P

 

Paavo Small. A form
of Paul.
Paav Finnish, Latin
Pablo Small Paul, Paley, Paulo Spanish
Pace Born at
Easter time.
Paice, Payce English,
French
Pachomai Grey Pachomay Australian
Aboriginal
Pacifico Peaceful Pacifica,
Pacific
Filipino
Packard One
who packs
Paco
Pace Born at Easter time Paice, Payce, Pacey French; Italian
Paco One
who packs; Bold Eagle.
Packo, Pako Spanish,
Italian; Native American
Padarn Fatherly Welsh
Paddy Noble. The
Irish form of Patrick.
Paddee,
Paddey, Paddi, Paddie, Padi, Padie, Padriac, Pady, Patrick
Irish
Padget Attendant,
Young child. 
Padgett,
Paget (French), Pagett, Paiget, Paigett, Payget, Paygett
English
Padilpa Parrot Padilpah Australian
Aboriginal
Padraic Noble. A form
of Patrick.
Padraig Irish
Padre Priest Spanish
Padruig Noble. A form
of Patrick.
Scottish
Padulla Stone Padula,
Padulah, Padullah
Australian
Aboriginal
Pagan Country
dweller.
Paegan,
Paegen, Paegin, Paegon, Paegyn, Paganel, Pagen, Pagin, Pagon, Pagun,
Paigan, Paige, Paigen, Paigin, Paigon, Paigyn, Pain, Paine, Payn,
Payne, Paynel
Latin
Page Attendant,
Young child.  The masculine form of Paige.
Padge, Paeg,
Paege, Page, Paig, Paige, Pag, Payge
English
Pagiel Worships God. Paegel,
Paegell, Pagiell, Paigel, Paigell, Paygel, Paygell
Hebrew
Paine Country
person.
Pane, Pain,
Painey, Payn, Payne
Old French
Painter Artist who
works with paint.
Paintar,
Paintor, Payntar, Paynter, Payntor
English
Paki Witness African
Pakile Royal Pakil, Pakill,
Pakyl, Pakyll
Hawaiian
Pal Small. A form
of Paul.
Pali, Palika Swedish,
Latin, Hungarian
Palaina Strong
honour.
Palainah Hawaiian,
Irish
Palaki Black Palakee,
Palakey, Palakie, Palaky
Polynesian
Palash Flowery tree. Hindi
Palauni Brown Palaunie,
Palauny
Polynesian
Palben Blond-haired. Basque
Paley Small. A form
of Paul.
Paul,
Pablo, Paulo
Palladin Warrior,
Fighter.
Palladyn Native
American
Pallano New moon. Palano Australian
Aboriginal
Pallaton Warrior Palleten Native
American
Palmer Palm bearer,
Pilgrim.
Palm, Palma,
Palmah
Old English
Palmiro Born on Palm
Sunday.
Palmira,
Palmirow, Palmyro
Latin
Palti God frees. Hebrew
Panas Immortal Russian
Panayiotos All holy. Greek
Pancho Freedom;
Honest. A form of Frank.
Panchito Spanish,
English; Old English
Pancras Powerful
strength, All powerful.
Greek
Pandu Pale Pandue Sanskrit
Pangari Soul Pangary Australian
Aboriginal
Panos Stone. A form
of Peter.
Pano Greek
Paolo Small. A form
of Paul.
Italian,
Latin
Papa Earth. Pappa Polynesian
Papacy From the
Pope’s office.
Latin
Papahi Mischievous,
Smart.
Papahy Tongan
Papiano Prosperous
bean grower. A form of Fabian.
Papian Hawaiian,
Latin
Pare Peeler English
Paris Geographical
– the capital of France.
French
Park Keeper of the
park. A short form of Parker.
Parc, Parke Middle
English
Parker Keeper
of the park.
Parkman Middle
English
Parkin Young
Peter, Little stone.
Parkyn,
Perkin, Perkyn
English
Parlan Farmer Parlen,
Parlin, Parlon, Parlyn
Scottish
Parle Little Peter. Old French
Parley To
speak.
Parnell Little Peter,
Little stone.
Parnel,
Parnele, Parnelle
Middle
English
Parr From the
barn.
