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1 DaanComes from the name Daniel. Hebrew: `my judge is G-d'. Name of one of the four prophets from the first testament. Because of his ability to explain dreams, Daniel was given an influential position at the court. Holy name: Daniel the Stylite, a Greek sain
2 Semrenowned
3 TimShort version of Timotheus or a variation of Dimme.
4 Larsthe award-winning
5 FinnFair. Mythology; Finn Mac Cumhail was legendary Irish 3rd century hero similar to the English Robin Hood. His warrior-followers were named Finians.
6 SvenBoy, Young Man
7 Luukfrom Lucania, light
8 Bramfather of many nations
9 LeviAttached or pledged. Joined. Levi: third of Jacob's 12 sons, he became father of the tribe that was assigned priestly duties.
10 Nickvictor by the people, loved by all
11 MaxThe largest
12 SamDiminutive of Samson: Sun child; bright sun.
13 GijsIntelligent.
14 JanGod is merciful
15 NoahRust / comfort
16 TijnThe little warrior
17 TomDerives from Thomas 'Twin.'.
18 Tygo(Good) fate, luck
19 KoenA surname meaning "Priest," commonly spelled as Cohen.
20 Lucafrom Lucania, light
21 RyanKingly. Famous Bearer: American actor Ryan O'Neal.
22 TeunThe invaluable
23 MeesEagerly
24 Stansteadfast and persevering
25 JensGod is gracious
26 Casfrom Lucania, light
27 MikeHebrew for "Who is like God"
28 TimoVariant of Timothy 'one who honors God.'.
29 BasMajestic
30 TiesA gift from God
31 Hugothinking mind, wise
32 Niekvictor by the people, loved by all
33 Rickruler King
34 JoepThe Lord's addition (to the family)
35 MatsGod's gift
36 DeanFrom a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.
37 MikaWho is like God
38 Rensthe award-winning
39 AdamRed, 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.
40 JoeyYahweh grant increase
41 Bartbright or shiny
42 Guuswho is praised
43 Liamwith the will as strong as a helmet
44 DaniMy judge is God, Near, near
45 Pimwith the will as strong as a helmet
46 SiemGod has heard
47 Lucfrom Lucania, light
48 MickHebrew for "Who is like God"
49 RoanFrom the rowan tree.
50 KyanAncient
51 Aaltbeautifully by noble behavior
52 AartHe who reigns as an Eagle
53 Abbefather of many nations
54 AbdiServant of Allah
55 Abefather of many nations
56 AbelBreath; son; breathing spirit. In the Old Testament, Abel was the son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain in a fit of jealousy.
57 AceUnity; a nickname given to one who excels; also an English surname meaning noble.
58 Adaadornment, beauty
59 AdamRed, 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.
60 AdarNoble.
61 AdemThe Earth
62 AdiJewel
63 AdibCivilized, polite
64 AdilRighteous
65 AdinSlender;
66 Adis
67 Agesword
68 AikeSword, from Adria (near Venice) or dull black / dark
69 AjCombination Of Letters A And J
70 AkayShining Moon
71 AkifDevoted to God
72 Akinbrave boy
73 Akın
74 Alanrock
75 AldoOriginally an Old German name meaning old. Popular in Italy and among North American families of Italian descent. Aldo was an 8th century saint. Old or wise.
76 AleNoble
77 AlecOriginally a diminutive of Alexander, now frequently used as an independent name, Alec became very popular in the middle of the 20th century because of British actor Sir Alec Guinness.
78 AlekDefend
79 Alenbeautifully by noble behavior
80 AlexAbbreviation of the Greek name Alexander, meaning defender of mankind. The name is common among English, German and Dutch speakers.
81 AliNoble, Sublime
82 AlimWise, learned, wise, learned
83 AlleNoble / noble
84 AlonVariant of Alan: Fair; handsome. Also both a diminutive of Albert (noble, bright) and an abbreviation of names beginning with Al-.
85 AlpBrave
86 AmanTrust, Safety
87 AmarLong Life
88 AmelEenstammige Germanic names with shorter-`amal efforts (in battle) '(see amel-). Compare Amal Fried, Amalia, Ame and Amelrik. Frisian name in Lexmond (South Holland). Formerly called more widespread, compare city Hamelinsbrugge (West-Vla.), 1072: Amelini pontem.
