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Names starting with P

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