Submitted Names Starting with P

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PAmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Pái.
PAAJOQfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Pâjoĸ.
PAAJUKmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Pâjuk.
PAALmNorwegian
Norwegian form of Paul.
PÄÄLAGfSami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami cognate of Pelagia or, alternatively, Paula.
PAALIAQmInuit Mythology
a fictional shaman in the book The Curse of the Shaman, written by Michael Kusugak, who supplied Kavelaars with the names of giants from Inuit mythology that were used for other Saturnian moons.
PAAMIUfGreenlandic
Younger form of Pâmio.
PAANCHImMormon
Son of Pahoran¹, Nephite rebel (c. 52 BC).
PAANNSEEfBurmese
Means "apple" in Burmese.
PAARAfGreenlandic
Younger form of Pâra.
PAARImIndian
king name
PAARMAfGreenlandic
Southern Greenlandic variant of Paarnaq.
PAARMIUfGreenlandic
Younger form of Pârmio.
PAARNANNGUAQfGreenlandic
From paarnaq ‎meaning “berry" and -nnguaq, endearing diminutive suffix.
PAARNAQfGreenlandic
Directly from paarnaq "berry, fruit", specially crowberry.
PAARTHm & fIndian (Rare)
Name meaning friend to all origins unknown
PAAYEmIjaw
PAAYE An ijaw tribe name of West Africa meaning "ALL THINGS WILL PASS IN THIS WORLD"
PAAYLmIrish
Gaelic patronymic form of Paul.
PABERICIOm & fFilipino
Fabricius It is believed that the name arrived to the Philippine Islands through Malaysians of the same name.
PABLAfSpanish (?)
Feminine form of Pablo.
PABLITOmSpanish
Diminutive of Pablo.
PACAFULIOmIndonesian
A name of a famous snake charmer in Indonesia.
PACEfMedieval Italian, Italian (Rare)
Directly taken from the Italian word pace "peace", ultimately from Latin Pax.
PACHOmSpanish
Diminutive of Francisco.
PACHOMIOSmAncient 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]
PACHOMIUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pachomios. This name was borne by an Egyptian saint from the 4th century AD.
PACHOMIUSZmPolish
Polish form of Pachomius.
PACHUSmMormon
King of Nephite dissenters in land of Zarahemla (c. 61 BC)
PACIANOmItalian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Late Latin Pacianus, ultimately derived from pax (genitive pacis) "peace". Saint Paciano was a 4th-century bishop of Barcelona, Spain.
PÂCIENCHEfJèrriais
Jèrriais feminine name derived from the word for "patience" as well as a cognate of Patience.
PACIENCIAfSpanish
"patience"
PACIFICmLate Roman (Anglicized)
Anglicization of Pacificus, meaning 'Peacemaker.'
PACIFICACIÓNf & mSpanish, Filipino
Means "pacification, creating peace" in Spanish.
PACIFICOmSpanish
Means "peaceful" in Spanish.
PACIFICUSmLate Roman, South African
Means "peacemaker" in Latin. From the Latin pāx 'peace' and faciō 'I do, make'.... [more]
PACIFIQUEmFrench (Archaic), French (African)
French form of the Late Latin name Pacificus (see Pacífica). It also means "peaceful, pacific" in French.
PACITAfSpanish
Diminutive of Maria Paz.
PACÔMEmFrench
French form of Pachomius.
PACÔMIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Pachomius.
PACOMIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Pachomius.
PACORUSmAncient Persian (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Pakor via its Greek form Pakoros. This name was borne by two kings of Parthia.
PACUMENImMormon
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]
PADAmEnglish
Possibly coming from the Old English word pad, meaning "toad".
PADARNmBreton Legend (?), Welsh Mythology (?)
Early 6th century Bishop Padarn is a famous bearer, and his name is rendered as Paternus in Latin. He was likely born in Brittany. Padarn Beisrudd ap Tegid is another Padarn who appears in Welsh legend.
PADDINGTONmLiterature, African
Transferred use of the surname Paddington.
PADELISmGreek (Rare)
Variant transcription of Pantelis
PADGETTm & fEnglish
Transferred use of the surname Padgett.
PADMÉfPopular Culture
Possibly derived from Padma, meaning "lotus" in Sanskrit. Padmé Amidala is a fictional character in the 'Star Wars' saga, created by George Lucas.
PADRAIGmEnglish
Anglicised form of Pádraig or Pàdraig.
PADRIGUEmBreton
French form of Pàdraig.
PAERmOld Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Per.
PÆTURmFaroese
Modern Faroese form of Pétr.
