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NameMeaning of NameGenderOrigin
ADELYTEhas good humorfemalegerman

 

ADOLPHAADALWOLFAFeminine form of Adolph. Noble she-wolf.female

 

ADRIANADRIANEdarkfemale

 

AGATHEAGATHAgoodfemale

 

ALARICEOld German name meaning all-ruler; noble king.Feminine form of Alaricking of the Visigoths. Variant Alarica exists.female

 

ALBERGAnoble.Also a Latin name meaning whiteand related to a French/Italian word meaning inn.Variant Alberge exists. female

 

ALBREDAFeminine form of Old French Aubreycounsel from the elves.female

 

ALDAOld German feminine form of Aldo and OttoOld; prosperous.Variants include AldabellaAldea

 

ALFONSINEFeminine form of Alfonsonoble and ready for battle.Variants include AlfonsiaAlonza

 

ALICEOld German name meaning “noble; nobility.” Variants include AdeliceAiliAilis

 

ALISONDiminutive form of Old German Alicewoman of noble estate.Variants include AiliAlisann

 

ALIXNoble.See Alexandra. Variants include AlexAlexaAlexis

 

ALONSAeagerfemalegerman

 

ALOYSIAALOISIAfamous fighting womanfemale

 

ALVARALVAALVIEALVAR

 

AMALASANDAMALASANDAindustriousfemale

 

AMARAeternalfemalegerman

 

ANNEMARIEANNAMARIAbitter gracefemale

 

ANTONIEpricelessfemalegerman

 

ARABELLAeagle heroinefemalegerman

 

ARARINDAtenaciousfemalegerman

 

ARMINAwarrior maidfemalegerman

 

ARNALDAeaglestrongfemale

 

BALLARDBALDHARTboldstrong

 

BATHILDABATHILDBATHILheroine

 

BERITintelligentfemalegerman

 

BERNADETTEhas the courage of a bearfemalegerman

 

BERTABERTHABERTINAintelligent

 

BINGABINGEfrom the kettle-shaped hollowfemale

 

BLASBLASAfirebrandfemale

 

BRUNABRUNEof the dark hairfemale

 

BRUNHILDEBRUNHILDABRUdark

 

CHERYLWoman.Feminine form of CharlesMan.Some variants are CharilCharyl

 

CHRISELDAstrongfemalegerman

 

CLARIMONDCLARIMONDACLbrilliant protectress

 

CLOTILDACLOTILDEheroinefemale

 

CONRADINACONRADINEboldfemale

 

DAGMARDAGOMARglorious dayfemale

 

DELLAbrightfemalegerman

 

DIDRIKAfolk rulefemalegerman

 

EADAIONjoyous friendshipfemalegerman

 

EBBAstrengthfemalegerman

 

EDDApleasantfemalegerman

 

EDELINEEDILINEEDELINAgracious

 

ELSEELSIEELSAELSHA

 

EMILIEGerman form of Emily (industrious)femalegerman

 

EMMAuniversalfemalegerman

 

ENGLEBERTAENGELBERTHAbright angel

 

ERAMANERAMANAhonorablefemale

 

ERMAwar goddessfemalegerman

 

ERNAERNESTINEERNESTINserious

 

ETHELINDAETHELINDEnoble serpentfemale

 

ETTAlittle onefemalegerman

 

FELDAfrom the fieldfemalegerman

 

FELISBERTAintelligentfemalegerman

 

FRANZISKAfreefemalegerman

 

FRIEDApeacefulfemalegerman

 

FRITZIpeaceful rulerfemalegerman

 

GAELLEstrangerfemalegerman

 

GALIENAGALIANAhaughtyfemale

 

GENEVIEVEGENOWEFAGENOwhite wave

 

GERALDINEGERWALTGERWAmighty with a spear

 

GERDAGERDEGERDIEprotected

 

GERTRUDEGERTRUTGERTRUmyth name

 

GHISLAINEGUILIAINEpleasant oathfemale

 

GILBERTAGISILBERHTAhostagefemale

 

GRETCHENlittle pearlfemalegerman

 

GRISELDAGRISJAHILDEGRgray battle-maid

 

GRISWALDAGRISWALDEfrom the gray forestfemale

 

GUDRUNGUDRUNAdivine knowledgefemale

 

GUIDAguidefemalegerman

 

GUNILLAGUNNELbattle-maidfemale

 

GUSTELnoblefemalegerman

 

HALFRIDAHALIFRIDHALFRpeaceful heroine

 

HANNELOREHANNELORAname meaning unknownfemale

 

HARIMANNAHARIMANNEwarrior maidfemale

 

HEDDAHADUvigorous battle-maidfemale

 

HEDWIGHADUWIGstrifefemale

 

HEIDIHEIDAHILDHILDA

 

