Submitted Names Starting with O

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Ondreika m Russian
Diminutive of Andrei.
Ondřejka f Czech
Feminine form of Ondřej.
Ondrzeja f Polish
Variant of Andrzeja.
Ondyna f Polish (Rare)
A Polonized, albeit rare form of Ondine.
One m West Frisian (Rare), East Frisian (Rare)
Frisian short form of names that contain an element that was derived from (or shares the same root with) Old High German unnan "to grant, to allow, to yield."
Oneal m English (American, Rare)
Most likely taken from the surname O'Neal.
Oneg f & m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "pleasure" in Hebrew, making it relative to Eden.
O'Neil m English, Jamaican Patois
Transferred use of the surname O'neil.
Oneka f Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque feminine form of Eneko.... [more]
Onelė f Lithuanian
Diminutive form of Ona.
Onema f French
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Onenn f Breton
Variant of Onnenn.
Onenna f Breton
Variant of Onenn.
Onerahontsokon f Mohawk
Means "under the wing feather" in Mohawk.
Onerva f & m Finnish
Derived from the Finnish word onerva meaning "aftergrass; the hay grown after harvesting".
Onesas m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ὄνησις (onesis) meaning "use, profit, advantage". This name is etymologically related to Onesimos (see Onesimus).
Onesíforo m Spanish
Spanish form of Onesiphorus.
Onesiforo m Italian
Italian form of Onesiphorus.
Onésimo m Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Onesimus.
Onesin m Croatian (Rare)
Meaning unknown.
Onésiphore m French
French form of Onesiphorus.
Onesmus m Eastern African
Ugandan variant of Onesimus.
Onesta f Medieval Italian, Italian
Medieval Italian name directly taken from the noun onestà "honesty" or the (feminine) adjective onesta "honest; sincere".
Onesto m Medieval Italian, Italian
Masculine form of Onesta.
Onesto m Italian
Italian form of Honestus and masculine form of Onesta.
Onesty f English (American)
Variant of Honesty. This name was given to 5 girls in 2000 according to the SSA.
Onésyme m Medieval French
Medieval French form of Onésime.
Oneta f English
Variant of Anita. This is the name of two cities in Spain and Italy.
Onewa m Popular Culture
Onewa was the Toa of Stone in Metru Nui and Turaga of Po-Koro on Mata Nui, and later Po-Metru. ( From the series BIONICLE by Greg Farshtey . )
Oney m & f American (Rare)
Oney is possibly of Irish (Gealic) origin as the name of a town in Ireland.
Onezim m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Onesimos.
Onezime m Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Onésime.
Onezym m Polish
Polish form of Onesimus.
Onfredo m Italian
Italian form of Humphrey.
O'ng'al m Uzbek
Means "to right, to straighten" in Uzbek.
O'ng'ar m Uzbek
Means "to set straight, to straighten out" in Uzbek.
Ongar m Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh оңғару (oñğarw) meaning "to improve, to get better".
Ongat m Thai
Means "brave, valiant, dignified" in Thai.
Ongun m Turkish
Means "flourishing" in Turkish.
Oni f & m Japanese
From Japanese 鬼 (oni) meaning “demon”.
Onia f Various
A diminutive of any name ending in -onia.
Onias m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of Choni.... [more]
Onick m Scots
Diminutive of Andra.
Onie f English (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Possibly an obscure Anglicization of Úna and Ùna (compare Owny) or a diminutive of names containing the sound element -on-.... [more]
Onigumo m Japanese
Japanese "spider demon" Onigumo is the real name for Naraku in the show "Inuyasha"
Onilda f Spanish (Rare, Archaic)
Originally a dithematic Germanic name formed from the name elements AUN with unknown meaning and hild "battle".
Onintza f Basque, Theatre
This name was used on a character in Jose Olaizoal's opera Oleskari zaharra.
