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First Name Directory - Starting with P




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


Paavo
Paavo is an Estonian and Finnish masculine given name, cognate to "Paul". The patronymic surname Paavolainen is derived from it.
Pablo
Pablo is a Spanish male name. It is a Spanish form of the name Paul.
Paco
Paco is a masculine given name.
Pacôme
Pacôme is a French masculine given name, and sometimes surname, taken from the French spelling of Pachomius, primarily in reference to Saint-Pacôme, Pachomius the Great.
Paddy
Paddy (English pronunciation: [ˈpadi], American and Irish pronunciation: [ˈpædi]) is a short and diminutive of English first name Patrick, which is widespread in Ireland.
Padraig
Pádraig (Irish: [ˈpˠaːd̪ˠɾˠəɟ]),[citation needed] Pádraic (Irish: [ˈpˠaːd̪ˠɾˠəc])[citation needed] or Páraic (Irish: [ˈpˠaːɾˠəc])[citation needed] is an Irish male name deriving from the Latin Patricius, meaning "of the patrician class", introduced via the name of Saint Patrick. Patrick is the English version, via Old French.
Pádraig
Pádraig [ˈpɑːdrɪg], also Pádhraig, Pádraic or Pádhraic, is an Irish (Gaelic) male first name. In English, the name Patrick is equivalent to him.
Pajtim
Laila is an Albanian male given name meaning "Reconciliation".
Pál
Palanivel
Palanivel (Tamil: பழனிவேல்) is an Indian given name for males. People named Palanivel include:
Páll
Páll is the Icelandic male given name and a family name (non-Icelandic).
Pallav
Pallav (पल्लव in Sanskrit Language) means a "newborn leaf" of any tree. The word is commonly associated with masculine usage. It is used (not very commonly) as names in the Indian subcontinent. Pallavi, which is used more commonly as a feminine name, is derived from Sanskrit word Pallav. Kopal{alt: Konpal} (कोंपल) is also synonymous to 'Pallav', but is often used as a feminine name.
Pamphile
Former Greek pan, all the senses and philos meaning friend, PAMPHILE a proper noun is used as a surname or place name and surname, including in Martinique.
Panagiota
Panagiotis or Panayiotis (Greek & #160; Παναγιώτης) is a common Greek given name. Panagiota or Panayiota (Greek & #160; Παναγιὡτα) is the feminine form of the name. The name comes from the nickname of Panagia ("all holy" - άγια Greek παν, "all" Greek "sacred") for the Virgin Mary.
Panayot
Panayot (Bulgarian: Панайот, Albanian: Panajot) is a name derived from the Greek Panagiotis. The Romanian equivalent is Panait.
Panfilo
Pánfilo de Narváez (1478–1528) was a Spanish conquistador and soldier.
Pankaj
Pankaj is a Hindu given name, common in Nepal and India. It has its roots in the Sanskrit word paṅkaja which refers to the lotus flower. The word is a compound of paṅka 'mud' and the suffix -ja 'born from, growing in'. The associated symbolism is of the lotus that is born in mud and blossoms after arising from mud. The lotus flower is also the national flower of India and is considered to be a symbol of Buddhist teaching (cf. Nalanda).
Pankraz
Pankraz is a masculine given name.
Pantaleon
Panteley
Panteley (also Panteleimon) is a Slavic male name, derived from the Greek name Panteleimon (Greek: Παντελεήμων), from παντελεία («panteleya»), meaning "perfection".
Pantelis
Pantelis (Greek Παντελής) is the name of a number of individuals in Greek history:
Paolo
An Italian male given name is Paolo, derived from the Latin name Paulus meaning "small". Another, among other things, the German form of the name is Paul; Origin and meaning of the name, see also. The feminine form of the given name is Paola.
Paraskevas
Paraskevas (Greek: Παρασκευάς is a Greek male given name with the female equivalent being Paraskevi (Παρασκευή). Notable people with the name include:
Paride
Paride is an Italian male given name as an Italian form of Paris.
Parviz
Parviz, p, or also Parvīs (Persian & #160; پرویز) is an Iranian masculine given name. Parviz comes from the Altpersischen, meaning "the winner".
