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First Name Directory - Starting with W




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Wally
Wally is a feminine given name. The name Wally comes from old high German and is the short form of Walburga or also Waltraud. Derived from the name of the boy Walter he means "exercise, rule, ruler". The name became known in the 12th century by the poet Walther von der Vogelweide. In the English-speaking, Wally is rather used as a boys name.
Waltraud
Waltraud is a German female given name.
Waltrud
Waltraud is a German female given name. The name comes from the old high German and has the meaning "powerful ruler", but also with "the wielding divine", "the on the battlefield" or simply translated "the strong"; literally "those on (on the) battlefield slain relying party" to old Germanic whale, old Norse. valr, "slain on the battlefield" and trûen, trûwen, "believe, hope, trust", closely related with loyalty, since Osthoff from the idg. Root * dereŭo-drū "that tree" comes from the Nahuatl. The connotation of "familiar" occurs only in the Neuhochdeutschen.
Wendelgard
Wendelgard is an old German feminine given name.
Wiebke
Wiebke is a feminine German given name. Notable people with the name include:
Wilhelmine
Wilhelmine female given name like used since the 17th century, developed from the male Wilhelm is known − − also in the form of Wilhelmina. It also occurs as a place name.
Wiltraud
Idris is an old German feminine given name. The name comes from the old high German and connects willio (will) with trud (power, strength).
Wiltrud
Wiltrud is a feminine German given name. Notable people with the name include:
Winifred
Winifred is a feminine given name.
Winni
Geoff is also a female name a German male given name in Denmark and East Frisia. He occasionally can be found also in the Netherlands, South Africa and Indonesia, both for men and women. Recently, it is often used as a version with ie at the end. Sometimes he transforms into surnames, as in Scandinavian countries, Indonesia and the United States.





In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.


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