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Girls Names

Origin

Meaning

Kaatje Dutch pure
Kachine Native American sacred dancer
Kade Indonesian A popular girl's name.
Kadee Aboriginal Mother.
Kadija African the prophet's wift
Kadira Arabic Powerful.
Kadisha Hebrew holy
Kaede Japanese maple leaf
Kaelyn Old English meadow
Kaer   Breton form of Katherine.
Kaethe Greek pure
Kagami Japanese A motor.
Kai Hawaiian, Navajo Indian sea, willow tree
Kaia Greek earth
Kaie Celtic combat
Kaili Hawaiian a deity
Kaimi Polynesian the seeker
Kairos Greek goddess from Jupiter
Kaitlyn   Pure.
Kaiya Aboriginal A type of spear.
Kaja   A daisy.
Kajal Hindu eyeliner
Kajol Hindu  
Kajsa Swedish Kaisa
Kakra Ghanese younger of twins
Kala Aboriginal Fire.
Kalama Hawaiian flaming torch
Kalanit Hebrew flower name
Kalantha   A beautiful blossom.
Kalare Latin bright, clear
Kalea Hawaiian Bright.
Kaley   A warrior maid.
Kali Sanskrit Black.
Kalie Dutch Kali
Kalika Greek A rosebud.
Kalila Arabic Beloved.
Kalinda Sanskrit/Aboriginal Sanskrit: The sea. Aboriginal: A lookout.
Kaliska Miwok Indian coyote chasing deer
Kalista   The most beautiful one.
Kalle Finnish strong
Kalliope   A beautiful voice. The muse of poetry in Greek mythology.
Kalonice Greek beauty?s victory
Kalpana Sanskrit A fantasy.
Kalyani Sanskrit Auspicious, beautiful.
Kalypso   A legendary sea nymph. Also a West Indian style of music.
Kama Sanskrit/Thai Sanskrit: The golden one. Thai: Love. A boy or girl's name.
Kamakshi Hindu a Devi, same as Lalita
Kamala Sanskrit A loin.
Kamali Rhodesian spirit protector
Kamaria Swahili like the moon
Kamballa Aboriginal A young woman.
Kambo African must work for everything
Kamea Hawaiian Kamea, Kamaya, Kammie, Kam, Mea, Maya
Kameko Japanese The child of the tortoise.
Kamil Arabic/Czech Arabic: Perfecr. Czech: From a Roman family name. A boy or girl's name.
Kamila Czech/Polish From a Roman family name, possibly meaning noble.
Kamilah Arabic The perfect one.
Kamilia Polish Ceremonial attendant.
Kamna Hindu desire
Kamryn Kami, Kam  
Kanchana Hindu a celestial Apsara, gold
Kane Irish Gaelic Warlike. A boy or girl's name.
Kanene African a little thing in the eye is big
Kanika Kenyan black cloth
Kaniya Native American Niya
Kantha Hindu name of a God
Kanti Sanskrit Lovely.
Kanushi Hindu  
Kanya Thai A young lady.
Kapera African this child, too, will die
Kara   Irish Gaelic: A friend. Cornish: Love. Italian: The beloved one.
Karel Czech/Dutch A free person. A boy or girl's name.
Karen   Pure, virginal.
Karena   Pure one.
Karensa   Love.
Karenza   Love.
Karida Arabic untouched, virginal
Karima Arabic Noble, generous.
Karimah African generous
Karishma Hindu  
Karissa Greek love, grace
Karita Scandinavian Loving and benevolent. .
Karka Hindu crab
Karla   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Karli   Little and womanly.
Karlotte   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Karly   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Karma Tibetan/Sherpa A star. A boy or girl's name.
Karmel   A garden or orchard.
Karmina   Song, songstress.
Karol Polish A free person. A boy or girl's name.
Karolina   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Karoline   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Karri Aboriginal A type of Eucalyptus.
Karuah Aboriginal A native Plum tree.
Karyan Armenian the dark one
Kasa Hopi Indian fur-robe dress
Kasinda African born to a family with twins
Kasmira Old Slavic demands peace
Katarina Swedish Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Kate Czech/Russian Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Katelin   Pure, virginal.
Katerina Czech/Russian Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Katerine Czech/Russian Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Katharina Greek Pure. The name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred on a wheel. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Katharine   Pure, virginal.
Katherine Greek Pure. The name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred on a wheel. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Kathie   Pure, virginal.
Kathleen Irish Pure, virginal.
Kathryn   Pure, virginal.
Kathy   From the name Katherine.
Katie   Pure, virginal.
Katina   Pure, unsullied.
Katren   Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Katrin   Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Katrina   Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Katrine German/Scandinavian Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Katy   Pure, virginal.
Katya   Pure, virginal.
Katyayani Hindu  
Katyin Aboriginal Water.
Kaula Polynesian prophet
Kaveri Hindu sacred river of India
Kavindra Hindu mighty poet
Kavita Hindu poem
Kay Welsh Rejoiced in. A boy or girl's name.
Kaya Hopi Indian my elder sister-little
Kayla Hebrew crown of laurels
Kaylana   A combination of Kay and Lana. Kay - A nickname for Katherine meaning pure. Lana - A modern invention made popular by the actress Lana Turner.
Kaylee   A combination of Kay and Lee. Kay - A nickname for Katherine meaning pure. Lee - A meadow or a clearing.
Kayley Irish Gaelic Slender.