Pascal
Pascal is a common masculine Francophone given name, cognate of Italian name Pasquale, Spanish name Pascual, Catalan name Pasqual.
Pascal
Pascual
Pascual is a Spanish given name and surname, cognate of Italian name Pasquale and French name Pascal. In Catalan-speaking area (including Andorrans, Valencians, Balearics) Pascual has the variant Pasqual.
Pasqual
Pasqual (Catalan: [pəsˈkwaɫ, pasˈkwaɫ], Venetian: [pasˈkwal]) is the Catalan equivalent of the Spanish given name Pascual, and a Venetian variant of Italian given name Pasquale. Pasqual is also a surname found in Spain (especially in Catalan area including Andorrans, Valencians, Balearics) and in Italy (especially in Veneto, including Lombardy and Piedmont).
Paszkal
Paszkal is a Hungarian masculine first name.
Patrice
Patricio
Patricio in Spanish, or Patrício in Portuguese, is a male given name equivalent to Patrick in English.
Patricius
Patrick
Patrick in its earliest form, can be found as the name derived from the Latin name Patricius (patrician, i.e. "nobleman"). Owing to the importance of Saint Patrick in Irish history, it is an especially popular name in Ireland. Other versions of Patrick include Patric, Patrik, Padraic, Pádraig, Pat, Rick, Ricky, Patricia and the diminutives Paddy and Patty.
Patrik
Patrick (English pronunciation: [ˈpatrɪk], Irish and American pronunciation: [ˈpætrɪk]) is an English masculine given name. Patrik (especially in Sweden, the Czech Republic and of Slovakia), Patryk (in Poland) and Patric are outside of the English-speaking countries common variant.
Patrizio
Patrizio is an Italian male given name as the Italian form of the Latin name of Patricius.
Pau
Pau is a Catalan male given name of Latin origin. The German form of the name is Paul. Another origin and meaning of the name see here. The Spanish form of the name is Pablo. Pau is the Catalan Word for "Peace".
Paul
Paul i/ˈpɔːl/ is a common masculine name in countries and ethnicities with a Christian heritage (Eastern Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Protestantism) and, beyond Europe, in Christian religious communities throughout the world. The name has existed since Roman times and derives from the Roman family name Paulus or Paullus – in particular in the Roman patrician family of the Gens Aemilia – including prominent persons such as Lucius Aemilius Paullus, Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus, Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, Tertia Aemilia Paulla (the wife of Scipio Africanus), as well as Sergius Paulus.
Paulão
Paulão is a Portuguese given name/nickname derived from Paulo, meaning Great Paul.
Pauli
Pauli is a surname and also a Finnish male given name (variant of Paul) and may refer to:
Paulinho
Paulinho is a Portuguese diminutive Paul and first or surname in Portugal and Brazil.
Paulino
Paulino is a male given name, occurs occasionally as a family name. Paulino is a Spanish and Portuguese form of the Roman family name of Paulinus, which in turn was derived as a diminutive of Paul. Paulinho is a further Portuguese form of the name. The female form of the name is Paulina.
Paulius
Paulius is a Lithuanian masculine given name, which is a cognate of the name Paul, from the Latin Paulus, meaning "small" or "humble". The name may refer to:
Paulo
Paulo is Portuguese masculine given name equivalent to English Paul.
Paulus
Paulus is the original Latin form of the English name Paul.
Pausanias
Pausanias (Greek Παυσανίας, "of the tribulation sells" or "which stops the pain") is a Greek male name.
Pavao
Pavao is a Croatian male first name of Latin origin, the Croatian form of the name Paul. Another origin and meaning of the name see here.
Pavel
Pavel (Bulgarian, Russian and Macedonian: Павел, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Romanian: Pavel, Polish: Paweł) is a masculine given name. It is a Slavic cognate of the name Paul (derived from the Greek Pavlos). Pavel may refer to:
Pavle
Pavle (Macedonian and Serbian Cyrillic: Павле) is a Serbian, Macedonian and Croatian male given name corresponding to English "Paul"; the name is of biblical origin (cf. Saint Paul). One Croatian variant is Pavao, and in other Slavic languages it is usually Pavel.


