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1LivinusLivinus is a rare name. It is also the name of Saint Livinus (c. 580 – 12 November 657), also ivinus of Ghent, who was an apostle in Flanders and Brabant. He got venerated as a saint and martyr. This name gives the idea of many beautiful aspects of life.
2MichaelThe name Michael is usually used for males and can be changed to Michèle, Michelle, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and Michaelle for female or even Mychal for either male or female. Michael is a Hebrew name meaning "Who is like God?". In English, it is shortened as Mike, Mikey, Mickey or Mick.
3JamesJames is an English language name for boys. It came from the Old French variation of the late Latin name 'Iacomus'. In Hebrew it is Yaʻaqov (Jacob) meaning supplanter. James is a common name in many countries like the United States, Northern Ireland, Australia, Wales, England, etc.
4JohnJohn is a given name used for boys in the English language but it originated from a latin form of The Greek name "Ioannes and Iohannes". At first, it was known as Hellenized Jews then transfered to Hebrew name Yohanan meaning "Graced by God" or Yehohanan meaning "God is Gracious".
5DavidDavid is a both used as a male given name and a surname, and is mostly a given name in English and French Hebrew origin. The name was derived from the Hebrew name "Dawid", which means "Darling" or "Beloved". David is often shortened to "Dave/Davey/Davie/Davy". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel in the 10th century BC.
6KevinKevin is a male name of Gealic/Irish origin. On of the earliest people who carried the name was Saint Kevin, although it is not a biblical name.Kevin in Irish is: Caoimhghín. Caoimhghín comes from the Irish caomh which means: "kind, honest, handsome".
7MarkMark is popularly used as a male given name in English language or many European countries. Originally, it was from old Latin "Mart-kos" meaning "consecrated to the god Mars", "God of war" or "to be warlike". This name Mark is formed from Marcus. The author of the second Gospel in the New Testament was Saint Mark, He is the patron saint of Venice.
8RobertRobert is a masculine given name and surname. It is a Germanic name, from Old High German Hrodebert which means "bright with glory". Hruod means "fame, glory". Berht means "bright".
9ThomasThomas is a male given name. It was formed from a Greek word of the Aramaic name "Ta'oma'" meaning "twin". After Saint Thomas Becket, it became popular in England. This name also has some female versions such as Thomasina, Tamsyn, Tamsin, Tasmina, Tasmino, Thomaida/Thomais, or Tammy.
10AnthonyAnthony(or Antony) is a given name for men. It originates from a Roman family name 'Antonius'. Its full name is Marcus Antonius means Mark Antony in English. The name appears in many countries in different forms like Antoine in French, Antonio in Spanish and Italian, António or Antônio in Portuguese, Anton in Russian, etc. Anthony means "flower", which came from a Greek word "anthos".
11DanielGod is my judge
12MatthewGift of the Lord
13EmilyEmily is a female name coming from the Roman name Aemilia. This Latin name "Aemilia" comes from the latin word "aemulus" which means "rival".
15Williamwith the will as strong as a helmet
16ElizabethGod has sworn
17ChristopherChristopher is an English given name for men. It changed from a Greek name "Christophoros", which means "bearing Christ" or "Christ-bearer". It is a combination of 2 Greek words: Christos (Christ) and phero (to bear, to carry).
18Paulsmall or modest
19JessicaRich. God beholds. The daughter of Shylock in Shakespeare's play 'The Merchant of Venice'.
21StephenStephen is a male name. It comes from the Greek name "Stephanos or Stéfanos" meaning "wreath, crown, honour, reward"
23JosephMay the Lord add
24Rebeccawife of Isaac and mother of Jacob
26ChaimaChaima is a name used for both boys and girls, but mostly for girls. It is originally a French name, and is very rare. Only about 0.001% of the population in the world is named Chaima. It means "With a beauty spot".
27Emmagreat great
28Richardpowerful, strong army
29AshleyLives in the ash tree grove. Derived from a surname and place name based on the Old English word for ash wood. Famous bearer: Ashley, the male character in Margaret Mitchell's popular 'Gone with the Wind'. Both a male and female name.
30AnnaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
31RyanKingly. Famous Bearer: American actor Ryan O'Neal.
32PatrickPatrick is a given name for boys. It comes from a Latin name "Patricius" meaning "nobleman". It is popular because of Saint Patrick in Irish history, so there are more people who use the name in Ireland. There are variations of this name like Padraic, Pádraig, Pat, Rick, Ricky and Patricia.
33SarahPrincess. In the Bible, Sarah was the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. Her name was originally Sarai (quarrelsome), but God commanded that her name be changed to Sarah before the birth of her son.
