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Sumana - Feminine form of Hindi Suman, meaning "good-natured."
Felim - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "ever good."
Clarity - English name derived from the vocabulary word clarity, from Latin clarus, meaning "clear."
Bojidar - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Bozhidar, meaning "divine gift."
Lula -   Pet form of French Louise, meaning "famous warrior." 
Beth - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Eduardo - Spanish form of Latin Eduardus, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
Kelome - Hawaiian form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Botros - Variant spelling of Arabic Boutros, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
Azzurra - Italian equivalent of English Azure, meaning "sky blue."
Felicjan - Polish form of Roman Latin Felicianus, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Biddy -   Pet form of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one." It was rarely used after it acquired the negative connotation "old biddy." 
Catrina - Contracted form of English Catriona, meaning "pure."
Octavian - Short form of Roman Latin Octavianus, meaning "eighth."
Takara - Japanese name meaning "treasure."
Bekim - Albanian name meaning "blessing."
Rowland - Medieval English form of Norman French Roland, meaning "famous land."
Jesse - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishay, meaning "I possess" or "wealthy." In the bible, this is the name of the father of King David.
Zuzanna - Latvian and Polish form of Greek Sous�nna, meaning "lily."
Bennie - Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."
Canicus - Latinized form of Scottish Gaelic Cináed (English Kenneth), meaning "born of fire." 
Felícian - Hungarian form of Latin Feliciana, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Donatello - Pet form of Italian Donato, meaning "given (by God)."
Kenzie - Short form of Scottish unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Holger - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Holmgeirr, meaning "spear island."
Batilda - Swedish form of Old High German Bathilda, meaning "fight-battle."
Palasan - Armenian name meaning "balsam."
Fedar - Variant spelling of Russian Fedor, meaning "gift of God."
Zeus - Greek name derived from the first element of the Indo-European compound Dyeus Phter ("god-father"), hence "God." In mythology, this is the name ofthe highest of the Greek Olympian gods.
Felicien - French form of Roman Latin Felicianus, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Gracie - Pet form of English Grace, meaning "pleasing, agreeable."
Rubén - Spanish form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!" 
Takala - Native American Hopi name meaning "corn tassel."
Lupe - Short form of Spanish Guadalupe ("river of the wolf"), meaning "wolf."
Yoshito - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct man," 2) "nice man," and 3) "original man."
Bethel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Beth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
Vesperus - Roman Latin form of Greek Hesperos, meaning "evening."  In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, the masculine personification of the evening star Venus. 
Jahleel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yachleel, meaning "God waits" or "whom God has made sick." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Zebulun.
Felyse - Medieval English form of Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Thornton - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements þorn "thorn bush" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "thorn bush settlement."
Shea - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha ("descendant of Séaghdha"), possibly meaning "hawk-like." 
Midyan - Hebrew name meaning "strife, war." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.
Arphaxad - Greek form of Hebrew Arpakshad, possibly meaning "by the border of Asia." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a son of Shem.
Ashoka - Hindi name meaning "without sorrow."
Felicienne - Feminine form of French Felicien, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
Farid - Arabic name derived from the word farada, meaning "unique."
Rafa - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rapha, meaning "feeble, flaccid, weak," i.e. "a shade" living in Hades, void of blood and animal life; therefore weak and languid like a sick person, but still able to think. 
Hebel - Hebrew name meaning "breath, breathing." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain. Also spelled Hevel.
Xara - English name of uncertain origin, possibly a form of Arabic Zara, meaning "blooming flower."
Cirillo - Italian form of Latin Cyrillus, meaning "lord."

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