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ADA f German, Biblical German, Croatian (Rare), Galician, Slovene, Polish, Kashubian, Hungarian
German, Croatian, Galician, Slovene, Hungarian, Polish and Kashubian form of ADAH
ADALALD m Old High German, Frisian (Archaic), Old Saxon, Medieval, Medieval German, German (Austrian, Archaic)
Old High German adal
"noble" + Old High German alt
, Old Saxon, Old Frisian ald
"old" or Old Saxon wald
, Old High German walt
ADELTRAUD f German
Derived from the Germanic elements adal
"noble" and þruþ
AHASVEROS m German
German form of Ahasueros as used in current bible translations.
ALRAUNE f Literature, German (Rare)
Variant of ALRUNA
, also coinciding with the German word for "mandrake". This is the name of the title character in the novel 'Alraune' (1911) by Hanns Heinz Ewers.
ALTO m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Italian, German, Dutch
Means "loud, tall, high" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Means "old, older" in German. From Latin altus
'high, deep, profound'. Possibly influenced by the Portuguese surname that originated as a nickname for a 'big man', or from the English word referring to 'the musical part or section', or the German saint Alto of Altomünster, or as a diminutive or variant of ALTON
AMADEA f Late Roman, German, Italian, Sicilian, Hungarian, Galician, Polish, Slovene
Late Roman and German feminine form of AMADEUS
, Italian and Galician feminine form of AMADEO
, Sicilian feminine form of AMADEU
, Hungarian and Polish feminine form of AMADEUSZ
and Slovene variant of AMADEJA
AMOENA f German (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Latin amoenus, -a, -um
"charming; delightful; pleasant", this name was occasionally used in German-speaking countries from the 1500s onward. It is, however, all but extinct in this day and age.
ARMGARD f Dutch, German
Dutch and German variant form of IRMGARD
. This is one of the middle names of Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands (b. 1938), who was given this name in honour of her paternal grandmother.
ARNA f Medieval German, Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, German (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese (Rare)
Medieval feminine form of masculine names that begin with either the Old High German element arn-
or the Old Norse elements ari
, all of which are ultimately derived from Proto-Germanic *arnu-
ARNIM m German
German name that first surfaced in the late 1800s. It was originally taken from the name of the town of Arnim near Berlin, later inspired by the surname of poet Bettina von Arnim and finally (mis)understood as a variant of ARMIN
ASCHWIN m Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of ANSWIN
. A known bearer of this name is Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands (b. 1969), who carries the name Aschwin as a middle name, in honour of his maternal grandfather's only brother, Aschwin zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1914-1988).
AURELIAN m History, English, Dutch, Romanian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), German (Rare), Polish, Lengadocian, Provençal
Form of Aurelianus
). This name was borne by a Roman emperor from the 3rd century AD.
AURIK m German
Variation on Alaric meaning all-powerful ruler.
AYLIN f German
German variant spelling of EILEEN
, better reflecting the German pronunciation. The look of it may also have been inspired by the Turkish AYLIN
, which is however pronounced differently in Turkish and has a different etymology.
BABETT f Hungarian, German (Rare), Luxembourgish
Hungarian form, German variant and Luxembourgish vernacular form of BABETTE
. Babett Peter is a football player who had 118 appearances in the German national team winning among other titles the 2007 FIFA Wolrd Cup.
BATHILDA f English (Rare), German, History
Variant of BATHILD
. This was the name of a 7th-century English saint who became queen of the Franks after being sold to them as a slave. She was canonised for fighting against the slave trade, promoting monasticism and founding a convent... [more
BERLIND f Ancient Germanic, German (Rare)
Derived from Proto-Germanic *beran
in Old High German) combined with Old High German lind
BERLINDE f German
From the Old High German name BERLIND
. It is borne by Belgian artist Berlinde de Bruyckere (1964-).
BERNHILD f German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements bern
meaning "bear" and hild
BERNWALD m Ancient Germanic, German
Derived from Proto-Germanic beran
in Old High German) combined with Gothic valdan
BEROLINA f German (Rare)
The allegoric personification of the German city Berlin. Extremely rarely used as a given name.
BERTI m German
Diminutive of HUBERT
and other names containing bert
(often derived from the Germanic element beraht
meaning "bright").... [more