Ancient Submitted Names

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AADIN m & f Sanskrit, Tamil (Modern)
Means "whole day" in Sanskrit.
AADRIKA f Sanskrit, Indian
Means "mountain" or "celestial" in Sanskrit.
AAMISH m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali, Marathi
Means "bait, lure, something that tempts" in Sanskrit.
AARA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu
Means "saw, awl, shoemaker's knife" in Sanskrit.
AARAV m Sanskrit, Indian
Means "peaceful melody" or "calm noise" in Sanskrit.
AARNA f Sanskrit
Means "wave, ocean" in Sanskrit. ... [more]
AARSH m Sanskrit
Means "words of the Rishis" or "ancient" in Sanskrit. Rishis were Vedic poets who composed hymns and invoked deities with poetry.
AASHIS m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam
Means "blessings" in Sanskrit.
AASHRITHA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Telugu
Means "someone who gives shelter" in Sanskrit.
AASTIKI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese
Means "one who believes in a god or gods; theist" in Sanskrit.
AAT f Ancient Egyptian
Aat “The Great One” was a queen of the ancient Egyptian 12th dynasty.
AATMAJA f Sanskrit, Indian
Means "daughter" in Sanskrit.
AAVYA f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism
Means "to animate, to drive, to protect" in Sanskrit.
ABANDOKHT f Ancient Persian
Means "daughter of Aban".
ABANI f Sanskrit, Indian
Means "earth" in Sanskrit.
ABBA m Ancient Aramaic, Hebrew, Jewish
Derived from Aramaic אבא (’abā’) meaning "father", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Semitic ʾab meaning "father".
ABBO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *abona "river".
ABBULA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *abalo- "apple".
ABDES m Ancient Aramaic (Latinized)
The name is formed with the word Abd "servant (of)" and Es which is less clear. It may refer to Yah, the Judeo-Christian God, making the name a variant of Abdias, or to the Egyptian goddess Isis.... [more]
ABERKIOS m Ancient Greek (?), History
Meaning unknown. It was borne by a 2nd-century saint of Phrygia in Asia Minor, a bishop and wonderworker of Hieropolis who is the subject (and probable author) of an early Christian inscription.
ABGAR m Ancient Aramaic
Abgar was the name of several kings of Edessa (today: Şanlıurfa, Turkey).... [more]
ABHAYA f Sanskrit, Indian
Means "fearless" in Sanskrit.
ABHISHRI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Marathi
Meaning, "surrounded by/with glory."
ÁBIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name element agi "awe, terror", or egg "edge, sharpness (of a weapon)", or ana, an emphasizing prefix, or anu "ancestor" with Björn.
ABREXTA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish rextu- "law, right".
ABRIYAH f Ancient Hebrew (Rare)
Means "one who loves God".
ABRONIKE f Ancient Greek
From the Greek elements αβρος (abros) "delicate, refined" and νικη (nike) "victory".
ABRUNA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *bronnio- / *brunnio- "breast, bosom".
ACALA f Indian (Modern, Rare), Sanskrit (Modern, Rare)
Means "immovable, steady; constant; unceasing", from Sanskrit a "without" and cala "moving".
ACANTHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Άκανθος (Akanthos), which is derived from Greek ακανθος (akanthos), the name of a plant with large spiny leaves. The plant ultimately derives its name from Greek ακη (ake) "thorn, point" and Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower, blossom"... [more]
ACAUNISSA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish acaunon or acauno- "stone".
ACCIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman nomen perhaps meaning "a call, summons" or "of Acca". A notable bearer was the tragic poet Lucius Accius.
ACCO m Gaulish, History
Derived from Gaulish *acu- "swift, quick, fast". Acco was a chief of the Senones in Gaul, who induced his countrymen to revolt against Julius Caesar in 53 BC.
