Earth, Elements, Female, Hindu mythology, Mythology, Nature, P names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Parvati

Parvati is the name of a Hindu goddess of fertility, love, devotion, and power, and the wife of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and transformation. Parvati also has been known by other names, such as Uma and Gauri, and along with Lakshmi and Saraswati, forms the Tridev, a trinity of goddesses. Parvati means "mountain" or more implicitly, "she of the mountains",… Continue reading Parvati

A names, Ancient Egyptian, Animals, Earth, Elements, Hebrew, Lion, Male, Nature, Virtues/Attributes

Aharon

Aharon is the Hebrew form of Aaron, a name of uncertain etymology and meaning. It’s possible that it comes from an Ancient Egyptian source, perhaps aha rw meaning “warrior lion”. It’s also possible that it comes from a Hebrew source with possible meanings of “high mountain”, “bright”, or “exalted”. Origin: Ancient Egyptian, Hebrew Variants Aaron (English, Jewish) Aron (Polish,… Continue reading Aharon

A names, Berber, Earth, Elements, Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Atlas

Atlas is the name of a Titan in Greek mythology who was punished by Zeus after their war with the Titans to hold up the heavens on his shoulders. He had many children, including the Hesperides, the Hyades, and the Pleiades, skilled in astronomy and mathematics, and even features in the Twelve Labors of Hercules and an encounter… Continue reading Atlas

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

Montgomery

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, Earth, Elements, Female, Hebrew, Kin/Family, Male, Nature, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, Sheep, Sun, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Wind/Air, Word names

Avi

Avi is a Hebrew male name meaning "father" and could also be used as a nickname for Avraham (the Hebrew form of Abraham meaning "father of many" or "father of multitudes") or Avram or Aviram (meaning "high father") or any name meaning with Avi. Of course, Avi could also be a short form for female names such as Aviva, Avila or Avis, making it a… Continue reading Avi

Earth, Elements, G names, Hebrew, Male, Nature, Place names, Virtues/Attributes

Gilead

Gilead comes from the name of a place in the Old Testament located east of the Jordan river. It comes from Hebrew gil'ad meaning “monument; memorial” though I’ve seen other possible meanings attributed to it such as: “monument of testimony”; “harsh”, rude” from Arabic jal’ad; “perptual fountain”, “heap of stones” or “camel hump”. Whatever its true meaning is, it seems… Continue reading Gilead

Earth, Elements, Female, Nature, Place names, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Surname names, Word names

Sierra

Sierra is a female given name which comes from the Spanish word meaning "mountain range", a term applied to mountains with particularly jagged edges; it also means "saw". It comes from Latin serra (saw) derived from a PIE root word. Sierra is also a Spanish surname, originally a locational surname for someone who came from a place… Continue reading Sierra

A names, Ancient Egyptian, Animals, Earth, Elements, Hebrew, Lion, Male, Nature, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes

Aaron

Aaron comes from Hebrew Aharon, a name of uncertain etymology and meaning. It's possible that it comes from an Ancient Egyptian source, perhaps aha rw meaning “warrior lion”. It's also possible that it comes from a Hebrew source with possible meanings of "high mountain", "bright", or "exalted". Aaron is also a surname deriving from the given name.… Continue reading Aaron

Earth, Elements, Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Nature, O names, Proto-Indo-European

Orestes

Orestes is the name of several figures in Greek mythology though the most famous one is the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. He killed his mother and her lover to avenge their murder of his father. He was later driven mad by the Furies for murdering his mother though he was later purified of his son by the… Continue reading Orestes

Arabic, Earth, Elements, Female, Hebrew, J names, Moon, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Jerica

Jerica is an English female name of uncertain origin and meaning. In English it's presumed to be a blend of Jeri (a short form of names such as Jeremy/Jeremiah, Jerome, and Jerald/Jeraldine meaning "ruler of the spear") and Erica, the feminine form of Eric which comes from Old Norse Eiríkr meaning “ever ruler” or “eternal ruler"; Erica is also the Latin word for "heather". I've also seen Jerica listed as the… Continue reading Jerica