Submitted Names Starting with P

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PA m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Pái.
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).
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.
PAARI m Indian
king name
PAARMA f Greenlandic
Southern Greenlandic variant of Paarnaq.
PAARMIU f Greenlandic
Younger form of Pârmio.
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
PAAYE m Ijaw
Means "all things will pass in this world" in Ijaw.
PAAYL m Irish
Gaelic patronymic form of Paul.
PABERICIO m & f Filipino
Fabricius It is believed that the name arrived to the Philippine Islands through Malaysians of the same name.
PABLA f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Pablo.
PABLITO m Spanish
Diminutive of Pablo.
PACAFULIO m Indonesian
A name of a famous snake charmer in Indonesia.
PACE f Medieval Italian, Italian (Rare)
Directly taken from the Italian word pace "peace", ultimately from Latin Pax.
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.
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.
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.
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".
PADARN m Breton 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.
PADDINGTON m Literature, African
Transferred use of the surname Paddington.
PADELIS m Greek (Rare)
Variant transcription of Pantelis
PADGETT m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Padgett.
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.
Variant of Pádraig.
PADRIGA f Breton (Rare)
Feminine form of Padrig.
PAER m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Per.
Korean form of Patrick.
PAETON f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Peyton.
PÆTUR m Faroese
Modern Faroese form of Pétr.
Modern Greek form of Paphnoutios (see Paphnutius)
PAFNUCI m Catalan
Catalan form of Paphnoutios (see Paphnutius)
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]
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.
PAGNAA f Dagbani
Means "queen" in Dagbani.
Derived from greek παγκρατής meaning "all-powerful".
PAHAYOKO m Comanche
Meaning, "amorous man."
PAHOM m Russian
Name of main character in the short story "How Much Land Does A Man Need?".
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.
PÁI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, Old Norse pái meaning "peafowl".
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]
PÀIL m Scottish
Scottish form of Paul.
PAILAN m Armenian
PAILI m Malayalam
Malayalam form of Paul or Biblical Paulos
PAILIN f & m Thai
Variant transcription of Phailin.
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]
PAIN f Japanese (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]
PAINTER f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Painter.
PAIO m Galician, Portuguese
Portuguese and Galician form of Pelayo.
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.
PAITLYN f American (Modern, Rare)
Unknown. Possibly a combination of Payton and Kaitlyn.
PAITON f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Peyton.
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
Derived from the Finnish word päivä, meaning "day".
PÄIVÖ m & f Finnish
Variant of Päiviö.
Hmong feminine name derived from paj meaning "flower" and hnub meaning "sun".
PAJLUG f Hmong
Hmong feminine name meaning "poetry" or "song".
Hmong feminine name derived from paj meaning "flower" and ntaub meaning "cloth", ultimately refering to a kind of flowery embroidery.
PÂJOĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
PAJSIJE m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Paisius.
Hmong feminine name derived from paj meaning "flower" and tshiab meaning "new".
PÂJUK m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "oarsman", "rowing one" (in a kayak).
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".
The name is composed of the Old Polish elements 'Pako' meaning "more; again" and 'sław' meaning "glory."
Feminine form of Pakosław.
PAKS f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Pax.
PAKUNA f Miwok (?)
Allegedly a variant of Pukuna, a Miwok name meaning "deer jumping when running downhill".
Means "powerful man" or "strong man" in Mende.
To be heartening. To bring dauntlessness, bravery, security and confidence to people.
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.
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]
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
Tamil name of unknown meaning.
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 Latin
Name of an early Roman Christian Saint and Martyr.
PALAY m Pashto
Means "caretaker" in Pashto.
PALAZIA f Italian
Italian form of Palatia
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.
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.
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.
PALÎTSÎT m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Fritz.
PALK m Korean Mythology
In Korean mythology, he is the sun god and founder of the realm of light.
PALLADIO m Italian
Italian form of Palladius.
PALLADIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Means "follower of Pallas". It is an epithet and title for 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
In Greek Mythology, the name of the seven Alkyonides, as well as the name of a daughter of King Sithon.
PALLEQ m & f Greenlandic
Younger form of Patdleĸ.
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-.
PÁLMA f Faroese
Faroese variant of Palma.
PALMA f Spanish, 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.
PALME m Norwegian
Variant of Pálmi.
