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  • Adelpha


  • AGAPe

    Derived from Greek αγαπη (agape) meaning "love".

  • Alaric

  • Alastair

    From the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος).

  • Alastriona

  • Alaïa

    Means "joyful, happy" in Basque.

  • Alia

    Means "sky, heaven, loftiness" in Arabic.

  • Alice

    From the Old French name Aalis, a short form of Adelais, itself a short form of the Germanic name Adalheidis, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and heid "kind, sort, type".

  • Alma

    This name became popular after the Battle of Alma (1854), which took place near the River Alma in Crimea and ended in a victory for Britain and France. However, the name was in rare use before the battle; it was probably inspired by Latin almus "nourishing". It also coincides with the Spanish word meaning "the soul".

  • Altalune

    Possibly from Latin altus or Italian/Spanish alto meaning "high". Plus Lune, meaning over the moon

  • Amadeus

  • Amaya

    Means "the end" in Basque.

  • Amelia

    Latinized form of the Germanic name Amala, a short form of names beginning with the element amal meaning "work".

  • Amidala

    The name was created by George Lucas for his Star Wars movie, The Phantom Menace (1999). It contains elements from other names like Amala, Amelia, and Dalia.

  • Amoret

  • Antonia

    English form of the Roman family name Antonius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin.

  • Archibald

  • Arthur

  • Atlantis

  • Auden

  • Audrey

    Medieval diminutive of ÆÐELÞRYÐ. Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and þryð "strength".

  • Augusta

    Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere "to increase"

  • Aurelia

    Roman family name which was derived from Latin aureus "golden, gilded".

  • Adalida

    ad-ə-LIE-də. Southern American English form of the Germanic name Adalheidis, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and heid "kind, sort, type".

  • Archimedes

    Means "master of thought" from the Greek element αρχος (archos) "master" combined with μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to be mindful of". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek mathematician, astronomer and inventor.

  • Beatrice

  • Beauregard

  • Bernard

  • Birdie

  • Caspian

    Used by author C. S. Lewis for a character in his 'Chronicles of Narnia' series, first appearing in 1950. Prince Caspian first appears in the fourth book, where he is the rightful king of Narnia driven into exile by his evil uncle Miraz. Lewis probably based the name on the Caspian Sea, which was named for the city of Qazvin, which was itself named for the ancient Cas tribe.

  • Charles

  • Charlotte

    French feminine diminutive of CHARLES.


    Means "golden flower" from Greek χρυσος (chrysos) "golden" combined with ανθος (anthos) "flower".

  • Claire

    Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus which meant "clear, bright, famous".

  • Clementine

    form of the Late Latin name Clemens (or sometimes of its derivative Clementius) which meant "merciful, gentle".

  • Constance

    Late Latin name meaning "constant, steadfast"

  • Corisande

    From the Spanish word for heart – corazón

  • Crispin

  • Darwin

    From a surname which was derived from the Old English given name Deorwine which meant "dear friend".

  • Deveraux

  • Devorah

    Hebrew form of DEBORAH. Means "bee" in Hebrew.

  • Dexter

  • Dorothy

    Feminine form of the Late Greek name Δωροθεος (Dorotheos), which meant "gift of God" from Greek δωρον (doron) "gift" and θεος (theos) "god".

  • Dexamene

    One of the Nereides, "of the strength of the right hand."

  • Edith

    From the Old English name Eadgyð, derived from the elements ead "rich, blessed" and gyð "war".

  • Edna

    Means "pleasure" in Hebrew.

  • Eero

  • Eliette

    Feminine form of Elliot.

  • Elliot

    A diminutive of the medieval name ELIAS which is a cognate of ELIJAH. From the Hebrew name אֱלִיָּהוּ ('Eliyyahu) meaning "my God is YAHWEH".

  • Elmira

    From the Germanic elements adal "noble" and meri "famous".

  • Elodie

    Visigothic name derived from the Germanic elements ala "other, foreign" and od "riches, wealth".

  • Erasmus

    Derived from Greek ερασμιος (erasmios) meaning "beloved".

  • Eric

  • Esme

    Means "esteemed" or "loved" in Old French.

  • Ezri

    a rare variant of the very popular name-group that all have to do with the Hebrew verb (azar), meaning to help or support.

  • Emmaretta

  • Felicity

    From the English word felicity meaning "happiness", which ultimately derives from Latin felicitas "good luck". This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans around the 17th century.

