Female, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Virtues/Attributes

Steffie

Steffie is the diminutive form of Stephanie, the feminine form of Stephen, an English male name derived from Greek Stephanos which means “crown, wreath” or more literally “that which surrounds, encircles”. In Ancient Greece, it was used as a word to refer to a winner of a contest. It comes from a Proto-Indo-European root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Stefani (English) Stephani… Continue reading Steffie

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Female, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Virtues/Attributes

Stephanie

Stephanie is the feminine form of Stephen, an English male name derived from Greek Stephanos which means "crown, wreath" or more literally "that which surrounds, encircles". In Ancient Greece, it was used as a word to refer to a winner of a contest. It comes from a Proto-Indo-European root word. Nicknames: Steph/Steff, Steffie Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Stefani (English) Stephani… Continue reading Stephanie

Earth, Elements, English, Female, Hebrew, K names, Yiddish

Kayla

Origin: Hebrew, English Meaning: Kayla could be a variant transcription of Kaila, the Yiddish form of Hebrew Kelila meaning "crown of laurel". Kayla is also a dialect spoken by members of the Agaw people of Ethiopia, possibly meaning "artisan" or "one who has not crossed" in reference to the fact that Jews had to avoid certain… Continue reading Kayla