Submitted Names Starting with P

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Plouto f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek feminine name meaning "wealth".
Plum f & m English
From Middle English ploume, from Old English plume "plum, plum tree," from an early Germanic borrowing (Middle Dutch prume, Dutch pruim, Old High German pfluma, pfruma, German Pflaume) from Vulgar Latin *pruna, from Latin prunum "plum," from Greek prounon, a later form of proumnon, a word of unknown origin, which is probably, like the tree itself, of Anatolian origin.
Pluma f American (Rare)
Borrowing from Latin plūma, meaning "feather."
Plumeria f English (Rare)
From the name of the flowering plant that is also known as frangipani.
Plummer m English
Plummer is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in English. The meaning of Plummer is 'one who lives near a plum tree; one who deals in feathers'. The first name is derived from the surname, itself originally a nickname for one who lived near a plum tree or for one who dealt in feathers... [more]
Plutão m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Pluto.
Plutarc m Catalan
Catalan form of Plutarch.
Plutarchus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ploutarchos (see Plutarch).
Plutarco m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Plutarch.
Plutarh m Croatian
Croatian form of Plutarch.
Plutarkh m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Plutarch.
Plutarque m French
French form of Plutarch.
Plutina f American (South, Archaic)
Probably an invented name, used primarily in the Southern United States in the 19th century. Plutina Cox is the heroine of Waldron Baily's novel 'The Heart of the Blue Ridge' (1915), set in Wilkes County, North Carolina.
Plutó m Catalan
Catalan form of Pluto.
Plutón m Spanish
Spanish form of Pluto.
Pluton m French
French form of Pluto.
Plutone m Italian
Italian form of Pluto.
Plymouth m & f English (Rare), English (American)
Either derived directly from the place name (see Plymouth) or transferred from the surname which is derived from the place name.
Pnina f Biblical, Hebrew
Originally biblical (see Peninnah); root and meaning unknown. In modern Hebrew, considered to be a translation of "pearl" (originally a near-homonym of the Hebrew word for "pearl").
Pnjik f Armenian (Rare)
Possibly from the Armenian փունջ (punj) meaning "bunch".
Po m & f English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Varient of Poe. May also be a diminutive for names like Penelope, Porter, Pluto, etc.
Po f & m Burmese
Means "to exceed" in Burmese.
Poalla m Sami
Sami form of Paul.
Pobea m Romani (Caló)
Caló form of Jesús.
Pocho m Galician
Diminutive of Afonso.
Poco m Popular Culture
Poco is a brawler in the game 'Brawl Stars'. The character is inspired on Day of the Dead; he is a skeleton and a mariachi. His name means "few" in Spanish and the name could be inspired on the 3D-computer animated film Coco (2017).
Pocoyo m Spanish, Popular Culture
Means "little me." Pocoyo is a children's television show that airs as of 2005.
Pod m Literature
A character from The Borrowers, a book by Mary Norton, from the ordinary vocabulary word pod.
Podarce f Greek Mythology
An epithet of the Harpy Aello meaning "foot-safe".
Podarces m Greek Mythology
Derived from πούς (poús) meaning “foot” and ἀρκέω (arkéō) meaning “run to assist”.
Podarge f Greek Mythology
An epithet of the Harpy Aello meaning "foot-speedy".
Podge m Irish
Diminutive of Padraig.
Podo m Literature
Podo is a character from Andrew Peterson's Wingfeather Saga, the grandfather of the main characters. His name may be related to the Scandinavian place-name PODO. He hides dark secrets, but loves his family to the end.
Podoaba f Medieval Romanian
Derived from Romanian podoabă "jewel; adornment".
Podrick m Popular Culture
Podrick Payne, frequently called Pod, is the squire of Tyrion Lannister (from the "Song of Ice and Fire" series of books by George R. R. Martin).
Poe m & f Popular Culture, English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Poe.... [more]
Poe f Tahitian
Means "pearl" in Tahitian, of Polynesian origin.
Poe m Hawaiian (Rare)
Hawaiian form of Boyd.
