Submitted Names Starting with P

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Pa m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Pái.
m Walloon
Walloon form of Paul.
Paahtsiinaama'ahkawa m Siksika
Means "takes the wrong weapon or coup" in Siksika.
Paajoq f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Pâjoĸ.
Paajuk m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Pâjuk.
Paal m Norwegian
Norwegian form of Paul.
Päälag f Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami cognate of Pelagia or Paula.
Paaliaq m Inuit Mythology, Astronomy, Popular Culture
Paaliaq is a satellite of Saturn. It was named after a giant from the Inuit Mythology. This name was used by writer Michael Kusugak for the fictional shaman in the book 'The Curse of the Shaman' (2006).
Paamiu f Greenlandic
Younger form of Pâmio.
Paanchi m Mormon
Son of Pahoran¹, Nephite rebel (c. 52 BC).
Pa-ankh-entef m Ancient Egyptian
Means "life belongs to him" in Egyptian.
Paannaaq f Greenlandic
Younger form of Pângnâĸ.
Paannsee f Burmese
Derived from the Burmese word for "apple", ultimately from ပန်း (pan) meaning "pink, red" and အသီး (a si) meaning "fruit".
Paara f Greenlandic
Younger form of Pâra.
Paara f Khakas
Khakas form of Barbara.
Paarai m Biblical
Variant transcription of Naarai, using the p to transcribe the נ (n). This form is used in the New Living Translation of the Bible.
Päärask f Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Paraskeva.
Päären m Estonian (Rare)
Estonian adaption and contraction of Bernhard.
Paari m Indian
king name
Paarma f Greenlandic
Southern Greenlandic variant of Paarnaq.
Paarmiu f Greenlandic
Younger form of Pârmio.
Päärn m Estonian
Contracted form of Päären.
Paarnannguaq f Greenlandic
From Greenlandic paarnaq ‎meaning “berry" and -nnguaq, endearing diminutive suffix.
Paarnaq f Greenlandic
Directly from paarnaq "berry, fruit", specially crowberry.
Paarth m & f Indian (Rare)
Name meaning friend to all origins unknown
Pääru m Estonian (Rare)
Originally a diminutive of Päären, now used as a given name in its own right.
Paata m Georgian
Derived from the Georgian adjective პატარა (patara) meaning "little, small" as well as "young" (sometimes in reference to a child). Also compare the Georgian adjective პაწაწინა (patsatsina) meaning "wee, tiny".... [more]
Paavarasi f Tamil
Meaning "Queen of Songs".
Paavvâl m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Paul.
Paaye m Ijaw
Means "all things will pass in this world" in Ijaw.
Paayl m Manx
Manx form of Paul.
Pabag m Ancient Persian
Middle Persian form of Babak.
Paballo f Sotho
Means "protection" in Sesotho.
Pabericio m & f Filipino
Fabricius It is believed that the name arrived to the Philippine Islands through Malaysians of the same name.
Pabian m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish form of Fabian.
Pabirtzi m Basque
Basque form of Fabrice.
Pabla f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Pablo.
Pabling m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Pablo.
Pablita f Mexican, American (Hispanic)
Pablita is the feminine version of Pablito, sometimes given as a nickname for people who have the name Paula, The name is common in Mexico... [more]
Pablito m Spanish
Diminutive of Pablo.
Pacatian m History
From the Roman cognomen Pacatianus of unknown origin. This was the name of the 3rd-Century Roman usurper during the time of Philip the Arab whose full name was Tiberius Claudius Marinus Pacatianus. The 4th-century Roman governor of Britain is also known by this name in the English language.
Pace f Medieval Italian, Italian (Rare)
Derived from Italian pace "peace", ultimately from Latin Pax.
Pace m Italian
Diminutive of Pacifico.
Pacencia f Filipino
Possibly a variant of Paciencia.... [more]
Pachandra f Romani (Caló)
Directly taken from the Caló word pachandra meaning "Easter". This name is used as the Caló form of Pascua and Pascuala.
Pachem m Khmer
Means "west" in Khmer.
Pachna f Medieval Polish
Derived from the Polish word for "scent" or "aroma"; compare Polish pachnąć "to smell of". This was used as a feminine given name in medieval Poland.
