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…


Origin: Arabic Meaning: it means “gazelle”. Variants: Rim, Rema, Rima, Reema


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


Origin: Irish Meaning: Anglicized form of Irish surname Ó Madaidhín meaning “descendant of Madaihín”, the latter meaning “dog, mastiff” from Irish madadh. Variants: Madden


Origin: English Meaning: a surname that means “beaver stream” from Old English beofer meaning “beaver” and licc meaning “stream”, denoting someone who lived near one. Beverly was originally used as a masculien name before becoming more popular for women. Bev and Verlie are diminutives of the name. Variants: Beverley


Origin: English, Old Norse Meaning: I couldn’t find much information on this name but the closest I could come up with is that the first part of the name, Ever, most likely comes from Old English eofor meaning “boar”, so Everina is likely an elaborate form of that. Everina could also be a variant form of Everine,…


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”


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”.


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”.


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)


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…


Origin: English, French, Latin Meaning: a variant spelling of Leveret, which refers to a young hare in its first year of life. It comes from French levre, levere, which comes from Latin lepus or lepor.


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.


Origin: Arabic حفصة (Arabic) Meaning: I’ve seen two different meanings for this name. One is “gathering” and the other is “young lioness”. I’m not sure which of these two is the correct meaning. Variants: Hafsah, Hafza


Origin: Latin, Romanian Meaning: a feminine form of Ovid, the English form of Latin Ovidius either from Latin ovum meaning “egg” or Latin ovis “sheep”. It’s also a Romanian feminine form of Ovidiu, the Romanian form of Ovid. I’ve also seen it listed as a Norwegian feminine form of Ove which has several meanings: “inheritance”; “active, at work”. Variants:…


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…


Origin: Latin Meaning: from Latin remora meaning “delay”. It’s a genus of fish, also known as suckerfish, because they attach themselves to other fish and boats. The remora actually got their name in the belief that their attaching themselves to the boats slowed them down. Mr. Remora is a teacher in Book 5 (The Austere Academy) who…


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.


Origin: English Meaning: a dimunitive of Christopher meaning bearing Christ, or Katherine which has several possible meanings: “pure, chaste” from the Greek katharos; or it could come from hekateros, “each of the two; singly”; or from Greek aikia meaning “torture”. It could also be a Coptic name meaning “my consecration of your name”. Kit is also…