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Names starting with Pa

Palu - Variant spelling of English Pallu, meaning "distinguished."
Paquita - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Paquito - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Papan - Nahuatl name meaning "flag."
Patricia - Feminine form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pasha - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Pansy - English name derived from the flower name, from the Old French word pensee, meaning "thought."
Patrycja - Feminine form of Polish Patryk, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Parvana - Persian name meaning "butterfly."
Paramonus - Latin form of Greek Paramonos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Paavali - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paddy - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Paidí, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paulina - Feminine form of Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Pace - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the French personal name 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.
Pauline - French form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Papa - Maori myth name of the mother of the gods, meaning "earth."
Pàislig - Scottish Gaelic name, possibly derived from Late Latin basilica, meaning "church."
Pavlo - Ukrainian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Pancrazio - Italian form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Parveen - Hindi form of Persian Parvin, meaning "the Pleiades."
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. 
Parisa - Persian name meaning either "angelic" or "like a fairy."
Paulien - Dutch form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Paniwi - Egyptian name meaning "the bringer."
Paschal - Variant spelling of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pauliina - Finnish form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Pallab - Variant spelling of Hindi Pallav, meaning "budding leaf."
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.
Parvati - Hindi myth name of a wife of Shiva, meaning "she of the mountains."
Pádraig - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Patraicc, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Pankratiy - Russian form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Pamella - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pam - Short form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pamila - Variant spelling 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."
Pat - English unisex short form of English Patrick and Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Päivä - Finnish name meaning "day."
Pancras - Medieval English name derived from Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Patsy - English unisex name meaning "patrician; of noble birth." It is a pet form of both English Patrick and Latin Patricia. 
Paylag - Armenian name meaning "lightning."
Padmavati - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and vati "resembling," hence "resembles a lotus flower."
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.
Paol - Breton form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paderau - Welsh unisex name meaning "beads; rosary."
Panya - Egyptian name meaning "mouse."
Paola - Feminine form of Italian Paolo, meaning "small."
Pavagan - Armenian name meaning "enough."
Paco - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Padma - Hindi unisex name meaning "lotus flower."
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.
Padrig - Breton and Welsh form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Palaemon - Latin form of Greek Palaimon, meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Palmira - Feminine form of Italian Palmiro, meaning "pilgrim." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Pamelia - Elaborated form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Pamphilus - Latin form of Greek Pamphilos, meaning "friend of all."
Pamuya - Native American Hopi name meaning "water moon."
Panagiotakis - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Pankratii - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Parth - Short form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Parvaiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
Patrik - Czech and Hungarian form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Patrizio - Italian form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
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.
Pau - Catalan form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paulene - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Pauletta - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Paulette - Pet form of French Paule, meaning "small."
Pauwel - Dutch form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pavao - Croatian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pavati - Native American Hopi name meaning "clear water."
Pascual - Spanish form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascoal - Portuguese form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pastora - Feminine form of Spanish Pastor, meaning "shepherd."
Pauwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "witch."
Pauleen - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Patli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"medicine."
Patrizia - Feminine form of Italian Patrizio, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pasco - Cornish form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pavils - Latvian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pantheras - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and therao "to hunt," hence "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Paytah - Native American Sioux name meaning "fire."
Parzival - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
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.
Patya - Pet form of Russian Ipati, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Panhsj - Egyptian name meaning "the Nubian," i.e. "dark-complexioned."
Paschalis - Late Latin name derived from the word Pascha, from Hebrew Pesach ("Passover"), hence "Passover; Easter."
Pauli - Feminine form of Basque Paulin, meaning "small."
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.
Pancratius - Latin form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Paget - Feminine diminutive form of English unisex Page, meaning "little patrician; little servant."
Pakuna - Native American Miwok name meaning "deer jumping downhill."
Pankrati - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Paharita - Chamoru name meaning "little bird."
Papina - Native American Miwok name meaning "vine growing around an oak tree."
Paolino - Italian form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
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.
Paulino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Parwiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
Pali -  Possibly a Romani form of Hungarian P�l, meaning "small."
Pallas - Greek unisex name derived from the word pallô, meaning "to brandish a weapon." In mythology, this is the name of many characters in Greek mythology: a son of Evander; a giant son of Uranus and Gaia; a Titan son of Crius and Eurybia; the father of the 50 Pallantids; a daughter of Triton; and it is an epithet of Athena. 
Panayiotis - Variant spelling of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Paulie - English pet form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Payam - Persian name meaning "message."
Patti - Variant spelling of English Pattie, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pahana - Native American Hopi name meaning "lost white brother."
Palaimon - Greek name meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Paulin - Basque form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pantzeska - Basque form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Paavo - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, 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.
Paca - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Parounag - Armenian name meaning "grateful."
Panteleimon - Greek name composed of the elements panta "all" and eleos "mercy," hence "all-merciful."
