Female, Greek mythology, Hebrew, Mythology, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Virtues/Attributes


Sydelle is an English female name, of modern coinage. I couldn't quite find a specific origin or meaning to it, though it's possible that it may have arisen as a variant (or perhaps another nickname) of Sadie, itself originally a diminutive form of Sarah meaning “lady, princess, noblewoman”. It also does resemble Sydney, which comes from an English surname meaning… Continue reading Sydelle

Ancient Greek, Female, Greek mythology, Male, Mythology, Nature, Place names, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Sky/Heavens, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes


Sidney comes from an English surname meaning "wide island" made up from Old English elements sidan (wide) and eg (island). It's also possible that it comes from the name of a town in Normandy, France, St. Denis, Denis being the medieval French form of Dennis, the English form of Dionysius. Although the etymology of his name isn’t quite clear-cut, the first part of the… Continue reading Sidney

E names, Female, Greek mythology, Hebrew, Light, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Eurielle is a female given name of uncertain meaning and origin. It could be the French form of Ancient Greek Euryale, the name of several figures in Greek mythology, including one of the Gorgons. The name means "far-roaming" or "wide-roaming" made up from Ancient Greek eurús εὐρῠ́ς (wide, broad, spacious) and álē ἄλη (wandering) or alúō ἀλύω (to wander… Continue reading Eurielle

G names, Hebrew, Male, Nature, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names


Guy is the Norman French form of Wido, an Ancient Germanic name which originated as a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element witu "wood" or wit "wide". Guy as also been used as an anglicized transcription of Gai, a Hebrew male name meaning "valley, gorge, ravine". As a surname it originated from the given name above, but it… Continue reading Guy

Male, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, V names, Virtues/Attributes


Vito is the Italian and Spanish form of Vitus, an Ancient Roman name meaning "life" derived from Latin vita (life, living) from a PIE root word. Vito is also an Italian surname derived from the given name. Apparently it's been confused with Ancient Germanic Wido which comes from an Ancient Germanic element witu “wood” or wid “wide”. Origin: Proto-Indo-European… Continue reading Vito

Earth, Elements, Emotion/Feelings, H names, Japanese, Joy, Male, Virtues/Attributes, Water


Hiroyuki is a Japanese male name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: "doctor, PhD; exposition, fair; command, esteem; win acclaim + of; this" (博之); "doctor, PhD; exposition, fair; command, esteem; win acclaim + going; journey" (博行); "doctor; PhD; exposition, fair; command, esteem; win acclaim + happiness; blessing; fortune" (博幸); "abundant; rich;… Continue reading Hiroyuki

Ancient Germanic, Female, Hebrew, Male, Nature, Nickname names, Persian, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, V names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names


Vida is a Spanish and Portuguese word meaning "life" as well as the Slovene feminine form of Vitus, a Roman name which derives from Latin vita (life) from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃- (to live). Vida could also be the Slovene feminine form of Wido which comes from an Ancient Germanic element witu "wood" or wid "wide". Vida… Continue reading Vida

Ancient Germanic, E names, Female, German/Germanic, Virtues/Attributes


Origin: Germanic Meaning: Eloisa is the Latinate form of Eloise, the English form of Old French Héloïse which comes from Helewise, the medieval English form of Germanic name Helewidis meaning "healthy, wide" from Germanic elements heil (hale, healthy) and wid (wide). Variants: Eloise (English) Héloïse (French) Heloise (French, English) Helewise (Medieval English) Helewidis (Ancient Germanic) Éloise (French) Eloísa (Spanish) Éloïse (French)