F names, Female, Irish mythology, Mythology, Nature, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Feidelm is an Irish female name which is borne by several women in Irish mythology, including the daughter of Conchobar Mac Nessa (the King of Ulster in the Ulster cycle),  and a female prophetess and learned poet. The meaning behind the name is unknown. It could possibly be a feminine form of Feidlimid (also spelled Féilim), a male name… Continue reading Feidelm

Cornish, E names, Female, Nature, Virtues/Attributes, Word names


Elowen is a Cornish female name meaning  "elm tree" derived from the Cornish word. As a given name it's relatively modern. Origin: Cornish Variants: Elowyn (English, Cornish) Elowyne (English, Cornish) Ellowyne (English) Ellowynne (English) Elowynne (Engish)  

Female, Gaelic, L names, Male, Nature, Place names, Scottish, Surname names, Unisex


Lennox comes from a surname via a place name in Scotland meaning "place of the elms" or "elm field" from Gaelic Leamhnachd made up of Gaelic elements leamhan (elm) and the locational suffix ach (field), likely referring to a place near elm trees. It was first anglicized as Leuenaichs and later as Levanaux and Levenex before finally becomming Lennox. Origin: Gaelic Variants: Lenox (English) Lenix (English)… Continue reading Lennox

Ancient Greek, Arthurian legends & myths, Color, Gaelic, Greek, L names, Latin, Light, Literature, Male, Nature, Place names, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, White


Lukan is a variant spelling of Lucan, derived from Roman Lucanus meaning "from Lucania", referring to someone who came from the city of Lucania located in southern Italy. The name seems to be derived from Ancient Greek *leukos meaning "white" and "bright, shining", or it could be derived from Latin lucus meaning "sacred wood" or "sacred grove" (lucus is also a cognate… Continue reading Lukan