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Names starting with P

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. 
Peninna - Anglicized form of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Patrick - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent." 
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.
Prabhu - Hindi name meaning "creator; powerful."
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.
Paola - Feminine form of Italian Paolo, meaning "small."
Powwaw - Native American Algonquin name meaning "priest."
Phillipa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Pip - Pet form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Páll - Icelandic form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Penney - Variant spelling of English Penny, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Paulo - Basque, Esperanto and Portuguese form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pere - Catalan form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Placid - English name derived from Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Priya - Hindi name meaning "beloved."
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.
Phillip - Variant spelling of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Prakash - Hindi name meaning "light."
Purva - Hindi name meaning "east."
Patya - Pet form of Russian Ipati, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Pearle - Variant spelling of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Paidí - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Piroska - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Prisca, meaning "ancient."
Pauline - French form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Paulino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Philokrates - Greek name composed of the elements philos "friend" and kratos "power," hence "friend of power" or "to love power."
Pharao - Greek form of Hebrew Paroh ("great house"), meaning "his nakedness." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Pippin - English variant of French Pépin, meaning "seed of a fruit."
Philipp - German form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Posidonios - Variant spelling of Greek Poseidonios, meaning "of Poseidon."
Pridbjørn - Old Danish name composed of the Old Norse elements prýðr "magnificent, stately" and bjørn "bear," hence "magnificent bear." Equated with Slavic Pridbor.
Padmavati - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and vati "resembling," hence "resembles a lotus flower."
Petronel - Short form of Italian Petronella, meaning "little rock."
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. 
Pepe -   Diminutive form of Italian Giuseppe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
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.
Pizkunde - Basque name meaning "resurrection."
Padma - Hindi unisex name meaning "lotus flower."
Phil - Short form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
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. 
Pauleen - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Pelagios - Greek name derived from the word pelagos ("the sea"), meaning "of the sea."
Przemko - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker."
Patricia - Feminine form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Philander - English name derived from Latin Philandrus, meaning "with love for people. 
Paschalis - Late Latin name derived from the word Pascha, from Hebrew Pesach ("Passover"), hence "Passover; Easter."
Pranay - Hindi name meaning "romance."
Phanumas - Thai name meaning "sun."
Pavagan - Armenian name meaning "enough."
Pipaluk - Greenlandic name meaning "nurse."
Pádraig - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Patraicc, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Polina - Short form of Russian Apollinariya, meaning "of Apollo."
Padmini - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and ini "having," hence "possesses lotus flowers."
Paige - Feminine form of English unisex Page, meaning "page; young servant."
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.
Pénélope - French form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Prem - Hindi name meaning "love."
Peng - Chinese name meaning 1) "drum beats" and 2) "roc (the bird of legend)."
Peru - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
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. 
Pallab - Variant spelling of Hindi Pallav, meaning "budding leaf."
Pramod - Hindi name meaning "happiness, joy."
Panagiota - Feminine form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
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.
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."
Paulina - Feminine form of Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Pansy - English name derived from the flower name, from the Old French word pensee, meaning "thought."
Pyrois - Greek name meaning "fiery." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the Sun.
Peninah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Pranav - Hindi name meaning "Om," the sacred syllable.
Porter - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "doorkeeper."
Philetos - Greek name meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.
Pius - Roman Latin name meaning "pious."
Prasad - Hindi name meaning "offering to God."
Perle - Yiddish name meaning "pearl."
Phong - Vietnamese name meaning "wind."
Pete - Short form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Pelle - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Per, meaning "rock, stone."
Parveen - Hindi form of Persian Parvin, meaning "the Pleiades."
Phebe - English variant spelling of Greek Phoebe, meaning "shining one."
Peter -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Pàdraig, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pêrô - Greek name meaning "disabled, lame." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Neleus and Chloris.
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."
Ploutarchos - Greek name composed of the elements ploutos "riches, wealth" and arche "origin, source," hence "source of wealth."
Pedro - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Piety - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "piety."
Petunia - English name derived from the flower name, from French petun, an obsolete word for the tobacco plant.
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.
Princess - English name derived from the title, itself from Old French princesse, a feminine form of Prince, meaning "chief, first."
Prabhakar - Hindi name meaning "light-maker; sun." 
Piper - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from Middle English pipere, meaning "pipe-player."
