Submitted Names Starting with V

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Vandutė f Lithuanian
Diminutive form of Vanda.
Vane f Galician
Diminutive of Vanessa.
Vane m Bulgarian
Bulgarian diminutive of Ivan.
Vane m Estonian (Rare)
Short form of Vanevald.
Vaneeza f Pakistani
Meaning: ?
Vanellope f Popular Culture, English (Rare)
Coined in the Disney animated film 'Wreck-It Ralph' (2013), telling the story of the eponymous arcade game villain who rebels against his role and dreams of becoming a hero. He travels between games in the arcade and eventually meets Vanellope von Schweetz (the second protagonist), a glitchy character from the in-universe video game 'Sugar Rush', a candy themed kart-racing game... [more]
Vanese f Albanian
Albanian form of Vanessa.
Vaneska f Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Vanessa influenced by names having the pattern -ska, such as Dubraska or Ninoska.
Vanesse f Various
Variant of Vanessa.
Vanessia f English (American)
My name also resembles butterfly in Greek and star in the book of Hebrew
Vanetta f English
Derived from the Spanish name Juanita or from the Italian name Giovannetta.
Vänhild f Swedish
Swedish name with the combination of vinr "friend" and hildr "battle, fight".
Vani m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse vanr meaning "wont, accustomed or lacking, wanting".
Vani f Telugu
Means "voice, speech" in Telugu.
Vani f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali, Marathi
MEANING - wish, desire, fire, bestowing, procuring
Vânia f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Vanja.
Vania f Bulgarian
Diminutive of Ivana.
Vania m Literature
Romanian form of Vanya.... [more]
Vaniah m Biblical
Vaniah, meaning "nourishment of the Lord," or "weapons, of the Lord;" one of many sons of Bani named in Ezra 10:36.
Vanida f Thai
Alternate transcription of Wanida.
Vaniher m Chuvash
Combination of ва (va) and нихер (niher) meaning "lover, beautiful".
Vanika f Sanskrit
Name - Vanika वनिका... [more]
Vaniko m Georgian
Diminutive of Ivane via its short form Vano.
Vanília f Hungarian
Cognate of Vanilia, meaning "vanilla".
Vanilia f English (Modern)
From Greek Βανίλια "vanilla".
Vanilla f English
From the English word "vanilla" referring to "the fruit or bean of the vanilla plant, or the extract made from it, or the distinctive fragrant flavour/flavor characteristic of vanilla extract". From the Spanish vainilla 'vanilla', a diminutive form of vaina 'pod, scabbard, sheath'.
Vanilla f Hungarian
Variant of Vanília, meaning "vanilla".
Vanille f Popular Culture
Means "vanilla" in French. A famous bearer is the character Vanille in the Final Fantasy video games.
Vanimonimo m & f Samoan
Means "expanse of sky, firmament" in Samoan.
Vanina f Corsican, Italian, French, Literature
Corsican short form of Ghjuvannina. The name was borne by 16th-century Corsican noblewoman Giovannina "Vannina" d'Ornano (also known as "Vanina").... [more]
Vanisha f Hindi, Nepali
Means "queen of the universe" or "pure" in Hindi and Nepali.
Vanitha f Indian
means "The Lady"; Indian
Vanity f American (Modern, Rare)
The English word "vanity" used as a name. Stage name of Denise Katrina Matthews, a Canadian-born former singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and model.
Vanjie f Greek
Greek, meaning “messenger of good news”.
Vanka f & m Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine diminutive of Ivana and Russian masculine diminutive of Ivan (rare for Russian girls).
Vanko m Bulgarian
Diminutive of Ivan.
Vanlalruatkima m Mizo
Means "gift from the God who created us" in Mizo.
Vanlandi m Norse Mythology
Means "man from Vanaheimr" in Old Norse. Vanaheimr was the home of the Vanir, a group of gods. Njörðr, Freyr and Freyja were members of the Vanir.... [more]
Vanlop m Thai
Alternate transcription of Wanlop.
Vanlow m Romani
Transferred use of the surname Vanlow.
Vannak m Khmer
Means "class, hierarchy, caste" in Khmer.
Vänne m Swedish (Rare)
From Swedish vän "friend".
Vannevar m American
Transferred use of the surname Van Nevar.
Vannie f English
Probably either a feminine form of Van or a diminutive of Savannah, Evangeline, and other names containing van.
Vanniel m Obscure
Adaption of the Dutch surname van Niel.
Vannina f Corsican
Variant of Vanina.
