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VAAGEmDanish
Danish form of Våge.
VAAJmHinduism, Sanskrit, Indian, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali, Sinhalese, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese
Meaning: strength, vigour, energy, spirit, speed (esp. of a horse ), a contest, race, conflict, battle, war, the prize of a race or ... [more]
VÄÄNAmSami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami diminutive of Beʹnjam.
VAANEmEstonian
Estonian form of Vane.
VAAPImFinnish
Finnish variant of Fabian.
VAARISHmHinduism
Name : Vaarish वारिश... [more]
VAASmDutch, Flemish
Short form of Servaas.
VAAʹSSELmSami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Vasili.
VAÇINKEmChuvash
Chuvash masculine name inspired by diminutive forms of the Russian name Vasiliy.
VACLOVASmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of Václav.
VÁCSLAVmMedieval Czech
Medieval Czech form of Václav.
VAÇTIREKmChuvash
Chuvash masculine name derived from Vaç, a name element inspired by diminutive forms of the Russian name Vasiliy and tirek meaning "aspen tree".
VADAfEnglish, Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. Possibly a variant of Veda or Valda or short form of Nevada.... [more]
VADELMAfFinnish
Finnish name meaning "raspberry".
VADENmEnglish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Vaden.
VADERmDutch, Popular Culture
Means "father" in Dutch. This is the name of Darth Vader, the antagonist of the Star Wars trilogy by George Lucas.
VADINmIndian
"Known lecturer"... [more]
VADINHOmPortuguese
Diminutive of Osvaldo.
VADOMARmAncient Germanic, History
Derived from Gothic vadi "pledge, pact" combined with Old High German mâri "famous." Vadomar was the name of a 4th-century king of the Alamanni, a Germanic tribe.
VADORmCatalan
Short form of Salvador.
VADULFmAncient Germanic
Derived from Gothic vadi "pledge, pact" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
VADUNYfRomanian (Rare), Slavic Mythology
Possibly means "to see; to know", if derived from the Proto-Slavic věděti, from the Proto-Indo-European wóyd 'to know', from weyd 'to see, to know'. The name itself appears to be a variation of the Russian word vedun'ia "witch, sorceress", the feminine form of vedun 'sorcerer'.
VAËAfFrench (Modern, Rare), Polynesian
Meaning unknown. Possibly a French variant of Vaea.
VAEAm & fTongan, Samoan, Tahitian, Polynesian Mythology
Meaning unknown, though it likely means "king, prince, noble, chief" based on the fact that the meaning of Mapu 'a Vaea, natural blowholes in Houma on the island of Tongatapu in Tonga, is known to be 'Whistle of the Noble/Chief/King' in Tongan... [more]
VÆDHERmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Veðr.
VAELYNfAmerican (Modern, Rare), Vanuatu (Rare)
A recently created name, formed using the popular name suffix lyn. (Compare Kaylyn, Braelyn, Shaelyn, Raelyn.)
VÆRINGRmAncient Scandinavian
From Old Norse VæringR meaning "Varangian, Northern warrior who served as lifeguard to the emperors of Constantinople" The word derives from Old Norse várar meaning "solemn vow, oath" with an -ingr-ending (ingr-endings are quite common in Old Norse names... [more]
VÆTILDRfAncient Scandinavian, Algonquin, Beothuk
Probably an Old Norse form of an unknown Algonquin or Beothuk name, though the second element coincides with Old Norse hildr "battle". (The Beothuk people, now extinct, were a Native American tribe who originally inhabited Newfoundland, Canada.) This was the name of an Aboriginal woman briefly mentioned in the Viking saga 'Saga of Erik the Red'.
VƏFAf & mAzerbaijani
Derived from Arabic وَفَاء (wafāʾ) meaning "loyalty, faithfulness".
VAFAf & mAzerbaijani, Persian, Bashkir
Variant transcription of Vəfa.
VAFÞRÚÐNIRmAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "the mightily entangling one". This is the name of a wise giant in Norse mythology.
VAGABmLezgin, Kumyk, Chechen
Lezgin, Kumyk, and Chechen form of Wahab.
