Hudson is of uncertain origin with possible ties to Huda, Hudde, Hugh, and Richard.
Hudson Bay in north-east Canada and the Hudson River which marks the border between New York and New Jersey were named after the explorer Henry Hudson.
"Prince" is ultimately derived from the Latin "princeps," meaning "the first." Prince is a title used in most royal houses to indicate a son in line for the throne.
Prince is also the name of an American musician who famously changed his n
Ramiro is ancient and Tuetonic in origin. The surname Ramirez derives from the name Ramiro. The meaning is derivative from Ramiro, a Spanish martial who served under King Leovigild of the Visigoths.
Although Rashaan gives the appearance of possibly being of Arabic or Punjabi lineage, it is most likely a very modern creation influenced by the sound of Arabic or Punjabi names. No known meaning for this name can be found, once again pointing to the lik
Roberto Cavalli is a fashion designer.
Shiloh (variant transcription of Shilo) is a Biblical place name. It was a gathering place and sanctuary of the Hebrew at the time of the Judges, between Jericho and Sachem.
It is also used as a reference to the Messiah, although this is l
The name was borne by a Roman writer of comedies, Publius Terentius Afer, commonly known as Terence.
Also an Icelandic name derived from the Nordic word "Frior" or "peace".
Famous bearers include artist Frida Kahlo, and ABBA member Frida or Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
Frida is particularly popular in Norway - it was #20 there in 200
In English the pronunciation of this name is sometimes anglicised to 'jeen'.
This name was first recorded in the 16th century as a diminutive of Elizabeth. It is now more commonly considered to be connected with the name Lily.
Lilian also happens to be the French male form of Liliane.
French cognate of Magdalene, also in common use in English-speaking countries.
A madeleine is a famous sort of French butter cookie or cake. Several French communes and geographical features are named Madeleine after Mary Magdalene.
Modern American English coinage, which could possibly have been fashioned after names such as Noelie and Nayeli. No known meaning or direct line of etymology.
Modern coinage, possibly based on the name Cheryl or Sherry.
The name reached rank #709 of the US top of names in 1985.
A modern respelling of Sydney.
This is an Arabic male name; but is also a prominent African name of Swahili origin. It is used as a unisex name there, and also for both boys and girls in English speaking countries, like the the U.S.
Cain has four separate origins. From the Hebrew, it means 'a spear'. In Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition, Cain was the world's first murderer. In Welsh Cain is a feminine name meaning 'beautiful' or 'fair' (this usage is completely unrelated to the
A spelling variation of the male name Corey. As a female name it is a nickname of a Cor- name such as Cornelia or Cora.
A male name in Hebrew, pronounced "eh LY shah." In the Old Testament, Elisha was a prophet - the disciple and successor of Elijah.
In modern times Elisha ("eh LEE shah") has gained popularity as an alternate spelling of the feminine name A
Coming from the surname Hadley.
Jordyn is a respelling of the name Jordan. It is used for both boys and girls but in the US is more popular for females, due to the recent trend of replacing vowels with the letter Y which some believe "makes a name more feminine".
Mara is a name that appears in many mythologies.
A Hebrew name meaning "bitter, bitterness", Mara is one with the Biblical figure of Naomi. She changed her name from Naomi (pleasant) to Mara after she suffered the deaths of her husband and
Also an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Treasach ('warlike, fierce')
The word "Zaire" is a Portuguese corruption of "nezere," the Kikongo word for "river." Zaire is a former name of the Congo river, and is also the former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.