Submitted Names Starting with P

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Phébé f French
French form of Phoebe.
Pheello m Sotho
Means "perseverance" in Sesotho.
Phegeus m Greek Mythology
A king who offered succor and his daughter, Arsinoe (named Alphesiboea in some versions), to Alcmaeon, who was fleeing from the Erinyes.
Pheidias m Ancient Greek
Derived from φείδομαι (pheídomai) meaning “I spare”.
Pheidippides m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Pheidippos" in Greek, derived from the name Pheidippos combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Pheidippos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective φειδός (pheidos) meaning "sparing, thrifty" combined with the Greek noun ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
Pheko m South African
Medicine or herb. Ussually medicine used for protection
Phélie f French (Rare)
Truncated form of Ophélie.
Phelikitas f Late Roman (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of Felicitas (see Felicity).
Phelina f English (Rare)
Either a variant of Felina or a feminization of Phelan.
Phélip m Gascon
Gascon form of Philip.
Phélipa f Gascon
Feminine form of Phélip.
Phelippe f Medieval French
Middle French form of Philippa.
Phelps f English
Transferred use of the surname Phelps.
Pheme f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Pheme was the personification of fame and renown. Her favour being notability, her wrath being scandalous rumors. She was a daughter either of Gaia or of Elpis... [more]
Phemonoe f Ancient Greek
Etymology uncertain, although it may be related to φημι (phemi) meaning "to speak, to declare" and perhaps νόος (noos) meaning "the mind, thought, perception". This was the name of an Ancient Greek poetess and priestess, said to be a daughter of Apollo in mythological traditions.
Phen f Thai
Means "full moon" in Thai, of Khmer origin.
Phenenna f Biblical Latin
Form of Peninnah used in the Latin Vulgate and Douay-Rheims versions of the Bible.
Pheng m & f Lao
Means "song" or "full (moon)" in Lao.
Phennana f Biblical Greek, English (Puritan)
Hellenized form of Peninnah, appearing in the Septuagint. Also see Phenenna.
Phensi f Thai
From Thai เพ็ญ (phen) meaning "full moon" and ศรี (si) meaning "honour, glory, splendour".
Phenyo m & f Tswana
Means "victory" in Tswana.
Pheonix m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Erroneous spelling of Phoenix.
Pheraby f American (South, Archaic)
"Apparently a Southern U.S. invention. First appears in the mid-1700s in Virginia and North Carolina. Could be a variation of Phoebe, although it is also curiously similar to the Arabic name Fariba."... [more]
Pherecles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pherekles. This was the name of a life archon of Athens from the 9th century BC.
Pherecrates m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pherekrates. This was the name of an ancient Greek comic poet from the 5th century BC.
Phérécyde m French
French form of Pherecydes.
Pherecydes m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pherekydes. This was the name of an ancient Greek thinker from the 6th century BC.
Pherekles m Ancient Greek
Means "to bring glory", derived from Greek φέρω (phero) meaning "to bring, to bear, to carry" (see Pherenike) combined with Greek κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory".
Pherekrates m Ancient Greek
Means "to bring power", derived from Greek φέρω (phero) meaning "to bring, to bear, to carry" (see Pherenike) combined with Greek κράτος (kratos) meaning "power".
Pherekydes m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek φερω (phero) "to carry, to bear" combined with Greek κῦδος (kydos) "praise, renown, glory, fame."
Pherenikos m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Pherenike.
Pheres m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Ancient Greek φέρω (phérō) meaning "to bring, carry".
Pheretime f Ancient Greek
Derived from φέρω (phérō) meaning "to bring, carry" and τιμη (time) meaning "honour, virtue, worth". This was the name of the wife of the Greek Cyrenaean King Battus.
Pherusa f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Φέρουσα (Pherousa) which meant "carrying", being a participle of the verb φέρω (phero) "to carry". In Greek mythology this was borne by one of the Nereids; along with her sister Dynamene, Pherusa was associated with ocean swells.
Phethisi m Sotho
Means "completion" in Sesotho.
Phetmany f Lao
From Lao ເພັດ (phet) meaning "diamond" and ມະນີ (mani) meaning "gem, jewel".
Phetolo m Tswana
Means "response" in Setswana.
Phetsamone f & m Lao
From Lao ເພັດ (phet) meaning "diamond" possibly combined with ມອນ (mon) meaning "pleasant, enjoyable" or "core, centre".
