Vesper

Vesper comes from a Latin word meaning "evening, evening star; west", making it a cognate of Greek hesperos derived from PIE *uekero- (evening, night). In Christianity Vespers refers to service in the late afternoon or early evening. In Roman mythology, Vesper is the Roman equivalent of Hesperos (Hesper), the personification of the evening star in Greek mythology. Vesper is also …

Latoya

Latoya is a modern English name (of primarily African-American use), a combination of the prefix La- and Toya, a Spanish diminutive of Victoria meaning "victor, victory". In Roman mythology, Victoria is the name of the Roman goddess of victory (the Roman counterpart of Nike). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: LaToya (English, African-American) La Toya (English, African-American)  

Thania

Thania ثانية is an Arabic word meaning "second", a feminine singular form of iṯnān اِثْنَان (two). Thania has also been used as a female given name but I couldn't find a specific meaning or usage. It could be Spanish (I've seen some usage for it as a Spanish name) and if so, it could be a variant of Tania, …

Mariana

Mariana is the feminine form of Marianus, an Ancient Roman family name which derives from Marius, which comes from the name of the Roman god of war, Mars, a name of uncertain etymology and meaning though it could possibly be related to Latin mas meaning “male” or from Latin marcus meaning “large hammer”. However, it’s possible that Mars is related to a much older source, perhaps from …

Julissa

Julissa is a Spanish and English female given name, an elaborated form of Julia, the feminine form of Julius, an Ancient Roman family name of uncertain meaning though it could possibly be derived from Greek ioulos meaning “downy-bearded”, implying someone who was youthful. It could also be related to Iovis, the older form of Latin Iuppiter (Jupiter), the name of the chief god …

Seija

Seija (pr. say-yah; Forvo) is a Finnish female name meaning "tranquil, serene" from Finnish seijas (tranquil, serene, calm, clear). It's a fairly modern name in Finland, first invented by Yrjö Karilas, a Finnish writer who was inspired to create the name from Seia, the name of a Roman goddess of agriculture who protects the seeds sown into the …

Martina

Martina is the feminine form of Martin which ultimately derives from the name of the Roman war of god, Mars, who played a prominent role in Roman worship, including being linked to agricultural functions. The etymology behind the name is uncertain though it could possibly be related to Latin mas meaning “male” or from Latin marcus meaning “large hammer”. However, it’s possible …

Venatrix

Venatrix comes from a Latin word meaning "huntress", making it the feminine form of Venator "hunter". Venatrix is also an epithet for Diana, the Roman goddess of the hunt (as well as nature, fertility, and the moon, among other things). Nicknames: Vena, Trix, Trixie Origin: Proto-Indo-European Male forms: Venator (Latin)    

Leta

Leta is an English female name of uncertain origin. It could an anglicized form of Laeta, the feminine form of Laetus, a Roman cognomen meaning "happy, joyful, cheerful" from Latin laetus deriving from an unknown origin. Leta could also be used as a shortened form of Letitia, a variant form of Laetitia which derives from the origin above. In Roman mythology, Laetitia is the …

Sola

Sola is a Spanish surname originating as a locational name for someone who came from a place called Sola. The name comes from Latin sol meaning "sun". It's also possible that it's an occupational name for a shoemaker which comes from Latin solea meaning "sandal; sole of a shoe". Sola is also a Latin word meaning "alone, …

Lune

Lune is the French word for "moon" which derives from Latin luna via a PIE root word; in Italian lune is the plural form of luna. In geometry, lune is used as a term for the part of a plane surface that is bounded by two intersecting arcs of a spherical surface bounded by two great circles. Lune is also …

Zita

Zita is the name of a 13th century Italian saint, the patron saint of maids and servants. The name comes from Tuscan Italian meaning "little girl" or "young girl", and also seems to be a Southern Italian dialect word meaning "bride"; its male form is zito. Zita is also a Hungarian female name, a diminutive …