Main Menu | Contact | Surnames | Links

***

 

 

Male "A" Names

[ Suggest Names for this page ]  [ Go to Female "A" Names ]

[ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ 7 ] [ 8 ] [ 9 ] [ 10 ]

  1. AR'ELIY (אֲרְאֵלִי): Hebrew name meaning "lion of God." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Gad.

  2. ARES (Ἄρης): Greek myth name of the son of Zeus and Hera. Identified with Roman Mars. Derived from the Greek word ares, meaning "battle strife; ruination."

  3. ARESTI: Basque name meaning "instant."

  4. AREVSHAD: Armenian name meaning "filled with sun."

  5. ARGI: Basque name meaning "light." 

  6. ARGIDER: Basque name composed of the elements argi "light" and eder "beautiful," hence "light of beauty."

  7. ARGOS (Άργος): Greek name derived from the word 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. 

  8. 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. 

  9. ARGYRIS (Αργυρις): Variant spelling of Greek Argyros, meaning "silvery."

  10. ARGYROS (Αργυρός): Greek name derived from the word argyros, meaning "silvery." 

  11. ARI (Armenian: Արի, Hebrew: אֲרִי): 

    1. Armenian name meaning "brave." 

    2. Hebrew name meaning "lion."

    3. Pet form of Finnish Aaroni, meaning "light-bringer." 

  12. ÁRI: Old Norse name meaning "eagle."

  13. ARIAN

    1. Norwegian form of Latin Adrianus, meaning "from Hadria." 

    2. Variant spelling of Albanian Arjan, meaning "golden life." 

  14. ARIAV (אֲרִיאָב): Hebrew name meaning "father is a lion."

  15. ARIC: Variant spelling of English Eric, meaning "ever-ruler."

  16. ARIDAI (אֲרִידַי): Anglicized form of Hebrew Ariyday, meaning "the lion is enough." In the bible, this is the name of the ninth of Haman's ten sons who were hanged by the Jews. 

  17. ARIDAIOS (Ἀριδαίος): Greek name of Persian origin, meaning "strong." 

  18. ARIEH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Aryeh, meaning "lion." In the bible, this is the name of an officer of king Pekahiah

  19. ARI'EL (אֲרִיאֵל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion of god." In the bible, this is a name applied to the city of Jerusalem, and the name of a chief of the returning exiles. In the Apocrypha, this is the name of an archangel who rules the waters. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, and the name of a spirit in Shakespeare's play "The Tempest." 

  20. ARIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Ari'el, meaning "lion of god." In the bible, this is a name applied to the city of Jerusalem, and the name of a chief of the returning exiles. In the Apocrypha, this is the name of an archangel who rules the waters. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, and the name of a spirit in Shakespeare's play "The Tempest." 

  21. 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.

  22. ARIK (Hebrew: אָרִיק):

    1. Pet form of Hebrew Aryeh, meaning "lion."

    2. Variant spelling of English Eric, meaning "ever-ruler."

  23. ARIN: Variant spelling of English Aaron, meaning "light-bringer." Compare with feminine Arin.

  24. ARION: Greek name meaning "martial; war-horse." In mythology, this is the name of the horse Hercules gave to Adrastos; it was a horse of Neptune which he brought out of the earth by striking it with his trident. Its right feet were those of a human. It spoke with a human voice and ran with incredible speed. 

  25. 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

  26. ARISTAIOS (Αρισταίος): Greek name 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

  27. ARISTARCHOS (Ἀρίσταρχος): Greek name composed of the elements aristo "best, excellent" and archo "chief, leading, ruling," hence "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.

  28. 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.

  29. ARISTARKH (Аристарх): Russian form of Greek Aristarkhos, meaning "best ruler."

  30. ARISTARKHOS (Ἀρίσταρχος): Variant spelling of Greek Aristarchos, meaning "best ruler."

  31. ARISTEIDES (Ἀριστείδης): Greek name composed of the elements aristos "best, excellent" and eidos "physique," hence "best physique." [Note: the word eidos is usually said to mean "kind; sort," but it has many other meanings as well. Most important is its literal meaning, "something that is seen," usually referring to the human body. For example, in medicine the term refers to the physical health of the body, especially the outward appearance which "can be seen."] 

