ABHA f Indian
Means "splendour, light" in Sanskrit.
ABHILASHA f Indian
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
|Means "morning" in Finnish.|
ACACIA f English (Rare)
From the name of a type of tree, ultimately deriving from Greek ακη (ake) "thorn, point".
Pronounced: AD-ə-layd [key]
|From the French form of the Germanic name Adalheidis, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and heid "kind, sort, type". It was borne in the 10th century by Saint Adelaide, the wife of the Holy Roman Emperor Otto the Great. The name became common in Britain in the 19th century due to the popularity of the German-born wife of King William IV, for whom the city of Adelaide in Australia was named in 1836.|
Pronounced: ə-DEL-ə (English), ah-DE-lah (Polish) [key]
|Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element adal meaning "noble". Saint Adela was a 7th-century Frankish princess who founded a monastery at Pfazel in France. This name was also borne by a daughter of William the Conqueror.|
ADERYN f Welsh
Means "bird" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
Usage: Greek Mythology (Latinized)
|Latinized form of the Greek Αιγλη (Aigle) which meant "light, radiance, glory". This was the name of several characters in Greek myth, including one of the Heliades and one of the Hesperides.|
Usage: Greek Mythology
Other Scripts: Αελλα (Ancient Greek)
|Means "whirlwind" in Greek. In Greek myth this was the name of an Amazon warrior killed by Herakles during his quest for Hippolyta's girdle.|
Usage: Ancient Roman
|Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).|
| Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and þryð "strength".|
Means "raspberry" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
Good if your child has red hair.
AFON f & m Welsh
Means "river" in Welsh. This is a Welsh name of recent origin.
good if your child has blue eyes.
Other Scripts: Αγαπη (Ancient Greek)
|Derived from Greek αγαπη (agape) meaning "love". This name was borne by at least two early saints.|
Pronounced: AG-ə-thə (English) [key]
|Latinized form of the Greek name Αγαθη (Agathe), derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good". Saint Agatha was a 3rd-century martyr from Sicily who was tortured and killed after spurning the advances of a Roman official. The saint was widely revered in the Middle Ages, and her name has been used throughout Christian Europe (in various spellings). The mystery writer Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was a famous modern bearer of this name.|
Usage: Greek Mythology
Other Scripts: Αγαυη (Ancient Greek)
|Means "illustrious, noble" in Greek. This was the mother of Pentheus in Greek myth.|
AIFRIC f Irish
Possibly means "pleasant" in Irish.
ALED m Welsh
Means "offspring" in Welsh.
Could also be a f name.