Bradamante

Origin: Italian Meaning: created by Matteo Maria Boiardo for his poem Orlando Innamorato (1495) from Italian brado “wild, untamed, natural” and amante “loving” Advertisements

December

Origin: English, Latin Meaning: from Latin decem meaning “ten” because, originally, it was the tenth month of the year in the Roman calender, which began with March

Satu

Origin: Finnish Meaning: fairytale, fable

Yuri

Origin: Russian, Ukrainian, Japanese, Korean Meaning: farmer, earthworker; lily; glass Yuri is a male Russian name, a variant transcription Yuriy, which is the Russian and Ukrainian form of George, meaning “farmer, earthworker”. ( Юрий ) Russian;  ( Юрій ) Ukrainian Yuri is also a Japanese female name meaning “lily” (百合).. Yuriko (百合子) is a variant of the…

Joanna

Origin: English, Polish Meaning: feminine form of John meaning “God is gracious” Variants: Joanne, Joannie, Joan

Ignatius

Origin: Latin Meaning: originally coming from a Roman family name Egnatius (of unknown meaning), it’s current spelling was changed to resemble Latin ignis meaning “fire”

Amalda

  Origin: German, Latin, English Meaning: debated. Most of the information I could find on it list it as being of Germanic origin meaning “eagle, strong”. It could also be a variant of Latin Amalia, from the Germanic element amal meaning “work, labor” Amalda is also the name of a genus of sea snails in…

Rufus

Origin: Latin Meaning: from a Roman cognomen meaning “red-haired” Variants: Rufinian, Rufinianus, Rufinius, Rufinus

Melora

Origin: Greek, Latin, Breton, English Meaning: I’ve seen four different meanings for this name. The first is that it’s a combination of Melissa (meaning bee) and Lora (meaning laurel); or Melinda or Melanie (black, dark) It could also be a variant of Meliora, from Latin Melior meaning “better” or “honey-maker” from a medieval French corruption…

Ulrich

Origin: German Meaning: from Germanic elements odal “heritage” and ric “power” meaning “prosperity and power” Variants: Ulric, Ulrick, Ulrik, Odalric; Ulrika and Ulrica are its feminine forms

Nora

Origin: English, Italian, Irish Meaning: a diminutive/nickname form of names such as Eleanor/Eleanora/Leonora/Leanora ( meaning “the other Aenor”), or Honora (honor)

Xavier

Origin: Basque Meaning: from Basque place name (or surname) Extaberri meaning “the new house” Variants: Zavier

Demelza

Origin: Cornish Meaning: a Cornish place name meaning “fort of Maeldaf” or “Maeldaf’s fort”

Jean, Jeanne

Origin: French, Scottish, English Meaning: Jean is the French masculine form of John (Yahweh is gracious) and Jeanne is the French feminine form of the name. Jean is also the Scottish form of Jane, which is the feminine form of John. Jean and Jeanne are pronounced ZHAWN (or Jaune) in the French language while Jean in English…

Varvara

Origin: Russian, Greek, Bulgarian Варвара (Russian, Macedonian, Bulgarian); Βαρβαρα (Greek) Meaning: the Russian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Greek Barbara meaning “foreigner, barbarian” Variants: Barbara, Barbra

Damian

Origin: Greek Meaning: from Greek damazo meaning “to tame” Variants: Damion, Damien, Damianos, Damianus, Damyan, Demyan

Damiana

Origin: Italian Meaning: an Italian feminine form of Damian from Greek Damianos meaning “to tame”

Clarke

Origin: English Meaning: variant spelling of Clark, a surname from Old English clerec meaning “cleric” or scribe” from Latin clericus meaning “scribe”, “secretary” or referring to someone with a religious order or someone who was educated

Sue Anna

Origin: English Meaning: it’s a combination name Sue, short for Susan/Susannah meaning “lily” and Anna, meaning “favor” or “grace”

Dover

Origin: English, Anglo-Saxon Meaning: an ancient place name variously recorded as Dubris, Dofras, and Doferum. The meaning is a bit tricky since there seems to be different thoughts on it. The most held belief is that the name came from Celtic origin, Dubra, meaning “waters” but there’s also another claim that it means “port of the…