Philippina - Anglicized form of Spanish Felipina, meaning "lover of horses."
Photius - Latin form of Greek Photios, meaning "light."
Purushottam - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements purusa "man" and uttama "highest," hence "highest man."
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.
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.
Parzival - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
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.
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.
Prosper - English name derived from Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful."
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.
Prudenzio - Italian form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Patariki - Maori form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Philippe - French form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Pompeia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Paula - English feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Pakwa - Native American Hopi name meaning "frog."
Patrice - Medieval French form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Pratima - Hindi name meaning "idol, statue." 
Papa - Maori myth name of the mother of the gods, meaning "earth."
Perla - Italian and Spanish form of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Pantera - Latin form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Palluw - Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
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. 
Pen-chan - Thai name meaning "full moon."
Paolo - Italian form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Peni - Hawaiian form of English Ben (Benedict), meaning "blessed."
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.
Placide - French form of Latin Placida, meaning "calm, placid."
Peta -   Feminine form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Papina - Native American Miwok name meaning "vine growing around an oak tree."
Pryce - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from ap Rhys, meaning "son of Rhys."
Pertag - Armenian name meaning "small castle."
Porphyrius - Latin form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."
Pari - Persian name meaning "fairy."
Paloma - Spanish name meaning "dove, pigeon."
Pellervo - Finnish unisex name meaning "field." It is another name for the harvest god Sampsa.
Phineas - Variant spelling of English Phinehas, meaning "mouth of brass." 
Pio - Italian and Portuguese form of Latin Pius, meaning "pious."
Prissy - English pet form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Pons - French form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
Phoebe - Latin form of Greek Phoibe, meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is the name of a Titan goddess of bright intellect.
Pierre - French form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Piero - Italian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Prince - English name derived from the title, prince, from Latin princeps, meaning "chief, first." 
Pherenike - Greek name composed of the elements pherein "to bring" and nike "victory," hence "bringer of victory." 
Pompiliu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Pompilius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pat - English unisex short form of English Patrick and Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
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.
Paki - African Xhosa and Egyptian name meaning "witness."
Prabhat - Hindi name meaning "dawn."
Pollie - Variant spelling of English Polly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Pushpa - Hindi name meaning "flower."
Philomelus - Latin form of Greek Philomelos, meaning "friend of ease." In mythology, this is the name of a minor demi-god. 
Paraskeve - Greek name meaning "preparation."
Pratap - Hindi name meaning "dignity, majesty."
Pytheos - Variant spelling of Greek Pythios, possibly meaning "to rot." 
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.
Poseidonios - Greek name meaning "of Poseidon."
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.
Patli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"medicine."
Palu - Variant spelling of English Pallu, meaning "distinguished."
Pax - Roman myth name of a goddess of peace, derived from the Latin word pax, meaning "peace." Her Greek name is Eirênê.
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.
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.
Prapion - Armenian name meaning "tube rose."
Papan - Nahuatl name meaning "flag."
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. 
Portia - English Shakespeare character name derived from Roman Latin Porcius, meaning "pig." A moon of Uranus was given this name.
Pris - English short form of Roman Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Philippine - Feminine form of French Philippe, meaning "lover of horses."
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.
Patil - Armenian name meaning "snowflake."
Pia - Feminine form of Latin Pius, meaning "pious."
Purnima - Hindi name meaning "full moon."
Pascaline - Pet form of French Pascale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pablo - Spanish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Praise - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "praise," from Old French preisier, from Late Latin preciare, meaning "price," hence "to value."
Phlegon - Greek myth name of one of the horses of the noon-day sun, meaning "the burning one" or "the blazing one."
Posey - Variant spelling of English Posy, meaning both "bouquet, flower" and "(God) shall add (another son)."
Penina - Anglicized form of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Pleasant - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "pleasant."
Phuong - Vietnamese name meaning "phoenix."
Penny - English pet form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Palasan - Armenian name meaning "balsam."
Pearce - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
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.
Piers - Middle English form of French Pierres, meaning "rock, stone."
Pisti - Pet form of Hungarian István, meaning "crowned."
Panni - Pet form of Hungarian Anikó, meaning "favor; grace."
Philis - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Philip -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "hospitable."
Primrose - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin prima rosa, meaning "first rose." 
