A names, Kin/Family, Male, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names


Anderson comes from an English and Scottish surname, a patronymic surname meaning "son of Andrew", Andrew being the English form of Greek male name Andreas, derived from Greek andreios meaning “manly, masculine”. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Andersen (Danish, Norwegian)  

Etruscan, Etruscan mythology, Female, Light, M names, Mythology, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, Virtues/Attributes


Martine is the French, Dutch, and Norwegian 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… Continue reading Martine

Battle/War, H names, Male, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Harmon comes from a surname, a variant of Herman meaning "army man", made up from Germanic elements hari (army) and man (man). Nicknames: Harm Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Herman (English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene, Ancient Germanic) Hermann (German) Hermanus (Dutch, Ancient Germanic) Hariman (Ancient Germanic) Hermanni (Finnish) Armand (French) Ármann (Icelandic) Armando (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese) Ermanno (Italian) German… Continue reading Harmon

F names, Female, Place names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Françoise is a French female name, the feminine form of François which is the French form of Franciscus, a Late Latin name meaning “Frenchman” which is derived from the name of a Germanic tribe known as the Franks, either meaning “free” or “free man”, though it may also be derived from Proto-Germanic *frankô meaning “spear, javelin. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Francine (French,… Continue reading Françoise

M names, Male, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Montgomery comes from an English surname, a locational surname meaning "Gumarich's mountain", Gumarich meaning a Germanic personal name meaning "man ruler" or "ruler of man", made up from Germanic elements guma (man) and ric (power, rule). Nicknames: Monty/Montie Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Montgomerie (English)  

A names, Animals, Arthurian legends & myths, Bears/Bear cubs, Male, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Arturo is the Italian and Spanish form of Arthur, the name of the legendary king of the Arthurian legends, the king of the Britons who defended against Saxon invaders. The meaning behind the name is unknown though it has often been linked to Celtic *artos meaning “bear” combined with rīxs meaning “king” meaning “bear king” or gwr (man) meaning “bear man”. The name may… Continue reading Arturo

Bright/Clear, D names, Female, Mythology, Nature, Numbers, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, Sky/Heavens, Virtues/Attributes


Deandra is an English female name, either a combination of Dean (an English male name with various meanings of "valley", or “dean”, referring to a person who was a dean or someone who worked for one, referring to an ecclesialtical head of a cathedral. It’s derived from Latin decanus meaning “chief of ten” in reference to someone who was in… Continue reading Deandra

Male, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Surname names


Sherman comes from an English surname which was originally an occupational name for someone who was a sheep-shearer or someone who trimmed cloth or cut cloth. It's made up from Middle English shere (shear) via Old English sċēar (scissors, shears) and mann (man). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Shermann (English)  

Male, N names, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Norman is a male given name which comes from an English surname, a byname originally given to those who came from Scandinavia or had Scandinavian ancestry. It means "northman". It was also eventually used to describe someone who came from Normandy, France. As a Dutch surname, it was an ethnic name for a Norwegian or… Continue reading Norman

Male, P names, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Periander is the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Periandros meaning "surrounded by men" or "surrounding man", made up from Ancient Greek elements peri (about, around) and andros (man). There's a famous Periander known as the Second Tyrant of Corinth. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Periandros (Ancient Greek)   Female forms: Periandra (Ancient Greek)