PALMERIO m Medieval Italian
Italian cognate of Palmer.
PÁLMEY f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of Paul and mær "daughter" or Palma and ey "island".
PÁLMFRÍÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of palma "palm tree" and fríðr "beautiful".
PÁLMI m Icelandic
Variant of Palni as well as a masculine form of Palma.
PALMINA f Italian, Swedish
Diminutive of Palma.
PALMINO m Italian
Masculine form of Palmina. This name is usually given to an infant male born on Palm Sunday.
PALMYRE f French
French form of Palmira.
PÁLNATÓKI m Ancient 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
PÁLNI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Palni.
PALNI m Ancient 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".
PALO m Greenlandic
Short form of Paluk.
PALO f Spanish
Diminutive of Paloma.
PÁLRÚN f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of Páll and rún "secret".
PALTI m Hebrew
Means "my escape, my deliverance" in Hebrew.
Dutch form of Paltiel.
PALTIEL m Biblical, 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.
PALU m Greenlandic
Younger form of Palo.
PALUK m Greenlandic
Means "dear" or "little" in Greenlandic.
PALULOP m Polynesian Mythology
Allegedly a sea god of the Caroline Islands.
PALUTENA f Popular 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.
PÄLVI f Finnish (Rare)
From Finnish word pälvi, meaning a snow free patch on the ground, melted by the sun.
PALWAN m Turkmen
Means "strong, powerful" in Turkmen.
PAMA f Polish
Polish diminutive of Pamela.
PAMAHAS f Paiute
Means "meadows" in Paiute.
PAMALA f English
Variant of Pamela.
Name of the "pond sachem" of Assawamsett.
PAMÁQUIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Pammachius.
PAMAQUIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Pammachius.
PAMBE m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "decorated" in Swahili.
PAMÉLA f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Pamela.
PAMELINA f English
Perhaps an elaboration of Pamela.
PAMFIL m Croatian, Polish, Serbian
Croatian, Polish and Serbian form of Pamphilus.
PAMI f English
Diminutive of Pamela.
PAMIAĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'terminal peg of harpoon'.
PAMIAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Pamiaĸ.
PAMÍNA f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian variant of Pamina.
PAMINA f German, 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]
PÂMIO f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Italian form of Pammachius.
PAMMACHIUS m Late 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]
French form of Pammachius.
PAMMEROPE f Greek Mythology
Perhaps from Greek παμ- (pam-), a variant of παν (pan) "all, every", combined with μέροψ (merops) "dividing the voice, articulate" or "bee-eater" (species Merops apiaster; compare Merops, Merope)... [more]
PAMMIE f English
Diminutive of Pamela
PAMMY f English
Diminutive of Pamela.
PAMOUN m Coptic
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.
PAMPA m South American (Modern, Rare)
Probably derived from the Spanish word pampa "steppe, prairie".
PAMPHIEL m Dutch (Archaic), Flemish (Archaic)
Dutch form of Pamphilus via its French form Pamphile.
French form of Pamphilus.
PAMPHILE f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Pamphilos. This was the name of a legendary woman who invented silk weaving on the Greek island of Kos. A historic bearer was Pamphile of Epidaurus, a 1st-century historian who was much esteemed in antiquity for her Historical Commentaries... [more]
PAMPHILUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pamphilos. This name was borne by a saint from the 4th century AD.
PAMPINEA f Literature
Derived from Latin pampineus meaning "garlanded with vine-leaves, flourishing". The Italian novelist Boccaccio used this name in his work The Decameron (1350), where it belongs to one of the seven young women at the heart of the story (alongside Fiammetta, Filomena, Emilia, Lauretta, Neifile, and Elissa).... [more]
PAMYK f Turkmen (Rare)
Means "cotton wool" in Turkmen.
PANA m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Pana was the god who cared for souls in the underworld (Adlivun) before they were reincarnated.... [more]
PANACEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Πανάκεια (Panakeia), from Greek πανακής (panakês) "all-healing". This word, πανάκεια (panakeia), was used of various herbs reputed to have universal healing powers, and was personified as a goddess of remedies, cures and universal healing, daughter to Asclepius and Epione... [more]
Ancient Greek form of Panagiotis.
PANAGIOTI m Italian (Rare), Greek
Italian form and Greek variant of Panagiotis.