WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

"What is the meaning of my name?" is a common question people have when they visit our web site.


Massa - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
Banu - Persian name meaning "lady."
Felícia - Hungarian form of Latin Felicia, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Wit - Polish form of Roman Latin Vitus, meaning "life."
Fiorella - Feminine diminutive form of Italian unisex Fiore ("flower"), meaning "little flower." Fiorello is the masculine form.
Fyfe - Variant spelling of Scottish Fife, meaning "from Fife."
Fulvia - Feminine form of Italian Fulvio, meaning "yellow."
Ferd - Short form of English Ferdinand, meaning "ardent for peace."
Fahd - Arabic name meaning "lynx, panther."
Fricis - Latvian form of German Frideric, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Feodot - Russian form of Greek Theodotos, meaning "god-given."
Fabio - Italian name derived from Roman Latin Fabius, meaning "bean."
Feige - Yiddish name derived from the word fayg, meaning "fig."
Feigel - Variant spelling of Yiddish Feygl, meaning "bird."
Foster - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, which could have derived from any of the following: 1) Middle English foster, meaning "foster-parent," 2) forster, meaning "forester," 3) forster, meaning "shearer," or 4) fuyster, meaning "saddle-tree maker."
Fionnaghal - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder."
Felim - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "ever good."
Kontzeziona - Basque name meaning "conception."
Grid - Old Norse myth name of a frost giantess, meaning "peace."
Filippus - Dutch form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Fajra - Esperanto name meaning "fiery."
Fadila - Feminine form of Arabic Fadil, meaning "generous, virtuous."
Aleksandra - Feminine form of Russian Aleksandr, meaning "defender of mankind."
Primrose - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin prima rosa, meaning "first rose." 
Fede - Basque name meaning "faith."
Fulgencio - Spanish form of Latin Fulgentius, meaning "shining."
Francisco -  Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Olam - Egyptian name meaning "eternal." In mythology, this is an epithet belonging to Ptah. Related to Hebrew Eylam.
Frithjof - Variant spelling of Danish/Norwegian Fridtjof, meaning "peace-thief."
Friedhelm - German name composed of the elements frid "peace" and helm "helmet, protection," hence "peace protector."
Vivek - Hindi name meaning "knowledge, wisdom."
Frigg - Icelandic name derived from Old Norse fría, meaning "to love." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of earth, the queen of the Aesir and wife of Odin.
Leucothea - Latin form of Greek Leucothea, meaning "white goddess." In mythology, this is the name of a sea goddess who assisted sailors in distress.
Hunfridus - Latin form of Norman Germanic Hunfrid, meaning "giant peace." 
Fukayna - Egyptian name meaning "intelligent."
Fabien - French form of Latin Fabianus, meaning "like Fabius." 
Samina - Variant form of Arabic Thamina, meaning "healthy."
Hatshepsut - Egyptian name of a female pharaoh, meaning "foremost of noble women."
Freyde - Variant spelling of Yiddish Frayde, meaning "joy, rejoicing."
Danny - Pet form of English Daniel, meaning "God is my judge."
Nakhti - User submitted name meaning "powerful."
Amit - Hebrew unisex name meaning "friend." 
Meghann - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Fabián - Spanish form of Latin Fabianus, meaning "like Fabius." 
Wiebke - Feminine form of German Wiebe, meaning "war."
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 friend Patroclus. 
Joana - Feminine form of Portuguese João, meaning "God is gracious." 
Andreana - Elaborated form of English Andrea, meaning "man; warrior."
Fritjof - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Friðþjófr, meaning "peace-thief."
Astor -  French and German name derived from Occitan astor, meaning "goshawk," itself from Latin acceptor, a variant of accipiter, meaning "hawk." It was originally a derogatory term for men with hawk-like, predatory characteristics.