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Names starting with P

Pavlo - Ukrainian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Philomenus - Latin form of Greek Philomenos, meaning "friend of ease."
Phile - Feminine form of Greek Philon, meaning "to love."
Petre - Romanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pentti - Finnish form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Paroh - Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "great house." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Paora - Maori form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Piera - Feminine form of Italian Piero, meaning "rock, stone."
Primrose - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin prima rosa, meaning "first rose." 
Pekahiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Peqachyah, meaning "Jehovah sees" or "whose eyes Jehovah opened." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Samaria, the son of king Menahem.
Padma - Hindi unisex name meaning "lotus flower."
Phtha - Greek form of Egyptian Ptah, meaning "opener (of the mouth)."
Pankratii - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Prudenzio - Italian form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Phyllidos - Masculine form of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Pris - English short form of Roman Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Philbert - Variant spelling of French Philibert, meaning "very bright."
Prasad - Hindi name meaning "offering to God."
Phallas - Greek name meaning "stallion." This was the name of a horse belonging to Heraclios.
Pietrina - Feminine form of Italian Pietro, meaning "rock, stone."
Phyllis - Feminine form of Greek Phyllidos, meaning "foliage." In mythology, this is the name of a girl who killed herself over love and was transformed into an almond tree, meaning "foliage."
Peers - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
Patricia - Feminine form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Padmavati - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and vati "resembling," hence "resembles a lotus flower."
Pocahontas - Native American Algonquin name meaning "she is playful."
Plamen - Bulgarian name derived from Slavic plam, meaning "fire, flame." In use by the Romani.
Peninna - Anglicized form of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Paola - Feminine form of Italian Paolo, meaning "small."
Philetus - Latin form of Greek Philetos, meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.
Phestos - Greek form of Latin Festus, meaning "festival." In the bible, this is the name of the successor of Felix, the procurator of Judea who refused to bow to the pressure of the Jews who wanted him to condemn St. Paul to death for preaching. 
Purnima - Hindi name meaning "full moon."
Pyry - Finnish name meaning "blizzard, snowstorm."
Portumnus - Variant form of Roman Portunus, meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.
Prissy - English pet form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Pearlie - Pet form of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Piran - Proto-Celtic form of Irish Ciarán, meaning "little black one." In use by the Cornish.
Paden - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Páidín, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Pancratius - Latin form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Patli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"medicine."
Pich - Cambodian Khmer unisex name meaning "diamond."
Pavel - Czech and Russian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Philomenos - Supposedly another spelling for Greek Philomelos, meaning "friend of ease."
Pytheos - Variant spelling of Greek Pythios, possibly meaning "to rot." 
Panahasi - Egyptian name meaning "the barbarian."
Paschal - Variant spelling of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pace - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the French personal name Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pali -  Possibly a Romani form of Hungarian P�l, meaning "small."
Paulos - Greek form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.
Peter -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Pàdraig, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pádraig - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Patraicc, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Paol - Breton form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Phelan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Faolán, meaning "little wolf."
Phinehas - Anglicized form of Hebrew Piynechac, a form of Egyptian Panhsj ("the Nubian"), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning "mouth of brass." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Eleazar. 
Pythagoras - Greek name composed of the name Pythios "python" and the word agora "market," hence "python market."
Polykarpos - Greek name composed of the elements polys "much" and karpos "fruit," hence "fruitful."
Pipra - Esperanto name meaning "peppery."
Pololena - Hawaiian form of English/French Florence, meaning "blossoming."
Poloma - Native American Choctaw name meaning "bow."
Pier - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Paise - Short form of English unisex Paisley, meaning "church." 
Paca - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Pia - Feminine form of Latin Pius, meaning "pious."
Pompilius - Probably a derivative of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pompeo - Italian form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Plêionê - Greek name meaning "more, plenty." In mythology, this is the name of the Okeanid nymph wife of Atlas.
Petteri - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Pelagia - Feminine form of Greek Pelagios, meaning "of the sea."
Peterkin - Pet form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Peggie - Variant spelling of English Peggy, meaning "pearl."
Peio - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pankratios - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and kratos "power," hence "all power."
Paige - Feminine form of English unisex Page, meaning "page; young servant."
Pelagius - Latin form of Greek Pelagios, meaning "of the sea."
Peace - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "peace." 
Paramonus - Latin form of Greek Paramonos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Ptolemaeus - Latin form of Greek Ptolemaios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Polyxena - Latin form of Greek Polyxene, meaning "very foreign" or "very hospitable (esp. to foreigners)." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Priam and Hecuba.
Piaras - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Philomela - Greek name composed of the elements philos "dear, sweet" and melos "song," usually rendered "sweet singer; nightingale." In mythology, this is the name of a princess who was raped and had her tongue cut out.
Pearl - English gem name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin perla, meaning "pearl." The pearl is the birthstone for the month of June.
Peadar - Gaelic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pearce - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
Pachua - Native American Hopi name meaning "feathered water snake."
Pauwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "witch."
Piritta - Finnish form of Latin Brigitta, meaning "exalted one."
Peg - Short form of English Peggy, meaning "pearl."
Piety - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "piety."
Philon - Greek name derived from the word phileo, meaning "to love."
Peeter - Estonian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Priamos - Greek name, possibly derived from the Luwian compound priimuua, meaning "exceptionally courageous." Luwian is closely related to Hittite. In mythology, this is the name of a king of Troy.
Prince - English name derived from the title, prince, from Latin princeps, meaning "chief, first." 
Princess - English name derived from the title, itself from Old French princesse, a feminine form of Prince, meaning "chief, first."
Phaidra - Greek name derived from the word phaidros, meaning "bright." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Theseus who fell in love with her stepson Hippolytos.
Pisti - Pet form of Hungarian István, meaning "crowned."
Prapion - Armenian name meaning "tube rose."
Pru - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Panteleimon - Greek name composed of the elements panta "all" and eleos "mercy," hence "all-merciful."
Palmira - Feminine form of Italian Palmiro, meaning "pilgrim." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Peninah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Pholos - Greek name meaning "of the cave" or "of the den." In mythology, this is the name of a wise centaur. He was a friend of Hercules who accidentally poisoned him; he surrendered his immortality to be rid of the agony of the poison.
Phillip - Variant spelling of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Peder - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Philemon - Greek name meaning "affectionate." In the bible, this is the name of an apostle to whom Paul sent a letter from prison. In mythology, this is the name of the husband of Baucis. They were the only couple in Tyana who were hospitable to the disguised gods Zeus and Hermes. 
Pythius - Latin form of Greek Pythios, possibly meaning "to rot." In mythology, this is the name of a serpent killed by Apollo near Delphi. The name then became one of his epithets.
Pietari - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Peta -   Feminine form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Philotheus - Latin form of Greek Philotheos, meaning "friend of God" or "loves God."
