Names starting with P


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