Vannisa f American
Possible variant ofVanessa or Vannesa
Vannozza f Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Giovanna. The most notable bearer of this name was Vannozza dei Cattanei, the mistress of Pope Alexander VI and the mother of Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia.
Vannozzo m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Giovanni via the form Giovannozzo.
Vannuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Vanni, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Vanny f & m English
Diminutive of Ivan (male) or other names begin with "van".
Vano m Romani, Ossetian
Probably a Romani and Ossetian form of Ivan.... [more]
Vanora f Scottish (Archaic), English (British, Archaic)
Variant of Wannour or Wannore, an old Scottish form of Guenore (see Guinevere)... [more]
Vanozza f Italian (Rare)
Italian diminutive of Giovanna.
Vansai m & f Lao
Means "victory day" in Lao.
Vansha f Hinduism
Name : Vansha वंशा... [more]
Vanthani m & f Lao
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from the Lao ວັນທາ (wán tʰá́) meaning "bow, salute".
Vantyuk m Chuvash
Combination of Вань (Van'), possibly from the Russian nickname for Ivan, Vanya, and the suffix -тюк (tyuk).
Vanūše f Mazanderani
Mazanderani feminine name meaning "violet".
Vanushe f Ancient Persian, Mazanderani
Means "violet" in Mazanderani.
Vanya f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Vanyo.
Vanyo m Bulgarian
Diminutive of Ivan.
Vanyu m Russian
Diminutive of Ivan.
Vanyurkka m Chuvash
Combination of Ванюр (Vanyur) which is from the Russian name Vanya (Ivan) and the suffix -ка (ka).
Vapi m Finnish
Finnish short form of Vaapi.
Vápni m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse vápn meaning "weapon".
Vaqif m Azerbaijani
Meaning uncertain. It is most likely derived from Arabic وَقْف (waqf) meaning "stopping, halting", though it may have come from Persian واقف‎ (vâqef) meaning "benefactor, helper" or a form of the given name Wahid.
Vár f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Modern), Faroese, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse word vár meaning "spring". Vár is the name of an Ásynja, who is responsible for contracts between men and women.
Vår f Norwegian
Younger form of Vár.
Vara f Latvian (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. While some academics consider this a short form of Varvara, others derive it directly from Latvian vara "power, force; reign".
Varada f Indian
Name of an Indian river situated in Karnataka, a state in the south western region of India. It is with believed that this river has religious ties with gods Durga and Lakshmi.
Varag m Armenian
Means "twenty-ninth day of the month" in Armenian.
Varaha m Hinduism
Varaha is the name of the third avatar of the hindu god Vishnu. The avatar is of the form of a boar. Lord Vishnu took this avatar was taken to rescue the earth stolen by a demon. Lord Varaha is also called Yajnapurusha as he is the soul of sacrifices.
Varahi f Indian, Hinduism
Means "boar" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu goddess, one of the Matrikas.
Varaidzo m Shona
Varaidzo means "One who keeps company". This is given to acknowledge your child as one with whom you keep company. It is common to give this name to a child born in your later years.
Varakiya f Tatar (Rare)
Derived from Arabic وَرَق (waraq) meaning "foliage, leaves".
Varali f Telugu
Means “moon” in Telugu.
Varam m Georgian (Archaic)
Variant of Gvaram. A known bearer of this name was the influential Georgian feudal lord Varam Gageli (died in 1249 or 1251 AD).
Varanya f Thai
Alternate transcription of Waranya.
Varaqa f Uzbek
Derived from varaq meaning "leaf" or "page".
Varash m Mari
Means "hawk" in Mari.
Varaz m Armenian (Rare), Georgian (Archaic)
Derived from Old Armenian վարազ (varaz) meaning "wild boar", which itself is ultimately derived from Middle Persian varāz or warāz "boar".
Varazdat m Ancient Persian, Armenian, History
Derived from Middle Persian warāz meaning "boar" combined with Middle Persian dādan "to give". For the latter element, also compare Old Persian dāta, which can mean "law" but also "gift" as well as "gave, given" (as past tenses of the verb dadātuv "to give, to put")... [more]
Varban m Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian върба "willow tree".
Varbara f Moldovan
Moldovan form of Barbara.
Varbinka f Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian върбинка "verbena, vervain".
Varcia f Belarusian
Diminutive of Varvara.
Vard m & f Armenian
Means "rose" in Armenian.
Vardamir m Literature
Means "jewel of Varda". In Tolkien's Legendarium this is the name of the second King of Númenor. He was the son of Elros, nephew of Elrond, and grandson of Earendil.
Vardanush f Armenian
From Armenian վարդ (vard) meaning "rose" and անոյշ (anush) meaning "sweet".