Pœcc m Anglo-Saxon
Meaning unknown. The surname (and later given name) Paxton derives from this name.
Pœga m & f Anglo-Saxon
Old English name of unknown meaning. It relates to the name Peyton.
Poehere f Tahitian
Means "pearl of love"; a combination of Tahitian poe "pearl" and here "love".
Poeiva f Tahitian
Means "brilliant pearl"; a combination of poe "pearl" and iva, a diminutive of iva iva meaning "brilliant".
Poem m & f English
From French poème or Latin poema, from Greek poēma, early variant of poiēma ‘fiction, poem,’ from poiein ‘create.’ See also Poema.
Poema f English (Canadian)
Elaboration or feminization of Poem.
Poema f & m Tahitian
Means "pearl of the deep seas"; a combination of Tahitian poe "pearl" and "clean, pure, clear".
Poemander m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek given name Ποίμανδρος (Poimandros), which is derived from the Greek noun ποιμήν (poimen) meaning "herdsman, shepherd" (see Poimen) combined with Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man"... [more]
Poeme f Albanian
Means "poem" in Albanian.
Poemen m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Poimen. This name was borne by Poemen the Great, a saint from Egypt who lived in the 4th century AD. However, since the saint originated from Egypt, one should take into account the possibility that his name is the hellenized form of a Coptic name or word.
Poemenia f Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ποιμενία (Poimenia), which is the feminine form of Poimenios and perhaps also Poimen... [more]
Poemenius m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Poimenios. This name was borne by a 4th-century Roman governor of Corycus in Asia Minor (now Turkey) and by a usurper who led a revolt at Augusta Treverorum (now Trier in Germany) in the same century.... [more]
Poemu f & m Japanese
From Japanese 詩 (poemu, poe) meaning "poetry, poem", 保 (po) meaning "protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support", 星 (po) meaning "star", 歩 (po) meaning "walk", 帆 (po) meaning "sail", 穂 (po) meaning "grain" or 母 (po) meaning "mother", 笑 (e) meaning "laugh", 絵 (e) meaning "picture, drawing, painting, sketch", 影 (e) meaning "shadow, silhouette, phantom" or 恵 (e) meaning "favor, blessing, grace, kindness" combined with 夢 (mu) meaning "dream" or 笑 (emu) meaning "laugh"... [more]
Poerani f Tahitian
Means "heavenly pearl" or "divine pearl"; a combination of Tahitian poe meaning "pearl" and rani, which is derived from Tuamotuan rangi meaning "heaven".
Poerava f Tahitian
Means "black pearl"; a combination of Tahitian poe meaning "pearl" and rava meaning "black".
Poesy f American (South, Rare, Archaic)
Originally a variant of Posy, this name was sometimes associated with poetry, from Old French poesie, ultimately from Greek poesis "composition, poetry," from poein "to make or compose"
Poet m East Frisian (Archaic)
As an East Frisian name, Poet is a short form of names containing the element boto "messenger", for example Boeterich.... [more]
Poet f & m English (American, Modern, Rare)
From the English word meaning "someone who writes poems". From the Old French poete, from Latin poēta 'poet, author', from Ancient Greek poiētēs (ποιητής) 'creator, maker, author, poet', from poieō (poieō) 'I make, compose'.
Poeu m & f Khmer
Poeuv m & f Khmer
Means "youngest, young one" in Khmer.
Poggin m Literature (Rare)
Name of a minor character in C.S. Lewis', 'The Last Battle'.
Poglianniare f Istriot
Diminutive of Pogliare.
Pognon m French (Cajun), African American, American (South)
Possibly derived from the French surname Pognon.
Pogue m Popular Culture
Means "pool" or "pit". From the Irish surname Pogue, which is a reduced form the Scottish surname Pollock, which comes from the Gaelic pollag, itself from the Gaelic poll, meaning 'pool' or 'pit'.... [more]
Poh f & m Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Teochew)
Hokkien and Teochew romanization of Bao.
Pōhaikealoha f & m Hawaiian
Hawaiian unisex name meaning "love encircles".