Kayna Cornish A saint's name.
Kazanna Kasanna, Kazy, Kazi, Kizzy  
Kazia Hebrew plant with cinnamon-like bark
Keandra Hawaiian  
Keara Irish from a saint?s name
Kebira Arabic Powerful.
Keeley Irish Gaelic Beautiful. A boy or girl's name.
Keelin Celtic slender, fair
Keely Gaelic beautiful and graceful
Keera Irish Gaelic Dark, black. Feminine form of Kieran.
Kefira Hebrew young lioness
Kehinde Yoruban second of tiwns
Kei Japanese rapture, reverence
Keiko Japanese The beloved or adored one.
Keilana Hawaiian adored one
Keilantra princess of the night sky, magical Keil, Keilei
Keira Irish Gaelic Dark, black. Feminine form of Kieran.
Keisha African favourite
Kelda Old Norse A fountain or mountain spring.
Kelila Hebrew A crown of laurel.
Kellan Gaelic warrior princess
Kelley   Warrior or warrior woman.
Kelli   A warrior maid.
Kellsie   Island of the ships.
Kelly Irish Gaelic A warrior. A boy or girl's name.
Kelsey Old Norse A dweller on the island or by the water. A boy or girl's name.
Kendra Celtic/Old English Celtic: A hill. Old English: Royal power. Feminine form of Kendrick.
Kennis Gaelic beautiful
Kensington Kenzi, Kenzy, Kenzington, Kensi, Kensy  
Kenwyn Cornish/Welsh The name of a saint. A boy or girl's name.
Kenya   The name of an African country. A boy or girl's name.
Kenyangi Ugandan white egret
Kenyatta Kenyan  
Kepa Basque stone
Kerani Hindu sacred bells
Keren Hebrew A ray, or a horn.
Kerensa Cornish Love.
Kerri   Dark and mysterious.
Kerry Irish Gaelic The dark one. Also the name of an Irish county. A boy or girl's name.
Kerstin   Swedish form of Christina.
Kerzi Turkish  
Kesare Spanish long-haired
Keshia African The favourite.
Kesi Swahili born when father was in trouble
Kesia African Favourite
Kessie Ghanese fat at birth
Kestrel English From the bird name.
Ketaki Hindu  
Ketika Hindu  
Keturah Hebrew Fragrant incense.
Ketzia Hebrew surface, cinnamon-like bark
Keverne Irish Gaelic The name of a saint and a placename. A boy or girl's name.
Kevina   Handsome, beautiful.
Keyanna   Gracious.
Keyna Welsh A jewel.
Kezia Hebrew From the Cassia tree, a variety of cinnamon. Also see Kezia.
Khalida Arabic Eternal.
Khalidah Arabic immortal
Kiah Aboriginal From the beautiful place.
Kiana Hawaiian moon Goddess
Kiara   The name of an Irish saint.
Kichi Japanese fortunate
Kiden African Female born after 3+ boys.
Kiele Hawaiian gardenia, fragrant blossom
Kiera Irish Gaelic Dark, black. Feminine form of Kieran.
Kiki Egyptian From the Castor plant.
Kiku Japanese A chrysanthemum.
Kiley   Good looking.
Kim Vietnamese The golden one or from the meadow.. A boy or girl's name.
Kimatra Hindu seduce
Kimba Aboriginal A bushfire.
Kimberley Old English From the meadow. A boy or girl's name.
Kimberly   A diamond-filled rock.
Kineta Greek Active.
Kiona Native American brown hills
Kira Persian The sun.
Kirby Teutonic/Old Norse From the church village. A boy or girl's name.
Kiri Polynesian The bark of a tree.
Kirilee   A modern combination, possibly from Kiri and Lee. Kiri - The bark of a tree. Lee - A meadow or a clearing.
Kirima Eskimo a hill
Kirra Aboriginal A leaf.
Kirsten Scandinavian A follower of Christ, a Christian.
Kirstie Scottish A follower of Christ, a Christian.
Kirti Hindu fame, a form of the Devi
Kisa Russian kitty
Kiska Russian pure
Kismet Persian Destiny.
Kissa Ugandan born after twins
Kit Greek Bearing Christ or pure. A boy or girl's name.
Kita Japanese north
Kitty Greek Pure. Also see Catherine, Karen and Kathleen.
Kitu Hindu  
Kiyoko Japanese Clear.
Klara German/Scandinavian Bright and famous. The name of an Irish county. Also See Clarice.
Klarissa   The little brilliant one. Also See Clue.
Klaudia Polish The lame one. The feminine form of Claude.
Klavdia Slavic a lame one
Klea    
Klementyna Polish Mild, merciful.
Kleopatra   Glory of the father. The queen of Egypt from 47-30 BC.
Kohana Japanese A little flower.
Kohia Polynesian A passionflower.
Koko Japanese/ Native American Japanese: A stork. North American Indian: Of the night.
Kolina Greek/Swedish Greek: Pure. Swedish: A Maiden.
Kolora Aboriginal A freshwater lagoon.
Komal Hindu  
Konstanze German Steadfast, constant.
Koorine Aboriginal A daughter.
Kora Aboriginal A companion.
Kordelia   A jewel of the sea.
Koren Greek A maiden.
Kornelia   A horn. The feminine form of Cornelius.
Korra Aboriginal Grass.
Kris Greek A follower of Christ, a Christian. A boy or girl's name.
