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Wild Names
Names that mean from the forest, wild, barbaric, fierce,
unrestrained, untamed. Names of wild beasts and friends of the wild.

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UNISEX:

  1. AGLÆCA: An Old English dictionary defines áglǽca as follows: "wretch, miscreant, monster, demon, fierce enemy, fierce combatant, miserable being." In the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf, Grendel, Grendel's mother and Beowulf are all three referred to by this name for each is a "fierce combatant." 

MALE:

  1. ABOOKSIGUN: Native American Algonquin name meaning "wildcat."

  2. AGRIPIN (Агрипин): Russian form of Greek Agrippas, meaning "wild horse." 

  3. AGRIPPA (Агриппа): 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.

  4. AGRIPPAS (Αγρίππας): Greek name 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.

  5. ARAWN: Welsh myth name of the Lord of Annwn ("un-world; under-world"), possibly meaning "unrestrained wildness."

  6. AUCAMAN: Native American Mapuche name meaning "wild condor."

  7. BIPIN (বিপিন): Bengali form of Hindi Vipin, meaning "forest."

  8. BO-LIN (渤林): Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and lin "forest."

  9. CHO-NGAN (曹雁): Chinese name meaning "wild geese."

  10. DEFOREST: English name derived from a Norman French surname, meaning "from the forest."
  11. DEFORREST: Variant spelling of English Deforest, meaning "from the forest."
  12. ELWOOD: English surname transferred to forename use, possibly composed of the Old English elements ellern "elder tree" and wudu "wood," hence "elder tree forest." 

  13. ENKIDU: Sumerian myth name of the wild-man friend of Gilgamesh, possibly meaning "creature of Enki." 

  14. FESTER: Low German pet form of Latin Silvester, meaning "from the forest."

  15. FOREST: Variant spelling of English Forrest, meaning "lives in or by an enclosed wood."
  16. FORREST: English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "lives in or by an enclosed wood."
  17. GARBHÁN: Irish name composed of garbh "rough" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little rough one."
  18. GARVAN: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Garbhán, meaning "little rough one."
  19. GILGAMESH: Sumerian name, possibly originally from a mistranslation of the title Gilga-Shem, meaning "father of Shem." In Mesopotamian mythology, this is the name of the hero and friend of Enkidu.

  20. GUNJU: African Ganda name meaning "wild cat."

  21. HALOMTANO: Chamoru name meaning "jungle; forest."

  22. LORCÁN: Variant spelling of Irish Lorccán, meaning "little fierce one."
  23. LORCCÁN: Irish name composed of the Gaelic word lorcc "fierce" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little fierce one."
  24. NAHELE: Hawaiian name meaning "forest."

  25. PANAHASI: Egyptian name meaning "the barbarian."

  26. SILAS (Σίλας): Contracted form of Greek Silouanos, meaning "from the forest." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul

  27. SILOUANOS (Σιλουανός): Greek name meaning "from the forest." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul
  28. SILVANO: Italian form of Roman Latin Silvanus, meaning "from the forest."
  29. 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
  30. SILVESTER: Latin name derived from the word silvester, from silva, meaning "forest, wood," hence "from the forest."
  31. SILVESTRE: Spanish form of Latin Silvester, meaning "from the forest."
  32. SILVESTRO: Italian form of Latin Silvester, meaning "from the forest."
  33. SILVIO: Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Silvius, meaning "from the forest." 
  34. SILVIU: Romanian form of Roman Latin Silvius, meaning "from the forest."
  35. SILVIUS: Roman name derived from Latin silva, meaning "forest, wood," hence "from the forest."
  36. SLY: Pet form of English Sylvester, meaning "from the forest."
  37. SVERRE: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Sverrir, meaning "wild, restless."
  38. SVERRIR: Old Norse name which was originally a byname for a restless person, derived from the word sverra ("to spin, swing, swirl"), hence "wild, restless." 
  39. SYLVAIN: French form of Roman Silvanus, meaning "from the forest."
  40. SYLVANUS: Variant spelling of Roman Silvanus, meaning "from the forest."
  41. SYLVESTER: English form of French Sylvestre, meaning "from the forest."
  42. SYLVESTRE: French form of Latin Silvester, meaning "from the forest."
  43. SYLWESTER: Polish form of Latin Silvester, meaning "from the forest."
  44. SZILVESZTER: Hungarian form of Latin Silvester, meaning "from the forest."
  45. TOHOPKA: Native American Hopi name meaning "wild beast."
  46. VESTER: Short form of English Sylvester, meaning "from the forest."
  47. VIPIN (विपिन): Hindi name meaning "forest."
  48. WILBER: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Middle English elements wild "wild" and bor "boar," hence "wild boar."
  49. WILBUR: Variant spelling of Middle English Wilber, meaning "wild boar."

