Submitted Names Starting with P

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Palanaka f Hawaiian (Rare)
Hawaiian form of Blanche.
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.
Palapala f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Barbara.
Palapi f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Barbie.
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.
Palatin f Khakas
Khakas form of Valentina.
Palatyne f Arthurian Romance
The name of the sister of Melusine in the English translation of the story.
Palau m & f Various
Derived from the name of the country of Palau.
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.
Paldar m Kurdish
Perhaps from pal meaning "hill" and dar meaning "tree, wood" in Kurdish.
Palden m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan དཔལ་ལྡན (dpal ldan) meaning "glorious, illustrious, splendous".
Paldon m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
Paleka m Hawaiian (Rare)
Hawaiian form of Barrett.
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”.
Palenaka f & m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Brenda and Brent.
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.
Pali m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Barry.
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.
Palika m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Blake.
Palika f Hungarian
Diminutive form of Paula or Paulina.
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.
Palladia f Greek Mythology
Variant of the name Pallas. Used as another name for Athena. Means "wisdom".
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-.
Pálma f Faroese
Faroese variant of Palma.
Pálma f Hungarian
Cognate of Palma, meaning "palm".
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.
Palmo f Tibetan
Means "highly praised, most glorious" in Tibetan.
Palmýra f Czech, Slovak, Greek
Czech, Slovak and Greek form of Palmyra.
Palmyra f English
English form of Palmira. Palmyra is a Syrian city.
Palmyre f French, Norman
French form of Palmira. This also coincides with the French name of the ancient oasis city of Syria, known in English as Palmyra.
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.
Palóma f Hungarian
Cognate of Paloma, meaning "dove".
Palomba f Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish form of Paloma.
Palomina f Spanish
The name Palomina is a variant of Paloma, and it means “dove-colored filly”.
Palona m Hawaiian (Rare)
Hawaiian form of Baron / Barron.
Palònia f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Apollonia.
Palpatine m Popular Culture
Emperor Palpatine the main villain of the star wars saga
Pálrún f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of Páll and rún "secret".
Palsang m & f Tibetan
Means "glorious" in Tibetan.
Palthanor m Greek Mythology
Hellenized form of an Indian name, of which both the original form and the meaning are unknown.... [more]
Palti m Hebrew
Means "my escape, my deliverance" in Hebrew.
Paltiël m Dutch
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.
Paltith f Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of one of Lot's daughters according to the lost Book of Jasher.
Palu m Greenlandic
Younger form of Palo.
Paluan m Karakalpak
Means "wrestler" in Karakalpak.
Paluk m Greenlandic
Means "dear" or "little" in Greenlandic.
Palulop m Polynesian Mythology
Allegedly a sea god of the Caroline Islands.
Paluongia f Romansh
Romansch form of Apollonia, traditionally found in the Engadine valley.
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)... [more]
Pälvi f Finnish (Rare)
From Finnish word pälvi, meaning a snow free patch on the ground, melted by the sun.
Palwan m Turkmen (Rare)
Turkmen form of Palvan, which is a medieval Persian contraction of the Persian name Pahlavan (see Pahlavon).
Pamahas f Paiute
Means "meadows" in Paiute.
Pamala f English
Variant of Pamela.
Pamantaquash m Wampanoag
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.
Pambugh f Armenian
Possibly from the Azerbaijani pambıq meaning "cotton".
Paméla f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Pamela.
Pamelina f English
Perhaps an elaboration of Pamela.
Pamelyn f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Pamela using the name suffix lyn.
Pamfil m Croatian (Rare), Polish, Romanian (Rare), Serbian, Lengadocian, Provençal
Croatian, Polish, Romanian, Languedocian, Provençal and Serbian form of Pamphilus.
Pàmfila f Catalan (Rare, ?)
Catalan feminine form of Pamphilus.
Pamfile m Gascon, Provençal
Gascon and Provençal 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.
Pamilekunayo m & f Yoruba
Means "cause me to cry tears of joy" in Yoruba.
Pamína f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form 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.
Pamiu m Ancient Egyptian
Male version of Paamiu
Pammachio m Italian
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]
Pammachiusz m Polish (Archaic)
Archaic Polish form of Pammachius.
Pammakhiy m Russian (Archaic)
Archaic Russian form of Pammachius.
Pammaque m French
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.
Pamphile m French
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]
Pamuk m Turkish
Means "cotton" in Turkish.
Pamungkas m Javanese
Means "final, ultimate" in Javanese.
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]
Panadda f & m Thai
Means "great-grandchild" in Thai.
Panaetius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Panaitios. Bearers of this name include the Stoic philosopher Panaetius of Rhodes (2nd century BC) and a Greek tyrant of Leontini in Sicily (7th century BC).