Pohime f Albanian
From the Albanian pohim meaning "assertion, affirmation, acknowledgement, acceptance".
Pohyali m Pashto
Meaning "knowledge-seeker" or "student" in Pashto.
Poika m Finnish
Means "boy, son" in Finnish.
Póilín f Irish (Rare)
Feminine form of Póil.
Poimen m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ποιμήν (poimen) meaning "herdsman, shepherd".
Poimenios m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Meaning a bit uncertain. This name could be derived from the rare Greek adjective ποιμένιος (poimenios) meaning "pastoral, of the shepherd" as well as "rural". It is also possible that it is derived from Greek ποιμένες (poimenes), which is the plural form of the noun ποιμήν (poimen) meaning "herdsman, shepherd" (see Poimen).... [more]
Poindexter m Popular Culture
This was the name of a character in the made-for-TV cartoon version of 'Felix the Cat', introduced to the show in 1959. From an English surname which was originally a nickname from Old French poing destre meaning "right fist"; the surname is particularly associated with Huguenot refugees who fled from France to England, and from there to the U.S. state of Virginia.
Poinsettia f English (Rare)
From the flower Euphorbia pulcherrima, which was named for an American Minister to Mexico, Joel Roberts Poinsett, who discovered the flower in 1828.
Poiyaunpe m Ainu
Character in the Ainu epic Kotan Utunnai. In the story, he discovers that he is of Ainu heritage and reunites with his people.
Pojan m Mari
Mari masculine name meaning "rich".
Pojanaj m Mari
Variant form of Pojan.
Pokiza f Uzbek
Means "clean, pure, true" in Uzbek.
Pokkii f Japanese
From Japanese 歩 (po) meaning "walk" combined with 月 (kki) meaning "moon". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Pökla f Mari
Mari form of Fyokla.
Poko f Mossi
Of unknown meaning.... [more]
Poko f Japanese
From Japanese 歩 (po) meaning "walk" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Pokosław m Polish
Shorter form (or variant form) of Opokosław.
Pokpak f Thai (Rare)
It means Thailand Princess.
Póla f Hungarian
Cognate of Amapola, meaning "poppy flower".
Pòla f Kashubian
Short form of Apòla and Apòloniô.
Pola m Kurdish
Derived from the Kurdish polat meaning "steel".
Pola f Catalan, Breton
Feminine form of Pol.
Polana f Astronomy
From the name of an asteroid discovered by Johann Palisa which was named after the city of Pola where he made the discovery.
Polaris f & m Astronomy, Popular Culture
Derived from the Latin stella polaris, "pole star".... [more]
Po'lat m Uzbek
Uzbek form of Bolat.
Po'latgul f Uzbek
Derived from po'lat meaning "steel" or "invincable" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
Polcia f Polish
Diminutive of Apolonia.
Polda f Hungarian
Diminutive of Leopoldina and Leopolda.
Poldek m Polish
Polish short form of Leopold.... [more]
Poldica f Slovene (Rare)
Diminutive form of Leopolda.
Poldka f Slovene
Diminutive of Leopolda, used as a given name in its own right.
Polelo f Tswana
Means "story" in Setswana.
Polemarchos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun πολέμαρχος (polemarchos) meaning "polemarch, warlord". It consists of the Greek noun πόλεμος (polemos) meaning "war, battle" and the Greek noun ἀρχός (archos) meaning "leader, ruler".
Polemarchus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polemarchos. This name was borne by an Athenian philosopher from the 5th century BC.
Polendin m Basque
Basque form of Florentinus.
Poleng f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Paula and its forms.
Polentze f Basque
Basque form of Florence.
Polentzi m Basque
Basque form of Florentius.
Pòlësza f Kashubian
Diminutive of Apòla and Apòloniô.
Polet m French
Diminutive of Paul.
Polett f Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Paulette, reflecting the French pronunciation.
Polgara f Literature
The name of a sorceress in the Belgeriad series of books by David and Leigh Eddings.... [more]
Pòli m Occitan
Variant of Apòlit.
