Sansa

Sansa is a female given name which many people will associate with George R.R. Martin's character in his epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire. I've seen many sites list it as being derived from Sanskrit meaning "praise, admiration", which seems to come from a shortened form of praśaṃsā प्रशंसा (praise, admiration, approval, commendation). Considering that Sansa Stark …

Ahmed

Ahmed is an Arabic male name meaning "praiseworthy, commendable", derived from the same root word as the name Mohammad, and is also an Arabic surname originating from the given name. Origin: Arabic Variants: Ahmad (Arabic, Persian, Urdo, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar) Ahmet (Turkish) Hamid (Arabic, Persian) Hameed (Arabic) Akhmad (Chechen, Ingush) Aamadu (Western African, Fula) Ahmadu …

Kirin

Kirin is the name of a mythological creature in Chinese mythology (also spelled qirin, xilin, and qilin), a hooved chimerical creature which was said to appear when a great sage was born or the imminent death of one, and is considered an omen of good luck. The appearance of a Kirin is debated- it could have the …

Thania

Thania ثانية is an Arabic word meaning "second", a feminine singular form of iṯnān اِثْنَان (two). Thania has also been used as a female given name but I couldn't find a specific meaning or usage. It could be Spanish (I've seen some usage for it as a Spanish name) and if so, it could be a variant of Tania, …

Judith

Judith comes from Hebrew Yehudit meaning either "woman of Judea" or perhaps a feminine form of Judah meaning "praised". Nicknames: Jude, Judy/Judie/Judi Origin: Hebrew Variants: Yehudit (Hebrew) Ioudith (Biblical Greek) Iudith (Biblical Latin) Judita (Lithuanian, Czech, Slovak) Judit (Hungarian, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish) Giuditta (Italian) Judyta (Polish) Judite (Portuguese)  

Judson

Judson comes from an English surname, a patronymic name meaning "son of Judd", Judd being the Medieval English form of Jordan, the name of a country in the Middle East named after the river that runs between it and Israel. The name comes from Hebrew yarden meaning “to go down, descend” or “flow down”. It was a popular name in the …

Mahmoud

Mahmoud is an Arabic male name, a variant transcription of Mahmud meaning "praiseworthy", derived from the same root word as Muhammad. Mahmoud is also an Arabic surname originating from the given name. Origin: Arabic Variants: Mahmud (Arabic, Persian, Pashto, Bengali, Indonesian, Malay) Mahmood (Arabic) Makhmud (Uzbek, Kazakh, Chechen) Mahmut (Turkish) Mehmood (Urdu) Mehmud (Urdu) Mehmet (Uyghur)   Female …

Baoyuan

Baoyuan is a Chinese unisex name made up of bao: bao 宝 "treasure, jewel, precious, rare"; bao 褒 "praise, honor; to commend"; bao 苞 "bud; flower calyx; luxuriant; profuse" bao 保 "to ensure, to protect, to keep" yuan: 元 "first, primary; head, chief; Yuan dynasty; dollar" 玉 yu "jade; precious stone" + an 安 "calm, peaceful, content; tranquil, quiet"; 愉 yu "happy, pleased, delightful" + an 安 "calm, …

Gia

Gia is a female given name, a diminutive of Gianna, itself an Italian diminutive of Giovanna which is the feminine form of Giovanni, the Italian form of John meaning "Yahweh is gracious" from Hebrew. Gia 嘉 is also a Vietnamese male name meaning "praise, auspicious; excellent" which derives from Sino-Vietnamese. Spelled giá it's a Vietnamese word meaning "price" 價. Origin: Hebrew, Sino-Vietnamese  

Kaito

Kaito is a Japanese unisex name (though far more popular for men) with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: kai 海 "sea, ocean" + to 斗 "Big Dipper; dipper, ladle" (海斗); kai 海 "sea, ocean" + to 翔"soar, fly" (海翔); kai 海 "sea, ocean" + to 人 "person" (海人); kai 海 "sea, ocean" + to 都 "metropolis, capital, all, everything" (海都); kai 魁 "charging ahead of …

Archie

Archie is often used as a short form of Archibald, a Scottish and English male name meaning "genuine, precious + bold" made up from Germanic elements *erknaz (pure, holy, genuine, precious) and *balþaz (bold, strong). Archie could also be used as a nickname for Archana, an Indian female name meaning "honoring, praising" or even Archer.  Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Sanskrit Variants: Archy (English) Archibald (Scottish, …

Archana

Archana is an Indian female name meaning "honoring, praising" in Sanskrit. It derives from a Hindu ritual that focuses on the worship of God or the Divine. The name is pronounce ar-cha-na (Forvo). Nicknames: Archie Origin: Sanskrit