Belinda

Belinda is a female given name of uncertain origin and meaning. Though the first part of the name is often associated with Italian  bella meaning "beautiful" (which comes from Latin bellus "beautiful, pretty, handsome"), the name has an older Germanic source, Betlindis, so it seems more likely that the first element is Germanic in origin. While the second … Continue reading Belinda

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Carroll

Carroll comes from an Irish surname, the anglicized form of Cearbhall which may derived from Gaelic cearbh meaning "hacking", which may have been a byname for a butcher or a fierce warrior. Carroll could also be a variant spelling of Carol, either a shortened form of Caroline which ultimately comes from Proto-Germanic *karilaz meaning “free man”, though Carol is also an English word meaning "joyful … Continue reading Carroll

Melina

Melina may be an elaborated form of Greek meli meaning "honey" or a variant form of Melissa, which also comes from Greek meaning "bee, honeybee", or of Melanie meaning "black, dark" from Greek melas.  Origin: Greek  

Ali

Ali is an Arabic male name meaning "lofty, sublime, exalted", as well as an Arabic surname derived from the given name. Ali is also an English female name, usually a short form of names such as Alison or Alice (which both come from Germanic element adal "noble", or a male nickname for Alistair or Alexander, which … Continue reading Ali

Jane

Jane is a feminine form of John which comes from Hebrew male name Yochanan meaning "Yahweh is gracious". Jane is also a surname originating from the given name. Though Jane is primarily a female given name, it's begun to have some use as a male name. One example would be Jayne Cobb, a male character from the scifi TV … Continue reading Jane

Seth

Seth has two separate origins: the first is that it is an Ancient Greek variant of Set, the name of an Egyptian god of chaos and the desert and the brother of Osiris and Isis. Though the meaning of Set is uncertain, some meanings prescribed to it are "pillar" or "dazzle". Seth is also a Hebrew male name possibly … Continue reading Seth

Diamanto

Diamanto is a Greek female name meaning "diamond" from Old French diamant which comes from Latin adamas derived from Greek adamas meaning "unconquerable, invincible, untamed" made up from Ancient Greek a- (not) and damao (to tame, subdue) which comes from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂- (to tame, domesticate). Origin: Ancient Greek, Proto-Indo-European Variants: Diamond (English) Diamantina (Greek)  

Zenon

Zenon is an Ancient Greek male name which is derived from the name of the Greek god Zeus which which comes from Proto-Indo-European *Dyeus likely meaning “to shine” or “sky, heaven, god”. Zenon is also a Greek, Spanish, and French surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Zeno (Latinized Ancient Greek, Italian)

Hippolyta

Hippolyta is an Ancient Greek name, the Latinized form of Hippolyte, the feminine form of Hippolytos meaning "freer of horses" from Ancient Greek elements hippos (horse) and lytos (loosen, undone). In Greek mythology, Hippolyta was an Amazonian queen who possessed a magic girdle which was given to her by her father, the god Ares. It was one of the labors of Hercules … Continue reading Hippolyta

Agathon

Agathon is an Ancient Greek male form of Agatha meaning "good" from Greek agathos. Agathon is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Ancient Greek Variants: Agaton (Russian) Agafon (Russian)   Female forms: Agatha (English, Ancient Greek) Agathe (Ancient Greek, French, German, Norwegian, Danish) Agata (Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Polish, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian) Agáta (Czech) Ágota (Hungarian) … Continue reading Agathon