List of names

List of names , where usage is German

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ABIGAIL f English , German , Biblical , Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אֲבִיגָיִל ('Avigayil) meaning "my father is joy", derived from the roots אָב ('av) meaning "father" and גִּיל (gil) meaning "joy". In the Old Testament this is the name of Nabal's wife. After Nabal's death she became the third wife of King David.

As an English name, Abigail...
ABRAHAM m English , Hebrew , Spanish , French , Dutch , German , Swedish , Norwegian , Danish , Biblical , Biblical Latin
This name may be viewed either as meaning "father of many" in Hebrew or else as a contraction of ABRAM (1) and הָמוֹן (hamon) meaning "many, multitude". The biblical patriarch Abraham was originally named Abram but God changed his name (see Genesis 17:5). With his father Terah, he led his wife...
ACHIM m German
German short form of JOACHIM.
ADA f English , German , Polish , Hungarian , Italian , Finnish
Short form of ADELAIDE and other names beginning with the same sound. This name was borne by Augusta Ada King (1815-1852), the Countess of Lovelace (known as Ada Lovelace), a daughter of Lord Byron. She was an assistant to Charles Babbage, the inventor of an early mechanical computer.
ADALBERT m Ancient Germanic , German , Polish
Old Germanic form of ALBERT. This is the name of a patron saint of Bohemia, Poland and Prussia.
ADAM m English , French , German , Dutch , Swedish , Norwegian , Danish , Polish , Czech , Slovak , Russian , Ukrainian , Croatian , Serbian , Macedonian , Romanian , Catalan , Hebrew , Arabic , Georgian , Biblical , Biblical Latin , Biblical Greek , Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for "man". It could be ultimately derived from Hebrew אדם ('adam) meaning "to be red", referring to the ruddy colour of human skin, or from Akkadian adamu meaning "to make".

According to Genesis in the Old Testament Adam was created from the earth by God (there is a word...
ADELBERT m German , Dutch
German and Dutch variant of ADALBERT.
ADELE f German , English , Italian , Finnish (Rare)
Form of ADÈLE.
ADELHEID f German , Dutch
German and Dutch form of ADELAIDE.
ADELINA f Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , Romanian , German , Bulgarian , Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
From a Latinized Germanic name which was derived from the element adal meaning "noble".
ADI m German , Romanian
Diminutive of ADOLF (German) or ADRIAN (Romanian) as well as other names beginning with the same sound.
ADOLF m German , Dutch , Swedish , Norwegian , Danish , Czech , Hungarian , Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalwolf, which meant "noble wolf" from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and wulf. It was borne by several Swedish kings as a first or second name, most notably by Gustav II Adolf in the 17th century. Association with Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), the leader of the Nazi...
ADRIAN m English , Romanian , Polish , German , Swedish , Norwegian , Danish , Russian
Form of Hadrianus (see HADRIAN). Several saints and six popes have borne this name, including the only English pope, Adrian IV, and the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI. As an English name, it has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it was not popular until modern times.
AGATHE f French , German , Norwegian , Danish , Greek , Ancient Greek
Cognate of AGATHA.
AGNES f English , German , Dutch , Swedish , Norwegian , Danish , Icelandic , Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Αγνη (Hagne), derived from Greek ‘αγνος (hagnos) meaning "chaste". Saint Agnes was a virgin martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian. The name became associated with Latin agnus "lamb", resulting in the saint's frequent depiction with a...
ALBAN m German , French , Albanian , English (Rare)
From the Roman cognomen Albanus which meant "from Alba". Alba (from Latin albus "white") was the name of various places within the Roman Empire, including the city Alba Longa. This name was borne by Saint Alban, the first British martyr (4th century). According to tradition, he sheltered a...
ALBERIC m Germanic Mythology
Variant of ALBERICH.
ALBERICH m Ancient Germanic , Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements alf "elf" and ric "power". Alberich was the name of the sorcerer king of the dwarfs in Germanic mythology. He also appears in the 'Nibelungenlied' as a dwarf who guards the treasure of the Nibelungen.
ALBERT m English , French , Catalan , German , Polish , Russian , Dutch , Swedish , Norwegian , Danish , Icelandic , Romanian , Hungarian , Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalbert, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and beraht "bright". This name was common among medieval German royalty. The Normans introduced it to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Æðelberht. Though it became rare in England by the 17th...
ALBINA f Russian , Ukrainian , Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , Slovene , Polish , German , Lithuanian , Ancient Roman
Feminine form of ALBINUS. Saint Albina was a 3rd-century martyr from Caesarea.
German cognate of ALBERT.
ALENA f German , Czech , Slovak , Slovene
Short form of MAGDALENA or HELENA.
ALEX m & f English , Dutch , German , French , Portuguese , Italian , Romanian , Greek , Swedish , Norwegian , Danish , Icelandic , Hungarian , Russian
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
ALEXA f English , German , Hungarian
Short form of ALEXANDRA.
ALEXANDER m English , German , Dutch , Swedish , Norwegian , Danish , Icelandic , 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). In Greek mythology this was another name of the hero Paris, and it also belongs to several characters in the New Testament....