English
Parri Stream Pari, Parrie,
Parry, Pary
Australian
Aboriginal
Parrish District of
the church.
Parish,
Parrisch, Parrysh, Parysh
English
Parry Son
of Harry, Son of the army ruler; Warding off an attack.
Paree, Parey,
Pari, Parie, Parree, Parrey, Parri, Parrie, Pary
Welsh;
English
Parson Parish
priest.
English
Pas Dance Latin
Pasang Born on a Friday. Tibetan
Pascal Easter’s
infant, Born at easter time.
Pascale,
Pascall Pascalle, Pasch, Paschal, Pascoe, Pascual (Spanish), Pashel,
Pascoli, Pasquale (Italian)
Italian
Pascale Passover/easter. Pasquale Italian
Pasha Small. A form
of Paul.
Pashah,
Pashenka, Pashka
Russian,
Latin
Pasi King
Pastor Drawing;
Spiritual leader.
Pastar,
Paster, Pastir, Pastyr
English;
Latin
Pat Little noble
one. A short form of names beginning with “Pat”. 
Patt Latin
Patamon Angry Pataman,
Patamen, Patamin, Patamyn
Native
American
Pathika Wanderer
Pati Master Patie, Patt,
Patti, Pattie, Patty, Paty
Sanskrit
Patonga Small wallaby Patongah Australian
Aboriginal
Patrick Nobelman Padraic,
Padraig, Padruig, Patric, Patrice (French), Patrizio (Italian),
Patrizius (German), Patryc, Patryck
Latin
Patrin Trailblazer Gypsy
Patrobas Life of his
father.
Pad, Padd,
Paddi, Paddie, Padi, Padie, Paddy, Pady, Pat, Pati, Patie, Patt,
Patti, Pattie, Patty, Paty, Ric, Rici, Ricie, Rick, Ricki, Rickie,
Ricky, Rik, Riki, Rikie, Riky, Ryc, Ryck, Rycki, Ryckie, Rycky, Ryk,
Ryki, Rykie, Ryky
Greek
Patroclus His father’s
glory.
Greek
Patterson Pat’s son,
Son of the noble one.
Paterson,
Patteson
Irish
Pattin Leaf Patin, Pattyn,
Patyn
Gypsy
Patton From the
warrior’s town.
Patan, Paten,
Patin, Paton, Pattan, Patten, Pattin Pattun, Pattyn, Patyn
Old English
Patwin Man; Noble
friend.
Patwyn Native
American; Old English
Paul Small Paal, Paavo
(Finnish), Pablo (Spanish), Padra, Padlo (Italian), Paley, Pal, Pall,
Paolo (Italian), Paova (Polynesian), Pauley, Pauli, Paulie, Paulin
(Greek), Paulinas, Paulino (Spanish), Paulinus (Lithuanian), Paulis,
Paull, Paulle, Paulo (Italian, Portuguese), Paulot (French), Paultje
(Dutch), Paval, Pavel (Russian, Bohemian, Polish), Pavelek (Slavic),
Pavelik, Pavlenka (Russian), Pavil, Pavils (Lettish), Pavli
(Estonian), Pavlik (Bohemian), Pavlo, Pavlos (Greek), Pavluschka
(Russian), Pavol, Pawl (Old English), Pawley, Paz, Pewlen, Pol, Poul
(Danish), Pouvylas, Pouw (Dutch), Pouwl, Pouvylas
Latin
Paulo Small. Little People. Pablo, Paul,
Paley
Italian, Latin
Pave Paver Paver English
Pavel Small, A form of Paul. Russian, Polish
Pavit Purity Pavitt, Pavyt, Pavytt Hindi
Pawel Small. A form of Peter. Pawelek, Pawell, Pawl Polish
Pax From the town of peace. A
short form of  Paxton.
Paxx Latin
Paxton Son of peace, From the
town of peace.
Paxtan, Paxten, Paxtin,
Paxtun, Paxtyn
Latin
Payat He is coming. payatt, Payet, Payett Native American
Payne From the country. Pain, Paine, Payn Latin
Paytah Fire Pita, Paitah, Payta Lakota
Payton Village warrior.
