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Cute Baby Names November 20, 2018

Comprehensive List Of Traditional And Modern Romanian Names To Choose From

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Romanian Names For Babies

Traditional Romanian names come from various sources.

Many Romanian names come from the Romanian Orthodox calendar of saints, like Andrei or Maria.

Some Romanian names are inspired by nature, like Sorin (male) and Sorina (female), which means “sun”.

Other traditional Romanian names come from Romanian words, like Doina, which is a traditional Romanian musical tune style.

Common Romanian names are also inspired by historical rulers and Slavic influence.

For your convenience, this post is sorted in alphabetical order. You will be able to find the most comprehensive list of Romanian names, their meanings, and pronunciations, in the following categories:

Romanian Boy Names

Adam

Adam means “son of the red earth” and pronounced as a-DAHM (Romanian) or A-dahm (English). Adam is a biblical name, he was the first man God had created.romanian names for baby boys and girls

Adi

Adi is a diminutive variation of either Adrian or Adolf, Adrian means “man of Adria” while Adolf means “noble wolf”. Pronounced as a-DEE.

Adrian

Adrian means “man of Adria” and pronounced as a-dree-AN (Romanian) or AY-dree-ahn (English). Adrian was the name of several saints and six popes, including the only English pope, Adrian IV, and the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI. 

Albert

Albert means “noble, bright” and pronounced as al-BEHRT (Romanian) or AL-bahrt (English). Albert was common among medieval German royalty. 

Alexandru

Alexandru is a Romanian variation of Alexander which means “defender of men”. Pronounced as a-leh-KSAN-droo.

Alin

Alin is a Romanian masculine variation of Alina which means “bright, beautiful”. Pronounced as a-leehn.

Anatolie

Anatolie means “from the east, sunrise”.

Andrei 

Andrei is a Romanian variation of Andrew which means “strong and manly”. Pronounced as un-DREI.

Anghel

Anghel means “Angel” and pronounced as AN-gehl.

Anton

Anton is a diminutive variation of Antoniu which means “priceless”. Pronounced as AHN-ton (Romanian) or AN-tahn (English).

Antoniu

Antoniu means “priceless” and pronounced as an-TOHN-yuw.

Artur

Artur is a spelling variation of Arthur which means “bear”. Pronounced as AR-toor.

Augustin

Augustin is a variation of Augustine which means “great, magnificent”. Pronounced as ahw-GOOS-teen.

Aurel

Aurel means “the golden one” and pronounced as aw-REHL.

Aurelian

Aurelian means “golden-haired” and pronounced as aw-REHL-yahn.

Atanase

Atanase means “Immortal”.

Avram

Avram is a Romanian variation of Abraham which means “father of multitudes”. Pronounced as ahv-RAHM.

Benedikte

Benedikte is a Romanian variation of Benedict which means “Blessed”.

Benedikto

Benedikto is a spelling variation of Benedikte which means “Blessed”.

Beniamin 

Beniamin is a Roman variation of Benjamin which means “son of the right hand”. Pronounced as BEH-nya-meen.

Bogdan

Bogdan means “given by God” and pronounced as bog-DAN.

Bogdi

Bogdi is a variation of Bogdan which means “given by God”. Pronounced as bog-DEE.

Boian

Boian means “soldier, warrior” or “battle” and pronounced as BO-yan.

Caliban

Caliban means “black”.

Cătălin

Cătălin is a Romanian masculine variation of Katherine which means “pure”. Pronounced as kah-tah-LEEN.

Caturix

Caturix means “war God”.

Cezar

Cezar is a variation of Caesar which means “long-haired”. Pronounced as CHE-zahr or KEH-zahr.

Ciprian 

Ciprian means “man of Cyprus” and pronounced as chee-pree-AN or keep-ree-AN

Claudiu 

Claudiu means “limping; enclosure” and pronounced as KLOW-dhyoo.

Codrin

Codrin means “of the forest” and pronounced as ko-dreen.

Constantin

Constantin means “steadfast” and pronounced as kon-stan-TEEN

Cornel

Cornel is a diminutive variation of Cornelius which means “horn”. Pronounced as kor-NEHL.

Corneliu

Corneliu is a Roman variation of Cornelius which means “horn”. Pronounced as kor-NEH-lyoo.

Cosmin

Cosmin means “universe” and pronounced as kos-MEEN.

Costache

Costache means “constant, steadfast” and pronounced as kos-TA-ke.

Costel

Costel is a variation of Costache which means “steadfast; constant”. Pronounced as kos-TEHL.

Costică

Costică is a variation of Constantin which means “steadfast”. Pronounced as kos-TEE-kah.

Costin

Costin is a diminutive variation of Constantin which means “steadfast”. Pronounced as kos-TEEN.

Cristi 

Cristi is a diminutive variation of Cristian which means “disciple of Christ”. Pronounced as krihs-TEE.

Cristian

Cristian means “disciple of Christ” and pronounced as kree-stee-AN.

Cristofor

Cristofor means “bearing Christ”.romanian names for baby boys and girls

Dacian

Dacian is a male variation of Dacia, an ancient region comprised of what is modern Romania and Moldova and smaller parts of other Eastern European countries. Pronounced as da-chee-AN (Romanian) or dei-syahn (English).

Dan

Dan is a diminutive variation of Daniel which means “God is my judge”. Pronounced as DAN.

Daniel

Daniel means “God is my judge” and pronounced as da-nee-EHL (Romanian) or DAN-yahl (English).

Danut

Danut means “beloved” or “God is my judge” and pronounced as dah-NOOTS.

Darius

Darius means “kingly” or “possess well” and pronounced as DAHR-yuws (Romanian) or dah-RIE-ahs (English). Darius was the name of three ancient kings of Persia.

David

David means “beloved” and pronounced as DAH-veed (Romanian) or DAY-vid (English). David was the name of the second and greatest of the kings of Israel, ruling in the 10th century BC.

Decebal

Decebal means “strong and powerful” and pronounced as deh-cheh-bahl. Decebal was the name of an ancient ruler of Dacia who resisted but was eventually conquered by the Roman military leader Traianus. 

