Submitted Names Starting with P

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Pegi f Welsh
Welsh borrowing of Peggy.
Pehen-ptah m Ancient Egyptian
Means "Dedicated to Ptah" in Egyptian.
Pehernefer m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name meaning "At (his) end there's good".
Pei f & m Chinese
From Chinese 培 (péi) meaning "foster, cultivate, nourish", 配 (pèi) meaning "match, join, deserve", 沛 (pèi) meaning "abundant, full, copious" or 佩 (pèi) meaning "wear, admire", as well as other characters that are pronounced similarly.
Pei f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Fay.
Peider m Romansh
Romansh form of Peter.
Peig f Irish
Diminutive of Mairéad or Maighread. This was borne by Irish memoirist Máiréad "Peig" Sayers (1873-1958).
Peigí f Irish
Irish pet form of Mairéad or Maighread.
Peik m Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Finnish peikko "troll" or poika "boy" (the Swedish word for boy, pojke, is derived from the Finnish word). The name appears in folk tales in the Swedish-speaking parts of Finland.... [more]
Pèir m Gascon
Gascon cognate of Pèire.
Pèira f Occitan
Feminine form of Pèire.
Peirce m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Pierce.
Peirene f Greek Mythology
The name of a naiad of the fresh-water spring of the city of Korinthos and a daughter of Asopos. She was carried off by Poseidon and bore him two sons. Her name may be derived from the element πειραίνω (peiraino), and either mean "tied, fastened" or "the fastening one"... [more]
Peireta f Gascon, Lengadocian
Feminine diminutive of Pèire.
Peirina f Gascon
Gascon form of Perrine.
Peiroleta f Gascon
Diminutive of Pèira.
Peiron m Gascon
Diminutive of Pèir.
Peironèla f Gascon, Provençal
Gascon and Provençal form of Petronilla.
Peiròt m Occitan
Masculine form of Peiròta.
Peirotet m Occitan
Masculine form of Peiroteta.
Peiroteta f Gascon
Diminutive of Pèira.
Peisagoras m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Peisander m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Variant form of Pisander, which is the main latinized form of Peisandros (as Greek names starting with Peis- are usually latinized to Pis-, another example of this is Peisistratos, which becomes Pisistratus in Latin).... [more]
Peisandros m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Peisenor m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Pei-shan f Taiwanese
From Chinese 佩 (pèi) meaning "ornament, pendant" combined with 珊 (shān) meaning "coral", as well as other Chinese character combinations that can form this name.
Peisianassa f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Peisianax. In Greek mythology, Peisianassa is a Tyrian maid who attends to Semele.
Peisianax m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Peisidemos m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Peisidice f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Peisidike. This name is borne by several characters in Greek mythology, most of whom are princesses.
Peisidike f Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Peisilaos m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Peisinoe f Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Peisis m & f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion" as well as "affection, susceptibility". It is ultimately derived from Greek πείσομαι (peisomai), which is the first-person singular future middle indicative of the Greek verbs πάσχω (pascho) meaning "to undergo, to experience, to feel (an emotion)" and πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)".... [more]
Peisistratos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek noun πεῖσα (peisa) meaning "obedience" or the Greek noun πεῖσις (peisis) meaning "persuasion". Both words are ultimately derived from 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]
Peite m Livonian, Medieval Baltic
Livonian form of Estonian Peit.
Péiter m Luxembourgish
Luxembourgish form of Peter.
Peithagoras m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek adjective πειθός (peithos) meaning "persuasive" as well as "obedient", which is ultimately derived from 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]
Peithandros m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek adjective πειθός (peithos) meaning "persuasive" as well as "obedient", which is ultimately derived from 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]
Peithanor m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun πειθάνωρ (peithanor) meaning "obeying men", which consists of the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Peithidemos m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek adjective πειθός (peithos) meaning "persuasive" as well as "obedient", which is ultimately derived from 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]
Peithidemus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Peithidemos. This name was borne by an eponymous archon of Athens, who lived in the 3rd century BC.
Peitho f Greek Mythology
Derived from 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]
Peitholaos m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek adjective πειθός (peithos) meaning "persuasive" as well as "obedient", which is ultimately derived from 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]
Peitholaus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Peitholaos. This was the name of an ancient Greek tyrant of Pherae, who lived in the 4th century BC.
Peithon m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb πείθω (peitho) meaning "to persuade, to convince" as well as "to obey, to yield to" and "to believe, to trust (in)". This name is not to be confused with Python.... [more]
Peithostratos m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek adjective πειθός (peithos) meaning "persuasive" as well as "obedient", which is ultimately derived from 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]
Peitsa m Finnish
Meaning unknown. Possibly derived from Finnish word "peitsi" meaning "Lance, long spear"
Peivas m Sami
Derived from Sami peivas "son of the day".
