Latin

 

Latin Names

 

GIRLS

Alchemy

(AL – kə – mee)
Meaning: transforming something ordinary into something special
Chemy, Alche, Alcheme, Alchemia

Allegra

(ə – LEG – rə)
Meaning: joyus
Alegria, Allegria, Allie, Alegra

Amabel

(AM – ə – bel)
Meaning: lovable
Amabelle, Amabilis, Bel, Mabel

Amity

(AM – i – tee)
Meaning: friendship
Amite, Amitee

Armenia

(ahr – MEE – nee – ə)
Meaning: Country located in southwestern Asia east of Turkey
Menia, Armene, Nia

Astarte

(ə – STAHR – tee)
Meaning: goddess of war
Asta, Astaria, Tarte

Aura

(AWR – ə)
Meaning: golden
Ora, Aurelia, Aure, Aurea

Aurora

(ə – ROR – ə)
Meaning: dawn
Aurore, Zorah, Ora, Ori, Orie, Rora

Azalea

(ə – ZAY – lee – ə)
Meaning: dry earth
Azalia

Beata

(be – AH – tah)
Meaning: blessed

Beatrice

(BEE – ə – tris)
Meaning: bringer of joy
Beatrisa, Beatriz, Beatricia, Beatrix, Bea, Trixie, Trixy

Bibiana

(bee – BYAH – nah)
Meaning: animated
Bibi

Bryce

(BRIES)
Meaning: son of a noble
Bricelyn

Caelesta

(kie – LES – tə)
Meaning: heavenly
Caelia, Caeli

Caledonia

(kale – e – DO -nyə)
Meaning: from Scottland

Calida

(kah – LEE -də)
Meaning: ardent, warm, loving
Callida, Calla, Calli

Candance

(KAN – dis)
Meaning: dazzling white
Candance, Candice, Candida, Candiss, Candyce, Kandace

Cardea

(KAR – dee – ə)
Meaning: goddess of thresholds

Carina

(Kə – REE – nə)
Meaning: one of five stars in the Orion constellation
Carena, Cariana, Carnie, Carinna, Karina

Ceres

(SIR – eez)
Meaning: goddess of harvest

Cilla

(SIL – ah)
Meaning: from Priscilla

Circe

(SUR – see)
Meaning: sorceress

Cleone

(klee – O – nee)
Meaning: daughter of river god
Gliona

Cordelia

(kor – DEEL – ee -ə); (kor – DEL -yə)
Meaning: warm hearted
Delia

Corinthia

(kə – RIN – thee -ə)
Meaning: woman of Corinth

Cosima

(kə – SEE – mah)
Meaning: cosmos
Kosima, Cosie

Cypress

(SIE – prəs)
Meaning: coniferous tree

Cyrene

(sie – REE – nee)
Meaning: Greek mythology
Cyrena, Kyrene

Cyrilla

(seer – IL – e)
Meaning: lordly
Ciri, Ceri, Ceria, Cyrillia

Cytherea

(si – thə – REE – ə)
Meaning: island of Cythera
Cytheria

Dacia

(DAY – shee -ə)
Meaning: from Dacia

Delicia

(də – LISH – ə)
Meaning: delightful
Delight, Delice, Delicea, Deliciae, Delisa, Delyssa

Dionysia

(dî – ə – NI – zhee – ə)
Meaning: god of wine
Dionisa, Dionysie

Drucilla

(droo – SIL – ə)
Meaning: strong
Drusus, Drusilla, Dru

Dulcie

(DUL – see)
Meaning: sweet
Delcine, Dukine, Dulce, Dulcina, Dulcinea

Egeria

(i – JEER – ee – ə)
Meaning: water nymph

Emelia

(i – MEE – lee -ə); (i – MEEL – yə)
Meaning: Industrious
Amelia, Emiline, Emelin, Emelina, Emilia

Felicity

(fi – LIS – i – tee)
Meaning: happy
Felicia, Felicienne, Felicita, Felicitas, Fela

Flavia

(FLAH – vee – ah)
Meaning: golden
Flavius

Flora

(FLOR – ə)
Meaning:  flower
Fleur, Flore, Flor, Floresa, Floretta

Gemma

(JE M- ə)
Meaning: jewel
Gemmalyn, Gemmalynn, Jemma, Gem

Hadrea

(HAY – dree – ə)
Meaning: dark
Hadria

Ilia

(IL – ee -ah)
Meaning: vestal virgin

Klarika

(KLAH – ree – kah)
Meaning: clear
Klarisza, Klari

Kyra

(KIE – rə); (KEE – rə)
Meaning: light
Kira, Cryra

Larinda

(lə – RIN -də)
Meaning: protection

Lavinia

(lə – VIN – ee -ə)
Meaning: women of Rome
Levina, Luvenia, Luvina, Lavena, Lavina

