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  • Adonis - Greek - A very handsome and youthful guy.
    Adrian - Latin - The dark one. A great pet name for your dark-haired dog.
    Aeneas - Greek - Most praised. This male dog is the best of the litter.
    Aesop - An ancient Greek author of fables.
    Alistair - Greek - Guardian or protector. A great name for any guard dog.
    Aloysius - Latin - A famous warrior.
    Alpha - The prototype of any dog breed.
    Alva - Latin - Fair haired.
    Ambrose - Greek - Immortal. You wish that this male dog could live forever.
    Andrew - Greek - Masculine.
    Angelo - Greek - Angel.
    Anthony - Latin - Priceless.
    Arion - An ancient Greek poet.
    Aristotle - An ancient Greek philosopher who studied under Plato.
    Balthasar - Greek - May God protect the king.
    Basil - Latin - Royal. This male dog comes from champion blood lines.
    Benedict - Latin - A blessing.
    Cadmus - Greek - A person from the east. An appropriate name for your Oriental breed of dog.
    Calvin - Latin - A bald person. A great name for the pet dog that has very little hair.
    Carmine - Latin - Crimson color. A great name for your deep-red-colored dog.
    Cary - Latin - Of great value. You paid a lot of money for this male dog.
    Cash - Latin - Conceited. This male dog enjoys staring at his reflection in the mirror.

    Castor - Greek - A beaver. This boy dog loves to chew on just about anything.
    Cato - Latin - The person who is knowledgeable and very wise. Other dogs value this dog's advice.
    Cecil - Latin - Darkened.
    Christian - Latin - Follower of Christ.
    Clarence - Latin - Renowned. This boy dog is famous all over the neighborhood.
    Clark - Latin - A student. This male dog just loves to learn.
    Crispin - Latin - The one with curly hair.
    Damian - Greek - A person who tames.
    Damon - Greek - A steadfast and loyal person. This dog will always be true to you.
    Delmar - Latin - The person from the sea. A wonderful name for your water-loving dog.
    Delphi - This was a town in ancient Greece containing the oracle of Apollo.
    Demetrius - Greek - A follower of Demeter (the Greek fertility goddess).
    Dexter - Latin - Clever. This male dog learns easily.
    Dominick - Latin - Godly.
    Epicurus - An ancient Greek philosopher who promoted sensory pleasure (in moderation).
    Epirus - A region which lies in southern Albania and northern Greece.
    Epsilon - The 5th letter of the Greek alphabet.
    Eugene - Greek - High-born. This male dog comes from strong blood-lines.
    Fabian - Latin - A bean grower.

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    Felix - Latin - One who is very fortunate and happy. This dog considers himself very lucky that you adopted him.
    Fidel - Latin - Faithful. This dog only has 1 master and that is you.
    Greco - "I love the smell of Greek cooking."
    Did you know?
    A mongrel is a mixed dog that resembles no recognizable breed. 
    Hector - One of the bravest Trojan warriors. He was killed by the Greek warrior Achilles.
    Helicon - A mountain region in Greece that was the mythological home of the muses.
    Hippocrates - Ancient Greek physician. He is considered the Father of Medicine.
    Horace - Latin - Of the hours.
    Ignatius - Latin - Full of fire. This male dog can't contain his passionate nature.
    Isidore - Greek - A gift from Isis.
    Jason - Greek - A healer.
    Justin - Latin - An upright, moral man. This boy dog delights in doing good.
    Kallinos - An ancient Greek lyricist.
    Leander - Greek - One who is as brave as a lion.
    Linus - Greek - A person with flaxen hair. An appropriate name for your fair-haired dog.
    Lucius - Latin - A bringer of light. This dog brightens any room that he enters.
    Magnus - Latin - The great one.
    Major - Latin - Greater.
    Marcel - Latin - Little fighter. A great name for any fiesty, small breed of dog.

    Mario - Latin - Martial.
    Maximilian or Max - Latin - The greatest or excellence.
    Menelaus - A king of Sparta and Helen of Troy's husband.
    Miles - Latin - Fighter.
    Milo - Latin - A worker at the grain mill.
    Nicosia - The capital of the island of Cyprus.
    Nigel - Latin - The dark knight. A wonderful name for your solid-black guard dog.
    Octavius - Latin - The 8th born child.
    Orestes - Greek - A man who comes from the mountain.
    Orson - Latin - The courage of a bear.
    Otis - Greek - A person with great hearing.
    Owen - Greek - High born. A great name for the dog that comes from pure blood lines.
    Pathos - "I'm always feeling sorry for myself."
    Pericles - An ancient Greek statesman.
    Philo - Greek - Gentle. This dog wouldn't hurt a fly.
    Proctor - Latin - Governor.
    Quentin - Latin - 5th.
    Rex - Latin - The king. A name for the pet dog that considers himself the master of his domain.
    Rufus - Latin - A red-haired person. A fantastic name for your Irish setter dog.
    Sebastian - Latin - A much revered person.
    Serge - Latin - An attendant. This dog loves to fetch.
    Socrates - Ancient Greek philosopher and teacher who sought truth and goodness.
    Stacy - Greek - Resurrection. An excellent name for any dog that you've rescued.
    Sylvester - Latin - Of the forest.
    Terence - Latin - Smooth.
    Thaddeus - Greek - Brave. This male dog will never back down.
    Theodore - Greek - A gift from God. You feel like your pet dog is truly a blessing from God.
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    Thespis - Ancient Greek actor and playwrite. This dog knows how to put on a show.
    Titus - Greek - Of the giants. A good name for any large-breed of dog.
    Tyrone - Greek - A sovereign ruler.
    Ulysses - A king of Ithaca and brave warrior who fought in the Trojan War.
    Urban - Latin - The city dweller. The country is no place for this dog.
    Valerian - Latin - A strong and powerful person. This dog is very intimidating to the other animals.
    Varian - Latin - Variable.
    Vernon - Latin - A person who is youthful and spring-like. This boy dog may never grow up.
    Victor - Latin - The one who conquers.
    Vincent - Latin - Another one who conquers.
    Vitus - Latin - One who is alive and vital.
    Xenos - Greek - A stranger or guest.
    Xylon - Greek - One who comes from the forest. Zale - Greek - Sea-strength. A fantastic name for your water-loving dog.
    Zeno - The ancient Greek philosopher who founded stoicism. This dog doesn't wear his emotions on his sleeve.

     

    Adonia - Greek- The feminine form of Adonis, which means beautiful.
    Adoria - Latin- Has adorable qualities. You can't help but fall in love with this girl dog.
    Agatha - Greek - One who has good qualities. This girl dog is the pick of the litter.
    Agnes - Greek - One who is chaste or pure.
    Albinia - Latin - White.
    Alesia - Greek - An assistant. This little girl dog will delight in helping out around the house.
    Aleta - Greek - Traveler. This pet just loves to go places.
    Alexandra or Alex - Greek - Protector of man. A great name for your guard dog.
    Alpha - Greek - First letter of the Greek alphabet. A good name for your first girl dog.
    Alta - Latin - The pinnacle. This girl is your top-dog.
    Alva - Latin - Fair-haired.
    Amanda or Mandy - Latin - Endearing. This dog does your heart good.
    Anastasia - Greek - Resurrection. A great name for the dog that you rescued from an animal shelter.
    Anatola - Greek - One from the east.
    Annabel - Latin - One who is loved.
    Annis - Greek - Complete or united. This girl dog will bring your family together.
    Antonia - Latin - One who is priceless. This girl dog can't be bought and sold.
    Ara - Latin - An altar. It is also a southern constellation of stars. This definition has been provided by Jennifer K. Thank You Jennifer.
    Ardeen - Latin - Eager. This girl dog is enthusiastic about life.


    Augusta - Latin - One who rules. This girl dog demands the royal treatment.
    Astra - Greek - Star. This dog demands attention.
    Barbara - Greek - An alien or foreigner.
    Basilia - Greek - Royalty. This girl dog comes from champion blood lines.
    Beatrice or Bea - Latin - Bringer of blessings. This girl dog gives more than she receives.
    Beta - The second letter of the Greek alphabet. Would be appropriate for you second pet dog.
    Brittany - Latin - One who comes from England. A good name for any English breed of dog.
    Calandra - Greek - A little bird.
    Calla - Greek - Lovely. Everyone enjoys seeing this girl dog.
    Callista - Greek - Full of beauty. You can't find a single flaw on this girl dog.
    Camilla - Latin - An attendant. This girl dog loves to help out around the house.
    Candace - Greek - A radiant white.

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    Carita - Latin - Special friend.
    Carmen - Latin - A song. This girl dog makes your heart sing.
    Catherine or Cathy - Greek - One who is pure. A good name for the pure-bred dog.
    Cecilia - Latin - Blind. 
    Celeste - Latin - Of heaven. This girl dog is truly a blessing from God.
    Charissa - Greek - A caring person.
    Charmaine - Greek - Happy. Sadness is not in this dog's vocabulary.
    Chloe - Greek - Term meaning young, green plant. This dog will probably never grow up.
    Clara - Latin - A shining leader.
    Claudia - Latin - Mild tempered. A great name for any non-aggressive breed of dog.
    Constance - Latin - Steadfast. This girl dog will never run away.
    Cora - Greek - Virgin or maiden.
    Cornelia - Latin - Feminine.
    Cyrena - Greek - From Cyrene.
    Cyrilla - Latin - A strong leader.
    Dacia - Greek - One from Dacia.
    Daria - Greek - A royal lady. A good name for the girl dog that comes from champion blood lines.
    Deanna - Latin - Someone who is sacred. 
    Delia - Greek - Glittering.
    Delta - The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet. An appropriate name for your fourth pet dog.
    Donata - Latin - A blessing or gift.
    Dorothea - Greek - Gift from God. This girl dog is a true blessing.
    Drusilla - Latin - A descendant of Drusus.
    Erma - Latin - Princess. This girl dog demands the royal treatment.
    Eudora - Greek - Humble and giving.
    Eugenia - Greek - Royalty. A good name for the girl dog that comes from champion blood lines.
    Faustina - Latin - Fortunate. This girl dog brings good luck.
    Felicia or Felicity - Feminine forms of Felix, which is a Latin term for happy.
    Feta - "I just love it when my masters give me this Greek cheese."
    Fidella - Latin - Faithful. This girl dog will never run away. 
    Flavia - Latin - Fair haired.
    Gamma - The third letter of the Greek alphabet. A good name for your third pet dog.
    Georgia - Latin - A farmer.
    Gillian - Latin - Soft hair.
    Gloria - Latin - Glory. This dog will bring you countless praise.
    Gratis - Latin - Free or no-charge. A good name for an adopted puppy.
    Hedy - Greek - Peaceful. This girl dog gets along with all other animals.
    Hellene - A name for a Greek person.
    Hilary - Latin - Joyous. This girl dog can always lift your spirits.
    Honorea - Latin - Honorable. This dog will never betray you.
    Hosanna - Greek - Praise to God.
    Hypatia - Greek - Greatest or highest.
    Ignatia - Latin - Faithful and full of fire. This passionate dog will never dessert you.
    Iliad - The "Iliad" is the oldest surviving Greek work of poetry. It concerns the last year of the Trojan War.
    Ilium - Latin - Troy.
    Imogene - This name is derived from Latin - meaning a likeness or visual impression.
    Iona - A Greek term for violet.
    Iota - This is the ninth letter of the Greek alphabet. It also means a very small quantity. A good name for the tiniest of girl dogs.
    Jocelyn - Based on the Latin meaning of joyous and merry. A merry pet is she.
    Julia - Latin - Full of youth. This puppy may never grow up.
    Kappa - This is the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet.
    Karen - Greek - Pure. This name would fit your solid-white dog very nicely.
    Laconia - The home of the Spartans in ancient times.
    Lambda - The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet.
    Lara - The Latin meaning for this name is bright and famous. The Greek meaning is full of cheer.
    Larena - Greek - Sea bird.
    Larissa - Greek - A happy person. This girl dog refuses to be sad.
    Laura or Lauren - Latin - A girl crowned with laurel leaves. This girl dog is a winner.
    Laveda - Latin - One who is purified or cleansed. This dog rather enjoys bath-time.
    Lavinia - Latin - Flawless. A good name for any pure breed of dog.
    Leandra - Latin - Someone who is like a lioness. A great name for a canine that resembles a feline, such as a Pomeranian or Chow dog.
    Lena - Latin - Enticing lady.
    Letitia - Latin - One who brings happiness. This girl dog will always lift your spirits.
    Lucerne - Latin - Circle of light. This dog brightens any room that she enters.
    Lucy - Latin - Light bringer. This girl dog chases away the darkness.
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    Mabel - Latin - Endearing.
    Madonna - Latin - My lady.
    Marcia - Latin - Of mars.
    Margaret - Latin - A pearl.
    Maria - Latin - Mary.
    Marina - Latin - Comes from the sea.
    Maxine - Latin - Superior or greatest. This girl dog comes from champion blood lines.
    Megan - Greek - Famous one. This girl dog is a star.
    Melinda - Greek - Soft and calm.
    Melissa - Greek - Honey-bee.
    Miranda - Latin - Admirable and wonderful.
    Mona - Greek - One.
    Monica - Latin - Adviser. You can tell this girl dog your biggest problems.
    Myra - Latin - Great one. This girl dog may one day be a champion.
    Natalie - Latin - A child born on Christmas day.
    Neola - Greek - A youthful girl.
    Nicole - Greek - A name meaning victory of the people.
    Nidia - Latin - A shelter. This dog will shelter you from all intruders.
    Nila - Latin - The Nile River.
    Nola - Latin - A small bell. A wonderful name for any toy breed of dog.
    Norma - Latin - A rule or precept. This girl dog really lays down the law.
    Obelia - Greek - A pointed pillar. A wonderful pet name for the dog w/ pointed ears.
    Octavia - Latin - Term for eighth.
    Odele - Greek - A melodic song. A great name for the dog w/ a beautiful voice.
    Odessa - Greek - An odyssey or long journey. You had to go through a lot to get this girl dog.