Oniria f Spanish
Most likely an invented name, perhaps based on the Spanish word onírica, meaning "oneiric, dreamlike". This name was borne by Cuban revolutionary Oniria Gutiérrez.
Onise m Georgian
Georgian form of Onesas.
Onisifor m Russian
Means "to fulfill".
Onisime m Georgian
Georgian form of Onesimos (see Onesimus).
Onita f American (Rare)
Variant of Anita 1 (Compare Onika).
Onitah m Mormon
In the Book of Abraham, Onitah was the father of three virgins who were sacrificed to the Egyptian idols.
Onitas m Mormon
An Egyptian priest who had three daughters. Variant of Onitah.
Onitenma f Japanese
This is a Japanese, consisting of two names.... [more]
Onkarabile m & f Tswana
Means "He (God) answered my prayers" in Setswana.
Onkgomoditse f Tswana
Means "He (God) consoled me" in Setswana.
Onkgopotse m & f Tswana
Means "He (God) thought of me" in Setswana.
Onn m Malay
Derived from Arabic عون ('awn) meaning "help, support, aid". A notable bearer was Malaysian politician Onn Jaafar (1895-1962).
Onna f Frisian
Feminine form of Onno.
Onna f Romansh
Variant of Anna.
Õnne f Estonian
Derived from Estonian õnne, the genitive form of õnn, "luck; happiness", this name is a cognate of Finnish Onni.
Onne m West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant form of One.
Onne m Finnish (Rare)
Variant of Onni.
Onnea f Finnish (Rare)
Variant form of Onnia. This is a common word to casually congratulate someone or wish them good luck.
Onnee f Manx
Manx form of Anne and Anna.
Õnnela f Estonian
Elaboration of Õnne.
Õnneleid f & m Estonian
Longer form of Õnne, meaning "good luck" in Estonian.
Onneli f Finnish
Variant of Onni. Onneli is one of the two protagonists of book series written by Marjatta Kurenniemi from 1960s to 1980s, and also of two 21st century movies based on the books... [more]
Onnellinen m & f Finnish (Rare)
Meaning "happy" in Finnish.
Onnenn f Breton
Derived from Breton onn "ash; (and by extension) strong" and gwenn "white". This is an older form of Onenn, the name of a 6th- and 7th-century Breton saint.
Onnetar f Finnish
Female form of Onni.
Onnia f Finnish
Feminine form of Onni.
Onnie f English
Possibly a diminutive of Honora or Honoria.
Onnor f Manx
Manx cognate of Onóra.
Onnoy m Karelian
Karelian form of Andriy.
Onnuri f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 온누리 (onnuri) meaning "whole (wide) world," a combination of determiner 온 (on) meaning "all, whole, entire" and Nuri.
Ono m Japanese
Transferred use of the surname Ono.
Onodrag m Russian (Archaic)
Means "dear to him" in Russian.
Onomácrito m Spanish
Spanish form of Onomacritus.
Onomacritus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Onomakritos. This name was borne by a Greek chresmologue from the 5th century BC.
Onomakles m Ancient Greek
Derived from the elements (onoma) ''name'' and (kleos) ''glory'' which means ''glorious name''.
Onomakritos m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ὄνομα (onoma) "name" combined with Greek κριτης (krites) "judge, critic."
Onomarchos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Attic Greek noun ὄνομα (onoma) meaning "name" combined with the Greek noun ἀρχός (archos) meaning "leader, ruler".
Onomarchus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Onomarchos. This name was borne by a Phocian general from the 4th century BC.
Onomaris f Ancient Celtic (Latinized), History
This is the name of an ancient Galatian Celtic queen. Her name appears to be a compound, with variants the "-maris" element appearing in several Celtic languages, meaning "great". It may also mean "mountain ash", or possibly "like a great mountain ash or rowan tree".
Onomastos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ὀνομαστός (onomastos) meaning "named" as well as "famous, of note, notable". It is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ὄνομα (onoma) meaning "name".
