Submitted Names Starting with F

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Foltar m Albanian
Means "eloquent" in Albanian.
Foltare f Albanian
From the Albanian foltar meaning "eloquent".
Foluke m & f African, Nigerian
means Placed in God's hands
Følva f Faroese
Derived from Old Norse fǫlr "pale".
Fomaida f Medieval Russian
Russian form of Thomais.
Fon f Thai
Means "rain" in Thai.
Fon m Spanish
Diminutive of Alfonso.
Fonda f & m English (Rare)
Transferred from the surname Fonda.
Fông m & f Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of Fang.
Fong m & f Chinese
another form of Foong
Fong f & m Korean
Fong m & f Thai
Means "bubble" in Thai.
Foniya f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek foniy meaning "transitory, passing".
Fönn f Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Means "snowdrift" in Old Norse. It occurs in Norse legend belonging to a daughter of king Snær ("snow"), sister of Drífa ("driven snow" or "snowfall"), Mjöll ("powdery (fresh) snow") and Þorri ("frozen snow").
Fonsi m Spanish
Diminutive of Alfonso.
Fonsie m Italian, Spanish
Diminutive of Alfonso.
Fonso m Spanish, Galician
Diminutive of Alfonso or Ildefonso.
Fontaine f & m English (Rare)
From a surname which was given to someone living near a water source.
Fonya m Russian
Diminutive of Agafon.
Fonzi m Italian
Diminutive of Alfonzo.
Fonzie m Italian (Modern), Popular Culture
Short form of Alfonso this was the name of Henry Winkler's character on "Happy Days" (1974-1984) whose real name was Arthur Fonzarelli aka "The Fonz"
Foong m & f Chinese
From Chinese... [more]
Foort m Dutch (Rare)
Short form of the feminine name Wilgefortis, which quickly became an independent name of its own.... [more]
Foppe m West Frisian
Frisian short form of masculine names that have folc for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The name Folcbert is a good example of that.
Foraoisa f Irish
Feminine form of Foraoise.
Foraoise m Irish
From Irish foraoise meaning "forest", ultimately from Medieval Latin forestis meaning "open wood".
Forbflaith f Medieval Irish, Medieval Scottish
Gaelic name which meant "overlordship" and "overlord, ruler, sovereign", derived from Old Irish fír "true" and flaith "ruler; sovereignty" (compare Gormlaith, Órfhlaith, Talulla)... [more]
Forcaz m French (Archaic)
Local name of uncertain origin and meaning found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region up until the 1600s.
Forde m English (Rare)
Variant of Ford or transferred use of the surname Forde.
Fordel m Norwegian
From the Middle Low German word vordēl "advantage".
Fordham m English
Transferred use of the surname Fordham.
Forella f Italian
Variant of Fiorella.
Forester m English
From a surname meaning "keeper of forest" or "forest expert", originally belonging to a person who lived near a forest. Could also be considered an elaboration of Forrest and Forest.
Foret m Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Foret.
Forever f & m English (Modern, Rare)
From the English word forever.
Forgall m Irish Mythology
Perhaps related to Irish forgella "testifies". In Irish legend he was the father of Emer, nicknamed "the cunning, dextrous, wily". The Wily Lord of Lusca tried to prevent his daughter marrying Cúchulainn and, rather than face the champion's wrath, leapt to his death from the ramparts of his fortress.
Forhad m Bengali (Muslim)
Bengali form of Farhad.
Forica f Sardinian
Short form of Salvatorica.
Forkun m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Forkunnr.
Forkundr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Forkunnr.
Forkunnr m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse *forkunnr meaning "knowing something in advance".
Forkuðr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Forkunnr.
Formalist m Literature
A character in the novel, "The Pilgrim's Progress."
Formiga m & f Brazilian
A Portuguese word meaning "ant". ... [more]
Formós m Catalan
Catalan form of Formosus.
Formosa f Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Derived from Latin formosa, the feminine form of the adjective formosus, "beautiful, handsome; aesthetic, well-formed".
Formose m French
French form of Formosus.
Formoso m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Formosus.
Formosus m Late Roman
Derived from Latin formosus "beautiful, graceful, well-shaped." This name was borne by a pope from the 9th century AD.
