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Names starting with Pa

Pannoowau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he lies."
Pascoal - Portuguese form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pantxike - Feminine form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French."
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.
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.
Pavel - Czech and Russian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Patya - Pet form of Russian Ipati, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Pavlo - Ukrainian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Paul - English and French form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.
Pachua - Native American Hopi name meaning "feathered water snake."
Pauline - French form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Parisa - Persian name meaning either "angelic" or "like a fairy."
Parveen - Hindi form of Persian Parvin, meaning "the Pleiades."
Pavol - Slovak form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Patil - Armenian name meaning "snowflake."
Parry -   Variant spelling of English Perry, meaning "wanderer."
Pantera - Latin form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Paulu - Corsican form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pankratios - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and kratos "power," hence "all power."
Papak - Variant spelling of Persian Babak, meaning "little father."
Paco - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Palasan - Armenian name meaning "balsam."
Papillion - French name derived from the word papillon, meaning "butterfly."
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."
Parvin - Persian name derived from the word for "the Pleiades."
Patrick - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent." 
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. 
Pasi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small." 
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. 
Pamelia - Elaborated form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
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.
Paige - Feminine form of English unisex Page, meaning "page; young servant."
Patrizio - Italian form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Patrizia - Feminine form of Italian Patrizio, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paulina - Feminine form of Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Parthenopê - Greek name composed of the elements parthenos "virgin" and ops "voice," hence "virgin voice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Sirens.
Pat - English unisex short form of English Patrick and Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paracelsus - Latin name meaning "equal to or greater than Celsus."
Pasco - Cornish form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Páll - Icelandic form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Palu - Variant spelling of English Pallu, meaning "distinguished."
Paride - Italian form of Greek Paris, probably meaning "wager." 
Paola - Feminine form of Italian Paolo, meaning "small."
Pádraig - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Patraicc, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Parzival - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
Palluw - Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Pace - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the French personal name Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
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. 
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.
Parth - Short form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Pablo - Spanish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paulino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Padmini - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and ini "having," hence "possesses lotus flowers."
Pál - Hungarian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Papan - Nahuatl name meaning "flag."
Paderau - Welsh unisex name meaning "beads; rosary."
Pavlos - Variant spelling of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Paulius - Lithuanian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pallab - Variant spelling of Hindi Pallav, meaning "budding leaf."
Padma - Hindi unisex name meaning "lotus flower."
Paramonus - Latin form of Greek Paramonos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Pasha - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Pachath-mowab - Hebrew name meaning "governor of Moab" and "pit of Moab." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of Babylonian exiles, and the name of the father of Hashub. 
Pam - Short form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Paharita - Chamoru name meaning "little bird."
Parvana - Persian name meaning "butterfly."
Pankrati - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Patxi - Pet form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French." 
Paquita - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Paulien - Dutch form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Paniwi - Egyptian name meaning "the bringer."
Patty - English pet form of Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paulin - Basque form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pacey - Pet form of English Pace, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Paulo - Basque, Esperanto and Portuguese form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Palaimon - Greek name meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Pascaline - Pet form of French Pascale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pax - Roman myth name of a goddess of peace, derived from the Latin word pax, meaning "peace." Her Greek name is Eirênê.
Patrice - Medieval French form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Paulinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Patricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Panagiota - Feminine form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Patricia - Feminine form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paschal - Variant spelling of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pallu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.
Paula - English feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Patryk - Polish form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Paroh - Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "great house." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Panagiotis - Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and hagios "holy," hence "all-holy."
Pamella - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
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.
Panos - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Paolina - Feminine form of Italian Paolino, meaning "small."
Parviz - Persian name meaning "fortunate."
Padmavati - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements padma "lotus flower" and vati "resembling," hence "resembles a lotus flower."
Paraskeve - Greek name meaning "preparation."
Pari - Persian name meaning "fairy."
Paian - Variant spelling of Greek Paion, meaning "healer." 
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.
Paschalis - Late Latin name derived from the word Pascha, from Hebrew Pesach ("Passover"), hence "Passover; Easter."
Pachjo - Esperanto pet form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Panayiotis - Variant spelling of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Pasqualina - Feminine form of Italian Pasqualino, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pála - Feminine form of Icelandic Páll, meaning "small."
Payam - Persian name meaning "message."
Paytah - Native American Sioux name meaning "fire."
Payl - Armenian name meaning "shiny."
Pavati - Native American Hopi name meaning "clear water."
Pavagan - Armenian name meaning "enough."
Pauwel - Dutch form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paulos - Greek form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.
Pauliina - Finnish form of Latin Paulina, meaning "small."
Paulie - English pet form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Pauletta - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Paulene - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Pauleen - Pet form of English Paula, meaning "small."
Paule - French feminine form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."
Pau - Catalan form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Patti - Variant spelling of English Pattie, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patrycja - Feminine form of Polish Patryk, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patroklos - Greek name composed of the elements patros "of the father" and kleos "glory," hence "glory of the father." In mythology, this is the name of the best friend of Achilles. Both were heroes who fought against the Trojans.
Patroclus - Latin form of Greek Patroklos, meaning "glory of the father." In mythology, this is the name of the best friend of Achilles. Both were heroes who fought against the Trojans.
Patrikios - Greek form of Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Patrik - Czech and Hungarian form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pastora - Feminine form of Spanish Pastor, meaning "shepherd."
