Romanian Submitted Names

Romanian names are used in the countries of Romania and Moldova in eastern Europe.
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Abiatar m Georgian (Archaic), Romanian (Rare)
Georgian and Romanian form of Abiathar.
Adelin f & m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Medieval French, Romanian, Lengadocian, Gascon, Niçard
Scandinavian feminine variant of Adelina, Romanian, Languedocian, Niçard and Gascon masculine form of Adelina and medieval French masculine form of Adeline.
Adeodat m Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Ukrainian form of Adeodatus.
Adiță m Romanian (Rare)
Diminutive form of Adrian.
Adorata f Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian adorata, the feminine form of the adjective adorat, "adored".
Afina f Romanian
Derived from Romanian afin meaning "bilberry".
Alceu m Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian, Sicilian
Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian and Sicilian form of Alcaeus. Known bearers of this name include Brazilian writer and journalist Alceu Amoroso Lima (1893-1983) and Brazilian soccer player Alceu Rodrigues Simoni Filho (b... [more]
Alecu m Romanian
Short form of Alexandru.
Aleodor m Romanian (Rare)
Combination of Alex and Teodor.
Alexe m Greenlandic, Romanian
Romanian short form of Alexandru and Greenlandic form of Alex.
Alexie m Romanian
Romanian masculine form of Alexis.
Ambroziu m Romanian
Romanian form of Ambrose.
Amedeu m Romanian (Rare), Sicilian
Romanian and Sicilian form of Amadeus.
Anaclet m Catalan, French, Romanian
Catalan, Romanian and French form of Anacletus.
Anaida f Armenian, Romanian (Rare)
Variant form of Anahid, although it should be noted that at least one source claims that the name is derived from Greek ἀναιδής (anaides) meaning "shameless".... [more]
Anastasiu m Romanian (Rare, Archaic), Sicilian
Romanian and Sicilian form of Anastasius.
Anatolie m Moldovan, Romanian
Moldovan and Romanian form of Anatolius.
Anda f Polish, Romanian, Hungarian
Polish short form of Andrzeja and Romanian contraction of Andra.
Andi m Romanian
Short form of Andrei and, to a lesser extent, Adrian.
Anemona f Romanian (Rare)
Romanian variant of Anemone.
Angelin m French, French (Belgian, Rare), Romanian
French and Romanian form of Angelinus.
Anghelache m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Angelakis. A known bearer of this name is the Romanian equestrian and Olympic medalist Anghelache Donescu (b. 1945).
Anica f Romanian
Romanian form of Annika.
Anicuța f Romanian
Diminutive of Anica.
Antim m Bulgarian, Croatian (Rare), Romanian
Bulgarian, Croatian and Romanian form of Anthimos.
Antonel m Romanian
Diminutive of Anton.
Antonela f Romanian
Feminine form of Antonel.
Antuza f Romanian, Polish (Rare)
Romanian and Polish form of Anthousa.
Anuța f Romanian
Diminutive of Ana.
Arcadie m Moldovan, Romanian (Rare)
Romanian and Moldovan form of Arkadios.
Aristip m Catalan, Croatian, Romanian
Catalan, Croatian and Romanian form of Aristippos via its latinized form Aristippus.
Aristița f Romanian
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a feminine form of Aristide.
Arsenie m Romanian
Romanian form of Arsenios.
Artemisa f Romanian, Galician
Romanian and Galician form of Artemisia.
Atena f Catalan (Rare), Croatian (Rare), Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian
Catalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian form of Athena.
Atreu m Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian
Catalan, Portuguese and Romanian form of Atreus.
Auraș m Romanian
Allegedly derived from Romanian aur "gold".
Aureliu m Sicilian, Corsican, Sardinian, Romanian
Sicilian, Corsican, Sardinian and Romanian form of Aurelius.
Avraam m Greek, Romanian, Bulgarian
Modern Greek and Romanian form of Abraham and Bulgarian variant of Avram.
Axente m Romanian
Romanian form of Auxentios.
Benone m Romanian
Romanian form of Benoni.
Bia f Romanian
Short form of Bianca.
Blanduzia f Romanian (Rare)
Fântâna Blanduziei ('Blanduzia's Fountain' in English) was a literary and political weekly magazine which was first published in 1888 and run by Romanian poet Mihai Eminescu.
