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Names starting with He

Helios - Greek name meaning "sun." In mythology, this is the name of a sun god.
Hermione - Greek name derived from the name of the god Hermês, meaning "of the earth." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Menelaus and Helen.
Hellä - Finnish name meaning "gentle."
Heilgar - Old German name composed of the elements heil "happy, hearty" and gar "spear," hence "hearty spearman."
Herman -   Dutch form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." 
Heva - Latin form of Greek Eva (Hebrew Chavvah), meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, wife of Adam, the mother of the entire human family.
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."
Helga - Icelandic name derived from Old Norse heilagr, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Heida - Variant spelling of Swiss Heidi, meaning "noble sort." 
Heidi - Swiss pet form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort." 
Heiko - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Helewise - Medieval French form of Teutonic Helewidis, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound."
Heath - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "heath."
Hesiodos - Greek name, possibly composed of the elements hesi "to send" and oides "ode, song," hence "to send song."
Hedda - Pet form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
Heaven - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English heofon, meaning "home of God," earlier "sky." 
Helladios - Greek name derived from Hellas "Greece," hence "of Greece."
Helma - Short form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
Hêrâ - Greek myth name of the wife of Zeus. Of unknown meaning. Her name is not Greek or Indo-European. She may have originally been a deity of the Minoan pantheon or of some other unidentifiable pre-Greek people. Her Roman name is Juno, meaning "vital force."
Helladius - Latin form of Greek Helladios, meaning "of Greece."
Hercilia - Variant spelling of Roman Hersilia, meaning "delicate, tender."
Hege - Norwegian variant form of Icelandic Helga, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Heulog - Welsh unisex name meaning "sunny."
Henwas - Welsh name meaning "old servant."
Hemming - Scandinavian name derived from Old Norse hamr, meaning "shape." The name may have originated as a byname for a "shape-shifter" or "werewolf."
Henri -   Finnish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Hephzibah - Variant form of English Hephzi-bah, meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah.
Henrik -  Scandinavian form of Old Norse Heinrikr, meaning "home-ruler."
Heneh - Yiddish form of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace."
Heribert - Old High German name composed of the elements hari/heri "army" and berht "bright, famous," hence "bright army."
Heqet - Egyptian name of a frog-headed goddess of fertility, meaning "frog."
Herbert - Modern German form of Old High German Heribert, meaning "bright army." 
Henderson - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Hendry."
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." 
Hermínia - Feminine form of Portuguese Hermínio, meaning "army man."
Heruta - Variant spelling of Hebrew Cheruta, meaning "freedom."
Herodotos - Greek name composed of the elements heros "hero, warrior" and dotos "given to," hence "hero-given."
Hefina - Feminine form of Welsh Hefin, meaning "summer."
Hector -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Eachann, meaning "brown horse."
Henio - Diminutive form of Polish Hendrych and Henryk, meaning "home-ruler."
Heathcliff - Middle English name meaning "aheath near a cliff."
Heather - English name derived from the plant name, meaning "heather."
Hesperus - Variant spelling of Greek Hesperos, meaning "evening." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, one of the gods of the evening star Venus, the other being Eosphoros. They were later combined into one god. His Latin name is Vesperus.
Heilwig - Old High German name composed of the elements heil "healthy, whole" and wig "battle, war," hence "healthy battle maid."
Hesiod - Short form of Greek Hesiodos, possibly meaning "to send song."
Helen - English form of French Hélène, probably meaning "torch." In mythology, this is the name of the most beautiful woman ever to exist whose abduction by Paris caused the Trojan war.
Henrikki - Finnish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Heylel - Hebrew name meaning "light-bringer." In the bible, this is a name for the morning star (Lucifer) and the honorific title of a Babylonian king. Lucifer is the Latin translation of this name.
Hesham - Variant spelling of Arabic Hisham, meaning "generous."
Hefziba -  Variant spelling of English Hephzibah, meaning "she is my desire."
