Popular Culture Submitted Names

These names occur primarily in popular culture and entertainment. They are not commonly given to real people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aatxe m Basque Mythology, Popular Culture
Means "calf" or more specifically, "young bull" in Basque. In Basque mythology, Aatxe is either the androgynous deity Mari embodied as a young cow or bull, or a lesser shapeshifting spirit that takes the form of a bull and occasionally a human; the latter emerges at night, especially in stormy weather, from his cave dwelling in the Basque mountains.
Abalam m Popular Culture, Judeo-Christian Legend
Meaning unknown. In demonology, Abalam is a king of Jinnestan and one of the assistants of Paimon. This demon was featured in the 2010 film 'The Last Exorcism'.
Abbiejean f English (American), Popular Culture
Combination of Abbie and Jean. Used the FX tv show 'Archer' for Lana's daughter-- the character is named after show creator Adam Reed's own grandmother.
Aberama m Popular Culture
Possibly a form of Abraham, as it supposedly means "he who has many children" in Romani. It is the name of a character in the television show 'Peaky Blinders'.
Aberthol m Arthurian Romance (Modern), Popular Culture
Means "sacrificial" in Welsh, from aberth "sacrifice". This was the name of an evil druid in the movie 'Arthur and Merlin' (2015).
Abraxas m Egyptian Mythology, Gnosticism, Popular Culture
From a word thought to have originated with the Gnostics or the Egyptians, found on many amulets during the last years of the Roman Empire. Abraxas was used by the Basilideans, a Gnostic sect of the 2nd century, to refer to the Supreme Being or god whom they worshipped; they believed it to be a name of power because it contained the seven Greek letters which, computed numerically, equal the number 365 (the number of days in the year)... [more]
Acnologia m Popular Culture
the name comes from a character in the popular manga/anime Fairy Tail. Acnologia was a dragon slayer wizard who wiped out nearly the entire dragon race and as consequence of overusing his powers became a dragon... [more]
Addam m Popular Culture
Addam Origo is referenced in Xenoblade Chronicles II. He was the Driver of the Aegis Mythra during the Aegis War that is referenced in the game and happened 500 years prior to the events in Xenoblade Chronicles II.
Addam m English (Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Adam. Possibly influcenced by the TV show "The Addams Family". According to U.S. Social Security Administration, 33 boys were named Addam in 1984.
Adrasta f Popular Culture (Rare)
Used in popular culture as the name of a villainess in The Classic Doctor Who episode "The Creature From The Pit" also a variant of Adrastea
Adric m Popular Culture
An anagram of Dirac, the surname of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Paul Dirac. This is the name of a character in the series 'Doctor Who', a companion of the fourth and fifth doctors.
Aegon m Literature, Popular Culture
Derived from the Germanic element ag "edge of a sword" and the Greek word αγώνας (agónas) "struggle". This is the name of multiple characters in George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series, as well as the TV show based on the books 'Game of Thrones'.
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]
Aemon m Literature, Popular Culture
Possibly derived from Amon. This is the name of a character in George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series, as well as the TV show based on the books 'Game of Thrones'.
Æon f Popular Culture
Used by animator Peter Chung for his character Æon Flux, from the name of a type of spirit being in Gnosticism, an emanation from the Godhead, ultimately from a Proto-Indo-European base meaning "vital force, life, long life, eternity".... [more]
Aeris f Popular Culture, English
Variant of Aerith, due to translation confusion. It may also be considered a variant of Eris.
Aerith f Popular Culture
From a near-anagram of the English word earth. This is the name of a character in 'Final Fantasy VII'.
Aeryn f Popular Culture, English
Variant of Erin. Aeryn is one of the female aliens on the show Farscape.
Ahsoka f Popular Culture
Created from an anagram of Ashoka, pitched by George Lucas after Ashoka the Great, the Indian Emperor of the Maurya Empire... [more]
Ainbo f Popular Culture
The name of the titular heroine in the Peruvian Film Ainbo Spirit of the Amazon. It means “girl” in Shipibo Conibo, a Panoan language.
Aithusa f Greek Mythology, Popular Culture
In Greek mythology Aethusa is the daughter of Poseidon and Alcyone, and lover of Apollo with whom she had Eleuther... [more]
Akame f Popular Culture (Rare)
literally "red eye" ... [more]
Akatosh m Popular Culture
In the popular video game series 'The Elder Scrolls', Akatosh is the chief deity of the Nine Divines (the pantheon of gods in the game). He is generally considered to be the first of the Gods to form in the Beginning Place; after his establishment, other spirits found the process of being easier and the various pantheons of the world emerged... [more]
Akatsuki m & f Japanese (Rare), Popular Culture
From 暁 (akatsuki) meaning "dawn, daybreak," shifted from earlier akatoki, made up of 明 (aka) meaning "bright" and 時 (toki) meaning "time."... [more]
Akecheta m Sioux, Popular Culture
Means "soldier" in Lakota. From the Lakota akíčhita "soldier, army, military, troops, police".... [more]
Akiza f Popular Culture
Name of a main character, Akiza Izinski, in the anime series 'Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D', known in Japan as Aki Izayoi (十六夜 アキ).
Akuma f & m Popular Culture
Means "devil" or "demon" in Japanese This is the name of one of the antagonists in the fighting-game series 'Street Fighter'. In the original Japanese game his name is Gouki.