Vardar m Bulgarian
From the name of the river Vardar, itself from Thracian Vardários, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European (PIE) *(s)wordo-wori- meaning "black water". Folk etymology, however, links the name to вардя (vardya) meaning "to shield, protect".
Varden m Georgian
Probably the Georgian form of the Armenian name Vardan. Vardan is also in use in Georgia, but Varden is more common. A known bearer of this name was Varden Tsulukidze (1865–1923), a Georgian military commander.
Vardges m Armenian
From Armenian վարդ (vard) meaning "rose".
Vardiel f Hebrew
Means "rose of God" in Hebrew.
Vardiko f & m Georgian
Pet form of Varden (masculine) and Vardo (feminine).
Vardine f Armenian
Comes from Hebrew וֶרֶד and Arabic ورد meaning "rose"
Várdis f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements vár "spring (the season); woman (in a poetic context); truth" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
Vardiya f American, Yiddish, Hebrew
Yiddish form of Vardina.
Vardush f Armenian
Diminutive of Vardanush.
Varen m Indian
Means "gifts" in Sanskrit.
Varena f Romansh
Romansh variant of Verena.
Varenīte f Latvian (Archaic)
Possibly derived from Latvian varens "mighty, powerful, forceful, strong; famous, great".
Varenka f Russian
Pet form of Varvara. It is the name a heroine in Fyodor Dostoevsky's 'Poor Folk' and a minor character in Leo Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina'.
Varenya f Telugu
It’s a name contained with all india gods
Varesh f Persian
Means "rainfall", from the Persian بارش.
Váreyð f Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements vár "spring (the season); woman (in a poetic context); truth" and auðr "prosperity, fortune, riches; fate, destiny".
Varfalamiej m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Bartholomaios (see Bartholomew).
Varga f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Varg.
Varia f Russian
Variant transliteration of Варя (see Varya).
Varian m English
English form of Varianus.
Varianus m Ancient Roman
Extended form of Varius.
Varima-te-takere f Polynesian Mythology
Primordial mother goddess in Cook Islands mythology. Her name has been attested as meaning "goddess of the beginning" or "the mud at the bottom". It may be derived from vari meaning "mud" and takere meaning "bottom of a canoe".
Vårin f Norwegian (Rare)
Elaboration of Vör, perhaps influenced by Karin. It is also associated with the Norwegian word vår meaning "spring (the season)".
Varina f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Varinia. This name was most notably borne by Varina Davis (1826-1906), the second wife of Jefferson Davis and the First Lady of the Confederate States of America.
Varinder m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit वर (vára) "environing, enclosing, space" or "boon, gift, reward, benefit" combined with the name of the Hindu god Indra.
Väring m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish modern form of Væringr.
Varínia f Hungarian
Cognate of Varinia, meaning "versatile".
Varínio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Varinius.
Varinio m Italian
Italian form of Varinius.
Variniy m Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Varinius.
Vário m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Varius.
Vario m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Varius.
Varis m Latvian
Derived from Latvian varēt "to be able to". This name was used by Latvian playwright Anna Brigadere in her play Maija un Paija.
Varish m Sanskrit
Name : Varish वरिष... [more]
Varisha f Sanskrit
Name : Varisha वरिषा... [more]
Varishtha f Indian
MEANING : ( excellent, widest, largest, chief, most preferable )... [more]
Varista f Asturian
Truncated form of Evarista.
Varisto m Asturian
Truncated form of Evaristo.
Varita f Latvian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a variant of Vara.
Variy m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Varius.
Varja f Estonian (Rare), Slovene
Estonian variant of Varje and Slovene short form of Barbara via Varvara.
Varjak m Literature
Name of the main protagonist in SF Said's novel, Varjak Paw.
Varje f Estonian
Variant of Varve.
Varjo m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "shadow" in Finnish.
Varju f Estonian
Variant of Varje.
Varlik m & f Turkish
Means "asset, wealth" in Turkish.
Varma f & m Finnish
Means "sure, certain, reliable" in Finnish.
Varnavas m Greek
Modern Greek form of Barnabas.
Varney m & f English
Varney is the name of a vampire from the 19th century gothic horror story Varney the Vampire; or, the Feast of Blood by James Malcolm Rymer and Thomas Peckett Prest.
Vårny f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish combination of vár "spring" and nýr "new, fresh".
Varo m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Varus.
Varpikke f Chuvash
Chuvash feminine name derived from varlă meaning "kind, friendly" and pikke meaning "lady".
Varpuli f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish dialectal variant form (East Finland) of Valborg.
