F

Name Meaning Derivations Origin
Fa he beginning. Fai Chinese
Faas One who gives wise counsel. Fas Scandinavian
Fabian Bean
grower.
Faba, Fabag, Fabar, Fabean, Faber
(German), Fabia, Fabiano (Italian), Fabien (French), Fabijan (Slavic),
Fabio (Italian), Fabir, Fabius (Latin), Fabiusz (Polish), Fabor,
Fabyan (Italian), Fabyous, Fabyr
Latin
Fabrizio One
with skilful hands.
Latin
Fabron Little blacksmith. Fabre (French), Fabra, Fabriano,
Fabrizio (Italian), Fabroni (Italian), Fabryn
French
Fadey Courageious, Bold.  A short form
of Thaddeus, praising God.
Faday, Faddel, Faddey, Faddi, Faddie,
Faddy, Fadeyka, Fadi, Fadie, Fady
Ukrainian, Russian, Greek, Hebrew
Fadi The redeemer. Fadee, Fadey, Fadie, Fady Arabic
Fadil Generous Fadal, Fadel, Fadyl Arabic
Fagan Little fire. Faegan, Faegen, Faegin, Faegon,
Faegyn, Fagen, Fagin, Fagon, Fagyn, Faigan, Faigen, Faigin, Faigon,
Faigyn, Faygan, Faygen, Faygin, Faygon, Faygyn
Irish, Gaelic
Fahd Lynx Fahad Arabic
Fahey Joyful, Happy. Fahay, Fayey Old English
Fairfax Fair
headed.
Old English
Faisal Decisive Fasel, Fasil, Faysal, Fayzal, Fayzel Arabic
Fakhir Excellence Arabic
Falco Falcon trainer. Falcon, Falcko, Falckon, Falconn,
Falconner, Falconnor, Faulco, Faulconer, Faulconner, Faulconnor
Latin
Falkner Falconer Flacon, Faulkner, Fowler Old English
Fallon

“FAL-en”

Of a
ruling family, Descended from a ruling family.
Faline, Fallan, Fallen, Fallyn Irish, Gaelic
Fane Joyful, From the bull/sheep meadow. Fain, Faine, Faines, Fains, Fanes,
Fayn, Fayne
English
Faolan Wolf Irish
Faraji Consolation Farajy Swahili
Faramond Protected traveller. Farman, Farmannus, Farrimond Teutonic
Farid Unique Faryd, Farryd, Farrid Arabic
Faris Horseman/Knight. Arabic
Farlane From the far lane. Farlain, Farlaine, Farlayn, Farlayne Old English
Farley From the far meadow. Farlea, Fairleah, Fairlee, Fairleigh,
Fairley, Farlay, Farlea, Farleah, Farlee, Farleigh, Farli, Farlie,
Farly
Old English
Farnell Hill covered with ferns. Farnal, Farnald, Farnalde, Farnall,
Farnalle, Farnel, Farneld, Farnell, Farnelle, Fernal, Fernald,
Fernalde, Fernall, Fernalle, Furnal, Furnald, Furnalde, Furnall,
Furnalle, Furnel, Furneld, Furnell, Furnelle, Fyrnel, Fyrnele, Fyrnell,
Fyrnelle
English
Farnham From the cottage with the field of
ferns.
Farnham, Farnem, Farnhem Old English
Farnley From the fern meadow. Farnlea, Farnleah, Farnlee, Farnleigh,
Farnli, Farnlie, Farnly, Fernlea, Fernleah, Fernlee, Fernleigh,
Fernley, Fernli, Fernlie, Fernly
English
Farold Mighty traveller. Old English
Faroh Ruler Faro, Farro, Farrow, Pharo, Pharoh Latin
Farouk One who knows wrong from right. Farook, Faroukl Arabic
Farquhar Friendly Farquar, Farquarson, Farquharson Gaelic
Farr Traveller Far English
Farrar Farrier, Blacksmith. Farar, Farer, Farrel, Farrell,
Farrer0
Old English
Farrell Hero Faral, Farel, Faril, Farol, Farral,
Farrel, Farryl, Faryl, Ferrel, Ferrell, Ferril, Ferryl
Celtic, Irish
Farrow Little piglet. English
Farruca Freedom, From France; Honest. A form
of Frank.
