Submitted Names Starting with H

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Henke m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Henrik.
Henkel m Medieval German
Diminutive of Johann.
Henkil m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Hæimkæll.
Henkka m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Heikki or Henri.
Henleigh f English
Variant of Henley
Henley m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Henley.
Henn m Estonian
Variant of Enn.
Henna f Medieval English
Feminization of Henn, a medieval diminutive of Henry.
Henná f Sami
Sami form of Henna.
Hennadij m Ukrainian
Variant transcription of Hennadiy.
Hennah f Arabic, English, Various
Arabic form of Anna.
Henne m & f German (Rare, Archaic), Medieval German
A short form of Heinrich or Johannes. The name is occasionally also used on females.
Henner m German
Short form of the given name Heinrich. ... [more]
Hennes m German
Western and Northern German short form of Johannes.
Hennessy f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Hennessy.
Henni f Finnish
Variant of Henna.
Henni f Hungarian
Diminutive form of Henriett, meaning "home ruler".
Henno m Estonian
Variant of Henn.
Henný f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Henny.
Henoc m Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of Enoch.
Hénoch m French
French form of Enoch.
Henok m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Enoch.
Hënor m Albanian (Rare)
Directly taken from Albanian hënor, hënore "lunar".
Hënore f Albanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Hënor.
Henos m Ge'ez
Variant of Enos.
Hënplota f Albanian
Albanian feminine name meaning "full moon".
Henri m & f Japanese
From Japanese 遍 (hen) meaning "everywhere, all over, throughout" combined with 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Henric m Gascon, Swedish (Rare)
Gascon form of Henry and Swedish variant of Henrik.
Henrica f Finnish (Modern, Rare), Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Henricus and Finnish variant of Henrika.
Henrick m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Henrik.
Henrico m Interlingua, Afrikaans
Interlingua form of Henry.
Henrie m Dutch, English (African, Rare)
Dutch form of Henry and English variant of Henry.
Henrie f English
Diminutive of Henrietta.
Henriet m Medieval French
Diminutive of Henri.
Henrieta f Czech, Slovak, Kashubian, Romanian
Czech, Slovak, Kashubian and Romanian form of Henrietta.
Henriete f Latvian (Rare)
Latvian borrowing of Henriette.
Henríetta f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Henrietta.
Henriëtta f Dutch
Dutch form of Henrietta.
Henrihs m Latvian (Rare)
Latvian form of Heinrich.
Henrijs m Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Henry.
Henriketa f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of French Henriette.
Henrikh m Armenian (Rare), Georgian (Rare)
Armenian and Georgian form of Henry.
Henriko m Esperanto
Esperanto form of Henry.
Henrikos m Ancient Germanic (Hellenized)
Ancient Greek form of Henricus (see Henry). (See its modern transliteration Errikos).
Henriks m Latvian
Latvian form of Henrik.
Henrikus m Dutch
Variant spelling of Henricus.
Henrine f English (Rare)
Probably a feminine form of Henry.
Henrion f French (Swiss, Archaic)
Local feminine form of Henri by way of combining the name with the diminutive ending -on (compare names like Marion and Alison) found in Montreux up until the early 1700s.
Henriqueta f Portuguese (Rare), Galician
Portuguese and Galician feminine form of Henrique.
Henritta f East Frisian (Archaic)
East Frisian contraction of Henrietta, predominantly used in the 1800s.
Henrý m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Henry.
Henryś m Polish
Diminutive of Henryk.
Henrysia f Polish
Diminutive of Henryka.
Hensar m Faroese
Faroese pet form of Hans and Henrik.
Hensley m & f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Hensley.
Henson m English
Transferred use of the surname Henson.
Hente m Finnish
Short form of Henterikki and its variant forms.
Henterikki m Finnish
Finnish variant form of Hentrikki
Henti m Finnish
Variant of Hente.
Hentie f Southern African, Afrikaans
Afrikaans diminutive of Henriette.
Hentriika f Finnish
Finnish form of Hendrika.
Hentrik m Finnish
Finnish form of Hendrik.
Hentshe f Jewish, Yiddish
Diminutive of Henda.
Hentta f Finnish
Diminutive of Hentriika.
Hentto m Sami
Sami form of Henttu.
Henttu m & f Finnish
Variant of Hente and Hentta.
Heńü f Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Henryka.
Henutmehyt f Ancient Egyptian
This was the name of a priestess who lived in Thebes during the 19th dynasty (c. 1250 BCE). Her gilded coffins are now on display at the British Museum in London.
