Rayner

Rayner is an English male name, an anglicized form of Rainer, a Germanic male name via Old Germanic Raganhar, composed of ragin (advice, counsel) and hari (army), essentially meaning "advisor of the army". Rayner is also an English surname originating from the same source above. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Meaning: advisor of the army Usage: English Variants: Rainer (German) Reiner (German) …

Gen

Gen is a Japanese male name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: gen 源 "source, origin"; gen 彦 "lad, boy"; gen 玄 "mysterious, occultness; deep, profound; black"; gen 元 "cause, origin; beginning; former time"; gen 幻 "fantasy, phantom; vision; illusion; apparition" There are other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana it's げん. Gen is also …

Evangela

Evangela is a variant of Evangeline, an English female name meaning "good news", made up from Ancient Greek elements eu (good, well) and angelos (messenger). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Meaning: good news Usage: English, Italian Variants: Evangeline (English) Evangelina (Spanish, English) Evangelia (Greek) Evangeliya (Bulgarian) Evangelija (Macedonian) Vangelija (Macedonian) Évangéline (French) Evangelista (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)   Male forms: Evangelos (Greek) …

Sigismondo

Sigismondo is an Italian male name, the Italian form of Sigismund, a Germanic male name, a variant of Sigmund, made up of Germanic elements sigu (victory) and mund (protector), so the name essentially means "victorious protector" or "victory protection". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Meaning: victory protection or victorious protection Usage: Italian Variants: Sigmund (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English) Sigismund (German, Ancient …

Aila

Aila is a Finnish female name, the Finnish form of Áile which is the Sami form of Helga, a Scandinavian female name meaning "holy, blessed". Aila could also be a variant spelling of Ayla, a Turkish female name meaning “moonlight, halo”, the first element coming from Turkish ay meaning “moon; month” and often used in female given names to indicate beauty. …

Griffin

Griffin is the name of a mythical creature believed to have the body of a lion and the wings and head of an eagle. It comes from Old French grifon via Latin gryphus which may be derived from Ancient Greek gryps (griffin) via grúpos meaning "curved" or hooked". It's also possible that the word derives from a pre-Greek origin, perhaps a …

China

China is the name of a country in East China as well as the name of a fine porcelain. The origin behind the name isn't clear-cut. It may have originated from Persian čin چین (China) via Sanskrit Cīna (China) which may have originated from the name of the Qi 秦 (pr. chin) dynasty, the first imperial dynasty of China lasting from …

Kaylee

Kaylee is an English female given name, a combination of Kay (a unisex name with various possible meanings depending on where it comes from) and Lee, which comes from an English surname meaning "meadow, clearing". Kaylee is also a surname, likely a variant spelling of Cayley which seems to have originated from a place in France called Cailly which …

Rollo

Rollo is the Latinized form of Roul, the Medieval English and French form of Rolf which originated from Germanic given name Hrodulf meaning “famous wolf”. Rollo is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Rudolph (English) Rudolf (German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Russian, Armenian) Rodolph (French, English) Rodolphe (French) Rodolfo …

Doyle

Doyle comes from an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Dubhghaill meaning "descendant of Dubhghall", Dubhgall (Dougal) meaning "dark stranger", composed of dubh (dark, black) and ghall (foreigner, stranger). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Dougal (Scottish, Irish) Dubhgall (Scottish Gaelic)  

Cornelian

Cornelian is an alternate spelling of Carnelian, the name of a reddish-brown type of chalcedony used in jewelry. Cornelian comes from either Latin cornus meaning "cornel, dogwood" which may be related to Ancient Greek kerasós (cherry), derived from an uncertain origin, either Anatolian or pre-Greek; or from Latin cornu meaning "horn". The Carnelian spelling seems to have been influenced from Latin carneus …

Muse

Muse is a word that refers to a source of inspiration, someone or something that inspires an artist, writer, thinker or any creative endeavor. It comes from the Muses, nine goddesses in Greek mythology who inspired the arts, literature, science, and music, the daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne (the Titaness of memory): Calliope(the goddess of epic poetry), Clio (history), Erato …