Pratibha - Hindi name meaning "talented."
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. 
Psyche - Latin form of Greek Psykhe, meaning "animating spirit." In mythology, this is the name of a mortal princess who was loved by Eros.
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.
Pepito - Spanish diminutive form of Portuguese/Spanish José, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
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."
Padrig - Breton and Welsh form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Powaqa - Native American Hopi name meaning "witch."
Philippa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Pepita - Feminine form of Spanish Pepito, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Primo - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Panagiotis - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and hagios "holy," hence "all-holy."
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.
Peers - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
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. 
Pancho - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Pace - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the French personal name Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pythagoras - Greek name composed of the name Pythios "python" and the word agora "market," hence "python market."
Pika - Hawaiian form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Polycarp - Short form of Latin Polycarpus, meaning "fruitful."
Papak - Variant spelling of Persian Babak, meaning "little father."
Pamuya - Native American Hopi name meaning "water moon."
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.
Patsy - English unisex name meaning "patrician; of noble birth." It is a pet form of both English Patrick and Latin Patricia. 
Patryk - Polish form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Poornima - Variant spelling of Hindi Purnima, meaning "full moon."
Pranvera - Albanian name meaning "spring."
Praskoviya - Russian form of Greek Paraskeve, meaning "preparation."
Phillis - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Prabodh - Hindi name meaning "good advice."
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.
Philomelos - Greek name meaning "friend of ease." In mythology, this is the name of a minor demi-god. 
Plouton - Greek name derived from the word ploutos, meaning "wealth." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the underworld. 
Pen - English short form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Proserpine - Variant spelling of Roman Proserpina, meaning "to emerge."
Pamphilos - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and philos "friend," hence "friend of all."
Pamphilus - Latin form of Greek Pamphilos, meaning "friend of all."
Pam - Short form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pamelia - Elaborated form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pamella - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pamila - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Primitiva - Feminine form of Roman Latin Primitivus, meaning "first-formed."
Pino -   Italian and Spanish name derived from the word pino, meaning "pine tree." 
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.
Pasi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small." 
Pleasance - English form of Old French Plaisance, meaning "pleasant."
Puroeis - Greek name meaning "fiery hot." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the noon-day sun.
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.
Pierina - Pet form of Italian Piera, meaning "rock, stone."
Pim - Pet form of Dutch Willem, meaning "will-helmet."
Placida - Feminine form of Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Pompeo - Italian form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pompey - English form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pattie - Variant spelling of English Patty, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Parvati - Hindi myth name of a wife of Shiva, meaning "she of the mountains."
Pankratii - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Pakuna - Native American Miwok name meaning "deer jumping downhill."
Panoptes - Greek name meaning "all-eyed." In mythology, this is an epithet of the giant Argos.
Perikles - Greek name composed of the elements peri "around" and kleos "glory," hence "surrounded by glory."
Pavlina - Pet form of Czech Pavla, meaning "small."
Prek - Albanian name meaning "touch."
Pali -  Possibly a Romani form of Hungarian P�l, meaning "small."
Peninnah - Hebrew name meaning "coral" or "pearl." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Elkanah. 
Peredur - Old Celtic Arthurian legend name of unknown meaning. It is the name on which the drastically altered French Percevel may have been based. 
Pythias - Greek name, possibly related to the word pythein, meaning "to rot." In Greek legend, this is the name of a friend of Damon.
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.
Phallu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Preben - Contracted form of Danish Predbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear."
Pacey - Pet form of English Pace, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Philetus - Latin form of Greek Philetos, meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.
Piia - Finnish form of Latin Pia, meaning "pious."
Prokhor - Russian form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance."
Panpoxa - Basque name meaning "beautiful."
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."
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.
Pelagia - Feminine form of Greek Pelagios, meaning "of the sea."
Paion - Greek name meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.
Pietronella - Italian form of Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Posidonius - Latin form of Greek Posidonios, meaning "of Poseidon." A crater on the moon was given this name.
Petar - Bulgarian and Croatian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Peg - Short form of English Peggy, meaning "pearl."
Patrikios - Greek form of 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.
Penka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Penko, meaning "rock, stone."
Phrona - English short form of Greek Sophronia, meaning "self-controlled."
Petranella - English variant spelling of Italian Petronella, meaning "little rock."
