Browse Submitted Names

This is a list of submitted names in which the meaning contains the keywords god or gods or goddess or lord or yahweh or church or prayer or pray.
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AALONIKA f Indian (Rare)
"Goddess of light."
AAMEEN f & m Arabic
Means "oh Allah, accept our prayer" in Arabic. This is a cognate of the English word amen.
AASTIKI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese
Means "one who believes in a god or gods; theist" in Sanskrit.
ABASIAMA m & f Ibibio
Means "it is God that loves" in Ibibio.
ABD AL-ILAH m Arabic
Means "servant of the god" from Arabic عَبْد ال (ʿabd) meaning "servant" and إِلٰه (ʾilāh) meaning "god, deity".
ABDIAH m Biblical
Greek variant of Hebrew OBADIAH. Meaning, "servent of YAHWEH" which differs slightly from the Hebrew meaning of, "worshipper of Yahweh."
ABDIÁS m Hungarian
Cognate of OBADIAH, meaning "serving God".
ABRIYAH f Ancient Hebrew (Rare)
Means "one who loves God".
ABUCHI m & f Igbo
Means "song of God" in Igbo.
ABUDI m Arabic (Rare)
Means "devoted worshiper of God" in Arabic, ultimately from Arabic عَبَدَ (ʿabada) meaning "to worship, to venerate".
ACORAN m Guanche Mythology
From Guanche aqqoran, derived from *āhɣuran "God", literally "the Celestial", from *ahɣur "firmament, vault of heaven, sky". This was the name of the supreme god in the mythology of the Guanches indigenous to Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands.
ADAIA f English
The name is of Hebrew origins and means "Adornment of God"
ADAIAH f & m Biblical
From the Hebrew name עֲדָיָ֫הוּ (Adayahu) meaning "adorned by YAHWEH" or "Yahweh has adorned" (compare ADAH, Adi, ADIEL)... [more]
ADALGOD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good."
ADBEEL m Biblical
Means "servant of God" or "disciplined by God", though some scholars suggest it may also mean "miracle of God" or "sorrow of God". In the bible, this was the name of the third son of ISHMAEL.
ÁDEL m Hungarian
Cognate of ADEL, meaning "God is eternal".
ADEL f Yiddish, Hebrew
Means "God is eternal" in Hebrew. It is also the Yiddish form of Adina.
ADEODÁTA f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of ADEODATA, meaning "God-given".
ADHISH m Indian
Means "the supreme lord".
ADIEL m & f Biblical, Hebrew
Means "ornament of God" or possibly "God passes by". This is the name of several characters in the Bible.
ADINATHA m Indian
Means "the primordial master", "the first lord" or "the Supreme Lord", from adi "primeval, first" and natha "master".
ADIRAEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "magnificence of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a fallen angel in Jewish mysticism.
ADISON m Thai
Means "great lord, great master" from Thai อดิ (adi) meaning "great, excellent" and Sanskrit ईश (isha) meaning "ruler, lord".
ADMIEL m Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Means "man of God" in Hebrew.
ADONAIEL m Biblical Hebrew
Means "my lord is God" in Hebrew. This was the name of an angel mentioned in the Testament of SOLOMON.
ADONISZ m Hungarian
Cognate of ADONIS, meaning "lord".
ÆGILEIF f Ancient Scandinavian
The first element Ægi- may be related to Old Icelandic Ægir, "the sea" or "the god of the sea", found in compounds as ægisandr "sea-sand" or the Icelandic place-name Ægisiða... [more]
ÁFRÍÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name with uncertain meaning. The first element Á- is possibly from either Old Norse áss "god", or *az "fear, terror, point, edge", or from *anu "ancestor". The second element is fríðr "beautiful, beloved"... [more]
A-FU f Chinese
Combination of Chinese Characters "阿" and "福" meaning "Good God".n
AFULUCHIANYA m Igbo
Means "does one see God?" in Igbo.
AĞABALA m Azerbaijani
From the Turkish title ağa meaning "lord, master" and Azerbaijani bala meaning "child".
AGHAN m Literature
Aghan is the name of a human being in J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" book series.
AHAZ m Biblical
Meaning "has held," is a diminutive of JEHOAHAZ, meaning "Yahweh has held." He was king of Judah, and the son and successor of JOTHAM... [more]
AHAZIAH m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "holds fast" or "held by God" depending on translation.
ÁHIM m Hungarian
Short form of JOACHIM, meaning "raised by God".
AHTZIRI f Spanish (Mexican)
Possibly a variant of the name YATZIRI. May be of Mayan or Aztec origin, with some sources claiming it means "corn flower" or "corn goddess".
AHURA f Near Eastern Mythology, Persian Mythology
Referring to either the creator god Ahura Mazda or the various other ahuras of the Avesta. Meaning, "lord" or "spirit."
AIDEVO f Yoruba
Means "no one can change my destiny but God" in Yoruba.
ÁILLUN m Sami
This name derives from the Old Norse name ÁSLÆIKR, composed of two elements: *ansuz (heathen god, áss, god) plus lėih (joke, amusement, exercise, sport, dance, magic, music, melody, song)... [more]
AINMIRE m Irish
Means "great lord". A king of Tara bore this name.
