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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.

Agnes is a feminine given name. The meaning of the name Agnes derives from the Greek ἁγνός, - ή, όν (hagnos,-e, - on), which means "pure, sanctified, consecrated", is partly Latin agnus ("Lamb") associated with.
Alexandra (Greek Αλεξάνδρα) is a female given name. Derived from the Greek words ἀλέξειν shamseer "(be) protect, defend" and ἀνδρός andros (= genitive form of ἀνήρ anēr "man") Alexandra means mutatis mutandis "(foreign) men dismissive", "the defender" or "protector". In the form of A-re-ka-sa-da-ra (linear B script), the name is already attested in Mycenaean times.
Alexandra (Greek: Ἀλεξάνδρα) is a romanization of the Greek name Ἀλέξανδρος (Alexandros)[citation needed] and is the feminine form of the given name Alexander. Etymologically, the name is a compound of the Greek verb ἀλέξειν (alexein) "to defend" and ἀνήρ (anēr) "man" (GEN ἀνδρός andros). Thus it may be roughly translated as "defender of man" or "protector of man". The name was one of the titles or epithets given to the Greek goddess Hera and as such is usually taken to mean "one who comes to save warriors". The earliest attested form of the name is the Mycenaean Greek ????????????????????????, a-re-ka-sa-da-ra, written in the Linear B syllabic script.
Anastasia (Greek Αναστασία, Latin Anastásia ' those who will rise up / to ') is a female given name. He derived Greek ἀνάστασις (anastasis) of the noun, which means in Christian parlance "Resurrection".
Angelika (Russian: Анжелика, Ukrainian: Анжеліка) is a variant of Angelica, derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek ἄγγελος (angelos) "messenger". The poets Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their 'Orlando' poems (1495 and 1532), where it belongs to Orlando's love interest. It has been used as a given name since the 18th century. Angelika is used in Polish, German, Slovak, Czech, Russian, and Ukrainian. The name "Angelika" may refer to:
Aglaia is a female given name adopted from the ancient Greek name of Ἀγλαΐα. In Greek mythology, Aglaia is the goddess of grace, see Aglaia (Charis). The name comes from the ancient Greek noun ἀγλαΐα (glory, glory, prunkende beauty) and is commonly used in Germany since the 18th century. Another form: Aglaja.

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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