Phetsarath m Lao
This was the name of Phetsarath Ratanavongsa (1890-1959), the first Prime Minister of Laos.
Pheup m & f Khmer
Means "good luck, good fortune" in Khmer.
Phhoung f Khmer
Means "wreath of flowers" in Khmer.
Phi m Vietnamese
Means "Africa" in Vietnamese.
Phia f Various (Rare)
Short form of Sophia and other names ending in -phia.
Phialo f Greek Mythology
Etymology uncertain, likely derived from φιλος (philos) meaning "lover, friend".
Phiansak m Thai (Rare)
From Thai เพียร (phian) meaning "persevere, persist" and ศักดิ์ (sak) meaning "power, prestige, honour".
Phibun m Thai
Means "full, extensive, spacious" in Thai. This is a nickname of Thai politician and prime minister Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897-1964).
Phiby f English
Variant of Phoebe.
Phichet m Thai
Means "most prosperous" in Thai.
Phichit m Thai
Means "conquer, defeat, vanquish" in Thai.
Phidias m Ancient Greek
Phidias was a Greek sculptor, painter and architect, who lived in the 5th century BC, and is commonly regarded as one of the greatest of all sculptors of Classical Greece.
Phidippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pheidippos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of one of the suitors of Helen of Troy.
Phikun f Thai
Means "medlar, bullet wood (a type of tree)" in Thai.
Phila f & m Southern African, Xhosa, Zulu, English
Means "live" or "get well" in Nguni languages. In English, it is derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "lover, friend".
Philaé f & m French (Rare)
Possibly taken from Philae, the Latinized form of Φιλαί (Philai), the Greek name of an ancient island of the Nile which was the center of the worship of Isis and the site of temples dedicated to her... [more]
Philanise f French (Quebec)
Possible vairant of Philonice
Philanor m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun φιλάνωρ (philanor) meaning "fond of a man", which consists of Greek φίλος (philos) meaning "beloved, dear" as well as "friend, lover" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Philarète m French
French form of Philaretos via Philaretus.
Philarete f Late Greek, Greek
Feminine form of Philaretos.
Philaretos m Late Greek
Means "friend of virtue" or "virtuous friend", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend" combined with Greek ἀρετὴ (arete) "virtue, excellence".
Philasterios m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with the Greek adjective ἀστέριος (asterios) meaning "starred, starry" (see Asterios).
Philax m Literature
Derived from Greek phulax meaning "watcher". This is the name of a character in the fairy tale "The Palace of Revenge" by Henriette-Julie de Murat. Philax is the cousin and lover of the protagonist Imis.
Phileas m Ancient Greek, Literature
Originally a short form of a Greek name beginning with the element φιλος (philos) "friend". This was the name of an early saint, a 3rd-century bishop of the Egyptian city of Thmuis... [more]
Phileine f Dutch, Literature, Popular Culture
The use of Phileine as a feminine first name in The Netherlands is due to the 2003 film "Phileine Zegt Sorry" (English: "Phileine Says Sorry"). The film is based on a book written by Dutch author Ronald Giphart (b... [more]
Phileo m English (Rare)
Presumably a variant of Philo.
Philia f English (Rare), Dutch (Rare), German (Rare), Greek (Rare), Greek (Cypriot, Rare)
Derived from Greek philia "love", specifically referring to any kind of platonic love. In the English-speaking world, this name has seen occasional usage from the 17th century onwards.
Philian m English, German
Derived from Philianus, which is the latinized form of Greek Philianos. It is ultimately derived from Greek philos "friend" or phileo "to love". Compare also Philon... [more]
Philianne f English (Rare)
Either a feminine form of Philian or an elaboration of Philia.
Philias m French (Quebec)
Possible variant of Phileas
Philiberte f French
Feminine form of Philibert
Philiberthe f Norman
Norman feminine form of Philibert.
Philidel f & m Literature, Theatre
Perhaps based on Philadelphia or Fidelis. It was used by John Dryden in his opera 'King Arthur; or, the British Worthy' (1691), where it belongs to an air spirit in the service of Merlin who saves Arthur from the evil schemes of Osmond, a Saxon sorcerer, and Grimbald, an enemy earth spirit.
Philidore m English, French, Literature
Philidore likely meaning "gift of love", from the Greek philos (φιλος) meaning "friend, lover" and doron (δωρον) meaning "gift".... [more]
Philin f Thai
Alternate transcription of Phailin.