Poli f Bulgarian
This name is given to Bulgarian singer Poli Genova who participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 and 2016 placing 12th in the semi-final and 4th in the final respectively.
Polia f Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Поля (see Polya).
Poliʻahu f Polynesian Mythology
The name of Hawaiian snow goddess and enemy of Pele. Her name is derived from poli meaning "bosom" and 'ahu meaning "garment, clothed".
Poliana f Polish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Polian.
Poliana f Portuguese (Brazilian)
The name of the main character, Poliana D'Ávila Andrade, from As Aventuras de Poliana (2018). This name was first used in 1913 when Eleanor H. Porter named the main character Pollyanna in the book Pollyanna, which was published that year.
Polibi m Catalan
Catalan form of Polybius.
Polibije m Croatian
Croatian form of Polybius.
Políbio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Polybius.
Polibio m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of Polybius.
Policarp m Romanian, Provençal
Romanian and Provençal form of Polycarp.
Policarpa f Spanish (Rare)
Spanish feminine form of Polycarp. This was borne by Colombian revolutionary Policarpa Salavarrieta (1795-1817), known as "La Pola".
Policarpo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Polycarp.
Polichinelle f Theatre, French
French form of Pulcinella a classical character that originated in commedia dell'arte of the 17th century and became a stock character in Neapolitan puppetry... [more]
Policlet m Provençal
Provençal form of Polykleitos.
Polícrates m Spanish
Spanish form of Polykrates.
Polideuk m Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of Pollux.
Polidòr m Provençal
Provençal form of Polydorus.
Polidor m Polish
Polish form of Polydorus.
Polidora f Italian
Italian form of Polydora.
Polidoro m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Polydorus.
Polieucte m Catalan
Catalan form of Polyeuctus (see Polyeuktos)
Polieucto m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian Portuguese and Spanish form of Polyeuctus (see Polyeuktos).
Polievkt m Macedonian
Macedonian form of Polyeuctus (see Polyeuktos).
Pólika f Hungarian (Rare)
Originally a diminutive of Apollónia, Paula and Polixéna, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Polikarpe m Georgian
Georgian form of Polykarpos (see Polycarp).
Polikrat m Croatian
Croatian form of Polykrates.
Poliksena f Polish
Polish form of Polyxena.
Pólina f Faroese
Faroese variant of Poulina.
Poļina f Latvian
Latvian form of Polina.
Polinesso m Popular Culture
Means "many islands", derived from Greek polys "many, much" combined with nesos "island". This name is neither derived from nor inspired by Polynesia, the group of islands in the Pacific Ocean... [more]
Polisso f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Polyxo.
Pòlitu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Hippolytos.
Polius m Romani (Latinized)
Possibly a Romani corruption of Paulus.
Poliuta f Venetian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Polyeuktos.
Políxena f Spanish
Spanish form of Polyxena.
Polixéna f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Polyxena.
Polixenia f Romanian
Romanian form of Polyxena.
Poliyushka f Russian
Diminutive of Polina
Póliz m Aragonese
Aragonese form of Hippolytos.
Polizelo m Italian
Italian form of Polyzalus.
Polk m English
Transferred use of the surname Polk.
Polla f Late Roman
Feminine variant of Paullus.
Polla f Chechen
Means "butterfly" in Chechen.
Pollexius m German (Rare)
Probably derived from the historical territory Polesia including the cities Brest (Poland) and Pinsk (Belarus).... [more]
Polli f Hungarian (Modern)
Hungarian borrowing of Polly.
Pollicina f Folklore
This name is one of the two Italian forms of Thumbelina (the other is Mignolina). It is derived from Italian pollice meaning "thumb" combined with the Italian feminine diminutive suffix -ina... [more]
Pollonia f Medieval Italian
Truncated form of Apollonia.
Pollùce m Italian
Italian form of Pollux.
Polluce m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Polluce.
Polo m Spanish, English, Italian, English (American), Medieval Spanish, Medieval Italian
This name likely roots from Paolo or Paulo, and Polo is a variant of both. It can be used in association with the sport also, but very rarely is.