Alabama f English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
From the Choctaw word albah amo meaning "Thicket-clearers" or "plant-cutters", from albah, "(medicinal) plants", and amo, "to clear," a name the Choctaw gave to encompass their people... [more]
Alduin m English, French, Popular Culture
English and French form of Aldwin. Alduin was a king of the Lombards in the 6th century AD.... [more]
Aleera f Popular Culture
The name of a character in the Van Helsing franchise.
Alfarata f Popular Culture
The name of a fictive native American girl in the song 'The Blue Juniata' by Marion Dix Sullivan (1844).
Alfendi m Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the main protagonist of a video game, "Layton Brothers: Mystery Room".
Alinta f Indigenous Australian, Nyari, Popular Culture
Means "fire, flame" in Nyari, spoken in Victoria state and New South Wales state, south-eastern Australia. ... [more]
Allura f Popular Culture
Apparently based on the English word allure. This was the name of a princess in the 1980s anime television show 'Voltron'.
Alm m Popular Culture
Derived from Old Norse "álmr," which translates to "elm tree." "Alm" is also the Swedish word for "elm tree."... [more]
Aloma f Popular Culture, Theatre
A pseudo-Hawaiian name invented by LeRoy Clemens and John B. Hymer for the title character of their 1925 Broadway play Aloma of the South Seas, which was twice adapted to film, in 1926 and again in 1941... [more]
Alouette f English, Popular Culture
From the French word for skylark, a small bird. It is also the name of a popular French Canadian children's song about plucking the feathers off a skylark.
Aloy f Popular Culture
Aloy is the protagonist in the 2017 video game Horizon Zero Dawn and its upcoming sequel Horizon Forbidden West.
Alphys f Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a character in the popular RPG game 'Undertale'.
Altaira f English (Modern, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
The name of a character in the classic 1956 science fiction film, Forbidden Planet. Altaira Morbius was the daughter of the scientist and space voyager Dr. Edward Morbius. The name Altaira is derived from Altair, the brightest star in the constellation of the Eagle (Aquila).
Altalune f Popular Culture
Possibly a variant of Altaluna. ... [more]
Alucard m Popular Culture
The name Dracula spelled backwards. Though regularly featured in (animated) films, notably 'Son of Dracula' (1943), it is perhaps best known in more recent times from Kouta Hirano's 'Hellsing' manga and the 'Castlevania' video games.
Amandla m & f Popular Culture (?), African
Xhosa and Zulu word meaning "power". Mandla, which is derived from "amandla", is also a common first name in South Africa. Amandla Stenberg is an American teen actress, and her mother chose the name after being inspired by Miles Davis' 1989 album "Amandla".
Amaqjuaq m Inuit, Popular Culture
Means "the strong one" in Inuit. It is the name of a character in 'Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner'.
Amatsuyu m Literature, Popular Culture
Amatsuyu (Joro) Kisaragi is the protagonist of the light novel series Are You the Only One Who Loves Me?, or Oresuki for short. This name is not generally used on real people.... [more]
Amazonia f Popular Culture (Modern, Rare)
This is the given name of the Earth delegate who appears in the final scene of the classic Doctor Who story, The Curse of Peladon.
Ambrosinus m Literature, Popular Culture
This is the latinized name of Merlin in the novel "The Last Legion" written by Valerio Massimo Manfredi (b. 1943), but also in the 2007 film based on the book. In the novel, his full name is Meridius Ambrosinus (while his original Gaelic name is Myrddin Emrys), but he is usually referred to as simply Ambrosinus.
Amilyn f English (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Modern variant of Amelia. In popular culture, this is the name of a Resistance general from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Amitie f Popular Culture
Derived from French amitié, meaning "friendship". The most famous barer of this name is Puyo Puyo character Amitie.
Ammy f Popular Culture
A nickname for Amethyst, Amber, Amity,or any female name starting with 'Am'. It has also been commonly used as a nickname for Amaterasu, one protagonist of the popular video game 'Okami'.
Amora f English (Modern), Popular Culture
Apparently a modern coinage based on Latin amor meaning "love". This coincides with a Portuguese surname meaning "blackberry, mulberry" (see Amora)... [more]
Amrynn f English (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
A modern invention, likely based off similar Camryn. A minor character in the Witcher game series bears the name, though in her case, it is likely based off the amaranth flower (see Amaranth).
Anck-su-namun f Popular Culture
Variant of Ankhesenamun used in 'The Mummy' film series.
Andelina f Popular Culture
Feminization of Andrew, as used for Andelina Darling-Walsh on The Andy Griffith Show.
Angeal m Popular Culture
Derived from 'Aingeal', the Irish word for angel. The name of a character in 'Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII'.
Anji f English, Popular Culture
May also be a variation of Angie.... [more]
Annelle f English, Literature, Popular Culture, French (Rare)
Diminutive of Anne 1. It was used for a character in Robert Harling's play 'Steel Magnolias' (1987) and the subsequent film adaptation (1989).
Antimony f Popular Culture
Antimony was named after the Greek words anti and monos to mean “a metal not found alone.” The chemical symbol, Sb, comes from the element's historical name, stibium.
