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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.

A male given name is written, Artur, Arthur. The short name is kind of in the English-speaking world. The name Arthur is of Celtic origin and stands for matter, the "bear". Alternatively, the name is derived from the Roman family name of Artorius. Also the derivation from Nordic Arnthor (Eagle + Thor) meets occasionally (salmon loc. cit.). The h not found entrance into the name before the 16th century.
Amory is both an English given name - derived from the Old German name Amalric via the French form Amaury - and a surname derived from it.
Farshad is a modern and weblog name Harold spelling. Harold is itself a relatively new loan to English, adaptation of old Norse Haraldr (& gt; Scandinavian Harald) in relation to himself.
Aidan, Aiden, Aedan or Aeden are the primary anglicisations of the Irish given name Aodhán and the Scottish Gaelic given name Aodhàn.
Algernon is an English given name for males.

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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Note: With an international list of names it can occur that some first names are identical to label names. Hereby we point out that all used marks are property of their respective owners.