  32. ARISTIDE: French form of Latin Aristides, meaning "best physique."

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

  34. ARISTOBOULOS (Ἀριστόβουλος): Greek name meaning "best-counseling." In the bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

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

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

  37. ARISTODEMOS (Άριστόδημος): Greek name composed of the elements aristos "best, excellent" and demos "the people," hence "best of the people." This was the name of a ruthless tyrant who ruled Elis for six months, exterminating all opposition and stealing their properties. He was finally assassinated; the Eleans erected a statue at Olympia to Kylon, the man who killed him. 

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

  39. ARISTOKLES (Αριστοκλής): Greek name composed of the elements aristos "best, excellent" and kleos "glory," hence "best glory." This was Plato's real name.

  40. ARISTON (Ἀρίστων): Greek name derived from the word aristos, meaning "best, most excellent."

  41. ARISTOPHANES (Ἀριστοφάνης): Greek name composed of the elements aristos "best, excellent" and phanes "appearing," hence "best appearance."

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

  43. ARISTOTELES (Ἀριστοτέλης): Greek name composed of the elements aristos "best, excellent" and telos "purpose," hence "best purpose." 

  44. ARISZTID: Hungarian form of Latin Aristides, meaning "best physique."

  45. ARIYDAY (אֲרִידַי): Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning "the lion is enough." In the bible, this is the name of the ninth of Haman's ten sons who were hanged by the Jews. 

  46. ARJAN

    1. Albanian name meaning "golden life." Also spelled Arian

    2. Dutch form of English Adrian, meaning "from Hadria."

  47. ARJUN: Abbreviated form of Hindi Arjuna, meaning "white."

  48. ARJUNA (अर्जुन): Hindi name meaning "white." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Indra.

  49. ARKADI: Variant spelling of Russian Arkadiy, meaning "of Arcadia."

  50. ARKADIOS (Αρκάδιος): Greek name meaning "of Arcadia." The place name Arcadia was derived from the word arktos, meaning "bear."

  51. ARKADIUSZ: Polish form of Greek Arkadios, meaning "of Arcadia."

  52. ARKADIY (Арка́дий): Russian form of Greek Arkadios, meaning "of Arcadia."

  53. ARKADY: Variant spelling of Russian Arkadiy, meaning "of Arcadia."

  54. ARKE: Yiddish form of Hebrew Aharown, meaning "light-bringer."

  55. ARKELL: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Arnkell, meaning "eagle kettle."

  56. ARKHIP (Архи́п): Russian form of Greek Archippos, meaning "master of horses."

  57. ARKTOPHONOS (Άρκτοφόνος): Greek name composed of the elements arktos "bear" and phonos "murderer, slayer," hence "bear-killer." In mythology, this is the name of one of Orion's dogs.