Denis

Denis is a Romanian variation of Dionysius which is a Greek mythology name for the god of wine and revelry. Pronounced as DEH-nees (Romanian) or DEHN-is (English).

Dic

Dic is a Romanian variation of Richard which means “dominant ruler”. Pronounced as DEEK.

Dietrich

Dietrich means “ruler of the people”

Dinu

Dinu is a variation of Constantine which means “steadfast”. Pronounced as DEE-noo.

Dionisie

Dionisie means “‘follower of Dionysos” and pronounced as dee-O-nees-yeh.

Domitian

Domitian means “tamed”Domitian was a royal name in Rome.

Doru

Doru means “longing” and pronounced as DO-roo.

Dracul

Dracul means “dragon” and pronounced as DRAH-kool.

Dragomir

Dragomir means “he who cares about peace” or “he who is very precious” and pronounced as drah-GO-meer.

Dragos

Dragos means “precious and famous” and pronounced as DRAH-gosh.

Dumitru

Dumitru is a Roman variation of Dmitri which means “follower of Demeter“. Pronounced as doo-MEET-roo

Edgard

Edgard means “wealthy spear”. 

Eduard

Eduard means “guardian of riches” and pronounced as EHD-wahrd.

Emanuel

Emanuel means “God is with us” and pronounced as e-MAHN-wehl

Emil

Emil is a diminutive variation of Emilian which means “rival”. Pronounced as e-MEEL.

Emilian

Emilian means “rival” and pronounced as e-MEEL-yahn.

Enric

Enric means “lord of the manor”.

Eugen

Eugen means “wellborn, noble” and pronounced as e-O-jehn

Eusebiu

Eusebiu is a Romanian variation of Eusebius which means “pious”. Pronounced as e-O-sehb-yo.

Fane

Fane means “happy, joyous” and pronounced as FAH-neh. Fane was used as a nickname in the Middle Ages for someone with a cheerful disposition.

Felix

Felix means “happy, fortunate” and pronounced as FEH-leeks. Felix was the name of four popes and sixty-seven saints.

Ferka

Ferka means “Frenchman” or “free”.

Filip

Filip means “lover of horses” and pronounced as FEE-leep.

Flaviu

Flaviu is a variation of Flavius which means “golden or yellow haired”. Pronounced as FLAHV-yuw.

Flavius

Flavius means “golden or yellow haired” and pronounced as FLAHV-yows. Flavius is an ancient Roman family name associated with a dynasty of emperors.

Florin

Florin means “a flower” and pronounced as FLO-reen. Florin was an old coin which now survives in video games.

Gabriel

Gabriel means “God is my strength” and pronounced as GAB-ree-ehl. Gabriel was the name of the archangel who heralded the news of Jesus’ birth — appears in Christian, Jewish and Muslim texts.

Garidan

Garidan means “you hid”.

Gavril

Gavril is a variation of Gabriel which means “God is my strength”. Pronounced as GAA-vreel.

Geofri

Geofri means “Peaceful ruler”.

George

George means “farmer” and pronounced as jor-jeh.

Ghenadie

Ghenadie means “noble, and generous” and pronounced as JEH-na-dee-eh.

Gheorghe

Gheorghe is a spelling variation of George which means “farmer”. Pronounced as gyor-GEH.

Godoired

Godoired means “God’s peaceful ruler”.romanian names for baby boys and girls

Grigore

Grigore means “watchful; alert” and pronounced as GREE-go-reh.

Gustav

Gustav means “staff of the Goths” and pronounced as goos-TAHV. Gustav was a royal name borne by six Swedish kings.

Haralamb

Haralamb means “to shine from happiness” and pronounced as HA-RAH-lamb

Henric

Henric is a Romanian variation of Henry which means “estate ruler”. 

Horatiu

Horatiu means “hour, time or timekeeper” and pronounced as ho-RAH-tchoo or ho-RAH-tyo

Horea

Horea is a type of circle dance and pronounced as ho-RYAH. Horea was the nickname of Vasile Ursu Nicola, a leader of a peasant rebellion in Romania.

Horia

Horia is a spelling variation of Horea which is a type of circle dance. Pronounced as HOR-yah.

Iacob

Iacob means “supplanter” and pronounced as ee-YA-kohb.

Iancu

Iancu means “Yahweh is gracious” and pronounced as ee-YAHN-koo.

Ignat

Ignat means “fiery” and pronounced as eeg-NAHT.

Ilei

Ilei means “My God is Yahweh” and pronounced as ee-LEHY.

Ilie

Ilie means “the Lord is my God” and pronounced as ee-LEE-yeh.

Ioan

Ioan is a Romanian variation of John which means “God is gracious”. Pronounced as ee-WAHN.

Ion

Ion means “Yahweh is merciful” and pronounced as ee-YONIn Greek mythology, the name was borne by the son of Xuthus and Hellen; he became the king of Athens and gave his name to the Ionian people.

Ionatan

Ionathan means “God has given”.

Ionel

Ionel is a variation of Iancu which means “Yahweh is gracious”. Ponounced as ee-O-nehl.

Ionut

Ionut means is a variation of Ionel which means “Yahweh is gracious”. Pronounced as ee-O-noot.

Iorghu

Iorghu means “earth-worker or farmer”.

Iosif

Iosif means “God shall add (another son)” and pronounced as ee-O-sehf.

Iosua

Iosua is a Romanian variation of Joshua which means “Yahweh is salvation” . 

Iulian

Iulian means “a youthful man” and pronounced as yool-YAHN.

Iuliu

Iuliu means “descended from Jupiter” or “youthful, downy” and pronounced as YOOL-yoo.

Ivantie

Ivantie means “a glorious gift” or “Yahweh is merciful”.

Kronid

Kronid means “crow”.

Ladinas

Ladinas means “Warrior Chief” and pronounced as LA-dee-nahs.

Laurentiu

Laurentiu means “laurel” and pronounced as LAW-rehn-syo.