Herbie - English pet form of German Herbert, meaning "bright army."
Heironymus - Latin form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Hermínio - Portuguese form of Latin Hermanus, meaning "army man."
Hermês -  Greek name meaning "of the earth." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Maia. His Roman name is Mercury.
Helénē - Greek name probably derived from the word helénē, meaning "torch." In mythology, this is the name of the most beautiful woman ever to exist whose abduction by Paris caused the Trojan war.
Hêbê - Greek name derived from the word hebos, meaning "young." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of youth.
He - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "lotus," or 2) "river." 
Heimbrecht - Old High German name composed of the elements heim "home" and brecht "bright, illustrious," hence "bright home."
Heinrike - Feminine form of German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heitor - Portuguese form of Latin Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Heleentje - Pet form of Dutch Heleen, probably meaning "torch."
Helfgott - German name composed of the elements helf/hilf "help" and Gott "God," hence "help of God."
Helfried - Contracted form of German Helmfried, meaning "helmet-peace."
Heliodorus - Latin form of Greek Heliodoros, meaning "gift of the sun."
Helje - Danish variant form of Scandinavian Helge, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Helmine - Short form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
Henric - Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrick - Dutch form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henriikka - Feminine form of Finnish Henrikki, meaning "home-ruler."
Henriqueta - Feminine form of Portuguese Henrique, meaning "home-ruler."
Henryka - Feminine form of Polish Henryk, meaning "home-ruler."
Henwyneb - Welsh name meaning "old face."
Henya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chenya, meaning "grace of the Lord."
Hepsie - Pet form of English Hephzibah, meaning "she is my desire."
Herebeorht - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old High German Heribert, meaning "bright army." 
Hereward - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements here "army" and weard "guard," hence "army-guard."
Hereweald - Anglo-Saxon name, composed of the Old English elements here "army" and weald "power, rule," hence "army ruler." 
Herk - English short form of Latin Hercules, meaning "glory of Hera."
Hermanni - Finnish form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." 
Hermia - Feminine form of Latin Hermes, meaning "of the earth." 
Hermocrates - Latin form of Greek Hermokrates, meaning "power of Hermes."
Hermokrates - Ancient Greek name composed of the name of the god Hermes and the word kratos "power," hence "power of Hermes."
Hermolaus - Latin form of Greek Hermolaos, meaning "people of Hermes."
Herodotus - Latin form of Greek Herodotos, meaning "hero-given."
Hersilia - Latin name meaning "delicate, tender." In Roman mythology, this is the name of the wife of Romulus.
Hertha - Variant form of Latin Nerthus, meaning "strong, vigorous." 
Heskovizenako - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "porcupine bear."
Hestia - Greek name meaning "altar, hearth, fireside." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the hearth. Her Roman name is Vesta.
Hevataneo - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "hairy rope."
Hevovitastamiutsto - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "whirlwind."
Heschel - Variant form of Yiddish Hershel, meaning "deer."
Headley - Variant spelling of English Hedley, meaning "heather field."
Hehewuti - Native American Hopi name meaning "warrior mother spirit."
Heraclitus - Variant spelling of Latin Heracleitus, meaning "glory of Hera."
Hester - Medieval Latin form of Persian Esther, meaning "star."
Helmfried - German name composed of the elements helm "helmet" and frid "peace," hence "helmet-peace."
Heinz - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heino - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Hermanus - Latin form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." 
Heiner - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Hercule - French form of Latin Hercules, meaning "glory of Hera."
Heimerich - Variant spelling of Old Middle High German Haimirich, meaning "home-ruler." 
Herrick - German surname transferred to forename use, originally a personal name composed of the elements hari/heri "army" and ric "power," hence "army power."
Hebony - Egyptian name meaning "ebony."
Hephzi-bah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chephtsiy-bahh, meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah.
Herodes - Greek name 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." 
Heine - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Herodias - Feminine form of Greek Herodes ("hero"), meaning "heroic." In the bible, this is the name of the daughter of Aristobulus and granddaughter of Herod the Great.
