Trendafilka

Origin: Macedonian Meaning: from Macedonian trendafil meaning “eglantine, sweet briar”. Trena is a diminutive form of the name.

Tracy

Origin: English, Irish Meaning: an English surname derived from a Norman-French place meaning “domain belonging to Thracius”, the latter meaning “of Thracia”. It also has a separate origin as an Irish surname, from Gaelic O’Treasaigh meaning “descendant of the war-like one”. Tracy has also been used as a short form of Theresa, either meaning “summer”…

Taharqa

Origin: Ancient Egyptian Meaning: the name of a 7th century Egyptian pharaoh of the Nubian dynasty, of unknown meaning. He’s mentioned in the Bible, known as Tirhakah, who went to war against the Assyrian emperor Sennacherib at the king of Judah Hezekiah’s request, stalling the army and eventually forcing Sennacherib to abandon the siege. Variants:…

Tyro

Origin: Greek Meaning: from Greek tyrôs meaning “cheese” In Greek mythology, Tyro was a Thessalian princess who was in love with a river god, Enipeus, who refused her advances. Poseidon disguised himself as Enipeus and seduced Tyro, resulting in the birth of twin sons Pelias and Neleus, whom she left on a mountain to die of…

Tabitha

Origin: Aramaic Meaning: gazelle Tabby and Tibby are diminutive forms of the name. Variants: Tabatha, Tabita Dorcas is the Greek translation of Tabitha, also meaning “gazelle”

Titan

Origin: Greek Meaning: though there are different theories to the name’s meaning, it could be derived from Greek titainô meaning “to stretch out” and “to strain”. Titan is also a word referring to something gigantic in size or power, something that stands out for greatness of achievement and from which the word titanic originates from. In…

Tegwen

Origin: Welsh Meaning: from Welsh elements teg “fair,” or “beautiful” and gwen “blessed”.

Titus

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.

Tamsin

Origin: English Meaning: a contracted form of Thomasina, the feminine form of Thomas meaning “twin”. Variants: Tamsyn, Tamzen, Tamsen, Tamasin

Todd

Origin: English Meaning: from Middle English todde meaning “fox”

Tuesday

Origin: English Meaning: from Old English Tiwesdaeg meaning “Tiw’s day” or “Tyr’s day”, Tiw meaning an Anglo-Saxon form of Tyr, the Norse god of war.

Thursday

Origin: English Meaning: from Old Norse meaning “Thor’s day”, referring to the Norse god Thor

Thekla

Origin: Greek ( Θεκλα ) Meaning: from Greek Theokleia meaning “glory of god” composed of Greek elements theos “god” and kleos “glory” Variants: Thecla, Theokleia, Theoclea

Travis

Origin: English, French Meaning: an English surname, an occupational name for a collector of tolls. It’s also from Old French traverser (from late Latin transversare) meaning “to cross”, referring to someone who lived near a bridge or ford

Tanya

Origin: Russian Meaning: diminutive of Tatiana, the feminine form of Roman Tatianus from Tatius of unknown meaning Variants: Tania

Taurus

Origin: Latin Meaning: bull

Tanner

Origin: English Meaning: from an English surname and occupation meaning “one who tans hide”

Thaddeus

Origin: Greek, Aramaic Meaning: the Greek form of Aramaic Thaddai, which either comes from an Aramaic word meaing “heart”, or it is the Aramaic form of Greek Theodore, meaning “God’s gift” Variants: Thaddeus, Thad, Thaddaios