    Olympia - Greek - From Mt. Olympus or Heaven. You feel that this dog is truly a gift from God.
    Omega - This is the final letter of the Greek alphabet. This girl dog may be the last dog you'll ever own.
    Ophelia - Greek - An assistant or helper. This dog always lends a helping paw.
    Ora - Latin - Gold.
    Orela - Latin - A divine announcement from the gods.
    Paige - Greek and English - A very young child. You hope this dog will never grow up.
    Palma - Latin - A palm tree.
    Pamela or Pam - Greek - Honey. A fantastic name for your honey-colored cocker spaniel dog.
    Panthea - Greek - All the gods.
    Papyrus - A plant used by the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians as material for their documents.
    Parthenia - Greek - A woman who is a virgin or a maiden. A great name for your spayed dog.
    Patricia or Patty - Latin - A noble lady. This pet dog holds her head high.
    Pelagia - Greek - One who comes out of the sea. A wonderful name for any water-loving dog.
    Persis - Latin - A person who hails from Persia.
    Petra - Latin - Rock. You can really count on this girl dog.
    Philantha - Greek - One who loves flowers.
    Philippa - Greek - One who loves horses.
    Phoebe - Greek - She is brilliant and shining. This smart girl dog stands out in a crowd.
    Portia - Latin - An offering.
    Prima - Latin - First. A good name for your first girl dog.
    Priscilla - Latin - Classic. This girl dog shows every trait of her breed.
    Pyrena - Greek - Fire. This girl dog is full of passion.
    Quintina - Latin - A term for 5th. A great dog pet name for the 5th born of the litter.
    Regina - Latin - A queen. This dog seems to rule your household.
    Reva - Latin - To bring back to health or life. A great pet name for the dog that you rescued.
    Rhea - Greek - A flowing brook or stream.
    Rhoda - Greek - Rose. This girl dog is a real beauty.
    Riga - Latin - Laughter.
    Saba - Greek - A form of Sheba (the queen of Sheba). This dog demands to be treated like a queen.
    Sabina - Latin - A woman who comes from Sabine (ancient tribe of people living in Italy).
    Sabrina - Latin - The border-line. This girl dog likes to test her boundaries.
    Sage - Latin - Wise. Other animals come to her for advice.
    Sappho - An ancient Greek poet.
    Secunda - Latin - A term for 2nd. A good dog name for your 2nd pet.
    Serena - Latin - A very peaceful person. Having this dog around takes away your stress.
    Sidra - Latin - A child born of the stars.
    Sonya - Greek - A wise counselor.
    Sylvia - Latin - One who comes from the forest.
    Tabitha - Greek - A gazelle. The name for an extremely graceful girl dog.
    Tacita - Latin - Someone who is silent. This girl dog is unusually quiet.
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    Tecla - Greek - Heavenly fame.
    Tertia - Latin - The 3rd. A great name for your 3rd dog.
    Tessa - Greek - The 4th.
    Thaddea - Greek - A very courageous person. This dog knows no fear.
    Thalassa - Greek - From the sea. Another fantastic name for your water-loving dog.
    Thea - Greek - Goddess.
    Theda - Greek - A wonderful gift from God.
    Thelma - Greek - An infant. This girl dog will always be your little baby.
    Thera - Greek - Raw or wild. This dog doesn't tame easily.
    Theta - The 8th letter of the Greek alphabet.
    Thyra - Greek - Shield bearer. An excellent name for any guard dog.
    Trista - Latin - Sadness. This girl dog cries a lot.
    Ultima - Latin - The person who lives the farthest away.
    Una - Latin - United and one. This pet helps to bring people in the house together.
    Undine - Latin - Person who dwells in the waves. Another wonderful name for your water-loving dog.
    Ursula - Latin - A female bear. This girl dog resembles a bear.
    Valentina - Latin - One who is strong and vital. A good name for the dog that is adopted on Valentine's day.
    Valonia - Latin - A person who hails from the dark valley.
    Vanessa - Greek - A butterfly.
    Vera - Latin - Truth. This girl dog cannot tell a lie.
    Verna - Latin - The spring season. A great name for the dog that you adopt in the spring time.
    Vespera - Latin - The evening star. This girl dog is at her best in the evening.
    Virginia - Latin - A lady who is pure and virginal. Another appropriate name for your spayed dog.
    Vita - Latin - Life.
    Xenia - Greek - Very receptive and open. This dog is extremely easy to train.
    Xylia - Greek - One who comes from the forest.
    Yolanda - Greek - The violet flower.
    Zea - Latin - A grain. A great name for the tiniest of dogs.
    Zeta - The 6th letter of the Greek alphabet.

    Zoe - Greek - Life.
    Zona - Latin - A belt or girdle.

    Our Latin Names For Dogs

    Allisandra: Feminine moniker which means “of great nature”, choose this for a pooch with elegance and natural grace or lots of personality.

    Caeli: A Latin choice for a lady pooch, the word is pronounced “Kale-EE” and the Latin meaning is “from heaven”. Your companion will be a gift from heaven as part of your life.

    Dominic: This Latin dog name means “belonging to the Lord” which could be a reference to you as “lord of the manor or household” or “belonging to God”; however you prefer to think of it.

     

    Jovon: Latin for “majestic”, this masculine word would suit an elegant, graceful pup of any breed. Change it to “Jovony” if you want to refer to a majestic female.

    Kadence: This Latin male moniker means “rhythmic” and is still commonly used in the military as a march with rhythm performed to a chant. With the initial letter change to “Cadence”, you can use this lovely word for a girl as well.

    Magnus: A strongly masculine word, it refers to “strong” or “with strength”. It can be used to suit any breed of pooch but would best suit a large, strong breed such as a Rottweiler or Shepherd.

    Saige: With the Latin spelling, this word is feminine and means “wise and healthy”. If you like the sound of the word, pronounced just like the common spice, you can change it to the masculine form, Sage, easily enough.

     

    Sebastyn: Latin for “above all others”, you will love your boy pooch above all other canines – unless you happen to own several, all of which you love equally – and will make him a key part of your day.

    Theodore: The root of this word is Latin and means “a gift from God”. It is masculine and suited for any breed of male dog. A common nickname based on this choice is “Ted” or “Teddy”.

    Valencia: Meaning “vigorous and strong” this choice is great for a female of any breed. It can be easily shorted to “Val” if you want a nickname and, in the short form, can even apply to a male.

     

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    Emilee

    Marcus

    Americus

    Giana

    Mars

    Angelica

    Grace

    Marin

    Annunciata

    Gracen

    Marrissa

    Araina

    Jenesiai

    Meddia

    Araseli

    Jilienne

    Medley

    Arminda

    Joslynn

    Mia

    Ayriana

    Joss

    Nerissa

    Belva

    Justice

    Oceil

    Benicio

    Justin

    Osten

    Carly

    Justyna

    Portia

    Cecelia

    Lily

    Reneigh

    Chrystal

    Lillian

    Sachin

    Dom

    Lilium

    Sarren

    Donita

    Magi

    Terra

    Drusilla

    Marcel

    Terrence

    Elana

    Marcy

    Veronica

     

     

    ABELARDUS: Latin form of German Abelard, meaning "noble strength."

    ABRAHAMUS: Latin form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude."

    ACACIUS: Latin form of Greek Akakios, meaning "not evil."

    ACCIUS: Roman Latin name meaning "of Acca."

    ACHAICUS: Latin form of Greek Achaïkos, meaning "belonging to Achaia," a maritime region of northern Peloponnesus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian who, together with Fortunatus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again. 

    ACHILL: Short form of Latin Achilles, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people."

    ACHILLES: Contracted form of Latin Achilleus, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people." In mythology, this is the name of the greatest of Greek heroes who fought the Trojans, known for being the most handsome and the fleetest of foot at Troy, and for his love for his friendPatroclus. 

    ACHILLEUS: Latin form of Greek Akhilleus, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people."

    ACRISIUS: Latin form of Greek Akrisios, probably meaning "locust." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Argos, the grandfather of Perseus.

    ACTAEON: Latin form of Greek Aktaion, meaning "effulgence." In mythology, this is the name of a hunter who was torn to pieces by his own dogs. He was then transformed into a deer, thus himself becoming the hunted. 

    ACTEON: Variant spelling of Latin Actaeon, meaning "effulgence." 

    ADALRICUS: Latinized form of Old High German Adalric, meaning "noble ruler."

    ADELFONSUS: Latinized form of Visigothic Adalfuns, meaning "noble and ready."

    ADELPHUS: Latin form of Greek Adelphos, meaning "born of the same womb; sibling."

    ADEODATUS: Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "given to God."

    ADOLFUS: Latinized form of German Adolf, meaning "noble wolf." Used by the Swedish.

    ADOLPHUS: Latinized form of German Adolf, meaning "noble wolf."

    ADRASTUS: Latin form of Greek Adrastos, meaning "inescapable" or "not running away." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Argos.

    ADRIANUS: Variant spelling of Latin Hadrianus, meaning "from Hadria." 

    ÆGIDIUS: Late Latin form of Greek Aegidios, meaning "kid; young goat" or "shield of goatskin."

    ÆLIA: From Roman Ælianus, meaning "solar." This name is part of a puzzling alchemical inscription (Ælia Lælia Crispus) supposedly found in Bologna, which some have theorized is a representation of two beings, Ælia and Lælia, who are united in a single subject, Crispus "curly," with Ælia being "solar" from helios and Lælia being "lunar," while Crispus, a combination of both, is the basic substance (obvoluta intricata) from which all life was made, thus "curly," in reference to the hair of gossamer dryads which were said to be neither man nor woman but hermaphroditic. 

    ÆLIANUS: Roman family name, derived from Greek helios, meaning "sun."

    ÆMILIANUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Æmilius, meaning "rival."

    ÆMILIUS: Ancient Roman Latin name, meaning "rival."

    AENEAS: Latin form of Greek Aineías, meaning "praiseworthy." In mythology, this is the name of a Trojan warrior who founded the Roman state. 

    ÆOLUS: Latin form of Greek Aiolos, meaning "sparkling; quick-shifting; quick-moving." In mythology, this is the name of a god of winds. 

    ÆSCHYLUS: Latin form of Greek Aischylos, meaning "shame."

    ÆSON: Latin form of Greek Aison, possibly meaning "to be" or "that which is made." In mythology, this is the name of Jason's father.

    ÆSOP: Latin form of Greek Aisopos, the name of the author of Æsop's Fables, said to be a Greek hump-backed slave of African descent; therefore, the name has taken on the meaning "hump-backed," but in Greek it means "Ethiop." 

    ÆTHER: Latin form of Greek Aither, meaning "bright, upper air." In mythology, this is the name of one of the first gods, the son of Erebus and Nyx. He is the god of the pure, upper air that only the gods breathe, as opposed to the gloomy, lower "aer" breathed by mortals.

    ÆTIUS: Roman name derived from the Greek word ætos, meaning "eagle."

    AGAPETUS: Latin form of Greek Agapetos, meaning "beloved."

    AGAPITUS: Latin form of Greek Agapetos, meaning "beloved." 

    AGAPIUS: Latin form of Greek Agapios, meaning "divine love."

    AGATHANGELUS: Latin form of Greek Agathangelos, meaning "good angel."

    AGRIPPA (???????): Latin form of Greek Agrippas, meaning "wild horse." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the Herod Agrippa who ordered the execution of the apostle James, and the imprisonment of Peter. Compare with feminine Agrippa.

    AHASUERUS (?????????????): Latin form of Greek Xerxes, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. His Hebrew name is Achashverosh. 

    AIGIDIUS: Latin form of Greek Aigidios, meaning "kid; young goat" or "shield of goatskin."

    AIOLUS: Latin form of Greek Aiolos, meaning "sparkling; quick-shifting; quick-moving." In mythology, this is the name of the god of winds. 

    AJAX: Latin form of Greek Aias, meaning "mourner." In mythology, this is the name of a hero of the Trojan war, second only to Achilles in strength and bravery. He was also known as Telamonion Ajax (Ajax, son of Telamon), Greater Ajax, and Ajax the Great.

    ALAIR: Latin form of French Alaire, meaning "joyful; happy."

    ALARICUS: Latinized form of Visigothic Alaric, meaning "all-powerful; ruler of all."

    ALBANUS: Latin family name meaning "like Albus," i.e. "white." It is related to the place name Alba which comes from the Celtic word Albion, used to refer to the whole island of Great Britain. 

    ALBERIC: Short form of Latin Albericus, meaning "elf ruler." 

    ALBERICUS: Latin form of German Alberich, meaning "elf ruler."

    ALBERTUS: Latin form of Old High German Adalbert, meaning "bright nobility."

    ALBINUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Albanus, meaning "like Albus," i.e. "white."

    ALBUS: Latin name derived from the word albus, meaning "white, pale-skinned."

    ALCAEUS: Latin form of Greek Alkaios, meaning "strength." In Greek mythology, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Perseus.

    ALCANDER: Latin form of Greek Alkandros, meaning "strong." In mythology, this is the name of the man who chased the lawgiver Lycurgus out of a marketplace and put out one of his eyes.

    ALCIMUS: Latin form of Greek Álkimos, meaning "valiant." In mythology, this is the name of the father of Mentor.

    ALCINDER: Variant spelling of Latin Alcander, meaning "strong."

