Nature Names

Male Names
  • Ari (Hebrew) - Lion [English and Hebrew speaking countries]

    As well as being a male Hebrew name, Ari can be used as a nickname for names such as Arianna, Ariel and Arietta.

  • Brooks (English) - A brook, stream [English speaking countries]
  • Cade (English) - Round, lumpy; gentle; barrel-maker [English speaking countries]

    Cade is a surname with three separate English origins. It may be from an Old English first name which originally denoted something round or lumpy and swollen. Cade may also be derived from the Middle English word for barrel, thus denoting a barrel-maker.

  • Clyde (Gaelic) - N/A [English speaking countries]

    A river in Scotland. The Gaelic name is Cluaidh.

    It may mean "warm" as in Welsh clyd, "snug", or perhaps it has the more appropriate meaning of "powerful enough to be heard from a distance".

  • Coleman (Gaelic) - Dove; descendant of Clumhán [English speaking countries]

    Coleman is a name and (more commonly) a surname with several different origins. As both an Irish and an English surname it is derived through Old Irish from the Latin 'columba' ('dove'). It can also be an anglicization of the Irish Gaelic surname Ó Clumhá

  • Drake (English) - Snake, dragon [English speaking countries]

    Drake is also the word for a male duck.

    Famous Drakes include Drake Bell who appears in the children's TV sitcom Drake & Josh. It was the surname of Francis Drake, a British sailor who in 1588 famously continued to play bowls after being i

  • Forrest (English) - Forest; of the forest; forest-keeper [English speaking countries]
  • Heath (English) - Person living on a heath or near heather [English speaking countries]

    The heath habitat is a shrubland area with low-growing woody vegetation.

    As a first name, famous Heaths include actor Heath Ledger and American politician and former American football player Heath Shuler.

  • Jasper (Persian) - Treasurer; spotted stone [English speaking countries]

    In English, the name Jasper can derive either from the Persian name Caspar, meaning "treasurer," or the Persian word "yashp," meaning "spotted stone." It is the name of a semi-precious form of quartz.

    Famous Jaspers include Jasper Tudor, u

  • Kelvin (English) - From the River Clyde [English speaking countries]

    Kelvin is a Scottish name derived from the river Clyde, and Glasgow as an area, Kelvinside, named after it.
    The form of the name has probably been influenced by Melvin.

  • Leo (Latin) - Lion [English, French, Greek, Italian and Polish speaking countries]

    This name was taken from the Latin noun 'leo', meaning 'lion' (itself from the Greek 'leon'). Leo is slowly climbing in popularity - it reached the 236th spot in the US charts in 2006. Ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair used it for his son in 2000, a hi

  • Leon (Latin) - Lion [English, French, German and Polish speaking countries]

    English, German and Polish form of Leo. It is spelled as Léon in French.

    León is a province in Spain, it's capital is also called León. León is also the name of a car made by SEAT.

    Russian Bolshevik revolutionary, Leon Trotsk

  • Leonard (Germanic) - Strong as the lion [English, German and Polish speaking countries]

    St. Leonard of Noblac is the patron saint of birthing mothers, prisoners and the mentally ill.

    Other famous Leonards include singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, composer Leonard Bernstein and actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in 'Star Trek

  • Linden (German) - Lime tree [English speaking countries]

    Linden can also be a variant of the name Lyndon. The linden tree is a deciduous tree known as a "lime" tree in British English, though not related to the citrus tree of the same name.

  • McKinley (Gaelic) - Son of Fhionnlaoich [English speaking countries]

    From the surname, meaning "son of Finley".

    William McKinley Jr. was the 25th President of the United States; he was assassinated by an anarchist in 1901.

    McKinley also the name of the highest mountain peak in North America -

  • Myron (Greek) - Myrrh [English and Greek speaking countries]

    From a classical Greek name, derived from Greek 'myron' (myrrh).
    Myrrh is a red-brown dried sap of a tree native to Somalia and the eastern parts of Ethiopia.

    The name was borne by a famous sculptor of the 5th century BC.