  • Felix

    From a Roman cognomen meaning "lucky, successful" in Latin.

  • Ferdinand

  • Fern

    From the English word for the plant, ultimately from Old English fearn.

  • Fernanda

    Spanish, Portuguese and Italian feminine form of FERDINAND. From Ferdinando, the old Spanish form of a Germanic name composed of the elements farði "journey" and nanð "daring, brave".

  • Fidelia

  • Forrest

    From an English surname meaning "forest", originally belonging to a person who lived near a forest. In America it has sometimes been used in honour of the Confederate Civil War general Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821-1877).

  • Frost

  • Garth

  • Gary

    From an English surname which was derived from a Norman given name, which was itself originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ger meaning "spear".

  • George

  • Georgia

    Latinate feminine form of GEORGE. From the Greek name Γεωργιος (Georgios) which was derived from the Greek word γεωργος (georgos) meaning "farmer, earthworker", itself derived from the elements γη (ge) "earth" and εργον (ergon) "work".

  • Gideon

    Means "feller" or "hewer" in Hebrew.

  • Gloria

    Means "glory" in Latin.

  • Gustava

    Possibly means "staff of the Goths", derived from the Old Norse elements Gautr "Goth" and stafr "staff".

  • Gwyneth

    a variant of GWYNEDD or a form of Welsh gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed".

  • Godric

  • Helena

    English form of the Greek ‘Ελενη (Helene), probably from Greek ‘ελενη (helene) "torch" or "corposant", or possibly related to σεληνη (selene) "moon".

  • Hermione

    Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god HERMES. Hermes was a Greek god associated with speed and good luck, who served as a messenger to Zeus. He was also the patron of travellers, writers, athletes, merchants, thieves and orators.

  • Hieronymus

  • Howard

  • Ignatius

  • Jeremiah


  • Jessamy

  • Johanna

  • Judith

    From the Hebrew name יְהוּדִית (Yehudit) meaning "woman from Judea", Judea being an ancient region in Israel.

  • June

    From the name of the month, which was originally derived from the name of the Roman goddess Juno.

  • Katherine

    From the Greek name Αικατερινη (Aikaterine). The etymology is debated: it could derive from the earlier Greek name ‘Εκατερινη (Hekaterine), which came from ‘εκατερος (hekateros) "each of the two"; it could derive from the name of the goddess HECATE; it could be related to Greek αικια (aikia) "torture"; or it could be from a Coptic name meaning "my consecration of your name". In the early Christian era it became associated with Greek καθαρος (katharos) "pure", and the Latin spelling was changed from Katerina to Katharina to reflect this.

  • Katniss

    Another name for the arrowhead plant.

  • Kimberly

    From the name of the city of Kimberley in South Africa, which was named after Lord KIMBERLEY (1826-1902).

  • Lazer

    Yiddish form of ELIEZER. From Hebrew אֱלִיעֶזֶר ('Eli'ezer) meaning "my God is help"

  • Leif

    From the Old Norse name Leifr meaning "descendent, heir"

  • Leocadia

    Late Latin name perhaps derived from Greek λευκος (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white".

  • Leonid

  • Leopold

    Derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and bald "bold". The spelling was altered due to association with Latin leo "lion".

  • Lucien

  • Lucille

    derived from Latin lux "light"

  • Lucius

    Roman praenomen, or given name, which was derived from Latin lux "light".

  • Ludovica

    From the Germanic name Chlodovech which meant "famous warrior", composed of the elements hlud "fame" and wig "warrior".

  • Mariska

  • Maximus

  • Meissa

    Meissa (Lambda Orionis, λ Orionis) is a star in the constellation Orion. "Meissa" derives from the Arabic "Al-Maisan" which means "The Shining One".

  • Meredith

    From the Welsh name Maredudd or Meredydd, possibly meaning "great lord" or "sea lord".

  • Minka

    Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element magan meaning "strength".

  • Mireia

    From the Provençal name Mirèio, which was first used by the 19th-century poet Frederic Mistral. He probably derived it from the Provençal word mirar meaning "to admire".

  • Montgomery

  • Nathaniel

    Nrom the Hebrew name נְתַנְאֵל (Netan'el) meaning "God has given".

  • Nicodemus

    From the Greek name Νικοδημος (Nikodemos) which meant "victory of the people" from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and δημος (demos) "the people".