Onomastus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Onomastos. Bearers of this name include the general Onomastus of Macedon (2nd century BC) and the Olympic victor Onomastus of Smyrna (7th century BC).
Onon m & f Mongolian
Derived from the Onon River, which runs through Mongolia and Russia.
Onopre m Georgian
Georgian form of Onouphrios.
Önör m & f Mongolian
Means "having many children or relatives" in Mongolian.
Onorada f Provençal
Feminine form of Onorat.
Onorata f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Honorata.
Onorato m Italian
Italian form of Honoratus.
Onoraziano m Italian
Italian form of Honoratianus.
Onorina f Italian, Italian (Swiss), Gascon
Italian and Gascon form of Honorina (see Honorine).
Onorine f Picard
Picard form of Honorine.
Onorio m Italian
Italian form of Honorius.
Onòriu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Honorius.
Onosaʻi f Samoan
Means "perseverance" in Samoan.
Onoslava f Russian
Meaning "his glory".
Onoslawa f Russian
Variant transcription of Onoslava.
Onpu f Japanese
It means "musical note" in Japanese.
Onri f Japanese
From Japanese 音 (on) meaning "sound" combined with 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ôns m Polabian
Polabian form of John.
Ons f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Possibly means "gladness, removal of fear" or from Arabic أَنْسَ (ʾansa) meaning "to forget". A known bearer is Ons Jabeur (1994–), a Tunisian tennis player.
Onslow m English
From an English surname that possibly means "hill of the zealous one". Perhaps best known as the name of a character from the British comedy show "Keeping Up Appearances."
Onslowe m English
Transferred use of the surname Onslowe.
Ontario m English
From the Canadian province or lake, ultimately derived from the Huron word Ontarí:io, meaning "great lake". This name is rare but used regularly, for instance in 1976 it was given to 17 male children, in 1992 to 18, and in 2010 to twelve.
Ontei m Veps
Veps form of Anton.
Onthime m Medieval Russian
Old Novgorodian form of Anthemius.
Onthusitse m Tswana
Means "He (God) helped" in Setswana.
Ontiretse m Tswana
Means "He (God) has done it for me" in Setswana.
Ontkommer f History (Ecclesiastical)
Alternate Dutch name of Saint Wilgefort.
Onton m Mordvin
Mordvin form of Anton.
Ontonagon f & m Ojibwe
Located in the state of Michigan, this Upper Peninsula county, which features the Porcupine Mountains, is named after the Ontonagon River. The name is said to be derived from an Ojibwe language word Nondon-organ, meaning "hunting river"... [more]
O'ntoy m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek o'n meaning "ten" and toy meaning "colt".
Ontro m Finnish
Variant form of Antro.
Ontuetse m Tswana
Means "He (God) has rewarded me" in Setswana.
Ontzalu m Basque
Basque form of Gonzalo.
Onua m Popular Culture
Onua was the quiet and philosophical Toa Mata\Toa Nuva of Earth. ( From the series BIONICLE by Greg Farshtey . )
Onufrey m Ukrainian
Variant form of Onufrij.
Ònufri m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Onuphrius.
Onufrij m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Onouphrios via Onuphrius.
Onufry m Polish, Russian
Polish form of Onouphrios via Onuphrius, as well as a Russian variant transcription of Onufriy... [more]
Onuma f Thai
Means "beautiful Uma" from Thai อร (on) meaning "beautiful, lovely" and the name Uma (referring to the Hindu goddess Parvati).
Onumajuru m Igbo
Means "let anger cease" in Igbo.
Oñumsinachi m & f Igbo
Means "my joy is from God" in Igbo.
Onuphre m French
French form of Onouphrios via Onuphrius.
Onuratu m Sicilian
Variant of Anuratu.
Onurhan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish onur "honour" and the title khan meaning "leader".
Onutė f Lithuanian
Diminutive of Ona 1, since this name contains the feminine diminutive suffix -utė.... [more]
Onwan f Thai
Means "sweet, soft, pleasant" in Thai.