Pesha - Romani form of Russian Pasha, meaning "small."
Panteleimon - Greek name composed of the elements panta "all" and eleos "mercy," hence "all-merciful."
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. 
Piruz - Persian name meaning "victorious."
Paddy - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Paidí, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Poldi -   Pet form of German Luitpold, meaning "people-bold."
Pasqualino - Pet form of Italian Pasquale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pelageya - Russian form of Greek Pelagia, meaning "of the sea."
Pilar - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María del Pilar "Mary of the Pillar," hence "pillar."
Paavo - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
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.
Pich - Cambodian Khmer unisex name meaning "diamond."
Puengi - Chamoru name meaning "night."
Pierce - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
Peio - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pitivo -  Possibly a pet form of Romani Pitti, meaning "rock; stone."
Pancratius - Latin form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
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. 
Ptolemaios - Greek name derived from the word polemeios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Peeter - Estonian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Primula - English name derived from Latin prima, meaning "first, prime."
Petronilla - Diminutive form of Roman Latin Petronia, meaning "little rock."
Pista - Pet form of Hungarian István, meaning "crowned."
Pavel - Czech and Russian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Prema - Feminine form of Hindi Prem, meaning "love."
Piedad - Spanish name meaning "mercy."
Pru - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Poppy - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin papaver, which may be a reduplication of the base *pap-, meaning "to swell." 
Phile - Feminine form of Greek Philon, meaning "to love."
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.
Piaras - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Paharita - Chamoru name meaning "little bird."
Pelagius - Latin form of Greek Pelagios, meaning "of the sea."
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.
Pachjo - Esperanto pet form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pannoowau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he lies."
Phoibe - Greek name meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is the name of a Titan goddess of bright intellect.
Portunus - Roman name meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.
Platon - Greek name derived from the word platys, meaning "broad, flat; plateau."
Pastora - Feminine form of Spanish Pastor, meaning "shepherd."
Pitti -  Possibly a Romani form ofHungarian Peti, meaning "rock; stone."
Pollyanna - English compound name composed of Polly "obstinate, rebellious" and Anna "favor, grace."
Punita - Hindi name meaning "holy, pure."
Paget - Feminine diminutive form of English unisex Page, meaning "little patrician; little servant."
Plutarchus - Latin form of Greek Ploutarchos, meaning "source of wealth."
Pavati - Native American Hopi name meaning "clear water."
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.
Photios - Greek name derived from the element phos, meaning "light."
Pachua - Native American Hopi name meaning "feathered water snake."
Petrona - Spanish feminine form of Roman Latin Petronius, meaning "rock, stone."
Pheobe - Modern English variant spelling of Latin Phoebe, meaning "shining one."
Peggie - Variant spelling of English Peggy, meaning "pearl."
Phailin - Thai name meaning "sapphire."
Panayiotis - Variant spelling of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Paulien - Dutch form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
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. 
Paise - Short form of English unisex Paisley, meaning "church." 
Pembe - Turkish name meaning "pink."
Phyllida - Feminine form of Greek Phyllidos, meaning "foliage." In use by the English.
Pavao - Croatian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Piran - Proto-Celtic form of Irish Ciarán, meaning "little black one." In use by the Cornish.
Pieter - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Phaeton - Greek name meaning "the shining one." In mythology, this is the name of one of the steeds of Aurora. The other is Abrax.
Pietro - Italian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Paian - Variant spelling of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." 
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.
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.
Panos - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
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.
Pwyll - Welsh myth name of the lord of Dyfed and father of Pryderi, meaning "sense."
Polykarpos - Greek name composed of the elements polys "much" and karpos "fruit," hence "fruitful."
Perceval - Variant spelling of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Panahasi - Egyptian name meaning "the barbarian."
Paden - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Páidín, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Paramonus - Latin form of Greek Paramonos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Paulin - Basque form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Philotheus - Latin form of Greek Philotheos, meaning "friend of God" or "loves God."
Parry -   Variant spelling of English Perry, meaning "wanderer."
Parvana - Persian name meaning "butterfly."
Pierrette - Feminine form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Peppi - Pet form of Spanish Perpetua, meaning "everlasting."
Petras - Lithuanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
Petronius - Roman name of uncertain derivation but long associated with Latin Petrus (Greek Petros), meaning "rock, stone."