VÅGEmSwedish
Modern Swedish form of Vagn.
VAGHNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Vagn.
VAGIFmAzerbaijani
There are several theories on the meaning of this name. It may be derived from Arabic واقِف (wāqif) meaning "stopping, standing" in turn from وَقَفَ (waqafa) meaning "to stop, to pause"... [more]
VAGINAfAmerican (Archaic)
Likely a variant of Vaginia, which seems to have been a variant of Virginia
VAGINIAfAmerican (Archaic)
Likely a phonetic variant of Virginia, reflecting the pronunciation in certain dialects.
VAGITANUSmRoman Mythology
A god who opened the newborn's mouth for its first cry. The name is related to the Latin noun vagitus, "crying, squalling, wailing," particularly by a baby or an animal, and the verb vagio, vagire.
VAGNmDanish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare), Faroese, Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Norse byname meaning "carriage, wagon".
VAGNAfFaroese, Icelandic
Feminine form of Vagn.
VAGNBJÖRGfIcelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Vagnborg.
VAGNEmGreenlandic
Greenlandic form of Vagn.
VÁGNERmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant spelling of Vagner. Known Brazilian bearers of this name include the soccer player Vágner Love (b. 1984) and Vágner Benazzi (b. 1954) and Vágner Mancini (b. 1966), who are both former soccer players that now work as managers of soccer teams.
VAGNERmDanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Derived from the German surname of Wagner, which is an occupational surname that means "wagonmaker, wainwright". Also compare Vagn, Vagnar and Vagnur.... [more]
VAGNImGreenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Vagne.
VAGNURmFaroese
Faroese form of Vagn.
VAHARIELmJewish Legend
A name for an angel in Jewish tradition which means 'Chosen of God', from the word 'bachar (בָּחַר)' meaning 'to choose, chosen.'
VAHARSOLTmChechen
Meaning unknown; possibly from Nakh vakha meaning “to live” (see Vakha) combined with Arabic سُلْطَان (sulṭān) meaning “sultan, ruler, king”.
VAHEEKmPersian
said his name was vaheek, son of the 1st general to the shaw. he arrived in the early 80s during the shaws Iranian exodus..
VAHTOmEstonian
Estonian masculine name meaning "foam", from the word vaht.
VAHURmEstonian, Literature
Derived from the Estonian 'vahva' meaning "brave." The name was coined by Estonian author Edward Börnhohe for a character in his 1880 novel Tasuja.
VAIfRomani (Caló)
Caló form of Eve.
VAIAfGreek
From the Egyptian word referring to the palm branch.... [more]
VAIANAfTahitian
Means "rock water" in Tahitian, a shortened form of Vai ana o te mato teitei meaning "water from the cave of the high rock".
VAIANUfTahitian
Contracted form of the Tahitian phrase Vai anu o te rua mato meaning "fresh water from the rock hole".
VAIATAfTahitian
Means "water of the clouds", in other words, rain; a combination of Tahitian vai meaning "water" and ata meaning "cloud".
VAIATEAfTahitian
Means "distant waters"; a combination of Tahitian vai meaning "water" and atea meaning "distance".
VAIBHAVmIndian, Hinduism
Several meanings are possible, but it is generally accepted to mean "prosperous, wealthy, powerful". One of the the names of Vishnu. Vaibhav Lakshmi is also one of the manifestations of Lakshmi.
VAIDAfLithuanian
Possibly derived from Lithuanian vaidytis / vaidentis "to appear; to ghost; to haunt" or else a short form of Vaidota and Vaidotė.