Pasqualino - Pet form of Italian Pasquale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Paramonos - Contracted form of Greek Paramonimos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Parviz - Persian name meaning "fortunate."
Pancho - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Patariki - Maori form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Paaie - Manx form of Scottish Peigi, meaning "pearl."
Pasquale - Italian form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Padmini - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and ini "having," hence "possesses lotus flowers."
Paian - Variant spelling of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." 
Pankraz - German form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Pasi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small." 
Panfilo - Italian form of Latin Pamphilus, meaning "friend of all."
Patricius - Latin name meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paion - Greek name meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.
Pajackok - Native American Algonquin name meaning "thunder."
Paride - Italian form of Greek Paris, probably meaning "wager." 
Paki - African Xhosa and Egyptian name meaning "witness."
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."
Pascale - Feminine form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pavel - Czech and Russian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Patty - English pet form of Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pablo - Spanish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Panos - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Patil - Armenian name meaning "snowflake."
Paule - French feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Pamphilos - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and philos "friend," hence "friend of all."
Parvin - Persian name derived from the word for "the Pleiades."
Patraicc - Old Irish Gaelic name derived from Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Pantera - Latin form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Pantaleon - Latin form of Greek Panteleimon, meaning "all-merciful." 
Paracelsus - Latin name meaning "equal to or greater than Celsus."
Paula - English feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Pavla - Czech feminine form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Palmiro - Italian name derived from Latin palma, meaning "palm tree." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Paden - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Páidín, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
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.
Pari - Persian name meaning "fairy."
Pannoowau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he lies."
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. 
Papillion - French name derived from the word papillon, meaning "butterfly."
Paulinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
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. 
Panoptes - Greek name meaning "all-eyed." In mythology, this is an epithet of the giant Argos.
Parzifal - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Patrikios - Greek form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
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.
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. 
Pantaleone - Italian form of Latin Pantaleon, meaning "all-merciful."
Paora - Maori form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Panagiota - Feminine form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Paroh - Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "great house." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Pascaline - Pet form of French Pascale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Paisley - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Pàislig, possibly meaning "church."
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."
Panagiotis - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and hagios "holy," hence "all-holy."
Patricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paavi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small."
Pantxike - Feminine form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French."
Pallav - Hindi name meaning "budding leaf."
Paise - Short form of English unisex Paisley, meaning "church." 
Pattie - Variant spelling of English Patty, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
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.
Patrice - Medieval French form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
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.
Panni - Pet form of Hungarian Anikó, meaning "favor; grace."
Paraskeve - Greek name meaning "preparation."
Paolo - Italian form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pasqualina - Feminine form of Italian Pasqualino, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Palasan - Armenian name meaning "balsam."
Palluw - Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Pachjo - Esperanto pet form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Patxi - Pet form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French." 
Patryk - Polish form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Paloma - Spanish name meaning "dove, pigeon."
Paulius - Lithuanian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Patrick - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent." 
Pavle - Serbian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Paolina - Feminine form of Italian Paolino, meaning "small."
Pachua - Native American Hopi name meaning "feathered water snake."
Pascuala - Feminine form of Spanish Pascual, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Paulu - Corsican form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pankratios - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and kratos "power," hence "all power."
Pacey - Pet form of English Pace, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Paulo - Basque, Esperanto and Portuguese form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pakwa - Native American Hopi name meaning "frog."
Papak - Variant spelling of Persian Babak, meaning "little father."
Panahasi - Egyptian name meaning "the barbarian."
Pallu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
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. 
Paige - Feminine form of English unisex Page, meaning "page; young servant."
Pavlos - Variant spelling of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pavol - Slovak form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
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.
Parry -   Variant spelling of English Perry, meaning "wanderer."
Pax - Roman myth name of a goddess of peace, derived from the Latin word pax, meaning "peace." Her Greek name is Eirênê.
Panpoxa - Basque name meaning "beautiful."
Payl - Armenian name meaning "shiny."
Pavlina - Pet form of Czech Pavla, meaning "small."
Pádraigín - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Páll - Icelandic form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pál - Hungarian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Parthalán - Irish Gaelic legend name, thought by some to have been derived from Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." As the legend goes, this name belonged to an early invader of Ireland who was the first to arrive on those shores after the biblical flood.
Páidín - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic P�draig, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Paidí - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Päivi - Variant spelling of Finnish Päivä, meaning "day."
Pála - Feminine form of Icelandic Páll, meaning "small."
Pàrlan - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
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."
Pallas - Greek unisex name derived from the word pallô, meaning "to brandish a weapon." In mythology, this is the name of many characters in Greek mythology: a son of Evander; a giant son of Uranus and Gaia; a Titan son of Crius and Eurybia; the father of the 50 Pallantids; a daughter of Triton; and it is an epithet of Athena. 
Paris (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. 
Pat - English unisex short form of English Patrick and Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"medicine."
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."
Paweł - Polish form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
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."

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