Brăduț m Romanian
Derived from Romaninan brăduț, the diminutive of brad, "fir tree".
Bucefal m Romanian
Romanian form of Bucephalus.
Călin m Romanian
Directly taken from Romanian călin "guelder rose (a type of flower)".
Calin m Romanian
Variant of Călin used by Romanians abroad or in informal contexts (for example on the internet). Note that this is not the standard spelling of the name.
Călina f Romanian, Moldovan
Feminine form of Călin. This name was borne by Ana-Călina, the mother of Mircea I of Wallachia.
Calina f Romanian (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Călina. Ana-Călina is known as Ana Calina in English.
Calinic m Romanian
Romanian form of Callinicus.
Camil m German (Swiss), Catalan, Romansh, Romanian, Occitan, Provençal, Lengadocian
Romansh, Catalan, Romanian and Occitan form of Camillus.
Casian m Romanian
Romanian form of Cassian.
Casiana f Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare), Romanian (Rare)
Spanish, Galician and Romanian form of Cassiana.
Catalin m Romanian
Spelling variant of Cătălin used by Romanians abroad or in informal contexts (for example on the internet). Note that this is not the standard spelling of the name.
Catinca f Romanian
Diminutive of Ecaterina and Caterina.
Catrina f Romanian (Rare)
Contracted form of Ecaterina and Caterina.
Cazimir m Romanian
Romanian form of Casimir.
Cazimira f Romanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Cazimir.
Cefeu m Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian
Catalan, Portuguese and Romanian form of Cepheus.
Cerasella f Romanian, Italian
The name probably comes from a 1959 Italian teen comedy film and a 1959 Canzone Napoletana song.
Cerber m Polish, Romanian
Polish and Romanian form of Cerberus.
Cezarion m Bosnian, Croatian, Polish, Romanian
Bosnian, Croatian, Polish and Romanian form of Caesarion.
Chilina f Romanian (Archaic)
Probably from Akilina which itself comes from Latin Aquilina "eagle".
Chira f Romanian
Romanian form of Kira 1 and feminine form of Chiru.
Chiril m Romanian
Romanian form of Kyrillos (see Cyril).
Chiru m Romanian (Archaic)
Romanian form of Kyrios.
Cicerone m Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of Cicero.
Cipriana f Italian, Portuguese, Galician, Spanish, Romanian, Greek (Rare), Gascon, Provençal
Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, Galician, Spanish, Gascon and Provençal feminine form of Cyprianus (compare Cypriana).
Cireşica f Romanian
Derived from Romanian cireşică, the diminutive of cireaşă, "cherry".
Claudela f Romanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Claudel.
Clemența f Romanian
Romanian form of Clementia.
Cneus m Romanian
Romanian form of Gnaeus.
Coca f Romanian
Diminutive of Cornelia.
Codin m Romanian
Diminutive of Constantin.
Codrina f Romanian
Feminine form of Codrin.
Codrinel m Romanian
Diminutive of Codrin.
Codru m Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian codru "wood, forest".
Codruța f Romanian
Feminine form of Codruț.
Contard m Catalan, French, Romanian
Catalan, French, and Romanian form of Gunthard via Latinized form Cuntardus
Coprina f Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian coprină "daffodil".
Coralia f Romanian (Rare), Spanish, Galician, Italian (Rare)
Romanian, Italian, Galician and Spanish form of Coralie.
Coriolan m Romanian
Romanian form of Coriolanus.
Corvin m English, German (Swiss, Rare), Romanian
English,German and Romanian form of Corvinus.
Costela f Romanian
Feminine form of Costel.
Costeluș m Romanian
Diminutive of Constantin.
Costina f Romanian
Contracted form of Constantina.
Costinel m Romanian
Diminutive of Costin.
Cotiso m Romanian (Rare), History
Cotiso was the name of a Dacian king (approximately 30 BC) who ruled the mountains between Banat and Oltenia (modern-day Romania).
Cozmina f Romanian
Variant of Cosmina.
Crăița f Romanian
Derived from Romanian crăiță "marigold".
Crenguța f Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian crenguța, the diminutive of creangă, "branch".
