Basque, I names, Male, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Itzal

Itzal is a Basque male name and word meaning "shadow". I've also seen it listed as a female name Origin: Basque  

Brown, Color, Female, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Red/Crimson, U names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Umber

Umber comes from Latin umbra meaning "shadow; shade" derived from a PIE root word. It's the name of a reddish-brown pigment clay pigment that, when heated, becomes intensified and is known as burnt umber. Its name comes from Italian terra d'ombra (earth of Umbria) the region it was originally extracted from. Umbria comes from the Umbri people, an ancient Italic tribe… Continue reading Umber

Apricot, Burmese, Earth, Elements, Female, Food, Hebrew, Japanese, Male, Nature, S names, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Saya

Saya is a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings  depending on the kanji used such as: "sand + question mark" (沙耶); "sheath, scabbard" (鞘)- it's a Japanese term referring to a sheath/scabbard for a sword; "little; small + night; evening"; "early; fast + dart; arrow" (早矢); "gauze; gossamer + design; figured cloth; twill"… Continue reading Saya

Ancient Greek, Male, S names, Surname names

Scott

Scott is an English male name derived from a surname, originally given to someone who had Scottish ancestry or was from Scotland. The term originally referred to Irishmen. Although the etymology of the name is not certain, it may be derived from Ancient Greek skotía meaning “dark, darkness, shadowy, gloom”. Nicknames: Scottie, Scotty Origin: Ancient Greek Variants: Scot… Continue reading Scott

Ancient Greek, Female, Greek, Latin, Male, Place names, S names, Unisex, Word names

Scotia

Scotia (pr. skoh-sha) was originally the Roman name for Ireland, derived from Scoti or Scotti, a term used to refer to the Gaels, though it later came to refer to Scotland. The origin of the word Scoti/Scotti is unknown. It could possibly be derived from the name of a Celtic tribe of unknown meaning though that seems unlikely since there is no known… Continue reading Scotia