Peixin f & m Chinese
From Chinese 培 (péi) meaning "to cultivate, to educate" combined with 信 (xìn) meaning "true, accurate" or 新 (xīn) "new", as well as other character combinations that can form this name.
Pejan m Kurdish
Etymology uncertain, perhaps an alternate transcription of Kurdish pêçan meaning "bandage".
Pejman m Persian
Means "sad, dejected, remorseful" in Persian.
Pejter m Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Peter.
Peka f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Bess / Beth.
Pekah m Biblical (All)
From a root meaning “open”. Pekah was a king of Israel for a 20-year period beginning in about 778 B.C.E..
Pekang m & f Khmer
Variant of Bekang.
Pekcan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish pek meaning "many, much" and can meaning "life, soul".
Peke f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Becky and Betsy / Betty.
Pekeana f Hawaiian (Rare)
Hawaiian form of Bettyanne.
Pekeikakai f & m Ijaw
Means "morning star" in Ijaw.
Peki f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Bessie.
Peĸitaĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Peko m Montenegrin, Serbian
Diminutive of Petar.
Pekto m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Perfecto.
Pela f Polish
Diminutive of Pelagia.
Pela f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Bella / Belle.
Pélage m French
French form of Pelagios via Pelagius.
Pelageia f Russian (Archaic)
Variant transcription of Pelageya.
Pelageja f Estonian, Russian (Germanized)
Estonian and German transcription of Russian Пелагея (see Pelageya).
Pelagi m Occitan (Rare)
Occitan form of Pelagius.
Pelàgia f Gascon (Archaic), Provençal
Gascon form and Provençal variant of Pelagia.
Pelagije m Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Pelagios via Pelagius.
Pelágio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Pelagios via Pelagius.
Pelagio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Pelagios via Pelagius.
Pelagiô f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Pelagia.
Pelagiu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Pelagius.
Pelagiusz m Polish, Kashubian
Polish and Kashubian form of Pelagius.
Pelagiy m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Pelagios.
Pelagja f Polish (Archaic)
Archaic form of Pelagia.
Pelagon m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "of the ocean".
Pelagoram m Mormon (Rare)
Possibly a derivative of Peleg, with a suffix of unknown origin.
Pelai m Catalan, Aragonese
Catalan and Aragonese form of Pelagius.
Pelaio m Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Pelagius.
Pelasgus m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "ancient".
Pelatiah m Biblical
Pelatiah, meaning "Refugee of God" Ezekiel 11:1, son of Benaiah, a prince of the people, among the 25 Ezekiel saw at the East Gate; he fell dead upon hearing the prophecy regrarding Jerusalem.
Pelay m Asturian
Asturian form of Pelagios.
Pelayu m Asturian
Variant of Pelay.
Pelcia f Polish
Diminutive form of Pelagia.
Pele f Basque
Basque form of Felizia.
Pelé m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Famous bearer of this name is Pelé (Born as Edson Arantes do Nascimento) and is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time. ... [more]
Pélée m French
French form of Peleus.
Pélegria f Gascon
Gascon feminine form of Peregrinus.
Pelegrin m Medieval Occitan
Masculine form of Pelegrina.
Pelegrina f Medieval Occitan, Gascon
Occitan feminine form of Peregrinus.
Pelej m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Peleus.
Peleka m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Bert.
Peleke m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Frederick and Fred.
Pelen f Khakas
Khakas form of Pelagia.
Pelenė f Folklore
Lithuanian form of Cinderella.
Peleo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Peleus.
Pelet m Hebrew
Meaning "escape, deliverance" in Hebrew.
Peleth m Biblical
Peleth, of the Tribe of Reuben, was the father of On, a participant in Korah’s rebellion against Moses according to Numbers 16:1.
Peleu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Peleus.
Peleus m Greek Mythology
Probably derived from Greek πηλός (pelos) meaning "clay". However, it could also have been derived from Greek πελός (pelos) meaning "grey, dark-coloured." In Greek mythology, Peleus was the father of Achilles.
Peley m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Peleus.
Pelgul f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish pelên meaning "petals" and gula meaning "rose".
Pelham m English
Transferred usage of the surname Pelham.
Pelias m Greek Mythology
Perhaps derived from the Ancient Greek peleia (πέλεια) 'rock pigeon'.... [more]
Pelika f Hawaiian
Means "covenant" or "bond" in Hawaiian.
Pelike m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Felix.
Pelikite f Basque
Basque form of Felicidad.
