Bithleem

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Greek
Meaning: “Bethlehem”
ΒΗΘΛΕΕΜ

The name is derived from the Greek word for Bethlehem and is usually bestowed upon girls born around the Christmas holiday.

Source

  1. http://www.foundalis.com/grk/EllinikaOnomata.html#statistiki
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Christmas Names

Seasons Greetings everyone! Forgive my slowness with this blog. I have been so crazy busy with work and what not the last few months, that I have had very little time to get anything done.

Below is a list of names I created either associated with the winter months or with Christmas. Enjoy!

Angel

Female

  • Anahera “angel” (Maori)
  • Ange “angel” (French)
  • Angela “angel; messenger” (Greek)
  • Anelia “angel” (Bulgarian)
  • Aniela “angel” (Polish)
  • Archangela “archangel” (Italian)
  • Fereshteh “angel” (Persian)
  • Hurriyah “angel” (Arabic)
  • Malaika “angel” (Arabic)
  • Melek “angel” (Turkish)
  • Seraphina “seraph” (Greek)

Male

  • Agathangelos  good angel; good messenger” (Greek)
  • Amshel “angel” (Yiddish)
  • Angel (Spanish/English)
  • Angjelko “angel” (Macedonian)
  • Anxo “angel” (Galician)
  • Engel “angel” (German)
  • Engjëll “angel” (Albanian)
  • Gotzon “angel” (Basque)

Biblical

Male

  • Balthazar
  • Caspar/Jasper
  • Emmanuel
  • Melchior/Melker

Female

  • Belen “Bethlehem” (Spanish)
  • Emmanuela/Emmanuelle

Christmas

Below are some names that mean “Christmas”

Male

  • Calendau (Catalan/Occitanian)
  • Gabon (Basque)
  • Karácson (Hungarian)
  • Noel (English: NOLE vs NO-el)
  • Noël (French)
  • Natale (Italian)
  • Natalino/Natalizio (Italian)
  • Natalius (Late Latin)
  • Natalis (Polish)
  • Nadal/Nadau (Provenςal)
  • Natalio (Spaniah)

Female

  • Dobrovesta “good news (Bulgarian)
  • Evangeline “good news” (Greek)
  • Eve
  • Natalia/Natalie/Natasha “Christmas” (Latin)
  • Noella (Hungarian)
  • Noëlle “Christmas” (French)

Dove

Female

  • Aghavni “dove” (Armenian)
  • Dúfa “dove” (Icelandic)
  • Colombe “dove” (French)
  • Colombina “little dove” (Italian)
  • Jemima “dove” (Hebrew)
  • Gerle “dove” (Hungarian)
  • Paloma “dove” (Spanish)
  • Toiba “dove” (Yiddish)
  • Usoa “dove” (Basque)
  • Yamama “dove” (Arabic)

Male

  • Colum “dove” (Gaelic)
  • Douwe “dove” (Frisian)
  • Jonah “dove” (Hebrew)
  • Pëllumb “dove” (Albanian)

Gift

Male

  • Barkev “gift” (Armenian)
  • Bere “gift” (Hungarian)
  • Bogdan “gift from god” (Polish/Ukrainian)
  • Darko “the gift” (Serbo-Croat)
  • Dîyar “gift” (Kurdish)
  • Doron “gift” (Greek)
  • Elnathan “gift of God” (Hebrew)
  • Eshkar “gift; present” (Hebrew)
  • Gebhard “brave gift” (German)
  • Jesse/Yishai “gift” (Hebrew)
  • Jonathan “God has given” (Hebrew)
  • Mattan “gift” (Hebrew)
  • Matthew “gift of God” (Hebrew)
  • Nathan/Natan “gift” (Hebrew)
  • Nathaniel “gift of God” (Hebrew)
  • Shai “gift” (Hebrew)
  • Tesher “gift” (Hebrew)
  • Theodore “god gift” (Greek)
  • Zavdi “my gift” (Hebrew)
  • Zevid “gift; bestowal” (Hebrew)

Female

  • Ajándék “gift” (Hungarian)
  • Atiya “gift” (Arabic)
  • Darina “gift” (Slavic)
  • Dorothea “gift from god” (Greek)
  • Eudora “good gift” (Greek)
  • Godiva “gift of god” (English)
  • Hadiyyah “gift” (Arabic)
  • Lahja “gift” (Finnish)
  • Nawal “gift; present” (Arabic)
  • Pandora “every gift” (Greek)
  • Tuhfa “gift” (Arabic)