Liviu

Liviu means “a man who envies others” or “bluish; lead-colored” and pronounced as LEEV-yo.

Luca

Luca means “man from Lucania” and pronounced as LOO-kah.

Lucian

Lucian means “light” or “born at daybreak” and pronounced as loo-CHEE-an.

Manuel

Manuel is a variation of Emanuel which means “God is with us”.

Marcel

Marcel means “little warrior” and pronounced as mahr-CHEHL.

Marius

Marius is from a Roman family name related to Mars, the god of war. Pronounced as MAHR-yuws.

Marku

Marku means “defense of the sea” and pronounced as MAHR-koo.

Martin

Martin means “warlike” and pronounced as MAHR-teen.

Matei

Matei is a diminutive variation of Matheiu which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as MAH-tei.

Matheiu

Matheiu is a Romanian variation of Matthew which means “gift of God”.

Mihai

Mihai is a spelling variation of Mihal which means “who is like God?”. Pronounced as MEE-hai.

Mihail

Mihail is a spelling variation of Mihal which means “who is like God?”. (Similar to Mihai.) Pronounced as MEE-ha-IL.

Mihaita

Mihaita means “who is like God?” and pronounced as mee-HAY-tah.

Mihal

Mihal is a variation of Mihaita which means “who is like God?”. 

Mihas

Mihas is a variation of Mihaita which means “who is like God”. (Similar to Mihal.)

Mircea

Mircea means “a peace loving person” and pronounced as meer-cha. Mircea was the name of a medieval ruler who brought stability to the region of Wallachia.

Miron

Miron means “fragrant, an aromatic shrub, myrrh” and pronounced as mee-ROHN.

Mitica

Mitica means “loves the earth” or “follower of Demeter” and pronounced as mee-TEE-ka.

Nandru

Nandru means “ardent for peace” and pronounced as NAHN-droo.romanian names for baby boys and girls

Neculai

Neculai means “victory of the people” and pronounced approximately as NEH-koo-lai-ch.

Nelu

Nelu means “Yahweh is gracious” and pronounced as NEH-loo. (Similar to Iancu.)

Nicolae

Nicolae is a variation of Neculai which means “victory of the people”. Pronounced as nee-KO-la-eh.

Nicu

Nicu is a diminutive variation of Neculai which means “victory of the people”. Pronounced as NEE-koo.

Nicusor

Nicusor is a variation of Neculai which means “victory of the people”. Pronounced as nee-koo-SHOR.

Octavian 

Octavian means “eight” and pronounced as awk-TAHV-yahn.

Omor

Omor means “the person who attempts to kill” and pronounced as o-mowr.

Ovidiu 

Ovidiu means “sheep” and pronounced as o-VEED-yo

Paul

Paul means  “small” or “humble” and pronounced as PAH-ool or PAHWL.

Petar

Petar is a variation of Peter which means “rock”. 

Petre

Petre is a Romanian variation of Peter which means “rock”. Pronounced as PEH-treh.

Petrica

Petrica is a Romanian variation of Peter which means “rock”. (Similar to Petre.) Pronounced as PEH-tree-ka.

Petru

Petru is a spelling variation of Petre which means “rock”. Pronounced as PEH-troo.

Pompiliu

Pompiliu means “display, solemn procession” and pronounced as POM-peel-yo

Radu

Radu means “happy; willing” and pronounced as RAH-doo.

Radut

Radut means “happy”

Radutu

Radutu means “a happy man” and pronounced as RAH-doo-too.

Rafael

Rafael means “God has healed” and pronounced as ra-FAH-ehl.

Rasvan

Rasvan is a spelling variation of Razvan which means “bringer of good news”. 

Razvan

Razvan “bringer of good news” and pronounced as RAHZ-vahn.

Reimond

Reimond means “well-advised protector”. 

Remus

There is no specific meaning for Remus. Pronounced as REH-moos. In Roman legend Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome.

Robert

Robert means “bright fame” and pronounced as ro-BEHRT. Robert was the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce, who freed Scotland from English rule.

Roman

Roman means “citizen of Rome” and pronounced as ro-MAHN.

Romeo

Romeo means “pilgrim to Rome” and pronounced as ro-MEH-o.

Romulus

Romulus means “strength” and pronounced as ro-MOO-loos.

Sandu

Sandu is a diminutive variation of Alexandru which means “defender of men”. Pronounced as SAHN-doo.

Sebastian

Sebastian means “person from ancient city of Sebasta” and pronounced as seh-BAHS-tyan. Sebastian is a name with a substantial history, such as the third-century martyr whose sufferings were a favorite subject of medieval artists.

Serafim

Serafim means “fiery” and pronounced as SEH-raa-feem. (Similar to Ignat.)

Serban

Serban means “someone from Serbia” and pronounced as SHER-bahn.

Serghei

Serghei means “protector” or “shepherd” and pronounced approximately as sehr-GEI.

Sergiu

Sergiu means “possibly sergeant” and pronounced as SEHR-jo.

Severin

Severin means “stern, serious” and pronounced as seh-VEH-reen. Severin is an ancient Roman family name borne by several early saints.

Silviu

Silviu means “forest, woods” and pronounced as SEEL-vyo.

Simion

Simion means “to listen” or “God has heard” and pronounced as see-MEE-yown.

Simu

Simu is a diminutive of Simion which means “to listen” or “God has heard”. Pronounced as SEE-moo.

Skender

Skender means “defender of mankind” and pronounced as SKEHN-Der.

Solomon

Solomon means “peace” and pronounced as so-LO-mon. The biblical Solomon, the son of David and Bathsheba, succeeded his father as king of Israel, and was known for his wisdom.

Sorin

Sorin means “like the Sun” or “strict” and pronounced as soh-REEN

Spiridon

Spiridon means “spirit” and pronounced as spee-REE-don

Stan

Stan means “near the stony meadow” or “someone who achieves glory or fame” and pronounced as STAHN.

Stanislav

Stanislav means “strength; firmness; fame”.

