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AARON - perhaps Heb. 'enlightened one'; nóla "wise, learned", quen "one", so Nólaquen

ABBY (f.) - a form of ABIGAIL (q.v.)

ABDULLAH (m.) - Arabic 'servant of God'; Eru "God, the One", -ndur "servant of", thus Erundur

ABEL (m.) - Heb. 'breath'; hwesta "breath, puff of air", súle "breath, spirit", so Hwesto or Súlio, also possible may be Súlimo ("wind/breath person", Manwe's title)

ABIGAIL (f.) - Heb. 'father's joy'; atar "father", alasse "joy", so Ataralas (Ataralasse)

ABNER (m.) - Heb. 'father of light'; cala "light"; atar "father", thus Calatar

ABRAHAM (m.) - probably Heb. 'father of multitude'; úve "abundance, great number"; atar "father", thus Úvatar

ABRAM (m.) - Heb. 'high father'; tára "high, tall, lofty" or ar- "high, noble"; atar "father", thus Taratar or Aratar

ABSALOM (m.) - Heb. 'the [divine] father [is] peace'; another (though hypocoristic) word for "father" than the one mentioned above is atto; sére "peace", thus Attoséro (Atasséro with the assimilation of rs to ss would also be possible)

ADAM (m.) - Heb. 'earth'; cemen "earth", so Cemen(o); in Heb. ADAM is simly used for 'man', so Atan (cf. the Sindarin cognate Adan!)

ADELA (f.) - Old Ger. 'noble'; *arna "royal", arta "high, lofty, *noble", thus Arne or Arte

ADELINE (f.) - pet form of ADELA (q.v.)

ADELAIDE (f.) - Old Ger. 'noble kind/sort'; ar- "noble"; nostale "kind, species", thus Arnostale; the second part of the name might mean 'person', which would be easier to translate into Quenya: -quen "person", -wen "maiden", hence Arquen or Arwen (a well-known name); alternatively, arta "noble" might be used instead of ar- and nis "woman", hence Artanis (which is nothing but one of Galadriel's names

ADIN (m.) - masculine of ADINA (q.v.), so Nindo

ADINA (f.) - Heb. 'slender'; ninde "slender", Ninde itself

ADLAI (m.) - Heb. 'God is just'; Eru "God"; faila "just, fair-minded, generous", thus Erufailo

ADOLF (m.) - Old Ger. 'noble wolf'; ar- "noble"; narmo "wolf", thus Arnarmo

ADRIAN (f.) - said to mean 'dark one'; more "dark", so Morion

ADRIANNA (f.) - feminine form of ADRIAN, so perhaps Morie

AGATHA (f.) - Greek 'good, honorable'; mane "[morally] good" can work as the feminine, thus Mane

AGLAIA (f.) - Greek 'beauty, splendor'; vanesse, váne "beauty" can serve as the feminines, thus Vanesse or Váne

AGNES (f.) - Greek 'pure, chaste'; poica "pure", thus Poice

AIDAN (m.) - diminutive of Gaelic 'fire', náre "fire"; -lle a diminutive ending, thus Nárello

AINE, AITHNE (f.) - diminutive of Gaelic 'fire', probably the feminine form of AIDAN above; náre "fire"; -lle a diminutive ending, thus Nárelle

AINO (f.) - Finnish 'the only one'; erya "single, sole", so Erye or maybe even Eri being (grammatically) a feminine counterpart of Eru

AIMÉE (f.) - French 'beloved'; melda "beloved", thus Melde

AISLIN (f.) - Gaelic 'dream, vision'; olos "dream", so perhaps Oloriel

ALAN (m.) - possibly diminutive of Celtic 'rock'; *ondolle "little rock" (ondo + dim. ending -lle), thus Ondollo

ALANA (f.) - the feminine form of ALAN (q.v.), thus Ondolle

ALARD (m.) - Old Ger. 'noble + hard'; ar- "noble"; tulca "strong", thus Artulco

ALARIC (m.) - Old Ger. 'all + ruler'; ilya "all"; -tur "ruler", thus Ilyatur

ALBERIC (m.) - Old Ger. 'elf + ruler'; Elda "Elf, Elda" or Quende "Elf [generally]"; -tur "ruler", thus Eldatur or Quentur (contracted Quendetur)

ALBERT (m.) - Old Ger. 'noble + bright'; ar- "noble"; calima "bright", thus Arcalimo or Arcalimon

ALBERTA, ALBERTINE (f.) - the feminine of ALBERT (q.v.), thus Arcalime

ALBINA, ALBINIA (f.) - from Latin 'white'; fána/fáne, ninque, losse "white", thus Fáne or Ninque or Losse

ALEXANDER (m.) - Atanvarno - see NWHAGEN under Alec (also see a note below the entry)

