Submitted Names Starting with F

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Fidelity m & f English (Puritan)
From the English word fidelity, ultimately from the Latin word fidelis, a derivative of fidere "to trust". This is one of the virtue names coined by the Puritans in the 17th century.
Fidelu m Corsican (Archaic)
Corsican form of Fidelis.
Fidencio m Spanish (Latin American)
From the Latin word fidentius, meaning "to have confidence" or "to be daring".
Fidenzia f Italian
Feminine form of Fidenzio.
Fidericu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Frederick.
Fides f Croatian, Polish
From Latin fidēs "faith, belief". The name was perhaps originally given in reference to the early French saint Faith of Agen/Conques (martyred 287, 290, or 303), who is known as Sāncta Fidēs in Latin; her feast day is October 6.
Fidèu m Provençal
Provençal form of Fidel.
Fidiasz m Polish (Hellenized, Rare, Archaic)
Fidiasz is a Polish version of Phidias or Fidias.
Fidirica f Sicilian
Feminine form of Fidiricu.
Fidiricu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Federico.
Fidoyat f Uzbek
Possibly derived from fido meaning "devotion, sacrifice".
Fidus m & f English (Rare)
This name might have been derived from Latin fidus meaning "faithful."
Fie f Dutch, Danish (Modern), Limburgish
Dutch, Limburgish and Danish short form for both Sophie and Sofie.
Fiebron m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish form of Febron.
Fiebronija f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Febronia.
Fiebrosław m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish combination of Fiebron and the Slavic name element slava "glory, fame".
Fiech m Irish
Derived from Gaelic fiach meaning "raven". The name of a late 5th-early 6th century Irish Bishop in Leinster, reputed to have written the "Metrical Life of Saint Patrick".
Fiefia m Tongan
Means "rejoice, gladness" in Tongan.
Fieiloeua m & f Tongan
Means "twilight light, dawn light" in Tongan.
Fieja f Belarusian
Diminutive of Darafieja.
Fieke f Frisian
Frisian form of Victoria.
Fiel m Dutch (Rare)
Short form of Theofiel and occasionally also of Filemon.
Field m English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Field.
Fielder m Scottish, English
Transferred use of the surname Fielder.
Fielding m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Fielding.
Fields m English
Transferred use of the surname Fields.
Fielea m Tongan
Means "wish to speak" in Tongan.
Fievel m Popular Culture
Variant spelling of Feivel, as seen in the animated film "An American Tail." It doesn't seem to be an existing spelling (as in, seen on human beings), so it is likely that Fievel is actually a more phonetical spelling of Feivel: the creators of the film must have thought that Fievel would be easier to pronounce for American audiences than Feivel.
Fífa f Icelandic
From Old Norse fífa meaning "cotton grass".
Fifa f Literature
Used by Danish author Lars-Henrik Olsen for a character in his novella 'Dværgen fra Normandiet' (1988; 'The Dwarf from Normandy'), in which case it was a short form of Alfifa.
Fifer m & f American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Fifer.
Fifi f Portuguese
Diminutive of Filipa.
Fifield m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Fifield.
Fifika f Romani
Possibly a Romani form of Fifi.
Fífill m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
From Old Norse fífill meaning "dandelion".
Fifinella f English (Modern, Rare), Literature
Fifinella is a rare English name for girls. Literary uses include the title figure in a children's christmas play by Barry Jackson and Basil Dean, and the use a a generic term for a female gremlin in Roald Dahl's The Gremlins.... [more]
Fig m & f English, Literature
Fig is the name of Hannah's cousin in Curtis Sittenfield's 'The Man of My Dreams'.... [more]
Figen f Turkish
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin.
Figg m Medieval English
Diminutive of Fulke.
Figgin m Medieval English
Diminutive of Fulke.
Fight-the-good-fight-of-faith m & f English (Puritan)
Referring to the trials and tribulations one might endure while living out faith in God.
Figulus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "potter" in Latin.
Fiia f Finnish, Greenlandic
Finnish form of Fia and Greenlandic younger form of Fîa.
Fiija f Finnish
Variant of Fiia.
Fiina f Finnish
Short form of names ending in fiina.
Fiinu f Finnish
Variant of Fiina.
