Hind

Hind (pr. hend; Forvo) is an Arabic female name which means “group of camels”, referring to a number that is more than one or two hundred. Hind is also the Arabic name for India which comes from Sanskrit Sindhu meaning “river, stream; flood, waters; sea, ocean” via Proto-Indo-Iranian *síndʰuš (river, stream). Hind (pr. haynd; Forvo) is also an English word- as a noun it…

River

River is an English unisex name coming from the word used to refer to a natural stream of water that usually flows down to an ocean, sea, or lake. The name comes from Anglo-Norman rivere via Old French riviere (river) that comes from Latin riparius (of a river bank) via ripa (bank (of the river); shore (of the sea))…

Indiana

Indiana comes from the name of an American state meaning “land of the Indians” or “Indian land”. It’s made up of the English adjective Indian, which comes from India which derives its name from Sanskrit Sindhu meaning “river, stream; flood, waters; sea, ocean”, and a Latin suffix place name. The name was originally applied to Native Americans in…

Guadalupe

Guadalupe is a Spanish unisex name which comes from the Spanish title “Our Lady of Guadalupe” from the name of a river in Spain. The name is made up of Arabic wadi (valley, river) and Latin lupus (wolf) essentially meaning “valley of the wolf” or “wolf’s river”. Nicknames: Lupe, Lupita Origin: Arabic, Proto-Indo-European  

Kelvin

Kelvin is the name of a river in Scotland. It seems to be made up of Scottish Gaelic caol (thin, narrow) and abhainn (river, stream) so meaning “narrow river”. Kelvin is also the name of the basic unit of temperature in the International System of Units (SI). Kelvin is also surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Celtic,…

Indio

Indio seems to be either a male form of India, the name of a country in South Asia; the name comes from Sanskrit Sindhu meaning “river, stream; flood, waters; sea, ocean”. I’ve also seen it listed as a variant form of Indigo, the color of a purplish-blue color. The word comes from Ancient Greek indikon meaning “of India” or “Indian dye”…

Camelot

Camelot is the name of King Arthur‘s realm. The origin of its etymology is unknown. Some sources cite it as being a corruption of Camlann, the site of the final battle between Arthur and Mordred. The name might derive from *Cambo-landa meaning “crooked land” or *Cambo-glannameaning “crooked bank (of a river), from Proto-Celtic *kambos (crooked) and either Old Irish lann (land) or Gaulish glanna (bank “of…

Duna

Duna could be used as the strictly feminine form of Dune, used to refer to a sand hill formed by the wind in deserts or near coastal regions. The origin of the word comes from Middle Dutch dūne, which itself could possibly be derived from Gaulish dunum (hill) or from Proto-Celtic dunom (stronghold, rampart). It derives from…

Rey

Rey is a Spanish male name (and word) meaning “king” derived from Latin rex (king, ruler) via a PIE *h₃rḗǵs (king, ruler) from root word *h₃reǵ- (to straighten, to right oneself; right; just). It could also be a short form of Reymundo, a variant spelling of Raymundo, the Spanish and Portuguese form of Raymond, the English form of Germanic Raginmund meaning “advice protector” or “counsel protector…