Blanche: The French word for white. From the Latin word blancus.
Caly (CAY-lee): A variation of Kaylee, short for Katherine. From the Greek name Aikaterine.
Decima (DEH-sih-mah): One of the Fates in Roman mythology
Europa (your-OH-pah): From Greek mythology, the name of a princess who was abducted by Zeus. Europe is named for her.
Fortis (FOR-tis): A Latin word for strong.
Gregory: Derived from the Latin name Gregorius, which came from the Greek word gregoros meaning watchful or alert.
Helena (HEH-leh-na): The Latin version of the Greek name, Helen. Helen of Troy was a mythological character described as the most beautiful woman in the world and appears in a variety of myths.
Iras (EYE-rus): A character in Shakespeare’s tragedy “Antony and Cleopatra”, a story about the Roman general and leader and his queen at the end of their lives.
Jupiter: The supreme god in Roman mythology, ultimately derived from Zeus plus pater, Latin for father.
Kori (KORE-ee): A version of Corey, which was derived from the Old Norse name, Korí.
Leo: The Ancient Latin word for lion.
Maya: A variation of Maia from Greek and Roman mythology. To Romans, Maia was the goddess of spring. The month of May is named in her honor.
Niko (NEE-koh): Short for the Greek name Nikolaos, which means victor of the people or people’s champion.
Orson: An English name that was ultimately derived from the Latin word for bear, ursus.
Pluto: A Latinized version of the Greek word ploutos meaning wealth.
Quid: Part of the Latin phrase quid pro quo meaning this for that.
Reggie: Short for Reginald, which is derived from the Latin Reginaldus, which is derived from Germanic words meaning advice and rule.
Stella: A Latin word meaning star.
Theseus (THEE-see-us): Theseus was the mythical king of Athens and was the son of Aethra by two fathers: Aegeus and Poseidon.
Ursa (ERR-sah): A feminine form of the Latin word ursus meaning bear.
Valerie: From Valeria, the feminine version of the Ancient Roman saint’s name Valerius.
Wyatt: From the Medieval name Wyot, which ultimately came from the Middle English words for battle and brave.
Xavier (ZAY-vee-er): From name of a 16th Century Spanish saint, Francis Xavier. His name was a Romanized version of his birthplace Exteberri, which meant new house in Basque.
Yuri (YOUR-ee): An alternate spelling of Yuriy, the Russian version of George, which ultimately comes from the Greek word georgós meaning farmer.
Zeno (ZEE-no): From the Greek name Zenon, derived from the name of mythological god of the thunder and the sky, Zeus.