Gen

Gen is a Japanese male name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: gen 源 "source, origin"; gen 彦 "lad, boy"; gen 玄 "mysterious, occultness; deep, profound; black"; gen 元 "cause, origin; beginning; former time"; gen 幻 "fantasy, phantom; vision; illusion; apparition" There are other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana it's げん. Gen is also …

Irma

Irma is a female given name, originating as a short form of names beginning with Germanic element ermin meaning "whole, universal" which comes from Proto-Germanic *ermunaz (strong, whole) deriving from an unknown origin, making it a cognate of Emma. Origin: Proto-Germanic Variants: Erma (English) Irmuska (Hungarian diminutive of Irma) Emma (English, French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, …

Gregor

Gregor is a Scottish, German, Slovak, and Slovene form of Gregory, which is the English form of Latinized Greek Gregorius via Ancient Greek Gregorios meaning “watchful, vigilant, alert” which ultimately derives from a PIE root word. Gregor is also a surname originating from the given name; as a Scottish surname it's a shortened form of McGregor meaning "son of Gregor". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Gregory (English) Gregorios …

Kay

Kay is the name of a knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend (also known as Kai, Cai and Cei), the name of Arthur’s foster-brother and seneschel. The name may have originated as a Welsh form of Gaius, a Roman given name of uncertain meaning though it’s been linked to Latin gaudere meaning “to rejoice” though it may also be derived …

Nico

Nico is often used as a short form of Nicholas or its feminine form Nicole, or Nicodemus or any named beginning (or ending) with Nico- Nicholas is the English form of Nikolaos meaning "victory of the people", made up from Ancient Greek elements nike (victory) and laos (people). Nicodemus is the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Nikodemos meaning "victory of the people". Nico is also an Italian surname, likely …

Vogel

Vogel comes from a German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname meaning "bird", which comes from Old High German fogal (bird) which ultimately derives from a PIE root word. Vogel is also the Dutch and German word for "bird". Origin: Proto-Indo-European    

Jasmin

Jasmin is a female given name, the German, Finnish, and Danish form of Jasmine, the French and English form of Arabic Yasmine, a variant of Yasmin, an Arabic and Persian female name meaning “jasmine” which derives from Persian yasamin (jasmine flower). As an English female name, it's a variant spelling of Jasmine. However, the spelling Jasmin is also a French, Bosnian, Slovene, and Macedonian …

Martina

Martina is the feminine form of Martin which ultimately derives from the name of the Roman war of god, Mars, who played a prominent role in Roman worship, including being linked to agricultural functions. The etymology behind the name is uncertain though it could possibly be related to Latin mas meaning “male” or from Latin marcus meaning “large hammer”. However, it’s possible …

Emilie

Emilie is the Scandinavian form of Emilia, itself a variant of Aemilia, the feminine form of Aemilius, an Ancient Roman name. Though the origin of the name is uncertain, it has often been associated with Latin aemulus meaning “rival; rivaling, striving” via Proto-Italic *aimos (imitation) derived from a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Aemilia (Ancient Roman) Aemiliana (Ancient Roman) Emílie (Czech) Emilija …

Adalind

Adalind comes from an Ancient Germanic name composed of Germanic elements adal (noble) and lind meaning "soft tender" or "linden, lime tree" though it could also be associated with Germanic lind meaning “serpent, dragon, snake”. The name could essentially mean "noble dragon" or "noble linden tree" or "gentle noble". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Adalinde (Medieval French) Adalinda (Old High German) Adalindis (Anglo-Saxon) …

Dirk

Dirk is a Low German and Dutch short form of Diederik, which is the Dutch form of Theodoric, a Germanic name meaning “ruler of the people” composed from Proto-Germanic elements *þeudō (people, nation) and *rīks (king, ruler) both of which derive from a PIE root word. Dirk is also the name of a type of dagger which originated with the Scots …

Wilmer

Wilmer is a male given name, an English and German surname meaning "desiring fame" or "famous desire", made up from Germanic elements wil (will, desire) and meri (famous). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Wilmær (Anglo-Saxon) Willamar (Ancient Germanic) Wilmar (Ancient Germanic, German, Spanish) Willmer (English) Vilmar (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)