Crin m Romanian
Masculine form of Crina.
Cristin m Romanian
Romanian form of Christinus.
Cristinel m Romanian
Diminutive of Cristin.
Cristinela f Romanian
Feminine form of Cristinel.
Cristofor m Romanian
Romanian form of Christophoros.
Crizantema f Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian crizantemă "chrysanthemum".
Dariana f Croatian (Rare), Slovene, Romanian, Spanish, Belarusian
Feminine form of Darian or an elaboration of Daria.
Darie m Romanian
Romanian form of Darius.
Dedal m Croatian, Polish, Romanian
Croatian, Polish and Romanian form of Daedalus.
Deifobos m Romanian (Rare), Polish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Romanian, Polish and Norwegian form of Deiphobus.
Deliu m Romanian (Rare)
Masculine form of Delia.
Dida f Romanian (Rare)
Short form of Didina.
Didina f Romanian
Possibly originally a contracted form of Alexandrina.
Diogene m Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of Diogenes.
Dochia f Romanian Mythology, Romanian
Short form of Odochia. In Romanian mythology, Dochia was a very beautiful shepherdess whom Emperor Trajan loved... [more]
Domnica f Romanian, Moldovan, Late Roman (?)
Romanian and Moldovan form of Dominika.
Dora f Romanian
Feminine form of Doru.
Dorel m Romanian
Derived from Romanian dor "longing".
Dorela f Romanian
Feminine form of Dorel.
Dorelia f Romanian, Romani
Elaboration of Dorela.
Doroteea f Romanian
Romanian form of Dorothy.
Drăguța f Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian drăguţă, the feminine form of the adjective drăguţ, "cute, precious".
Ducu m Romanian
Romanian diminutive of the given name Radu or names containing the name element.
Dulcineea f Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Dulcinea. It conincides with the archaic Romanian word dulcinee "girlfriend, sweetheart" (ultimately from Romanian dulce "sweet")... [more]
Dumitrache m Romanian (Archaic)
Romanian form of Dimitrakis. This name has fallen out of use and now only survives as a patronymic surname.
Dumitrana f Romanian
Feminine form of Dumitru.
Dumitrița f Romanian
Diminutive of Dumitra.
Dușan m Romanian
Romanian form of Dušan.
Eancu m Romanian
Another spelling of the name Iancu; of Romanian-American origin.
Ecaterin m Romanian (Rare)
Masculine form of Ecaterina.
Edera f Italian, Albanian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Maltese (Rare)
Means "ivy" in Italian, from Latin hedera "ivy", perhaps related to the Latin root -hendere "to grasp; to take; to cling onto".
Eftimia f Romanian
Feminine form of Eftimie.
Eftimie m Romanian
Romanian form of Euthymius.
Egeu m Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian
Catalan, Portuguese and Romanian form of Aegeus.
Egidiu m Romanian, Corsican, Sicilian
Romanian, Corsican and Sicilian form of Aegidius.
Eleuteriu m Sicilian, Romanian (Rare)
Romanian and Sicilian form of Eleutherios.
Elisei m Romanian, Russian
Romanian form of Eliseus, as well as a Russian variant transcription of Elisey.
Emanoila f Romanian
Feminine form of Emanoil.
Emeric m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Emmerich.
Enache m Romanian (Rare)
Variant of Ienache, which in turn is a variant of Ianache. A known bearer of this name is the Romanian former wrestler Enache Panait (b. 1949).
Enricu m Romanian (Rare), Sardinian, Sicilian
Romanian and Sardinian form of Henry via Enricus and Sicilian form of Enrico.
Epaminonda m Croatian (Rare), Italian (Rare), Macedonian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Serbian (Rare)
Croatian, Italian, Macedonian, Romanian and Serbian form of Epameinondas via its latinized form Epaminondas.
Epictet m Romanian (Archaic)
Romanian form of Epiktetos via its latinized form Epictetus. This is the name of one of the earliest saints of Romania.
Epimeteu m Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian
Catalan, Portuguese and Romanian form of Epimetheus.
Eremia m Georgian (Rare), Romanian (Rare)
Modern Georgian and Romanian form of Yirmiyahu (see Jeremiah). The older Georgian form of the name is Ieremia.