Krista   A follower of Christ, a Christian.
Kristabel   Beautiful Christian. Derived from Christina and Belle.
Kristal   Clear as ice. A gemstone name.
Kristel   A follower of Christ, a Christian.
Kristen Danish A follower of Christ, a Christian. A boy or girl's name.
Kristie   A follower of Christ, a Christian.
Kristina   A follower of Christ, a Christian.
Kristine   A follower of Christ, a Christian.
Kristy   A follower of Christ, a Christian.
Kriti Hindu a work of art
Krupa Hindu  
Krupali Hindu  
Krystal   Clear as ice. A gemstone name.
Krystle   Clear as ice. A gemstone name.
Kshama Hindu forgiveness, patience, a form of the Devi
Kuhuk Hindu  
Kumari Sanskrit A girl or daughter.
Kumud Hindu  
Kunti Hindu Pritha
Kura Polynesian/Maori Polynesian: Red. Maori: Treasure.
Kusum Hindu  
Kyeema Aboriginal Of the dawn, or a Kangaroo.
Kyla Scottish Gaelic From the narrow strait. Feminine of Kyle.
Kyleigh   From the narrow strait. Feminine of Kyle.
Kylie Aboriginal A boomerang.
Kym   From the meadow.
Kyna Irish Gaelic Wise.
Kynthia Greek born under the sign of cancer
Kyoko Japanese A mirror.
Kyon Korean Brightness.
Kyra sun  
Kyrena   A woman from Cyrene, an ancient Greek colony in North Africa.
Kyrenia   A woman from Cyrene, an ancient Greek colony in North Africa.

L

Lacey Old French Lace.
Lae Laos dark
Laetitia Latin Happiness.
Laila   As intoxicating as wine.
Lailie Hebrew born during light
Laina   Route or path.
Laine   The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Lainey   The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Lakeisha Swahili favourite one
Lakota Native American friend
Lakshmi Sanskrit A lucky omen. The Hindu goddess of beauty and wealth.
Lala Slavonic A tulip.
Lalage Greek Chatter, babble.
Lalasa Hindu love
Lali   The well-spoken one.
Lalima Hindu  
Lalita Sanskrit Playful, charming.
Lalo Latin to sing a lullaby
Lamilla Aboriginal A stone.
Lamorna Cornish A placename.
Lan Vietnamese flower name
Lana English Afloat, calm as still waters. A diminutive of Alana, Helena and Svetlana.
Lanai   Terrace, veranda.
Lanaya   Lime tree.
Lane Old English From the narrow road. A boy or girl's name.
Lanelle   From the narrow road.
Lanette Lanetta  
Lani Polynesian The sky. A boy or girl's name.
Lanikai Hawaiian heavenly sea
Laquetta Native American Quetta, Etta
Lara Russian Cheerful, light-hearted.
Laraine Old German From a province on the border of France and Germany.
Lareine Old German From a province on the border of France and Germany.
Lareyne Old German From a province on the border of France and Germany.
Lari English crowned with laurel
Laria Greek the sars are mine
Larissa Russian from Greek Cheerful, light-hearted.
Lark English/Aboriginal English A songbird. Aboriginal a cloud.
Lasca Latin Weary.
Lassie English/Scottish A little girl.
Lastri Indonesian A common girl's name.
Lata Hindu  
Lateefah North African gentle, pleasant
Latifa Arabic Kind and gentle.
Latisha   Happiness.
Latonia Latin In Roman mythology, the mother of Diana.
Latoya Spanish Victorious. A popular name in the USA.
Latrice Tricey, Trice  
Laura Latin A laurel wreath or a tree.
Laurel   A laurel wreath or a tree.
Lauren English A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Laurinda Latin crowned with laurel, praise
Lavani Hindu grace
Laveda Latin One who is purified or innocent.
Lavender English from Latin From the herb.
Laverne French Springlike, or from the Alder tree.
Lavinia Latin A lady, or a mother of Rome.
Lawrencia   From the Laurel tree or crowned with laurels.
Laxmi Hindu Lakshmi
Layla Arabic As intoxicating as wine.
Layna Greek light, truth
Leah Irish Gaelic The light of the sun. Also see Eileen, Elaine, Eleanor and Ellen.
Leala French The loyal one.
Leandra Latin Like a lioness. The female version of Leander. Also see Leona.
Leanna   Graceful willow.
Leanne English Grace, or favoured by God. A modern invention formed from Lee and Anne.
Leauna young deer  
Leba Yiddish beloved
Leda Greek A mythological queen and the mother of Helen of Troy. Also see Alida.
Ledah Hebrew birth
Lee Old English A meadow or clearing. A boy or girl's name.
Leea   Languid, weary. The wife of Jacob in the Bible.
Leela Sanskrit Playful.
Leena Aboriginal A possum.
Leewana Aboriginal The wind.
Lehana African One who refuses.
Leigh Old English A meadow or clearing. A boy or girl's name.
Leiko Japanese arrogant
Leila Arabic Dark as the night.
Leilani Hawaiian A heavenly flower.
Lemana Aboriginal The She-Oak tree.
Lemuela Hebrew Devoted to God. The feminine form of Lemuel.
Lena English From the name Caroline, Helen and other names. Caroline - A free person. Helen - Also used as an independent name.
Lene Dutch/German A nickname for Helen and Magdalene. Helen - The light of the sun. Magdalene - A woman from the village of Magdala. Also see Lena. .
