Submitted Names Starting with F

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Fenwick m English (Rare)
From the surname Fenwick from Old English fenn "marsh" and wic "dwelling place", "dairy farm" or "landing place". The surname may have originated from the village of Fenwick in Ayrshire, Scotland or Northumberland, England.
Fenya f Armenian, Russian
Russian diminutive of Agrafena, Feodosiya, Feofaniya, Ifigeniya, Trifena and possibly also Yevgeniya... [more]
Fenyang m Tswana
Means "conqueror" in Tswana.
Feo m Russian
Either a Russian form of Theo or a short form of Feodor, Feofil, Feofilakt, Feofan or other names that begin with "Feo".
Feoamoeata m Tongan
Means "to accompany the shadow" in Tongan.
Feodóra f Hungarian
Variant of Fedóra, meaning "gift of God".
Feodore f English, German (Rare)
English and German form of Feodora. ... [more]
Feodorit m Medieval Russian, Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Theodoretos via its modern Greek form Theodoritos.... [more]
Feodosia f Moldovan
Moldovan form of Theodosia.
Feodot m Russian
Russian form of Theodotos.
Feodota f Russian
Russian form of Theodota.
Feodul m Russian
Russian form of Theodulus.
Feodula f Russian
Russian form of Theodula.
Feodulia f Medieval Russian
Variant transcription of Feoduliya.
Feoduliya f Medieval Russian
Russian form of Theodulia, which is the latinized form of Theodoulia.
Feofaniya f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Theophania.
Feognost m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Theognostos.
Feoktist m Russian
Russian form of Theoktistos.
Feolept m Russian
Russian form of Theoleptos.
Feona f Russian (Archaic)
Russian form of Theona.
Fer m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Ferdinand.
Fer m Spanish
Diminutive of Fernando.
Fera f Indonesian
Possibly a variant of Farah.
Ferah f Turkish
Turkish form of Farah.
Feral f & m English (Rare, Archaic)
Etymology: Medieval Latin feralis, from Latin fera "wild animal", from feminine of ferus "wild" ... [more]
Feras m Arabic
Variant transcription of Firas. Known bearers of this name include the Syrian soccer player Feras Esmaeel (b. 1983), the Syrian bodybuilder Feras Saied (1981-2015) and Feras Bugnah (b... [more]
Ferb m Popular Culture
Comes from Disney's hit TV show, "Phineas and Ferb" also seen in "Phineas and Ferb Across the 2nd Dimension." Show started in 2007.
Ferbs m Popular Culture
Supposedly a diminutive of Frank. In the Disney show 'Phineas and Ferb' (2008-2015), this is Ferb's given name, though this was only confirmed by show creator Dan Povenmire after the show's run had concluded.
Fercho m Spanish
Diminutive of Fernando.
Ferd m English (American), Luxembourgish
English and Luxembourgish short form of Ferdinand.
Ferda m Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Ferdinand.
Ferdau f West Frisian
The first element of this name, which has been metathesized, is derived from Old High German fridu "peace." The second element is derived from wîh "holy" or Old High German wîg "warrior."
Ferdek m Polish
Diminutive of Ferdynand.
Ferdia m Irish Mythology
From Fer Diad, which is of uncertain meaning. The first element is Gaelic fear "man"; the second element could be related to dïas "two persons" ("man of the pair") or an element meaning "smoke" ("man of smoke")... [more]
Ferdiad m Irish Mythology
Irish name likely meaning "warrior of the pair". In Irish mythology, Ferdiad was the best friend and foster brother of Cú Chulainn, whom he is eventually forced to fight and subsequently killed by.
Ferdínand m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Ferdinand.
Ferdinandas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Ferdinand.
Ferdinande f French
Feminine form of Ferdinand.
Ferdinannu m Sicilian
Variant of Firdinandu via Ferdinandu.
Ferdinant m Breton, Friulian
Breton and Friulian form of Ferdinand.
Ferdinônd m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Ferdinand.