Apareka m Georgian (Archaic), Popular Culture
Derived from Georgian აპარეკა (Apareka), which is the name of a famous folk song from Khevsureti, the mountain region of Georgia. In the song itself, Apareka is the name of a young man.
Applejack f Popular Culture
Meaning an alcoholic drink. Also a character from MY LITTLE PONY
Aquata f Popular Culture
One of the princesses in Disney's "The Little Mermaid." The name probably comes from aqua, water.
Aragog m Popular Culture
From J K Rowling's Harry Potter series, Aragog is the name of the giant spider that lives in the Forbidden Forest. He fears basilisks and is a great friend of Rubeus Hagrid, who rescued him when he was a child and cared for him... [more]
Archerina f Popular Culture (Rare)
Feminine form of Archer. A popular bearer was the character in the television series Power Rangers Zeo.
Ardeth m & f Popular Culture, American (Rare)
Variant of Ardath. Ardeth Bey is the name of one of the main characters in The Mummy (1999) and The Mummy Returns (2001).
Ardwen f Popular Culture, English
The name of a priestess in the computer game The Elder Scrolls.
Argine f Popular Culture, French (Rare)
Argine is the name of the Queen of Clubs on French playing cards. While the names on other cards are recognisable figures from history or mythology, Argine is more obscure, it is explained as an anagram of the Latin word regina "queen".
Arietta f Popular Culture (Rare)
Either a diminutive of Aria, or from the major antagonist and God-General in Tales of the Abyss. Given after the musical term for a small song, from the Italian word "arietta."
Ariodante m Popular Culture, Italian (Rare)
Possibly a combination of Italian aria meaning "air, melody, tune" (which ultimately comes from Latin aer "air") with the name Dante. This is the name of the main character in George Frideric Handel's opera seria Ariodante (1735), which was based on the epic poem Orlando furioso (1516) written by Ludovico Ariosto.... [more]
Arion m Ancient Greek, Greek, Greek Mythology, Popular Culture
In Greek mythology, Arion is the name of a divine immortal talking horse, who is the son of the gods Poseidon and Demeter. In real life, this name was borne by a Greek singer and poet of Methymna on Lesbos, skilled at the cithara and inventor of the dithyramb... [more]
Arisu f Japanese, Popular Culture
Japanese transliteration of Alice, in use among the Japanese since the 20th century, particularly in recent decades.... [more]
Arizona f American (Rare), Popular Culture
Etymology of Arizona is still debated, they may include:... [more]
Arkantos m Popular Culture
Name given to Atlantean general and protagonist of the game Age of Mythology.
Arle f Popular Culture
Derived from the city of Arles in France.... [more]
Armistice f & m Popular Culture, American (Rare)
From the English word armistice meaning "truce, ceasefire", ultimately derived from Latin arma "arms" and -stitium "stoppage". This is the name of a character on the HBO series 'Westworld'.
Armitage m English (Rare), Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Armitage.
Arn m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Popular Culture
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle". It can also be a short form of Arne or other names beginning with Arn-.... [more]
Arnya f English (Australian, Rare), English (New Zealand, Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Anya. Arnya Duchevnic was a character on the Australian 2001 situation comedy 'Flat Chat'.
Arshtat f Persian Mythology, Popular Culture
Older, Avestan form of Ashtad, derived from the Avestan word for "justice". In Zoroastrianism, Arshtat was a Yazata (angel) who personified justice and rectitude.... [more]
Arthas m Popular Culture (?)
The name of a character from the online game 'World of Warcraft'. It is obviously derived from the name Arthus.
Arvilla f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Unknown, possibly related to Arvel. In the 2007 film "Bonneville" Jessica Lange played Arvilla Holden, a widow on a road trip to deliver her late husband's ashes to California.
Asgore m Popular Culture
The name of a character from the RPG game ''Undertale''. In the game Asgore is the powerful king of the monsters, who plans to use seven human souls in order to destroy the barrier that imprisons all monsters underground.
Ashitaka m Popular Culture
Used for the main protagonist (アシタカ) in the anime film, Princess Mononoke.
Ashrah f Popular Culture
Means "ten" in Arabic. This is the name of a Mortal Kombat character.
Ashryn f Popular Culture (Modern, Rare)
Main character in The Ashryn Barker Trilogy by Laura Greenwood and a character in World of Warcraft.
Asmodina f Popular Culture
A feminine form of Asmodeus.... [more]
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]
Asuta m Popular Culture
from the character Asta from the anime/manga series Black Clover. it is turned into アスタ (asuta) in the japanese voiced version. see Asta
Atka m Popular Culture
Atka is a place name derived from the Aleut language.
Atok m Popular Culture
The name of a minor character in “Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon”.
Atom m & f Popular Culture
In the case of film director Atom Egoyan (1960-), it is taken from atom bomb (from Greek atomos meaning "uncut, unhewn; indivisible", derived from Greek α, a negative prefix, combined with tomos "a cutting", from temnein "to cut"), given to him by his Armenian-Egyptian parents to mark the completion of Egypt's first nuclear reactor.
Atoq m Popular Culture
From Uncharted Drake's Fortune's Atoq Navarro.
Atta f Popular Culture
Atta is used in the Pixar movie 'A Bug's Life' (1998) for the main character Princess Atta. Atta is named after a genus of ants.
