Hepzibah

Hepzibah is a variant of Hephzibah, a Hebrew female name meaning "my delight is in her". In the Old Testament, Hephzibah is the wife of King Hezekiah of Judah and the mother of Manasseh. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Hephzibah (Hebrew, English)  

Hecuba

Hecuba is the name of the queen of Troy, the wife of Priam and the mother of 19 of his children, including Hector, Paris, and Cassandra. After the fall of Troy, Hecuba was enslaved along with many of the other women. Hecuba is the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Hekabe, a name of unknown etymology and meaning. However, some sources site her origin as …

Hirona

Hirona is a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: hiro 緩 "slacken; loosen; relax" + na 菜 "greens; vegetables" (緩菜); hiro 紘 "large" + na 菜 "greens; vegetables" (紘菜); hiro 絢 "brilliant fabric design" + na 奈 "Nara, what?" (絢奈); hiro 拡 "broaden; extend; expand; enlarge" + na 奈 "Nara, what?" (拡奈); hiro 紘 "large" + na 凪 "lull, calm" (紘凪) There are …

Hypatia

Hypatia is an Ancient Greek female name meaning "highest, supreme" which comes from húpatos ‘υπατος (highest, uppermost). It was the name of an Ancient Greek Neo-Platonic philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who lived in Alexandria, Egypt. She was a popular teacher and well-liked among both pagans and Christians but was later murdered by a Christian mob in 415 …

Hawkins

Hawkins comes from an English surname with several possible meanings: it's a diminutive of Hawk which refers to the bird. It comes from Old English Hafoc (hawk), which originated either as an occupational name for a hawker or as a nickname for someone who resembled a hawk in some way; it's also possible that Hawkins is a …

Halston

Halston comes from an English surname which originated as a locational name for someone who came from a village called Halston. The second element seems to be derived from Old English stān meaning "stone"; the first element may be derived from Old English hāliġ meaning "holy, sacred", so the name essentially means "holy stone", perhaps in reference to …

Hunt

Hunt comes from an English surname, originating as an occupational name for a hunter. The name comes from Old English huntian (to hunt) via Proto-Germanic *huntōną (to hunt), of uncertain origin though it could possibly be derived from a PIE root word. Hunt could also be used as a translation of Irish surname Ó Fiach meaning "descendant of Fiach", Fiach a …

Hadley

Hadley comes from an English surname, originating as a locational name for someone who came from a place called Hadley. It's made up of Old English elements hæð (heath) and lēah (wood, woodland, clearing, meadow) essentially meaning "heather field" or "field of heather", referring to a place where there was a lot of heather. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: …

Hyades

Hyades is the name of a star cluster named after a group of nymphs in Greek mythology, the daughters of Atlas (and sisters of the Pleiades) who brought rain. They were turned into stars after the death of their brother, Hyas, who was killed by a lion. Hyades means "the rainy ones" or "rain bringers" via Ancient Greek huo …

Hallr

Hallr is an Ancient Scandinavian name which comes from Old Norse hallr meaning "rock, stone; slope, hill". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Halle (Norwegian) Halli (Ancient Scandinavian)  

Hadi

Hadi is an Arabic male name meaning "leader, guide" and is one of the 99 names of Allah in Islam. Hadi is also an Arabic surname originating from the given name. Origin: Arabic Variants: Hédi (Maghrebi Arabic)   Female forms: Hadia (Arabic) Hadiya (Arabic) Hadya (Arabic)   Hadi- هادي (Arabic)    

Hardwin

Hardwin comes from an Ancient Germanic name, a variant of Hartwin meaning "brave friend", made up of Germanic elements hart (hardy, brave) and win (friend). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Hartwin (German, Ancient Germanic) Arduino (Italian) Ortwin (English)