HermolochosmAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god Hermes combined with the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "ambush", a word that later came to signify a tactical sub unit of the ancient Greek army... [more]
HermolykosmAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god Hermes combined with either the Greek noun λύκος (lykos) meaning "wolf" or the Greek noun λύκη (lyke) meaning "light" as well as "morning twilight".
HermonaxmAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god Hermes combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
HermophantosmAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god Hermes combined with the Greek adjective φαντός (phantos) meaning "visible", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb φαντάζω (phantazo) meaning "to make visible".
Hernanim & fSpanish, Theatre Often considered a diminutive of Hernán or Hernando. The French author Victor Hugo used it for the title hero of his play Hernani (1830) (which Verdi adapted into the opera Ernani in 1844), though in this case it was taken from the Spanish place name Hernani, a town in the Basque Country, which allegedly means "top of an illuminated hill" from Basque.
HernemLiterature, Folklore Herne the Hunter is a ghost first mentioned in Shakespeare's play "The Merry Wives of Windsor".
HeromenesmAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek goddess Hera combined with the Greek noun μένος (menos) meaning "mind" as well as "spirit" and "power, strength, force".... [more]
HeronaxmAncient Greek Derived from the Greek noun ἥρως (heros) meaning "hero" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".
HerophantosmAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek goddess Hera combined with the Greek adjective φαντός (phantos) meaning "visible", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb φαντάζω (phantazo) meaning "to make visible".
Herothemism & fAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek goddess Hera combined with the Greek noun θέμις (themis) meaning "law of nature, divinely ordained justice, that which is laid down" (see Themis).
HerotimosmAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek goddess Hera combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".
HeroxenosmAncient Greek Derived from the name of the Greek goddess Hera combined with Greek ξένος (xenos) meaning "foreign, strange" as well as "foreigner, guest".
HerradfMedieval French Etymology unknown. This was the name of a 12th-century Alsatian nun and abbess of Hohenburg Abbey.
HersemOld Swedish Derived from the Old Norse 'hersir' (Viking chief or prince). Often associated with the wide-ranging Bure dynasty, who trace their lineage back to Herse Falesson Bure (born circa 1350), and possibly even to Herse Bure (born circa 940).
HervorfSwedish, Norwegian (Rare), Medieval Scandinavian Swedish and Norwegian form of Hervǫr. This was the name of two heroines in the 'Hervarar saga', written in the 13th century. It also appears in 'Landnámabók' (in chapter 10, belonging to Hervor, daughter of Þórgerðr Eylaugsdóttir).
HerzeleidefGerman, Literature, Theatre From the German word for "heart sorrow, heartache". Herzeloyde was its original form, created by Wolfram von Eschenbach for the Queen of Wales and mother of Perceval in his Middle High German romance Parzival (1200–1210), probably to express the queen’s sorrow for losing her husband and later her son (when Perceval leaves her lands for King Arthur's court, she dies from a broken heart)... [more]
HerzlmHebrew (Rare), Yiddish (Rare) Herzl is originally a Yiddish given name. Currently it is both given and surname for both Hebrew-speaking and Yiddish-speaking Jews. The most famous Herzl is Benyamin Ze'ev "Theodor" Herzl, a Hungarian journalist who founded Modern Zionism.
HesionefGreek Mythology Said to mean "knowing" from Greek ἡσο (heso). In Greek mythology this was an epithet of Pronoia, the Titan goddess of foresight and wife of the Titan Prometheus; it was also borne by a legendary Trojan princess, a daughter of King Laomedon and sister to Priam... [more]
HestonmEnglish English surname used as a first name, from the place name that is now a suburb of London. Perhaps from Old English Hestune, meaning "enclosed settlement", or from Hǣstūn, meaning "brushwood farmstead"... [more]
HesychiafAncient Greek, Greek Mythology Derived from the Greek noun ἡσυχία (hesychia) meaning "rest, quiet". In Greek mythology, this is the name of a daemon or spirit of quiet, rest, silence and stillness.
HesychiosmLate Greek Derived from the Greek adjective ἡσύχιος (hesychios) meaning "still, quiet, at rest".
HesychiusmLate Greek (Latinized) Latinized form of Hesychios. A notable bearer of this name was the Greek grammarian Hesychius of Alexandria, who is thought to have lived in the 5th or 6th century AD.
HetiwafArapaho This name was given to my grandmother in 1912 when she was born in Hammon Oklahoma. She was named by an Arapaho or Cheyenne Indian Chief. I was hoping to find out what it means and if anyone which tribe it was?
HextildafMedieval Scottish (Latinized) Latinized form of an Old English name, the deuterotheme of which is hild "battle, war" (cf. Hilda, Hildr). The prototheme is disputed, but may be Old English hīehst, hēhst "highest, greatest, most illustrious".... [more]