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mountain, mud, ocean, plant, pond, river, rock, sea, stream, swamp, valley.
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  1. HALLDÓRR: Variant form of Old Norse Hallþórr, meaning "Thor's rock."
  2. HALLE: Scandinavian short form of longer names containing the Norse element hallr, meaning "rock."
  3. HALLÞÓRR: Old Norse name composed of the element hallr "rock" and the name Thor (�órr), hence "Thor's rock." In mythology, this is the name of a god of thunder.
  4. HALLSTEINN: Old Norse name composed of the elements hallr "rock" and steinn "stone," hence "rock stone."
  5. HALOMTANO: Chamoru name meaning "jungle; forest."
  6. HALSTEIN: Norwegian form of Old Norse Hallsteinn, meaning "rock stone."
  7. HALSTEN: Swedish form of Old Norse Hallsteinn, meaning "rock stone."
  8. HALLÞÓRR: Old Norse name composed of the element hallr "rock" and the name Thor (�órr), hence "Thor's rock." In mythology, this is the name of a god of thunder.
  9. HALLVARD: Norwegian variant spelling of Scandinavian Halvard, meaning "rock defender."
  10. HALLVARDR: Variant spelling of Old Norse Hallvarðr, meaning "rock defender."
  11. HALLVARÐR: Old Norse name composed of the elements hallr "rock" and varðr "defender, guardian," hence "rock defender."
  12. HALLVARDUR: Icelandic form of Old Norse Hallvarðr, meaning "rock defender."
  13. HALVAR: Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Halvard, meaning "rock defender."
  14. HALVARD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Hallvar�r, meaning "rock defender."
  15. HALVOR: Variant spelling of Norwegian Hallvard, meaning "rock defender."
  16. HAMILTON: Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, composed of the Old English elements hamel "blunt, crooked, flat-topped" and dun "hill," hence "flat-topped hill."
  17. HARKAITZ: Basque name meaning "rock."
  18. HARLEY: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements hær "rock" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "rocky meadow." 
  19. HARTLEY: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, composed of the Old English elements heorot "hart, male deer" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "deer meadow."
  20. HASSUN: Native American Algonquin name meaning "stone."
  21. HAYDEN: English unisex name composed of the Old English elements heg "hay" and denu "valley," hence "hay valley."
  22. HE (1-, 2-): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "lotus," or 2) "river." 
  23. HEATHCLIFF: Middle English name meaning "a heath near a cliff."
  24. HEDLEY: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements hæð "heather" and leah "clearing, field," hence "heather field" or "heather meadow."
  25. HIBAI: Basque name meaning "river."
  26. HODEI: Basque name meaning "cloud."
  27. HOLDEN: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements hol "deep, hollow, sunken" and denu "valley," hence "deep valley."
  28. IBAR: Basque name meaning "valley."
  29. ISLWYN: Welsh name derived from the name of a mountain, composed of the elements is "below" and llwyn "grove," hence "below the grove."
  30. JAFAR (جعفر): Arabic name meaning "stream."
  31. JAFARI: Egyptian name meaning "creek."
  32. JAFFAR: Variant spelling of Arabic Jafar, meaning "stream."
  33. JAFFER: Variant spelling of Arabic Jafar, meaning "stream."
  34. JAIR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yauwr, meaning "forested." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Elhanan. Compare with another form of Jair.
  35. JAMSHAD: Variant spelling of Persian Jamshid, possibly meaning "shining river."
  36. JAMSHED: Variant spelling of Persian Jamshid, possibly meaning "shining river."
  37. JAMSHEED: Variant spelling of Persian Jamshid, possibly meaning "shining river."
  38. JAMSHID (جمشید): Persian name, possibly meaning "shining river." In mythology, this is the name of the fourth king of the Kayanian dynasty.
  39. JIANG (): Chinese unisex name meaning "river."
  40. JINHAI (海金): Chinese name meaning "golden sea."
  41. JUBAL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yuwbal, meaning "river, stream." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech
  42. KAI: Hawaiian unisex name meaning "sea." Compare with other forms of Kai.
  43. KAILASH (कैलाश): Hindi unisex name derived from the name of a sacred mountain in the Himalayas, from the word kailasa, meaning "crystal." The Tibetan name for the mountain is Gang Rinpoche, meaning "precious jewel of snows."
  44. KALJU: Estonian name meaning "bolder, rock."
  45. KANTIT: Chamoru name meaning "cliff."
  46. KAPHIRI: Egyptian name meaning "hill."
  47. KEAWEAHEULU: Hawaiian name meaning "cool breeze over the mountains."
  48. KEIR: Variant spelling of English Kerr, meaning "from the marshland."
  49. KEITH: Scottish surname transferred to forename use, probably derived from a Celtic word meaning "forest, wood."
  50. KELVIN: First used in the 1920s, this English name was derived from the name of a Scottish river, possibly meaning "friendly river." 
  51. KEPA: Basque form of Greek Kephas, meaning "rock."
  52. KEPHAS (Κηφάς): Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "rock, stone." In the New Testament bible, this is the surname given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. 
  53. KERR: Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, meaning "from the marshland."
  54. KIM: Short form of English unisex Kimberley, meaning "King's City Meadow." Compare with another form of Kim.
  55. KIMBERLEY: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of a South African town first brought to the public's notice by the Boer War in the 19th century. The town was named for Lord Kimberley whose ancestors derived their name from a place in England composed of the Old English elements cyne "king," burg "city" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "King's City Meadow."
  56. KINGSLEY: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of various places called Cyningesleah, composed of the Old English elements cyne "king," and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "king's meadow." 
