Female, H names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Heida

Heida is a German female name, originating as a diminutive of Adelheid which is the German and Dutch form of Adelaide meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind” made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and  heid (kind, sort, type). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Heidi (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English) Heide (German)  

A names, Female, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Alisa

Alisa is the Russian, Ukrainian, Bosnian, and Finnish form of Alice which comes from Old French Aalis via Germanic Adelais, a short form of Adalheidis meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind”, made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and heid (kind, sort, type), both of which derive from a PIE root word. Alisa is also a Spanish and Portuguese word,… Continue reading Alisa

A names, Female, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Alice

Alice is a female given name which comes from Old French Aalis which comes from Germanic Adelais, a short form of Adalheidis meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind”, made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and heid (kind, sort, type), both of which derive from a PIE root word. Nicknames: Allie, Ally, Lys/Lis, Lissy Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Alise (English)… Continue reading Alice