Herberto - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Herbertus, meaning "bright army."
Heracleitus - Latin form of Greek Herakleitos, meaning "glory of Hera."
Hesperos - Greek name meaning "evening." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, one of the gods of the evening star Venus, the other being Eosphoros. They were later combined into one god. His Latin name is Vesperus.
Hervey - Variant spelling of English Harvey, meaning "battle worthy."
Hepziba -  Variant spelling of English Hepzibah, meaning "she is my desire." 
Helmut - German name composed of the elements helm "helmet, protection" and muot "courage, spirit," hence "helmet-courage."
Heulwen - Welsh name meaning "sunshine."
Hermenegildo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Teutonic Hermingild, meaning "all-giving." 
Hernando - Variant form of Spanish Fernándo, meaning "ardent for peace."
Heikki - Finnish form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Helmuth - Variant spelling of German Helmut, meaning "helmet-courage."
Henrye - Variant spelling of English Henry, meaning "home-ruler."
Henricus - Latin form of German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heliodoros - Greek name composed of the elements helios "sun" and doron "gift," hence "gift of the sun."
Heidrun - Norwegian form of Old Norse Heiðrún, meaning "true rune." 
Heck - English short form of Latin Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Herensuge - Basque legend name of a dragon, meaning "dragon."
Henning - Pet form of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Hekate - Variant form of Greek Hekabe, meaning "worker from far off." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess ofwitchcraft, demons, graves, and the underworld.
Herakleitos - Greek name composed of the name of the goddess Hera and the word kleitos "glory," hence "glory of Hera."
Heike - Frisian unisex pet form of German Heinrike and Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Hemigidius - Latin name meaning "half-god; demigod." 
Hectorina - Feminine form of English Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Helmi - Finnish name meaning "pearl."
Hershel - Pet form of Yiddish Hersh, meaning "deer."
Heledd - Welsh name of a 7th-century semi-legendary princess, possibly derived from Cornish *heyl, meaning "estuary." 
Hermingild - Variant spelling of Teutonic Ermingild, meaning "all-giving."
Hezekiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chizqiyah, meaning "God is my strength." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah and several other characters.
Heron - English bird name meaning simply "heron bird." 
Hemi - Maori form of Late Latin Jacomus, meaning "supplanter."
Henk - Pet form of Dutch Henrick and Hendrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Hektor - Greek name derived from the word ekhein, meaning "defend; hold fast." In mythology, this is the name of the Trojan champion who killed Patroclus and was himself later killed by Achilles. 
Hedwych - Dutch form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hedwig - Variant form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hedvika - Czech form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hedvig - Scandinavian form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
Heddwyn - Modern Welsh name composed of the elements hedd "peace" and (g)wyn "fair, holy, white," hence "holy peace."
Hezron - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chetsrown, meaning "enclosed; surrounded by a wall." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Reuben.
Henrique - Portuguese form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Herschel - Variant spelling of Yiddish Hershel, meaning "deer."
Heinrich - Variant form of Old Middle High German Haimirich, meaning "home-ruler." 
Helin - Estonian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Hephaistos - Greek name said to be pre-Hellenic and of unknown origin, but possibly from the word hepta, 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."
Heiki - Hawaiian form of Swiss Heidi, meaning "noble sort." 
Heckie - Scottish pet form of Latin Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Hengist - Old English name meaning "stallion." In English legend, this is the name of the brother of Horsa, and ruler of Kent. In Arthurian legend, he was killed by Uther Pendragon. 
Heshel - Variant spelling of Yiddish Heschel, meaning "deer."
Hero - Greek name derived form the word hērōs, meaning "hero." In mythology, this is the name of the lover of Leandros (Latin Leander).
Herbertus - Latin form of Old High German Heribert, meaning "bright army." 
Hefeydd - Welsh name of uncertain etymology, possibly from haf, meaning "summer." In Celtic mythology, this is the name of the father of Rhiannon. 
