German names

ABIGAIL f English, German, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אֲבִיגָיִל (‘Avigayil) meaning “my father is joy”… [more]
ACHIM (1) m German
German short form of JOACHIM
ADA f English, German, Polish, Hungarian, Italian
Short form of ADELAIDE and other names beginning with the same sound… [more]
ADALBERT m Ancient Germanic, German, Polish
Old German form of ALBERT… [more]
ADAM m English, French, German, Dutch, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian, Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for “man”… [more]
ADELBERT m German, Dutch
German and Dutch variant of ADALBERT
ADELE f German, English, Italian, Finnish
Form of ADÈLE
ADELHEID f German, Dutch
German and Dutch form of ADELAIDE
ADELINA f Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, German, Finnish, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinate diminutive of ADELA
ADOLF m German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Czech, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalwolf, which meant “noble wolf” from the Germanic elements adal “noble” and wulf… [more]
ADRIAN m English, Romanian, Polish, German, Russian
Form of Hadrianus (see HADRIAN)… [more]
AGATHE f French, German, Norwegian, Danish, Greek, Ancient Greek
Cognate of AGATHA
AGNES f English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovene, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Αγνη (Hagne), derived from Greek ‘αγνος (hagnos) meaning “chaste”… [more]
ALBAN m German, French, Albanian, English (Rare)
From the Roman cognomen Albanus which meant “from Alba”… [more]
ALBERT m English, French, German, Slovene, Polish, Russian, Dutch, Scandinavian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalbert, which was composed of the elements adal “noble” and beraht “bright”… [more]
ALBERTINA f Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese
Feminine diminutive of ALBERT
ALBRECHT m German
German cognate of ALBERT
ALEIDA f Dutch, German
Dutch and German short form of ADELAIDE
ALEIT f German
Low German short form of ADELAIDE
ALENA f German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Short form of MAGDALENA or HELENA
ALEXANDER m English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant “defending men” from Greek αλεξω (alexo) “to defend, help” and ανηρ (aner) “man” (genitive ανδρος)… [more]
ALEXANDRA f German, Scandinavian, Dutch, French, English, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ALEXANDER… [more]
ALEXANDRINE f French, German
French and German elaborated form of ALEXANDRA… [more]
ALEXIA f English (Modern), German
Feminine form of ALEXIS
ALEXIS m & f German, French, English, Greek, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Αλεξις (Alexis), which meant “helper” or “defender”, derived from Greek αλεξω (alexo) “to defend, to help”… [more]
ALFONS m German, Dutch, Polish, Ancient Germanic
German, Dutch and Polish form of ALFONSO
ALFRED m English, French, Scandinavian, German, Polish, Dutch
Derived from the Old English name Ælfræd, composed of the elements ælf “elf” and ræd “counsel”… [more]
ALFREDA f Polish, German, Italian, English
Feminine form of ALFRED
ALIDA f Dutch, German, Hungarian
Diminutive of ADELAIDE
ALINA (2) f German, Italian, Romanian, Polish, Finnish
Diminutive of ADELINA and names that end in alina.
ALOIS m German, Czech
German and Czech form of ALOYSIUS
ALOISIA f German
German feminine form of ALOYSIUS
ALOYSIUS m English, German, Dutch, Provençal (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aloys, a Provençal form of LOUIS… [more]
ALWIN m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From either of the two Germanic names ALFWIN or ADALWIN.
AMALIA f Dutch, German, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Germanic name Amala, a short form of names beginning with the element amal meaning “work”.
AMALIE f German
German variant of AMALIA
AMAND m German
German form of AMANDUS
AMANDA f English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Scandinavian, Dutch, German, Finnish, Late Roman
In part this is a feminine form of AMANDUS… [more]
AMELIA f English, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Variant of AMALIA, though it is sometimes confused with EMILIA, which has a different origin… [more]
AMELIE f German
German variant of AMELIA
ANDREA (2) f English, German, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Scandinavian, Croatian
Feminine form of ANDREW… [more]
ANDREAS m German, Greek, Scandinavian, Dutch, Welsh, Ancient Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Ancient Greek and Latin form of ANDREW… [more]
ANELIE f German
Short form of ANNELIESE
ANGELA f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL)… [more]
ANGELIKA f German, Polish, Slovak, Czech
Cognate of ANGELICA
ANGELINA f Italian, English, Russian, German, Polish, Spanish, Macedonian
Latinate diminutive of ANGELA
ANIKA f German, Dutch, Danish
German, Dutch and Danish diminutive of ANNA
ANINA f German
Diminutive of ANNA
ANJA f Scandinavian, Finnish, Slovene, Croatian, German
Diminutive of ANNA
ANKE f German, Dutch
Low German diminutive of ANNA and other names beginning with An.
ANNA f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Catalan, Provençal, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament… [more]
ANNE (1) f French, English, Scandinavian, Finnish, German, Dutch, Basque
French form of ANNA… [more]
ANNEGRET f German
Combination of ANNA and GRETE
ANNELIE f German, Scandinavian
Short form of ANNELIESE
ANNELIES f German, Dutch
Variant of ANNELIESE
ANNELIESE f German, Dutch
Combination of ANNA and LIESE
ANNEMARIE f Dutch, German
Combination of ANNA and MARIE
ANNIKA f Swedish, Dutch, Finnish, German, English (Modern)
Swedish diminutive of ANNA
ANSELM m German, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ans “god” and helm “helmet, protection”… [more]
ANSELMA f German, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of ANSELM
ANSGAR m German, Scandinavian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ans “god” and gar “spear”… [more]
ANTJE f German, Dutch
Low German and Dutch diminutive of ANNA
ANTON m German, Russian, Scandinavian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Slovene, Macedonian, Croatian, Romanian, Estonian, Dutch
Form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIA f Italian, Spanish, English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Polish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ARIANE f French, German
French form of ARIADNE
ARMIN m German
Modern form of ARMINIUS
ARNDT m German
German short form of ARNOLD
ARNE (2) m German
Diminutive of ARNOLD
ARNOLD m English, German, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name meaning “eagle power”, derived from the elements arn “eagle” and wald “power”… [more]
ARTHUR m English, French, German, Dutch, Welsh Mythology
The meaning of this name is unknown… [more]
ARTUR m German, Portuguese, Galician, Russian, Slovene, Polish, Czech, Romanian
Cognate of ARTHUR
ASTRID f Scandinavian, German, French
Modern form of ÁSTRÍÐR… [more]
AUGUST m German, Polish, Scandinavian, English
German, Polish and Scandinavian form of AUGUSTUS
AUGUSTA f German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AUGUSTUS… [more]
AUGUSTINE (2) f French, German
French feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUREL m German, Romanian, Czech, Slovak
German, Romanian, Czech and Slovak form of AURELIUS
AURORA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Romanian, Finnish, Roman Mythology
Means “dawn” in Latin… [more]
AVA (3) f German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly “desired”… [more]
AXEL m Scandinavian, German
Medieval Danish form of ABSALOM
BALDUR m German, Icelandic
German and Icelandic form of BALDER
BAPTIST m German
German form of BAPTISTE… [more]
BARBARA f English, Italian, French, German, Polish, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Greek βαρβαρος (barbaros) meaning “foreign”… [more]
BARNABAS m German, English (Rare), Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of an Aramaic name… [more]
BARTHOLOMÄUS m German
German form of BARTHOLOMEW
BASTIAN m German
Short form of SEBASTIAN
BEAT m German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of BEATUS
BEATA f Polish, German, Scandinavian, Late Roman
Derived from Latin beatus meaning “blessed”… [more]
BEATE f German
German form of BEATA
BEATRIX f English, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Probably from Viatrix, a feminine form of the Late Latin name Viator which meant “voyager, traveller”… [more]
BENEDIKT m German, Russian
German and Russian form of BENEDICT
BENEDIKTA f German, Czech
German and Czech feminine form of BENEDICT
BENJAMIN m English, French, German, Dutch, Biblical
From the Hebrew name בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamin) which means “son of the south” or “son of the right hand”… [more]
BENNO m German
Short form of German names containing the element bern “bear”.
BERND m German
Short form of BERNHARD
BERNHARD m German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Ancient Germanic
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of BERNARD
BERTA f Polish, Czech, Hungarian, German, Spanish, Italian, Slovene
Form of BERTHA
BERTHA f German, English, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element beraht meaning “bright, famous”… [more]
BERTHOLD m German (Archaic)
Means “bright ruler” from the Germanic element beraht “bright” combined with wald “rule”.
BERTRAM m English, German, Ancient Germanic
Means “bright raven”, derived from the Germanic element beraht “bright” combined with hramn “raven”… [more]
BETTINA (1) f German
Diminutive of ELISABETH
BJÖRN m Swedish, German, Ancient Scandinavian
From an Old Norse byname meaning “bear”.