34JeffreyDerived from one of three Old German names, meaning district, traveler, or peaceful pledge. Famous bearer: Geoffrey Plantagenet was father to King Henry II; Geoffrey Cbaucer wrote 'The Canterbury Tales'.
35Charlesa non-noble freeman
37HeatherA flowering evergreen plant that thrives on peaty barren lands as in Scotland. Heather.
38LauraThe laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic of honor and victory. Old name with many variants.
39MichelleHebrew for "Who is like God"
41Ericruler of the Law
42RachelEwe. Rachel was the second and favoured wife of Jacob in the Old Testament.
43AndrewManly; brave. In the Bible the first of the twelve apostles chosen was Andrew. The name comes from the Greek word andros, which means "strong, manly and courageous." Andrew is patron saint of Scotland and Russia. See also Jedrick and Kendrick.
44WynandBrave in battle
45CraigDwells at the crag. From the Celtic word meaning rock or crag.
46Mariashapely clean
48Lindashield of linden wood
49Susanwater lily
50HannahGrace of God
51SeanYahweh is gracious
52Oliviaolive tree
53AdamRed, a reference to either the red skin or the red earth of Eden from which the Old Testament Adam was created in Genesis 2. Famous bearer: 7th century Irish St Adamnan, meaning 'little adam', was the biographer of St Columba.
54Georgeeditor of the Earth
55Andreamanlike, manly, brave
56StevenVariant of Stephen 'Crown; wreath.'.
57Stephaniecrown or wreath
58AmyDearly loved; Beloved. From the Old French Amee, which derives from the Latin amatus meaning loved. In common use after publication of American Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Women'.
59KennethHandsome. Root of the surname MacKenzie. Famous Bearer: Kenneth Grahame (1859- 1932), author of The Wind in the Willows.
60Robinbeautifully by fame
61TimothyOne who honors God. The biblical Timothy was the young Christian to whom Paul wrote. 'Let no man look down on your youth.'.
62GaryStrong with the spear
64CynthiaFrom Kinthos
65Marieshapely clean
66ScottFrom Scotland; a Gael. Surname.
67Maryshapely clean
68SharonFrom the Plain of Sharon (in the Holy Land); from the land of Sharon.
69LisaGod has sworn
70KimberlyForest meadow Cyneburg
72MeganOne who is strong and mighty.
73PamelaName invented in the 16th century for a heroine of the book 'Arcadia', by Sir Philip Sidney.
74AmandaFrom the Latin word amanda, meaning "lovable." Literary; poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the seventeenth century.
75RonaldGuides, ruler
77DouglasFrom the Gaelic 'dubhglas' meaning dark water, dark stream, or from the dark river. The Scottish Douglas clan had two historical branches: (Black Douglases and Red Douglases.) The lords of these clans figure in Sir Walter Scott's novels.
78SandraUnheeded prophetess. A diminutive of Casirnir, Cassandra, or Catherine. In Homer's 'The Iliad' Cassandra's prediction of the fall of Troy was unheeded. Also used as an independent name. Also a feminine of Alexander (defender of man).
79FrankA diminutive of the Latin Francis, meaning Frenchman or free one. Famous bearer: American singer Frank Sinatra.
80MartinServant Of Mars, God Of War
81SamanthaListen; name of God.
84Lawrencethe award-winning
85AaronLofty; exalted; high mountain. Biblically, Aaron was Moses' older brother (and keeper by God's command). He was first high priest of the Israelites, remembered for the miraculous blossoming of his staff or rod.
86ValerieStrong; valiant. Feminine of the Roman family clan name Valerius.
87GregoryOn the watch. As the first of 16 Gregory popes Pope Gregory fostered the development of Gregorian chants. See also Greg. Gregorio: (ltalian/Spanish/Portuguese) 'On the watch.'.
88IsabellaGod has sworn
89ShannonLittle old wise one. Surname and river name.
90NicoleConqueror of the people
92JoshuaYahweh is salvation
93TerryAbbreviation of Terrance and Terrell. Terry is also an Anglicized phonetic form of the French given name Thierry from an older Germanic name meaning 'powerful; ruler of the people.'.
96Karenthe ever pure, pure
97Relindisheer, army
98Jacquelinehe heel grip
99Jamiehe heel grip
101JaredRose (flower). Also Descending. A pre-flood Biblical name. The character Jared on the late Sixties TV western The Big Valley.