  • Nash (English) - At the ash tree [English speaking countries]

    Famous bearers of Nash as a surname include mathematician John Nash, whose story was told in the film 'A Beautiful Mind' and 18th century English architect John Nash, who was responsible for the design of Marble Arch and the remodelling of Buckingham Pala

  • Oakley (English) - From the oak meadow [English speaking countries]
  • Ridge (English) - Ridge [English speaking countries]

    Nature name or noun used as both a given name and a surname,

    Ridge Forrester is a character on the American Soap Opera "The bold and the Beautiful".

  • Rocky (English) - Stone; stoney, craggy [English speaking countries]

    Although Rocky could possibly have been adopted as a playful form of the name Rocco, it more than likely is utilized because of its existence as a noun. The name gained popularity as a given name over a nickname when the Sylvester Stallone movie "Rocky" c

  • Roosevelt (Dutch) - Field of Roses [English speaking countries]

    Transferred use of the surname; often given in honour of American presidents Theodore Roosevelt or Franklin D. Roosevelt.

  • Ryland (English) - Land where rye is grown [English speaking countries]

    Transferred use of the English surname, for someone who lived near a piece of land where rye was grown, from Old English ryge (rye) land (land).

    It may also be a variant of Dutch surname Reiland, possibly from a variant of the Germanic pers

  • Stone (English) - Stone [English speaking countries]
  • Taurean (Latin) - Of Taurus [English speaking countries]

    May or may not be related to the astrological sign, Taurus. People who are born under the sign of Taurus are called Taureans.

  • Vail (English) - Valley, usually with a stream [English speaking countries]

    Vail is a very popular skiing community in Colorado.

  • Vaile (English) - Valley, usually with a stream [English speaking countries]
  • Vale (English) - Valley, usually with a stream [English speaking countries]
  • Vayle (English) - Valley, usually with a stream [English speaking countries]
Female Names
  • Acacia (Greek) - Point; spine; thorn [English speaking countries]

    Acacia is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs. The name is derived from the Greek word "ake," "point," referring to the sharp spines that grow on some species of acacia.

    In the Victorian language of flowers, acacia signified friendship,

  • Amber (English) - Amber [English speaking countries]

    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.

  • April (Latin) - Open [English speaking countries]

    April was not taken up as a name until the 20th century, possibly inspired by the French Avril, seen as a variant of Averil.

    April 1 is April Fool's Day, when people play light-hearted jokes and hoaxes on one another.

  • Ashlea (English) - Ash wood [English speaking countries]

    Variant spelling of Ashley.

  • Ashlee (English) - Ash wood [English speaking countries]

    Variant spelling of Ashley.

  • Ashleigh (English) - Ash wood [English speaking countries]

    Variant spelling of Ashley.

  • Ashlie (English) - Ash wood [English speaking countries]

    Variant spelling of Ashley.

  • Aurora (Latin) - Dawn [English and Norwegian speaking countries]

    The aurorae are coloured lights that appear in the night sky in the polar zones. They are the result of the collision of charged ions from the magnetosphere with atoms in the upper atmosphere. They were named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn.

  • Autumn (English) - Autumn [English speaking countries]

    One of the four seasons, known as 'fall' in North America. As part of Vivaldi's 'Four seasons' concerto set, Autumn is in F major, and features the harvest and the hunt.

  • Avril (French) - April [English speaking countries]

    The French word for "April." Popularized recently by singer Avril Lavigne.

  • Calla (Greek) - Beautiful [English speaking countries]

    Calla is a botanical name derived from the calla lily. "Calla" is probably taken from the Greek "kallos," beautiful.

  • Citlali (Aztec) - Star [English speaking countries]
  • Coral (English) - Coral; deep pink [English speaking countries]

    Corals are marine organisms from that exist as small sea anemone-like polyps, typically in colonies of many identical individuals.

  • Cristal (English) - Crystal [English speaking countries]
  • Crystal (English) - Crystal [English speaking countries]

    Derived from the Greek "krystallos," "ice."