Light

Female

  • Akari “light; bright” (Japanese)
  • Csílár “light; bright” (Hungarian)
  • Deepika “light; lantern” (Sanskrit)
  • Eleni “light” (Greek)
  • Harjot “Lord’s light” (Punjabi)
  • Jyoti “light” (Sanskrit)
  • Kasu “light; lustre” (Sanskrit)
  • Liorit “my light” (Hebrew)
  • Linor “I have light” (Hebrew)
  • Luce “light” (French)
  • Lucia “light” (Latin)
  • Luminita “little light” (Romanian)
  • Luz “light” (Spanish)
  • Mitsuko “light child” (Japanese)
  • Nerit “burning light” (Hebrew)
  • Noora “light” (Arabic)
  • Nour “light” (Persian)
  • Orya “light of God” (Hebrew)
  • Prabha “the light” (Sanskrit)
  • Světla “light” (Bulgarian/Slovak)
  • Svetlana “light” (Russian)
  • Zahra “light” (Arabic)

Male

  • Berhanu “light” (Ethiopian/Amharic)
  • Deep “light; lamp”(Sanskrit)
  • Dritan “light” (Albanian)
  • Endrit “light” (Albanian)
  • Hiroaki “abundant light” (Japanese)
  • Jair “He will light up” (Hebrew)
  • Lior “my light” (Hebrew)
  • Lucius “light” (Latin)
  • Lucian “light one” (Latin)
  • Mitsuaki “shining light” (Japanese)
  • Ner “burning light” (Hebrew)
  • Tadaaki “faithful light” (Japanese)
  • Uriah “the Lord is light” (Hebrew)
  • Uriel “light of God” (Hebrew)
  • Zivel “light of God” (Hebrew)

Seasonal Herbs, Spices, Symbols and Edibles

Female

  • Adah “ornament” (Hebrew)
  • Áfonya “cranberry”(Hungarian)
  • Amjalina “mistletoe” (Belarussian)
  • Artea “evergreen” (Basque)
  • Borostyán “ivy” (Hungarian)
  • Bjalla “bell” (Faroese)
  • Cassia “cinnamon” (Latin)
  • Dunja “quince” (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Elitsa “pine tree” (Bulgarian)
  • Erdenechimeg “jewel ornament” (Mongolian)
  • Gardotza “chestnut” (Basque)
  • Gorostitza “holly tree” (Basque)
  • Ginger
  • Hakeke “mountain holly” (Maori)
  • Helina “tinkling” (Estonian)
  • Holly
  • Inbal “tongue of a bell” (Hebrew)
  • Iva “ivy” (Serbo-Croatian) EE-va
  • Ivy
  • Jelka “fir; pine tree” (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Koume “small plum” (Japanese)
  • Kastanja “chestnut” (Finnish)
  • Lamia “elf” (Basque)
  • Matsuko “pine tree child” (Japanese)
  • Mėta “mint” (Lithuanian)
  • Mjata “mint” (Belarussian)
  • Pinja “pine tree” (Finnish/Estonian)
  • Prune “plum” (French)
  • Prunella “little plum” (Italian)
  • Suzu “bell” (Japanese)
  • Tanwen “white fire” (Welsh)
  • Thëllëza “partridge” (Albanian)
  • Ume “plum”(Japanese)
  • Urraka “hazelnut” (Basque)
  • Zsálya “sage” (Hungarian)
  • Zhuravina “cranberry” (Belarussian)
  • Zvonka “bells” (Serbo-Croatian)

Male

  • Adi “ornament” (Hebrew)
  • Armon “chestnut tree” (Hebrew)
  • Celyn “holly” (Welsh)
  • Gimli “fire” (Old Norse)
  • Gorosti “holly” (Basque)
  • Ler “pine” (Basque)
  • Mekhag “clove” (Armenian)
  • Ognjen “fire” (Serbo-Croatian/Bulgarian)
  • Oren “pine” (Hebrew)
  • Plamen “flame” (Bulgarian)
  • Resheph “fire” (Hebrew)
  • Yule
  • Zartar “ornament” (Armenian)

