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Fabbrizio m (It.) < L. Fabricius.

Fabia f (L.) feminine form of Fabius.

Fabian m (E., G., Swed., Dan., Pol., Rus.) < L. Fabius.

Fabianus m (L.) belonging to the Fabia gens, see Fabius.

Fabio m (Sp., Port., It.) < L. Fabius.

Fabiola f (It.) diminutive form of Fabia.

Fabius m (L.) < faba bean.

Fabrice m (F.) < L. Fabricius.

Fabricius m (L., G., Du., Dan.) < L. faber workman, artisan < facere to do.

Fairy f (E.) < ME. fairie fairyland, fairy people < OF. faerie < feie, fee fairy < L. Fata, goddess of
fate, see Fate.

Faith f (E.) < ME. feith < OF. feid, foi < L. fides faith.

Fate f (E.) < MF. fate < L fatum lit. what has been spoken < neut. of fatus, pp. of fari to speak.

Faust m (G.) < L. Faustus.

Fausta f (L., Sp., It.) feminine form of Faustus.

Faustina f (L., Sp., It., Am.) feminine form of Faustinus.

Faustino m (Sp., It.) < L. Faustinus.

Faustinus m (L.) < Faustus.

Fausto m (Sp., Port., It.) < L. Faustus.

Faustus m (L., G.) most favorable, lucky, prosperous; < favere (=fauere) to favor + -st suffix of superlative degree. Dr. Faustus (Faust) was a magician of German legend who enters into a compact with the Devil.

Faviola f (It.) variant of Fabiola.

Fay (1) f (E.) faith < ME. fai (fei) < OF. feid, foi, < L. fides faith.

Fay (2) f (E.) fairy < ME. faie < OF. feie, fee < L Fata, goddess of fate < fatum fate < fari to speak; see Fate.

f (Sp., Am.) < L. fides faith.

Felecia f (Am.) [fe'liS^] variant of Felicia.

Feliça f (Port.) [fe'lisÄ] < L. Felix.

Felice f (Am.) ['felis] < L. Felicia.

Felice m (It.) [fe'litSe] < L. Felix.

Felicia f (L., Sp. [fe'liTia], It. [fe'litSa], E. [fe'liS^]) feminine form of Felix.

Felicidad f (Sp.) < L. Felicitas.

Félicie f (F.) < L. Felicia.

Felicita f (L., It. [fe'litSita]) feminine form of Felicitus.

Felicitas f (L., Am.) good luck, fortune < L. felix lucky.

Félicite [feli'sit] f (F.) < L. Felicita.

Félicité [felisi'te] f (F.) < L. Felicitas.

Felicitus m (L.) fruitful, happy, succesful < felix, see Felix.

Felicity f (E.) < F. Félicité < L. Felicitas.

Feliks m (Pol., Rus.) < L. Felix.

Felina f (E.) < L. felis, -inis f cat.

Felisa f (Sp.) < L. Felicia.

Felix m (L., E., G.) lucky, originally fertile < fellare or felare to suck, akin to femina woman. Felix was the name of many early saints.

Félix f (F., Sp.) < L. Felix.

Ferenc ['ferents] m (Hung.) < G. Franz < L. Francius.

Fermín m (Sp.) < L. Firminus.

Fermina f (Sp.) feminine form of Fermín.

Fidel m (Sp.) < L. fidelis faithful.

Fidela f (Sp.) feminine form of Fidel.

Fidèle m (F.) < L. fidelis faithful.

Fidelia f (It.) feminine form of Fidelio.

Fidelio m (It.) < L. fidelis faithful.

Fido m (E.) L. fido I trust in. Usually a dogs name.

Fiorenzo [fiO'rentsO] m (It.) < L. Florentius.

Firmin [fir'm}] m (F.) < L. Firminus.

Firminus m (L.) inhabitant of Firmum, modern Fermo, ancient stronghold in the region of Marche, Central Italy; the name is substantivized neut. < L. firmus strong, firm. St Fermín was the first bishop of Pamplona, the capital of the province of Navarre in Spain.

Flaminio [fla'miniO] m (It.) < L. Flaminius.

Flaminius (L.) f < flamen, -minis priest of one particular deity; it was used as a name of a Roman gens.

Flavia f (L., Sp., Port., It., E.) feminine form of Flavius.

Flavianus (L.) f belonging to the Flavia gens, see Flavius.

Flavio m (Sp., Port., It.)  < L. Flavius.

Flavius m (L.) yellow(-haired), blonde. It was used as a name of a Roman gens.

Fletcher m (E.) maker of arrows < OF. flechier < fleche arrow. From a surname.

Flo f (Am.) short form of Flora, Florence etc.

Flor f (Am.) short form of Flora.

Flora f (L., Sp., Port., It., E., G.) < L. flos, floris flower. Flora was the name of the Roman goddess of flowers and spring.

Florance f (E.) variant of Florence.

Florence f (F. [flO'r{:s], E.) < L. Florentia.

Florencia f (Sp.) < L. Florentia.

Florencio m (Sp.) < L. Florentius.

