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ALINKA f Hungarian
Originally a diminutive of ALINA
, now occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
ANADA f Hungarian
Artistic version of ANNA
, created by Hungarian author Lajos Zilahi as his 1928 novels' main character.
APOR m Hungarian (Rare), Medieval Hungarian
Apor was a Hungarian tribal chieftain, who, according to the 'Illuminated Chronicle', led a campaign against the Byzantine Empire in 959. He was the ancestor of the gens Apor.
ÁRNIKA f Hungarian
Directly taken from Hungarian árnika
"arnica, leopard's bane".
ÁRVÁCSKA f Hungarian
Means "pansy" in Hungarian. This was used by the Hungarian author Zsigmond Móricz for his 1940 novel of the same name.
AVARKA f Hungarian (Modern)
New coinage of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Hungarian avar
"fallen leaves on the ground".
BARANGÓ m Hungarian
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from barangoló
BÁTOR m Hungarian (Rare)
Originally it derives from a Turkish word and it means "warlord". Nowadays it is associated with Hungarian word "bride".
BÍBOR f Hungarian (Rare)
Ancient Hungarian name, it originally meant "flax tissue", but nowadays it is associated with Hungarian word "purple". Its more popular diminutive is BÍBORKA
BOGÁT m Hungarian (Rare)
Old Hungarian name of possibly Slavic origin which is said to mean "rich, wealthy". In Western Hungary, this is a byname of Saint JULIAN
BOLDA f Hungarian
19th-century coinage derived from Hungarian boldog
"happy, joyous, cheerful".
BONC m Hungarian (Archaic)
Possibly derives from Hungarian boncol
meaning "to autopsy", itself derived from bont
"to demolish" and szol
a frequentative suffix.
BONIFÁCIA f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak feminine form of BONIFACE
. In Hungarian history, this name was borne by Erzsébet Bonifácia (born and died 1399), the short-lived daughter of Jadwiga I, Queen of Poland (sister of Mária/Marija I, Queen of Hungary and Croatia) and Vladislavas Jogaila, Grand Duke of Lithuania (later Władysław II Jagiełło, King of Poland); the princess was named for her godfather Pope Boniface IX.
BORISKA f Hungarian
Allegedly originally a diminutive of BORBÁLA
(via the variant diminutives Bori
), now used as a given name in its own right.
BORSIKA f Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian bors
"pepper" and borsikafű
BULCSÚ m Hungarian
Hungarian male name of uncertain meaning. Bulcsú (or Vérbulcsú) (died 10 August 955) was a Hungarian chieftain, one of the military leaders of prince TAKSONY
of Hungary, a descendant of ÁRPÁD
CSÁT m Hungarian
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from csata
DETRE m Hungarian
Hungarian form of DIETRICH
. One notable bearer of the name is Bebek Detre, Palatine of Hungary between 1397 – 1402.
EMMUSKA f Hungarian
Diminutive of EMMA
. The novelist Baroness Emma "Emmuska" Orczy (1865-1947) wrote The Scarlet Pimpernel