  57. KOLMOGOROV (Колмогоров): Russian name meaning "hill."
  58. LACHIE: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Lachlann, meaning "lake-land."
  59. LACHLAN: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lachlann, meaning "lake-land." 
  60. LACHLANN: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lochlann, meaning "lake-land."
  61. LAKE: English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin lacus, meaning "pond, lake."
  62. LANDON: English surname transferred to forename use, from a contracted form of the surname Langdon, composed of the Old English elements lang "long" and dun "hill," hence "long hill."
  63. LANGDON: English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements lang "long" and dun "hill," hence "long hill."
  64. LAUCHLAN: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lachlan, meaning "lake-land."
  65. LEE: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English word leah, meaning "meadow." 
  66. LEGOLAS: Tolkien character name meaning "green leaves" in the Sindarin language created by the author.
  67. LEIGH: Variant spelling of English unisex Lee, meaning "meadow." 
  68. LERNIG: Armenian name meaning "little mountain."
  69. LIN (Chinese: 1-, 2-): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "forest," or 2) "jade (the gem)." Compare with strictly feminine Lin.
  70. LINCOLN: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of the city of Lincoln, which was originally called Lindum colonia, meaning "lake colony." 
  71. LINDEN: Variant spelling of English Lyndon, meaning "lime tree hill." Or from the vocabulary word, linden, meaning "lime tree."
  72. LINDON: Variant spelling of English Lyndon, meaning "lime tree hill."
  73. LONDON: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone "from London." The name may have pre-Celtic roots, meaning something like "place at the unfordable river."
  74. LYNDON: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old English elements lind "linden, lime tree" and dun "hill," hence "lime tree hill."
  75. LINDSAY: Scottish surname transferred to English unisex forename use, composed of the name Lincoln and the Old English word ey "wetland," hence "Lincoln's wetlands." In Scotland, this is strictly a masculine name.
  76. LINDSEY: Variant spelling of English unisex Lindsay, meaning "Lincoln's wetlands." 
  77. LOCHLAINN: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Lochlann, meaning "lake-land."
  78. LOCHLANN: Scottish Gaelic name, originally used to refer to someone from Norway, composed of the elements loch "lake" and lann "land," hence "lake-land."
  79. MANJU (Bengali: মঞ্জু, Sanskrit: मञ्जु): Hindi unisex name derived from the Sanskrit word, meaning "pleasing, sweet." In Tamil it means "clouds." In Kannada it means "fog, mist" and "snow." Used as a short form of names beginning with Manu-.
  80. MANLEY: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements (ge)mæne "common, shared" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "common meadow." Its choice as a forename is probably due to its similarity to the word manly.
  81. MARLOWE: English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name in Buckinghamshire, composed of the Old English elements mere "lake, pool" and lafe "leavings, remnants," hence, "marshland."
  82. MAZIN (مازين): Arabic name meaning "rain clouds."
  83. MEAD: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
  84. MEADE: Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
  85. MEED: Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
  86. MELBOURNE: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements mylla "mill" and burne "stream," hence "mill stream."
  87. MERTON: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements mere "lake, pool" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "lake settlement."
  88. MILBURN: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Cumbria, composed of the Old English elements mylen "mill" and burna "stream," hence "mill-stream."
  89. MISU: Native American Miwok name meaning "rippling brook."
  90. MONTAGUE: English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of the Old French elements mont "hill, mountain" and aigu "pointed," hence "pointed mountain."
  91. MONTE: Variant spelling of English Monty, meaning "pointed mountain."
  92. MONTGOMERY: English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of Old French mont "hill" and the Germanic personal name Gomeric, hence "hill of Gomeric."
  93. MONTMORENCY: English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of Old French mont "hill" and Germanic Morency, hence "hill of Morency."
  94. MONTY: Pet form of English Montague "pointed mountain," and more rarely Montgomery "hill of Gomeric." 
  95. MORIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Mowriyah, meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.
  96. MOWRIYAH (מוֹרִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.
  97. MORLEY: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of numerous places composed of the Old English elements mor "marsh, moor," and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "marsh meadow."
  98. MORTIMER: English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman baronial name Mortemer, composed of the Old French elements morte "dead" and mer "sea," hence "dead sea," which may have referred to either the biblical Dead Sea or a stagnant marsh. Compare with another form of Mortimer.
  99. MUIR: Short form of Scottish Gaelic Muireach ("sea warrior"), and other names beginning with Muir-, from muir, meaning "sea." 
  100. NAHELE: Hawaiian name meaning "forest."
  101. NASIM (نسيم): Arabic name meaning "breeze."
  102. NASTAS: Native American Navajo name meaning "curve like foxtail grass."
  103. NETA (נֶטַע): Hebrew unisex name meaning meaning "plant, shrub."
  104. NIMBUS: Modern English name derived from the vocabulary word, nimbus, originally meaning "bright cloud surrounding a god," from Latin nimbus "cloud." It may also be related to nebula "cloud, mist." 
  105. OCEAN: English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin oceanus, from Greek okeanos, meaning "ocean."

