Origin: Greek Μεγαιρα (Megaira) Meaning: a Latinized form of Greek Megaira which is derived from megairo meaning “to grudge” or meaning “the jealous one”. In Greek mythology, Megaera is one of the Furies (Tisiphone and Alecto are the other two), who avenge crimes against the natural order such as murder, unfilial conduct, crimes against the gods…
Origin: English Meaning: from an English surname referring to someone who came from Chester, an old Roman settlement in Britain. The name of the settlement came from Latin castrum meaning “fort”. Chet is a diminutive form of the name.
Origin: Italian Meaning: feminine form of Massimo, the Italian form of Maximus meaning “greatest”. A massima is also a musical note (also known as a maxima, a duplex longa or a larga) though it seems to be largely obsolete.
Origin: Italian Meaning: the Italian form of Victorius, derived from Victor meaning “victor, conqueror”. Vittore is a varian form of Vittorio while Vittoria is the feminine form of the name.
Origin: English, Greek, Dutch Meaning: a medieval form of Helen, probably derived from Greek ‘ελενη (helene) meaning “torch” or “corposant” or possibly related to Greek σεληνη (selene) meaning “moon”. Ellen is also a short form of Dutch Eleonora, a cognate of Eleanor meaning “the other Aenor”. Variants: Helen, Helene, Helena, Hellen, Elena, Eleni, Elene
Origin: English Meaning: from an English surname either derived from Gerald meaning “ruler of the spear” or Gerard, meaning “brave as a spear”. Variants: Garet, Garret
Origin: Italian Meaning: the Italian form of Magdalene meaning “of Magdala”. It could also be derived from Hebrew migdal meaning “tower” from a root meaning “high”. Variants: Madeline, Madalena, Madalina, Madelina, Madeline, Madelyn, Magdalene, Magdalena, Magdalen, Madelon, Magda
Origin: English Meaning: from an English occupational surname from Old English ridere meaning “mounted warrior” or “messanger”. It could also be from Old English ried, ryd meaning “clearing in a wood” with the suffix -er s a topographical name referring to a residence near a clearing. Variants: Rider
Origin: English, Greek Meaning: a name used by William Shakespeare for A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1595) based on the Greek god Hermes, whose name is probably derived from Greek herma meaning “cairn, pile of stones, boundary marker”. In Greek mythology, Hermes was a Greek god associated with commerce, wrestling and thievery as well as transitions and boundaries. Variants: Hermione,…
Origin: Latin Meaning: from Latin Peregrinus meaning “traveler, stranger” or “pilgrim”, the latter referring to those who went on pilgramages. Peregrina is the strictly feminine form of the name. Peregrine is also the name of the Peregrine falcon. Variants: Peregrinus, Pellegrino (Italian), Peregrin, Peregrina (f)
Origin: Anglo-French, Latin, Persian Meaning: used to describe the color of the sky on a clear day, “sky blue”. It’s also another name for lapis lazuli. From Middle English asur from Anglo-French azeure ultimately from Persian lāzaward (لاجورد). Variants: Azura, Azurite
Origin: Arabic أيمن (Arabic) Meaning: right-handed, blessed, lucky
Origin: Irish Meaning: an Anglicized form of Lasairfhiona, composed of elements lasair meaning “flame” and fion meaning “wine”, essentially meaning “flame of wine”. Lassarina is another name for the Irish goddess Lasair (whose name means flame). Part of a goddess triad (her sisters being Inghean Bhuidhe and Latiaran) who presided over the growing, ripening and harvesting of the crops….
Origin: Hebrew Meaning: a contracted form of Jehoram meaning “exalted by Yahweh” or “exalted by God”. Variants: Yoram, Ioram, Jehoram, Yehoram
Origin: Russian Акулина (Akulina) Акилина (Akilina) Meaning: a variant spelling of Akilina, the Russian feminine form of Latin Aquilina meaning “eagle”. Variants: Akilina
Origin: Ancient Roman Meaning: a Roman praenomen possibly related to Latin titulus meaning “title of honor” or titio “fire-brand”, though it’s more likely of pre-Roman origin since it belonged to a Sabine king, Titus Tatius, who co-ruled with Romulus for some years. Variants: Tita and Titia are feminine forms of the name.
Origin: Sumerian Meaning: It could possibly be related to Inanna, which might be derived from Sumerian (n)-in-an-na which could hold the meaning “lady of the heavens” though that’s not certain. Another source (Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Names by K.M. Sheard) lists it as a reduplication of na “human being” and “incense” + a “water”. Nanaya is a Sumerian goddess…
Origin: Japanese 海斗 (Kaito) 海翔 (Kaito) Meaning: from Japanese kai 海 meaning “sea, ocean” combined with either to 斗 referring to the constellation of the Big Dipper, or to 翔 meaning “to soar, fly”. There are probably more meanings with different kanji but these were the most common meanings I could find. Kaito (怪 盗) is also a word meaning phanton thief…
Origin: Indonesian, Javanese Meaning: a feminine name meaning “eternal, binding”
Origin: Spanish Meaning: the Spanish form of a Visigothic name composed of Germanic elements hrod (fame) and sinths (path) meaning “famous path”. Rosenda is a feminine form of the name.