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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.
4DavidDavid 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.
5JohnJohn 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".
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".
7RobertRobert 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".
8ThomasThomas 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.
9EmilyEmily is a female name coming from the Roman name Aemilia. This Latin name "Aemilia" comes from the latin word "aemulus" which means "rival".
10MarkMark 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.
11MatthewGift of the Lord
12AnthonyAnthony(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".
13AnnaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
14DanielGod is my judge
15Williamwith the will as strong as a helmet
16JessicaRich. God beholds. The daughter of Shylock in Shakespeare's play 'The Merchant of Venice'.
18ElizabethGod has sworn
19ChristopherChristopher 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).
20Paulsmall or modest
22StephenStephen is a male name. It comes from the Greek name "Stephanos or Stéfanos" meaning "wreath, crown, honour, reward"
23Emmagreat great
25SarahPrincess. 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.
26JosephMay the Lord add
27ChaimaChaima 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".
29Mariashapely clean
30Rebeccawife of Isaac and mother of Jacob
31AshleyLives 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.
32RyanKingly. Famous Bearer: American actor Ryan O'Neal.
33PatrickPatrick 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.
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
36Richardpowerful, strong army
37Andreamanlike, manly, brave
38HeatherA flowering evergreen plant that thrives on peaty barren lands as in Scotland. Heather.
39MichelleHebrew for "Who is like God"
41RachelEwe. Rachel was the second and favoured wife of Jacob in the Old Testament.
42LauraThe laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic of honor and victory. Old name with many variants.
43KimberlyForest meadow Cyneburg
44Lindashield of linden wood
45AndrewManly; 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.
46HannahGrace of God
47WynandBrave in battle
48Oliviaolive tree
51Susanwater lily
52Ericruler of the Law
53CraigDwells at the crag. From the Celtic word meaning rock or crag.
54Stephaniecrown or wreath
55SeanYahweh is gracious
56AmyDearly 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'.
57IsabellaGod has sworn
58TimothyOne who honors God. The biblical Timothy was the young Christian to whom Paul wrote. 'Let no man look down on your youth.'.
59AdamRed, 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.
60Georgeeditor of the Earth
61LeahStrong and brave as a lion
63MeganOne who is strong and mighty.
64AmandaFrom the Latin word amanda, meaning "lovable." Literary; poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the seventeenth century.
65StevenVariant of Stephen 'Crown; wreath.'.
66CynthiaFrom Kinthos
67DouglasFrom 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.
68KennethHandsome. Root of the surname MacKenzie. Famous Bearer: Kenneth Grahame (1859- 1932), author of The Wind in the Willows.
69Maryshapely clean
70LisaGod has sworn
71Robinbeautifully by fame
72GaryStrong with the spear
73NicoleConqueror of the people
75নামের অর্থ জানতে চাই
76Marieshapely clean
77AaronLofty; 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.
78ScottFrom Scotland; a Gael. Surname.
79SharonFrom the Plain of Sharon (in the Holy Land); from the land of Sharon.
80SandraUnheeded 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).
81FrankA diminutive of the Latin Francis, meaning Frenchman or free one. Famous bearer: American singer Frank Sinatra.
82MartinServant Of Mars, God Of War
83PamelaName invented in the 16th century for a heroine of the book 'Arcadia', by Sir Philip Sidney.
85RonaldGuides, ruler
87Relindisheer, army
88JoshuaYahweh is salvation
89SamanthaListen; name of God.
92SophieName (s) of
93Karenthe ever pure, pure
94AlexAbbreviation of the Greek name Alexander, meaning defender of mankind. The name is common among English, German and Dutch speakers.
95JonathanGift from God
96Lawrencethe award-winning
97Jacquelinehe heel grip
98ValerieStrong; valiant. Feminine of the Roman family clan name Valerius.
99AngelaFeminine form of Angelo: Messenger of God; angel.
100GregoryOn 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.'.
101ShannonLittle old wise one. Surname and river name.
102Melanieblack, dark in color
103Jackhe heel grip
106TerryAbbreviation 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.'.
107Barbara"Savage" or "wild"
109Shubhamauspicious or lucky
110Jasonto heal. Jason is a character of Greek mythology
112ErinAn ancient and poetic name for Ireland. Famous bearer: Erin from the American television series 'The Waltons'.
113Jamiehe heel grip
115JaredRose (flower). Also Descending. A pre-flood Biblical name. The character Jared on the late Sixties TV western The Big Valley.
116Kylenarrow (le passage)
118AibelThe 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.
120CameronDerives 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.
121DeborahBee. 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.
122LaurenFeminine form of Lorin: Variant of Laurence: From the place of laurel trees.
123Carolinemeans the same as guy
124GraceFrom the word 'grace', derived from the Latin 'gratia', meaning God's favor. Famous bearer: American actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of Monaco.
126Harryruler King
127Jordanearth, land
128Samuelthe heard by God
129Teresawoman working at harvest
130Leelion, hard
131AliciaOf noble birth
132Nicholasvictor by the people, loved by all
133Annecharming, gracious
134WendyLiterary; a created name that first appeared in James Banie's Peter Pan. The name is believed to come from the Welsh name Gwendydd (Gwendith).