PAFNUCIOmSpanish
Spanish form of Paphnutius.
PAFNUCYmPolish
Polish form of Paphnutius.
PAFNUTIYmRussian
Russian form of Paphnutius.
PAFNUTYmRussian
Variant transcription of Pafnutiy. A known bearer of this name was Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821-1894), a Russian mathematician.
PAFNUZIOmItalian
Italian form of Paphnutius.
PAGAGmMormon
Son of the brother of Jared.
PAGANmAnglo-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]
PAGIELmBiblical, 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.
PAGNAAfDagbani
Means "queen" in Dagbani.
PAGRATIAfGreek
Derived from greek παγκρατής meaning "all-powerful".
PAHAYOKOmComanche
Meaning, "amorous man."
PAHOMmRussian
Name of main character in the short story "How Much Land Does A Man Need?".
PAHOMIEmRomanian
Romanian form of Pachomius.
PAHOMIJEmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Pachomius.
PAHORANmMormon
Various characters in the Book of Mormon.
PÁImAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, Old Norse pái meaning "peafowl".
PAIDAMOYOf & mShona (Modern)
What the heart desired was granted
PAIDGEm & fEnglish (Rare)
Variant of Paige.
PAIJAfLatvian (Rare), Literature, Theatre
Derived from Latvian paija "toy".... [more]
PAIKEAm & fMaori, 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]
PÀILmScottish
Scottish form of Paul.
PAILANmArmenian
"lightning"
PAILImMalayalam
Malayalam form of Paul or Biblical Paulos
PAILINf & mThai
Variant transcription of Phailin.
PAIMISmLivonian, 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]
PAINfJapanese (Rare)
Used as one of the stage names of AV actress Yui Kyōmoto (京本 由衣), the stage name being Pine Miyazaki (宮崎 ぱいん).... [more]
PAINTERfEnglish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Painter.
PAIOmGalician, Portuguese
Portuguese and Galician form of Pelayo.
PAISImRussian
Variant transcription of Paisiy. A known bearer of this name was Paisi Kaysarov (1783-1844), a Russian general who served during the Napoleonic Wars.
PAISIUSmCoptic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pishoy via its hellenized form Païsios. This is the name of several saints, including Saint Paisius Velichkovsky (1722-1794).
PAISIYmBulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Paisius.
PAISYmRussian
Variant transcription of Paisiy.
PAITLYNfAmerican (Modern, Rare)
Unknown. Possibly a combination of Payton and Kaitlyn.
PÄIVIKKIfFinnish
Variant of Päivi, which derives from the Finnish word päivä, "a day".
PÄIVIÖm & fFinnish
Derived from the Finnish word päivä, meaning "day".
PÄIVÖm & fFinnish
Variant of Päiviö.
PÂJOĸfGreenlandic
Meaning unknown.
PAJSIJEmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Paisius.
PÂJUKmGreenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "oarsman", "rowing one" (in a kayak).
PÁKAITSEĸfGreenlandic
Meaning unknown.
PAKHOMmAncient 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."
PAKHOMIJmUkrainian
Ukrainian form of Pachomius.
PAKHOMIYmRussian
Russian form of Pachomius.
PAKHOMYmRussian
Variant transcription of Pakhomiy. A known bearer of this name was the Russian revolutionary Pakhomy Andreyushkin (1865-1887).
PAKIZAfUrdu, Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian پاكىز (pakiz) meaning "clean, pure, chaste".
PAKIZEfCrimean Tatar
Derived from Persian پاکیزه (pâkize) meaning "tidy, neat, clean".
PAKOSŁAWmPolish
The name is composed of the Old Polish elements 'Pako' meaning "more; again" and 'sław' meaning "glory."
PAKOSŁAWAfPolish
Feminine form of Pakosław.
PAKSfBosnian
Bosnian form of Pax.
PAKUNAfMiwok (?)
Allegedly a variant of Pukuna, a Miwok name meaning "deer jumping when running downhill".
PAKUTEHmMende
Means "powerful man" or "strong man" in Mende.
PAKWANfThai
To be heartening. To bring dauntlessness, bravery, security and confidence to people.
PALADINmLiterature
The name of two Tolkien characters.
PALADIOmSpanish
Spanish form of Palladius.
PALAEMONmAncient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Palaimon. This name was borne by several characters in Greek mythology.... [more]
PALAESTRAfAncient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine Greek name derived from παλαίστρα (palaestra), the name of a wrestling school. This was the name of two characters in Greek myth - one of them the mortal lover of Hermes, the other his daughter, the goddess of wrestling.