Farruka, Faruca, Farucah, Frascuelo,
Furrucah
Spanish; Old English
Faste Firm Fast Norwegian
Fate Destiny Fayette Latin
Fath Victorious Arabic
Fatin Clever one. Fatine, Fatyn, Fatyne Arabic
Faust

“Foe-ST”

Fortunate Fauste, Faustice, Faustin, Faustine,
Faustino (Italian), Faustos, Faustow, Faustus, Faustyce, Faustyn
(Polish), Faustus, Faustys
Latin
Fausto

“Foe-STOW”

Happy, Lucky. Latin, Italian
Favian Understanding Favien, Favion, Favyon Latin
Faxi Hair Faxee, Faxey, Faxie, Faxy Norse
Faxon Long-haired. Faxan, Faxen, Faxin, Faxyn German
Fay Raven Irish, Gaelic
Fazio Good worker. Italian
Fazl Abundance Faisal, Faisel Arabic
Fearghal

“FER-ul

Man of valour, Man of strength. Farrell, Fergal, Ferdinand Gaelic, Irish
Fearghas Strength Feargus, Fergus, Ferguss Scottish
Featherstone From the feather stone. English
Fedlim Good Fedlym Irish
Fedor Gift of God. The Russian form of Theodore Feador, Fedore, Feedore, Fidor,
Fidore, Fdor, Fydore
Russian
Fehin Little raven. Fechin Irish
Feidhelm Beauty, Ever good. Irish
Feivel God will aid. Feyvel Yiddish
Feke Octopus Tongan
Felicius Happy Felicyus, Felycius, Felycyus Latin
Felimy Forever good. Felymy Irish
Felipe One who loves horses. Feeleep (Russian), Felep, Felipinho (Portuguese),
Philip, Phillip, Phylip, Phyllip
Spanish
Felix Happy
and prosperous.
Felic (French), Felice (Italian),
Félix (Spanish)
Latin
Feliz Fortunate Felic, Felice (Italian), Felicio, Felike, Feliks
(Polish), Feliksa (Lithuanian), Felis, Felizio, Fellcio, Filix, Filyx,
Fylix, Fylyx, Phelix, Phelyx
Latin
Felton Town
in a field. From the field town.
Feltan, Felten, Feltin, Feltun, Feltyn English
Feng-Shui Wind and water. Chinese
Fenton Frm the marsh town. The
English county of Fentonshire.
Fentn, Fenten, Fentin, Fentun, Fentyn English
Feodor Gift of God. A form of Theodore. Fedar, Fedinka, Fedor, Fedya, Feodor,
Fiodore
Slavic, Greek
Feoras Smooth rock. Feora, Feorah Greek
Ferd Horse Ferde German
Ferdia Man of God. Ferdiah Irish
Ferdinand Adventurer, Peace maker; Life
adventure. The masculine form of Fernanda.
Ferdinan, Ferdinando (Italian),
Ferdinandus (Lithuanian), Fergus (Irish), Fernando (Spanish), Ferrand,
Ferrante (French), Ferrando, Ferynand (Polish), Ferynando (Spanish,
German), Hernan, Hernando (Spanish)
Teutonic; Goth
Ferenc Freedom, From France; Honest. A form
of Francis.
Feren, Ferke, Ferko Hungarian; Old English
Fergal Brave, Courageous, Valorous. Irish
Fergus Manly, Strong warrior, Virile; Choice Fearghas, Fearghus, Feargus, Ferghas,
Ferghus, Ferguson, Firguson, Furgus, Furgusen, Furguson
Irish; Celtic
Ferguson Son
of Fergus.