Audífaz m Spanish (Rare), Popular Culture
Spanish form of Audifax. In this day and age, the best-known bearer of this name is Audífaz Córcega, a character from the Mexican telenovela Mi marido tiene familia (2017-2019).
Aurthour m Popular Culture
Variant of Arthur used in the webcomic Homestuck, where it belongs to Equius Zahhak's centaur butler lusus.
Avacyn f Popular Culture (Rare)
A character from the trading card game, Magic: The Gathering
Avenant m Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Avenant.
Axonn m Popular Culture
Axonn was once an arbitrator long before the coming of the Toa, but later pledged to protect the Kanohi Ignika. (From the series BIONICLE by Greg Farshtey)
Ayleo m Popular Culture
A famous bearer of this name is Ayleo “Ayo” Bowles, member of music duo Ayo & Teo.
Azela f Various, Popular Culture
Either a feminine form of Azel or a variant of Azelia or perhaps Azalia.... [more]
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]
Azshara f Popular Culture (Archaic)
Believed to be inspired by the name Asherah, Azshara is the name given to one of World of Warcraft's most notable characters - Queen Azshara. ... [more]
Azula f Popular Culture, Spanish (Modern, Rare)
Fictional name meant to be derived from Portuguese, Galician, and Spanish azul meaning "blue" (of Persian origin). This is the name of a main antagonist in the television series 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'.
Azulon m Popular Culture
Meant to be the original masculine form of Azula, from which that name is derived. Fire Lord Azulon is a character in the American television show Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Balian m Medieval French, French (Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Meaning uncertain. This is most known for being the name of Balian of Ibelin (c. 1140-1193), a lord of the Crusader state of Jerusalem.... [more]
Balinor m Popular Culture (Rare), Arthurian Romance
The name Balinor has no known meaning. However, it was once used in the television series 'Merlin' (2008–2012) where the character Balinor was the father of Merlin and a former Dragonlord... [more]
Ballina f Popular Culture
Combination of "ball" and the popular suffix -ina. On the cartoon 'Rugrats' this is the name that Angelica gives to her imaginary twin sister. It also coincides with the name of towns in Ireland and Australia, though the towns' names originates from a different source.
Baloo m Popular Culture
Baloo is a main fictional character featured in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book from 1894 and The Second Jungle Book from 1895.
Balto m Popular Culture
Meaning is unknown. It is possibly related to Baldo, which means "bold, brave", or Valto, which means "to rule with greatness"... [more]
Bam m Popular Culture, English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a diminutive for any name starting with the letter B. Also an onomatopoeia word suggesting the sound of a "loud thud". ... [more]
Bandit f & m English (American, Rare), Popular Culture (Rare)
From the English word, ultimately from the late Latin bannire "to proclaim". Used by My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way and Mindless Self Indulgence bassist Lyn-Z for their daughter.... [more]
Banzou m Popular Culture
Means "accompaniment" in Mandarin. Name of the main antagonist in the Netflix movie "Duck Duck Goose" (2018).
Baphomet m Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
Probably from a medieval corruption of Mahomet. This appears in the Inquisition of the Knights Templar as the name of an alleged Muslim or pagan idol. In the 19th century it became associated with a Western occult symbol drawn by Eliphas Lévi, a "Sabbatic Goat" image depicting a demonic horned god.
Barbarella f Popular Culture
Likely influenced by the name Barbara. This is the name of the main character in the 'Barbarella' comic book.
Bardroy m Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. Manga author Yana Toboso used this name for a character in her popular manga serie 'Kuroshitsuji'.
Barton m English, Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Barton. In popular culture, Barton Fink is the name of a playwright in the 1991 film "Barton Fink".
Barty m English (Rare), Popular Culture
Diminutive of Bartholomew and other Bart- names.
Batman m Javanese, Popular Culture
From a Jawi rendering of पत्मन् (patman), meaning "path" in Sanskrit. A notable bearer of this name is Batman bin-Suparman, a Singaporean man imprisoned for drugs, who was rumored to be named after the DC comics superhero.... [more]
Bayek m Popular Culture
Bayek, also known as Bayek of Siwa, is a fictional character in Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed video game franchise.
Bayonetta f Popular Culture (?)
Name of the titular main character and protagonist of the same named game and movie. It's origins aren't very touched upon. However it's said in the movie to be derived from the weapon name "bayonet" and made feminine by the suffix "-ta".
Beauty f English, Popular Culture, South African
From the English word "beauty", ultimately derived from Latin bellus, "beautiful". See also Belle and Bella.
Beetlejuice m Popular Culture
Variation of the name Betelgeuse used for the title character of the film Beetlejuice.
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!"
Belthazor m Popular Culture
Likely a variant of Balthazar, used in the TV show Charmed.
Belvedere m Popular Culture
Means "a fair sight" from Italian bello "beautiful" and vedere "a view, sight". It first appears as a given name in United States historical records (for both Northern and Southern states) in the early 19th century — along with its feminine variant, Belva... [more]
Benimaru m Japanese, Popular Culture
From Japanese 紅 (beni) meaning "crimson" combined with 丸 (maru) meaning "round, circle". ... [more]
Benjen m Popular Culture, Literature
Contracted form of Benjamin. It is the name of a character in the 'Game of Thrones' and 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series, Benjen Stark.
