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  • Ada
    Ada is a feminine given name. One origin is the Germanic element "adel-" meaning "nobility", for example as part of the names Adelaide and Adeline. The name can also trace to a Hebrew origin, sometimes spelt Adah - עָדָה, meaning "adornment". ... Finally, the name occurs in Greek mythology and was in use in Ancient Greece.
    Meaning: Prosperous, Happy, Grace, Expression, Origin: Germanic
  • Addie
    Origin of the name Addie: A name that originated as a shortened form of Adelheid and Adelaide (nobility) but is not bestowed as an independent given name. It was borne by the youngest daughter (c. 1062 - 1137) of William the Conqueror. Var: Adela.
    Meaning: , Origin: Germanic
  • Adele - ə-DEL
    Meaning: A short form of adelaide, Origin: Germanic
  • Adeline
    Adeline is a feminine given name meaning 'noble' or 'nobility'. It is of French origins and is a diminutive of Adèle. Its variants include Adelina, Adalyn, Adalynn, Adelyn, Adeleine, Aada, Ada, Alina, Aline, Adelita and Alita.
    Meaning: A form of adelaide, Origin: Germanic
  • Alberto - ahl-BER-to
    The name Alberto is a Spanish baby name. In Spanish the meaning of the name Alberto is: Noble; bright.
    Meaning: One who is noble and bright, Origin: Germanic
  • Aldo - AL-doh
    Etymology & Historical Origin - Aldo. Aldo originated as an Italian, Spanish and Portuguese short form of any ancient Germanic name beginning with the “ald” element (meaning “old”), such as Aldebrand, Aldhard, and Aldric (the Norman-English masculine name Aldous developed in much the same way).
    Meaning: Old or wise one, elder, Origin: Germanic
  • Alfonso - ahl-FON-so
    Spanish and Italian form of a Visigothic Germanic name, probably meaning "noble and ready", from the element adal "noble" combined with funs "ready". Other theories claim the first element is hadu or hild (see ILDEFONSO), both of which mean "battle". It is possible that two or more names merged into a single form.
    Meaning: Prepared for battle, eager and ready, Origin: Germanic
  • Alice
    In English the meaning of the name Alice is: Of the nobility. From the German Adalheidis meaning nobility, and the French Adeliz which is a form of Adelaide. Used in Britian since the 12th century; Alice became very popular in 1865 when Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland was published.
    Meaning: Noble or kind, Origin: Germanic
  • Alicia - ə-LISH-ə/ə-LEE-shə
    Origin of the name Alicia: Variant of Alice, a name that has evolved through a series of variants of the Germanic Adalheidis, a compound name composed of the elements adal (noble, nobility) and heid (kind, sort): hence, "noble one."
    Meaning: Noble, Origin: Germanic
  • Alison - AL-i-sən
    Alison, Allison or Alyson is a given name, usually a feminine name in English-speaking countries. It was originally a medieval French nickname for Alis, old form of Alice derived with the suffix -on or -son sometimes used in the former French nicknames such as Jeanson ("little Jean") or Pierson ("little Pierre").
    Meaning: Noble, Origin: Germanic
  • Alissa
    Origin of the name Alissa: A variant form of Alicia (nobility). Variant form of Alice (nobility), a name which evolved through a series of variants from the Germanic Adalheidis (noble one, nobility). Alternatively, the name Alyssa can be derived from the name of the alyssum flower. Var: Alicia, Alycia, Alyssa.
    Meaning: Truth, Noble, Origin: Germanic
  • Allison
    Alison/Allison has two etymologies. Alison and all of its variations are from Alicen, a feminine French diminutive of Alice. However, the name also derived as a masculine English matronymic meaning "son of Alice." Alice derives from the Greek "aletheia," meaning "truth." Allison can mean "Little Alice."
    Meaning: A form of alison, Origin: Germanic
  • Allyson
    The different meanings of the name Allyson are: Germanic meaning: Noble kind; of the noble sort. French meaning: Noble kind; of the noble sort.
    Meaning: A form of alison, Origin: Germanic
  • Alonzo - ah-LAHN-zoh
    The name Alonzo is a Spanish baby name. In Spanish the meaning of the name Alonzo is: Eager for battle.
    Meaning: Prepared for battle, eager and ready, Origin: Germanic
  • Alphonso
    The name Alphonso is a German baby name. In German the meaning of the name Alphonso is: Ready for a fight.
