The name is derived from the Romanian botanical word,
viorea, meaning “bluebell.”
The name is borne by famous Romanian operatic soprano, Viorica Ursuleac (1894-1985) and Romanian-French Mezzo-soprano, Viorica Cortez (b.1935)
The masculine form is
Meaning: “dear; pleasant”
The name is borne by a legendary Czech princess who was considered the mother of the Czech people. In the 8th-century, she supposedly founded the city of Prague. She was the youngest daughter of King Krok and was chosen by her father to be heir to his throne.
The people, however, were not pleased with the idea of a female ruler so she was forced to resign and choose a successor. She pointed her finger in the direction of Stadice and chose a ploughman by the name of Premsyl. Libuse married him and thus began a Czech dynesty.
Its designated name day is July 10.
In German chronicles, the name was often rendered as
Libussa or Libusche.
Meaning: rope; sunbeam; sunlight.”
The name is derived from the Sanskrit either meaning “rope” or “sunlight” “sunbeam.”
Origin: Swedish; Norwegian
Meaning: “kettle; cauldron.”
The name is derived from the Old Norse
Ketill, refering to a cauldron but it could also be interpreted to mean “helmut”.
Other forms of the name include:
( Keld Danish)
( Kell Danish)
( Ketel/Ketil Danish)
( Kield/Kjeld Danish)
( Kjetil Danish/Norwegian/Swedish)
( Ketill Icelandic/Old Norse)
( Kittel/Kittil Norwegian)
( Kjetel Norwegian)
( Kettil Swedish)
( Käl Swedish)
Obscure feminine forms include:
( Katla Faroese/Icelandic/Old Norse)
( Kiälla Swedish:) very old and obscure
( Kjella Swedish: SHEL-lah:) obscure
( Kjellina/Kjelline Swedish: ) obscure
The designated name day in Sweden is July 8.
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Meaning: “sea breeze; sea wind.”
The name is derived from the Turkish word used to describe the annual winds felt on the Aegean. They are dry North winds which blow from Mid-May to September and are hence associated with the summer months.
Meaning: “golden day.”
The name is composed of the Albanian elements,
ar=”gold” and dita =”day.” Hence: “golden day.”
The feminine form is
The name comes directly from the Italian feminine noun meaning “blue.”
It shares the same etymology with the English word
azure and the Spanish word azul.
Another form of the name is
Masculine forms are and Azzurro . Azzurrino
The name comes from the Basque word for storm.
The name is derived from the Albanian word,
erë meaning “wind.”
Interestingly enough the name appeared in the U.S. top 1000 for the first quarter of the 20th-century.
Meaning: “arrived warrior”
The name is composed of the Old Slavonic elements,
przyby meaning “arrived” and woj meaning “warrior.”
In Polish history, the name was borne by one of the leaders for the battle over Mieszko’s empty throne (circ. 992-995).
Another form of the name is
In Poland, the designated name-day is July 5.