Lenis Latin Gentle and smooth.
Lenora   The light of the sun. A form of Helen.
Lenore   The light of the sun. A form of Helen.
Leoda Teutonic A woman of the people.
Leola Latin lion
Leoma Old English Light, bright.
Leona Latin A lioness. A feminine form of Leo or Leon. Also see Leandra, Leonarda and Leontine.
Leonarda Old French A brave lioness. Feminine form of Leonard.
Leonora   The light of the sun. A form of Helen.
Leontine Latin Like a lion. Also see Leona.
Leopolda Old German bold leader
Leora Greek Light.
Lesh Shea  
Lesley Scottish Gaelic From an ancient surname. A boy or girl's name.
Letha Greek The river of forgetfulness. From the name Lethe.
Leticia   Happiness.
Letitia Latin joy
Lettice   Happiness.
Leura Aboriginal Lava.
Levana Latin The rising sun.
Levina Old English A bright flash.
Lewanna Hebrew The moon.
Lexie   The defender, or helper of mankind. Feminine form of Alexander. Also see Alexis.
Lexine   The defender, or helper of mankind. Feminine form of Alexander. Also see Alexis.
Lexy   The defender, or helper of mankind. Feminine form of Alexander. Also see Alexis.
Leyna Old German little angel
Lhamu Tibetan/Sherpa A goddess.
Lia Italian Languid, weary.
Liadan Irish grey lady
Lian Chinese A graceful willow.
Liana French To bind like a vine.
Liani Spanish  
Liannaka bringer of Peace, hope Lan, Lani, Lanna, Anna
Libby   From the name Elizabeth and Sybil.
Liberty English freedom
Lida Czech A woman from Lydia. The name has come to mean a cultured woman.
Lidia   A woman from Lydia. The name has come to mean a cultured woman.
Lien Chinese A lotus.
Liese German Form of Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Liesl German Form of Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Lila   The beautiful temptress.
Lilac Persian Mauve flower.
Lilah Hebrew The beautiful temptress.
Lili   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lilia Russian/Slavonic Mauve flower. From the name Lilac.
Lilith Arabic/Hebrew Dark, a woman of the night.
Lilli   From the name Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Lillian English From the name Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Lily Latin From the flower name, a symbol of purity. Also see Lillian.
Limber African joyfulness
Lina Arabic tender
Linda Spanish Pretty. Also a nickname from Belinda.
Lindall   A waterfall. Also, a nickname from names like Carolyn.
Lindley Old English From the Lime tree meadow. A boy or girl's name.
Lindon Old English From the hill of the Lime trees.
Lindsey Scottish From an old surname.
Lindy Spanish Pretty. Also a nickname from Belinda.
Linette   Idol, bird.
Linh    
Linley Old English From the field of Flax. A boy or girl's name.
Linne Scandinavian Lynne, Linny
Linnea Old Norse A Lime tree or Lime blossom.
Linnet Old French From the name of the small bird.
Linzi Scottish From an old surname.
Liora Liorre, Liorra, Liore  
Lisa   A nickname for Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Lisabet   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lisabeth   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lisbet   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lisbeth   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lisette   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lissa Greek The honeybee.
Lita   The little winged one.
Litsa Greek one who brings good news
Liv   An Olive tree or branch. A symbol of peace. From the name Olivia.
Livana   Lunar.
Livi   An Olive tree or branch. A symbol of peace. From the name Olivia.
Livia   An Olive tree or branch. A symbol of peace. From the name Olivia.
Liz   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Liza   A nickname for Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Lizbeth   A form of Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Lizette   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lizzie   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lizzy   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Llv Old Norse Defence, protection.
Lodema Old English A guide or leader.
Lois Greek Agreeable. A name from the New Testament.
Lokelani Hawaiian small red rose
Lola Spanish Sorrow.
Lolaksi Hindu a sakti of Ganesha
Lona English/Spanish Solitary.
Lonikie pretty one  
Loorea Aboriginal The moon.
Lora German A laurel wreath or a tree.
Lore German A laurel wreath or a tree.
Lorelei German Alluring. The name of the river goddess who lured sailors to their death.
Lorelle Latin Little. Also see Laura.
Loren Latin From the Laurel tree or crowned with laurels. A boy or girl's name.
Lorena   A laurel wreath or a tree.
Lorene   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Loretta Italian A laurel wreath or a tree.
Lori   A laurel wreath or a tree.
Lorie   Crowned with laurels.
Lorinda    
Loris   A laurel wreath or a tree.
Lorna English/Scottish Invented by R D Blackmore for the heroine of his 1860s novel Lorna Doone, and possibly derived, from a Scottish placename.
Lorrae Australian From Lorraine and Rae. From a province on the border of France and Germany.
Lorraine Old German From a province on the border of France and Germany.
Lorretta   A laurel wreath or a tree.
Lotta   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Lotte   Womanly, full grown. Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Lottie   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Lotty   A free person. A feminine form of Charles, Also see Carla, Carol and Caroline.
Lotus Greek The lotus flower.
Louella English A famous warrior. A modern name derived from Louise and Ella.
Louisa   A famous warrior.
Louise Teutonic A famous warrior maiden. The feminine form of Louis.
Lourdes French/Spanish From the pilgrimage town in southern France.
Love Old English loved one
Loveday Old English Dear day.
