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Marissa Meyer has put thorough consideration into naming the characters in her series. Below is a list of the character's name with the meaning beside it. It also lists what language it translates into.

NAME

MEANING

Adri

Mountain (Sanskrit)

Aimery

Power (German)

Carswell

Lives at the (water)cress spring (Medieval English)

Chang Sacha

Protector of Mankind (Russian)

Channary

Moon-faced girl (Khmer)

Darnel

Hidden (Medieval English)

Dataran

Square (Mongolian)

Dmitri

Devoted to Demeter (Goddess of Harvest) (Slavic)

Émilie To strive and excel (French)
Erland From the Nobleman’s Land (Medieval English)

Also is an anagram for Darnel

Evert Brave, hardy (Dutch)
Garan Stork (Welsh)
Iko Going (Japanese)
Jacin Trouble (Hebrew), to heal (old greek)
Jael Wild Mountain Goat (Hebrew)
Jannali Moon (Indigenous Australian)
Jerrico Moon City (Arabic)
Kaito Ocean, sea (Japanese)
Levana Moon (Hebrew)

Protector of Children (Roman)

Lysander One who is freed (Greek)
Maha Shining (Arabic)
Marrok (Levana’s father) A knight who is actually a werewolf (Medieval English)
Nainsi Grace (Irish)
Ran Robbery (Medieval English)
Rikan Disease (Japanese)
Ryu Dragon (Japanese)
Selene Moon (Greek)
Strom Stream, flow (German)
Tashmi (Kai’s wedding planner) Carry (Uzbek)
Torin Watchtower (Scottish)
Tressa Harvester (Greek)
Ze’ev Wolf (Hebrew)
Crescent (Cress) A phase of the moon/growing (Medieval English)

To create (French)

Rampion Another name for the plant "Rapunzel"
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