Pulan - Chamoru name meaning "moon."
Prabhu - Hindi name meaning "creator; powerful."
Pleasant - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "pleasant."
Pio - Italian and Portuguese form of Latin Pius, meaning "pious."
Philis - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Pyotr - Russian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Plouton - Greek name derived from the word ploutos, meaning "wealth." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the underworld. 
Predrag - Serbian name, probably composed of the Slavic elements prid "foremost, leading" and drag "dear, precious," hence "most precious one." 
Palu - Variant spelling of English Pallu, meaning "distinguished."
Polikwaptiwa - Native American Hopi name meaning "butterfly sitting on a flower."
Porsche - German form of Roman Latin Porcius, meaning "pig." A moon of Uranus was given this name.
Pina - Short form of Italian names ending with -pina.
Penney - Variant spelling of English Penny, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Paki - African Xhosa and Egyptian name meaning "witness."
Pitambar - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements pita "yellow" and ambara "garment," hence "yellow garment."
Phillipa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Philippa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Patience - A Christian virtue name, derived from the English vocabulary word, patience, from Latin pati, meaning "to suffer." The Puritans considered it virtuous "to suffer" misfortune and persecution without complaint or loss of faith. 
Purushottam - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements purusa "man" and uttama "highest," hence "highest man."
Priya - Hindi name meaning "beloved."
Plato - Latin form of Greek Platon, meaning "broad, flat; plateau." This is the name of a famous philosopher, and the name of a crater on the moon which was named after him.
Prakash - Hindi name meaning "light."
Pradeep - Hindi name meaning "shine."
Patrikios - Greek form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Panos - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Pierina - Pet form of Italian Piera, meaning "rock, stone."
Patya - Pet form of Russian Ipati, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Procopius - Latin form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Philyra - Latin form of Greek Philyre, meaning "linden tree; lime tree." In mythology, this is the name of an Ocean nymph of Mount Pelion who mothered the centaur Chiron by Cronus.
Poseidôn - Greek name probably derived from pósis, meaning "lord, husband." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea, known as the "earth-shaker." He is equated with Roman Neptune. 
Pallav - Hindi name meaning "budding leaf."
Photios - Greek name derived from the element phos, meaning "light."
Phrixus - Latin form of Greek Phrixos, meaning "the ripple of water in wind; the shivering of skin from fear." In mythology, this is the name of the twin brother of Helle. The twins were children of Athamus and Nephele.
Pari - Persian name meaning "fairy."
Phineas - Variant spelling of English Phinehas, meaning "mouth of brass." 
Pilatos - Greek name, possibly meaning "armed with a javelin or pilum," or perhaps contracted from pileatus, meaning "wearing the felt cap." Either way, like Torquatus, the name describes the badge of a slave. In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the fifth (or sixth) Procurator of the Roman emperor in Judea and Samaria. Although he saw that Jesus was innocent, he feared that the Jews would bring an accusation against him before Cæsar for the wrongs he had done them, so he delivered him up to be crucified.
Prabhat - Hindi name meaning "dawn."
Panagiotakis - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Pratap - Hindi name meaning "dignity, majesty."
Pëllumb - Albanian name meaning "dove."
Porphyrios - Greek name derived from the word porphyra, meaning "purple."
Pramod - Hindi name meaning "happiness, joy."
Prue - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Pitti -  Possibly a Romani form ofHungarian Peti, meaning "rock; stone."
Polycarp - Short form of Latin Polycarpus, meaning "fruitful."
Pollyanna - English compound name composed of Polly "obstinate, rebellious" and Anna "favor, grace."
Pista - Pet form of Hungarian István, meaning "crowned."
Petter - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Pele - Hawaiian myth name of the goddess of dance, fire, lightning, violence, and volcanoes, meaning "lava." She is said to sometimes appear to people, resembling either a beautiful young woman or a frail old woman. Signs of her presence are fine golden strands of volcanic glass said to be her hair, or droplets of lava said to be her tears.
Pelagios - Greek name derived from the word pelagos ("the sea"), meaning "of the sea."
Petri -   Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Piynechac - Hebrew form of Egyptian Panhsj ("the Nubian"), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning "mouth of brass." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Eleazar. 
Pauli - Feminine form of Basque Paulin, meaning "small."
Pearle - Variant spelling of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Papak - Variant spelling of Persian Babak, meaning "little father."
Polina - Short form of Russian Apollinariya, meaning "of Apollo."
Pius - Roman Latin name meaning "pious."
Prasanna - Hindi name meaning "pleased."
Piripi - Maori form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Pharaoh - Anglicized form of Greek Pharao ("his nakedness") and Hebrew Paroh ("great house"). In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Peli - Basque form of Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Papan - Nahuatl name meaning "flag."
Placida - Feminine form of Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Phuc - South Vietnamese name meaning "blessings, luck."
Pallu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Phrona - English short form of Greek Sophronia, meaning "self-controlled."
Philetos - Greek name meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.
Palluw - Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Pourasdan - Armenian name meaning "flower garden."
Pridbjørn - Old Danish name composed of the Old Norse elements prýðr "magnificent, stately" and bjørn "bear," hence "magnificent bear." Equated with Slavic Pridbor.
Paniwi - Egyptian name meaning "the bringer."
Paolino - Italian form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Pengfei - Chinese name meaning "flight of the roc."
Pinchas - Variant spelling of Hebrew Piynechac, a form of Egyptian Panhsj ("the Nubian"), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning "mouth of brass." 
Phelim - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "hospitable."
Placide - French form of Latin Placida, meaning "calm, placid."
Primula - English name derived from Latin prima, meaning "first, prime."
Pahana - Native American Hopi name meaning "lost white brother."
Posey - Variant spelling of English Posy, meaning both "bouquet, flower" and "(God) shall add (another son)."
Pyrrhus - Latin form of Greek Pyrrhos, meaning "flame-like." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Achilles. He was also known as Neoptolemus. 
Phil - Short form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Piroska - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Prisca, meaning "ancient."
Priscila - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Persis - Greek name meaning "Persian woman." In the bible, this is the name of a Christian woman mentioned by Paul in his epistle to the Romans.
Paulius - Lithuanian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Purva - Hindi name meaning "east."
Peng - Chinese name meaning 1) "drum beats" and 2) "roc (the bird of legend)."
Paracelsus - Latin name meaning "equal to or greater than Celsus."
Phebe - English variant spelling of Greek Phoebe, meaning "shining one."
Prudence - English form of Latin Prudentia, meaning "cautious." This is a virtue name popular with the Puritans. Some others are Charity, Chastity, Faith, Honor, and Hope.
Pholus - Latin form of Greek Pholos, meaning "of the cave" or "of the den." In mythology, this is the name of a wise centaur. He was a friend of Hercules who accidentally poisoned him; he surrendered his immortality to be rid of the agony of the poison.
