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Herleifur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Herleifr, meaning "army descendant." 
Pipaluk - Greenlandic name meaning "nurse."
Platon - Greek name derived from the word platys, meaning "broad, flat; plateau."
Hadiya - Variant spelling of Arabic Hadiyya, meaning "gift." 
Pipra - Esperanto name meaning "peppery."
Peder - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Pilib - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses."
Hemi - Maori form of Late Latin Jacomus, meaning "supplanter."
Val - Unisex short form of English Valentine and Latin Valentina, both meaning "healthy, strong."
Hodeh - Variant spelling of Yiddish Hode, meaning "myrtle tree."
Peti - Pet form of Hungarian Péter, meaning "rock, stone."
Hanomtano - Chamoru name meaning "water-land."
Chaya - Feminine form of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "alive."
Peter -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Pàdraig, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Hasina - Egyptian name meaning "good."
Haruka - Japanese name meaning "distance."
Haimirich - Middle High German name composed of the elements haim "home" and ric "rule," hence "home-ruler." 
Huang - Chinese name meaning "bright."
Pavils - Latvian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Hande - Turkish name meaning "smile."
Heinz - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Patrik - Czech and Hungarian form of Greek Patrikios, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Prissy - English pet form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Hanuman - Hindi name meaning "broken chin." In mythology, this is the name of a hero of the Ramayana who leads a monkey army against the demon king Ravana. 
Pradeep - Hindi name meaning "shine."
Pekahiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Peqachyah, meaning "Jehovah sees" or "whose eyes Jehovah opened." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Samaria, the son of king Menahem.
Philippine - Feminine form of French Philippe, meaning "lover of horses."
Patrizia - Feminine form of Italian Patrizio, meaning "patrician; of noble birth."
Houda - Arabic name meaning "right guidance."
Sperantia - Late Latin name derived from the word sperans, meaning "hope."
Pantxike - Feminine form of Basque Pantzeska, meaning "French."
Howie - Pet form of English Howard, meaning "high guard."
Sarosh - Persian form of Avestan Sraosha, meaning "obedience."
Pules - Native American Algonquin name meaning "pigeon."
Praxiteles - Greek name composed of the elements praxis "action, exercise, practice," and telos "aim, goal."
Prabhu - Hindi name meaning "creator; powerful."
Fatimá - Portuguese form of Arabic Fatima, meaning "abstainer." 
Pénélope - French form of Latin Penelope, meaning "weaver of cunning."
Papa - Maori myth name of the mother of the gods, meaning "earth."
Haider - Variant spelling of Arabic Haidar, meaning "lion."
Philandrus - Latin form of Greek Philandros, meaning "with love for people." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Apollo and the nymph Acacallis.
Herebeorht - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old High German Heribert, meaning "bright army." 
Prunella - English name composed of Latin pruna "plum" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prune."
Hrodrick - Variant spelling of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power." 
Pylyp - Ukrainian form of Latin Philippus, meaning "lover of horses."
Posidonius - Latin form of Greek Posidonios, meaning "of Poseidon." A crater on the moon was given this name.
Paulus - Roman Latin family name derived from a byname meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.
Valborg - Scandinavian form of Old High German Walburg, meaning "salvation of the slain in battle."
Pierre - French form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Orso - Italian form of Roman Latin Ursus, meaning "bear."

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