89 AmerPrince
90 AminTrustworthy, Honest
91 AmirPrince/Rich/Cultivated
92 AmonSecret; faithful; roaring stream.
93 AmorLove.
94 AmosStrong; carried; brave. Amos was an 8th century B.C. Old Testament prophet.
95 AmrLife
96 Amro
97 AnasFriendly, neighbor, friend, friendly
98 AncoAppears in Friesland
99 Ando
100 AndyDiminutive of Andrew: Manly. From the Greek Andrew. Has long been a popular Scottish name, because St. Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland after whom the town of St Andrews was named.
101 Anes
102 AnilWinds
103 Anirson of arthur
104 AnisPure, Lamb, Best Friend
105 Anıl
106 Annecharming, gracious
107 AramFather of a multitude.
108 AranMountain of strength
109 ArasEagle
110 ArcoBow
111 ArdHe who reigns as an Eagle
112 ArdaWarm.
113 Aricoming from or resident of Adria
114 Arialion
115 Ariecoming from or resident of Adria
116 ArifKnowledgeable
117 ArinMountain of strength
118 ArneHe who reigns as an Eagle
119 ArnoHe who reigns as an Eagle
120 Aro
121 AronVariant of Aaron: Lofty; exalted; high mountain.
122 ArtDiminutive of Arthur: From 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.
123 ArunCrystalline reddish-brown
124 AryaOriginating from Adria (Venice) dull black, dark
125 AsafCollector
126 AsimProtector
127 Atagift
128 AteAdel / noble
129 Atifcompassionate affectionate
130 AtteAdel / noble
131 AtzeAdel / noble
132 AukeThe origin of this name is uncertain, a nurse name (name of the child's mouth is created and later was an official name),
133 Avicousin
134 AvivSpring, Renewal
135 AxelMy Father Is Peace
136 AxlRespelling Of Axel
137 Ayaz
138 AyubThe spruce
139 Azadfreedom
140 AzizThe All-Powerful
141 Azurhe helps or assisted
142 BadrFull Moon, Full Moon
143 Baer
144 Bakieverlasting eternal
145 Bam
146 Bartbright or shiny
147 BasMajestic
148 BatuLoyal
149 BeauBeautiful
150 BeerStrong or brave as a bear
151 BelaShe Of Fair Skin
152 Béla
153 Benson of happiness
154 BentOne who has been blessed.
155 Benzstrong and brave as a bear
156 BeraBear (female).
157 Berkbear
158 Bernstrong and brave as a bear
159 Bertbeautifully by noble behavior
160 BickFrom the hewer's ford.
161 Biek
162 Binc
163 BingFrom the kettle shaped hollow.
164 BinkLives at the bank.
165 BirkVariant of Burke: Lives in a fortress.
166 BoDiminutive of Beauregard: Respected; regarded highly (literal translation is Beautiful/handsome gaze). Also a variant of Beau: Handsome.
167 BoasSwift.
168 BoazStrength
169 Bobbeautifully by fame
170 BodiLighting, improving the fight
171 Boetareas
172 BorFreedom, free
173 BoraHurricane
174 Bowe
175 Bowi
176 BoyBoy.
177 BoydFrom the Scottish Gaelic 'buidhe' meaning yellow. Used commonly as a name referring to its owner's blonde hair color. Common as both a first name and a surname in Scotland.
178 BradDiminutive 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.
179 Bramfather of many nations
180 Bransword
181 BretA
182 BuckDeer, Cowboy
183 CainSpear; possessed. In the Bible Cain was the first murderer having killed his brother Abel in a fit of jealousy.
184 CaioVariant of Cai: Joy.
185 CanThe name Can is mostly used as a Turkish given name, which means "spirit, life and heart". This name originates from the Persian word Jan.
186 Cao
187 Carlmeans the same as guy
188 Casfrom Lucania, light
189 Cayfemale
190 Caz
191 CeesThe horned
192 Cem
193 Cenkbattle
194 Che
195 ChéGod will increase; God will add. Abbreviation of Jose; Latin-American revolutionary Che Guevara.
196 ChenTreasure
197 Chiyouthful, young at heart
198 Chunnatures renewal
199 CianAncient
200 Cil
201 CiroThrone; sun.
202 CisDiminutive of Christie: Diminutives of any masculine or feminine name begining with Christ-, for example Christahel, Christian, or Christopher.
