Submitted Names Starting with P

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Panopeo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Panopeus.
Panopeu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Panopeus.
Panopeus m Greek Mythology
Masculine form of Panope. In Greek mythology, Panopeus and his twin brother Crisus were sons of Phocus.
Panoub m Coptic
Means "of Anubis" or "he who belongs to Anubis" in Coptic. The name ultimately derives from the Egyptian masculine prefix (or article/pronoun) pa combined with Anoub, the Coptic form of Anubis.
Panoute m Coptic (Sahidic)
Means "the God" or simply "God" in the Coptic language. The name ultimately derives from the Egyptian masculine prefix (or article/pronoun) pa combined with Egyptian nuti "God".
Panqara f Aymara
Means "flower" in Aymara.
Panra f Pashto
Means "leaf" in Pashto.
Panseluţa f Romanian
Derived from Romanian panseluţă, the diminutive of pansea "pansy".
Panshar m Dungan
From the Dungan word meaning "Thursday".
Pantacles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pantakles. A known bearer of this name was the Olympic victor Pantacles of Athens, who won the stadion race at respectively the 21st Olympiad (696 BC) and the 22nd Olympiad (692 BC).
Pantaenus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pantainos. A notable bearer of this name was the Greek theologian and saint Pantaenus the Philosopher (died around 200 AD).
Pantagathe m French
French form of Pantagathus.
Pantagathos m Late Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek πάντες (pantes) meaning "all", which is ultimately derived from Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, for all, of all". The second element is derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good".
Pantagathus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pantagathos. A known bearer of this name was Saint Pantagathus of Vienne (France), who lived in the 6th century AD.
Pantagruel m Literature
The first element of this name is derived from Greek πάντες (pantes) meaning "all", which is ultimately derived from Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, for all, of all". The second element is derived from Hagarene gruel meaning "thirsty"... [more]
Pantainetos m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek παντός (pantos), which is the genitive singular of Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, every, each". The second element is derived from the Greek adjective αἰνετός (ainetos) meaning "praiseworthy"... [more]
Pantainos m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek παντός (pantos), which is the genitive singular of Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, every, each". The second element is derived from the Greek noun αἴνη (aine) meaning "praise, fame" (see Aeneas).
Pantakles m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek παντός (pantos), which is the genitive singular of Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, every, each". The second element is derived from the Greek noun κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory".
Pantalaimon m Literature
Form of Panteleimon used by Philip Pullman in his series of children's fantasy novels 'His Dark Materials' (1995-2000). Lyra's dæmon, Pantalaimon appears in the 2007 film adaption of the first book, 'The Golden Compass'.
Pantalea f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Pantaleo.
Pantaleão m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Pantaleon.
Pantaleo m Italian
Italian short form of Pantaleone.
Pantaléon m French
French form of Pantaleon.
Pantaleón m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Pantaleon.
Pantaléonie f French
French feminine form of Pantaleon. See also Pantaléonne.
Pantaléonne f French
French feminine form of Pantaleon. The name is very, very rare and was mostly used in the 19th century.
Pantali m Provençal
Provençal form of Pantaleon.
Pantalí m Occitan
Variant of Pantali.
Pantandros m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek adverb πάντῃ (pantei) meaning "(in) every way, on every side" or the Greek adverb πάντως (pantos) meaning "in all ways"... [more]
Pantariste f Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek πάντες (pantes) meaning "all", which is ultimately derived from Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, for all, of all". The second element is derived from Greek αριστος (aristos) meaning "best"... [more]
Pantasilea f Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian variant of Penthesilea.
Pantea f Persian, Persian Mythology (?), History (?)
Persian form of Panthea. Pantea Arteshbod was a 6th-century BC Persian commander during the reign of Cyrus the Great. She was said to be the most beautiful woman in Asia, so she wore a mask during battle to stop men from falling in love with her.
Pantelakis m Greek
Modern Greek diminutive of Pantelis, as it contains the modern Greek diminutive suffix -άκης (-akis). This name is typically only used informally, meaning: it does not appear on birth certificates.
Pantelei m Bulgarian, Russian
Variant transcription of Panteley.
Pantelina f Greek
Feminine form of Panteleimon, perhaps via Pantelis.
