jfifles's Personal Name List

Usage: Indonesian
Cognate of YOUSFI.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Malayalam
Other Scripts: യൊഗിനമ്പതി(Malayalam)
Pronounced: jogɪnɑmpɑtɪ
Means "lord of the yogis" in Malayalam. A yogi is a devotee or adherent of yoga.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norse Mythology
Possibly means "ODIN's gallows", referring to how Odin hanged himself from it to gain knowledge of the runes. In Norse mythology this is the name of the mythical tree that connects the Realms.
Usage: Indonesian
Pronounced: YEH-soo-a
From the given name Yesua, a variant of YESHUA. This surname is found among Indonesian populations.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Chinese (Rare, ?)
Other Scripts: 西瓜(Chinese)
From Chinese 西瓜 (xīguā) meaning "watermelon".
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian
Pronounced: ˈwɛn.diˈwa.ti
Combination of WENDY and वती (vati), "having" in Sanskrit
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Other Scripts: விக்னேஸ்வரன்(Tamil) വിഗ്നേശ്വരന്‍(Malayalam)
Possibly a combination of VIGNESH and Tamil வர்ணம் (varṇam) or Malayalam വര്‍ണ്ണം (varṇṇaṁ) both meaning "colour", likely derived from Sanskrit वर्ण (varna) which has the same meaning. Alternatively, Vigneshwaran could derive from विघ्नेश्वर (vighneśvara) meaning "lord of obstacles" in Sanskrit, referring to GANESH's primary function in Hinduism as the master and remover of obstacles.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Hinduism, Indian, Telugu
Other Scripts: వేంకటేశ్వరుడు(Telugu)
From Venkata, the name of a hill in Andhra Pradesh state, India, combined with Sanskrit ईश्वर (ishvara) meaning "lord, god". This is the name of a form of the Hindu god Vishnu particularly revered in southern India.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Filipino, Pangasinan
From Sanskrit उदय (ud-ayá) meaning "rising, rise" or ऊर्जा (ūrjā) meaning "vigour, strength, energy". This was the name of a legendary Philippine warrior princess from Pangasinan.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Sanskrit
Other Scripts: त्रिमुरटी(Sanskrit)
Pronounced: trɪmʊətɪ
Trimurti in Hinduism, Triad of the Three Gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. The Concept was known at least by the time of Kalidasa's Poem, Kumarasambhava.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Romani (Caló)
Pronounced: tree-mur-TEE(Caló)
Directly taken from Caló trimurtí "Trinity", this name is used as the Caló form of TRINITY.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati, Odia, Marathi, Rajasthani, Bengali, Nepali, Kannada, Konkani, Assamese, Manipuri, Fijian
Other Scripts: त्रिदेवी(Hindi, Marathi, Konkani) திரிதேவி(Tamil) త్రిదేవి(Telugu) ത്രിദേവി(Malayalam) ત્રિદેવી(Gujarati) ତୃଦେବୀ(Odia) तरइदऐवइ(Rajasthani) তৃডেভি(Bengali, Assamese) त्रिडेवि(Nepali) ತ್ರಿದೆವಿ(Kannada) ꯃꯤꯇꯩꯃꯤ(Meitei)
Pronounced: tri-deh-vi
The Tridevi is a Concept in Hinduism joining a Triad of Eminent Goddesses. The Feminine Form of TRIMURTI.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian, English
Variant of TIANA.
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Indonesian (Rare), English
From the Greek prefix tetra- meaning, “four.”
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: African American (Modern, Rare)
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian
Pronounced: sree-WA-tee, sə-ree-WA-tee
From the Indonesian title of respect sri, ultimately from Sanskrit श्री (shri), combined with the feminine suffix -wati.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Icelandic, American (Hispanic, Rare), Indonesian (Rare)
Form of CAESAR.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Maguindanao
Derived from Sanskrit श्रीपाद (śrī́pā́da) meaning "holy foot", from श्री (śrī́) "sacred, holy" and पाद (pā́da) "foot". A notable bearer was Salipada (or Saripada) Pendatun (1912-1985), a Filipino Muslim statesman and military officer.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: African American (Rare)
Variant of RHONDA influenced by the spelling of the African country Rwanda.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Icelandic
Icelandic variant of RÓSBERG.
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Javanese
Other Scripts: ꦫꦺꦱ꧀ꦥꦠꦶ(Javanese)
Pronounced: rehs-PA-tee(Indonesian)
Javanese form of BRIHASPATI.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
Other Scripts: राजेश्वरी(Hindi, Marathi) ರಾಜೇಶ್ವರಿ(Kannada) రాజేశ్వరీ(Telugu) ராஜேஸ்வரி(Tamil)
From Sanskrit राजराजेश्वरी (Rājarājeśvarī) meaning "Queen of Queens", another name for Tripura Sundari ("Goddess of Three Cities").
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Spanish, Aragonese, Galician
Possibly a Latinized form of KYTHEREIA, perhaps influenced by Latin quietus "calm, quiet". Saint Quiteria was a semi-legendary Iberian martyr of the 5th century. Honoured by both Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy on May 22, she is a patron against rabies.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian
Pronounced: poor-na-ma-SA-ree
From Indonesian purnama meaning "full moon" combined with sari meaning "essence".
Gender: Masculine
Usage: African American
Rating: 100% based on 1 vote
From the English word prophet, ultimately from Ancient Greek προφήτης prophḗtēs "one who speaks for a god".
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian
Pronounced: neer-WA-na
Rating: 100% based on 1 vote
Means "heaven" or "enlightenment, liberation" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nirvana).
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Portuguese
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Portuguese form of NELSON.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Rating: 100% based on 1 vote
A Greek noun meaning, "the deep emotional bond between two people, especially those separated by distance or death."
Usage: Indonesian
Popularity: the United States: no ranking (down 905)
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Hungarian
Hungarian form of MARIO.
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Filipino
Other Scripts: ᜋᜑᜎᜒᜃ(Baybayin)
Means "freeman, noble, aristocratic" in Tagalog, ultimately from Sanskrit महर्द्धिक (maharddhika) meaning "very prosperous". This was the term used to the warrior class in ancient Tagalog society.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Popular Culture, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Magneto is the 'mutant' name of an antagonist, and sometimes protagonist, of Marvel's X-Men line of comics. His real name is Max Eisenhardt, and he's used the alias of Erik Lehnsherr many times, though he is more frequently known simply as Magneto. His mutant name is a reference to his mutant ability: magnetic manipulation. He is the father of POLARIS, Scarlet Witch, and QUICKSILVER. He is portrayed by actors Sir Ian McKellan (older Magneto) and Michael Fassbender (younger Magneto) in Fox's X-Men film series.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian
From the name LINDA combined with the feminine suffix -wati.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Filipino (Rare), Spanish (Mexican)
Variant of LEILANI.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Popular Culture
Pronounced: lə-LAYN-yə
Perhaps a contracted form of LOTTE and LENYA. It was invented by Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan for the title character of a 1968 song, which was allegedly inspired by the Austrian actress Lotte Lenya (1898–1981).
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Other Scripts: கிருஷ்ணகுமார்(Tamil) കൃഷ്ണകുമാർ(Malayalam)
Combination of KRISHNA and KUMAR.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indian (Christian), Malayalam
Other Scripts: കൊച്ചുത്രേഷ്യ(Malayalam)
Malayalam form of THERESA, borrowed from Portuguese TERESA. Used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Hungarian
Hungarian masculine form of CASSANDRA.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Popular Culture, American (Modern)
Pronounced: KAH-lel(Popular Culture) Kal-L(Popular Culture) Cal - Ell(Popular Culture)
The Kryptonian birth name of CLARK Kent, also known as Superman. He is the son of JOR-EL and Lara Lor-Van.

