Submitted Names Starting with W

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WA f Burmese
Means "yellow" in Burmese.
WAABAANAKWAD m Ojibwe
Meaning, "white cloud."
WAABERI m Somali
Means "dawn" in Somali.
WAALKE m East Frisian
An East Frisian short form of names beginning in Wal- (derived from the Germanic name element WALD "to rule").... [more]
WAAST m Walloon (Archaic), Picard
Walloon form of VEDASTUS and Picard variant form of VAAST.
WAATA m Maori
Variant of WĀTA.
WABANQUOT m Native American, Ojibwe
Means "white cloud", from Ojibwe waabaanakwad 'white cloud'.... [more]
WABBE m West Frisian
Variant form of WABE.
WABE m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have Gothic valdan for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The names WALDEBERT and WALDEBRAND are good examples of that.
WABUN-ININI m Ojibwe
Meaning, "man of dawn."
WACA m Medieval English
Byname meaning, "watchful."
WACCAR m Theology
Martyred Catholic saint.
WACEK m Polish
Diminutive of WACŁAW.
WACHARULF m Ancient Germanic
Means "vigilant wolf", derived from Old High German wachar "vigilant" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
WACHID m Indonesian
Indonesian form of WAHID.
WACHIKONDI m & f Chewa
Means "friendly" in Chewa.
WACK m Kashubian
Diminutive of WACŁÔW.
WACKFORD m Literature
In Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens, Wackford Squeers is the cruel headmaster of the nightmarish boarding school, Dotheboy's Hall, where the boys are malnourished and often beaten.
WACŁÔW m Kashubian
Kashubian form of VÁCLAV.
WACUKA f Kikuyu
Means "cotton fabric one" in Kikuyu.
WACUŚ m Polish
Diminutive of WACŁAW.
WA'D f Arabic
Derived from Arabic وعد (w'd) meaning "promise".
WADEE m Arabic
Means "calm, peaceful" in Arabic.
WADHA f Arabic
From Arabic وَضَح (waḍaḥ) meaning "light, brightness, clarity".
WADI f & m Arabic
"Valley" Arabian Valley in Saudi Arabia
WADINA f Various
Feminine form of WADE.
WADINE f Various
Feminine form of WADE.
WADJENES m Ancient Egyptian
Means "fresh of tongue" in Egyptian.
WADJET f Egyptian Mythology
Means "green one; papyrus-colored one". From the Ancient Egyptian wadj, which was the word for the color green, in reference to the color of papyrus, and et, which indicated the name of a woman.... [more]
WADJITEFNI m Ancient Egyptian
Means "refreshed by his father" in Egyptian.
WADSWORTH m English
Transferred use of the surname WADSWORTH.
WADYM m Polish (Rare)
Polish form of VADIM.
WADZANAI m & f Shona
Means "be in cordial fellowship" in Shona.
WAËL m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of WAEL
WAELYN m & f English (American, Rare)
Variant of WAYLYNN. According to the Social Security Administration, Waelyn was given to 5 girls and 10 boys in 2018.
WAEN f & m Thai
Means "circle, hoop, ring" in Thai.
WÆTHER m Old Danish
Old Danish form of VEÐR.
WAFA f Arabic
From Arabic وَفَاء (wafāʾ) meaning "loyalty, faithfulness".
WAFAA f & m Arabic
Variant transcription of WAFA.
WAFAE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of WAFA used in Morocco.
WAFIQ m Arabic
Means "successful" in Arabic.
WAFULETBO f Bandial
Means "there is nothing there" in Bandial.
WAGAYE f Amharic
Means "my sense of value" or "my price" in Amharic.
WAGGUTEN m Berber (Rare)
It means ‘one who will proliferate’ and reflects the abundance of life.
WAGHN m Old Danish
Old Danish form of VAGN.
WAGN m Danish
Variant of VAGN.
WAGNA f Danish
Variant of VAGNA.