Henutmire f Ancient Egyptian
Means "the lady is like Re" in Egyptian.
Henutsekhemu f Ancient Egyptian
Means "Mistress of Powers"
Henutsen f Ancient Egyptian
Henutsen is the name of an Ancient Egyptian queen consort who lived and ruled during the 4th dynasty of the Old Kingdom Period. She was the second or third wife of pharaoh Khufu and most possibly buried at Giza.
Henuttamehu f Ancient Egyptian
Means "lady of lower Egypt" in Coptic.
Henuttaneb f Ancient Egyptian
Means "mistress of all lands" in Coptic.
Henuttawy f Ancient Egyptian
Means "mistress of the two lands" in Coptic.
Hënza f Albanian
Derived from Albanian hënë meaning "moon".
Henzo m Galician (Rare)
Short form of Henrique via German Heinz.
Heonae f Korean
The name of a 1st century Korean queen, derived from the sino-korean 獻 (heon) meaning "to show, display, offer, present" and 哀 (ae) meaning "sad, grief, sorrow".
Heorhij m Belarusian
Belarusian form of George.
Hepburn m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Hepburn.
Hephaestine f Greek Mythology
One of the wives of Aegyptus 1. Their children were: Idas 1, Daiphron 2, Pandion 1, Arbelus, Hyperbius 1, and Hippocorystes
Hephaestion m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Hephaistion. This name was borne by a Macedonian nobleman, who was a general in the army of Alexander the Great (4th century BC).
Hephaistion m Ancient Greek
Diminutive form of Hephaistos, as this name contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion).
Hepher m Biblical
Hepher was a son of Manasseh according to Numbers 26:32 and Joshua 17:2.
Heping m & f Chinese
From Chinese 和 () meaning "harmony, peace" combined with 平 (píng) meaning "level, even, peaceful"... [more]
Hepsu m Finnish
Pet form of Henri (and most likely Heikki too). Would be used for a baby or toddler.
Hepsy f English
Diminutive of Hepzibah.
Hepti m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "grasp". This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Heptifíli m Norse Mythology
Combination of Hepti and Fíli. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Heqaib m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name meaning "he who controls his heart".
Heqet f Egyptian Mythology
Heqet was an Egyptian goddess of fertility and was identified with Hathor. She was linked to the annual flooding of the Nile, and was represented as a frog.
Héra f French, Hungarian
French and Hungarian form of Hera.
Heraclas m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Heraklas. Once belonged to a Coptic Pope of Alexandria.
Héraclès m French
French form of Herakles.
Héraclide m French
French form of Heraclides (see Herakleides).
Heráclides m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Heraclides (see Herakleides).
Heràclides m Catalan
Catalan form of Heraclides (see Herakleides).
Heràclit m Catalan
Catalan form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
Heraclit m Romanian
Romanian form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
Héraclite m French
French form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
Heráclito m Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
Heradio m Spanish (Archaic)
Combination of Hera and the element Dio.
Herake f Albanian
Derived from the Albanian herak meaning "of early morning".
Heraklas m Ancient Greek
Derived from the name of the mythological hero Herakles.
Heraklije m Croatian
Croatian form of Herakleios via Heraclius.
Heraklit m Armenian (Rare), Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, German, Norwegian, Polish, Slovene, Ukrainian
Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, German, Norwegian, Polish, Slovene and Ukrainian form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
Heraklitas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
Heraklīts m Latvian
Latvian form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
Herakliu m Albanian
Albanian form of Hercules.
Heraklo m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Hercules.
Herald m Estonian
Variant of Harald.
Herandros m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name which apparently consists of the name of the goddess Hera combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man". The latter element is the genitive of Greek ανηρ (aner) "man".
Herannuen f Medieval Breton
Derived from Old Breton hoiarn "iron" and the feminine suffix -uen.
Herastratos m Ancient Greek
Means "army of Hera", derived from the name of the Greek goddess Hera combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
Herasym m Ukrainian (Rare)
Ukrainian form of Gerasimos.
Herawati f Indonesian
Combination of the name Hera and the feminine suffix -wati.
Herbertina f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Herbert.
Herberts m Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Herbert.
Herbjartur m Faroese
Faroese male form of Herbjört and Faroese form of Heribert.
Herbjörg f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Herbjǫrg.
Herbjørg f Faroese, Norwegian
Younger form of Herbjǫrg. Famous bearer is Herbjørg Margretha Wassmo, Norwegian author, * December 6th, 1942.
Herbjǫrg f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Herborg.
Herbjörn m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse harja or herr "army" combined with Old Norse björn "bear".