  • Dahlia (English) - Dweller in the valley [English speaking countries]

    Dahlia is from the name of the flower, which was named for the 18th-century Swedish botanist Anders Dahl.

    The 'Black Dahlia' was an American woman, Elizabeth Short, who was horribly murdered in 1947. The case has never been solved, but seve

  • Daisy (English) - Day's eye [English speaking countries]

    Daisy can also be a nickname for Margaret. The French word for "daisy" is "marguerite," and English speakers have historically adopted this parallel for themselves, translating "Margaret" into "Daisy" (though in English, these two names have no true etym

  • Daphne (Greek) - Laurel [English speaking countries]

    In Greek mythology, Daphne was a nymph who, when chased by an amorous Apollo, was changed into a laurel bush. In the English-speaking world, Daphne became popular at the end of the 19th century and has remained in use ever since.

    Daphne is

  • Dawn (English) - Sunrise, daybreak [English speaking countries]

    Dawn was an extremely popular name in the 1960s and 70s. The multiple pronunciations listed cover a range of accents.

  • Emerald (Greek) - Green gemstone [English speaking countries]

    The word "emerald" derives from the Greek word "smaragdos," which means "green gemstone." Emeralds, a form of beryl, has been prized for centuries among cultures throughout the world.

    Emerald is one of the birthstones for the month of May.

  • Erica (Norse) - Eternal ruler [English speaking countries]

    Feminine of Eric, Erica is also the Latin name of the plant known in English as heather, but that word has a different origin.

  • Estelle (Latin) - Star [English and French speaking countries]

    Common to England, Estelle is the French cognate of the Spanish Estella, which is derived from the Latin stella (star).

  • Estrella (Spanish) - Star [English and Spanish speaking countries]

    Spanish noun meaning star, Spanish form of Stella.

  • Ginger (Latin) - Spring-like; flourishing [English speaking countries]

    Used as either a pet form of Virginia or as a name coming from the spice. The English name of the spice comes from an Indo-European word.

    People with red hair are sometimes referred to as being "ginger".

  • Hazel (English) - Hazel Tree - Light brown [English speaking countries]
  • Hollie (English) - Holly [English speaking countries]
  • Holly (English) - Holly [English speaking countries]

    The holly is a type of plant with red berries and a serrated leaf edge. It is usually associated with Christmas - especially with the song: 'The Holly and the Ivy'.

    Holly Hunter is an Academy Award winning, or Oscar winning, actress. Holly

  • Ida (Germanic) - Work [Dutch, English, German, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian and Swedish speaking countries]

    Ida is derived from the Greek root "id," meaning "work."

    In Sanskrit it means 'insight' and at the same time refers to planet earth as primary caregiver of all that lives.

  • Iris (Greek) - Rainbow [Dutch and English speaking countries]

    Iris was the ancient Greek goddess of the rainbow. Iris can also refer to a genus of ornamental flowering plants, or a part of the eye.

    Writer-philosopher Iris Murdoch was a famous bearer of this name.

    The painting "Irises,"

  • Ivy (English) - Ivy [English speaking countries]

    Ivy (or hedera) is a genus of climbing evergreen plants. Poison ivy is unrelated to the hedera ivies.

    The Ivy League is an association of universities located in the north-eastern United States.

  • Jasmine (Persian) - Jasmine [English speaking countries]

    Jasmine is the name of a flower. In the Disney film Aladdin, Jasmine is the name of one of the main characters.

  • Jewel (English) - Precious stone [English speaking countries]
  • Kalina (Russian) - Rowan tree [Bulgarian and English speaking countries]

    Bulgarian name, meaning "rowan tree".

  • Laurel (Latin) - Laurel [English speaking countries]

    In the 19th century, this name relates from the Middle English word for tree, "lorel" although the name was also recorded in the 16th century as a pet form of Laura.

    There are various trees that contain laurel in their name, but the Bay Lau

  • Leilani (Hawaiian) - Heavenly blossoms [English speaking countries]
  • Leona (Latin) - Lion [English speaking countries]

    One famous bearer of this name was Leona Helmsley, a New York real estate developer who became infamous as the "Queen of Mean."