Psyche - Latin form of Greek Psykhe, meaning "animating spirit." In mythology, this is the name of a mortal princess who was loved by Eros.
Perdita - English name created by Shakespeare, derived from the Latin word perditus, meaning "lost."
Pergrouhi - Armenian name meaning "cheerful."
Peru - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pavils - Latvian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pàislig - Scottish Gaelic name, possibly derived from Late Latin basilica, meaning "church."
Patil - Armenian name meaning "snowflake."
Patariki - Maori form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pharamond - Variant spelling of German Faramond, meaning "journey protection."
Peony - English name derived from the flower name, peony, which was named after the physician god Pæon because the flower was formerly used in medicine. 
Pranciškus - Lithuanian form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Photius - Latin form of Greek Photios, meaning "light."
Phorcys - Latin form of Greek Phorkys, meaning "of the sea." In mythology, this is an old man ruling over the sea; later he is described as a god of the hidden dangers of the deep, a brother of Nereus, and is depicted as a kind of merman.
Paraskeve - Greek name meaning "preparation."
Petronella - Variant spelling of Italian Pietronella, meaning "little rock."
Pavagan - Armenian name meaning "enough."
Pauline - French form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Panagiotis - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and hagios "holy," hence "all-holy."
Penina - Anglicized form of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Pierre - French form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pamphilus - Latin form of Greek Pamphilos, meaning "friend of all."
Plaisance - Old French name meaning "pleasant."
Pauliina - Finnish form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Pallab - Variant spelling of Hindi Pallav, meaning "budding leaf."
Pénélope - French form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Pasha - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Parvana - Persian name meaning "butterfly."
Prem - Hindi name meaning "love."
Pétur - Icelandic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Parwiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
Prabodh - Hindi name meaning "good advice."
Petrina - Pet form of Latin Petra, meaning "rock, stone."
Phorkys - Greek name meaning "of the sea." In mythology, this is an old man ruling over the sea; later he is described as a god of the hidden dangers of the deep, a brother of Nereus, and is depicted as a kind of merman.
Paulene - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Pompiliu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Pompilius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Paramonos - Contracted form of Greek Paramonimos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Pranav - Hindi name meaning "Om," the sacred syllable.
Pheobe - Modern English variant spelling of Latin Phoebe, meaning "shining one."
Pax - Roman myth name of a goddess of peace, derived from the Latin word pax, meaning "peace." Her Greek name is Eirênê.
Phanumas - Thai name meaning "sun."
Pranay - Hindi name meaning "romance."
Pandaros - Variant form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther." In mythology, this is the name of the betrayer of the Greeks who hurled a lance at Menelaus, breaking a solemn oath.
Petronius - Roman name of uncertain derivation but long associated with Latin Petrus (Greek Petros), meaning "rock, stone."
Perla - Italian and Spanish form of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Paulien - Dutch form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Piedad - Spanish name meaning "mercy."
Purdie - Pet form of English Perdita, meaning "lost."
Persephone - Greek name probably composed of the elements persô "person; human being" and phonos "murderer, slayer," hence "person-slayer." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the underworld, a daughter of Zeus and Demeter. Her Roman name is Proserpina.
Pritbor - Wendish form of Slavic Pridbor, meaning "foremost warrior." 
Prokopy - Variant spelling of Russian Prokopiy, meaning "advance, progress."
Paulus - Roman Latin family name derived from a byname meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.
Pantaleon - Latin form of Greek Panteleimon, meaning "all-merciful." 
Paulette - Pet form of French Paule, meaning "small."
Padmini - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and ini "having," hence "possesses lotus flowers."
Pene - English short form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Philogea - Greek name meaning "lover of the Earth." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the Sun.
Parvin - Persian name derived from the word for "the Pleiades."
Phong - Vietnamese name meaning "wind."
Pushpa - Hindi name meaning "flower."
Prabhakar - Hindi name meaning "light-maker; sun." 
Paolo - Italian form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Portia - English Shakespeare character name derived from Roman Latin Porcius, meaning "pig." A moon of Uranus was given this name.
Pleasance - English form of Old French Plaisance, meaning "pleasant."
Pepe -   Diminutive form of Italian Giuseppe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Parry -   Variant spelling of English Perry, meaning "wanderer."
Pratibha - Hindi name meaning "talented."
Pippin - English variant of French Pépin, meaning "seed of a fruit."
Pat - English unisex short form of English Patrick and Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pamela - English name created by Sir Philip Sidney for his 1590 poem "Arcadia." It is composed of the Greek elements pan "all" and meli "honey," hence "all honey."
Poncio - Spanish form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
Phosphoros - Greek name meaning "bearer of light." In mythology, this is the name of the personification of the planet Venus. He is also called Eosphoros.
Poornima - Variant spelling of Hindi Purnima, meaning "full moon."
Parveen - Hindi form of Persian Parvin, meaning "the Pleiades."
Phrixos - Greek name derived from the word phrix, meaning "the ripple of water in wind; the shivering of skin from fear." In mythology, this is the name of the twin brother of Helle. The twins were children of Athamus and Nephele.
Piruz - Persian name meaning "victorious."
Proserpina - Roman form of Greek Persephone ("person-slayer"), derived from Latin proserpere, meaning "to emerge." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Ceres and Jupiter. 
Pratima - Hindi name meaning "idol, statue." 
Primitiva - Feminine form of Roman Latin Primitivus, meaning "first-formed."
Pascaline - Pet form of French Pascale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Phaedra - Latin form of Greek Phaidra, meaning "bright." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Theseus who fell in love with her stepson Hippolytos.
Paramonimos - Ancient Greek name possibly derived from the word paramone, meaning "constant, enduring," or composed of para "beside, beyond" and the name Monimos "to be favorable, pleasing." In ancient Greece there was a slave contract known as the paramone; though of limited duration, it was the most restrictive type of slavery, giving the master absolute rights.
Placidus - Late Latin name meaning "calm, placid."
Pantaleone - Italian form of Latin Pantaleon, meaning "all-merciful."
Palaemon - Latin form of Greek Palaimon, meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Pau - Catalan form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Polona - Short form of Greek Apollonia, meaning "of Apollo." 
Parthenia - In Greek mythology an unnamed river nymph is said to have been the mother of a Trojan hero who fought against the Greeks. She is known only by the title Naias Parthenia, meaning "Naias Nymphe of the River Parthenios (in Paphlagonia, Anatolia)." Parthenia and Parthenios were both derived from the Greek word parthenos, meaning "virgin."
Palasan - Armenian name meaning "balsam."
Pandora - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and doron "gift," hence "all-gift." In mythology, this is the name of the first mortal woman whose curiosity unleashed evil into the world.
Pasqualino - Pet form of Italian Pasquale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pyrois - Greek name meaning "fiery." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the Sun.