Herbjørn m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Herbjörn.
Herbjört f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of herr "army" and bjartr "bright".
Herbor f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Herborg.
Herborg f Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Faroese, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse harja or herr "army" combined with Old Norse björg "protection, help".
Herborga f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Herborg.
Herbort m Medieval Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements heri / hari "army" and brort "blade, spearhead, edge (of a sword)".
Herbrandr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements herr "army" and brandr "fire, torch".
Hercle m Etruscan Mythology
Etruscan equivalent of Heracules/Hercules.... [more]
Herculan m French, Romanian
French and Romanian form of Herculanus.
Herculanus m Ancient Roman
Roman Cognitive derived from the given name of the Roman hero Hercules. Used by various saints with this name.
Herdís f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Herdis.
Herdis f Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of the Old Norse name Herdís, derived from herr "army" and dís "goddess", as well as a variant of Hjørdis.
Héré f French
Variant of Héra.
Heredia f Spanish (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname.
Herefrið m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements here "army" and frið "peace".
Herehau m & f Tahitian
Means "love of peace" in Tahitian; a combination of here "love" and hau "peace".
Hereka f History
Alternate name for Kreka, the first wife of Attila the Hun.
Heremaia m Maori
Maori form of Jeremiah.
Heremana m Tahitian
Means "power of love" in Tahitian.
Heremanu m Tahitian
Means "bird of love"; a combination of here "love" and manu "bird".
Heremon m Irish Mythology
Irish Eireamhón. Possibly anglicised as Irving.
Heren f Japanese
From Japanese 碧 (he) meaning "green, blue" combined with 恋 (ren) meaning "love". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations. ... [more]
Herena f History (Ecclesiastical), Polish (Archaic), Catalan
The name of an early Christian Saint from North Africa martyred in the 3rd century. Nothing about her is known except from her name.
Herena f Maori
Maori form of Helen.
Herene f Japanese
From Japanese 妃 (he) meaning "a ruler's wife; queen; empress", 玲 (re) meaning "tinkling of jade" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Heresh m Indian, Kurdish, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "revolt" or "attack" in Kurdish.
Hereswith f Medieval English (Rare, Archaic)
A dithematic name formed from the Germanic name elements HARI "army" and swinth "strong".
Herewini m Maori
Maori form of Selwyn.
Herfjǫtur f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from herr "army" and fjǫtur "fetter". This is the name of a Valkyrie in Norse mythology.
Herfǫðr m Norse Mythology
Derived from herr ("army") and faðir ("father"). This is a by-name for Odin.
Herfrid m German (Rare)
Rare spelling variant of the name Herfried.
Herfried m German (Rare)
Formed from the Germanic name elements HARI "army" and frid "peace". A notable bearer of the name is the German political scientist Herfried Münkler.
Hergaut m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Hergautr.
Hergautr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse herr "army" and gautr "goth".
Hergeirr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse harja or herr "army" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
Hergerð f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Hergerðr.
Hergerðr f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements herr "army" and garðr "enclosure", "protection".
Hergerður f Icelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic younger form of Hergerðr.
Hergot m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Hergautr.
Hergot f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian combination of herr "army" and suffix -got (from names like Ågot).
Hergunn f Norwegian, Faroese
Younger form of Hergunnr.
Hergunnr f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of herr ("army") and gunnr ("battle, fight"). This is the name of a sorceress in Norse mythology.
Hergunnur f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Hergunnr.
Heri m Medieval Scandinavian, Faroese, Danish
Faroese name of uncertain derivation, used since at least the 14th century. It is possibly a diminutive of names beginning with the Old Norse element herr meaning "army", or derived from Old Norse héri "hare" or "hare-hearted"... [more]
Heri m Indonesian
Derived from Sanskrit हरि (hari) meaning "yellow, tawny", and by extension, "monkey, horse, lion".
Heriger m Ancient Germanic
Likely from the Germanic elements hari meaning "army" and ger meaning "spear".
Herika f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Probably a Brazilian variant of Erika
Herimot m Ancient Germanic
Combination of Old High German heri ("army") and muot ("excitement; concern; wrath").
Herirand m Old High German
Derived from the Germanic name elements heri "army" and rant "rim, edge (of a shield)".
Heritage m English
Transferred use of the surname Heritage.
Herius m Ancient Roman
Oscan praenomen also used in Ancient Rome. ... [more]
Herja f Norse Mythology
Means "devastate" in Old Norse. The Prose Edda briefly mentions this name as that of a Valkyrie.