Irish; Celtic
Fermac Brightness Fearmac, Fermack, Fermak Irish
Fermin Firm strength. Feridon, Firman (French), Firmin,
Firmyn, Furman, Furmin, Furmyn
Spanish
Fernando Daring,
adventurous
Ferdinando, Fernando, Fernand, Fernandez Spanish, German
Feroz Fortunate Firoz, Fyroz Persian
Ferran Baker Feran, Fere, Ferin, Feron, Ferren,
Ferrin, Ferron, Ferryn, Feryn
Arabic
Ferrand Grey-haired; Adventurer. Faran, Farand, Farran,
Farrand, Farrando, Farrant, Feran,F erand, Ferran, Ferrant
Old French; Old German
Ferrars Iron Ferrar Latin
Ferrell Hero Ferel, Ferell, Ferrel Irish
Ferris Iron
worker. Iron, rock. A form of Peter.; Choice
Farice, Farrice, Farris, Feris,
Ferrice, Ferrise, Ferryce, Ferryse, Ferryss
Irish, Gaelic; Irish
Ferrol Iron
ring
Festus Happy Festys Latin
Fiacre Eagle Fiach, Fiak, Fiakryusz,
Fyacre
Celtic
Fico Peaceful ruler. Ficko, Fiko, Fyco, Fycko,
Fyko
Spanish, German
Fidel Faithful Fidele (French), Fidelio
(Italian), Fidelinsz, Fildes, Fydal, Fydel, Fydil, Fydyl
Latin
Fielding From the fields. Fielder English
Fife Geographical – from Fife
in Scotland.
Fif, Fyf, Fyfe Scottish
Fillbert Brilliant Filbert, Filberte (French),
Filberti, Filberto (Italian, Spanish), Filbirt, Filbirte, Fillberte,
Fillbirt, Fillbirte, Fylbert, Fylberte, Fyllbert, Fyllberte, Fyllbirt,
Fyllbirte, Fyllberte, Fyllbirt, Fyllbirte, Fyllbyrt, Fyllbyrte,
Philbert, Philberti, Philberto, Phylbert
English
Filmer Famous Fillmore, Filmore, Fyllmer, Fyllmore,
Fylmer, Fylmore
Old English
Filmore More famous. Fillmore, Filmore Old English
Filya One who loves horses. A
form of Phillip.
Filyah, Fylya, Fylyah Russian
Finbar Fair-haired, blond chief. Finnbar, Fynbar, Fynbarr Celtic
Findlay Fair-haired, blond
warrior.
Findlea, Findleah, Findlee, Findleigh, Findley, Finlay (Irish),
Finlea, Finleah, Finlee, Finleigh, Finnlay, Finnlea, Finnleah, Finnlee,
Finnleigh, Finnley, Fyndlay, Fyndlea, Fyndleah, Fyndlee, Fyndleigh,
Fyndley, Fynlay, Fynlea, Fynleah, Fynlee, Fynleigh, Fynley, Fynndlay,
Fynndlea, Fynndleah, Fynndlee, Fynndleigh, Fynndley, Fynnlay, Fynnlea,
Fynnleah, Fynnlee, Fynnleigh, Fynnley
Celtic, Gaelic
Fineas Oracle; Dark-skinned. Finea, Fynea, Fyneas Fineas
Fingal Fair warrior. Finngal, Fyngal, Fynngal Celtic
Finian Fair-haried, blond child. Finan, Fineen, Finien, Finyan, Fynian,
Fynyan, Phinean, Phinian, Phinyan, Phynian, Phynyan
Celtic
Fink The finch bird. Finke, Fynnk, Fynke German
Finlay Blond-haired. Findlay (Celtic), Findlea,
Findleah, Findlee, Findleigh, Findley, Finlea, Finleah, Finlee,
Finleigh, Finnlay, Finnlea, Finnleah, Finnlee, Finnleigh, Finnley,
Fyndlay, Fyndlea, Fyndleah, Fyndlee, Fyndleigh, Fyndley, Fynlay,
Fynlea, Fynleah, Fynlee, Fynleigh, Fynley, Fynndlay, Fynndlea,
Fynndleah, Fynndlee, Fynndleigh, Fynndley, Fynnlay, Fynnlea, Fynnleah,
Fynnlee, Fynnleigh, Fynnley, Finlaye
Irish
Finn Blond-haired, fair
complexioned; From Finland.
