Emmaus

Emmaus is the name of a town mentioned in the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament in which Jesus appeared, after his death and resurrection, to two disciples on the road to Emmaus. Its location is unknown though various locations have been suggested. Emmaus is the Latinized form of Hebrew Hammath meaning "hot spring", derived from a …

Evangela

Evangela is a variant of Evangeline, an English female name meaning "good news", made up from Ancient Greek elements eu (good, well) and angelos (messenger). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Meaning: good news Usage: English, Italian Variants: Evangeline (English) Evangelina (Spanish, English) Evangelia (Greek) Evangeliya (Bulgarian) Evangelija (Macedonian) Vangelija (Macedonian) Évangéline (French) Evangelista (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)   Male forms: Evangelos (Greek) …

Elgin

Elgin comes from a Scottish surname, originating from a place called Elgin, Moray, in Scotland. The meaning behind the name is a little murky. I've seen it listed as meaning "high-minded" or "intelligent", but I've also seen it listed as meaning "little Ireland", made up from Ealg, Eilg, an early Gaelic name for Ireland, combined with a …

Elizabella

Elizabella is a modern English name, a combination of Elizabeth (meaning "my God is an oath" or "my God is abundance") and Isabella (itself another form of Elizabeth); however, Bella (which is also a nickname for Isabella) is also an Italian and Spanish word meaning "beautiful" from Latin bellus (beautiful, pretty, handsome); bella is also the feminine form of bellum meaning “war; battle, combat” from Latin duellum (war) …

Étienne

Étienne is a French male name, the French form of Stephen which comes from Greek Stephanos meaning “crown, wreath” and more literally “that which surrounds or encompasses” which ultimately derives from a PIE root word. The word was used in Ancient Greece for a crown of a winner in games or war. Étienne is also a French surname originating …

Eldlilja

Eldlilja is an Icelandic female name, a combination of Old Norse elements eldr (fire) and lilja (lily)- it's the Icelandic name for the orange lily (Lilium bulbiferum), also known as the tiger lily or fire lily. Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Egyptian  

Elyan

Elyan the White is the name of a knight of the Round Table (also known as Helyan le Blanc in French). It's possible that it's a variant of Eilian, a Welsh unisex name which I've seen listed as meaning "second, moment (in time)". I've also Eilian listed as the Welsh form of Aelian, a variant of Aelianus, itself a derivative of Aelius, …

Eiry

Eiry (pr. ei-ree) is a Welsh female name, a variant of Eira which means "snow" in Welsh via Proto-Brythonic *ėrɣ (snow), of uncertain etymology; it could be derived from Proto-Celtic *argyros (white) via PIE root word. Origin: possibly Proto-Indo-European Variants: Eira (Welsh)  

Elvis

Elvis is an English male name of uncertain meaning. It could be a variant of Alvis, an anglicized spelling of Alvíss, the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology. He was supposed to marry Thrud, the daughter of the Norse god Thor. However, Thor wasn’t too pleased with the arrangement so he came up with a trick requiring the dwarf to prove …

Emilie

Emilie is the Scandinavian form of Emilia, itself a variant of Aemilia, the feminine form of Aemilius, an Ancient Roman name. Though the origin of the name is uncertain, it has often been associated with Latin aemulus meaning “rival; rivaling, striving” via Proto-Italic *aimos (imitation) derived from a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Aemilia (Ancient Roman) Aemiliana (Ancient Roman) Emílie (Czech) Emilija …

Erina

Erina is a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: e 恵 "favor, blessing, grace, kindness" + ri 里 "village" + na 奈 "Nara; what" (恵里奈); e 恵 "favor, blessing, grace, kindness" + ri 利 "profit, advantage, benefit" + a 奈 "Nara; what" (恵利奈); e 絵 "picture, drawing, painting, sketch" + ri 梨 "pear" + na 奈 "Nara, what?" (絵梨奈); e 慧 "wise" + ri 理 "reason, logic; …

Elene

Elene (pr. e-LEN-ee; Forvo) is the Georgian and Sardinian form of Helen, the English form of Helene, an Ancient Greek name of uncertain etymology though it’s been linked to Greek helene meaning “torch” or “corposant”, though it might also be linked to selene meaning “moon”. In Greek mythology, Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, considered to be one of the most beautiful women in the world. Her kidnapping …