Stefan

Stefan means “crown” and pronounced as SHTEH-fahn.

Stelian

Stelian means “pillar” and pronounced as stehl-YAHN.

Teodor 

Teodor is a spelling variation of Theodor which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as teh-O-dohr.

Theodor

Theodor is a Romanian variation of Theodore which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as TEH-o-dohr.

Tiberiu

Tiberiu is a Romanian variation of Tiberius which means “of the Tiber”. Pronounced as tee-BEHR-yo.

Tibor

Tibor means “sacred place” and pronounced as TEE-BOHR.Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Timotei

Timotei is a Romanian variation of Timothy which means “honoring God”. Pronounced as tee-MO-tei.

Titus

Titus means “honored” and pronounced as tee-TOOS (Romanian) or TIE-tuhs (English). Titus was the name of a Roman military commander who became Emperor. In the New Testament, Titus was a trusted companion of St. Paul, the recipient of one of his epistles.

Traian

There is no specific meaning for Traian. Pronounced as traa-YAHN.

Tristan

Tristan means “noise; sorrowful” and pronounced as trees-TAHN. Tristan is a dragon-slaying hero of Celtic legend, whose story was incorporated into Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur, in which Tristan is one of the Knights of the Round Table.

Tudor

Tudor is a variation of Teodor which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as too-DOWR.

Uta

Uta means “man who prospers in battles” and pronounced as u-TAH.

Valentin

Valentin means “strength, health” and pronounced as VA-lehn-teen.

Valerian

Valerian means “strength, health” and pronounced as va-LEH-ree-ahn. (Similar to Valentin.) Valerian was the name of a Roman emperor and of a sedating plant.

Valeriu

Valeriu means “to be healthy, to be strong” and pronounced as VAA-lehr-yo

Varujan

Varujan means “bird of prey”.

Vasile

Vasile is a diminutive variation of Vasilica which means “royal; kingly”. Pronounced as VAH-see-leh.

Veaceslav

Veaceslav means “more glory” and pronounced as veh-CHEHS-lahv.

Victor

Victor means “victory, conqueror” and pronounced as VEEK-tohr. Victor is one of the earliest Christian names, borne (as Vittorio) by several saints and popes, symbolizing Christ’s victory over death.

Vilhelm

Vilhelm means “resolute defender” or “will; desire”

Viorel

Viorel means “bluebell flower” and pronounced as vee-O-rehl.

Viorell

Viorell is a spelling variation of Viorel which means “bluebell flower”.

Vyorel

Vyorel means “resembling the bluebell”.

Vyorell

Vyorell is a spelling variation of Vyorel which means “resembling the bluebell”.  

Virgil

Virgil means “staff bearer” and pronounced as VEER-jihl.

Virgiliu

Virgiliu means “flourishing” and pronounced as VEER-jeel-yo.

Vlad

Vlad means “to rule” and pronounced as VLAHD. The most famous bearer of the name was nicknamed “Vlad the Impaler”.

Wadim

Wadim means “knowing one”.

Zaharia

Zaharia means “moon” and pronounced as ZA-har-yah.

Romanian Girl Names

Ada

Ada means “noble, nobility”.romanian names for baby boys and girls

Adela

Adela means “noble” and pronounced as a-DEH-la.

Adelina

Adelina means “noble, nobility” and pronounced as a-DEH-lee-na. (Similar to Ada.)

Adina

Adina means “slender, delicate” and pronounced as a-DEE-nah

Adriana

Adriana means “woman of Adria” and pronounced as A-dree-yah-na.

Agrapina

Agrapina is a spelling variation of Agripina which means “a girl who is born feet first”. 

Agrepina

Agrepina is a spelling variation of Agripina which means “a girl who is born feet first”. (Similar to Agrapina.) 

Agripina

Agripina means “a girl who is born feet first”.

Alexandra

Alexandra is a feminine variation of Alexander which means “man’s defender”. Pronounced as a-leh-KSAN-dra (Romanian) or al-ig-ZAN-drah (English).

Alexandreina

Alexandreina is a feminine variation of Alexander which means “man’s defender”. (Similar to Alexandra.) Pronounced as ah-legs-AHN-dray-nah.

Alina

Alina means “bright, beautiful” and pronounced as a-LEE-na.

Amalia

Amalia means “work” and pronounced as ah-MAH-lee-a.

Ana

Ana is a spelling variation of Anna which means “grace”. Pronounced as A-na.

Anamaria

Anamaria is a combination of Ana and Maria, Ana means “grace” while Maria means “bitter; wished-for child”. Pronounced as A-na-MA-ree-ya.

Anca

Anca is possibly a variation of Ana which means “grace”. Pronounced as ANG-ka.

Andra

Andra is a diminutive variation of Andrada which means “strong and manly”. Pronounced as AHN-drah.

Andrada

Andrada is a variation of Andreea which means “strong and manly”. Pronounced as ahn-DRAH-dah.

Andreea

Andreea is a feminine variation of Andrew which means “strong and manly”. Pronounced as an-DREH-ya.

Angela

Angela means “angel” and pronounced as an-JEH-la. (Similar to Anghel.)

Angelica

Angelica means “like an angel” and pronounced as ahn-JE-lee-ka.

Angelika

Angelika is a spelling variation of Angelica which means “like an angel”.

Ani

Ani means “beautiful” and pronounced as A-nee.

Anicuta

Anicuta means “God was gracious” and pronounced as A-nee-koo-tah.

Antanasia

Antanasia means “immortal” and pronounced approximately as an-TAH-nas-ya.

Antonia

Antonia means “priceless one” and pronounced as an-TOHN-ya. Antonia was borne by several prominent women in ancient Rome, including the mother of Emperor Claudius.

Arsenie

Arsenie means “virile” and pronounced as ahr-SEH-nyeh

Aurelia

Aurelia is the feminine variation of Aurel which means “the golden one”. Pronounced as aw-REHL-ya.

Aurora

Aurora means “dawn” and pronounced as aw-RO-rah. Aurora is the name of the Roman goddess of sunrise whose tears turned into the morning dew.