Pavlos
Pavlos or Pávlos is a masculine given name. It is a Greek form of Paul. It may refer to:
Pavsikakiy
Pavsikakiy (Russian: Павсикáкий) is a Christian male given name used in Slavonic countries, such as Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, although its use has declined in modern times.
Pawel
Pawel is a masculine given name.
Pawoł
Peadar
Peadar is a masculine given name in the Irish, and Scottish Gaelic languages (in Manx Gaelic orthography the same name is rendered "Peddyr"). The names are ultimately derived from the Greek word petros, meaning "stone", "rock". The Scottish Gaelic Peadar is said to be reserved for the saint, and the Scottish Gaelic Pàdraig. It is a variation of the name Peter.
Pedro
Pedro is a male given name, originally a Greek origin, the Spanish and Portuguese form of Peter. Another origin and meaning of the name see here. Pedro is also a family name.
Pedro Paulo
Pedro Paulo is a Portuguese given name, the equivalent of "Peter Paul" in English.
Peer
Peer is a masculine given name.
Peer
Peeter
Peeter is an Estonian masculine given name as Estonian form of Peter, but occasionally also as a variant of the Dutch name of Pieter.
Peithon
Peithon, Pithon, and Python (Greek Πείθων, Πίθων, or Πύθων soothsayer =) were ancient Greek male person names, which were used mainly in Macedonia.
Pejman
Pekka
Pekka is a Finnish male given name. It was most popular around the middle of the 20th century. As of 2013 there were more than 100,000 people registered with this name in Finland. The nameday is the 29th of June in the Finnish tradition and the 25th of June on the orthodox calendar. It originated as a variation of the name Peter.
Peleg
Pelle
Pelle is a Scandinavian masculine given name.
Pellegrino
Pellegrino is a masculine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Pentti
Pentti is a Finnish male given name, the Finnish form of Benedict.
Pépin
Pépin is a masculine given name.
Peppi
Peppone
Per
Percy
Percy
Percy is an English masculine given name.
Peregrin
Perez
Perez or Pérez is a male given name which may refer to:
Periander
Perieres
Family is an ancient Greek male surnames.
Perikles
Perikles or Pericles or Periklis (Greek: Περικλής) is a Greek masculine given name.
Perry
Perry is an English masculine given name. He is a diminutive of the Latin name of Peregrin (from Latin peregrinus "foreign, alien, alien").
Pertti
Pertti is a Finnish male given name. The name is a Finnish short form including given name Albert, Dagobert, Engelbert, Herbert, Hubert Robert, comparable to Bert.
Perun
Petar
Pete
Pete is a particularly in the English-speaking world commonly referred to as of male first name Peter. As a surname, Pete is not known and only very occasionally occurs as a surname.
Peter
Pēteris
Pēteris is a Latvian language masculine given name. It is a cognate of the name Peter and may refer to:
Petr
Petras
Petras is a masculine given name. It is a cognate of Peter, which is derived from the Greek word "petros" meaning "stone, rock". People with the give name Petras include:
Petras
Petras is a Lithuanian male given name.
Petrus
Petter
Petter is the Swedish and Norwegian form of the male given name Peter, as well as a family name.
Petteri
Petteri is a Finnish masculine given name, meaning Peter. People with this name include:
Peyman
Phaedon
Phaedon (Greek: Φαίδων) is a Greek given name. It can also be transliterated as Phaedo, Fedon, or Faidon.
Phalkes
Phani
Phani may refer to ' Awakened Kundalini '
Phelan
Phelim
Philaios
Philaios (Greek Φίλαιος) is a Greek male given name.
Philemon
Philip
Philip is a given name, derived from the Greek Φίλιππος (Philippos, lit. "horse-loving" or "fond of horses" ), from a compound of φίλος (phílos, "dear", "loved", "loving") and ἵππος (hippos, "horse"). In Ancient Greece, the ownership of horses was available only to those rich enough to afford them. Thus, "lover of horses" can also be understood as "noble".[citation needed] Prominent Philips who popularized the name include kings of Macedonia and one of the apostles of early Christianity.