Pelin m Indigenous Taiwanese
Taiwanese aboriginal name.
Pelin f Turkish
Means "wormwood" in Turkish.
Pelin m Polish (Rare)
Allegedly derived from Greek πελινοσ (pelinos) "black", "dark", "dark-skinned".
Pelina f Polish (Rare)
Feminine form of Pelin.
Pélk m Kashubian
Diminutive of Pelagiusz.
Pélka f Kashubian
Diminutive of Pelagiô.
Pelka f German (Silesian), Silesian
Hypochoristic form of Pelagia.
Pellam m Arthurian Romance
Variant of Pellehan, which may be derived from Welsh Beli Hen "Beli the Old". Pellam or Pellehan was one of the Grail-keepers in Arthurian tales, appearing in the 'Suite du Merlin'... [more]
Pellazg m Albanian
Means "Pelasgian" in Albanian.
Pelleas m Literature
The name of a knight in Arthurian legends that first appears in the Old French Post-Vulgate Cycle and later in Sir Thomas Malory's 'Le Morte Darthur' and in Alfred Lord Tennyson's 'Idylls of the King'.... [more]
Pellervo m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish word pelto "field". In Finnish mytholofy Pellervo (also known as Sampsa Pellervoinen) was a god of fertility, fields and crops.
Pelles m Arthurian Romance
Possibly a corruption of Beli or Pwyll, or a derivative of Cornish peller "enchanter". In Arthurian legends this was the name of the Grail King, sometimes called the Fisher King, son of Pellehan (Beli Hen - i.e. "Beli the Old") and brother of Pellinore (Beli Mawr - "Beli the Great")... [more]
Pellinore m Arthurian Romance
Possibly derived from Welsh Beli Mawr "Beli the Great", a Welsh mythological figure. In Arthurian tales he was a king of Listenoise, also known as the Maimed King.
Pello m Basque
Basque form of Peter.
Pëllumbesha f Albanian
Means "dove" in Albanian.
Pelonomi f Tswana
Means "noble heart" in Setswana.
Pelontle f Tswana
Means "beautiful heart" in Setswana.
Pelopea f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Pelopea was a name attributed to four individuals.
Pelopia f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology this was a name given to several women.
Pelopidas m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Pelops" in Greek, derived from the name Pelops combined with ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Pelops m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "dark eyes" or "dark face" in Ancient Greek. From the Ancient Greek pelios 'dark' and ops 'face, eye'.... [more]
Pëlqim m Albanian
Means "approval" in Albanian.
Pëlqime f Albanian
Feminine form of Pëlqim.
Pelşîn f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish pelçima meaning "leaf" and şîn meaning "blue".
Pelulo f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Beryl.
Pemau f Indigenous Australian (?)
Allegedly an Australian Aboriginal name of Bundjalung origin. This is borne by Pemau Stone Bancroft (2018-), daughter of Australian actress Yael Stone and Jack Manning Bancroft; his mother, artist Bronwyn Bancroft, "has said that her great-great-great-grandmother Pemau was one of only two or three survivors from her clan (the Djanbun clan of the Bundjalung nation), the rest murdered when their land was settled by a white farmer."
Pemba f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Pembe.
Pemba m & f Tibetan
Means "Saturn (the planet)" in Tibetan.
Pemberai m Shona
Means "celebrate" in Shona.
Pemberton m English
Transferred use of the surname Pemberton.
Pembroke m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Pembroke.
Pemël f Albanian
Means "berry" in Albanian.
Pemeline f Albanian
Perhaps from the Albanian pemël meaning "berry".
Pemi m Catalan
Diminutive of Josep Maria.
Pemma f Popular Culture (Rare)
Meaning unknown. A possible variant of Emma or a diminutive of Pamela, or possibly derived from the surname Pemma, of unknown meaning or origin... [more]
Pemma f & m Tibetan
Comes from Pema (and Padma), Tibetan for Lotus. Lotus is a sacred flower in Buddhism (as well as Hinduism), a symbol for the way to enlightenment.
Peña f Spanish
Means "rock" in Spanish, taken from the Spanish titles of the Virgin Mary, La Virgen de la Peña and Nuestra Señora de la Peña, meaning "The Virgin of the Rock" and "Our Lady of the Rock" respectively.
Pena m Finnish
Originally a variant of Benjamin. Rare as a given name, but is often used as a pet name for Pentti.
Peñafrancia f Filipino
Taken from the Spanish titles of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia/Nuestra Señora de la Peña de Francia and La Virgen de la Peña de Francia, meaning "The Virgin of the Rock of France" and "Our Lady of the Rock of France" respectively, venerated in Naga City though originating from the image enshrined in Salamanca, Spain.
