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Names starting with P

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. 
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.
Patil - Armenian name meaning "snowflake."
Pelle - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Per, meaning "rock, stone."
Piper - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from Middle English pipere, meaning "pipe-player."
Pradeep - Hindi name meaning "shine."
Pallab - Variant spelling of Hindi Pallav, meaning "budding leaf."
Pauline - French form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Phallas - Greek name meaning "stallion." This was the name of a horse belonging to Heraclios.
Pocahontas - Native American Algonquin name meaning "she is playful."
Paisley - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Pàislig, possibly meaning "church."
Phuc - South Vietnamese name meaning "blessings, luck."
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.
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.
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.
Pythias - Greek name, possibly related to the word pythein, meaning "to rot." In Greek legend, this is the name of a friend of Damon.
Pytheos - Variant spelling of Greek Pythios, possibly meaning "to rot." 
Pythagoras - Greek name composed of the name Pythios "python" and the word agora "market," hence "python market."
Pyry - Finnish name meaning "blizzard, snowstorm."
Pyrros - Variant spelling of Greek Pyrrhos, meaning "flame-like." 
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. 
Pyrrhos - Greek name meaning "flame-like." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Achilles. He is also known as Neoptolemus. 
Pyrois - Greek name meaning "fiery." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the Sun.
Pyotr - Russian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pylyp - Ukrainian form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Pwyll - Welsh myth name of the lord of Dyfed and father of Pryderi, meaning "sense."
Pushpa - Hindi name meaning "flower."
Purva - Hindi name meaning "east."
Purushottam - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements purusa "man" and uttama "highest," hence "highest man."
Puroeis - Greek name meaning "fiery hot." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the noon-day sun.
Purnima - Hindi name meaning "full moon."
Purdie - Pet form of English Perdita, meaning "lost."
Punka -  Probably a Romani form ofBulgarian Penko, meaning "rock; stone."
Punita - Hindi name meaning "holy, pure."
Pules - Native American Algonquin name meaning "pigeon."
Pulan - Chamoru name meaning "moon."
Puenthai - Thai name meaning "gun."
Puengi - Chamoru name meaning "night."
Publius - Roman name meaning "public."
Ptolemy - Short form of Greek Ptolemaios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Ptolemaios - Greek name derived from the word polemeios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Ptolemaeus - Latin form of Greek Ptolemaios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Ptolema - Feminine form of Greek Ptolemy, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Ptaysanwee - Native American Sioux name meaning "white buffalo."
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.
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.
Psyche - Latin form of Greek Psykhe, meaning "animating spirit." In mythology, this is the name of a mortal princess who was loved by Eros.
Przemko - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker."
Przemek - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker." 
Pryderi - Welsh myth name the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon, meaning "care, worry."
Pryce - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from ap Rhys, meaning "son of Rhys."
Prunella - English name composed of Latin pruna "plum" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prune."
Prue - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Prudenzio - Italian form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Prudentius - Late Latin name derived from the word prudens, meaning "cautious."
Prudentia - Feminine form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Prudencio - Spanish form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Prudencia - Feminine form of Spanish Prudencio, meaning "cautious."
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.
Pru - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Prosperus - Latin name meaning "fortunate, successful."
Prospero - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful." Shakespeare used this name in his play "The Tempest."
Prosper - English name derived from Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful."
Proserpine - Variant spelling of Roman Proserpina, meaning "to emerge."
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. 
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.
Prokris - Greek name, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Prokopy - Variant spelling of Russian Prokopiy, meaning "advance, progress."
Prokopiy - Russian form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Prokopios - Greek name derived from the word prokope, meaning "advance, progress."
Prokhor - Russian form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance."
Proinsias - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Proinnteach - Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements proinn "banquet" and teach "hall, house," denoting a "generous person." 
Procris - Latin form of Greek Prokris, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Procopius - Latin form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
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.
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.
Priya - Hindi name meaning "beloved."
Pritbor - Wendish form of Slavic Pridbor, meaning "foremost warrior." 
Prissy - English pet form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Priscus - Roman family name, meaning "ancient."
Priscila - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Pris - English short form of Roman Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Princess - English name derived from the title, itself from Old French princesse, a feminine form of Prince, meaning "chief, first."
Prince - English name derived from the title, prince, from Latin princeps, meaning "chief, first." 