Eifion, Fin, Finan,
Finbar, Finbarr, Finian (Celtic), Finnegan, Finnian, Fion, Fyn, Fynn
Irish, Gaelic; Old German
Finnegan Light-complexioned. Finegan, Fineghan, Finneghan,
Fynbegan, Fyneghan, Fynnegan, Fynneghan
Irish
Fintan From Finland, From Finn’s
town, Fair-haired.
Finten, Fintin, Finton, Fintyn,
Fyntan, Fynten, Fyntin, Fynton, Fyntyn
Irish
Fionn Fair-headed, Fair, White.
A central
character in Irish folklore.
Fin, Finn Irish
Fiorello Little flower. Fiorellea, Fiorelleah, Fiorelleigh,
Fiorelley, Fiorelli, Fiorellie, Fiorelly, Fyorellea, Fyorelleah,
Fyorellee, Fyorelleigh, Fyorelley, Fyorelli, Fyorellie, Fyorello, Fyorelly
Latin
Firas Persistent Fira, Firah, Fyra, Fyrah,
Fyras
Arabic
Firman Strength Feridon, Firmen, Firmin, Firmyn,
Furman, Furmin, Furmyn, Fyrman, Fyrmen, Fyrmin, Fyrmyn
Strength
Firth From the woodlands. Fyrth English
Fischel One who loves horses. A
form of Phillip.
Fyschel Yiddish
Fisk A
fish.
Fiske, Fysk, Fyske Middle English
Fitch Weasel Fytch English
Fitz Son. The short form of
names beginning with ‘Fitz’.
Fits, Fyts, Fytz Old English
Fitzgerald Son of Gerald, Son of the
brave spear carrier.
Fitsgerald, Fitzgeraldo, Fystgerald,
Fytsgeraldo, Fytzgerald, Fytzgeraldo, Gerald, Geraldo
Old English
Fitzhugh Son of Hugh, Son of the
intelligent one.
Fitshu, Fitshue, Fitshugh, Fitzhu,
Fitzhue, Fytshu, Fytzhue, Fytzhugh
Old English
Fitzpatrick Patrick’s son, Son of the
noble one.
Fitspatric, Fitspatrik, Fitzpatric,
Fitzpatrik, Fytspatric, Fytspatrick, Fytspatrik, Fytzpatric,
Fytzpatrick, Fytzpatrik
Old English
Fitzroy Son of Roy, Son of the
King.
Fitsroi, Fitsroy, Fitzroi, Fytsroi,
Fytsroy, Fytzroi, Fytzroy
French
Flann Blood red, Red-haired. Flan, Flanan, Flanen, Flanin, Flannan,
Flannen, Flannin, Flannon, Flannyn, Flanon, Flanyn
Celtic
Flannery Flat
land.
Flavian Fair, Blond-haired. Flavias, Flavio
(Italian), Flavius (Latin), Flavyan, Flawian (Polish), Flawyan
Latin
Flavio Blond Flabio, Flabious, Flavio, Flavious, Flavius, Flavyo Italian
Fleet Channel Fleat Scandinavian
Fleming From the lowlands; Dutch
one.
