Ἀαρὼν (Aaron) – Ἀχμέτ (Ahmed)

Ἀαρὼν, Aaron: From of the Hebrew Aaron, possibly meaning high mountain.

Ἂβελ, Abel: From the Hebrew Abel, meaning breath.

Ἀβερκία, Aberkia, Abercia:  Possibly, she who restrains and prevents (from abercet).

Ἀβέρκιος, Aberkios, Abercius: Possibly, he who restrains and prevents (from abercet).

Ἀβραάμ, Abraham: From the Hebrew Abrahammeaning breath.

Ἀβρααμία, Abrahamia: From the Hebrew Abrahammeaning breath.

Ἀβράμης, Abraham: From the Hebrew Abrahammeaning breath.

Ἀδάμ, Adam: From adam, the Hebrew word for man.

Ἁδριανός, Hadrian:  From the Latin hadrianus, mwaning “from Hadria,”  a town in northern Italy.

Ἂδωνις, Adonis: From the Semitic Adonai, meaning lord.

Ἀζαρίας, Azarias, Azariah: From the Hebrew azariah, meaning God has helped.

Ἀιμιλία, Emilia, Emily: From the Latin aemulus, meaning striving earnestly after, emulating, rivaling.

Αἰμιλιανός, Emilian: From the Latin aemulus, meaning striving earnestly after, emulating, rivaling.

Αἰμίλιος, Emilius: From the Latin aemulus, meaning striving earnestly after, emulating, rivaling.

Ἀκύλας, Akilah, Aqil: from عاقل, “intelligent” in Arabic.

Ἀκυλίνα, Akyline: from عاقل, “intelligent” in Arabic.

Ἀκυλίνη, Akyline: from عاقل, “intelligent” in Arabic.

Ἀλβέρτος, Albert: From the Germanic Adalbertmeaning noble and bright.

Ἀλφρέδος, Alfred: From the Old English elements ælf  (elf) and ræd  (counsel).

Ἀμαλία, Amalia: From the Germanic element amal meaning work, labor.

Ἀμάντα, Amanda: From the Latin amandus, meaning pleasing.

Ἀναΐς, Anais: A version of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἀνανίας, Ananias: Greek form of Hananias, “Yahweh is gracious” in Hebrew.

Ἀνίκα, Anika: Diminutive of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἂννα, Anna: from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἁννίβας, Hannibal: From the Phoenicial hann (grace) and the Semitic deity Ba’al.

Ἀνναμπέλλα, Anabella: Diminutive of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἀννέτα, Anneta, Annette: Diminutive of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἀννίκα, Annika: Diminutive of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἀννίτα, Annita: Diminutive of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἀννιώ, Annio, Annie: Diminutive of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἀννούλα, Annoula, Annie: Diminutive of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἂννυ, Annie: Diminutive of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἀνούσος, Anousos: Male version of Anna, from the Hebrew name Channah meaning grace.

Ἂντα, Ada: From the Germanic name Adalheidis meaning noble.

Ἀρθούρος, Arthur: Possibly from the Celtic element artos, meaning bear.

Ἀριάνα, Ariana: Italian form of Ariadne.

Ἀριέλ, Ariel: From Ariel, the “lion of God” in Hebrew.

Ἀριήλ, Ariel: From Ariel, the “lion of God” in Hebrew

Ἀρριανή, Arriane:  Italian form of Ariadne, or possiblyrelated to HAdrian (q.v.)

Ἀρριανός, Arrian: Possibly related to Hadrian (q.v.).

Ἀρριέτα, Arietta: From the Italian Aria, meaning song or air.

Αὐγούστα, Augusta: From the Latin augereto increase.

Αὐγουστής, Augustes:

Αὐγουστία, Augustia: From the Latin augereto increase.

Αὐγουστίνη, Augustine: From the Latin augereto increase.

Αὐγουστίνος, Augustinus: From the Latin augereto increase.

Αὐρηλία, Aurelia: From the Latin aureus, meaning golden.

Ἀχμέτ, Ahmet: From the Arabic احمد meaning commendable. Yep, there is a St. Admed celebrated on December 24.

© Paul Pan

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