Fijcken f Medieval Dutch
Medieval pet form of Sophie, which is no longer used in this form but is usually seen as Fieke nowadays.
Fiji m & f Various
Derived from the name of the country of Fiji.
Fika f Bosnian
Short form of Šefika or Fikreta.
Fikile f Tsonga
Means "arrived" in Tsonga.
Fikiri f Amharic
Means "love" in Amharic.
Fiko m Bosnian
Short form of Šefik or Fikret.
Fikrət m Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic فِكْرَة (fikra) meaning "thought, idea".
Fikre f Ethiopian, African
Meaning "my love" or "love."
Fikret m Bosnian, Crimean Tatar
Derived from Arabic فِكْرَة (fikra) meaning "thought, idea".
Fikreta f Bosnian
Feminine form of Fikret.
Fikrija m & f Bosnian
Bosnian male form of Fikri and a female form of Fikriyya.
Fikru m Amharic
Means "his love" in Amharic.
Fil m Various
Short form of Filip and other names beginning with Fil-.
Fila m Croatian
Short form of Filip.
Fila f & m Romansh
Romansh short form of Filomena as well as a Romansh short form of Filip and Teofil.
Filadelf m Catalan, Croatian
Catalan and Croatian form of Philadelphus.
Filadelfia f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese form of Philadelphia.
Filadelfia f Hungarian
Cognate of Philadelphia, meaning "brotherly love".
Filandro m Italian, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Philander.
Filaret m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Moldovan
Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian and Moldovan form of Philaretos.
Filarete m Italian
Italian form of Philaretus via Philaretos.
Filaretos m Greek
Modern Greek form of Philaretos.
Filecia f English
Variant of Felicia.
Fīleia f Medieval Baltic
Medieval Lithuanian contracted form of Fīlītseia.
Filemon m Dutch (Rare), Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Polish, Provençal
Dutch, Polish, Provençal and Scandinavian form of Philemon. This name is borne by Dutch journalist and television presenter Filemon Wesselink (b. 1979).
Filemonas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Philemon. This name is not to be confused with Filomenas.
Filemone m Italian
Italian form of Philemon.
Filemu m & f Samoan
Means "quiet, peacefulness" in Samoan.
Filena f Italian
Feminine form of Fileno.
Fileno m Italian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories, however, link this name to Classical Greek φιλεῖν (filein) "to love".
Fileo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Phyleus.
Filëpa f Kashubian
Feminine form of Filip.
Filey m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Phyleus.
Fíli m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Possibly related to Low German vîle ("file, rasp"). This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Fili m Literature, Germanic Mythology
Name of one of the dwarves in The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Brother of Kili... [more]
Fili m Portuguese
Diminutive of Filipe.
Fili m Polynesian
Polynesian form of Phil.
Filia f English
a character in skullgirls
Filiai m Tongan
Means "choose amongst many things" in Tongan.
Filiberta f Spanish (Mexican), Italian (Rare), Sicilian, Polish (Archaic)
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Filiberto, Sicilian feminine form of Filibertu and Polish feminine form of Filibert.
Filibertu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Filiberto.
Filibrand m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element filu "much" combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
Filibus m Arabic
Arabic form of Philip.
Filice m Corsican
Variant of Felice.
Filici m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Felice.
Filicia f Sicilian
Sicilian form of Felicia.
Filiciana f Sicilian
Sicilian form of Feliciana.
Filicianu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Feliciano.
Filiciola f Corsican
Diminutive of Felicia.
Filicità f Corsican, Sicilian
Corsican and Sicilian form of Felicitas.
Filico m Spanish, Italian
Spanish form of Philiscus and Philicus and Italian form of Philicus
Fililava m Tongan
Means "get his choice" in Tongan.
Filiman m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element filu "much" combined with man "man."
Filimar m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element filu "much" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
Filimor m Anglo-Norman
Derived from the Germanic elements filu "much, very" and meri "famous".
Filine f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Felinus.
Filípa f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Filipa.
Filípe m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Filip.
Filipî m Kurdish
Northern Kurdish form of Philip.
Filipinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Filipa.
Filipiya f Belarusian
Belarusian feminine form of Phillip.
Filipo m Esperanto
Esperanto form of Philip.