Philip
Philip is a masculine given name.
Philipp
Philipp is a both a family name and a given name. Notable persons with that name include:
Philippe
Philippe is a French masculine given name and family name. Philippe is the French form of the name of Philip, and as this from the Greek φίλιππος (philippos) derived meaning "Horse friend".
Phillip
Philipp (Greek: Φίλιππος philippos, Latinized: Philip) is a male given name, which is commonly used as a surname. The name comes philippos "Friend of horse" from the Greek φίλιππος (φίλος philos 'Friend', ἱππος hippos 'Horse'). He comes from ancient Greece, which equipped with a cavalry and were thus to able the horses of the Macedonian Kings. Up to the early Middle Ages, the name in Western Europe was completely unusual and disseminated only in Byzantine and Orthodox countries. His introduction to Western Europe goes back to the Russian princess Anna of Kiev, which became by marriage with Heinrich I. Queen of France. She gave this name to her son, the later King Philipp I, whose Beliebtheit people contributed to the spread of the name Philip.
Phineas
Phoebus
Pierangelo
Pierangelo is a masculine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Piergiorgio
Piergiorgio is a masculine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Piergiuseppe
Piergiuseppe is a masculine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Pierino
Jaime is a masculine given name. Jaime is a variant of Piero, an Italian form of the male given name Peter.
Pierluigi
Pierluigi is an Italian masculine given name meaning "Peter Louis". It is often an abbreviation of "Piero Luigi". Famous people with this given name include:
Piermaria
Piermaria is a masculine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Piero
Piero is a masculine given name. Piero is an Italian form of the male given name Peter. A variant of the name is Pietro. Piero occurs as a surname in composite spellings.
Pierre
Pierre is a masculine given name. It is a French form of the name Peter (it can also be a surname and a place name). Pierre originally means "rock" or "stone" in French (derived from the Greek word "petros" meaning "stone, rock", via Latin "petra"). See also Peter.
Pierre-Alexandre
Pierre-Antoine
Pierre-Antoine is a masculine given name.
Pierre-Augustin
Pierre-Augustin is a masculine given name.
Pierre-Claude
Pierre-Claude is a masculine given name.
Pierre-François
Pierre-François is a masculine given name.
Pierre-Philippe
Pierre-Philippe is a masculine given name.
Pierrick
Piers
Piers is an English male given name occurring more often as a family name as a medieval form of Peter.
Piersanti
Piersanti is both an Italian surname and a masculine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Piet
Pieter
Pieter is a male given name, the Dutch form of Peter, and may refer to:
Pietro
Pietro is a masculine given name. Pietro is an Italian form of the male given name Peter. A variant of the name is Piero. Pietro occurs as a family name in the form of di Pietro (in various spellings).
Pijus
Pijus is a Lithuanian given name, derived from Pius.
Pilan
Pilan is a masculine given name.
Pim
Pim is a Dutch masculine given name, which is a diminutive of the name Willem. The name may refer to:
Pinchas
Pinkus
Pino
Pio
Pio is a masculine given name.
Piotr
Piotr is a Polish masculine given name. The name is the Polish form of Peter.
Pippin
Pippin was the name of many significant members of the Carolingian ruling family of medieval France that are known also under the name Pippiniden. In many genealogies, Pippin is reflected in the French spelling of Pépin.
Pir
Pirmin
Pit
Pit
Pius
Pius is a male given name, which is very rarely awarded in the German-speaking world, and mostly Catholic families. The female form is PIA, PIO is the Italian form. The name days are 15 March, 30 April and 21 August. The name comes from the Latin word pius, meaning the pious (godly)
Piusz
Piusz is a Hungarian masculine first name.
Pjetër
Pjetër is an Albanian male given name, which is a cognate of Peter, derived ultimately from the Greek word petros, meaning "stone" or "rock". The name may refer to:
Pjotr
Pyotr (Пётр, DIN transliteration Pëtr) is a Russian and Belarusian name.
Plamen
Plamen is a Bulgarian masculine given name.
Pleistarchos
Pleistarchus is a Greek male name.