102Kylenarrow (le passage)
104Melanieblack, dark in color
105LeahStrong and brave as a lion
108DeborahBee. Deborah was the Biblical prophetess who summoned Barak to battle against an army of invaders. After the battle she wrote a victory song which is part of the Book of Judges.
109LaurenFeminine form of Lorin: Variant of Laurence: From the place of laurel trees.
110Carolinemeans the same as guy
111Harryruler King
112Jordanearth, land
113AlexAbbreviation of the Greek name Alexander, meaning defender of mankind. The name is common among English, German and Dutch speakers.
114Jasonto heal. Jason is a character of Greek mythology
115JonathanGift from God
116ErinAn ancient and poetic name for Ireland. Famous bearer: Erin from the American television series 'The Waltons'.
117Leelion, hard
118AngelaFeminine form of Angelo: Messenger of God; angel.
119Nicholasvictor by the people, loved by all
120Annecharming, gracious
121AibelThe name Aibel mostly came up for men in England and Wales. This is a rare given name. This name of Aibel has made you serious-minded, responsible, and stable.
122Jackhe heel grip
123WendyLiterary; a created name that first appeared in James Banie's Peter Pan. The name is believed to come from the Welsh name Gwendydd (Gwendith).
124BarryFair haired. Also from the Irish word for spear. Used regurarly throughout the English-speaking world since the early 20th century.
125Barbara"Savage" or "wild"
126SophieName (s) of
127JuliaPeople of Julus
128Teresawoman working at harvest
130RachaelVariant of Rachel: Ewe. Rachel was the second and favoured wife of Jacob in the Old Testament.
132BruceThick brush. Surname since medieval times; now a common given name. Folklore tale of 14th century Robert King of Scotland: (the Bruce) who learned the value of perseverance from watching a spider spin a web.
133CameronDerives from a Scottish surname; from the Gaelic meaning crooked or bent nose. A common first name in Scotland, and in 2Oth century Canadian and Australian families of Scottish descent.
135Larrythe award-winning
136Ninathe ever pure, pure
137CindyDimunitive of Cynthia, Lucinda, and Cinderella.
138EllenA variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman. Famous bearer: British actress Dame Ellen Terry.
139Jacobhe heel grip
140DawnAurora. The first appearance of daylight; daybreak. Dawn. From the English word dawn.
141GraceFrom the word 'grace', derived from the Latin 'gratia', meaning God's favor. Famous bearer: American actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of Monaco.
144EverdinaStrong as a bear
145ChilesheTrust Worthy
146EmmerentiaI deserve a whole
147Gia Hân
149Samuelthe heard by God
150AlexandraFeminine of Alexander. Defender of mankind.
151DannyGod is my judge
152EmmarentiaI deserve a whole
154ShelbyFrom the manor house 'Willow farm.' English surname used more for girls than boys given names.
155AliceOf the nobility. From the German Adalheidis meaning nobility, and the French Adeliz which is a form of Adelaide. Used in Britian since the 12th century; Alice became very popular in 1865 when Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland was published.
157DianaFrom the Greek goddess of the moon.
159AliciaOf noble birth
160DylanSon of the wave, born near the sea, influence. Famous bearers: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, American folk singer Bob Dylan.
161Marcoson of Mars
163JoelJehovah is God. .Strong - willed. The name of a Breton saint. The biblical prophet Joel wrote the Book of Joel.
164BryanBryan is a name that is usually given to boys. It is a variant of the name Brian. It comes from an Old Celtic language word meaning "high", or "noble".
165ShirleyBright wood; bright meadow; from the white meadow. Famous Bearers: child star Shirley Temple.
166Carola non-noble freeman
167Shubhamauspicious or lucky
168Jasminejasmine blossom
169MadisonDerived from a surname meaning "son of Maud." Contemporary usage has made the name common for both genders.
172EllaGod has sworn
174ElenaShining light, or bright one. A variant of the Greek Helen.
175TiffanyAppearance Of God
177JudithJewess. Praised.
179RossPromontory. From the peninsula. A Scottish place name and surname.
180BrandonDerived from a surname and place name based on the Old English for 'hill covered with broom'. Broom is a prolific weed. Also, 'From the beacon hill'.
181NancyGrace of God
184ArthurFrom the Roman clan name Artorius, meaning noble, courageous. Famous bearer: Legendary sixth century King Arthur of Britain and his Round Table of knights. This legend dates to the early 9th century.
185TaraWhere the kings met. Also Tara's Halls, where ancient Bards sang deeds of Irish heroes. The ruins of the Halls are on the hill of Tara, meaning crag or tower.