Filipos m Esperanto
Esperanto form of Philip.
Filippakis m Greek
Modern Greek diminutive of Filippos, as it contains the modern Greek diminutive suffix -άκης (-akis). This name is typically only used informally, meaning: it does not appear on birth certificates.
Filippeddu m Sicilian
Diminutive of Filippu.
Filippía f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Filippia.
Filippina f Italian, Sicilian, Banat Swabian
Italian and Sicilian feminine form of Filippo and Banatswabian form of Philippina. This is the real name of Italian-Australian singer Tina Arena.
Filippuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Filippo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Filippuzzu m Sicilian
Diminutive of Filippu.
Filis f Spanish
Spanish form of Phyllis.
Filisc m Catalan
Catalan form of Philiscus
Filisco m Italian
Italian form of Philiscus
Filiskos m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek transliteration of Philiscus.
Filitsa f Greek
Diminutive of Garifallia.
Fīlītseia f Medieval Baltic
Medieval Lithuanian variant of Felicija.
Filittene f Bandial
Means "it (the womb) learns" in Banjal.
Filius m Literature (Rare)
Comes from the latin word "filius" meaning "son." ... [more]
Filix m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phelix, which is the ancient Greek form of Felix.
Fill f Romani
Diminutive of Filomena.
Fille f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Filomena, Filippa and other names that begin with Fil.
Fille m Swedish
Diminutive of Filip.
Fillep m Hunsrik
Hunsrik form of Philip.
Filli f English
Variant of Fillie.
Fillida f Russian
Russian variant of Phyllis.
Fillie f English
Diminutive of Filomena and other names that begin with Fil.
Fillipe m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Filipe.
Fillippe m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of Filipe.
Fillise f Albanian
Means "initial form, origin" in Albanian.
Fillisz f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Phyllis.
Fillmore m English
Variation of the Norman personal name, Filimor, composed of the Germanic elements filu ‘very’ + mari, meri ‘famous’.
Fillys f Medieval English
Of debated origin. Some academics consider this name a variant of Felis and Phelis, the medieval English form of Old French Felise, while others see Fillys as an early variant of Phyllis.
Filmer m English (Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), American (Rare)
Variant of Fillmore. A notable namesake is Canadian musician Filmer Edwin Hubble (1904-1969).
Filó f Portuguese
Diminutive of Filomena.
Filodemo m Italian
Italian form of Philodemus.
Filofei m Russian
Variant transcription of Filofey.
Filofey m Russian
Russian form of Philotheos.
Filolaj m Croatian
Croatian form of Philolaus.
Filolao m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Philolaus.
Filolau m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Philolaus.
Filolay m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Philolaos.
Filólogo m Spanish
Spanish form of Philologos via Philologus.
Filologo m Italian
Italian form of Philologos via Philologus.
Filomeen f Dutch
Dutch form of Filomena.
Filoméla f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Philomela.
Filomén m Hungarian
Hungarian masculine form of Philomena.
Filoména f Slovak, Hungarian
Slovak and Hungarian form of Philomena.
Filomenas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Philomenos, which is the masculine form of Philomena. This name is not to be confused with Filemonas.
Filomeno m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Philomenus.
Filón m Spanish
Spanish form of Philon.
Filon m Bulgarian, Croatian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Polish, Russian, Serbian and Ukrainian form of Philon.
Filona f Polish
Feminine form of Filon.
Filone m Italian
Italian form of Philon.
Filonila f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Philonilla.
Filonilla f Italian (Archaic), Russian (Rare)
Italian and Russian form of Philonilla.
Filopimin m Greek
Modern Greek form of Philopoimen. A known bearer of this name was the Greek film producer Filopimin Finos (1908-1977).
Filopón m Spanish
Spanish form of Philoponus.
Filopono m Italian
Italian form of Philoponus.
Filosof m Russian (Archaic)
Russian form of Philosophus. This name was borne by the Russian archpriest and hieromartyr Filosof Ornatskiy (1860-1918), whose feast day is on June 13 (which was May 31 in the old Russian calendar).
Filosseno m Italian
Italian form of Philoxenus.
Filostorgio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Philostorgius.
Filóstrato m Spanish
Spanish form of Philostratus.
Filotea f Italian, Polish
Italian and Polish form of Philothea.