Onwara f Thai
Means "great woman, noble woman" in Thai.
Onwá:ri f Mohawk
Variant of Wá:ri.
Onwuegbunam m & f Igbo
Means "let death not kill me" in Igbo.
Onwutalobi m Igbo
Shortened form of the sentence ga adi makana onwu talu obi "you will live as death has claimed our entire family".
Onyeche f Idoma
Means "Who agrees?" in Idoma.
Onyedikachi m & f Igbo, African
Means "who is greater than God?" in Igbo.
Onyedikachukwu m Igbo
Means "who is like God?" in Igbo.
Onyekaozulu m Igbo
Means "who is self-sufficient?" in Igbo.
Onyemaechi m Igbo
Means "who knows tomorrow?" in Igbo.
Onyemechi m & f Igbo, Western African
Means "who knows tomorrow?" from Igbo onye "who", ma "knows" and echi "tomorrow".
Onyemelukwe m Igbo
Means "who has done evil and agreed to it?" in Igbo.
Onyemowo f Idoma
Means "Who knows God's thoughts" or "Who knows God's plans" in Idoma.
Onyenwuwa m Igbo
Means "who owns the world?" in Igbo.
Onyeyabocoma m & f Agatu
Means "Who can act as God?" in Agatu.
Onyinah m African
Onyinah - is of African Origin with meaning in Ghana and Nigeria especially with the Ukwani speaking people. The name is given to a strong new born marked for greatness. the literary meaning of ONYINAH is - A MIGHTY TREE... [more]
Onyinye f Nigerian
Igbo main that means gift.
Onyinyechukwu f & m Igbo, Nigerian
Means "God's gift" from Igbo onyinye meaning "gift, present" and chukwu meaning "God".
Onytė f Lithuanian
Variant form of Onutė.
Onyu f Korean
From 온 (on) meaning "all, whole, entire" and Sino-Korean 由 "cause, reason; from".
Onyx m & f English
Onyx comes through Latin (of the same spelling), from the Greek ὄνυξ, meaning "claw" or "fingernail". Onyx with flesh-colored and white bands can sometimes resemble a fingernail. The English word "nail" is cognate with the Greek word.
Onyxia f Popular Culture
Onyxia is the name of a dragon in the MMORPG World of Warcraft. The name comes from the precious stone onyx and means "claw" or "nail".
Oo m & f Burmese
Means "first, eldest, head" in Burmese.
Oodgeroo f Indigenous Australian
Means "paperbark tree" in Mundjan, spoken by the Noonuccal tribe. (See Mudrooroo.)... [more]
Öödlökh m & f Mongolian
Means "to thrive, improve, be successful" in Mongolian.
Ookeditse m & f Tswana
Means "He (God) has increased" in Setswana.
Oola m Finnish
Finnish form of Ola.
Ooljee f Navajo
Moon "ooljééʼ"
Oomihlynne f Tswana
Oomihlynne is a female South African name meaning "rising star."
Oopjen f Dutch (Rare, Archaic)
A feminine diminutive form of Obe.... [more]
Ooqi m Greenlandic
Younger form of Ôĸe.
Ooquna m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ôĸuna.
Oorjin m Hinduism
MEANING : possessing strength, fertile, exuberant ... [more]
Oorjit m Hinduism
MEANING : endowed with strength or energy, mighty, powerful, energetic , excellent ... [more]
Oosje f West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
The first element of this Frisian name is uncertain, but the second element consists of the diminutive suffix -je.... [more]
Oota Dabun f Indigenous American, Siksika
Means "day star" in Siksika.
Oothoon f Literature
This name was invented by the English mystic poet William Blake, who based it on Oithóna, a name used by James Macpherson in his Ossian poems, which he claimed to have based on early Irish legends.
