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First Name Directory - Starting with A

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.

Alain is also widely used as a personal name and is the French form of Alan but also exists in English-speaking countries:
Auguste [ɑɡyst] is a French and female given name. The name is a form of Augusta, or August. See for etymology and variants.
Augustin is a variant of Augustine used in several languages, and may refer to:
Adhemar is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Agénor is both a masculine French given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Albertet is the Occitan diminutive of Albert (given name). It is commonly associated with two troubadours:
Alexandre is the French, Portuguese, and Galician form of the masculine given name Alexander. Notable people with the name include:
Alphonse is the French variant of the given name Alphons.
Anatole is a French male name, derived from the Greek name Ανατολιος Anatolius, meaning "sunrise." The Russian version of the name is Anatoly (also transliterated as Anatoliy and Anatoli). Other variants are Anatol and more rarely Anatolio.[citation needed]
André - sometimes transliterated as Andre - is the French and Portuguese form of the name Andrew, and is now also used in the English-speaking world. It is a variation of the Greek name Andreas, a short form of any of various compound names derived from andr- 'man, warrior'. Cognate names are:
Antoine (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃.twan]) is a French given name (from Latin Antonius) meaning beyond praise or highly praise-worthy.
Armand is both a masculine French given name and a surname, the French form of Herman.
Arnaud or Arnauld (formerly Arnoul) is the French form of the German given name Arnold.
Arsène is a masculine French given name. It is derived from the Latin name Arsenius, the Latinized form of the Greek name Ἀρσἐνιος (Arsenios), which means "male, virile". People with the name Arsène include:
Aubin is a masculine French given name variant of Albin, from the Roman cognate Albinus, derived from the Latin albus, meaning "white" or "bright". It is also common as a surname. People with the name Aubin include:
Aurélien is a French masculine given name and may refer to:
Élie is the French equivalent of "Elias" or "Elijah."
Émilien is a French masculine given name and may refer to:
Éric ['eʁik] is a French masculine given name, the equivalent of English Eric. In French-speaking Canada and Belgium it is also sometimes unaccented, and pronounced "Eric" as English with the stress on the "i". A notable French exception is Erik Satie, born Éric, but who in later life signed his name "Erik" pronounced as in English.
Étienne, a French equivalent of Stephen/Steven/Steve,[citation needed] is a given name which may refer to:
Adhemar is the Gallicised form of the Germanic "Ademar" consisting of "adal" noble meaning and "Mar" meaning famous. It is the French form of the Languedoc family name Azémar.
Statement is a Variant, Adrien is a French masculine given name and a family name as the French form of Adrian. The origin and meaning of the name see here. A feminine form of the given name is Adrienne.
Épiphane is a French masculine given name. It is the French form of the Greek Latin name of Epiphanius. This is derived from επιφανής ("famous") and has the same etymology as the Christian Festival of Epiphany, see there.
Cognomen (derived from Aurelius) and Latin name, was recorded by Aurelianus (Aurelian in French language):
Eloi, a French masculine given name, from the Latin Eligius wrote also Eloy / e.lwa/is meaning "the chosen". It is celebrated on the 1st of December.

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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