  58. ARLEN

    1. Celtic name meaning "pledge."

    2. Variant spelling of Cornish Arlyn, meaning "water battle." 

  59. ARLEY: Variant spelling of English Harley, meaning "rocky meadow." 

  60. ARLIE: Variant spelling of English Arley, meaning "rocky meadow." 

  61. ARLIND: Albanian name meaning "gold."

  62. ARLUIN: Variant spelling of Norman French Herluin, meaning "noble friend" or "noble warrior."

  63. ARLYN: Cornish name composed of the elements ar "war" and lyn (also lin and lo) "pool, water," hence "water battle."

  64. ARMAN

    1. Kazakh name meaning "dream."

    2. Variant spelling of Old French Armand, meaning "bold/hardy man."

  65. ARMAND: Old French form of German Harmand, meaning "bold/hardy man."

  66. ARMANDO: Spanish form of German Harmand, meaning "bold/hardy man."

  67. ARMAS: Finnish name meaning "beloved."

  68. ARMEL: French form of Welsh Arthfael, Old Breton Arthmael, meaning "bear chief" or "warrior prince."

  69. ARMEN

    1. Armenian name meaning "from Armenia."

    2. Possibly a variant spelling of German Armin, meaning "army man."

  70. ARMEND: Albanian name meaning "golden mind."

  71. ARMIN: German name derived from Latin Arminius, meaning "army man."

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

  73. ARMO

    1. Finnish name meaning "grace." 

    2. Italian name meaning "crew."

  74. ARN

    1. Short form of English Arnold, meaning "eagle power."

    2. Variant spelling of Scandinavian Arne, meaning "eagle power."

  75. ARNALDO: Spanish form of Latin Arnoldus, meaning "eagle power."

  76. ARNAS: Basque name meaning "breath."

  77. ARNAU: Catalan form of Latin Arnoldus, meaning "eagle power."

  78. ARNAUD: Norman French form of German Arnwald, meaning "eagle power."

  79. ARNDT: Short form of German Arnwald, meaning "eagle power."

  80. ARNE:

    1. Medieval short form of English Arnold, meaning "eagle power."

    2. Scandinavian form of Old Norse Árni, meaning "eagle." 

  81. ARNGEIRR: Old Norse name composed of the elements arn "eagle" and geirr "spear," hence "eagle spear."

  82. ÁRNI: Old Norse name meaning "eagle."

  83. ARNIE: Pet form of English Arnold, meaning "eagle power."

  84. ARNKELL: Old Norse name composed of the elements ari "eagle" and ketill "cauldron, kettle," hence "eagle kettle." 

  85. ARNLAUG: Norwegian form of Old Norse Arnlaugr, meaning "eagle vow."

  86. ARNLAUGR: Old Norse name composed of the elements arn "eagle" and laug "promise, vow," hence "eagle vow."

  87. ARNLAUGUR: Icelandic form of Old Norse Arnlaugr, meaning "eagle vow."

  88. ARNLJOT: Norwegian form of Old Norse Arnljótr, meaning "eagle bright."

  89. ARNLJÓTR: Old Norse name composed of the elements arn "eagle" and ljótr "bright, shining," hence "eagle bright."

  90. ARNLJÓTUR: Icelandic form of Old Norse Arnljótr, meaning "eagle bright."

  91. ARNOLD: English name derived from French Arnaud, meaning "eagle power." 

  92. ARNOLDO: Italian form of Latin Arnoldus, meaning "eagle power."

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

  94. ARNOST: Bohemian form of Old German Ernust, meaning "battle (to the death), serious business."

  95. ARNOŠT: Czech form of Old German Ernust, meaning "battle (to the death), serious business."

  96. ARNÞÓRR: Old Norse name composed of the elements arn "eagle" and the name of the god Thor (Þórr), hence "eagle of Thor."

  97. ARNÞOR: Icelandic form of Old Norse Arnþórr, meaning "eagle of Thor."

  98. ARNVIÐR: Old Norse name composed of the elements ari "eagle" and viðr "tree," hence "eagle tree."

  99. ARNVIÐUR: Icelandic form of Old Norse Arnviðr, meaning "eagle tree."

  100. ARNWALD: Frankish German name composed of the elements aro "eagle" and wald "power, ruler, wield," hence "eagle power."

  101. ARNY: Pet form of English Arnold, meaning "eagle power."

  102. AROLDO: Italian form of English Harold, meaning "army leader."

  103. �RON: Finnish and Hungarian form of Hebrew Aharown, meaning "light-bringer."

  104. ARON: Polish form of Hebrew Aharown, meaning "light-bringer."

  105. AROTZA: Basque name meaning "carpenter."

  106. ÁRPÁD: Hungarian name meaning "seed."

  107. ARPAKSHAD (אַרְפַּכְשַׁד): Hebrew name of foreign origin, possibly meaning "by the border of Asia." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a son of Shem.

  108. ARPHAXAD (Ἀρφαξάδ): Greek form of Hebrew Arpakshad, possibly meaning "by the border of Asia." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a son of Shem.

