Elements, Female, Fire, Male, Nature, P names, Proto-Indo-European, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names


Phlox is the name of a genus of flowers. The name comes from Ancient Greek phlox meaning "flame, blaze" derived from a PIE root word. In the language of flowers, phlox means "sweet dreams". Origin: Proto-Indo-European    

Color, Elements, Female, Fire, Greek mythology, Mythology, Nature, P names, Proto-Indo-European, Red/Crimson, Virtues/Attributes


Pyrrha is the name of a figure in Greek mythology, the wife of Deucalion who were the only survivors of a great flood sent by Zeus during the Bronze Age. They survived having been warned by the Titan Prometheus and after consulting a Delphic oracle, repopulated the earth by throwing the bones of their mother over their shoulders,… Continue reading Pyrrha

Color, Elements, Fire, Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Nature, P names, Proto-Indo-European, Red/Crimson, Virtues/Attributes


Pyrrhos is another name attributed to Neoptolemus, the son of Achilles and Deidamia, so named because his father had been disguised as a girl under the name Pyrrha to prevent him from joining the Trojan War. The name means "flame-colored; yellowish-red; fiery; red" via Ancient Greek pûr πῦρ (fire) derived from PIE root word. In Greek mythology, Achilles hid as a woman at the court… Continue reading Pyrrhos

C names, Elements, Female, Fire, Nature, Proto-Hellenic


Celosia (pr. si-loh-zhuh or si-loh-see-a) is the name of a genus of flowers in the amaranth family which gets its name from Ancient Greek keleos meaning "burned" which derives from a Proto-Hellenic source and possibly from a PIE root word but that isn't certain. The flowers were named because of their flame-like appearance. Origin: Proto-Hellenic    

B names, Elements, Female, Fire, Proto-Celtic, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Brenda is a female name of uncertain etymology. It could be a feminine form of Brandr meaning "sword" or "torch, firebrand; fire, flame" which derives from a PIE root word; or it could be a feminine form of Brendan, an anglicized form of Irish Bréanainn meaning "prince, king" which derives from a Proto-Celtic root. Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Proto-Celtic Male forms: Brendan… Continue reading Brenda

Elements, Female, Fire, Gaulish/Celtic mythology, Irish mythology, L names, Mythology, Proto-Celtic, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Lassarina is the anglicized form of Lasairfhíona, an Irish female name meaning "flame wine" or "wine made from flames" made up from Irish lasair (flame) via Old Irish lasar (flame, fire) from Proto-Celtic *laxsarā; and Irish fíona, the genitive singular of fíon (wine) via Old Irish fín (wine) from Proto-Celtic *wīnom (wine) via Latin vīnum (wine) deriving from a PIE root word. Apparently, the fh in Irish is always silent. In Irish… Continue reading Lassarina

Elements, Fire, L names, Male, Mythology, Norse mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Loki is a prominent god in Norse mythlogy, a trickster god and shapeshifter. He is chained to a rock by the other gods after orchestrating the death of Baldr for all eternity until the advent of Ragnarok where he and another god, Heimdallr, kill each other in battle. He was the blood-brother of Odin and the father of Fenrir (a… Continue reading Loki

B names, Elements, Fire, Male, Proto-Germanic, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names


Bayle is a French and English surname, a topographical name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle; the name comes from Bailey, an occupational name for a bailiff. It could also be a variant spelling of Bale, an English word referring to a large bundle that has been compressed and wrapped for shipping (ex. a… Continue reading Bayle

Albanian, Arabic, Elements, Emotion/Feelings, Female, Fire, H names, Hawaiian, Japanese, Joy, Korean, Maori, Moon, Nature, Numbers, Virtues/Attributes, Word names


Hana is a multicultural name with a variety of meanings: it is the Czech, Slovak, and Croatian form of Hannah, which comes from Hebrew Channah meaning "grace" or "favor"; it's also an Arabic female name meaning "bliss, happiness"; Hana is also a Korean female name meaning "one"; it's also a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings… Continue reading Hana