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

Joachim

Joachim is a German, French, and Polish male name, a contracted form of Jehoiachin meaning “established by Yahweh”, or Jehoiakim meaning “raised by Yahweh”. It can be pronounced as yo-a-keem in German, yaw-a-kheem in Polish, zhaw-a-keem in French, or jo-a-keem in English. Joachim is also as surname originating from the given name. Origin: Hebrew Variants: Ioachim (Latin) Ioakeim (Greek) Jochim… Continue reading Joachim

A names, Arabic, Hebrew, Male, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Akim

Akim is a Russian male name, the Russian form of Joachim, a male name which is a contracted form of either Jehoiachin meaning “established by Yahweh”, or Jehoiakim meaning “raised by Yahweh”. Akim is also a Kazakh word meaning "mayor" or "governor, ruler" which seems to be derived from Arabic hakim حَاكِم (judge, ruler). Origin: Hebrew, Arabic Variants: Yakim (Russian)… Continue reading Akim

Hebrew, J names, Male, Virtues/Attributes

Jeremy

Jeremy is the Medieval English form of Jeremiah, a Hebrew male name meaning “Yahweh has uplifted” or “Yahweh has exalted”. Nicknames: Jerry Origin: Hebrew Variants: Jeremiah (English) Jeremia (English) Hieremias (Biblical Latin) Ieremias (Biblical Greek) Yirmiyahu (Biblical Hebrew) Jeremias (Portuguese, German, Finnish) Jorma (Finnish) Jérémie (French) Jérémy (French) Jeremie (English) Jeremías (Spanish)  

A names, Female, Greek mythology, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Arsinoe

Arsinoe (pr. ar-sin-o-ee; Forvo) is an Ancient Greek female name meaning "raising one's mind" or "raising one's intellect" made up from Ancient Greek arsis ᾰ̓́ρσῐς (raising, elevation) and  νους (mind, brains, intellect) both of which derive from PIE. Arsinoe is the name of several Egyptian queens in the Ptolemaic period, inlcuding belonging to the younger half-sister of Cleopatra VII (of Cleopatra and Antony fame),… Continue reading Arsinoe

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

Color, Female, Hebrew, L names, Moon, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, Virtues/Attributes, White

Levana

Levana is the name of an ancient Roman goddess involved in the rituals of childbirth. The name comes from Latin levare meaning "to lift" which derives from PIE *h₁lengʷʰ- (light (not heavy)). Levana is also a variant transcription of Lebanah, a Hebrew name meaning "white" from Hebrew laban though it is also used as a poetic term for "moon". Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Hebrew… Continue reading Levana

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

Jeremiah

Jeremiah comes from a Hebrew male name meaning "Yahweh has uplifted" or "Yahweh has exalted". Jeremiah is also a surname derived from the given name. Nicknames: Jerry, Jeremy, Jere Origin: Hebrew Variants: Jeremy (English) Jeremia (English) Hieremias (Biblical Latin) Ieremias (Biblical Greek) Yirmiyahu (Biblical Hebrew) Jeremias (Portuguese, German, Finnish) Jorma (Finnish) Jérémie (French) Jérémy (French)… Continue reading Jeremiah

English, French, Hebrew, Irish, J names, Male, Nature, Sound, Virtues/Attributes

Jerrin

Jerrin seems to be an invented name, either a creative spin on Jeremiah, a Hebrew male name meaning "Yahweh has uplifted" or "Yahweh will raise", or it could be a combination of names Jeremiah and Darren (either an anglicized form of Irish Dara meaning "oak tree" or a variant of Darrell, from French surname D'Airelle meaning "of Airelle"), or Jared (from Hebrew meaning "descent") and Darren. It's just… Continue reading Jerrin