Florene f (Am.) variant of Florine.

Florent [flO'r{] m (F.) < L. florens, entis, pres. part. < florere to flourish.

Florentia f (L.) feminine form of Florentius. It is a name of city in Tuscany, Central Italy (modern Italian Firenze, in English Florence).

Florentina f (Sp., Am.) < L. florentina inhabitant of Florence, see Florentia.

Florentino m (Sp., Am.) < L. florentinus inhabitant of Florence, see Florentia.

Florentius m (L.) < L. florens, -entis, pres. part. < florere to flourish.

Florenz ['flOrents] m (G.) < L. Florentius.

Floretta f (Am.) diminutive form of Flor (Flora) with the diminutive suffix -etta < CL. -ita.

Floria f (Am.) modificatian of Flora on the pattern of Maria.

Florian m (G., Hung., Pol.) < L. Florus.

Florianus m (L.) < florere to flourish, thrive.

Florida f (Sp.) < L. floridus blooming, flowery, florid < florere to flourish, thrive.

Florinda f (Am.) crossing of Flor (Flora) and Linda.

Florine f (Am.) variant of Flor or Flora with the suffix -in(e) < F. -ine < L. -ina, fem. of -inus of or belonging to; the name possibly is influenced by florin an old gold coin first struck at Florence in 1252 < MF. florin < OIt. fiorino < fiore flower < L. flos, floris flower, named so because of the lily on the coins.

Floro m (Wall.) < L. Florus.

Florrie f (Am.) pet form of Flor or Flora.

Florus m (L.) thriving < florere to flourish, thrive.

Forest m (Am.) form of Forrest.

Forrest m (E.) obviously < forest < OF. < L. foresta forest. Originally used as a surname.

Franc [fR{] m (F.) < L. Francus.

Franca f (L., Sp., Port., It.) feminine form of Francus or Franco.

France f (E.) < OF. France France, country in Western Europe < ML. Francia < Franci Franks, medieval Germanic tribe, that occupied France in the 5th c. A.D.; see Francus.

Frances mf (E.) < OF. Francis < L. Franciscus, Francisca.

Francesca f (It. [fran'tSeska]) < L. Francisca.

Francesco m (It. [fran'tSeskO]) < L. Franciscus.

Franche [fR{S] f (F.) feminine form of Franc.

Franchesca f (Am.) spelling variant of Francesca in the USA.

Franchesco m (Am.) spelling variant of Francesco in the USA.

Francie f (Am.) pet form of France.

Francina f (L., Du., Am.) < ML. Francus + -ina suffix for forming adjective.

Francine f (Am.) variant of Francine.

Francis m (F. [fR{'sis], E. ['fr@nsis]) < L. Franciscus. The English form is received from Old French.

Francisca f (L., Sp. [fran'Tiska], Port. [fransi'SkÄ], Am.) feminine form of Franciscus and Francisco.

Francisco m (L., Sp. [fran'TiskO], Port. [fransi'Sku], Am.) < L. Franciscus.

Franciscus m (ML.) Frankish, French < Francus Frank (see Francus) + the suffix -isc of, relating to; the suffix -isc is < Teut. -isk, from which is derived the English adjective suffix -ish in boyish, kindish etc.

Francius m (ML.) < ML. Francus + -ius, -ia suffix for forming adjective.

Franco m (Sp., Port., It.) < ML. Francus.

François [fR{'swa] m (F.) < L. Franciscus. It was used as an ethnic name by which the French referred to themselves till 1789, when it was officialy substituted by the modern designation Français.

Françoise [fR{'swa:z] f (F.) feminine form of François.

Francus m (ML.) forthright, sincere, frank < LL. Franci Franks, Germanic people who occupied the Roman province of Gaul and transformed it into the modern France; as compared with the Romans, the Franks were considered simple and artless people.

Frank m (E.) < F. Franc < ML. Francus.

Frankie m (E.) pet form of Frank.

Fransisca f (Am.) spelling variant of Francisca.

František ['frantiSEk] m (Cz.) < OHG. Franzisch < ML. Franciscus with diminutive suffix -ek.

Frantsisk m (Rus., Bel., Ukr.) (Ôðàíöèñê) < L. Franciscus.

Franz [frants] m (G.) < ML. Francius.

Franzisca [fran'tsiska] f (G.) < ML. Francisca.

Franziska [fran'tsiska] f (G.) < ML. Francisca.

Franzius ['frantsius] m (G.) < ML. Francius.

Fulgence [fyl'J{:s] m (F.) < L. Fulgentius.

Fulgencio [ful'xEnTiO] m (Sp.) < L. Fulgentius.

Fulgentius m (Lat.) < L. fulgens, entis, pres. part. < fulgere to flash, shine.

Fulgenzio [ful'dJentsiO] m (It.) < L. Fulgentius.

Fulvia f (L., It.) feminine form of Fulvius.

Fulvio m (Sp., It.) < L. Fulvius.

Fulvius m (L.) name of a famous plebeian gens in the ancient Rome; < fulvus tawny, reddish yellow.