Formoza f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish feminine form of Formosus.
Formozus m Polish
Polish form of Formosus.
Foroneo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Phoroneus.
Foroneu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Phoroneus.
Foroney m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Phoroneus.
Forough f Persian
Means "brightness" in Persian.
Forozan f Tajik
Tajik feminine name meaning "shining".
Forrester m English
Coming from the surname meaning "one who works in a forest" from the Old French forestier. A Gus Van Sant movie Finding Forrester
Forrestine f American (South, Rare)
Feminine form of Forrest. It was most popular in the 1950s.
Forry m English (Rare)
Short form of Forrest.
Forsaken m English (Puritan)
Meaning, "abandoned; deserted." Name given to 'bastard' children.
Forseti m Norse Mythology
Forseti means "presiding one; president" in Old Norse (and in modern Icelandic and Faeroese as well).... [more]
Forsyth m English
means "places"
Forsythe m English
From a Scottish surname which was originally derived from the Gaelic masculine name Fearsithe. In the Archie Comics, Jughead's real name is Forsythe Pendleton Jones III.
Forsythia f English (Rare)
From the name of forsythia, any of a genus of shrubs that produce yellow flowers in spring. They were named in honour of the British botanist William Forsyth (1737-1804), whose surname was derived from Gaelic Fearsithe, a personal name meaning literally "man of peace" (cf... [more]
Fort m Gascon
Gascon form of Fortunatus.
Forta f Albanian
From the Albanian fortë meaning "strong, tough".
Fortan m Albanian
Perhaps from the Albanian fort meaning "strongly, with force, highly".
Fortaner m Gascon
Combination of Fort and Aner.
Fortebraccio m Medieval Italian
Means "strong arm" in Italian, as it is derived from Italian forte meaning "strong" combined with Italian braccio meaning "arm" (the plural form is bracci).... [more]
Fortina f Gascon
Feminine form of Fort.
Fortitude f & m Literature
From the English word, meaning "courage in pain or adversity". The name of a member of Mrs Ape's choir in the Evelyn Waugh novel 'Vile Bodies'.
Fortún m Medieval Spanish (Archaic)
Medieval Spanish name derived from Latin fortunae meaning "fortune", or from fortunatus, meaning "one with fortune".... [more]
Fortunada f Gascon, Provençal
Gascon and Provençal form of Fortunata.
Fortunat m Bulgarian, German (Swiss), Polish, Russian, Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon
Bulgarian, Swiss German, Polish and Russian and Occitan form of Fortunatus.
Fortūnata f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Fortunata.
Fortunáta f Hungarian
Variant form Fortuna, meanig "luck".
Fortūnatas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Fortunatus (see Fortunato).
Fortunate f African (Rare)
From the English word Fortunate, "favoured by or involving good luck; lucky."
Fortunatianus m Late Roman
This Roman cognomen is an extended form of Fortunatus. Bearers of this name include the Latin grammarian and metrician Atilius Fortunatianus (4th century AD) and the Roman rhetorician Gaius Chirius Fortunatianus (4th century AD).
Fortuné m French
French form of Fortunatus.
Fosca f Italian
Comes from Latin Fuscus and means 'dark, brownish', probably referring to the color of the skin or hair. Fosca is celebrated on February 13 in memory of Saint Fosca virgin, martyr in 250 with Saint Maura near Ravenna... [more]
Fosco m Italian
Italian form of Fuscus.... [more]
Fòsfor m Catalan
Catalan form of Phosphoros.
Fósforo m Spanish
Spanish form of Phosphoros.
Fosite m Germanic Mythology
Frisian god who was worshipped on Helgoland. ... [more]
Fostina f French
Variant of Fostine.
Fostine f French
Variant of Faustine.
Fóthraðr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse fótr 'foot' and hraðr 'fast, quick'
Fotia f Greek
It means fire, or blaze. It is a Greek name I stumbled across one time and liked the sound of it.
Fotida f Russian (Archaic)
Russian form of Photis.
Fotiha f Uzbek
Means "the 1st chapter of the Qu'ran" in Uzbek.
Fotima f Uzbek, Tajik
Uzbek and Tajik form of Fatimah.