  • Nicomedes

    Means "to think of victory", derived from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and μηδομαι (medomai) "to think".

  • Nova

    Derived from Latin novus meaning "new". It was first used as a name in the 19th century.

  • Nydia

    Used by British author Edward Bulwer-Lytton for a blind flower-seller in his novel 'The Last Days of Pompeii' (1834). He perhaps based it on Latin nidus "nest"

  • Octavia

    Roman family name meaning "eighth" from Latin octavus.

  • Ottilie

    Germanic name, possibly a feminine form of Odo (see OTTO). Alternatively, it may derived from the Germanic element odal meaning "fatherland"

  • Pamela

    This name was invented in the late 16th century by the poet Sir Philip Sidney for use in his poem 'Arcadia'. He possibly intended it to mean "all sweetness" from Greek παν (pan) "all" and μελι (meli) "honey".

  • Pamina

    it's claimed to be derived from Greek pammenis "night of the full moon". Mozart used this name on one of the characters in his opera "The Magic Flute" ("Die Zauberflöte", 1791)

  • Pearl

    From the English word pearl for the concretions formed in the shells of some mollusks, ultimately from Late Latin perla. Like other gemstone names, it has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century. The pearl is the birthstone for June, and it supposedly imparts health and wealth.

  • Percival

  • Peridot

    From a chartreuse green gem. It's a birthstone from the month of August.

  • Phineas

  • Phoebe

    Latinized form of the Greek name Φοιβη (Phoibe), which meant "bright, pure" from Greek φοιβος (phoibos).

  • Prudence

    Medieval English form of Prudentia, the feminine form of PRUDENTIUS. In France it is both the feminine form and a rare masculine form. In England it was used during the Middle Ages and was revived in the 17th century by the Puritans, in part from the English word prudence, ultimately of the same source.

  • Raffaela

    From the Hebrew name רָפָאֵל (Rafa'el) which meant "God has healed".

  • Rajani

    Means "the dark one" in Sanskrit.

  • Rasmus

  • Reggie

    From the Germanic name Raginald, composed of the elements ragin "advice" and wald "rule".

  • Roscoe

  • Rudy

  • Ruri

    瑠璃 Japanese word meaning lapis lazuli and is also a feminine Japanese given name.

  • Russell

  • Ruth

    From a Hebrew name which was derived from the Hebrew word רְעוּת (re'ut) meaning "friend".

  • Ruzena

    Derived from Czech růže meaning "rose".

  • Rutochka

    "little dear friend" Russian nickname for Ruth.

  • Samantha

    Perhaps intended to be a feminine form of SAMUEL, using the name suffix antha (possibly inspired by Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower"). It originated in America in the 18th century

  • Samuel

  • Scarlett

    From a surname which denoted a person who sold or made clothes made of scarlet (a kind of cloth, ultimately derived from Persian سقرلاط (sakhrilat)).

  • Sheldon

    From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "valley with steep sides" in Old English.

  • Siegfried

  • Spencer

    From a surname which meant "dispenser of provisions" in Middle English.

  • Tabitha

    Means "gazelle" in Aramaic.

  • Tammy

    Means "palm tree" in Hebrew.

  • Tansy

  • Tanwen

  • Temperance

    From the English word meaning "moderation" or "restraint". This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans in the 17th century.

  • Theodore

  • Tikvah

    Means "hope" in Hebrew.

  • Trudy

    Diminutive of GERTRUDE. Means "spear of strength", derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and þruþ "strength".

  • Victoria

    coming directly from Latin victoria meaning "victory".

  • Virgil

    From the Roman family name Vergilius which is of unknown meaning. This name was borne by the 1st-century BC Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, commonly called Virgil, who was the writer of the 'Aeneid'. Due to him, Virgil has been in use as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century.

  • Viveca

    Medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element wig meaning "war".

  • Walter

  • Waylon

  • Winston

    From a surname derived from an English place name, which was in turn derived from the Old English given name Wynnstan meaning "joy stone".

  • Wolfgang

  • Yoshiko

  • Zelda

    Means "blessed, happy" in Yiddish.

  • Zenovia

    Means "life of Zeus", derived from Greek Ζηνο (Zeno), a prefix form of the name of ZEUS, combined with βιος (bios) "life".

  • Zephyrin

  • Ziggy

  • Zivanka

    Full of life.

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