Eufrosina f Italian (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Belarusian
Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish form and Belarusian variant transcription of Euphrosyne.
Eugeniu m Romanian, Sicilian
Romanian and Sicilian form of Eugenius.
Eustațiu m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Eustathios via its latinized form Eustathius (which is also found spelled as Eustatius).... [more]
Evarist m Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan (Rare), Croatian (Rare), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Provençal
Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Slovene form of Evaristus.
Evdochia f Romanian, Moldovan
Romanian form of Evdokia.
Ezechia m Romanian, Italian
Italian and Romanian form of Hezekiah.
Fănel m Romanian
Diminutive of Ștefan.
Fănica f Romanian
Diminutive of Ştefana.
Fănică m Romanian
Diminutive of Ștefan.
Fanurie m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
Felician m English (African), Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon, Romanian, History (Ecclesiastical)
English, Romanian and Occitan form of Felicianus. Saint Felician was a companion of St. Victor of Marseilles.
Fineas m Romanian
Romanian form of Phineas.
Floare f Romanian (Rare)
Directly taken from Romanian floare "flower".
Floarea f Romanian
Derived from Romanian floare "flower".
Florea m Romanian
Variant of Florian.
Florența f Romanian
Romanian form of Florentia (see Florence). Note that Florența is also the Romanian name for the Italian city of Florence.
Florențiu m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Florentius (see Florence).
Florica f Romanian, Romani, Hungarian
Derived from Romanian floricică, itself a diminutive of floare "flower".
Florinel m Romanian
Diminutive of Florin.
Florinela f Romanian
Feminine form of Florinel and diminutive of Florina.
Frăguța f Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian frăguţa, the diminutive of fragă "wild strawberry".
Francisc m Romanian
Romanian form of Franciscus (see Francis).
Fridolina f German (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Italian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Feminine form of Fridolin. A known bearer of this name is the Swedish soccer player Fridolina Rolfö (b. 1993).
Garofiţa f Romanian
Derived from Romanian garofiţă, the diminutive of garoafă "carnation".
Gavrilă m Romanian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Gavril.
Gelu m Romanian
Gelou is portrayed as 'some Vlach' (originally 'quidam Blacus', Vlach and Blacus meaning 'Romanian') being a leader of the Vlachs in Transylvania, and having his capital at Doboka. He was said to be defeated by the warriors of the Magyar chieftain Töhötöm.... [more]
Genovieva f Romanian (Rare)
Variant of Genoveva influenced by Geneviève.
Georgian m Romanian
Masculine form of Georgiana.
Georgiu m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Georgius.
Geta f Romanian
Short form of Georgeta.
Ghedeon m Romanian
Romanian form of Gideon.
Gherasim m Romanian
Romanian form of Gerasimos.
Giani m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian borrowing of Gianni.
Gică m Romanian
Diminutive of George.
Gicu m Romanian
Diminutive of George and Gheorghe.
Gigel m Romanian
Originally a diminutive of Gheorghe and George, used as a given name in its own right.
Gigi m Georgian, Romanian
In Georgia, this name is a diminutive of Giorgi and Grigol (compare Gigola).... [more]
Gladiola f English (Rare), Albanian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From the name of the flowering plant gladiolus, literally meaning "small sword" from Latin gladius "sword" (a reference to its sword-shaped leaves). Gladiola Josephine "Glady Joe" is a character in the novel 'How to Make an American Quilt' (1991) and subsequent film adaptation (1995).
Gogu m Romanian
Short form of Grigore and Gheorghe.
Grațiana f Romanian
Feminine form of Grațian.
Grațiela f Romanian
Romanian form of Graciela.
Graziela f Portuguese (Brazilian), Filipino (Rare), Romanian
Portuguese form of Graciela and Romanian variant of Grațiela.
Grigoraș m Romanian
Diminutive of Grigore.
Gruia m Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian gruie and Transylvanian grui "crane (the bird)".
Hariclea f Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Chariclea. It was most famously borne by Romanian opera singer Hariclea Darclée.
Hedwiga f Prague German, Medieval Polish, Romanian (Rare)
Prague German form of Hedvika and older Polish form of Jadwiga.
Henrieta f Czech, Slovak, Kashubian, Romanian
Czech, Slovak, Kashubian and Romanian form of Henrietta.
