A names, Animals, Birds, Eagle, Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Proto-Indo-Iranian, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Aras

Aras is a Lithuanian male which comes from the Lithuanian word meaning "eagle". I've also seen Aras listed as being a Kurdish, Persian, Turkish, and Urdu male name meaning "equal, balanced" which seems to be derived from the name of a river that runs from Turkey to Armenia, Iran, and Azerbaijan. However, according to Armenian tradition, the… Continue reading Aras

Astronomy, Female, L names, Male, Stars/Constellation, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names, Zodiac

Libra

Libra is the name of one of the signs of the Zodiac as well as the name of a constellation. The name comes from Latin libra meaning "pair of scales, balance" which seems to be derived from a Mediterranean word, *lithra-.    

Ancient Greek, Animals, Astronomy, Birds, Female, Greek mythology, L names, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Sound, Stars/Constellation, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names, Zodiac

Lyra, Lira

Lyra (pr. lie-ra or lee-ra) is the name of a constellation in which the brightest star in its constellation is Vega. The name receives its name from Greek mythology, representing the lyre of Orpheus, a legendary poet and musician who could charm anything with his music. The name comes from Ancient Greek lúra meaning "lyre" which seems to be derived from a pre-Greek… Continue reading Lyra, Lira