Pantenor m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek adverb πάντῃ (pantei) meaning "(in) every way, on every side" or the Greek adverb πάντως (pantos) meaning "in all ways"... [more]
Pantera m Popular Culture
It is spanish for the word, "Panther King". It is also the name of Grimmjows Sword in the anime/manga BLEACH.
Panthalis f Greek Mythology
Panthalis is a figure in Greek mythology. She was a servant of Helena. Derived from παν (pan) "all" and θαλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom".
Panthea f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Πανθεια (Pantheia) which was derived from πανθειος (pantheios) meaning "of or common to all gods", ultimately from the elements παν (pan) "all" and θειος (theios) "of or for the gods, divine"... [more]
Panthous m Greek Mythology
Panthous was originally a priest of Apollo at Delphi. When Priam, after Troy had been destroyed by Heracles, sent a son of Antenor to Delphi to inquire whether it was appropriate to build a new citadel on the foundations of the destroyed city, said son of Antenor was charmed by Panthous' beauty and carried him off... [more]
Pantxika f Occitan, Basque (Rare)
Basque and Occitan form of Françoise or Francesca.
Pantxike f Basque
Variant of Pantxika.
Pantxo m Basque
Basque form of Pancho.
Panuínaĸ f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Panuinnaq f Greenlandic
Younger form of Panuínaĸ.
Panvitha f Santali
Meaning "Flower".
Panya f Swahili
The crowned one.
Panya m Thai
Means "wisdom, knowledge" in Thai.
Panzi m Mordvin
Means "buzzard" in Moksha.
Pao f Spanish
Diminutive of Paola.
Paolantonio m Italian
Italian combination of Paolo and Antonio.
Pâolène f Norman
Norman form of Pauline.
Paolica f Sardinian
Diminutive of Paola.
Paoliniano m Italian
Italian form of Paulinianus.
Paolita f Spanish
Diminutive of Paola.
Paolosi m Sotho
Sesotho form of Paul.
Paoluccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Paolo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Paoneke m Chewa
Means "we will see good things" in Chichewa.
Papalya f Indigenous 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 Papalya Nangala, the mother of Australian Aboriginal painter Takariya Napaltjarri (b... [more]
Papan f Nahuatl, Indigenous American
Means "flag" in Nahuatl.
Papatya f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish papatya "daisy".
Papaya f English
From the fruit papaya, which is a large, yellow, melonlike fruit of a tropical American shrub or small tree, Carica papaya, eaten raw or cooked.
Papewes m Indigenous American, Cree
Means "lucky man" in Cree.
Paphnuce m French
French form of Paphnoutios (see Paphnutius).
Paphnutia f Coptic
Feminine form of Paphnutius.... [more]
Papias m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name, possibly connected to Greek πάππος (pappos) "grandfather" or πάππας (pappas) "papa". This was the name of multiple saints.
Papnoute m Coptic (Sahidic)
Derived from Egyptian pa-ph-nuti meaning "the (man) of God" or "he who belongs to God".
Papoila f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Poppy.
Papoula f Literature
Derived from papoula, the Brazilian Portuguese word for "poppy".... [more]
Papper m Romansh
Romansh form of Caspar, traditionally found in the Lower Engadine valley.
Pappus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pappos. This was borne by the 4th-century Greek mathematician Pappus of Alexandria.
Paprika f American (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Modern name given after the spice paprika.
Papuna m Georgian
The first element of this name is derived from either the Georgian noun პაპა (papa) meaning "grandfather" or the Georgian noun პაპი (papi) meaning "pope" (which is ultimately of Latin origin)... [more]
Papyrus m Popular Culture
This is the name of a character in the RPG Undertale. He is named for the font in which he speaks. In the RPG Undertale, ... [more]
Paqari m & f Quechua
Means "dawn" in Quechua.
Paqësime f Albanian
From the Albanian paqësim meaning "reconciliation".
Paqësore f Albanian
Means "peaceful" in Albanian.
Pâquerette f French (Rare)
Means "common daisy, lawn daisy" (species Bellis perennis) in French.
Paquette f Literature, Theatre, French (Rare)
Feminine form of Pasquet or Paquet, medieval French pet forms of Pascal. Folk etymology links the name with modern French paquet (Middle French pacquet) "parcel, package"... [more]
Paqui f Spanish
Diminutive of Francisca.
Par f Chin
Means "flower; blossom" in Chin.
Pâra f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Paradise f English
From the English word, ultimately from Avestan pairidaēza "enclosure, park".