Primus - Late Latin name meaning "first."
Primula - English name derived from Latin prima, meaning "first, prime."
Primrose - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin prima rosa, meaning "first rose." 
Primož - Slovene form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Primo - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Primitivus - Roman name meaning "first-formed."
Primitiva - Feminine form of Roman Latin Primitivus, meaning "first-formed."
Pridbor - Slavic name composed of the elements prid "first, foremost" and bor "battle," hence "foremost warrior."
Pridbjørn - Old Danish name composed of the Old Norse elements prýðr "magnificent, stately" and bjørn "bear," hence "magnificent bear." Equated with Slavic Pridbor.
Price - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Middle English element pris, meaning "price" or "prize." 
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.
Priam - Short form of Greek Priamos, possibly meaning "exceptionally courageous." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Troy.
Premyslas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Premislaus - Latin form of Polish Przemysł, meaning "cunning." 
Premislas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Prema - Feminine form of Hindi Prem, meaning "love."
Prem - Hindi name meaning "love."
Prek - Albanian name meaning "touch."
Predrag - Serbian name, probably composed of the Slavic elements prid "foremost, leading" and drag "dear, precious," hence "most precious one." 
Predbjørn - Modern form of Old Danish Pridbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear." 
Preben - Contracted form of Danish Predbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear."
Praxiteles - Greek name composed of the elements praxis "action, exercise, practice," and telos "aim, goal."
Praxis - Greek name meaning "practice," "exercise," or"action."
Pratima - Hindi name meaning "idol, statue." 
Pratibha - Hindi name meaning "talented."
Pratap - Hindi name meaning "dignity, majesty."
Prasutagus -  Celtic name of a king of the Iceni and husband of Boudica. 
Praskoviya - Russian form of Greek Paraskeve, meaning "preparation."
Prasanna - Hindi name meaning "pleased."
Prasad - Hindi name meaning "offering to God."
Prapion - Armenian name meaning "tube rose."
Pranvera - Albanian name meaning "spring."
Pranciškus - Lithuanian form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Pranay - Hindi name meaning "romance."
Pranav - Hindi name meaning "Om," the sacred syllable.
Pramod - Hindi name meaning "happiness, joy."
Prakash - Hindi name meaning "light."
Praise - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "praise," from Old French preisier, from Late Latin preciare, meaning "price," hence "to value."
Prabodhan - Hindi name meaning "knowledge."
Prabodh - Hindi name meaning "good advice."
Prabhu - Hindi name meaning "creator; powerful."
Prabhat - Hindi name meaning "dawn."
Prabhakar - Hindi name meaning "light-maker; sun." 
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.
Pozne - Basque name meaning "happiness."
Powwaw - Native American Algonquin name meaning "priest."
Powaqa - Native American Hopi name meaning "witch."
Pouregh - Armenian name meaning "crystal."
Pourasdan - Armenian name meaning "flower garden."
Poul - Danish form of Latin Paulos, meaning "small."
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."
Posie - Variant spelling of English Posy, meaning both "bouquet, flower" and "(God) shall add (another son)."
Posidonius - Latin form of Greek Posidonios, meaning "of Poseidon." A crater on the moon was given this name.
Posidonios - Variant spelling of Greek Poseidonios, meaning "of Poseidon."
Posey - Variant spelling of English Posy, meaning both "bouquet, flower" and "(God) shall add (another son)."
Poseidonios - Greek name meaning "of Poseidon."
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. 
Posala - Native American Miwok name meaning "farewell to spring flowers."
Portunus - Roman name meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.
Portumnus - Variant form of Roman Portunus, meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.
Portia - English Shakespeare character name derived from Roman Latin Porcius, meaning "pig." A moon of Uranus was given this name.
Porter - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "doorkeeper."
Porsche - German form of Roman Latin Porcius, meaning "pig." A moon of Uranus was given this name.
Porphyry - Short form of Latin Porphyrius, meaning "purple."
Porphyrius - Latin form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."
Porphyrios - Greek name derived from the word porphyra, meaning "purple."
Porfirio - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."
Porcius - Roman family name, meaning "pig."
Poppy - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin papaver, which may be a reduplication of the base *pap-, meaning "to swell." 