135BarryFair haired. Also from the Irish word for spear. Used regurarly throughout the English-speaking world since the early 20th century.
136Larrythe award-winning
137EllenA variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman. Famous bearer: British actress Dame Ellen Terry.
138Jacobhe heel grip
139EmmerentiaI deserve a whole
140Gia Hân
141EverdinaStrong as a bear
142ChilesheTrust Worthy
143AlexandraFeminine of Alexander. Defender of mankind.
144JuliaPeople of Julus
145EmmarentiaI deserve a whole
147RachaelVariant of Rachel: Ewe. Rachel was the second and favoured wife of Jacob in the Old Testament.
148AliceOf 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.
151BruceThick 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.
152BryanBryan 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".
154Ninathe ever pure, pure
155CindyDimunitive of Cynthia, Lucinda, and Cinderella.
156AlisonOf noble birth
157DawnAurora. The first appearance of daylight; daybreak. Dawn. From the English word dawn.
158Jasminejasmine blossom
159MadisonDerived from a surname meaning "son of Maud." Contemporary usage has made the name common for both genders.
162BriannaStrong. She ascends. Feminine of Brian.
164DannyGod is my judge
166ShelbyFrom the manor house 'Willow farm.' English surname used more for girls than boys given names.
167AnderlineMasculine, brave, strong
168ElenaShining light, or bright one. A variant of the Greek Helen.
169CourtneyFrom the court, or short nose. From the surname of the aristocratic Courtenay family, based on the Old French word meaning short nose.
171DianaFrom the Greek goddess of the moon.
172JudithJewess. Praised.
174DylanSon of the wave, born near the sea, influence. Famous bearers: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, American folk singer Bob Dylan.
175Marcoson of Mars
176JoelJehovah is God. .Strong - willed. The name of a Breton saint. The biblical prophet Joel wrote the Book of Joel.
177NancyGrace of God
178TaraWhere 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.
179AnitaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
180LindseyVariant 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.
181KaylaVariants of Kay: keeper of the keys; pure. Famous bearer: Kayla is a character on daytime TV series 'Days of Our Lives. '.
182ShirleyBright wood; bright meadow; from the white meadow. Famous Bearers: child star Shirley Temple.
183Carola non-noble freeman
184MonicaVariant of Mona.
186Nosiphomother a gift
187Veronicabringer of victory
188AlexisHelper; defender. Variant of Alexander.
191Benson of happiness
192Naomipleasantness, sweetness
193SydneyVariant of Sidney: From Saint-Denis (place name). This name has recently become popular for girls as well as boys.
194EllaGod has sworn
197AliNoble, Sublime
198TiffanyAppearance Of God
199AbigailThe father rejoices
200BiancaWhite; shining. A variant of the French Blanche.
202RossPromontory. From the peninsula. A Scottish place name and surname.
204BrandonDerived 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'.
205JoeMay the Lord add
206Kathleenclean or pure
208CherylVariant of the French Cherie: dear one; darling. Rhyming variant of names like Meryl and Beryl.
209MaureenVariant of Mary: Wished-for child; rebellion; bitter.
211ArthurFrom 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.
212Benjaminson of happiness
213DonaldGreat 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.
214GabrielMan of God. God's able-bodied one. Famous bearer: The archangel Gabriel, who appears several times in the Bible.
215Keithforest, forest
216ChloeVerdant And Blooming
219Erikaruler of the Law
220Liamwith the will as strong as a helmet
221TomDerives from Thomas 'Twin.'.
222KirstenThe anointed
223Tracywoman working at harvest
226Huibrechtgorgeous, shiny, radiant
227Anneriecharming, gracious
229DeanFrom a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.
230IsaacHe 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.
231Gerbrechtfamous with the spear
232ShaneVariant of Sean: Irish variant of John: God is gracious; gift from God.
233Lukefrom Lucania, light
234AmberA 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. '.
235GrahamThis 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.
236RuthCompanion; friend; vision of beauty. In the Bible, Ruth the Moabitess was the great grandmother of King David.
237CarmenGarden. The Spanish form of the Hebrew Carmel. Famous bearer: Bizet's opera 'Carmen', first performed in 1875.
238Rogerfamous with the spear
239Edwardwealth, guardian of the property
240CharlotteDiminutive of Charlotte: A feminine form of Charles, meaning man or manly. Alternate meaning, tiny and feminine.
241EvaLife. Living one. Variant of Eve. In the bible Eve was Adam's wife and the first woman.
242Henryruler King
244Cheyennecapital of Wyoming
247Jakehe heel grip
249KateClean and pure
250DanielleGod is my judge
251FrancesA Frenchman
252ColinA variant of Nicholas, which means 'people's victory', from a French diminutive.
255HannaGrace of God
256KarinaClean / pure
257MiaMy. Also a variant of Maria: Wished for child; rebellion.