Heraclit m Romanian
Romanian form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
Hipocrate m Romanian
Romanian form of Hippocrates.
Horică m Romanian
Diminutive of Horia and Horea.
Iaela f Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Jael.
Ianache m Romanian (Archaic)
Probably the Romanian form of Yannakis (see Giannakis). Also compare the similar name Janaq.... [more]
Ianis m Romanian
Either a diminutive of Ioan or a borrowing of Yanis.
Iannis m Greek, Romanian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννης (see Giannis). Notable bearer is a Greeek-French Composer: Iannis Xenakis, born in Romania... [more]
Iasmin m Romanian (Rare)
Masculine form of Iasmina.
Iasmina f Romanian
Romanian form of Jasmine.
Ica f Romanian (Rare)
Short form of Vasilica.
Icuța f Romanian (Rare)
Diminutive of Ica.
Idalina f English (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian (Rare)
Combination of Ida with the popular suffix -lina.
Ieremia m Romanian (Rare), Georgian (Rare), Hawaiian, Biblical Hawaiian
Romanian form of Yirmiyahu (see Jeremiah) as well as an older Georgian and Hawaiian form of the name. The modern Georgian form is Eremia.... [more]
Ignatie m Romanian
Romanian form of Ignatius.
Ignațiu m Romanian
Romanian form of Ignatius.
Ilarie m Romanian
Romanian form of Hilarius. This name was borne by Ilarie Voronca (1903-1946), the pen name of Romanian-French avant-garde poet and essayist Eduard Marcus.
Ildico f Romanian
Romanian form of Ildikó.
Iliuță m Romanian, Romani
Diminutive of Ilie.
Inocențiu m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Innocentius (see Innocent).
Ioanichie m Romanian
Romanian form of Ioannikios via Joannicius.
Ioanina f Romanian
Diminutive of Ioana.
Ioil m Greek (Rare), Romanian (Rare)
Modern Greek transcription of Ioel as well as a Romanian variant of Ioel.
Ionache m Romanian (Archaic)
Variant of Ianache. This name has fallen out of use and now only survives as a patronymic surname.
Ionelia f Romanian
Elaboration of Ionela.
Ionica f Romanian, Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive form of Ioana. Also compare Ionică. In the Netherlands, a known bearer of this name is the Dutch mathematician and science journalist Ionica Smeets (b... [more]
Ionică m Romanian, Romani
Diminutive of Ion.
Ioniță m Romanian
Diminutive of Ion and Ioan.
Iordache m Romanian (Archaic)
Romanian form of Georgakis. This name has fallen out of use and now only survives as a patronymic surname.
Iordan m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Jordan.
Iordana f Greek, Bulgarian, Romanian
Feminine form of Iordanis (Greek) and variant transcription of Yordana (Bulgarian).
Iosefina f Romanian
Romanian form of Josephine.
Iovian m Romanian
Romanian form of Jovian.
Ipatie m Romanian
Romanian form of Hypatios via it's Latinized form Hypatius.
Ireneu m Catalan, Corsican, Romanian, Sicilian, Portuguese, Galician
Catalan, Corsican, Romanian, Sicilian, Galician and Portuguese form of Ireneus.
Irinel m Romanian
Romanian form of Irinei.
Iuda m Romanian, Russian
Russian and Rumanian form of the Biblical name Judah... [more]
Iulică m Romanian
Diminutive of Iulian.
Iustin m Romanian
Romanian form of Iustinus.
Iustinian m Romanian
Romanian form of Iustinianus.
Izabela f Romanian
Romanian form of Jezebel.
Janeta f Bulgarian, Romanian
Bulgarian and Romanian borrowing of Jeannette.
Jeana f Romanian
Feminine form of Jean.
Jeanina f French (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Romanian (Rare), English (American, Rare), Filipino
Variant of Jeannina (French) or Jeanine (Swedish and Danish). This was borne by a daughter of Christine Stampe (1797-1868), a Danish baroness and patron of the arts.
Jenel m Romanian
Diminutive of Jean 1.
Jenica f Romanian
Originally a diminutive of Eugenia, used as a given name in its own right.
Jenică m Romanian
Diminutive of Eugen.