AINO f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 阿 (a) meaning "mountain", 安 (a) meaning "peace, quiet", 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection", 会 (ai) meaning "meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join", 間 (ai) meaning "interval, space", 藍 (ai) meaning "indigo", 和 (ai) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 以 (i) meaning "by means of, because, in view of, compared with", 伊 (i) meaning "that one", 依 (i) meaning "reliant, depend on, consequently, therefore, due to", 委 (i) meaning "committee, entrust to, leave to, devote, discard", 惟 (i) meaning "consider, reflect, think", 衣 (i) meaning "garment, clothes, dressing" or 意 (i) meaning "idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking" combined with 祈 (ino, no) meaning "pray, wish", 音 (no) meaning "sound, noise", 希 (no) meaning "hope, beg, request, pray, rare, few, phenomenal", 乃 (no), a possessive particle or 野 (no) meaning "area, field"... [more]
AINOSE f & m Esan
Means "no one is greater than God" in Esan.
AISHI f Hinduism
Means "God's gift" in Hindi.
AISWARAN m Indian, Hinduism
Means "belongs to the lord; lordly".
AISWARI f Indian (Rare)
Means "one who belongs to Iswara (the Lord)" in Sanskrit.
AKACHUKWU m Igbo
Means "hand of God" in Igbo.
AKSHADHA f Indian
Means "God's blessings".
ƏLƏKBƏR m Azerbaijani
Derived from the Arabic phrase الله أكبر (allahu 'akbar) meaning "God is greater, God is the greatest".
ALAKSHMI f Indian (Rare), Hinduism
The name of the older sister of Lakshmi and the Hindu goddess of misfortune. She is sometimes viewed, according to one source, as another avatar of a form of the goddess Kali... [more]
ALAZAR m Ethiopian
Meaning, "God is my help."
ALDORNIA f American (South, Rare, Archaic)
Perhaps derived from the Old English aldor, a form of ealdor meaning "elder, parent, head of family, chief, lord; author, source; age, old age" with the name suffix -nia to feminize the name.... [more]
ALFDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and dís "goddess".
ALIMBEG m Ossetian
Combination of ALIM and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
ALLAHVERDI m Azerbaijani
Means "god-given" from Arabic الله (Allah) combined with Azerbaijani verdi meaning "gave", the past tense of vermək "to give".
ALLAT f Near Eastern Mythology
Means "the Goddess" from Arabic al-Lat. She was an ancient mother and fertility goddess of the pre-Islamic Arabs.
AL-MUNTASIR m Arabic
Derived from Arabic منتصر (muntasir) meaning "victor". This is part of the title المنتصر بالله (al-Muntasir bi-llah) meaning "He who triumphs in God", which was the regional title of Abu Ja'far Muhammad, an Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad.
ALYZA f Hebrew
"Joy," "Joyful," " God is my Oath," "noble," "exalted"
AMADÉ m Hungarian
Short form of AMADEUSZ, meaning "love of God".
AMADÓ m Hungarian
Short form of AMADEUSZ, meaning "love of God".
AMAETHON m Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Derived from the Brittonic name *Ambaχtonos meaning "divine ploughman" or "ploughman-god". This was the name of the Welsh god of agriculture. In the late 11th-century legend of CULHWCH and OLWEN, Amathaon appeared as an Arthurian warrior; "as one of his tasks, Culhwch had to convince Amathaon to plow the lands of the giant YSBADDADEN."
AMALYA f Yiddish, Hebrew
Means "labour of YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This name could also be used as a Yiddish feminine form of Amal.
AMANE m & f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a, ama) meaning "second, Asia", 愛 (a, ama) meaning "love, affection", 雨 (ama) meaning "rain", 海 (amane, ama) meaning "sea, ocean", 吾 (a) meaning "I, my, our, one's own", 周 (amane, ama) meaning "circumference, circuit, lap", 星 (ama) meaning "star", 天 (amane, ama) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial", 普 (amane) meaning "universal, wide(ly), generally", 遍 (amane) meaning "everywhere, times, widely, generally", 弥 (amane) meaning "all the more, increasingly" or 和 (amane) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, numb", 万 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 満 (ma) meaning "full, fullness, enough, satisfy", 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine" or 舞 (ma) meaning "dance" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound", 弥 (ne) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 峰 (ne) meaning "summit, peak", 寧 (ne) meaning "rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility", 嶺 (ne) meaning "peak, summit", 韻 (ne) meaning "rhyme, elegance, tone", 希 (ne) meaning "hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal", 羽 (ne) meaning "feathers", 使 (ne) meaning "use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause" or 望 (ne) meaning "ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect"... [more]
AMANULLAH m Arabic
Derived from Arabic aman "trust, security" combined with Allah "God".
AMANYIRE f & m Eastern African, Nyoro, Tooro, Nkore, Kiga
Means "God knows" in Nyoro, Tooro, Nkore, and Kiga.
AMARACHUKWU f Nigerian, Igbo
Means "God's grace" in Igbo. (See AMARA and CHUKWU).