Poornima - Variant spelling of Hindi Purnima, meaning "full moon."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pons - French form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
Poncio - Spanish form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
Pompilius - Probably a derivative of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pompiliu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Pompilius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pompey - English form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pompeo - Italian form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pompeius - Roman name possibly derived from the Latin word pompa, from Greek pompe, meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pompeia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Pompeius, possibly meaning "display, solemn procession." 
Pomona - Roman name derived from Latin pomus, meaning "fruit tree." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fruit trees.
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.
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.
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. 
Polykarpos - Greek name composed of the elements polys "much" and karpos "fruit," hence "fruitful."
Polyhymnia - Latin form of Greek Polymnia, meaning "very musical" or "many hymns."
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.
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.
Polycarpus - Latin form of Greek Polykarpos, meaning "fruitful."
Polycarp - Short form of Latin Polycarpus, meaning "fruitful."
Polonija - Short form of Slovene Apolonija, meaning "of Apollo."
Polona - Short form of Greek Apollonia, meaning "of Apollo." 
Poloma - Native American Choctaw name meaning "bow."
Pololena - Hawaiian form of English/French Florence, meaning "blossoming."
Pollyanna - English compound name composed of Polly "obstinate, rebellious" and Anna "favor, grace."
Polly -  Alternate form of English Molly, "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." The reason for the change from "M" to "P" is not known.
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.
Pollie - Variant spelling of English Polly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Polina - Short form of Russian Apollinariya, meaning "of Apollo."
Polikwaptiwa - Native American Hopi name meaning "butterfly sitting on a flower."
Poldi -   Pet form of German Luitpold, meaning "people-bold."
Pneuma - English name derived from Greek pneuma, meaning "breath," or, metaphorically, a non-material being or influence, i.e. "spirit."
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.
Plutarchus - Latin form of Greek Ploutarchos, meaning "source of wealth."
Plutarch - From Latin Plutarchus, meaning "source of wealth."
Plouton - Greek name derived from the word ploutos, meaning "wealth." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the underworld. 
Ploutarchos - Greek name composed of the elements ploutos "riches, wealth" and arche "origin, source," hence "source of wealth."
Pliny - From the Roman family name Plinius, of unknown meaning.
Plinius - Roman family name of unknown meaning. 
Plinio - Italian form of Roman Plinius, of unknown meaning. In use by the Portuguese and Spanish.
Pleasant - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "pleasant."
Pleasance - English form of Old French Plaisance, meaning "pleasant."
Platon - Greek name derived from the word platys, meaning "broad, flat; plateau."
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.
Plamen - Bulgarian name derived from Slavic plam, meaning "fire, flame." In use by the Romani.
Plaisance - Old French name meaning "pleasant."
Placidus - Late Latin name meaning "calm, placid."
Placide - French form of Latin Placida, meaning "calm, placid."
Placida - Feminine form of Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Placid - English name derived from Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Plêionê - Greek name meaning "more, plenty." In mythology, this is the name of the Okeanid nymph wife of Atlas.
Plácido - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Pjeter - Albanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pizkunde - Basque name meaning "resurrection."
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. 
Pivane - Native American Hopi name meaning "weasel."
Pius - Roman Latin name meaning "pious."
Pitti -  Possibly a Romani form ofHungarian Peti, meaning "rock; stone."
Pitivo -  Possibly a pet form of Romani Pitti, meaning "rock; stone."
Pitambar - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements pita "yellow" and ambara "garment," hence "yellow garment."
Pisti - Pet form of Hungarian István, meaning "crowned."
Pista - Pet form of Hungarian István, meaning "crowned."
Piruz - Persian name meaning "victorious."
Piroska - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Prisca, meaning "ancient."
Pirkko - Pet form of Finnish Pirkitta, meaning "exalted one."
Pirkitta - Finnish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Pirjo - Pet form of Finnish Piritta, meaning "exalted one."
Piritta - Finnish form of Latin Brigitta, meaning "exalted one."
Piripi - Maori form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Piri - Pet form of Hungarian Piroska, meaning "ancient."
Piran - Proto-Celtic form of Irish Ciarán, meaning "little black one." In use by the Cornish.
Pipra - Esperanto name meaning "peppery."
Pippin - English variant of French Pépin, meaning "seed of a fruit."
Pippa - Pet form of English Philippa, meaning "lover of horses." It is the feminine equivalent of masculine Pip.
Pipaluk - Greenlandic name meaning "nurse."
