Nicknames: Fi, Fifa
Detail: Anglo-Saxon word for butterfly.
- Fifalde (Old English)
- Fifaltra (Old High German)
- Fifoldara (Anglo-Saxon)
- Fifrildi (Old Norse, modern Icelandic)
Meaning: “One from Ephesus.”
Pronunciation: (eh-FEE-zee-oh); (eh-FEE-zhoh)
Nicknames: Fiso, Efo
Detail: From the Latin byname Ephesius, which originally belonged to a person who was from the city of Ephesus, in Ionia.
This was the name of a saint martyred on Sardinia in the 4th century
Nicknames: Nonie, Noor, Nora, Nori
From the Latin Honorius which meant “honor”.
Names of several saints, Honorina and Honorius.
- Annora (English)
- Honor (English)
- Honora (Irish, English)
- Honoria (Roman)
- Honorina (Roman)
- Honorine (French)
- Honour (English)
- Nóirín (Irish)
- Nonie (English)
- Noora (Finnish)
- Nora (Irish, English, Scandinavian, German, Italian)
- Norah (Irish, English)
- Noreen (Irish, English)
- Norene (Irish, English)
- Norina (Italian)
- Onóra (Irish)
- Honoré (French)
- Honorinus (Roman)
- Honorius (Roman)
Meaning: “Fruit tree.”
Nicknames: Pomme (French word for apple), Pomy, Poppy, Mona
Detail: From the Latin pomus “fruit tree”. This was the name of the Roman goddess of fruit trees.
In the Harry Potter series Pomona Sprout the professor of Herbology.
Meaning: “People, tribe; army, warrior.”
Detail: Derived from the elements folk “people, tribe” and heri “army, warrior”
Meaning: “Time, hour.”
Nicknames: Hod, Hoss, Hoke, Horo, Haro, Hugh, Huey
Nicknames: Eut, Tyki, Yuki
Detail: The Greek personification and Goddess of Happiness. In Roman mythology her equivalent was Felicitas.