Philine f German, Literature
Derived from Greek philein, meaning "to love, to kiss". In Germany it was brought to public attention when Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's used it for one of his characters in 'Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship' in 1795.
Philinna f Ancient Greek, History, Literature, Theatre
Feminine form of Philinus. A famous bearer was Philinna of Larissa, the third wife of Philip II of Macedon and mother of Philip III Arrhidaeus.... [more]
Philinne m Jèrriais
Diminutive of Ph'lippe and Ph'lip.
Philippides m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Philippos" in Greek, derived from the name Philippos combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Philippin m French
Diminutive of Philippe.
Philippo m Interlingua
Interlingua form of Philip.
Philiscus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philiskos. This name was borne by several ancient Greek philosophers and poets.
Philisiwe f South African, Zulu
Means "healed" in Zulu.
Philiskos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun φιλίσκος (philiskos) meaning "little friend", which consists of the Greek noun φίλος (philos) meaning "friend" and the Greek diminutive suffix -ίσκος (-iskos).
Philistides m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Philistos" in Greek, derived from the name Philistos combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Philistos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective φίλιστος (philistos) meaning "most beloved", which is a superlative of the Greek adjective φίλος (philos) meaning "beloved, dear".... [more]
Philistus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philistos. This was the name of a Greek historian from Syracuse in Sicily, who lived in the 5th century BC.
Philiszkosz m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Philiscus.
Phill m English
Variant of Phil.
Phillip m & f Medieval English
Used frequently on girls as well as boys in various references of the time period.
Phillipe m Spanish (Latin American), French
Spanish and French variant of Philippe or Felipe.
Phillippus m Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Philip.
Phillips m English (Puritan)
Transferred use of the surname Phillips.
Phillisco m & f American (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a modern variation of Philiscus
Philly f English
Diminutive of Philippa, Phyllis and other names containing the element Phil-.
Philmalene f Filipino
filipino-malaysian
Philochoros m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective φιλόχορος (philochoros) meaning "loving the choir or choral dance", which consists of the Greek noun φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with the Greek noun χορός (choros) meaning "dance".
Philochorus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philochoros. A known bearer of this name was Philochorus of Athens, a Greek historian from the 3rd century BC.
Philocles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philokles. This name was borne by an Athenian tragic poet from the 5th century BC.
Philoctetes m Greek Mythology
Derived from φίλος (phílos) meaning “friend” and‎ κτάομαι (ktáomai) meaning “to acquire”.
Philodème m French
French form of Philodemus.
Philodemos m Ancient Greek
Means "friend of the people", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek δημος (demos) "the people."
Philodemus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philodemos. This name was borne by a Greek philosopher and poet from the 1st century BC.
Philodice f Greek Mythology
Derived from φίλος (phílos) meaning “friend” and δίκη (dice) meaning "law, judgement, justice".
Philogeen m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
Dutch and Flemish form of Philogenes.
Philogène m French
French form of Philogenes. Known bearers of this name include the French foreign minister Louis Philogène Brûlart de Sillery (1702-1770), the Belgian painter Charles-Philogène Tschaggeny (1815-1894) and the Belgian ornithologist Philogène Wytsman (1866-1925).
Philogenes m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek φιλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with Greek γενης (genes) meaning "born".
Philokles m Ancient Greek
Means "friend of glory", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek κλεος (kleos) "glory".
Philolaos m Ancient Greek
Means "friend of the people", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek λαος (laos) "the people."
Philolaus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philolaos. This name was borne by a Philolaus of Croton, a Greek philosopher from the 4th century BC.
Philologos m Late Greek
Derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek λόγος (logos) "(spoken) word, speech". Also compare the English word philology, which has the same etymological roots.
Philologus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philologos. A bearer of this name was Philologus of Sinope, a saint from the 1st century AD.
Philomache f Greek Mythology
Derived from φίλος (phílos) meaning “friend” and μαχη (mache) meaning "battle".
Philomathes m Literature
Means "lover of learning", derived from the Ancient Greek words φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover", and μαθ-/μανθάνειν (math-/manthanein) meaning "to learn".... [more]
Philomelos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Masculine form of Philomele (see Philomela). A notable bearer of this name was the Greek general Philomelos of Phocis (4th century BC).
Philomelus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philomelos. In Greek mythology, this was the name of a minor demi-god.
Philomenes m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Philomena.
Philomenus m Late Greek (Latinized), Dutch (Rare)
Latinized form of Philomenos. This was the name of two saints, namely Philomenus of Ancyra (3rd century AD) and Philomenus of Heraclea (century unknown).