Penarddun f Welsh Mythology
Means "chief beauty" or "most fair", derived from the Welsh elements pen "head, chief, foremost" and arddun "fair, beautiful". In Welsh mythology she was a wife of the sea-god Llyr.
Pencha f Galician
Hypocoristic of Prudencia.
Penda m History, Anglo-Saxon
Old English name of unknown origin. Penda was a 7th-century king of Mercia, the Anglo-Saxon kingdom in what is today the English Midlands.
Penda m African
Penda is a shortend name of the Name Pendapala meaning "to be brave" or "be brave" in the ovomba language, indigeonous to the ovamo peolple of Namibia. ... [more]
Penda f African American
From the Swahili verb kupenda "to love, to like, to be pleasant".
Pendekar m Malay
Means "warrior" in Malay.
Penderbela m Romani
Possibly a Romani form of Pendragon.
Pendleton m English
Transferred use of the surname Pendleton.
Pendragon m Arthurian Romance
Transferred use of the surname Pendragon.... [more]
Penebui f Ancient Egyptian
The name of an early Egyptian queen, meaning "Seat of the Two Lords".
Pénée m French
French form of Peneus.
Peneki m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Bennett.
Penella f Romani
Romani form of Penelope.
Penelo f Popular Culture
The name of a character from Final Fantasy who is a friend of Vaan's.
Penelòpa f Occitan
Occitan form of Penelope.
Pénelopé f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Penelope.
Penélope f Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Penelope.
Penèlope f Catalan
Catalan form of Penelope.
Penelopė f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Penelope.
Penelopeia f Greek Mythology
Epic form of Penelope. Homer's epic the 'Odyssey' was written in Epic Greek (or Homeric Greek).
Peneo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Peneus.
Penetta f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Per using the popular suffix netta, found in such names as Annette and Jeanette.
Peneus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Πηνειός (Peneios), which is either derived from Greek πῆνος (pēnos) "web" or from Greek πήνη (pēnē) "thread, weft" (see Penelope)... [more]
Penfey m Russian
Russian form of Pentheus.
Peng m & f Chinese
From Chinese 鹏 (péng) referring to a large, legendary bird in Chinese mythology or 蓬 (péng) meaning "flourishing, prospering, vigorous", as well as other characters that are pronounced similarly.
Pengfei m & f Chinese
From Chinese 鹏 (péng) referring to a large, legendary bird in Chinese mythology combined with 飞 (fēi) meaning "to fly". Other character combinations can form this name as well.
Pengolodh m Literature
Means "teaching sage". In Tolkien's Legendarium this is the name of the in-universe author of The Silmarillion.
Penhartti m Finnish
Finnish form of Bernhard.
Penia f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek Πενία "deficiency; poverty", Penia was the personification of poverty and need. She married Porus at Aphrodite's birthday and was sometimes considered the mother of Eros.
Peniamina m Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Benjamin.
Peniel m & f English (American, Modern, Rare)
From a biblical place name (Gen 32:30) meaning "face of God".... [more]
Penikona m Hawaiian (Rare)
Hawaiian form of Benton.
Penina f Jewish, Various
Variant transcription of Peninnah.
Penina f Samoan
Penina ois a samoan name. Penina means "pretty flower".
Peniston m English (British, Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Peniston.... [more]
Penjam m Finnish
Finnish short form of Penjami.
Penjami m Finnish
Finnish form of Benjamin.
Penjo m Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Пеньо (see Penyo).
Penn m English, Welsh Mythology
Means "head, top" in Welsh. This was the name of two characters in Welsh legend. It can also come from the English surname which was from a place name meaning "hill" in Old English.
Penna f American
The Latin word for "feather, wing". American actor Ian Ziering has a daughter named Penna, born 2013.
Penna m & f Finnish
Derived from Bernhard, Pentti or Benjamin. Has been used a given name as early as the 14th century... [more]
Pennant m Welsh
Place name from Cwm Pennant and transferred use of the surname Pennant.
Penney f English
Variant of Penny.
Penni f & m Finnish
Rarely used as a given name. Possibly derived from Benjamin. Penni is a Finnish word for "penny".
Pennie f English
Variant of Penny.
Pennington m & f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Pennington.
Pennouti m Coptic (Bohairic)
Means "our God" in Coptic. The name ultimately derives from Egyptian pen "our" combined with Egyptian nuti "God".
Pennylane f Filipino (Rare), English
Likely given in reference to the Beatles' song Penny Lane.
Pennywise m Literature
Pennywise is the main character of Stephen King's novel 'It'. It is also known as 'Pennywise the Dancing Clown'.