AMAZIAH m Biblical, English
From the Hebrew name אֲמַצְיָהוּ (Amasyahu) or (Amatsyahu) meaning "YAHWEH is mighty" or "strengthened by Yahweh".... [more]
AMBRIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Allegedly means "energy of God" in Hebrew. In Jewish and Christian mythology, this is the name of an angel associated with the zodiacal sign of Gemini and the month of May. It was found engraved on a Hebrew amulet for warding off evil.
AMEN m & f English (Modern, Rare)
From the English word Amen, "uttered at the end of a prayer or hymn, meaning so be it".... [more]
AMINULLAH m Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Malay
Means "truthful God", derived from Arabic أَمِين (ʾamīn) meaning "truthful, trustworthy, loyal" (see AMIN) and الله (Allāh).
AMLAITH m Literature
A character from J. R. R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" series bears this name. Amlaith was the king of the fictional kingdom of Arthedain. His name is derived from a Sindarin word.
AMOGECHUKWU f Igbo
Means "no one knows God's timing" in Igbo.
AMONDÓ m Hungarian
Variant of AMADEUSZ, meaning "love of God".
AMOROSO m Spanish (Rare)
Means "loving (of god)" in Spanish.
AMPHIANAX m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
AMPHIARAOS m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from the Greek verb ἀράομαι (araomai) meaning "to pray to", which is related to the Greek noun ἀρά (ara) meaning "prayer"... [more]
ANACTORIA f Literature, Greek Mythology (Latinized, ?), Ancient Greek (Latinized, ?)
Latinized form of the Greek Ἀνακτορία (Anaktoria), derived from ἀνακτόρῐος (anaktorios) "royal", literally "belonging to a king, a lord" from ἀνάκτωρ (anaktor) "lord", from αναξ (anax) "lord"... [more]
ANAEL m & f Judeo-Christian Legend, Biblical, Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew name of uncertain meaning, possibly "God answers" (making it an equivalent of ANAIAH, using el "God" as the second element as opposed to yah "YAHWEH"); alternatively the first element may be related to chanah "favour, grace" (making it a relative of HANANIAH and perhaps a form of HANNIEL or Channiel)... [more]
ANAISHE f & m Shona
Derived from Shona anashe, meaning "who is with God".
ANAIYA f African
Similar to Anaya meaning "look up to god".
ANAMITRA m & f Hinduism
Means "Lord Surya (Sun)."
ANANIAH m Biblical (Rare), Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "cloud Of the Lord."
ANATHEMA f Literature
Name of the fictional character Ananthema Device from the show Good Omens inspired by Terry Pratchett Neil Gaiman's book. The name is derived from the word meaning "someone who is disliked" or "a curse by a pope or minister of the church", which makes sense as the character is an occultist.
ANATHOTH m Biblical, Hebrew
Apparently means "answer to prayers" in Hebrew, with the first element derived from Hebrew anáh "to answer". In the bible, Anathoth was one of the sons of BECHER, who in turn was the son of BENJAMIN.
ANAX m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief". In ancient Greece, it was a title denoting a tribal king or military leader.... [more]
ANAXANDROS m Ancient Greek
Means "master of a man", derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man". The latter element is the genitive of Greek ανηρ (aner) "man".
ANAXANOR m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
ANAXARCHOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief". The second element is either derived from Greek αρχος (archos) "master" or from Greek αρχη (arche) "origin, source".
ANAXIBIOS m Ancient Greek
Means "master of life", derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" combined with Greek βιος (bios) "life".
ANAXIDEMOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief" combined with the Greek noun δῆμος (demos) meaning "people" as well as "country, land".
ANAXIKRATES m Ancient Greek
Means "powerful master", derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" combined with Greek κρατος (kratos) "power."
ANAXILAOS m Ancient Greek
Means "master of the people", derived from the Greek elements αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" and λαος (laos) "the people."
ANAXIMANDROS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief". The second element is derived from either Greek μάνδρα (mandra) "an enclosed space" or Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man"... [more]
ANAXIMENES m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" and μενος (menos) "power, strength, spirit." Anaximenes was the name of a Greek philosopher from the 6th century BC.
ANAXIPPOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief" combined with Greek ‘ιππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
ANAXO f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".
ANCILLA f German, German (Swiss), Dutch (Rare), Hungarian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. Its use is probably influenced by the Latin title ancilla Dei meaning "handmaid of God".... [more]
ANDHIKA m Indonesian
From andika, a historical title bestowed by pre-Islamic rulers meaning "lord".
ANDRAEL m English
Combines Andrew "man, courage" with el "God"; could be interpreted as "God is courageous."
ANDWELE m Swahili
Means "God brings me" in Swahili.
ANEKWE m Igbo
Means "let the gods not agree to bad things" in Igbo.
ÀNEU f Catalan
From the Catalan title of the Virgin Mary, Mare de Déu d'Àneu, meaning "Mother of God of Àneu," the name of a sanctuary in the municipality of La Guingueta d'Àneu in the comarca of Pallars Sobirà.
ANGANTÝR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Ancient Scandinavian and Icelandic name with the combination of angi "sweet odour" and tívar "gods".
ANIEBIETABASI m & f Ibibio
Means "Who is like god?" in Ibibio.
ANIEKANABASI m Western African, Ibibio, Nigerian
Means "who is greater than God?" in Ibibio.
