Alonso

Alonso is a Spanish male name, a variant of Alfonso which is the Spanish and Italian form of a Visigothic name which seems to be made up of Germanic elements adal (noble) and funs (ready). Alphonse is also a surname originating from the given name. It’s also possible that Alfonso is a variant form of Ildefonso, the Spanish form of Visigothic Hildefuns meaning “battle …

Adelaide

Adelaide is the French and English form of Adalheidis, a Germanic name meaning “noble kind, type” or “of a noble kind” made up from Germanic elements adal (noble) and  heid (kind, sort, type). Adelaide is the name of the capital city of South Australia. Nicknames: Addie/Addy, Della, Ada Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Adélaïde (French) Adalheidis (Ancient Germanic) Adelheid (German, Dutch) Adelais …

Agave

Agave (pr. a-gah-vee; Forvo) is the Latinized form of Agaue, an Ancient Greek female name meaning "illustrious, noble" which may be derived from a PIE root word, or it could be derived from a Pre-Greek origin. Agave is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, including one of the sisters of Semele, the mother of the god Dionysos. When her …

Alianor

Alianor is a variant of Occitan Aliénor which could mean “the other Aenor” from Latin alia meaning “another” and the given name Aenor, possibly a Germanic name of unknown meaning, though it’s been linked to Adenorde or Adenor, made up of Germanic elements adal (noble) and nord (north), or even as a contracted form of Azenor, a Breton name of uncertain meaning and etymology though it could also be derived …

Elvis

Elvis is an English male name of uncertain meaning. It could be a variant of Alvis, an anglicized spelling of Alvíss, the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology. He was supposed to marry Thrud, the daughter of the Norse god Thor. However, Thor wasn’t too pleased with the arrangement so he came up with a trick requiring the dwarf to prove …

Sunder

Sunder is an Indian male name, an alternate transcription of Sundar, itself a variant of Sundara meaning "beautiful, attractive, handsome" and also "noble" from Sanskrit. In Hindu mythology it's another name for the god Krishna. Sunder is also an Indian surname originating from the given name. Sunder is also an English word meaning "to separate, divide, sever" which …

Adalind

Adalind comes from an Ancient Germanic name composed of Germanic elements adal (noble) and lind meaning "soft tender" or "linden, lime tree" though it could also be associated with Germanic lind meaning “serpent, dragon, snake”. The name could essentially mean "noble dragon" or "noble linden tree" or "gentle noble". Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Adalinde (Medieval French) Adalinda (Old High German) Adalindis (Anglo-Saxon) …

Lenore

Lenore is an English female name, a variant of Eleanor, the Old French form of Occitan Aliénor which could mean “the other Aenor” from Latin alia meaning “another” and the given name Aenor, possibly a Germanic name of unknown meaning, though it’s been linked to Adenorde or Adenor, made up of Germanic elements adal (noble) and nord (north), or even as a contracted form of Azenor, a Breton name of …

Lyssa

Lyssa is the name of a goddess in Greek mythology, the personification of mad rage, fury, frenzy, and rabies in animals. She is depicted as having sent Herakles into a mad frenzy in which he killed his children (in some versions he also killed his wife Megara though in other versions she was left unharmed) on orders …

Mona

Mona is a female given name with multiple origins and meanings behind it: it's an Anglicized form of Irish Muadhnait, made up of Irish muadh (noble) combined with a diminutive suffix; it's also used as a nickname for Monika, the Scandinavian form of Monica, a name of unknown origin though it’s likely derived from a  North African or Phoenician origin. …

Sydelle

Sydelle is an English female name, of modern coinage. I couldn't quite find a specific origin or meaning to it, though it's possible that it may have arisen as a variant (or perhaps another nickname) of Sadie, itself originally a diminutive form of Sarah meaning “lady, princess, noblewoman”. It also does resemble Sydney, which comes from an English surname meaning …

Audra

Audra is a Lithuanian female name and word meaning "storm"; as an English given name, it's a variant form of Audrey meaning "noble strength", deriving from an Old English name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Audrey (English)