BONIFAZ m German
German form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BORIS m Bulgarian, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, German, History
From the Turkic name Bogoris, perhaps meaning “short” or “wolf”… [more]
BRIGITTA f German, Dutch, Hungarian, Scandinavian (Archaic)
German, Dutch and Hungarian form of BRIDGET
BRIGITTE f German, French
German and French form of BRIDGET
BRUNHILD f German, Germanic Mythology, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements brun “armour, protection” and hild “battle”… [more]
BRUNHILDE f German, Ancient Germanic
Variant of BRUNHILD
BRUNO m German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Croatian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element brun meaning “brown”… [more]
BURKHARD m German
Derived from the Germanic elements burg meaning “protection” and hard “brave, hardy”… [more]
CÄCILIA f German
German form of CECILIA
CÄCILIE f German
German form of CECILIA
CAECILIA f German, Ancient Roman
German form of CECILIA, as well as the original Latin form.
CARA f English, German
From an Italian word meaning “beloved”… [more]
CARINA (1) f English, German
Elaborated form of CARA… [more]
CARINA (2) f Scandinavian, German
Variant of KARINA
CARL m German, Scandinavian, English
German form of CHARLES… [more]
CARLA f Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, Dutch
Feminine form of CARLO, CARLOS or CARL
CAROLA f Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish
Feminine form of CAROLUS
CAROLIN f German
German feminine form of CAROLUS
CAROLINE f French, English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch
French feminine form of CAROLUS
CARSTEN m German
Variant of KARSTEN
CATHRIN f German
German short form of KATHARINA
CATRIN f Welsh, German
Welsh form of KATHERINE, as well as a German short form of KATHARINA.
CECILIA f English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Finnish, Dutch, German
Latinate feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius, which was derived from Latin caecus “blind”… [more]
CHARLOTTE f French, English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES… [more]
CHRISTA f German, Danish, English
Short form of CHRISTINA
CHRISTEL f German
German diminutive of CHRISTINE
CHRISTIAN m English, French, German, Scandinavian
From the Medieval Latin name Christianus meaning “a Christian” (see CHRISTOS)… [more]
CHRISTIANE f German, French
German and French feminine form of CHRISTIAN
CHRISTIN f Scandinavian, German
Variant of KRISTIN
CHRISTINA f English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch
From Christiana, the Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN… [more]
CHRISTINE f French, English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch
French form of CHRISTINA, as well as a variant in other languages.
CHRISTOPH m German
German form of CHRISTOPHER
CLARA f Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, English, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus which meant “clear, bright, famous”… [more]
CLAUDIA f English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CLAUDIUS… [more]
CLAUS m German, Danish
German short form of NICHOLAS
CLEMENS m German, Late Roman
Original Latin form of CLEMENT, as well as the German form.
CONRAD m English, German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements kuoni “brave” and rad “counsel”… [more]
CORA f English, German
Created by James Fenimore Cooper for his novel ’The Last of the Mohicans’ (1826)… [more]
CORBINIAN m German
Variant of KORBINIAN
CORD m German
Low German contracted form of CONRAD
CORDULA f German
Late Latin name meaning “heart” from Latin cor, cordis… [more]
CORINA f English, German, Romanian
Variant of CORINNA
CORINNA f English, German, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Κοριννα (Korinna), which was derived from κορη (kore) “maiden”… [more]
CORNELIA f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CORNELIUS… [more]
CORNELIUS m Ancient Roman, English, Dutch, German, Biblical
Roman family name which possibly derives from the Latin element cornu “horn”… [more]
CRESCENTIA f German, Late Roman
Feminine form of CRESCENTIUS
DAGMAR f Scandinavian, German
From the Old Norse name Dagmær, derived from the elements dagr “day” and mær “maid”.
DANA (1) f Czech, Romanian, German
Feminine form of DANIEL
DANIEL m English, Hebrew, French, German, Scandinavian, Polish, Czech, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name דָּנִיֵּאל (Daniyyel) meaning “God is my judge”… [more]
DANIELA f German, Polish, Czech, Romanian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Slovene, English
Feminine form of DANIEL
DAVID m English, Hebrew, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), which was probably derived from Hebrew דוד (dwd) meaning “beloved”… [more]
DEBORA f Italian, German, Dutch
Italian, German and Dutch form of DEBORAH
DENIS m French, Russian, English, German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Romanian, Croatian
From Denys or Denis, the medieval French forms of DIONYSIUS… [more]
DENNIS m English, German, Dutch
Usual English, German and Dutch form of DENIS
DETLEF m German
Low German name meaning “people heritage”, derived from the Germanic elements þeud “people” and leib “heritage”.
DIANA f English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Dutch, Romanian, Russian, Lithuanian, Roman Mythology
Probably derived from an old Indo-European root meaning “heavenly, divine”, related to dyeus (see ZEUS)… [more]
DIDI m German
Diminutive of DIETER
DIEDERICH m German (Archaic)
Older German form of DIETRICH
DIERK m German
Variant of DIRK
DIETER m German
Means “warrior of the people”, derived from the Germanic elements þeud “people” and hari “army”.
DIETFRIED m German
Means “peace of the people” from the Germanic elements þeud “people” and frid “peace, protection”.
DIETHELM m German
Derived from the Germanic elements þeud “people” and helm “helmet, protection”.
DIETLINDE f German
From the Germanic name Þeudelinda, derived from the elements þeud “people” and linde “soft, tender”… [more]
DIETMAR m German
Means “famous people”, derived from the Germanic elements þeud “people” and meri “famous”.
DIETRICH m German
German form of THEODORIC
DIRK m Dutch, German, English
Short form of DIEDERIK… [more]
DOMINIK m Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Polish, German, Hungarian, Croatian
Cognate of DOMINIC
DORIS f English, German, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
From the ancient Greek name Δωρις (Doris) which meant “Dorian woman”… [more]
DOROTHEA f German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, English, Late Greek
Feminine form of the Late Greek name Δωροθεος (Dorotheos), which meant “gift of God” from Greek δωρον (doron) “gift” and θεος (theos) “god”… [more]
DÖRTHE f German
Low German short form of DOROTHEA
EBBA (1) f German, Scandinavian
Feminine form of EBBE
EBBE m German, Scandinavian
Diminutive of EBERHARD and other names beginning with the Germanic element eber meaning “wild boar”… [more]
EBERHARD m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of EVERARD
ECKART m German
Variant of EKKEHARD
ECKBERT m German
German cognate of EGBERT
ECKEHARD m German
Variant of EKKEHARD
ECKHARD m German
Variant of EKKEHARD
ECKHART m German
Variant of EKKEHARD
EDITH f English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch
From the Old English name Eadgyð, derived from the elements ead “rich, blessed” and gyð “war”… [more]
EDMUND m English, German, Polish
Means “rich protector” from Old English ead “rich, blessed” and mund “protector”… [more]
EDUARD m German, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Catalan, Dutch
Cognate of EDWARD
EGON m German
Medieval German name derived from the Germanic element eg, which means “edge of a sword”.
EKKEHARD m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ekka “edge” and hard “brave, hardy”.
EKKEHARDT m German
Variant of EKKEHARD
ELEONORA f Italian, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, Polish
Cognate of ELEANOR
ELEONORE f German
German form of ELEANOR
ELFRIEDE f German
German form of ELFREDA
ELIAS m Greek, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, Finnish, English, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Cognate of ELIJAH… [more]
ELISA f German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish, English
Short form of ELISABETH
ELISABETH f German, Dutch, Scandinavian, English, Biblical (Variant), Biblical Latin
German and Dutch form of ELIZABETH… [more]
ELISE f German, Scandinavian, Dutch, English
Short form of ELIZABETH
ELKE (1) f Dutch, German, Frisian
Frisian diminutive of ADELHEID
ELLI (1) f German
German diminutive of ELIZABETH
ELMA f Dutch, German
Short form of WILHELMINE or names ending in elma, such as ANSELMA.
ELMO m English, German, Italian
Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element helm meaning “helmet, protection”… [more]
ELSA f English, German, Swedish, Finnish
Short form of ELISABETH
ELSE f Danish, Norwegian, German, Dutch
Diminutive of ELISABETH
EMANUEL m Scandinavian, German, Romanian
Scandinavian, German and Romanian form of EMMANUEL
EMIL m German, Scandinavian, Czech, Polish, Slovene, Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, English
From the Roman family name Aemilius, which was derived from Latin aemulus meaning “rival”.
EMILIE f German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
EMMA f English, French, Italian, Finnish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element ermen meaning “whole” or “universal”… [more]
EMMERICH m German, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, in which the second element is ric meaning “power”… [more]
ENGEL m German
Means “angel” in German.
ENGELBERT m German, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name composed of the elements Angil “Angle” (the name of Germanic tribe) and beraht “bright”… [more]
ERDMANN m German
Variant of HARTMANN
ERHARD m German
Means “honour and bravery”, derived from the Germanic elements era “honour, respect” and hard “brave, hardy”.