Herje m Swedish (Rare)
Short form of names beginning with Old Norse name elements Här- or Her- meaning "army".
Herjoat f Indian (Sikh)
Sikhism: God's light in Punjabi.... [more]
Herjólfur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Hæriulfr.
Herke m West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Herre. Also compare Harke.
Herkko m Finnish
Diminutive of Hermanni.
Herko m Sami, Dutch
Variant of Herkko.
Herkül m Turkish
Turkish form of Hercules.
Herkùles m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Hercules.
Herkules m Polish
Polish form of Hercules.
Herlaugr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Hærlaugr.
Herlaugur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Hærlaugr.
Herleik m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Herleikr.
Herleikr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements herr "army" and leikr "game, play, sport, fight".
Herleiv m Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Herleifr.
Herleygur m Faroese
Faroese modern form of Hærlaugr.
Herlinde f German (Rare), Medieval German
The name Herlinde is formed from the Germanic name elements HARI "army" and LIND "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".... [more]
Herloff m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Herlof.
Herlog m Swedish
Swedish modern form of Härlög.
Herløv m Danish, Norwegian
Norwegian and Danish variant of Herlof.
Herlugh m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Hærlaugr.
Herm m & f English
Short form of Herman, Hermione, Hermes and similar names.
Herma f Sorbian
Contracted form of Hermina.
Herma f Dutch
Short form of Hermana.
Hermaeus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Hermaios. This name was borne by an Indo-Greek king from the 1st century BC.
Hermaia f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Hermaios. In ancient Greece, Hermaia was also the name of several annual festivals that were held in honour of the god Hermes.
Hermaios m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἑρμαῖος (hermaios) or Ἑρμαῖος (Hermaios) meaning "of Hermes".
Heřman m Czech
Czech variant of Herman.
Hermana f Dutch, Polish (Rare)
Dutch and Polish feminine form of Herman.
Hermanarico m Spanish
Spanish form of Hermanric.
Hermanas m Lithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian form of Herman.
Hermance f French (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Walloon (Rare)
French feminine form of Herman, which was influenced or inspired by Latin, in that French names ending in -ce usually come from Latin names ending in -tius (for males) and -tia (for females)... [more]
Hermande f French (Archaic), Flemish (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
French variant form of Armande, which is ultimately derived from the Germanic masculine name Herman.
Hermanfrid m Ancient Germanic, English, History
Variant spelling of Ermanfrid. Hermanfrid lived in the 6th century AD and was the last independent king of the Thuringii, a Germanic tribe.
Hermanfried m Dutch, German
Dutch and German variant spelling of Hermanfrid.
Hermanis m Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Hermann.
Hermanna f Dutch
Feminine form of Herman.
Hermano m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Herman.
Hermaphroditos m Greek Mythology
Combination of Hermes and Aphrodite. In Greek mythology, this is the name of the only child that Hermes had with Aphrodite... [more]
Hermaphroditus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Hermaphroditos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of the only child that Hermes had with Aphrodite. They were born a male, but acquired female genitalia in addition to their male ones, after one of the gods made their body merge with that of the naiad Salmacis.
Hermas m Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
Either a contracted form of Hermodoros or from the Greek element ἕρμα (herma). Once belonged to one of the seventy disciples.
Hermawan m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Herman.
Hermê m Kurdish
Means "pear" in Kurdish.
Hermelando m Spanish
It is a Spanish name of Visigothic origin. Possibly a combination of Germanic elements ermen "whole, entire" and land "land".
Hermelinda f Spanish, Galician (Archaic)
Spanish and Galician form of Hermelind.
Hermenegild m Ancient Germanic, English, Catalan, Polish
Variant of Hermengild. Saint Hermenegild lived in the 6th century AD and was killed on order of his own father, King Liuvigild of the Visigoths.
Hermenegilde f German
Feminine form of Hermenegild.
Hermenfrid m Ancient Germanic
Variant spelling of Hermanfrid.
Hermenio m Filipino
Likely a variant of Herminio.
Herméric m French
French form of Hermeric.
Hermeric m Ancient Germanic, History
Variant spelling of Hermenric or a variant of Ermeric. Hermeric was the name of a 5th-century Suebi king of Galicia.
Hermerico m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Hermeric.
Hermesandros m Ancient Greek
Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god Hermes combined with Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man".
Hermesianax m Ancient Greek
Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god Hermes combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
Hermesilaos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god Hermes combined with the Greek noun λαός (laos) meaning "(the) people".
Hermesilochos m Ancient 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]
Hermész m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Hermes.