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Names starting with P

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