Arthurian legends & myths, Female, N names, Virtues/Attributes

Nimue

Nimue is the name of an enchantress in Arthurian legend, also known as Vivien/Vivienne, Niniane, and Nineve/Nyneve, and depicted as either the Lady of the Lake or as a lover of Merlin who eventually imprisons him. There wasn't much I could find behind the name. It could be derived from Greek mneme meaning "memory" though it's also possible that Nimue is… Continue reading Nimue

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

Minerva

Minerva is the name of the Roman goddess of wisdom and war (specifically strategic war), the arts, and crafts, and is the Roman counterpart of the Greek goddess Athena- the owl is often depicted as a sacred animal to both of them. The origin of the name is uncertain. It could possibly be derived from Latin mens… Continue reading Minerva

Hebrew, Male, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Z names

Zackary

Zackary is a variant spelling of Zachary which is the English form of Hebrew Zechariah meaning "Yahweh remembers" or "Yahweh has remembered". Zackary is also a surname deriving from the given name. Nicknames: Zack/ Zac Origin: Hebrew Variants: Zachary (English) Zachery (English) Zackery (English) Zacharias (English, Greek) Zechariah (English, Hebrew) Zachariah (English) Zakariya (Arabic) Zakariyya (Arabic) Zakaria (Arabic,… Continue reading Zackary

Arabic, Earth, Female, Hebrew, Nature, Nickname names, Physical Attributes, Z names

Zara

Zara is a Bulgarian diminutive of Zaharina, the Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine form of Zechariah, a Hebrew masculine name meaning "Yahweh remembers", though it could also be a variant spelling of Sara meaning "princess, lady, noblewoman". Zara is also the English form of Zaïre, a name created by French writer and philosopher Voltaire for his… Continue reading Zara