PirimtvarisafLiterature, Georgian (Rare) Means "face of the moon" in Georgian. It is derived from the Georgian noun პირი (piri) meaning "face" as well as "mouth" (see Okropir) combined with Georgian მთვარის (mtvaris), which is the genitive of the noun მთვარე (mtvare) meaning "moon".... [more]
PirimzefGeorgian Basically means "sun-faced" in Georgian. It is derived from the Georgian noun პირი (piri) meaning "face" as well as "mouth" (see Okropir) combined with the Georgian noun მზე (mze) meaning "sun" (see Mzia).... [more]
PirimzisafLiterature, Georgian (Rare) Means "face of the sun" in Georgian. It is derived from the Georgian noun პირი (piri) meaning "face" as well as "mouth" (see Okropir) combined with Georgian მზის (mzis), which is the genitive of the noun მზე (mze) meaning "sun".... [more]
PirithousmGreek Mythology The sworn friend of Theseus. Pirithous helped Theseus abduct Helen of Troy before she was married. (She would later be taken again by Paris, initiating the Trojan War, etc.) Thesues returned the favor by journeying with his friend to the Underworld in an attempt to win the affections of Persephone, Hades' captive bride... [more]
PirkkamFinnish Created by Finnish poet Eino Leino (1878-1926) for his poem Orjan poika (published in his poem collection Helkavirsiä). The name was derived from Finnish word pirkkalaiset, meaning "Birkarls"... [more]
PironmMormon A name found on the plates from the Brewer Cave and translated by a Native American. The short history told of a man named Piron who sailed across the sea. Mormon archaeologists associate this name with Jared from the Book of Mormon.
PironkonmAfrican A word for pig from the Maroon people. Derived from the term 'a rasher of bacon'.
PirosfHungarian (Rare) Old Hungarian name derived from Hungarian piros "red", originally referring to rosy cheeks or red hair. More recently, however, it is also used as a hypocoristic of Piroska.
PirrmangkafIndigenous Australian, Pintupi Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Pintupi, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. A known bearer of this name was Pirrmangka Napanangka (c. 1945-2001), an Australian Aboriginal painter who also happened to be the sister of fellow painter Walangkura Napanangka (b... [more]
PisandrosmAncient Greek Most likely a variant of Peisandros. But if not, then this name is possibly derived from the Greek noun πῖσος (pisos) meaning "meadow, dell" combined with Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man".
Piscesm & fAstronomy The name of the zodiacal constellation supposedly shaped like a pair of fish, derived from the plural form of Latin piscis meaning "fish". This is the name of the twelfth sign of the zodiac.
PiscinemLiterature Pi's full name (from 'Life of Pi') is Piscine Molitor Patel and it means "swimming pool" in French.
PistolmEnglish From mid 16th century: from obsolete French pistole, from German Pistole, from Czech pišt'ala, of which the original meaning was ‘whistle’, hence ‘a firearm’ by the resemblance in shape.
PitirimmRussian Russian form of the late Greek masculine name Pithyrion, which is possibly derived from Greek πίτυρον (pituron) or (pityron) meaning "husks of corn, bran" - which itself is derived from Greek πίτυρα (pitura) or (pityra) meaning "bran"... [more]
PittmEnglish (Rare) From an English surname which originally belonged to a person who lived by a pit or hollow (from Middle English pytte, pitte). A fictional bearer was Sir Pitt Crawley in William Makepeace Thackeray's satirical novel 'Vanity Fair' (1848), a character apparently named in honour of the 18th-century British statesman William Pitt, nicknamed "The Great Commoner" (for whom the U.S. city of Pittsburgh was also named).
PittheusmGreek Mythology The meaning of this name as a whole is not entirely certain. The second element is certainly derived from Greek θεος (theos) "god". The first element, however, is where the uncertainty lies... [more]
PixelmPopular Culture The name of a character in the children's show LazyTown. His name is derived from the word pixel, meaning "picture element". In the show LazyTown, Pixel is a 10-year-old who loves computers, technology and gadgets... [more]
PkharmatmCaucasian Mythology Means "creator of the nation, language, or land". Pkharmat is a Demi-God (Nart) and legendary hero to the Vainakh (Chechen and Ingush) people who stole fire from the god Sela and brought it to mankind and ultimately led to the people forming a nation... [more]
PlasençafOccitan (Rare) Derived from the French commune located in Aquitaine, Occitania. The name of the city comes from the motto given by its founder, King Alfonso VIII of Castile on the shield awarded to it: ut placeat Deo et hominibus, meaning "to please God and man".... [more]
PlatonimGeorgian (Rare) Older Georgian form of the Greek name Platon (see Plato). This name is quite rare in Georgia nowadays, as Platon is now the dominant form in Georgia.
PlatonidafRussian, Medieval Romanian Feminine form of the Russian name Platon. This is the name of a character in Ivan Turgenev's final story, 'Clara Milich.' Platonida Ivanovna Aratova is the aunt of the protagonist Yakov.
PlavafSerbian From Serbian плав (plav) meaning "blue" but it is used to denote a "blonde haired" person such as in this case. This is because the word had an ancient meaning of "shining, bright" from which the sense of "blonde haired" comes from and later it came about to mean "blue".
PlavkafAmerican (Rare) In the case of American singer Plavka Coleridge (née Lonich) the name was derived from a Croatian worn meaning "blondie". It is not used as a name in Croatia.
Pleiadesm & fGreek Mythology, Astronomy Name of a star cluster, likely meaning "to sail", from the ancient Greek 'plein'. Also used in Greek mythology, the Pleiades were the seven daughters of Pleione and Atlas, thus meaning "daughters of Pleione".
PleionefGreek Mythology This name means "more", or "plenty" (pleiôn). It is the name of an Oceanid nymph from Mount Cyllene in Arcadia (southern Greece) who was the wife of Atlas. She may have been numbered amongst the Epimelides (nymphs of the flocks) and presided over the multiplication of the animals due the fact that her name refers to increase, and that her grandson, Hermes, was the god of animal husbandry.
PleistandrosmAncient Greek Derived from the Greek adjective πλεῖστος (pleistos) meaning "most, greatest, largest" combined with Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man".
PleistarchosmAncient Greek The first element of this name is derived from Greek πλεῖστος (pleistos) "most, greatest, largest". The second element is either derived from Greek αρχος (archos) "master" or from Greek αρχη (arche) "origin, source".
PleisthenesmGreek Mythology Derived from Greek πλεῖστος (pleistos) "most, greatest, largest" combined with Greek σθενος (sthenos) "vigour, strength." In Greek mythology, this is the name of several different people descended from Tantalus.
PleistoanaxmAncient Greek, History Derived from the Greek adjective πλεῖστος (pleistos) meaning "most, greatest, largest" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
PlenirafRussian, Literature Name invented by Gavriil Romanovich Derzhavin (1743 - 1816), one of the most highly esteemed Russian poet. It is derived from Russian verb пленить (plenit') meaning "to captivate", "to charm"... [more]
Pleuniem & fDutch, Limburgish In Limburgish, Pleunie is a diminutive form of Pleun (a pet form of Apollonia) and is thus strictly used on females. It is different in Dutch, however, where Pleunie used on a female is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Pleun) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix ie to the original name... [more]
Pleuntjem & fDutch When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Pleun) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
PlezoufMedieval Breton, Breton (Archaic) Of debated origin and meaning. Some scholars try to link this name to Breton bleiz "she-wolf", while others see a connection with Breton plezh "plat; braid"; the second part of the name is a diminutive suffix.... [more]