ACHAEMENES m Ancient Persian (Latinized)
Latinized form of Haxāmaniš via its Greek form Achaimenes. This was the name of the founder of the Achaemenid Dynasty, as well as the name of a son of Darius the Great.
ACHAEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Achaios. In Greek mythology, this was the name of the son of Xuthus, who the Achaean people regarded as their (mythical) ancestor. Other bearers of this name include Greek tragic poet Achaeus of Eretria (5th century BC) and the son of king Seleucus I Nicator (3rd century BC).
ACHAIOS m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The meaning of this name is a little uncertain; it may have been derived from Greek αχος (achos) meaning "grief, pain, woe" (also see Achilles). It is also interesting to note that there is the Greek word achaia, which was an epithet of the Greek goddess Demeter... [more]
ACHALA f Indian, Sanskrit
Derived from Sanskrit achala "constant; unceasing" and "the earth".
ACHELOIS f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Achelôios (see Achelous). In Greek myth this was the name of a minor moon goddess as well as a general name for water nymphs and an epithet of the Sirens (as the daughters of Achelous).
ACILIUS m Ancient Roman
Means "wit, sharp" in Ancient Latin from the word aciēs itself derived from the Ancient Greek word ἀκή (ake) with the same meaning.
ACULIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *acu- "quick, fast".
ACUTIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Acutius.
ACUTIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman nomen gentile which was derived from Latin acutus meaning "sharpened, pointed". It is ultimately derived from the Latin verb acuō "to sharpen, to make pointed". This name was borne by a Roman plebeian tribune from the 5th century BC.
ADALBALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" and Old High German bald "bold, brave."
ADALBOD m Ancient Germanic
Old High German name derived from the elements adal "noble" and boto "bid, offer".
ADALBRAND m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble sword", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse brand "sword".
ADALBURG f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Old High German adal "noble." 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."
ADALDAG m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble day", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with daga "day."
ADALELM m Ancient Germanic
Variant of Adalhelm. This name was borne by a count of Troyes from the 9th century AD.
ADALFRID m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble peace", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German fridu "peace".
ADALGAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Old High German adal "noble". The second element is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared."
ADALGERN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic gairns "eager, desiring."
ADALGILD f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble sacrifice", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
ADALGIS m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name comes from Old High German adal "noble." 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]
ADALGISEL m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with gisel "hostage" or "pledge."
ADALGOD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good."
ADALGRIM m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble mask", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
ADALGUND f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German gund "war."
ADALHAID f Old High German
Old High German name with the combination of adal "noble" and heit "kind, sort, appearance".
ADALHELM m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble protection", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German helm "helmet, protection".
ADALHER m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble army", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German hari "army."
ADALHILD f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble battle", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
ADALIND f Ancient Germanic
Composed from the Germanic elements ADAL "noble" and LIND "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".... [more]
ADALINDA f Old High German
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and lind "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft".
ADALLAND m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble land", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with land "land."
ADALMAN m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble man", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with man "man."
ADALMAR m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble and famous", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German mâri "famous." Also, see Elmer.
ADALMUND m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble protection", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
ADALMUT f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble mind", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic môds (mut in New High German) "mind, spirit."
ADALOALD m Ancient Germanic
Variant of Adalwald. Adaloald was the name of a 7th-century king of the Lombards.
ADALRAD m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble counsel", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
ADALRAM m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble raven", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with hraban or hramn "raven."
ADALRIC m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble power", derived from Old High German adal "noble" 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."
ADALSIND f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble path", derived from Old High German adal "noble" and Gothic sinths "way, path."
ADALSTEIN m Ancient Germanic
Ancient Germanic form of Aethelstan.
ADALSWIND f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble strength", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength."
ADALTRUD f Ancient Germanic
Means "noble strength", derived from Old High German adal "noble" and þruþ "strength."
ADALWALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
ADALWARD m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble guard", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
ADALWIG m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble warrior", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Old High German wîg "warrior."