Lowan Aboriginal A mallee fowl. A boy or girl's name.
Lowanna Aboriginal A girl.
Lowenna Cornish Joyful.
Luana Old German A graceful warrior maiden.
Luba Russian/Slavonic A lover.
Luce   From the name Lucus. A woman from Lucania.
Lucetta Italian/Spanish Light. The feminine form of Lucius and Luke.
Lucia Italian/Spanish Light. The feminine form of Lucius and Luke.
Lucian Latin Person of Light. A boy or girl's name.
Luciana Italian Light. The feminine form of Lucius and Luke.
Lucianna English A modern combination of Lucy and Anna. Lucy - Light. Anna - Grace, or favoured by God.
Lucie   Light. The feminine form of Lucius and Luke.
Lucille   Light. The feminine form of Lucius and Luke.
Lucina Latin The Roman goddess of childbirth. Also see Lucy.
Lucinda   Light. The feminine form of Lucius and Luke.
Lucine Armenian moon
Lucretia Latin Reward, riches.
Lucy Latin Light. The feminine form of Lucius and Luke.
Ludella Old English An elf or pixie maiden.
Ludmila Slavonic Loved by the people. Also see Lida.
Luella Old English elfin
Luisa Italian/Spanish A famous warrior maiden. The feminine form of Louis.
Luise German A famous warrior maiden. The feminine form of Louis.
Lujuana Spanish Lu
Lukina Ukrainian graceful and bright
Lulu German A famous warrior maiden. A nickname for Louella and Louise, but also used as an independent name.
Luna Latin The moon.
Lupe Latin wolf
Lurleen   Alluring.
Lurlene   Alluring.
Lurline   Alluring.
Lurnea Aboriginal A resting-place.
Luvena Latin The little beloved one.
Lychorinda Italian From Shakespeare's play Pericles
Lydia Greek A woman from Lydia. The name has come to mean a cultured woman.
Lykaios Greek wolfish, of a wolf, wolf-like
Lyn Welsh Good looking. A boy or girl's name.
Lynda Spanish Pretty. Also a nickname from Belinda.
Lyndal Australian/English A modern name possibly derived from Lynn and Dale. Lynn - A waterfall. Dale - A valley dweller.
Lynde   From the hill of the Lime trees.
Lyndel   Pretty.
Lyndey Spanish Pretty. Also a nickname from Belinda.
Lyndsey Scottish From an old surname.
Lynelle   Pretty.
Lynette   From the name of the small bird.
Lynn Old English/Welsh Old English: A waterfall. Welsh: Good looking. A boy or girl's name.
Lynna   Waterfall.
Lynne   Pretty.
Lynnea   Pretty.
Lynnette   From the name of the small bird.
Lynsey Scottish From an old surname.
Lyra    
Lyris Greek She who plays the harp.
Lys French A symbol of purity. Also see Lillian.
Lysa   A nickname for Elizabeth, meaning consecrated to God.
Lysander Greek The liberator. A boy or girl's name.
Lysandra Greek The liberator.
Lysette   Consecrated to God. Also see Isabel and Lisa.
Lystra Greek Free.

M

Maata Maori A lady.
Mab Irish Gaelic Intoxicating one. A queen in Irish legend.
Mabel Old French Amiable, lovable. Also see Amabel.
Macaria Greek A mythological figure.
Machi Japanese ten thousand
Machiko Japanese child of Machi
Maddi   A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Maddie   A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Maddy   A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Madeira Portuguese An island off the African coast. Also a fortified wine.
Madeleine French A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Madelia   A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Madeline Hebrew A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Madge   A pearl. Also see Margot, Marguerite, Megan.
Madhavi Hindu  
Madhu Hindu honey
Madhul Hindu  
Madhulika Hindu  
Madhur Hindu sweet
Madhuri Sanskrit Sweet.
Madison Old English Child of Maud or Matthew. A boy or girl's name.
Madonna Italian My lady. From a title of the Virgin Mary.
Madra Spanish mother
Madrona Latin A lady or noblewoman. A Jewish name.
Madura   An Indonesian island.
Mae   From the name Margaret and Mary. Margaret - A Pearl. Mary - Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea.
Maeve Irish Gaelic Intoxicating one. A queen in Irish legend.
Magan Teutonic power
Magara Rhodesian child of constantly cries
Magda German A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Magdalen   A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Magdalena   Woman from Magdala.
Magdalene   A woman from the village of Magdala. Also see Marlene.
Magena Native American The coming moon.
Magenta Italian A colour name, after a town in Italy.
Maggie   A pearl. Also see Margot, Marguerite, Megan.
Magna Latin/Norwegian Latin: Great. Norwegian: Strength.
Magnolia French A flower named, after the French botanist Pierre Magnol.
Mahala Native American, Hebrew, Arabic woman; tenderness; marrow
Mahalia Hebrew Tenderness.
Mahdi African The expected one.
Mahima Hindu  
Mahina Polynesian The moon.
Mahita Hindu  
Mahogany   A tree name.
Mahuru Polynesian The goddess of spring.
Mai Swedish From the name Margaret and Mary. Margaret - A Pearl. Mary - Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea.
Maia Hebrew/Latin Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also see Mars, Marilyn, Marina, Marion, Marlene, Miriam, Moira and Maureen.
Maida Old English A maiden.
Maiko Japanese child of Mai
Maine French Mayne
Mair Welsh Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Maire Irish Gaelic Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Mairead Irish/Scottish A pearl. .