Pacho m Spanish
Diminutive of Francisco.
Pachomios m Ancient Egyptian (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of the ancient Egyptian given name Pakhom. Also, it should be noted that there are some sources that state that Pachomios is an authentic Greek name, in which case it means "thick shoulder", derived from Greek παχὺς (pachys) "fat, thick" combined with Greek ὦμος (omos) "shoulder"... [more]
Pachomius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pachomios. This name was borne by an Egyptian saint from the 4th century AD.
Pachomiusz m Polish
Polish form of Pachomius.
Pachu m Asturian
Diminutive of Francisco.
Pachus m Mormon
King of Nephite dissenters in land of Zarahemla (c. 61 BC)
Pačia f Medieval Baltic
Recorded in Lithuania in the 16th-century on a Muslim Tatar woman, most likely a diminutive form of Fatima.
Pacian m Provençal
Provençal form of Pacianus (see Paciano).
Paciano m Portuguese, Spanish, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Late Latin Pacianus, ultimately derived from pax (genitive pacis) "peace". Saint Paciano was a 4th-century bishop of Barcelona, Spain.
Pacianus m Late Roman
Original form of Paciano.
Pacien m French
French form of Pacianus (see Paciano).
Pâcienche f Jèrriais (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Jèrriais pâcienche "patience" (ultimately from Latin patientia via Old French pacience). This is a newly coined name, intended as a Jèrriais equivalent of Patience.
Pacient m Gascon
Gascon form of Pacianus (see Paciano).
Paciente m Spanish
Spanish form of Patiens.
Pacific m Late Roman (Anglicized)
Anglicization of Pacificus, meaning 'Peacemaker.'
Pacificación f & m Spanish, Filipino
Means "pacification, creating peace" in Spanish.
Pacifico m Spanish
Means "peaceful" in Spanish.
Pacìficu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Pacificus.
Pacificus m Late Roman, South African
Means "peacemaker" in Latin. From the Latin pāx 'peace' and faciō 'I do, make'.... [more]
Pacifique m French (Archaic), French (African), French (Belgian, Rare)
French form of Pacificus. The name coincides with French pacifique "pacific, calm, peaceful".
Pacing f Filipino, Tagalog
Mostly a diminutive of Pacita, sometimes used as a diminutive of Pacencia and other names containing pac.
Pacino m Italian
From the Latin word pax, meaning "peace".
Pacito m Spanish (Philippines)
Masculine form of Pacita.
Pacjan m Polish
Polish form of Pacianus (see Paciano).
Packie m Irish
Variant of Patrick
Pacòmi m Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon
Languedocian, Provençal and Gascon form of Pachomius.
Pacômio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Pachomius.
Pacomio m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Galician and Spanish form of Pachomius.
Pacorus m Ancient Persian (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Pakor via its Greek form Pakoros. This name was borne by two kings of Parthia.
Pacu f Filipino, Pampangan
Diminutive of Pascuala.
Pacuarí f Romani (Caló)
Feminine form of Pacuaró.
Pacuaró m Romani (Caló)
Means "order, perfect" in Caló. This name is used as the Caló form of Perfecto.
Pacumeni m Mormon
Son of Pahoran fifth Nephite chief judge (c. 52 BC), brother of Pahoran, the son of Pahoran, and a contender for the judgement-seat over the people of Nephi. After the death of his brother Pahoran, Pacumeni acquired the judgement-seat, but he didn't keep it long; for the land was being invaded by Lamanites, and Coriantumr, a large and mighty man and descendant of Zarahemla and dissenter from the Nephites, caught Pacumeni in his attempt to run away, and killed him at the city walls... [more]
Pada m English
Possibly coming from the Old English word pad, meaning "toad".
Pàdair m Scottish Gaelic
Dialectal form of Pàdraig used on the Isle of Arran.
Padap m & f Lao
Means "decorate, adorn" in Lao.
Paddington m Literature, African
Transferred use of the surname Paddington.
Padelis m Greek (Rare)
Variant transcription of Pantelis
Paden m Manx (Archaic)
Diminutive of Patrick.
Padern m Breton
Breton form of Paternus.
Paderna f Galician (Archaic)
Galician feminine form of Paternus.