VAIDARASmLithuanian (Rare)
The meaning of this name as a whole is uncertain, as both of its two elements are uncertain, due to there being several possibilities for their etymology.... [more]
VAIDAUGASmLithuanian
The meaning of the first element of this name is uncertain, as there are several possibilities for its etymology. First, it is important to know that the element is either vai-, vaid- or vait-... [more]
VAIDEHIfIndian
Sanskrit... [more]
VAIDEVUTISmLithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the adjective vaidevis, which is a lithuanized form of the Old Prussian adjective videvis meaning "aware, informed" as well as "known". The second element consists of the Lithuanian masculine diminutive suffix -utis.... [more]
VAIDGINTASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the old Lithuanian verb vaidyti meaning "to visit, to appear", which is related to the modern Lithuanian verb vaidentis meaning "to haunt" as well as "to appear, to see"... [more]
VAIDHARBHIfHinduism
From Hindu culture meaning Goddess Saraswthy
VAIDILASmLithuanian
Derived from the Lithuanian noun vaidila meaning "priest" (as in, a pagan one) as well as "bard". In turn, the word is ultimately derived from the old Lithuanian verb vaidyti meaning "to visit, to appear", which is related to the modern Lithuanian verb vaidentis meaning "to haunt" as well as "to appear, to see"... [more]
VAIDILĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaidilas.
VAIDILUTĖfLithuanian
Diminutive of Vaidilė, since this name contains the feminine diminutive suffix -utė. However, it is important to note that vaidilutė is also a regular word in the Lithuanian language, with the meaning of "priestess" (as in, a pagan one)... [more]
VAIDMANTASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the old Lithuanian verb vaidyti meaning "to visit, to appear", which is related to the modern Lithuanian verb vaidentis meaning "to haunt" as well as "to appear, to see"... [more]
VAIDMINASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the old Lithuanian verb vaidyti meaning "to visit, to appear", which is related to the modern Lithuanian verb vaidentis meaning "to haunt" as well as "to appear, to see"... [more]
VAIDOTAfLithuanian
Variant form of Vaidotė.
VAIDOTASmLithuanian
Derived from Vaidotis, which could be considered to be a diminutive of masculine names that start with Vaid- (such as Vaidaras and Vaidmantas) or end in -vaidas (such as Norvaidas), because it contains the masculine suffix -otis, which is sometimes listed as a diminutive suffix and other times as a derivative suffix... [more]
VAIDOTĖfLithuanian
This name could be considered to be a diminutive of feminine names that start with Vaid- (such as Vaidmantė and Vaidvilė) or end in -vaidė (such as Norvaidė), because it contains the feminine suffix -otė, which is sometimes listed as a diminutive suffix and other times as a derivative suffix... [more]
VAIDUTĖfLithuanian
Diminutive of feminine given names that start with Vaid- (such as Vaidmantė and Vaidvilė) or end in -vaidė (such as Norvaidė), since this name contains the feminine diminutive suffix -utė.
VAIDUTISmLithuanian
Diminutive of masculine given names that start with Vaid- (such as Vaidaras and Vaidmantas) or end in -vaidas (such as Norvaidas), since this name contains the masculine diminutive suffix -utis.
VAIDVILASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the old Lithuanian verb vaidyti meaning "to visit, to appear", which is related to the modern Lithuanian verb vaidentis meaning "to haunt" as well as "to appear, to see"... [more]
VAIDVILĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaidvilas.
VAIGAILASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb vajoti meaning "to chase, to pursue" or from the old Lithuanian noun vajys meaning "messenger, courier". The second element is derived from old Lithuanian gailas, which usually means "strong, potent" but has also been found to mean "sharp, jagged" as well as "angry, fierce, violent" and "miserable, sorrowful, remorseful"... [more]
VAIGAILĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaigailas.
VAIGAUDASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb vajoti meaning "to chase, to pursue" or from the old Lithuanian noun vajys meaning "messenger, courier". The second element is either derived from the Lithuanian verb gaudyti meaning "to take" as well as "to catch, to hunt" or from the Lithuanian adjective gaudus meaning "sonorous, resonant, ringing, loud, echoing".
VAIGAUDĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaigaudas.
VAIGEDASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb vajoti meaning "to chase, to pursue" or from the old Lithuanian noun vajys meaning "messenger, courier". The second element is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb gedauti meaning "to ask" or from the (more) modern Lithuanian verb gedėti meaning "to mourn, to grieve" as well as "to miss" and "to long, to yearn, to pine (for)".
VAIGEDĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaigedas.
VAIGINTASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb vajoti meaning "to chase, to pursue" or from the old Lithuanian noun vajys meaning "messenger, courier". The second element is derived from Lithuanian ginti meaning "to defend, to protect".
VAIGINTĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaigintas.
VAIGIRDASmLithuanian (Rare)
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb vajoti meaning "to chase, to pursue" or from the old Lithuanian noun vajys meaning "messenger, courier". The second element is derived from the Lithuanian noun girdas meaning "rumour", which is ultimately derived from the Lithuanian verb girdėti meaning "to hear"... [more]
VAIKEfEstonian
Means "tranquil, peaceful" in Estonian.
VAILAfScottish
Named after a small island off the Shetland Islands, Scotland. It is a traditional Shetlandic girl's name.
VAILETfSwedish (Rare)
Swedish phonetic spelling of Violet.
VAIMINTASmLithuanian (Rare)
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb vajoti meaning "to chase, to pursue" or from the old Lithuanian noun vajys meaning "messenger, courier". The second element is derived from the Lithuanian noun mintis meaning "thought", which is related to the Lithuanian verb minti meaning "to remember, to recall".
VAINGEDASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is derived from the old Lithuanian noun vaina meaning "cause, reason" as well as "fault". The second element is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb gedauti meaning "to ask" or from the (more) modern Lithuanian verb gedėti meaning "to mourn, to grieve" as well as "to miss" and "to long, to yearn, to pine (for)".
VAINGEDĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaingedas.
VÄINOmEstonian
Estonian form of Väinö.
VAINORASmLithuanian
The meaning of the first element of this name is uncertain, as there are several possibilities for its etymology. First, it is important to know that the element is either vai- or vain-... [more]
VAINOTASmLithuanian
Derived from Vainotis, which could be considered to be a diminutive of masculine names that start with Vain- (such as Vaingedas and Vainoras) or end in -vainas (such as Žadvainas), because it contains the masculine suffix -otis, which is sometimes listed as a diminutive suffix and other times as a derivative suffix... [more]
VAINOTĖfLithuanian (Rare)
This name could be considered to be a diminutive of feminine names that start with Vain- (such as Vaingedė and Vainorė) or end in -vainė (such as Dovainė), because it contains the feminine suffix -otė, which is sometimes listed as a diminutive suffix and other times as a derivative suffix... [more]
VAINUTĖfLithuanian (Rare)
Diminutive of feminine given names that start with Vain- (such as Vaingedė and Vainorė) or end in -vainė (such as Dovainė), since this name contains the feminine diminutive suffix -utė.
VAINUTISmLithuanian
Diminutive of masculine given names that start with Vain- (such as Vaingedas and Vainoras) or end in -vainas (such as Žadvainas), since this name contains the masculine diminutive suffix -utis.
VAIOSmGreek
From the Egyptian word referring to the palm branch.... [more]
VAIRAfLatvian
Latvian feminine name derived from the Latvian word vairot, meaning "to add, to increase". First recorded as a given name in the early 20th century.
VAIRËfLiterature
Means "weaver" in Quenya. This was the name of one of the Valar in Tolkien's 'The Simarillion'. Vairë was the wife of Mandos and the weaver of all the stories of the world.
VAIREAfTahitian
Tahitian feminine name meaning "sparkling water".
VAIRIfScottish
Variant of Mhairi.
VAIRISmLatvian
From vairot meaning “to add, increase”.
VAIŠGIRDASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb vaišinti meaning "to entertain, to treat" or from the related Lithuanian noun vaišės meaning "feast, party, celebration" as well as "entertainment"... [more]
VAISHNAVANmTamil
Masculine form of Vaishnavi. Also compare Vaishnav.
VAIŠMANTASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb vaišinti meaning "to entertain, to treat" or from the related Lithuanian noun vaišės meaning "feast, party, celebration" as well as "entertainment"... [more]
VAIŠNORASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb vaišinti meaning "to entertain, to treat" or from the related Lithuanian noun vaišės meaning "feast, party, celebration" as well as "entertainment"... [more]
VAIŠTAUTASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb vaišinti meaning "to entertain, to treat" or from the related Lithuanian noun vaišės meaning "feast, party, celebration" as well as "entertainment"... [more]
VAIŠVILASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb vaišinti meaning "to entertain, to treat" or from the related Lithuanian noun vaišės meaning "feast, party, celebration" as well as "entertainment"... [more]
VAIŠVILĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaišvilas. Also compare Vaišviltė.
VAIŠVILTASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb vaišinti meaning "to entertain, to treat" or from the related Lithuanian noun vaišės meaning "feast, party, celebration" as well as "entertainment"... [more]
VAIŠVILTĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of Vaišviltas. Also compare Vaišvilė.
VAIŠVYDASmLithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the Lithuanian verb vaišinti meaning "to entertain, to treat" or from the related Lithuanian noun vaišės meaning "feast, party, celebration" as well as "entertainment"... [more]
VAITmCrimean Tatar, Chechen
Crimean Tatar and Chechen form of Wahid.
VAITAUTASmLithuanian
The meaning of the first element of this name is uncertain, as there are several possibilities for its etymology. First, it is important to know that the element is either vai-, vaid- or vait-... [more]
VAITEfTahitian
Derived from Tahitian vāite meaning "soul, spirit".
VAITEAmTahitian
Means "clear water"; a combination of Tahitian vai meaning "water" and tea meaning "white, clear".
VAITNORASmLithuanian (Rare)
The first element of this name is derived from the old Lithuanian verb vaitenti meaning "to discuss" as well as "to decide, to judge" and "to solve, to resolve". The second element is derived from the Lithuanian noun noras meaning "wish, desire", which is ultimately derived from the Lithuanian verb norėti meaning "to wish, to want, to desire".
VAITOmFinnish (Rare)
Means "silent one", from Finnish vaiti meaning "silently".
VAITVILASmLithuanian (Rare)
The first element of this name is derived from the old Lithuanian verb vaitenti meaning "to discuss" as well as "to decide, to judge" and "to solve, to resolve". The second element is derived from Baltic vil meaning "hope" (see Viltautas).
VAIVORAfBaltic Mythology
The Lithuanian goddess of the planet Mercury, one of the daughters of the sun goddess Saulė.... [more]
VAIVORYKŠTĖfLithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun vaivorykštė meaning "rainbow".
VAIVYDASmLithuanian (Rare)
The meaning of the first element of this name is uncertain, as there are three possibilities for its etymology. The first possibility is that it is derived from the old Lithuanian noun vaiva meaning "light" (also see Vaiva)... [more]
VAJAmGeorgian
Variant transcription of Vazha.
VAJADmIndian (Rare)
From Sanskrit वाज (vāja) meaning "strength, vigour, spirit".
VAJADAfIndian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Nepali, Sinhalese, Bengali
Name : Vajada ( वाजदा )... [more]
VAJKmHungarian (Rare, Archaic), Ancient Magyar
Name of a Hungarian king. Meaning unknown.
VAKAfIcelandic
Feminine form of Vakur.
VAKARINĖfBaltic Mythology
Derived from Lithuanian vakarinis, meaning both "evening" and "west".... [more]
VAKARISmLithuanian
Derived from either the Lithuanian adjective vakaris meaning "westerly" or the Lithuanian adjective vakarinis meaning "evening", which is ultimately derived from the Lithuanian noun vakaras meaning "evening"... [more]
VAKHIDmChechen
Chechen form of Wahid.
VAKHITmBashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Wahid.
VAKRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse vakr ''wakeful, watchful, alert, valiant, brave, fast''.
VAKURmIcelandic
Icelandic younger form of Vakr.
VALAfSwedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Either derived from Swedish vala or völva (ultimately from Old Norse vǫlva) "prophet; fortune teller" or a short form of containing the element val.
VALACARmLiterature
Means "Vala helm" in Quenya; Vala referring to the Valar. This is the name of the twentieth king of Gondor in Tolkien's legendarium and the husband of Vidumavi.
VALAIDAfAfrican American (Rare)
A known bearer is jazz musician Valaida Snow.
VALAMIRmAncient Germanic, History
Variant spelling of Valamar. But with this spelling it is also possible that the second element is derived from Slavic mir "peace." Valamir was the name of a 5th-century king of the Ostrogoths.