Panagiotes m Late Greek
Ancient Greek form of Panagiotis.
Panagioti m Italian (Rare), Greek
Italian form and Greek variant of Panagiotis.
Panagiotitsa f Greek
Diminutive of Panagiota.
Panagioula f Greek
Diminutive of Panagiota.
Panagis m Greek
Diminutive of Panagiotis.
Pənah m Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian پناه (panâh) meaning "shelter, refuge, protection".
Panaiota f Greek (Rare, Expatriate, ?)
Alternate transcription of Greek Παναγιωτα (see Panagiota).
Panait m Romanian
Romanian form of Panagiotis via Panaghiot.
Panaitios m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective παναίτιος (panaitios) meaning "cause of all, to whom all the guilt belongs". It is a compound word, of which the first element consists of πᾶν (pan), the neuter singular of Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, every, each"... [more]
Panajiotis m Greek
Variant transcription of Panagiotis.
Panajot m Albanian
Albanian form of Panagiotis.
Panambi f Guarani
Means "butterfly" in Guarani.
Panas m Russian
Russian diminutive of Afanasiy. It can be also a short form of Panagiotis.
Panayiota f Greek
Variant transcription of Panagiota.
Panayot m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Panagiotis.
Panayota f Greek
Variant of Panagiota.
Panayotis m Greek
Variant transcription of Panagiotis.
Panayotka f Bulgarian
Bulgarian diminutive or variant of Panagiota
Panca m Indonesian
Means "five" in Indonesian, traditionally given to the fifth-born child of a family.
Pancha f Spanish
Diminutive of Francisca and Esperanza.
Panchali f Indian
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]
Panchi f Spanish
Diminutive of Francisca.
Panchita f Spanish
Diminutive of Francisca.
Panchito m Spanish
Diminutive of Francisco.
Pancracia f Spanish, Galician (Archaic)
Spanish and Galician feminine form of Pancratius.
Pancrasi m Occitan
Occitan form of Pancratius.
Pancratie m Romanian
Romanian form of Pancratius.
Pancrazia f Italian, Corsican
Italian feminine form of Pancratius and Corsican feminine form of Pancraziu.
Pancrazziu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Pancratius.
Pančšambay m Balochi
Means "Thursday" in Balochi.
Panda f American (Rare)
The origin of the word panda is the Nepalese word nigalya ponya, which means 'eater of bamboo'.
Panda f English (Rare)
Rare diminutive of Pandora.
Pandaie f Greek Mythology
Etymology unknown.
Pandareus m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
The son of Merops and a nymph.
Pandarus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Literature, Theatre
Latinized form of Greek Πάνδαρος (Pandaros), which was possibly derived from παν (pan) "all" and an uncertain second element. This is the name of a mythical archer who appears in stories of the Trojan War, and "who by an arrow-shot violates the truce between the Trojans and Greeks, and is afterwards slain by Diomedes." In Homer's 'Iliad' he is portrayed as an energetic and impetuous warrior, but in medieval literature he becomes a witty and licentious figure who facilitates the affair between Troilus and Cressida... [more]
Pande m & f Balinese
From a title given to a member of a clan of blacksmiths, probably derived from Balinese memande meaning "metalsmith, ironsmith".
Pandelis m Greek
Variant of Pantelis.
Pandemos f & m Greek Mythology
An epithet to Aphrodite meaning "common to all the people" with (pantes) "all" or (pas) the same meaning and (demos) "the people".
Pandenulf m Ancient Germanic (Lombardic)
A longer form of Pandulf. Pandenulf was the name of a 9th-century count of Capua (Italy).
Pandia f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
In some cases this is a latinized form of Greek Πανδείη (Pandeie) or Πανδεία (Pandeia) - though the spelling Πανδία (Pandia) has also been used - which may be related to the word πανδῖος (pandios) meaning "all-divine"... [more]
Pandian m Tamil
The name of a dynasty which ruled southern india for many centuries...
Pandion m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, this is the name of several kings and heroes.
Pandolf m Ancient Germanic
Variant spelling of Pandulf.
Pandolfo m Italian
Italian form of Pandolf.
Pandolfuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Pandolfo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Pandolph m German
Variant of Pandolf.
Pandóra f Hungarian
Cognate of Pandora, meaning "all gifts".
Pandore f French
French form of Pandora.
Pandorea f English (Australian)
A genus of climbing vines native to Australasia. Named after Pandora from Greek mythology, because the plant's tightly packed seed pod recalls the myth of "Pandora's box".