Padet m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phadet.
Padhraig m Irish
Variant of Padraig.
Padmagriha f Hindi
Meaning "One Who Lives in a Lotus".
Padmajai f Hindi
Meaning "One Who Was Born from Lotus".
Padmakali f Hindi
Meaning "Lotus Bud". It is also one of the Names of Goddess Lakshmi.
Padmakshi f Hindi
Meaning "One with Beautiful Eyes Like a Lotus".
Padmalaya f Hindi
Meaning "One Who Was Born in a Lotus House".
Padmé f Popular Culture
Possibly derived from Padma, meaning "lotus" in Sanskrit. Padmé Amidala is a fictional character in the 'Star Wars' saga, created by George Lucas.
Padraig m English
Anglicised form of Pádraig or Pàdraig.
Padraigan f American (Rare)
Alternate spelling and pronunciation of Pádraigín.
Padriac m Irish
Variant of Pádraig.
Padriga f Breton (Rare)
Feminine form of Padrig.
Padrut m Romansh
Romansh form of Peter, traditionally found in the Surselva region.
Pædhar m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Pétr.
Paeëon m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Paieon, which is the Epic Greek form of Paian. Paian or Paean was the physician of the gods in Greek mythology.
Pāʻele m & f Hawaiian
Means "dark, black" or "blacken" in Hawaiian.
Paeng m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Rafael.
Paer m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Per.
Páeta m Cheyenne
Means "Ash Man" in Cheyenne.
Paeteurik m Korean
Korean form of Patrick.
Paeton f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Peyton.
Pætur m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Pétr.
Pafnoutios m Greek
Modern Greek form of Paphnoutios (see Paphnutius)
Pafnuci m Catalan
Catalan form of Paphnoutios (see Papnoute).
Pafnucio m Spanish
Spanish form of Paphnutius.
Pafnucy m Polish
Polish form of Paphnutius.
Pafnuty m Russian
Variant transcription of Pafnutiy. A known bearer of this name was Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821-1894), a Russian mathematician.
Pafnuzio m Italian
Italian form of Paphnutius.
Pafsanias m Greek
Modern Greek form of Pausanias. A known bearer of this name was the Greek army officer and politician Pafsanias Katsotas (1896-1991).
Pagag m Mormon
Son of the brother of Jared.
Pagan m Anglo-Norman, Medieval English
From Latin paganus meaning "rustic, rural" and later "heathen", which was often given to children whose baptism had been postponed or adults whose religious zeal was lacking. An Anglo-Norman bearer was Sir Pain or Pagan fitzJohn (died 1137), one of the English king Henry I's "new men"... [more]
Paganello m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Pagano. A known bearer of this name was the Italian politician Paganello "Nello" de' Pannocchieschi (ca. 1248-after 1322), a leader of the Guelphs who allegedly ordered a servant to murder his first wife, Pia de' Tolomei... [more]
Paganin m Ligurian
Ligurian form of Paganino.
Pageral m & f Filipino
The name Pageral comes from the Filipino word ‘Pag-iral’ which literally means ‘Existence’
Pagés m Occitan (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Pagés.
Pagëzori m Albanian
Albanian form of Baptist.
Paghtasar m Armenian
Variant transliteration of Baghdasar.
Pagiel m Biblical, Hebrew
Means "encounter with God" or "event of God" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew paga "to encounter, to meet, to approach" combined with el "God". In the bible, this is the name of a man from the tribe of Asher.
Pagna m & f Khmer
Means "knowledge, learning" in Khmer.
Pagnaa f Dagbani
Means "queen" in Dagbani.
Pagratia f Greek
Derived from greek παγκρατής meaning "all-powerful".
Pagul m Mari
Variant Mari form of Paul.
Pahal f Tamil
Meaning "Start".
Pȧháveameōhtse m Cheyenne
Means "Walks Nice" in Cheyenne.
Pȧhávééná'e f Cheyenne
Means "Good Feathers Woman" in Cheyenne.
Pȧhávėhá'e f Cheyenne
Means "Good Woman" in Cheyenne.
Pȧháveméóná'e f Cheyenne
Means "Good Trail Woman" in Cheyenne.
