Virtue Names

Male Names
  • Earnest (Germanic) - Earnest, serious [English speaking countries]

    Earnest as a name was rendered famous by Oscar Wilde's play 'The Importance of Being Earnest', a comedy of manners where he plays with the quality of being earnest, making it resound with the name of same origins Ernest.
    This hilarious play is se

  • Felix (Latin) - Happy, lucky, fortunate [English, Norwegian and Swedish speaking countries]

    There have been several St Felixs. St Felix and his sister, St Regula, are the patron saints of Zurich. St Felix of Burgundy is known as the bishop who introduced Christianity into East Anglia, in England. There have been four Popes named Felix.
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  • Frank (Germanic) - Javelin [English speaking countries]

    Frank is an older name than Francis. Like Francis, it is an English form of the French name Fran├žois, from the Germanic tribe "the Franks". It is highly possible that the name was first derived in English from the Germanic 'franca' meaning "javelin, spear

  • Tuan (Vietnamese) - Intelligent, bright [English and Vietnamese speaking countries]
Female Names
  • Charity (English) - Charity; generous love [English speaking countries]
  • Chastity (English) - Chastity, chaste [English speaking countries]

    Chastity first gained popularity among the Puritans of England and the American colonies; it is one of the few virtue names that has survived to modern times.

  • Cherish (English) - To care for dearly [English speaking countries]
  • Constance (Latin) - Steadfast [English and French speaking countries]
  • Esperanza (Spanish) - Hope [English and Spanish speaking countries]

    The Spanish for "hope".
    From the Late Latin name Sperantia which was derived from "sperans," "hope."

  • Faith (English) - Faith; confidence; belief [English speaking countries]

    The English word "faith" ultimately derives from the Latin "fides," from which names like Fido are derived.

    Faith Evans is an American R & B singer, and Faith Hill is a country singer. Faith is also the name of a British shoe shop, named af

  • Felicity (English) - Happiness [English speaking countries]

    The English word "felicity" ultimately derives from the Latin "felix," happy," or "felicitas," good luck.

    Saint Felicitas or Felicity was a third-century martyr.

    Felicity Huffman and Felicity Kendal are actresses. 'Felicity'

  • Grace (Latin) - Good will [English speaking countries]

    Grace was the 17th most popular girl's name in the US in 2006, and the most popular (#1) name in the UK in 2007. It is also very popular as a middle name. To Christians, grace means free salvation from God. Grace is also the name of the prayer said before

  • Harmony (Latin) - In concord; harmony [English speaking countries]
  • Hope (English) - Hope [English speaking countries]

    Hope was the 200th most popular name in the USA in 2006, including #75 in Hawaii. 'The Hope' is the English name of the Israeli National Anthem.

  • Imani (Swahili) - Faith, belief [English and Swahili speaking countries]

    Imani is a Swahili word meaning "faith."

  • Joy (English) - Joy; jubilation [English speaking countries]
  • Mercedes (Spanish) - Mercies [English and Spanish speaking countries]

    Spanish name associated with the cult of the Virgin Mary, from the liturgical title "Maria de las Mercedes" (Mary of the Mercies; 'Our Lady of Ransom').
    Latin 'mercedes' originally meant 'wages' or 'ransom'.
    In Christian theology, Christ's

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

    From the Latin 'pati' (to suffer).

    Patience is another name for the card game Solitaire.

  • Serenity (English) - Peacefulness [English speaking countries]

    Serenity is a synonym for "peacefulness." It is the name of a popular science fiction movie, as well as a well-known U.S. brand of adult diapers.

  • Unity (English) - Oneness; harmony [English speaking countries]
Gender Neutral Names
  • Liberty (Latin) - Freedom [English speaking countries]

    Liberty is freedom or independence.

    The Statue of Liberty is a large statue of a woman (Liberty) which stands in New York Harbour. The Liberty Bell is found in Philadelphia, and was rung to summon the citizens of Philadelphia to the readi

  • Sincere (English) - Earnest; honest [English speaking countries]

    Sincere has recently come to popularity as a first name for either sex in the U.S. It was not generally used as a name before the 1990s.