Poloheia f Medieval Baltic
Medieval Lithuanian variant of Pelagija, recorded in the 15th century.
Poloko m Sotho
Means "safety" in Sesotho.
Polola f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Flora.
Pololena f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Florence.
Poloma f English (Rare)
Very rare variant of Paloma
Pòlóna f Kashubian
Short form of Apòloniô.
Polonca f Slovene
Diminutive of Polona, used as a given name in its own right.
Polonie f Medieval Flemish
Truncated form of Apollonie.
Polonka f Polish
Diminutive of Apolonia.
Polu m Corsican (Archaic), Medieval Corsican
Medieval Corsican variant of Paulu.
Poludnitsa f Slavic Mythology
The name of a supernatural creature in Eastern European mythology, known in English as "Lady Midday" or the "Noon Witch". Her name is probably derived from the proto-Slavic *polъ meaning "half" and dьnь meaning "day", therefore "midday", and the related terms in the various Slavic languages... [more]
Polunia f Polish
Diminutive of Apolonia.
Polusia f Polish
Diminutive of Apolonia.
Pólux m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Pollux.
Polvon m Uzbek (Rare)
Uzbek form of Palvan, which is a medieval Persian contraction of the Persian name Pahlavan (see Pahlavon).... [more]
Polvonbek m Uzbek (Rare)
The first element of this name is derived from either the name Polvon or the Uzbek word polvon meaning "strong, heroic, brave" as well as "strong man, wrestler"... [more]
Polyaenus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polyainos. A notable bearer of this name was the Greek mathematician Polyaenus of Lampsacus (3rd century BC), who was a friend of the famous Greek philosopher Epicurus... [more]
Polyainos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολύαινος (polyainos) meaning "much-praised". It consists of the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek noun αἴνη (aine) meaning "praise, fame" (see Aeneas).
Polyanax m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
Polyandros m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολύανδρος (poluandros) or (polyandros) meaning "with many men, full of men" as well as "populous". The word is ultimately derived from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man".
Polyanor m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun πολυάνωρ (polyanor) meaning "with many men", which consists of the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Polybe m French
French form of Polybius.
Polybios m Ancient Greek
Means "many lives", derived from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" combined with Greek βιος (bios) "life."
Polybius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polybios. This name was borne by a Greek historian from the 2nd century BC.
Polyboea f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek feminine name meaning "worth much cattle".
Polycaon m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "much-burning".
Polycarpe m French
French form of Polycarp.
Polycarpos m Greek (Modern, Rare)
Variant transcription of Polykarpos.
Polycaste f Greek Mythology
Derived from πολῠ- (polu-) meaning “many”, with a second element possibly related to κεκασμαι (kekasmai) meaning "to excel, to shine" (pluperfect κεκαστο).
Polychares m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολυχαρής (polychares) meaning "feeling much joy" as well as "graceful". It consists of the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with either the Greek noun χαρά (chara) meaning "joy, delight, happiness" or the Greek noun χάρις (charis) meaning "grace, kindness" (see Chares).... [more]
Polychronia f Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun πολυχρονία (polychronia) meaning "length of time". However, one could also regard this name as the feminine form of Polychronios.... [more]
Polychronios m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολυχρόνιος (polychronios) meaning "long-lasting, long-lived" as well as "of olden time, ancient". It consists of the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek adjective χρόνιος (chronios) meaning "after a long time, late"... [more]
Polychronis m Greek
Variant of Polychronios. A notable bearer of this name was the Greek painter Polychronis Lembesis (1848-1913).
Polychronius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polychronios. This name was borne by several bishops and saints from the Byzantine Empire.
Polycles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polykles. This name was borne by several ancient Greeks, of which at least two were Olympic victors.
Polycrate m French
French form of Polykrates.
Polycratia f Ancient Greek
Derived from πολυς (polys) meaning "many, much" and κρατος (kratos) meaning "power".
Polydamas m Greek Mythology
Derived from πολῠ- (polu-) meaning “many” and δαμάζω (damazo) meaning "to tame, to (keep in) control".