186Benjaminson of happiness
187AnitaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
188DonaldGreat cheif, world mighty. From the Gaelic Domhnall. The name Donald has been borne by a number of early Scottish kings. Famous Bearers: Billionaire Donald Trump; actor Donald Sutherland.
189Keithforest, forest
190KaylaVariants of Kay: keeper of the keys; pure. Famous bearer: Kayla is a character on daytime TV series 'Days of Our Lives. '.
192MonicaVariant of Mona.
194BriannaStrong. She ascends. Feminine of Brian.
196AlexisHelper; defender. Variant of Alexander.
198Nosiphomother a gift
201TomDerives from Thomas 'Twin.'.
202KirstenThe anointed
203Naomipleasantness, sweetness
205Huibrechtgorgeous, shiny, radiant
206AnderlineMasculine, brave, strong
208DeanFrom a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.
209AliNoble, Sublime
210IsaacHe laughs. Laughter. The only son born to Abraham and his wife Sarah (in the Old Testament). Famous Bearers: British scientist Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) and the great violinist Itzhak Perlman.
211Gerbrechtfamous with the spear
212ShaneVariant of Sean: Irish variant of John: God is gracious; gift from God.
213BiancaWhite; shining. A variant of the French Blanche.
214Lukefrom Lucania, light
216GrahamThis Scottish surname is a variant of the Lincolnshire place name Grantham, meaning Grant's homestead, and is also a common given name. Famous bearer: British writer Graham Greene.
217Kathleenclean or pure
218CherylVariant of the French Cherie: dear one; darling. Rhyming variant of names like Meryl and Beryl.
219MaureenVariant of Mary: Wished-for child; rebellion; bitter.
220RuthCompanion; friend; vision of beauty. In the Bible, Ruth the Moabitess was the great grandmother of King David.
221CarmenGarden. The Spanish form of the Hebrew Carmel. Famous bearer: Bizet's opera 'Carmen', first performed in 1875.
222Rogerfamous with the spear
223Edwardwealth, guardian of the property
224EvaLife. Living one. Variant of Eve. In the bible Eve was Adam's wife and the first woman.
225LindseyVariant of Lindsay: From the island of the lime tree. Although in the past, Lindsay was a common boys' name, today it is used more often for girls.
226GabrielMan of God. God's able-bodied one. Famous bearer: The archangel Gabriel, who appears several times in the Bible.
227AlisonOf noble birth
231KateClean and pure
232Erikaruler of the Law
233ColinA variant of Nicholas, which means 'people's victory', from a French diminutive.
234Liamwith the will as strong as a helmet
235SydneyVariant of Sidney: From Saint-Denis (place name). This name has recently become popular for girls as well as boys.
236WayneCraftsman; wagon-wright; wagon driver. Famous Bearer: U.S. Actor John Wayne (1907-1979).
237Tracywoman working at harvest
238TravisCrossing; crossroads; toll gate. In use as both a surname and a first name. Famous Bearers: American country music stars Randy Travis and Travis Tritt.
241RhondaContemporary name attributed to the Welsh origin, meaning "good spear."
242AmberA jewel name that became popular in the 19th century, from the name of the yellowish resin used in jewellery-making. Used regularly since the publication of 2Oth century writer Kathleen Winsor's novel 'Forever Amber. '.
243WadeFord (as in river crossing); 'Advancer'; Medieval given name from Scandinavian mythology.
244LoriNoble (nobility)
247Lucasfrom Lucania, light
248PhilipHorses friend
251ZacharyVariant of Zachariah 'Jehovah has remembered.' Has experienced a revival in modern times. ZACHERY.
253AdrianFrom the Latin Hadrianus meaning of Adria or of the Adriatic sea region. Pope Adrian IV was a 12 century British Pope who became popular in the 1980s when Sue Townsend published 'The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole'.
255SierraDark. Feminine of Ciaran.
256SabrinaLegendary princess.
257CharlotteDiminutive of Charlotte: A feminine form of Charles, meaning man or manly. Alternate meaning, tiny and feminine.
258Jerryruler with the iron spear
260Edwinrich friend
261ChloeVerdant And Blooming
262DianeWest-Brabant name
263Cheyennecapital of Wyoming
265JohannaYahweh is gracious
266FrancesA Frenchman
267SophiaName (s) of
269Ericsonson of eric ever kingly
271Veronicabringer of victory
272KarinaClean / pure
274HannaGrace of God
276Benson of happiness
277MiaMy. Also a variant of Maria: Wished for child; rebellion.
281Larsthe award-winning
282ChrysogonusBorn Greek 'gold', said of the Iranians. Name of a saint from the fourth century, St. Anastasia adviser. Found in Rotterdam.