ERICH m German
German form of ERIC… [more]
ERIK m Scandinavian, Finnish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, German, Dutch, English
Cognate of ERIC… [more]
ERIKA f Scandinavian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovene, English
Feminine form of ERIK
ERMENTRUD f German (Archaic)
German form of ERMENDRUD
ERNA f German
German feminine form of ERNEST
ERNESTINE f French, German, English
Feminine form of ERNEST
ERNST m German, Dutch
German and Dutch form of ERNEST
ERWIN m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic name Hariwini, composed of the elements hari “army” and win “friend”… [more]
EUGEN m German, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian
Form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EVA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Czech, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Russian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Latinate form of EVE… [more]
EVELYN f & m English, German
From an English surname which was derived from the given name AVELINE… [more]
EVERT m German
Low German form of EVERARD
EWALD m German, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name which was composed of the elements ewa “law, custom” and wald “rule”.
FABIAN m German, Dutch, Polish, History
From the Roman cognomen Fabianus, which was derived from FABIUS… [more]
FABIOLA f Italian, Spanish, French, German, Ancient Roman
Diminutive of FABIA… [more]
FALK m German, Yiddish
Means “falcon” in German and Yiddish.
FELICIE f German
German form of FELICIA
FELICITAS (1) f German, Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant “good luck, fortune”… [more]
FELIX m German, Dutch, Scandinavian, English, Romanian, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Roman cognomen meaning “lucky, successful” in Latin… [more]
FELIZITAS f German
German variant of FELICITAS (1)
FERDI m German, Dutch
Short form of FERDINAND
FERDINAND m German, French, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, English, Ancient Germanic
From Ferdinando, the old Spanish form of a Germanic name composed of the elements farði “journey” and nanð “daring, brave”… [more]
FERDINANDA f Italian, German
Feminine form of FERDINAND
FESTER m German
Low German short form of SILVESTER
FILIBERT m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Means “much brightness” from the Germanic elements filu “much” and beraht “bright”.
FLORA f English, German, Italian, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin flos meaning “flower”… [more]
FLORETTA f English, German (Rare)
Latinate diminutive of FLORA
FLORIAN m German, Polish, French
From the Roman name Florianus, a derivative of FLORUS… [more]
FRANK (1) m English, German, Dutch, French
From a Germanic name which referred to a member of the Germanic tribe, the Franks… [more]
FRANZ m German
German form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS)… [more]
FRÄNZE f German
Diminutive of FRANZISKA
FRANZI f German
Short form of FRANZISKA
FRANZISKA f German
German feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRAUKE f German
Means “little lady”, derived from German frau combined with a diminutive suffix.
FREJ m Danish, Swedish, German
Danish, Swedish and German form of FREYR
FREJA f Danish, Swedish, German
Danish, Swedish and German form of FREYA
FRIEDA f German, English
Variant of FRIDA
FRIEDE f German
Short form of names containing the element fried, derived from the Germanic element frid meaning “peace”.
FRIEDEMANN m German
Means “man of peace” from the Germanic elements frid “peace” and man “man”.
FRIEDERIKE f German
German feminine form of FREDERICK
FRIEDHELM m German
Derived from the Germanic elements frid “peace” and helm “helmet, protection”.
FRIEDHOLD m German
Means “peaceful ruler”, derived from the Germanic elements frid “peace” and wald “rule”.
FRIEDRICH m German
German form of FREDERICK… [more]
FRITZ m German
German diminutive of FRIEDRICH
FRITZI f German
German diminutive of FRIEDERIKE
GABI f & m German, Romanian, Hungarian
German diminutive of GABRIELE (2) (feminine), Romanian diminutive of GABRIEL (masculine) or GABRIELA (feminine), and Hungarian diminutive of GÁBOR (masculine) or GABRIELLA (feminine).
GABRIEL m French, German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, English, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri’el) meaning “strong man of God”… [more]
GABRIELA f Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, German, Czech, Slovak
Feminine form of GABRIEL
GABRIELE (2) f German
German feminine form of GABRIEL
GEBBERT m German
Low German form of GEBHARD
GEBHARD m German
Derived from the Germanic element geb “gift” combined with hard “brave, hardy”… [more]
GEERT m German, Dutch
Low German and Dutch contracted form of GERHARD
GEORG m German, Scandinavian, Estonian
German form of GEORGE… [more]
GEORGINA f English, Dutch, German, Spanish
Feminine form of GEORGE
GERALD m English, German
From a Germanic name meaning “rule of the spear”, from the elements ger “spear” and wald “rule”… [more]
GERD (1) m German, Dutch
Short form of GERHARD
GERDA (1) f German, Dutch
Feminine form of GERD (1)
GEREON m German
Derived from Greek γερων (geron) meaning “old man”… [more]
GERFRIED m German
Derived from the Germanic elements ger “spear” and frid “peace”.
GERHARD m German, Dutch, Swedish, Ancient Germanic
German, Dutch and Swedish form of GERARD
GERHARDT m German
German form of GERARD
GERHILD f German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ger “spear” and hild “battle”.
GERHOLD m German (Archaic)
German form of GERALD
GERLINDE f German
Derived from the Germanic element ger “spear” combined with linde “soft, tender”.
GERNOT m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ger “spear” and hnod “crush”.
GERO m German
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ger meaning “spear”.
GEROLD m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of GERALD
GERT m German, Dutch
German and Dutch short form of GERHARD
GERTRAUD f German
German form of GERTRUDE
GERTRUD f German, Ancient Germanic
German form of GERTRUDE
GERTRUDE f English, German, Dutch
Means “spear of strength”, derived from the Germanic elements ger “spear” and þruþ “strength”… [more]
GERULF m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from Germanic ger “spear” and wulf “wolf”.
GERVAS m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of GERVASIUS
GILBERT m English, French, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Means “bright pledge”, derived from the Germanic elements gisil “pledge, hostage” and beraht “bright”… [more]
GISA f German
German short form of GISELLE
GISBERT m German, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name in which the second element is beraht “bright”… [more]
GISELA f German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
German, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese form of GISELLE
GITTA f German
German short form of BRIGITTA
GITTE f German
German short form of BRIGITTE
GOTTFRIED m German
German form of GODFREY… [more]
GOTTHARD m German
German form of GOTAHARD
GOTTHILF m German
Derived from German Gott “God” and hilf “help”… [more]
GOTTHOLD m German
Derived from German Gott “God” and hold “lovely”… [more]
GOTTLIEB m German
German form of GOTELEIB
GOTTLOB m German
Derived from German Gott “God” and lob “praise”… [more]
GOTTSCHALK m German (Archaic)
Derived from the Germanic elements god “god” and scalc “servant”… [more]
GRATIA f German
Means “grace” in Latin.
GREGOR m German, Scottish, Slovene
German, Scottish and Slovene form of GREGORY… [more]
GRETA f Swedish, German, English
Short form of MARGARETA… [more]
GRETCHEN f German, English
German diminutive of MARGARETA
GRETE f German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian short form of MARGARET
GRETEL f German
Diminutive of GRETE… [more]
GUDRUN f Norse Mythology, Scandinavian, German
From the Old Norse name Guðrún meaning “god’s secret lore”, derived from the elements guð “god” and rún “secret lore”… [more]
GUIDO m Italian, German
Latinized form of WIDO… [more]
GUNDA f German, Scandinavian, Ancient Germanic
Short form of names containing the Germanic element gund which means “war”.
GUNDULA f German
Elaborated form of GUNDA
GÜNTER m German
Variant of GÜNTHER
GUNTER m German
Variant of GÜNTHER
GÜNTHER m German, Germanic Mythology
From the Germanic name Gundahar, derived from the elements gund “war” and hari “army, warrior”… [more]
GUNTHER m German
Variant of GÜNTHER
GUNTRAM m German
Means “war raven” from the Germanic elements gund “war” and hramn “raven”… [more]
GUSTAF m Swedish, German
Swedish and German variant of GUSTAV
GUSTAV m Scandinavian, German
Possibly means “staff of the Goths”, derived from the Old Norse elements Gautr “Goth” and stafr “staff”… [more]
HAGAN m German
German form of HÅKON
HANKE m German
Low German diminutive of JOHAN
HANNA (1) f Scandinavian, Finnish, Polish, Ukrainian, German, Dutch, Icelandic
Cognate of HANNAH
HANNA (2) f German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Dutch
Short form of JOHANNA
HANNAH f English, Hebrew, French, German, Dutch, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) which meant “favour” or “grace”… [more]
HANNE (1) f & m Danish, Norwegian, German, Dutch
Danish and Norwegian short form of JOHANNE, or a German and Dutch short form of JOHANNA… [more]
HANNE (2) f German, Scandinavian
Variant of HANNA (1)
HANNELORE f German
Combination of HANNE (1) and ELEONORE
HANNES m Dutch, German, Finnish
Short form of JOHANNES
HANS m German, Dutch, Scandinavian
German, Dutch and Scandinavian short form of JOHANNES… [more]
HARALD m Scandinavian, German
Scandinavian and German cognate of HAROLD… [more]
HARTMANN m German
Means “brave man”, derived from the Germanic element hard “brave, hardy” combined with man.
HARTMUT m German, Ancient Germanic
Means “brave mind”, derived from the Germanic elements hard “brave, hardy” and muot “mind, spirit”.
HARTWIG m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements hard “brave, hardy” and wig “battle”.
HARTWIN m German, Ancient Germanic
Means “brave friend” from the Germanic elements hard “brave, hardy” and win “friend”.