Fotin m Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Φωτεινός (Photeinos) and Φωτίνος (Photinos).
Fotina f Albanian (Rare, Archaic), Italian, Russian (Archaic), Greek (Rare)
Albanian, Italian and Russian form of Photine via its latinized form Photina as well as an obsolescent Greek variant of Photine.
Fotine f Greek
Variant transcription of Photine.
Fotino m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Φωτεινός (Photeinos) and Φωτίνος (Photinos) via their latinized form Photinus.
Fotiy m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Photios.
Fotoula f Greek
Diminutive of Fotini. This was used in the film 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' (2002), where it belonged to the central character (Fotoula "Toula").
Fótr m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "foot" in Old Norse.
Fotyn m Polish
Polish form of Φωτεινός (Photeinos) and Φωτίνος (Photinos) via their latinized form Photinus.
Fotyna f Polish
Polish form of Photine via its latinized form Photina.
Foued m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Fuad used in Tunisia.
Fouke m & f West Frisian
Variant form of Foeke.
Foulques m French
French form of Fulk. The name was borne by five counts of Anjou (898-1129), the last of whom abdicated to become king of Jerusalem (1131-1143); it was also the name of an 11th-century count of Angoulême.
Fount m English
Meaning unknown, possibly from the English "fountain." It is likely a diminutive of Fontaine or a transferred use of a surname.
Fountain m English (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Fountain.
Fouques m Medieval French
Recorded 8 times in Paris of 1292.
Four m Literature
Name of a character in Veronica Roth's book Divergent, number... [more]
Fourios m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phourios, which is the ancient Greek form of Furius.
Fourou m Berber
Meaning unknown.
Fouz f & m Arabic (Rare)
Means "victory, triumph" in Arabic.
Fouzi m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Fawzi chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Fouzia f Arabic (Maghrebi), Urdu
Arabic alternate transcription of Fawziyya chiefly used in Northern Africa as well as the Urdu form of the same name.
Fowk m Romani (Anglicized)
Derived from the surname Volk.
Fowler m English
Transferred use of the surname Fowler.
Foxley m English (British)
Transferred use of the surname Foxley.
Foxworth m English
Transferred use of the surname Foxworth
Foxx m English (Rare)
Either transferred use of the surname Foxx or a variant of Fox. According to the Social Security Administration, Foxx was given to 13 boys in 2018.
Foxxy f Popular Culture
Variant of Foxy. A notable fictional bearer is Foxxy Love from the animated series 'Drawn Together'.
Foy f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Derived from (Old) French foi "faith", this is the French vernacular form of Fides.
Foy m American (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Foy.
Foz f & m African
Fozia f Urdu
Urdu form of Fawziyya.
Foziea f English
Variant transcription of Fawziyya.
Fozila f Uzbek
Means "learned, erudite woman", "eminent woman" in Uzbek.
Fozio m Italian
Italian form of Photios via Photius.
Fozzie m Popular Culture
Fozzie Bear is a Muppet character. Fozzie is an orange-brown, fozzie bear who often wears a brown pork pie hat and a red-and-white polka-dot necktie.
Fradel f Yiddish
Diminutive of Freyde.
Frady f Yiddish
Diminutive of Freyde.
Frægr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "famous". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Fragkiskos m Greek
Greek form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Frăguța f Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian frăguţa, the diminutive of fragă "wild strawberry".
Fraida f Yiddish
Variant of Freyde.
Fraidy f Yiddish
Diminutive of Freyde.
Fraînque m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Frank.
Fraisenda f Medieval Italian
Italian cognate of Fraisende.
Fraisende f Medieval French
Derived from Old High German frāgēn "to ask" and Old Saxon swīth, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *swinþaz "strong".
Fraisine f Biblical French
Meaning:? Used in the 19th century
Framaric m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse framr "forwards" or frami "fame" 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."
Frambald m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse framr "forwards" or frami "fame" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
Frambert m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse framr "forwards" or frami "fame" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
Framhard m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse framr "forwards" or frami "fame" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
Framhild f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse framr "forwards" or frami "fame" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
Frampton m English
Transferred use of the surname Frampton.
Framund m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse framr "forwards" or frami "fame" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
Frana m Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Francis.
