B names, Blue, Color, Female, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Word names

Blue

Blue is the name of a color, like the color of the sky or the ocean. While the color symbolizes peace and tranquility, it is also associated with depression and sadness. Blue is also an English surname, an anglicized form of German Blau or French Bleu, both of which mean "blue". It ultimately derives from a PIE… Continue reading Blue

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Blue, Color, Female, Greek mythology, H names, Male, Mythology, Nature, Unisex

Hyacinth

Hyacinth is the name of a genus of dark-blue flowers, named after a figure in Greek mythology. His name was Hyacinthus (Hyakinthos in Ancient Greek), a handsome young man who was loved by both the god Apollo and Zephyrus, the West Wind, though Hyacinth preferred Apollo. One day, while they were playing with the discus, Apollo threw it and Zephyrus blew the discus off course, causing… Continue reading Hyacinth

Blue, C names, Color, Gray, Male, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Cayzer

Cayzer comes from a surname, a variant of Kaiser which derives from the Germanic word for "emperor"; it's a variant form of Caesar, an Ancient Roman cognomen famously attributed to Julius Caesar which later came to be regarded as an imperial title. Though its origins are unknown, it's been linked to Latin caesaries meaning “hair”, referring to abundant or a luxurious head of… Continue reading Cayzer

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Neela

Neela is an Indian female name, a variant transcription of Nila meaning "blue, azure" from Sanskri नीला nila which derives from a Proto-Indo-Iranian root word. Neela is the name of a goddess in Hindu mythology as well as the name of a male character in the Ramayana (spelled Nila), an epic poem of ancient India. Nila also seems to be a… Continue reading Neela

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Liv

Liv is a Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish female name which comes from Old Norse hlíf meaning "protection, cover, defense, shield", the spelling influenced by the Scandinavian word liv meaning "life". In Norse mythology, Líf is one of two humans who will survive the events of Ragnarok, along with Lífþrasir. Liv is also a nickname for Olivia or Olive; Olivia may have been based on Latin Oliva meaning… Continue reading Liv

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Odell

Odell comes from an English surname which comes from a place name (Woodhill) near in a town in Bedfordshire. It's made up from Old English wād meaning "woad" (woad being the name of plant from which blue dye is extracted from the leaves) and hyll (hill) so essentially meaning "woad hill". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: O'dell (English) Odyll… Continue reading Odell

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Azure

Azure is the name of a color, used to describe the color of the sky on a clear blue day and is another name for the lapis lazuli. It comes from Old French azur via Arabic lāzuward لَازَوَرْد (lapis lazuli; azure) ultimately deriving from Persian lāzaward (لاجورد) which seems to have gotten its name from a place. Azure is also a… Continue reading Azure

Blue, C names, Color, Female, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Violet/Purple

Cornflower

Cornflower is the name of a flower (also known as bachelor's button) so named because it grew in cornfields. It's made up of corn (a grain or seed of a cereal crop such as oats, wheat, and barley) which comes from Proto-Germanic *kurną (corn, grain, cereal) derived from a PIE root word meaning "grain"; and flower. Cornflower blue is… Continue reading Cornflower

Blue, Color, Female, Green, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Unisex, V names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Viridian

Viridian is the name of a bluish-green pigment and color though more green than blue. The name comes from Latin viridis meaning "green; young, fresh, lively, blooming" with the -ian suffix, deriving from a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

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Sapphire

Sapphire is the name of a gemstone that is commonly associated with a deep-blue color though it can also be any other color except red. The word comes from Old French saphir via Latin sapphirus which comes from Ancient Greek sappheiros which either derives from a Semitic source or it derives from Sanskrit sanipriya meaning "dear to Saturn". Sapphire is the… Continue reading Sapphire