Dionysos

Dionysos is the name of the Greek god of the vine, wine, pleasure, festivity, madness, and wild frenzy, who represented both the intoxicating madness of wine as well as its beneficient qualities. He was the son of Zeus and the Theban princess Semele, making him the only god with a mortal parent and the last god to…

Deandra

Deandra is an English female name, either a combination of Dean (an English male name with various meanings of “valley”, or “dean”, referring to a person who was a dean or someone who worked for one, referring to an ecclesialtical head of a cathedral. It’s derived from Latin decanus meaning “chief of ten” in reference to someone who was in…

Dwight

Dwight is an English male name which comes from a surname, derived from the English medieval feminine name Diot, a diminutive of Dionysia, the feminine form of Dionysius, the name of the Greek god of the vine, wine, pleasure, festivity, madness, and wild frenzy, who represented both the intoxicating madness of wine as well as its beneficient qualities. He…

Nalani

Nalani is a Hawaiian unisex name (though more popular for girls) meaning “the heavens” or “the chief”, made up from nā, the plural definite article (the) and lani (sky, heavens; chief, king; royal, majesty). Origin: Hawaiian Variants: Nālani (Hawaiian)  

Celestine

Celestine is the anglicized form of Latin Caelestinus meaning “heavenly”, a derivative of caelestis meaning “sky, heaven” which derives from a PIE root word. Celestine is a unisex name that seems to be more commonly used for girls, yet it does have a legitimate use of being used on men. Celestine is also a surname originating from the…

Julius

Julius comes from 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 in the Roman pantheon. His name is derived from Indo-European *Dyeus-pater, pater meaning “father” while dyeus means…

Haneul

Haneul is a Korean unisex name meaning “sky, heaven”. Origin: Korean Haneul- 하늘 (Korean Hangul)

Tsiuri

Tsiuri (pr. see-u-ree) is a Georgian female name meaning “heavenly, celestial”. Origin: Georgian   Tsiuri- ციური (Georgian)  

Tiranna

Tiranna was the Akkadian and Sumerian name for the Vega star possibly meaning “life of heaven” or “rainbow”. Tiranna is also an Italian word, the feminine singular form of tiranno derived from Ancient Greek turannos meaning “tyrant” or “tyrannical” which comes from an uncertain etymology though perhaps borrowed from a Lydian word or one of the other languages…

Zenaïs

Zenaïs (pronounced something like zen-uh-ees) is an Ancient Greek variant of Zenaida meaning “of Zeus” or “belonging to Zeus”, Zeus being the head of the Greek pantheon; his name derives from PIE *dyḗws (sky, heaven; god) via root word *dyew- (to be bright; sky, heaven). Origin: Proto-Indo-European   Variants: Zenais (Ancient Greek) Zenaida (Ancient Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, English) Zénaïde (French)…