Peigi - Pet form of Scottish Maighread, meaning "pearl."
Pallav - Hindi name meaning "budding leaf."
Petr - Czech form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Patrizia - Feminine form of Italian Patrizio, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Philotheos - Greek name composed of the elements philos "friend" and theos "god," hence "friend of God" or "loves God."
Pascale - Feminine form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Petter - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Pavlos - Variant spelling of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Posie - Variant spelling of English Posy, meaning both "bouquet, flower" and "(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."
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.
Pauletta - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Patty - English pet form of Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Ping - Chinese name meaning "stable."
Paytah - Native American Sioux name meaning "fire."
Paisley - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Pàislig, possibly meaning "church."
Phaidros - Greek name derived from the word phaidros, meaning "bright."
Petrus - Latin form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Ptolemy - Short form of Greek Ptolemaios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Pitambar - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements pita "yellow" and ambara "garment," hence "yellow garment."
Piet - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pekka - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Petya - Pet form of Russian Pyotr, meaning "rock, stone."
Paquito - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
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.
Petru - Corsican and Romanian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
Paulie - English pet form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Pina - Short form of Italian names ending with -pina.
Pallu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Phelix - Greek form of Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky." In the bible, this is the name of a Roman procurator of Judea.
Parisa - Persian name meaning either "angelic" or "like a fairy."
Pozne - Basque name meaning "happiness."
Phallas - Greek name meaning "stallion." This was the name of a horse belonging to Heraclios.
Pëllumb - Albanian name meaning "dove."
Peregrine - English name derived from Latin Peregrinus, meaning "wanderer."
Pasha - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Pippa - Pet form of English Philippa, meaning "lover of horses." It is the feminine equivalent of masculine Pip.
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.
Porfirio - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."
Pavlo - Ukrainian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Peace - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "peace." 
Plácido - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Pulan - Chamoru name meaning "moon."
Parvin - Persian name derived from the word for "the Pleiades."
Predrag - Serbian name, probably composed of the Slavic elements prid "foremost, leading" and drag "dear, precious," hence "most precious one." 
Paco - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Pinchas - Variant spelling of Hebrew Piynechac, a form of Egyptian Panhsj ("the Nubian"), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning "mouth of brass." 
Pericles - Latin form of Greek Perikles, meaning "surrounded by glory."
Pavla - Czech feminine form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Philogea - Greek name meaning "lover of the Earth." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the Sun.
Paderau - Welsh unisex name meaning "beads; rosary."
Prokopiy - Russian form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Publius - Roman name meaning "public."
Pearlie - Pet form of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Perce - Short form of English Percival, meaning "pierced valley."
Perttu - Finnish form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Pancrazio - Italian form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Premislaus - Latin form of Polish Przemysł, meaning "cunning." 
Philomel - Short form of Greek Philomela, meaning "sweet singer; nightingale."
Perrin - Pet form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Perparim - Albanian name derived from the word përparim, meaning "progress."
Pyrrhos - Greek name meaning "flame-like." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Achilles. He is also known as Neoptolemus. 
Philon - Greek name derived from the word phileo, meaning "to love."
Paniwi - Egyptian name meaning "the bringer."
Phoibos - Greek name meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is a byname for the sun and for the god Apollo.
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.
Priscus - Roman family name, meaning "ancient."
Pádraigín - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
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."
Pankratios - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and kratos "power," hence "all power."
Payam - Persian name meaning "message."
Perun - Slavic myth name of a god of lightning, meaning "thunder."
Pauli - Feminine form of Basque Paulin, meaning "small."
Pompeius - Roman name possibly derived from the Latin word pompa, from Greek pompe, meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pranciškus - Lithuanian form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Pouregh - Armenian name meaning "crystal."
Paaie - Manx form of Scottish Peigi, meaning "pearl."
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.
Petre - Romanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
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. 
Peli - Basque form of Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Peder - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
Paracelsus - Latin name meaning "equal to or greater than Celsus."
Pasco - Cornish form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Patrizio - Italian form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pylyp - Ukrainian form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Philo - English and German name derived from Greek Philon, meaning "to love." Also used as a short form of other names beginning with Philo-.
Pál - Hungarian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Primož - Slovene form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Pétur - Icelandic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
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."
Pipra - Esperanto name meaning "peppery."