Paz Peace or gold. Pax Spanish, Latin
Peatea Polar bear. Tongan
Peadar Stone. A form of Peter. Peadair, Peadir, Paeador,
Peadyr
Irish
Pearson Peter’s son, Son of the
stone.
Pearsson, Pehrson,
Peterson, Pierson, Peirsson, Pyerson
Scottish
Pedahel God will redeem. Pedahil, Pedahyl Hebrew
Peder Stone. A form of Peter. Peadar, Peader, Pedey,
Pedro (Spanish), Peers (English), Peet (Estonian), Peeter (Estonian),
Peir (French), Peirce (English), Pekeio (Hawaiian), Pete (English),
Petr (Bulgarian), Petras, Petros (Greek), Petru (Romanian), Petter
(Norse)
Scandinavian, Latin
Pedro Little. A form of Peter. Peter, Pete,
Perry, Pierce
Spanish
Peel From the castle on the
Scottish border; Stronghold.
Peal, Peil, Peyl Old French; Celtic
Peka Stone. A form of Peter. Pekelo Hawaiian
Pekeri Dream Australian Aboriginal
Pekka Stone. A form of Peter. Finnish
Pelagius Of the sea. Pelagyus Greek
Peleke Wise helper. Hawaiian
Pelham From the stream village;
Pelt, Hide.
Pelhem, Pelhim, Pelhon,
Pelhym
Old English
Peli Happy Pelie, Pely Latin, Basque
Pelias Leader Pelyas Greek
Pell Mantle, Scarf. Pel English
Pello Stone Greek, Basque
Pelton From the town by the
pool.
Peltan, Pelten, Peltin,
Peltyn
English
Pemba Born on a Saturday. Tibetan
Pembroke A broken hill, From the
headland, Form the hill stream.
Pembrock, Pembrok Celtic, Welsh
Pendle Hill Pendal, Pendel, Penndal,
Penndel, Penndle
Old English
Penley From the enclosed meadow. Penlea, Penleah, Penlee,
Penleigh, Panli, Panlie, Panly
English
Penmina Favourite son. A form of
Benjamin.
Penminah, Penmyna,
Penmynah
Hawaiian, Hebrew
Penn From the enclosure;
Commander; Quill, Pen.
Pen Old English; Old German;
Latin
Penrith From the chief river
crossing.
Penryth Old Welsh
Penrod Renowned commander. Pennrod Teutonic
Pentecost Whitsuntide Greek
Penwyn Blond Welsh
Peopeo Bird Nez Perce
Pepe God will increase; God
has added a child. The spanish form of Joseph.
Pepa (Czech), Pepee,
Pepey, Pepi, Pepie, Peppe (Italian), Peppee, Peppey, Peppi, Peppie,
Peppy, Pepy
Spanish, Hebrew
Pepin Petitioner, Perseverant
one.
Pepan, Pepen, Pepon,
Pepyn
Teutonic
Per Stone. A form of Peter. Swedish, Latin
Perach Flower. Pera, Perah Hebrew
Perben Stone Perban, Perbin, Perbon,
Perbyn
Greek, Danish
Percival Piercing the
valley, Perceptive.
Parsefal, Parsifal,
Pededur, Perceval, Percivale, Percyval
Old French
Percy Piercing the
valley, Perceptive.
Percee, Percey, Perci,
Percie
Old French
Peregrine Foreigner, Wanderer. Pelaijo (Italian), Pelgrim (Dutch),
Pellegrino, Peregrin (French), Peregrino, Peregryn, Perergrin,
Perergryn, Pilgrim
Latin
Peretz To leap. Perez Hebrew
Perez To break through. Perezz Hebrew
Pericies Just leader. Perycies Greek
Pericles Famous far and wide. Greek
Perkin Little Peter, Little
stone.
Perka, Perkah, Perkins,
Perkyn, Perkyns
English
Perrin Little Peter. Old French
Perry A rock, Stone. A form of
Peter. A short form of Peregrine, foreigner.
Peree, Perey, Peri, Perie,
Perree, Perrey, Perri, Perrie, Pery
Old English, Greek
Perseus Destroyer Greek
Persis From Persia. Persys Greek
Perth From the thorn-bush
thicket.