Oozora m & f Japanese (Modern)
From 大空 (oozora) meaning "(literally) big sky, heavens, firmament, the blue," derived from a combination of 大 (oo) meaning "big, large" and 空 (sora) meaning "sky, heaven."... [more]
Opaali f & m Finnish
From Opaali meaning "Opal".
Opál f Hungarian
Cognate of Opal, meaning "opal".
Opale f French (Rare)
French form of Opal.
Opaletta f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Opal.
Opalia f American (South, Rare, Archaic)
From the name of an ancient Roman festival of the earth goddess Opis or Ops, which was held annually on 25 August. It may also be used as an elaboration of Opal or be considered a contracted form of Opalina.
Opalina f English
Elaborated form of Opal.
Opalluk f Greenlandic
Means "surprise" in Greenlandic.
Opanas m Mari
Mari form of Afanasiy.
Opara f & m Igbo
Opara is common as a surname or literal word in Nigeria. ... [more]
Opas m Thai
Alternate transcription of Ophat.
Opashin m Indian
Name - Opashin ओपशिन् ... [more]
Opat m Thai
Alternate transcription of Ophat.
Ope m Finnish
Diminutive of Oiva.
Opechancanough m Algonquin
Means "he whose soul is white" in Powhatan. A noted bearer was a tribal chief of the Powhatan Confederacy of what is now Virginia in the United States, and its leader from sometime after 1618 until his death in 1646... [more]
Opelia f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
English variant or Latin American Spanish form of Ophelia.
Opélio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Opellius.
Opellia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Opellius.
Opellio m Italian
Italian form of Opellius.
Opellius m Late Roman
Roman nomen gentile which is of uncertain meaning. It might be derived from Latin opella, which is a diminutive of Latin opus "work, labour, accomplishment", and thus the word means something along the lines of "a bit of labour, a small job, a small accomplishment"... [more]
O'peqtaw-metamoh f Indigenous American
Means "flying eagle woman" in Menominee.
Öpey-ool m Tuvan
Means "baby boy" in Tuvan.
Opha f English
Diminutive of Ophelia. Opha May Johnson (1878–1955) was the first woman to have enlist in the United States Marine Corps.
Ophas m Thai
Alternate transcription of Ophat.
Ophat m Thai
Means "light, brightness, brilliance" in Thai.
Ophel m Biblical Hebrew
The biblical name apparently given to a certain part of a settlement or city that is elevated from its surroundings, and probably means fortified hill or risen area. In the Hebrew Bible the Ophel refers to a specific part in two cities: the extended City of David (the oldest part of Jerusalem), as in the Book of Chronicles and the Book of Nehemiah (2 Chronicles 27:3; 33:14, Nehemiah 3:26; 11:21), and at Samaria, the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Israel, mentioned in the Second Book of Kings (2 Book of Kings 5:24)... [more]
Ophelandros m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek noun ὄφελος (ophelos) meaning "help" as well as "advantage" and "gain, profit". The second element is derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man".
Ophelestes m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ὄφελος (ophelos) meaning "help, advantage" combined with the Attic Greek suffix -της (-tes), which forms nouns that represent a state of being.... [more]
Opheliadas m Ancient Greek (Rare)
Derived from Greek ὠφελέω (ôpheleô) meaning "to help, aid, succour, be of use".
Ophelime f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ὠφέλιμος (ophelimos) meaning "helping, aiding, useful, beneficial".
Ophelion m Ancient Greek, English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Derived from the Greek noun ὠφέλεια (opheleia) meaning "help, aid" as well as "profit, benefit", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb ὠφελέω (opheleo) meaning "to help, to aid"... [more]
Opher m Hebrew
Variant spelling or transcription of Ofer.
Ophion m Greek Mythology
Diminutive form of Ophios, as this name contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). In Greek mythology, Ophion was a titan who ruled Olympus together with Eurynome until the two were (forcibly) replaced by Cronus and Rhea.
Ophios m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ὄφις (ophis) meaning "serpent, snake".
