Meaning: “Love of God.”
Nicknames: Amo, Amadeo, Deo
Detail: Derived from Latin amare “to love” and Deus “God”.
A famous bearer was the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
1 True Love refers to God
Origin: Russian from Greek
Meaning: “God is gracious.”
Nicknames: Iva, Ivi, Ina, Vana
Feminine form of Ivan, derived from Greek Ioannes “God is gracious”.
Nicknames: Mac, Mek, Merk, Merro, Murry, Cue, Tio
Detail: The name comes from Mercury, the Roman messenger god.
Mercutio is a character of Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet”.
“If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking and you beat love down.”
Nicknames: Vaz, Sav
Detail: Indra is the King of the gods in Hindu mythology, and also he is the god of war, storms, and rainfall.
Nicknames: Q, Russ
Detail: In Roman mythology, Quirinus was an early god of the Roman state.
Name of several early saints
Professor Quirinus Quirrell taught Defence Against the Dark Arts during Harry Potter’s first year at Hogwarts.
Meaning: “Power of God.”
Detail: Derived from Old English god combined with ric “power, rule”.
Godric Gryffindor is one of the four founders of Hogwarts. The symbol for Gryffindor is the lion.