  109. ARRAN: Variant spelling of English Aaron, meaning "light-bringer."

  110. ARRATS: Basque unisex name meaning "early evening; dusk."

  111. ARRIGO: Italian form of German Hariric, meaning "army ruler."

  112. ARRON: Variant spelling of English Aaron, meaning "light-bringer."

  113. ARRYN: Variant spelling of English Aaron, meaning "light-bringer."

  114. ARSEN: Armenian form of Greek Arsenios, meaning "virile."

  115. ARSENI: Variant spelling of Russian Arseniy, meaning "virile."

  116. ARSENII (Арсе́ний): Russian form of Greek Arsenios, meaning "virile."

  117. ARSENIO: Italian and Spanish form of Latin Arsenius, meaning "virile."

  118. ARSENIOS (Αρσένιος): Greek name meaning "virile."

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

  120. ARSENIY: Variant spelling of Russian Arseniy, meaning "virile."

  121. ARSHAVIR: Armenian name meaning "attack; rush; storm."

  122. ART

    1. English short form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man."

    2. Irish Gaelic name derived from the vocabulary word art, meaning "bear" and "champion." In Irish legend, this is the name of a son of Conn of the Hundred Battles. 

  123. ARTAIR: Scottish form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man." 

  124. ARTACHSHARTA: Variant spelling of Persian Artachshatra, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king."

  125. ARTACHSHASHTA (אַרְתַּחְשַׁשְׁתְּא): Hebrew form of Persian Artachshatra, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Xerxes as emperor of Persia.

  126. ARTACHSHATRA: Persian name meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Khshayarsha as emperor of Persia. His Hebrew name is Artachshashta.

  127. ARTASHIR: Armenian form of Persian Ardeshir, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." This is the name of the founder of the Artaxiad dynasty.

  128. ARTAXERXES (Ἀρταξέρξης): Greek form of Persian Artachshatra (Hebrew Artachshashta), meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Xerxes as emperor of Persia.

  129. ARTAXES: Contracted form of Greek Artaxerxes, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king."

  130. ARTAXIAS: Greek form of Persian Ardeshir, the name of the founder of the Artaxiad dynasty, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king."
  131. ARTEMAS (Ἀρτεμᾶς): Contracted form of Greek Artemidoros, meaning "gift of Artemis." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a friend of Paul.
  132. ARTEMIDOROS (Ἀρτεμίδωρος): Greek name composed of the name of the goddess Artemis, and the word doron "gift," hence "gift of Artemis."

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

  134. ARTEMISIOS (Ἀρτεμίσιος): Greek name derived from the name of the goddess Artemis, meaning "safe and sound."

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

  136. ARTEMUS: Variant spelling of Greek Artemas, meaning "gift of Artemis."

  137. ARTHFAEL: Welsh form of Old Breton Arthmael, meaning "bear chief" or "warrior prince."

  138. ARTHMAEL: Old Breton name composed of the Celtic elements arth "bear, warrior," and mael "chief, prince," hence "bear chief" or "warrior prince."

  139. ARTHUR: Celtic Arthurian legend name of a famous King of Britain. The name is of obscure etymology, possibly composed of Welsh art/arth "bear" and Brittonic gur "man," hence "bear-man." The earliest mention of him is in Welsh texts, where he is never called "king," but rather dux bellorum, meaning "war leader." Medieval Welsh texts call him ameraudur "emperor" which could also mean "war leader." In early Welsh works the word art was used as a figurative synonym for "warrior." 

  140. ARTIE: English pet form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man." 

  141. ARTIZAR: Unisex name meaning "morning star; Venus."

  142. ARTO: Pet form of Finnish Artturi, possibly meaning "bear-man." 

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

  144. ARTOUN: Armenian name meaning "awake."

  145. ARTSAN: Armenian name meaning "statue."

  146. ARTTU: Pet form of Finnish Artturi, possibly meaning "bear-man." 

  147. ARTTURI: Finnish form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man." 

  148. ARTÚR: Hungarian form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man." 

  149. ARTUR: Early English form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man." 

  150. ARTURAS: Lithuanian form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man." 

[ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ 7 ] [ 8 ] [ 9 ] [ 10 ]

***


***

A-Z Baby Names

Girl Names
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
 
Boy Names
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z


***

Pet Names
Names for your pets. Grouped by species.
 
Naming Tips & Quips

Miscellany

***

  

 

not indexed yet

Web Design Copyrighted � 20000-names.com