Corey

Origin: English, Irish, Latin Meaning: from the hollow; horn Variants: Cory, Cori, Korey, Corrie Corey is an Irish name meaning from the hollow, but it could also be a diminutive of the Latin Cornelius, meaning horn. Advertisements

Arturo, Arthur

Origin: Spanish, Italian, English Meaning: debated. It could come from Celtic artos “bear” + rigo. It may also come from the Roman cognomen Artorius although its meaning us unknown, and yet it could also be derived from the Greek Arcturus, meaning “bear guardian”, although that might be a bit of a stretch, Variants: Artur, Art, Arthur, Artair

Odyssia

Origin: Greek Meaning: to hate; to lament, bewail; one who is full of fury; angry man; adventurous journey Variants: Odessa, Odyssa, Odissa, Odessia Gender: Female Odyssia could be derived from the Greek figure Odysseus, which means angry man, full of fury, or all those other less than savory meanings. It could also be taken from…

Leonardis

Origin: Germanic Meaning: lion; brave, hardy Gender: male I pronounce this as lee-o-nar-dis.

Ava

Origin: English, German, Persian, Latin Meaning: to breath, to live; voice, sound; desired; bird Gender: Female Ava is a name that has a surprising number of meanings in different languages. It could be related to Latin avis meaning bird; it could be a variant on either Eve or an anglicization of Aoife; it could come from…

Rory

Origin: Irish, English Meaning: red king Variants: Rori Gender: Unisex

Viridian

Origin: Latin, English Meaning: green Variants: Veridian Gender: unisex Viridian comes from the Latin viridis (green) and the suffix –ian. It’s a color that has more green than blue, though,

Longwei

Origin: Chinese Meaning: dragon greatness, or great dragon Gender: Male

Chloë

Origin: Greek Meaning: green shoot Variants: Chloé, (French), Kloé (Hungarian), Cloe (Italian), Cloé (Portuguese), Chloe (English) Gender: Female Chloë was used as an epithet for the Greek Goddess Demeter

Axel

Origin: Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, German Meaning: Danish form  of Absalom, meaning “my father is peace” Gender: Male

Avara

Origin: Latin, Spanish Meaning: debated Gender: Female From what I could find, Avara is a word in Spanish meaning mean, miserable; to be mean in one’s praises. Avara could also be derived from the expression Avara kedavra, an Aramic expression that’s more familiar as Abracadabra, which is used in magic acts. Avara is also a surname.

Patricio

Origin: Spanish, Portuguese Meaning: Patrician, noble birth Gender: Male Patricio is the Spanish and Portuguese form of Patrick, which itself from the Latin Patricius.

Mary

Origin: Hebrew, English, Biblical Meaning: debated. It has several possible meanings: to be rebellious; well-fed; bitter, bitterness; or it could come from Egyptian meaning “beloved” or “love”; bitter, drop; myrrh, mistress Variants: Maryam, Miriam, Maria, Molly, Marie, Mariah, Mia, Marielle, Mariel, Mariette, Marion, Manon, Mariella, Maritza, Mari Gender: Female Mary is definitely a name that…

Kent

Origin: English, Irish, Scottish, Scandinavian Meaning: royal manor; fair and fiery Variants: Kenneth, Kenton Gender: Male A surname name, Kent is also the Scandinavian form of Kenneth, meaning fair and fiery, or a short form of Kenton, which means royal manor.

Polly

Origin: English Meaning: diminutive of Mary. Rebellious; well-fed; bitter; beloved Gender: Female Polly is a medieval variant of Molly, which comes from Mary.

Emile

Origin: French, Roman, Latin, English, German Meaning: rival Gender: Male Variants: Aemilius (Ancient Roman), Emilio (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese), Emil

Theodora

Origin: Greek Meaning: god’s gift Variants: Teodora, Theda, Fedora, Feodora Theodora is the feminine version of Theodore and Theodorus. Theodora may be a handful, but I’ve got characters who go by Theo and Dora (I’ve used this name twice).

Raymond

Origin: Germanic, French, English Meaning: advice protector Variants: Ray, Raymonde (French) Redmund, Redmond (Irish), Raymund, Ramon, Raymundo, Raimundo (Spanish, Brazilian) Remap Gender: Male Ramona is the feminine form of the name

Taylor

Origin: English, French, Latin Meaning: tailor; to cut Gender: Unisex An English surname and occupational name, Taylor comes from the French tailleur, which itself comes from the Latin taliare, which means “to cut”

Alvin

Origin: English Meaning: elf friend; noble friend Variants: Elvin Gender: Male