Polycarpus - Latin form of Greek Polykarpos, meaning "fruitful."
Philomenes - Perhaps a form of Greek Philomenos, meaning "friend of ease." 
Pilipo - Hawaiian form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Pallas - Greek unisex name derived from the word pallô, meaning "to brandish a weapon." In mythology, this is the name of many characters in Greek mythology: a son of Evander; a giant son of Uranus and Gaia; a Titan son of Crius and Eurybia; the father of the 50 Pallantids; a daughter of Triton; and it is an epithet of Athena. 
Paris - Modern English unisex name derived from the French capital city, Paris, from the name of a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii, who once lived on the site. Compare with strictly masculine Paris.
Pavla - Czech feminine form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Phocas - Latin form of Greek Phokas, meaning "seal," the mammal.
Philomelos - Greek name meaning "friend of ease." In mythology, this is the name of a minor demi-god. 
Perlita - Pet form of Italian/Spanish Perla, meaning "pearl."
Polymnia - Greek name composed of the elements polys "much" and hymnos "hymn, song," hence "very musical" or "many hymns." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of dance and sacred hymns. 
Pythis - Contracted form of Greek Pythias, possibly meaning "to rot." This was the name of a noted Greek architect who constructed the temple of Athena at Priene.
Pirjo - Pet form of Finnish Piritta, meaning "exalted one."
Parthalán - Irish Gaelic legend name, thought by some to have been derived from Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." As the legend goes, this name belonged to an early invader of Ireland who was the first to arrive on those shores after the biblical flood.
Pasi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small." 
Perparim - Albanian name derived from the word përparim, meaning "progress."
Phanês - Orphic myth name of the first God to appear at the beginning of creation, derived from the Greek word phaino, meaning "bring to light; make appear." According to Orphic tradition, he passed the scepter of kingship to his only child, Nyx, who passed it on to Ouranos from whom it was seized by Kronos and finally by Zeus who devoured Phanes in order to obtain his primal powers. He has been described as a golden-winged hermaphrodite. 
Pascoal - Portuguese form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Primo - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Phemie - Short form of English Euphemie, meaning "Well I speak."
Panoptes - Greek name meaning "all-eyed." In mythology, this is an epithet of the giant Argos.
Paulino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Pons - French form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
Philo - English and German name derived from Greek Philon, meaning "to love." Also used as a short form of other names beginning with Philo-.
Pól - Irish form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pêrô - Greek name meaning "disabled, lame." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Neleus and Chloris.
Pépin - Old French name, possibly derived from the word pepin/pipin, meaning "seed of a fruit."
Päivä - Finnish name meaning "day."
Päivi - Variant spelling of Finnish Päivä, meaning "day."
Páll - Icelandic form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pála - Feminine form of Icelandic Páll, meaning "small."
Páidín - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic P�draig, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Pádraigín - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Pàrlan - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Pál - Hungarian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Prôteus - Greek name derived from the word protos, meaning "of the first." In mythology, this is the sea god Homer called the "Old Man of the Sea." Some equate him with the Phoenician sea-god Milk-qart.
Promêtheus - Greek name derived from the word promethes, meaning "foresight." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan who was punished by Zeus for stealing fire to give to mankind.
Primož - Slovene form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Predbjørn - Modern form of Old Danish Pridbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear." 
Plácido - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Parthenopê - Greek name composed of the elements parthenos "virgin" and ops "voice," hence "virgin voice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Sirens.
Paidí - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Peizhi - Chinese name meaning "admiring iris."
Pompeius - Roman name possibly derived from the Latin word pompa, from Greek pompe, meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Prochorus - Latin form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance." In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons chosen by the church at Jerusalem.
Pryderi - Welsh myth name the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon, meaning "care, worry."
Pryce - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from ap Rhys, meaning "son of Rhys."
Premislas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Pilvi - Finnish name meaning "cloud."
Piero - Italian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Philomel - Short form of Greek Philomela, meaning "sweet singer; nightingale."
Phillis - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Phillida - Variant spelling of Greek Phyllida, meaning "foliage." In use by the English.
Philippine - Feminine form of French Philippe, meaning "lover of horses."
Petrus - Latin form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Phyllida - Feminine form of Greek Phyllidos, meaning "foliage." In use by the English.
Pythios - Greek name, possibly derived from the word pythein, meaning "to rot." In mythology, this is the name of a serpent killed by Apollo near Delphi. The name then became one of his epithets.
Pyrros - Variant spelling of Greek Pyrrhos, meaning "flame-like." 
Przemko - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker."
Przemek - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker." 
Petras - Lithuanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pedr - Welsh form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pyrrhos - Greek name meaning "flame-like." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Achilles. He is also known as Neoptolemus. 
Philandros - Greek name derived from the word philandros, meaning "with love for people." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Apollo and the nymph Acacallis.
Paquita - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Pertti - Short form of Finnish Alpertti "bright nobility" and Roopertti "famous."
Prochoros - Greek name meaning "leader of the dance." In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons chosen by the church at Jerusalem.
Philomena - This is the name of a virgin martyr of the Roman Catholic Church, said to have been a Greek princess who was tortured and finally decapitated in the 4th century. Her name was dropped from the calendar of saints in 1961. It is probably a feminine form of Greek Philomenos, meaning "friend of ease." 
Paddy - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Paidí, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Petar - Bulgarian and Croatian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pivane - Native American Hopi name meaning "weasel."
Praxiteles - Greek name composed of the elements praxis "action, exercise, practice," and telos "aim, goal."
Porter - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "doorkeeper."
Penka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Penko, meaning "rock, stone."
Pesha - Romani form of Russian Pasha, meaning "small."
Pamphilos - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and philos "friend," hence "friend of all."
Pakpao - Thai name derived from the name of a type of fighter-kite, meaning "female fighter-kite." Kite-fighting is a sport that has been played by Thai kings throughout history, and the battle between the male Chula kite and female Pakpao kite is the highlight of the game. 
Pepita - Feminine form of Spanish Pepito, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Percy - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman French baronial name derived from the Gallo-Roman personal name Persius (probably meaning "soldier"), but reanalyzed as a compound of Old French perce(r) "pierced" and haie "hedge," hence "pierced hedge." The name is often used as a pet form of Percival, meaning "pierced valley."
Parzival - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Paquito - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Phelix - Greek form of Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky." In the bible, this is the name of a Roman procurator of Judea.
Philippina - Anglicized form of Spanish Felipina, meaning "lover of horses."
Paulinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Peigi - Pet form of Scottish Maighread, meaning "pearl."
Pancho - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Praskoviya - Russian form of Greek Paraskeve, meaning "preparation."
Prokris - Greek name, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Prokhor - Russian form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance."
Proinsias - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Procris - Latin form of Greek Prokris, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Philipa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Perpetua - Spanish name, derived from Latin perpetuus, meaning "everlasting."
