Eka

Eka is an Indonesian unisex name meaning “one, first” via Sanskrit eka (one) from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háykas (one) derived form PIE root word *óynos (one; single). Eka is also Georgian female name, a short form of Ekaterine, the Georgian form of Katherine, the English form of Greek Aikaterine though the etymology behind the name is not certain. It could be derived from another Greek name, Hekaterine from hekateros meaning…

Kensa

Kensa is a Cornish female name which comes from a Cornish word meaning “first”. Origin: Cornish  

Primo

Primo is an Italian male name meaning “first” which comes from Latin primus (first) via Proto-Italic *priisemos (foremost, first) made up of PIE root word *preh₂- (before, in front) derived from PIE *per- (before, in front first). Primo is also a Spanish and Portuguese word meaning “cousin”. Origin: Proto-Indo-European   Variants: Primus (Latin) Primož (Slovene)   Female forms: Prima…

Unity

Unity is an English female given name derived from an English word meaning “the state of being one; oneness”. It’s used to refer to a state or quality of being one or whole; unified or united into one mind, feeling, body, or argument. It comes from Latin ūnitās (oneness, unity) vis unus (one, single; alone) derived from PIE *óynos…

Iona

Iona is a female given name, derived from the name of an island located off Scotland. The origin of the name is uncertain though it could be derived from Old Norse ey meaning “island” though it could also be related to a Proto-Celtic source meaning “yew”. It’s just as possible that Iona may be a variant form…

Monica

Monica is a female given name of unknown origins though it’s likely derived from a  North African or Phoenician origin. It’s often been associated with Latin moneo meaning “to advise, warn” or Ancient Greek monos meaning “one, single, only”. Nicknames: Mona (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish) Origin: North African, Phoenician Variants: Monika (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Slovene, Croatian,…

Gus

Gus is often used as a short form of names such as:  August, derived from Augustus meaning “great”, “venerable”, “majestic”; Gustavo (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian) and Gustav (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German) both deriving from Slavic Gostislav meaning “guest glory” from Proto-Slavic *gȏstь (guest) and slava (glory); Angus, the anglicized form of Scottish Aonghus either meaning “one choice” or “one strength, vigor, force”; the first element of the name comes from…

Una

Una (pr. oo-na or yoo-na) is a female given name with various possible meanings and origins: it’s an anglicized form of Irish Úna which derives from uan meaning “lamb” from Proto-Celtic *ognos from PIE *h₂egʷnós (lamb); it may also be derived from Latin una, the feminine form of unus meaning “one” though it also means “together, simultaneously”. It derives from Latin unus (one, single; alone) from PIE *óynos (one; single). It was used…

Satu

Satu is a Finnish female name meaning “fairytale, fable” as well as also being a Malay and Indonesian word meaning “one”. Satu Mare is also the name of a city in Romania meaning “great village”, Satu meaning “great, large”. Origin: Finnish, Malay, Indonesian, Romanian