WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Liza -   Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Lizardi - Basque name meaning "ash tree grove."
Leia -   English variant spelling of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary." 
Göran - Swedish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Valentin -   Czech form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Chabaqquwq - Hebrew name meaning "embrace." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet.
Cipactli - Nahuatl name meaning "crocodile."
Easun - Etruscan form of Greek Iason, meaning "to heal."
Enosh - Anglicized form of Hebrew Enowsh, meaning "man; human being." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Seth.
Julienne - Feminine form of French Julien, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Jordon - Variant spelling of English unisex Jordan, meaning "flowing down."
Jupiter - Latin name derived from the Indo-European compound *dyēus-pəter, meaning "God the father." In mythology, this is the name of the god of the Roman state, in charge of laws and social order. He is also the god of daylight thunder as opposed to Summanus, god of night thunder. The planet Jupiter was named after him. Equated with Greek Zeus ("god").
Jerrard - Variant spelling of English Gerrard, meaning "spear strong."
Svein - Norwegian form of Old Norse Sveinn, meaning "boy."
Syuzanna - Russian form of Greek Sousánna, meaning "lily."
Sylvain - French form of Roman Silvanus, meaning "from the forest."
Nani - Hawaiian name meaning "beauty; splendor."
Nagendra - Hindi name composed of Sanskrit naga "snake" and the name of the god Indra, hence "snake-Indra."
Nebojsa - Serbian name meaning "fearless."
Lizzy - Variant spelling of English Lizzie, meaning "God is my oath."
Lynda - Variant spelling of English Linda,meaning "serpent."
Leif - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Leifr, meaning "descendant, heir."
Lerden - Basque name meaning "graceful."
Arlind - Albanian name meaning "gold."
Bärbel - German form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Maral - Armenian name meaning "deer."
Genia - Pet form of English Eugenia, meaning "well born." 
Afolabi - African Yoruba name meaning "borninto wealth."
Gervaise - Norman French form of Latin Gervasius, meaning "spear servant."
Zeeb - (זְאֵב): Hebrew name meaning"wolf," so called from its being tawny and yellow in color. In the bible, this is the name of a Midianite prince. 
Urien - Middle Welsh form of Old Welsh Urbgen, meaning "privileged birth." Urien was an actual historical king of Rheged who came to be incorporated into Arthurian legend as a Knight of the Round Table who initially opposed Arthur, but later became an ally. He was the husband of Morgan le Fay, father of Morvydd, Ywain/Owain, and Ywain the Bastard. Some authors make him a brother to King Lot and King Auguselus. 
Trisha - Variant spelling of English Tricia, meaning "patrician, of noble descent." 
Abdul - Arabic name element meaning "servant of the."
Aurnia - Irish name meaning "golden lady."
Amator - Latin name meaning "lover."
Paschal - Variant spelling of French Pascal, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Hikmat - Arabic unisex name derived from the word hikma, meaning "wisdom."
Theophylaktos - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and phylasso "to guard," hence "God-guard."
Alvinius - Latin form of Old High German Alwin, meaning "elf friend." 
Bat-sheva -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
Idris - Welsh name composed of the elements iud "lord, master" and ris "ardent, impulsive," hence "ardent master."
Praskoviya - Russian form of Greek Paraskeve, meaning "preparation."
Rajan - Hindi name meaning "king."
Daina - Lithuanian name meaning "song."
Barakat - Arabic name meaning "blessings; gifts."
Hesperos - Greek name meaning "evening." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, one of the gods of the evening star Venus, the other being Eosphoros. They were later combined into one god. His Latin name is Vesperus.
Kwaku - Variant spelling of African Akan Kweku, meaning "born on Wednesday."
Kuonrat - Old High German name composed of the elements kuon "bold" and rad "counsel," hence "bold counsel."
Hikaru - Japanese unisex name meaning "radiance."
Leighton - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, composed of the Old English elements leac "leek" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "leek garden."