Philommeides f Greek Mythology
An epithet of Aphrodite meaning φῐ́λος (phílos) meaning "love" and μεῖδος (meîdos) meaning "smile, laughter".
Philonella f Late Greek, Late Roman
Variant form of Philonilla, which is the name of a saint from the first century AD. The name Philonella is also used in reference to the saint (usually in sources that ultimately take their information from Latin texts rather than Greek texts), which has led people in at least the English-speaking world to use the two names interchangeably.
Philonice f Literature, French (Rare)
Means "love of victory", derived from the Greek elements philo "love" and nike "victory". This is the name of the protagonist of the fairy tale La Tiranie des Fées Détruite (The Tyranny of the Fairies Destroyed) by Madame d'Auneuil... [more]
Philonides m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Philon" in Greek, derived from the name Philon combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Philonilla f Late Greek, Late Roman
This name is best known for being the name of saint Philonilla (also found written as Philonella), who lived in the first century AD. She was born into a Jewish family in Tarsus (located in what is now Turkey), which at the time was part of the Roman Empire, but had belonged to the Greeks not that long ago and as such was still heavily influenced by the Greek language and culture... [more]
Philonoe f Greek Mythology
The name of a number of characters in Greek mythology. Philonoe is derived from νοέω (noeō) meaning “to intend, to perceive, to see, to understand" and φίλος (philos) meaning “beloved”.
Philopappos m Ancient Greek
Means "an old man's friend", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek πάππος (pappos) "old man, grandfather".
Philopator m Ancient Greek
Philopator, meaning "father-loving", was a common royal epithet among Hellenistic monarchs.
Philophrosyne f Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover". The second element is derived from Greek φρενός (phrenos) "mind", which is related to the Greek verb φρονεῖν (phronein) "to think, to judge, to estimate"... [more]
Philopoemen m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Philopoimen. This was the name of a Greek general and statesman from the 2nd century BC.
Philopoimen m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with the Greek noun ποιμήν (poimen) meaning "herdsman, shepherd" (see Poimen).
Philoponos m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek πόνος (ponos) "pain." The latter element could also refer to the Greek god of toil (see Ponos).
Philosophos m Late Greek
Derived from Greek φιλόσοφος (philosophos) meaning "lover of wisdom", which consists of Greek φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with Greek σοφία (sophia) meaning "wisdom, cleverness"... [more]
Philosophus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philosophos. This was the name of a 3rd-century martyr and saint from Alexandria.
Philosse m Jèrriais
Diminutive of Ph'lippe and Ph'lip.
Philostorgios m Ancient Greek
Means "friend of familial love", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek στόργος (storgos) "familial love, natural affection."
Philostratos m Ancient Greek
Means "friend of the army", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek στρατος (stratos) "army."
Philot m Jèrriais
Diminutive of Ph'lip and Ph'lippe.
Philotera f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek φιλωτέρα (philôtera) meaning "beloved". This was borne by the younger sister of Arsinoe II and Ptolemy II.
Philotes f Greek Mythology
Means "friendship" or "affection" in Greek. Philotes was the Greek goddess of friendship and affection. Her Roman equivalent is Amicitia.
Philothée m French
French form of Philotheos via its latinized form Philotheus.
Philothei f Greek (Archaic)
Medieval Greek form of Philothea. This name was notably borne by the Greek saint Philothei of Athens (1522-1589), whose birth name was Revoula Benizelou.
Philotimos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective φιλότιμος (philotimos) meaning "loving honour", which consists of the Greek noun φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".
Philotimus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philotimos. This name was borne by an eminent Greek physician from the 4th century BC.
Philoumene f Ancient Greek
Derived from φῐλουμένη (philoumene), which is the feminine passive infinitive participle of the Greek verb φῐλοῦμαι (philoumai). The latter is a contracted form or variant of the Greek verb φιλέω (phileo) meaning "to love" as well as "to kiss".
Philoxenos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective φιλόξενος (philoxenos) meaning "loving strangers, hospitable". It consists of the Greek noun φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with Greek ξένος (xenos) meaning "foreign, strange" as well as "foreigner, guest".
Philoxenus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philoxenos. This name was borne by an Indo-Greek king from the 1st century BC.
Philpot m & f Medieval English
Diminutive of Philip and Phillipa.
