Amos was minor prophet who condemned idol worship and pagan ritual and spurned spiritual reform in Isreal. An evil priest, Amaziah, accused him of treason to Jeraboam II due to his unwelcome message. Amos was a contemporary of Isaiah, Micah and Hosea.
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish cognates of Arsenios.
Of ultimately Greek origins, brought to English via Latin.
Derived from the Old Norse Eirìkr (eternal ruler), a compound name composed of the elements ei (ever, always) and ríkr (ruler). The origin of the name is debated. Most believe in the Norse etymology, but there are some who think it comes to the Old Norse
Blending of the names Gian and Carlo.
Used in the US as a variant spelling of Marquis.
Marqués is the Spanish word for the nobility rank marquis.
Marques is a surname of Southern French origin (Occitan), Catalan (Marquès), and Spanish origin (Marqués): from marqués ‘marq
Orion was a hunter in Greek mythology. A constellation also bears his name.
The name is possibly related to Greek 'horion' ('boundary, limit') or 'ouron' ('urine'), which relates to the myth.
Common nickname for Scott.
Amber is a fossilized tree resin commonly found on the shores of the Baltic and North Seas. Since ancient times, its primary use has been decorative. The Amber Road was the trade route from the Baltic to Italy through which amber was traded.
L'Arianna is a lost opera by composer Claudio Monteverdi. Arianna Huffington is an author and columnist.
One of the many respellings of Brittany that enjoyed immense popularity in the US during the '80s and '90s.
English word, derived from the French 'melodie', from the Greek.
Zelma is an alternative spelling of the name Selma. Zelma was a popular name at the turn of the century in the US.
Zola is a European surname with uncertain origins. It gained popularity as a female first name in the 19th century, along with other names like Lola, Nola, Iola, etc.
Zola is also a Zulu word meaning "peaceful" or "quiet."
Scottish surname of a habituation nature. Has enjoyed moderate success in the latest trend of choosing surnames as given names, along with it's varients Ainslie and Ainsley. traditionally a masculine name, it is sometimes used in these modern times for a
The name of a state of the United States, this means land of indians (referring to Native Americans). It was the first name of the main character in the Indiana Jones movie and its popularity on females is possibly due to it being seen as an alternative
As a female name, Kari is the Norwegian form of Katherine, or the short form of the name Karita (Scandinavian form of Charity).
Kari is also an old Scandinavian boys' name, from the Old Norse meaning "gust of wind; curly-haired". According
As a boy's name, Marley is the transferred use of a surname derived from place names.
The first element of these place names is respectively Old English (ge)maere ‘boundary’, myrig ‘pleasant’, and mearð ‘(pine) marten’. The second element in each c
In Homer's epic poem "The Iliad", Paris was the Trojan Prince whose vanity caused the start of the Trojan war and the eventual downfall of his city. In Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet", Paris was the man the Capulet's wanted Juliet to marry. Paris
A variant spelling of Regan.
Respelling of the nickname Sammy, and probably related to Samantha as well. Another way of spelling the diminutive of either name.
This adjective is sometimes used as a given name for either gender.