Ferdulf m Ancient Germanic, History
Variant of Fardulf. Ferdulf was the name of an 8th-century duke of Friuli (Italy).
Ferdynand m English (American)
Variant of Ferdinand, used in the United States.
Ferdzinand m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Ferdinand.
Fere f & m West Frisian
Short form of Germanic names that contain the Old High German element fridu meaning "peace", such as Frederik and Frederika.
Ferecide m Italian
Italian form of Pherecydes.
Ferécides m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Pherecydes.
Ferecrate m Italian
Italian form of Pherecrates.
Ferécrates m Spanish
Spanish form of Pherecrates.
Ferede m Amharic
Means "he judged" in Amharic.
Fereh f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani variant of Farah.
Ferekid m Croatian
Croatian form of Pherecydes.
Ferekrat m Serbian, Ukrainian
Serbian and Ukrainian form of Pherecrates.
Ferenz m Banat Swabian
Banatswabian borrowing of Ferenc.
Féréol m French (Rare)
Variant form of Ferréol. Known bearers of this given name include the French portrait painter Féréol Bonnemaison (died 1827) and the French composer and violinist Jacques Féréol Mazas (1782-1849).
Féréolle f Norman
Norman feminine form of Ferreolus.
Fereshta f Afghani
Probably an Afghani form of Fereshteh.
Fereshte f Persian
Variant transcription of Fereshteh.
Ferfried m German (Rare)
A blend of Ferdinand with a name containing -fried.
Ferghus m Manx
Manx form of Fearghas. This name used to be Anglicized as the etymologically unrelated Ferdinand.
Fergun m Turkish (Anglicized, Rare)
Possibly an Anglicized form of Turkish Fergün.
Ferida f Bosnian, Arabic
Variant of Farida.
Feride f Uzbek, Albanian
Albanian and Uzbek form of Farida.
Feriel f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Faryal (chiefly Algerian and Tunisian).
Ferike f Hungarian
Diminutive of Franciska.
Fêris m Kurdish
Kurdish variant of Faris.
Feriska f Indonesian
An Indonesian feminine name.
Feriz m Albanian
Albanian form of Faris.
Ferka m Romani
Romanian form of Hungarian FERKÓ, a pet form of Ferenc, meaning "free."
Ferlin m American (Rare)
Name of country music artist Ferlin Husky (1925-2011).
Ferman m English
Variant of Furman.
Ferman m & f Kurdish
Means "order, command" in Kurdish.
Fermí m Catalan
Catalan form of Firmin.
Fermina f Spanish
Spanish form of Firmina.
Fermo m Spanish
Diminutive of Fermin.
Fermoza f Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish name derived from Latin formosa "pretty; shapely".
Fern m Luxembourgish
Short form of Fernand.
Fernã m Brazilian
Shortened form of Fernão.
Fernald m English
Surname used as a first name. May be a variant of FARNALL Old English "fern hill".... [more]
Fernán m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of Fernando.
Fernan m Spanish
Short form of Fernando.
Fernandu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Fernando.
Ferndena f African American (Rare)
Either a variant of Fernandina or an elaboration of Fern with the ending -dena.
Fernet f Romani
Romani form of Fernette.
Fernette f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Fern.
Ferni m Spanish
Diminutive of Fernando.
Fernie m English
Diminutive of Ferdinand.
Fernita f Brazilian
Brazilian form of Fern.
Fernleigh f English (Rare)
Combination of Fern and Leigh.
Ferocia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Ferox.
Ferocilla f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Ferox.
Ferocina f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Ferox.
Feron m Russian
Russian form of Theron.
Feronia f Etruscan Mythology
Derived from a Sabine adjective corresponding to Latin fĕrus "not cultivated, untamed; of the field, wood; not mitigated by any cultivation". Feronia was a goddess associated with wildlife, fertility, health, and abundance... [more]
Ferox m Ancient Roman, Pet
A Roman cognomen, meaning "wild, savage, ferocious." In his work De Re Rustica, the 1st century Roman writer Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella recommends this as a good name for dogs.
