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Hungarian Names

  1. ShariHeart
    • Origin:

      Anglicized variation of Hungarian Sari, variation of Sarah
    • Meaning:

      "princess"
    • Description:

      This once-cool nickname-y name now belongs to the grandma generation.
  2. BálintHeart
    • Origin:

      Hungarian from Latin
    • Meaning:

      "strong, healthy"
    • Description:

      Hungarian form of Valentine.
  3. KamilaHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin, Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "young ceremonial attendant; perfect"
    • Description:

      Variant spelling of Camila, common in Eastern Europe. Kamila and Kamilah are also feminine forms of the Arabic name Kamil, meaning "perfect".
  4. DamekHeart
    • Origin:

      Slavic variation of Adam
    • Meaning:

      "son of the red earth"
    • Description:

      Damek, which you might think of as Adam with a Slavic accent, considerably freshens up the original.
  5. ErvinHeart
    • Origin:

      Scottish variation of Irving; Hungarian variation of Erwin
    • Description:

      An old-school great-grandpa name, like Irving and Ernest, that may just be ready for revival. It's also a well-known name in Hungary and elsewhere in central and eastern Europe. As a surname, it's associated with jazz sax player Booker Ervin.
  6. SamiHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Samuel, and Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "exalted"
    • Description:

      Soundalike cousin of Sammy, cute but slight on its own.
  7. MalikaHeart
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "master"
    • Description:

      Malika is an attractive multi-cultural name--it is also a pet form of Amalia in Hungary.
  8. ManoHeart
    • Origin:

      Italian
    • Meaning:

      "hand"
    • Description:

      A nickname that sounds like a nickname.
  9. SarikaHeart
    • Origin:

      Sanskrit and Hindi bird name or Hungarian variation of Sarah, Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "princess"
    • Description:

      Sarika is a pretty Sanskrit nature name, referring to a type of myna bird. Spelled Sárika, it's the Hungarian version of Sarah.
  10. RizaHeart
    • DunaHeart
      • Origin:

        Hungarian river name or Icelandic
      • Meaning:

        "eiderdown"
      • Description:

        Duna refers the Hungarian word for the Danube River or to the Icelandic term for the down of a duck. Duna also bears a resemblance to both Dune and Djuna. In this era of word names and invented names, Duna may have a bright future.
    • KariHeart
      • Origin:

        Norse
      • Meaning:

        "curly hair"
      • Description:

        In Norse mythology, the son of the giant who ruled the wind and air; in modern America, recalls a 1970s girl's nickname name, à la Carrie and Keri.
    • IstvanHeart
      • Origin:

        Hungarian
      • Meaning:

        "crown, wreath"
      • Description:

        Hungarian form of Stephen, and the name of the first king and patron saint of Hungary.
    • SasaHeart
      • Origin:

        Cherokee
      • Meaning:

        "goose"
    • FerencHeart
      • Origin:

        Hungarian form of Francis
      • Meaning:

        "Frenchman or free man"
      • Description:

        Ferenc is well used in Hungary, where it has the intriguing nickname Ferko, it has been associated with the playwright Molnar.
    • SaroltaHeart
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        • KamillaHeart
          • Origin:

            Scandinavian variation of Camilla
          • Description:

            Kamilla is the usual spelling of Camilla throughout Scandinavia and in Finland, Iceland, and Greenland. Kamma is an appealing short form.
        • AlizHeart
          • Origin:

            Hungarian form of Alice
          • Description:

            Aliz is a Top 50 name in Hungary and puts a zippy spin, thanks to that final z, on the classic Alice. Its similarity to names such as Elise may cause some confusion, but its simplicity makes it a winner.
        • BenceHeart
          • Origin:

            Hungarian variation of Vincent, Latin
          • Meaning:

            "conquering"
          • Description:

            Bence has been the most popular boy name in Hungary for over a decade — it’s held the top spot since 2003, the year Hungary began releasing its baby name data. Bence is the Hungarian translation of Vincent and is also occasionally used as a nickname for Benedek.