ADALWULF m Ancient Germanic
Means "noble wolf", derived from Old High German adal "noble" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf." See also Adolf.
ADAMANTIOS m Ancient Greek, Greek
Derived from Greek ἀδάμας (adamas) meaning "unconquerable, unbreakable" (genitive ἀδάμαντος (adamantos)).
ADAMANTIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Adamantios. This was borne by the 3rd-century Christian theologian Origenes Adamantius, who acquired the nickname because of his "character of steel", evidenced by severe ascetic practices (allegedly including self-castration based on a literal reading of Matthew 19:12 - "There are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven").
ADBUGISSA f Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic ad- "very" and Gaulish *bugio- meaning "blue".
ADEEN m Sanskrit
Means "not depressed" in Sanskrit.
ADELELMUS m Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Variant of Adelhelmus, which is the latinized form of Adelhelm. Also compare Adalhelmus. This name was borne by two saints, namely Adelelmus of Burgos (died around 1100 AD) and Adelelmus of Flanders (died in 1152 AD).
ADELMANN m Old High German
Combination of Old High German elements adal "noble" and man meaning "man".
ADELPHASIUM f Ancient Roman, Theatre
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a character in the play 'Poenulus of Plautus'.
ADELRUN f Old High German
Combination of adal "noble" and rûna "secret".
ADHIRA m Sanskrit
Means "impatient" in Sanskrit.
ADIETUMARUS m Gaulish
Gaulish name, composed of Proto-Celtic ad- "to" and yantu "zeal, jealousy" with māros "great".
ADIT m Indian, Sanskrit
Means "at/from the beginning" in Sanskrit. It's also another word for "sun" in Sanskrit.
ADMETUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ἄδμητος (Admetos), from Greek ἄδμητος (admêtos) "unbroken" - a word usually reserved for oxen, hence also "wild" or "untamed". In Greek myth this was the name of a king of Pherae in Sicily, the husband of Alcestis, who died for him.
ADOSINDA f Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Medieval Spanish
Visigothic name possibly derived from the Germanic elements aud "wealth" and sinþs "path". This was the name of an 8th-century queen of Asturias, Spain. It was also borne by the maternal grandmother of the 10th-century Galician saint Rosendo (as well as a sister of his).
ADRINA f Ancient Persian
Means "flaming lights" in Persian.
ADULPHUS m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish
Latinized form of Oddulf and variant of Adolphus.
ADURNARSEH m Ancient Persian
From the Middle Persian name Adurnarseh (also found written as Adarnarseh), which is derived from Middle Persian ādur (also ātur) meaning "fire" combined with the name Narseh... [more]
ADVAIT m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism
Means "not dual" in Sanskrit. One of its forms advaita is a branch of Hinduism called advaita vedanta.
ADVAY m Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Assamese, Nepali
Means "without second, unique" in Sanskrit.
AEACIDES m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek given name Aἰακίδης (Aiakides), which may possibly be related to the Greek word akidēs meaning "stings" as well as "cares, troubles". In turn, that word is related to Greek ἀκίς (akis) meaning "pointed object" (such as an arrow, barb or dart)... [more]
ÁEDACÁN m Ancient Irish
Ancient Irish masculine name meaning "fire".
AEDIA f Ancient Roman (Rare)
Feminine form of Aedius, a Roman family name.
AEDIUS m Ancient Roman
A Roman family name.
ÆGEN m Anglo-Saxon
Diminutive of names beginning with Ægen, such as Ægenbald and Ægenwulf.
ÆGENBALD m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æġen, āgan, "to own, possess, have" and beald "bold".
ÆGENWULF m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æġen, āgan, "to own, possess, have" and wulf "wolf".
ÆGILL m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Egill.
ÆGLI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Egill.
ÆILÆIFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Old Norse einn "one, alone" and leifr "descendent" or ǣvi "life" and leifr "descendent", as well as a variant of ØylæifR.
ÆILAFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of ÆilæifR.
ÆINRIÐI m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian name with the combination of einn "one, alone" and Old Norse ríða meaning "to ride", a combination of einn "one, alone" and Old Norse reiða meaning "to swing (a sword)" or a variant form of Einráði.
ÆISTI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Æistr.
ÆISTMAÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians" and maðr "man".
ÆISTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse eistr "Estonians".
ǢLĀF m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Olaf.
ÆLFHERE m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Alfher.
ÆLFRÚN f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and rún "secret, hidden knowledge, mystery, dark mysterious statement" (also "a runic letter").
ÆLFWARU f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and waru (plural wara) "guard" (i.e., guardian of a particular place by profession).
ÆLFWEALD m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and weald "leader, ruler".
ÆLFWYNN f Anglo-Saxon
Means "elf joy" from Old English ælf "elf" and wynn "joy". It was borne by a granddaughter of Alfred the Great.
ÆLLE m Anglo-Saxon
Means "all, universal" in Old English. It was borne by several Anglo-Saxon kings, including the legendary first king of the South Saxons.
AELYTH f Anglo-Saxon (Anglicized, Rare), Popular Culture
Of Anglo-Saxon origin, this soft name has several strong meanings, the Anglo-Saxon one being, “seasoned warrior.” It’s the medieval form of Æðelgyð, which means “noble war.” Aelythis also thought to be a variant spelling of the Scottish Gaelic Alyth, meaning “ascending, rising”... [more]
AENESIDEMUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ainesidemos. Known bearers of this name include the ancient Greek philosopher Aenesidemus (1st century BC) and a tyrant of Leontini (5th century BC).
ÆNNIBRANTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse enni "forehead" and brattr "steep".
ÆRINGUNNR f Ancient Scandinavian
Combination of Ancient Scandinavian ǫrn "eagle" and gunnr "battle, fight".
ÆRINVÍ f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name with several possible meanings. The first element can be derived from Old Norse ǫrn or ari, both meaning "eagle". It's also identical to Old Swedish ærin (Old Norse arinn) "hotbed, hearth"... [more]
ÆRNFASTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Arnfastr.
ÆRNGAUTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ǫrn "eagle" and gautr "goth".
ÆSA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Norse, Icelandic and Faroese variant of Ása.
AESARA f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Aisara. Aesara of Lucania was a Pythagorean philosopher who wrote a work called On Human Nature, of which scholars today only have a one-page fragment.
ÆSCHERE m Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and here "army". This name occurs in the 8th-century epic poem 'Beowulf' belonging to King Hroðgar's most trusted adviser; Æschere is killed by Grendel's mother in her attack on Heorot after Grendel's death.
ÆSCWINE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and wine "friend".
ÆSCWULF m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and wulf "wolf".
ǢSTRÍÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
East Nordic variant of Ástríðr.
ÆÐELBEALD m Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalbald.
ÆÐELGAR m Anglo-Saxon
Means "noble spear" from Old English æðel "noble" and gar "spear". It is a cognate of Adalgar.
ÆÐELGIFU f Anglo-Saxon
Means "noble gift", from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and giefu "gift".
ÆÐELGYÐ f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and gyð "war". It is a cognate of Adalgund. This was the name of an Anglo-Saxon saint (Æthelgyth of Coldingham).
ÆÐELHEARD m Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalhard.
ÆÐELHERE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and here "army".
ÆÐELHILD f Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and hild "battle".
ÆÐELMUND m Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalmund.
ÆTHELWALD m Anglo-Saxon, History
Variant of Æthelweald. Also compare Æthelwold. A known bearer of this name was Æthelwald Moll, an 8th-century king of Northumbria.
ÆTHELWEALD m Anglo-Saxon
Variant spelling of Æþelweald, which itself is a variant form of Æðelweald, an Anglo-Saxon masculine name that is composed of Old English æðel meaning "noble" and Old English weald meaning "power, leader, ruler".... [more]
ÆTHELWIN m Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Variant of Æþelwine (see Æthelwine), which itself is a variant of Æðelwine.