HEDWIG f German
From the Germanic name Hadewig, derived from the Germanic elements hadu “battle, combat” and wig “war”… [more]
HEDY f German, Dutch
Diminutive of HEDWIG and other Germanic names beginning with the element hadu meaning “battle, combat”.
HEIDA f German
German diminutive of ADELHEID
HEIDI f German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, English
German diminutive of ADELHEID… [more]
HEIKE f & m German, Frisian, Dutch
Low German diminutive of HENRIKE or HEINRICH
HEIKO m German, Frisian, Dutch
Low German diminutive of HEINRICH
HEILWIG f German
Derived from the Germanic elements heil “happy, hearty, healthy” and wig “war”.
HEINER m German
Diminutive of HEINRICH
HEINO m German, Finnish, Estonian
German form of Haimo (see HAMO).
HEINRICH m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of HENRY… [more]
HEINRIKE f German
Feminine form of HEINRICH
HEINZ m German
Diminutive of HEINRICH
HELENA f German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Portuguese, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Slovene, Croatian, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinate form of HELEN
HELENE f German, Scandinavian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek form of HELEN, as well as the modern German and Scandinavian form.
HELFRIED m German
Variant of HELMFRIED
HELGA f Scandinavian, German, Ancient Scandinavian
Feminine form of HELGE
HELGE m Scandinavian, German
From the from Old Norse name Helgi, derived from heilagr meaning “holy, blessed”.
HELLA f Scandinavian, German
Variant of HELGA
HELMA f German, Dutch
Short form of WILHELMINA
HELMFRIED m German
Derived from the Germanic elements helm “helmet” and frid “peace”.
HELMINE f German
Short form of WILHELMINE
HELMUT m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements helm “helmet” and muot “spirit, mind”.
HELMUTH m German
Variant of HELMUT
HENDRIK m Dutch, German, Estonian
Dutch and Estonian cognate of HENRY
HENNING m German, Danish, Norwegian
Diminutive of HENRIK
HENRIETTE f French, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
French feminine diminutive of HENRY
HENRIK m Scandinavian, German, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian
Scandinavian, Low German, Hungarian, Slovene and Croatian form of HENRY
HENRIKE f German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian feminine form of HENRY
HERBERT m English, German, French, Slovene, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements hari “army” and beraht “bright”… [more]
HERIBERT m German
German form of HERBERT
HERMANN m German
German form of HERMAN
HERMENEGILD m German
German form of HERMENEGILDO
HERMIA f German
Feminine form of HERMES… [more]
HERMINE f German, French
German feminine form of HERMAN
HERTA f German
Variant of HERTHA
HERTHA f German
Form of NERTHUS… [more]
HIERONYMUS m German, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latin form of JEROME used in Germany and Holland… [more]
HILBERT m German
Variant of HILDEBERT
HILDA f English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Spanish, Anglo-Saxon (Latinized), Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element hild “battle”… [more]
HILDE f German, Dutch
German and Dutch variant of HILDA
HILDEBERT m German
Means “bright battle” from the Germanic elements hild “battle” and beraht “bright”.
HILDEBRAND m German (Archaic), Ancient Germanic
Means “battle sword”, derived from the Germanic element hild “battle” combined with brand “sword”… [more]
HILDEGARD f German, Scandinavian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements hild “battle” and gard “enclosure”… [more]
HILDEGARDE f German, Scandinavian
Variant of HILDEGARD
HILTRAUD f German
Means “strength in battle”, derived from the Germanic elements hild “battle” and þruþ “strength”.
HILTRUD f German
Variant of HILTRAUD
HILTRUDE f German
Variant of HILTRAUD
HINRICH m German
Low German form of HEINRICH
HORST m German
Means “wood, thicket” in German… [more]
HUBERT m English, German, Dutch, French, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Means “bright heart”, derived from the Germanic elements hug “heart, mind” and beraht “bright”… [more]
HUGO m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Dutch, German, Scandinavian, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of HUGH… [more]
HULDA (1) f Scandinavian, German, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse hulda meaning “hiding, secrecy”… [more]
HUMBERT m German, French, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Means “famous warrior”, derived from the Germanic elements hun “warrior, bear cub” and beraht “famous”… [more]
HUPPERT m German
Low German form of HUBERT
IDA f English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element id meaning “work, labour”… [more]
IGNATZ m German
German form of IGNATIUS
ILONA f Hungarian, German, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech
Possibly a Hungarian form of HELEN
ILSA f German
Variant of ILSE
ILSE f German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of ELISABETH
IMKE f German
Diminutive of IMMA
IMMA f German
Low German form of IRMA
IMMANUEL m German, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Form of EMMANUEL used in most translations of the Old Testament… [more]
INA f English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Limburgish
Short form of names ending with ina.
INGA f Scandinavian, German, Russian, Ancient Scandinavian
Strictly feminine form of INGE
INGE m & f Scandinavian, German, Dutch
Short form of Scandinavian and German names beginning with the element ing, which refers to the Germanic god ING… [more]
INGEBORG f Scandinavian, German
From the Old Norse name Ingibjörg, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with björg meaning “protection, help”.
INGO m German
German masculine form of INGE
INGOLF m Scandinavian, German
From the Old Norse name Ingólfr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with úlfr meaning “wolf”.
INGRID f Scandinavian, German
From the Old Norse name Ingríðr meaning “Ing is beautiful”, derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with fríðr “beautiful”… [more]
IRENE f English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Finnish, German, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ειρηνη (Eirene), derived from a word meaning “peace”… [more]
IRIS f Greek Mythology, English, German, Dutch, French, Spanish
Means “rainbow” in Greek… [more]
IRMA f German, Hungarian, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Slovene, English, Ancient Germanic
German short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen, which meant “whole, universal”… [more]
IRMENTRUD f German (Archaic)
German form of ERMENDRUD
IRMGARD f German
Contracted form of IRMINGARD
IRMHILD f German
Derived from the Germanic elements ermen “whole, universal” and hild “battle”.
IRMINGARD f German
Derived from the Germanic elements ermen meaning “whole, universal” and gard meaning “enclosure”.
IRMTRAUD f German
Contracted form of IRMENTRUD
IRMTRUD f German
Variant of IRMTRAUD
ISA (2) f German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish
Short form of ISABELLA
ISAAK m Russian, German, Biblical Greek
Russian and German form of ISAAC, as well as the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
ISABEL f Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German
Medieval Provençal form of ELIZABETH… [more]
ISABELL f German
German variant of ISABEL
ISABELLA f Italian, Spanish, German, English, Scandinavian, Dutch, Romanian
Latinate form of ISABEL… [more]
ISABELLE f French, English, German, Dutch
French form of ISABEL
ISIDOR m German, Russian, Macedonian
German, Russian and Macedonian form of ISIDORE
ISOLDE f English (Rare), German, Celtic Mythology
The origins of this name are uncertain, though some Celtic roots have been suggested… [more]
IVO (1) m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element iv meaning “yew”… [more]
IVONNE f German
German variant of YVONNE
JAKOB m German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Slovene, Estonian, Croatian
Cognate of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAN (1) m Dutch, Scandinavian, Czech, Polish, Slovene, German
Form of JOHANNES… [more]
JANA (1) f Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Feminine form of JAN (1)
JANINA f Polish, Finnish, German, Swedish, Lithuanian
Latinate form of JEANNINE
JASMIN (1) f German, English
German form and English variant of JASMINE
JEREMIAS m German, Portuguese, Finnish
German, Portuguese and Finnish form of JEREMIAH
JESSIKA f German, English (Modern)
German form and English variant of JESSICA
JOACHIM m French, German, Polish, Judeo-Christian Legend
Contracted form of JEHOIACHIN or JEHOIAKIM… [more]
JOCHEM m German, Dutch
German and Dutch form of JOACHIM
JOCHEN m German
German form of JOACHIM
JOCHIM m German
German form of JOACHIM
JOHAN m Scandinavian, German, Dutch, Czech
Scandinavian, Low German and Czech form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
JOHANN m German
German form of Iohannes (see JOHN)… [more]
JOHANNA f German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, English, Late Roman
Latinate form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
JOHANNES m German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian, Late Roman
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN)… [more]
JONAS (2) m Biblical (Variant), Scandinavian, German, Dutch
From Ιωνας (Ionas), the Greek form of JONAH, which is used in some translations of the New Testament.