    ALERIO: Latin name derived from the word alario, meaning "eagle."

    ALEXANDRUS: Latin form of Greek Alexandros, meaning "defender of mankind."

    ALEXIS: Unisex contracted form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender."

    ALEXIUS: Latin form of Greek Alexios, meaning "defender."

    ALEXUS: Unisex contracted form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender."

    ALFONSUS: Latin form of Visigothic Adalfuns, meaning "noble and ready."

    ALFREDUS: Variant spelling of Latin Alvredus, meaning "elf counsel."

    ALMERICUS: Variant spelling of Latin Amaliricus, a form of Old German Amaliric, meaning "work-power."

    ALOISIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Aloysius, meaning "famous warrior."

    ALOYSIUS: Latin form of French Provençal Aloys, meaning "famous warrior."

    ALPHAEUS: Latin form of Greek Halphaios, meaning "changing." In the bible, this is the name of the fathers of James and Levi. 

    ALPHEAUS: Variant spelling of Latin Alphaeus, meaning "changing."

    ALPHEUS: Variant spelling of Latin Alphaeus, meaning "changing."

    ALPHOEUS: Variant spelling of Latin Alphaeus, meaning "changing."

    ALPHONSUS: Latin form of Visigothic Adalfuns, meaning "noble and ready."

    ALPHONZUS: Variant spelling of Latin Alphonsus, meaning "noble and ready."

    ALVINIUS: Latin form of Old High German Alwin, meaning "elf friend." 

    ALVREDUS: Latin form of Anglo-Saxon Ælfræd, meaning "elf counsel."

    AMADEUS: Roman Latin name used by Mozart as a pen name, composed of the elements amare "to love" and Deus "God," hence "to love God."

    AMALIRICUS: Latinized form of Old German Amaliric, meaning "work-power." This name is the source of many modern names; even the name Americamay have derived from it.

    AMANDUS: Latin name derived from the word amanda, meaning "lovable."

    AMANTIUS: Roman Latin name meaning "loving." 

    AMARANDUS: Latin form of Greek Amarandos, meaning "unfading."

    AMARANTHUS: Latin form of Greek Amaranthos, meaning "unfading."

    AMATUS: Latin form of French Amé, meaning "beloved." 

    AMBROSIANUS: Roman name derived from Latin Ambrosius, meaning "immortal."

    AMBROSIUS: Latin form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal."

    AMEDEUS: Variant spelling of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."

    AMERICUS: A derivative of Latin Amaliricus, meaning "work-power." 

    AMLETHUS: Latin form of Anglo-Saxon Amleþ, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."

    AMLETUS: Either a Latin form of Old French Hamelet "tiny little village," or a variant spelling of Latin Amlethus, possibly meaning "heavy" or "the dullard."

    AMOR: Latin name meaning "love." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet applied to Cupid.

    AMPELIUS: Latin form of Greek Ampelios, meaning "vine."

    AMPHION: Latin form of Greek Amphi?n, probably meaning "moving double" or "moving on both sides." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeusand Antiope.

    ANACLETUS: Latin form of Greek Anakletos, meaning "called back; invoked."

    ANASTASIUS: Latin form of Greek Anastasios, meaning "resurrection." 

    ANASTATIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Anastasius, meaning "resurrection."

    ANASTIUS: Contracted form of Latin Anastasius, meaning "resurrection."

    ANATOLIUS: Latin form of Greek Anatolios, meaning "east" and "sunrise."

    ANDROCLES: Latin form of Greek Androkles, meaning "glory of a man/warrior." 

    ANDRONICUS: Latin form of Greek Andronikos, meaning "victory of a man/warrior." This is the name of many Byzantine and Trebizond emperors.

    ANENCLETUS: Variant spelling of Latin Anacletus, meaning "called back; invoked."

    ANGELICUS: Latin name derived from the word angelicus, meaning "angelic."

    ANGELUS: Latin form of Greek Angelos, meaning "angel, messenger."

    ANICETUS: Latin form of Greek Aniketos, meaning "unconquerable."

    ANTIGONUS: Latin form of Greek Antigonos, meaning "against the ancestor."

    ANTIPATER: Latin form of Greek Antipatros, meaning "like the father." 

    ANTONINUS: Roman name derived from older Latin Antonius, possibly meaning "invaluable." 

    ANTONIUS: Latin form of Greek Antonios, possibly meaning "invaluable." 

    APHRODISIUS: Latin form of Greek Aphrodisios, meaning "risen from the foam."

    APOLLINARIS: Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "of Apollo." 

    APOLLO: Latin form of Greek Apollon, probably meaning "destroyer." In Greek mythology, this is the name of a god of archery, healing, light, poetry, prophecy, music, and the sun. He is the son of Zeus and Leto, and the twin brother of Artemis, goddess of the hunt and moon. 

    APOLLONIUS: Latin form of Greek Apollonios, meaning "of Apollo."

    APPIUS: Latin Praenomen of several Romans, including Appius Claudius Sabinus Inregillensis, the founder of the clan of Claudia. He was born AttiusClausus, and became consul of Rome in 495 BCE. According to Livy, in his History of Rome, Appius was "harsh by nature," having an "innate love of tyranny." The clan name Appius/Attius may be related to the name of the eunuch god Attis, meaning "Papa." 

    AQUILA: Roman Latin name meaning "eagle." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a Jew of Pontus and ally of Paul. 

    ARCADIUS: Latin form of Greek Arkadios, meaning "of Arcadia." The place name Arcadia was derived from the word arktos, meaning "bear."

    ARCHELAUS: Latin form of Greek Archelaos, meaning "master of the people." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Herod the Great.

    ARCHIPPUS: Latin form of Greek Archippos, meaning "master of horses."

    ARGUS: Latin form of Greek Argos, meaning "bright, shining" and "swift." In mythology, this is the name of a giant who had a hundred eyes that were transferred to the peacock's tail after his death. This was also the name of Ulysses' dog who waited ten years for his return from the Trojan War. 

    ARIES: Latin name meaning "ram." The ram in the Aries constellation is probably the same ram from Greek mythology whose golden fleece was the quest of Jason and the Argonauts.

    ARISTAEUS: Latin form of Greek Aristaios, meaning "excellence." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Apollo and a mortal woman. He was raised on ambrosia and made immortal by Gaia. 

    ARISTARCHUS: Latin form of Greek Aristarchos, meaning "best ruler." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. It is also the name of an asteroid and a crater on the Moon.

    ARISTIDES: Latin form of Greek Aristeides, meaning "best physique."

    ARISTOBULUS: Latin form of Greek Aristoboulos, meaning "best-counseling." In the bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

    ARISTOCLES: Latin form of Greek Aristokles, meaning "best glory."

    ARISTODEMUS: Latin form of Greek Aristodemos, meaning "best of the people."

    ARISTOTLE: Latin form of Greek Aristoteles, meaning "best purpose."

    ARMINIUS: Latin form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." This name was borne by the Teutonic national leader Arminius the Cheruscan, mentioned by Tacitus. 

    ARNOLDUS: Latin form of Frankish German Arnwald, meaning "eagle power."

    ARSENIUS: Latin form of Greek Arsenios, meaning "virile."

    ARTEMIDORUS: Latin form of Greek Artemidoros, meaning "gift of Artemis."

    ARTEMISIUS: Latin form of Greek Artemisios, meaning "safe and sound."

    ARTORIUS: Latin form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man." This is the first recorded form of Arthur's name that has been found.

    ASCLEPIUS: Latin form of Greek Asklepios, possibly meaning "surgeon." In mythology, this is the name of a demigod who learned the secret of life and death from a serpent.

    ATHAMUS: Latin form of Greek Athamas, meaning "rich harvest." In mythology, this is the name of the father of Phrixus.

    ATHANASIUS: Latin form of Greek Athanasios, meaning "immortal."

    ATILIUS: Variant spelling of the Roman Latin family name Attilius, possibly meaning "father."

    ATTICUS: Roman Latin name meaning "from Attica."

    ATTILIUS: Roman Latin family name, possibly ultimately from Teutonic Atta, meaning "father."

    ATTIUS: From Roman Latin Attilius, possibly meaning "father."

    AUGUST: Short form of Latin Augustus, meaning "venerable." In use by the English and Germans.

    AUGUSTINUS: From Roman Latin Augustus, meaning "venerable."

    AUGUSTUS: Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "venerable." Originally a title borne by the first Roman emperor, Octavian.

    AULUS: Roman name, possibly derived from Etruscan Aule which is, unfortunately, of unknown meaning. Some sources connect it with Latin aula/olla, meaning "palace." 

    AURELIANUS: From Roman Latin Aurelius, meaning "golden."

    AURELIUS: Roman name derived from Latin aureus, meaning "golden."

    AURIEL: Latin name meaning "gold" or "golden."

    AVITUS: Ancient Roman name meaning "ancestral."

    BACCHUS: Latin form of Greek Bakchos, meaning "noisy, riotous." In Roman mythology, this is a name applied to Dionysos (Roman Liber), a god of revelry and the intoxicating power of wine. 

    BALIUS: Latin form of Greek Balios, meaning "dappled, piebald." In mythology, this is the name of one of two immortal horses (the other namedXanthos) who drew the chariot of Achilles during the Trojan war. They were the offspring of the harpy Podarge and the west wind Zephyrus.

    BARTHOLOMAEUS: Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."

    BARTOLOMAEUS: Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."

    BASILIUS: Latin form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king."

    BENEDICTUS: Late Latin name derived from the word benedicte, meaning "blessed."

    BENIGNUS: Late Latin name meaning "kind."

    BERENGARIUS: Latin form of German Beringar, meaning "bear-spear."

    BERINGARIUS: Latin form of German Beringar, meaning "bear-spear."

    BERNARDUS: Latin form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."

     

    BERTRAMUS: Latin form of German Bertram, meaning "bright raven."

    BLASIUS: Roman name derived from Latin blaesus, "lisping," hence "talks with a lisp."

    BONIFACE: Short form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." In use by the French and occasionally the English.

    BONIFATIUS: Latin name composed of the elements bonum "good" and fatum "destiny, fate," hence "good destiny/fate."

    BRENDANUS: Latin form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."

    BRENNIUS: Latin form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."

    BRIANUS: Latinized form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."

    BRICIUS: Latin form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 

    BRICTIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Bricius, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled."

    BRUTUS: Roman Latin name meaning "heavy" or "the dullard." In use by the English.

    CADMUS: Latin form of Greek Kadmos, meaning "the east." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Europa. He is said to have founded the city of Thebes and introduced the alphabet to the Phoenicians. 

    CÆCILIUS: Old Roman Latin family name derived from the byname Cæcus, meaning "blind."

    CÆCUS: Latin byname derived from the word cæcus, meaning "blind."

    CÆLESTINUS: Roman name derived from Latin Cælestis, meaning "heavenly."

    CÆLESTIS: Latin unisex name meaning "heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the god Jupiter (Jupiter Cælestis) and the goddess Diana (Diana Cælestis).

    CÆLINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Cælius, meaning "heaven."

    CÆLIUS: Old Roman family name, probably derived from Latin c�lum, meaning "heaven."

    CÆSAR: Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "severed." In the bible, this is the surname of Julius Caesar, which adopted by Octavius Augustus and his successors afterwards became a title, and was appointed by the Roman emperors as part of their title.

    CAIAPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kaiaphas, meaning "as comely." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a high priest of the Jews. 

    CAIETANUS: Roman Latin name meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)." According to Strabo, the place name Caieta was derived from the Greek wordkaiétas, meaning "cave," and Virgil tells us that Caieta was the name of Aeneas' wet-nurse who was buried there. 

    CAIUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Gaius, meaning "lord."

    CALIGULA: This is a pet name for the despotic Gaius Julius Cæsar Augustus Germanicus, third Roman Emperor, meaning "little boots." Roman historian Suetonius referred to him as a "monster." He was a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (gens Julia and gens Claudia), all of whom were linked through marriage and adoption. It is interesting to note that the founder of the clan of Claudia, Appius Claudius Sabinus Inregillensis, was also "harsh by nature," according to Livy.

    CALIX: Short form of Latin Callixtus, meaning "most beautiful."

    CALLIAS: Latin form of Greek Kallias, meaning "beauty."

    CALLICRATES: Latin form of Greek Kallikrates, meaning "beauty-power."

    CALLISTRATE: Latin form of Greek Kallistrates, meaning "beauty-army."

    CALLISTRATUS: Latin form of Greek Kallistratos, meaning "beauty-army."

    CALLISTUS: Latin form of Greek Kallistos, meaning "most beautiful."

    CALLIXTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Callistus, meaning "most beautiful."

    CALOGERUS: Latin form of Greek Kalogeros, meaning "beautiful elder."

    CALVINUS: Latin form of the French surname Chauvin, from a diminutive of Norman calve ("bald"), hence "little bald one."

    CAMBYSES: Latin form of Greek Kambyses, probably meaning "handsome king." 

    CAMILLUS: Roman family name, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."

    CANICUS: Latinized form of Scottish Gaelic Cináed (English Kenneth), meaning "born of fire." 

    CANUTUS: Latin form of Old Norse Knútr, meaning "knot." In use by the Norwegians and Swedish.

    CAPANEUS: Latin form of Greek Kapaneus, meaning "arrogant." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Seven Against Thebes. He is said to have had a body of immense size and strength, but he was notoriously arrogant and was eventually struck and killed by a thunderbolt sent by Zeus. His wifeEvadne committed suicide by throwing herself on his funeral pyre. 

    CARATACUS: Latin form of Welsh Caradog, meaning "dearly loved."

    CARMINE: Latin name meaning "song." 

    CAROL: Short form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man." Compare with feminine Carol. In use by the Romanians.

