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Andreas

Meaning: Man Origin: Greek Latin Protective, Caring, Deep Thinker The Orca The Greek and Latin name Andreas is the original moniker which spawned the ever popular English version – Andrew. Both mean ‘ Man’ and have a confident air about them. Andreas could easily be shortened to Andy, just as Andrew does. It could also […]

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Augustus

Meaning: Venerable The Increaser Origin: Latin Dutch Slavic Prominent, Generous, Decent The Teacher The meaning of the name Augustus is “Venerable” or “Great, the increaser”. And it has uber cool nicknames Auggie and Gus.  Caesar Augustus the Roman Emperor, was actually Julius Caesars maternal great-nephew, named Gaius Octavius Thurinus. When Julius was assassinated, he named Octavius his […]

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Henricus

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: Dutch Latin Loyal, Loved, People Person The Stallion Henricus is a Dutch/Latin name, hailing from the original Heinrich, meaning ‘Home Ruler’. Heinrich also bore the ever popular Henry. There is also the Citie of Henricus (also known as Henricopolis or Henrico Town) a very early English settlement in Viginia, America. This […]

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Lucas

Meaning: Light Wolf Origin: Latin Skilful, Empathique, Beautiful The Wolf The name Lucas means ‘Light’, a strong and masculine name that can be easily shortened to Luke. This Latin name is widely used in the English, Portuguese and Spanish language. It hails from the name Luke, which can be linked to the Greek name Loukas, […]

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Maccius

Meaning: Gift of God Origin: Latin Nautical, Conqueror, Social The Shark Maccius (pronounced MAX-ee-us or mark-ee-us) is an Old Roman name which is a derivative of Matthew. It was made famous by Titus Maccius Plautus, a comedic Roman playwrite, known simply as ‘Plautus’. He is noted for being the Father of Comedy. Maccius is the […]

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Nikos

Meaning: Victory of the People Origin: Greek Youthful, Strong, Helpful The Lumberjack The name Nikos is a Greek contraction of the original name Nikolaos, meaning ‘Victory of the People’. Nikos is a young and sturdy name and reminds me of Gio, Jax and Lucas. Some other fresh variations of Nikolaos include Niccolo, Niilo (oh how […]

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Pantelis

Meaning: Filled with Compassion Origin: Greek Affectionate, Dashing, Confident The Sea Farer The Greek name Pantelis derives from Panteleimon and means ‘ Filled with Compassion’. My fave variant though, is Pantaleon – it just sounds so raw and alluring. If you are looking for similar Greek names, you could try Thomas, Georgios, Nikos, Ajax, Cilix […]

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Thomas

Meaning: Twin Origin: Aramaic Greek Immovable, Cultural, Healing The Sportsman The name Thomas means ‘Twin’ and is famous for being the name of one of Jesus disciples in the Bible. The disciple Thomas was also known as Didymus and Judas Thomas. King Henry IV had a son named Thomas, and there was also a King […]

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