Origin: Greek Ερυξ (Greek) Meaning: I've seen two different meanings to this name. According to a user-submitted post in Behind the Name, it's derived from the Greek verb eruko or eryko meaning "to keep in, to curb, to hold back, to restrain". According to another source, Llewellyn's Complete Book of Names by K.M. Heard, the name might be derived … Continue reading Eryx


Origin: Italian form of French Béline Meaning: either a diminutive of Isabelle ("my God is oath" or "my God is abundance") or comes from the French Belle, meaning beautiful. Could also be a form of Belinda, which means "beautiful snake" or "beautiful serpent" Variants: Belena