In The WB/The CW television show, Smallville, Kal-El was said to mean "star child" in Kryptonian, with kal meaning 'child' and el meaning 'star'.

American actor Nicolas Cage gave this name to his son born in 2005. Kal-El and its variant KALEL have both appeared in America's SSA Top 1000 Baby Names list.

Gender: Masculine
Usage: American
Pronounced: Kal-EL
Variant of KAL-EL.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indian (Rare), Malayalam (Rare)
Other Scripts: ജ്യോതിലക്ഷ്മി(Malayalam)
Combination of JYOTHI and LEKSHMI.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Popular Culture
Pronounced: jôr- el
Means "father" in Kryptonian. This is the name of Superman's father who lives on the planet Krypton.
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Filipino
Probably derived from the name of the playing card.

The name is borne by the Philipine politician Joker Arroyo who has a daughter (!) with the same given name.

Gender: Masculine
Usage: French
French form of JESSE.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English (Modern)
Variant of JAZLYN.
Usage: Filipino, Spanish, French
Pronounced: JA-fon(Filipino) kha-POHN(Spanish) ZHA-PAWN(French)
Ethnic name or regional name for someone from Japan or who had connections with Japan.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: German (Rare)
Pronounced: HENS-khən
German diminutive of HANS, as it contains the German diminutive suffix -chen.

This diminutive, which is typically only used informally, is rather old-fashioned and is now rarely used. These days it is probably more common as a patronymic surname.

In German popular culture, the name is well-known for being the name of the title character of the 19th-century folk song Hänschen klein ("Little Hans") by Franz Wiedemann. It is also the name of a popular character from the German police procedural TV series Tatort (1970-), who was played by the Dutchman Chiem van Houweninge (b. 1940).

Gender: Masculine
Usage: Romani
Pronounced: HENS-khə
Romani form of HÄNSCHEN.