Hefin - Welsh name derived from the word haf, meaning "summer." 
Heriberto - Spanish form of Latin Herbertus, meaning "bright army."
Hesutu - Native American Miwok name meaning "yellow jacket nest rising out of the ground."
Hettie - English pet form of Latin Hester "star" and English Harriet "little home-ruler."
Henye - Variant spelling of Hebrew Henya, meaning "grace of the Lord."
Heleena - Finnish form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Het-heru - Egyptian name composed of the elements hwt "house" and Hr "Horus," hence "house of Horus." In mythology, this is the name of a cow-headed goddess of love.
Herut - Variant spelling of Hebrew Cherut, meaning "freedom."
Herakles - Greek name composed of the name of the goddess Hera and the word kleos "glory," hence "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. 
Hendrick - Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Hermine - Feminine form of German Hermann, meaning "army man."
Hecate - Latin form of Greek Hekate, meaning "worker from faroff." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess ofwitchcraft, demons, graves, and the underworld.
Heracles - Variant spelling of Greek Herakles, meaning "glory of Hera."
Hermolaos - Ancient Greek name composed of the name of the god Hermes and the word laos "people," hence "people of Hermes."
Hetshepsit - Variant spelling of Egyptian Hatshepsut, meaning "foremost of noble women."
Hedeon - Ukrainian form of Russian Gedeon, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Henriques - Portuguese form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Heammawihio - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "wise one above."
Heilwidis - Teutonic name composed of the Germanic elements heil "hale, healthy, sound" and vid/wid "wide," hence "hale-wide; very healthy and sound."
Herleif - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Herleifr, meaning "army descendant." 
Helka - Variant spelling of Icelandic Helga, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Herluin - Norman French name composed of the Germanic elements erl "nobleman, warrior" and wini "friend," hence "noble friend" or "noble warrior."
Hekuba - Variant spelling of Latin Hecuba, meaning "worker from far off."
Hesekiel - Finnish form of Hebrew Yechezqel, meaning "God will strengthen."
Heimo - Variant spelling of German Haimo, meaning "home."
Helier - Latin form of French Alaire, meaning "joyful;happy."
Hevel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Hebel, "breath, breathing." 
Heliodoro - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Heliodorus, meaning "gift of the sun."
Herta - Variant spelling of Latin Hertha, meaning "strong, vigorous."
Hew - Scottish form of Old French Hugues, meaning "heart," "mind," or "spirit." 
Helmfrid - Variant spelling of German Helmfried, meaning "helmet-peace."
Heintje - Pet form of Dutch Hendrika, meaning "home-ruler."
Henoch - Greek form of Hebrew Chanowk, meaning "dedicated" or "initiated." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Cain, and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah.
Hedley - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements hæð "heather" and leah "clearing, field," hence "heather field" or "heather meadow."
Heru - Variant spelling of Egyptian Haru, meaning "falcon." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Isis, a falcon-headed god of the sky.
Heghnar - Armenian name meaning "deer."
Hermogenes - Ancient Greek name composed of the name of the god Hermes and the word genes "born," hence "born of Hermes."
Henbeddestyr - Welsh name meaning "old pedestrian."
Henry - English form of French Henri, meaning "home-ruler."
Herb - English short form of German Herbert, meaning "bright army."
Helge - Scandinavian form of Icelandic Helgi, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Henrieta - Polish form of Latin Henrietta, meaning "little home-ruler."
Hendrika - Feminine form of Dutch Hendrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Heinrikr - Old Norse equivalent of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Henryk - Polish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrietta - Latin form of French Henriette, meaning "little home-ruler."
Henriette - Feminine diminutive form of French Henri, meaning "little home-ruler."
Herkus - Pet form of Lithuanian Henrikas, meaning "home-ruler."
Hendel - Variant form of Yiddish Hende, meaning "favor; grace."
Henrikas - Lithuanian form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Hende - Variant form of Yiddish Heneh, meaning "favor; grace."
