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WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Baqir - Arabic name meaning "to rip open."
Owmar -  Hebrew name meaning "eloquent, talkative" or "speaker." In the bible, this is the name of a grandson of Esau.
Hippolytus - Latin form of Greek Hippolytos, meaning "horse-freer."
Shabnam - Hindi name derived from a Persian word meaning "dew drops on flowers."
Srečko - Croatian form of Serbian Srecko, meaning "luck."
Barry - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed." 
Bharata - Hindi name meaning "to be maintained." In mythology, this is the name of the second brother of Lord Rama.
Massa - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
Cateline - Variant form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Bonifacy - Polish form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Chuenchai - Thai name meaning "refreshing."
Rilinda - Feminine form of Albanian Rilind, meaning "birth, east, rebirth, reincarnation."
Tano - Chamoru name meaning "land." 
Hekabe - Greek name possibly meaning "worker from far off." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Cassandra and Polydorus by Priam.
Rhoda - Latin form of Greek Rhodē, meaning "rose." In the bible, this is the name of a servant in the house of Mary.
Bearnas - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bernádett - Feminine form of Hungarian Bernát, meaning "bold as a bear."
Otis - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Otto."
Bertilda - Old German name composed of the elements berht "bright" and hild "battle," hence "bright battle maid."
Hanh - Vietnamese name meaning "has good conduct."
Golde -   Feminine form of Old English Golda, meaning "gold."
Cardea - Latin name meaning "door-pivot." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of health, door hinges, handles, and thresholds.
Rio - English unisex name derived from the Spanish word for "river."
Cainan -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning "possession." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh. 
Rihard - Slovene form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Brier - Variant spelling of English unisex Briar, meaning "briar plant."
Hadil - Arabic name meaning "cooing."
Concepción - Spanish religious name referring to the Immaculate Conception.
Teyman - Hebrew name meaning "on the right, south." In the bible, this is the name of the city, country, and people of Idumea, and the name of a descendant of Esau.
Epaphras - Contracted form of Greek Epaphroditos ("devotee of Aphrodite") meaning "loving." In the bible, this is the name of a Christian preacher spoken of by Paul.
Bahá - Arabic name meaning "glory, splendor."
Hale - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English halh "nook, recess," hence "lives in a nook."
Ricky - Pet form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Ern - Short form of English Ernest, meaning "battle (to the death), serious business."
Behnam - Persian name meaning "reputable."
Bran -   Irish name meaning "raven." In mythology (from Voyage of Bran), this is the name of a mariner who went on a quest to the Other World.
Hikari - Feminine form of Japanese unisex Hikaru, meaning "radiance."
Bogomila - Feminine form of Bulgarian Bogomil, meaning "God-favor."
Chagai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaggay, meaning "festive."
Raghu - Hindi name meaning "swift."
Elqanah - Hebrew name meaning either "God has created" or "God has possessed." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the sons of Korah.
Masato - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Per - Scandinavian form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Cis - Short form of English Cissy, meaning "blind."
Ulric - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Wulfric, meaning "wolf power." 
Cahal - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal, meaning "battle ruler."
Dominick - Older spelling of English Dominic, meaning "belongs to the lord."
Brady - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh, meaning "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
Curtis - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a byname for a "courteous" person, from Old French curteis. The name later became associated with Middle English curt "short" and hose "leggings," taking on the meaning "short leggings."
Chariklo - Variant spelling of Greek Khariklo or Latin Chariclo, meaning "graceful spinner." In mythology, this is the name of the nymph wife of Chiron the centaur.

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