Varqa m Persian
The name conferred upon an early martyr of the Baha'i religion (Mirza 'Ali-Muhammad Varqa) by the founder of that religion, Baha'u'llah. Means "dove" in Persian.
Varrão m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Varro.
Varric m Popular Culture
In the Dragon Age video game series, Varric Tethras is a "surfacer" dwarf (who traditionally live underground), merchant, and best-selling novelist. His most notable traits are his loyalty, sense of humor, gravelly voice, chest hair, and a one-of-a-kind semi-automatic crossbow named Bianca... [more]
Varro m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen of which the etymology is obscure, though there is a possibility that it might be of Etruscan origin. Known bearers of this name are Roman consul Gaius Terentius Varro (3rd century BC), Roman scholar Marcus Terentius Varro (1st century BC) and Roman poet Varro Atacinus (1st century BC).
Varrón m Spanish
Spanish form of Varro.
Varron m French
French form of Varro.
Varrone m Italian
Italian form of Varro.
Varronian m German, Russian
German and Russian form of Varronianus.
Varroniano m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Varronianus.
Varronianus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from the Roman nomen gentile Varronius. A bearer of this name was the son of Roman Emperor Jovian (4th century AD).
Varronien m French
French form of Varronianus.
Varronius m Late Roman
Roman nomen gentile which was derived from Varro.
Vårrull f Norwegian
A newly constructed girl's name used in Norway. The first known person to carry this name was born in 2012, as reported by online news media. The literal meaning of the name is "spring roll", derived from the East Asian and Southeast Asian dish.
Varsanofij m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Barsanuphius.
Varsanufie m Romanian
Romanian form of Barsanuphius.
Varshati f Hinduism
Name - Varshati वर्षति... [more]
Varshita f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism
Name : Varshita वर्षिता... [more]
Varshitva f Sanskrit
Name : Varshitva वर्षित्वा ... [more]
Varsonofi m Russian
Variant transcription of Varsonofiy.
Varsonofiy m Russian
Russian form of Barsanuphius.
Varsonofy m Russian
Variant transcription of Varsonofiy.
Vart m Armenian
Means "rose, flower" in Armenian, ultimately from Persian.
Vartanoush f Armenian
Feminine form of Vardan.
Varteni f Armenian (Rare)
Means "rose tree" in Romanian, from the word vard, "rose".
Varteres f Armenian
Etymology uncertain, with the first element from the Armenian վարդ (vart) meaning "rose".
Varða f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Varda.
Vartholomaios m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Bartholomaios.
Vartilet f Chuvash
Combination of Chuvash варлă (varlă) meaning "kind, friendly" and тилет (tilet) with an unknown meaning.
Vartimey m Russian
Russian form of Bartimaeus.
Vartuk f Chuvash
Combination of Варт (Vart), which is of Arabic origin meaning "roses" and the suffix -ук (uk) also meaning "rose".
Varujan m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Armenian Վարուժան (see Varuzhan).
Varujhan m Armenian
Means "tercel, turtledove" in Armenian.
Varuk f Nenets
Nenets form of Barbara.
Värun f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Vírún.
Varun m Hinduism
Varun, or Varuna, is one of the oldest gods in Hindu Vedic mythology. He is known as 'the one who encompasses the world', and is associated with bodies of water, the celestial ocean, the sky, clouds, the law, the underworld, and represents the direction west... [more]
Varuni f Hinduism, Sinhalese
Means "liquor, wine" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu goddess of wine and the consort of Varuna.
Varus m Ancient Roman
This name is a Roman family name meaning "bow-legged, knock-kneed, bent, crooked."... [more]
Varuzhan m Armenian
From Armenian վարուժան (varužan) meaning "male bird".
Várvá m Sami
Meaning unknown.
Varvare f Armenian
Variant of Varvara.
Varvaritsa f Greek
Pet form of Varvara.
Värvvan f Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami female name, a cognate of Barbara, perhaps taken from the Russian Varvara.
Varys m Literature, Popular Culture
Varys is the name of an eunuch character from the Song of Ice and Fire books by GRR Martin and the TV show Game of Thrones based upon the former. ... [more]
Vasa m & f Samoan
Means "(open) ocean, sea" in Samoan.
Vasag m Armenian
Means "treacherous person" in Armenian.
Vasalisa f Medieval Russian
Likely a variant of Vasilisa.
Vasaloloa f Samoan (?)
Vasaloloa comes from Samoa, meaning 'ocean' or 'ocean water'.
Vasan m Thai
Alternate transcription of Wasan.
Vasantamallikā f Sanskrit
Sanskrit feminine name meaning "spring jasmine".
