WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Hovsep - Armenian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Tighearnach - Irish Gaelic name derived from the word tighearn, meaning "lord."
Genesis - English name of Greek origin, derived from the word genesis, meaning "creation, generation, origin, source," from gignesthai "to be born," which is related to genos "birth, descent, race." In the bible, this is the name of the first book of the Old Testament.
Cadassi - Chamoru name meaning "to have something of the sea."
Aleesha - English variant spelling of Spanish Alicia, meaning "noble sort."
Tamara -  Russian form of Hebrew Tamar, meaning "palm tree." In Sanskrit, tamara means "spice."
Itzhak - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Donn - Irish Gaelic name meaning "brown." In mythology, this is the name of a king of the underworld.
Zhiqiang - Chinese name meaning "the will is forceful/strong."
Cadán - Variant spelling of Irish Cathán, meaning "little battle."
Kelleigh - Feminine form of English unisex Kelly, meaning "bright-headed."
Babs - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Abrianna - English feminine form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Concetta - Italian form of Spanish Concepción, meaning "conception."
Cadhla - Irish name meaning "beautiful."
Titanos - Greek name meaning "of the Titans."
Pál - Hungarian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Concepta - Latin form of Spanish Concepción, meaning "conception."
Alysha - English variant spelling of Spanish Alicia, meaning "noble sort."
Ceri - Welsh unisex name meaning "to love." 
Judah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jacob and Leah, the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. 
Felice - French form of Latin Felicia, meaning "happy" or "lucky." Compare with masculine Felice.
Christa - Contracted form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Jabbar - Arabic name meaning "powerful."
Kheiron - Greek name meaning "surgeon." In mythology, this is the name of a wise centaur, the son of Cronus and the nymph Philyra. He himself fathered Ocyrhoe with the nymph Chariklo. He was said to bea great healer, oracle and astrologer.
Cade - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a byname for someone or something "round and lumpy."
Darius - Latin form of Greek Dareios, meaning "possesses a lot, wealthy." In the bible, this is the name of several characters including Darius the Mede, son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans.
Takashi - Japanese name meaning "elevated; praiseworthy."
Felicidade - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Felicitas, meaning "fortune; good luck."
Nikideemus - Finnish form of Greek Nikodemos, meaning "victory of the people."
Malka - Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 
Concordea - Variant spelling of Latin Concordia, meaning "harmony; peace; with (one) heart."
Stevie - Unisex pet form of English Steven and Stevania, both meaning "crown."
Puengi - Chamoru name meaning "night."
Cadi - Pet form of Welsh Catrin, meaning "pure."
Besnik - Albanian name meaning "faithful; loyal." In use by the Romani.
Concepción - Spanish religious name referring to the Immaculate Conception.
Alannis - Variant spelling of English Alanis, possibly meaning "little rock." 
Leandro - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Leander, meaning "lion-man." 
Aleksanteri - Finnish form of Greek Alexandros, meaning "defender of mankind."
Tähti - Finnish name meaning "star."
Chavvah - Hebrew name meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, the wife of Adam.
Erzsébet - Hungarian form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
Nosh - Native American Algonquin name meaning "father."
Nandy - Pet form of English Ferdinand, meaning "ardent for peace."
Danijel - Serbian form of Greek Daniēl, meaning "God is my judge."
Blaize - English variant spelling of French Blaise, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Fayiz - Arabic name meaning "victor."
Gennadios - Greek name derived from the word gennadas, meaning "noble."
Abell - Variant spelling of English Abel, meaning "vanity," i.e. "transitory."