PALAGNAfUkrainian
Ukrainian diminutive of Pelageya.
PĂLĂGUȚAfRomanian
Meaning unknown.
PALAIMONmAncient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb παλαιμονέω (palaimoneo) meaning "to wrestle, to fight", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb παλαίω (palaio) meaning "to wrestle"... [more]
PALAMEDESmGreek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Palamedes was the son of Nauplius and Clymene.
PALANImHawaiian
Hawaiian form of Frank.
PALANIVELmIndian, Tamil
Tamil name of unknown meaning.
PALASHmIndian
means "name of a flower that grows in a tree" also called "flame of the forest".
PALASHKAfKhanti, Mansi
Khanti and Mansi form of Pelagia.
PALAYmPashto
Means "caretaker" in Pashto.
PALDENm & fTibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan དཔལ་ལྡན (dpal ldan) meaning "glorious, illustrious, splendous".
PALDONm & fTibetan
Meaning unknown.
PALEMÓNmSpanish (Latin American)
Spanish form of Palaimon via its latinized form Palaemon.
PALEMONASmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of Palaimon via its latinized form Palaemon.
PALEMONEmItalian (Archaic)
Italian form of Palaimon via its latinized form Palaemon.
PALESTINAfEnglish (American)
Feminization of Palestine to use as a word name.
PÁLFRÍÐURfIcelandic
Icelandic form of Paulfrid.
PALGUNmNivkh
From Nivkh paln meaning "mountain", indicating a child born in the mountains.
PALIAfGerman (East Prussian)
East Prussian German short form of Apollonia.
PALIITALIKmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Palîtalik.
PALIITSIITmGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Palîtsît.
PALIKAPUmHawaiian
Means “sacred cliff” in Hawaiian.
PALIKKAfGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Palíka.
PALILAf & mHawaiian, Polynesian, Tahitian
Name of a bird.... [more]
PÁLÍNAfIcelandic
Icelandic form of Paulina.
PALÎTSÎTmGreenlandic
Greenlandic form of Fritz.
PALKmKorean Mythology
In Korean mythology, he is the sun god and founder of the realm of light.
PALLADIOmItalian
Italian form of Palladius.
PALLADIUSmAncient Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Means "follower of Pallas". It is an epithet and title for Athena.
PALLANDOmLiterature
Meaning unknown. Was the name of one of the two mysterious Blue Wizards from the legendarium of J. R. R. Tolkien.
PALLÈNEfFrench
French form of Pallene.
PALLENEfGreek Mythology
In Greek Mythology, the name of the seven Alkyonides, as well as the name of a daughter of King Sithon.
PALLEQm & fGreenlandic
Younger form of Patdleĸ.
PÁLLFRÍÐAfFaroese
Faroese form of Paulfrid.
PALLImFaroese
Faroese form of Palle.
PÁLMAfFaroese
Faroese variant of Palma.
PALMAfSpanish, Croatian (Rare), Italian, Catalan
Spanish, Catalan, Italian and Croatian word for "palm". This name typically referred to Palm Sunday and was historically given to girls born on this day.
PALMERIOmMedieval Italian
Italian cognate of Palmer.
PÁLMEYfIcelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of Paul and mær "daughter" or Palma and ey "island".
PÁLMFRÍÐURfIcelandic
Icelandic combination of palma "palm tree" and fríðr "beautiful".
PÁLMImIcelandic
Variant of the name PALMIRO
PALMINAfItalian, Swedish
Diminutive of Palma.
PALMINOmItalian
Masculine form of Palmina. This name is usually given to an infant male born on Palm Sunday.
PALMYREfFrench
French form of Palmira.
PÁLNATÓKImAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of Pálni and tok (a element deriving from the name Tóki. Pálnatóki is the name of a legendary Danish hero and chieftain of the island of Fyn
PALNImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish
The origin and meaning is uncertain. Some theories include, from Old Danish pólina meaning "pole" or from Old Danish páll meaning "pole".
PALOmGreenlandic
Short form of Paluk.
PALOfSpanish
Diminutive of Paloma.
PÁLRÚNfIcelandic
Icelandic combination of Páll and rún "secret".
PALTImHebrew
Means "my escape, my deliverance" in Hebrew.
PALTIËLmDutch
Dutch form of Paltiel.
PALTIELmBiblical, Hebrew
Means "God is my savior" or "deliverance of God" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew palat "to deliver, to rescue, to escape" combined with el "God". In the bible, this was the name of two Israelites.
PALUmGreenlandic
Younger form of Palo.
