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…


Beatrix is a variant form of Viatrix, the feminine form of Viator meaning “voyager, traveler, wayfarer”. The name was later changed to resemble Latin beatus meaning “happy, blessed”. Nicknames: Bea/Bee, Trix, Trixie Origin: Latin Variants: Beatrice (Italian, English, Swedish) Béatrice (French) Beatrise (Latvian) Beatriu (Catalan) Beatrycze (Polish) Beatriz (Spanish, Portuguese) Beitris (Scottish) Betrys (Welsh) Viatrix (Latin)   Male forms: Viator (Latin)…


Hannibal is the name of a famous Carthaginian general who is considered one of the greatest military generals in history and caused the Ancient Romans great fear. His name comes from Phoenician haan (grace) combined with the name Ba’al meaning “grace of Ba’al”, Ba’al being the name of the chief god of the Phoenician pantheon which means “lord, husband”. Hannibal…


Viatrix is the feminine form of Late Latin Viator which means “voyager, traveler” in Latin, so Viatrix means “female traveler/voyager”. The name was later changed to Beatrix to make it resemble Latin beatus (blessed). Nicknames: Via, Trix, Trixie Origin: Late Latin Variants: Beatrix (Late Roman, English, Dutch, Hungarian, German) Beatrice (English, Italian, Swedish)   Male forms: Viator (Late Roman)  


Annora is a medieval English spelling of Honora which is a variant spelling of Honoria, the feminine form of Honorius meaning “honor” from Latin honos. Nicknames: Nora, Ann, Annie/Anny Origin: Latin Variants: Honora (Irish, English) Onóra (Irish) Honoria (Roman)   Male forms: Honoré (French) Honorius (Roman)  


Rozalia is the Polish and Romanian form of Rosalia, which comes from Late Latin rosa meaning “rose”. Origin: Latin Variants: Rozália (Hungarian) Rosalia (Latin, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese) Rosália (Portuguese) Rosalía (Galician, Spanish) Rozalija (Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian) Rosalie (French) Rozaliya (Russian)  


Clary is the name of a species of herbs in the genus Salvia, Salvia sclarea, also known as the clary sage (and clear eye since it was used to clear up one’s eyesight), which when distilled into oil has been used as a seasoning, in perfumes, and used to help with eye problems, good for…


Maurus is a Latin male name meaning “dark skinned” in reference to someone who came from the country of Mauritania or who was of Moorish descent. Maurus is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Latin Variants: Mauro (Italian, Portuguese/Brazilian) Maurizio (Italian) Maurice (French, English) Mauritius (Late Roman) Morris (English) Maurits (Dutch) Mauri (Finnish) Moritz…


Natalie is the French form of Natalia, a Late Roman name meaning “birth” or “birthday” though the name is often associated with Christmas Day because of the expression natale domini (the birth of the Lord). Origin: Latin Variants: Natalee (English) Natalia (Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Georgian, Late Roman) Nathalie (German, French) Natalija (Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian) Natália (Hungarian, Portuguese,…


Victor is a Roman name which comes from Latin meaning “victor, conqueror”. It’s also a surname. Nicknames: Vic Origin: Latin Variants: Viktor (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian) Vicktor (English, Swedish) Victorius (Late Roman)   Female forms: Victoria (English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)