Filotea f Hungarian
Cognate of Philothea, meaning "friend of God".
Filotej m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Philotheos via its latinized form Philotheus.
Filoteo m Italian
Italian form of Philotheos via its latinized form Philotheus.
Filoteu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Philotheos via its latinized form Philotheus.
Filoteusz m Polish
Polish form of Philotheos via its latinized form Philotheus.
Filothei f Greek
Modern Greek form of Philothei.
Filoumenos m Greek
Modern Greek form of Philoumenos. A notable bearer of this name is the Greek Cypriot saint Filoumenos of Jacob's Well (1913-1979), whose birth name was Sofoklis Chasapis (also written as Hasapis)... [more]
Filpa m Sami
Sami form of Philip.
Filpus m Old Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
Old Swedish and Finnish short form of Philippus.
Filsan f & m Somali (Rare)
The best of her/his age. ... [more]
Filtiarn m Ancient Irish
Means "lord of the wolves" from Gaelic fáel "wolf" combined with tigern "lord".
Filumena f Neapolitan, Sicilian, Sardinian
Sardinian, Sicilian and Neapolitan form of Filomena.
Filya m Russian
Russian dimunitive of Filipp.
Fimafengr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Norse mythology Fimafengr is one of Ægir's servants. Loki kills him and is driven out as a result.
Fimbrethil f Literature
Can be Translated to either "slim-birch" or "slender-beech".... [more]
Fimmilena f Germanic Mythology
Fimmilena was a goddes known from inscriptions in Northern England. Her functions are unclear; there have, however, been efforts to link her name to the Fimelthing, a kind of court held in early medieval times.
Fín f Medieval Irish
Means "wine" in Medieval Irish.
Fin m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Fen.
Fin m English, Scottish, Irish
Short form of Finlay or variant of Finn.
Fína m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Finn.
Fina f Medieval Occitan, Occitan
Derived from Old French fin "delicate, tender".
Fina f Catalan, Spanish, Galician
Catalan and Spanish short form of Josefina and Galician short form of Xosefina.
Finarfin m Literature
Originally the name was Arafinwë, meaning "noble Finwë" in Quenya. Finarfin is the Sindarin translation, with Finwë added to the front of the name.... [more]
Finch m & f English (Rare), Literature
Transferred use of the surname Finch.
Finchen f German
A German diminutive of Josefine.... [more]
Findabhair f Irish, Irish Mythology
Popularly claimed to be an Irish cognate of Gwenhwyfar (see Guinevere), it may actually mean "fair-browed" from Old Irish find "white, fair" and abair "a brow" (or "eyelash")... [more]
Findekáno m Literature
Derived from Quenya findë ("hair") and káno ("commander"). In The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien this is the original name of Fingon, the oldest son of Fingolfin.
Findis f Literature
Probably a combination of Finwë and Indis. This is the name of the older daughter and first child of Finwë and Indis in Tolkien's legendarium... [more]
Findley m & f English
Variant of Findlay.
Finduilas f Literature
A character in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Finduilas was the wife of Denethor (Steward of Gondor) and the mother of Boromir and Faramir. The name comes from the Sindarin (Grey-elven) language and means "leaf-flow hair," from the elements "fin" (hair), "dui" (flow), and "las" (leaf).... [more]
Findus m Literature, German (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Findus is a tomcat in the children's book series 'Pettson and Findus' by the Swedish writer and illustrator Sven Nordqvist. The cat is named after a cardbox with the printing "Findus green peas". Findus is a trademark by Nestlé for frozen food and the name is derived from Swedish fruktindustri "fruit industry".
Fíne m Greenlandic
Variant of Fína.
Fíneamhain f Medieval Irish
Probably derived from Middle Irish fínemain which meant "vine" or "vineyard", a derivative of Latin vindemia (making it a cognate of the English vocabulary word vintage). This name was recorded in three instances in 14th- and 15th-century Irish annals.
Fineas m Romanian
Romanian form of Phineas.
Fineen m Irish
Anglicized form of Finghin.
Finegas m Irish Mythology
Finn Eces (Also known as Finneces, Finegas, or Finnegas) is a legendary Irish poet and sage, according to the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology.