HELENEGerman form of Helen (light)femalegerman

 

HELGAHALAGpiousfemale

 

HELMAHILMAprotectivefemale

 

HERTAHERTHAof the earthfemale

 

HIDAHIDEwarriorfemale

 

HILDEGARDHILDIMARHILDglorious

 

HILDRETHHILDIRETHbattle counselorfemale

 

HOLDAHOLDEHOLLEHULD

 

HUBERTAHUGIBERAHTAintelligentfemale

 

IDAIDAIAIDNAIDALIE

 

IDETTEIDETTAhard-workingfemale

 

ILSEnoblefemalegerman

 

IRMAIRMINEIRMINAIRM

 

ISAISANEISANAstrong-willed

 

ISOLDAISOLEISOLDrule of ice

 

JAKOBAJAKOBEJAKOBIEfeminine form of Jakob (supplanter)

 

JOHANNAGerman form of Joanna (God’s gracious gift)femalegerman

 

JOLANJOLANKAJOLIcountry

 

KAROLAKAROLINAKARLA

 

KATHARINAKATCHENKATHEGerman form of Katherine (pure)

 

KUONRADAwisefemalegerman

 

LEODALUETELEOTALEOP

 

LINDALINDLINDIEsnake

 

LISALISELISETTEdevoted to God

 

LORELIELURLINELURLINAtemptress

 

LORRAINELORAINEmade famous in battlefemale

 

LOTTEmasculinefemalegerman

 

LOUISELOUISANELUISE

 

LUANALUDKHANNAHLUANEgraceful battle-maid

 

MAGDMADYMAGDAmaiden

 

MAGNILDAMAGANHILDIMAGstrong battle-maid

 

MALLORYMADELHARIarmy counselorfemale

 

MALENEMADDALENAMADALEmagnificent

 

MARELDAMARILDAMARHILDfamous battle-maid

 

MARLISMARLISAMARIAbitter

 

MATHILDAMATHILDEMATHImighty battle-maid

 

MILLICENTindustriousfemalegerman

 

MINNAMINAMINNEMINDY

 

NADETTENADETTANADINE

 

NIXIElittle water spritefemalegerman

 

NORBERTANORBERAHTNORBbright heroine

 

NORDICANORDIKAfrom the northfemale

 

ODILEODELINAODIANEO

 

OLINDAdefender of the landfemalegerman

 

OTKAOTTHILDOTTHILDE

 

PERAHTAgloriousfemalegerman

 

PETRONILLEPETRONILLArockfemale

 

PHILIPPINEPHILIPINNAloves horsesfemale

 

RACHELlambfemalegerman

 

RICARDArulerfemalegerman

 

RIKKAmistress of allfemalegerman

 

RILLARILLERILLIARIL

 

ROCHgloryfemalegerman

 

RODERICARODERIKAfamous rulerfemale

 

ROLANDAROLANDEfrom the famous landfemale

 

ROMILDARUOMHILDIROMILglorious battle-maid

 

ROSAMUNDROZOMUNDROSEMnoted protector

 

RUDELLERUDELLARUPETTAfamous

 

SENTASENTEassistantfemale

 

SERILDASAROHILDISERHIarmored battle-maid

 

SIGFREDASIGFRIEDASIGFvictorious

 

SOLVIGSIGILWIGchampionfemale

 

SUZANNElilyfemalegerman

 

TIBELDATIBELDETIBELDIboldest

 

TRUDATRUDETRUDCHENfighting woman

 

TUGENDAvirtuefemalegerman

 

ULLAhas willpowerfemalegerman

 

ULRIKEULRICAULKAULI

 

VALBORGAprotecting rulerfemalegerman

 

VANDAVANDEwandererfemale

 

VERENAVERINAVERENEprotector

 

VIBEKEVIVEKAlittle womanfemale

 

WALDAWELDArulerfemale

 

WALDBURGAWALBORGAprotecting rulerfemale

 

WANDAWANDEWANDYwanderer

 

WARDAguardianfemalegerman

 

WIDOwarrior maidenfemalegerman

 

WILDAWILDEuntamedfemale

 

WILHELMINAWILHELMINEresolute protectorfemale

 

WINIFREDWINIFRIDWINIFpeaceful friend

 

WINOLAgracious friendfemalegerman

 

YSEULTruler of icefemalegerman

 

ABELARDADELHARDresolutemale

 

ADALADELnoblemale

 

ADALARDADALHARDbravemale

 

ADALWINEAUDWINAUDWINEnoble friend

 

ADLERADLARAHRENAREN

 

ADOLFADALWOLFADOLPHnoble wolf

 

ALARICALARICKALARIK

 

ALBRECHTADELBERTADALBintelligent

 

ALDOALDoldwise

 