WAGNER m Brazilian
Transferred from the German surname WAGNER.
WAH f Burmese
Means "yellow" or "cotton plant" in Burmese.
WAHAB m Arabic, Urdu, Malay
Means "giver, bestower" derived from Arabic وَهَبَ (wahaba) meaning "to give, to present, to bestow". In Islamic tradition الوهاب (al-Wahāb) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
WAHAJ m Pakistani
"glowing/ with blazing splendor".... [more]
WAHB m Arabic
Means "gift" in Arabic. It is not to be confused with الوهاب (al-Wahhab) meaning "giver, bestower", which is one of the 99 names of Allah.
WAHEENEE f Native American, Hidatsa
Buffalo Bird Woman (ca. 1839-1932) was a traditional Hidatsa woman who lived on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota. Her Hidatsa name was Waheenee, though she was also called Maaxiiriwia (variously transcribed as Maxidiwiac)... [more]
WAHIBA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "giver, bestower" from Arabic وَهَبَ (wahaba) meaning "to give, to present".
WAHIDAH f Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of WAHIDA.
WAH-WAH-TEH-GO-NAY-GA-BO m Ojibwe
Meaning, "standing in the northern lights."
WAH-WEE-OO-KAH-TAH-MAH-HOTE m Native American, Cree
Means "strike him on the back" in Cree.
WAHYA m & f Cherokee
Means "wolf" in Cherokee.
WAHYUDIN m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Wahi ud-Din.
WAHYUNINGSIH f Indonesian
Combination of WAHYU and NINGSIH.
WAI m & f Chinese
It means "great"
WAI f & m Polynesian, Hawaiian
From the proto-Polynesian root *waiʀ. Means "water" in most Polynesian languages.
WAI m & f Burmese
Means "share, distribute" or "abound, abundant" in Burmese.
WAIBODEI m & f Ijaw
Means "has returned again" in Ijaw.
WAIKO f Japanese
From Japanese 倭 (wai) meaning "Japanese" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAILANI f Hawaiian
Means "heavenly water" from Hawaiian wai "water" and lani "heaven, sky".
WAIMI f Japanese
From Japanese 羽 (wa) meaning "feathers", 維 (i) meaning "to tie; to fasten; to tie up" combined with 見 (mi) meaning "to see". Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAIN m English
Variant of WAYNE.
WÄINÖ m Finnish
Variant of VÄINÖ.
WAIOLA f Hawaiian
Derived from Hawaiian wai "(fresh) water" and ola "life". It is sometimes Anglicized as VIOLA.
WAIOLANI m Hawaiian
Means "heavenly water" in Hawaiian.
WAIPUNA m Hawaiian
Meaning "spring water", from the Hawaiian elements wai "water" and puna "spring (of water)".
WAIT m & f English
Diminutive of WAITSTILL.
WAITARA f Maori
Derived from the Maori waitara, possibly meaning "mountain stream" or "pure water".
WAITHERERO f Kikuyu
Means "of down river" in Kikuyu.
WAITSTILL m & f English (Puritan)
A Puritan virtue name. It may have been given in reference to the parents' desire for a child of the opposite sex.
WAIVA f English (American, Rare)
As slim as the chances are, it might be related to Lithuanian VAIVA (influenced by English WAVA), seeing as Waiva seems to appear - although extremely rarely so - in Lithuania... [more]
WAJAHAT m Urdu, Arabic
Possibly from the Arabic وَاجَهَ (wājaha) meaning "to confront".
WAJD f Arabic
This name is originally Syrian Arabic. ... [more]
WAJIA f Pashto, Urdu
Possibly means "melody" in Pashto or derived from Arabic وَجِيه (wajīh) meaning "eminent, distinguished".
WAJID m Arabic, Urdu
Means "finder, perceiver" or "loving, affectionate" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الواجد (al-Wajid) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
WAJIDA f Arabic, Urdu
Feminine form of WAJID.