JONATAN m Scandinavian, German
Scandinavian and German variant of JONATHAN
JONATHAN m English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan) (contracted to יוֹנָתָן (Yonatan)) meaning “YAHWEH has given”… [more]
JÖRG m German
German short form of GEORGE
JOSEF m German, Scandinavian, Czech
German, Scandinavian and Czech form of JOSEPH
JOSEFINE f German
German form of JOSÉPHINE
JOSEPH m English, French, German, Biblical
From Ioseph, the Latin form of Greek Ιωσηφ (Ioseph), which was from the Hebrew name יוֹסֵף (Yosef) meaning “he will add”… [more]
JOSEPHA f German (Archaic), English (Rare)
Feminine form of JOSEPH
JOSEPHINE f English, German
English and German form of JOSÉPHINE
JUDITH f English, Hebrew (Anglicized), French, German, Spanish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוּדִית (Yehudit) meaning “woman from Judea”, Judea being an ancient region in Israel… [more]
JULIA f English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Finnish, Ancient Roman, Biblical
Feminine form of JULIUS… [more]
JULIAN m English, Polish, German
From the Roman name Iulianus, which was derived from JULIUS… [more]
JULIANA f Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN)… [more]
JULIANE f French, German
French and German feminine form of JULIAN
JULIUS m Ancient Roman, English, German
From a Roman family name which was possibly derived from Greek ιουλος (ioulos) “downy-bearded”… [more]
JÜRGEN m German
Low German form of GEORGE
JUSTINE f French, English, Dutch, German
French feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN)… [more]
JUSTUS m German, Dutch, Late Roman
Latin name which meant “just”. This name was borne by at least eight saints.
JUTTA f German
German form of JUDITH… [more]
JUTTE f German
Variant of JUTTA
KAI (1) m Frisian, German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Dutch
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Frisian diminutive of GERHARD, NICOLAAS, CORNELIS or GAIUS.
KAREN (1) f Danish, Norwegian, German, English
Danish short form of KATHERINE… [more]
KARIN f Scandinavian, German, Dutch, Finnish, English
Swedish short form of KATHERINE
KARINA f Scandinavian, Polish, German, Russian, English
Elaborated form of KARIN
KARL m German, Scandinavian, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
German and Scandinavian form of CHARLES… [more]
KARLA f German, Scandinavian, Croatian
German, Scandinavian and Croatian feminine form of CHARLES
KARLMANN m German
German form of CARLOMAN
KAROLA f Hungarian, German
Hungarian and German feminine form of CAROLUS
KAROLINA f Polish, Scandinavian, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Lithuanian, German
Feminine form of CAROLUS
KAROLINE f German, Danish, Norwegian
Feminine form of CAROLUS
KARSTEN m German
Low German form of CHRISTIAN
KASIMIR m German
German form of CASIMIR
KASIMIRA f German (Archaic)
Feminine form of KASIMIR
KASPAR m German
German cognate of JASPER
KATARINA f German, Scandinavian, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Cognate of KATHERINE
KATARINE f German
German form of KATHERINE
KATHARINA f German, Scandinavian
German form of KATHERINE
KATHARINE f English, German
English variant of KATHERINE and German variant of KATHARINA… [more]
KÄTHE f German
German diminutive of KATHERINE
KATHERINA f English (Rare), German
Latinate form of KATHERINE… [more]
KATHRIN f German
German short form of KATHARINA
KATINKA f German, Dutch
German form of KATENKA
KATJA f German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Slovene
German, Scandinavian, Dutch and Slovene form of KATYA
KATRIN f German, Swedish, Estonian
German, Swedish and Estonian short form of KATHERINE
KATRINA f English, German, Swedish, Dutch
Variant of CATRIONA… [more]
KAY (3) m Frisian, German, Scandinavian
Variant of KAI (1)
KAYETAN m German
German form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).
KERSTIN f German, Swedish
Low German and Swedish form of CHRISTINA
KEVIN m English, Irish, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian
Anglicized form of the Irish name Caoimhín, derived from the older Irish Cóemgein, composed of the Old Irish elements cóem “kind, gentle, handsome” and gein “birth”… [more]
KILIAN m Irish, German
Irish variant and German form of CILLIAN
KINGE f German
Diminutive of KUNIGUNDE
KLAAS m German, Dutch
Low German and Dutch short form of NICHOLAS
KLARA f Scandinavian, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Latvian
Cognate of CLARA
KLAUS m German, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish
German short form of NICHOLAS
KLEMENS m German, Danish, Swedish, Polish
German, Danish, Swedish and Polish form of Clemens (see CLEMENT)… [more]
KNUT m Scandinavian, German
Derived from Old Norse knútr meaning “knot”… [more]
KOLMAN m German (Rare)
Variant of KOLOMAN
KOLOMAN m German, Czech, Slovak
German, Czech and Slovak form of COLMÁN… [more]
KONRAD m German, Scandinavian, Polish, Slovene
German, Scandinavian, Polish and Slovene form of CONRAD
KONSTANTIN m German, Hungarian, Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Cognate of CONSTANTINE
KORA f German
German variant of CORA
KORBINIAN m German
Derived from Latin corvus meaning “raven”… [more]
KÖRBL m German
Diminutive of KORBINIAN
KORD m German
Low German contracted form of CONRAD
KORNELIA f German, Polish
German and Polish form of CORNELIA
KRESZENTIA f German
German feminine form of CRESCENTIUS
KRESZENZ f German
German feminine form of CRESCENTIUS
KRIEMHILD f German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements grim “mask” and hild “battle”… [more]
KRIEMHILDE f German
Variant of KRIEMHILD
KRIMHILDE f German
Variant of KRIEMHILD
KRISTA f German, English
Short form of KRISTINA
KRISTIANE f German
German form of CHRISTINA
KRISTIN f Scandinavian, German, English
Scandinavian and German form of CHRISTINA
KRISTINA f Scandinavian, Russian, German, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Serbian, Croatian, English, Bulgarian
Cognate of CHRISTINA, and a Bulgarian variant of HRISTINA.
KRISTINE f Scandinavian, German, Latvian
Cognate of CHRISTINE
KUNIBERT m German, Ancient Germanic
Means “brave and bright” from the Germanic elements kuni “clan, family” and beraht “bright”.
KUNIGUNDE f German
Derived from the Germanic element kuni “clan, family” combined with gund “war”… [more]
KUNO m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from Germanic kuni meaning “clan, family”.
KURT m German
German contracted form of CONRAD
LAMBERT m German, Dutch, French, English, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements land “land” and beraht “bright”… [more]
LAMMERT m Dutch, German
Dutch and Low German form of LAMBERT
LAMPRECHT m German (Archaic), Ancient Germanic
German form of LAMBERT
LANZO m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of LANCE
LARA f Russian, English, German, Slovene
Russian short form of LARISA… [more]
LAURA f English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Scandinavian, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant “laurel”… [more]
LEA f German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, Slovene, Croatian
Form of LEAH
LEBERECHT m German
Means “live rightly” from German lebe “live” and recht “right”… [more]
LENA f Scandinavian, German, Russian, English, Italian
Scandinavian and German short form of HELENA or MAGDALENA, and a Russian short form of YELENA.
LENE f German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian short form of HELENE or MAGDALENE
LENI f German
German diminutive of HELENE or MAGDALENA
LENNART m Scandinavian, German, Finnish
Swedish and Low German form of LEONARD
LENZ m German
Short form of LORENZ… [more]
LEO m German, Dutch, English, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Latin leo “lion”, a cognate of LEON… [more]
LEON m English, German, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning “lion”… [more]
LEONA f English, German
Feminine form of LEON
LEONHARD m German
German form of LEONARD… [more]
LEONIE f German
German feminine form of LEONIUS
LEONORE f German
German short form of ELEANOR
LEOPOLD m German, Dutch, English, Slovene, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements leud “people” and bald “bold”… [more]
LIANE f German
Short form of JULIANE
LIES f German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of ELISABETH
LIESA f German
German diminutive of ELISABETH
LIESE f German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of ELISABETH
LIESEL f German
German diminutive of ELISABETH
LIESELOTTE f German
Variant of LISELOTTE
LIESL f German
German short form of ELISABETH
LILI f German, French
German and French diminutive of ELISABETH, also sometimes connected to the German word lilie meaning “lily”.
LILLI f German
Variant of LILI
LILO f German
Short form of LISELOTTE
LINDA f English, Dutch, German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian, Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Ancient Germanic
Originally a medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element linde meaning “soft, tender”… [more]
LINUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized), German, Scandinavian
From the Greek name Λινος (Linos) meaning “flax”… [more]
LISA f English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Italian
Short form of ELIZABETH, ELISABETH, ELISABET or ELISABETTA… [more]
LISBETH f German
German short form of ELISABETH
LISELOTTE f German, Danish
Contraction of LISA and CHARLOTTE
LORE (1) f German
German diminutive of ELEONORE
LORENZ m German
German form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LOTHAR m German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Chlodochar meaning “famous army”, derived from the elements hlud “fame” and hari “army”… [more]
LOTTE f German, Dutch, Danish
Short form of LISELOTTE or CHARLOTTE
LUCIA f Italian, German, English, Scandinavian, Romanian, Slovak, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LUCIUS… [more]
LUDGER m German, Dutch
Low German and Dutch form of LUITGER… [more]
LUDOLF m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Hludwolf which was composed of the elements hlud “fame” and wolf “wolf”.
LUDWIG m German
From the Germanic name Chlodovech which meant “famous warrior”, composed of the elements hlud “fame” and wig “warrior”… [more]
LUISE f German
German form of LOUISE
LUITGARD f German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Leutgard which was derived from the elements leud “people” and gard “enclosure”… [more]
LUITGER m German
From the Germanic name Leudagar which was derived from the elements leud “people” and ger “spear”.