    CAROLUS: Latin form of German Karl, meaning "man."

    CARPUS: Latin form of Greek Karpos, meaning "fruit." In mythology, this is the name of a son of the nymph Chloris and the god Zephyrus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian at Troas mentioned in the second epistle of Timothy (2 Ti. 4:13).

    CASIMIRIA: Latin form of Polish Kazimierz, meaning "commands peace."

    CASSIAN: A derivative of Roman Latin Cassius, possibly meaning "empty, hollow."

    CASSIEL: Latinized form of Hebrew Kafziel, meaning "speedy one of God." In Jewish lore, Kafziel is the name of an archangel. Unlike most of the other angels, Kafziel is a watcher, rather than a doer. He is called the angel of solitude and tears, and presides over the deaths of kings. He is associated with the Seventh Heaven, the planet Saturn, and has even been worshiped by Satanists. 

    CASSIUS: Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin cassus, meaning "empty, hollow."

    CASTOR: Latin form of Greek Kastor, meaning "beaver." In mythology, Castor and Pollux ("very sweet") are the twin sons of Jupiter and Leda and are known as the Dioskouroi ("boys of Zeus") and the Gemini twins.

    CATIGERNUS: Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."

    CATO: Roman Latin name meaning "all-knowing, wise."

    CATOTIGERNOS: Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."

    CATUTIGERNOS: Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."

    CELER: Roman name meaning "swift." This is the name of the horse of the Roman Emperor Verus. It was fed on almonds and raisins, covered with royal purple, and stalled in the imperial palace. 

    CELSUS: Roman Latin family name meaning "upright, stately."

    CEPHALUS: Latin form of Greek Kephalos, meaning "head." In mythology, this is the name of the faithful husband of Procris.

    CEPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kephas, meaning "rock, stone." In the New Testament bible, this is the surname given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. 

    CEPHEUS: Latin form of the Greek Kepheus, meaning "gardener." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Ethiopia, the husband of Cassiopeia.

    CERBERUS: Latin form of Greek Kerberos, meaning "demon of the pit." In mythology, this is the name of the three-headed dog that guards the entrance to Hades. 

    CEYX: Latin form of Greek Keyx, possibly meaning "kingfisher." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Thessaly, the son of Eosphoros.

    CHARON: Latin form of Greek Kharon, meaning "fierce brightness." In mythology, this is the name of the ferryman of Hades who ferries the dead across the river Acheron.

    CHIRON: Latin form of Greek Kheiron, meaning "surgeon." In mythology, this is the name of a wise centaur, the son of Cronus and the nymph Philyra. He fathered Ocyrhoe with the nymph Chariclo. He was said to be a great healer, oracle and astrologer.

    CHLOTHARIUS: Latin form of German Chlothar, meaning "loud warrior."

    CHRISTIANUS: Latin form of Greek Christianos, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." In the bible, this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles, but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.

    CHRISTOPHORUS: Latin form of Greek Christophoros, meaning "Christ-bearer."

    CHRYSANTHUS: Latin form of Greek Chrysanthos, meaning "golden flower."

    CHRYSAOR: Latin form of Greek Khrysaor, meaning "golden sword." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseidon and the Gorgon Medusa. He is usually described as a giant, but sometimes as a winged boar, just as his twin brother Pegasus is described as a winged horse.

    CHRYSES: Latin form of Greek Khryses, meaning "golden." In mythology, this is the name of a priest of Apollo.

    CICERO: Roman Latin name derived from the word cicer, meaning "chickpea."

    CIMON: Latin form of Greek Kimon, possibly meaning "sleepy." 

    CLARUS: Ancient Roman Latin cognomen, meaning "bright, clear."

    CLAUDIUS: Roman family name derived from Latin claudus, meaning "lame."

    CLEDAUCUS: Latin name of a legendary king of the Britons who was preceded by Eliud and succeeded by Clotenus. Meaning unknown.

    CLEISTHENES: Latin form of Greek Kleisthenes, meaning "glorious strength."

    CLEMENS: Late Latin name meaning "gentle and merciful."

    CLEMENT: Short form of Latin Clementius, meaning "gentle and merciful." meaning "gentle and merciful." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul.

    CLEMENTINUS: Latin name meaning "of Clementius."

    CLEMENTIUS: Latin name meaning "gentle and merciful."

    CLEOPAS: Latin form of Greek Kleopas, meaning "glory of the father." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a disciple.

    CLEOPATROS: Latin form of Greek Kleopatros, meaning "glory of the father."

    CLEOPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kleophas, meaning "glory of the father." In the bible, this is the name of two disciples to whom the risen Jesusappeared at Emmaus.

    CLETES: Pet form of Latin Anacletus, meaning "called back; invoked."

    CLETIS: Variant spelling of Latin Cletus, meaning famous, renowned."

    CLETUS: Latin form of Greek Kleitos, meaning famous, renowned." 

    CLIMACUS: Latin name derived from the Greek word klimax, meaning "ladder."

    CLITUS: Latin form of Greek Kleitos, meaning famous, renowned." 

    CLOPAS: Latin form of Greek Klopas, probably meaning "my exchanges." In the bible, this is the name of the father of the apostle James the less. 

    CLOPHAS: Contracted form of Latin Cleophas, meaning "glory of the father."

    CLOTENUS: Latin name of a legendary king of the Britons who was preceded by Cledaucus and succeeded by Gurgintius. Meaning unknown.

    COLUMBA: Latin name meaning "dove."

    COLUMBAN: Short form of Latin Columbanus, meaning "dove."

    COLUMBANUS: Elaborated form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."

    COLUMBUS: Latin name meaning "dove."

    CONSTANS: Latin name meaning "steadfast."

    CONSTANT: From Latin Constans, meaning "steadfast." 

    CONSTANTINE: Medieval form of Roman Latin Constantinus, meaning "steadfast." Compare with another form of Constantine.

    CONSTANTINUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word constans, meaning "steadfast."

    CONSTANTIUS: A derivative of Latin Constans, meaning "steadfast." 

    CONSUS: Roman name, probably of Etruscan or Sabine origin, meaning "to sow." In mythology, this is the name of a god of grains and subterranean silos. 

    CORNELIUS: Latin name derived from the word cornu ("horn"), hence "of a horn." In the bible, this is the name of a Roman centurion who converted to Christianity. Compare with another form of Cornelius.

    CORNELL: Medieval form of Roman Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn."

    COSMO: Latin form of Greek Kosmos, meaning "order, beauty."

    CREON: Latin form of Greek Kreon, meaning "ruler." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Thebes, husband of Eurydice and father of Haemon.

    CRESCENTIUS: Latin name meaning "to spring up, grow, thrive."

    CRISPINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Crispus, meaning "curly(-headed)."

    CRISPUS: Old Roman family name meaning "curly(-headed)."

    CRIUS: Latin form of Greek Krios, meaning "master, ruler." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Titans.

    CRONUS: Latin form of Greek Kronos, meaning "time." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan father of Zeus.

    CUPID: Short form of Latin Cupido, meaning "desire." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of love, the son of Venus. He is also known asAmor, "love." His Greek name is Eros, meaning "sexual love."

    CUPIDO: Latin name derived from the word cupido, meaning "desire."

    CYPRIAN: Short form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."

    CYPRIANUS: Latin name meaning "from Cyprus."

    CYRIACUS: Roman Latin form of Greek Kyriakos, meaning "of the lord."

    CYRILLUS: Latin form of Greek Kyrillos, meaning "lord."

    CYRUS: Latin form of Greek Kyros, meaning "like the sun." In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews. 

    DAEDALOS: Hellenized Latin form of Greek Daidalos, meaning "cunning worker."

    DAEDALUS: Latin form of Greek Daidalos, meaning "cunning worker."

    DAMIANUS: Latin form of Greek Damianos, meaning "to tame, to subdue" and euphemistically "to kill." 

    DAMOCLES: Latin form of Greek Damokles, meaning "glory of the people."

    DARIUS: Latin form of Greek Dareios, meaning "possesses a lot, wealthy." In the bible, this is the name of several characters including Darius the Mede, son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans.

    DECEBALUS: Roman name of a Dacian king, composed of the Latin elements dece "ten" and balus "strong," hence "strong as ten."

    DECIMUS: Roman name meaning "tenth."

    DELICIUS: From the Latin word delicius, meaning "delight." 

    DELPHINIUS: Latin form of Greek Delphinios, meaning "of Delphi" or "of the Dolphins." In mythology, this is a title belonging to Apollo.

    DEMETRIUS: Latin form of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."

    DEMOCRITUS: Latin form of Greek Demokritos, meaning "judge of the people."

    DEODATUS: Short form of Roman Latin Adeodatus, meaning "given to God." 

    DESIDERIUS: Latin name derived from the word desiderium, meaning "longing."

    DEUS: Latin form of Greek Zeus, meaning "god."

    DEUSDEDIT: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Deodatus, meaning "given to God." 

    DIDACUS: Old Latin name probably derived from the Greek word didakhe, meaning "doctrine, teaching."

    DIDAGUS: Variant spelling of Latin Didacus, possibly meaning "doctrine, teaching."

    DIDYMUS: Latin form of Greek Didymos, meaning "two-fold, twain." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a Christian. 

    DIODORUS: Latin form of Greek Diodoros, meaning "gift of Zeus." 

    DIODOTUS: Latin form of Greek Diodotos, meaning "giver of Zeus."

    DIOMED: Short form of Latin Diomedes, meaning "cunning as Zeus." In mythology, this is the name of the Tyrant of Thrace who fed his horses on the strangers who visited his kingdom.

    DIOMEDES: Latin form of Greek Diomêdês, meaning "cunning as Zeus." In mythology, this is the name of the second-best warrior of all Achaeans who fought in the Trojan war (Ajax was first-best).

    DIONYSIUS: Latin form of Greek Dionysios, meaning "follower of Dionysos."

    DIONYSUS: Latin form of Greek Dionysos, meaning "Zeus-Nysa," i.e. "god of nymphs." In mythology, this is the name of a god of revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine. Nysa is the name of a legendary land/mountain where Dionysus was raised and nursed by rain-nymphs. There are many places bearing the name Nysa in Anatolia, Turkmenistan, Poland and Serbia. The Serbian Nysa is spelled Nis and has been interpreted as an Indo-European word meaning "nymph."

    DIOSCURI: Latin form of Greek Dioskouroi, meaning "boys of Zeus." In mythology, this name was given to Castor and Pollux, the twin sons of Zeus andLeda, tutelary deities of sailors. In the bible, they are mentioned by this name in Acts 28:11. In Latin they are called the Gemini twins.

    DOMINICUS: Latin name derived from the word dominus "lord," meaning "belongs to the lord."

    DOMITIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Domitianus, meaning "tamed."

    DOMITIANUS: From the Roman Latin family name Domitius, meaning "tamed."

    DOMITIUS: Roman family name derived from the Latin word domitus, meaning "tamed."

    DONATUS: Latin name meaning "given (by God)." 

    DORIANUS: Latin form of Greek Dorieus, meaning "of the Dorian tribe."

    DOROTHEUS: Latin form of Greek Dorotheos, meaning "gift of God."

    DORUS: Latin form of Greek Doros, the name of a son of Hellen and founder of the Dorian tribe, meaning "gift."

    DRACO: Latin form of Greek Drakon, meaning "dragon." Draco was the name of a 7th century scribe of Athens, Greece. It is also the name of a constellation. In Greek mythology, there are many dragons mentioned. For example, Drakon Ismenios was a gigantic serpent which guarded the sacred spring of Ismenos near Thebes; the Drakon Kholkikos was the guardian of the golden fleece; Drakon Maionios was a huge Dragon that ravaged the land of Lydia. 

    DRUSTANUS: Latin form of Welsh Drystan, probably meaning "riot, tumult."

    DRUSUS: Roman family name, possibly from Old Celtic *dru-, meaning "oak; strong." 

    DUILIUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word duellum, meaning "war."

    EDUARDUS: Latin form of Anglo-Saxon Eadweard, meaning "guardian of prosperity." 

     

    EFREM: Latin form of Greek Ephraim, meaning "double-land; twin-land." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph and a grandson ofJacob.

    EGIDIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Ægidius, meaning "kid; young goat" or "shield of goatskin."

    EGNATIUS: Old Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin ignotus, meaning "unknowing."

    ELEUTHERIUS: Latin form of Greek Eleutherios, meaning "the liberator." In mythology, this is the name by which Dionysus and Cupid (Eros) were sometimes referred.

    ELIANUS: Variant spelling of the Roman Latin Ælianus, meaning "sun."

    ELIGIUS: Latin name derived from the word eligere, meaning "to choose."

    ELPIDIUS: Latin form of Greek Elpidios, meaning "hope."

    EMERICUS: Variant spelling of Latin Americus, meaning "work-power."

    EMIDIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Emygdius, meaning "half-god, demigod." 

    EMMANUEL: Latin form of Greek Emmanouel, meaning "God is with us." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the promised Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah. In the New Testament, it is a name given to Christ by Matthew. In use by the English and French.

    EMYGDIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Hemigidius, meaning "half-god, demigod." This is the name of a German martyred saint who is supposed to provide protection from earthquakes.

    ENNIUS: Roman Latin name, possibly meaning "predestined" or "favorite of God."

    EOLUS: Variant spelling of Latin Æolus, meaning "nimble; quick-moving."

    EPAPHRODITUS: Latin form of Greek Epaphroditos, meaning "devotee of Aphrodite." In the bible, this is the name of an associate of Paul in the ministry.

    EPHESIUS: Latin name meaning "from Ephesus," a city in Ionia. 

    EPHREM: Latin form of Greek Ephraim, meaning "double-land; twin-land." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph.