Papan - Nahuatl name meaning "flag."
Pip - Pet form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Piotr - Polish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pio - Italian and Portuguese form of Latin Pius, meaning "pious."
Pino -   Italian and Spanish name derived from the word pino, meaning "pine tree." 
Pinja - Estonian name derived from the word piinia, meaning "pine tree."
Ping - Chinese name meaning "stable."
Pinchas - Variant spelling of Hebrew Piynechac, a form of Egyptian Panhsj ("the Nubian"), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning "mouth of brass." 
Pinar - Turkish name meaning "spring."
Pina - Short form of Italian names ending with -pina.
Pim - Pet form of Dutch Willem, meaning "will-helmet."
Pilvi - Finnish name meaning "cloud."
Pilipo - Hawaiian form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Pilib - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses."
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.
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.
Pilar - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María del Pilar "Mary of the Pillar," hence "pillar."
Pika - Hawaiian form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Piia - Finnish form of Latin Pia, meaning "pious."
Piety - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "piety."
Pietronella - Italian form of Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Pietro - Italian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pietrina - Feminine form of Italian Pietro, meaning "rock, stone."
Pieter - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pietari - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Piet - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Piers - Middle English form of French Pierres, meaning "rock, stone."
Pierrette - Feminine form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Pierres - Older form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Pierre - French form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Piero - Italian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pierina - Pet form of Italian Piera, meaning "rock, stone."
Pierce - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
Piera - Feminine form of Italian Piero, meaning "rock, stone."
Pier - Dutch form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Piedad - Spanish name meaning "mercy."
Pich - Cambodian Khmer unisex name meaning "diamond."
Piaras - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Phyllis - Feminine form of Greek Phyllidos, meaning "foliage." In mythology, this is the name of a girl who killed herself over love and was transformed into an almond tree, meaning "foliage."
Phyllidos - Masculine form of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Phyllidis - Latin form of Greek Phyllidos, meaning "foliage."
Phyllida - Feminine form of Greek Phyllidos, meaning "foliage." In use by the English.
Phyliss - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Phuong - Vietnamese name meaning "phoenix."
Phuoc - North Vietnamese form of Phuc, meaning "blessings, luck."
Phueng - Thai name meaning "bee."
Phtha - Greek form of Egyptian Ptah, meaning "opener (of the mouth)."
Phrona - English short form of Greek Sophronia, meaning "self-controlled."
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.
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.
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.
Photius - Latin form of Greek Photios, meaning "light."
Photios - Greek name derived from the element phos, meaning "light."
Photine - Greek name derived from the word phos, meaning "light."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Phong - Vietnamese name meaning "wind."
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.
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.
Phokas - Greek name meaning "seal," the mammal.
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.
Phoibos - Greek name meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is a byname for the sun and for the god Apollo.
Phoibe - Greek name meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is the name of a Titan goddess of bright intellect.
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.
Phoebus - Latin form of Greek Phoibos, meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is a byname for the sun and for the god Apollo.
Phoebe - Latin form of Greek Phoibe, meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is the name of a Titan goddess of bright intellect.
Phocas - Latin form of Greek Phokas, meaning "seal," the mammal.
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.
Phlegon - Greek myth name of one of the horses of the noon-day sun, meaning "the burning one" or "the blazing one."
Phirun - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "rain."
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. 
Phineas - Variant spelling of English Phinehas, meaning "mouth of brass." 
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.
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.
Philotheus - Latin form of Greek Philotheos, meaning "friend of God" or "loves God."
Philotheos - Greek name composed of the elements philos "friend" and theos "god," hence "friend of God" or "loves God."
Philon - Greek name derived from the word phileo, meaning "to love."
Philomenus - Latin form of Greek Philomenos, meaning "friend of ease."
Philomenos - Supposedly another spelling for Greek Philomelos, meaning "friend of ease."
Philomenes - Perhaps a form of Greek Philomenos, meaning "friend of ease." 
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." 
Philomelus - Latin form of Greek Philomelos, meaning "friend of ease." In mythology, this is the name of a minor demi-god. 
Philomelos - Greek name meaning "friend of ease." In mythology, this is the name of a minor demi-god. 
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.
Philomel - Short form of Greek Philomela, meaning "sweet singer; nightingale."
Philokrates - Greek name composed of the elements philos "friend" and kratos "power," hence "friend of power" or "to love power."