Penrose m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Penrose.
Penry m Welsh
Derived from Welsh ap Henry meaning "son of Henry".
Penryn f Literature
Used as the name of he main character in the 'Penryn and the End of Days' series by Susan Ee.
Pensri f Thai
Alternate transcription of Phensi.
Pensria f Thai
Variant of Pensri.
Penta f Literature
Possibly derived from the Greek prefix penta meaning "five". This is the name of the protagonist of the Italian fairy tale Penta of the Chopped-Off Hands (1634) by Giambattista Basile. In the story, Penta is a princess who has her hands cut off so she can escape the advances of her brother, who wants to marry her.
Pentaquod m Indigenous American, Susquehannock
Meaning unknown. Pentaquod is the name of the 16th century first character in the novel 'Chesapeake' (1978) written by J.A. Michener.
Pentecost f & m English (Puritan, Archaic)
From the name of the Christian festival which commemorates the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles, celebrated on the fiftieth day after Easter, ultimately deriving from Greek pentekoste (hemera) "fiftieth (day)"... [more]
Pentecoste f Medieval, Medieval English
Greek Πεντηκοστή "the fiftieth Day", the Greek name of the Feast of Weeks, which in Christian traditions was celebrated as the feast commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles.... [more]
Penteo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Pentheus.
Penteu m Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Pentheus.
Penthea f Theatre
Feminine form of Pentheus. This was used (perhaps invented) by John Ford for a character in his tragic play 'The Broken Heart' (1633).
Penthée m French
French form of Pentheus.
Penthesilea f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Penthesilea was an Amazonian queen, daughter of Ares and Otrera, and sister of Hippolyta, Antiope and Melanippe. She led her troops to the Trojan War in support of King Priamos.... [more]
Pentheus m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πένθος (penthos) meaning "grief, sorrow, sadness, mourning". In Greek mythology, Pentheus was the name of a king of Thebes.
Penya f Aragonese (Rare)
Aragonese form of Peña.
Penyani m Chewa
Means "look" in Chewa.
Penyo m Bulgarian
Variant of Pencho.
Peo m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Per-Olof and other names with the initials P and O.
Peo f Sotho (Modern, Rare)
The meaning is “Seed” and it is a rare Sesotho name predominantly used in Lesotho
Peolive f Norwegian (Archaic)
Combination of Per and Oliv.
Peónia f Hungarian (Modern)
Hungarian borrowing of Peony.
Peotla m Anglo-Saxon
Anglo-saxon monothematic name. See Pelham.
Pep m Catalan
Diminutive of Josep.
Pepa m & f Czech, Spanish, Catalan
Czech diminutive of Joseph and Spanish diminutive of Josefa, Josepa, and Maria Jose.
Pepa m Croatian
Nickname for Stjepan.
Pepay f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Josefa.
Pepe m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Pertti or a Finnish pet form of Pellervo.
Pepê m Portuguese
Diminutive of Pedro.
Pepela f Georgian (Rare)
Derived from the Georgian noun პეპელა (pepela) meaning "butterfly", which is ultimately derived from the Old Georgian noun პეპელი (pepeli) meaning "butterfly".
Pepeline f Literature (Modern)
The name of a female kitten in the 1989 novel Felidae, which was made into a 1994 German animated, film noir, mystery, featuring cats as the central characters.
Pepelka f Folklore
Slovenian form of Cinderella.
Pepelu m Spanish
Diminutive of Jose Luis.
Pepeng m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Felipe.
Peperramón m Spanish
Combination of Pepe and Ramón, used as a diminutive of the compound name José Ramón.
Pepet m & f Catalan
Diminutive of Josep and Josepa.
Pepi f Spanish
Diminutive of Josefa and Maria Jose.
Pepica f Croatian
Diminutive of Josipa.
Pepija f Literature
In Latvian Pippi Longstocking is called Pepija Garzeķe.
Pepík m Silesian
Silesian diminutive of Josef.
Pépîn m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Pépin.
Pepín m Spanish
Diminutive of Jose.
Pepin m Occitan
Diminutive of Jausepin.
Pepìna f Emilian-Romagnol
Feminine form of Pepìn.
Pepina f Bulgarian, Romanian
Feminine form of Pépin.
Pepino m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Peppino.
Pepka f Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Józefa.
Pepo m Spanish
Diminutive of Joseph.
Peppa f Italian, Sardinian
Diminutive of Giuseppa and Giosepa.
Peppa f Popular Culture
Peppa Pig is a British preschool animated television series.
Peppe m Swedish
Diminutive of Per and Peter.