    EPICTETUS: Latin form of Greek Epiktetos, meaning "newly acquired."

    ERASMUS: Latin form of Greek Erasmos, meaning "beloved."

    ERASTUS: Latin form of Greek Erastos, meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of the chamberlain of the city of Corinth and one of Paul's disciples.

    EREBUS: Latin form of Greek Erebos, meaning "darkness." In mythology, this is the name of the offspring of Chaos, brother of Nyx, and father ofÆther. He is the personification of primordial darkness. In later legends Erebos became the name of a place in Hades, the underworld. 

    ERNESTUS: Latin form of German Ernust, meaning "battle (to the death), serious business."

    ETHER: Variant spelling of Latin Æther, a form of Greek Aither, meaning "bright, upper air." In mythology, this is the name of one of the first gods, the son of Erebus and Nyx. He is the god of the pure, upper air that only the gods breathe, as opposed to the gloomy, lower "aer" breathed by mortals.

    EUCLID: Latin form of Greek Eukleides, meaning "good glory."

    EUGENIUS: 

    Latin form of Irish Gaelic Eóghan and Scottish Gaelic Eòghan, meaning "born of yew."

    Latin form of Greek Eugenios, meaning "well born."

     

     

    EULALIUS: Latin form of Greek Eulalios, meaning "well-spoken."

    EUPHEMIUS: Latin form of Greek Euphemios, meaning "Well I speak."

    EUSEBIUS: Latin form of Greek Eusebios, meaning "pious."

    EUSTACHIUS: Latin form of Greek Eustakhios, meaning "fruitful."

    EUSTORGIUS: Latin form of Greek Eustorgios, meaning "content."

    EUTHYMIUS: Latin form of Greek Euthymios, meaning "good-spirited."

    EUTROPIUS: Latin form of Greek Eutropios, meaning "versatile."

    EUTYCHIUS: Latin form of Greek Eutychios, meaning "fortunate."

    EVANDER: Roman Latin form of Greek Euandros, meaning "good man." In mythology, this is the name of an Arcadian hero who fought in the Trojan war and founded a city in Italy where Rome was later built.

    EVANGELUS: Latin form of Greek Evangelos, meaning "good angel" or "good messenger."

    EVARISTUS: Latin form of Greek Euaristos, meaning "well-pleasing."

    FABIANUS: Latin name, meaning "like Fabius."

    FABIUS: Roman name derived from Latin faba, meaning "bean."

    FABRICIUS: Roman family name derived from Latin faber, meaning "craftsman, smith."

    FAUNUS: Roman Latin name meaning "to favor." In mythology, this is the name of the father of Fauna and Latinus by the nymph Marica who was also sometimes said to be his mother. His Greek name is Pan. 

    FAUST: Short form of Roman Latin Faustus, meaning "lucky." In the German classic legend, Faust was a character who made a pact with the Devil.

    FAUSTINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Faustus, meaning "lucky."

    FAUSTULUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Faustus, meaning "lucky." In mythology, this is the name of the shepherd who found and raised the twin infants Romulus and Remus.

    FAUSTUS: Roman Latin name meaning "lucky."

    FELICIANUS: Roman name derived from Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky."

    FELIX: Latin name meaning "happy" or "lucky." In the bible, this is the name of a Roman procurator of Judea.

    FEROX: Latin name meaning "the arrogant one" or "the obstinate one."

    FESTUS: Roman Latin name derived from the word festus, meaning "festival." In the bible, this is the name of the successor of Felix, the procurator of Judea who refused to bow to the pressure of the Jews who wanted him to condemn St. Paul to death for preaching. He is also known by the namePorcius.

    FIDELIS: Latin name meaning "faithful."

    FIDO: Latin name meaning "I trust." Once a popular name for dogs. 

    FILBERTUS: Latin form of German Filabert, meaning "very bright." 

    FIRMINUS: Latin name derived from the word firmus, meaning "firm, steadfast."

    FLAVIAN: Variant form of Roman Latin Flavius, meaning "yellow hair."

    FLAVIUS: Roman gens name derived from Latin flavus ("yellow"), meaning "yellow hair."

    FLORENTIUS: Latin name derived from the word florens, meaning "blossoming."

    FLORIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Florianus, meaning "flower."

    FLORIANUS: Roman name derived from Latin flos, meaning "flower."

    FORTUNATUS: Latin name derived from the word fortuna, meaning "fortunate; happy; well freighted." In the bible, this is the name of a man who, along with Achaicus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again.

    FRANCISCUS: Latin name meaning "French."

    FREDERICUS: Latin form of German Frideric, meaning "peaceful ruler."

    FRIGIDIAN: Roman name derived from Latin frigidus, meaning "cold."

    FRITHUNANTUS: Latin form of Visigothic Frithnanth, meaning "ardent for peace."

    FULGENTIUS: Latin name derived from the word fulgens, meaning "shining."

    FULVIUS: Roman name derived from Latin fulvus, meaning "yellow."

    GABINUS: Latin name meaning "of Gabium."

    GABRIELUS: Latin form of Greek Gabri?l, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."

    GAHERIS: Latinized form of French Gahariet, meaning "old." 

    GAIUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Gavius, meaning "lord." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a man from Derbe, a man of Corinth, an unknown Christian to whom John's third epistle is addressed, and a Macedonian who accompanied Paul in his travels. 

    GALENUS: Masculine form of Roman Latin Galene, meaning "calm seas."

    GALLUS: Roman Latin name meaning "rooster."

    GAVIUS: Latin name derived from gaudare, meaning "lord." 

    GEMINI: From Latin geminus meaning "twin." In Astrology, it is a zodiac sign. In Astronomy, it is the name of a constellation. In Roman mythology,Castor and Pollux are the Gemini twins, the sons of Leda, brothers to Helen of Troy and Clytemnestra. In Greek they are called the Dioskouroi.

    GENNADIUS: Latin form of Greek Gennadios, meaning "noble."

    GENTIUS: Latin name of the last king of the Illyrians, meaning "gentian flower" or "(well)-born."

    GEORGIUS: Latin form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."

    GERALDUS: Latin form of German Gairovald, meaning "spear ruler."

    GERMANUS: Roman name meaning "from Germany." It is uncertain whether the name Germanus is related to the Latin word germanus, meaning "blood relation" or "brother."

    GERONTIUS: Latin name meaning "like an old man."

    GERVASIUS: Latin form of German Gervas, meaning "spear servant."

    GIERONYMUS: Latin form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."

    GILEBERTUS: Latin form of Old High German Gisilbert, meaning "pledge-bright."

    GILIBERTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."

    GILLEBERTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."

    GLAUCIA: Roman name derived from the Latin word glaucus, meaning "bluish-gray."

    GORDIAN: Short form of Roman Gordianus, meaning "from Gordium."

    GORDIANUS: Roman name meaning "from Gordium."

    GRACILIS: Roman Latin name meaning "slender."

    GRATIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Gratianus, meaning "pleasing, agreeable."

    GRATIANUS: Roman name derived from Latin gratus, meaning "pleasing, agreeable."

    GREGORIUS: Latin form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."

    GRIFFINUS: Variant spelling of Latin Gruffinus, meaning "(?) chief/lord." 

    GRUFFINUS: Medieval Latin form of Welsh Gruffudd, meaning "(?) chief/lord."

    GUILLELMUS: Variant form of Latin Wilhelmus, meaning "will-helmet."

    GUNDISALVUS: Latinized form of Visigothic Gundisalv, meaning "battle genius; war elf."

    GURGANUS: Latinized form of Welsh Gwrgenau, meaning "ferocious warrior."

    GURGINTIUS: This is the name of a legendary king of the Britons who was preceded by Clotenus and succeeded by Merianus. Like Gurganus, it is probably a Latin form of Welsh Gwrgenau, meaning "ferocious warrior."

    GUSTAVUS: Latin form of Teutonic Chustaffus, meaning "meditation staff."

    HADES: Latin form of Greek Had?s, meaning "unseen." In mythology, this is the name of the god of the underworld, brother of Zeus and husband ofPersephone. In the New Testament bible, Hades is associated with Orcus, the realm of the dead, the infernal regions where disembodied spirits live, a dark and dismal place in the depths of the earth. Only later was Hades described as the grave, death, and hell. 

    HADRIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Hadrianus, meaning "from Hadria." 

    HADRIANUS: Roman Latin name meaning "from Hadria." Some derived Hadria from Greek adros, meaning "great" or "wealthy."

    HAMPUS: Latin form of Old High German Hampe, meaning "bright home." In use by the Swedish.

    HASDRUBAL: Latin form of Phoenician Azruba'al, meaning "help of Ba'al." This was the name of the brother of Hannibal.

    HECTOR: Latin form of Greek Hektor, meaning "defend; hold fast." Compare with another form of Hector.

    HEIRONYMUS: Latin form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."

    HELIER: Latin form of French Alaire, meaning "joyful; happy."

    HELIODORUS: Latin form of Greek Heliodoros, meaning "gift of the sun."

    HELLADIUS: Latin form of Greek Helladios, meaning "of Greece."

    HEMIGIDIUS: Latin name meaning "half-god; demigod." 

    HENRICUS: Latin form of German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."

    HEPHAESTUS: Latin form of Greek Hephaistos, possibly meaning "seven." In mythology, this is the name of the lame god of artisans, craftsmen, metallurgy and fire. His Roman name is Vulcan. It was from the forge of this god that Prometheus stole fire to give to man. He is also known by the epithet "both feet crooked."

    HERACLEITUS: Latin form of Greek Herakleitos, meaning "glory of Hera."

    HERACLITUS: Variant spelling of Latin Heracleitus, meaning "glory of Hera."

    HERBERTUS: Latin form of Old High German Heribert, meaning "bright army." 

    HERCULES: Latin form of Greek Herakles, meaning "glory of Hera." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus by the mortal woman Alcmene. He is noted for his exceptional physical strength and the twelve labors he completed after which he was made a god. 

    HERMANUS: Latin form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." 

    HERMES: Latin form of Greek Hermês, meaning "of the earth." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Maia.

    HERMINIUS: Roman Latin name, possibly derived from the name of the god Hermes, meaning "of the Earth." In mythology, this is the name of one ofAeneas' warriors who was killed by Catillus, a warrior from Tibur.

    HERMOCRATES: Latin form of Greek Hermokrates, meaning "power of Hermes."

    HERMOLAUS: Latin form of Greek Hermolaos, meaning "people of Hermes."

    HEROD: Latin form of Greek Herodes, meaning "sprung from a hero." In the bible, this is the name of the king who ordered the slaughter of all male children "two years old and under." 

    HERODOTUS: Latin form of Greek Herodotos, meaning "hero-given."

    HIERONYMUS: Latin form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."

    HILARIUS: Latin form of Greek Hilarion, meaning "joyful; happy."

    HIPPOCRATES: Latin form of Greek Hippokrates, meaning "horse power."

    HIPPOLYTUS: Latin form of Greek Hippolytos, meaning "horse-freer."

    HOMERUS: Latin form of Greek Homeros, meaning "hostage."

    HONORATUS: Roman name derived from Latin Honorus, meaning "honor, valor."

    HONORIUS: Latin name derived from the word honor, meaning "honor, valor."

    HONORUS: Contracted form of Latin Honorius, meaning "honor, valor."

    HORATIUS: Roman Latin name meaning "has good eyesight."

    HORTENSIUS: Roman name derived from Latin hortus, meaning "garden."

    HORUS: Latin form of Greek Horos, meaning "the distant one." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Isis, a falcon-headed god of the sky.

    HRABANUS: Latin form of Germanic Hraban, meaning "raven."

    HUBERTUS: Latinized form of German Huppert or Hupprecht, meaning "bright heart/mind/spirit." 

    HUGO: Latin form of Old French Hugon, meaning "heart," "mind," or "spirit."

    HUMBERTUS: Latin form of German Humbryct, possibly meaning "bright support."

    HUMFRIDUS: Variant spelling of Latin Hunfridus, meaning "giant peace." 

    HUNFRIDUS: Latin form of Norman Germanic Hunfrid, meaning "giant peace." 

    HYACINTHUS: Latin form of Greek Hyakinthos, meaning "hyacinth flower." In Greek mythology, this is the name of a youth loved by Apollo who accidentally killed him, after which the hyacinth flower sprouted from his blood.

    HYGINUS: Latin form of Greek Hyginos, meaning "healthy."

    HYMAN: Variant spelling of Latin Hymen, meaning "bridal song" or "wedding song." Compare with another form of Hyman.

    HYMEN: Latin form of Greek Hymên, meaning "bridal song" or "wedding song."

    HYMENAEUS: Latin form of Greek Hymenaios, meaning "bridal song" or "wedding song." In mythology, this is the name of a god of marriage.

    HYPATIUS: Latin form of Greek Hypatios, meaning "most high, supreme." 

    HYPATUS: Latin form of Greek Hypatos, meaning "most high, supreme." 

    IACCHUS: Latin form of Greek Iakkhos, meaning "to shout." In Greek mythology, this is an epithet of the god Dionysos, associated with the Eleusinian mysteries.

    IACOBUS: Latin form of Greek Iakobos, meaning "supplanter."

    IACOMUS: Variant spelling of Latin Iacobus, meaning "supplanter." 

    IANUARIUS: Roman Latin name for the month of "January," derived from the name of the god Ianus (Janus), meaning "door, gate" or "archway." The month of January was named after this god.

    IANUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word ianua, meaning "door, gate" or "archway." In mythology, this is the name of a two-faced god of gateways. With his two faces he looks into the past and future simultaneously. The month of January was named after this god.

    ICARUS: Latin form of Greek Ikaros, meaning "follower."

