Body Parts Names

Betelgeuse

Hand of the central one Name of the second brightest star in the constellation Orion. One of the largest stars known; if it were put in place of our own sun, its outer surface would reach Mars. The name is actually a corruption of Arabic yad al-jawzā. Jauza/Jawza originally referred to Gemini among the Arabs, but for some unknown reason they transferred it to Orion. Because of its color, Betelgeuse is sometimes referred to as the martial one

Cameron

Crooked nose Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, originally from the name of an ancestor having an ungraceful proboscis.

Campbell

Crooked mouth Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from Gaelic cam bent, crooked and beul mouth

Cephalus

Latin form of Greek Kephalos, myth name of the faithful husband of Procris, meaning head

Cordula

English and German name derived from a diminutive form of Latin cor, meaning "little heart."

Courtney

Short nose English surname, of French origin, transferred to unisex forename use. Derived from the baronial name, itself from any of a number of place names called Courtenay which got their name from the nickname court nez, meaning short nose

fionnghuala

White shoulder Irish/Gaelic myth name of one of the children of Lir who were turned into swans for 900 years. The name is composed of the elements fionn fair, white and guala shoulder

Gwembeshe

African Zulu name meaning bow-legged

Hitomi (瞳)

Japanese name meaning pupil (of the eye) This name is usually given to girls with especially beautiful eyes.

Hratchouhi

Armenian name meaning fire-eyed

Jamin

Biblical name of a son of Simeon, meaning right hand

Janan

Arabic name meaning heart, soul

Kennedy

Surname transferred to unisex forename use in honor of the assassinated American president John F. Kennedy. The name is an English form of the Irish/Gaelic forename Cinnéidigh, meaning ugly head

Lev

Russian name meaning "lion."

Lochan

Hindi name meaning the eye

Naira

Native American Quechua name meaning big eyes

Nuada

Irish myth name of a king of the Tuatha Dé Danann. The name may ultimately derive from Proto-Indo-European sneudh, meaning fog But it is the epithet Airgetlám (silver arm/hand) which Nuada will probably always be best remembered by; this was bestowed on him after his hand or arm was cut off by the Fir Bolg warrior in the first Battle of Magh Tuiredh.

Obi

African Igbo name meaning heart

Scaevola

Roman name derived from the Latin word scaevus, meaning left-handed

Serkan

Turkish name meaning blood head

Sullivan

Little dark eyes Irish surname transferred to forename use, itself a form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin descendant of Súileabhán

Teman

Biblical name of a place (Yemen) and a descendant of Esau, meaning right hand, south

Zubin

English name of Russian origin, meaning toothy
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