Lina

(LEE – nə)
Meaning: variant
Line, Leena, Lena

Lucina

(loo – SIE -nə)
Meaning: illumination
Lucena, Lucinna

Marcella

(mahr – SEL – ə)
Meaning: warring
Marcella, Marcellia, Marchelle, Marcela, Maricel, Marcelle

Marisa

(mə – RIS – ə)
Meaning: of the sea
Maris, Maria, Mareesa, Marissa, Marissa

Messina

(mee – SEE – nah)
Meaning: middle child

Minerva

(mi – NUR – və)
Meaning: goddess of wisdom

Mira

(MEER – ə)
Meaning: wonderful
Myrelle, Myrilla

Modesta

(mo – DE – stah)
Meaning: virtue

Nova

(no – və)
Meaning: new
Novea, Novia

Octavia

(ahk – TAYV – ee – ə)
Meaning: eight child born
Octaviana, Octavie, Ottavia, Octavia, Octiana

Ora

(AWR – ə)
Meaning: golden
Aura, Aurelia, Orah

Oriana

(or – ee -AH – nah)
Meaning: golden

Perdita

(per – DEE – tə)
Meaning: lost

Peregrine

(PER – ə – grin); (PER – ə – green)
Meaning: wanderer
Peregrina, Perry

Perpetua

(per – PE – twah)
Meaning: continual

Portia

(POR – shə)
Meaning: from Roman

Priscilla

(pri – SIL – ə)
Meaning: archaic
Piri, Piroska, Cilla, Prisca

Prima

(PREE – mə)
Meaning: first
Primalia

Renata

(re – NAH -tə)
Meaning: dignified
Renyta, Renetta, Renetta, Renitah

Sabina

(sə – BEE – nə)
Meaning: Sabine
Sabine, Savina, Bine, Bina

Sidonia

(sə – BEE – nə)
Meaning: from Sidonia
Sidonie

Solita

(so – LEE – tə)
Meaning: accustomed
Solyta, Sol

Tiara

(tee -AHR – ə)
Meaning: crowed
Tita

Ursula

(UR -sə – lə)
Meaning: little bear
Ursule, Ursulina, Urszula, Urseline

Valentia

(və – LEN – shee -ə)
Meaning: to be brave
Valencia, Val, Vally

Viola

(vee – O – lə); (vie – O – lə)
Meaning: violet
Yolande, Jolanta

 

BOYS

Accius

(AK – ə – she – əs)
Meaning: reowned

Calix

(KAY – liks); (KA – liks)
Meaning: chalice

Evander

(ee – VAN – dər); (ə – VAN – dər)
Meaning: good man

Hadrian

(HAY – dree – ən)
Meaning: dark

Janus

(JAY – nəs)
Meaning: archway
Januarius, Jarek

Junius

(JOO – nyəs)
Meaning: young
Julius, Junus

Jupiter

(JOO – pi – tər)
Meaning: supreme god of Roman myth, planet in our solar system

Lares

(LAYR – eez)
Meaning: guardian spirits

Lawrence

(LOR – ənts)
Meaning: laurel tree
Laurentium, Lorin, Laurent, Laurens, Lorant

Mayer

(MIE – er)
Meaning: great

Modestus

(mo – DE – stəs)
Meaning: modest
Modeste, Modesto

Neptune

(NEP – toon)
Meaning: god of water, planet in our solar system

Nuncio

(NOON – see – o)
Meaning: messenger
Nunizo

Octavius

(ahk – TAYV – ee – əs)
Meaning: eighth
Octave, Octavio, Tavio, Octavian

Orson

(OR – sən)
Meaning: little bear
Orsino, Ourson

Pluto

(PLOO – to)
Meaning: wealth, dwarf planet

Pollux

(PLOO – to)
Meaning: Greek mythology

Quade

(KWAYD)
Meaning: fourth born
Quaid, Quartus, Quaden, Quadian, Qwade

Quillon

(KWIL – ən)
Meaning: sword
Quilon

Remus

(REE – məs)
Meaning: quick

Rhesus

(REE – səs)
Meaning: mythical king

Romulus

(RAWN – yə – ləs)
Meaning: mythical founder of Rome

Sabin

(SAY – bin)
Meaning: a Sabine
Savino, Sabino, Sabinus

Salvador

(SAHL – vah – dor)
Meaning: savior
Salvatore, Salvatorio, Salbatore, Salvadore

Saturn

(SA – tərn)
Meaning: god of harvest, planet in our solar system
Saturnin, Sadum, Satordi

Silvain

(sil – VAYN)
Meaning: of the forest
Selvyn, Sylvester, Silvio, Silvano, Sylvain

Triton

(TRIE – tən)
Meaning: Greek mythology, son of Poseidon

Ulysses

(yoo – LIS – eez)
Meaning: wrathful
Ulysses, Ulises

Urban

(UR – bən)
Meaning: of the city
Urbano, Urbain