ANNU f & m Hindi
This name is used in the Hindu religion, and it has the meaning "Lord Shiva".
ANSBALD m Ancient Germanic
Means "brave god", derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
ANSBERT m Ancient Germanic
Means "bright god", derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
ANSBRAND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
ANSFLEDA f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with flâdi "beauty, respectability."
ANSFRID m Ancient Germanic
Means "peaceful god", derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
ANSGARDE f Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and gard "enclosure". This name was borne by Ansgarde of Burgundy, a French queen of Aquitaine who lived during the 9th century.
ANSGISEL m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with gisel "hostage" or "pledge."
ANSMAR m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
ANSMUND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
ANSTRUD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with þruþ "strength."
ANSWALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
ANSWIN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German ans "god" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
ANTOTHIJAH m Biblical, Hebrew
Essentially a combination of ANATHOTH with yah "Yahweh", thus the meaning is effectively "prayers answered by YAHWEH"... [more]
ANUOLUWAPO m & f Yoruba
Means "God's mercy is plenty" in Yoruba.
ANWARUL m Bengali (Muslim)
First part of Arabic compound names beginning with أنور ال (ʾanwar al) meaning "brightness of, illumination of, clarity of" (such as ANWARULLAH meaning "brightness of ALLAH (God)").
AOLÚ m Irish (Rare)
A combination honoring Irish deities Aodh and Lugh. Aodh is often referred to as a "god of the underworld," although this is likely influenced by Christian interpretation. He and his siblings were turned into swans by their stepmother, Aoife... [more]
APANNI m Lak
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title افندي (efendi) meaning "lord, master".
APOLAKI m Philippine Mythology
Means "giant lord" from the Tagalog title apo meaning "lord, master" and laki meaning "big, large". In Tagalog mythology Apolaki was the god of the sun and war and the brother of Mayari... [more]
APRAMEYA m Indian
Means "lord KRISHNA".
ARA f Greek Mythology
A Greek goddess of vengence and destruction, she is the personification of curses.... [more]
ARABEL f Scottish, English (British), Medieval English
A variation of ORABEL, a Latin construction which suffixes orare "prayer" with ābilis "able," thus interpretable as 'given to prayer' or "able to pray."
ARACYNTHIAS f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αρακυνθιας (Arakynthias), an epithet of the goddess Aphrodite meaning "of Arakynthos", Arakynthos or Aracynthus being a mountain upon which there was a temple dedicated to her... [more]
ARATHI f Hindi
Means "prayer" in Hindi.
ARAZIEL m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "light of God" or "moon of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a fallen angel who was cast out of heaven by God for having relations with earthly women.
ARES f Catalan
Derived from Catalan Mare de Déu de les Ares ("Mother of God of the Ares"), which is the name of a sanctuary located on Coll d'Ares, a Catalan mountain pass in the Pyrenees. It is the site of a Marian devotion, which is why Catalan parents bestow this name upon their daughters.
ARISTONAX m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἄριστος (aristos) meaning "best" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".
ARITSARA f Thai
Means "lord of enemies" from Thai อริ (ari) meaning "adversary, enemy" and อิศร (itsara) meaning "great, sovereign, lord".
ARNDÍS f Norwegian, Icelandic
A Germanic name formed from the name elements arn "eagle" and dís "goddess".
ARTAGAN m Scottish Gaelic
A diminutive of the Gaelic name ARTAIR, which is thought to mean "bear" or "stone". Also refers to the ancient Celtic word "art" which has three meanings: "a stone", "God" and "noble".
ARYA m & f Hebrew (Rare)
means "the lion of god" in Hebrew (ari-lion, ya-god).
ÁSÆLFR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and alfr "elf".
ASAHEL m Hebrew
Means "made by God" in Hebrew. ... [more]
ASAIAH m Biblical
Means "YAHWEH has made" or "made by Yahweh" in Hebrew. This was the name of several characters in the Old Testament.
ÁSBIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, combination of as "god" and BJÖRN "bear."
ÁSBJǪRG f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ás "god" and borg "castle".
ÁSBRANDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" combined with Old Norse brandr "sword."
ÁSFASTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and fastr "firmly, fast".
ÁSFRIÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from Old Norse áss "god" and friðr "love; peace; protection".
ÁSGÆRÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and garðr "enclosure, protection".
ÁSGAUTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse ás "god" and gautr "Goth, Geat".
ÁSGRÍMR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and grímr "person wearing a mask".
ASHURNASIRPAL m Ancient Assyrian
Means "the god ASHUR is the protector of the heir" in Assyrian, from the Akkadian Aššur-nāṣir-apli. ... [more]
ÁSI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Short form of names beginning with the name element Ás- "(heathen) god".
ASIEL m Biblical Hebrew
Means "created by God".
ÁSLÆIKR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ás ("god") and leikr ("game, sport, battle, warrior").
ASLAK m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Old Danish, Old Swedish, Finnish
Younger form of ÁSLÁKR, derived from Old Norse áss "god" and leikr "game, play".
ASLAMBEK m Chechen
The first element is derived from Arabic áslama "to submit, to surrender" (and is thus etymologically related to the word islam and the name ESLAM)... [more]
ÁSMARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and marr "sea, ocean, lake".
ÁSMÓÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse as "god" and mod "excitement, concern, wrath, courage".
ÁSNÝ f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and "new".
ASRIEL m Popular Culture
This is the name of a character in the RPG Undertale. The name Asriel has several possible meanings or origins.... [more]
ÁSRÓS f Icelandic
Altered form of ÁSTRÓS, from the Old Norse name element áss "god" combined with Icelandic rós "rose" (from Latin rosa).
ASRUN f Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Germanic elements as "god" and run "secret"
ÁSSVEIN m Faroese
Faroese combination of áss "god" and sveinn "boy".
ÁSTHEIÐUR f Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic form of the Old Norse name Ásheiðr or Ǣshæiðr, which was derived from the elements áss "god" and heiðr "brightness" (compare RAGNHEIÐR; alternatively, the element heiðr could have meant "heath, field" (compare HEIDRUN) or "honour")... [more]
ÁSÞÓR m Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR).
ÁSTRÁÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and ráð "advise, counsel, decision". The first name element is sometimes associated with the Old Norse word ást meaning "love, affection", but a connection is not likely.
ÁSTRÓS f Icelandic
Derived from Icelandic ást meaning "affection, love, devotion" and rós "rose". This is a modern coinage, perhaps inspired by the similar name Ástríður (the Icelandic form of ÁSTRÍÐR), in which the first element is a form of Old Norse áss "god", which in proper names becomes Ást- when it precedes the liquid r (this according to the Viking Answer Lady).
ASTUACATUR m Ancient Armenian
Related to աստուած (astuac) meaning "God".
ASTYANAX m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀστυάναξ (astyanax) meaning "lord of the city", which consists of the Greek noun ἄστυ (asty) meaning "city, town" combined with the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief".... [more]
ÁSULFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse as "god" and ulf "wolf."
ÁSVAR m Faroese
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and herr "army" or a variant of ÁSVARÐUR.
ÁSVARÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of áss "god" and vǫrðr "guard".
ÅSVEIG f Norwegian, Swedish
A relatively modern Scandinavian name, it is derived from Old Norse áss "god" combined with Old Norse veig "strength".
ÅSVI f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of the Old Norse name Ásví, which was derived from áss "god" combined with an unknown second element, possibly "devoted, dedicated" (from vīgja or vígja "to consecrate (in heathen sense)"; compare VÉFREYJA).
ÁSVǪR f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of áss "god" and vár "spring".
ATALIE f Biblical Hebrew
Possibly from the Hebrew meaning "God is great".
ATARGATIS f Mythology
Atargatis was the chief goddess of northern Syria in Classical antiquity. She was also referred to as Derketo (Ancient Greek: Δερκετὼ) or Deasura (by Romans)... [more]
ATASAONE m Tswana
Means "His (God's) hand" in Setswana.
AÐALDÍS f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of aðal "noble" dís "goddess".
ATSALYAHU m Biblical Hebrew
Means "YAHWEH has reserved" or "Yahweh has set aside" in Hebrew, which some sources appear to believe indicates to a figurative meaning of "(being kept) near to God"... [more]
ATURINDA m & f Eastern African, Nkore
Means "He -God- protects us" in Nkole, spoken in Uganda.
AWUGOCO m & f Agatu
Means "wonder of God" in Agatu.
AXIOTHEOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek adjective ἄξιος (axios) meaning "worthy, deserving" or from the Greek noun ἀξία (axia) meaning "worth, value"... [more]
AYAANSH m Telugu
Means "The Ray of Sun," "Part of Parents," "God Gift".
AYATULLAH m Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the same root as the Persian religious title of آیت‌الله (Ayatollah), which originated from a term in passage 51:20–21 of the Quran. It was not commonly used as a title until the early 20th century... [more]
AYEBATONYE m & f Ijaw
Means "what God has destined" or "destiny" in Ijaw.
AYEBAYE m & f Ijaw
Means "God's property" in Ijaw.
AYIBAEMI f & m Ijaw
Means "God exists" in Ijaw.
AYIBAIFIE f Ijaw
Means "God's own time" in Ijaw.
AYIBANUA f & m Ijaw
Means "thank God" in Ijaw.
AYIBATONBARA f & m Ijaw
Means "the will of God" in Ijaw.
AZAAN m Arabic
Means "announcement, call to prayer" in Arabic. It refers to the call to prayer that is recited five times a day at the mosque to let people know that prayers will be held soon.
AZAREEL m Ancient Hebrew
Means "God helps" in Hebrew.
AZIEL m English, Biblical
From Hebrew עזיאל (Azi'el), meaning "God is my strength".
AZIELA f English
It means "gift of God and strong girl"
AZKADELLIA f Popular Culture
Possibly derived from the Greek name Delia which means "from Delos, the island of which Artemis and Apollo, the twins gods, were born." ... [more]
BARACHIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "blessing(s) of God" or "lightning of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of the seven archangels in the Eastern Orthodox tradition.
BARAHIR m Literature
Means "fiery lord" in Sindarin. In Tolkien's 'The Silmarillion', this was the name of the father of BEREN. It was also mentioned in 'The Lord of the Rings' as the name of both a Steward of Gondor and the grandson of EOWYN and FARAMIR.