258WayneCraftsman; wagon-wright; wagon driver. Famous Bearer: U.S. Actor John Wayne (1907-1979).
259TravisCrossing; crossroads; toll gate. In use as both a surname and a first name. Famous Bearers: American country music stars Randy Travis and Travis Tritt.
262RhondaContemporary name attributed to the Welsh origin, meaning "good spear."
263ChrysogonusBorn Greek 'gold', said of the Iranians. Name of a saint from the fourth century, St. Anastasia adviser. Found in Rotterdam.
264EvelynFrom a surname derived from the Old French 'aveline' meaning hazelnut. Famous bearer: Evelyn Waugh.
265WadeFord (as in river crossing); 'Advancer'; Medieval given name from Scandinavian mythology.
266LoriNoble (nobility)
269Lucasfrom Lucania, light
270PhilipHorses friend
273PhoebeFrom the Greek phoibos, meaning "pure, bright."
274ZacharyVariant of Zachariah 'Jehovah has remembered.' Has experienced a revival in modern times. ZACHERY.
277AdrianFrom 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'.
278GabriellaWoman of God. An Italian form of the Hebrew name Gabriel.
279AprilOpening buds of spring; born in April.
281SierraDark. Feminine of Ciaran.
282SabrinaLegendary princess.
283Jerryruler with the iron spear
285Edwinrich friend
286OscarDivine spear; God's spear. Famous Bearer: poet Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), who was put on trial and imprisoned for homosexuality.
287Carlmeans the same as guy
289DianeWest-Brabant name
292JohannaYahweh is gracious
293SophiaName (s) of
296Ericsonson of eric ever kingly
298Nickvictor by the people, loved by all
300DanielaGod is my judge
302ChristophinaChrist Bearer
303AfidaDiminutive of Averill: Fighting swine
306GodwinaGod's friend
308JohnnyYahweh is gracious
309JeftaHeb. "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.
311Larsthe award-winning
313HollyFrom the plant name. Holy.
314Marianashapely clean
317Luisglorious war hero
318RoyKing; regal.
319DanaMy judge is God
320WesleyFrom the west meadow. John and Charles Wesley were the founders of Methodism.
321DaleLives in the valley. Surname.
323BethanyHouse of figs
325KathrynClean and pure
326Lynnshield of linden wood or hose
327Carolinameans the same as guy
329StanleyStony field; lives by the stony grove.
330Guywood, forest, forest
331BrandyThe beverage brandy used as a given name.
332DestinyCertain fortune; fate. The mythological Greek god of fate.
334CamillaFree-born; noble. Variant of Camilla.
335Karla non-noble freeman
336CaseyFrom 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'.
338JanGod is merciful
339Geraldruler with the iron spear
341TraceyFrom Tracy, France
342NathanGift from God
343FionaWhite or fair. Reportedly first used as a name by Scottish author William Sharp, who used the pseudonym Fiona MacLeod.
344LeslieScottish surname and place name. From Leslie.
345EliseGod has sworn
346ArielSprite; lion of God. A biblical alternate name for Jerusalem. Name of a prankish spirit in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
347Marcson of Mars
349TamaraPalm tree. Used as a symbolic oriental name due to the beauty and fruitfulness of the tree.
350Louiseglorious war hero
352ElijahMy God is Jehovah. Variant of Hebrew Elijah
353Jeremywith a holy name
354JoeyYahweh grant increase
355Xaviernew home
357DarrylDarling, from the Old english 'deorling'. Also a variant of Darrell.
359AmeliaVariant of Amelia: From the Old German Amalburga, meaning labour and the Latin Aemilia.
360ChelseaSeaport. Place name; a London district.
361ElvisElf-wise friend. Variant of Alvin. Made famous by singer and actor Elvis Presley.
363HaileyField of hay. Usually a surname.
364MasonWorker in stone. Surname.
365WandaOf Kiswahili origin, meaning "to gain fat."
367ElaineShining light. An Old French form of Helen.
369NathanielGod has given
370JessieYahweh is
372GabrielaGod is with us
373Juliethe youthful
375JuanYahweh is gracious
376ShawnaGod is with us
377JoannaGod is with us
379KurtDiminutive of the German variant of Conrad: Bold counsel. Honest advisor.
380GeoffreyPeace of God
381BradDiminutive of Bradley: Broad clearing in the wood. From a surname and place name based on the Old English words for broad clearing and broad wood. Famous Bearer: Movie star Brad (Bradley) Pitt.
382Ericaruler of the Law
383JoseVariant of Josepha. Feminine form of Joseph. May Jehovah give increase.
384NoahRust / comfort
385Clarabright, shiny, glossy
388JoanYahweh is gracious
389NicolaConqueror of the people
390AntoniaFeminine 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.
391NeilVariant of Neill: Champion.
392Haroldruler King
393JeanYahweh is gracious
395TammyA diminutive of any feminine name beginning with 'Tam-'.
396KathyClean / pure
397ManuelGod is with us
398PaulaFrom the Latin Paulus, meaning "humble."
399JaniceYahweh is gracious
400Lenalion, hard


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