Beric m English (British), Literature, Popular Culture
Variant of Berrick. Beric Dondarrian is a character in 'A Song of Ice and Fire', as well as it's TV counterpart 'Game of Thrones', known for leading the Brotherhood without Banners and being repeatedly resurrected, though in his case, the name is a variant of Barak 1, as he is known as The Lightning Lord.
Berlioz m Popular Culture
Character in Disney's Aristocats.
Beržas m Lithuanian, Folklore, Popular Culture
Derived from the Lithuanian noun beržas meaning "birch tree". In Lithuanian folklore and popular culture, Beržas is the name of one of the three sons of the titular character of the folk tale Eglė žalčių karalienė, which translates to English as Eglė, the Queen of Serpents.
Beshte m Popular Culture, Swahili
Means "buddy" in Swahili.
Bethena f English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Bethana. Bethena, A Concert Waltz ( 1905) is a composition by Scott Joplin.
Betilla f Popular Culture
A Character in Rayman, a franchise of platform video games, published by Ubisoft.
Beyoncé f Popular Culture, English (Rare)
Variant of the surname Beyincé.... [more]
Bingo m & f Popular Culture
Alternate form of bing, suggesting a ringing sound. Attested since 1925.
Birdina f Popular Culture
Name of a character in the 1955, MGM released 'The Glass Slipper,' their musical take on the famous Cinderalla story.
Birdo f Popular Culture
Birdo, known in Japan as Catherine (キャサリン Kyasarin), is a recurring character in the Mario franchise. Her first appearance was as an enemy in Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic, which was rebranded as Super Mario Bros... [more]
Biwako f Popular Culture
This name combines 琵琶 (biwa), referring to the biwa or Japanese lute, or 枇杷 (biwa), referring to the loquat, with 子 (shi, su, tsu, (-)ko, -ne) meaning "child."... [more]
Blade m English, Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Blade or from the Old English blæd ‘leaf of a plant,' of Germanic origin; related to Dutch blad and German Blatt.... [more]
Blanket m & f Popular Culture
From the English word blanket. A famous bearer of this is Michael Jackson's son, whose nickname is Blanket Jackson.
Blaylock m Popular Culture
From the book series Black Dagger Brotherhood by J. R. Ward
Blinx m Popular Culture
A phonetic rendering of the English word "blinks". Used by the eponymous feline main character of the Xbox game 'Blinx: The Time Sweeper".
Bluebell f English, Popular Culture
From the name of the flower, used to some extent as a first name when flower names were in vogue at the end of the 19th century.
Bluey m & f Popular Culture (Rare)
Diminutive of Blue.
Bluto m Popular Culture
Bluto is the name of the main antagonist of the famous Popeye series since 1932 - partly. There was a brief change of name to Brutus (1957 - 1978) during an apparent copyright dispute, but his name was reverted back to Bluto during the 1970s where it has remained his official name (although a 1988 comic book tried to remedy this by making Bluto and Brutus twin brothers).
Boba m Popular Culture
A diminutive or variation of Bob. This is the name of Boba Fett who is a bounty hunter from Star Wars. Boba Fett is a sly reference to another hotshot jockey, Bob Falfa, the drag racer played by none other than Mr... [more]
Bocephus m English, Popular Culture
Likely a corruption of the Ancient Greek name Bucephalus. ... [more]
Bod m Popular Culture
Bod is a classic British children's TV and book series about a little boy named Bod.
Boes m Dutch (Rare), Literature, Popular Culture
Dutch form of Boso. This given name is extremely rare in the Netherlands nowadays and is more commonly found as a patronymic surname.... [more]
Bolin m Popular Culture
An earthbending character from the TV series "The Legend of Korra" bears this name.
Bolt m Popular Culture, Pet
An animated dog being the title hero in the movie 'Bolt' (2008). The name comes from a lightning bolt mark on his side.
Bomba m & f Popular Culture, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian
Bomba is the name of the titular character in the “Bomba the Jungle Boy” Books. It means “bomb” in Spanish and many Indo-European languages.
Bomi m Popular Culture
The middle name of Freddie Mercury, whose given name was Farrokh Bomi Bulsara.
Bon m English (Australian), Popular Culture
Given in honour of AC/DC rock star "Bon" Scott, who was born Ronald Scott. His nickname was given to him at school, to differentiate him from another Ronald in his class... [more]
Bono m Popular Culture
Derives from 'Bono Vox', an altered form of bonavox, which is Latin for "good voice". On its own, it could be seen as a variant of Bonus.... [more]
Bonzo m Popular Culture
Meaning unknown.... [more]
Boomer m Popular Culture
Character in Disney's Fox and the Hound.
Borat m Popular Culture
Possibly an invented name, perhaps based on Borut. This is the name of the titular character in the film 'Borat' (2006).
Boruto m Popular Culture
The Japanese pronunciation of the English word bolt.... [more]
Bowie m English, Popular Culture
From the traditionally Scottish and Irish surname, derived from a nickname from the Gaelic buidhe "yellow, fair-haired". Possibly an Anglicized form of Ó Buadhaigh meaning "descendant of Buadhach".... [more]
Branch m Popular Culture, English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Branch or from Middle English from Old French branche, from late Latin branca ‘paw’.