WAKA f Japanese
From the Japanese 和 (wa) "Japan" and 加 (ka) "addition," "increase." Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAKA f Polynesian Mythology
Name of a sorceress, grandmother of Laie-i-ka-wai.
WAKABA f Japanese
From 若葉 (wakaba) meaning "new leaves; fresh verdure," as a name, also written as 稚葉 or 新葉.... [more]
WAKAE f Japanese
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "peace, harmony", 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good" combined with 枝 (e) meaning "branch, limbs". Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAKAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 若 (waka) "young, immature" and 子 (ko) "child", or 和 (wa) "peace, harmony", 歌 (ka) "sing/song" and 子 (ko) "child".
WAKAME f Japanese
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "peace, harmony", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer" combined with 芽 (me) meaning "bud, sprout, shoot". Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAKANDA f Literature, New World Mythology
Used by J.K. Rowling in her 'Harry Potter' series of books as a personal name for a minor female character, perhaps due to its similarity to WANDA, taken from the form of Wakan Tanka used by the Omaha people... [more]
WAKELAND m & f English
wakeland is originated from southern and northern midlands of america.
WAKELY m English (Rare)
Variant of the surname WAKELEY.
WAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 琶 (wa) meaning "guitar-like instrument" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAKOKA f Japanese
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "peace, harmony", 歌 (ko) meaning "song, poetry" combined with 子 (ka) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAKOTO f Japanese
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "Japan, Japanese, peace, harmony" combined with 琴 (koto), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp. Other kanji combinations are also possible.
WAKU m Indigenous Australian, Pintupi
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Pintupi, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. A known bearer of this name was Waku Tjungurrayi, the father of Australian Aboriginal painter Takariya Napaltjarri (b... [more]
WAKU m & f Japanese
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 新 (wa) meaning "fresh, new", 笑 (wa) meaning "laugh", 羽 (wa) meaning "feathers" or 航 (wa) meaning "navigate, sail, cruise, fly" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 雲 (ku) meaning "cloud", 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine" or 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red"... [more]
WAKUKO f Japanese
From Japanese 環 (wa) meaning "circle, ring, wheel", 玖 (ku) meaning "nine" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAKUNI f Japanese (Rare)
This name is used as 和国 with 和 (o, ka, wa, nago.mu, nago.yaka, yawa.ragu, yawa.rageru) meaning "harmony, Japan, Japanese style, peace, soften" and 国 (koku, kuni) meaning "country."... [more]
WAKURI f Japanese (Rare)
This name can be used as 和久利, 和久里 or 和栗 with 和 (o, ka, wa, nago.mu, nago.yaka, yawa.ragu, yawa.rageru) meaning "harmony, Japan, Japanese style, peace, soften", 久 (kyuu, ku, hisa.shii) meaning "long time, old story", 利 (ri, ki.ku) meaning "advantage, benefit, profit", 里 (ri, sato) meaning "league, parent's home, ri (unit of distance - equal to 3.927 km), village" and 栗 (ritsu, ri, kuri, ononoku) meaning "chestnut."... [more]
WALABERT m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
WALAFRID m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
WALAGASH m Ancient Persian
Of ancient Persian origin, the meaning of this male name is unfortunately uncertain.
WALAGRIM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
WALAGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old High German gund "war."
WALAHELM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old High German helm "helmet, protection."
WALAHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
WALAMAN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with man "man."
WALAMAR m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
WALAMUND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
WALANGKURA f Indigenous Australian, Pintupi
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Pintupi, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. A known bearer of this name is Walangkura Napanangka (b. between circa 1938 to 1946), an Australian Aboriginal painter.
WALARAD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
WALARAM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with hraban or hramn "raven."
WALARIC m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German walah "wanderer, traveller, foreigner" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty" (making it a cognate of WALHERICH)... [more]
WALÃTI m Kashubian
Kashubian form of VALENTINE (1).
WALÃTINA f Kashubian
Kashubian form of VALENTINA.