ALEXANDRA, ALEXANDRINA (f.) - the feminine of ALEXANDER (q.v.), thus Atanvarne

ALEXIA (f.) - the female variant of ALEXIS (q.v.), thus Varne

ALEXIS (m.) - Greek 'helper, defender', *varno "defender" (cf. ALEXANDER), thus Varno itself

ALFRED (m.) - Old English 'elf + counsel'; Elda "Elf, Elda" or Quende "Elf [generally]"; *restale "helping, aiding" (resta- "help, aid, from QL) thus Eldarestalo or Querrestalo (< Quenrestalo < Quenderestalo)

ALGAR, ALGER (m.) - Old English 'elf + spear'; Elda "Elf, Elda" or Quende "Elf [generally]"; ehte, ecco "spear", thus Eldehto or Quendehto or Eldecco or Quendecco

ALICE, ALICIA, ALISON (f.) - arisen from ADELAIDE (q.v.), thus Arnostale or Arquen or Arwen or Artanis

ALINDA (f.) - Old Ger. 'noble + soft'; ar- "noble"; for "soft" we have musse from the very late course, however, the early source Qenya Lexicon lists a word linda (cf. Old Ger. lind "soft, tender"!) "gentle, kind, soft", thus Allinde or Allinda (rl assimilates to ll) or even Alinda would be possible!

ALINE (f.) - form of ADELINE (q.v.)

ALISHA (f.) - probably a feminine variant of ELISHA (q.v.), thus Erufaile

ALIYA (m., f.) - Heb. 'to ascend' or rather 'ascension'; Amel or Ameldo ("the one who goes up (am-)", cf. Oarel "the one who goes away"), fem. Amel or Amelde

ALLON (m.) - Heb. 'oak'; norno "oak", so Norno by itself

ALMA (f.) - Latin 'loving, kind'; méla "loving, affectionate", thus Méle

ALTHEA (f.) - Greek 'healer'; envinyatar "he-healer" (Aragorn's title), so feminine Envinyatare

AMABEL (f.) - from Latin 'lovely, lovable, friendly'; melwa "lovely", thus Melwe

AMADEUS (m.) - Latin 'love of God'; melme "love", Eru "God", so Erumelmo

AMANDA (f.) - Latin 'lovable, fit to be loved'; melima "lovable, fair", thus Melime

AMANDO (m.) - masculine of AMANDA (see above), so Melimo

AMARA (f.) - said to of Latin/Greek origin meaning 'eternal'; oira "eternal", so Oire

AMARYLLIS (f.) - Greek 'to sparkle'; tintina- "sparkle", hence Tintinalle (cf. Tintalle "Kindler", Varda's title)

AMBER, AMBERLY (f.) - Arabic 'amber, yellow'; malina "yellow", malicon "amber" (from QL but related to malina), so Maline or Malicon

AMBROSE, ABROISINE (f.) - Latin 'immortal, divine'; valaina "divine, belonging to Valar, so Valaine

AMINA (f.) - from Arabic 'truthful' (amin); anwa "real, actual, true", hence perhaps Anwe; or from Arabic 'safe' (amina); varna "safe, protected, secure", hence Varne

AMOS (m.) - probably Heb. 'carried' or 'burden'; *colla "borne", "burden", thus Collo or just Cólo

AMY (f.) - Old French 'loved, beloved'; melda "beloved", thus Melde

ANASTASIA (f.) - Greek probably 'resurrected'; *ortaina "risen", thus Ortaine or lit. Greek 'ana' "up" + 'stasis' "stand": ama "up" tyulta- "stand up", hence Amatyultare

ANDREA (f.) - the fenime equivalent of ANDREW (q.v.), thus maybe [?] or Veasse (with another feminine ending -sse)

ANDREAS (m.) - variant of ANDREW (q.v.), thus Veon

ANDREW (m.) - Veon, see NWHAGEN under Anders, Andy

ANGEL (m.) - Greek 'a messenger' (or simply adopted 'angel'); maybe just Ainu (= "angelic power") would serve

ANGELA (f.) - the feminine of ANGEL (q.v.), thus maybe just Aini (as the feminine counterpart of Ainu)

ANGELICA (f.) - Latin 'angelic'; aina "holy, *angelic", thus Aine

ANGELINA (f.) - diminutive of ANGELA (q.v.), thus maybe Ainince (Aini + dim. ending -ince)

ANGUS (m.) - Old Irish 'one choice'; cilme "a choice", thus Cilmo

ANIMA (f.) - Latin 'soul'; fea "soul", so maybe Fea itself

ANITA (f.) - Spanish form of ANNA (q.v.)