Pandoros m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name with the elements (pan) "all" and (doron) "gift" meaning "all gifted". It is the masculine form of Pandora
Pandra f African American
Meaning unknown.
Pandroso f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Pandrosus.
Pandrosos f Greek Mythology
Means "all bedewed" from a combination of Greek παν (pan) "all" and δροσος (drosos) "dew". In Greek mythology Pandrosos was one of the three daughters of Kekrops, the first king of Athens, along with her sisters Aglauros and Herse... [more]
Pandrosus f Greek Mythology
Derived from πᾰν- (pan-) meaning "all" and δρόσος (drósos) meaning "dew, pure water" or "young of animals".
Pandu m Hinduism
Means "pale, whitish, yellowish" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the Mahabharata this is the name of the father of the Pandavas and the husband of Kunti.
Pandulf m Ancient Germanic, History
The first element of this name comes from banda, which is derived from Langobardic bando "flag, banner" or from Old High German banz "province, countryside." The first element might also come from Greek pan "all", but this is unlikely... [more]
Pandulph m German
Variant of Pandulf.
Pane f Greenlandic
Greenlandic pet form of names beginning with Pane-/Pani-.
Pane f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Fanny.
Panehesy m Ancient Egyptian
From Egyptian pꜣ-nḥsj meaning "the Nubian" (see Phinehas). This was the name of two ancient Egyptian priests and one vizier.
Panertoĸ m Greenlandic
Means "dried meat, dried fish" in Greenlandic.
Panertoq m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Panertoĸ.
Pánfila f Galician (Rare)
Galician cognate of Panfila.
Panfila f Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of Panfilo.
Panfilia f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Panfilo.
Pânfilo m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Pamphilus.
Pangako f Filipino
Means "promise" in Tagalog.
Panganai m Shona
Means "to consult or advise each other" in Shona.
Panganayi m Shona
Variant of Panganai.
Pangeran m Indonesian
Indonesian and Malay form of Prince
Pangestu m Javanese
Means "prayer, blessing" in Javanese.
Pângnâĸ f Greenlandic
North Greenlandic name for broad-leaved willow herb.
Pangnaparse m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Barnabas.
Panhsj m Ancient Egyptian
Original Egyptian form of Phinehas.
Panhu m Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
From a combination of the characters 盘 (pan, meaning “plate”) and 瓠 (hu, meaning “gourd”). This is the name of a hound in Chinese mythology who possessed a five-colored pelt. He is considered the ancestor of several ethnic minorities in southern China, such as the Yao and She peoples.
Pani f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Pane.
Pani m & f Lao
Means "mercy, compassion" in Lao.
Pania f Greek (Cypriot, Rare)
Feminine form of Panos.
Pania f Maori, Polynesian Mythology
Pania, often styled "Pania of the Reef", is a figure of Māori mythology, and a symbol of the New Zealand city of Napier.
Paniaĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Paniaq f Greenlandic
Younger form of Paniaĸ.
Panida f Thai
Means "young woman, girl" in Thai.
Panigsiaĸ f Greenlandic
Means "step daughter, foster daughter" in Greenlandic.
Panik f Greenlandic (?)
Means "daughter" in Greenlandic.
Panínguaĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'sweet little daughter' with the combination of Panik and -nnguaq 'sweet, dear'.
Paninnguaq f Greenlandic
Means "sweet little daughter", from Greenlandic panik "daughter" combined with the endearing diminutive suffix nnguaq. This is the second most popular name for girls born in Greenland (after Pipaluk).
Panisa f Thai
Possibly from Thai ปาณิ (pani) meaning "hand, palm".
Panissiaq f Greenlandic
Younger form of Panigsiaĸ.
Panisuaĸ f Greenlandic
Means "only daughter" in Greenlandic.
Panisuaq f Greenlandic
Younger form of Panisuaĸ.
Panit f & m Thai
Alternate transcription of Phanit.
Panji m Tumbuka
It mean maybe. It is a male give name. It is named after the death of the first born. To say maybe he will grow.
Panji m Indonesian
Means "banner, flag" in Indonesian.
P’anka f Quechua
Means "reflection of water" in Quechua.
Pankrác m Czech (Archaic), Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Pancratius (see Pancras).
Pankrac m Slovene (Rare), Kashubian
Slovene variant of Pankracij and Kashubian form of Pankratios.
Pankracij m Slovene (Rare)
Slovene form of Pankratios (see Pancratius).
Pankracy m Polish
Polish form of Pancratius.
Pankraty m Russian
Variant transcription of Pankratiy.
Panna f Hindi, Indian
From Hindi पन्ना (panna) meaning "emerald, leaf, page".
Pannaa m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Pangnâ.
Pannapa m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Pangnapa.