Pyrth Scottish
Pervis Passage Pervys Latin
Pesach One who is spared. Pesac, Pessach Hebrew
Pesekava Song Polynesian
Pete A rock, Stone. The short
form of Peter.
Peat, Peet, Peit, Peyt,
Pyet
English, Latin
Peter A rock, Stone.  Feoris, Panos, Parnal,
Parnel, Parrie, Parry, Peadair (Scottish), Pearce (English), Peat,
Peate, Peater, Pedar (Norse, Danish), Peder, Pedo (Estonian), Pedr
(Welsh), Pedrinho (Portuguese), Pedro (Spanish, Portuguese), Peet,
Peete, Peeter, Peer, Peira, Peirce (English), Peit, Peite, Peiter,
Pejo (Illyrian), Pekka (Finnish), Per (Swedish), Perez, Perkin,
Perkins, Perrie (English), Pernal, Pernael, Pero, Perrin (French),
Perromik (Breton), Perry (English), Petai (Illyrian), Petar, Pete,
Peteras, Peterus, Petr (Russian), Petru, Petrus (Greek), Petruscha,
Petruschka, Pewlin (Welsh), Peyt, Peyte, Peyter, Piera (French),
Pieter, Piter, Pyet, Pyete, Pyeter
English, Latin
Pethuel With an open mind towards
God.
Hebrew
Petiri Here Petri, Petyri, Petyry Shona
Peton From the warrior’s town. Peatoan, Peaten, Peatin,
Peaton, Peatun, Peatyn, Petan, Peten, Petin, Petun, Petyn
Old English
Peverell Piper, Whistler. Peverall, Peverel,
Peveril, PEveryl
Piper
Pewlin Small Pewlan, Pewlen, Pewlon,
Pewlyn
Welsh
Peyt

“PAY-t”

From the warrior’s
estate, From the toll keeper’s town, From the fighting-man’s estate. A
short form of Peyton.
Old English
Peyton

“PAY-ten”

From the warrior’s
estate, From the toll keeper’s town, From the fighting-man’s estate.
Paeton, Paiton, Payton,
Peiton
Old English
Pezi Grass Sioux
Pharaoh Ruler Faro, Faroh, Pharo,
Pharoh
Latin, Egyptian
Phelan Little wolf. Felan, Feland, Pheland Irish, Celtic
Phelps Philip’s son, Son of the
one who loves horses.
Felp, Felps, Phelp English
Phil Philip’s son, Son of the
one who loves horses, Spokesperson. A short form of Philip.
Hebrew
Philip Philip’s son, Son of the
one who loves horses, Spokesperson.
Feeleep, Felep, Felip,
Felipe, Felide, Filandras, Filep, Filip, Filippinho, Filippo, Filypas,
Fulip, Fulup, Lip (Italian), Phelippe, Phelp, Phelps (English),
Philipp, Philippe (French), Philippos (Greek), Phillip (Scottish),
Phillipe (French), Phillippe (French), Pip, Piripi (Maori), Phyleap,
Phyleep, Phylip, Phylleap, Phylleep, Phyllip, Phyllp, Phylyp, Pip,
Piripi (Maori)
Hebrew
Philander Lover of humankind. A
combination of  Phil and Alexander.
Filander, Fylander,
Phylander
Greek
Philart One who loves virtue. Filart, Filart, Fylart,
Fylarte, Philaret, Philarte, Phylart, Phylarte
Greek
Philaret One Greek
Philemon Kiss Philamin, Philamina,
Philamine, Philamyn, Philamna, Philmon, Philmyn, Philmyna, Philmyne,
Phylmin, Phylmina, Phylmine, Phylmon, Phylmyn
Greek
Philibert Bright Filbert, Filberte,
Filbirt, Filbirte, Filburt, Filburte, Filibert, Filiberte, Filibirt,
Filibirte, Filiburt, Filiburte, Fylbert, Fylberte, Fylbirt, Fylbirte,
Fylburt, Fylburte, Fylibert, Fyliberte, Fylibirt, Fylbirte, Fyliburt,
Fyliburte, Philberte, Philbirt, Philberte, Philburt, Philburte,
Philbert, Philiberte, Philibirt, Philibirte, Philiburt, Philiburte,
Phillbert, Phillberte, Phillbirt, Phillbirte, Phillburt, Phillburte,
Phillibert, Philliberte, Phillibirt, Phillibirte, Philliburt,
Philliburte, phylbert, Phylberte, Phylbirt, Phylbirte, Phylburt,
Phlburte, Phylibert, Phyliberte, Phylibirt, Phylibirte, Phylburt,
Phylburte, Phylibert, Phyliberte, Phylibirt, Phylibirte, Phyliburt,
Phyliburte, Phyllbert, Phyllberte, Phyllbirt, Phyllbirte, Phyllburt,
Phyllburte, Phyllibert, Phylliberte, Phyllibirt, Phyllibirte,
Phylliburt, Phylliburte
Bright
Philiman Lover of humankind. Phileman, Philleman,
Philliman, Phyliman, Phylliman
Greek
Phillips Son of Philip. Old English
Philo Long friend, Loving,
Friendly.