Pȧhávevé'késo f Cheyenne
Means "Pretty Bird" in Cheyenne.
Pȧhávevóonā'o m Cheyenne
Means "Good Morning" in Cheyenne.
Pahayoko m Comanche
Meaning, "amorous man."
Pahemnetjer m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name meaning "servant of the god".
Pəhləvan m Azerbaijani (Rare)
Older Azerbaijani form of the medieval Persian name Pahlavan (see Pahlavon). The modern form is Pəhlivan.
Pahlavon m Tajik (Rare), Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of the medieval Persian name Pahlavan, which was derived from the Persian noun پهلوان (pahlavan) meaning "hero, paladin, champion".... [more]
Pahlavonbek m Tajik (Rare), Uzbek (Rare)
Combination of Pahlavon with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Pəhlivan m Azerbaijani (Rare)
Modern Azerbaijani form of the medieval Persian name Pahlavan (see Pahlavon). The older form is Pəhləvan.... [more]
Pahninee m Paiute
Of uncertain meaning. This was the original Paiute name of the war leader known to the English-speaking world as Chief Paulina (died 1867).
Pahom m Russian (Rare, ?), Literature
Alternate transcription of Russian Пахо́м (Pakhom), which is a variant form of Pakhomiy. This was the name of the main character in Leo Tolstoy's short story "How Much Land Does A Man Need?" (1886).
Pahomie m Romanian
Romanian form of Pachomius.
Pahomije m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Pachomius.
Pahoran m Mormon
Various characters in the Book of Mormon.
Pahwāl m Balochi
Means "nomad" in Balochi.
Pái m Old Norse
Old Norse byname, Old Norse pái meaning "peafowl".
Paibul f & m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phaibun.
Paidamoyo f & m Shona (Modern)
What the heart desired was granted
Paidge m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Paige.
Paija f Latvian (Rare), Literature, Theatre
Derived from the obsolete Latvian word paija "toy". This is the name of a character in the play Maija un Paija by Anna Brigadere.
Paikea m & f Maori, Mythology, Popular Culture, Literature
In Maori legend, Paikea is the name assumed by Kahutia-te-rangi because he was assisted by humpback whales (paikea) to survive an attempt on his life by his half-brother Ruatapu... [more]
Pailan m Armenian
Paili m Malayalam
Malayalam form of Paul or Biblical Paulos
Pailin f Thai
Alternate transcription of Phailin.
Pailona m Hawaiian (Rare)
Hawaiian form of Byron.
Paiman f Kurdish
Paimis m Livonian, Medieval Baltic
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory connects this name to Finnish and Estonian paimen "shepherd". However, since there are no other Livonian names with this root recorded, some modern-day academics doubt this derivation... [more]
Paimon m Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend
Paimon is a spirit named in The Lesser Key of Solomon (in the Ars Goetia), Johann Weyer's Pseudomonarchia Daemonum, Collin de Plancy's Dictionnaire Infernal, the Livre des Esperitz (as "Poymon"), the Liber Officiorum Spirituum (as Paymon), The Book of Abramelin, and certain French editions of The Grimoire of Pope Honorius (as Bayemon); as well as British Library, Sloane MS 3824.... [more]
Paine f & m Spanish (Latin American), Mapuche
Spanish form of Payne (compare Painé).
Painé f & m Spanish (Latin American), Mapuche
Spanish form of Payne (compare Paine).
Paing m & f Burmese
Means "own, possess" or "be accomplished" in Burmese.
Painter f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Painter.
Paio m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of Pelagius.
Pairlee f English
Variant of Paralee.
Pairoj m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phairot.
Pairot m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phairot.
Pairote m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phairot.
Paisal m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phaisan.
Paisal m Indonesian, Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao
Indonesian, Maranao and Maguindanao form of Faysal.
Paisan m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phaisan.
Paisi m Russian
Variant transcription of Paisiy. A known bearer of this name was Paisi Kaysarov (1783-1844), a Russian general who served during the Napoleonic Wars.
Païsios m Coptic (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of Pishoy.
Paisit m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phaisit.
Paisius m Coptic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pishoy via its hellenized form Païsios. This is the name of several saints, including Saint Paisius Velichkovsky (1722-1794).
Paisiy m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Paisius.