Beatrix

Beatrix means “she who brings happiness; blessed”. Beatrix is the name of the current Queen of The Nethelands, she has been ruling since 1980.

Bianca

Bianca means “white” and pronounced as BYAN-ka.

Bogdana

Bogdana is a feminine variation of Bogdan which means “given by God”. Pronounced as BOG-DAH-na. 

Brândusa

Brândusa means “Crocus” and pronounced as BRAHN-doo-sha.

Byni

Byni means “sabine”.

Camelia

Camelia is a Romanian variation of Camilla which means “young ceremonial attendant”. Pronounced as kah-MEHL-ya or ka-MEH-lee-a. In Roman myth, Camilla was a swift-footed huntress so fast she could run over a field without bending a blade of grass.

Catalina

Catalina means “pure” and pronounced as ka-TAH-lee-na.Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Catina

Catina means “a chaste and innocent girl” and pronounced as ka-TEE-na.

Cecilia

Cecilia means “blind”.

Cezara

Cezara is a feminine variation of Caesar which means “long-haired”. Pronounced as ke-ZAH-ra.

Cici

Cici means “born at day break” and pronounced as CHEE-CHEE (Romanian) or SEE-see (English).

Cipriana

Cipriana means “a woman from Cyprus” and pronounced as CHEE-pree-AH-na.

Clara

Clara means “bright, clear” and pronounced as KLAA-rah.

Claudia

Claudia means “lame; enclosure” and pronounced as KLOW-dya (Romanian) or KLAW-dee-ah (English).

Constanta

Constanta means “steadfastness” and pronounced as kon-STAHN-ta.

Corina

Corina means “maiden” and pronounced as ko-REE-na.

Cornelia

Cornelia is a feminine variation of Cornelius which means “horn”. Pronounced as kor-NEHL-ya.

Cosmina

Cosmina is a feminine variation of Cosmin which means “universe”. Pronounced as kos-MEE-na.

Crina

Crina means “lily flower” and pronounced as KREE-na. 

Cristina

Cristina means “a Christian” and pronounced as kree-STEE-na.

Daciana

Daciana means “full of strength” and pronounced as da-chee-AN-a.

Daniela

Daniela is a feminine variation of Daniel which means “God is my judge”. Pronounced as da-nee-EH-la.

Daria

Daria is a feminine variation of Darius which means “kingly” or “possess well”. Pronounced as DAR-ya (Romanian) or DAHR-ee-ah (English).

Delia

Delia means “born on the island of Delos” and pronounced as DEH-lee-a (Romanian) or DEE-lee-ah (English). Delia’s name is based on that of the Greek island of Delos, which in Greek myth was the home of Apollo and Artemis.

Delorian

There is no specific meaning for Delorian.

Demetra

Demetra is a diminutive variation of Demetria, the goddess of fertility. 

Denisa

Denisa means “follower of Dionysos” and pronounced as deh-NEE-sa.

Diana

Diana means “divine” and pronounced as dee-A-na (Romanian) or die-AN-ah (English). Diana is the Latin name for the Roman goddess associated with the moon, virginity, and hunting.

Doina

Doina is a traditional Romanian musical tune style or “folk song.” It is pronounced as do-EE-na.

Dol

Dol means “gift of God” or “doll”.

Dorina

Dorina means “sullen” and pronounced as do-REE-na.

Dorotthea

Dorotthea means “gift of God”

Dragomira

Dragomira means “she who cares about peace” or “she who is very precious” and pronounced as DRAA-go-mee-ra.

Dumitra

Dumitra means “from Demeter” and pronounced as doo-MEET-ra.

Ecaterina

Ecaterina is a Romanian variation of Katherine which means “pure”. Pronounced as eh-KAA-Teh-ree-na.

Elena

Elena means “bright, shining light” and pronounced as e-LEH-na.

Elenuta

Elenuta means “shining or bright one” and pronounced approximately as e-LEH-noo-ta.

Elica

Elica means “God is my salvation” and pronounced as eh-LEE-ka.

Elisabeta

Elisabeta means  “God is my oath” or “God is perfection” and pronounced as eh-LEE-sa-beh-ta.

Eliza

Eliza means “pledged to God” and pronounced as eh-LEE-za.

Ema

Ema means “beloved” and pronounced as EH-ma

Emanuela

Emanuela is a feminine variation of Emanuel which means “God is with us”. Pronounced as e-MAHN-weh-la.

Emilia

Emilia is a feminine variation of Emil which means “rival”. Pronounced as e-MEEL-yah.

Enrieta

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Estera

Estera means “star” or “berry” and pronounced as EHS-teh-ra

Eugenia

Eugenia means “well-born” and pronounced approximately as eh-O-jen-ya.

Felicia

Felicia means “lucky” and pronounced as feh-LEE-chee-a.

Fiora

Fiora is a variation of Flora which means “flower, blossom“. Pronounced as fee-O-ra.

Fisseha

Fisseha means “blissfulness and mirthful joy”.

Fitrat

Fitrat means “wisdom, nature, creation” and pronounced approximately as FEET-raht.

Flavia 

Flavia means “golden, blond” and pronounced as FLAHV-yaFlavia is an ancient Roman clan name.

Flora

Flora means “flower, blossom” and pronounced as FLO-ra. Flora is the Roman goddess of flowers and spring.

Florina

Florina means “flourishing, prosperous” and pronounced as FLO-ree-na.

Francise

Francise means “free one”.

Gabriela

Gabriela is a feminine variation of Gabriel which means “God is my strength”. Pronounced as gab-ree-EH-la.

Gabriella

Gabriella is a spelling variation of Gabriela which means “God is my strength”. 

Gavrila

Gavrila is a variation of Gabriela which means “God is my strength”. Pronounced as GAHV-ree-la.

Georgeta

Georgeta means “grower or rancher” and pronounced as johr-JEH-ta.

Georgiana

Georgiana is a feminine variation of George which means “farmer, earth worker”. Pronounced as JOHR-jee-A-na.

