VojinmSerbian Derived from the Slavic element voi or voin, meaning "soldier". Vojvoda (Duke) Vojin, also known as Vojin of Gacko was 14th century Serbian magnate and nobleman, founder of Vojinović noble family.
VolckertmWest Frisian (Rare) Late medieval form of Volkert. This name has survived to modern times, but it is extremely rare in the Netherlands, especially when compared to its modern form Volkert.... [more]
VoldemortmLiterature, Popular Culture From the French vol de mort, meaning "flight of death" or "flight from death". This name was created for the primary villain in the 'Harry Potter' series of books by J.K. Rowling.
VolenmBulgarian Derived from Bulgarian волен (volen) "free; independent".
VolesusmAncient Roman Roman praenomen ("first name") which is either of Oscan or Sabine origin and is generally thought to be etymologically related to (or even derived from) either the Latin verb valere meaning "to be strong" (see Valerius) or the Latin verb volo meaning "to will, to want" as well as "to wish, to desire"... [more]
VolstaggmPopular Culture Volstagg is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is a charter member of the Warriors Three, a trio of Asgardian adventurers and supporting cast of Thor.
VoltumnamEtruscan Mythology Voltumna, also known as Veltha, is a chthonic god of the Etruscans, later elevated to the status of supreme god. He is also the patron god of the federation of twelve Etruscan city states... [more]
VolumniafAncient Roman, Literature Feminine form of Volumnius. This name was used by Shakespeare in his tragedy Coriolanus, where it is the name of Coriolanus' mother. It is also used by Charles Dickens in his novel Bleak House, where it is the name of Sir Leicester Dedlock's cousin.
VoluptasfRoman Mythology In Roman mythology, Voluptas was the beautiful daughter born from the union of Cupid and Psyche. She is known as the goddess of sensual pleasures whose Latin name means "pleasure" or "bliss".
VolusiafAncient Roman Feminine form of Volusius. Notable bearers of this name include the Roman noblewomen Volusia Saturnina (1st century BC) and Volusia Cornelia (1st century AD), who each were the daughter of a Roman senator.
VolusianusmLate Roman Roman cognomen which was derived from the Roman nomen gentile Volusius. Notable bearers of this name include the Roman emperor Volusianus (died in 253 AD), the Roman consul Lucius Petronius Taurus Volusianus (died around 268 AD) and Volusianus of Tours, a bishop and saint from the late 5th century AD.
VootelemEstonian Historic name. Possibly popularized from a 13th-century warrior chieftain who was an associate of Lembitu, a king of Sakala County. Both were involved in the 1217 Battle of St. Matthew's Day fought near Viljandi.
VophsimBiblical Vophsi of the house of Naphtali was the father of Nahbi, a scout sent to Canaan prior to the crossing of the Jordan River according to Numbers 13:14.
VopiscusmAncient Roman Uncommon Roman praenomen of obscure origin. Gaius Plinius Secundus suggested that it was given to a child whose twin was stillborn, but this etymology is often rejected and widely contested.
VorlostmLiterature Name created by the German translator of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. As Tom Riddle's full name - Tom Marvolo Riddle - becomes "I am Lord Voldemort" when the letters are exchanged, this little detail had to be retained in the German translation of the books.... [more]
VoulettifEnglish (American) Meaning unknown, perhaps an invented name. It was first borne by Vouletti Theresa Singer (1840–1913), a daughter of the American inventor Isaac Singer. The name was passed to the forthcoming generations in her family... [more]
VrenelifGerman (Swiss), Dutch (Rare) Swiss German diminutive of Verena, which has also been used as an official name in the Netherlands. Vreneli is also the informal name for a range of legal tender gold coins produced in Switzerland.... [more]
VrezhmArmenian From Old Armenian վրէժ (vrēž) meaning "revenge, vengeance".
VriddhifIndian (Rare, ?) From Sanskrit वृद्धि (vṛddhi) meaning "happiness, prosperity" (literally "increase, growth").
VrindafHinduism "This name comes from the ancient Indian language Sanskrit. It is one of the names given to the Hindu goddess Radha, one of the god Vishnu's many lovers. The name is also used for the tulsi plant, a sacred plant in Hinduism, because it is said Radha's hair was wavy and luxurious, like the leaves on the plant."
VšeslavmSlovak Masculine Slovakian name meaning "all celebrating" or "all glory", from the name elements vše meaning "all" and slavící meaning "celebrating". Alternatively, it could borrow from the common naming element slav meaning "glory"... [more]
VukomirmCroatian, Serbian The first element of this name is derived from Serbo-Croatian vuk "wolf", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic vьlkъ "wolf". The second element is derived from Slavic mir "peace"... [more]
VukoslavmCroatian, Serbian The first element of this name is derived from Serbo-Croatian vuk "wolf", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic vьlkъ "wolf". The second element is derived from Slavic slav "glory"... [more]
VushemadzoromShona The name comes from Shona tribes in which KingShip was prevalent. This name was usually given to the chosen next bearer of the throne. The name means the Kingship turnover, i.e. the practice of succeeding a leader... [more]
VuyokazifXhosa Female variant of Vuyo. The prefix "kazi" could be taken to show femininity or greatness in size. In the latter case, Vuyokaz would mean "great joy" instead of just the female version of Vuyo.
VydgailasmLithuanian Basically means "to see (is) strength" or "the strength to see", derived from Baltic vyd meaning "to see" (see Vytautas) combined with 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]
VydminasmLithuanian The first element of this name is derived from Baltic vyd meaning "to see" (see Vytautas). The second element is derived from the Lithuanian verb minėti meaning "to celebrate" as well as "to remember, to commemorate".
VydotasmLithuanian Derived from Vydotis, which could be considered to be a diminutive of masculine names that start with Vyd- (such as Vydgailas and Vydmantas) or end in -vydas (such as Tautvydas), because it contains the masculine suffix -otis, which is sometimes listed as a diminutive suffix and other times as a derivative suffix... [more]
VydotėfLithuanian This name could be considered to be a diminutive of feminine names that start with Vyd- (such as Vydgailė and Vydmantė) or end in -vydė (such as Žadvydė), because it contains the feminine suffix -otė, which is sometimes listed as a diminutive suffix and other times as a derivative suffix... [more]
VydutėfLithuanian Diminutive of feminine given names that start with Vyd- (such as Vydgailė and Vydmantė) or end in -vydė (such as Žadvydė), since this name contains the feminine diminutive suffix -utė.
VygailasmLithuanian The first element of this name is either derived from Baltic vyd meaning "to see" (which would then make this name a variant of Vydgailas) or from Baltic vyti meaning "to chase, to drive away" (see Vytautas)... [more]
VyjayanthimalafIndian (Rare), Tamil (Rare) Derived from Sanskrit वैजयन्ती (vaijayantī) meaning "banner, flag" combined with माला (mālā) meaning "garland, wreath". A known bearer is Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936-), a Tamil Indian actress and dancer.