Gidget

Gidget is a female given name first created by author Frederick Kohner for his novel Gidget, the Little Girl with Big Ideas (1957), who based it on his daughter Kathy, an avid surfer in Malibu at the time. Apparently Gidget is a portmanteau of the words girl and midget, so the name essentially means "little girl". In the novels, Gidget's real …

Colt

Colt is an English word referring to a young male horse under four years, though it can also be used to refer to a young, inexperienced person. In Biblical translations, colt is used to refer to a young camel or donkey. The word comes from Old English colt (young donkey, young camel) via Proto-Germanic *kultaz derived from …

Reza

Reza is a Persian male name, the Persian form of Arabic Ridha meaning "satisfaction, contentment" and is also a surname originating from the given name. I've also seen Reza listed as a Croatian female name, a shortened form of Tereza, the Czech form of Theresa,  a name of uncertain origin. The name seems to have first been used by …

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 …

Lysette

Lysette is a female given name, a variant spelling of Lisette, originally a French diminutive of Élisabeth, the French form of Elizabeth, an English female name which comes from Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Lisette (French, English) Lisetta (Italian) Lysetta (English)  

Tilda

Tilda is an English female given name which originated as a nickname for Matilda meaning "strength in battle" or "might in battle" from Germanic elements maht (might, strength) and hild (battle). Tilda could also be used as a nickname for Clotilda which also comes from another Germanic name, Chlotichilda, meaning “famous battle” or “battle fame” made up from Germanic elements hlud (fame) and hild (battle). …

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, …

Letha

Letha is an English female name, possibly originating as a shortened form of Aletha or Alethea, which derives from Ancient Greek altheia meaning "truth". It could also be a variant of Lethe, the name of one of five rivers in Hades; those who drank from it would forget everything, which is why it is known as the river of oblivion. The name …

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 …

Nico

Nico is often used as a short form of Nicholas or its feminine form Nicole, or Nicodemus or any named beginning (or ending) with Nico- Nicholas is the English form of Nikolaos meaning "victory of the people", made up from Ancient Greek elements nike (victory) and laos (people). Nicodemus is the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Nikodemos meaning "victory of the people". Nico is also an Italian surname, likely …

Elyan

Elyan the White is the name of a knight of the Round Table (also known as Helyan le Blanc in French). It's possible that it's a variant of Eilian, a Welsh unisex name which I've seen listed as meaning "second, moment (in time)". I've also Eilian listed as the Welsh form of Aelian, a variant of Aelianus, itself a derivative of Aelius, …

Zuma

Zuma is the name of a popular beach in Malibu, California. The name seems to come from a Chumashan word meaning "abundance" (which was originally spelled Sumo), likely in reference to the abundance of nature. The Chumash are a Native American people who originally lived along the California coast before the arrival of the first …