ALEMANNUSmyth namemalegerman

 

ALFONSOALPHONSOreadymale

 

ALGERADALGARnoble spearmanmale

 

ALHSOMsacred famemalegerman

 

ALOISfamous warroirmalegerman

 

ATMANALTMANNwise manmale

 

ALVINALHWINALWINADA

 

AMORYAMERYALHMARRICdivine

 

ANDREASGerman form of Andrew (manly)malegerman

 

ANNname of a kingmalegerman

 

ANSONson of Ann (grace)malegerman

 

ANTONGerman form of Anthony (beyond praise)malegerman

 

ARCHARDstrongmalegerman

 

ARCHIMBALDARCHIBALDboldmale

 

ARMANDprotectivemalegerman

 

ARNDTARNAUDARNOTARN

 

ARNEAREADNEARNEY

 

ARNWOLFeagle wolfmalegerman

 

ARVINfriend of the peoplemalegerman

 

AUDRICAUDRICKADALRIC

 

AXELAPSELAKSELfather of peace

 

BALDEMARprincelymalegerman

 

BALDRICBALDRIKboldmale

 

BALDWINBALDWYNBALDUINbold friend

 

BALTASARprotected by Godmalegerman

 

BANNANcommandermalegerman

 

BANNRUODfamous commandermalegerman

 

BARRETBEROWALTmighty as a bearmale

 

BERDYintelligentmalegerman

 

BERGmountainmalegerman

 

BERNBERNEBERBERRIN

 

BERNARDBERNONBERNOT

 

BERTHOLDBERCHTWALDbright rulermale

 

BINGBINGEfrom the kettle-shaped hollowmale

 

BITTANBITTENdesiremale

 

BOGARTBOGOHARDTbowstringmale

 

BRANDEISdwells on a burned clearingmalegerman

 

BRENDANBRENBRENDISflame

 

BRUNOBRUNONbrownmale

 

BURHARDTBURKHARTstrong as a castlemale

 

CLOVISCHLODWIGfamous warriormale

 

CONRADCONRADINCORDC

 

CORRADOboldmalegerman

 

DAGOBERTOglorious daymalegerman

 

DERRYDEARGred-hairedmale

 

DICKstrong leadermalegerman

 

DIEDERICHDIETRICHDEDRpeople’s ruler

 

DRUGIDRUDstrongmale

 

DUTCHDEUTSCHa Germanmale

 

EBERHARDEBERHARDTEBURstrong as a boar

 

EDELbravemalegerman

 

EDINGUfamous rulermalegerman

 

EDUARDGerman form of Edward (rich guardian)malegerman

 

EDWINEDWYNhappy friendmale

 

EGINHARDEGINHARDTEINHstrong with a sword

 

EHRENhonorablemalegerman

 

ELLERYlives by the alder treemalegerman

 

ELOYELYfamous fightermale

 

EMORYEMERYjoint rulermale

 

ENGLBEHRTENGLEBERTbright angelmale

 

ERCHANBOLDsacredboldmale

 

ERCHANHARDTEKHARDEKERsacred

 

ERHARDTERHARDhonormale

 

ERICHGerman form of Eric (forever strong)malegerman

 

ERNESTEARNESTERNSTE

 

ERRANDObold venturemalegerman

 

EUGENnoblemalegerman

 

FRANZGerman form of Frank (free)malegerman

 

FRIEDRICHFRITZGerman form of Frederick (peaceful ruler)male

 

FREMONTFRIMUNTnoble protectormale

 

GEORGGerman form ofGeorge (farmer)malegerman

 

GERHARDGERARDGODDARDhard spear

 

GERLACHspear throwermalegerman

 

GHISLAINoathmalegerman

 

GILLEASBUIGboldmalegerman

 

GODFREYGODFRIEDGOTTFRpeaceful god

 

GRISWOLDGRISWALDfrom the gray forestmale

 

HACKETTHACKETlittle hackermale

 

HAMLETHAMLETTHAMOELETfrom the little home

 

HAMLINloves the little homemalegerman

 

HANSHANNHANNOHAN

 

HARDYHARTIdaringmale

 

HARIMANHARIMANNprotectivemale

 

HARTMANHARDTMANHARTMAstrong

 

HARVEYsoldiermalegerman

 

HEINRICHGerman form of Henry (rules the home)malegerman

 

HELMUTHELMUTTbravemale

 

HERNANDOadventuresomemalegerman

 

HERRICKarmy leadermalegerman

 

HEWETTHEWITTHEWLITT

 

HILDEBRANDHILDBRANDwar swordmale

 

HOBARTHOBBARDHOBARD

 

HOWEHOWHOHhigh

 

HULBERTHULDIBERAHTHUBgraceful

 

HUMPHREYHUNFRIDHUNFRIpeaceful Hun

 