Ghita

Ghita means “pearl” and pronounced as GHEE-ta.

Ileana

Ileana means “bright one”, “hazelnut” or “the juniper tree” and pronounced as ee-LYA-na.

Ilinca

Ilinca means “the Lord is my God” and pronounced as ee-LEEN-ka. (Similar to Ilie.)

Imanuela

Imanuela means “God is among us”.

Ioana

Ioana means “God Is gracious” or “island” and pronounced as ee-WA-na.

Iolanda

Iolanda means “violet flower” and pronounced as yo-LAN-da.

Ionela

Ionela is a feminine variation of Ion which means “Yahweh is merciful”. Pronounced as yo-NEHL-a.

Irina

Irina means “peace” and pronounced as ee-REEN-a. Irina is a Russian ballet-inflected classic, one of the Three Sisters in the Chekhov play.

Irini

Irini means “peaceful” and pronounced as ee-REE-na.

Isabela

Isabela is a spelling variation of Isabella which means “pledged to God”. Pronounced as ee-SA-beh-la.

Isabella

Isabella means “pledged to God” and pronounced as ee-SA-beh-la. (Similar to Eliza.) Isabella has a long history as a royal and classic name.

Iudita

Iudita means “woman from Judea” and pronounced approximately as YOO-dee-ta.

Iulia

Iulia means “young, youthful” and pronounced as YOOL-ya.

Iuliana

Iuliana means “youthful” and pronounced as YOOL-ya-na.

Ivona

Ivona means “gift from God” and pronounced as ee-VO-na. 

Izabela

Izabela means “devoted to God” and pronounced as ee-ZA-beh-la.

Jenica

Jenica means “God’s gracious gift”. 

Joya

Joya means “joy” and pronounced approximately as JH-OYAH. 

Juliani

Juliani means “noble, generous and kind”.

Lacramioara

Lacramioara means “lily of the valley” and pronounced as LAHK-ra-MYO-ra.

Lacrima

Lacrima means “tear, rip up” and pronounced as LAHK-ree-ma.

Larisa

Larisa means “citadel” and pronounced as LAH-ree-sa. Larisa is a version of the name of a Greek nymph, based on the ancient city of Larisa.

Laura

Laura means “bay laurel” and pronounced as LOW-ra (Romanian) or LAWR-ah (English).

Lavinia

Lavinia is from an ancient place named Lavinium. Pronounced as lah-VEEN-ya (Romanian) or lah-VIN-ee-ah (English). Lavinia, in Roman Legend, was the daughter of King Latinus, the wife of Aeneas, and the ancestor of the Roman people.

Lenuta

Lenuta means “a mild-nature woman” and pronounced as leh-NOO-ta.Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Lerae

Lerae means “a strong and brave person”.

Liana

Liana means “to climb like a vine” and pronounced as lee-YA-na.

Lidia

Lidia is a Romanian variation of Lydia which means “woman from Lydia”. Pronounced as LEE-dya.

Liliana

Liliana means “lily, a flower” and pronounced as leel-YA-na (Romanian) or lil-ee-AN-ah (English).

Lipa

Lipa means “a lover of horses” and pronounced as LEE-pah or LEE-puh

Livia

Livia means “blue, envious” and pronounced as LEEV-ya (Romanian) or LIV-ee-ah (English). Livia was a literary favorite from the sixteenth century, appearing in the plays of John Fletcher and Thomas Middleton.

Loredana

Loredana means “laurel grove” and pronounced as lo-reh-DA-na.

Louisa

Louisa means “renowned warrior”.

Luana

Luana is a combination of Louise and Anna, Louise means “renowned warrior” while Anna means “grace”.

Lucia

Lucia means “light” and pronounced as LOO-chya or loo-CHEE-a

Luiza

Luiza is a spelling variation of Louisa which means “renowned warrior”. Pronounced as loo-EE-za

Luminita

Luminita means “little light” and pronounced as loo-mee-NEE-tsa.

Madalina

Madalina is a Romanian variation of Magdalene which means “woman from Magdala” or “high tower”. Pronounced as ma-DA-lee-na.

Magda

Magda is a diminutive variation of Magdalena which means “woman from Magdala” or “high tower”. Pronounced as MAG-da.

Magdalena

Magdalena is a spelling variation of Magdalene which means “woman from Magdala” or “high tower”. Pronounced as mag-DAH-le-na.

Manuela

Manuela is a feminine variation of Manuel which means “God is with us”. Pronounced as man-WEH-la.

Marcela

Marcela means “warlike” and pronounced as mar-CHEH-la. (Similar to Martin.)

Margareta

Margareta means “pearl” and pronounced as mar-GAH-re-tah. (Similar to Ghita.)

Mariana

Mariana is a combination of Maria and Ana, Maria means “bitter or wished-for child” while Ana means “grace”. Pronounced as ma-ree-A-na.

Maricara

Maricara means “sea of bitterness” or “rebelliousness”.

Marilena

Marilena means “star of the sea” and pronounced as ma-REE-leh-na.

Marina

Marina means “from the sea” and pronounced as Ma-REEN-a. Marina was an epithet of Venus, and there was more than one saint of that name.

Marioara

Marioara means “a wished child” and pronounced as ma-REE-wa-rah.

Mariutza

Mariutza means “a dark-skinned woman”.

Marta

Marta means “lady” and pronounced as MAHR-ta.

Martina

Martina means “warlike” or “lady” and pronounced as mahr-TEE-na

Mihaela

Mihaela is a feminine variation of Mihal which means “who is like God?”. Pronounced as mee-ha-YEH-la.

Minodora

Minodora means “gift” and pronounced as mee-NO-do-ra.

Mirela

Mirela means “peace, world” and pronounced as mee-REH-la.

Miriana

Miriana means “wonderful” or “sea of bitterness”.

Miruna

Miruna means “peace” and pronounced as mee-ROO-na. (Similar to Irina.)

Modesta

Modesta means “moderate” or “modesty” and pronounced approximately as mo-DEHS-ta

Monica

Monica means “advisor” and pronounced as mo-NEE-ka.

