List of names

List of names , where usage is English

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AALIYAH f Arabic , English (Modern)
Feminine form of AALI. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by the singer Aaliyah Haughton (1979-2001), who was known simply as Aaliyah.
AAREN m & f English (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of AARON.
AARON m English , Jewish , Biblical , Biblical Latin , Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אַהֲרֹן ('Aharon) which is most likely of unknown Egyptian origin. Other theories claim a Hebrew derivation, and suggest meanings such as "high mountain" or "exalted". In the Old Testament this name is borne by the older brother of Moses. He acted as a spokesman for his...
ABBEY f English
Diminutive of ABIGAIL.
ABBI f English
Diminutive of ABIGAIL.
ABBIE f English
Diminutive of ABIGAIL.
ABBY f English
Diminutive of ABIGAIL.
ABE m English
Short form of ABRAHAM.
ABEGAIL f English (Rare)
Variant of ABIGAIL.
ABEL m English , French , Spanish , Portuguese , Georgian , Biblical , Biblical Latin , Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) meaning "breath". In the Old Testament he is the second son of Adam and Eve, murdered out of envy by his brother Cain. In England, this name came into use during the Middle Ages, and it was common during the Puritan era.
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...
ABIGAYLE f English (Modern)
Variant of ABIGAIL.
ABILENE f English
From a place name mentioned briefly in the New Testament. It is probably from Hebrew אָבֵל ('avel) meaning "meadow, grassy area". It has occasionally been used as a given name in modern times.
ABNER m English , Biblical , Biblical Latin
Means "my father is a light" in Hebrew, from אָב ('av) meaning "father" and נִיר (nir) meaning "lamp, light". In the Old Testament, Abner was a cousin of Saul and the commander of his army. After he killed Asahel he was himself slain by Asahel's brother Joab. It has been used as an English...
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...
ABRAM m English , Biblical
Means "high father" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament God changed Abram's name to Abraham (see Genesis 17:5).
ACACIA f English (Rare)
From the name of a type of tree, ultimately deriving from Greek ακη (ake) "thorn, point".
ACE m English
From the English word meaning "highest rank". More commonly a nickname, it is occasionally used as a given name.
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.
ADAIR m English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the given name EDGAR.
ADALINE f English
Variant of ADELINA.
ADALYN f English (Modern)
Variant of ADELINE using the popular name suffix lyn.
ADALYNN f English (Modern)
Variant of ADELINE using the popular name suffix lyn.
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...
ADAMINA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of ADAM.