BAREL m & f Hebrew
Means "son of God", from a combination of Bar and EL.
BARIDAKARA f & m Ogoni
Means "God answers prayer(s)" in Khana.
BARIKPOA m Ogoni
Means "God save" in Khana.
BARILEDUM m Ogoni (Modern)
Means "God is alive" in Khana.
BARINEDUM m & f Khana, Gokana, Ogoni
"God give life".
BARISUA f & m Ogoni
Means "God knows" in Khana.
BATARA GURU m Indonesian Mythology
From Indonesian batara meaning "god, deity", ultimately from Sanskrit भट्टार (bhattara), and guru meaning "teacher", ultimately from Sanskrit गुरु (guru)... [more]
BATARA SAMBU m Indonesian Mythology
From Indonesian batara meaning "god, deity" and sambu of uncertain meaning, possibly from Sanskrit शंभु (śambhu) meaning "sage, venerable man". In Javanese mythology, he is the god of teachers and a son of BATARA GURU.
BATHALA m Philippine Mythology
Means "god, deity" in Tagalog, derived from Sanskrit भट्टार (bhaṭṭāra) meaning "holy, honourable, venerable" (through a transmission from Malay betara). In native Tagalog mythology, Bathala is the deity who created the universe... [more]
BATKOL f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "echo" (see HED).... [more]
BAURAK m Mormon
In older publications of the Doctrine and Covenants, and alias used by Joseph Smith was a double name, Baurak and Ale. It is identified as a Hebrew term meaning "God bless you."
BEALIAH m Biblical Hebrew
Means "God is Lord."
BE-COURTEOUS m English (Puritan)
Referring to Ephesians 4:32, "And be ye courteous to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you."
BÉCUMA f Irish Mythology
Means "troubled lady", from Old Irish "woman" and a second element, perhaps chuma, meaning "grief, sorrow, wound". In Irish legend she was a woman who "dwelt in the Land of Promise and had an affair with Gaiar, a son of Manannán mac Lir, the sea-god... [more]
BEDA f Swedish
Variant of the Old English name BEDE meaning "prayer".
BEGA m Georgian (Rare), Ossetian
Georgian variant of BEGI. In Ossetian, most likely the name is also derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
BELET-ILI f Near Eastern Mythology
Means "lady of the gods" or "mother of the gods" in Akkadian. It is another name for NINHURSAG.
BELLDANDY f Popular Culture
Variant of VERDANDI, representing an Anglicization of the name's Japanese transcription. This is the name of a major character in the manga series "Oh My Goddess!"
BELPHEGOR m Judeo-Christian Legend
From Ba'al Pe'or, the name of a Semitic god mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, meaning "BA'AL of Mount Pe'or" or "lord of the opening". In Christian demonology this is the name of a demon that represents the deadly sin of sloth.
BENEL m Hebrew
Means "son of God" in Hebrew.
BERDI m Turkmen
Means "given (by God)" in Turkmen. It is derived from the past tense of the Turkmen verb bermek meaning "to give", which itself is ultimately derived from Old Turkic ber meaning "to give".... [more]
BERDIA m Georgian
Georgian form of BERDI, which means "given (by God)" and is ultimately derived from Old Turkic ber meaning "to give".
BERGDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" or bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BESELOT f Amharic
Means "gained through prayer" in Amharic.
BETABASI m & f Ibibio
Means "wait for god" in Ibibio.
BETHABARA f Biblical, American (Rare)
From the name of a biblical city. In the New Testament the city of Bethabara is where John the Baptist met Jesus, and proclaimed, "Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world" (John 1:28-29).
BETZALEL m Jewish
Means "in God's shadow" in Hebrew.
BEZALEL m Biblical
Hebrew, meaning "protected by God". It occurs in the Bible as the name of a celebrated skilled craftsman. As a result, the school of arts set up in Jerusalem in the 20th century was named Bezalel.
BIGTHAN m Ancient Persian
From the Persian name meaning "God's gift". In the Old Testament this is the name of an eunuch in service of the Persian king XERXES. MORDECAI rested in the courtyard one day and overheard Bigthan, along with TERESH, plotting to kill the king... [more]
BINEA m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical boy's name meaning "Son of the Lord"
BISMILLAH m Arabic, Urdu, Pashto
From the Arabic phrase بِسْمِ ٱللّٰه‏ (bi-smi llāh) meaning "in the name of God (Allah)", from اِسْم (ism) "name" combined with اللّٰه (allāh) "ALLAH".
BISWANATH m Bengali
actually means "Lord shiva"
BJARNDÍS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements bjǫrn "bear" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BLÆDÍS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements blǣr "wind gust, gentle breeze" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BŁAGOSŁAW m Polish
Means "to beg for glory", derived from Polish błagać "to beg, to plead, to pray" combined with Slavic slav "glory".
BLESSING f & m English (Puritan)
From the English word blessing meaning "gift from God". This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans around the 17th century.
BODO m Ancient Germanic, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element bod "lord, ruler", which later acquired the meaning "messenger, tidings" due to confusion with bode "messenger" (also "to announce, command").