LUITPOLD m German
German variant of LEOPOLD
LUKAS m German, Scandinavian, Lithuanian
German, Scandinavian and Lithuanian form of LUKE
LULU (1) f German
Diminutive of names that begin with Lu, especially LUISE.
LUTGARD f German (Archaic)
Variant of LUITGARD
LUTZ m German
German diminutive of LUDWIG
LYDIA f English, German, Finnish, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means “from Lydia” in Greek… [more]
MAGDA f German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Czech, Polish, Croatian, Romanian, Portuguese
Short form of MAGDALENA
MAGDALENA f German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Spanish, Slovene, Czech, Polish, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Romanian, English
Latinate form of MAGDALENE
MAGDALENE f German, Danish, English, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
From a title which meant “of Magdala”… [more]
MAIKE f Frisian, German
Frisian diminutive of MARIA
MAJA (1) f German, Scandinavian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Form of MAIA (1)
MAJA (2) f German, Scandinavian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of MARIA
MALTE m Danish, Swedish, German
Short form of the Germanic name HELMOLD
MALTHE m Danish, German
Variant of MALTE
MANFRED m German, Dutch, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements magan “strength” and frid “peace”… [more]
MANFRIED m German
German form of MANFRED
MANUEL m Spanish, Portuguese, German, Romanian, English, Italian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Spanish and Portuguese form of EMMANUEL… [more]
MANUELA f Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, German, Italian
Feminine form of MANUEL
MARCEL m French, Catalan, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, German
Form of MARCELLUS
MARCELL m Hungarian, German
Hungarian and German form of MARCELLUS
MARCELLA f Italian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MARCELLUS
MARCELLUS m Ancient Roman, German
Roman family name which was originally a diminutive of MARCUS… [more]
MAREIKE f Frisian, German
Frisian and German diminutive of MARIA
MARGARETA f German, Scandinavian, Romanian, Slovene, Dutch, Finnish, Croatian
Cognate of MARGARET
MARGARETE f German
German form of MARGARET
MARGARETHA f Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of MARGARET
MARGARETHE f German, Danish
German and Danish form of MARGARET
MARGRIT f German
German variant form of MARGARET
MARIA f & m Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Icelandic, Corsican, Basque, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Latin form of Greek Μαρια, from Hebrew מִרְיָם (see MARY)… [more]
MARIANNE f French, English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish
Originally a French diminutive of MARIE… [more]
MARIE f French, Czech, German, English, Scandinavian
French and Czech form of Maria (see MARY)… [more]
MARIELE f German
German diminutive of MARIA
MARINA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Greek, Russian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MARINUS
MARITA (1) f German, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish
Diminutive of MARIA
MARIUS m Ancient Roman, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, French, Romanian
Roman family name which was derived either from MARS, the name of the Roman god of War, or else from the Latin root mas, maris meaning “male”… [more]
MARKUS m German, Scandinavian, Finnish
German, Scandinavian and Finnish form of MARK
MARLEN (2) f German
Variant of MARLENE
MARLENE f German, English
Blend of MARIA and MAGDALENE… [more]
MARLIES f German, Dutch
Combination of MARIA and LIES
MARLIS f German
Combination of MARIA and LIESE
MARTHE f French, German
French and German form of MARTHA
MARTIN m English, French, German, Scandinavian, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Finnish
From the Roman name Martinus, which was derived from Martis, the genitive case of the name of the Roman god MARS… [more]
MARTINA f German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Czech, Croatian, Slovak, Slovene, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Martinus (see MARTIN)… [more]
MARVIN m English, German
Probably from an English surname which was derived from the given name MERVYN… [more]
MARWIN m German
German variant of MARVIN
MARZELL m German
German variant of MARCELLUS
MATHIAS m French, German, Scandinavian
Variant of MATTHIAS
MATHILDE f French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish
Cognate of MATILDA
MATHIS m German, French
German and French form of MATTHIAS
MATTHÄUS m German
German form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
MATTHIAS m Greek, German, Scandinavian, French, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Variant of Matthaios (see MATTHEW) which appears in the New Testament as the name of the apostle chosen to replace the traitor Judas Iscariot… [more]
MATTIAS m German, Swedish
Variant of MATTHIAS
MAX m German, English, Scandinavian, Dutch
Short form of MAXIMILIAN (or sometimes of MAXWELL in English).
MAXIMILIAN m German, English, Scandinavian
From the Roman name Maximilianus, which was derived from MAXIMUS… [more]
MECHTHILD f German
German variant of MATHILDE
MECHTILDE f German
German variant of MATHILDE
MEIKE f German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of MARIA
MEINARD m German
Variant of MEINHARD
MEINE m Frisian, Dutch, German
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element magan meaning “strength”.
MEINHARD m German
German form of MEGINHARD
MEINO m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Variant of MEINE
MEINRAD m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements magan “strength, might” and rad “counsel”… [more]
MELANIE f English, German, Dutch
From the French form of the Latin name Melania, derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning “black, dark”… [more]
MELITTA f Ancient Greek, German
Ancient Attic Greek variant of MELISSA
MENNO m Dutch, German
Diminutive of MEINE
MERTEN m German
Low German form of MARTIN
META f German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian short form of MARGARET
MIA f Scandinavian, Dutch, German, English
Scandinavian, Dutch and German diminutive of MARIA
MICHAEL m English, German, Czech, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name מִיכָאֵל (Mikha’el) meaning “who is like God?”… [more]
MICHAELA f German, Swedish, English, Czech, Slovak
Feminine form of MICHAEL
MICHEL m French, German
French form and German diminutive of MICHAEL… [more]
MINNA f German, Finnish
German short form of WILHELMINA and a Finnish short form of VILHELMIINA.
MIRIAM f Hebrew, English, German, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of MARY… [more]
MIRJAM f Dutch, German, Finnish, Estonian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian
Form of MIRIAM
MITZI f German
German diminutive of MARIA
MONIKA f German, Scandinavian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Lithuanian, Latvian
Form of MONICA
MORITZ m German
German form of MAURICE
MOSE m German
German variant of MOSES
NADJA f German, Slovene
German and Slovene form of NADYA (1)
NATALIE f French, English, German
From the Late Latin name Natalia, which meant “Christmas Day” from Latin natale domini… [more]
NATHALIE f French, German
French and German variant of NATALIE
NELE f German
Diminutive of CORNELIA
NICKOLAUS m German
Variant of NIKOLAUS
NICO m Italian, Dutch, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Short form of NICHOLAS (or sometimes NICODEMUS).
NICOLAUS m German, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikolaos (see NICHOLAS)… [more]
NIKLAUS m German
Swiss German form of NICHOLAS
NIKOLA (2) f German, Czech, Slovak
German, Czech and Slovak feminine form of NICHOLAS
NIKOLAUS m German, Scandinavian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
German form of NICHOLAS
NINA (1) f Russian, Italian, English, German, French, Polish, Slovene, Czech, Slovak, Croatian
Short form of names that end in nina, such as ANTONINA and GIANNINA… [more]
NORA f Irish, English, Scandinavian, German, Italian
Short form of HONORA or ELEANOR… [more]
NORBERT m German, English, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements nord “north” and beraht “bright”… [more]
ODA f German, Ancient Germanic
Feminine form of Odo (see OTTO).
ODILIE f German (Archaic)
Variant of ODILIA
OLAF m Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Polish
From the Old Norse name Áleifr meaning “ancestor’s descendent”, derived from the elements anu “ancestor” and leifr “descendent”… [more]
OLGA f Russian, Scandinavian, German, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Spanish
Russian form of HELGA… [more]
OLIVER m English, German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF)… [more]
OLIVIA f English, Italian, Spanish, German, Finnish, Scandinavian
This name was first used in this spelling by William Shakespeare for a character in his comedy ‘Twelfth Night’ (1602)… [more]
ORAL m German (Swiss)
Swiss form of AURELIUS
OREL m German (Swiss)
Swiss form of AURELIUS
ORTRUN f German
Derived from the Germanic elements ort “point” and rún “secret”.
ORTWIN m German
Derived from the Germanic elements ort “point” and win “friend”.
OSKAR m Scandinavian, German, Polish, Slovene
Scandinavian, German, Polish and Slovene form of OSCAR
OSWALD m English, German, Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements os “god” and weald “rule”… [more]
OTHMAR m German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Audamar, which was derived from the elements od “wealth, fortune” and meri “famous”.