Frana f Croatian
Feminine form of Frano and Frane.
Franc m Provençal
Provençal form of Frank.
Franca f Croatian, Slovene
Contracted form of Franciska and Frančiška. This name is also considered the feminine form of Franc.
Francea f English
Elaborated form of France.
Francee f English
Variant of Francie.
Francella f English
Elaborated form of Frances influenced by the popular name suffix -ella.
Francesa f Medieval Italian, Provençal, Gascon, Lengadocian
Languedocian, Provençal, Gascon and Medieval Italian form of Frances.
Francësch m Ladin
Ladin form of Francis.
Francescoli m Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Francescoli, named in honour of former Uruguayan football player Enzo Francescoli (1961-).
Francescuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Francesco, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Françeska f Albanian
Albanian form of Francesca.
Francëszk m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Francis.
Francëszka f Kashubian
Feminine form of Francëszk.
Franchesca f English (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Variant of Francesca (Italian pronunciation with Spanish spelling rules).
Francheska f Bulgarian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Russian and Bulgarian borrowing of Francesca.
Franchino m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian elaboration of Franco.
Francho m Aragonese
Aragonese form of Francis.
Franchoise f Medieval Flemish
Medieval Flemish variant of French Françoise.
Francia f Spanish, South American
variation of Francine
Francie m & f Dutch, English (Rare), German, French
Diminutive of Francis or Frances (or other (related) names with a similar sound).
Francien f Dutch
Dutch form of Francine, with its spelling more or less phonetical in nature.
Francies f English
Variant of Frances.
Francik m Silesian
Diminutive of Franc.
Francika f Croatian
Short form of Franciska.
Franĉina f Esperanto
Esperanto form of Francina
Francina f Dutch
Dutch form of Francine.
Francina f Catalan, Provençal, Gascon
Catalan and Gascon diminutive of Francesca and Provençal diminutive of Francesa. Francina Armengol has been the president of the Balearic Islands since 2015.
Francinette f French, Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Francine, as -ette is a French feminine diminutive suffix. In other words, one could say that this name is a double diminutive of Françoise.
Francique f African American
Name meaning "Frenchman"
Francisc m Romanian
Romanian form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Francisca f Sicilian
Sicilian form of Francesca.
Franciscu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Francesco.
Franclim m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Franklin.
Franclin m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Franklin typically used in Brazil.
Francois m English (Anglicized)
Anglicized variant of François.
Françouais m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of François.
Francuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of both Franco 1 and Franco 2, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Francy m & f Dutch, English, French, German
Variant of Francie.
Francysk m Belarusian (Archaic)
Belarusian form of Franciscus. Francysk Skaryna ( 1470-1552) was a Belarusian humanist, physician, translator and one of the first book printers in Eastern Europe, laying the groundwork for the development of the Belarusian language.
Frands m Danish
Variant of Frans.
Franek m Polish
Diminutive of Franciszek.
Frangaid f Manx
Manx form of Frances.
Frangipáni f Hungarian
Hungarian name for "hawaiian rose"
Franġisk m Maltese
Maltese form of Francis.
Franġisku m Maltese
Maltese form of Franciscus.
Franica f Slovene
Originally a diminutive of Frančiška, used as a given name in its own right.
Franica f Croatian
Diminutive form of Franka and Frana.
Franik m Kashubian
Diminutive of Francëszk.
Franio m Polish
Diminutive of Franciszek.
Franja m & f Croatian
Variant male, as well as a feminine form of Franjo.
Franja f Slovene
Originally a diminutive of Frančiška, used as a given name in its own right.
Franjica f Croatian, Slovene
Croatian feminine form of Francis and Slovene diminutive of Franja (used as a given name in its own right).
Franjka f Croatian
Feminine form of Franjo.
Fränk m Luxembourgish
Luxembourgish form of Frank. This name is borne by Luxembourgish road bicycle rider Fränk Schleck.
Frank m Manx
Manx form of Francis.
Frankincense m Popular Culture (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Old French franc encens meaning "high quality incense"; the word is primarily used to refer to an aromatic resin from trees of the genus Boswellia, and is mentioned in the Christian Bible as one of the three gifts given to the baby Jesus by the wise men.... [more]