Aras

Origin: Lithuanian, Kurdish, Persian, Greek Meaning: a Lithuanian masculine name meaning “eagle”. I’ve also seen it listed as a Kurdish and Persian name meaning “equal” or “balanced”. Aras is also the name of a Greek figure in Greek mythology, believed to have built an ancient town in Pgilasia, Peloponnese. I couldn’t find any info on…

Shahin

Origin: Persian شاهین (Arabic) Meaning: most sites list it as meaning “peregrine falcon”. Variants: Shaheen; Şahin (Turkish)

Merlin

Origin: Welsh, English Meaning: from Welsh Myrddin meaning “sea fortress”. Meaning: Merlin is a key figure in the King Arthur romance, a sorcerer who is Arthur’s closest adviser and ally. The name was Latinized into Merlinus by Geoffrey of Monmouth because its regular form, Merdinus, was similar to the Anglo-Norman word merde that meant excrement. Myrrdin Wyllt…

Linnet

Origin: French, English Meaning: a linnet is a type of finch, its name coming from Old French linnette meaning “flax” because linseed was one of its main foods. Linnet can also be a variant spelling of Lynette, itself a form of Luned from Eluned meaning “image, idol”.

Drake

Origin: English Meaning: from an English surname from Old Norse Draki or from Old English Draca, both meaning “dragon”. It’s also an English word meaning “male duck”.

Peregrine

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)

Akulina

Origin: Russian Акулина (Akulina) Акилина (Akilina) Meaning: a variant spelling of Akilina, the Russian feminine form of Latin Aquilina meaning “eagle”. Variants: Akilina

Lark, Larkspur, & Larkin

Origin: English, Irish Meaning: Lark is the name of a type of bird, as well as a word meaning “to have fun, to frolic”, “to behave mischievously, to play pranks”, “a source of or a quest for adventure or amusement”. Lark is also a nickname for a merry, cheerful person, as well as an occupational…

Pavo

Origin: Croatian, Latin Meaning: a short form of masculine name Pavao, the Croatian form of Paul meaning “small” or “humble”. Pavo is also Latin for “peacock”, which is what makes it a unisex name in my opinion. Pavo is also the name of a constellation.

Poe

Origin: English Meaning: peacock. A surname that originally derived as a nickname for a vain person. Mr. Poe is a banker and the guardian of the Baudelaire children after the death of their parents, and was a rather bad one at that.

Yonah

Origin: Hebrew ( יוֹנָה ) Meaning: Hebrew form of Jonah meaning “dove”  ( יוֹנָה ) Spelled Yona, it becomes a word used in Ancient India (by the Pali and Prakrits) to refer to Greek speakers, (its analogue Yavana was used in Sanskrit) as well as being a transliteration for the Ionians Yonina and Yonit are feminine forms…

Robin

Origin: English Meaning: Medieval diminutiveof Robert meaning “bright fame”. It’s also a bird name

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…

Paloma

Origin: Spanish Meaning: dove

Horus

Origin: Egyptian Meaning: the Greek form of Egyptian Hrw, reconstructed as Heru or Haru possibly meaning “falcon” or “high” referring to “The distant one” or “One who is high/above” In Egyptian mythology, Horus was the most important of the gods. Seen as the personal god of the reigning monarch at the time, he was also the god of the…

Jonas

Origin: Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Lithuanian, Czech, Slovak Meaning: it’s both a Greek form of Jonah (dove) or a Lithuanian form of John (God is gracious)

Tori

Origin: English, Japanese Meaning: either short form of Victoria, meaning “victory”; also means “bird” in Japanese Variants: Tory

Oriole

Origin: Latin, French, English Meaning: gold, golden Also refers to a species of birds

Alcyone

Origin: Greek Meaning: kingfisher Variants: Halcyone, Halkyone, Alkyone, Halcyon

Anne

Origin: English, French, Biblical Hebrew, Frisian Meaning: form of Hannah, meaning grace; eagle In Friesland, somewhere in northwestern Germany, the name comes from Saxon arn meaning eagle; both Anne and Anna are occasionally used for both men and women