VigneshwaranmIndian, Tamil, Malayalam Possibly a combination of Vignesh and Tamil வர்ணம் (varṇam) or Malayalam വര്ണ്ണം (varṇṇaṁ) both meaning "colour", likely derived from Sanskrit वर्ण (varna) which has the same meaning... [more]
VijolėfLithuanian This name can be the Lithuanian form of Viola as well as be an independent, authentic Lithuanian name. In the case of the latter, the name is derived from Vijolė, the name of a river in the Lithuanian county of Šiauliai... [more]
VikasinifHindi Means: Radiant, cheerful. hearty or ungrudging, promoting or inducing cheer , pleasant, bright, bright with joy, hope, etc emitting rays of light, shining, bright, Physics emitted or propagated by radiation, a point or object from which rays proceed, full of cheer , in good spirits, characterized by or expressive of good spirits or cheerfulness
ViktualiafLiterature Derived from Swedish viktualier meaning "victuals". This is one of the middle names of Pippi Långstrump (English: Pippi Longstocking), full name Pippilotta Viktualia RullgardinaKrusmynta Efraimsdotter Långstrump, a character invented by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
VilmSoviet, Russian Derived from the initials of the Russian politician and communist revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), who founded the former Soviet state. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
VilgailasmLithuanian Means "strong hope", derived from Baltic vil meaning "hope" (see Viltautas) 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]
VilgaudasmLithuanian The first element of this name is derived from Baltic vil meaning "hope" (see Viltautas). 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".
VilgirdasmLithuanian Basically has the (more or less) figurative meaning of "to hear hopefully", derived from Baltic vil meaning "hope" (see Viltautas) combined with the Lithuanian noun girdas meaning "rumour", which is ultimately derived from the Lithuanian verb girdėti meaning "to hear"... [more]
VilgotmSwedish Combination of Old Norse name elements vil, vili meaning "will, desire" and probably góðr "good". Despite its Norse elements, this name is a relatively modern creation first used in the 19th century.
VilijafLithuanian (Modern) From the name of the river which flows in Lithuania through it's capital city Vilnius. Official river name is Neris, but it has a second name - Vilija. The reasons for the dual naming of the river as Neris by the Lithuanians and Viliya (formerly Velja, meaning "big, great" in Slavic) by the Slavs are complex... [more]
VilijafLatvian Feminine form of Vilis. In some cases it might also be an adoption of the Lithuanian name.
VilkasmLithuanian, Finnish Vilkas is part of the Lithuanian language which means "wolf". This name is most famously used in the video game "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" where one of the characters is named "Vilkas'.... [more]
VillemofSwedish, Norwegian (Rare), Literature This name was first used by the Swedish writer August Strindberg (1849-1912) for one of his poems. He may have based it on the names Vellamo or Wilhelma, or perhaps he combined the Old Norse name element vil, vili "will, desire" with Scandinavian mor "mother" (compare Lillemor, Moa).
VillőfHungarian (Modern) Recent Hungarian name based on the title of Zoltán Kodály's children's choir formed in 1925. The word villő occurs in poems and songs sung during the old Hungarian winter cemetery ceremony and seeing as the girls walked the village with twigs during the shooting, villő is probably derived from the Latin villus "tuft of hair" (referring to the fine soft hairs on fruits, flowers, and other parts of plants)... [more]
VilnėfLithuanian The name may either come directly from the Lithuanian word vilna meaning "wool" or vilnis "to surge." The name may also be used in reference to the Vilnia river as well as the name of the city, Vilnius which both share the same etymological root with vilnis.
VinarifGeorgian (Rare) Derived from Georgian ვინ არის (vin aris) meaning "who is", which in turn is derived from the Georgian pronoun ვინ (vin) meaning "who" and the Georgian verb არის (aris) meaning "to be".... [more]
VinatafHinduism According to Hindu legends, Vinata is the mother of birds. She is one of the thirteen daughters of Prajapati Daksha. Married to Kashyapa along with her 12 sisters. She bore him two sons, named Aruṇá, and Garuda (Suparna).