  • Liana (Latin) - N/A [English speaking countries]

    Lianas are climbing vines. The Suzuki Aerio car is called the Suzuki Liana outside of North America.

  • Lilia (Latin) - Lilies [English, Hebrew and Armenian speaking countries]

    Lilia is the plural of the Latin 'lilium', meaning "lily".

    Lilia is also a Hebrew name which literally means "to me, to god" – whatever I own belongs to God also.

  • Lilian (Hebrew) - My God is a vow [English speaking countries]

    This name was first recorded in the 16th century as a diminutive of Elizabeth. It is now more commonly considered to be connected with the name Lily.
    Lilian also happens to be the French male form of Liliane.

  • Liliana (Latin) - Lilies [English, Italian and Polish speaking countries]

    Liliana may be derived from Lilia (from the Latin for "lilies").

    It may also be a modern combination of Lily and Anna; or related to Elizabeth, from the Hebrew meaning "God's oath".

  • Lily (English) - Lily [English speaking countries]

    Lily is the name of a flower and is ultimately derived from the Latin word lilium. They are often showy, with a noticeable scent and long stamens. 'Lily' is also used in the names of other plants such as the water lily (Latin name Nymphaeaceae) - which fl

  • Luna (Latin) - Moon [English and Spanish speaking countries]

    Luna is the Latin word for moon, and was the name of Roman goddess of the moon, who is usually identified with the Greek goddess Selene.

    Luna Lovegood is a character in the 'Harry Potter' books.

    Luna was the 10th most popula

  • Mai (Chinese) - Ocean or elegance [English, Japanese, Vietnamese and Welsh speaking countries]

    The Vietnamese meaning is disputed. There the female name refers to a plant popular for Tet - either a yellow flower or the cherry blossom. As a Japanese female name, Mai may be written with the character for dance.

  • Margarita (Greek) - Pearl [Bulgarian, English, Greek, Lithuanian, Spanish and Russian speaking countries]

    Latin form from the Greek 'margarites' meaning "pearl".
    Latinate form of Margaret.

    This is also a Spanish word meaning "daisy flower".

  • 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.

  • Marina (Latin) - From the god Mars [Bulgarian, English, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish and Russian speaking countries]

    A feminine form of the Roman family name Marinus.

    The name is derived from Marius (from the god Mars), but is identical to the Latin adjective 'marinus' meaning "of the sea", and therefore commonly associated to it.

    Marina is

  • Meadow (English) - A meadow; a grassy field [English speaking countries]

    Recent use of the English word as a name.

  • Melina (Greek) - Honey; quince-yellow [English and Greek speaking countries]

    A Greek name, possibly derived from 'meli' meaning "honey".

    It might also be associated to the feminine form of melinos (quince-yellow), which is derived from 'melon' (quince, apple).

  • Melissa (Greek) - Honey-bee [English speaking countries]

    From the Greek "honey bee".

    In Greek mythology, this was the name of a nymph that saved Zeus from his father, Cronus.

    The 16th century Italian poet Ariosto used the name for a good fairy in his poem "Orlando Furioso."

  • Misty (English) - Misty; foggy [English speaking countries]

    Modern coinage based on the word misty (foggy, misty).
    The name first became popular during the 1960s and 1970s.

    It may also be thought of as a pet form of Melissa.

  • Myra (Latin) - Uncertain, perhaps myrrh, unguent [English speaking countries]

    The name was invented in the 17th century by the poet Fulke Greville for use in his love poems.
    He perhaps based it on Latin 'myron' from the Greek (myrrh, onguent - a sweet smelling oil), creating a feminine form of Myron.
    It has also been

  • Oceana (Greek) - Ocean [English speaking countries]

    Feminine form of Oceanus.

  • Olive (English) - Olive; olive tree [English speaking countries]

    From the Latin 'oliva', olive tree, symbol of peace and victory.

    The daughter of Sasha Baron Cohen and Isla Fischer is named Olive.