BOGDÍS f Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements bogi "bow" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BOGOLJUB m Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Bog "God" and ljubiti ''to love".
BOGOLYUB m Bulgarian
From the Slavic elements богъ (bogu) meaning "God" and lyuby meaning "love".
BOGUCHWAŁ m Polish
Composed of the Slavic elements bogu "god" and chwal "to praise, to glorify". As such, the meaning of this name is "to praise God, to thank God".
BOGUSĄD m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish bóg "god", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic bogъ "god". The second element is derived from Polish sądzić "to judge" (also compare Croatian suditi and Czech soudit, both of which mean "to judge")... [more]
BOGUWŁOŚĆ f Polish
Old polish name, consisting two parts: bogu- meaning "god" but originally "fate" and -włość meaning "to reign" or "to rule".
BOGUWOLA f Polish
Derived from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and wola "will".
BOLUWAJI m & f Yoruba
Means "wakes up with the lord" in Yoruba.
BONSENYOR m Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Means "good lord". In modern times, more common as a surname.
BORBETH f Germanic Mythology
"Sister goddess" of EMBETH and WILBETH and one of "The Three Bethen" or "Three Virgins", a group of allegedly pre-Christian goddesses who later became "unofficial" saints.... [more]
BOSKOSŁAW m Polish
Means "divine glory", derived from Polish boski "divine, god-like, heavenly" combined with Slavic slav "glory".
BOYE m West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian
There are many etymologies possible for this Frisian name. One is that it is a pet form of Germanic given names that contained the element bodo meaning "lord, ruler" or baug meaning "bow"... [more]
BOŻEBOR m Medieval Polish
composed of the elements of Boże ("God", but originally "fate, valley, happiness") and bor ("fight", "fight, struggle"). Perhaps it meant "one who fights under the protection of fate".
BRANDDÍS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements brandr "(burning) log, pole; fire, torch; sword, swordblade" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BREACA f Medieval Cornish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Breage, from Cornish bregh "brave". The 5th-century Cornish saint Breage is also known as Breaca or Bray. Breage is also probably the source of the medieval Cornish name BRAYA.... [more]
BRICTA f Celtic Mythology
Bricta or Brixta was a Gaulish goddess who was a consort of LUXOVIUS. It has, however, been suggested that if "Bricta is a title incorporating Bríg, it may actually be a title assigned to SIRONA rather than a separate goddess"... [more]
BRIEL f English (Modern)
A variant of the name BRIELLE, which is a short form of GABRIELLE, meaning "strong man of God."
BROTANAX m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek adjective βρότειος (broteios) meaning "mortal, human" or the Greek noun βροτός (brotos) meaning "mortal man"... [more]
BRUGUERS f Catalan (Rare)
From the Catalan title of the Virgin Mary, Mare de Déu de Bruguers, meaning "Mother of God of Bruguers." She is venerated at the hermitage in the municipality of Gavà in the comarca of Baix Llobregat, hence the high concentration of its usage in that comarca.
BRYAXIS m Ancient Greek
Given that this masculine name is sometimes also found spelled as Βρύασσις (Brúassis) or (Bryassis), it is probably derived from - or otherwise, related to - Greek βρυασμός (bruasmos) or (bryasmos), which can mean "delight, lust" as well as "voluptuousness"... [more]
BRYCHAN m Welsh
Old Welsh name derived from brych "speckled, freckled" combined with a diminutive suffix. Brychan Brycheiniog is a Welsh folk hero who gave his name to Brecon in mid-Wales. He was reputedly an Irishman by birth and is said to have fathered 36 saints... [more]
BRYNDÍS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements brynja "coat of mail, armour; protection" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
BUDDHISH m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Nepali
"lord of wisdom " ; "lord of intelligence ". Here बुद्धि means wisdom + ईश means lord
BUKATA m & f Bemba
Means "God's glory" in Bemba.
BUNMI m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "(God) gave me" in Yoruba.
BURABARI f & m Ogoni
Means "God's will" in Ogoni.
CADOR m Arthurian Romance, Cornish
Probably a form of CADEYRN, perhaps derived from its Cornish cognate. In Arthurian romance this was the name of Guinevere's guardian. According to the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, Cador was a ruler of Cornwall and the father of Constantine, King Arthur's successor.... [more]
CALYHONY f Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx caillagh, a cognate of Old Irish caillech "veiled one; (and by extension) nun; female servant" (ultimately from Old Irish caille "veil") and Manx doonagh "church" with the intended meaning of "servant of the Church" or "servant of the Lord".
CAMAEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "he who sees God" in Hebrew. This is the name of an angel who is often listed as being one of the seven archangels.
CANNON m English
From the traditionally English occupational surname from the ecclesiastical usage of canon, referring to a "church official". May also derive from the English word meaning "large muzzle-loading artillery piece", from the Old French canon 'tube', from the Italian cannone, from the Latin canna "reed, pipe, tube".
CARMIYA f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Possibly means "vineyard of God" (or "God is my vineyard") from Hebrew כֶּרֶם (kérem) "vineyard of" and יָהּ (yah) "YAHWEH". Alternatively it may be from the surname of Adolphe Crémieux (1796-1880), a French-Jewish statesman, or from the name of Crémieu, an historic Jewish community in France.