Philogea - Greek name meaning "lover of the Earth." In mythology, this is the name of one of the horses of the Sun.
Philocrates - Latin form of Greek Philokrates, meaning "friend of power" or "to love power."
Philo - English and German name derived from Greek Philon, meaning "to love." Also used as a short form of other names beginning with Philo-.
Phillis - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
Phillipa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Phillip - Variant spelling of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Phillida - Variant spelling of Greek Phyllida, meaning "foliage." In use by the English.
Philis - English variant spelling of Greek Phyllis, meaning "foliage."
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.
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.
Philippine - Feminine form of French Philippe, meaning "lover of horses."
Philippina - Anglicized form of Spanish Felipina, meaning "lover of horses."
Philippe - French form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Philippa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Philipp - German form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Philipa - Feminine form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Philip -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "hospitable."
Philibert - Variant spelling of French Filibert, meaning "very bright."
Philetus - Latin form of Greek Philetos, meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.
Philetos - Greek name meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.
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. 
Phile - Feminine form of Greek Philon, meaning "to love."
Philbert - Variant spelling of French Philibert, meaning "very bright."
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.
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.
Philander - English name derived from Latin Philandrus, meaning "with love for people. 
Phil - Short form of English Philip, meaning "lover of horses."
Pherenike - Greek name composed of the elements pherein "to bring" and nike "victory," hence "bringer of victory." 
Pheobe - Modern English variant spelling of Latin Phoebe, meaning "shining one."
Phemie - Short form of English Euphemie, meaning "Well I speak."
Phelix - Greek form of Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky." In the bible, this is the name of a Roman procurator of Judea.
Phelim - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "hospitable."
Phelan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Faolán, meaning "little wolf."
Phebe - English variant spelling of Greek Phoebe, meaning "shining one."
Phawta - Thai name meaning "pleasing to the eye."
Phassakorn - Thai name meaning "sun."
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.
Pharao - Greek form of Hebrew Paroh ("great house"), meaning "his nakedness." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Pharamond - Variant spelling of German Faramond, meaning "journey protection."
Phanumas - Thai name meaning "sun."
Phanessa - Feminine form of Greek Phanes, meaning "bring to light; make appear." 
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. 
Phallu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Phairoh - Thai name meaning "sweet and pleasant sounding."
Phailin - Thai name meaning "sapphire."
Phaidros - Greek name derived from the word phaidros, meaning "bright."
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.
Phaeton - Greek name meaning "the shining one." In mythology, this is the name of one of the steeds of Aurora. The other is Abrax.
Phaedrus - Latin form of Greek Phaidros, meaning "bright."
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.
Petya - Pet form of Russian Pyotr, meaning "rock, stone."
Petunia - English name derived from the flower name, from French petun, an obsolete word for the tobacco plant.
Petula - Possibly an English Christian coinage derived from Latin petulare, meaning "to ask," hence "supplicant."
Petteri - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Petter - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Petsha -  Possibly a variation ofBasque Patxi, meaning "French." 
Petruso - Ukrainian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Petrus - Latin form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Petru - Corsican and Romanian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Petronius - Roman name of uncertain derivation but long associated with Latin Petrus (Greek Petros), meaning "rock, stone."
Petronilla - Diminutive form of Roman Latin Petronia, meaning "little rock."
Petronia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Petronius, meaning "rock, stone."
Petronella - Variant spelling of Italian Pietronella, meaning "little rock."
Petronel - Short form of Italian Petronella, meaning "little rock."
Petrona - Spanish feminine form of Roman Latin Petronius, meaning "rock, stone."
Petro - Ukrainian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Petrina - Pet form of Latin Petra, meaning "rock, stone."
Petri -   Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Petre - Romanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Petras - Lithuanian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Petranella - English variant spelling of Italian Petronella, meaning "little rock."
Petr - Czech form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Peti - Pet form of Hungarian Péter, meaning "rock, stone."
Peterkin - Pet form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Peter -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Pàdraig, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pete - Short form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Petar - Bulgarian and Croatian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Peta -   Feminine form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
Pesha - Romani form of Russian Pasha, meaning "small."
Perun - Slavic myth name of a god of lightning, meaning "thunder."
Peru - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Perttu - Finnish form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Pertti - Short form of Finnish Alpertti "bright nobility" and Roopertti "famous."