Polydectes m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polydektes. In Greek mythology, Polydectes was the king of the island of Seriphos.
Polydektas m Ancient Greek
Doric Greek form of Polydektes. This was the name of a Spartan king from the 9th century BC, but he is usually known as Polydectes, which is the latinized form of the aforementioned Polydektes.
Polydektes m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun πολυδέκτης (polydektes) meaning "all-receiver". It consists of the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek noun δέκτης (dektes) meaning "receiver, beggar".
Polydoor m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
Dutch form of Polydoros via its latinized form Polydorus. A known bearer of this name was Polydoor Lippens (1810-1889), a Belgian engineer and inventor.
Polydora f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Polydoros. This name is borne by several characters in Greek mythology.
Polydoros m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "many gifts", derived from Greek πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with Greek δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift, present".... [more]
Polydorus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polydoros. A notable real-life bearer of this name was king Polydorus of Sparta, who lived in the 7th century BC.... [more]
Polyeucte m French
French form of Polyeuctus (see Polyeuktos).
Polyeuktos m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek πολύευκτος (polyeuktos) meaning "much desired, much wished for", which was composed of Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and εὐκτός (euktos) "desired, wished for, prayed for"... [more]
Polygnotus m Ancient Greek
Polygnotus /ˌpɒlɪɡˈnoʊtəs/ (Greek: Πολύγνωτος Polygnotos) was an ancient Greek painter from the middle of the 5th century BC.
Polykarp m German
German form of Polycarp.
Polykleitos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the elements (polys) "Many" and the second element of this name is derived from the Greek adjective κλειτός (kleitos) meaning "renowned, famous". It is ultimately derived from the Greek verb κλείω (kleio) meaning "to celebrate, to make famous", which is a variant form of the verb κλέω (kleo) meaning "to celebrate, to glorify, to make famous"... [more]
Polykles m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek noun κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory".
Polykrates m Ancient Greek
Means "much power", derived from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" combined with Greek κρατος (kratos) "power."
Polymatheia f Greek Mythology
Polymatheia (Greek: Πολυμάθεια) in Greek mythology was one of the three Muses recognized at Sicyon, as remarked by Plutarch.1 Her name literally means "much knowledge, erudition", and Plutarch compares her to Polymnia to whom he ascribes precedence over accumulation and preservation of knowledge.
Polymede f Greek Mythology
Derived from πολύς (polús) “much” and μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan".
Polymedon m Greek Mythology
Derived from πολῠ- (polu-) meaning “many” and μέδων (medon) meaning "ruler".
Polymele f Greek Mythology
Means "many songs" in Ancient Greek.
Polyna f Ukrainian, Russian, Greek (Cypriot)
Variant transcription of Polina.
Polynices m Greek Mythology
Means "manifold strife" in Ancient Greek.... [more]
Polynike m Greek
Variant of Polynikes.
Polynikes m Greek Mythology, Literature
From Greek polys (πολυς) -"much, many" combined with nike (νικη)- "victory". In Greek mythology he was the son of Oedipus and Jocasta.
Polyniki m Greek
Modern transliteration of Polynike.
Polypeithes m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)".... [more]
Polyphemus m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "many-voiced", "much spoken of", or "abounding in legends".
Polyphonte f Greek Mythology
Means "slayer of many" in Ancient Greek.
Polyphron m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek πολυς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much". The second element is derived from either the Greek noun φρόνις (phronis) meaning "prudence, wisdom" or the Greek verb φρονέω (phroneo) meaning "to think" as well as "to be minded"... [more]
Polystratos m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" combined with Greek στρατος (stratos) "army".
Polystratus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polystratos. This name was borne by an eponymous archon of Athens, who lived in the 3rd century BC.
Polyte m Norman
Norman short form of Hippolyte.
Polytimos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολύτιμος (polytimos) meaning "much-revered", which consists of the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".
Polyxène f French
French form of Polyxena.
