New_Chloe's Personal Name List

ALVIS
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norse Mythology, Latvian
From the Old Norse Alvíss meaning "all wise". In Norse mythology this was the name of a dwarf who was to marry Thor's daughter Thrud. Thor was not pleased with this so he tricked Alvis by asking him questions until the sun rose, at which time the dwarf was turned into stone.
AMANDA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Late Roman
Pronounced: ə-MAN-də(English) a-MAN-da(Spanish, Italian, German)
In part this is a feminine form of AMANDUS. However, it was not used during the Middle Ages. In the 17th century it was recreated by authors and poets who based it directly on Latin amanda meaning "lovable, worthy of love". Notably, the playwright Colley Cibber used it for a character in his play Love's Last Shift (1696). It came into regular use during the 19th century.
AMICE
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Medieval English
Medieval name derived from Latin amicus meaning "friend". This was a popular name in the Middle Ages, though it has since become uncommon.
AMITY
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English (Rare)
Pronounced: A-mi-tee
From the English word meaning "friendship", ultimately deriving from Latin amicitia.
ANGUS
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Scottish, Irish, English
Pronounced: ANG-gəs
Anglicized form of AONGHUS.
ANISA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Arabic, Indonesian
Other Scripts: أنيسة(Arabic)
Pronounced: a-NEE-sah(Arabic)
Feminine form of ANIS.
ARNFRIED
Gender: Masculine
Usage: German (Rare)
Pronounced: ARN-freet
From a Germanic name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and frid "peace".
ATALANTA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Other Scripts: Αταλαντη(Ancient Greek)
From the Greek Αταλαντη (Atalante) meaning "equal in weight", derived from αταλαντος (atalantos), a word related to ταλαντον (talanton) meaning "a scale, a balance". In Greek legend she was a fast-footed maiden who refused to marry anyone who could not beat her in a race. She was eventually defeated by Hippomenes, who dropped three golden apples during the race causing her to stop to pick them up.
ATIFA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Arabic
Other Scripts: عاطفة(Arabic)
Pronounced: ‘A-tee-fah
Feminine form of ATIF.
CERRIDWEN
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN.
CHARITY
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English
Pronounced: CHEHR-ə-tee, CHAR-ə-tee
From the English word charity, ultimately derived from Late Latin caritas meaning "generous love", from Latin carus "dear, beloved". Caritas was in use as a Roman Christian name. The English name Charity came into use among the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation.
CONCORDIA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Roman Mythology
Pronounced: kon-KOR-dee-a(Classical Latin) kən-KAWR-dee-ə(English)
Means "harmony" in Latin. This was the name of the Roman goddess of harmony and peace.
EDDA (2)
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Possibly from Old Norse meaning "great-grandmother". This was the name of two 13th-century Icelandic literary works: the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda. This is also the name of a character in the Poetic Edda, though it is unclear if her name is connected to the name of the collection.
ENISA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Bosnian
Bosnian feminine form of ANIS.
ERMELINDA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Italian
Derived from the Germanic elements ermen "whole, universal" and lind "soft, tender, flexible".
FRIDA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Pronounced: FREE-dah(Swedish)
Germanic name, originally a short form of other feminine names containing the Germanic element frid meaning "peace". This is also the Scandinavian equivalent, from the Old Norse cognate Fríða. A famous bearer was Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954).
GWENAËL
Gender: Masculine
Usage: French, Breton
Pronounced: GWEH-NA-EHL(French)
Means "blessed and generous" from Breton gwenn meaning "white, fair, blessed" and hael meaning "generous". Saint Gwenhael was a 6th-century abbot of Brittany.
HARMONY
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English
Pronounced: HAHR-mə-nee
From the English word harmony, ultimately deriving from Greek ‘αρμονια (harmonia).
IDONEA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English (Archaic)
Medieval English name, probably a Latinized form of IÐUNN. The spelling may have been influenced by Latin idonea "suitable". It was common in England from the 12th century.
IDONY
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English (Archaic)
Medieval English vernacular form of IDONEA.
IÐUNN
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Probably derived from Old Norse "again" and unna "to love". In Norse mythology Iðunn was the goddess of spring and immortality whose responsibility it was to guard the gods' apples of youth.
JETHRO
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Biblical
Other Scripts: יִתְרוֹ(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced: JETH-ro(English)
From the Hebrew name יִתְרוֹ (Yitro), which was derived from the Hebrew word יֶתֶר (yeter) meaning "abundance". According to the Old Testament, Jethro was a Midianite priest who sheltered Moses when he fled Egypt. He was the father of Zipporah, who became Moses's wife. A famous bearer of the name was Jethro Tull (1674-1741), an English inventor and agriculturist.
KARIMA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Arabic
Other Scripts: كريمة(Arabic)
Pronounced: ka-REE-mah
Feminine form of KARIM.
KERENSA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English (Rare)
Means "love" in Cornish.
KHALIL
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Arabic
Other Scripts: خليل(Arabic)
Pronounced: kha-LEEL
Means "friend" in Arabic.
KHALILAH
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Arabic
Other Scripts: خليلة(Arabic)
Pronounced: kha-LEE-lah
Feminine form of KHALIL.
MONA (1)
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Irish, English
Pronounced: MO-nə(English)
Anglicized form of MUADHNAIT. It is also associated with Greek monos "one" and Leonardo da Vinci's painting the Mona Lisa (in which case it is a contraction of Italian ma donna meaning "my lady").
NOAH (2)
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Biblical
Other Scripts: נֹעָה, נוֹעָה(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced: NO-ə(English)
From the Hebrew name נֹעָה (No'ah) meaning "motion". In the Old Testament this is the name of a daughter of Zelophehad. In English this name is typically spelled the same as the name of the male biblical character Noah, though in Hebrew they are written distinctly.
QASIM
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Arabic, Urdu
Other Scripts: قاسم(Arabic, Urdu)
Pronounced: KA-seem(Arabic)
Means "one who divides goods among his people", derived from Arabic قسم (qasama) meaning "to share" or "to divide". This was the name of a son of the Prophet Muhammad who died while young.
REVA
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Other Scripts: रेवा(Sanskrit, Hindi)
Means "one that moves" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Rati.
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