Panfilo - Italian form of Latin Pamphilus, meaning "friend of all."
Pernille - Danish form of Roman Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Phelan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Faolán, meaning "little wolf."
Pavils - Latvian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
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.
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." 
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."
Porsche - German form of Roman Latin Porcius, meaning "pig." A moon of Uranus was given this name.
Polonija - Short form of Slovene Apolonija, meaning "of Apollo."
Pryderi - Welsh myth name the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon, meaning "care, worry."
Pyrros - Variant spelling of Greek Pyrrhos, meaning "flame-like." 
Philbert - Variant spelling of French Philibert, meaning "very bright."
Parzifal - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
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.
Pirjo - Pet form of Finnish Piritta, meaning "exalted one."
Peronel - Medieval English contracted form of Roman Latin Petronel, meaning "little rock."
Punka -  Probably a Romani form ofBulgarian Penko, meaning "rock; stone."
Phueng - Thai name meaning "bee."
Plamen - Bulgarian name derived from Slavic plam, meaning "fire, flame." In use by the Romani.
Patti - Variant spelling of English Pattie, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Perlie - Variant spelling of English Pearlie, meaning "pearl."
Pascoal - Portuguese form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Piripi - Maori form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Prue - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Philomenos - Supposedly another spelling for Greek Philomelos, meaning "friend of ease."
Peti - Pet form of Hungarian Péter, meaning "rock, stone."
Piri - Pet form of Hungarian Piroska, meaning "ancient."
Pensri - Thai name meaning "beauty and goodness of the moon."
Patxi - Pet form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French." 
Perlita - Pet form of Italian/Spanish Perla, meaning "pearl."
Paride - Italian form of Greek Paris, probably meaning "wager." 
Peizhi - Chinese name meaning "admiring iris."
Parviz - Persian name meaning "fortunate."
Poul - Danish form of Latin Paulos, meaning "small."
Procris - Latin form of Greek Prokris, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Perdita - English name created by Shakespeare, derived from the Latin word perditus, meaning "lost."
Peleke - Hawaiian form of English Frederick, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Pau - Catalan form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pancras - Medieval English name derived from Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Portumnus - Variant form of Roman Portunus, meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.
Petrina - Pet form of Latin Petra, meaning "rock, stone."
Porphyrios - Greek name derived from the word porphyra, meaning "purple."
Pasquale - Italian form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Prokopy - Variant spelling of Russian Prokopiy, meaning "advance, progress."
Paavali - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paavi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small."
Pankratiy - Russian form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Pavle - Serbian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Pier - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pengfei - Chinese name meaning "flight of the roc."
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.
Petronia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Petronius, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
Prosperus - Latin name meaning "fortunate, successful."
Prudentia - Feminine form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Pilipo - Hawaiian form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Pilib - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses."
Phyllidos - Masculine form of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Phuc - South Vietnamese name meaning "blessings, luck."
Piera - Feminine form of Italian Piero, meaning "rock, stone."
Paolina - Feminine form of Italian Paolino, meaning "small."
Pantxike - Feminine form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French."
Primitivus - Roman name meaning "first-formed."
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.
Prudencio - Spanish form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Paroh - Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "great house." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Praxis - Greek name meaning "practice," "exercise," or"action."
Pompilius - Probably a derivative of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
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.
Pertti - Short form of Finnish Alpertti "bright nobility" and Roopertti "famous."
Prasutagus -  Celtic name of a king of the Iceni and husband of Boudica. 
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.
Praxiteles - Greek name composed of the elements praxis "action, exercise, practice," and telos "aim, goal."
Pàislig - Scottish Gaelic name, possibly derived from Late Latin basilica, meaning "church."
Pene - English short form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Phaedrus - Latin form of Greek Phaidros, meaning "bright."
Paule - French feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Pomona - Roman name derived from Latin pomus, meaning "fruit tree." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fruit trees.
Pehr - Swedish pet form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Phanessa - Feminine form of Greek Phanes, meaning "bring to light; make appear." 
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. 
Ptolemaeus - Latin form of Greek Ptolemaios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Pourasdan - Armenian name meaning "flower garden."
Ptaysanwee - Native American Sioux name meaning "white buffalo."
Pauwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "witch."
Payl - Armenian name meaning "shiny."
Placidus - Late Latin name meaning "calm, placid."