Pansy - English name derived from the flower name, from the Old French word pensee, meaning "thought."
Persius - Gallo-Roman form of Greek Perseus, probably meaning "soldier."
Perikles - Greek name composed of the elements peri "around" and kleos "glory," hence "surrounded by glory."
Phrenicos - Greek name meaning "intelligent." This is the name of the horse of Hiero of Syracuse that won the Olympic prize for single horses in the seventy-third Olympiad.
Puengi - Chamoru name meaning "night."
Prema - Feminine form of Hindi Prem, meaning "love."
Phawta - Thai name meaning "pleasing to the eye."
Poldi -   Pet form of German Luitpold, meaning "people-bold."
Prokopiy - Russian form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Piia - Finnish form of Latin Pia, meaning "pious."
Parzifal - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Philokrates - Greek name composed of the elements philos "friend" and kratos "power," hence "friend of power" or "to love power."
Pitivo -  Possibly a pet form of Romani Pitti, meaning "rock; stone."
Paavali - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Petr - Czech form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Priscus - Roman family name, meaning "ancient."
Pranvera - Albanian name meaning "spring."
Paco - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Pernilla - Swedish form of Roman Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Pherenike - Greek name composed of the elements pherein "to bring" and nike "victory," hence "bringer of victory." 
Paian - Variant spelling of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." 
Petya - Pet form of Russian Pyotr, meaning "rock, stone."
Paulina - Feminine form of Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Pierrette - Feminine form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Primus - Late Latin name meaning "first."
Peppi - Pet form of Spanish Perpetua, meaning "everlasting."
Posie - Variant spelling of English Posy, meaning both "bouquet, flower" and "(God) shall add (another son)."
Placid - English name derived from Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Patrizio - Italian form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pascuala - Feminine form of Spanish Pascual, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Petronilla - Diminutive form of Roman Latin Petronia, meaning "little rock."
Patroclus - Latin form of Greek Patroklos, meaning "glory of the father." In mythology, this is the name of the best friend of Achilles. Both were heroes who fought against the Trojans.
Paion - Greek name meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.
Punka -  Probably a Romani form ofBulgarian Penko, meaning "rock; stone."
Panfilo - Italian form of Latin Pamphilus, meaning "friend of all."
Ptah - Egyptian name meaning "opener (of the mouth)." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the primordial mound known as the Ta-tenen ("risen land"). He was the god who spoke the universe into being.
Pernille - Danish form of Roman Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Paulin - Basque form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pridbor - Slavic name composed of the elements prid "first, foremost" and bor "battle," hence "foremost warrior."
Phaeton - Greek name meaning "the shining one." In mythology, this is the name of one of the steeds of Aurora. The other is Abrax.
Prudencio - Spanish form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Pomona - Roman name derived from Latin pomus, meaning "fruit tree." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fruit trees.
Pietronella - Italian form of Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Pierce - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
Philander - English name derived from Latin Philandrus, meaning "with love for people. 
Pozne - Basque name meaning "happiness."
Paloma - Spanish name meaning "dove, pigeon."
Pythias - Greek name, possibly related to the word pythein, meaning "to rot." In Greek legend, this is the name of a friend of Damon.
Paaie - Manx form of Scottish Peigi, meaning "pearl."
Prospero - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful." Shakespeare used this name in his play "The Tempest."
Pellegrino - Italian form of Latin Peregrinus, meaning "wanderer."
Photine - Greek name derived from the word phos, meaning "light."
Pompey - English form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Perrin - Pet form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Peronel - Medieval English contracted form of Roman Latin Petronel, meaning "little rock."
Phirun - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "rain."
Parris - Variant spelling of English unisex Paris, a modern name derived from the French capital city, Paris, from the name of a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii, who once lived on the site. 
Pneuma - English name derived from Greek pneuma, meaning "breath," or, metaphorically, a non-material being or influence, i.e. "spirit."
Price - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Middle English element pris, meaning "price" or "prize." 
Pavati - Native American Hopi name meaning "clear water."
Pontius - Latin name meaning "of the sea; seaman." In the bible, this was the first name of the Prefect of the Roman province of Judea, Pontius Pilate.
Posy -   English name derived from the flower name which originally meant "a line of verse engraved on the inner surface of a ring," but later acquired the meaning "bouquet, flower."
Posala - Native American Miwok name meaning "farewell to spring flowers."
Pirkitta - Finnish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Piers - Middle English form of French Pierres, meaning "rock, stone."
Prudencia - Feminine form of Spanish Prudencio, meaning "cautious."
Pizkunde - Basque name meaning "resurrection."
Posidonios - Variant spelling of Greek Poseidonios, meaning "of Poseidon."
Patsy - English unisex name meaning "patrician; of noble birth." It is a pet form of both English Patrick and Latin Patricia. 
Piet - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pontus -   Latin form of Greek Pontos, meaning "sea." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea, the father of Nereus, Phorkys, and other sea-gods.
Pankratiy - Russian form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Perlie - Variant spelling of English Pearlie, meaning "pearl."
Peti - Pet form of Hungarian Péter, meaning "rock, stone."
Phoinix - Greek name derived from the word phoinix, meaning "crimson." In mythology, this is the name of an immortal bird who would rise from its own ashes after being consumed by fire every 500 years.
Pules - Native American Algonquin name meaning "pigeon."
Ptolema - Feminine form of Greek Ptolemy, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Portunus - Roman name meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.
Polly -  Alternate form of English Molly, "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." The reason for the change from "M" to "P" is not known.
Penny - English pet form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Paylag - Armenian name meaning "lightning."
Pam - Short form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Perle - Yiddish name meaning "pearl."
Patrizia - Feminine form of Italian Patrizio, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pere - Catalan form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Polydeukes - Greek name composed of the elements polys "much" and deukes "sweet," hence "very sweet." In mythology, Castor ("beaver") and Pollux are the twin sons of Leda and are known as the Gemini twins.
Pika - Hawaiian form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Porcius - Roman family name, meaning "pig."
Phoibe - Greek name meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is the name of a Titan goddess of bright intellect.
Phailin - Thai name meaning "sapphire."
Pantzeska - Basque form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Philotheos - Greek name composed of the elements philos "friend" and theos "god," hence "friend of God" or "loves God."
Paul - English and French form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.
Pantera - Latin form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Petro - Ukrainian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Peregrine - English name derived from Latin Peregrinus, meaning "wanderer."
Pavlina - Pet form of Czech Pavla, meaning "small."
Perttu - Finnish form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Pip - Pet form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Pierres - Older form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Punita - Hindi name meaning "holy, pure."
Petunia - English name derived from the flower name, from French petun, an obsolete word for the tobacco plant.
Piper - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from Middle English pipere, meaning "pipe-player."
Phyliss - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Patty - English pet form of Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Phueng - Thai name meaning "bee."
