WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Amedeus - Variant spelling of Latin Amadeus, meaning "to love God."
Chidubem - African Igbo name meaning "guided by God."
Uriella - Variant spelling of English Uriela, meaning "flame of God" or "light of the Lord."
Anesa - Danish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Ankur - Hindi name meaning "seedling."
Anemone - Greek name derived from the word anemos, meaning "wind." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who was turned into a wind-flower.
Alicia - Spanish equivalent of English Alice, meaning "noble sort."
Alrekur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Alrekr, meaning "all-powerful; ruler of all."
Allissa - Variant spelling of English Alissa, meaning "noble sort." 
Hamblin - Variant spelling of Norman French Hamlin, meaning "tiny little home."
Jewel - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "jewel."
Bakkhos -  Variant spelling of Greek Bakchos, meaning "noisy, riotous."
Akseli - Finnish form of Scandinavian Axel, meaning "father of peace." 
Alcestis - Latin form of Greek Alkestis, meaning "might of the home." In Greek mythology, this is the name of a princess who wasrescued by Hercules when she descended into Hades in place of her husband.
Andonios - Greek form of Latin Antonius, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
Alta - Spanish name derived from Latin alta, meaning "high."
Takara - Japanese name meaning "treasure."
Kiara - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ciara, meaning "little black one."
Alrick - Variant spelling of Swedish Alrik, meaning "all-powerful; ruler of all."
Adonis - Greek name derived from Hebrew Adonai, meaning "my lord." In mythology, this is the name of a beautiful youth who was loved by Aphrodite. He was killed while hunting a boar and the anemone flower sprang from his blood. 
Diamond - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "diamond" for girls and "bright protector" for boys. This is the birthstone for the month of April.
Erol - Turkish name meaning "brave."
Itzhak - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Adelphia - Feminine form of Latin Adelphus, meaning"born of the same womb; sibling."
Anouska - French form of Russian Annushka, meaning "favor; grace."
Paige - Feminine form of English unisex Page, meaning "page; young servant."
Antiope - Greek name probably composed of anti "against, counter" and ops "eyes, face," hence "counter-faced," or "turned eyes." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Ares and Hippolyte (a queen of the Amazons) who was kidnapped and married by Theseus, making her the first Amazon ever to marry. 
Artsan - Armenian name meaning "statue."
Aubree - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Aubrey, meaning "elf ruler."
Adenah - Variant spelling of English Adena, meaning "fire."
Ria -   English short form of Latin Maria "obstinate, rebellious" and Victoria "conqueror."
Alcyone - Latin form of Greek Alkyone, meaning "kingfisher." In mythology, this is the name of a star-nymph loved by Poseidon. She is the daughter of Atlas and Plêionê.
Takala - Native American Hopi name meaning "corn tassel."
Ceri - Welsh unisex name meaning "to love." 
Besiana - Variant spelling of Albanian Besijana, meaning "oath."
Alarick - Variant spelling of Visigothic Alaric, meaning "all-powerful; ruler of all."
Alesha - English variant spelling of Spanish Alicia, meaning "noble sort."
Arron - Variant spelling of English Aaron, meaning "light-bringer."
Agatha - Latin form of Greek Agathe, meaning "good." 
Antonije - Serbian form of Greek Antonios, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
Adamina -  Scottish feminine form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
Abirad - Armenian name meaning "miserable."
Adoniyah - Hebrew name meaning "my Lord is Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of the fourth son of David, and a couple of other characters. 
Amory - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Norman French personal name Aimeri, meaning "home-ruler." 
Kaimbe - Old Frisian name meaning "warrior."
Athala - Old German name meaning "noble."
Tilde - Short form of Norman French Matilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
Ameena - Variant spelling of Arabic Amina, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Ameretat - Avestan name meaning "immortality." In Zoroastrian mythology, this is the name of a goddess of immortality.
Auda - Swedish form of Old Norse Auðr, meaning "deeply rich."