Pradeep - Hindi name meaning "shine."
Páidín - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic P�draig, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Pasqualina - Feminine form of Italian Pasqualino, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Plutarch - From Latin Plutarchus, meaning "source of wealth."
Piotr - Polish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
Pliny - From the Roman family name Plinius, of unknown meaning.
Pernilla - Swedish form of Roman Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Phillida - Variant spelling of Greek Phyllida, meaning "foliage." In use by the English.
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.
Prospero - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful." Shakespeare used this name in his play "The Tempest."
Pololena - Hawaiian form of English/French Florence, meaning "blossoming."
Pantaleone - Italian form of Latin Pantaleon, meaning "all-merciful."
Prabodhan - Hindi name meaning "knowledge."
Pepca - Pet form of Slovene Jožefa, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Poloma - Native American Choctaw name meaning "bow."
Pankrati - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Parvaiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
Photine - Greek name derived from the word phos, meaning "light."
Plaisance - Old French name meaning "pleasant."
Patricius - Latin name meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Petula - Possibly an English Christian coinage derived from Latin petulare, meaning "to ask," hence "supplicant."
Paramonos - Contracted form of Greek Paramonimos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Philibert - Variant spelling of French Filibert, meaning "very bright."
Phyllidis - Latin form of Greek Phyllidos, meaning "foliage."
Philocrates - Latin form of Greek Philokrates, meaning "friend of power" or "to love power."
Petro - Ukrainian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Proinsias - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Paol - Breton form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Päivä - Finnish name meaning "day."
Papillion - French name derived from the word papillon, meaning "butterfly."
Pascuala - Feminine form of Spanish Pascual, meaning "Passover; Easter."
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.
Paulinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Phairoh - Thai name meaning "sweet and pleasant sounding."
Przemek - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker." 
Prasanna - Hindi name meaning "pleased."
Petronella - Variant spelling of Italian Pietronella, meaning "little rock."
Persius - Gallo-Roman form of Greek Perseus, probably meaning "soldier."
Porphyry - Short form of Latin Porphyrius, meaning "purple."
Plinio - Italian form of Roman Plinius, of unknown meaning. In use by the Portuguese and Spanish.
Petteri - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Paca - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Peadar - Gaelic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Polona - Short form of Greek Apollonia, meaning "of Apollo." 
Prokris - Greek name, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Polikwaptiwa - Native American Hopi name meaning "butterfly sitting on a flower."
Porcius - Roman family name, meaning "pig."
Palmira - Feminine form of Italian Palmiro, meaning "pilgrim." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Phassakorn - Thai name meaning "sun."
Pules - Native American Algonquin name meaning "pigeon."
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. 
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.
Paquita - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
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.
Pharamond - Variant spelling of German Faramond, meaning "journey protection."
Polycarpus - Latin form of Greek Polykarpos, meaning "fruitful."
Pyry - Finnish name meaning "blizzard, snowstorm."
Plêionê - Greek name meaning "more, plenty." In mythology, this is the name of the Okeanid nymph wife of Atlas.
Pietari - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
Pinar - Turkish name meaning "spring."
Pritbor - Wendish form of Slavic Pridbor, meaning "foremost warrior." 
Puenthai - Thai name meaning "gun."
Priam - Short form of Greek Priamos, possibly meaning "exceptionally courageous." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Troy.
Parwiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
Philomenes - Perhaps a form of Greek Philomenos, meaning "friend of ease." 
Peronelle - Variant spelling of English Peronel, meaning "little rock."
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.
Phelim - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "hospitable."
Pantheras - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and therao "to hunt," hence "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Pahana - Native American Hopi name meaning "lost white brother."
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.
Pilvi - Finnish name meaning "cloud."
Phokas - Greek name meaning "seal," the mammal.
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.
Patricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Palmiro - Italian name derived from Latin palma, meaning "palm tree." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Petri -   Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Petsha -  Possibly a variation ofBasque Patxi, meaning "French." 
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. 
Posala - Native American Miwok name meaning "farewell to spring flowers."
Pedr - Welsh form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pneuma - English name derived from Greek pneuma, meaning "breath," or, metaphorically, a non-material being or influence, i.e. "spirit."
Pantaleon - Latin form of Greek Panteleimon, meaning "all-merciful." 