Hendrych - Polish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Heng - Chinese unisex name meaning "eternal, permanent."
Hecuba - Latin form of Greek Hekabe, possibly meaning "worker from far off." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Cassandra and Polydorus by Priam.
Hebel - Hebrew name meaning "breath, breathing." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain. Also spelled Hevel.
Hene - Variant spelling of Yiddish Heneh, meaning "favor; grace."
Herleifr - Old Norse name composed of the elements herr "army" and leifr "descendant," hence "army descendant."
Helushka - Native American Winnebago name meaning "fighter."
Helyan - Variant spelling of Welsh Elyan, possibly meaning "second, a moment in time."
Hersh - Yiddish name meaning "deer."
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. 
Henda - Variant spelling of Yiddish Hende, meaning "favor; grace."
Heraclios - A derivative of Greek Herakles, meaning "glory of Hera."
Hemera - Greek name meaning "day." In mythology, this is the name of a primeval goddess of day, the daughter of Erebos and Nyx, and sister-wife of Æther.
Hendrik -  Dutch form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Herleifur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Herleifr, meaning "army descendant." 
Heydar - Persian form of Arabic Haidar, meaning "lion."
Hephziba -  Variant spelling of English Hephzibah, meaning "she is my desire."
Helena - Latin form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Hed - Hebrew unisex name meaning either "shout of joy" or "echo."
Hellen - Variant spelling of English Helen, probably meaning "torch."
Heleen - Dutch form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Hein - Pet form of Dutch Hendrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Hewie - Variant spelling of English Hughie, meaning "heart," "mind," or "spirit." 
Hedy - Pet form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hepzibah -  Variant spelling of English Hephzibah, meaning "she is my desire." 
Helgi - Swedish pet form of Icelandic Helga, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods." Compare with masculine Helgi.
Hekabe - Greek name possibly meaning "worker from far off." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Cassandra and Polydorus by Priam.
Hendry - Scottish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrike - Feminine form of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Hélder - Portuguese name derived from the name of a Dutch town, from Middle Dutch helldinge, meaning "slanting surface."
Hervé - French form of Breton Haerveu, meaning "battle worthy."
Hernán - Short form of Spanish Hernando, meaning "ardent for peace."
Héloïse - Modern form of medieval French Helewise, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound." 
Hebe - Latin form of Greek Hêbê, meaning "young." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of youth.
Heiðrún - Old Norse name composed of the elements heiðr "clear, cloudless; honor" and rún "rune, secret lore," hence "true-rune." In mythology, this is the name of a goat who produced mead for the Einherjar, the spirits of warriors who died in battle.
Hélène - French form of Latin Helena, probably meaning "torch."
Helene -   German form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
He - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "lotus," or 2) "river." 
Hella -   Dialectal variant form of Icelandic Helga, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Heber (greek - Ἔβέρ, Hebrew: עֵבֶר):  Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Éibhear, meaning "bow warrior."
Heike - Frisian unisex pet form of German Heinrike and Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Henna (yiddish - הֶנָא):  Finnish form of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace."
Hera - Latin form of Greek Hêrâ. In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Zeus. Of unknown meaning. She may originally have been a female deity of the Minoan pantheon or of some other unidentifiable pre-Greek people. Her Roman name is Juno, meaning "vital force."
Helgi - Masculine form of Icelandic Helga, from Old Norse heilagr, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods." Compare with feminine Helgi.
Herminia - Feminine form of Spanish Herminio, meaning "army man."
Hellen - Greek name meaning "Greek." In mythology, this is the name of the patriarch of the Hellenes, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, father of Æolus, Xuthus, Dorus, and Ionas, each of whom founded a tribe of Greece and all became known as the Hellenes. 
Heng - Chinese unisex name meaning "eternal, permanent."
Hermes - Latin form of Greek Hermês, meaning "of the earth." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Maia.
Herminio - Spanish form of Latin Hermanus, meaning "army man."
Heulog - Welsh unisex name meaning "sunny."

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