Vasukim & fHinduism, Indian Meaning unknown. This was the name of a nagaraja in Hindu and Buddhist mythology and a king of serpents. He is a snake beloning to Shiva and is famous for coiling around Shiva's neck.
VathsalyafIndian "Vathsalya" means "Eternal Love". It is a form of expressing feelings. It is one of the five forms expressing feelings of devotion - Shantha (Serenity), Sakhya (friendliness), Vathsalya (eternal love), Anuraga (affection) and Madhura (sweetness).
Vatthanam & fLao Means "culture, development, progress" in Lao.
VaubourgfFrench (Rare) French variant of Walburga. This form has been used to name a French commune (Sainte-Vaubourg, Ardennes; peak pop. 274 in 1866, current pop. 85 as of 2015) and was the name of a 13th-century commandery of the Knights Templar (Commanderie de Sainte-Vaubourg, Val-de-la-Haye, Seine-Maritime).... [more]
VedangmIndian Means "From the Vedas". The Vedas are a large body of religious texts originating in ancient India.
VedantmIndian, Sanskrit It is a Sanskrit name and has a variety of meanings depending on the grammatical device (Samasa) used to unravel it. All the meanings bear some reference to the Vedas which are ancient Hindu holy texts.... [more]
VedastomItalian (Archaic), Spanish (Archaic), Filipino Italian and Spanish form of Vedastus. The name is also in use in the Philippines, which is a remnant of the influence that Spain has had over the country, what with the country having been part of the Spanish Empire for several centuries.
VeenapanifIndian, Hinduism Means "one who plays veena, veena-playing", from a combination of Veena (an Indian lute) and Sanskrit pani ("water" or "flowing"). This is an epithet of the Hindu goddess Saraswati, who is often depicted playing a veena on the back of a swan.
Veepf & mHistory Meaning unknown; most likely of Cornish origin. This was the name of a 6th-century Cornish saint. Almost nothing is known about the saint - there is debate over whether Veep was male or female. S/he is the namesake of the village St... [more]
Veeram & fIndian, Telugu, Punjabi, Thai Alternate transcription of Vira. It is sometimes used as a feminine name in India while it is only masculine in Thailand.
VéfreyjafAncient Scandinavian Possibly meant "devotee of Freyja" from the Old Norse element vé meaning "devoted, dedicated" or "home, temple, sanctuary" (compare the word *véseti "one who sits with (= is in charge of) a Vé (= temple, sanctuary)") combined with the name of the goddess Freyja.
VegafSpanish From vega "fertile plain, meadow". The name came to be used through the Marian title Virgen de la Vega (or any of its variants); she's the patron saint of several Spanish municipalities.... [more]
VektormRussian "'revolutionary name' created in the early period of the Soviet Union" Shortened form of Великий коммунизм торжествует (Velikij kommunizm torzhestvuet) meaning 'great communism triumphs'
VēlavafMedieval Baltic Recorded in Latvia in the late Middle Ages, this name is of unknown origin and meaning. Theories include a direct derivation from vēlava, itself a Latvian dialectal word describing an accessory mark at the end of the mast of a fishing boat, a derivation from Lithuanian vėliava "flag, banner" and a derivation from Latvian vēls "late".
VeledafHistory Veleda was a priestess and prophet of the Germanic tribe of the Bructeri who achieved some prominence during the Batavian rebellion of AD 69–70, headed by the Romanized Batavian chieftain Gaius Julius Civilis, when she correctly predicted the initial successes of the rebels against Roman legions.... [more]
VelirmSoviet, Russian Contraction of Russian великий рабочий (velikiy rabochiy) meaning "great worker" as well as of Владимир Ленин и революция (Vladimir Lenin i revolyutsiya) meaning "Vladimir Lenin and the revolution"... [more]
VelirafSoviet, Russian Feminine form of Velir. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
VelodimGeorgian (Rare) Basically means "I had expected you", derived from Georgian ველოდი (velodi) meaning "I expected", which ultimately comes from the verb ლოდინი (lodini) meaning "to expect, to await".... [more]
VenantiusmLate Roman Derived from Latin venans meaning "hunting, chasing, pursuing", from the Latin verb vēnor "to hunt, to chase, to pursue". Bearers of this name include a Roman consul (6th century AD) and a Latin poet (7th century AD).
VenelinmBulgarian Derived from Венелин (Venelin), the surname of the Russian slavist and philologist Yuriy Venelin (1802-1839), who is best known for his research on the language, history and culture of Bulgaria and the Bulgarian people... [more]
VenelinafBulgarian Feminine form of Venelin. A known bearer of this name is the Bulgarian high jumper Venelina Veneva-Mateeva (b. 1974).
VeneriomMedieval Italian A derivative of Latin Venus, the name of the goddess of love and fertility, from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- "to wish, love". This is the name of a 5th century saint and 6th century saint.