Filo, Fylo, Phylo Greek
Phineas Dark-skinned; Prophecy,
Mouth of brass.
Fineas, Fyneas, Phyneas Egyptian, Hebrew
Phirun Rain Cambodian
Phoebus Shining, Pure, Bright, Of
the sun. The masculine form of Phoebe.
Phoebas, Phoebius Greek
Phoenix Purple, Immortal. Greek
Phuong Fragrant Vietnamese
Piao Handsome Chinese
Pias Fun Gypsy
Pickford From the river crossing
near the pick.
Old English
Pickworth From the woodcutter’s
estate.
Old English
Picton From the town near the
pointy hill.
Pictan, Picten, Picktown,
Pickun, Pictun, Picktyn, Piktan, Pikten, Piktin, Pikton, Piktown,
Piktun, Piktyn, Pyckton, Pycton, Pyctin, Pyctyn, Pyktin, Pykton,
Pyktyn
Old English
Pie Dutiful. The French form
of Pius, devout.
Pye French, Latin
Pier From the pier. English
Pierce Sharp, A rock, Stone.
Another form of Peter.
Old French
Piercy From the pier hedge. English
Pierre A rock, Stone. French
form of Peter.
Peter French
Pikoka Peacock Pikokah, Pykoka, Pykokah Tongan
Pila Wilful. A form of Bill. Pilah Hawaiian
Pilar Pillar, Column. Pillar, Pylar, Pyllar Latin, Spanish
Pili Second-born child. Pyli, Pyly Swahili
Pillan Supreme essence. Pilan, Pylan, Pyllan Native American
Pilpo One who loves horses. Hawaiian, Greek
Pin Faithful Pyn Vietnamese
Pinchas Dark-haired; Oracle. Phineas, Pincas, Pinchos,
Pincus, Pinkas, Pinkus, Pynchas
Egyptian, Hebrew
Pindari From the high ground. Pyndari, Pyndary Australian Aboriginal
Pino God adds. Italian
Pinon Star constellation. Native American
Pinpi Pynpi, Pynpy Australian Aboriginal
Pio Purity Pyo Latin
Pip Seed English
Pippin Father Pippyn German
Piram Fast Pyram Hebrew
Piran Prayer Peran, Pieran, Pieren,
Pieryn, Pyran
Irish
Pirramurar Shield Australian Aboriginal
Pirrin Cave Pirryn, Pyrrin, Pyrryn Australian Aboriginal
Pirro One with the flaming red
hair.
Piro, Pyro, Pyrro Greek, Spanish
Pitney From the island of the
strong-willed.
Pitnee, Pitni, Pitnie,
Pitny, Pytnee, Pytney, Pytni, Pytnie, Pytny
English
Pitt From the hollow or pit. Pit Old English
Pius Devout Pie (French), Pinz
(Breton), Pye, Pyus
Latin
Pizi Middle son. Sioux
Placid Quiet, Calm, Peaceful. A
short form of Placidus.
Placyd (Polish) English
Placidus Quite, Calm, Peaceful. Placidio (Italian),
Placido (Spanish), Placydius
Latin
Plato Strong shoulders, Broad
one, Broad shoulders.
