August

Origin: Latin

Meaning: a form of Augustus, from Latin meaning “great” or “venerable”. It was originally a title given to the first Roman emperor.

Gus and Augie are diminutives of the name.

Augusta and Augustine are feminine forms of the name, while Auguste is a unisex name (feminine in German, masculine in French) as well as Augustine.

Variants: Augusto (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish); Augustus (Latin); Aukusti (Finnish); Augustas, Augusts (Lithuanian); Avgust (Ukrainian, Russian).

Marcus, Markus

Origin: German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Ancient Roman, Norwegian, English, Swedish, Danish

Meaning: Markus is the German, Scandinavian, and Finnish form of Mark, whichs comes from the Roman praenomen Marcus probably derived from Mars, which might come from Latin mas  meaning “male” (Behind the name). According to nameberry, it means “warlike”- probably because Mars was the Roman counterpart of Greek Ares, both gods of war within their cultures.

Variants: Marcus, Marc, Mark

Carla, Karla

Origin: German, Scandinavian, Croatian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, English

Meaning: the feminine form of Charles, derived from a Germanic word meaning “man”. It seems to have been used to describe men who were nor thralls or servants but who still lived at the bottom of society so it connotes the idea of a “free man”

The spelling Carla is the feminine form of Carlo, which is the Italian form of Charles; it’s also the Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan feminine

form of Carlos, as well as being the English feminine form of German Carl.

The Karla spelling is the German, Scandinavian and Croatian feminine form of Charles

Kolfinna

Origin: Ancient Scandinavian, Norse
Meaning: It’s the feminine form of Kolfinnr comprised of kol means black, a synomom for black or dark + finnr which has either the meaning of wanderer or Finn, Lapp or Finn, Sámi

Links:

http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Kolfinnr

http://www.behindthename.com/name/kolfinnr/submitted