Paradzai m Shona
Paradzai means "destroy". This is possibly addressing an adversary challenging them to destroy what you have if they can".
Parag m Indian
" Pollen Grains" "Nectar"
Parahat m Turkmen
Means "friendly" in Turkmen.
Parako f Nenets
Nenets form of Paraskeve.
Paralee f English (American)
Uncertain origin.... [more]
Paraluman f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "muse, inspiration" or "compass" in Tagalog.
Param m Indian
means first
Param m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the verbal noun of adjective 파랗다 (parata) meaning "blue, green" (compare Pureum and Paran).
Paramesse m Ancient Egyptian
The birth name of Ramses I.
Paramita f Indian, Sanskrit
Means "perfection, completeness" in Sanskrit. In Buddhism, the pāramitās refer to the perfection or culmination of certain virtues. In Buddhism, these virtues are cultivated as a way of purification, purifying karma and helping the aspirant to live an unobstructed life, while reaching the goal of enlightenment.
Paramjeet m & f Indian (Sikh)
Variant transcription of Paramjit.
Paramjit m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit परम (parama) meaning "highest, best" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
Paramone f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Paramonos.
Paran m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the present determiner form of adjective 파랗다 (parata) meaning "blue, green" (compare Pureun and Param).
Parand f Tajik
Tajik feminine name meaning "silk".
Parandzem f Armenian
Parandzem was an ancient Armenian noblewoman and queen-consort living during the 4th century.
Paranza f Mordvin
Means "good" in Erzya.
Parapara f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Barbara.
Parappa m Popular Culture
PaRappa the Rapper is a rhythm video game developed by NanaOn-Sha and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation.
Parara f Indigenous 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 Parara Napaltjarri (c. 1944-2003), an Australian Aboriginal painter.
Paras m & f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Pakistani, Urdu
In Hindi and Urdu, this name means "touchstone" or "philosopher's stone."... [more]
Parascevas m Greek (Rare), Late Greek (Latinized)
Alternate transcription of Greek Παρασκευας (see Paraskevas).
Parascève f French
French form of Paraskevi.
Parascheva f Romanian
Romanian form of Paraskeve.
Paraschiva f Romanian
Romanian form of Paraskeve.
Parashqevi f Albanian
Albanian form of Paraskeve. A notable bearer of this name is the Albanian singer Parashqevi Simaku (1966-).
Parasin f Khakas
Variant Khakas form of Praskoviya.
Paraska f Ukrainian, Polish (Archaic)
Ukrainian diminutive of Praskovya or Paraskeva and Polish diminutive of Parascewa and Paraskiewia.
Paraskev m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Paraskevas.
Parasko f Khakas
Khakas form of Praskoviya.
Paraskovia f Russian (Archaic)
Archaic Russian form of Paraskeve and older transcription of Praskovya. In the Russian Orthodox Church, Paraskovia is the patron saint of cloth as well as of spinning and weaving.
Paratató f Romani (Caló)
Directly taken from Caló paratató "consolation", this name is used as the Caló form of Consuelo.
Paraylle f Albanian
From the Albanian para meaning "the first" and yll meaning "star".
Parbati f Indian, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Odia, Bengali, Assamese and Nepali form of Parvati.
Parca f Roman Mythology
One of the three goddesses of fate in relation to birthing. See also Nona and Decima. Parca or Partula oversees partus, birth as the initial separation from the mother's body (as in English '"postpartum")... [more]
Parchaoy f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek parcha meaning "piece, fragment" or a type of brocade and oy meaning "moon".
Parchinoy f Uzbek
Derived from parchin, either meaning "horseshoe" or refering to a type of colourful ceramic tile, and oy meaning "moon".
Parçıkh f Khakas
Means "starling" in Khakas.
Pardabuvish f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek parda meaning "screen, curtain" and buvish meaning "lady".
Pardagul f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek parda meaning "screen, curtain" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
Pardaoy f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek parda meaning "screen, curtain" and oy meaning "moon".
Pardis f Persian
Meaning "new city of Pardis" and often translated to "new city of Paradise."
Pardiss m Persian
persian
Pardós m Occitan
Occitan form of Pardoux.
Pardoux m French
French form of Bardolph.
Pare f Maori
Maori form of Polly.
Pareherwenemef m Ancient Egyptian
Means "Re is with his left arm" in Egyptian.