Nadezhda

Nadezhda means “hope”.

Nadia

Nadia is a diminutive variation of Nadezhda which means “hope”. Pronounced as NA-dee-a.

Narcisa

Narcisa is a feminine variation of Narcissus which means “daffodil”. Pronounced as nahr-CHEE-sa.

Natalia

Natalia means “the Lord’s birthday” and pronounced as na-TAHL-ya

Nicoleta

Nicoleta means “title winner of the nation” and pronounced as nee-ko-LEH-ta.

Oana

Oana means “a very fascinating light” and pronounced as WA-na.

Odeta

Odeta means “blue sea” and pronounced as o-DEH-ta.

Olga

Olga means “holy” and pronounced as ol-GAH. Olga was the name of one of the Chekhov’s Three Sisters, the name of the saint who was instrumental in spreading Christianity in Russia.

Olimpia

Olimpia means “from Mount Olympus, home of the Greek gods” and pronounced as o-LEEM-pya.

Ortensia

Ortensia means “she who tends gardens”. Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Otilia

Otilia is a Romanian variation of Odilia which means “wealth, fortune”. Pronounced as o-TEEL-ya.

Ozana

Ozana is a place-name and pronounced as oh-ZAHN-nah. Ozana is a river in Moldova.

Paula

Paula means “small” and pronounced as PAW-lah.

Petronela

Petronela means “rock” and pronounced as pet-ROH-ne-la.

Queena

Queena means “queens” or “a female monarch” and pronounced as KWEE-nah.

Raduta

Raduta is a feminine variation of Radut which means “happy”. Pronounced approximately as ra-DOO-ta

Rahela

Rahela is a variation of Rachel which means “ewe”. Pronounced as RAA-heh-la.

Raluca

There is no specific meaning for Raluca. Pronounced as ra-LOO-ka

Ramona

Ramona means “wise protector” and pronounced as ra-MO-na.

Relia

Relia means “golden-haired”.

Reveca

Reveca is a Romanian variation of Rebecca which means “servant of God”. Pronounced as REHVEHKAH.

Rodica

Rodica means “a fertile woman” and pronounced as ro-DEE-ka.

Romana

Romana means “woman from Rome” and pronounced as r0-MA-na

Romanitza

Romanitza means “one from Rome”.

Roxana

Roxana means “dawn; little star” and pronounced as rok-SAH-na.

Rozalia

Rozalia is a spelling variation of Rosalia which refers to the annual Roman ceremony of hanging garlands of roses on tombs. Pronounced as ro-ZAHL-ya.

Ruxandra

Ruxandra means “bright; dawn” and pronounced as rook-SAHN-dra

Sabina

Sabina means “Sabine” and pronounced as sa-BEE-na. Sabina is an ancient Roman tribal name.

Sanda

Sanda is a spelling variation of Sandra which means “defending men”. Pronounced as SAHN-da.

Sandra

Sandra means “defending men” and pronounced as SAN-dra.

Serafina

Serafina means “ardent” and pronounced as se-rah-FEE-na.

Severina

Severina is a feminine variation of Severin which means “stern, serious”. Pronounced as seh-veh-REE-na.

Shimeka

Shimeka means “a beautiful princess” and pronounced approximately as SHEE-meh-ka.

Silvea

Silvea is a spelling variation of Silvia which means “woman of the woods”. 

Silvia

Silvia is a diminutive variation of Silviana which means “woman of the woods”. Pronounced as SEEL-vya.

Silviana

Silviana means “woman of the woods” and pronounced as SEEL-vee-YA-na.

Silviea

Silviea is a variation of Silviana which means “woman of the woods”. 

Simona

Simona means “a woman who listens” or “God has heard” and pronounced as see-MO-na.

Sofia

Sofia means “wisdom” and pronounced as so-FEE-ya. Sofia is the name of a Greek saint and several queens of Russia and Spain.

Sonia

Sonia is a variation of Sofia which means “wisdom”. Pronounced as SO-nya.

Soreana

Soreana means “strict and stern”.

Soreena

Soreena is a spelling variation of Sorina which means “strict and stern”. Pronounced as so-REEN-a.

Sorina

Sorina means “a sun-like woman” and pronounced as so-REE-na.

Sorinah

Sorinah is a variation of Soreana which means “strict or stern”. Pronounced as so-REE-nah.

Sorine

Sorine is a variation of Sorina which means “a sun-like woman”. Pronounced approximately as so-REE-neh.

Sorinia

Sorinia is a variation of Sorina which means “a sun-like woman”. (Similar to Sorine.)

Soriniya

Soriniya is a spelling variation of Sorinia which means “a sun-like woman”. 

Starlene

Starlene means “a star” or “starlight” and pronounced as stahr-LEEN or stahr-LEE-neh.

Stefana

Stefana is a female variation of Stefan which means “crown”. Pronounced as SHTEH-fah-NA.

Stefania

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Stela

Stela means “star” and pronounced as STEH-la.

Steliana

Steliana is a feminine variation of Stelian which means “pillar”. Pronounced as STEHL-ya-na.

Sultana

Sultana means “queen” and pronounced as sool-TA-nah

Suzana

Suzana means “lily” and pronounced as soo-ZA-nah.

Talyssa

Talyssa means “consecrated to God” and pronounced approximately as tah-LEE-sa.

Tania

Tania is a diminutive vairation of Tatiana which means “from the house of Tatius”. Pronounced as TAHN-ya.

Tassa

Tassa means “born at Christmas” and pronounced as TAH-sa.

Tatiana

Tatiana means “from the house of Tatius” and pronounced as TAH-tee-YA-na. The name comes from that of an ancient Sabine king, Titus Tatius, who ruled Rome with Romulus.

Tatum

Tatum means “one who brings joy” and pronounced as TAH-toom.

Taydem

Taydem means “one who is lighthearted and cheerful”.

Teodora

Teodora is a feminine variation of Theodore which means “gift of God”. Pronounced as teh-o-DO-ra.