203 ClayClay maker; mortal.
204 CodyDescendant
205 CoenExperienced in counseling
206 CorThe horned
207 CrisAnointed, bearer of Christ
208 CruzThe Cross Of Christ
209 DaafThe beloved, the friend
210 DaanComes from the name Daniel. Hebrew: `my judge is G-d'. Name of one of the four prophets from the first testament. Because of his ability to explain dreams, Daniel was given an influential position at the court. Holy name: Daniel the Stylite, a Greek sain
211 Daen
212 DainVariant of Dane: Brook. Also from the surname Dane, meaning 'From Denmark.'.
213 Damyrestrain
214 DanDiminutive of Daniel: God is my judge.
215 DaneMy judge is God
216 DaniMy judge is God, Near, near
217 DannJudge. Biblical fifth son of Jacob and founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. An independent name and also an abbreviation of Daniel.
218 DanoDiminutive of Daniel: God is my judge.
219 DanyGod is my judge
220 DaraWise. Feminine form from the male Dara, a biblical descendant of Judah known for his wisdom.
221 DaveDiminutive of David: Beloved or friend, adopted from the Hebrew. David was a common name of Scottish kings in the Middle Ages.
222 DaviDiminutive of David: Cherished; beloved.
223 Daví
224 DavyDiminutive of David: Beloved or friend, adopted from the Hebrew. David was a common name of Scottish kings in the Middle Ages.
225 Daxwater
226 DeanFrom a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.
227 DeenGod will judge.
228 Deesthe desired
229 DemiAbbreviation of Demetria - the mythological goddess of corn and harvest.
230 DemySon of the goddess Demeter (goddess of agriculture, mother earth)
231 Deni
232 DeonNoble (nobility)
233 Déon
234 DerkPower of the tribe
235 DesDiminutive of Desmond: From a surname derived from the Irish 'Deas Mumhain' meaning 'South Munster.' Also a diminutive of any name beginning with Des.
236 DesiDesire
237 Devigoddess
238 DevySpelling variant of Devi.
239 Dexhappy
240 Dez
241 DiaDay.
242 DianDivine. Mythological ancient Roman divinity Diana was noted for beauty and swiftness; often depicted as a huntress. Also Diana Princess of Wales.
243 Diazhe heel grip
244 Dicejustice
245 DicoPowerful among the people, always powerful ruler
246 Diek
247 Diem
248 Diëmnot available
249 DienRated
250 Digo
251 Dikoprotector of the people
252 Dimson of Demeter
253 Dimason of Demeter
254 Dinbelieve religion trust
255 DinoAbbreviation of names ending like Bernardino.
256 DioMountain of Zeus
257 Dionfertility
258 DiorRelated to D'Or meaning golden..
259 Dirkpowerful among the people
260 Djay
261 Djem
262 Djim
263 DolfNoble Wolf
264 DonA diminutive of Donald, meaning world mighty, or Donovan, meaning dark brown. Frequently used as a name on its own.Abbreviation of any name beginning with Don-. In mythology the Irish Donn was known as king of the underworld.
265 Dré
266 Dren
267 Drikruler King
268 DuanDark, small
269 DucDesire
270 Ducowolf
271 DukeThe royalty title used as nickname or given name. Also an abbreviation of Marmaduke. Famous bearer: American jazz musician Duke Ellington.
272 Duko
273 Durkpowerful among the people
274 Duuk
275 DyanDivine
276 DyonMountain of Zeus
277 Ebbeever
278 Ebu
279 Eddywealth, guardian of the property
280 Edendelight
281 EdinVariant of Eden: Delight.
282 Edis
283 Edizhigh
284 EdoShort form of names with the Germanic tribe "Adal" (noble)
285 Edy
286 EefWild boar, variant of "Aaf" (supernatural being) or the life-giving
287 Efe
288 EgeFrisian name. Eenstammig eg short-names, eg Egbert (eg see and compare Age). See also Ego.
289 EgonStrong with a sword
290 EiseFrisian name. Eenstammige Germanic names with shorter AGI, EGI-`sword" (see ec-), compare Stark 1985: Eizo = Egizo and see Age, Actually and Eike. It is also possible to shorten a name whose first member is the equivalent of Goth. AGIS 'terror' (see requirement-).
291 Eizesword
292 ElGod has sworn
293 Elai
294 Elay
295 EliHigh, ascended, or 'my God'. Famous bearer: The Old Testament priest Eli cared for the prophet Samuel when Samuel was a child.
