Aerilyn

Aerilyn is a modern English name created with the -lyn suffix while the first part of the name may be derived from Latin aer, aerie meaning "air" derived from a Proto-Indo-European root. Lyn also happens to be a variant form of Lynn which derives from Welsh llyn meaning "lake". Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Welsh Variants: Aerlyn (English)  

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Arvin

Arvin has three possible etymologies and meanings: the first is that is a variant transcription of Arvind, an Indian male name meaning "lotus" from Sanskrit aravinda; Arvin could be a variant of Irvin, an English surname which would either be a variant of Irwin meaning "boar friend" from a Proto--Indo-European source; or it could be a variant of Irving, a Scottish surname … Continue reading Arvin

Ariel

Ariel is a Hebrew given name meaning "lion of god", a compound of Ari (lion) and el (God). It was primarily used as a male name up until the 1980s when it became popular for girls. Ariel is the name of a spirit in the Shakespeare's The Tempest (1610-1611). Ariel is also a Hebrew surname derived from the given name. Nicknames: Arik … Continue reading Ariel

Alessio

Alessio is the Italian form of Alexis, an English unisex name meaning "helper, defender" derived from Ancient Greek alexo (to defend, to help) from Proto-Hellenic *aléksō (to protect) derived from a PIE root word. Alessio is also an Italian surname derived from the given name. Alessio is also the Italian form of Lezhë, the name of an Albanian town Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: … Continue reading Alessio

Austin

Austin is a contracted form of Augustine, an Ancient Roman name which comes from Augustus, originally an Ancient Roman title used by Roman emperors after the first and, by some accounts, greatest emperor of Rome, Gaius Octavius, who was the adopted son and heir of Julius Caesar. It means “majestic”, “venerable”, “great” from Latin augere (to increase) derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg- (to … Continue reading Austin

Arkady

Arkady is a variant transcription of Arkadiy, the Russian form of Arkadios, an Ancient Greek name meaning "of Arcadia", originally used to refer to someone who came from the region of Arcadia. The name received its name from Arcas, king of Arcadia and the son of the Greek god Zeus and the nymph Callisto, who was turned into a bear either by an angry Hera or by Zeus in an … Continue reading Arkady

Artigal

Artigal is a very unusual name. From what I could find, it could be a variant spelling of Artegal, itself an anglicized form of Ardghal, an Irish male name meaning "high valor" from Old Irish ard (high) from Proto-Celtic *ardwos derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erHdʰ- (high; to grow); and gal (valor, fury) via Proto-Celtic *galā (might, ability). Artegal (Arthegall) is also the name of a knight … Continue reading Artigal

Artio

Artio is the name of a Gaulish goddess of bears. Her name comes from Celtic *artos meaning "bear" derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (bear). Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

Aviva

Aviva is a Hebrew female name, the feminine form of Aviv meaning "spring". Aviva may also be a variant of Viva derived from Latin vīvus meaning "alive, living" which derives from a Proto-Indo-European root word meaning "to live". Origin: Hebrew, Proto-Indo-European Male forms: Aviv (Hebrew)