Feroza f Urdu, Bengali
Urdu and Bengali form of Firouzeh.
Ferrán m Aragonese
Aragonese form of Ferdinand.
Ferrand m Medieval French, Occitan, Provençal
Medieval French variant form of Fernand and Occitan and Provençal form of Ferdinand.
Ferranda f Aragonese, Lengadocian, Gascon
Aragaonese feminine form of Ferrando, Languedocian feminine form of Ferrand and Gascon feminine form of Ferran.
Ferrandin m Medieval French
Diminutive of Ferrand. Also compare Ferrandino and Ferrantino.
Ferrando m Medieval Italian, Aragonese, Medieval Spanish
Spanish variant and Medieval Italian and Aragonese form of Fernando.
Ferrante m Medieval Italian
Variant form of Ferrando. Some sources state that aside from this particular derivation, (there where instances where) the name Ferrante could also be directly derived from the medieval French given name Ferrand (also found spelled as Ferrant), which would then essentially make Ferrante an italianization of a French name... [more]
Ferrantino m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Ferrante. In some cases, it can also be a variant spelling of Ferrandino.... [more]
Ferrari f & m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Ferrari. Ferrari is also the name of a company manufacturing luxury sports cars and Formula One racing cars.... [more]
Ferre m & f Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch short form of Ferdinand and West Frisian variant form of Fere.
Ferrell m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Ferrell.
Ferréol m French
French form of Ferreolus.
Ferreol m Russian (Archaic), Galician (Archaic)
Russian and Galician form of Ferreolus.
Ferreola f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ferreolo.
Ferreolus m Late Roman
A diminutive of the name Ferrus, which was derived from Latin ferrum meaning "iron, sword" (compare Ferruccio). This is the name of several early saints.
Ferrie m Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Ferdinand.
Ferriòl m Occitan, Lengadocian
Languedocian form of Ferreolus.
Ferriol m Catalan
Catalan form of Ferreolus.
Ferriòu m Provençal
Provençal form of Ferreolus.
Ferris m & f English (Rare), Irish, Scottish
Transferred use of the surname Ferris. See also Fergus.
Ferro m Italian, Spanish
From the Latin word ferrum, meaning "iron".
Ferryby f English
Variant of Pheraby.... [more]
Fertram m Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Folklore
Icelandic name of unknown origin and meaning, invented for a fairy tale Sagan af Fertram og Ísól björtu, which translates as The story of Fertram and bright Ísól in English. The name is probably influenced by the names Bertram and Ferdinand.
Férula f Literature
Presumably from Latin ferula meaning "reed, whip, rod, ferule, staff; fennel plant or rod". This was used by author Isabel Allende for a character in her novel 'La casa de los espíritus' (1982).
Ferun f German (Modern, Rare)
A combination of the Germanic name element run "rune" with a less secure first part. The first part could be the German word Fee "fay, fairy" indicating a rather new coinage in the 19th century or later, or a worn down form of the name element frid "peace".
Feruna f Slovene (Rare)
Slovene dialectal variant of Veronica.
Feruško m Slovak
Diminutive form of František.
Feruze f Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Firuza.
Ferza m Kurdish
Variant of Ferzan.
Ferzan m Kurdish, Turkish
Turkish and Kurdish form of Farzan.... [more]
Feša f Veps
Veps form of Euphrosyne.
Fessehaye m Tigrinya
Means "eternal happiness" in Tigrinya.
Festare f Albanian
From the Albanian festar meaning "festive".
Festime f Albanian
From the Albanian festim meaning "festivity, celebration".
Fešu f Veps
Veps form of Theodora.
Feta m Albanian
Means "brave" in Albanian.
Fetanya f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix Fe- and Tanya.
Fetene m Amharic
Means "he is swift" in Amharic.
Fetera f Amharic
Means "creative" in Amharic.