Mairin Irish Gaelic Form of Maureen. Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Maisie Scottish A pearl. From the name Margaret, but also used independently.
Maitane Old English beloved
Maitryi Hindu friendship
Maiya Aboriginal A vegetable.
Maizah African discerning
Maj Swedish pearl
Majella Italian From the name of an Italian saint.
Majesta Latin The majestic one.
Majida Arabic The illustrious one.
Majondra Majie, Maj, Jondra  
Makani Hawaiian The wind. A boy or girl's name.
Makiko Japanese child of Maki
Mala   A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Malak Arabic An angel.
Malati Sanskrit A jasmine flower.
Malavika Hindu  
Malaya Spanish Free. Also a country name.
Malca Hebrew queen
Malena   A woman from the village of Magdala. From the name Magdalene. Also see Marlene.
Mali Thai A flower.
Maliha Hindu strong, beautiful
Malika Arabic The feminine form of Malik, the master.
Malila Miwok Indian salmon going fast upstream
Malina Hebrew, Hindu tower, dark
Malise Scottish Gaelic The servant of God. A boy or girl's name.
Malka Hebrew queen
Malkah Hebrew A queen.
Mallana Aboriginal A canoe.
Mallika Hindu  
Mallory Old French Unlucky. A boy or girl's name.
Malu Hawaiian peacefulness
Malva Greek Soft and tender.
Malvina Gaelic The smooth-browed one.
Mamiko Japanese child of Mami
Mamta Hindu mother's love for child, wife of sage Asija
Manasi Hindu  
Manavi Hindu  
Manda   Worthy of being loved.
Mandara Hindu mythical tree
Mandeep Hindu light of heart
Mandie   Worthy of being loved.
Mandisa African sweet
Mandy   Worthy of being loved.
Mangena Hebrew melody
Manhattan Old English, Scottish Whiskey
Mani Aboriginal/Sanskrit Aboriginal: Equal. Sanskrit: A jewel. A boy or girl's name.
Manilla Aboriginal A winding river.
Manisha Hindu sharp intellect, genius, sagacity
Manjari Hindu  
Manju Hindu  
Manjula Hindu  
Manjusha Sanskrit a box of jewels
Manon French Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Mansi Hopi Indian plucked flower
Manuela Spanish God is with us. Feminine form of Emmanuel.
Manuella   God is with us. Feminine form of Emmanuel.
Manuelle   God is with us. Feminine form of Emmanuel.
Manushi Hindu  
Manya Aboriginal Small.
Mara Hebrew Bitter. The original form of Mary.
Marabel   A combination of Mary and Belle.
Marcella Latin Belonging to Mars. The feminine form of Marcus or Mark. Also see Marcia.
Marcia Latin Belonging to Mars. Also see Marcella.
Marcie   From the name Marcia. Belonging to Mars.
Marcy   From the name Marcia. Belonging to Mars.
Mardi French Born on a Tuesday.
Mare   The sea.
Marea Hebrew/Latin Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also see Mars, Marilyn, Marina, Marion, Marlene, Miriam, Moira and Maureen.
Maree Hebrew/Latin Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also see Mars, Marilyn, Marina, Marion, Marlene, Miriam, Moira and Maureen.
Marelda Teutonic A famous battle maiden.
Maren Latin sea
Maresa   Of the sea. Also see Marina and Mary.
Margaret Latin A pearl. Also see Margot, Marguerite, Megan.
Margarita Spanish A pearl.
Marge   A pearl. .
Margo French Pearl.
Margot French Originally a nickname from Margaret, but now an independent name.
Marguerite French A pearl. Also see Margot and Megan.
Mari   Wished-for child.
Maria Hebrew/Latin Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also see Mars, Marilyn, Marina, Marion, Marlene, Miriam, Moira and Maureen.
Mariabella Italian my beautiful Mary
Mariah Hebrew/Latin Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also see Mars, Marilyn, Marina, Marion, Marlene, Miriam, Moira and Maureen.
Mariam   Wished-for child.
Mariamne   The Hebrew form of Miriam.
Marian French/Polish Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea. A boy or girl's name.
Mariana French Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Marianne French Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Mariasha Egyptian, Hebrew perfect one; bitter, with sorrow
Maribel Spanish A combination of Maria and Belle or Isabel.
Maribeth   Bitter sea. House of God.
Maricel Latin full of grace
Marie French A biblical name meaning bitter.
Marieke Dutch A biblical name meaning bitter.
Mariel   Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Marielle French Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Marietta Italian Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Marigold Old English A golden flower.
Marika Maori/Slavonic Maori: Quiet and careful. Slavonic: A biblical name meaning bitter.
Mariko Japanese child of Mari
Marilee Greek bitterness
Marilyn   A modern combination of Mary and Lynn. Mary - Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also:The star of the sea. Lynne - Pretty.
Marina Latin Of the sea. Also see Maris and Mary.
Marinel   Of the sea.
Marinka Russian Of the sea. Derived from Marina
Marinna Aboriginal A song.
Mariola    
Marion Old French from Latin Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea. A boy or girl's name.
Mariposa Spanish butterfly
Mariquita Spanish Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Maris Latin Of the sea. Also see Marina and Mary.
Marisa   Of the sea.
Marisela   From the sea.
Marisol   Sunny sea.
Marissa   Of the sea.
Marita Spanish Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Marjani Swahili Coral.
