Kaylee

Kaylee is an English female given name, a combination of Kay (a unisex name with various possible meanings depending on where it comes from) and Lee, which comes from an English surname meaning "meadow, clearing". Kaylee is also a surname, likely a variant spelling of Cayley which seems to have originated from a place in France called Cailly which …

Jonah

Jonah is an English male name, the English form of Hebrew Yonah meaning "dove, pigeon" derived from a Proto-Semitic root word. Jonah is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Semitic Variants: Jonas (English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch) Yonah (Hebrew) Yunus (Arabic, Turkish) Ionas (Biblical Greek & Latin) Iona (Russian, Georgian, Biblical Latin) Jonáš …

Muse

Muse is a word that refers to a source of inspiration, someone or something that inspires an artist, writer, thinker or any creative endeavor. It comes from the Muses, nine goddesses in Greek mythology who inspired the arts, literature, science, and music, the daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne (the Titaness of memory): Calliope(the goddess of epic poetry), Clio (history), Erato …

Columbus

Columbus is the anglicized form of Italian Colombo which comes from Latin columbus meaning "dove; pigeon" from Ancient Greek kolumbos (diver) which seems to derive from a pre-Greek origin. Origin: pre-Greek Variants: Colombo (Italian) Columba (Late Roman) Columbanus (Late Roman) Columban (Irish) Coleman (English, Irish) Colmán (Irish) Kolman (German) Koloman (German, Slovak) Colombano (Italian) Calum (Scottish) Callum (Scottish)   Female …

Skye

Skye is the name of one of the largest island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The etymology of the name is obscure; it may be derived from Old Norse ský (cloud) and ey (island) meaning "cloud island". It's also been linked to Scottish Gaelic sgitheanach meaning "winged". Skye can also be used as a variant spelling of Sky, referring …

Sephora

Sephora is the Biblical Greek form of Zipporah, a Hebrew female name meaning "bird" via Hebrew tsipor צִפּוֹר (bird). This was the name of the Midianite wife of Moses in the Old Testament. Sephora is also the name of a French multinational chain of beauty products. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Séphora (French) Seffora (Biblical Latin) Zipporah (Hebrew) Tzipporah (Hebrew) Tziporah …

Talon

Talon is an English word referring to the sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey, such as a hawk or falcon. It comes from Old French talon (heel "of the foot") via talus (ankle, anklebone "of an animal") derived from a PIE root word. Talus also refers to a small die or cube made from the knucklebones …

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 …

Celandine

Celandine is the name of a species of flower, one known as the greater Celandine (Cheladonium majus) and lesser celandine (Ficaria verna). The name comes from Latin chelidonia (Celandine, swallowwort) via chelidonius (of or pertaining to a swallow) which comes from Ancient Greek khelidon (swallow), which may be derived from a PIE root word or perhaps from a …

Toryanne

Toryanne is an English female name, a combination of Tory and Anne, which comes from Hebrew meaning "favor, grace"; Tory could be a variant of Tori, used as a nickname for Victoria meaning "victor, conqueror"; Tori 鳥 is also a Japanese word meaning "bird". Tory was also the name of a political party in Great Britain, referring to the Conservative party. The ward comes …

Kay

Kay is the name of a knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend (also known as Kai, Cai and Cei), the name of Arthur’s foster-brother and seneschel. The name may have originated as a Welsh form of Gaius, a Roman given name of uncertain meaning though it’s been linked to Latin gaudere meaning “to rejoice” though it may also be derived …

Gala

Gala is a Spanish female name, a feminine form of Gallus, an Ancient Roman name meaning “rooster, cock” which ultimately derives from a PIE root word; the male form of Gala would be Galo. Gala is also a Russian diminutive of Galina, the Russian and Bulgarian feminine form of Galenus, the Latin form of Ancient Greek Galenos meaning “calm, tranquil”. In Greek mythology, Galene is a …