Procopius - Latin form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Poncio - Spanish form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
Paulius - Lithuanian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
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.
Pavol - Slovak form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Prunella - English name composed of Latin pruna "plum" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prune."
Pascual - Spanish form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Perpetua - Spanish name, derived from Latin perpetuus, meaning "everlasting."
Price - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Middle English element pris, meaning "price" or "prize." 
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.
Pantzeska - Basque form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Patrycja - Feminine form of Polish Patryk, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
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.
Prudentius - Late Latin name derived from the word prudens, meaning "cautious."
Paulette - Pet form of French Paule, meaning "small."
Paulene - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Pajackok - Native American Algonquin name meaning "thunder."
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.
Patraicc - Old Irish Gaelic name derived from Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Phyliss - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Pirkitta - Finnish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Phoebus - Latin form of Greek Phoibos, meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is a byname for the sun and for the god Apollo.
Per - Scandinavian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pocahontas - Native American Algonquin name meaning "she is playful."
Paylag - Armenian name meaning "lightning."
Parounag - Armenian name meaning "grateful."
Palaimon - Greek name meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Phocas - Latin form of Greek Phokas, meaning "seal," the mammal.
Paora - Maori form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Ptolema - Feminine form of Greek Ptolemy, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Pinja - Estonian name derived from the word piinia, meaning "pine tree."
Pépin - Old French name, possibly derived from the word pepin/pipin, meaning "seed of a fruit."
Pjeter - Albanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pellegrino - Italian form of Latin Peregrinus, meaning "wanderer."
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. 
Pauliina - Finnish form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Peregrinus - Latin name meaning "wanderer."
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.
Phawta - Thai name meaning "pleasing to the eye."
Prudencia - Feminine form of Spanish Prudencio, meaning "cautious."
Panhsj - Egyptian name meaning "the Nubian," i.e. "dark-complexioned."
Plinius - Roman family name of unknown meaning. 
Penko - Bulgarian pet form of Bulgarian/Croatian Petar, meaning "rock, stone."
Phtha - Greek form of Egyptian Ptah, meaning "opener (of the mouth)."
Parth - Short form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Polyhymnia - Latin form of Greek Polymnia, meaning "very musical" or "many hymns."
Polly -  Alternate form of English Molly, "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." The reason for the change from "M" to "P" is not known.
Pentti - Finnish form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Pergrouhi - Armenian name meaning "cheerful."
Patrik - Czech and Hungarian form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Prokopios - Greek name derived from the word prokope, meaning "advance, progress."
Pirkko - Pet form of Finnish Pirkitta, meaning "exalted one."
Pearl - English gem name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin perla, meaning "pearl." The pearl is the birthstone for the month of June.
Philipa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Pyotr - Russian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pankraz - German form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Proinnteach - Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements proinn "banquet" and teach "hall, house," denoting a "generous person." 
Palaemon - Latin form of Greek Palaimon, meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
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.
Paolino - Italian form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Pàrlan - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Paulu - Corsican form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Panya - Egyptian name meaning "mouse."
Philomenus - Latin form of Greek Philomenos, meaning "friend of ease."
Predbjørn - Modern form of Old Danish Pridbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear." 
Phemie - Short form of English Euphemie, meaning "Well I speak."
Primus - Late Latin name meaning "first."
Paschal - Variant spelling of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
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.
Peterkin - Pet form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Phirun - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "rain."
Pivane - Native American Hopi name meaning "weasel."
Päivi - Variant spelling of Finnish Päivä, meaning "day."
Phuoc - North Vietnamese form of Phuc, meaning "blessings, luck."
Pietrina - Feminine form of Italian Pietro, meaning "rock, stone."
Premislas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Purdie - Pet form of English Perdita, meaning "lost."
Piritta - Finnish form of Latin Brigitta, meaning "exalted one."
Perrine - Feminine form of French Perrin, meaning "rock, stone."
Pridbor - Slavic name composed of the elements prid "first, foremost" and bor "battle," hence "foremost warrior."
Pauwel - Dutch form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Penllyn - Welsh name meaning "from the headland of thelake."
Pála - Feminine form of Icelandic Páll, meaning "small."
Premyslas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Panagiotakis - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
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. 
Pól - Irish form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pierres - Older form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Petruso - Ukrainian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
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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