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PA m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of PÁI.
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
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.
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.
PAARAI m Biblical
Variant transcription of NAARAI.... [more]
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]
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.
PABLITO m Spanish
Diminutive of PABLO.
PACE f Medieval Italian, Italian (Rare)
Directly taken from the Italian word pace "peace", ultimately from Latin PAX.
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.
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.
PACIANO m Italian, 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.
PÂCIENCHE f Jèrriais
Jèrriais feminine name derived from the word for "patience" as well as a cognate of PATIENCE.
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.
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 form of the Late Latin name Pacificus (see PACÍFICA). It also means "peaceful, pacific" in French.
PACINO m Italian
From the Latin word pax, meaning "peace".
PACITA f Spanish
Diminutive of MARIA Paz.
PACÔME m French
French form of PACHOMIUS.
PACÔMIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of PACHOMIUS.
PACOMIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian 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.
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.
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.
PADGET m & f English
Variant of PAGE or PAIGE
PADGETT m & f English
Transferred use of the surname PADGETT.
PADHRAIG m Irish
Variant of PADRAIG.
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.
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.
PAER m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of PER.
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.
PAFNUTIY m Russian
Russian 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.
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]
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.
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 Ancient Scandinavian
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
"lightning"
PAILI m Malayalam
Malayalam form of PAUL or Biblical PAULOS
PAILIN f Thai
Alternate transcription of PHAILIN.
PAIMAN f Kurdish
promise
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]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
PAKA f Various
From Swahili paka, meaning "cat". This name is also used in Polynesia and Indian-speaking countries.
PÁKAITSEĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
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).
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".
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.
PAKS f Bosnian
Bosnian form of PAX.
PAKSSKII f Siksika
Means "broad face" in Siksika.
PAKSYALTYA f Mordvin
Means "field" in Erzya.
PAKSYUT m Mordvin
From пакся (paksya) meaning "field".
PAKUNA f Miwok (?)
Allegedly a variant of Pukuna, a Miwok name meaning "deer jumping when running downhill".
PAKURI f Guarani
Means "wild plant, wild fruit" in Guarani.
PAKUTEH m Mende
Means "powerful man" or "strong man" in Mende.
PAKWAN f Thai
To be heartening. To bring dauntlessness, bravery, security and confidence to people.
PÀL m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish form of PAUL.
PALADDYA f Udmurt
Udmurt form of PELAGIA.
PALADIN m Literature
The name of two Tolkien characters.
PALADIO m Spanish
Spanish form of PALLADIUS.
PALAEMON m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of PALAIMON. This name was borne by several characters in Greek mythology.... [more]
PALAESTRA f Ancient 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.
PALAG f Veps
Veps form of PELAGIA.
PALAGI f Mari
Mari form of PELAGEYA
PALAGNA f Ukrainian
Ukrainian diminutive of PELAGEYA.
PĂLĂGUȚA f Romanian
Meaning unknown.
PALAIMON m Ancient 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]
PALAJA f Lithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian form of Pallas.
PALAMED m Bulgarian (Rare)
Bulgarian form of PALAMEDES.
PALAMEDES m Greek Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Possibly derived from Greek πάλαι (palai) "long ago, in days of yore" and μῆδος (mêdos) "plans, schemes" (itself from the verb μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan")... [more]
PALANI m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of FRANK.
PALANIVEL m Indian, Tamil
From Tamil பழனி (Paḻaṉi), the name of a town in Tamil Nadu, India, and வேல் (vēl) referring to a divine spear in Hindu mythology.
PALASH m Indian
means "name of a flower that grows in a tree" also called "flame of the forest".
PALASHKA f Khanty, Mansi
Khanty and Mansi form of PELAGIA.
PALATIA f Late Roman
Name of an early Roman Christian Saint and Martyr.
PALATYNE f Arthurian Romance
The name of the sister of Melusine in the English translation of the story.
PALAVAND m Georgian (Archaic)
Georgian form of the medieval Persian name Pahlavan (see PAHLAVON).... [more]
PALAY m Pashto
Means "caretaker" in Pashto.
PALAZIA f Italian
Italian form of PALATIA.
PALCHEN m & f Tibetan
Means "most glorious" in Tibetan.
PALCOCK m Medieval English
Diminutive of PAUL.
PALDEN m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan དཔལ་ལྡན (dpal ldan) meaning "glorious, illustrious, splendous".
PALDON m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
PALEMÓN m Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish form of PALAIMON via its latinized form PALAEMON.
PALEMONA f Polish
Feminine form of Palemon.
PALEMONAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of PALAIMON via its latinized form PALAEMON.
PALEMONE m Italian (Archaic)
Italian form of PALAIMON via its latinized form PALAEMON.
PALEN m Dutch (Rare)
Dutch word meaning “Poles”.
PALENTINA f Arthurian Romance
A sister of Melusine.
PALESTINA f English (American)
Feminization of Palestine to use as a word name.
PÁLFRÍÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic form of PAULFRID.
PALGUN m Nivkh
From Nivkh paln meaning "mountain", indicating a child born in the mountains.
PALIA f German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German short form of APOLLONIA.
PALIITALIK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of PALÎTALIK.
PALIITSIIT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of PALÎTSÎT.
PALIKAPU m Hawaiian
Means “sacred cliff” in Hawaiian.
PALIKKA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of PALÍKA.
PALILA f & m Hawaiian, Polynesian, Tahitian
Name of a bird.... [more]
PÁLÍNA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of PAULINA.
PÅLINE f Norwegian
Norwegian feminine form of PAUL.
PALIOXIS f Greek Mythology
The Greek mythological personification of backrush or retreat in battle.
PALÎTSÎT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of FRITZ.
PALIUSIA f Belarusian
Diminutive of PALINA.
PALK m Korean Mythology
In Korean mythology, he is the sun god and founder of the realm of light.
PALLADE f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Pallas.
PALLADIO m Italian
Italian form of PALLADIUS.
PALLADIOS m Greek Mythology
Means "palladium" in Greek. In Greek mythology and legend, palladium (or palladion) was a magical metal that the safety of the ancient city of Troy depended on. Nowadays the word palladium is used to describe anything that will provide the well-being of a country or nation.
PALLADIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of the Greek name Παλλάδιος (Palladios) meaning "of Pallas" or "belonging to Pallas", Pallas being an epithet of the goddess Athena.
PALLANDO m Literature
Meaning unknown. Was the name of one of the two mysterious Blue Wizards from the legendarium of J. R. R. Tolkien.
PALLENE f Greek Mythology
Likely related to Pallas. In Greek Mythology, it was the the name of one of the Alkyonides, as well as the name of a daughter of King Sithon.
PALLEQ m & f Greenlandic
Younger form of PATDLEĸ.
PÁLLFRÍÐA f Faroese
Faroese form of PAULFRID.
PALLI m Faroese
Faroese form of PALLE.
PALLIE f English
Either a variant of POLLY or a diminutive of OPAL, PAULINE, or other names containing Pal- or Paul-.
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