Fethi m Arabic (Maghrebi), Turkish
Maghrebi transcription and Turkish form of Fathi.
Fethiye f Turkish
Turkish form of Fathiyya.
Féthnaid f Irish, Irish Mythology
Of uncertain origin and meaning.... [more]
Fethry m Literature
This name was invented by the cartoonists Al Hubbard and Dick Kinney in 1964 for their new carachter, Fethry Duck, who is Donald Duck's bizarre and out of the box cousin. Fethry Duck didn't have success in the USA, but he became popular in Europe and in Brazil.
Fethullah m Turkish
Turkish form of Fathullah. A notable bearer of this name is the Turkish author and Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen (b. 1941).
Fetia f Medieval Romanian
Derived from Romanian fată "girl; daughter".
Fetia f Polynesian, Tahitian
Means "star" in Tahitian.
Fetle-work f Ge'ez
Means "thread of gold" in Amharic.
Fetu m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Feetu.
Fetu f Samoan
Means "star" in Samoan.
Fetulikimoana m Tongan
Means "hurrying out to the ocean" in Tongan.
Fetulimoeata m Tongan
Means "chased by the dawn" in Tongan.
Fetuu m & f Tongan
Means "star" in Tongan.
Feuzi m Albanian
Albanian form of Fawzi.
Fevanga m Tongan
Means "to desire" in Tongan.
Fever f Literature
This is the name of the main character in the novel Fever Crumb, and she is named this due to a fad in an era of the book where women would name their babies after ailments they had while pregnant.
Février m French
This surnames originates from the word meaning "February."
Fevronija f Serbian
Serbian form of Febronia.
Fevroniya f Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare), Theatre
Russian and Ukrainian form of Febronia. It was used by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in his opera 'The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya' (1907).
Fevzi m Albanian
Albanian form of Fawzi.
Fewesi f & m Amharic
Means "to heal" in Amharic.
Fexhri m Albanian
Albanian masculine form of Fajr.
Fexhrije f Albanian
Albanian feminine form of Fajr.
Fey f German (Rare), Medieval German
Medieval German hypochoristic form of Sophie.
Feya f English (Rare)
Variant of the Scottish name Fia.... [more]
Feyel m Medieval Jewish, Yiddish (Archaic)
Recorded in medieval Frankfurt, Germany.
Feyi f Ewe
Means "a year has passed" in Ewe.
Feykir m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse byname, From Old Norse feykir meaning "blowing, tossing, rushing one", "fire".
Feynman m Popular Culture, American (Modern, Rare)
Transferred from the surname Feynman.... [more]
Feyre f Literature
Created for the series 'A Court of Thorns and Roses' by author Sarah J. Maas. Feyre Archeron in the main character in the series.
Feyyaz m Turkish
Possibly a Turkish form of Fayiz.
Feyza f Turkish
Turkish form of Faiza.
Fez m Spanish
Diminutive of Fernando.
Feza m Turkish
Means "universe" in Turkish.
Fezzik m Literature
In The Princess Bride (1973) by William Goldman, Fezzik is a gentle Turkish giant.
Fferdinah f Manx (Archaic)
Feminization of Ferdinand, recorded in the 1700s.
Ffili m Medieval Welsh
According to the unreliable Iolo Morganwg, Saint Ffili was the son of Saint Cenydd.
Fflamddwyn m Welsh Mythology
Welsh byname meaning "flame-bearer". This appears in medieval poems attributed to Taliesin.
Ffreuer f Welsh
Welsh variant of Freya
Fhaṱuwani m & f Venda
Means "be careful, aware" in Tshivenda.
Fhaye f Filipino
Variant of Faye.
Fherrie m & f Filipino
Variant of Perry.
Fhulufhedzani m & f Venda
Means "be hopeful" in Tshivenda.
Fhulufhelo m & f Venda
Means "hope" in Tshivenda.
Fi f & m English, Irish
Shortened form of Fiona, Finnian, and other names that combine this element. Used more often as a nickname or pet name.
