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

Amphion

Amphion is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, including the son of Zeus and Antiope, daughter of a river god, and the twin brother of Zethus. Amphion and Zethus built Thebes and Amphion was married to Niobe with whom he had fourteen children, seven boys and seven girls. When Niobe boasted of having more children than Leto, her children Artemis and Apollo killed… Continue reading Amphion

Female, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Virtues/Attributes

Stephana

Stephana is a female given name, a variant of Stephanie, the feminine form of Stephen, an English male name derived from Greek Stephanos which means “crown, wreath” or more literally “that which surrounds, encircles”. In Ancient Greece, it was used as a word to refer to a winner of a contest. It comes from a Proto-Indo-European root word. Nicknames: Step/Steff, Steffie… Continue reading Stephana

Male, P names, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Periander

Periander is the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Periandros meaning "surrounded by men" or "surrounding man", made up from Ancient Greek elements peri (about, around) and andros (man). There's a famous Periander known as the Second Tyrant of Corinth. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Periandros (Ancient Greek)   Female forms: Periandra (Ancient Greek)  

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

Perimede

Perimede is an Ancient Greek female name and is the name of several minor figures in Greek mythology. The name is made up from Greek elements peri περῐ́ (around, surrounding; about) derived from PIE root *per- (before, in front; first); and medos (schemes; plans) ultimately meaning “surrounded by schemes” or “around schemes”. The name is pronounced pe-ree-MEED-ee. Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

Male, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes

Steven

Steven is an English male name which comes from Greek Stephanos meaning "crown, wreath" and more literally "that which surrounds or encompasses" which ultimately derives from a PIE root word. The word was used in Ancient Greece for a crown of a winner in games or war. Steven is also a surname originating from the given name.… Continue reading Steven

Female, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Virtues/Attributes

Steffie

Steffie is the diminutive form of Stephanie, the feminine form of Stephen, an English male name derived from Greek Stephanos which means “crown, wreath” or more literally “that which surrounds, encircles”. In Ancient Greece, it was used as a word to refer to a winner of a contest. It comes from a Proto-Indo-European root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Stefani (English) Stephani… Continue reading Steffie

Female, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Virtues/Attributes

Stephanie

Stephanie is the feminine form of Stephen, an English male name derived from Greek Stephanos which means "crown, wreath" or more literally "that which surrounds, encircles". In Ancient Greece, it was used as a word to refer to a winner of a contest. It comes from a Proto-Indo-European root word. Nicknames: Steph/Steff, Steffie Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Stefani (English) Stephani… Continue reading Stephanie

Hindu mythology, Male, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Sanskrit, V names

Varun

Varun is an Indian male name, a variant of Varuna, the name of an ancient Hindu god, one of the oldest in Hindu myth, who was the supreme leader of the cosmos, god of the sky, rain, celestial ocean, a well as keeper of the law and the underworld, responsible for the moral laws of the… Continue reading Varun