Brandine f Popular Culture
Possibly a combination of Brandy and the popular suffix -ine. Brandine Spuckler is Cletus's wife on the American animated series The Simpsons.
Breezie f English (Rare), Popular Culture
This name may be derived from the word breezy.... [more]
Brick m Popular Culture
Originally a nickname from the English word brick (having the slang meaning "a good fellow" from 1840). It was used for a character in Tennessee Williams' play 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' (1955).
Brienne f American (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture, Literature
Variant of Brianne. This is the name of a character in George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series, as well as the TV show based on the books 'Game of Thrones'... [more]
Brini f Popular Culture
Diminutive of Sabrina. An example is Sabrina "Brini" Maxwell, a fictional character.
Broffina f Popular Culture
A name of unknown meaning. A chicken from the Animal Crossing series bears this name.
Bronn m Literature, Popular Culture
Ser Bronn of the Blackwater is the name of a character from the Song of Ice and Fire books by GRR Martin and the TV show Game of Thrones based upon the former. ... [more]
Brüno m Popular Culture
Pseudo-German variant of Bruno used for the titular character of Sacha Baren Cohen's 2009 comedy film 'Brüno', about a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion designer.... [more]
Bubba m English, Popular Culture
From the nickname, a Southern U.S. corruption (nursery form?) of the word brother. This is a derogatory slang term meaning "Southern white hick", originally used in the Southern states to indicate "brother".
Bugs m Popular Culture
Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created by the staff of Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros. Cartoons).
Bugsy m Popular Culture, English
From the English slang bugs, meaning "crazy". Typically given as a nickname.
Bull m Popular Culture
This is the name of a brawler in the videogame 'Brawl Stars'. He looks and acts like a bull, hence the name.
Bulma f Popular Culture
Used as the name of a main character off Dragon Ball Z,it is a play on the word 'Bloomers'.
Bumblebee m & f Popular Culture, English (Rare)
The name of several fictional characters, including a Marvel comics superhero, Transformers character, and The Simpsons character.
Bumi m Popular Culture
Coined name meant to be derived from Sanskrit भूमि (bhū́mi) meaning "earth, soil, ground". This is the name of two characters in the television series 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' and 'The Legend of Korra', respectively.
Burdine f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Possibly derived from the English surname Burdine. A famous bearer of this name is Burdine Maxwell from the Bratz TV series which ran from 2005 to 2008... [more]
Buruuba m Popular Culture
Buruuba is the name of Yoichiro Minami's feral Tarzan-inspired character in the eponymous shonen book series and the 1955 Japanese American film coproduction by Daiei (now Kadokawa) pictures.
Buzz m English, Popular Culture
A diminutive of unknown origin, likely given for any number of reasons. ... [more]
Byakuya m Popular Culture
Means "white night" or "arctic night" in Japanese. It is the name of a character in the popular Japanese manga and anime, "Bleach"
Byleth m & f Popular Culture
A variant of Beleth used for a playable character of either gender in 'Fire Emblem: Three Houses'.
Cabengo f Popular Culture
The name of Virginia Kennedy given to her by her twin sister Grace (Poto) in their own private language.... [more]
Cabiria f Italian (Rare), Popular Culture
Perhaps a Latinized form of Greek Καβειρία (Kabeiria), an epithet of the goddess Demeter, possibly derived from the name of Mount Kabeiros in Asia Minor; see also Kabeiro... [more]
Cadmium f Popular Culture (Rare)
Name of the character Cadmium Casson for the Casson Family Series. The name was most likely taken from that of the element cadmium, which comes from the Latin cadmia and Greek καδμεία meaning "calamine", a mixture of minerals containing cadmium... [more]
Caeldori f Popular Culture
Most likely intended as an anagram of Cordelia. This name was first used as the name of a character in Fire Emblem: Fates. She resembles Cordelia, a character from the previous game, Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Caillou m Popular Culture
The French word caillou means "pebble", and by extension it can also mean "bald head". ... [more]
Calafia f Literature, Popular Culture
This name was apparently invented by Spanish writer Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo, who probably based it on califa, the Spanish form of Arabic khalifa, an Islamic title meaning "successor" (see Khalifa)... [more]
Caldonia f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Possible variation of the name Caledonia.
Caligo m English, Popular Culture
Possibly related to the name for the genus of the "owl butterfly" or the Latin word meaning "darkness, mist." Name of a faerie in the game 'Lovestruck.'
Capheus m Popular Culture
Variant of Cepheus. ... [more]
Caprica f American (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
This name may be derived from Capricornus (see Capricorn). This is the name of a planet from the Battlestar Galactica franchise.
Carasynthia f Popular Culture
Carasynthia "Cara" Dune is a Human female Alderaanian who served in the Rebel Alliance as a shock trooper, and who later became a mercenary in the Star Wars Disney+ series The Mandalorian.
Care f English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Probably from the English word care. Can be used as a short form of Caren.