Flemming, Flemmyng,
Flemyng
Old English; Dutch
Fletcher Arrow maker. Flecher, Fletcha, Fletch, Fletchar, Flecha Old French
Flint Rock Flinte, Flynt, Flynte Old English
Flip One who loves horses; A
form of Phillip
Fllipp, Flyp, Flypp
Floranz Flowering Floranzo (Italian),
Florence, Florenz, Florenzo (Italian)
Latin
Florent Flowering Fiorenci, Florencio, Florentin, Florentine,
Florentino, Florentyn, Florentyne, Florentyno, Florentz, Florenzo,
Florinio, Florino, Floryno, Florynt, Florynte
French
Florian Flowering Floenc, Florence,
Fiorelli, Fiorello, Florent, Florentino, Florents, Florentz, Florenz,
Florenzo, Florien, Florion, Floryan, Floryant, Floryante
Latin
Florus Flower Florius, Floryus Latin
Floyd Grey-haired Floid, Floyde, Lloyd, Loyd, Loyde Old English
Flurry Flourishing, Flowering. Fluri, Flurie, Flurri, Flurrie, Flury English
Flynn Son of the red-haired
one. Son of Finn.
Flin, Flinn, Flyn Irish, Gaelic
Fokai Chameleon Tongan
Fokisi Fox Tongan
Folke Guardian of the people. Folk, Folkman German
Foluke Given to God. Yoruba
Foma Twin. Fomah Russian, Bulgarian.
Fonda Deep Fondah, Fondar Latin
Fonso Ready, Noble. A form of Alphonse. Fonzo German, Italian
Fontaine Fountain Fontain, Fontayn, Fontayne, Fountain (Latin),
Fountaine, Fountayn, Fountayne
French
Fonu Turtle Tongan
Fonzie Noble, Ready to do battle. A form of
Alphonse.
Fonzee, Fonzey, Fonzy German, Italian, Spanish
Forbes Wealthy owner of fields; Headstrong. Forbs Irish, Gaelic
Ford Fromt eh shallow river crossing. Forde Old English
Fordel Forgiven Fordal, Fordele, Fordell, Fordelle Gypsy
Fordon Destroyer Fordan, Forden, Fordin,
Fordyn
Teutonic
Forester Dweller in the forest. Forest, Forreste (French), Forrester,
Forster, Foster, Foss
Old French
Forrest Dweller in the forest. Forest, Forreste (French), Forrester,
Forster, Foster
Old French
Fortino Fortunate Fortin, Fortine, Fortyn, Fortyne Italian
Fortney Strong fort. Fortnum Old English
Fortune Lucky one. Fortunato (Latin),
Fortunio (Italian)
Old French
Foster Guardian of the forest Forest, Forester,
Forestor, Forrest, Forrester, Forrestor, Forster
Old English
Fouad Heart Arabic
Fountain From the spring. Fontain, Fontaine
(French), Fontayn, Fontayne, Fountaine, Fountayn, Fountayne
Latin
Fowler Wild fowl trapper. Falconer, Falkner Old English
Fox Fox Foxx Old English
Foy Parting feast for a
journey
Foi Old English
Francis Freedom Chico, Ferenc
(Hungarian), Ferencz, Ferko, Franas (Lithuanian), Franc (Slavic),
France, Francesco (Italian), Franchot (French), Francilo (Spanish),
Francisco (Spanish, Portuguese), Francisek (Bohemian), Francisganinho,
Franciskus (German), Franciszek (Polish), Francois, Francy, Francys,
Frane (Yugoslavian), Frans (Swedish), Frantik, Frants (Danish),
Frantyc, Frantyck, Frantyk, Franz (German),
Franzen, Franzisk, Frasco, Frasquito, Pacol Pacorro, Panchito, Pancho,
Paquito, Phrankiscos (Greek), Pranca, Ranssu, Spranzio
Latin
Frank Freedom; Honest, Free holder of land.
The short form of Franklin.
Franc Latin; Old English
Franklin From the honest, free
one’s stream.
