Hungarian Names

Male Names
  • Erik (Norse) - Eternal ruler [Czech, Danish, English, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Slovak and Swedish speaking countries]

    Erik is a popular name, a cognate of the Old Norse name that gave Eric. However, there are some who believe the name comes to the Old Norse via the Germanic ehre (honor) and the Proto-Germanic rik (king), hence "honorable king". This was the name of twel

  • Ervin (English) - Green water; boar friend [English and Hungarian speaking countries]

    Ervin is a variant of the surname Irvine, which has three separate origins. It can be from one of two places in Scotland, either Irvine or Irving. Both places are named for a Celtic river whose name probably meant 'green water'. It can also be derived fro

  • Markus (Latin) - From the god Mars [English, German and Hungarian speaking countries]
  • Nikola (Greek) - Victory of the people [Croatian, English and Serbian speaking countries]
  • Peter (Greek) - Stone [Dutch, English, German and Hungarian speaking countries]

    St Peter was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, and became the first pope of the Church. Peter's original name was Simon, but it was changed by Jesus to the Aramaic name Cephas (rock). Peter is the Greek equivalent of Cephas.

    The first R

  • Samuel (Hebrew) - His name is God [English and Hebrew speaking countries]

    In the Old Testament, Samuel was the son of Hannah, a prophet and a judge who anointed Saul as the first king of Israel. Samuel was the 25th most popular boy's name in the US in 2006 and the 8th most popular in the UK.

  • Simon (Hebrew) - Listening [English, French and Spanish speaking countries]

    Simon appears several times in the New Testament of the Bible. Simon was the original name of St Peter, one of the twelve apostles and first Bishop of Rome or Pope. Simon the Zealot is named as one of the apostles in the gospel of Luke. It was at Simon t

  • Viktor (Latin) - Victor [English speaking countries]
  • Vince (Latin) - Conquering [English and Hungarian speaking countries]
Female Names
  • Alexandra (Greek) - Defending men [Czech, Dutch, English, German, Greek, Hungarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak and Russian speaking countries]

    There have been various Alexandras in royalty: Alexandra of Hesse was the wife of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, Alexandra of Denmark was the wife of British King Edward VIII and Princess Alexandra is a cousin of British Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Erika (Norse) - Eternal ruler [Czech, Danish, English, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Slovak and Swedish speaking countries]
  • Gabriella (Hebrew) - God is my might [English, Hungarian and Italian speaking countries]

    Lady Gabriella Windsor is the daughter of Prince Michael of Kent, and is a member of the British royal family. The main female character in Disney's 'High School Musical' is Gabriella Montez.

  • Katarina (Greek) - Pure [Croatian, English, German, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Swedish speaking countries]
  • Malika (Arabic) - Queen [African, Arabic, English, Hindi, Hungarian and Swahili speaking countries]

    Malika is the female derivation of Malik, a term of Arabic origin used in Persia as the title for a Queen consort (i.e. not ruling, although Islamic tradition does not forbid this to women). Frequently also used as part of a lady's name.


  • Maria (Hebrew) - Bitter [Catalan, Dutch, English, Estonian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Armenian speaking countries]

    Latin form of Mary.
    It arose as a back-formation from the early Christian Greek name Mariam, which was taken as a Latin accusative case, and is ultimately derived from Hebrew Miryam.

    In the English-speaking world, Maria was the writ

  • Marika (Hebrew) - Uncertain, maybe bitter [Czech, English, Hungarian, Japanese and Slovak speaking countries]

    Slavic pet form of Maria. Marika is also a Japanese name for which the characters reading "jasmine" may be used.

  • Marta (Aramaic) - Lady [English, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Armenian speaking countries]
  • Olga (German) - Holy [Bulgarian, Croatian, English, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Russian and Armenian speaking countries]

    Olga is the Russian form of the name Helga or comes from the male name, Oleg.

    St. Olga was a 10th century saint.

  • Viktoria (Latin) - Conqueror; victory [English, German, Hungarian and Armenian speaking countries]
Gender Neutral Names
  • Anna (Hebrew) - Grace; favour [Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Slovak and Armenian speaking countries]

    In a greater part of the world seen as a Latinate form of Hannah and used on females.

    On the Indian subcontinent it is considered masculine and derived from the Sanskrit, meaning 'grain'. There was also a king of East Anglia named Anna.

  • Kami (Latin) - Altar server [English, Hungarian and Polish speaking countries]

    A pet form of Kamilla. Kami is a nickname that experienced some popularity in the 1970's on it's own.

    It is also the Japanese word for god.

  • Mara (Hebrew) - Bitter [English, Hebrew, Hindi and Hungarian speaking countries]

    Mara is a name that appears in many mythologies.

    A Hebrew name meaning "bitter, bitterness", Mara is one with the Biblical figure of Naomi. She changed her name from Naomi (pleasant) to Mara after she suffered the deaths of her husband and