Pertag - Armenian name meaning "small castle."
Persius - Gallo-Roman form of Greek Perseus, probably meaning "soldier."
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.
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. 
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.
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."
Perrine - Feminine form of French Perrin, meaning "rock, stone."
Perrin - Pet form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
Perpetua - Spanish name, derived from Latin perpetuus, meaning "everlasting."
Perparim - Albanian name derived from the word përparim, meaning "progress."
Peronelle - Variant spelling of English Peronel, meaning "little rock."
Peronel - Medieval English contracted form of Roman Latin Petronel, meaning "little rock."
Pernille - Danish form of Roman Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Pernilla - Swedish form of Roman Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Perlita - Pet form of Italian/Spanish Perla, meaning "pearl."
Perlie - Variant spelling of English Pearlie, meaning "pearl."
Perle - Yiddish name meaning "pearl."
Perla - Italian and Spanish form of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Perikles - Greek name composed of the elements peri "around" and kleos "glory," hence "surrounded by glory."
Pericles - Latin form of Greek Perikles, meaning "surrounded by glory."
Pergrouhi - Armenian name meaning "cheerful."
Peregrinus - Latin name meaning "wanderer."
Peregrine - English name derived from Latin Peregrinus, meaning "wanderer."
Peredur - Old Celtic Arthurian legend name of unknown meaning. It is the name on which the drastically altered French Percevel may have been based. 
Pere - Catalan form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Perdita - English name created by Shakespeare, derived from the Latin word perditus, meaning "lost."
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."
Perceval - Variant spelling of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Perce - Short form of English Percival, meaning "pierced valley."
Per - Scandinavian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
Peppi - Pet form of Spanish Perpetua, meaning "everlasting."
Pepito - Spanish diminutive form of Portuguese/Spanish José, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Pepita - Feminine form of Spanish Pepito, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Pepe -   Diminutive form of Italian Giuseppe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Pepca - Pet form of Slovene Jožefa, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
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. 
Pentti - Finnish form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Pensri - Thai name meaning "beauty and goodness of the moon."
Penny - English pet form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Penney - Variant spelling of English Penny, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Penllyn - Welsh name meaning "from the headland of thelake."
Penko - Bulgarian pet form of Bulgarian/Croatian Petar, meaning "rock, stone."
Penka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Penko, meaning "rock, stone."
Peninnah - Hebrew name meaning "coral" or "pearl." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Elkanah. 
Peninna - Anglicized form of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Peninah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Penina - Anglicized form of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl." 
Peni - Hawaiian form of English Ben (Benedict), meaning "blessed."
Pengfei - Chinese name meaning "flight of the roc."
Peng - Chinese name meaning 1) "drum beats" and 2) "roc (the bird of legend)."
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.
Pene - English short form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Pen-chan - Thai name meaning "full moon."
Pen - English short form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Pembe - Turkish name meaning "pink."
Pellervo - Finnish unisex name meaning "field." It is another name for the harvest god Sampsa.
Pellegrino - Italian form of Latin Peregrinus, meaning "wanderer."
Peli - Basque form of Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Peleke - Hawaiian form of English Frederick, meaning "peaceful ruler."
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.
Pelagius - Latin form of Greek Pelagios, meaning "of the sea."
Pelagios - Greek name derived from the word pelagos ("the sea"), meaning "of the sea."
Pelagia - Feminine form of Greek Pelagios, meaning "of the sea."
Pelageya - Russian form of Greek Pelagia, meaning "of the sea."
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."
Pekka - Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
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.
Peizhi - Chinese name meaning "admiring iris."
Peio - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Peigi - Pet form of Scottish Maighread, meaning "pearl."
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.
Peggie - Variant spelling of English Peggy, meaning "pearl."
Peg - Short form of English Peggy, meaning "pearl."
Peeter - Estonian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Peers - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
Pedro - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Pedr - Welsh form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Peder - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pearlie - Pet form of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Pearle - Variant spelling of English Pearl, meaning "pearl."
Pearl - English gem name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin perla, meaning "pearl." The pearl is the birthstone for the month of June.
Pearce - Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
Peadar - Gaelic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Peace - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "peace." 
Paytah - Native American Sioux name meaning "fire."
Paylag - Armenian name meaning "lightning."
Payl - Armenian name meaning "shiny."