     

    NICOMEDES: Latin form of Greek Nikomedes, meaning "victory-scheme."

    NICON: Latin form of Greek Nikon, meaning "conquest, victory."

    NICOSTRATUS: Latin form of Greek Nikostratos, meaning "victory-army."

    NIGELLUS: Latin form of Norman French Nihel "champion," but sometimes used as a diminutive form of the word niger "black," thus "little black one."

    OCEANUS: Latin form of Greek Okeanos, meaning "ocean." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Uranus and Gaia, a Titan god and personification of the ocean once believed to encircle the world.

    OCTAVIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Octavianus, meaning "eighth."

    OCTAVIANUS: From Roman Latin Octavius, meaning "eighth."

    OCTAVIUS: Roman family name, derived from the Latin word octavus, meaning "eighth."

    ODOACER: Latinized form of Germanic Audawakrs, meaning "watchful of wealth."

    OEDIPUS: Latin form of Greek Oidipous, probably meaning "he who knew the Sphinx's riddle of the feet." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father and married his mother after solving the riddle of the Sphinx. 

    OENEUS: Latin form of Greek Oineus, possibly meaning "wine-maker." In mythology, this is the name of a Calydonian king.

    OLYMPUS: Latin form of Greek Olympos, of unknown etymology, but usually rendered "home of the gods." In mythology, this is the name of the legendary mountain or paradise where the gods were said to live. 

    ONESIMUS: Latin form of Greek Onesimos, meaning "profitable, useful." In the bible, this is the name of an escaped slave.

    ONESIPHORUS: Latin form of Greek Onesiphoros, meaning "bringer of profit." In the bible, this is the name of a Christian praised by Paul for his courage and kindness.

    ORLANDUS: Latin form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 

    OSVALDUS: Latin form of Scandinavian Osvald, meaning "divine power" or "divine ruler."

    OVID: Short form of the Roman family name Ovidius, meaning "sheep herder." The famous Roman poet's full name was Publius Ovidius Naso. Naso means "nose" in Latin. 

    OVIDIUS: Roman family name derived from Latin ovis ("sheep"), meaning "sheep herder."

    PÆON: Latin form of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.

    PALAEMON: Latin form of Greek Palaimon, meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.

    PALINURUS: Latin form of Greek Palinouros, possibly meaning "contrary wind" or "new mountain." In mythology, this is the name of the pilot ofAeneas's boat.

    PAMPHILUS: Latin form of Greek Pamphilos, meaning "friend of all."

    PANCRATIUS: Latin form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."

    PANTALEON: Latin form of Greek Panteleimon, meaning "all-merciful." 

    PANTERA: Latin form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."

    PARACELSUS: Latin name meaning "equal to or greater than Celsus."

    PARAMONUS: Latin form of Greek Paramonos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 

    PASCHALIS: Late Latin name derived from the word Pascha, from Hebrew Pesach ("Passover"), hence "Passover; Easter."

    PATRICIUS: Latin name meaning "patrician; of noble birth."

    PATROCLUS: Latin form of Greek Patroklos, meaning "glory of the father." In mythology, this is the name of the best friend of Achilles. Both were heroes who fought against the Trojans.

    PAULINUS: Roman family name derived from Latin Paulus, meaning "small."

    PAULUS: Roman Latin family name derived from a byname meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.

    PEGASUS: Latin form of Greek Pegasos, meaning "born near the pege (source of the ocean, spring, or well)." In mythology, this is the name of a winged horse who was the son of Poseidon and the Gorgon Medusa, and brother to the giant Chrysaor. Like Athena, who was born of Zeus's head,Pegasos and Chrysaor are said to have been born of Medusa's neck when Perseus beheaded her. According to Hesiod, everywhere Pegasus struck hoof to earth an inspiring spring burst forth.

    PELAGIUS: Latin form of Greek Pelagios, meaning "of the sea."

    PEREGRINUS: Latin name meaning "wanderer."

    PERICLES: Latin form of Greek Perikles, meaning "surrounded by glory."

    PETRONIUS: Roman name of uncertain derivation but long associated with Latin Petrus (Greek Petros), meaning "rock, stone."

    PETRUS: Latin form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 

    PHAEDRUS: Latin form of Greek Phaidros, meaning "bright."

    PHANES: Latin form of Greek Phanês, meaning "bring to light; make appear." In mythology, this is the name of the first God to appear at the beginning of creation. According to tradition, he passed the scepter of kingship to his only child, Nyx, who passed it on to Ouranos from whom it was seized byKronos and finally by Zeus who devoured Phanes in order to obtain his primal powers. He has been described as a golden-winged hermaphrodite. 

    PHILANDRUS: Latin form of Greek Philandros, meaning "with love for people." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Apollo and the nymphAcacallis.

    PHILETUS: Latin form of Greek Philetos, meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.

    PHILIPPUS: Latin form of Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses." In the bible, this is the name of one of the 12 apostles of Jesus, and several other characters.

    PHILOCRATES: Latin form of Greek Philokrates, meaning "friend of power" or "to love power."

    PHILOMELUS: Latin form of Greek Philomelos, meaning "friend of ease." In mythology, this is the name of a minor demi-god. 

    PHILOMENUS: Latin form of Greek Philomenos, meaning "friend of ease."

    PHILOTHEUS: Latin form of Greek Philotheos, meaning "friend of God" or "loves God."

    PHOCAS: Latin form of Greek Phokas, meaning "seal," the mammal.

    PHOEBUS: Latin form of Greek Phoibos, meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is a byname for the sun and for the god Apollo.

    PHOENIX: Latin form of Greek Phoinix, meaning "crimson." In mythology, this is the name of an immortal bird who would rise from its own ashes after being consumed by fire every 500 years. The name has been adopted into English use as a unisex name.

    PHOLUS: Latin form of Greek Pholos, meaning "of the cave" or "of the den." In mythology, this is the name of a wise centaur. He was a friend ofHercules who accidentally poisoned him; he surrendered his immortality to be rid of the agony of the poison.

    PHORCYS: Latin form of Greek Phorkys, meaning "of the sea." In mythology, this is an old man ruling over the sea; later he is described as a god of the hidden dangers of the deep, a brother of Nereus, and is depicted as a kind of merman.

    PHOTIUS: Latin form of Greek Photios, meaning "light."

    PHRIXUS: Latin form of Greek Phrixos, meaning "the ripple of water in wind; the shivering of skin from fear." In mythology, this is the name of the twin brother of Helle. The twins were children of Athamus and Nephele.

    PILATE: Latin form of Greek Pilatos, possibly meaning "armed with a javelin or pilum," or perhaps contracted from pileatus, meaning "wearing the felt cap." Either way, like Torquatus, the name describes the badge of a slave. In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the fifth (or sixth) Procurator of the Roman emperor in Judea and Samaria. Although he saw that Jesus was innocent, he feared that the Jews would bring an accusation against him before Cæsar for the wrongs he had done them, so he delivered him up to be crucified.

    PIUS: Roman Latin name meaning "pious."

    PLACIDUS: Late Latin name meaning "calm, placid."

    PLATO: Latin form of Greek Platon, meaning "broad, flat; plateau." This is the name of a famous philosopher, and the name of a crater on the moon which was named after him.

    PLINIUS: Roman family name of unknown meaning. 

    PLINY: From the Roman family name Plinius, of unknown meaning.

    PLUTARCH: From Latin Plutarchus, meaning "source of wealth."

    PLUTARCHUS: Latin form of Greek Ploutarchos, meaning "source of wealth."

    PLUTO: Latin form of Greek Plouton, meaning "wealth." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the underworld. The planet Pluto was named after him.

    POLLUX: Roman form of Latin Polydeuces (Greek Polydeukes), meaning "very sweet." In mythology, Castor ("beaver") and Pollux are the twin sons ofJupiter and Leda and are known as the Dioskouroi ("boys of Zeus") and the Gemini twins.

    POLYDEUCES: Latin form of Greek Polydeukes, meaning "very sweet." In mythology, Castor ("beaver") and Pollux are the twin sons of Jupiter and Ledaand are known as the Dioskouroi ("boys of Zeus") and the Gemini twins.

    POLYCARP: Short form of Latin Polycarpus, meaning "fruitful."

    POLYCARPUS: Latin form of Greek Polykarpos, meaning "fruitful."

    POLYDORUS: Latin form of Greek Polydoros, meaning "bears many gifts." In mythology, this is the name of Priam's youngest son and several other characters.

    POMPEIUS: Roman name possibly derived from the Latin word pompa, from Greek pompe, meaning "display, solemn procession." 

    POMPILIUS: Probably a derivative of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 

    PONTIUS: Latin name meaning "of the sea; seaman." In the bible, this was the first name of the Prefect of the Roman province of Judea, Pontius Pilate.

    PONTUS: Latin form of Greek Pontos, meaning "sea." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea, the father of Nereus, Phorkys, and other sea-gods. Compare with another form of Pontus.

    PORPHYRIUS: Latin form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."

    PORPHYRY: Short form of Latin Porphyrius, meaning "purple."

    PORCIUS: Roman family name, meaning "pig."

    PORTUMNUS: Variant form of Roman Portunus, meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.

    PORTUNUS: Roman name meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.

    POSEIDON: Latin form of Greek Poseidôn, meaning "lord, husband." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea, known as the "earth-shaker." He is equated with Roman Neptune. 

    POSEIDON: Latin form of Greek Poseidôn, meaning "lord, husband." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea, known as the "earth-shaker." He is equated with Roman Neptune. 

    POSIDONIUS: Latin form of Greek Posidonios, meaning "of Poseidon." A crater on the moon was given this name.

    PREMISLAUS: Latin form of Polish Przemys?, meaning "cunning." 

    PRIMITIVUS: Roman name meaning "first-formed."

    PRIMUS: Late Latin name meaning "first."

    PRISCUS: Roman family name, meaning "ancient."

    PROCHORUS: Latin form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance." In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons chosen by the church at Jerusalem.

    PROCOPIUS: Latin form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."

    PROMETHEUS: Latin form of Greek Promêtheus, meaning "forethought." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan who was punished by Zeus for stealing fire to give to mankind.

    PROSPERUS: Latin name meaning "fortunate, successful."

    PROTEUS: Latin form of Greek Prôteus, meaning "of the first." In mythology, this is the sea god Homer called the "Old Man of the Sea." Some equate him with the Phoenician sea-god Milk-qart.

    PRUDENTIUS: Late Latin name derived from the word prudens, meaning "cautious."

    PTOLEMAEUS: Latin form of Greek Ptolemaios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."

    PUBLIUS: Roman name meaning "public."

    PYRRHUS: Latin form of Greek Pyrrhos, meaning "flame-like." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Achilles. He was also known as Neoptolemus. 

    PYTHIUS: Latin form of Greek Pythios, possibly meaning "to rot." In mythology, this is the name of a serpent killed by Apollo near Delphi. The name then became one of his epithets.

    QUINTINUS: Roman family name derived from Latin Quintus, meaning "fifth."

    QUINTUS: Roman Latin name meaning "fifth." Sometimes given to the fifth born child. 

    QUIQUE: Pet form of Roman Latin Quirinus, meaning "men together." Compare with another form of Quique.

    QUIRINUS: Roman name derived from the Latin element co-viri, meaning "men together." In mythology, this is the name of a mysterious sea god, probably originally a Sabine god. 

    RABANUS: Variant spelling of Latin Hrabanus, meaning "raven."

    RAGUEL: Latin form of Hebrew R?uwel, meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; he oversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefully together with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir of Principalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He is the angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified with the angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angel who opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon, an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similar figure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumerian texts as Rig. 

    RAMIRUS: Latin form of Visigothic Raginmar, meaning "wise and famous."

    RANNULFUS: Latinized form of Frankish German Rannulf, meaning "plundering wolf."

    RASMUS: Short form of Latin Erasmus, meaning "beloved." In use by the Scandinavians.

    RASTUS: Short form of Latin Erastus, meaning "beloved." 

    REGINALDUS: Latin form of Frankish German Raginwald, meaning "wise ruler."

    REGULUS: Roman Latin name meaning "ruler."

    REMIGIUS: Roman name derived from Latin remigis, meaning "oarsman."

    REMUS: Roman name derived from Latin remus, meaning "oar," but sometimes translated as "swift." In mythology, this is the name of the brother ofRomulus. According to legend, Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome.

    RENATUS: Late Latin name meaning "reborn."

    REYNALDUS: Latin form of Norman French Reynold, meaning "wise ruler."

    RICARDUS: Latin form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."

    RIOTHAMUS: Latin name, possibly meaning "highest leader." This was the name of a military leader who took part in the Roman campaign againstEuric, king of the Visigoths, and was defeated. 

    ROBERTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Rodbertus, meaning "bright fame."

    RODBERTUS: Latin form of German Hrodebert, meaning "bright fame." 

    ROGATUS: Latin name meaning "prayed for, wished for."

    ROGELIUS: Late Latin name, possibly a diminutive form of Latin Rogatus, meaning "prayed for, wished for."

    ROGELLUS: Variant spelling of Latin Rogelius, possibly meaning "prayed for, wished for."

    ROGERIUS: Latin form of Old Norse Hróðgeirr, meaning "famous spear."

    ROLLO: Latin form of Old French Roul, meaning "famous wolf." Compare with another form of Rollo.

    ROMANUS: Latin name meaning "Roman."

    ROMULUS: Roman Latin name meaning "from Rome." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Remus. According to legend, Romulus and Remuswere the founders of Rome.

    RUDOLPHUS: Latin form of Old High German Hrodwulf, meaning "famous wolf."

    RUFINUS: Roman derivative of Latin Rufus, meaning "red-haired."

    RUFUS: Latin name meaning "red-haired."