Cashina f Popular Culture
Combination of "cash" and the popular suffix -ina. This is the name of a one-off character on the cartoon 'SpongeBob SquarePants' - Cashina is a stack of cash (actually a robot controlled by Plankton) whom Mr... [more]
Cassima f Popular Culture
This name was created for a character in King's Quest, a computer-based adventure game series developed by Sierra Entertainment.... [more]
Castaspella f Popular Culture (Modern, Rare)
The name of one of the main characters in the 1980s animated cartoon series, She-ra Princess of Power
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]
Catania f Popular Culture
Derived from the Italian city of Catania and the Italian word katane meaning "grater". It is used for the character of Princess Catania in the movie Barbie: Mariposa and the Fairy Princess.
Catcher m Popular Culture, English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Catcher.
Catootje f Dutch (Rare), Literature, Popular Culture
Diminutive of Cato 2, as it contains the Dutch diminutive suffix -tje. This name is not to be confused with the Dutch noun kadootje meaning "little present".... [more]
Catra f Popular Culture
From the English word "cat". It is the name of one of the characters in She-Ra: Princess of Power and the reboot She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.
Catti-brie f Popular Culture, Literature
Catti-brie (spelled Cattie-brie in later publications) is the name of a character in the 'Forgotten Realms', a series of fantasy novels by American author R. A. Salvatore which serves as a setting for the role-playing game 'Dungeons & Dragons'... [more]
Cave m English (Rare), Popular Culture
A notable bearer is Cave Johnson, a United States Congressman (1793-1866).... [more]
Cebolácio m Portuguese, Popular Culture
From Portuguese the name means "small herb of the Liliaceae families"
Cebolinha m Portuguese, Popular Culture
Portuguese diminutive of Cebolácio.
Cera f English, Popular Culture
Variant of Cara, Sara, or Kiara.... [more]
Chakotay m Popular Culture
Means "man who walks the Earth but who only sees the sky" in the language of the fictional Anurabi tribe. Chakotay was the name of the first officer in 'Star Trek: Voyager'.
Chavo m Popular Culture, Spanish
From Spanish chavo meaning ''boy, kid'', used as a nickname.
Chell f English, Popular Culture
Variant of Chelle. Chell is the name of the main protagonist in Valve game studio's 'Portal' video game series.
Chevelle f & m Popular Culture (Rare)
Invented by American car manufacturer Chevrolet in 1964 for a new mid-sized automobile. Chevelle is a combination of Chev-, the first part of the company name, and the suffix -Elle... [more]
Chewbacca m Popular Culture
This was the name of the Wookiee who was a warrior, smuggler and co-pilot of Han Solo's starship, which is the Millennium Falcon in the 'Star Wars' movies. He was known as Chewie by his friends. Per George Lucas, creator of the character, Chewbacca, the towering Wookiee, was a name inspired by Indiana, Mr... [more]
Chiana f Dutch (Rare), English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Meaning and origin uncertain. It might possibly be an invented name, in which case it might (for example) consist of an Asian name element (such as Japanese chi meaning "wisdom, intellect") and the name Ana... [more]
Chibi f & m Popular Culture (Rare)
Chibi means "Small". This often refers to a character who is drawn cutely with a small body.
Chibiusa f Popular Culture
Usagi/Sailor Moon and Mamoru/Tuxedo Mask's daughter from Sailor Moon, an extremely popular magical girl themed manga. Chibi means "small, little" and usa is abbreviation of usagi meaning "rabbit".
Chicharito m Popular Culture
Meaning "little pea" in Spanish.... [more]
Chino m Spanish, English, Popular Culture
This was the name of a character in the musical "West Side Story".... [more]
Chitoge f Popular Culture
From Japanese 千 (chi) meaning "thousand" combined with 棘 (toge) meaning "thorn". ... [more]
Chocola f & m Popular Culture
Chocola is the romanization of the French word 'chocolat' which means "chocolate". ... [more]
Chocolat f Popular Culture
'Chocolat' means "chocolate" in French.... [more]
Chrom m & f Popular Culture (Rare)
Possibly derived from Greek chroma meaning "color". This is the name of one of the protagonists of the video game Fire Emblem: Awakening. Variant of Chrome
Ciji f Popular Culture, American (Rare)
Borne and very shortly popularized in 1983 by a Fictional character in Knots Landing: Ciji Dunne.... [more]
Cilan m Popular Culture
Shortened form of cilantro, the name of a herb also known as coriander. This name is borne by a character from the Pokemon games, most notable for being featured as one of Ash's traveling companions in the anime.
Cirno f Popular Culture, English
The name is based on the English word "chill." A notable character with the name is Cirno, an ice fairy from the Touhou Project.
Clarabella f Popular Culture
Elaboration of Claribel combining the names Clara and Bella.
Clear f & m Popular Culture
Word name used in the movie Final destintation.
Cloud m Popular Culture
Derived from the English word cloud. In Popular Culture, this is the name of the main protagonist (Cloud Strife) in "Final Fantasy VII", who also makes an appearance in "Dissidia: Final Fantasy".
Clow m Popular Culture
Clow is a major character in Cardcaptor Sakura; he was the ancient wizard who created the magical Clow cards, and the magical creatures Yue and Kero. He later turned up in Sakura's time in a reincarnated body, under a different name to help her.
Coran m Popular Culture
This is the name of an Altean man who serves as Princess Allura's right-hand man in the 2016 series "Voltron: Legendary Defender."