    Meaning: Prepared for battle, eager and ready, Origin: Germanic
  • Alysa
    Origin of the name Alyssa: A variant of Alicia (nobility), Alyssa is alternatively derived from the alyssum flower.
    Meaning: Princess, Origin: Germanic
  • America - ə-MER-i-kə
    The name America was coined by Martin Waldseemüller from Americus Vespucius, the Latinized version of the name of Amerigo Vespucci (1454–1512), the Italian explorer who mapped South America's east coast and the Caribbean Sea in the early 16th century.
    Meaning: A powerful ruler, Origin: Germanic
  • Armand
    German Meaning: The name Armand is a German baby name. In German the meaning of the name Armand is: Army man; soldier. Famous Bearer: romantic actor Armand Assante.
    Meaning: A soldier, Origin: Germanic
  • Armando - ahr-MAHN-do
    Spanish Meaning: The name Armando is a Spanish baby name. In Spanish the meaning of the name Armando is: Army man.
    Meaning: Man of the army, Origin: Germanic
  • Armani - ahr-MAH-nee
    The different meanings of the name Armani are: Germanic meaning: Freeman. Italian meaning: Freeman. Armenian meaning: Armenian woman.
    Meaning: Freeman, Origin: Germanic
  • Arnold - AHR-nəld
    The name Arnold is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Arnold is: Derived from an old German name meaning eagle power. The eagle rules. Introduced into Britain during the Norman Conquest, and used for a number of English surnames.
    Meaning: The eagle ruler, Origin: Germanic
  • Arnulfo
    Origin and meaning of Arnulfo. 4-55. 4 Name Surveys. The meaning of Arnulfo is "Eagle" and " Wolf". Its origin is "Spanish variant of the Germanic name Arnolf".
    Meaning: Eagle and wolf, Origin: Germanic
  • Aubrey - AWB-ree
    Aubrey is an English given name. The name is a Norman French derivation of the Germanic given name Alberic, which consists of the elements alf "elf" and ric "power", with the meaning of "Fair Ruler of the Little People". Before the Norman conquest, the Anglo-Saxons used the corresponding variant Ælf-rīc (see Ælfric).
    Meaning: One who rules with elf-wisdom, Origin: Germanic
  • Aubrie
    The name Aubrie is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Aubrie is: Rules with elf-wisdom.
    Meaning: Elfin king, Origin: Germanic
  • Avila - AH-vih-lah
    Spanish (Ávila): habitational name from Ávila in old Castile. Its name, first recorded in the Latin forms Avela and Abulia, is of unknown derivation and meaning. Portuguese and Galician: from Davila, a topographic name for someone from a town or village, da vila, reinterpreted as d'Avila.
    Meaning: , Origin: Germanic
  • Bernadette - ber-na-DET
    In French the meaning of the name Bernadette is: A feminine form of Bernard. St Bernadette was a French peasant girl whose 19th century visions of Virgin Mary prompted the establishment of the Roman Catholic shrine at Lourdes. Feminine of Bernard.
    Meaning: Brave as a bear, Origin: Germanic
  • Bernard - bər-NAHRD/BUR-nərd
    Bernard (Bernhard) is a West Germanic masculine given name. ... West Germanic Berhard is composed from the two elements bern "bear" and hard "brave, hardy". Its native Old English reflex was Beornheard, which was replaced by the Old French form Bernard after the Norman conquest.
    Meaning: Brave as a bear, Origin: Germanic
  • Bernardo - ber-NAHR-do
    The name Bernardo is a Portuguese baby name. In Portuguese the meaning of the name Bernardo is: Strong as a bear.
    Meaning: From shakespeare's play hamlet, Origin: Germanic
  • Bert - BURT
    Bert is a hypocoristic form of a number of Germanic male given names, such as Robert, Herbert, Gilbert, Norbert, Bertram, Berthold, and Albert. There is a large number of Germanic names ending in -bert, second in number only to those ending in -wolf (-olf, -ulf).
    Meaning: One who is illustrious, Origin: Germanic
  • Bertha - BUR-thə
    Bertha is a female Germanic name, from Old High German berhta meaning "bright one". The name occurs as a theonym, surviving as Berchta, a figure in Alpine folklore connected to the Wild Hunt, probably an epithet of *Frijjō in origin. Bertha appears as a Frankish given name from as early as the 6th century.
    Meaning: One who is famously bright and beautiful, Origin: Germanic