INGELENGELINGALLING

 

INGELBERTbright angelmalegerman

 

JAKOBGerman form of Jacob (supplanter)malegerman

 

JAPHETmyth namemalegerman

 

JARMANJARMANNa Germanmale

 

JARVISsharp spearmalegerman

 

JAYJAYEswiftmale

 

JOHANJOHANNJOHANNESGerman form of John (God is gracious)

 

JOSEFGerman form of Joseph (He adds)malegerman

 

JURGENGerman form of George (farmer)malegerman

 

KARLGerman form of Charles (manly)malegerman

 

KLAUSGerman form of Nicholas (victory of the people)malegerman

 

KONRADKURTKUNOKONNI

 

KUHLBERTKULBERTKULBARcalm

 

LAMARLAMARRLANDMARIland famous

 

LAMBRECHTLAMBERTLAMBAlight of land

 

LEOPOLDLEOPOLDOprince of the peoplemale

 

LINDBERGLINDEBERGfrom the linden-tree hillmale

 

LORENZLORITZlaurelmale

 

LORINGLOTHARINGLOTHARfamous in battle

 

LUDWIGLUTZLUDWIKLUK

 

MALLORYMADELHARIwar counselormale

 

MANDELalmondmalegerman

 

MANFREDMANFRIEDMANFRIpeaceful

 

MEINHARDMEINKEMEINO

 

MEINRADstrong advisormalegerman

 

NEFENNEFINNEFNEFF

 

ORBERTODBERTORBARTO

 

OSWALDpower of Godmalegerman

 

OTHMANOTTOOTHOOTHMA

 

OTTOborn eighthmalegerman

 

OTTOKARhappy fightermalegerman

 

PENNcommandermalegerman

 

PENRODfamous commandermalegerman

 

PENRODfamous commandermalegerman

 

PEPINPEPPIpetitionermale

 

RAGNORAKmyth namemalegerman

 

RAINARTRAINHARDREINHAstrong judgment

 

RAINERREINERcounselmale

 

RAMBERTREGINBERAHTRAMmighty

 

RAYMONDstrong defendermalegerman

 

REGINALDREGGIERICHR

 

REYNARDREGINHARDREINHmighty brave

 

RICHMONDstrong protectormalegerman

 

RITTERknightmalegerman

 

ROALDRALDfamous leadermale

 

ROCHRICOglorymale

 

ROSSWALDROSWELLROSWALhorse mighty

 

ROTHred-hairedmalegerman

 

RUNEsecretmalegerman

 

RUTGERRUDIGERGerman form of Roger (famous spearman)male

 

RUODRIKRODRIKRODERICKfamous ruler

 

RUPERTRUPRECHTbright famemale

 

SELIGSAELACSELIKblessed

 

SIEGFRIEDSIGIFRITHSIGvictorious

 

SIGWALDSIGIWALDSIGWALvictorious ruler

 

SPANGLERSPENGLERtinsmithmale

 

STEINstonemalegerman

 

TABTABBERTTABBARTbrilliant

 

TIBALTprince of the peoplemalegerman

 

TREFFENmeetsmalegerman

 

TRENNENdividesmalegerman

 

TRETANwalksmalegerman

 

UBELevilmalegerman

 

ULRICHULIULZnoble leader

 

VALDEMARVALDEMARRfamous rulermale

 

VERNADOScourage of a bearmalegerman

 

VOLKERpeople’s guardmalegerman

 

VOLNEYVOLLNYpeople’s spiritmale

 

WAGNERwagon makermalegerman

 

WALDEMARWALDEMARRfamous rulermale

 

WALDOrulermalegerman

 

WALDRONWALDHRAMMWALDRruling raven

 

WALFREDWALDIFRIDWALFRpeaceful ruler

 

WALLACHEWALLACEa Welshmanmale

 

WALLERarmy rulermalegerman

 

WALMONDWALDMUNTmighty protectormale

 

WALTERWALTHARIpowerful rulermale

 

WALTONWALTHARIpowerful rulermale

 

WALTONWALTENrulermale

 

WARRENWARENloyalmale

 

WEBERWEBBERweavermale

 

WENDELLWENDELwandersmale

 

WERNERWARNERWARENHARIdefending warrior

 

WILBURWILLAPERHTWILPEresolute

 

WILFREDWILLIFRIDWILFRpeaceful

 

WILHELMWILLIAMONGerman form of William (resolute protector)male

 

WILMERWILLAMARWILLMARresolute

 

WILMOTWILLIMODWILMODresolute spirit

 

WOLFGANGadvancing wolfmalegerman

 

WOLFRICWOLFRICKWOLFRIwolf ruler

 

WOTANmyth namemalegerman

 

ZELIGhappymalegerman

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