Animals, Arabic, Astronomy, Birds, Dove, Female, G names, Greek mythology, Hebrew, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Stars/Constellation, Virtues/Attributes, Word names, Zodiac

Gemina

Gemina is a female given name with several possible origins: it could be a variant form of Gemini,  name of the third sign of the zodiac and a constellation which represents twins Castor and Pollux, who had the same mother, Leda, but different fathers: Pollux was the son of Zeus while Castor's father was the Spartan king Tyndareus. The name comes from Latin geminī meaning “twins” from geminus (twin; double, paired),… Continue reading Gemina

A names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Anatoli

Anatoli is a variant transcription of Anatoliy, the Russian and Ukrainian form of Anatolius, the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Anatolios meaning "sunrise; East; rise, rising". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Anatoliy (Russian, Ukrainian) Anatoly (Russian) Anatolios (Ancient Greek) Anatolius (Latinized Ancient Greek) Anatole (French) Anatolijs (Latvian) Anatol (Polish)   Female forms: Anatolia (Kate Roman)  

Anatolian, Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Sun, T names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Titan

Titan is an English word referring to something gigantic in size or power, something or someone that stands out for greatness of achievement, and from which the word titanic originates from. The word comes from Greek mythology, in which the Titans were giant deities who preceded the Olympian gods and were later overthrown by them. The… Continue reading Titan

Animals, Arabic, Birds, Dove, Female, Hebrew, J names, Virtues/Attributes

Jemima

Jemima is a female given name, the oldest daughter of Job in the Bible who, along with her sisters Keziah and Keren-Happuch, received an inheritance from their father which was a very unusual circumstance in those days. As for the name itself, it has an uncertain etymology behind it. Most sites attribute its meaning as "dove" even… Continue reading Jemima

Arabic, Female, Male, N names, Persian, Proto-Indo-European, Sun, Tibetan, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Nima

Nima (نیما) is a Persian male name meaning "just, fair" though I've also seen it listed as meaning "strong, powerful", "commander of the army". Nima (نعمة) is also an Arabic unisex name meaning "blessing". Nima is also a Tibetan unisex name and word (also spelled Nyima) meaning "sun; day". Nima (also spelled Nema) is a Greek word… Continue reading Nima

Female, Male, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Sun, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Sunday

Sunday comes from Old English sunnandaeg meaning “sun day” or "day of the sun" from Old English elements sunne “sun” and daeg “day. Sunday is also a surname, likely originating as a nickname for someone who was born on that day. According to the nursery rhyme Monday's Child, And the child that is born on the Sabbath day is bonny and blithe,… Continue reading Sunday

Etruscan, Etruscan mythology, Female, Male, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, S names, Surname names, Unisex, Word names

Saturday

Saturday comes from Old English Sæterndæg meaning "Saturn's day", Saturn being the Roman god of agriculture and fertility in Roman mythology. The name seems to be derived from Latin satus (sowing, planting) which ultimately derives from PIE root word *seh₁- (to sow, to plant), though it’s also possible that the name comes from Etruscan Satre, the name of an Etruscan god, his name… Continue reading Saturday

F names, Female, Male, Mythology, Norse mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Friday

Friday comes from Old English frīġedæġ meaning "Frigg's day", Frigg being the Norse goddess of marriage, childbirth, and the earth. She is also depicted as having the power of foreknowledge and is the wife of Odin. Frigg comes from an Old Norse source meaning “beloved” or “to love” deriving from a PIE root word meaning “to love, to please”. Friday is… Continue reading Friday

Female, Kin/Family, M names, Male, Moon, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Monday

Monday is made up from Old English mona (moon) and daeg (day) meaning "moon day" or "day of the moon". As a surname, Monday comes from Old Norse given name Mundi via mundr meaning "protection, protector" though it could also have originated as a nickname for someone who had a particular association on that day. As an Irish surname, Monday… Continue reading Monday

D names, Female, Mythology, Nature, Nickname names, Roman mythology, Sanskrit, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Daisy

Daisy is the name of a flower which comes from Old English dægeseage meaning "day's eye" or "day eye", getting its name because it opens up when the sun rises and closes its petals when it goes down. Daisy has also been used as a nickname for Margaret, likely because its French form, Marguerite, is also the… Continue reading Daisy