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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
Alain is also widely used as a personal name and is the French form of Alan but also exists in English-speaking countries:
Auguste
Auguste [ɑɡyst] is a French and female given name. The name is a form of Augusta, or August. See for etymology and variants.
Augustin
Augustin is a variant of Augustine used in several languages, and may refer to:
Adhemar
Adhemar is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Agénor
Agénor is both a masculine French given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Albertet
Albertet is the Occitan diminutive of Albert (given name). It is commonly associated with two troubadours:
Alexandre
Alexandre is the French, Portuguese, and Galician form of the masculine given name Alexander. Notable people with the name include:
Alphonse
Alphonse is the French variant of the given name Alphons.
Anatole
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
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
Antoine (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃.twan]) is a French given name (from Latin Antonius) meaning beyond praise or highly praise-worthy.
Antonin
Armand
Armand is both a masculine French given name and a surname, the French form of Herman.
Arnaud
Arnaud or Arnauld (formerly Arnoul) is the French form of the German given name Arnold.
Arsène
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
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
Aurélien is a French masculine given name and may refer to:
Élie
Élie is the French equivalent of "Elias" or "Elijah."
Émilien
Émilien is a French masculine given name and may refer to:
Éric
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
Étienne, a French equivalent of Stephen/Steven/Steve,[citation needed] is a given name which may refer to:
Adhémar
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.
Amet
Adrien
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
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.
Aurelianus
Cognomen (derived from Aurelius) and Latin name, was recorded by Aurelianus (Aurelian in French language):
Éloi
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.





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