Corinthian m & f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Corinthian is the most ornate of the classical orders (columns) of Greek and Roman architecture, characterized by fluted columns and elaborate capitals with intricate carvings. It has taken on the meaning of "ornate, luxurious" because of the typical traits of the namesake order... [more]
Cortana f English, Popular Culture
Variant of Curtana, from the Latin curtus, meaning "short", the name of the ceremonial sword used at the Coronation of British royalty. The name of an artificial intelligence creature in the Halo video game franchise, as well as Microsoft's virtual assistant, which was named for character in the game.
Corypheus m Popular Culture
Derived from coryphaeus, which is the latinized form of the Greek word κορυφαῖος (koryphaios) meaning "head man, chief, leader". The word itself is ultimately derived from the Greek noun κορυφή (koruphe) meaning "head, top"... [more]
Crash m & f Popular Culture
Most notably the name for Video game character Crash Bandicoot, an orange bandicoot from his self titled platform game series created by Sony.... [more]
Cricket m & f Popular Culture, English, American (South)
Simply from the name of the small insect known for its nocturnal chirping. It occurs briefly in Shakespeare's play 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' (1597) belonging to a fairy that makes certain the hearths are well-kept.
Cristalda f Folklore, Popular Culture
A dithematic name formed from the Greek name element christ "anointed" and the Germanic name element wald "to rule".... [more]
Crocoká f Popular Culture
The name of one of the Amerindian characters in the Brazilian Telenovela Uga Uga.
Cruela f Popular Culture
Portuguese form of Cruella.
Cruella f Popular Culture
Derived from English cruel, ultimately from Latin crūdēlis "hard, severe, cruel". It is the name of the antagonist in '101 Dalmatians'.
Cully m & f English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Cully.... [more]
Curly m Popular Culture
From the English word, used by Jerome Lester Horwitz, a member of the Three Stooges comedy team, as a stage name.
Cutter m English (Modern), Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Cutter.... [more]
Cyann f Popular Culture
From the name of a fictional character in a French comic book called The Cycle of Cyann.
Cyrax m Popular Culture
Cyrax is a player character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise.
Daario m Literature, Popular Culture
Daario Naharis is the name of a sellsword character from the Song of Ice and Fire books by GRR Martin and the TV show Game of Thrones based upon the former. ... [more]
Daffy m English, Popular Culture
Diminutive of David. A popular bearer was the cartoon Daffy Duck.
Daizan m & f Japanese, Popular Culture, Literature
From Japanese 大 (dai) meaning "big, strong, great" and 斬 (ka) meaning "slash, kill". It can also be composed of different kanji that have the same pronunciations.
Daken m Popular Culture
In the Marvel comics universe, Daken is the son of Wolverine and his wife Itsu. Logan thought he died in womb when Itsu was attacked one night while he was away, but he is removed and secretly left in the care of a local Japanese couple... [more]
Dallben m Literature, Popular Culture
The ancient wizard in The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander as well as a character in Disney's The Black Cauldron.
Damask f Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Damask.
Daphnes m Popular Culture
Masculine form of Daphne. Daphnes Nohansen Hyrule, King of Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker bears this name.
Dardanella f English (Rare), Popular Culture
From the name of the Dardanelles, one of the straits that separate European Turkey from Asian Turkey. The place name apparently derives from the name of Dardanos, son of Zeus and Electra in Greek myth.... [more]
Darkseid m Popular Culture
Darkseid (pronounced "Darkside'') is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Darna f Filipino, Popular Culture
Darna is a fictional character and superheroine created by Filipinokomiks (Philippine colloquial term for comics) legend Mars Ravelo. In her more popular incarnations, she is a warrior from outer space manifesting herself through a girl from Earth, named Narda.... [more]
Daroach m Popular Culture
From Kirby, an action-platformer video game series developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo.
Darylann f Popular Culture
A compound of the names Daryl and Ann borne by a recurring character in 'Hill Street Blues' played by the actress Deborah Richter.
Daryun m Popular Culture
Daryun is a main character from "The Heroic Legend of Arslan", which is a novel series and anime show.
Dauntless m Theatre, Popular Culture
The word dauntless can be traced back to Latin domare, meaning "to tame" or "to subdue."
Deanie f English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Feminization of Dean, used rarely but steadily.
Deano m English (Rare), Popular Culture
Most likely a diminutive of Dean or a variant of Diano.
Decapre f Popular Culture
Used on a video game character from the Street Fighter series. It is likely derived from дека́брь (dekábrʹ), the Russian word for December.
Dedede m Popular Culture
King Dedede is a fictional character and the primary antagonist in Nintendo's Kirby video game series.
Deidara m Popular Culture
Deidara means clay bender in japanese... [more]
Dejah f Literature, Popular Culture, American
Dejah Thoris is the name of a fictional character and princess of the Martian city-state/empire of Helium on the planet Barsoom (Mars) in American author Edgar Rice Burroughs's series of Martian novels (the first of which was published in 1912)... [more]
Delarivier f English (Rare, Archaic), Popular Culture
Transferred use of French and Walloon the surname Delarivière. The name was first used by the English author and playwright Delarivier Manley (1670-1724).
Delenn f Popular Culture
Sci-Fi TV series, Babylon 5 character, head of the minbari religious cast
Delsin m Popular Culture, Lenape (Modern, Rare)
Meaning "he is so, he does so". ... [more]