OTMAR m German, Czech, Ancient Germanic
Variant of OTHMAR
OTTILIA f German (Rare)
Variant of OTTILIE
OTTILIE f German
German form of ODILIA
OTTMAR m German
Variant of OTHMAR
OTTO m German, Scandinavian, Dutch, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
Later German form of Audo or Odo, originally a short form of various names beginning with the Germanic element od meaning “wealth, fortune”… [more]
OTTOKAR m German
German form of ODOVACAR
OTTOMAR m German
Variant of OTHMAR
PANKRAZ m German
German form of PANCRATIUS
PARSIFAL m German
German form of PERCIVAL
PASCAL m French, German, Dutch
From the Late Latin name Paschalis, which meant “relating to Easter” from Latin Pascha “Easter”, which was in turn from Hebrew פֶּסַח (pesach) “Passover”… [more]
PATRICIA f English, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK)… [more]
PATRICK m Irish, English, French, German
From the Latin name Patricius, which meant “nobleman”… [more]
PAUL m English, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Romanian, Biblical
From the Roman family name Paulus, which meant “small” or “humble” in Latin… [more]
PAULA f German, English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Scandinavian, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL)… [more]
PAULINE f French, English, German, Scandinavian
French feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PETER m English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovene, Slovak, Biblical
Derived from the Greek Πετρος (Petros) meaning “stone”… [more]
PETRA f Greek, German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Hungarian, English
Feminine form of PETER… [more]
PETRONELLA f Dutch, German, Swedish
Dutch, German and Swedish form of PETRONILLA
PETRUS m Dutch, German, Biblical Latin
Latin form of PETER used in Dutch and German.
PHILIPP m German
German form of PHILIP
PHILIPPA f English (British), German
Latiniate feminine form of PHILIP
PHILIPPINA f German (Rare)
Elaborated form of PHILIPPA
PHILOMENA f English, German, Late Greek
Means “friend of strength” from Greek φιλος (philos) “friend” and μενος (menos) “strength”… [more]
PHYLLIS f Greek Mythology, English, German
Means “foliage” in Greek… [more]
PIA f Italian, Scandinavian, German, Polish, Slovene, Late Roman
Feminine form of PIUS
POLDI m German
German diminutive of LEOPOLD
RACHEL f English, Hebrew, French, German, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name רָחֵל (Rachel) meaning “ewe”… [more]
RAFAEL m Spanish, Portuguese, German, Slovene, Macedonian
Cognate of RAPHAEL
RAFFAEL m German
German variant of RAPHAEL
RAFFAELA f German
German feminine form of RAPHAEL
RAIMUND m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of RAYMOND
RAIMUNDE f German
German feminine form of RAYMOND
RAINER m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of RAYNER
RALF m German, Scandinavian, English (Rare)
Variant of RALPH
RALPH m English, Scandinavian, German
Contracted form of the Old Norse name RÁÐÚLFR (or its Norman form Radulf)… [more]
RAMBERT m German
Derived from the Germanic elements hram “raven” and beraht “bright”.
RAPHAEL m German, French, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name רָפָאֵל (Rafa’el) which meant “God has healed”… [more]
RAPHAELA f German
Feminine form of RAPHAEL
REBEKKA f German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Biblical Greek
German, Dutch, Danish and Norwegian form of REBECCA… [more]
REGINA f English, Italian, Polish, German, Scandinavian, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning “queen”… [more]
REGINE f German
German form of REGINA
REGULA f German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of REGULUS… [more]
REIMUND m German
German form of RAYMOND
REIN m German, Frisian, Dutch
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ragin “advice, counsel”.
REINER m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of RAYNER
REINHARD m German, Ancient Germanic
German cognate of REYNARD
REINHILD f German
From a Germanic name which was composed of the elements ragin “advice” and hild “battle”.
REINHILDE f German
Variant of REINHILD
REINHOLD m German, Ancient Germanic
German cognate of REYNOLD
RENATA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Polish, Czech, Croatian, Slovene, Late Roman
Feminine form of RENATUS
RENATE f German, Dutch
German and Dutch feminine form of RENATUS
RENÉ m French, German, Spanish, Slovak, Czech
French form of RENATUS… [more]
RETO m German
Means “of Rhaetia”… [more]
RIA f German, Dutch
Short form of MARIA
RICARDA f Spanish, German
Spanish and German feminine form of RICHARD
RICHARD m English, French, German, Czech, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Means “brave power”, derived from the Germanic elements ric “power, rule” and hard “brave, hardy”… [more]
RIKE f German
German short form of FRIEDERIKE, HENRIKE, and other names ending in rike.
RITA f Italian, English, Scandinavian, German, Hungarian, Spanish, Portuguese
Short form of MARGHERITA or other names ending in rita… [more]
ROBERT m English, French, Scandinavian, German, Dutch, Czech, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Romanian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Hrodebert meaning “bright fame”, derived from the Germanic elements hrod “fame” and beraht “bright”… [more]
ROCHUS m German, Dutch
German and Dutch form of ROCCO
RODOLF m German (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
German form of RUDOLF
ROGER m English, French, German, Swedish
Means “famous spear” from the Germanic elements hrod “fame” and ger “spear”… [more]
ROLAND m English, French, German, Polish
Means “famous land” from the Germanic elements hrod “fame” and land… [more]
ROLF m German, Scandinavian, English
From the Germanic name Hrolf (or its Old Norse cognate Hrólfr), a contracted form of Hrodulf (see RUDOLF)… [more]
ROMAN m Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian, Slovene, Croatian, German
From the Late Latin name Romanus which meant “Roman”.
ROMY f German, English
Diminutive of ROSEMARY
ROSA (1) f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Dutch, German, English
Generally this can be considered a Latin form of ROSE, though originally it may have come from the Germanic name ROZA (2)… [more]
ROSALIE f French, German
French and German form of ROSALIA
ROSEMARIE f German, Scandinavian
Combination of ROSE and MARIE
ROSWITHA f German
Means “famous strength” from the Germanic elements hrod “fame” and swinþ “strength”… [more]
RUDI m German, Hungarian
Diminutive of RUDOLF
RÜDIGER m German
German form of ROGER
RUDOLF m German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian
From the Germanic name Hrodulf, which was derived from the elements hrod “fame” and wulf “wolf”… [more]
RUEDI m German (Swiss)
Swiss diminutive of RUDOLF
RUPERT m German, Dutch, English, Polish
Low German form of ROBERT… [more]
RUPRECHT m German (Archaic)
Low German form of ROBERT
RUT f Swedish, German, Italian, Spanish, Biblical Hebrew
Cognate of RUTH (1)
RUTH (1) f English, German, Scandinavian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Hebrew name which was derived from the Hebrew word רְעוּת (re’ut) meaning “friend”… [more]
SABINE f French, German
French and German form of SABINA
SABRINA f English, Italian, German
Latinized form of Habren, the original Welsh name of the River Severn… [more]
SALOME f English, German, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From an Aramaic name which was related to the Hebrew word שָׁלוֹם (shalom) meaning “peace”… [more]
SANDRA f Italian, English, French, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Short form of ALESSANDRA… [more]
SARA f Greek, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Scandinavian, German, Dutch, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, English, Arabic
Form of SARAH
SARAH f English, French, German, Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means “lady” or “princess” in Hebrew… [more]
SASCHA m & f German
German form of SASHA
SASKIA f Dutch, German
From the Germanic element sachs “Saxon”… [more]
SCHWANHILD f German
Variant of SWANHILD
SEBASTIAN m German, English, Scandinavian, Polish, Finnish, Romanian
From the Latin name Sebastianus which meant “from Sebaste”… [more]
SELMA f English, German, Scandinavian
Meaning unknown, possibly a short form of ANSELMA… [more]
SENTA f German
Diminutive of KRESZENTIA
SEPP m German
German diminutive of JOSEPH
SEPPEL m German
German diminutive of JOSEPH
SERAPHINA f English (Rare), German (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim which was Hebrew in origin and meant “fiery ones”… [more]
SEVERIN m German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian form of SEVERINUS
SEVERINA f Italian, Portuguese, Croatian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of SEVERINUS
SIBYLLA f Greek, German, Swedish, Late Roman, Late Greek
Greek and Latinate form of SIBYL
SIBYLLE f German, French
German and French form of SIBYL
SIDONIA f Late Roman, German
Feminine form of SIDONIUS
SIEGBERT m German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu “victory” and beraht “bright”… [more]
SIEGFRIED m German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu “victory” and frid “peace”… [more]
SIEGHARD m German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu “victory” and hard “brave, hardy”.
SIEGHILD f German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu “victory” and hild “battle”.
SIEGLINDE f German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu “victory” and linde “gentle, soft”… [more]
SIEGMUND m German
German variant of SIGMUND
SIEGWARD m German
German form of SIGURD
SIGI m & f German
Diminutive of SIEGFRIED, SIEGLINDE, and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu which means “victory”.
SIGISMUND m German, Ancient Germanic
Form of SIGMUND in which the first element is sigis, an older form of sigu… [more]
SIGISWALD m German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigis “victory” and wald “rule”.
SIGMUND m German, Scandinavian, English
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu “victory” and mund “protector” (or in the case of the Scandinavian cognate, from the Old Norse elements sigr “victory” and mundr “protector”)… [more]
SILKE f German
German diminutive of CELIA
SILVESTER m German, English, Slovene, Slovak, Late Roman
From a Roman name meaning “of the forest” from Latin silva “wood, forest”… [more]
SILVIA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, English, German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of SILVIUS… [more]
SIMON m English, French, Scandinavian, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Romanian, Macedonian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Σιμων (Simon), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim’on) which meant “he has heard”… [more]
SOFIA f Norwegian, Swedish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Greek, Finnish, Slovak
Variant of SOPHIA
SOFIE f German, Danish, Dutch, Czech
Variant of SOPHIE
SONJA f German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Form of SONYA
SONJE f German
German variant of SONJA
SOPHIA f English, Greek, German, Ancient Greek
Means “wisdom” in Greek… [more]
SOPHIE f French, English, German, Dutch
French form of SOPHIA
SÖREN m Swedish, German
Swedish and German form of SØREN
STEFAN m German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Polish, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Romanian
Cognate of STEPHEN, and a Romanian variant of ȘTEFAN.
