C names, Virtues/Attributes


Corexia is an intriguing female name with irritatingly very little information behind it. What I could find is that it's a Galician female name, or at least I found used once as a Galician name, according to this website I came across which explores medieval names in the western world (here). I've noticed that in Galician… Continue reading Corexia

Elements, Female, Japanese, M names, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, Sanskrit, Sound, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Water, Word names


Mira is an Indian female name (also spelled Meera). I've seen several source list it as meaning "sea, ocean" but I've also seen it listed as meaning "prosperous, wealthy, highborn" or "limit, boundary". Mirabai (or Meera Bai) was a 15th century Hindu princess and poetess who was devoted to the Hindu god Krishna; bai seems to be a feminine… Continue reading Mira

Chinese, D names, Emotion/Feelings, Hebrew, Japanese, Love/Beloved, Male, Nickname names, Surname names, Swahili, Virtues/Attributes, Word names


Dai is a Welsh male name, a diminutive of Dafydd, the Welsh form of David which comes from Hebrew meaning "beloved". I've also seen it listed as being derived from an old Celtic word dei meaning "to shine". Dai is also a Japanese male name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: dai 大 "big, large"; dai 太 "plump,… Continue reading Dai

Earth, Elements, Fire, H names, Male, Proto-Germanic, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Hugh is an English male name meaning “heart, thought, mind, spirit” derived from Proto-Germanic element *hugiz (mind; thought; understanding) which could be derived from a PIE source though the etymology behind it is uncertain. Hugh is also an English surname originating from the given name, though as an Irish and Scottish surname it's an anglicized form of Gaelic names… Continue reading Hugh

Animals, C names, Elements, Female, Lion, Literature, Names from Shakespeare's plays, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes, Water


Cordelia is the name of the heroine of Shakespeare's tragic play, King Lear (1606), the youngest of King Lear's three daughter and his favorite, though that didn't stop him from banishing her when she didn't shower him with affection as her older sisters did for one third of the kingdom to be divided among them. Shakespeare based… Continue reading Cordelia

H names, Male, Nickname names, Proto-Germanic, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Huey is a male given name, a short form of Hugh which means "heart, thought, mind, spirit" from Proto-Germanic element *hugiz meaning “heart, thought, mind, spirit” which could be derived from a PIE source though the etymology behind it is uncertain. Huey could also be used as a nickname for Hubert meaning "bright heart" or "bright mind". Huey is also a… Continue reading Huey

Female, Hebrew, L names, Nickname names, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Libby originated as a diminutive form of Elizabeth which comes from Hebrew ‘Elisheva meaning “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance"; or Isabel, which is an Occitan form of Elizabeth. Libby is also a Hebrew female name meaning "my heart". Libby is also an English surname which originated from the pet form of Elizabeth or Isabel. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Libbie… Continue reading Libby

H names, Male, Proto-Germanic, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Hugo comes from Proto-Germanic element *hugiz meaning "heart, thought, mind, spirit" which could be derived from a PIE source though the etymology behind it is uncertain. Hugo is also a French, Dutch, and English surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Germanic Variants: Hugo (English) Hugh (English) Hugues (French) Huguo (Ancient Germanic) Ugo (Italian) Hudde (Medieval… Continue reading Hugo

C names, Female, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, Virtues/Attributes


Concordia is the Roman goddess of marital harmony, peace, and understanding (her Greek counterpart is Harmonia). The name comes from Latin concordia (agreement, union, harmony) via Latin concors (agreeing, of one mind) made up from cum (together, with) and cor (heart) both of which derive from a PIE source. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Konkordie (Danish) Konkordija (Croatian, Lithuanian) Konkortia (Greenlandic)   Male… Continue reading Concordia