Finehas m Various
Variant of Fineas.
Fineo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Phineus.
Fineta f Catalan
Diminutive of Josefina.
Finette f Literature
Possibly a diminutive of Joséphine. Finette Cendron is a French fairy tale by Madame d'Aulnoy, which takes its name from L'Adroite Princesse ou les aventures de Finette by Marie-Jeanne L'Héritier de Villandon.
Fineu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Phineus.
Finey m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Phineus.
Fingola f Manx, History
Manx form of Finnguala. Fingola was the name of the queen of Godred III of Mann.
Fingolfin m Literature
Originally the name was Nolofinwë, meaning "wise Finwë" in Quenya. Fingolfin is the Sindarin translation, with Finwë added to the front of the name.... [more]
Fingon m Literature
Sindarin form of Findekáno.
Fini f Spanish
Diminutive of Josefa.
Finia f Basque
Basque name related to Eufemia (see Euphemia), most likely a short form.
Finian m Irish
Variant of Finnian.
Finis m American (South)
Means "end" in Latin. This was the middle name of Jefferson Davis (1808-1889), leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, who was the last of his parents' ten children. It was first used as a given name in his honour, in the American South.
Finita f Spanish
Diminutive of Josefa.
Finja f German (Modern)
Meaning unknown, possibly a form of Finya.... [more]
Finland m English
In reference to the country of Finland. The first known written appearance of the name Finland is thought to be on three rune-stones. Two were found in the Swedish province of Uppland and have the inscription finlonti... [more]
Finlo m Manx
Manx form of Finlugh.
Finlugh m Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Gaelic fionn "white, fair" and lug "light, brightness". The second element may refer to the pagan sun god Lugh, in which case it means "fair Lugh"... [more]
Finna f Icelandic, Danish (Rare), Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse feminine form of Finnr.
Finna m Greenlandic
Younger form of Fína.
Finnberg m Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
Former Norwegian male form of Finnborg.
Finnbjørg f Faroese
Faroese form of Finnbjörg.
Finnbjörk f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine name with the combination of finnr "Finn, Lapp" and bjǫrk "birch tree".
Finnbjörn m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse Finnr "person from Finland" combined with Old Norse björn "bear".
Finnbjørn m Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese younger form of Finnbjǫrn.
Finnbjǫrn m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements finnr "Finn, Lapp" and bjǫrn "bear".
Finnbo m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian short form of Finnboge.
Finnboga f Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of Finnbogi.
Finnboge m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian modern form of Finnbogi.
Finnbogi m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
From Old Norse finnr "Finn, Sámi" and bogi "bow".
Finnborg f Icelandic
Icelandic name combination of finnr 'Finn, Lapp' and borg 'stronghold, fortification, castle'.
Finndís f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements finnr "a Finn; a Lapp" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Finndis f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Finndís.
Finne m & f West Frisian
Variant form of Fenne.
Finnea f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly intended as a feminine form of Finneas.
Finneas m English (Modern)
Variant of Phineas, likely inspired by names containing the Old Irish element finn "white".
Finneces m Irish Mythology
A legendary Irish poet and sage, according to the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology.
Finnevid m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Finnvid.
Finney m English
Diminutive of Phineas.
Finney f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements finnr "a Finn; a Lapp" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Finnfríði m Faroese
Faroese name combination of finnr 'Finn, Lapp' and friðr 'love, peace'.
Finnfríður f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of finnr "Finn, Lapp" and fríðr "beautiful".
Finngeirr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse Finnr "person from Finland" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
Finni m Icelandic
Variant of Finnr.
Finnick m Literature, Popular Culture
Created by author Suzanne Collins for a character in her 'Hunger Games' series of books, where it belongs to a victor and rebel from District 4. She may have derived it from the slang word finicky meaning "demanding", or perhaps it was intended to be a diminutive of Finn (compare Finnegan).... [more]
Finnja f German (Modern)
Meaning unknown, possibly a form of Finya.... [more]
Finnjón m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of finnr "Finn, Lapp" and Jón.
Finnkell m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements finnr "Finn, Lapp" and ketill "cauldron hat, helmet".
Finnkjell m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Finnkell.
Finnrós f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements finnr "a Finn; a Lapp" and rós "rose".