Corisande is a female given name of uncertain origin and meaning. Its first use was by Castilian writer Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo (1450-1504) in his most famous work, Amadís de Gaula (Amadis of Gaul in English), a chivalric romance along the lines of the Arthurian romances. He may have based from Spanish corazón meaning “heart” which comes from…


Cora is the Latinized form of Greek Korë meaning “maiden”; it was used as an epithet for Persephone, the daughter of Demeter and Zeus and the wife of Hades which makes her the queen of the underworld. Cora could also be a short form of any name beginning with Cor- such as Corinna, which also derives from the same source, or Cordula, which comes from Latin meaning…


Sophronia is the feminine form of Sophronius, the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Sophronios meaning “self-controlled, sensible, prudent” from Greek sophron (sane, moderate, prudent) from sôs (safe, sound, whole) combined with phrḗn (heart, mind) from PIE *bhren (soul, mind). Nicknames: Frona/Phrona, Sophy, Roni/Ronnie, Ro Origin: Ancient Greek, Proto-Indo-European Variants: Sophrona   Male forms: Sophronius (Latinized Ancient Greek) Sophronios (Ancient Greek) Sophron (Ancient Greek)  


Howard comes from an English surname with several possible sources: it may be derived from Anglo-Norman Huard from Germanic name Hughard meaning “brave heart” from hug (heart, mind) and hard (brave, hardy); it may also be derived from Anglo-Scandinavian Haward derived from Old Norse Hávarðr meaning “high guardian” or “high defender” from Old Norse elements há (high) and varðr (guardian, defender); it may also be derived from Middle English ewehirde meaning “ewe…


Caleb seems to have two possible meanings. The first is that it comes from Hebrew keleb meaning “dog” or it may be made up of Hebrew kal (whole, all of) and lev (heart). Origin: Hebrew Variants: Kaleb (English) Kaleb (Biblical Hebrew) Chaleb (Biblical Latin & Greek)    


Hudson comes from an English surname, a patrynomic name meaning “son of Hudde,”, the latter a medieval diminutive of either Hugh, which comes from Germanic element hug meaning “heart, spirit, mind”, or a medieval diminutive of Richard, made up of Germanic elements ric (power, rule) and hard (brave, hardy) essentially meaning “strong ruler” or “brave ruler”. Origin: English, Germanic  


Belia has several possible meanings and origins such as: it’s an Indonesian word meaning “youth”; it may also be a variant of Bella, the short form of Isabella, the Latinate form of Elizabeth, which comes from Hebrew meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance”; Bella also means “beautiful” in Italian from Latin bellus; Belia may also be a…


Origin: Japanese 心 (Japanese kanji) Kokoro “heart” Meaning: Kokoro is a Japanese feminine name which means “heart” but which could also be interpreted as “soul” or “feeling”.