Pastor - Spanish name derived from Latin Pastor, meaning "shepherd." St. Pastor was a 9-year-old boy who along with his 13-year-old brother, Justus, was martyred at Alcalá de Henares in the early 4th century.
Pasquale - Italian form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascuala - Feminine form of Spanish Pascual, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascale - Feminine form of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Parwiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
Parvati - Hindi myth name of a wife of Shiva, meaning "she of the mountains."
Parvaiz - Variant spelling of Persian Parviz, meaning "fortunate."
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.
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. 
Papa - Maori myth name of the mother of the gods, meaning "earth."
Paolo - Italian form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paolino - Italian form of Roman Latin Paulinus, meaning "small."
Paol - Breton form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Panya - Egyptian name meaning "mouse."
Pantaleon - Latin form of Greek Panteleimon, meaning "all-merciful." 
Pansy - English name derived from the flower name, from the Old French word pensee, meaning "thought."
Panpoxa - Basque name meaning "beautiful."
Panoptes - Greek name meaning "all-eyed." In mythology, this is an epithet of the giant Argos.
Panni - Pet form of Hungarian Anikó, meaning "favor; grace."
Panfilo - Italian form of Latin Pamphilus, meaning "friend of all."
Pancho - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Panahasi - Egyptian name meaning "the barbarian."
Panagiotakis - Pet form of Greek Panagiotis, meaning "all-holy."
Pamphilos - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and philos "friend," hence "friend of all."
Pamila - Variant spelling of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Paloma - Spanish name meaning "dove, pigeon."
Palmiro - Italian name derived from Latin palma, meaning "palm tree." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Palmira - Feminine form of Italian Palmiro, meaning "pilgrim." This name is sometimes given to babies born onPalm Sunday.
Pali -  Possibly a Romani form of Hungarian P�l, meaning "small."
Pakuna - Native American Miwok name meaning "deer jumping downhill."
Paki - African Xhosa and Egyptian name meaning "witness."
Paisley - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Pàislig, possibly meaning "church."
Paise - Short form of English unisex Paisley, meaning "church." 
Paget - Feminine diminutive form of English unisex Page, meaning "little patrician; little servant."
Page - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a status name for a young boy who was apprenticed to a knight, hence "page; young servant."
Paddy - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Paidí, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Paca - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Päivi - Variant spelling of Finnish Päivä, meaning "day."
Páidín - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic P�draig, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Pàrlan - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Parthalán, possibly meaning "son of Talmai."
Paylag - Armenian name meaning "lightning."
Pavlina - Pet form of Czech Pavla, meaning "small."
Pavle - Serbian form of Greek Pavlos, meaning "small."
Pavla - Czech feminine form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Pavils - Latvian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pavao - Croatian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Pauwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "witch."
Paulus - Roman Latin family name derived from a byname meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.
Pauli - Feminine form of Basque Paulin, meaning "small."
Paulette - Pet form of French Paule, meaning "small."
Pattie - Variant spelling of English Patty, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patsy - English unisex name meaning "patrician; of noble birth." It is a pet form of both English Patrick and Latin Patricia. 
Patricius - Latin name meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Patraicc - Old Irish Gaelic name derived from Latin Patricius, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Patli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"medicine."
Patariki - Maori form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Pasqualino - Pet form of Italian Pasquale, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Pascual - Spanish form of Latin Paschalis, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Parzifal - German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
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."
Parounag - Armenian name meaning "grateful."
Paramonos - Contracted form of Greek Paramonimos, meaning either "constant, enduring" or "beyond Monimos." 
Paquito - Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Papina - Native American Miwok name meaning "vine growing around an oak tree."
Paora - Maori form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Pantzeska - Basque form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Pantheras - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and therao "to hunt," hence "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
Panteleimon - Greek name composed of the elements panta "all" and eleos "mercy," hence "all-merciful."
Pantaleone - Italian form of Latin Pantaleon, meaning "all-merciful."
Pankraz - German form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Pankratiy - Russian form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Pankratii - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Panhsj - Egyptian name meaning "the Nubian," i.e. "dark-complexioned."
Pancrazio - Italian form of Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Pancratius - Latin form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power."
Pancras - Medieval English name derived from Latin Pancratius, meaning "all power."
Pan - Greek name derived from the word pa-on, meaning "herdsman." In mythology, this is the name of a god of shepherds and flocks, who had the horns, hindquarters and legs of a goat.
Pamuya - Native American Hopi name meaning "water moon."
Pamphilus - Latin form of Greek Pamphilos, meaning "friend of all."
Pallav - Hindi name meaning "budding leaf."
Palaemon - Latin form of Greek Palaimon, meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
Pakwa - Native American Hopi name meaning "frog."
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. 
Pajackok - Native American Algonquin name meaning "thunder."
Paion - Greek name meaning "healer." In mythology, this is the name of a physician god.
Paidí - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Pahana - Native American Hopi name meaning "lost white brother."
Padrig - Breton and Welsh form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Paden - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Páidín, meaning "little patrician" or "little noble."
Paavo - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paavi - Pet form of Finnish Paavo, meaning "small."
Paavali - Finnish form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Paaie - Manx form of Scottish Peigi, meaning "pearl."
Päivä - Finnish name meaning "day."
Pádraigín - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
Pàislig - Scottish Gaelic name, possibly derived from Late Latin basilica, 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."
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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