  • Opal (Sanskrit) - Jewel, gem [English speaking countries]

    The opal is an iridescent gemstone, popular for many centuries. It is the birthstone of October. The word ultimately derives from Sanskrit upala meaning "jewel", which also gave the Greek opallios, and the Latin opalus, and ultimately the English opal.

  • Opaline (Sanskrit) - Jewel, gem [English and French speaking countries]
  • Paloma (Spanish) - Dove [English speaking countries]

    'La Paloma' is a song by Sebastián Iradier, composed following a visit to Cuba.

    Paloma is the daughter of Pablo Picasso. She appeared in several of his paintings such as 'Paloma in Blue'.

  • Pearl (English) - Pearl [English speaking countries]

    Pearl is also a surname, and was used with some frequency on boys in the early twentieth century. Its use as a masculine name faded as Pearl grew in popularity as a feminine name.

    In Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter" protagonist H

  • Poppy (English) - Poppy flower [English speaking countries]
  • Rose (Latin) - Rose [English speaking countries]

    The rose (or Latin 'rosa') is a flowering shrub. They come in a variety of different forms such as the hybrid tea, floribunda and damask. Roses are seen as symbols of love and beauty, and are also associated with the Virgin Mary.

    A rose win

  • Rosemary (Latin) - Sea dew [English speaking countries]

    Rosemary is a herb and a member of the mint family.

    'Rosemary's Baby' is a horror novel by Ira Levin. It was made into a film in 1968 by Roman Polanski. Rosemary is the main character of the story.

    Rosemary Clooney was an Am

  • Ruby (Latin) - Red [English speaking countries]

    Whilst remaining moderately popular in the US (ranked 137th in 2006), Ruby has shot up the British charts and in 2007 was the second most popular name in the UK.

    Ruby Sweetheart is the name of actor Tobey Maguire's daughter.

  • Sakura (Japanese) - Cherry blossom [English and Japanese speaking countries]

    Popular name in Japan.

  • Salena (Greek) - Moon [English speaking countries]
  • Samara (Hebrew) - Regard; guardian [English speaking countries]

    In the bible, there is a place named Samaria which could be where this name originates from. Samaria means "mountain lookout" or "watch mountain".

    A samara is a flattened fruit, commonly called a 'helicopter' and found on trees such as the

  • Savanah (Spanish) - Plateau [English speaking countries]

    Alternate spelling of Savannah.

  • Savannah (Spanish) - Plateau [English speaking countries]

    A savanna (also spelled "savannah") is a large, grassy plateau. Savannah is the name of a large city in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is also the name of a breed of cat.

  • Selene (Greek) - Moon [English speaking countries]

    Selene was the Greek goddess of the Moon.

  • Sierra (Spanish) - Mountain range [English speaking countries]

    The Spanish word for a range of mountains is sierra. The name's popularity likely came from Americans using it in homage to the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

  • Soleil (French) - Sun [English speaking countries]

    Soleil is not used as a first name in France. Marie-Soleil occurs in Québec.

    Soleil Moon Frye is an American actress most notable for playing the title role in the 1980's television show "Punky Brewster".

  • Star (Latin) - Star [English speaking countries]
  • Summer (English) - Summer [English speaking countries]

    This season name was recently used for the name of a character on the TV series 'The OC'.

  • Sunny (English) - Filled with sunlight [English speaking countries]
  • Tahlia (Hebrew) - Dew of God; female lamb [English speaking countries]
  • Terra (Latin) - Earth, soil [English speaking countries]
  • Violet (Latin) - Violet [English speaking countries]

    Violets are small plants, whose flowers are usually violet or purple in colour.

    There are several fictional characters named Violet: in the comic 'Peanuts', Violet Beauregarde is a chewing-gum addict golden ticket winner in Roald Dahl's 'C

  • Wren (English) - Wren [English speaking countries]
  • Yasmin (Persian) - Jasmine [Arabic and English speaking countries]
  • Yvonne (French) - Yew [English and French speaking countries]

    Yvonne is a feminine form of the French Yves, created either directly from Yves or from the Old French Yvon (which comes from Ivo, a form of Yves used in Germany). Yves originated as a shortened form of any Germanic name containing 'iv' ('yew').

