Origin:Eighth letter of Greek Alphabet
Description:Theta is the name of the eighth letter of the ancient Greek alphabet, which is also the symbol of death. As such, it has rarely been used as a baby name.
Description:Popular in Wales, but likely to be mispronounced as Ryan here.
Description:Hindu goddess name whose meaning makes it one of the prime names for Virgo babies.
Origin:Swedish variation of Sebastian
Meaning:"person from ancient city of Sebasta"
Description:This Swedish form of Sebastian would work nicely as a nickname.
Description:A rarely heard name that was the title of a hugely popular Big Band song in the forties.
Description:This ancient name, belonging to a 4th century BCE Greek statesman and general, would be one of those unique baby names with lots of more down-to-earth nickname potential, including Tim and Leon. Another notable bearer is Timoleon Jimanez, former leader of the rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Description:Typically spelled Hachirō, with a macron over the O. It was historically given to the eighth son in a family, although these days eight sons is a rare occurrence.
Meaning:"full moon in August"
Description:Nikini means full moon in the language of Sri Lanka. In a world of Lunas and Selenas, Nikini is a spunkier Eastern choice with a beautiful lunar meaning.
Origin:Feminine variation of Slavic "Ruslan," from the Turkic/Persian word for "Lion"
Description:Singer Ruslana Stepanivna Lyzhychko, who goes by her first name, won the Eurovision contest in 2004 and remains a popular artist in Ukraine.
Origin:Flower name, from Latin
Description:An attractive update to Gladys.
Gladiola is a character in the 1991 novel and 1995 film How to Make an American Quilt