FEMALE:

  1. ABUNGU: African Luo name meaning "of the forest."
  2. AGRAFENA (Аграфена): Variant spelling of Russian Agripena, meaning "wild horse."

  3. AGRAFINA (Аграфина): Variant spelling of Russian Agripina, meaning "wild horse."

  4. AGRIPENA: Variant spelling of Russian Agripina, meaning "wild horse."

  5. AGRIPINA (Агрипина): Feminine form of Russian Agripin, meaning "wild horse."

  6. AGRIPPA (Агриппа): Contracted form of Russian Agripina, meaning "wild horse." Compare with masculine Agrippa.

  7. AGRIPPINA (Агриппина): Variant spelling of Russian Agripina, meaning "wild horse." 

  8. AGRIPPINE: French form of Russian Agrippina, meaning "wild horse."

  9. ARUNDHATI (अरुंधती): Hindi name meaning "unrestrained." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the night, the sky, and the stars. She was the wife of the sage Vasistha, and is identified with the morning star.

  10. BLODEUWEDD: Welsh myth name, derived from proto-Celtic *blāto-weid-ā meaning "wild feminine (spirit)." In the Mabinogi, this is the name of a woman made from flowers who was the lover of Goronwy. This is the name of Blodeuedd after she killed her husband and was transformed into an owl.

  11. BLODWEDD: Variant spelling of Welsh Blodeuwedd, meaning "wild feminine (spirit)."

  12. CAPRINA: English name derived from the name of the Italian island of Capri. The Latin name for Capri is Capreæ, meaning "goats." But the Greeks were the first to populate the island. Latin Capreæ may be a derivative of Greek kapros, meaning "wild boar."

  13. GRUSHA (Груша): Pet form of Russian Agrafena, meaning "wild horse."

  14. MAKATZA: Basque name meaning "untamed; wild."

  15. MORIKO (森子): Japanese name meaning "forest child."

  16. OGRIFINA: Variant form of Russian Agrafina, meaning "wild horse."
  17. OGROFENKA: Diminutive form of Russian Ogrifina, meaning "wild horse."
  18. OGRUFENA: Variant form of Russian Agrafina, meaning "wild horse."
  19. OGRUFINA: Variant form of Russian Agrafina, meaning "wild horse."
  20. OIHANA: Basque name meaning "forest."
  21. QINGLING (慶林): Chinese name meaning "celebration forest."
  22. SELVAGGIA: Italian name meaning "wild."
  23. SILVA: Variant spelling of Latin Sylva, meaning "from the forest."
  24. SILVANA: Feminine form of Italian Silvano, meaning "from the forest." 
  25. SILVESTRA: Feminine form of Latin Silvester, meaning "from the forest."
  26. SILVIA
    1. Feminine form of Italian Silvio, meaning "from the forest."
    2. Feminine form of Roman Latin Silvius, meaning "from the forest."
  27. SILVIJA: Croatian form of Roman Latin Silvia, meaning "from the forest."
  28. SILVIYA (Силвия): Bulgarian form of Roman Latin Silvia, meaning "from the forest."
  29. SYLVA: Latin name meaning "from the forest."
  30. SYLVAINE: Feminine form of French Sylvain, meaning "from the forest."
  31. SYLVANA: Variant spelling of Italian Silvana, meaning "from the forest."
  32. SYLVI: Finnish form of Roman Latin Silvia, meaning "from the forest."
  33. SYLVIA: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Silvia, meaning "from the forest."
  34. SYLVIANE: Variant spelling of French Sylvaine, meaning "from the forest."
  35. SYLVIANNE: French compound name composed of Sylvie "from the forest" and Anne "favor; grace." 
  36. SYLVIE: French form of Roman Latin Silvia, meaning "from the forest."
  37. SYLWIA: Polish form of Roman Latin Silvia, meaning "from the forest."
  38. SZILVIA: Hungarian form of Roman Latin Silvia, meaning "from the forest."
  39. TUULIKKI: Finnish myth name of a forest goddess, composed of the word tuuli "wind" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little wind."
  40. WILDA: German surname transferred to forename use, meaning "wild." Compare with another form of Wilda.
  41. XYLIA: English name derived from the Greek word xylon, meaning "forest-dweller." 

  42. XYLINA: Elaborated form of English Xylia, meaning "forest-dweller."

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