Gender Neutral Names
  • Amanda (Latin) - She who must be loved [English speaking countries]

    Amanda is the feminine gerundive of the Latin verb 'amo' (I love) and thus literally means 'she who must be loved'. In the US, Amanda was particularly popular in the 1980s. Amanda can also be a male name which is Sanskrit in origin.


  • Ariel (Hebrew) - Lion of God [English and Hebrew speaking countries]

    Ariel is generally regarded as the masculine spelling of this name, with the feminine forms Ariela and Arielle. A famous male Ariel is Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

    Ariel appears in the Bible as a name for the city of Jerusalem and a

  • Ashley (English) - Ash wood [English speaking countries]

    A place name and surname from the Old English words 'æsc' (ash) and 'leah' (wood). This name transferred from surname to male first name but in recent decades has become increasingly popular for girls.

  • Aspen (English) - Aspen tree [English speaking countries]

    Aspens are part of the Willow family, and are characterized by their trembling leaves, white bark, and beautiful fall foliage.

    Aspen Matthews is the heroine of the comic book "Fathom."

    Aspen, Colorado, is a world-famous ski r

  • Brook (English) - A brook, stream [English speaking countries]
  • Chandra (Sanskrit) - The moon; shining [English and Hindi speaking countries]

    In Hinduism, a son of Krishna and a name of Lakshmi.

  • Diamond (English) - Precious gemstone [English speaking countries]

    A diamond is a translucent, often colorless gemstone of high value. Its name is derived from the Greek "adamas," meaning "invincible," referring to the stone's extreme hardness.

    Diamonds are used today in jewelry and industrial tools for c

  • Dusty (English) - Full of dust [English speaking countries]

    Dusty is a common nickname for the given name Dustin, but is sometimes used on its own as a given name for both males and females.

    Dusty Springfield was a successful british pop music singer in the 1960's.

  • Ebony (English) - Ebony wood [English speaking countries]

    English noun used by some as a name.

  • Flor (Spanish) - Flower [Dutch and English speaking countries]

    Either from Flora, from the Latin and Spanish word for 'flower', or from Florentius, a related male name meaning 'blossoming' or 'charming'. In the first case this name is female, in the latter male. The male variant is used in the Netherlands.

  • Hailee (English) - Hay clearing or hay woods [English speaking countries]
  • Hayley (English) - Hay clearing or hay woods [English speaking countries]

    Originally a surname which was derived from the name of an English town.

    It was the 306th most popular name in the US in terms of spelling. If you go by sound and combine all the HAY lee pronunciations together (eg Hailey, Hayley, Haley, Ha

  • Heather (English) - Heather [English speaking countries]

    Heather or Calluna is a perennial shrub. Heather is normally found in heathland.

    'Heathers' was a comedy about a clique, almost all of whom are called Heather. Famous Heathers include actresses Heather Graham and Heather Locklear. Heather M

  • Irma (Germanic) - Universal [English, German and Hindi speaking countries]

    Irma is a short form of names beginning with "Irm-," which is a Germanic prefix meaning "universal." It is the same prefix from which names like "Emma" are derived as well.
    In the West it is seen as a feminine name though as a Hindu name it is ex

  • Ivory (English) - Ivory [English speaking countries]

    Ivory is the hard, white material which composes the tusks and teeth of many horned and tusked animals, such as the narwhal, the walrus, the hippopotamus, and most famously, the elephant.

    Ivory is also a well-known brand of soap in the U.S.

  • Jada (English) - Precious green stone [English speaking countries]

    Jada is an English transcription of the Biblical male name Yada, from the Hebrew meaning "he knew". In the Old Testament, Yada was a man of the Tribe of Judah.