296 EliaMy God is Jehovah. Variant of Hebrew Elijah
297 ElonTree
298 EloyChosen one. The name of a French saint.
299 ElyaVariant of Elijah: The Lord is my God.
300 EmilRival;
301 Emin
302 EmirPrince
303 Emrefriend
304 Ensword
305 Enes
306 Enisfriend
307 EnnoStrong with a sword.
308 Enzosword
309 Eppoever
310 EranRoused; awakened.
311 ErayBright as the moon
312 ErenName of a saint
313 Ericruler of the Law
314 Erikruler of the Law
315 ErykComplete ruler
316 Esad
317 EsliA name from the genealogy of Christ in Luke 3.25, probably the same as in Azalja 2 Chron. 34.8: "Yahweh has protected 'protected' God '.
318 EsraVariant of Ezra: Help, helper.
319 EssaGod has sworn, or ice / iron
320 EuanPossibly a variant of John.
321 Evanthe archer
322 Ewanthe archer
323 Eyup
324 Eyüp
325 EzraHelp
326 Faasbenefactor
327 Fabe
328 FadiSaviour
329 Fael
330 FahdLeopard
331 Falkglossy
332 Feiepeace, protection
333 Fensecurity, courageous protector
334 FennMarsh
335 FerOccurs in southern Netherlands.
336 Fez
337 Figo
338 Finsecurity, courageous protector
339 FinnFair. Mythology; Finn Mac Cumhail was legendary Irish 3rd century hero similar to the English Robin Hood. His warrior-followers were named Finians.
340 Finz
341 FlipHorses friend
342 Flobloom
343 Fonswilling, subservient
344 Fospeople, soldiers
345 Fredpowerful protector
346 FuOne who is rich.
347 FynnFair
348 Gaël
350 GertStrong with the spear
351 GiaGod is gracious. Variant of Jane.
352 GianItalian form of John 'God is gracious' Abbreviation of John often used in combination with other names. Gianni is equivalent to Johnny.
353 GibDerived from the name Gilbride
354 Gidoforest, forest
355 GielHebrew for "Who is like God"
356 Gies
357 GijsIntelligent.
358 GilDerived from the name Gilbride
359 GinoItalian form of Louis 'famous' Abbreviation of names like Gian and Giovanni.
360 Gio
361 Gion
362 Gip
363 GlenDerived from the Gaelic 'gleana', meaning valley. Used both as a surname and given name. Famous bearer: American singer Glen Campbell.
364 Goofpeace, protection
365 Goosfriend
366 Guswho is praised
367 Guuswho is praised
368 Guywood, forest, forest
369 Gyanlighting
370 Haci
371 HadiThe Guide
372 HajoHans and Joachim
373 HanYahweh is gracious
374 HansYahweh is gracious
375 HaoThe
376 Harmwarrior or (military) commander
377 HayFrom the stockade.
378 HayeFrom the stockade.
379 Hayoverlatijnst
380 Heinruler King
381 Henkruler King
382 Herowith a holy name
383 Hongpink and rosy
384 Hughthinking mind, wise
385 Hugothinking mind, wise
386 HuibBright mind
387 HuubBright mind
388 HuugThinking spirit / mind / memory, heart, mind, soul
389 IagoSupplanter. Can be either a variant of James or Jacob. Associated with the wicked Iago in Shakespeare's 'Othello'.
390 IanYahweh is gracious
391 IannGod's grace
392 IbbeComing from Frisian names
393 IbeComing from Frisian names
394 Iben
395 Ice
396 Iddeefficacy
397 Ideefficacy
398 IdsAppears in Friesland
399 IdseAppears in Friesland
400 IgorWarrior
401 IhabGift
402 IkeDiminutive of Isaac: He laughs. Laughter. The only son born to Abraham and his wife Sarah (in the Old Testament). Famous Bearer: Nickname of American president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969).