The name is borne by the German gypsi guitarrist Häns'che Weiss.

Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: English, Filipino
Pronounced: GUR-lee(English) GEER-lee(Filipino)
Usage: Indian (Christian), Malayalam
Other Scripts: ഗീവർഗീസ്(Malayalam)
Popularity: the United States: no ranking (up 23232)
From the given name GEEVARGHESE, used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
Usage: Filipino, Tagalog
Pronounced: gat-CHA-lyan(Tagalog)
Popularity: the United States: no ranking (up 6354)
From a Hispanicised spelling of Gat Sa Li-Han, a Chinese title meaning "lord of Li-Han". It was used by the rulers of Li-Han, an ancient Philippine state that was located in the present-day city of Malolos.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian
Possibly derived simply from the English word fire.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Strictly masculine form of the (nowadays unisex) name EVANGELISTA.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian
Combination of ERNA (1) and YANTI.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Filipino
From Spanish El Cid, which is from Arabic السَيِّد (al-sayyid) meaning "the master, the lord". This was the nickname of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (1043-1099), an 11th-century Spanish military commander.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Indonesian
Pronounced: eh-ka-WA-tee
From Indonesian eka meaning "one, first", ultimately from Sanskrit एक (eka), combined with the feminine suffix -wati.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Modern, Rare)
Possibly a borrowing of English DRAKE.
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: English (American, Rare)
Pronounced: DAHL-ər(American English)
From the English word for the US currency.

From early Flemish or Low German daler, from German T(h)aler, short for Joachimsthaler, a coin from the silver mine of Joachimsthal (‘Joachim's valley’), now Jáchymov in the Czech Republic. The term was later applied to a coin used in the Spanish-American colonies, which was also widely used in the British North American colonies at the time of the American War of Independence, hence adopted as the name of the US monetary unit in the late 18th century.

Gender: Masculine
Usage: Greek (Latinized)
Other Scripts: Δημήτριος(Greek)
Latinized form of DIMITRIOS, which is the modern Greek form of Demetrios (see DEMETRIUS).
Usage: Filipino, Tagalog
Pronounced: da-yang-hee-RANG(Tagalog)
Means "chosen lady", derived from Tagalog dayang meaning "lady, princess, girl" and hirang "choice, selection".
Usage: Spanish, Portuguese, Indian (Christian)
Popularity: the United States: no ranking (up 23729)
Variant of ALMEIDA more commonly used by Indian Christians.
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Balinese
Other Scripts: ᬘᭀᬓᭀᬃᬤ(Balinese)
From a title derived from Balinese cokor meaning "foot, leg" combined either with ida, a pronoun for a revered person or deity, or Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god".
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Filipino (Rare)
Pronounced: CLĒR-DĒH-LOON
Means "moonlight" in french, this name is common but also rare in the island country of the Philippines.
Usage: Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Other Scripts: चक्रवर्ती(Marathi, Hindi)
Popularity: the United States: no ranking (up 46280)
Derived from Sanskrit चक्रवर्तिन् (chakravartin) meaning "world-ruler, emperor, monarch" (literally "wheel-turner" or "one who's wheels are turning"), from चक्र (chakra) meaning "wheel, circle" and वर्तिन् (vartin) meaning "abiding, moving, turning". In Hinduism this term refers to a ideal, benevolent monarch who rules the entire world. This was also a title adopted by Indian emperors, metaphorically used to describe a ruler whose chariot's wheels rolled without hindrance.
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Hindi
Other Scripts: बृहस्पति(Sanskrit, Hindi) বৃহস্পতি(Bengali)
From Sanskrit बृहस्पति (bṛhaspati) meaning "Jupiter (the planet)" or "Thursday". This is the name of a Hindu deity of piety and religious devotion who is often identified with the planet Jupiter.
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Spanish, Portuguese, Filipino, Apache
Pronounced: a-THOOL(European Spanish) a-SOOL(Latin American Spanish) u-ZOOL(European Portuguese) a-ZOO(Brazilian Portuguese)
From Spanish and Portuguese azul meaning "blue."

A famous bearer was Azul, the ninth and last wife of Geronimo (Apache leader) married in 1907 who was close to her husband until his death in 1909 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Gender: Feminine
Usage: English (American, Rare), Filipino (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
From the name of the European country.
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Javanese
Other Scripts: ꦲꦁꦒꦫ(Javanese)
Pronounced: ang-GA-ra(Indonesian)
Means "Tuesday" in Javanese, ultimately from Sanskrit अङ्गार (angara).
Gender: Feminine
Usage: American, American (Hispanic)
Alemania is an alternate Latin name for Germany (and the Spanish name of the country).

The name is not used in Germany itself and will probably be questioned by the registrar because some popular football clubs bear this name, e.g. Alemannia Aachen.

Gender: Feminine
Usage: Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of ABRAHAMINA.
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of ABRAHAM.
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