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Names That Mean Person

SebastianHeart

  • Origin:

    Latin from Greek
  • Meaning:

    "person from ancient city of Sebastia"
  • Description:

    Sebastian is derived from the Greek Sebastianos, meaning “from Sebastia.” Sebastia was a city in Asia Minor—modern day Sivas, Turkey. Sebastian is a name with a substantial history, first as the third-century martyr whose sufferings were a favorite subject of medieval artists, then as the name of memorable characters in such varied works as Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and The Tempest and Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.

ErenHeart

  • Origin:

    Turkish
  • Meaning:

    "saint, holy person"
  • Description:

    Eren ranks among the Top 50 boys' names in Turkey, among the Top 1000 in England and Wales, and is virtually unknown in the US. With a sound that's similar to Aaron or Erin, it will forever be mistaken for one of those more familiar choices but does make an easily-translated and attractive name.

BastienHeart

  • Origin:

    French and Spanish, diminutive of Sebastien
  • Meaning:

    "person from ancient city of Sebastia"
  • Description:

    In this form, or as Sebastian or as Bas, Bastien is a fashionable Euro name with a possible future in America.

CaliaHeart

  • Origin:

    Italian, nickname from Greek Kaleas
  • Meaning:

    "good or beautiful person"
  • Description:

    A highly unusual Italian word-name that is nevertheless attractive and easy to pronounce and spell.

CayetanaHeart

  • Origin:

    Spanish from Latin
  • Meaning:

    "Person from Gaeta"
  • Description:

    A dramatic-sounding demonym for someone from the city of Gaeta, on the Mediterranean coast of Italy, with roots that stretch back to Ancient Rome, Cayetana is among the Top 100 Spanish baby names.. Though it's something of a mouthful for English speakers, it lends itself well to several straightforward nicknames, such as Kay and Ana.

EscherHeart

  • Origin:

    Dutch; Geman
  • Meaning:

    "person from Eshe"
  • Description:

    Most commonly associated with artist M.C. Escher, Escher makes a great hero name that would fit in nicely with the surname names of today.

MaiaraHeart

  • Origin:

    Tupi
  • Meaning:

    "wise person"
  • Description:

    Move over Maia, Mia and Mara - there's a new melodious M name on the block! Maiara has a great meaning and a soft flowing sound which fits in with current trends.

BasHeart

  • Origin:

    Dutch, diminutive of Bastiaan and Sebastian
  • Meaning:

    "person from the city of Sebastia"
  • Description:

    Bas is a fashionable name in its own right in the Netherlands, where it's been in the Top 10. Used throughout Europe, it may have a future here as a straightforward-but-charming nickname name. Baz is another, similar and more appealing possibility.

CorlissHeart

  • Origin:

    English
  • Meaning:

    "carefree person"
  • Description:

    Corliss, eccentric yet well-established, has an independent and artistic air.

SebbeHeart

  • Origin:

    Swedish variation of Sebastian
  • Meaning:

    "person from ancient city of Sebasta"
  • Description:

    This Swedish form of Sebastian would work nicely as a nickname.

ScottyHeart

  • Origin:

    Diminutive of Scott, or person from Scotland
  • Description:

    Cute but slight masculine nickname.

RocHeart

  • Origin:

    Irish
  • Meaning:

    "person with frizzy hair"
  • Description:

    Legendary Irish hero with rock star name.

CurrierHeart

  • Origin:

    English occupational surname
  • Meaning:

    "person who dressed leather after it was tanned"
  • Description:

    Has a fresh occupational name feel, combined with old-fashioned Currier & Ives charm.