Ophira f Hebrew, Jewish, German (Rare)
Feminine form of Ophir.
Ophius m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ophios. In Greek mythology, Ophius is the father of Combe of Pleuron, a woman who was assaulted by her sons and subsequently transformed into a bird.
Ophra m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Ophrah used in the Latin and Greek Bible.
Opie m & f English
Diminutive of Opal.
Opika f Hungarian
Feminine form of Apor via the variant Opor.
Opilio m Italian
Derived from Latin opilio meaning "shepherd, herdsman, pastor". Also compare Opellius. A bearer of this name was Opilio Rossi (1910-2004), an Italian-American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Opimi m Catalan
Catalan form of Opimius.
Opimia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Opimius. This was the name of a Vestal Virgin who died in 216 BC, after having been accused of having broken her vow of chastity.
Opimianus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Opimius. This name has been borne by at least two Roman proconsuls from the 2nd century AD.
Opimije m Croatian
Croatian form of Opimius.
Opimio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Opimius.
Opimius m Ancient Roman
Roman nomen gentile which is derived from the Latin adjective opimus which can mean "fat, plump, corpulent, rich" (in reference to a person) as well as "fertile, fruitful" (in reference to land)... [more]
Öpir m Ancient Scandinavian
Variant transcription of Œpir.
Opis f Roman Mythology
Variant (i.e., genitive case) of Ops.
Opishtha f Sanskrit
Feminine form of Opishth.
Opiter m Ancient Roman
Archaic Roman praenomen which had already fallen out of use by the 1st century BC. It was typically given to a son that had been born after the death of his father, while the son's paternal grandfather was still alive... [more]
Opiternius m Ancient Roman
Roman nomen gentile which was derived from Opiter. A bearer of this name was Lucius Opiternius, a Faliscan priest of Bacchus from the 2nd century BC.
Opitria f Late Roman
Feminine form of Opiter.
Opoch f Udmurt
Udmurt form of Athanasia.
Opokosław m Polish
Derived from Polish opoka "rock, bedrock" combined with Slavic slav "glory". The meaning of this name is thus roughly "bedrock of glory".
Opono m Hawaiian (Hispanicized, Rare)
the Name Originate from Hawaiian "Ho'Oponopono" "means" to make things right.
Opor m Russian
Means "reflection".
Oppia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Oppius.
Oppio m Italian
Italian form of Oppius.
Oppius m Ancient Roman
Roman nomen gentile which was originally a praenomen; it is the latinized form of the Oscan praenomen Úppiis. Since Oscan is a language that has long been extinct and modern knowledge of its vocabulary is limited, it is uncertain what the meaning of the name was... [more]
Oppoq f Uzbek
Means "pure white" in Uzbek.
Opportuna f Medieval French (Latinized, Rare)
Feminine form of the Latin word opportunus "suitable; useful; favourable".... [more]
Opportune m Medieval, Medieval French
Middle French opportun "suitable, fitting", a derivative of Latin opportunus "fit, suitable, convenient, timely".... [more]
Oprea f Medieval Romanian
Derived from Romanian a opri "to stop". This name was given to a child in the hopes that it would be the last child born into the family.
Opri f & m Finnish
Karelian variant of Eufrosyne.
Oprosin f Khakas
Khakas form of Euphrosyne.
Ops f Roman Mythology
Derived from the Latin noun ops which can mean "power, might, influence" as well as "aid, help, support" and "wealth, abundance, riches, resources." In Roman mythology, Ops (also called Opis) is a fertility goddess who is the wife of Saturn and mother of (among others) Jupiter and Juno.
Opsius m Late Roman
Roman nomen gentile which was most likely derived from the Latin noun ops which can mean "power, might, influence" as well as "aid, help, support" and "wealth, abundance, riches, resources." However, the nomen could also have come into existence for a different reason than for referring to the particular meaning that I just described... [more]
Optaciano m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Optatian.