Abigail

From the Hebrew name אֲבִיגָיִל ('Avigayil) meaning "my father is Joy". In the Old Testament... Read more »

Achim

German short form of Joachim

Ada

Short form of Adelaide and other names beginning with the same sound. This name was borne by Augusta... Read more »

Adalbert

Old Germanic form of Albert. This is the name of a patron saint of Bohemia, Poland and Prussia.

Adam

This is the Hebrew word for "man". It could be ultimately derived from Hebrew אדם ('Adam) meaning... Read more »

Adelbert

German and Dutch variant of Adalbert

Adele

Form of Adèle

Adelheid

German and Dutch form of Adelaide

Adelina

Latinate diminutive of Adela

Adolf

From the Germanic name Adalwolf, which meant "Noble Wolf" from the Germanic elements adal "Noble" and... Read more »

Adrian

Form of Hadrianus (see Hadrian). Several saints and six popes have borne this name, including the only... Read more »

Agathe

Cognate of Agatha

Agnes

Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Αγνη (Hagne), derived from Greek ‘αγνος (hagnos) meaning... Read more »

Alban

From the Roman cognomen Albanus which meant "from Alba". Alba (from Latin Albus "white") was the name... Read more »

Albert

From the Germanic name Adalbert, which was composed of the elements adal "Noble" and beraht "bright"... Read more »

Albertina

Feminine diminutive of Albert

Albina

Feminine form of Albinus. Saint Albina was a 3rd-century martyr from Caesarea.

Albine

French form and German variant of Albina

Albrecht

German cognate of Albert

Aleida

Dutch and German short form of Adelaide

Aleit

Low German short form of Adelaide

Alena

Short form of Magdalena or Helena

Alex

Short form of Alexander, Alexandra, and other names beginning with Alex.

Alexander

Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from... Read more »

Alexandra

Feminine form of Alexander. In Greek mythology this was a Mycenaean epithet of the goddess Hera, and... Read more »