Teruko

Teruko is a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: teru 照 "to illuminate, to shine" +ko 子 "child" (照子); teru 曦 "the sun" + ko 子 "child" (曦子); teru 輝 "radiance, shining, brightness" + ko 子 "child" (輝子); teru 光 "light, shine, gleam" + ko 子 "child" (光子); teru 映 "reflect, reflection, projection" + ko 湖 "lake" (映湖) There are other meanings …

Apollon

Apollon is a Greek and French variant of Apollo, the name of the Greek god of prophecy, medicine, the sun, light, music, poetry, plague and disease, and one of the most important gods in both the Greek and Roman pantheon; and the twin brother of Artemis, the children of Leto and Zeus. Apollon is also a French surname. The origin …

Ramses

Ramses is an anglicized form of Ramesses, an Ancient Egyptian name meaning "born of Ra" or "Ra is the one who bore him", Ra being the Egyptian god of the sun and a central figure in the Egyptian pantheon; his name means "sun". Ramesses is made up of Egyptian rꜥ-ms-sw- rꜥ (Ra), msj (to give birth to), and sm (him, he). Origin: Egyptian Variants: …

Sulis

Sulis is the name of a Celtic goddess, a local goddess associated with the hot springs of Bath, a city in Somerset, England. The hot springs were known for their healing waters and people traveled from far and wide to bathe in it; the Romans built baths and a temple around it and the place …

Solanus

Solanus comes from the Latin name of the east wind meaning "of the east" or "of the sun", made up of Latin sōl (sun) and the Latin suffix -ānus (of, pertaining to). However, it's also likely that Solanus is a Latinized form of Solano, a Spanish locational name for someone who came from a place called Solano, likely deriving from …

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, …

Sola

Sola is a Spanish surname originating as a locational name for someone who came from a place called Sola. The name comes from Latin sol meaning "sun". It's also possible that it's an occupational name for a shoemaker which comes from Latin solea meaning "sandal; sole of a shoe". Sola is also a Latin word meaning "alone, …

Polina

Polina is either a Slavic and Greek form of Paulina (the feminine form of Paulinus, a Roman cognomen meaning "small" or "humble" via Latin paulus (little, small) derived from a PIE root word) or it's a Russian diminutive of Apollinariya, the Russian feminine form of Apollinaris which derives from the name of the Greek god Apollo. The name is of uncertain etymology and …

Surya

Surya is the name of a sun god in Hinduism, the son of Aditi and married to Saranyu, goddess of the clouds, and her sister Chhaya. His name means "sun". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Suriya (Tamil) Suraj (Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Nepali)  

Liana

Liana is the name of a type of long-stemmed wooded vines that grows in the jungle, derived from Middle French lien (to bind) via Latin ligo (to bind) which derives from PIE root word *leyǵ- (to bind, tie). Liana is also derived as a short form of names ending in -liana such as Eliana (a possibly a variant of Aeliana, the feminine form …

Kira

Kira is the Russian feminine form of Cyrus, the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Kyros, the Greek form of Persian Kurush of unknown meaning and origin. Several possible meanings have been attributed to it, however, such as “far-sighted”, “young”, “sun”, “hero”, “one who bestows care”, and “humiliator of the enemy in verbal contest” from Elamite, an extinct language that was once …

Mordecai

Mordecai seems to be a variant form of Marduka, a Persian name meaning "servant of Marduk", Marduk being the name of the Babylonian god of heaven, light, battle, and fertility. The name may be derived from Sumerian amar-Utak meaning "calf of Utu", Utu being the name of another Sumerian god of the sun, whose name means "sun". Mordecai is …