Marjeta Czech pearl
Marjorie English Derived from Margaret, an English name meaning Pearl. Also the newer (and now more popular) meaning arose from its sound-alike similarity to marjoram, the name of an aromatic herb.
Marketta Finnish Finnish form of Margaret.
Marla Hebrew/Latin Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also see Mars, Marilyn, Marina, Marion, Marlene, Miriam, Moira and Maureen.
Marlee Aboriginal An Elder tree. Also see Marlene.
Marlene German A combination of Maria (See Mary) and Magdalene popularised by actress Marlene Dietrich.
Marliss Marla, Molly  
Marlon Old French Wild falcon. A boy or girl's name.
Marly   From the name Marilyn. Marilyn is derived from Mary and Lynn. Mary - Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea. Lynne - Pretty.
Marmara Greek Radiant.
Marna Hebrew rejoice
Marne   From the name Marina and other names, but also used independently. Marina - Of the sea.
Marnie   From the name Marina and other names, but also used independently. Marina - Of the sea.
Marnina Hebrew cause of joy
Marny Scandinavian from the sea
Marsala Italian A town, and a sweet fortified wine.
Marsha Latin Belonging to Mars. Also see Marcella.
Marta Italian/Spanish A lady.
Martha Aramaic A lady. A name from the Bible.
Martina Latin Of Mars, the Roman god of war. The feminine form of Martin.
Maru Polynesian Gentle.
Maruti Hindu  
Marvel Latin A wonderful thing.
Marvela   Marvellous.
Marvelle Old French miracle
Mary Hebrew/Latin Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also see Mars, Marilyn, Marina, Marion, Marlene, Miriam, Moira and Maureen.
Mary-Ellen   From Mary and Anne. Mary - Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also:The star of the sea. Ellen - The light of the sun.
Mary-Jane   From Mary and Anne. Mary - Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also:The star of the sea. Jane - God is gracious.
Maryam Arabic A biblical name meaning bitter. Also see Mary.
Maryann   From Mary and Anne. Mary - Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also:The star of the sea. Anne - Grace, or favoured by God.
Marylou   From Mary and Anne. Mary - Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also:The star of the sea. Louise - A famous warrior maiden.
Maryvonne French From Mary and Yvonne. Mary - Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea. Yvonne - French: An archer. Greek: The wood of the Yew tree.
Masa Japanese Good and straightforward. A boy or girl's name.
Masako Japanese child of Masa
Matana Arabic gift
Matangi Hindu a Devi
Mathea Hebrew gift of God
Mathilda Old German battle maiden, strength
Matilda Teutonic The mighty battle maiden.
Matrika Hindu mother, name of goddess
Matsu Japanese A Pine tree.
Mattea Hebrew The gift of God. The feminine form of Matthew.
Matty   The mighty battle maiden.
Maud   The mighty battle maiden.
Maude   The mighty battle maiden.
Maura Celtic The name of a 5th-century saint.
Maureen   Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Mavis French A songbird.
Maxim   The greatest. The feminine form of Maximilian.
Maxima   Miracle worker.
Maxime   The greatest. The feminine form of Maximilian.
Maxine Latin The greatest. The feminine form of Maximilian.
May   From the name Margaret and Mary. Margaret - A Pearl. Mary - Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also named of the month.
Maya Latin The great one. The name of a Roman goddess and a Hindu goddess. Also a nickname from Maria.
Mayako Japanese child of Maya
Maybelle   Amiable, lovable. Also see Amabel.
Maye   From the name Margaret and Mary. Margaret - A Pearl. Mary - Hebrew: Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Latin: The star of the sea. Also named of the month.
Mayoko Japanese child of Mayo
Mayrah Aboriginal Spring, or the wind.
Maysa Arabic She who walks gracefully.
Mayuko Japanese child of Mayu
Mayuri Hindu  
Meagin    
Meckenzie Gaelic Daughter of the Wise Leader
Meda Native American priestess
Medea Greek The name of a princess in classical mythology.
Medha Hindu intelligence, a form of the Devi
Medilion    
Medina Arabic The name of a city in Saudi Arabia.
Medusa Greek A character from mythology.
Mee Chinese Beautiful.
Meena Sanskrit Fish. The name represents the zodiac sign Pisces.
Meenakshi Hindu  
Meera Aboriginal A string bag.
Meg   A pearl. Form of Margaret.
Megan Welsh A pearl. Form of Margaret.
Megara Greek A mythological figure.
Meggie   A pearl. Form of Margaret.
Megha Hindu  
Meghana Hindu raincloud
Mehitabel Hebrew God is our joy.
Mei Latin great one
Meinwen Welsh Fair and slender.
Meira Hebrew light
Mekia    
Mela Hindu religious gathering
Melanctha Greek black flower
Melanie Greek The dark or black one.
Melantha Greek The dark flower.
Melba English After the famous singer Dame Nellie Melba. She named herself after her home town, Melbourne Australia.
Melda   A floret.
Melek Arabic An angel.
Melia Greek A mythological nymph.
Melina Greek Gentle. Also see Carmel.
Melinda English From Melanie and Linda. Melanie - The dark or black one. Linda - Pretty.
Melisanda   Strong and industrious.
Melisande French Strong and industrious.
Melisenda Spanish honest, diligent
Melissa Greek The honeybee.
Mell   Industrious, striving. From the name Amelia, Melanie, Melinda and Melissa.