Vasanth m Indian
An Indian boy's meaning "The spring season"
Vasara f Lithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun vasara meaning "summer".
Vasara f Livonian (Rare), Medieval Baltic (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory links this name to Latvian vasara "summer", while other academics rather see a connection to Finnish vasara "hammer".
Vasarė f Lithuanian
Variant form of Vasara as well as the feminine form of Vasaris.
Vasaris m Lithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun vasaris meaning "February" (as in, the month). There are also several cases where this name is the masculine form of Vasara.
Vasavi f Sanskrit
Means "treasury" in Sanskrit.
Vasfijahon f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek vasf meaning "praise" and jahon meaning "the world".
Vasfijamol f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek vasf meaning "praise" and jamol meaning "beauty".
Vasha f & m Russian
Either a diminutive of Vasily, Varvara, Valeriy, Valeriya or Ivan.
Vasha f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Malayalam, Gujarati, Assamese
MEANING - willing, obedient, submissive, free, daughter , woman, female elephant ... [more]
Vashan m Persian
Means "Mighty King", Vashan is an uncommon but rare name. "sincere, loyal" and "dependable"; however, "quite unpredictable" and "overly possessive."
Vashawn m & f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix va- with Shawn.
Vashchka m Khanty, Mansi
Khanty and Mansi variant and diminutive of Vashchkigi.
Vashchkigi m Khanty, Mansi
Khanty and Mansi variant of Vasiliy.
Vashe f Albanian
From a poetic term meaning "young girl".
Vashëza f Albanian
Derived from the Albanian vashëz meaning "little girl".
Vashish m Mauritian Creole, Indian, Hinduism
Variant of Vashisht, which is a varaint of Vashistha. In Hinduism, Vashistha is one of the Saptarishis (seven great Rishis) in the seventh, i.e. the present Manvantara, or age of Manu. Vashista is a manasputra (mind-son) of Brahma.
Vashni m Biblical
Meaning, "and second" given to a second born. ... [more]
Vasia m Russian
Variant transcription of Vasya.
Vasiko m Georgian
Diminutive of Vasil and perhaps in some cases also of Gervasi.
Vasila f Tatar (Rare)
Derived from Arabic وَسِيلَة (wasīla) meaning "means, medium, method".
Vasilakis m Greek
Modern Greek diminutive of Vasilios and Vasilis, as it contains the modern Greek diminutive suffix -άκης (-akis)... [more]
Vasilena f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Vasil.
Vasilid m Russian
Russian form of Basileides.
Vasilij m Slovene
Slovene form of Basil 1.
Vasilijs m Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Vasiliy.
Vasilika f Albanian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Vasil.
Vasilisk m Russian
Russian form of Basiliscus (see Basiliskos).
Vasiliskos m Greek, Late Greek
Modern Greek form of Basiliscus (see Basiliskos).
Vasilitsa f Greek
Diminutive of Vasiliki.
Vasiliya f Russian
Feminine form of Vasiliy.
Vasilj m Serbian (Rare)
Serbian form of Basil 1.
Vasillaq m Albanian
Albanian form of Vasilakis. Unlike the original Greek name, the Albanian form is used as an official name on birth certificates.... [more]
Vasja m Slovene
Variant of Vasilij.
Vaskrsija m & f Serbian (Rare)
Feminine form and male variant of Vaskrsije.
Vaskrsije m Serbian (Rare)
A literal translation of the Greek name Anastasios, meaning ''resurrection". A suitable name for an Easter child.
Vaslav m Russian (Rare)
Variant of Václav. ... [more]
Vasli m Uzbek
Derived from vasl meaning "union".
Vaspie f Crimean Tatar
Derived from Arabic وَصْفِيّ (waṣfiyy) meaning "attributive, descriptive" or perhaps "praising".
Vassa f & m Russian, Literature
Variant of Vasya.... [more]
Vassagijik m Algonquin
The name for "Greasy Mouth" an eccentric and erratic culture hero and might be derived from the Algonquin Wesucechak.
Vassar m & f American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Vassar. Notable namesakes are Vassar Carlton Clements (1928 - 2005) American folk musician known as the Father of Hillbilly Jazz and female poet Vassar Miller (1924 - 1998).
Vassi f Karelian
Karelian diminutive of Vasilisa.
Vassie f American
Transferred use of the surname Vassie.
Vassili m Estonian
Estonian transcription of Russian Василий (see Vasiliy).
Vassilissa f Estonian
Estonian transcription of Russian Василиса (see Vasilisa).
Vassy f Greek
Diminutive of Vassiliki.