Satomi

Satomi is a Japanese unisex name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: sato 里 “village; hometown” + mi 美 “beauty; beautiful” (里美); *girls only sato 聡 “wise; fast learner; clever; intelligent; bright” + mi 美 “beauty; beautiful” (聡美); *girls only sato 智 “intellect; wisdom; reason” + mi 美 “beauty; beautiful” (智美); *girls only sato 聖 “holy; saint; sage; master; priest” + mi 美 “beauty; beautiful” (聖美); *girls only sato 里 “village; hometown” + mi 視 “regard;…

Sage

Sage comes from an English word meaning “wise”, referring to someone who was wise and knowledgable. It comes from Latin *sapius via *sapere (to taste, to discern, to be wise) derived from PIE root word *sap- (to taste, to try out). Sage is also the name of an herb used in cooking, Salvia officinalis (common sage). The origin of…

Hakim

Hakim is an Arabic male name and title meaning “wise”, “prudence”, “sage” as an adjective and “sage”,  “physician”, “scholar”, “philosopher” as a noun. Hakim is also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Arabic Variants: Hakeem (Arabic)   Hakim- حكيم (Arabic)  

Reyna, Reina

Reyna is a Spanish female name, a variant spelling of Reina meaning “queen”. Reyna is also a Spanish surname originating from the given name. Reina is also a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: rei 怜 “wise; 麗 “lovely; beautiful; graceful; resplendent”; 玲 “sound of jewels”; na 奈 “Nara; what” There are  also other…

Sophie

Sophie is the French form of Sophia which comes from Ancient Greek meaning “wisdom” from sophos meaning “clever, skilled; intelligent, wise” possibly derived from a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Sophia (Greek, English, German) Sofia (Norwegian, Swedish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Greek, Finnish, Estonian, Slovak, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian) Sofie (German, Danish, Dutch, Czech) Sohvi (Finnish) Žofia…

Minerva

Minerva is the name of the Roman goddess of wisdom and war (specifically strategic war), the arts, and crafts, and is the Roman counterpart of the Greek goddess Athena- the owl is often depicted as a sacred animal to both of them. The origin of the name is uncertain. It could possibly be derived from Latin mens…

Feidelm

Feidelm is an Irish female name which is borne by several women in Irish mythology, including the daughter of Conchobar Mac Nessa (the King of Ulster in the Ulster cycle),  and a female prophetess and learned poet. The meaning behind the name is unknown. It could possibly be a feminine form of Feidlimid (also spelled Féilim), a male name…

Vivek

Vivek is an Indian male name meaning “wisdom, knowledge; distinction, discrimination” in Sanskrit. In this case, discrimination refers to being able to discern between what is right or wrong, or what is important or real. Origin: Sanskrit Variants: Bibek (Bengali, Nepali)   Female forms: Viveka (Hindi, Indian)   Vivek- विवेक (HIndi, Marathi)     

Viveka

Viveka is the Swedish form of Wiebke, the German and Frisian feminine form of Wiebe, which originated as a short form of names beginning with the German element wig meaning “war, battle”. Viveka is also an Indian female name, the feminine form of Vivek meaning “wisdom, knowledge; distinction, discrimination” in Sanskrit. In this case, discrimination refers to being able to discern…