WALBERT m Dutch, German (Archaic), Polish (Archaic)
Dutch and German short form of WALDEBERT as well as a Polish borrowing of this name. There are also instances where this name can be a short form of WALABERT.
WALBOURG f French (Archaic)
Gallicized form of WALBURGA.
WALBURG f German
German short form of WALDEBURG.
WALBURGE f French (Rare)
French form of WALBURGA, primarily used to refer to the 8th-century saint and to translate foreign names, such as the full name of Maria Theresa, Holy Roman Empress (1717-1780)... [more]
WALBURGIS f German (Latinized)
Latinized form of WALBURG (see also WALBURGA).
WALCERZ m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish form of WALTER.
WALDA f German (Rare), Dutch
Short form of names with the name element WALD "to rule".
WALDALENUS m Ancient Germanic (Frankish, Latinized)
Possibly a Latinized form of WALDHELM. This was borne by Waldalenus, Duke of Upper Burgundy, a Frankish magnate who lived in the late 6th century and early 7th century... [more]
WALDBERN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Proto-Germanic beran or bernu "bear" (bero and bern in Old High German).
WALDEBERT m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
WALDEBRAND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
WALDEGARD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic valdan "to reign." The second element is derived from gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
WALDEGILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
WALDEGIS m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name comes from Gothic valdan "to reign." The meaning and origin of the second element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from gis (the original form was possibly gîs), but we don't exactly know where gis itself comes from... [more]
WALDEGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Old High German gund "war."
WALDÉMÔR m Kashubian
Kashubian form of WALDEMAR.
WALDEMUND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
WALDEN m Literature
Place name from Old English: “wooded valley”.... [more]
WALDER m English
Either form of WALTER or VLADIMIR.
WALDERAD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
WALDERAM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with hraban or hramn "raven."
WALDERIC m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler."
WALDFRID m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan meaning "to reign" combined with Old High German fridu meaning "peace".
WALDFRIED m German (Rare)
German form of the ancient Germanic name WALDFRID.
WALDGRIM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
WALDHARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
WALDHELM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Old High German helm "helmet, protection."
WALDMAN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with man "man."
WALDORF m English
This name is used in The Muppets Christmas Carol 1992.
WALDRADA f Ancient Germanic, History
Feminine form of WALDRAD. Waldrada lived in the 6th century AD and was the wife of Theudebald, a Frankish king of the Merovingian dynasty.
WALDRUN f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "rule" combined with Gothic rûna "secret."
WALDTRUD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with þruþ "strength."
WALDULF m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic valdan "to reign" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
WALDY m & f English, Dutch, South American
Diminutive of WALDEMAR or WALDO.
WALEED m Arabic
Variant transcription of WALID.
WALEEYA f Arabic
Meaning "supporter", "caretaker", "companion", "intimate friend", "patron", "custodian".
WȦLEK m Vilamovian
Variant of WALEK.
WALEK m Polish
Polish form of VALEK.
WALEK m Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of VALENTINE (1).
WALEKA f American
Feminine form of WALEK.
WALELA f Cherokee (Rare)
From Cherokee wa le lua meaning "hummingbird".
WALENEKINA f Hawaiian
Hawaiian translation of VALENTINA.
WALENTYN m Polish
Polish form of Valentinus (see Valentine).
WALENTYNIAN m Polish
Polish form of VALENTINIAN.
WALERAN m Medieval English
Possibly a variation of VALERIAN. There are many famous bearers of this name.
WALERAN m Medieval Flemish, Medieval French
Flemish form of WALDERAM. This was the name of two rulers of the medieval county of Ligny-en-Barrois, in present-day Lorraine, France.
WALERCIA f Polish
Diminutive of WALERIA.
WALERI m Kashubian
Kashubian form of VALERIUS.
WALERIANA f Polish
Polish form of VALERIANA.
WALERICUS m Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of WALHERICH. The 7th-century Frankish saint Valery de Leuconay is sometimes referred to as Walericus.