Payam - Persian name meaning "message."
Pax - Roman myth name of a goddess of peace, derived from the Latin word pax, meaning "peace." Her Greek name is Eirênê.
Pavol - Slovak form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pavlos - Variant spelling of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pavlo - Ukrainian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Pavlina - Pet form of Czech Pavla, meaning "small."
Pavle - Serbian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Pavla - Czech feminine form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Pavils - Latvian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pavel - Czech and Russian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pavati - Native American Hopi name meaning "clear water."
Pavao - Croatian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pavagan - Armenian name meaning "enough."
Pauwel - Dutch form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pauwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "witch."
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.
Paulu - Corsican form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paulos - Greek form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.
Paulo - Basque, Esperanto and Portuguese form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paulius - Lithuanian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Paulinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paulino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Paulina - Feminine form of Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Paulin - Basque form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pauliina - Finnish form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Paulien - Dutch form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Paulie - English pet form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Pauli - Feminine form of Basque Paulin, meaning "small."
Paulette - Pet form of French Paule, meaning "small."
Pauletta - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Paulene - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Pauleen - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Paule - French feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Paula - English feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
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.
Pau - Catalan form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Patya - Pet form of Russian Ipati, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Patxi - Pet form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French." 
Patty - English pet form of Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pattie - Variant spelling of English Patty, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patti - Variant spelling of English Pattie, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
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."
Patrycja - Feminine form of Polish Patryk, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
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.
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.
Patrizio - Italian form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Patrizia - Feminine form of Italian Patrizio, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patrikios - Greek form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Patrik - Czech and Hungarian form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Patrick - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent." 
Patricius - Latin name meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patricia - Feminine form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patrice - Medieval French form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Patraicc - Old Irish Gaelic name derived from Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Patli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"medicine."
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. 
Patariki - Maori form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pat - English unisex short form of English Patrick and Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pastora - Feminine form of Spanish Pastor, meaning "shepherd."
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.
Pasqualino - Pet form of Italian Pasquale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pasqualina - Feminine form of Italian Pasqualino, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pasquale - Italian form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pasi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small." 
Pasha - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Pascuala - Feminine form of Spanish Pascual, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascual - Spanish form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascoal - Portuguese form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pasco - Cornish form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Paschalis - Late Latin name derived from the word Pascha, from Hebrew Pesach ("Passover"), hence "Passover; Easter."
Paschal - Variant spelling of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascaline - Pet form of French Pascale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascale - Feminine form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
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.
Parzival - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Parzifal - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Parwiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
Parviz - Persian name meaning "fortunate."
Parvin - Persian name derived from the word for "the Pleiades."
Parveen - Hindi form of Persian Parvin, meaning "the Pleiades."
Parvati - Hindi myth name of a wife of Shiva, meaning "she of the mountains."
Parvana - Persian name meaning "butterfly."
Parvaiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
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.
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."
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.
Parth - Short form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Parry -   Variant spelling of English Perry, meaning "wanderer."
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. 
Parounag - Armenian name meaning "grateful."
Paroh - Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "great house." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Parisa - Persian name meaning either "angelic" or "like a fairy."
Paride - Italian form of Greek Paris, probably meaning "wager." 
Pari - Persian name meaning "fairy."
Paraskeve - Greek name meaning "preparation."
Paramonus - Latin form of Greek Paramonos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Paramonos - Contracted form of Greek Paramonimos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
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.
Paracelsus - Latin name meaning "equal to or greater than Celsus."
Paquito - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Paquita - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Papina - Native American Miwok name meaning "vine growing around an oak tree."
Papillion - French name derived from the word papillon, meaning "butterfly."
Papak - Variant spelling of Persian Babak, meaning "little father."
Papa - Maori myth name of the mother of the gods, meaning "earth."
Paora - Maori form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paolo - Italian form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paolino - Italian form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Paolina - Feminine form of Italian Paolino, meaning "small."
Paola - Feminine form of Italian Paolo, meaning "small."
Paol - Breton form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Panya - Egyptian name meaning "mouse."
Pantzeska - Basque form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Pantxike - Feminine form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French."
Pantheras - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and therao "to hunt," hence "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Pantera - Latin form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Panteleimon - Greek name composed of the elements panta "all" and eleos "mercy," hence "all-merciful."