403 IkerVisits.
404 Ilai
405 IlanTree
406 Ilaylighting
407 IliaGod is Lord.
408 IljaYahweh is my God
409 Ilko
410 IlyaPower of God
411 ImadStrength, Support
412 Imkogreat, great
413 Immegreat, great
414 Imrehomeland, power, ruler
415 IndiBeautiful / gorgeous
416 IndyIndependent Or Indian
417 IngoBelonging To Ing
418 IraObservant, heir
419 IsaGod has sworn, or ice / iron
420 IsaiMasculinity
421 Isaï
422 IsamSecurity
423 Isar
424 Isas
425 Iska
426 Issasalvation
427 Itayisland of palms
428 IvanYahweh is gracious
429 IvarArcher-soldier
430 Ivearcher
431 Ivoarcher
432 IvorLord
433 Iwanthe archer
434 Iwoarcher
435 IyadPigeon
436 IzakHe who laughs
437 Izan
438 Jaad
439 Jaaphe heel grip
440 JaceHealer
441 Jackhe heel grip
442 Jacohe heel grip
443 JaeVariant of names like Jason and Jacob.
444 JaelCapricorn or goat cliff
445 Jaël
446 Jahdignity
447 JaiDeceiver
448 JairMay God shine forth
449 Jaïr
450 Jakehe heel grip
451 JamiOccupier
452 Jamyhe heel grip
453 JanGod is merciful
454 Janigift of Yahweh
455 Jano
456 JansYahweh is gracious
457 Jardspear
458 Jaricoming from or resident of Adria
459 JarlMan Of Control
460 JaroYahweh founds
461 Jart
462 JaryYahweh founds, Helmeted warrior
463 JaseHealer
464 Javi
465 Javy
466 JayJay
467 JazzPresumably the word jazz
468 JeanYahweh is gracious
469 JedDiminutive of Jedidiah: Beloved of the Lord. Friend of the Lord.
470 JeenAppears in Friesland
471 JeffPeace of God
472 Jeltvalue, payment, retribution, sacrifice
473 JemSupplant. Replace. Variant of Jacob derived from the Latin Jacomus.
474 JensGod is gracious
475 JentYahweh is gracious
476 Jenz
477 Jero
478 JessDiminutive of Jessie: A diminutive of Janet. Also a diminutive of Jessamine or Jessical.
479 Jezz
480 JiaGood And Beautiful
481 JianWellbeing.
482 JimSupplant. Replace. Variant of Jacob derived from the Latin Jacomus.
483 JimiOne who grasps by the heel or supplanter
484 JinTenderness
485 JingCapital city
486 Jino
487 JipGiving, hospitable
488 JiroSecond son.
489 JitsWealthy guardian
490 Jj
491 Joa
492 Joahbrotherhood, the brother of the Lord
493 Joal
494 JoanYahweh is gracious
495 João
496 Joar
497 JoasIn the OT, this name for that of a king of Israel (2 Kings. 13.10 to 25). Heb. "Yahweh has forgiven. Besides the shape Joos Joash is still in She.
498 Joaz
499 JobPersecuted. In the Old Testament, Job was remembered for his great patience ('the patience of Job').
500 JodyDiminutive of Judith: Jewess. Praised.
501 JoeMay the Lord add
502 Joek
503 JoelJehovah is God. .Strong - willed. The name of a Breton saint. The biblical prophet Joel wrote the Book of Joel.
504 Joël
505 JoepThe Lord's addition (to the family)
506 JoesMay the Lord add
507 JoeyYahweh grant increase
508 JohnJohn 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".
509 JonYahweh is gracious
510 JonaPigeon
511 JoniModern feminine of John and Jon.
512 JoopYahweh is gracious
513 JoosMay the Lord add
514 Jophe heel grip
515 Jordeditor of the Earth
516 JorgFarmer
517 Jorieditor of the Earth
518 JornFarmer
519 JortStrong or brave as a boar
520 JoryGod will uplift.
521 JosMay the Lord add
522 José
523 JoshGod is with us
524 Joukhe heel grip
525 JoviGod is with us
526 Jowi
527 JoyJoy. Rejoicing.
528 JuanYahweh is gracious
529 JudaFrom Judah
530 Jude
531 JunHandsome
532 JunoMythical queen of heaven
533 Jurfarmer or husbandman
534 Jurr
535 JustRighteous
536 JuulPeople of Julus
537 JuupMay the Lord add
538 Kaclean or pure
539 KaanYahweh is gracious
540 Kaikeyholder
541 Kaio
542 Kajkeyholder
543 KajaEarth
544 Kanecombatant
545 KaniSound
546 Karla non-noble freeman
547 Karsanointed
548 Kastreasurer
549 Kaykeyholder
550 KayaClean / pure

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