Pareise f & m African American (Modern, Rare)
American and English variant of Paris.
Parel m Norwegian (Archaic)
Form of Parelius removing the -ius suffix.
Parelius m Norwegian (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Parelius.
Paresh m & f Iranian
Transferred use of the surname Paresh.
Parëz f Albanian
Means "queen bee" in Albanian.
Parfaite f French (Rare), French (Quebec, Rare), French (African)
French form of Perfecta. Also compare Parfait, which is the masculine equivalent of this name.
Parfeniy m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Parthenios.
Parfenopey m Russian
Russian form of Parthenopaeus.
Parfyon m Literature
Possibly a form of Parfeniy. This is the given name of the antagonist in Dostoevsky's 'The Idiot' (1868-9).
Pargev m Armenian
Means "gift, donation, present" in Armenian.
Parhez f Persian
The name of a Mughal princess meaning "abstinence, fasting, caution".
Paribanou f Folklore
Composed of Persian پری‎ (pari) "fairy" and بانو‎ (bânu) "lady". This is the name of a female genie in the 'Arabian Nights' fairy tale 'The Story of Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Paribanou'.
Parichart f Thai
Alternate transcription of Parichat.
Parichat f Thai
Means "erythrina (a type of flower)" in Thai.
Parichehra f Uzbek
Derived from pari meaning "fairy" and chehra meaning "face".
Parick m Manx
Manx form of Patrick.
Paridah f Malay, Indonesian
Malay and Indonesian form of Farida.
Parigul f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek pari meaning "fairy" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
Parijahon f Uzbek
Derived from pari meaning "fairy" and jahon meaning "the world".
Parijat m & f Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit पारिजात (pārijāta), which refers to several different plants including the night-blooming jasmine (Cestrum nocturnum) and Indian coral tree (Erythrina variegata).
Parikhan f Armenian
Derived from the Persian word پریخوان‎ (parixân) meaning "a person who summons or conjures a jinn or peri". Used from the 16th century.
Pariksheet m Hinduism
Hindu mythology character of mahabharat known as king pariksheet he was a son of abhimanu and grandson of Arjuna
Parineeti f Indian, Hindi
Means "beauty, fairy" in Hindi.
Parinoz f Uzbek
Derived from pari meaning "fairy" and noz meaning "flirtiousness", "whim", "tenderness" or "fondness".
Parinya f & m Thai
Means "knowledge, awareness, understanding" in Thai.
Pariqush f Uzbek
Derived from pari meaning "fairy" and qush meaning "bird".
Pariruh f Uzbek
Derived from pari meaning "fairy" and ruh meaning "spirit, soul".
Páris m Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Paris 1.
París f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Paris.
Parisima f Persian
Means "fairy face" in Persian.
Parisio m Italian
Italian form of Parisius.
Parissa f Persian
Variant of Parisa.
Pariti f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING - calx of brass employed as collyrium... [more]
Paritra f Indian
Mostly and basically Sanskrit. Comes from the word "Paritran" and it means to save someone, whether physically, emotionally or spiritually.
Parivash f Uzbek
Means "fairy-like" in Uzbek.
Pariwana f Quechua
Means "flamingo" in Quechua.
Parizad f Persian
Means "child of a fairy", from Persian پری (pari) meaning "sprite, fairy" combined with زاد (zâd) meaning "child of".
Parizod f Uzbek
Means "lovely, angelic" in Uzbek.
Park m Irish
Park - a pet name or nickname for Patrick of Irish origin.
Parkin m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Peter. The change from er to ar is a characteristic phonetic development in Old French and Middle English.
Pārkiuņs m Latvian
Latgalian form of Perun.
Parkizin m Nivkh
Derived from Nivkh park and yzn meaning "his own master". This name was traditionally given to independent young boys.
Pärla f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish pärla "pearl" and thus a Swedish cognate of Pearl.
Parla f Turkish
Turkish feminine name derived from the word parlamak meaning "flash, shine, beam, sparkle, glow, blaze" or parıldamak meaning "shine, glitter, glimmer, sparkle, twinkle, gleam".
Parlak f Turkish
Means "bright" in Turkish.
Pàrlan m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Parthalán. The name used to be Anglicized as Bartholomew, even though it is not clear whether the two names are etymologically related.
Parlee f English (American)
Possibly a dialectical variant of Pearlie. Also see Paralee.
