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Names starting with Pa

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