Paisy m Russian
Variant transcription of Paisiy.
Paitin f & m English
Variant of Peyton.
Paitlyn f American (Modern, Rare)
Unknown. Possibly a combination of Payton and Kaitlyn.
Paiton f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Peyton.
Paitoon m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phaithun.
Paitrik m Scots
Scots form of Patrick.
Päivätär f Finnish Mythology
The Finnish goddess of the sun, who is associated with silver, silver yarn and beauty. Her name is derived from päivä meaning "day" and an old poetic term for the sun, and the feminine ending -tar.
Päivikki f Finnish
Variant of Päivi, which derives from the Finnish word päivä, "a day".
Päiviö m & f Finnish
Finnish form of Peivas as well as a direct derivation from Finnish päivä "day". While this name is exclusively masculine today, up until the 1940s it was also occasionally used as a feminine name.
Päivö m & f Finnish
Variant of Päiviö.
Paiwan m & f Thai
Alternate transcription of Phraiwan.
Paja m Serbian
Diminutive of Pavle.
Pajabí f Romani (Caló)
Caló form of Thekla.
Pajhnubhli f Hmong
Derived from Hmong paj meaning "flower" and hnub meaning "sun".
Pajlug f Hmong
Means "poetry" or "song" in Hmong.
Pajntaub f Hmong
Derived from Hmong paj meaning "flower" and ntaub meaning "cloth", ultimately referring to a kind of flowery embroidery.
Pajo m Croatian
Diminutive of Pavao.
Pâjoĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Pajram m Mari
Means "holiday" in Mari.
Pajramal m Mari
Variant form of Pajram.
Pajsije m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Paisius.
Pajtim m Albanian
Means "accord, accordance" in Albanian.
Pajtime f Albanian
Feminine form of Pajtim.
Pajtimja f Albanian
Variant form of Pajtime.
Pajtshiab f Hmong
Derived from Hmong paj meaning "flower" and tshiab meaning "new".
Pajtwag f Hmong
Means blossom in Hmong
Pâjuk m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "oarsman", "rowing one" (in a kayak).
Pákaitseĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Pakdil f Kurdish
From the Kurdish pak meaning "immaculate" and dil meaning "heart".
Pakhangba m Manipuri
Pakhangba is the supreme God of the Meitei tradition as well as Manipuri mythology that is used as a heraldic emblem in Manipur.
Pakhangcha m Manipuri
Means "descended from god Pakhangba" in Meitei.
Pakhet f Egyptian Mythology
Means "she who scratches" in Ancient Egyptian. This was the name of a lion-headed war goddess.
Pakhom m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian name meaning "he of the (holy) falcon," consisting of the Egyptian masculine prefix (or article/pronoun) pa combined with Egyptian akhom "falcon, eagle". The falcon was the symbol of the Egyptian god Horus, so one could say that this name essentially means "he who belongs to Horus."
Pakhomij m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Pachomius.
Pakhomiy m Russian
Russian form of Pachomius.
Pakhomy m Russian
Variant transcription of Pakhomiy. A known bearer of this name was the Russian revolutionary Pakhomy Andreyushkin (1865-1887).
Pakian m Russian
Russian form of Pacianus (see Paciano).
Pakile m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Basil 1.
Pakiza f Urdu, Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian پاكىز (pakiz) meaning "clean, pure, chaste".
Pakize f Crimean Tatar
Derived from Persian پاکیزه (pâkize) meaning "tidy, neat, clean".
Pakku m Japanese
Pakku means the word, "パック" (pack). Also the name is used in the show, "Avatar: The Last Airbender".
Pakon m Thai
Means "story, book, scripture, composition" in Thai.
Pakonchai m Thai (Rare)
From Thai ปกรณ์ (pakon) meaning "story, book, scripture, composition" and ชัย (chai) meaning "victory".
Pakorn m Thai
Alternate transcription of Pakon.
Pakornchai m Thai
Alternate transcription of Pakonchai.
Pakosław m Polish
The name is composed of the Old Polish elements 'Pako' meaning "more; again" and 'sław' meaning "glory."
Pakosława f Polish
Feminine form of Pakosław.
Pakphoom m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phakphum.
Pakphum m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phakphum.