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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.

Ammar (also spelled Amar; Arabic: عمّار‎‎, ʾAmmār) is an Arabic given name and Indian given name Notable persons with this name include:
Abhay (from Sanskrit abhaya 'fearless') may refer to:
Abhinav (Devanagari: अभिनव abhinava) is a common Indian and Nepalese male given name. The Sanskrit word abhinava has the meanings "very young", "quite new", "fresh", "modern".
Abhishek (Devanagari: अभिषेक abhiśek) is a Hindu given name that has its roots in the Sanskrit word abhiśeka. It denotes a method of worship in Hinduism and Buddhism. [better source needed] The conceptual meaning is related to purification or cleansing, symbolized by the actual puja ritual.
Adesh is a masculine given name. People named Adesh include:
Ajit, variously spelled Ajith, Agith or Ajeet (Sanskrit: अजित ajita) is a common male given name. It is used in its various forms throughout India and also in Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. A related name is Ajay.
Akhil (in Devanagari: अखिल) is a Hindu male given name of Sanskrit origin, which means "complete", "whole". The equivalent female name is Akhila.
Ambica is a given name. Notable people with the name include:
Amit is a common male name, in India and Israel.
Anil (Sanskrit: अनिल) is an Indian masculine given name originating in the name of the Vedic deity Anila. Notable person with this name include:
Aniruddha or Anirudh (in Devanagari: अनिरुद्ध aniruddha) is an Indian masculine given name that derives from the mythological character Aniruddha. The meaning of the Sanskrit word is "unobstructed", "self-willed". It has been used as one of the names of Shiva.
Anuj /əˈnʊdʒ/ is a male first name of Sanskrit origin. Anuj is a common Indian name meaning younger brother.
Anup or Anoop (Sanskrit: अनूप anūpa) is an Indian masculine given name. The Sanskrit word anūpa has the following meanings: 'watery', 'situated near the water', 'bank of a river', 'pond', 'lagoon', 'buffalo'.
Anupam (in Devanagari : अनुपम) is an Indian masculine given name, whose meaning in Sanskrit is "incomparable", "excellent".
Anurag (Devanagari: अनुराग) (pronounced "Anurāg") is a common Indian first name. There are various meanings of Anurag in Sanskrit such as attachment, devotion, passion and eternal love.
Arjun (Devanagari: अर्जुन arjuna, Hindi pronunciation: [ɐrˈdʒʊn]) is an Indian male given name, based on Arjuna, a legendary hero who is an archer in central character of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Arjuna had five other brothers, who were Yudhishthira, Bhima, Nakula, Sahadeva, and Karna. Their father Pandu had a curse that he would die if he ever approached a woman with the intent of making love because he unintentionally killed a sage and his wife.
Arun (/ah-roon/) is a male given name among Hindus and Cambodians. In Hinduism, the name has been derived from Sanskrit name Aruna. The charioteer of Solar deity is called "Arun" and the name has following meanings;
Arvind, Aravind or Aravinda (from Sanskrit: अरविन्द aravinda) is a common Indian masculine given name. Its meaning is "lotus". Its variants include , Arvin, Aravindan, Arahvinth and Aravindh(a) (in South India), and Aurobindo (in Bengali).
Aseem or Asim (Sanskrit: असीम asīma) is an Indian masculine given name meaning 'unlimited'. It is not related to the often identically spelt name of Arabic origin Asim.
Ashvin or Ashwin (Bengali: আশ্বিন Ashbin; Sanskrit: अश्विन् /əˈʃwɪn/; Malay/Indonesian: Aswin; Thai: Asawin), also known as Aswayuja, is the seventh month of the lunisolar Hindu calendar, the solar calendar where it is known as Aipassi and the solar India's national civil calendar. It is the sixth month of the solar Bengali calendar. It falls in the season of Shôrot, (Sharad in Hindi) or Autumn. In solar religious calendar, Ashvin begins with the Sun's exit from Virgo.

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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