Pantaleone - Italian form of Latin Pantaleon, meaning "all-merciful."
Pantaleon - Latin form of Greek Panteleimon, meaning "all-merciful." 
Pansy - English name derived from the flower name, from the Old French word pensee, meaning "thought."
Panpoxa - Basque name meaning "beautiful."
Panos - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Panoptes - Greek name meaning "all-eyed." In mythology, this is an epithet of the giant Argos.
Pannoowau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he lies."
Panni - Pet form of Hungarian Anikó, meaning "favor; grace."
Pankraz - German form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Pankratiy - Russian form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Pankratios - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and kratos "power," hence "all power."
Pankratii - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Pankrati - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Paniwi - Egyptian name meaning "the bringer."
Panhsj - Egyptian name meaning "the Nubian," i.e. "dark-complexioned."
Panfilo - Italian form of Latin Pamphilus, meaning "friend of all."
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.
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.
Pancrazio - Italian form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Pancratius - Latin form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Pancras - Medieval English name derived from Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Pancho - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Panayiotis - Variant spelling of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Panahasi - Egyptian name meaning "the barbarian."
Panagiotis - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and hagios "holy," hence "all-holy."
Panagiotakis - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Panagiota - Feminine form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
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.
Pamuya - Native American Hopi name meaning "water moon."
Pamphilus - Latin form of Greek Pamphilos, meaning "friend of all."
Pamphilos - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and philos "friend," hence "friend of all."
Pamila - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pamella - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pamelia - Elaborated form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
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."
Pam - Short form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Palu - Variant spelling of English Pallu, meaning "distinguished."
Paloma - Spanish name meaning "dove, pigeon."
Palmiro - Italian name derived from Latin palma, meaning "palm tree." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Palmira - Feminine form of Italian Palmiro, meaning "pilgrim." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
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.
Palluw - Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Pallu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Pallav - Hindi name meaning "budding leaf."
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. 
Pali -  Possibly a Romani form of Hungarian P�l, meaning "small."
Palasan - Armenian name meaning "balsam."
Palaimon - Greek name meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Palaemon - Latin form of Greek Palaimon, meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Pakwa - Native American Hopi name meaning "frog."
Pakuna - Native American Miwok name meaning "deer jumping downhill."
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. 
Paki - African Xhosa and Egyptian name meaning "witness."
Pajackok - Native American Algonquin name meaning "thunder."
Paise - Short form of English unisex Paisley, meaning "church." 
Paion - Greek name meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.
Paige - Feminine form of English unisex Page, meaning "page; young servant."
Paidí - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paian - Variant spelling of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." 
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. 
Paharita - Chamoru name meaning "little bird."
Pahana - Native American Hopi name meaning "lost white brother."
Paget - Feminine diminutive form of English unisex Page, meaning "little patrician; little servant."
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."
Padrig - Breton and Welsh form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Padmini - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and ini "having," hence "possesses lotus flowers."
Padmavati - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and vati "resembling," hence "resembles a lotus flower."
Padma - Hindi unisex name meaning "lotus flower."
Paderau - Welsh unisex name meaning "beads; rosary."
Paden - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Páidín, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Paddy - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Paidí, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paco - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Pachua - Native American Hopi name meaning "feathered water snake."
Pachjo - Esperanto pet form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
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. 
Pacey - Pet form of English Pace, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pace - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the French personal name Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Paca - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Pablo - Spanish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paavo - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paavi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small."
Paavali - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paaie - Manx form of Scottish Peigi, meaning "pearl."
Pól - Irish form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pia - Feminine form of Latin Pius, meaning "pious."
Pëllumb - Albanian name meaning "dove."
Pêrô - Greek name meaning "disabled, lame." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Neleus and Chloris.
Pétur - Icelandic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone." 
Pépin - Old French name, possibly derived from the word pepin/pipin, meaning "seed of a fruit."
Pénélope - French form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Päivi - Variant spelling of Finnish Päivä, meaning "day."
Päivä - Finnish name meaning "day."
Páll - Icelandic form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pála - Feminine form of Icelandic Páll, meaning "small."
Páidín - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic P�draig, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Pádraigín - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Pàrlan - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Pál - Hungarian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pàislig - Scottish Gaelic name, possibly derived from Late Latin basilica, meaning "church."
Pádraig - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Patraicc, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Pehr - Swedish pet 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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