    Today Jada is also used on girls as an elaboration of Jade, from the precious gr

  • Jade (English) - Precious green stone [English and French speaking countries]

    Jade has been considered a precious stone for thousands of years, used in jewellery, weapons, and grave goods. Its name is derived from the Spanish phrase "piedra de ijada," which means "bowel stones." It was believed that jade could prevent gastrointes

  • Jay (English) - Jay bird [English and Hindi speaking countries]

    Jay may also be used as a nickname for names beginning with J, or as a full name independently.
    A jay is a type of small bird.
    Jay is the name of a character of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gasby" (1925).

  • Long (Vietnamese) - Dragon [English and Vietnamese speaking countries]

    The name of one of the four sacred creatures in Viet Nam, the dragon. It is in part taken from several place names such as Ha Long Bay.

  • Luz (Spanish) - Light [English, Hebrew and Spanish speaking countries]

    As a Spanish girls' name, Luz means "light". As a Hebrew boys' name, Luz means "almond tree" or "hazel tree". Luz was the ancient name of the biblical town, Beth El. It is also a symbolic name for children born on Tu b’Shvat, the Jewish Arbor Day.

  • Makala (Hawaiian) - To loosen; to set at liberty; to remit [English and Hawaiian speaking countries]

    With a long first 'a' (maa KAH leh) this could mean 'myrtle'.

  • Malaya (Sanskrit) - Sandalwood trees [English and Hindi speaking countries]

    From the name of the country which became Malaysia.
    Malaya is a comination of two Tamil words, Malay or Malai (hill) and ur (town); thus meaning "hilltown".

    Next to this it is also in use as a firstname.

  • Marin (Latin) - From the god Mars; of the sea [English, French and Polish speaking countries]

    Derived from the Latin name Marinus, derived from Marius; or from the Latin adjective 'marinus' (of the sea), which has its root in 'mare' (the sea). It is also the modern French word for sailor.

    Marin is traditionally a male name, though

  • Montana (Latin) - Mountainous [English speaking countries]

    From the Latin for mountainous; name of an American state.

    Famous bearers include sports legend, football player Joe Montana.

  • Phoenix (Greek) - Phoenix; deep red [English speaking countries]

    A phoenix is a mythical bird with a colorful plumage and a tail of gold and scarlet (or purple, blue, and green according to some legends). It has a 500 to 1,000 year life-cycle, near the end of which it builds itself a nest of twigs that then ignites; bo

  • Raven (English) - Raven [English speaking countries]
  • River (English) - River [English speaking countries]
  • Robin (Germanic) - Bright fame [English speaking countries]

    Robin is a pet form of Robert and has strong literary ties. Robin Hood is a legendary champion of the poor and Robin is also the name of two character's in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", including the trickster Robin Goodfellow who is also kn

  • Rowan (Gaelic) - Little red one [English speaking countries]

    One form of Rowan comes from the Gaelic word for red, ruadh, and a Gaelic diminutive suffix. The other form, from the tree, comes from a Norse word for the European plant. This word refers to the red leaves and berries of the rowan tree.

  • Sable (English) - Sable [English speaking countries]

    Sable is another name for the color black.

    The sable is a species of marten which inhabits forest environments. It has been prized for its fur. The term has become a generic description for some black-furred animal breeds, such as sable cat

  • Sage (English) - Aromatic herb; wise [English speaking countries]
  • Sky (Norse) - Sky [English speaking countries]
  • Storm (English) - Violent weather [English speaking countries]
  • Stormy (English) - Violent weather [English speaking countries]
  • Talia (Hebrew) - Dew of God; female lamb [English and Hebrew speaking countries]

    Variant spelling of Talya, a Hebrew name meaning "dew of God", and "female lamb."

    It can also be taken as a variant spelling of Greek Thalia in countries where Thalia is pronounced Talia.

    It is also a nickname for Natalia.

  • Willow (English) - Willow [English speaking countries]

    Comes from the Willow tree. Also, is the name of two iconic science-fiction characters. The male title-character of the movie "Willow" and the female best-friend of Buffy from the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

  • Winter (English) - Winter [English speaking countries]

    The middle name of Nicole Richie and Joel Madden's firstborn daughter, Harlow Winter Kate Madden.