Philumena f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Late Roman, Theatre
Latinized form of Philoumena. In theatre, this is the name of a character from two different comic plays written by the Roman playwright Terence (2nd century AD), namely Andria and Hecyra.
Philumenus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philoumenos. This name was borne by a Greek physician from the 4th century AD.
Philura f Literature
Variant of Philyra.... [more]
Philyra f Greek Mythology
Means "lime-tree" in Greek. This was the name of an Oceanid nymph loved by the Titan Cronus. 'When his wife Rhea came upon their rendezvous, he quickly transformed himself into a horse to escape detection... [more]
Philyre f Greek Mythology
Means "linden tree" in Greek. In mythology, this is the name of an Ocean nymph and mother of Chiron.
Phimchanok f Thai
From Thai พิมพ์ (pim) meaning "to type, to print" and ชนก (chá-nók) meaning "father, patriarch".
Phimnara f Thai
From Thai พิมพ์ (phim) meaning "type, print" and นารา (nara) which can mean "radius, length", "water" or "human, person".
Phimphon f Thai
From Thai พิมพ์ (phim) meaning "type, print" and พร (phon) meaning "blessing".
Phimrat f Thai
From Thai พิมพ์ (phim) meaning "type, print" and รัตน์ (rat) meaning "gem, jewel".
Phina f English (American, Rare), English (African, Rare)
Diminutive of names ending in -phina like Josephina or Seraphina.
Phindile f South African
A very common female South African name.... [more]
Phinée m French
French form of Phineus.
Phinley m & f English (Rare)
Rare variant of Finley
Phinly f & m American (Rare)
Variant of Finley.
Phintias m Ancient Greek
Phintias was an ancient Greek vase painter.
Phiona f English, English (African), French (African)
Variant of Fiona. It is used mainly in Uganda (regarding (African) English usage) and Burundi (regarding African French usage).... [more]
Phirap m Thai (Rare)
Means "dove, pigeon" in Thai.
Phiriya m & f Thai
Means "bravery, vigour" in Thai.
Phirom m & f Thai
Means "delighted, pleasing, satisfying" in Thai.
Phiroz m Indian (Parsi)
Alternate transcription of Phiroze.
Phiroze m Indian (Parsi)
Parsi form of Firouz.
Phisit m Thai
Means "excellent, superior" in Thai.
Phisitchai m Thai
From Thai พิสิฐ (phisit) meaning "excellent, superior" and ชัย (chai) meaning "victory".
Phisitsak m Thai
From Thai พิสิฐ (phisit) meaning "excellent, superior" and ศักดิ์ (sak) meaning "power, honour".
Phitchaya f & m Thai
From Thai พิชญ์ (pít) meaning "scholar, wise person". This is a transcription of both a feminine form พิชญา and a masculine form พิชญะ.
Phitsamai f Thai
Means "to admire, to adore, to love" in Thai.
Phitsanu m Thai
Etymology unknown.
Phlégon m French
French form of Phlegon.
Phlegon m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Essentially means "burning, aflame, inflamed, fiery", since it is derived from the Greek verb φλέγω (phlego) meaning "to burn (up), to inflame". A known bearer of this name was Phlegon of Tralles (2nd century AD), a Greek writer and freedman of the Roman emperor Hadrian.... [more]
Phlegyas m Greek Mythology
Son of Ares and Chryse or Dotis, was king of the Lapiths in Greek mythology.
Ph'lip m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Philip.
Ph'lippe m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Philip.
Ph'lippot m Jèrriais
Diminutive of Ph'lippe and Ph'lip.
Phloenphit f Thai
From Thai เพลิน (phloen) meaning "jubilantly, joyously" and พิศ (phit) meaning "stare, gaze".
Phlorentios m Late Roman (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of Florentius (see Florence).
Phlox f English (Rare)
Taken from the name of the flower, whose name is derived from Greek phlox "flame". As a given name, it has been in occasional use in the English-speaking world from the late 19th century onwards.
Phnouti m Coptic (Bohairic)
Bohairic Coptic form of Panoute.
Phobetor m Greek Mythology
From the Greek name Φοβητωρ (Phobētōr) meaning "frightening"; ultimately from Ancient Greek φόβος (phóbos) "fear, terror, fright". In Greek mythology, Phobetor (or Ikelos) was the god of and personification nightmares and a son of Nyx.
Phocides m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Phokides. A known bearer of this name was Phocides of Athens, the Olympic winner of either the stadion race or the wrestling contest in 364 BC.