Polyxenidas m Ancient Greek
Aeolic and Doric Greek form of Polyxenides, because it contains ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Polyxenides m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Polyxenos" in Greek, derived from the name Polyxenos combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Polyxenos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Masculine form of Polyxene (see Polyxena). A notable bearer of this name was the Indo-Greek king Polyxenos Epiphanes Soter, who reigned around 100 BC.
Polyxenus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polyxenos. In Greek mythology, this was the name of one of the suitors of Helen of Troy.
Polyxo f Greek Mythology
Etymology unknown, likely related to πολῠ- (polu-) meaning “many”.
Polyzalos m Ancient Greek
Doric Greek form of Polyzelos, because it contains ζᾶλος (zalos), which is the Doric Greek form of ζῆλος (zelos) meaning "emulation, zealous imitation" as well as "jealousy" (see Zelos)... [more]
Polyzalus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polyzalos. This was the name of a tyrant of Gela in Sicily, who lived in the 5th century BC.
Polyzelos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολύζηλος (polyzelos) meaning "full of emulation, much admired". It consists of the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek noun ζῆλος (zelos) meaning "emulation, zealous imitation" as well as "jealousy" (see Zelos).
Polyzelus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polyzelos. Known bearers of this name include an eponymous archon of Athens (4th century BC) and a Greek comic playwright (flourished around 400 BC).
Pom f Korean
Variant transcription of Bom and Beom.... [more]
Poma f Late Roman
This name is best known for being the name of the sister of Saint Memmius (3rd century AD). She was a virgin and monial in Châlons-sur-Marne, a city that is nowadays located in France and known under the name Châlons-en-Champagne... [more]
Pōmaikaʻi f & m Hawaiian (Rare)
From the word meaning "good fortune, blessing, profit, prosperity."
Pomaikalani m & f Hawaiian (Rare)
Possibly meaning "apple of the heavens" in Hawaiian
Pōmare m & f Maori, Tahitian
Form of Pomare.
Pomba f Galician
Galician form of Paloma.
Pombi f Manipuri
Means "air" in Meitei.
Pome f French (Archaic)
French form of Poma.
Pomeline f French (Rare)
Variant form of Pomelline. This name is best known for being one of the middle names of Charlotte Casiraghi (b. 1986), who is the daughter of Princess Caroline of Hanover (formerly of Monaco)... [more]
Pomellina f Medieval Italian
Diminutive of either Poma or Pomona, which are both given names that are ultimately derived from Latin pomus or pomum, both of which are nouns that can mean "fruit" as well as "fruit tree".... [more]
Pomeroy m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Pomeroy, meaning "dweller by the apple orchard."
Pominisa f Georgian (Archaic)
Meaning unknown. This name was borne by the 17th-century Georgian noblewoman and poetess Pominisa Beridze, who was from the village of Dzimiti in the Georgian region of Guria. She is also known under the name ვომინიჯა (Vominija), because that is how she is mentioned in the documents of the Italian missionary Teramo Castelli (1597-1659), who lived in Georgia from 1632 to 1654.
Pomma f Medieval Italian
Derived from Latin poma "fruits, apples".
Pommeline f French (Rare), Flemish
Modern form of Pomelline via its variant form Pomeline. The spelling of this form of the name was influenced by the French word pomme meaning "apple", which the name (and its variant form) has always shared a certain resemblance with and thus often led people to associate it with apples (to some degree).
Pomněnka f Czech (Rare)
Derived from Old Czech word pomníti meaning "memorable". It is the Czech name for the flower forget-me-not.
Pomnislav m Medieval Slavic
Derived from Church Slavic pomineti or pominiti meaning "to think" (which corresponds with Russian помнить (pomnit) meaning "to think") combined with the Slavic element slava meaning "glory".
Pomp m & f History
This was what explorer, Captain William Clark, of Lewis and Clark fame, nicknamed the son of Sacagawea. The child's real name was Jean Baptiste Charbonneau... [more]
Pompea f Italian
Italian form of Pompeia.
Pompée m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of Pompeius (see Pompey). This was the name of a female Breton saint, also known as Aspasie, Pompaïa or, in Breton, Coupaïa/Koupaïa.