García

García is a Spanish male name of uncertain etymology, the name of several kings of Pamplona and Navarre. It may have derived from a Basque origin, either from Basque hartz meaning "bear" or gazte meaning "young". It may also possibly be derived from a Germanic source, perhaps meaning "war" or "young warrior", or perhaps from Visigothic garxa or garcha …

Barrett

Barrett is an English and Irish surname with several possible origins: Barrett comes from an English surname which seems to have arisen as a nickname for a quarrelsome or deceitful person, which comes from Old English barat, barrette (trouble, trickery, deception, strife) via an Old French word referring to commerce such as bartering and haggling; it …

Artemas

Artemas seems to be the contracted form of Artemidoros, an Ancient Greek male name meaning "gift of Artemis", Artemis being the Greek goddess of the hunt, wild animals, childbirth, and fertility, as well as a protecter of young girls. The name is of uncertain etymology and meaning with some sources citing it as pre-Greek. It could possibly be related …

Uther

Uther is the name of the father of King Arthur in Arthurian legend. While the name is of uncertain meaning, it's been linked to Welsh uthr meaning "terrible" though it's also possible it may be a variant of Arthur meaning "bear king". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Uthyr (Welsh)  

Benno

Benno is a short form of German names beginning with the Germanic element bern meaning "bear". Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

Bernadette

Bernadette is the French feminine form of Bernard which comes from Germanic name Bernhard meaning "brave bear" or "hardy bear" made up of Germanic elements bern (bear) and hard (brave, hardy). Nicknames: Bernie/Berny, Ettie/Etty Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Bernardine (English) Bernadett (Hungarian) Bernardetta (Italian) Bernarda (Spanish, Slovene, Croatian) Bernardita (Spanish)   Male forms: Bernard (English, French, Dutch, Polish, Croatian, Slovene, …

Dina

Dina is an Arabic female name, the feminine form of Deen/Dīn meaning "religion, creed" though it also means "debt, loan", "duty, obligation, law" and "judgement, ruling"; it seems to be derived from a Proto-Semitic root word in reference to a legal sense (obligated conduct; decisions of morality or ethics, judgement, decree, ruling), and is a cognate with …

Artyom

Artyom is a Russian male name, the Russian form of Artemios, an Ancient Greek male name derived from the Greek goddess of the hunt and wild animals, Artemis. The name is of uncertain etymology and meaning with some sources citing it as pre-Greek. It could possibly be related to Persian *arte or *arta meaning “great, excellent, holy” or from Greek árktos meaning “bear” since …

Arturo

Arturo is the Italian and Spanish form of Arthur, the name of the legendary king of the Arthurian legends, the king of the Britons who defended against Saxon invaders. The meaning behind the name is unknown though it has often been linked to Celtic *artos meaning “bear” combined with rīxs meaning “king” meaning “bear king” or gwr (man) meaning “bear man”. The name may …

Orsino

Orsino is an Italian male name, the Italian form of Ursinus, a Roman name derived from Latin Ursus meaning "bear" via Proto-Italic *orssos (bear) which derives from a PIE root word. Orsino is also an Italian surname originating from the given name. Orsino features as a character in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (1600-01). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Orso (Italian) Orsolo (Italian) Ursinus (Late …

Artemisia

Artemisia (pr. ar-te-mee-see-ya; Forvo) is an Ancient Greek female name, the feminine form of Artemisios which itself is derived from the name of the Greek goddess of the hunt and wild animals, Artemis. The name is of uncertain etymology and meaning with some sources citing it as pre-Greek. It could possibly be related to Persian *arte or *arta meaning “great, excellent, holy” or from …

Arcadie

Arcadie is the French form of Arcadia, the feminine form of Arcadius which is the Latinized form of Arkadios meaning "of Arcadia", referring to someone who came from a region in Greece called Arcadia and came to represent the idea of an unspoiled, pastoral wilderness. It seems to derive its name from Ancient Greek arktos meaning "bear" derived from a PIE root . …