283EvelynFrom a surname derived from the Old French 'aveline' meaning hazelnut. Famous bearer: Evelyn Waugh.
284CourtneyFrom the court, or short nose. From the surname of the aristocratic Courtenay family, based on the Old French word meaning short nose.
286AbigailThe father rejoices
287HollyFrom the plant name. Holy.
288Marianashapely clean
291RoyKing; regal.
292DanaMy judge is God
293WesleyFrom the west meadow. John and Charles Wesley were the founders of Methodism.
294DaleLives in the valley. Surname.
296BethanyHouse of figs
297PhoebeFrom the Greek phoibos, meaning "pure, bright."
298KathrynClean and pure
299Lynnshield of linden wood or hose
300JoeMay the Lord add
303StanleyStony field; lives by the stony grove.
304AprilOpening buds of spring; born in April.
305Guywood, forest, forest
306BrandyThe beverage brandy used as a given name.
308CamillaFree-born; noble. Variant of Camilla.
309Karla non-noble freeman
310CaseyFrom a polish word meaning 'Proclamation of peace.' A diminutive of Casirnir, Cassandra, or Catherine. Popularized as a boy's name by the American folk song 'Casey Jones'.
311OscarDivine spear; God's spear. Famous Bearer: poet Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), who was put on trial and imprisoned for homosexuality.
313Henryruler King
314JanGod is merciful
315Carlmeans the same as guy
318Geraldruler with the iron spear
320TraceyFrom Tracy, France
321NathanGift from God
323LeslieScottish surname and place name. From Leslie.
324ArielSprite; lion of God. A biblical alternate name for Jerusalem. Name of a prankish spirit in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
325Marcson of Mars
326Xaviernew home
328DarrylDarling, from the Old english 'deorling'. Also a variant of Darrell.
329JohnnyYahweh is gracious
331JeftaHeb. "He (God) opened" or "May He open. One of the judges of Israel (Judges 11.12). Vondel wrote about the history of Jephthah his famous tragedy of this name.
332Anneriecharming, gracious
333ElvisElf-wise friend. Variant of Alvin. Made famous by singer and actor Elvis Presley.
335HaileyField of hay. Usually a surname.
336MasonWorker in stone. Surname.
337WandaOf Kiswahili origin, meaning "to gain fat."
338ElaineShining light. An Old French form of Helen.
340JessieYahweh is
342Luisglorious war hero
344JuanYahweh is gracious
345ShawnaGod is with us
346JoannaGod is with us
348KurtDiminutive of the German variant of Conrad: Bold counsel. Honest advisor.
349GeoffreyPeace of God
350Carolinameans the same as guy
351NoahRust / comfort
354JoanYahweh is gracious
355GabriellaWoman of God. An Italian form of the Hebrew name Gabriel.
356AntoniaFeminine form of Anthony: Highly praiseworthy. From a Roman clan name. In the 17th century, the spelling Anthony was associated with the Greek anthos meaning flower.
357NeilVariant of Neill: Champion.
358Haroldruler King
359JeanYahweh is gracious
361DestinyCertain fortune; fate. The mythological Greek god of fate.
362TammyA diminutive of any feminine name beginning with 'Tam-'.
363KathyClean / pure
364ManuelGod is with us
365PaulaFrom the Latin Paulus, meaning "humble."
366JaniceYahweh is gracious
368MikeHebrew for "Who is like God"
369AnaGrace; favor. Variant of Anna. Often used in blended names like Analee and Anarosa.
370BettyGod has sworn
371HeidiOf noble birth
375HelenLight, one who is bright.
376IanYahweh is gracious
378BonniePretty, charming beautiful. Derived from the Scottish dialect word bonny, meaning beautiful; which in turn is based on the Latin 'bonus' meaning good.
379Jakehe heel grip
380Andrémanlike, manly, brave
381FionaWhite or fair. Reportedly first used as a name by Scottish author William Sharp, who used the pseudonym Fiona MacLeod.
382Gagea pledge, a pawn
383JaneYahweh is gracious
385EliseGod has sworn
386EleanorGod is my light
387DanielleGod is my judge
388GillesSmall goat
389JudyOf Judea
390Mariamshapely clean
393TamaraPalm tree. Used as a symbolic oriental name due to the beauty and fruitfulness of the tree.
394Louiseglorious war hero
396ElijahMy God is Jehovah. Variant of Hebrew Elijah
397Jeremywith a holy name
398JoeyYahweh grant increase
401UwolowuGod is with us


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