CASIEL m Hebrew
Casiel may be a combination of two Hebrew words - Kahsah, meaning cover and El, meaning God, thus giving the meaning "my cover is God".... [more]
CASTIEL m English, Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
Means "shield of God" in Hebrew via El theophory in the Bible, which is the practice of embedding the name of a god or a deity in, usually, a proper name. Castiel is sometimes considered a variant of CASSIEL... [more]
CELEBORN m Literature
Means "tree of silver" in Sindarin, from the elements celeb "silver" and #orne" "tree". In J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings', Celeborn was the ruler of Lothlórien along with his wife Galadriel.
CETI f Judeo-Spanish, Jewish (?)
Feminine equivalent of Cid, a byname derived from the Old Castilian loan word Çid, itself derived from the dialectal Arabic word sīdī (سيدي ) "my lord; my master", ultimately from Arabic as-sayyid (السيّد ) "the lord; the master".
CHAPEL f & m English
Transferred use of the surname CHAPEL and a "subordinate place of worship added to or forming part of a large church or cathedral, separately dedicated and devoted to special services," from Old French chapele (12c., Modern French chapelle), from Medieval Latin capella, cappella "chapel, sanctuary for relics," literally "little cape," diminutive of Late Latin cappa "cape."
CHEKWUBECHUKWU m & f Igbo
Means "hope in God" in Igbo.
CHELLA f & m Indian, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit ceta meaning "servant, slave (to God)".
CHENGLEIMA f Manipuri
Means "rice goddess" in Meitei.
CHENTIWUNI f & m Dagbani
Means "leave it to God" in Dagbani.
CHHEY m Khmer
Means "victory" or "prayer for victory" in Khmer.
CHIBUIFEM m & f Igbo (Latinized, Rare)
An emerging name common among the people of south-eastern zone of nigeria. It was first coined and named by the family of Sir Christopher Anthony Chibuife Onyia. It means "God is my light" or "God is the light to my pathway so I fear no evil and don't grope in darkness... [more]
CHIBUZOR f & m Igbo
Means "God is the way" in Igbo.
CHIDERA m Igbo
Means "God is here" in Igbo.
CHIDILI m Igbo
Means "God be with me" in Igbo.
CHIDINMA f Igbo
F - CHIDINMA or CHIDIMMA - "God is good"
CHIDIOMIMI m Igbo
"God is Mysterious"... [more]
CHIDIRIM f & m Igbo
Means "God is With me" in Igbo.
CHIEDOZIE m Igbo
Means "God will repair" in Igbo.
CHIEKWE m & f Igbo
Means "Chi (god) has allowed it" in Igbo.
CHIEMEELA m Igbo
This is a name that is given among the Igbos usually it has a celebratory undertone to it. It is formed by joining two words "CHI-EMEELA" - "God thank you" Chi-God and Emeela-thank you/well done Usually it is given to baby boys when the parents are satisfied or do not wish to have more children, especially if the gender of the child was sought after.
CHIGOZIE m & f Igbo
Means "God bless" in Igbo.
CHIJIOKE m Igbo
Means "God apportions gifts" in Igbo.
CHIKAMARA m & f Igbo
Means "God knows best" or "God is wisdom" in Igbo.
CHIKANMA f & m Igbo
Means "God is the best" in Igbo.
CHIKARA m & f Japanese
As a unisex name, it can be used as 千空 or 千加良 with 千 (sen, chi) meaning "thousand," 空 (kuu, a.ku, a.keru, kara, su.ku, sora, muna.shii) meaning "empty, sky, vacant, vacuum, void," 加 (ka, kuwa.eru, kuwa.waru) meaning "add, include, join" and 良 (ryou, i.i, yo.i, ra) meaning "good, excellent."... [more]
CHIKODINAKA f African, Igbo
Means "in God's hands" in Igbo.
CHIMAMANDA f Igbo
Means "my God will not fail me" in Igbo. A famous bearer is Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
CHIMDINDU m Igbo
Means "my God is alive" in Igbo.
CHINASAOKWU m Igbo
Means "God is my advocate" in Igbo.
CHINEMERE m & f Igbo
Means "God is doing" in Igbo.
CHINENYE f Western African, Igbo
Means "God gives" or "God is giving" in Igbo (compare CHICHI, CHINYERE).
CHINETO f & m Igbo
"God praises" "God uplifts" "God glorifies" "God gives talent"
CHINGUREI f Manipuri
Means "flower of god" in Meitei.
CHINUALUMOGU m Igbo
Means "may God fight on my behalf" in Igbo. This was the full birth name of Chinua Achebe (1930-2013), a Nigerian writer.
CHINUE f African
Means "God's blessing".
CHINWEMMERI f & m Igbo
Chinwe is a short form of a variety such as Chinwendu, Chinweizu, Chinwemmeri and others. Chinwe in itself means "God's own." Chinwemmeri means "God's own victory." These names are synonymous with the Igbo ethnic group from the south eastern Nigeria.
CHINWENDUM m & f Igbo (Modern, Rare)
Means "I am consecrated to God" or "I am owned by God" in Igbo.