A names, Female, Greek mythology, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Antigone

Antigone (pr. an-tig-a-nee) is a Greek female name of uncertain meaning though I've seen it listed as meaning "against birth" or "in the place of a child". It's made up from Ancient Greek anti meaning "against" though it also has various meanings such as "opposite", "instead of", "compared with", "in place of" and "at the same time";… Continue reading Antigone

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Female, Male, Proto-Indo-European, R names, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes

René, Renée

René is the French form of Renatus, a Late Roman name meaning "born again" or "reborn" deriving from Latin nascor (born; begotten) from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁- (to produce, beget, to give birth). René is the traditional masculine name used in French while Renée is the feminine form of the name, however in English-speaking countries René is used for both males and females. Rene… Continue reading René, Renée

Female, N names, Proto-Indo-European, Seasons, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes

Noelle

Noelle is the feminine form of Noel (or French Noël) which means "Christmas" derived from Latin natalis (of or relating to birth) which comes Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁- (to produce, beget; to give birth). Noelle is also a surname derived from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Noëlle (French, Dutch) Noelle (English) Noèle (French) Noela (Galician) Noelia (Spanish) Noella (French) Noelene (English)  … Continue reading Noelle

Female, Late Roman, Latin, N names, Virtues/Attributes

Natalie

Natalie is the French form of Natalia, a Late Roman name meaning "birth" or "birthday" though the name is often associated with Christmas Day because of the expression natale domini (the birth of the Lord). Origin: Latin Variants: Natalee (English) Natalia (Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Georgian, Late Roman) Nathalie (German, French) Natalija (Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian) Natália (Hungarian, Portuguese,… Continue reading Natalie