Francklin, Francklyn,
Franklin, Franklyn
Old English
Fraser Strawberry; Curly-haired Frasier, Frazer (Old French), Frazier,
Frazyer
Old French; Old English
Frayne Ash tree.; Stranger Frain, Fraine, Frean, Freane, Freen,
Freene, Frein, Freine, Freyn, Freyne
Old French; English
Fred Old counsellor, Wise
judge. The short form of names beginning with ‘Fred’.
Fredd, Freddi, Freddie,
Freddo, Freddy, Fredi, Fredie, Fredo (Spanish), Fredson, Fredy (Dutch)
Teutonic
Frederick King of peace. Eric, Erich, Erick, Erik,
Fadrique, Farruco, Federico, Federigo, Fedrick, Fedrik, Feidrik,
Fidrich, Fledrik, Frederic (French), Frederico (Spanish, Portuguese),
Frederigo (Italian), Frederik (Danish, Dutch, Slavic), Frederikos
(Greek), Fredric, Fredrick, Fredrik (Swedish), Fredson, Freerik
(Dutch), Frek, Frid, Frideric, Friderick, Friderik, Fridko, Fridli,
Fridrich, Fryderic, Fryderick, Fryderyk (Polish), Frydric, Frydrich,
Frydrick, Frydrik, Priczus, Pridriks, Rietu, Sprizzio, Wettrikki,
Wridiks, Wridyks, Wrydriks
Teutonic
Fredson Son of Fred, Son of the
old counsellor, Wise judge.
Frddson, Friddson,
Fridson
Old English
Freeborn Child of freedom Free, Freborn Old English
Freeman Free man. Freedman, Freeland,
Freemon
Old French
Freidank Free thinker. Freidan, Freydan,
Freydank
German
Fremantle Cold cloak. Old French
Fremont Guardian of freedom, Noble protector. Fremonte Teutonic
Frewin Free, Noble friend. Freewan, Freewen, Frewan, Frewen,
Frewon, Frewyn
English
Frey Noble; The masculine form
of Freya – a goddess of love.
Frai, Fray, Frei English
Frick Bold Fric, Friq, Frique, Frik English
Fridmar Famous peace. German
Fridmund Peaceful protector. Fridmond, Frydmond, Frydmund German
Fridolf Peaceful wolf. Freydolf, Freydolph, Freydolphe,
Freydulph, Freydulphe, Fridolf, Fridolph, Fridolphe
Old English
Fridrad Peace council German
Friedmann Peace loving. Friedman German
Fritz Peaceful ruler. Fritson, Fritt, Fritzchen, Fritzl,
Frytson, Frytzon
German
Frode Wisdom Norwegian
Frowin Free friend. Frowyn German
Fry Child Frye, Fryer Old Norse
Fu Happiness Chinese
Fu Chung Royal person. Chinese
Fudo God of fire and wisdom. Japanese
Fuhai Happiness as plentiful as the Eastern
Sea.
Chinese
Fulbright Very bright. Fulbert, Fulbirt, Fulburt, Philbert,
Philbirt, Pilburt
Teutonic
Fulk Kin, Relation, The people. Fawk, Fawke, Foke, Foker, Fokke,
Fokker, Folke (Norse), Folker (German), Folkvard (Norse), Fouchier,
Foulquie, Fowk, Fowke, Fulco, Fulke (Old English), Volguard
Teutonic
Fuller Clothing presser. Old English
Fulton From the field near the town, Dweller
at the muddy enclosure.
Faulton, Folton English
Fulvio Yellow, tawny. Fulvius (Latin), Fulvus (Latin) Italian
Funsan Ask Malawian
Funsoni Asked-for. Funsony Ngoni
Fushen God of happiness. Chinese
Fuzzy Curly-haired. Fuzzi, Fuzzie German
Fyfe Geographical – from Fifeshire in
Scotland.
Scottish
Fynn River Fin, Finn, Fyn Ghanian
Fyodor A form of Theodore, God’s gift. Russian