Prosper - English name derived from Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful."
Preben - Contracted form of Danish Predbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear."
Patxi - Pet form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French." 
Padrig - Breton and Welsh form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Peninnah - Hebrew name meaning "coral" or "pearl." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Elkanah. 
Pattie - Variant spelling of English Patty, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paisley - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Pàislig, possibly meaning "church."
Pablo - Spanish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Parviz - Persian name meaning "fortunate."
Pen - English short form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Petula - Possibly an English Christian coinage derived from Latin petulare, meaning "to ask," hence "supplicant."
Peni - Hawaiian form of English Ben (Benedict), meaning "blessed."
Phallu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Pan - Greek name derived from the word pa-on, meaning "herdsman." In mythology, this is the name of a god of shepherds and flocks, who had the horns, hindquarters and legs of a goat.
Piri - Pet form of Hungarian Piroska, meaning "ancient."
Panayiotis - Variant spelling of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Pancras - Medieval English name derived from Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Prasutagus -  Celtic name of a king of the Iceni and husband of Boudica. 
Philandrus - Latin form of Greek Philandros, meaning "with love for people." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Apollo and the nymph Acacallis.
Pahath-moab - Anglicized form of Hebrew Pachath-mowab, meaning "governor of Moab" and "pit of Moab." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of Babylonian exiles, and the name of the father of Hashub. 
Pompeia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Petronia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Petronius, meaning "rock, stone."
Paavo - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Palaimon - Greek name meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Patrick - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent." 
Prunella - English name composed of Latin pruna "plum" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prune."
Pim - Pet form of Dutch Willem, meaning "will-helmet."
Ptolemy - Short form of Greek Ptolemaios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Pancrazio - Italian form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Panhsj - Egyptian name meaning "the Nubian," i.e. "dark-complexioned."
Powwaw - Native American Algonquin name meaning "priest."
Pedro - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pensri - Thai name meaning "beauty and goodness of the moon."
Pellervo - Finnish unisex name meaning "field." It is another name for the harvest god Sampsa.
Palmer - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Latin palma, meaning "palm tree." Before it was a surname, Palmer was an old byname for "a pilgrim," someone who had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and brought back a palm branch as proof that they had actually been there.
Ptaysanwee - Native American Sioux name meaning "white buffalo."
Pehr - Swedish pet form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pilib - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses."
Pontos - Greek name meaning "sea." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea, the father of Nereus, Phorkys, and other sea-gods.
Philippos - Greek name composed of the elements phil "love" and hippos "horse," hence "lover of horses." In the bible, this is the name of one of the 12 apostles of Jesus, and several other characters.
Pelageya - Russian form of Greek Pelagia, meaning "of the sea."
Pontios - Greek form of Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman." In the bible, this was the first name of the Prefect of the Roman province of Judea, Pontius Pilate.
Penko - Bulgarian pet form of Bulgarian/Croatian Petar, meaning "rock, stone."
Polydeuces - Latin form of Greek Polydeukes, meaning "very sweet." In mythology, Castor ("beaver") and Pollux are the twin sons of Jupiter and Leda and are known as the Dioskouroi ("boys of Zeus") and the Gemini twins.
Perseus - Greek myth name of the founder of Mycenae and the hero who killed the half-mortal gorgon Medusa. If Greek, the first element of the name might have derived from the word pertho, meaning "to sack, to destroy." And according to Carl Daling Buck in his Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, the -eus suffix found in so many Greek names is typically used to form an agent noun. If so, Perseus was a "destroyer" by profession, i.e. a "soldier," which is a fitting name for this legendary hero. 
Parvati - Hindi myth name of a wife of Shiva, meaning "she of the mountains."
Prosperus - Latin name meaning "fortunate, successful."
Pilar - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María del Pilar "Mary of the Pillar," hence "pillar."
Pantxike - Feminine form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French."
Palmiro - Italian name derived from Latin palma, meaning "palm tree." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Petsha -  Possibly a variation ofBasque Patxi, meaning "French." 
Parvaiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
Pietro - Italian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Petrona - Spanish feminine form of Roman Latin Petronius, meaning "rock, stone."
Prabodhan - Hindi name meaning "knowledge."
Panagiota - Feminine form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Phassakorn - Thai name meaning "sun."
Pen-chan - Thai name meaning "full moon."
Porphyry - Short form of Latin Porphyrius, meaning "purple."
Piotr - Polish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Phaidros - Greek name derived from the word phaidros, meaning "bright."
Poppy - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin papaver, which may be a reduplication of the base *pap-, meaning "to swell." 
Papina - Native American Miwok name meaning "vine growing around an oak tree."
Phortounatos - Greek form of Latin Fortunatus, meaning "fortunate; happy; well freighted." In the bible, this is the name of a man who, along with Achaicus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again.
Porphyrius - Latin form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."
Puenthai - Thai name meaning "gun."
Patrycja - Feminine form of Polish Patryk, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Primitivus - Roman name meaning "first-formed."
Parth - Short form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Publius - Roman name meaning "public."
Pino -   Italian and Spanish name derived from the word pino, meaning "pine tree." 
Phuoc - North Vietnamese form of Phuc, meaning "blessings, luck."
Polyxene - Greek name composed of the elements polys "much" and xenoi "hospitable (esp. to foreigners)," hence "very foreign" or "very hospitable (esp. to foreigners)." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Priam and Hecuba.
Patraicc - Old Irish Gaelic name derived from Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Phobos - Greek name meaning "fear." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Ares. It is also the name of a moon of Mars.
Ploutarchos - Greek name composed of the elements ploutos "riches, wealth" and arche "origin, source," hence "source of wealth."
Porfirio - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."
Patroklos - Greek name composed of the elements patros "of the father" and kleos "glory," hence "glory of the father." In mythology, this is the name of the best friend of Achilles. Both were heroes who fought against the Trojans.
Pasco - Cornish form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascual - Spanish form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascale - Feminine form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Patricius - Latin name meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Panpoxa - Basque name meaning "beautiful."
Parounag - Armenian name meaning "grateful."
Philip -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "hospitable."
Pouregh - Armenian name meaning "crystal."
Pasqualina - Feminine form of Italian Pasqualino, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Plinio - Italian form of Roman Plinius, of unknown meaning. In use by the Portuguese and Spanish.
Peregrinus - Latin name meaning "wanderer."
Pjeter - Albanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Paride - Italian form of Greek Paris, probably meaning "wager." 
Prudentius - Late Latin name derived from the word prudens, meaning "cautious."
Petranella - English variant spelling of Italian Petronella, meaning "little rock."
Pliny - From the Roman family name Plinius, of unknown meaning.
Pinar - Turkish name meaning "spring."
Paule - French feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Philippe - French form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Proserpine - Variant spelling of Roman Proserpina, meaning "to emerge."