VALANICEfPopular Culture
Variant of the name Balanice, which appears in the French fairy tale Rosanella. Valanice is the name of a character in the King's Quest series of computer games. She is Queen of Daventry, the wife of King Graham, and the mother of Rosella and Alexander.
VALANTÍNmAragonese
Aragonese form of Valentine.
VALANTINAfAragonese
Aragonese form of Valentina.
VALANTINEfPicard
Picard form of Valentine.
VALANTISmGreek
Short form of Chrysovalantis. A known bearer of this name is the Greek soccer player Chrysovalantis "Valantis" Kozoronis (b. 1992).
VALASCAfHistory, Medieval Slavic (?)
A famous bearer of this name is Valasca, a warrior Queen of Bohemia.
VALATAfLivonian (Rare), Medieval Baltic (Rare)
Of extremely uncertain origin and meaning. One group of modern-day academics link this name to Estonian vallatus "naughtiness; recklessness", while others adamantly doubt this derivation.
VALBJÖRKfIcelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of valr "the slain (in Valhalla)" and bjǫrk "birch tree".
VALBJÖRNmIcelandic
Icelandic younger form of Valbjǫrn.
VALBJØRNmNorwegian (Rare), Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese modern form of Valbjǫrn.
VALBJǪRNmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse valr "the slain" and bjǫrn "bear".
VALBJÖRTfIcelandic (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic combination of valr "the slain" and bjartr "light", "shining".
VALBONAfAlbanian
From Valbona (or Valbonë), the name of a river in Albania (compare Vjosa).
VÁLBORfSami
Sami form of Valborg.
VALCHIRIAfItalian (Rare)
Italian cognate of Valkyrie. (Cf. Valquíria.)
VALDEmSwedish
Short form of Valdemar.
VALDEKOmEstonian
Diminutive of Valdo.
VALDEMAROmItalian
Italian form of Waldemar.
VALDEMIROmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Waldemar. Also compare Valdomiro. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian evangelical pastor Valdemiro Santiago (b. 1963).
VALDETmAlbanian
This is the name of Albanian professional footballer Valdet Rama.
VALDETEfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian valë "wave" and deti "the sea; the ocean".
VALDIMARmIcelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Valdemar.
VALDINEImPortuguese (Brazilian, Anglicized, Rare)
Originally Waltdisney, a homenage to Walt Disney (Walter Elias Disney).
VALDINIAfFinnish (Rare)
An old Karelian name, possibly a feminine form of Waldemar.
VALDIRmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Means "son of Valdemar" or "little Valdemar". The -ir indicates that it's a diminutive form.
VALDISf & mSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese
Younger form of Valdís.
VALDOmEstonian
Estonian form of Valto.
VALDOmItalian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese short form of masculine names that start with Vald- (such as Valdemaro and Valdemiro) or end in -valdo (such as Osvaldo). So, in other words, this name is the Italian and Portuguese form of Waldo.... [more]
VALDOMIROmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Waldomar. Also compare Valdemiro. Known bearers of this name include the Brazilian former soccer player Valdomiro Vaz Franco (b. 1946) and the Brazilian soccer player Valdomiro Duarte de Macedo (b... [more]
VALDONYAfMordvin
Derived from Mordvin valdo meaning "light".
VALDRINmAlbanian
Albanian name, derived from the word valë, meaning "wave", and the river Drin.
VALDURmEstonian
Estonian short form of Valdemar or other names containing vald.
VALEf & mItalian, Spanish
Diminutive of Valentino and Valentina.
VALĖfLithuanian
Lithuanian diminutive of the given name Valerija or Valentina.
VALEERmDutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
Dutch form of Valerius. A known bearer of this name is Valeer Deschacht (b. 1925), a Belgian Catholic priest and director of social institutions.
VALEKmPopular Culture, Slavic (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
The name is a Slavic short form of Valentin or Valerian (or other names starting in Val-).
VALEKAfAmerican
Feminine form of Valek.
VALENmAmerican (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Valen.
VALENm & fSpanish
Diminutive of Valentino and Valentina.