Tereza

Tereza means “to harvest” and pronounced as teh-REHZ-a.

Terika

Terika means “to harvest” and pronounced as teh-REE-ka(Similar to Tereza.)

Titiana

Titiana means “title of honor”.

Trandafira

Trandafira means “rosebush” and pronounced approximately as trahn-DA-fee-ra.

Tyna

Tyna is a spelling variation of Tyne which means “river”.

Tyne

Tyne means “river”.

Uldwyna

Uldwyna means “a special and beloved friend” and pronounced approximately as ool-dwee-na.

Ursule

Ursule means “little female bear”.

Valentina

Valentina is a feminine variation of Valentin which means “strength, health”. Pronounced as va-LEHN-tee-na.

Valeria

Valeria means “strength, health” and pronounced as va-LEHR-ya. (Similar to Valentina.)

Velouette

Velouette means “a soft spoken woman”.

Vera

Vera means “faith” and pronounced as VEH-ra.

Veronica

Veronica means “she who brings victory; true image” and pronounced as veh-RO-nee-KA. Veronica is also the name of an herb with small, bright blue flowers. 

Victoria

Victoria means “victory” and pronounced as veek-TOHR-ya. Victoria is the ancient Roman goddess of victory, the equivalent of the Greek Nike, and also a popular third century saint. 

Violeta

Violeta means “purple” and pronounced as vee-O-leh-ta or VYOH-leh-ta.

Viorica

Viorica means “tranquil leader” and pronounced as vee-O-ree-KA.

Virginia

Virginia means “a virgin” and pronounced as veer-JEEN-ya. Virginia is a feminine variation of the Roman family name Virginius or Verginius.

Viviana

Viviana means “one who is full of life” and pronounced as VEE-VEE-ya-na.

Voctorita

Voctorita means “victory”.

Wanetta

Wanetta means “a pale and fair woman” and pronounced approximately as wa-NEHT-ta.

Willa

Willa means “one who is firm and resolute” and pronounced as wee-lah.

Withypoll

Withypoll means “the twig-head”.

Xenia

Xenia means “hospitable”Xenia is a name of a Christian saint and a city in Ohio.

Yedda

Yedda means “a woman with a beautiful voice” and pronounced as YEH-da.

Yessenia

Yessenia means “a flower”. (Similar to Florin.)

Yetta

Yetta means “a generous woman” or “lord of the manor” and pronounced as YEH-ta

Ylenia

Ylenia means “light” or “plant and pronounced approximately as ee-LEHN-ya.

Zabrina

Zabrina means “princess” and pronounced as zah-BREE-na.

Zandra

Zandra is a diminutive variation of Alexandra which means “man’s defender”. Pronounced as ZAHN-dra.

Zelma

Zelma means “protected by God” and pronounced as ZEHL-ma.

Zena

Zena means “rose” or “guest” and pronounced as ZEH-na.

Zenobia

Zenobia means “life of Zeus” and pronounced as ZEH-no-bee-a.

Zenovia

Zenovia is a spelling variation of Zenobia which means “life of Zeus”. Pronounced as ZEH-no-vee-a. 

Zerenity

Zerenity means “calm” and pronounced as zeh-reh-NEE-tee. 

Zina

Zina means “a welcoming and hospitable woman” or “daughter of Zeus” and pronounced as ZEE-na or ZEH-na.

Zizi

Zizi means “pledged to God” and pronounced as Zeh-zeh. (Similar to Isabella and Eliza.)

Gender-Neutral Romanian Names

Alex

Alex is a diminutive variation of Alexander which means “defender of men”. Pronounced as A-lehks (Romanian) or AL-iks (English)Beautiful Italian names for baby girls and boys

Carmen

Carmen means “fruit garden” or “song” and pronounced as KAR-mehn.

Carol

Carol is a Romanian variation of Carolus which means “hacking with a weapon” or “settlement of free men”. Pronounced as ka-ROHL. Carol was the name of two Romanian kings.

Carrol

Carrol is a spelling variation of Carol which means “hacking with a weapon” or “settlement of free men”.

Carroll

Carroll is a spelling variation of Carol which means “hacking with a weapon” or “settlement of free men”. (Similar to Carrol.)

Dana 

Dana means “from Denmark” and pronounced as DAH-na.

Dela

Dela means “manly and brave” and pronounced as DEH-Laa-.

DeLorean

There is no specific meaning for DeLorean. Pronounced as deh-LOHR-yahn.

Dorin

Dorin means “gift” and pronounced as DO-reen.

Gabi

Gabi is a diminutive of Gabriel which means “God is my strength”. Pronounced as GA-bee.

Ihrin

Ihrin means “peace” and pronounced approximately as ee-REEHN. (Similar to Solomon.)

Maria

Maria means “star of the sea” or “to swell” and pronounced as MAH-ree-A.

Marian

Marian means “dedicated to Mars” or “to swell” and pronounced as MA-ree-an.

Marin

Marin means “of the sea” and pronounced as MAH-reen.

Piper

Piper means “pipe or flute player” and pronounced as PEE-pehr (Romanian) or PIE-pahr (English).

Robin

Robin is a bird name that also means “bright famous one”. Pronounced as ro-BEEN.

Roma

Roma is a diminutive variation of Roman which means “citizen of Rome”. Pronounced as ro-MAH.

Tait

Tait means “one who brings joy”.

Teagan

Teagan means “one who is good looking” or “little poet”.

Toma

Toma means “date palm, palm tree” and pronounced as TO-ma

Una

Una means “one” and pronounced as OO-na (Romanian) or YOO-na (English).

Vali

Vali is a diminutive variation of Valeriu which means “to be healthy, to be strong”. Pronounced as VAH-lee

Vanda

Vanda means “warrior” or “wish; desire” and pronounced as VAHN-da.

Vasilica

Vasilica means “royal; kingly” and pronounced as VAH-see-lee-ka.

Waleis

Waleis means “one belonging from Wales”.

Wodeleah

Wodeleah means “one from the wooded meadow”.

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