Star

  • Astraea “star” (Greek)
  • Csilla “star” (Hungarian)
  • Dorri “sparkling star” (Persian)
  • Estrella “star” (Spanish)
  • Fetuilelagi “star in the sky” (Polynesian)
  • Hesper “evening star” (Greek)
  • Izar “star” (Basque)
  • Najma “star” (Arabic)
  • Setareh “star” (Persian)
  • Steren “star” (Cornish)
  • Sterre “star” (Dutch)
  • Tara “star” (Persian)
  • Titrit “star” (Amazigh)
  • Zvezdelina “star” (Bulgarian)

Male

  • Maor “star” (Hebrew)
  • Najm “star” (Arabic)
  • Shihab “shooting star” (Arabic)

Winter

Female

  • Fuyuko “winter child” (Japanese)
  • Fuyumi “winter fruit” (Japanese)
  • Hotoke (Maori)
  • Negu (Basque)
  • Talvi (Estonian/Finnish)
  • Talvikki (Finnish)
  • Winter (English)

Male

  • Hemant (Sanskrit)
  • Hima “snow; winter” (Sanskrit)
  • Huyu “winter” (Japanese)
  • Fuyuki “snowy winter” (Japanese)

Virtues/Emotions

Female

  • Agalia “brightness; joy” (Greek)
  • Añuli “joy” (Igbo)
  • Asha “hope” (Sanskrit)
  • Cera “hope” (Latvian)
  • Ditza “happiness; cheer” (Hebrew)
  • Ebele “mercy, kindness” (Igbo)
  • Esperance “hope” (French)
  • Esperanza “hope” (Spanish)
  • Farah “joy” (Persian)
  • Frida “peace” (Old Norse/German)
  • Gili “my joy” (Hebrew)
  • Gioia “joy” (Italian)
  • Gorawen “joy” (Welsh)
  • Hanan “mercy” (Arabic)
  • Hope
  • Itxaro “hope” (Basque)
  • Jocosa “merry; playful” (Latin)
  • Joy
  • Lowenna “joy” (Cornish)
  • Mercedes “mercy” (Spanish)
  • Mercy
  • Mira “peace” (Bulgarian/Macedonian/Serbo-Croatian)
  • Nada “hope” (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Nadzieja “hope” (Polish)
  • Nadezhda “hope” (Bulgarian/Macedonian/Ukrainian)
  • Pacífica “peace” (Spanish)
  • Paz “peace” (Spanish)
  • Pozne “joy” (Basque)
  • Rajāʼ “hope” (Arabic)
  • Rauha “peace” (Finnish)
  • Ronili “joy is mine” (Hebrew)
  • Sasona “joy;bliss” (Hebrew)
  • Shpresa “hope” (Albanian)
  • Síthmaith “good peace” (Gaelic)
  • Tikva “hope” (Hebrew)
  • Tregereth “mercy” (Cornish)
  • Vedrana “merry” (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Vesela “cheerful; merry” (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Yen “peace” (Vietnamese)

Male

  • Armo “mercy” (Finnish)
  • Asarel “joy of God” (Hebrew)
  • Békés “peace” (Hungarian)
  • Bohumir “peace of God” (Czech/Slovak)
  • Eliran “my God is joy” (Hebrew)
  • Elran “God is merry” (Hebrew)
  • Galron “wave of joy” (Hebrew)
  • Gilad “eternal joy” (Hebrew)
  • Imeda “hope” (Georgian)
  • Kresimir “peacemaker” (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Mirko “little peace” (Bulgarian/Macedononian/Serbo-Croatian)
  • Omid “hope” (Persian)
  • Pau “peace” (Catalan)
  • Remiel “mercy of God” (Hebrew)
  • Solomon/Shlomo “peace” (Hebrew)
  • Tihomir “peace and quiet” (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Toivo “hope” (Finnish)

Jarogniew

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Polish
Meaning: fierce anger.”
(yah-RAWG-nyef)

The name is composed of the Old Slavonic elements, jary, “fierce, strong” and gniew “anger.”

Another form is Jerogniew.

A notable bearer was Jarogniew Drwęski (1873-1921) a famous Polish statesman and social activist.

The designated name-day in Poland is December 6.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/php/find.php?name=jarogniew
  2. http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarogniew_(imi%C4%99)