PALUKmGreenlandic
Means "dear" or "little" in Greenlandic.
PALULOPmPolynesian Mythology
Allegedly a sea god of the Caroline Islands.
PALUTENAfPopular Culture
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from Pallas-Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, or the word parthena, meaning "virgin" in Greek (see Parthenia). Palutena is the name of the benevolent goddess of light in the Kid Icarus video game series by Nintendo.
PÄLVIfFinnish (Rare)
From Finnish word pälvi, meaning a snow free patch on the ground, melted by the sun.
PAMAfPolish
Polish diminutive of Pamela.
PAMAHASfPaiute
Means "meadows" in Paiute.
PAMALAfEnglish
Variant of Pamela.
PAMANTAQUASHmWampanoag
Name of the "pond sachem" of Assawamsett.
PAMÁQUIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Pammachius.
PAMAQUIOmSpanish
Spanish form of Pammachius.
PAMÉLAfHungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Pamela.
PAMELINAfEnglish
Perhaps an elaboration of Pamela.
PAMFILmCroatian, Polish, Serbian
Croatian, Polish and Serbian form of Pamphilus.
PAMIfEnglish
diminutive of Pamela
PAMIAĸfGreenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'terminal peg of harpoon'.
PAMIAQfGreenlandic
Younger form of Pamiaĸ.
PAMÍNAfHungarian (Rare)
Hungarian variant of Pamina.
PAMINAfGerman, Theatre
The origin and meaning of this name are debated: it's claimed to be derived from Greek pammenis "night of the full moon".... [more]
PÂMIOfGreenlandic
Meaning unknown.
PAMMACHIOmItalian
Italian form of Pammachius.
PAMMACHIUSmLate Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Greek name that probably consisted of the Greek elements παν (pan) "all" and μαχη (mache) "battle", which effectively gives the name the meaning of "the one who fights all"... [more]
PAMMAQUEmFrench
French form of Pammachius.
PAMMEROPEfGreek Mythology
Daughter of King Celeus 1 of Eleusis and Metanira
PAMMYfEnglish
Diminutive of PAMELA
PAMOUNmCoptic
Means "of Amon" or "he who belongs to Amon" in Coptic. The name ultimately derives from the Egyptian masculine prefix (or article/pronoun) pa combined with Amoun, the Coptic form of Amon.
PAMPAmSouth American (Modern, Rare)
Probably derived from the Spanish word pampa "steppe, prairie".
PAMPHIELmDutch (Archaic), Flemish (Archaic)
Dutch form of Pamphilus via its French form Pamphile.
PAMPHILEmFrench
French form of Pamphilus.
PAMPHILUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pamphilos. This name was borne by a saint from the 4th century AD.
PAMYKfTurkmen (Rare)
Means "cotton wool" in Turkmen.
PANAmInuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Pana was the god who cared for souls in the underworld (Adlivun) before they were reincarnated.... [more]
PANACEAfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
A remedy for all ills or difficulties. A "miracle cure-all". An agent good for what ails you, or what doesn't ail you. A "cure-all".
PANAGIOTESmLate Greek
Ancient Greek form of Panagiotis.
PANAGIOTImItalian (Rare), Greek
Italian form and Greek variant of Panagiotis.
PANAGISmGreek
Diminutive of Panagiotis.
PƏNAHmAzerbaijani
Derived from Persian پناه (panâh) meaning "shelter, refuge, protection".
PANAIOTAfGreek
The sanctum
PANAJIOTISmGreek
Variant transcription of Panagiotis.
PANASmRussian
Russian diminutive of Afanasiy. It can be also a short form of Panagiotis.
PANAYIOTAfGreek
Variant transcription of Panagiota.
PANAYOTmBulgarian
Bulgarian form of Panagiotis.
PANAYOTISmGreek
Variant transcription of Panagiotis.
PANAYOTKAfBulgarian
Bulgarian diminutive or variant of Panagiota
PANCAmIndonesian
Means "fifth child" in Indonesian.
PANCHAfSpanish
Diminutive of Francisca and Esperanza.
PANCHALIfIndian
Means "from the kingdom of Panchala" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of Draupadi, the wife of the Pandavas in the Indian epic the Mahabharata.... [more]
PANCHIfSpanish
Diminutive of Francisca.
PANCHITAfSpanish
Diminutive of Francisca.
PANCHITOmSpanish
Diminutive of Francisco.
PANCRACIAfSpanish
Spanish feminine form of Pancratius.
PANCRAZIAfItalian
Italian feminine form of Pancratius.