Parley m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Parley.
Parline f American (South, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly a variant of Perlina via the form Perline.
Parmen m Croatian, Georgian, Russian, Serbian
Croatian, Georgian, Russian and Serbian form of Parmenas.
Parmenas m Ancient Greek, Biblical
Derived from the Greek verb παρμένω (parmeno), which is a poetic form of the Greek verb παραμένω (parameno) meaning "to stay beside" or "to stand fast, to stand one's ground"... [more]
Parmenides m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Parmenas" in Greek, derived from the name Parmenas combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Parmenion m Ancient Greek, History
Diminutive form of Parmenon, as this name contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). Parmenion was the name of a Macedonian general from the 4th century BC, who had been in the service of Philip II of Macedon and Alexander the Great.
Pármeno m Literature
Possibly from Greek παρμένω (parmeno) "to stay beside, stand by" (compare Parmenon, Parmenas)... [more]
Parmenon m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb παρμένω (parmeno), which is a poetic form of the Greek verb παραμένω (parameno) meaning "to stay beside" or "to stand fast, to stand one's ground"... [more]
Parmina f Italian, Romanian
Probably derived from the name of the Italian city Parma. ... [more]
Pârmio f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Parmiss f Persian
Variant transcription of Parmys.
Parmjeet f & m Indian (Sikh)
Variant transcription of Parmjit.
Parmjit m & f Indian (Sikh)
Variant of Paramjit.
Parmys f Ancient Persian (Hellenized), History
Hellenized form of Uparmiya. This was the name of a Persian princess, who was the granddaughter of Cyrus the Great and went on to become the wife of Darius the Great.
Parna m Georgian (Rare)
Short form of Parnaoz.
Parnach m Biblical
Parnach was the father of Elizaphan, a prince of the Tribe of Zebulun. (Num. 34:25).
Parnaoz m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Farnavaz. A notable bearer of this name was prince Parnaoz of Georgia (1777-1852).
Parnavaz m Georgian, History, Armenian
Georgian form of Farnavaz. This name was borne by two kings who ruled over territories that are nowadays located in modern Georgia.
Parnaz f Persian
cute , beautiful , arrogant ,proud
Parnia f Persian
Persian Name
Parnian f Persian
Means "silk" in Persian.
Parnûna f Greenlandic
Hypocoristic word for a "crawling baby".
Parnuuna f Greenlandic
Younger form of Parnûna.
Paro f Hindi, Bengali
Diminutive of Parvati. This is the name of the female lead in Saratchandra Chattopadhyay's novel 'Devdas' (1917).
Paroma f Indian
Character in the movie, "Parama."
Parpar f Hebrew
Means "butterfly" in Hebrew.
Parrish m English
"Parrish" is a novel by Mildred Savage that was published in 1958.
Pars m Turkish (Rare)
Means "leopard" in Turkish.
Parsa m Persian
Means "virtuous" in Persian.
Parsadan m Literature, Georgian (Archaic)
Georgian sources state that this name is of Persian origin and means "wise, learned" and "scholar, scientist". This should connect the name to Middle Persian frazānag meaning "wise, intelligent" and frazanagīh meaning "wisdom, intelligence", which have both evolved into modern Persian as فرزانه (farzâne) (see Farzaneh).... [more]
Parsay m Mari
Means "heir, successor".
Parshandatha m Biblical
Parshandatha was one of the ten sons of Haman. He was an antisemite like his father. He was killed by a Jew or Jews (the Bible is unclear) and Esther had his corpse impaled.
Parshast m Indian
The name Parshast comes from Indian origin.
Parshuram m Indian
Divine architect
Pārsla f Latvian
Taken directly from Latvian pārsla "flake" (as in a snowflake).
Parsley f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Parsley.
Parson m English
Transferred from the surname Parson which came from the title meaning rector or viscar.
Pärt m Estonian
Variant of Pärtel.
Partalia f Greek
The meaning of this name come from the Greek word παρτάλι meaning cloth.
Partaón m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of Parthaon.
Pärtel m Estonian
Estonian variant of Bertold and Bartholomeus.
Parten m Georgian
Georgian form of Parthenios (see Parthenia).
Partenia f Polish
Polish form of Parthenia.
Partênio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Parthenios via Parthenius.
Partenio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Parthenios via Parthenius.
Partenopeo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Parthenopaeus.