Korus

Korus could be a variant spelling of Chorus, a word referring to a group of people singing in unison. It comes from Latin chorus derived from Ancient Greek khorós meaning "ring dance, round dance; band, troop" perhaps derived from a Proto-Indo-European root word of uncertain meaning, perhaps from *gher- (1) (to enclose) or *gher- (2) (to like, want). Korus is also a Latvian word, … Continue reading Korus

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Tangela

Tangela could be a variant form of Angela, the feminine form of Angelus meaning "messenger, angel" which derives from Ancient Greek angelos though it seems to have an older source, perhaps related to angaros (mounted courier) which might come from an Asian language, though it might also be related to Sanskrit ajira (swift). Tangela is also the name of a pokemon in the Pokemon game … Continue reading Tangela

Xena

Xena is a variant of Xenia, an Ancient Greek female name meaning “hospitality” from Greek xenos (foreigner, guest). In ancient Greece, xenia was the Greek concept of hospitality towards strangers or friends. It was even an important aspect to the Greek gods, one of the epithets accorded to the god Zeus being Zeus Xenios, the protector of guests and the patron of … Continue reading Xena

Theano

Theano is an Ancient Greek female name meaning "God, divine" from theios. It's the name of several figures in Greek mythology as well as featuring in Homer's Iliad as a priestess of Athena. Theano is also the name of a female philosopher who may have been the wife of Pythagoras.  Origin: Ancient Greek Variants: Theona (Ancient Greek) Thea (English, German, Swedish, Danish, … Continue reading Theano

Senja

Senja (pr. sen-ya) is the Finnish form of Xenia, an Ancient Greek female name meaning “hospitality” from Greek xenos (foreigner, guest). In ancient Greece, xenia was the Greek concept of hospitality towards strangers or friends. It was even an important aspect to the Greek gods, one of the epithets accorded to the god Zeus being Zeus Xenios, the protector of … Continue reading Senja

Caleen

Caleen is a female given name though there wasn't much I could find on it. It could be a variant form of Calina, a variant spelling of Kalina, a Slavic female name meaning "guelder rose" or "viburnum tree" (the guelder rose is the common name for the viburnum), though it may also be a variant form of Callie, a short … Continue reading Caleen

Amaryllis

Amaryllis comes from Ancient Greek amarysso meaning "to sparkle" as well as the name of a flower, which symbolizes pride, determination, and radiant beauty in the language of flowers. The name is used in Virgil's Eclogues and Theocritus's Idylls. Origin: Ancient Greek Variants: Amarilis (Spanish)  

Kyler

Kyler has two possible origins: the first is that it's a modern blend of names Kyle (a Scottish name meaning "narrows", "strait", "channel" though it may also be derived from Scottish Gaelic coille meaning “wood, forest) and Tyler, an English occupational name for someone who nailed down tiles, which comes from Ancient Greek tégos (roof, cover) derived from Proto-Indo-European root word *(s)teg- "to cover"; … Continue reading Kyler

Pierce

Pierce is a variant of Piers, a medieval form of Peter meaning "stone, rock" which comes from Greek petros (stone, rock) as well as being a surname originating from the given name. Pierce is also an English word meaning "to penetrate; to thrust or bore through" which derives from Latin pertundo which comes from Proto-Indo-European elements per (through) and tundo (beat, strike). Origin: Ancient Greek; Proto-Indo-European … Continue reading Pierce

Karina

Karina is either a variant spelling of Carina, a Late Latin name derived from carus meaning "dear, beloved" though it may also be from Latin carina meaning "keel", referring to the keel of a ship and is also the name of a constellation. In Greek myth, Carina is the name of the keel of the ship Argo Navis, which is also the name of … Continue reading Karina