Melli   Industrious, striving. From the name Amelia, Melanie, Melinda and Melissa.
Mellie   Industrious, striving. From the name Amelia, Melanie, Melinda and Melissa.
Mellissa Greek The honeybee.
Melly   Industrious, striving. From the name Amelia, Melanie, Melinda and Melissa.
Melody Greek Like a song.
Melosa Spanish gentle, sweet
Melva Welsh A sweet place.
Melvina   Armoured chief.
Melwyn Cornish As fair as honey.
Mena Hindu mother of Menaka
Menaka Hindu celestial damsel
Menuha Hebrew Tranquillity.
Mercedes Spanish Merciful. From a title of the Virgin Mary.
Mercy Middle English compassion, pity
Mere Polynesian Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Meredith Old Welsh A lord. A boy or girl's name.
Meriel   Of the bright sea.
Merilyn   From Merry and Lynne. Marry - Joyful, happy. Also a nickname from Meredith. Lynne - Pretty.
Merinda Aboriginal A beautiful woman.
Meris   Of the sea. Also see Marina and Mary.
Merisa   Of the sea. Also see Marina and Mary.
Merissa   Of the sea. Also see Marina and Mary.
Merit Latin deserving
Merivale Old English A pleasant valley.
Merle Old French A blackbird. A boy or girl's name.
Merlin Old Welsh From the fort by the sea, or the falcon. Also a boy's name (Merlin). A boy or girl's name.
Merlyn Old Welsh From the fort by the sea, or the falcon.
Merpati Indonesian A dove.
Merri Aboriginal A stone.
Merrill Old English Of the bright sea. Also joyful, happy. A boy or girl's name.
Merry Old English Joyful, happy. Also a nickname from Meredith.
Merryn Cornish The name of a saint and a village. A boy or girl's name.
Mersadize Sadize  
Mertice Old English Pleasant and famous.
Meryl   A blackbird. Also a nickname for Meriel.
Meryle   A blackbird. Also a nickname for Meriel.
Mesha Hindu ram, born under the sign of Aries
Messina Latin The middle child.
Meta Latin The ambitious one.
Metis Greek The wise one.
Mia Scandinavian Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Miah Aboriginal The moon.
Miakoda Native American power of the moon
Michaela Hebrew Feminine form of Michael. Like the Lord.
Michal Hebrew A brook. A biblical name.
Michel French Feminine form of Michael. Like the Lord.
Michele French Feminine form of Michael. Like the Lord.
Micheline   Who is like God?.
Michelle French from Hebrew Like the Lord. A feminine form of Michael. Also see Michaela.
Michi Japanese righteous
Michiko Japanese child of Michi
Micki   From the name Michaela. Like the Lord.
Mickie   From the name Michaela. Like the Lord.
Micky   From the name Michaela. Like the Lord.
Midori Japanese Green.
Migina Omaha Indian moon returning
Mignon French Sweet and dainty. Also see Minette.
Mignonette   Sweet and dainty. Also see Minette.
Mihoko Japanese child of Mihoko
Mika Japanese The new moon.
Miki Aboriginal/Japanese Aboriginal: The moon. Japanese: A stem. A boy or girl's name.
Mikki   From the name Michaela. Like the Lord.
Mildred Old English Strong yet gentle.
Milena Czech The favoured one.
Mili   Who is for me?.
Milli   Industrious, striving. From the name Amelia, Camilla, Mildred and Millicent.
Millicent Teutonic Strong and industrious.
Millie   Industrious, striving. From the name Amelia, Camilla, Mildred and Millicent.
Milly   Industrious, striving. From the name Amelia, Camilla, Mildred and Millicent.
Mily Hawaiian beautiful
Mimi Italian Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Mimosa Latin A plant name.
Min Korean cleverness
Mina Japanes South
Minako Japanese child of Mina
Mincarlie Aboriginal Rain.
Minda Native American knowledge
Mindel Yiddish sea of bitterness
Mindy   Honey.
Mine Japanese a resolute protector
Minelli    
Minerva Latin The mythological goddess of wisdom.
Minette   From the name Mignonette. Sweet and dainty.
Mingmei Chinese smart, beautiful
Minka Teutonic strong, resolute
Minna Teutonic Love.
Minnie   The resolute protector. A feminine form of William.
Minta Greek Of the mint plant.
Mira Slavonic The famous one. Also see Myra.
Mirabel   Of uncommon beauty.
Mirabelle Latin Lovely.
Miranda Latin The admired one. Invented by Shakespeare for the heroine of The Tempest.
Miremba Ugandan peace
Mireya Spanish mircaulous
Miriam Hebrew A biblical name meaning bitter. Also see Mary.
Miriyan Aboriginal A star.
Mirrin Aboriginal A cloud.
Misako Japanese child of Misa
Misha   Feminine form of Michael. Like the Lord.
Missy Old English young girl
Misty Old English Of the mist.
Mitena Native American coming moon, new moon
Mitexi Native American sacred moon
Mitsuko Japanese child of Mitsu
Mitzi Swiss Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - The star of the sea.
Miyoko Japanese beautiful generations child
Modestus Latin modest one
Modesty Latin The moderate or modest one.
Mohana Sanskrit Bewitching. The enchantress.
Mohini Hindu most beautiful
Moina   The noble one. Also a nickname from Monica.
Moira Irish Gaelic Bitter, as in a bitterly wanted child. Also - Th