ANNA, ANNE (f.) - Latinized form of HANNAH (q.v.), hence Almie or Almare or Eruanne; some say that it means 'beauty'; váne, so Váne itself

ANNEMIEKE - perhaps a variant of ANNA (q.v.), so Almie or Almare or Eruanne

ANOUK (f.) - from ANNA (q.v.), so Almie or Almare or Eruanne

ANTHEA (f.) - Greek 'flowery'; *lótea "flowery", thus may be Lótea itself or Lótie

ANTONIA, ANTOINETTE (f.) - Lóte, Lóta, Lótiel, see NWHAGEN under Anthony

ANTHONY, ANTONIO, ANTONIN (m.) - Lóto, Lótu, Lótion. see NWHAGEN under Anthony

APRIL (f.) - a month name; thus maybe Víresse or Ertuile (= "April"); or derived from Latin 'to open'; panta "to open", thus Pante

AQUILA (m.) - Latin 'eagle'; soron "eagle, thus Soron itself

ARCHIBALD (m.) - Old Ger. 'genuine/simple + bold'; er- "single, lonely"; verya "bold", thus Erveryo [cf. Old Ger. ercan "single, genuine" and Q. er!]

ARDEN (m.) - Úruvon, see NWHAGEN under Addendum I

ARIA (f.) - It. 'song, melody'; linde "song, tune", so Linde itself

ARIADNE (f.) - Greek 'most holy'; anaire "holiest", so Anaire itself

ARIEL (m., f.) - probably Heb. 'lion of God'; Eru "God", "lion", ravenne "she-lion", thus masc. Erurávo and fem. Eruravenne

ARLENE (f.) - Gaelic 'pledge'; vanda "oath, pledge", so Vanda as such

ARNOLD (m.) - Old Ger. 'eagle + ruler'; soron "eagle"; -tur "ruler", thus Sorontur

ARPAD (m.) - Hungarian 'seed'; erde "seed", so Erdo

ARTHUR (m.) - maybe derived from Celtic 'a bear', thus Morco (i.e. "a bear"); or from Irish 'a stone', thus Sardo (from sar (sard-) "stone")

ARVID (m.) - Scandinavian 'eagle + tree'; sorne "eagle", orne "tree", so Sornorno

ÅSA (f.) - Scandinavian "god, goddess"; valie "goddess", so just Valie

ASIA (m. & f.) - probably Assyrian 'east'; rómen "east", so Rómen as such

ASLI (f.) - Turkish 'real'; anwa "real, true", hence Anwe

ASTRID (f.) - maybe Old Norse 'god + fair'; Eru "God"; vanya "fair", thus Eruvanye

ASHER (m.) - Heb. 'fortunate'; herenya "fortunate", hence Herenyo

ASHLEY (f.) - Old Eng. 'ash + wood'; apparently litse "ash" (this word is in Etym glossed as "sand", the Noldorin/Sindarin cognate is given as lith, however in SA this lith is glossed as "ash"); taure "wood, forest", thus Litsetaure

ASHTON (m.) - 'ash + town'; litse "ash" (see ASHLEY), -os "town", so Litsos

ATHANASIA (m.) - feminine form of ATHANASIUS (q.v.), so Ilfirin

ATHANASIUS (m.) - Greek 'immortal'; ilfirin "immortal", so Ilfirin by itself

AUDREY (f.) - probably Old Eng. 'noble + strength'; ar- "noble"; tuo "[physical] strength", thus Artue


AUGUSTA (f.) - a feminine of AUGUSTUS (q.v.), thus Alcarinque (actually a name of Jupiter)

AUGUSTINE, AUSTIN (m.) - Latin diminutive of AUGUSTUS (q.v.), thus Alcarinquallo or Alcarillo

AUGUSTUS, AUGUST (m.) - Latin 'venerable, consecrated, magnificent'; alcarinqua or stort alcarin "glorious", thus Alcarinquo or Alcarin (actually the title of king Atanatar II.)

AUREA (f.) - Latin 'golden'; laurea "golden", thus Laurea itself (just for very similar sound)

AURORA (f.) - Latin 'dawn'; ára, amaurea "dawn", thus Ára itself or Áre or Amaurea


AUTUMN - yálie "autumn", so Yálie by itself

AVA - Persian 'water'; nén "water", so Nén itself or Nene

AVILA (f.) - form of AVIS (q.v.)

AVIS (f.) - of unknown meaning, but it became associated with Latin avis 'bird', so Aiwe or Filit

AVIV - Heb. 'spring'; tuile "spring-time", so Tuilo

AYLWIN, ALWYN (m.) - both from Old Eng. 'noble friend', thus Ardil; and Old Eng. 'elf-friend', thus Quendil or Quendendil, or Eldandil, or even in Númenorean usage Elendil

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