STEFANIE f German, Dutch, Danish
Variant of STEPHANIE
STEFFEN m German, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch
Low German form of STEPHEN
STEFFI f German
Diminutive of STEPHANIE
STEFFIE f German (Rare)
Diminutive of STEPHANIE
STEPHAN m German
German form of STEPHEN
STEPHANIE f English, German
Feminine form of STEPHEN
SUSANN f German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian short form of SUSANNE
SUSANNE f German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian form of SUSANNA
SUSE f German
German diminutive of SUSANNE
SUSI f German
German diminutive of SUSANNE
SVEN m Scandinavian, German, Dutch
From the Old Norse byname Sveinn which meant “boy”.
SVENJA f German
German feminine form of SVEN… [more]
SWANHILD f German
Derived from the Germanic elements swan and hild “battle”.
SWANHILDA f German
Variant of SWANHILD
SWANHILDE f German
Variant of SWANHILD
SYBILLE f German, French
German and French form of SIBYL
SYLVIA f English, Scandinavian, Finnish, German
Variant of SILVIA… [more]
TABEA f German
German short form of TABITHA
TANJA f German, Finnish, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Variant of TANYA
TATJANA f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, German, Finnish
Cognate of TATIANA
TERESA f Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Finnish, Polish, German, Scandinavian, English
Cognate of THERESA… [more]
THEA f German, Scandinavian, English
Short form of DOROTHEA or THEODORA
THEDA f German
Short form of THEODORA… [more]
THEKLA f Greek, German
From the ancient Greek name Θεοκλεια (Theokleia), which meant “glory of God” from the Greek elements θεος (theos) meaning “god” and κλεος (kleos) meaning “glory”… [more]
THEODOR m German, Scandinavian, Czech, Romanian
German form of THEODORE, as well as a Scandinavian, Czech and Romanian variant of TEODOR… [more]
THEOPHIL m German
German form of THEOPHILUS
THERESA f English, German, Scandinavian
From the Spanish and Portuguese name Teresa… [more]
THERESE f German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian variant of THERESA
THERESIA f German, Dutch, Swedish
German, Dutch and Swedish form of THERESA
THOMAS m English, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of the Aramaic name תָּאוֹמָא (Ta’oma’) which meant “twin”… [more]
THORA f Scandinavian, German
Modern form of ÞÓRA
THORBEN m Danish, German
Variant of TORBEN
THORSTEN m Swedish, Danish, German
Variant of TORSTEN
TILL m German
From Tielo, a Medieval Low German diminutive of names that began with Diet (for example DIETRICH), originally from Germanic þeud meaning “people”.
TILLO m German
From Tielo, a Low German diminutive of names that began with Diet (for example DIETRICH)… [more]
TIM m English, German, Dutch, Slovene, Scandinavian
Short form of TIMOTHY
TIMOTHEUS m Biblical Latin, German, Dutch
Latinized form of Timotheos (see TIMOTHY).
TOBIAS m Biblical, German, Scandinavian, English, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of TOBIAH… [more]
TORBEN m Danish, German
Danish form of TORBJÖRN
TORSTEN m Swedish, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Þórsteinn, which meant “Thor’s stone” from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with steinn “stone”.
TRAUGOTT m German
Derived from German trau “trust” and Gott “God”… [more]
TRUDI f German, English
Diminutive of GERTRUDE
UDO (1) m German
Newer form of Odo (see OTTO).
UELI m German (Swiss)
Swiss diminutive of ULRICH
ULRICH m German, French, Ancient Germanic
Means “prosperity and power” from Germanic uodal “heritage” combined with ric “power”… [more]
ULRIKA f German, Scandinavian, Finnish
German and Scandinavian feminine form of ULRICH… [more]
ULRIKE f German, Danish
German and Danish feminine form of ULRICH
URS m German
German form of the Latin name Ursus, which meant “bear”… [more]
URSEL f German
German diminutive of URSULA
URSULA f English, Scandinavian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Finnish, Late Roman
Means “little bear”, derived from a diminutive form of the Latin word ursa “she-bear”… [more]
USCHI f German
Diminutive of URSULA
UTE f German
Feminine form of UDO (1)
UTZ m German
Diminutive of ULRICH
UWE m German
German form of OVE
VALENTIN m Scandinavian, German, French, Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian
Cognate of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
VALERIA f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of VALERIUS… [more]
VALESKA f German
Diminutive of VALERIA
VANESSA f English, Italian, German, Dutch
Invented by author Jonathan Swift for his poem ‘Cadenus and Vanessa’ (1726)… [more]
VEIT m German
German form of VITUS or WIDO
VERA (1) f Russian, English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Portuguese
Means “faith” in Russian, though it is sometimes associated with the Latin word verus “true”… [more]
VERENA f German, Late Roman
Possibly related to Latin verus “true”… [more]
VERONIKA f Russian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Scandinavian, German, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Latvian
Cognate of VERONICA
VESTER m German
Short form of SILVESTER
VIKTOR m Scandinavian, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Cognate of VICTOR
VIKTORIA f German, Scandinavian
German and Scandinavian form of VICTORIA (1)
VILMA f Spanish, Hungarian, German, Swedish, Finnish, Czech, Slovak
Cognate of WILMA
VINZENT m German
German form of VINCENT
VINZENZ m German
German form of VINCENT
VOLKER m German
Derived from the Germanic element folk “people” combined with hari “army”.
VRENI f German
Diminutive of VERENA
WALBURGA f German
Means “rule of the fortress” from the Germanic elements wald “rule” and burg “fortress”… [more]
WALDEMAR m German, Scandinavian, Polish
Germanic derivative of the Slavic name VLADIMIR (or perhaps a cognate composed of the Germanic elements wald “rule” and meri “famous”)… [more]
WALDO m English, German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names containing the element wald meaning “rule”… [more]
WALTER m English, German, Scandinavian, Polish, Italian, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name meaning “ruler of the army”, composed of the elements wald “rule” and hari “army”… [more]
WALTHER m German, Ancient Germanic
German form of WALTER… [more]
WALTRAUD f German
Means either “strong rule” or “strong foreigner” from the Germanic element wald “rule” or walha “foreign” combined with thrud “strength”.
WANDA f Polish, English, German, French
Possibly from a Germanic name meaning “a Wend”, referring to the Slavic people who inhabited eastern Germany… [more]
WENDEL m German, Dutch
Old short form of Germanic names beginning with the element wandal meaning “a Vandal”… [more]
WENDELIN m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Old diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element wandal (see WENDEL)… [more]
WENZEL m German
Medieval German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.
WENZESLAUS m German
German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.
WERNER m German, Dutch, Scandinavian
From a Germanic name derived from warin “guard” combined with hari “army”.
WERTHER m German
Derived from the Germanic elements wert “worthy” and hari “army”… [more]
WIBKE f German
Feminine form of WIEBE
WIEBE m Frisian, Dutch, German
Medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element wig meaning “war”.
WIEBKE f Frisian, German
Feminine form of WIEBE
WIELAND m German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements wela possibly meaning “skill” and land meaning “land”… [more]
WILFRIED m German
German cognate of WILFRED
WILHELM m German, Polish, Ancient Germanic
German cognate of WILLIAM… [more]
WILHELMINA f Dutch, German, English
Dutch and German feminine form of WILHELM
WILHELMINE f German
German feminine form of WILHELM
WILLI m German
Diminutive of WILHELM
WILLY m & f English, German, Dutch
Diminutive of WILLIAM, WILHELM or WILLEM… [more]
WILMA f German, Dutch, English
Short form of WILHELMINA… [more]
WIM m Dutch, German
Dutch and German short form of WILLEM or WILHELM
WINFRIED m German
German form of WINFRED
WITOLD m Polish, German
Polish form of VYTAUTAS… [more]
WOLF m German, Hebrew, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Short form of WOLFGANG, WOLFRAM or other names containing the Germanic element wulf meaning “wolf”… [more]
WOLFGANG m German, Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from the Germanic elements wulf meaning “wolf” and gang “path”… [more]
WOLFRAM m German
Derived from the Germanic element wulf meaning “wolf” combined with hramn “raven”.
WULF m German
Variant of WOLF
XAVER m German
German form of XAVIER
YVO m German, Dutch
Variant of IVO (1)
YVONNE f French, English, German
French feminine form of YVON… [more]
ZELLA f German
German diminutive of MARCELLA
ZENZI f German
Diminutive of KRESZENZ
ZILLA f German
German diminutive of CECILIA
ZISKA f German
Short form of FRANZISKA
ZITA (1) f Italian, Portuguese, German, Czech, Slovak
Means “little girl” in Tuscan Italian… [more]

German names

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