WALERIÓN m Kashubian
Kashubian form of VALERIAN.
WALERIUSZ m Polish
Polish form of VALERIUS.
WALERKA f Polish
Diminutive of WALERIA.
WALES m English (American)
From a place name in the United Kingdom. Derives from the Old English Wælisc, meaning 'foreigner, Welshman'.
WALESKA f German (Silesian), Kashubian
Kashubian form of VALERIA and Silesian German variant of VALESKA.
WALĘTY m Polish (Archaic)
Archaic form of WALENTY.
WALEWSKA f Brazilian
Transferred use of the Polish surname Walewska.
WALFRID m Ancient Germanic
Variant form of WALDFRID. This name was borne by an 8th-century Italian saint who in the anglophone world is best known as saint Walfrid.
WALHERE m Theology
Martyred Catholic priest and saint.
WALI m Arabic, Urdu, Pashto
Means "helper, protector, friend" in Arabic. The term is also used to refer to saints in Islamic tradition.
WALIDAH f American
Feminine form of WALID
WALIKO f & m Tumbuka
Means "God is there" in Tumbuka.
WALIS m Taiwanese Aboriginal
Taiwanese aboriginal name.
WALIS m Kashubian
Short form of WALÃTI.
WALISKA f Kashubian
Diminutive of WALÃTINA.
WA-LI-SSU m Taiwanese Aboriginal
Taiwanese aboriginal name.
WALIYHA f Pakistani
Pakistani form of WALEEYA.
WALIYUDDIN m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian (Rare)
Means "friend of the faith (Islam)", from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning "friend, helper, benefactor" combined with دِين (dīn) meaning "religion, faith".
WALKELIN m Medieval English
There are a number of famous bearers of this name.
WALKIRIA f Various
Spanish and Italian form of VALKYRIE.
WALLON m Medieval Breton
Derived from Old Breton uuallon, cognate of Old Welsh uualaun, uualon "valorous".
WALLY f German
Nickname for WILHELMINE
WALONIKA f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of VERONICA.
WALOTA m Fijian
Fijian form of the English name Walter, first appeared in Fiji in the early 1800's as a Fijian spoken representation of the name only. Now used as a proper registered Fijian name.
WALPURGA f German
Variant of Walburga (also Saint Walburga)
WALPURGE f French (Rare)
French variant of WALBURGA.
WALPURGIS f German (Latinized)
German variant of WALBURGIS. In Central and Northern Europe, Walpurgisnacht ('Walpurgis Night') is a holiday usually celebrated on April 30 or May 1.
WALRAD m German (Archaic)
German form of Walderad via WALDRAD. A known bearer of this name was Prince Walrad of Nassau-Usingen (1635-1702).
WALRAM m Dutch, German
Dutch and German short form of WALDERAM. There are also instances where this name can be a short form of WALARAM.
WALSHAK m Ngas
WAL means "cry", shak means "one another''. Which Literally means Feel for one another
WALSTAN m Theology
Name of a Catholic saint.
WAŁTAR m Sorbian
Sorbian form of WALTER.
WALTERINA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of WALTER.
WALTHEOF m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English weald "power" and þeof "thief". This was the name of a 12th-century English saint, a stepson of King David I of Scotland.
WALTHÈRE m Belgian
Cognate of WALTER.
WALTHERUS m Dutch, German
Latinized form of WALTHER.
WALTRAM m German (Rare, Archaic), Medieval German
A dithematic name formed from the Germanic name elements WALD "to rule" and hraban raven.
WALTRAUTE f Theatre
Variant of WALTRAUD, used by Wagner as the name of a valkyria.
WALTRUD f Ancient Germanic, German
Variant spelling of WALDTRUD.
WALTRUDE f Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of WALTRUD.
WALUBURG f Ancient Germanic
Waluburg was a Germanic seer, who worked for a governor in Roman Egypt.