  106. OCEANUS: Latin form of Greek Okeanos, meaning "ocean." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Uranus and Gaia, a Titan god and personification of the ocean once believed to encircle the world.

  107. ODELL: English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name composed of the Old English elements wad "woad (a plant yielding blue dye)" and hyll "hill," hence "woad hill."
  108. OGDEN: English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements ac "oak" and denu "valley," hence "oak valley."
  109. OKEANOS (Ωκεανός): Greek name meaning "ocean." In mythology, this is the name of a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaia, the personification of the world-ocean once believed to encircle the world.
  110. OMAWNAKW: Native American Hopi name meaning "cloud feather."
  111. ORESTES (Ὀρέστης): Greek name derived from the word orestias, meaning "of the mountains." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Agamemnon.
  112. ORIGEN: Short form of Greek Origenes, probably meaning "mountain-born."

  113. ORIGENES (Ὠριγένης): Greek name probably composed of oros "mountain" and genes "born," hence "mountain-born." 

  114. ORION (Ωρίων): Greek name, probably meaning "mountain man." But some sources say that the name may actually be of Akkadian origin; if so, it means "light of heaven." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Titan gods, a primordial hunter who was killed by a scorpion. A constellation was named after him. Orion had two dogs; their names were: Arktophonos and Ptoophagos

  115. ORRELL: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements ora "ore" and hyll "hill," hence "ore hill."
  116. ØYSTEIN: Norwegian form of Old Norse Eysteinn, meaning "island stone."
  117. PALINOUROS: Greek name composed of the elements palin "back, contrary" or "new" and ouros "storm, wind" or "mountain," hence possibly "contrary wind" or "new mountain." In mythology, this is the name of the pilot of Aeneas's boat.

  118. PALINURUS: Latin form of Greek Palinouros, possibly meaning "contrary wind" or "new mountain." In mythology, this is the name of the pilot of Aeneas's boat.

  119. PALLAB (पल्लव): Variant spelling of Hindi Pallav, meaning "budding leaf."
  120. PALLAV (पल्लव): Hindi name meaning "budding leaf."
  121. PARSIFAL: Variant spelling of German Parzifal, meaning "pierced valley." 
  122. PARZIFAL: German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
  123. PARZIVAL: German form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
  124. PEADAR: Gaelic form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
  125. PEARCE: Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
  126. PEDER: Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
  127. PEDR: Welsh form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
  128. PEDRO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
  129. PEERS: Variant spelling of English Piers, meaning "rock, stone."
  130. PEETER: Estonian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
  131. PEHR: Swedish pet form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
  132. PEIO: Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
  133. PEKKA: Finnish form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
  134. PELLE: Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Per, meaning "rock, stone."
  135. PENKO: Bulgarian pet form of Bulgarian/Croatian Petar, meaning "rock, stone."
  136. PENLLYN: Welsh name meaning "from the headland of the lake."
  137. PER: Scandinavian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
  138. PERCE: Short form of English Percival, meaning "pierced valley."
  139. PERCEVAL: Variant spelling of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley."
  140. PERCEVEL: French name based on Celtic Peredur (of unknown meaning), but composed of the Old French elements perce(r) "to pierce" and val "valley," hence "pierced valley." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the pure and innocent knight of King Arthur's court who was known as "the Welshman." He succeeded in the quest for the Holy Grail
  141. PERCIVAL: English form of French Percevel, meaning "pierced valley." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the pure and innocent knight of King Arthur's court who was known as "the Welshman." He was the son of King Pellinore, and brother to Dindrane and Sirs Aglovale, Dornar, Lamorak, and Tor. After the death of his father, his mother raised him in the forest away from the ways of men. When he was 15 a group of knights passed through the forest and Percival was awe-struck by their appearance. He then traveled to Arthur's court in the hope of becoming a knight himself. He was most noted for having succeeded in the Quest for the Holy Grail
  142. PERCY: English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman French baronial name derived from the Gallo-Roman personal name Persius (probably meaning "soldier"), but reanalyzed as a compound of Old French perce(r) "pierced" and haie "hedge," hence "pierced hedge." The name is often used as a pet form of Percival, meaning "pierced valley."
  143. PERE: Catalan form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
  144. PERO: Croatian pet form of Bulgarian/Croatian Petar, meaning "rock, stone." Compare with feminine Pero.
  145. PERRIN: Pet form of French Pierre, meaning "rock, stone."
  146. PERU: Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
  147. PETAR (Петър): Bulgarian and Croatian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
  148. PETE: Short form of English Peter, meaning "rock, stone."
  149. P�TER: Hungarian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
  150. PETER: English form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." In the bible, this is the name of one of Christ's apostles. The name was given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. Compare with another form of Peter.

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