    SABINUS: Roman Latin name meaning "Sabine; a follower of another religion." 

    SALOMON: Medieval Latin form of Greek Solom?n, meaning "peaceable." In use by the French.

    SALVATOR: Late Latin name meaning "savior."

    SANCTIUS: Late Latin name derived from the word sanctus, meaning "holy."

    SANDALIUS: Latin form of Gothic Sandulf, meaning "true wolf."

    SATURN: Roman name derived from Latin Saturnus, possibly meaning "to sow." In mythology, this is the name of a god of agriculture, after whom a planet in the solar system was named.

    SATURNINUS: Roman name derived from Latin Saturnus, possibly meaning "to sow."

    SATURNUS: Latin name derived from the word satus, meaning "to sow."

    SAUL: Latin form of Greek Saoul/Saulos and Hebrew Shauwl, meaning "asked for, desired." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Kish, and the Jewish name of the apostle Paul. 

    SCÆVOLA: Roman name derived from the Latin word scævus, meaning "left-handed."

    SEBASTIANUS: Latin form of Greek Sebastianos, meaning "from Sebaste," a town in Asia Minor. 

    SECUNDINUS: Roman family name derived from Latin Secundus, meaning "second."

    SECUNDUS: Roman Latin name meaning "second."

    SELEUCUS: Latin form of Greek Seleukos, possibly meaning "to be bright or white." This was the name one of Alexander the Great's generals. His surname was Nicator, meaning "the conqueror."

    SENECA: Roman name derived from the Latin word senectus, meaning "old."

    SEPTIMUS: Roman Latin name meaning "seventh."

    SERAPHINUS: Late Latin form of Hebrew Saraph, meaning "burning one" or "serpent." In the bible, this is the name of an order of six-winged angels mentioned in Isaiah 6:2.

    SERGIUS: Roman Latin family name, possibly sharing the same etymology as "sergeant." Originally, a sergeant was a military servant whose duty it was to enforce judgments of a tribunal. 

    SERVIUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word servo, meaning "to preserve."

    SEVERIANUS: Derived from Roman Latin Severus, meaning "stern."

    SEVERINUS: Derived from Roman Latin Severus, meaning "stern."

    SEVERUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word severus, meaning "stern."

    SEXTILIUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Sextus, meaning "sixth."

    SEXTUS: Roman name derived from Latin sextus, meaning "sixth."

    SIDONIUS: Roman family name meaning "of Sidon."

    SILENUS: Latin form of Greek Silenos, meaning "moving to-and-fro in the wine trough." In mythology, this was the name of one of the Ipotanes/Sileni, a race of beings having the ears, tail, and legs of a horse. They were followers of the wine god Dionysos and were said to have been ugly drunkards. Silenus was the oldest and wisest of the Ipotanes, possessing the knowledge and power of prophecy.

     

    SILVANUS: Latin form of Greek Silouanos, meaning "from the forest." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of forests. In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul. 

    SILVESTER: Latin name derived from the word silvester, from silva, meaning "forest, wood," hence "from the forest."

    SILVIUS: Roman name derived from Latin silva, meaning "forest, wood," hence "from the forest."

    SISERA: Latin form of Hebrew Ciycera, meaning "field of battle." In the bible, this is the name of a Canaanite general and enemy of the Israelites.

    SOCRATES: Latin form of Greek Sokrates, meaning "whole power."

    SOPHOCLES: Latin form of Greek Sophokles, meaning "skilled-glory."

    SOPHRONIUS: Latin form of Greek Sophronios, meaning "self-controlled."

    SOPHUS: Latin form of Greek Sophos, meaning "clever, skilled."

    SOSTRATUS: Latin form of Greek Sostratos, meaning "safe army."

    SPARTACUS: Latin form of Greek Spartakos, meaning "from Sparta." This is the name of a Greek slave who lead an uprising against the Roman Republic.

    SPURIUS: Roman name meaning "of illegitimate birth."

    STAMATIUS: Latin form of Greek Stamatios, meaning "stop."

    STANISLAS: Latin form of Slavic Stanislav, meaning "glorious government." Compare with another form of Stanislas.

    STANISLAUS: Latin form of Slavic Stanislav, meaning "glorious government."

    STASIUS: Short form of Latin Anastasius, meaning "resurrection."

    STEFANUS: Variant spelling of Latin Stephanus, meaning "crown." In use by the Dutch.

    STEPHANUS: Latin form of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown." In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem who was stoned to death by the Jews. 

    STYLIANUS: Latin form of Greek Stylianos, meaning "pillar."

    SUMMANUS: Roman myth name of a god of nocturnal lightning and thunder, meaning "nighttime."

    TACITUS: Roman name meaning "mute, silent."

    TATIANUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Tatius, probably meaning "father."

    TATIUS: Roman legend name of a king of the Sabine people of Italy. Of obscure origin, but probably related to Latin tata, meaning "father."

    TELESPHORUS: Latin form of Greek Telesphoros, meaning "bearing fruit." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Asclepius.

    TERENTIUS: Latin name of uncertain origin, but possibly from the word terere, from PIE *t(e)r- "rub, turn, twist."

    TERMINUS: Roman myth name of a god of boundaries, meaning "boundary."

    TERTIUS: Roman name meaning "third."

    THADDAEUS: Latin form of Greek Thaddaios, possibly meaning "courageous, large-hearted." In the bible, this is the surname of the apostle Jude who was also called Lebbaeus. 

    THELONIUS: Latinized form of Low German Tielo, a pet form of names beginning with Diet-, meaning "people, race."

    THEMISTOCLES: Latin form of Greek Themistokles, meaning "glorious law."

    THEOBALDUS: Middle Latin form of Old High German Theudobald, meaning "people bold."

    THEOCLES: Latin form of Greek Theoklés, meaning "glory of God." In mythology, this is the name of a Lacedaemonian who made the Hesperides.

    THEOCRITUS: Latin form of Greek Theokritos, meaning "God-judge."

    THEODORUS: Latin form of Greek Theodoros, meaning "gift of God."

    THEODOSIUS: Latin form of Greek Theodosios, meaning "god-giving."

    THEODOTUS: Latin form of Greek Theodotos, meaning "god-given."

    THEODULUS: Latin form of Greek Theodoulos, meaning "God-slave."

    THEOPHILUS: Latin form of Greek Theophilos, meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of the man to whom Luke addressed his gospel in the New Testament. 

    THEOPHYLACT: Short form of Latin Theophylactus, meaning "God-guard."

    THEOPHYLACTUS: Latin form of Greek Theophylaktos, meaning "God-guard."

    THEUDORICUS: Latinized form of Visigothic Theodereiks, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."

    THIUDORICUS: Latin form of Teutonic Thiudereiks, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."

    THORBERNUS: Latin form of Old Norse Þorbiorn, meaning "Thor's bear."

    THRACIUS: Roman name meaning "of Thracia."

    THUCYDIDES: Latin form of Greek Thoukydides, meaning "glory of God."

    TIBERIUS: Roman name meaning "of the Tiber (river)." Occasionally used by the English.

    TIBURTIUS: Roman name meaning "of the Tiber (river)."

    TIMÆUS: Latin form of Greek Timaios, meaning "honor." A crater in the northern part of the moon was given this name.

    TIMEUS: Variant spelling of Latin Timæus, meaning "honor."

    TIMOTEUS: Variant spelling of Latin Timotheus, meaning "to honor God."

    TIMOTHEUS: Latin form of Greek Timotheos, meaning "to honor God."

    TITANIUS: A derivative of Latin Titanus, meaning "of the Titans."

    TITANUS: Latin form of Greek Titanos, meaning "of the Titans."

    TITUS: Latin form of Greek Titos, meaning "fire; to burn" or "straining." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. 

    TOBIJAH: Latin form of Hebrew Towbiyah, meaning "God is good." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Babylonian exile returnee. 

    TORBERNUS: Variant spelling of Latin Thorbernus, meaning Thor's bear." 

    TORQUATUS: Latin name meaning "adorned with the collar or neck-chain," like a slave.

    TYCHO: Latin form of Greek Tychon, meaning "hitting the mark."

    ULIXES: Latin form of Greek Oulixes, probably meaning "to be angry, to hate."

    ULRICUS: Latin form of Old High German Ulrich, meaning "prosperity and power."

    ULYSSES: Latin form of Greek Oulixes, probably meaning "to be angry, to hate."

    URANUS: Latin form of Greek Ouranos, meaning "the heavens." In mythology, this is the name of the husband of Gaia and father of the Titans.

    URBANE: Latin form of Greek Ourbanos, meaning "of the city." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

    URBANUS: Extended form of Latin Urbane, meaning "of the city." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

    URBGENIUS: Latin form of Old Welsh Urbgen, meaning "privileged birth."

    URIANUS: Latin form of Middle Welsh Urien, meaning "privileged birth." This was the name of a legendary king of the Britons.

    URIAS: Latin form of Greek Ourias, meaning "flame of Jehovah" or "God is my light."

    URSINUS: Roman name derived from Latin ursus ("bear"), meaning "bear-like."

    URSUS: Roman name derived from Latin ursus, meaning "bear."

    VALENTINUS: Latin name derived from the element valens, meaning "healthy, strong."

    VALERIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Valerianus, from Roman Valerius, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 

    VALERIANUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Valerius, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 

    VALERIUS: Roman name, derived from Latin valere, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 

    VARINIUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Varius, meaning "versatile."

    VARIUS: Roman Latin name meaning "versatile." 

    VELIUS: Roman family name, meaning "concealed."

    VENCESLAUS: Variant spelling of Latin Wenceslaus, meaning "more glory."

    VERGILIUS: Latin name, possibly meaning "flourishing."

    VERISSIMUS: Roman Latin name meaning "very true."

    VERUS: Latin name meaning "true."

    VESPER: Short form of Roman Latin Vesperus, meaning "evening." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, the masculine personification of the evening star Venus. 

    VESPERUS: Roman Latin form of Greek Hesperos, meaning "evening." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, the masculine personification of the evening star Venus. 

    VIATOR: Latin name meaning "voyager (through life)."

    VICTOR: Roman Latin name meaning "conqueror." 

    VICTORINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Victorius, meaning "conqueror."

    VICTORIUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Victor, meaning "conqueror."

    VIGGO: Latin form of Icelandic Viggó, a short form of Nordic names beginning with Vig-, meaning "lightning."

    VINCENTIUS: Latin name derived from the word vincens, meaning "conquering."

    VINICIUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word vinum, meaning "vine."

    VIRGILIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Vergilius, possibly meaning "flourishing."

    VIRGINIUS: Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin virgo, meaning "virgin."

    VITALIS: Late Latin name derived from the word vitalis, meaning "of life; vital."

    VITUS: Roman name derived from Latin vita, meaning "life."

    VIVIANUS: Roman name derived from Latin vivus, meaning "alive; animated; lively."

    VORTIGERNUS: Latinized form of English Vortigern, meaning "high lord" or "overlord."

    VULCAN: Roman name meaning "flash." In mythology, this is the name of a god of fire.

    WENCESLAS: Contracted form of Latin Wenceslaus, meaning "more glory." 

    WENCESLAUS: Latin form of Bulgarian Ventsislav, meaning "more glory."

    WIDO: Medieval Latin name derived from the Germanic word w?t, meaning "wide."

    WILHELMUS: Latin form of Old High German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."

    XANTHUS: Latin form of Greek Xanthos, meaning "yellow" or "blonde." In mythology, this is the name of one of two immortal horses (the other namedBalios) belonging to Achilles. They were the offspring of the harpy Podarge and the west wind Zephyrus.

    ZACCHAEUS: Latin form of Greek Zakchaios, meaning "clean, innocent." In the bible, this is the name of a tax collector. 

    ZENO: Latin form of Greek Zenon, possibly meaning "of Zeus."

    ZEPHYRINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Zephyrus, meaning "west wind."

    ZEPHYRUS: Latin form of Greek Zephyros, meaning "west wind." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the west wind.

    ZOROASTER: Variant spelling of Latin Zoroastres, meaning "pure as the stars."

    ZOROASTRES: Latin form of Greek Z?roástr?s, meaning "pure as the stars."

    ZOSIMUS: Latin form of Greek Zosimos, meaning "likely to survive; survivor."

    ZOTICUS: Latin form of Greek Zotikos, meaning "full of life."

     

    IDUMA: Latin form of Greek Idouma, meaning "red."

    IGNATIUS: Late Latin form of Roman Egnatius, possibly meaning "unknowing." Compare with another form of Ignatius.

    INNOCENTIUS: Latin name derived from the word innocens, meaning "harmless, innocent."

    IOHANNES: Variant spelling of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."

    IOVANNIS: Variant form of Latin Iohannes, meaning "God is gracious."

    IOVIS: Ancient Latin name derived from the same Indo-European element (*dyeus) as Greek Zeus, meaning "god."

    IRENEUS: Latin form of Greek Eirenaios, meaning "peaceful."

    ISAIAS: Latin form of Greek Esaias, meaning "God is salvation."

    ISIDORUS: Latin form of Greek Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."

    ISOCRATES: Latin form of Greek Isokrates, meaning "equal power."

    ITALUS: Roman Latin name meaning "of Italy." In mythology, this is the name of the father of Romulus and Remus.

    IULIUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."

    JACINTHUS: Variant spelling of Latin Hyacinthus, meaning "hyacinth flower."

    JACOBUS: Latin form of Greek Iakobos, meaning "supplanter." In use by the Dutch.

    JACOMUS: Late Latin altered form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."

    JANUARIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Ianuarius, the Roman name for the month of "January," derived from the name of the god Janus. 

    JANUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Ianus, meaning "door, gate" or "archway." In mythology, this is the name of a two-faced god of gateways. With his two faces he looks into the past and future simultaneously. 

    JASON: Latin form of Greek Iason, meaning "to heal." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Æson and leader of the Argonauts.

    JEREMIAS: Latin form of Greek Ieremias, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets.

    JERICHO: Latin form of Greek Iericho, meaning "city of the moon" or "place of fragrance." In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus. Compare with another form of Jericho.

    JESUS: Latin form of Greek Iesous, meaning "God is salvation." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the son of God by the Virgin Mary. Jesus preached for four years before being crucified on a cross in Jerusalem. 

    JOANNES: Late Latin form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."

    JODOCUS: Latin form of Celtic Jodoc, meaning "lord."

    JOHAN: Short form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious." In use by the Czechs, Finnish, Germans and Scandinavians.

    JOHANNES: Latin form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."

    JONAS: Late Latin form of Greek Ionas, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Peter. Compare with another form of Jonas.

    JOSEPHUS: Late Latin form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 

    JOSIAS: Latin form of Greek Iosias, meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 

    JOVE: This is another name for the Roman god Jupiter (Greek Zeus), derived from the first element of the Indo-European compound *dy?us-p?ter ("God the father"), hence "god." 

    JOVILIOS: Ancient Latin form of Greek Iovilios, meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove/Jupiter)."

    JOVILIUS: Variant spelling of ancient Latin Jovilios, meaning "descended from Iovis (Jove/Jupiter)."

    JUDAS: Latin form of Greek Ioudas, meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of the disciple who betrayed Jesus.

    JULIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Julianus, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)." In use by the English.

    JULIANUS: Roman Latin name, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."

    JULIUS: Roman name thought to probably be a contracted form of Latin Jovilius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."

    JUNIUS: Probably a contracted form of Roman Latin Junonius, meaning "sacred to Juno." 

    JUNONIUS: Roman Latin name meaning "sacred to Juno."

    JUPITER: Latin name derived from the Indo-European compound *dy?us-p?ter, meaning "God the father." In mythology, this is the name of the god of the Roman state, in charge of laws and social order. He is also the god of daylight thunder as opposed to Summanus, god of night thunder. The planet Jupiter was named after him. Equated with Greek Zeus ("god").

    JUSTINUS: Roman name derived from Latin Justus, meaning "fair, just."

    JUSTUS: Latin name meaning "fair, just." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Christian at Corinth with whom Paul lodged. Justus is also the name of a 13-year-old Christian who along with his 9-year-old brother Pastor, was martyred at Alcalá de Henares in the early 4th century.

    JUVENAL: Short form of Roman Latin Juvenalis, meaning "youthful."

    JUVENALIS: Roman Latin name meaning "youthful."

    KAIUS: Variant spelling Roman Latin Gaius, meaning "lord."

    KANUT: Short form of Latin Kanutus, meaning "knot."

    KANUTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Canutus, meaning "knot."

    LADISLAUS: Latin form of Slavic Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."

    LÆLIANUS: A derivative of the Roman family name Lælius, possibly meaning "lunar." The name is listed among the Thirty Tyrants in the Historia Augusta. He may have been a member of the noble Spanish family called the Ulpii. 

    LÆLIUS: Roman family name, possibly meaning "lunar."

    LATINUS: Latin form of Greek Latinos, meaning "belonging to Latium." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a king of the Latins.

    LAURENS: Short form of Latin Laurentinus, meaning "of Laurentum." In use by the Dutch, Danish and Swedish.

    LAURENTINUS: From Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."

    LAURENTIUS: Roman Latin name meaning "of Laurentum," a maritime town in Latium which means "town of laurel (bay) trees." 

    LAURUS: Late Latin name derived from the word laurus, meaning "laurel."

    LAZARUS: Latin form of Greek Lazaros, meaning "my God has helped." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including a man Jesus raised from the dead.

    LEANDER: Latin form of Greek Leandros, meaning "lion-man." In mythology, this is the name of the lover of Hero.

    LEBBAEUS: Latin form of Greek Lebbaios, meaning "man of heart." In the bible, this is another name for Jude, one of the twelve apostles.

    LEBUIN: Short form of Latin Lebuinus, meaning "dear friend."

    LEBUINUS: Latin form of Anglo-Saxon Leofwine, meaning "dear friend."

    LEO: Latin form of Greek Leon, meaning "lion." Compare with another form of Leo.

    LEONIDES: Latin form of Greek Leonidas, meaning "lion's son."

    LEONIUS: Roman family name derived from Latin leo (gen. leonis), meaning "lion."

    LEONTINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Leontius, meaning "lion-like."

    LEONTIUS: Late Latin name meaning "lion-like."

    LEXUS: Short form of Latin unisex Alexus, meaning "defender."

    LIBER: Roman name meaning "to be free or liberal." In mythology, this is the name of a god of revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine. His Greek name isDionysos. Compare with another form of Liber.

    LIBERIUS: Ancient Roman name derived from the Latin word liber, meaning "free."

    LINUS: Latin form of Greek Linos, meaning either "a cry of grief" or "flax, linen." In the bible, this is the name of one of Paul's Christian associates. In mythology, this is the name of a musician, the personification of lamentation. He was killed by Apollo who was his rival in music. Another version of the story says he was killed byHercules. 

    LIVIANUS: From Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."

    LIVIUS: Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin lividus, meaning "bluish." 

    LONGINUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word longus, meaning "long." Christian legend gave this name to the Roman soldier who pierced the side of Jesusand then became a Christian, but the name is not actually found in the bible.

    LOTHARIUS: Latin form of German Lothar, meaning "loud warrior."

    LUCAN: Short form of Latin Lucanus, meaning "from Lucania," a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning "light." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table. He was brother to Sir Bedivere, the son of Duke Corneus, and a cousin to Sir Griflet. He was known as Lucan the Butler, for he was a servant to Arthur before being knighted. In those days, however, being a butler meant being in charge of the royal court; and so he was, along with Bedivere the Marshal, and Kay the Seneschal. He remained one of Arthur's most loyal companions throughout his life. He was one of the last knights at Arthur's side at the Battle of Camlann.

    LUCANUS: Latin name meaning "from Lucania," a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning "light." 

    LUCAS: Contracted form of Latin Lucanus, meaning "from Lucania," a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning "light." In the bible, this is the name of a Gentile Christian who was a companion of Paul. Luke is the Anglicized form.

    LUCIANUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Lucius, meaning "light."

    LUCIFER: This is the Latin translation of Hebrew Heylel (Greek Eosphoros), a name used by Jerome in the Vulgate Bible; for example, in Isaiah 14:12, it is an honorific title of a Babylonian king. It is composed of the elements lux (gen. lucis) "light" and ferre "to bring," hence "dawn-bringer" or "light-bringer." It became the Old English name for Satan and a name for the morning star Venus. 

    LUCIFERUS: Extended form of Latin Lucifer, meaning "dawn-bringer" or "light-bringer." 

    LUCIUS: Old Roman name derived from Latin lux (gen. lucis), meaning "light." In Arthurian legend, Lucius Tiberius was the name of a Roman Emperor who demanded that Arthur pay him tribute and recognize him as his sovereign. When Arthur refused, a battle ensued. Arthur defeated Lucius.

    LUCRETIUS: Roman family name, possibly meaning "wealthy."

    LUDO: Short form of Latin Ludovic, meaning "famous warrior."

    LUDOVIC: Short form of Latin Ludovicus, meaning "famous warrior."

    LUDOVICUS: Middle Latin form of German Hludwig, meaning "famous warrior."

    LUGOVALIO: Latin form of Celtic Lugovalos, meaning "strong as Lug."

    LUPUS: Latin name derived from the word lupus, meaning "wolf."

    LYCAON: Latin form of Greek Lykaon, possibly meaning "wolf." In mythology, this is the name of an early king of Arkadia.

    LYCURGUS: Latin form of Greek Lykourgos, meaning "wolf-work." In mythology, this is the name of a lawgiver of Sparta who banned the cult of Dionysus and paid dearly for it. His political opponent Alcander put out one of his eyes.

    LYSANDER: Latin form of Greek Lysandros, meaning "freer; liberator." This was the name of the main character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. In use by the English.

    LYSIMACHUS: Latin form of Greek Lysimachos, meaning "free battle" or "freedom fighter."

    MACARIUS: Latin form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."

    MACEDON: Latin form of Greek Makedon, meaning "the high/tall one." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Thyia.

    MAGNUS: Roman Latin byname meaning "great." Compare with another form of Magnus.

    MANFREDUS: Latin form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."

    MANILIUS: Older form of Roman Latin Manlius, meaning "morning."

    MANIUS: Roman Latin name, probably derived from the word mane, meaning "morning."

    MANLIUS: Roman family name, derived from the personal name Manius, meaning "morning."

    MARC: Short form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." Compare with another form of Marc.

    MARCELLINUS: Late derivative of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."

    MARCELLUS: Roman Latin name meaning "defense" or "of the sea."

    MARCIUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."

    MARCUS: Latin name derived from the name of the Roman god of war, Mars, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.

    MARIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius." In use by the Romanians. Compare with feminine Marian.

    MARIANUS: Roman Latin family name meaning "like Marius."

    MARINUS: Roman family name derived from the Latin word marinus, meaning "of the sea."

    MARION: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius." Compare with feminine Marion.

    MARIS: Myth name of an Etruscan god of agriculture whom Roman Mars was later associated with, derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea." Compare with feminine Maris.

    MARIUS: Latin name, probably derived from the root mas, meaning "male, virile."

    MARS: In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of war after whom a planet and the month of March were named. Mars has no Indo-European derivation and is most likely derived from the name of the Etruscan god Maris, meaning "of the sea." Only later did he become associated with Ares, the Greek god of "war." 

    MARTIALIS: A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, hence "of/like Mars."

    MARTINUS: Variant form of Roman Latin Martius, meaning "of/like Mars."

    MARTIS: A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, meaning "of/like Mars."

    MARTIUS: Extended form of Latin Martis, meaning "of/like Mars."

    MAURICE: Contracted form of Roman Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." Introduced to Britain by the Normans. Infrequently used by the French and English.

    MAURICIUS: Extended form of Latin Maurus, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

    MAURUS: Latin byname meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

    MAXENTIUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word maximus, meaning "the greatest."

    MAXIM: Short form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival." Compare with another form of Maxim.

    MAXIMIAN: Roman name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest." 

    MAXIMILIAN: Short form of Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival." In use by the English and Germans.

    MAXIMILIANUS: Roman name coined by Emperor Frederick III for his son, created by blending Latin Maximus, "the greatest," and Æmilianus "rival," hence "the greatest rival."

    MAXIMILLIAN: Variant spelling of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."

    MAXIMINUS: Roman family name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."

    MAXIMUS: Latin name meaning "the greatest."

    MELEAGER: Latin form of Greek Meleagros, meaning "pheasant." 

    MENCIUS: Latin form of Chinese Meng-Ke, possibly meaning "approved eldest son."

    MENELAUS: Latin form of Greek Menelaos, meaning "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.

    MERCURY: Short form of Roman Mercurius, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercury is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. The first planet of the solar system was named after him. 

    MERCURIUS: Roman name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology,Mercurius is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. 

    MERIANUS: Variant form of Roman Latin Merinus, meaning "of the sea." This is the legendary name of a king of the Britons who was preceded by Clotenus.

    MERINUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."

    MERLINUS: Latin form of Welsh Myrddin, meaning "sea fort."

    METHODIUS: Latin form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."

    MILO: Latin name derived from the word miles, meaning "soldier."

    MILON: Diminutive form of Latin Milo ("soldier"), hence "little soldier." Milon is a name celebrated in the ancient British lays; one translated by Marie de France is entitled Lai de Milun.

    MODESTUS: Roman name derived from Latin modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."

    NAEVIUS: Roman family name derived from Latin naevus, meaning "spotted." 

    NARCISSUS: Latin form of Greek Narkissos, possibly meaning "numbness; sleep." In mythology, this is the name of a vain youth who fell in love with his own reflection and eventually was turned into a kind of lily or daffodil flower known as the narkissos. 

    NAZARIUS: Latin form of Greek Nazoraios, meaning "of Nazareth."

    NEDEBAEUS: Latin form of Greek Nabadias (Hebrew Nedabyah), meaning "whom Jehovah impels." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the father ofAnanias.

    NELEUS: Latin form of Greek Nileas, of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseidon and Tyro.

    NEMO: Latin name derived from the word nemo, meaning "nobody" or "no one." This name was used by Jules Verne for the captain of the Nautilus in his novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

    NEOPTOLEMUS: Latin form of Greek Neoptolemos, meaning "new war." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Achilles. He is also known as Pyrrhus.

    NEPTUNE: Short form of Latin Neptunus, probably meaning "moist, wet." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea. His Greek name is Poseidon. The planet Neptune was named after him.

    NEPTUNUS: Latin name, probably derived from proto-Indo-European *(e)nebh-, meaning "moist, wet." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea. His Greek name is Poseidon.

    NEREUS: Latin form of Greek Nêreus, meaning "wet one." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea. 

    NERO: Roman name, possibly meaning "black." Compare with another form of Nero.

    NERVA: Roman name derived from Latin nervus, meaning "strength."

    NICATOR: Latin form of Greek Nikator, meaning "the conqueror."

    NICEPHORUS: Latin masculine form of Greek unisex Nikephoros, meaning "victory-bearer."

    NICODEMUS: Latin form of Greek Nikodemos, meaning "victory of the people." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a member of the Sanhedrin who took the part of Jesus.

    NICOLAUS: Latin form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." In the bible, this is the name of a proselyte of Antioch and one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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