Platan, Platen, Platin,
Platon, Platun, Platyn
Greek
Platt From the flat land. Platte French
Pledge Promise English
Pocano The spirits are coming. Pueblo
Poesy Poetry Latin
Polar From the polar region. Latin
Pollard Short-haired. Polard, Polerd, Pollerd Norse
Pollock Small; Crowned. Polick, Pollick, Polloch,
Pollok, Polock, Polok
Old English, Greek
Pollux Crowned Polux Greek
Polo Alligator; Brave
wanderer.
Pollo African; Timbetan
Polona Hawk Polonah Australian Aboriginal
Pomeroy From the apple orchard. Pomaroy, Pomaroi, Pmeroi French
Ponce Fith-born child. Spanish
Pontus Sea God. Greek
Pony Small horse.  Ponee, Poney, Poni, Ponie Scottish
Porfirio Dressed in purple. Purple stone. Porfiryo, Porfryio, Porfryo Greek
Porter Door guard. Gate keeper. To carry. Latin
Porthos Ocean
Pov Earth Gypsy
Pshita Cherished PPoshitah Sanskrit
Posin Old grandfather elephant Chinese
Posoa Friendly. Flirt. Posoah Polynesian
Potiki Youngest child. Potily Maori
Poutini Green stone. Poutiny, Poutyny Polynesian
Pov Earth Gypsy
Powa Wealthy Powah Native American
Powell Son of Howell. Little alert one. Powal, Powall, Powel,
Powil, Powill, Powyl, Powyll
Celtic
Powhatan Where the powwow is being held. Algonquin
Prabhat Dawn light. Hindi
Pradeep Light Hindi
Pradosh Night light. Hindi
Pradyuma Son of Krishna. Sanskrit
Prajwal Extreme brightness, Brilliant,
Dazzling, Lustrous
Hindi
Prakash Light Sanskrit
Pramad Joy Hindi
Praman Wisdom Pramanah Polynesian
Pramana Wisdom Indonesian
Pramod Happy Hindi
Prantin Wonder Prantyn Australian Aboriginal
Prasad Brilliant Hindi
Prashant Calm and composed. Hindi
Pratap Great Hindi
Pravat History Thai
Pravin Capable Pravyn Hindi
Praxedes Active Praxiteles Greek
Prem Love Hindi
Premysl First born. Czech
Prentice Apprentice Prentis, Prentise,
Prentiss, Prentyc, Prentyce, Prentys, Prentyse
Middle English
Prescott Priest’s cottage. Prescot Old English
President Leader of a nation or
company/corporation.
English
Presley From the meadow of the
priest.
Preslea, Presleah,
Preslee, Presleigh, Presli, Preslie, Presly
English
Preston Priest’s town. Prestan, Presten, Prestin,
Prestyn
English
Prewitt Little brave one, Little
valiant one.
Preuet, Prewet, Prwett,
Prewit, Prewyt, Prewytt, Pruit, Pruitt, Pruyt, Pruytt
French
Priam The king of Troy. Greek
Price Son of the ardent one,
Passion’s son.
Pryce Welsh
Primo First-born child. The
masculine form of Prima.
Primus, Prymo Italian
Prince Chief, First in rank. Prins, Prinse, Prynce,
Pryns, Prynse
Latin
Priscus Ancient Pryscus Latin
Priyange He who has beautiful features Sinhala
Probus Honest Latin
Proctor Leader, Administrator,
Steward.
Proctar, Procter Latin
Prokop Progressive Czech
Prometheus Forethought Greek
Prosper Wealthy English
Prospero Successful Latin
Pryor The head of the priory. Prior Latin
Pshita Cherished Poshitah Sanskrit
Puluke Dweller at the dense
shrubs. A form of Bruce.
Puluc Hawaiian, English
Puluno Brown Hawaiian
Pumeet Purity Sanskrit
Punawai Water Hawaiian
Puriri New Zealand sheok tree. Maori
Purusha Man Purushah Sanskrit
Purvis Provider Purvise, Purviss, Purvys,
Purvyss
English, French
Pushkara Blue lotus. Pushkarah Sanskrit
Putnam Dweller by the pond; Tree
pruner.
Putnem, Putnum Old English, Latin
Pwyll Prudent Pwill Welsh
Pyralis Of fire