Proinnteach - Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements proinn "banquet" and teach "hall, house," denoting a "generous person." 
Phaedrus - Latin form of Greek Phaidros, meaning "bright."
Papillion - French name derived from the word papillon, meaning "butterfly."
Panni - Pet form of Hungarian Anikó, meaning "favor; grace."
Patrik - Czech and Hungarian form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Paderau - Welsh unisex name meaning "beads; rosary."
Praxis - Greek name meaning "practice," "exercise," or"action."
Ping - Chinese name meaning "stable."
Petruso - Ukrainian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Pastora - Feminine form of Spanish Pastor, meaning "shepherd."
Ptolemaios - Greek name derived from the word polemeios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Premyslas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Psykhe - Greek name derived from the word psykhe ("soul, mind, spirit, breath, life"), meaning "animating spirit." In mythology, this is the name of a mortal princess who was loved by Eros.
Phyllidis - Latin form of Greek Phyllidos, meaning "foliage."
Prek - Albanian name meaning "touch."
Phairoh - Thai name meaning "sweet and pleasant sounding."
Pinja - Estonian name derived from the word piinia, meaning "pine tree."
Polonija - Short form of Slovene Apolonija, meaning "of Apollo."
Phoebe - Latin form of Greek Phoibe, meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is the name of a Titan goddess of bright intellect.
Posidonius - Latin form of Greek Posidonios, meaning "of Poseidon." A crater on the moon was given this name.
Peggy - Pet form of English Peg, meaning "pearl." It is a variant spelling of Meggie, the pet form of Meg. The reason for the change from "M" to "P," which also occurs in Molly and Polly, is not known.
Peronelle - Variant spelling of English Peronel, meaning "little rock."
Plutarchus - Latin form of Greek Ploutarchos, meaning "source of wealth."
Pluto - Latin form of Greek Plouton, meaning "wealth." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the underworld. The planet Pluto was named after him.
Paschalis - Late Latin name derived from the word Pascha, from Hebrew Pesach ("Passover"), hence "Passover; Easter."
Peleke - Hawaiian form of English Frederick, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Pwyll - Welsh myth name of the lord of Dyfed and father of Pryderi, meaning "sense."
Petru - Corsican and Romanian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Patrice - Medieval French form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Pamuya - Native American Hopi name meaning "water moon."
Panya - Egyptian name meaning "mouse."
Patti - Variant spelling of English Pattie, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Petronel - Short form of Italian Petronella, meaning "little rock."
Perceval - Variant spelling of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Philibert - Variant spelling of French Filibert, meaning "very bright."
Pollux - Roman form of Latin Polydeuces (Greek Polydeukes), meaning "very sweet." In mythology, Castor ("beaver") and Pollux are the twin sons of Jupiter and Leda and are known as the Dioskouroi ("boys of Zeus") and the Gemini twins.
Philocrates - Latin form of Greek Philokrates, meaning "friend of power" or "to love power."
Pericles - Latin form of Greek Perikles, meaning "surrounded by glory."
Pavlos - Variant spelling of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pipaluk - Greenlandic name meaning "nurse."
Prudentia - Feminine form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Pollie - Variant spelling of English Polly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Page - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a status name for a young boy who was apprenticed to a knight, hence "page; young servant."
Patricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pete - Short form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Priam - Short form of Greek Priamos, possibly meaning "exceptionally courageous." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Troy.
Paolina - Feminine form of Italian Paolino, meaning "small."
Praise - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "praise," from Old French preisier, from Late Latin preciare, meaning "price," hence "to value."
Pepito - Spanish diminutive form of Portuguese/Spanish José, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Pachath-mowab - Hebrew name meaning "governor of Moab" and "pit of Moab." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of Babylonian exiles, and the name of the father of Hashub. 
Paharita - Chamoru name meaning "little bird."
Pachjo - Esperanto pet form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pakuna - Native American Miwok name meaning "deer jumping downhill."
Pamila - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pankrati - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Pankraz - German form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Pannoowau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he lies."
Papa - Maori myth name of the mother of the gods, meaning "earth."
Phoenix - Latin form of Greek Phoinix, meaning "crimson." In mythology, this is the name of an immortal bird who would rise from its own ashes after being consumed by fire every 500 years. The name has been adopted into English use as a unisex name.
Pasquale - Italian form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Phoebus - Latin form of Greek Phoibos, meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is a byname for the sun and for the god Apollo.
Phoibos - Greek name meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is a byname for the sun and for the god Apollo.
Phokas - Greek name meaning "seal," the mammal.
Pilate - Latin form of Greek Pilatos, possibly meaning "armed with a javelin or pilum," or perhaps contracted from pileatus, meaning "wearing the felt cap." Either way, like Torquatus, the name describes the badge of a slave. In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the fifth (or sixth) Procurator of the Roman emperor in Judea and Samaria. Although he saw that Jesus was innocent, he feared that the Jews would bring an accusation against him before Cæsar for the wrongs he had done them, so he delivered him up to be crucified.
Polyhymnia - Latin form of Greek Polymnia, meaning "very musical" or "many hymns."
Prokopios - Greek name derived from the word prokope, meaning "advance, progress."
Parisa - Persian name meaning either "angelic" or "like a fairy."
Pepca - Pet form of Slovene Jožefa, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Pavao - Croatian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pajackok - Native American Algonquin name meaning "thunder."
Phlegon - Greek myth name of one of the horses of the noon-day sun, meaning "the burning one" or "the blazing one."
Pamelia - Elaborated form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pylyp - Ukrainian form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Pippa - Pet form of English Philippa, meaning "lover of horses." It is the feminine equivalent of masculine Pip.
Pavol - Slovak form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pacey - Pet form of English Pace, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pelle - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Per, meaning "rock, stone."
Puroeis - Greek name meaning "fiery hot." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the noon-day sun.
Pirkko - Pet form of Finnish Pirkitta, meaning "exalted one."
Platon - Greek name derived from the word platys, meaning "broad, flat; plateau."
Powaqa - Native American Hopi name meaning "witch."
Peredur - Old Celtic Arthurian legend name of unknown meaning. It is the name on which the drastically altered French Percevel may have been based. 
Pamella - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Penelopeia - Greek name composed of the elements pene "needle" and lopas "spool," which may denote someone whose motives are hard to decipher, hence "weaver of cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the patient wife of Odysseus who waited ten years for his return during which she refused several proposals of marriage by princes.
Penllyn - Welsh name meaning "from the headland of thelake."
Perce - Short form of English Percival, meaning "pierced valley."
Plinius - Roman family name of unknown meaning. 
Premislaus - Latin form of Polish Przemysł, meaning "cunning." 
Pieter - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Per - Scandinavian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pantheras - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and therao "to hunt," hence "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Phanessa - Feminine form of Greek Phanes, meaning "bring to light; make appear." 