WALUIGI m Popular Culture
A portmanteau of LUIGI and Japanese 悪い (warui) "bad", therefore meaning "bad Luigi". This is the name of Luigi's evil counterpart from the Mario series.
WALUMBIKE f Chewa
Means "praise" in Chewa.
WALZE f German (Rare)
Nickname for VALERIE.... [more]
WAMBLEE m Sioux
Means "eagle, golden eagle" in Lakota. From the Lakota waŋblí (wahm-hel'-lee) 'eagle, golden eagle', sometimes used as a generic term for both golden eagles and bald eagles.
WAMBLI m Sioux
It is a Lakota Sioux name that means Eagle
WAMLISAPA f Sioux
Means "black eagle" in Lakota. From the Lakota waŋblí (wahm-hel'-lee) 'eagle, golden eagle', and sah'-pah "black".
WAN f Chinese
Chinese feminine name with several possible meanings; if written using 婉 (wǎn) it means "graceful, gentle, elegant", if written 宛 (wǎn) it seems to have historically meant "courteous" and if written 紈 (wán) it means "white silk" or "fine silk".
WANAHTON m Sioux
Means "one who attacks, charges; charger" in Lakota, from the Lakota waánataŋ. This was borne by Chief Wánataŋ (ca. 1795-1848), also known as Wanata and Wanataan, a leader of the Yanktonai, a tribe of the Dakota.
WANCHAI m Thai
From Thai วัน (wan) meaning "day" and ชัย (chai) meaning "victory".
WANDALBERT m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from vandal, which is an extended form of vand, which in turn comes from Gothic vandjan (see WANDEBERT)... [more]
WANDALBURG f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from vandal, which is an extended form of vand, which in turn comes from Gothic vandjan (see WANDEBURG)... [more]
WANDALFRID m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from vandal, which is an extended form of vand, which in turn comes from Gothic vandjan (see WANDEFRID)... [more]
WANDALGARD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from vandal, which is an extended form of vand, which in turn comes from Gothic vandjan (see WANDEGARD)... [more]
WANDALHAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from vandal, which is an extended form of vand, which in turn comes from Gothic vandjan (see WANDHAR)... [more]
WANDALMAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from vandal, which is an extended form of vand, which in turn comes from Gothic vandjan (see WANDEMAR)... [more]
WANDEBERT m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from Old High German beraht "bright."
WANDEBURG f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
WANDECZKA f Polish
Diminutive of WANDA.
WANDEFRID m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from Old High German fridu "peace."
WANDEGARD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
WANDEGILD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from Gothic gild "sacrifice."
WANDEMAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from Old High German mâri "famous."
WANDER m Dutch
Dutch variant form of Warner (see WERNER) via its variant form WARNDER.
WANDERLEI m Brazilian
May also be of Dutch origin.
WANDETRUD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from þruþ "strength."
WANDHAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from Old High German hari "army."
WANDI f Indonesian
A Indonesian name
WANDILE f & m Zulu, South African
Means "you are extra" in Zulu.
WANDŁA f Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of WANDA.
WANDO m English (Modern, Rare), Ancient Germanic
Masculine form of WANDA. A fictional bearer was Wando from The Fairly OddParents, when Wanda was temporarily turned into a man.... [more]
WANDOO m & f Tiv
Means "a child is good" in Tiv.
WANDREGISEL m Ancient Germanic
Wandregisel is the name of a 7th century saint, mostly known by his French name St. WANDRILLE.... [more]
WANDRILLE m French (Rare)
Francisation of the Germanic name WANDREGISEL.... [more]
WANDULF m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic vandjan "to turn, to wrap (up)", or from Gothic vandus "twig, staff, stick." The second element is derived from Gothic vulfs "wolf."
WANDUSIA f Polish
Diminutive of WANDA.
WANDZIA f Polish
Diminutive of WANDA.
WANE m Livonian, Medieval Baltic
Current theories link this name to Finnish vanea "strong, powerful, tempered".
WANESA f Polish
Polish form of VANESSA.
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