Sorin

Origin: Romanian, French, Jewish, Russian, Japanese Meaning: possibly from Romanian soare meaning “sun”. I’ve also seen it as a surname. It could be French in origin, from Old French sor, a diminutive of Sorel, meaning “chestnut”, originally a nickname for someone with reddish hair. It also has a different etymology, a Jewish surname derived from a metronymic of Yiddish…

Roksana

Origin: Russian, Polish Роксана (Russian) Meaning: Russian and Polish form of Roxana, ultimately derived from Persian Roshanak meaning “bright” or “dawn”. Variants: Roxana, Roxanna, Roxane, Roxanne, Roshanak

Malina

Origin: Scottish, Bulgarian, Serbian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Romanian, Greek, Inuit Meaning: a diminutive of Scottish Malcolmina, the feminine form of Malcolm meaning “disciple of Saint Columba”. Malina is also a Slavic name meaning “raspberry”. Mălina is also a Romanian name, deriving from the Romanian word mălin meaning “bird cherry tree”. It could also be an…

Sunny

Origin: English Meaning: from an English word, either referring to an abundance of sunlight or referring to someone who is cheerful and joyous. Sunny Baudelaire in the youngest of the siblings, an unusual baby with unusually sharp teeth that have come in handy at times when they needed it. Later on in the series, Sunny…

Marisol

Origin: Spanish Meaning: A contracted form of Maria de Soledad, the title of the Virgin Mary meaning “Mary of Solitude”. It could also be a combination of the names Maria (with several possible meanings: to be rebellious; well-fed; bitter, bitterness; or it could come from Egyptian meaning “beloved” or “love”; bitter, drop; myrrh, mistress) and Sol,…

Sunday

Origin: English Meaning: from Old English sunnandaeg meaning “sun day” from elements sunne “sun” and daeg “day”

Sol

Origin: Latin, Hebrew, Spanish, Portuguese Meaning: sun; short form of Solomon being peace In Roman mythology, Sol is a sun god; it also means sun in Spanish and Portuguese; Sol is also the short of Solomon, meaning peace Sól is also the Norse goddess of the sun, the equivalent of Sunna, goddess of the sun…

Phaëthon

Origin: Greek Meaning: shining one Variants: Pháeton (French) Gender: Male It’s the name of the Greek god of the sun Helius, who almost crashed the sun into the earth and was killed by Zeus to prevent it from happening.