Shota

Shota is a Japanese male name, a variant transcription of Shouta, with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: sho 正 “correct; justice; righteous” + ta 太 “plump, thick” (正太); sho 翔 “soar, fly” + ta 太 “plump, thick” (翔太); sho 章 “chapter; section” + ta 太 “plump, thick” (章太); sho 将 “leader, commander, general” + ta 太 “plump, thick” (将太); sho 匠 “artisan, workman, carpenter” + ta 多 “many, much” (匠多) There are…

Rashid

Rashid is an Arabic male name meaning “rightly guided; following the right course” which comes from Arabic root word r-š-d (to go the right way, to follow the right course); it derives from the same root word as Rashad. Rashid is also an Arabic surname originating from the given name. Origin: Arabic Variants: Rasheed (Arabic) Rashed (Arabic) Rachid…

Justinian

Justinian is the English form of Latin Iustinianus meaning “just, lawful, righteous” which comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew- (justice, law) from the root word *h₂ey- (vital force, life age, eternity). Nicknames: Just, Justin Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Justin (English, French, Slovene) Iustinus (Latin) Iustus (Latin) Justinus (Ancient Roman) Justus (Late Roman, German, Dutch) Juste (French) Giustino (Italian) Justinas (Lithuanian) Justyn (Polish) Iestyn…

Jeston

Jeston seems to be a variant spelling of Jestin, the Welsh form of Justin meaning “just, lawful, righteous” which comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew- (justice, law) from the root word *h₂ey- (vital force, life age, eternity). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Jestin (Welsh) Iestin (Medieval Welsh) Iestyn (Welsh) Yestin (Cornish)  

Rosetta

Rosetta is the Italian diminutive of Rosa essentially meaning “little rose”,which comes from Latin rosa meaning “rose” via Greek rhodon (rose) which may ultimately be derived from Persian *wrda- (rose), though it may also derive from Proto-Indo-European *wṛdho- meaning “sweetbriar”. Rose was also originally the Norman form of Germanic names beginning with hrod meaning “fame”, originally spelled Rohese or Roese. Rose is also a short form of names…

Saladin

Saladin is an anglicized form of Salah Al-Din, an Arabic male name meaning “righteousness of the faith” made up from Arabic salah (righteousness) and din (religion, faith). The most famous Saladin in history is the Kurdish Muslim warrior and the first sultan of Egypt and Syria who founded the Ayyyubid dynasty. Saladin is also a surname originating from…

Rashad

Rashad is an Arabic male name meaning “right direction/guidance, right path” which comes from Arabic root word r-š-d (to go the right way, to follow the right course). Rashad is also an Arabic surname. Origin: Arabic Variants: Rəşad (Azerbaijani) Rashid (Arabic) Rasheed (Arabic) Rashed (Arabic) Reşit (Turkish)   Female forms: Rashida (Arabic) Reşide (Turkish)   Rashad-…

Ayman

Ayman is an Arabic male name meaning “right-handed, lucky, blessed” and literally “on the right side” derived from yamin (right, right hand). Origin: Arabic Variants: Aymen (Arabic)     Ayman- أيمن (Arabic)  

Justin

Justin is the English form of Latin Justinus (or Iustinus) meaning “just, lawful, righteous” which comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew- (justice, law) from the root word *h₂ey- (vital force, life age, eternity). Justin is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Iustinus (Latin) Iustus (Latin) Justinus (Ancient Roman) Justus (Late Roman, German, Dutch) Juste (French) Giustino (Italian) Justinas (Lithuanian)…

Shoji

Shoji is a Japanese male name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: “correct; justice; righteous; a number of 1040+ reign;  be at peace;  calm down;  subdue;  quell;  govt;  cure;  heal;  rule;  conserve” (正治); “prosperous; bright; clear + two” (昌二); “shining; bright + two” (昭二); “level + director;  official;  govt office;  rule;  administer” (庄司); “auspicious; …