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 … Continue reading Odyssia

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 … Continue reading Ava

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.

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 … Continue reading Mary

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.

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