A Blog For Name Lovers Everywhere
Zebedee-The Greek form of the Biblical name Zebadiah meaning “Yahweh has bestowed.”
Amos-Amos was one of the twelve minor prophets in the Old Testament, his name means “carried” in Hebrew.
Gandalf-In Old Norse this name means “wand elf.”
Iago-Welsh form of Jacob meaning either “holder of the heel,” “supplanter,” or “may God protect.”
Hamish-Anglicized form of the Scottish name Seumas, derived from James (same meanings as Jacob).
Prospero-Italian form of Prosper which means “fortunate, successful.”
Lear-From Leir, perhaps derived from Llyr meaning “the sea” in Welsh.
Emile-French form of the Roman name Aemillius meaning “rival.”
Reinhardt-Probably a variant of the Germanic name Raginhard, meaning “advice, brave.”
And lastly let’s look at Ian‘s name:
Ian is the Modern Scottish form of John which is the English of Iohannes. Iohannes is derived from the Hebrew Yochanan meaning “Yahweh is gracious.” It is pronounced EE-an.