VALENAfAmerican (South, Rare)
Either a contracted form of Valentina or an invented name coined from the syllable Val- and the once-popular name suffix -ene.
VALENKAfGreek, Ukrainian
A Greek word used alternatively to mean, "wicker", "reed", "young plant", "torch" or "basket".... [more]
VALENTmFrench
French form of Valentius.
VALENTÍmCatalan
Catalan form of Valentinus.
VALENTICAfEnglish
English feminine form of Valente.
VALENTIMmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Valentin.
VALENTĪNAfLatvian
Latvian form of Valentina.
VALENTINASmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of Valentinus (see Valentine(1)).
VALENTINIfGreek
Variant transcription of Valentina.... [more]
VALENTINIANmBulgarian, English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, History
Bulgarian, English, German, Russian and Ukrainian form of Valentinianus. This name was borne by a 4th-century Western Roman Emperor.
VALENTINIANOmGalician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Valentinian.
VALENTINIANOSmAncient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualentinianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valentinianus.
VALENTINOSmAncient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek, Greek (Cypriot)
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualentinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valentinus.
VALENTÍNUSmIcelandic
Icelandic form of Valentinus.
VALENTIUSmLate Roman
Extended form of Valens.
VALENTÝNAfCzech
Feminine form of Valentýn.
VALÉRmHungarian, Slovak
Hungarian form of Valerius.
VALERAfEnglish (Rare)
Transferred surname in honour of Irish statesman Éamon de Valera, who was born in New York to a Spanish father and an Irish mother.
VALÊREmGreenlandic
Greenlandic form of Valeri.
VALÈRIAfCatalan
Catalan form of Valeria.
VALERÍAfIcelandic
Icelandic form of Valeria.
VALERIÀmCatalan
Catalan form of Valerianus (see Valerian).
VALERIAANmDutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Valerian.
VALERIANEmGeorgian
Georgian form of Valerianus (see Valerian). This is an older name and it is fairly rare in Georgia nowadays; the shorter form Valerian is more common there. A known bearer of this name is Valeriane Gaprindashvili (b... [more]
VALERIANOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Valerian.
VALERIANOSmAncient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualerianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valerianus.
VALERICAfItalian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Walherich via the Latinization Valericus.
VALÉRIENmFrench
French form of Valerian.
VALERIENAfAmerican (Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
The name Valeriena is a twist on Valerieand Lena. This name means "little joy" or "young joy".
VALERIENNEfFrench (African, Rare)
French feminine form of Valerianus (see Valerian).
VALERIImAbkhaz
Abkhaz form of Valeriy.
VALERIJmLatvian
Latvian form of Valeriy.
VALERIJANmCroatian
Croatian form of Valerian.
VALERIJEmBosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Valerius.
VALERIJONAfLithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian feminine form of Valerijonas and cognate of Valeriana.
VALERIJONASmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of Valerianus (see Valerian).
VALERIJUSmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of Valerius.
VALERIOSmAncient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualerios, which is the ancient Greek form of Valerius.
VALERISfPopular Culture
Created by adding the prefix Val to the name ERIS. Valeris is a major character in 'Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country' (1991). English actress Kim Cattrall portrayed Valeris as well as helping to create aspects of the character including the name.
VALERYANmRussian
Russian variant of Valerian.
VALEYfIcelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of valr "the slain (in Valhalla)" and ey "island".
VALFREDAfItalian (Tuscan)
Tuscan feminine form of Gualfredo.
VALFRIDm & fSwedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish form of Walafrid. Most common as a male name. Valfrid Palmgren (1877-1967), a Swedish politician and teacher, was a famous female bearer of the name.
VALGAfSanskrit, Marathi, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati, Tamil
MEANING - a bridle, rein, Goddess Durga
VALGARDmNorwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Valgarðr.
VALGARÐmIcelandic
Icelandic variant of Valgarður.
VALGARÐRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse masculine form of Valgerðr.
VALGARÐURmIcelandic
Icelandic younger form of Valgarðr.
VALGAUTmNorwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Valgautr.
VALGAUTRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse valr "the slain" and gautr "goth".