ÆTHELWOLD m Anglo-Saxon, Medieval English
Variant of Æthelweald. Also compare Æthelwald. A known bearer of this name was Æthelwold of East Anglia, a 7th-century king of East Anglia.
ÆÐELWULF m Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalwolf (see Adolf).
AETION m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aition. In Greek mythology, Aetion was one of the defenders of Thebes against the Seven.
AETIOS m Ancient Greek, Armenian
Original Ancient Greek form of Aetius, as well as the modern Armenian form.
AFKARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse afkárr meaning "strange", "prodigious".
AFRANIA f Ancient Roman, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Feminine form of Afranius. A bearer of this name was the ancient Roman woman Gaia Afrania, wife of the senator Licinius Buccio.
AFRANIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman nomen gentile of uncertain origin. A bearer of this name was the ancient Roman poet Lucius Afranius (1st century BC).
AFRICANA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Africanus.
AGAPENOR m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀγάπη (agape) meaning "love, affection, esteem" (see Agape) combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
ÁGÁTA f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Agatha.
AGATHANDROS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man".
AGATHANOR m Ancient Greek
Means "good man", derived from the Greek adjective ἀγαθός (agathos) meaning "good" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
AGATHARCHI f Ancient Greek
Derived from ᾰ̓γᾰθός (agathos) meaning "good" and άρχης (arkhes) meaning "ruler".
AGATHARCHOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good". The second element is either derived from Greek αρχος (archos) "master" or from Greek αρχη (arche) "origin, source".
AGATHARKHOS m Ancient Greek
Means "good ruler" in Ancient Greek.
AGATHEMERIS f Ancient Greek
Possibly derived from Greek ἀγαθὸς (agathos) "good, noble" and ἥμερος (hemeros) "civilized, gentle".
AGATHIAS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek agathos meaning "good" (see Agathon). It was borne by a 6th-century Greek historian and poet, who chronicled the reign of Byzantine emperor Justinian I.
AGATHO m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Agathon. This name was borne by a 7th-century pope.
AGATHOBOULE f Ancient Greek (Rare)
From Greek αγαθος (agathos) "good" and βουλη (boule) "will, determination, counsel".
AGATHOBOULOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγαθός (agathos) meaning "good" combined with the Greek verb βούλομαι (boulomai) meaning "to will, to wish, to prefer". Also compare the Greek noun βουλή (boule) meaning "will, determination" as well as "counsel, advice" and the Greek verb βουλεύω (bouleuo) meaning "to take counsel, to deliberate".
AGATHOBULUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agathoboulos. This was the name of a Cynic philosopher from the 2nd century AD.
AGATHOCLES m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agathokles. This name was borne by a king of Sicily (Italy) from the 3rd century BC.
AGATHODAEMON m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀγαθοδαίμων (Agathodaimon) meaning "noble spirit", from ἀγαθὸς (agathos) "good, noble" and δαίμων (daimon) "spirit".... [more]
AGATHODOROS m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name meaning "good gift" with the elements (agathos) "good" and (doron) "gift".
AGATHOKLEIA f Ancient Greek, History
Feminine form of Agathokles. This name was borne by an Indo-Greek queen from the 2nd century BC.
AGATHOKLES m Ancient Greek
Means "(the) good is glorious", derived from the Greek elements αγαθος (agathos) "good" and κλεος (kleos) "glory".
AGENORIDES m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Agenor" in Greek.
AGESANDER m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agesandros. This was an epithet of the Greek god Hades, as well as the name of the Greek sculptor Agesander of Rhodes.
AGESANDROS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek ἆγειν (agein) meaning "to carry, to fetch" or from Greek ἄγω (ago) "to guide, to lead" (also see Agis). The second element is derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man".
AGESILAOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek ἆγειν (agein) meaning "to carry, to fetch" or from Greek ἄγω (ago) "to guide, to lead" (also see Agis). The second element is derived from Greek λαός (laos) meaning "(the) people".
AGESILAUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Agesilaos. This was an epithet of the Greek god Hades, as well as the name of two kings of Sparta.
AGESIPOLIS m Ancient Greek, History
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek ἆγειν (agein) meaning "to carry, to fetch" or from Greek ἄγω (ago) "to guide, to lead" (also see Agis). The second element is derived from Greek πόλις (pólis) meaning "city, city state"... [more]
AGHARNA m Sanskrit
Means "the moon" in Sanskrit.
AGILBALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
AGILBERN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Proto-Germanic beran or bernu "bear" (bero and bern in Old High German).
AGILBERT m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German beraht "bright".
AGILBRAND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old Norse brand "sword."
AGILFRID m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
AGILHARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
AGILMUND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German mund "protection."
AGILULFUS m Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agilulf. Agilulfus of Cologne was an 8th-century saint.
AGILWARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) combined with Old High German wart "guard."
AGIMAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from ag, an uncertain element for which a few possible origins exist. The accepted explanation is that it comes from Proto-Germanic *agjo, which means "sharp, pointed." Because of that, it also means "edge", as in the sharp cutting side of a sword - which is why the meaning of the element has ultimately come to be "sword"... [more]
AGINBALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
AGINBERT m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
AGINFRID m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
AGINHARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
AGINRIC m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and compare Egino) 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."
AGINTRUD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element agin (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) combined with þruþ "strength."
AGINULF m Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic elements agin "edge of a sword" (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund) and wulf "wolf".
AGIS m Ancient Greek, History
Derived from the Greek verb ἄγω (ago) meaning "to lead, to guide" as well as "to bring, to carry". It is closely related to the Greek verb ἡγέομαι (hegeomai) meaning "to go before, to lead (the way)" as well as "to guide"... [more]
AGLANOR m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
AGLAODOROS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαόδωρος (aglaodoros) meaning "bestowing splendid gifts", which consists of the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift".... [more]
AGLAOKARPOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαόκαρπος (aglaokarpos) meaning "bearing beautiful fruit", which consists of the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun καρπός (karpos) meaning "fruit" (see Carpus).... [more]
AGLAOMACHOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".
AGLAONICE f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aglaonike. This name was borne by a Greek astronomer from the 1st or 2nd century BC.
AGLAONIKE f Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun νίκη (nike) meaning "victory".
AGLAOPHANES m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with Greek φανής (phanes) meaning "appearing" (see Theophanes).
AGLAOPHANTOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek adjective φαντός (phantos) meaning "visible", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb φαντάζω (phantazo) meaning "to make visible".
AGLAOPHON m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun φωνή (phone) meaning "voice" as well as "sound, tone".... [more]
AGLAOS m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright". Also compare the related name Aglaia.
AGLAOSTHENES m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun σθένος (sthenos) meaning "vigour, strength".
AGLAOSTRATOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
AGLAOTIMOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαότιμος (aglaotimos) meaning "splendidly honoured", which consists of the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".... [more]
AGLAUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aglaos. This name was borne by a Roman governor of Crete from the 3rd century AD.... [more]
AGMUND m Ancient Germanic, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
The first element of this name is derived from ag, an uncertain element for which a few possible origins exist. The accepted explanation is that it comes from Proto-Germanic *agjo, which means "sharp, pointed." Because of that, it also means "edge", as in the sharp cutting side of a sword - which is why the meaning of the element has ultimately come to be "sword"... [more]
AGNIPRAVA m Sanskrit, Indian
Means "Bright as fire" in Sanskrit.
AGNODICE f Ancient Greek
Means "chaste before justice". First Greek woman to legally practice medicine. Although, the meaning of her name may suggest she was be a mythical figure signifying the success of an oppressed group.