Malay
Either a form of Farida or Firouzeh or derived from Arabic فريضة (faridhah) meaning "duty, obligation".
Fariza f Arabic
Means "strawberry" in Arabic, from French fraise.
Farkas m Hungarian (Rare)
Directly taken from Hungarian farkas "wolf".
Farkhad m Kazakh, Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of Farhad, Uzbek variant transcription of Farhod, and Azerbaijani variant transcription of Fərhad.
Farkhadbek m Kazakh (Rare)
Combination of Farkhad and the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Farkhod m Tajik, Uzbek (Rare)
Tajik and rare variant Uzbek form of Farhad.
Farkhondeh f Persian
Means "lucky, fortunate, blessed" in Persian.
Farkle m Popular Culture
Name of Farkle Minkus on Disney Channel's Girl Meets World
Farlan m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Farlan.
Farman m Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish and Old Danish form of Farmaðr.
Farmaðr m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "wayfarer, traveler" in Old Norse.
Farmer m English
Transferred use of the surname Farmer.
Farmona f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek farmon meaning "order, command, decree".
Farnaj f Indian
Possibly an Indian form of the Persian name Farnaz.
Farnaka m Ancient Persian
The first element of this name is derived from Old Persian farnah "glory, splendour, fortune". The second element is still uncertain to me.
Farnaspa m Ancient Persian
Derived from Old Persian farnah "glory, splendour, fortune" combined with Old Persian aspa "horse".
Farnavaz m Ancient Persian
Derived from Old Persian farnah "glory, splendour, fortune". The meaning of the second element is currently still unknown to me.
Farnaz f Persian
Derived from Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, brilliance, luster" combined with ناز (nâz) meaning "luxury, comfort".
Farners f Catalan
From the Catalan title of the Virgin Mary, Mare de Déu de Farners, meaning "Mother of God of Farners," the name of a sanctuary located at the foot of Farners Castle in the Selva municipality of Santa Coloma de Farners... [more]
Farnés f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Farners.
Faro m Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names containing the element fara meaning "journey". This was the name of a 7th-century Burgundian bishop of Meaux.
Faroald m Ancient Germanic, History
Variant of Farawald. Faroald I was a 6th-century duke of Spoleto (Italy).
Farog'at f Uzbek
Means "comfort, ease, peace" in Uzbek.
Farokh m Indian
Variant of Farukh.
Faronica f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Probably a variant of Veronica (phonetic respelling of the Upper German pronunciation with initial /f-/).
Farooque m Kashmiri
Meaning "Fortunate".
Farora f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Salvatora.
Farore f Popular Culture
This is the name of a goddess in The Legend of Zelda series of video games. The goddess of courage, earth and life, her name supposedly means "life" or "courage" in the ancient Hylian language.
Farosat f Uzbek
Means "intellect, cleverness" in Uzbek.
Farovon f Uzbek
Means "plentiful, prosperous" in Uzbek.
Farra f Arabic
Variant transcription of Fara
Farraj m Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Means "happy, joyous, jubilant" in Arabic.
Farran m & f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Farran.
Farrington m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Farrington, meaning "fern settlement".
Farrouk m Muslim (Rare)
Variant transcription of Farouk.
Farruca f Galician
Hypocoristic of Francisca.
Farruco m Galician
Hypocoristic of Francisco. Not used as a given name in its own right.
Farrucu m Asturian
Diminutive of Francisco.
Farruhk m Arabic
Variant transcription of Farouk.
Farryn f English (Modern, Rare)
Feminine variant of Farran/Farren and Faron.
Farsane f Persian
Variant of Farzaneh.
Farshad m Persian
From Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, beauty, brilliance" combined with شاد (šâd) meaning "glad, happy, cheerful".
Farshid m & f Persian
From Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, brilliance" and شید (šid) meaning "light, shine".
Farsiris f Persian (Rare)
Possibly a Persian form of Parysatis. The name Parysatis was borne by one of the wives of Alexander the Great, the youngest daughter of Artaxerxes III of Persia.
Fartein m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Farþegn. A famous bearer is Olav Fartein Valen (25 August 1887 – 14 December 1952), a Norwegian composer.
Farþegn m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse meaning "traveler, merchant."
Farthing m English
Transferred use of the surname Farthing.
Farulf m Ancient Germanic, Medieval Scandinavian
Germanic name derived from the elements fara "journey" (possibly via Gothic faran "to travel"; alternatively it could be from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind") and wulf "wolf" (Gothic vulfs)... [more]
Farúlfr m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian form of Farulf.
Färxänä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Farhana.
Faryd m Arabic
Variant of Farid.
Farydeh f Persian
Variant transcription of Farideh.
Faryl f English (Rare)
Most likely a quasi-feminization of Farrell with the spelling being influenced by Cheryl, Beryl, Meryl and similar names.
Farzad m Persian
Means "splendid birth" derived from Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, brilliance, lustre" combined with -زاد (-zâd) meaning "child, son, offspring".
Farzan m Persian
Means "wise; reasonable; intelligent" in Persian.
Färzänä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Farzana.
Farzane f Persian
Variant transcription of Farzaneh or a feminine form of Farzan.
Faseeh m Urdu, Kashmiri, Dogri
Meaning "Elegant".
Fasia f German (Rare)
Not available.... [more]
Fasiha f Uzbek
Means "eloquant, well-spoken" in Uzbek.
Fasika m Amharic
Means "Easter" in Amharic.
Fasingha m & f Ijaw
Means "a name never dies" in Ijaw.
Fasohat f Uzbek
Means "eloquence" in Uzbek.
Fasolt m Germanic Mythology, Theatre
In Richard Wagner's opera cycle "The Ring", Fasolt is the brother of Fáfnir (here called Fafner) and is killed by him in an argument.
Fassil m Amharic
Means "Ethiopian king" in Amharic.
Fassu m Fe'fe'
Means "lord of the elephants" in Fe'Fe'.
Fast m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian dialectal variant of Faste.
Faste m Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and modern form of Fasti.
Faster m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Fastr.
Fastgæirr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements fastr "firmly, fast" and geirr "spear".
Fastgern m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German fasti "firm" combined with Gothic gairns "eager, desiring."
Fasthæiðr f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of fast 'firmly, fast' and heiðr 'bright, clear, cloudless'.