Phuong - Vietnamese name meaning "phoenix."
Pastor - Spanish name derived from Latin Pastor, meaning "shepherd." St. Pastor was a 9-year-old boy who along with his 13-year-old brother, Justus, was martyred at Alcalá de Henares in the early 4th century.
Philippus - Latin form of Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses." In the bible, this is the name of one of the 12 apostles of Jesus, and several other characters.
Philipp - German form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Philomelus - Latin form of Greek Philomelos, meaning "friend of ease." In mythology, this is the name of a minor demi-god. 
Philyre - Greek name meaning "linden tree; lime tree." In mythology, this is the name of an Ocean nymph of Mount Pelion who mothered the centaur Chiron by Cronus.
Poul - Danish form of Latin Paulos, meaning "small."
Paulie - English pet form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Paget - Feminine diminutive form of English unisex Page, meaning "little patrician; little servant."
Pascal - French name derived from Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter." This name was popular with early Christians, mainly given to sons born at Easter time.
Patryk - Polish form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pauleen - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Pauletta - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Paulo - Basque, Esperanto and Portuguese form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paulu - Corsican form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pauwel - Dutch form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pavle - Serbian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Payam - Persian name meaning "message."
Payl - Armenian name meaning "shiny."
Paytah - Native American Sioux name meaning "fire."
Pembe - Turkish name meaning "pink."
Pekka - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pekko - Finnish myth name of a god of barley and brewing, usually called Pellon Pekko ("Pekko of the field"). According to one source the name was derived from Old Norse *beggw-, from Proto-Germanic *beww-, which also yielded Old Icelandic bygg and Old English beow--"barley."
Peqachyah - Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah sees" or "whose eyes Jehovah opened." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Samaria, the son of king Menahem.
Perrine - Feminine form of French Perrin, meaning "rock, stone."
Perry - Pet form of English Peregrine, meaning "wanderer." In some cases, it may be the transferred use of the topographic surname, meaning "lives by a pear tree."
Pertag - Armenian name meaning "small castle."
Perun - Slavic myth name of a god of lightning, meaning "thunder."
Pharao - Greek form of Hebrew Paroh ("great house"), meaning "his nakedness." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Pakwa - Native American Hopi name meaning "frog."
Paula - English feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Poseidonios - Greek name meaning "of Poseidon."
Plutarch - From Latin Plutarchus, meaning "source of wealth."
Paavi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small."
Pæga - Anglo-Saxon name of uncertain origin, possibly related to Latin Paganus, a derivative of pagus, "outlying village," from which we got the word "Pagan," originally used to denote "a rustic," someone who lived in the country, and only later came to mean a heathen.
Phoinix - Greek name derived from the word phoinix, meaning "crimson." In mythology, this is the name of an immortal bird who would rise from its own ashes after being consumed by fire every 500 years.
Pæon -  Latin form of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.
Page - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a status name for a young boy who was apprenticed to a knight, hence "page; young servant."
Paise - Short form of English unisex Paisley, meaning "church." 
Paisley - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Pàislig, possibly derived from Late Latin basilica, meaning "church."
Pàl - Scottish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pål - Swedish form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Penelope - Latin form of Greek Penelopeia, meaning "weaver of cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the patient wife of Odysseus who waited ten years for his return during which she refused several proposals of marriage by princes.
Pich - Cambodian Khmer unisex name meaning "diamond."
Pallas - Greek unisex name derived from the word pallô, meaning "to brandish a weapon." In mythology, this is the name of many characters in Greek mythology: a son of Evander; a giant son of Uranus and Gaia; a Titan son of Crius and Eurybia; the father of the 50 Pallantids; a daughter of Triton; and it is an epithet of Athena. 
Pero - Latin form of Greek Pêrô, meaning "disabled, lame." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Neleus and Chloris. Compare with masculine Pero.
Piper - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from Middle English pipere, meaning "pipe-player."
Placido - Italian form of Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Paris (greek - Πάρις):  Greek name probably derived from the word pari, meaning "wager." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Priam who kidnapped Helen and later fatally wounded Achilles. Because it had been prophesied that he would cause the collapse of Troy, his father gave him to a shepherd to be destroyed. The shepherd could not bring himself to kill the baby so he left him in the desert. Five days later he found the infant still alive and decided to "take a chance," and raise the child himself. He named the baby Paris.
Parris -  Variant spelling of English unisex Paris, derived from the name of the French capital city, Paris, from the name of a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii, who once lived on the site. 
Pòl - Scottish form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pat - English unisex short form of English Patrick and Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pía - Feminine form of Spanish Pío, meaning "pious."
Patli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"medicine."
Poseidon - Latin form of Greek Poseidôn, meaning "lord, husband." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea, known as the "earth-shaker." He is equated with Roman Neptune. 
Pili (hebrew - פִּלְאִי):  Egyptian name meaning "born second."
Patsy - English unisex name meaning "patrician; of noble birth." It is a pet form of both English Patrick and Latin Patricia. 
Pauli - Finnish form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pleione - Latin form of Greek Plêionê, meaning "more, plenty." In mythology, this is the name of the Okeanid nymph wife of Atlas.
Paweł - Polish form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Přemysl - Czech form of Polish Przemysł, meaning "cunning." 
Pellervo - Finnish unisex name meaning "field." It is another name for the harvest god Sampsa.
Prometheus - Latin form of Greek Promêtheus, meaning "forethought." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan who was punished by Zeus for stealing fire to give to mankind.
Proteus - Latin form of Greek Prôteus, meaning "of the first." In mythology, this is the sea god Homer called the "Old Man of the Sea." Some equate him with the Phoenician sea-god Milk-qart.
Przemysł - Polish byname transferred to forename use, derived from an Old Polish noun meaning "trick, stratagem," hence "cunning." 
Przemysław - Polish name meaning "bright thinker." Related to Przemysł.
Pero - Croatian pet form of Bulgarian/Croatian Petar, meaning "rock, stone." Compare with feminine Pero.
P�ter - Hungarian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Phanes - Latin form of Greek Phanês, meaning "bring to light; make appear." In mythology, this is the name of the first God to appear at the beginning of creation. According to tradition, he passed the scepter of kingship to his only child, Nyx, who passed it on to Ouranos from whom it was seized by Kronos and finally by Zeus who devoured Phanes in order to obtain his primal powers. He has been described as a golden-winged hermaphrodite. 
Parthenope - Latin form of Greek Parthenopê, meaning "virgin voice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Sirens.
Paderau - Welsh unisex name meaning "beads; rosary."
Padma - Hindi unisex name meaning "lotus flower."
Pàdraig - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Phoenix - Latin form of Greek Phoinix, meaning "crimson." In mythology, this is the name of an immortal bird who would rise from its own ashes after being consumed by fire every 500 years. The name has been adopted into English use as a unisex name.

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