Fi f Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of Hui.
Fía f Faroese, Icelandic (Modern)
Icelandic and Faroese form of Fia.
Fîa f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Fia.
Fia f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Diminutive of Sofia and other names containing the element -fia-.
Fia f Irish (Modern, Rare)
Irish word for the singular of "deer" (plural is "fianna"). Used as a feminine name in modern Ireland. Name of one of the characters of the popular Irish language soap opera, Ros na Rún
Fíacc m Irish
Derived from fiach "raven".
Fiach m Irish
Gaelic name meaning "raven" (see Fiachra). Fiach MacHugh O'Byrne was the chief of Clann O Bhroin, or the O'Byrne clan, during the Elizabethan conquest of Ireland.
Fiacha m Ancient Irish
Means "ravens".
Fiacrio m Italian
Italian form Fiachra via it's Latinized form Fiacrius.
Fiacro m Spanish
Spanish form of Fiachra via it's Latinized form Fiacrius.
Fiadhnait f Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic fiadh "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of two early Irish saints, among them "a saintly Irish virgin whose festival was celebrated on 4 January".
Fiadossia f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Theodosia.
Fiadot m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Theodotos.
Fiafia f Samoan
Means "happy" in Samoan.
Fiak m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of the Gaelic name Fiacc.
Fial f Irish Mythology
Means "generous, modest, honorable" in Irish. In Irish myth this was the name of Emer's elder sister, "also a goddess", whom Cúchulainn supposedly rejected because of her relations with Cairbre Nia Fer... [more]
Fíalo f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Phialo.
Fiametta f Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Fiammetta.
Fiamma f Italian (Rare)
Directly taken from Italian fiamma "flame". Known since the Middle Ages, this name has been more commonly used from the 19th century onward.... [more]
Fiammette f French, Theatre
French form of Fiammetta, used in 'La Reine Fiammette' ('Queen Fiammetta: An Opera in Four Acts and Two Scenes'), by Xavier LeRoux.
Fiana f Romansh (Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Fiance f Romani
Short form of Defiance.
Fianci f Romani
Variant of Fiance.
Fianna f Dutch (Rare)
Combination of Fie and Anna.
Fibi f German (Modern, Rare)
Modern variant of Phoebe reflecting the English pronunciation.
Fibrenie f English (Rare, Archaic), French (Cajun, Rare, Archaic)
Rare Americanized misconstruction of the French given name Fébronie.
Fibruniyah f Coptic
Coptic form of Febronia.
Fića m Croatian
Nickname for Filip.
Fićo m Croatian
Nickname for Filip.
Fico m Spanish
Diminutive of Federico.
Fida f Sardinian (Rare)
Both a borrowing of the Italian name and a short form of Vitalia.
Fida f Italian
Derived from Latin fidus "faithful, loyal; trusting, confident".
Fidane f Albanian
From Albanian fidan meaning "seedling, sapling, shoot".
Fiddah f Muslim (Modern, Rare)
Variant transcription of Fidda.
Fidde m West Frisian
Variant form of Fedde.
Fideel m Dutch (Archaic), Flemish (Archaic)
Dutch form of Fidelis (see Fidel). This name has never been very common and has virtually fallen out of use in this day and age.
Fidèl m Lengadocian
Languedocian form of Fidel.
Fidèle m French (Rare)
French form of Fidel.
Fideli f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Literature
Derived from the name Fia. Fideli is one of the main characters in the Swedish children's book 'Den Vita Stenen' (1964). Usage of this name is most likely inspired by this book.
Fidélia f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Fidelia.
Fidelina f Galician
Feminine form of Fidel.
Fidelio m Italian, Spanish, Literature, Theatre
Italian and Spanish form of Fidelius.... [more]
Fidelisa f Polish (Rare)
Feminine form of Fidelis.
Fidelito m Spanish (Latin American)
Diminutive form of Fidel.... [more]