Fajar

Fajar is an Indonesian male name (and word) meaning "dawn, daybreak" derived from Arabic fajrفَجْر (dawn, morning; beginning). Fajr is the name of one of the five daily prayers practiced by Muslims. Origin: Arabic  

Fenella

Fenella is a female given name, the Scottish form of Fionnuala, made up from Irish elements finn (fair, white) and guala (shoulder) meaning “fair shoulder” or “fair-shouldered”. In Irish mythology, Fionnuala is the name of a figure in Irish mythology, the daughter of King Lir and the sister of Aodh, Fiachra, and Conn. She and her brothers were changed into swans by their stepmother Aoife, …

Finnian

Finnian is an Irish male name which comes from Irish element finn meaning "white, fair, blessed" via Proto-Celtic *windos (white). Finnian is also a surname originating from the given name. Nicknames: Finn Origin: Proto-Celtic Variants: Finnén (Irish) Fionn (Irish) Finn (Irish) Gwenneg (Breton) Winoc (Breton, French) Gwyn (Welsh) Gwynn (Welsh) Wyn (Welsh) Wynn (Welsh) Wynne (Welsh)   …

Farley

Farley comes from an English surname, a locational name for someone who came from any of various places called Farley. The name is made of Old English fearn (fern) and lēah (woodland; clearing). It's also possible that it's a variant of Farrelly, an Irish surname which is an anglicized form of Farrelly which comes from Gaelic Ó Fearghaile meaning "descendant of Fearghal", …

Fairfax

Fairfax comes from an English surname, originating as a nickname for someone who had beautiful long fair hair. The name is made up of Old English elements fæġer (beautiful; pleasant) and feax (hair) meaning "beautiful hair". Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

Fiachra

Fiachra (pr. fee-akh-ra; Forvo) is the name of one of the children of Lir who, along with his brothers Aodh and Conn and sister Fionnuala, were turned into swans by their stepmother Aoife, a curse that lasted for 900 years before being broken. The name comes from Irish fiach meaning "raven" which derives from a Proto-Celtic root word. Origin: Proto-Celtic Variants: Fiacre (French) …

Freesia

Freesia is the name of a genus of flowers named after German botanist Friedrich Freese. Freese itself is a German surname meaning "Frisian", referring to someone who came from Friesland, an area in Germany in Lower Saxony (as well as the name of a province in the Netherlands). The name itself comes from the name of a …

Foster

Foster comes from an English surname with several possible meanings: it could be a variant form of Forester, an occupational surname given to someone who worked in the forest, overseeing the upkeep of hunting grounds for kings and nobles and ensuring people didn't poach animals; it could also be a habitational surname referring to someone …

Fennec

Fennec is the name of the Fennec fox, a small nocturnal animal found in the Sahara Desert. The name comes from Arabic fanak فنك meaning "fox". Origin: Arabic Variants: Fenneck (English) Fennek (English)    

Florentino

Florentino is a Spanish male name, the Spanish form of Late Latin Florentinus, a derivative of Florentius meaning "prospering, flourishing" via Latin florens (flourishing, prospering, blossoming) derived from a PIE root word. Florentino is also a Spanish surname. Nicknames: Tino Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Florentinus (Late Latin) Florentius (Late Latin) Florencio (Spanish) Florêncio (Portuguese) Florent (French) Florentin (French, German, …

Fenno

Fenno seems to be a variant form of Old Norse Finnr meaning "Sámi, Finn, Laplander", a byname used to refer to someone who came from Finland or was part of the Sami people (also known as Lapps). Although the origin behind  finnr is uncertain it has been linked to Old Norse meaning “wanderer”. I've also seen Fenno listed as …

Fox

Fox comes from the name of the animal, which has gained a reputation of being and wily, depicted as tricksters in folktales, such as Reynard the fox. Fox is also a surname, originally given as a nickname for someone who was cunning, or who had red hair. The word comes from Proto-Germanic *fuhsaz (fox) derived from a …