Phocus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Φῶκος (Phokos), which is a variant form of Phokas (see Phocas). This name was borne by at least four characters in Greek mythology.
Phocylides m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Phokylides. This was the name of a Greek gnomic poet from the 6th century BC.
Phoebee f English
Variant of Phoebe.
Phoebi f Greek
Variant of Phoebe.
Phoebidas m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Phoibidas. This was the name of a Spartan general from the 4th century BC.
Phoebo m Popular Culture
Comedic male veriant of the name Phoebe from the popular American sitcom Friends.
Phoenixx m & f English
Variant of Phoenix.
Phoibidas m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Phoibos" in Greek, derived from the name Phoibos combined with ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Phoinix m & f Ancient Greek
Variant of Phoenix.
Phoivos m Greek
Variant transcription of Foivos.
Phokides m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Phokas" in Greek, derived from the name Phokas combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Phokylides m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Phokylos" in Greek, derived from the name Phokylos combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Phokylos m Ancient Greek
Meaning uncertain. The available possibilities for both the first and second element of this name indicate that the meaning of this name might be either "howling seal" or "forest of Phocis". And that is with the assumption that Phokylos is an authentic Greek given name, rather than a hellenization of a foreign name.... [more]
Phonchai m Thai
From Thai พร (phon) meaning "blessing" or พล (phon) meaning "force, strength, power" and ชัย (chai) meaning "victory".
Phondet m Thai
From Thai พล (phon) meaning "force, strength, power" and เดช (det) meaning "power, might, authority".
Phone m Burmese
Means "power, glory" in Burmese.
Phonexay m & f Lao
From Lao ພອນ (phone) meaning "blessing" and ໄຊ (xay) meaning "victory".
Phong m Vietnamese
(the 'o' is unrounded in prouncing) Meaning "wind" in Vietnamese. It is an archaic word borrow from the Cantonese Chinese word 'fung', that's 'feng' in Madarin. It is the name of the Vietnamese computer graphic researcher, Bùi Týờng Phong, who invented the Phong Shading Technique.
Phonsawan f & m Thai
Means "talent, ability, gift" in Thai.
Phonsuda f Thai
From Thai พร (phon) meaning "blessing" and สุดา (suda) meaning "woman, lady, daughter".
Phonthip f Thai
Alternate transcription of Porntip.
Phoolan f Hindi, Indian
Meaning, "flower."
Phorbas m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek mythology meaning "pasture giving".
Phorkys m Greek Mythology
Meaning "of the sea". In mythology, this is an old man ruling over the sea; later he is described as a god of the hidden dangers of the deep, a brother of Nereus, and is depicted as a kind of merman.
Phormion m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun φορμίον (phormion) meaning "small mat, small basket" as well as "straw covering". The word is ultimately derived from the Greek noun φορμός (phormos) meaning "basket, wicker basket, mat", which itself is closely related to the Greek verb φορεω (phoreo) meaning "to carry, to bear"... [more]
Phoronée m French
French form of Phoroneus.
Phoroneus m Greek Mythology
Possibly means "to bring help", derived from Greek φορεω (phoreo) "to bring, to carry, to bear" combined with Greek ὀνή (onē) meaning "help". Another possibility is that the name is derived from Greek φόρον (phoron) meaning "forum, market", or even from Greek φόρος (phoros) meaning "tribute, tax"... [more]
Phosi m & f Lao
Means "bo tree" in Lao.
Phosop f Far Eastern Mythology
Etymology unknown. This is the name of the Thai goddess of rice.
Phosphoros m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek φῶς (phos) "light" combined with Greek φορεω (phoreo) "to carry, to bear." For the latter element, also compare Greek φερω (phero), which has the same meaning... [more]
Phosterios m Late Greek, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from φωστῆρος (phosteros), which is the genitive singular of the Greek noun φωστήρ (phoster) meaning "that which gives light" as well as "splendour, radiance".... [more]
Phosterius m Late Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Phosterios. This was the name of a Byzantine hermit saint from the 6th or 7th century AD.
Phosthonia f Greek Mythology
Means "light" (phôster) in Greek. This was the name of one of the Alcyonides, Alkyoneus, the King of the Giants. When Herakles slew their father, they cast themselves into the sea and were transformed by Amphitrite into kingfishers.
Photien f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Photine.
Photin m French
French form of Φωτεινός (Photeinos) and Φωτίνος (Photinos) via their latinized form Photinus.
Photini f Greek
Variant transcription of Fotini.