Pocius
Pocius is a Lithuanian male family name.
Pol
Pol is a masculine given name.
Polat
Polat is a Turkish name of Persian (Persian: پولاد‎‎) origin, meaning "steel". It may refer to:
Polychronis
Polychronis is a masculine Greek given name and may refer to:
Polydoros
Polydoros is a male name common in Greek mythology.


Polykarp
Polycarp or Polycarp is a male given name, πολύκαρπος polýkarpos 'fruitful' is derived from the ancient Greek (from πολύς polýs 'much' and καρπός karpos ' Frucht '; literally so "the much fruit required").
Pompeo
Pompeo is both a masculine Italian given name and a surname, derived from the Roman "Pompeius". Notable people with the name include:
Pontius
Pontus
Pontus is a Swedish male given name.
Poul
Poul is a Danish masculine given name. It is the Danish cognate of the name Paul. Poul may refer to:
Pourang
Pourang, ( also spelled Poorang ) ( Persian: پورنگ‎‎ ) is a Persian given name commonly used in Iran, Kurdistan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries under Persian culture influence. The word Pourang means: The Son of Color. "Pour"(son) + "Rang"(color).
Povilas
Povilas is a Lithuanian masculine given name and may refer to:
Povl
Povl is a Danish masculine given name. It is the Danish cognate of the name Paul. The name may refer to:
Poyraz
Zinga is a Turkish male first name of Greek origin, as well as family name.
Prakash
Prakash is a common given name in Asian, Hindu, Sanskrit names and widely used in Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. Prakash, is generally used as a masculine name. It is pronounced Pra-kash. The word Prakash is derived from the Sanskrit word "prakāśa", literally meaning "Bright light" or "Sun light" or "Moon light" or simply "Light". Metaphorically, it designates the person as a source of enlightenment or wisdom. From the Sanskrit 'pra' meaning "forth" and 'kāśa' meaning "shining." Hence the meaning "luminous; shining forth". Hindu given names are from Sanskrit. Given names derive from a number of sources including Religion, Nature, family names and Sanskrit vocabulary words. Sacred Hindu texts are the source of most names. And these names generally contain a given name followed by some Number of secondary names. Secondary names are often patronyms, names derived from the Father, grandfather or other paternal ancestor, village names, occupation names, or names of Gods.
Pramod
It means joy or happiness in Sanskrit and is one of the names of the Hindu god Vishnu.
Pranab
Pranab is an Indian name, common among Assamese, Bengalis, Odias and Nepalis.
Pranas
Pranas is a Lithuanian masculine given name. It is a cognate of the English language name Francis. People with the name Pranas include:
Pranciškus
A Lithuanian given name derives (Franciszek) Pranciškus.
Pratul
Pratul may refer to–
Predrag
Přemysl
Přemysl (help·info) is a Czech masculine given name. The Polish alternative is Przemysł or Przemysław.
Pribislav
Pribislav, Przibislaus (from Slavic пробивающая слава, "pribi" - pierced, breaking or "more, much more" and "slav" - glory) is a Slavic origin name. Feminine form is Pribislava.
Priit
Primus
Primus is a speaking largely unknown given name of Latin origin. Italian form: Primo. Name day is June 9.
Priyabrata
It is 3 syllables long and is pronounced 'p-riyabra- ta, pri ya(b)-ra ta'. The name Priyabrata or slight variations of Priyabrata are seen in the origins Indian
Prokop
Prosper
Prosper is a masculine given name.
Prosper
Prospero
Protasius
Protasius is a masculine given name. He comes from the Greek and means the first or the preceding.
Prudent
Prvoslav
Prvoslav (Serbian Cyrillic: Првослав) is a Serbian masculine given name, derived from prvo ("first") and slava ("glory, fame"). It is attested since the Middle Ages.
Przemysław
Przemysław is a Polish masculine given name.
Publius
Puccio
Puccio is both an Italian surname and a masculine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Pugal
Pygmalion
Pygmalion is the Greek version of the Phoenician name Pu'mayyaton. Hesychios of Alexandria transcribed it as Pygmaion.
Pyro
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