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WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Horus -  Latin form of Greek Horos, meaning "the distant one." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Isis, a falcon-headed god of the sky.
Blažej - Czech form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Hypatos - From the Greek title for a consul, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Lana -   Hawaiian name meaning "afloat; calm as still waters."
Kelsie - Feminine form of English unisex Kelsey, meaning "ship-victory."
Erlingr - Old Norse legend name of the mortal son of the god Ríg, meaning "earl, nobleman."
Adéla - Czech form of Latin Adela, meaning "noble." 
Amal - Arabic unisex name meaning "hope." Compare with strictly masculine forms of Amal.
Bunty - English name, probably derived from an old nursery rhyme about "babybunting."
Kamaria - African Swahili name meaning "like the moon."
Olufunmilola - African Yoruba name meaning "God gives me wealth."
Khayri - Arabic name meaning "charitable."
Jaako - Finnish form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Bláthnaid - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Bláthnat, meaning "little flower."
Monat - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muadhnait, meaning "little noble one."
Hermanus - Latin form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." 
Raven - English unisex name derived from the bird name raven, from Old English hræfn, so-called from the harsh sounds it makes.
Serenity - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "serenity."
Germain - French form of Roman Latin Germanus, meaning "from Germany."
Herodotos - Greek name composed of the elements heros "hero, warrior" and dotos "given to," hence "hero-given."
Amina - أمينة, Hebrew: אַמִינָה): Feminine form of Arabic Amin, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Fernande - Feminine form of French Fernand, meaning "ardent for peace."
Adebowale - African Yoruba unisex name meaning "my crown has come home."
Danele - Feminine form of Basque Danel, meaning "God is my judge."
Keegsquaw - Native American Algonquin name meaning "virgin."
Amadi - African Igbo name meaning "rejoicing."
Konrád - Hungarian form of German Konrad, meaning "bold counsel."
Jorge - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Iman - Arabic name derived from the element amana, meaning "to believe."
Hymie - Pet form of Yiddish Hyman, meaning "life."
Savanna - Variant spelling of English Savannah, meaning "savannah."
Lavi - Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion."
Bryce - Scottish form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Zulekha - Variant form of Persian Zulaikha, meaning "brilliant beauty." 
Gracie - Pet form of English Grace, meaning "pleasing, agreeable."
Houri - Armenian name meaning "flames."
Hortensia - Feminine form of Latin Hortensius, meaning "garden."
Prabhakar - Hindi name meaning "light-maker; sun." 
Kendrick - English surname transferred to forename use, probably derived from the Middle English personal name Cenric, meaning "keen power." 
Olivia - English name created by Shakespeare who may have intended it to be a feminine form of Oliver, probably meaning "elf army."
Katelyn - Variant spelling of English Katelin, meaning "pure."
Rhoda - Latin form of Greek Rhodē, meaning "rose." In the bible, this is the name of a servant in the house of Mary.
Neve - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Niamh,  meaning "beauty, brightness."
Adil - Arabic name meaning "justice."
Delphinius - Latin form of Greek Delphinios, meaning "of Delphi" or "of the Dolphins." In mythology, this is a title belonging to Apollo.
Honorius - Latin name derived from the word honor, meaning "honor, valor."
Nahir - Variant form of Aramaic Nahor, meaning "light."
Shachar - Hebrew unisex name meaning "dawn" or "morning."
Georg - Czech and German form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Hanny - Pet form of English  Hannah, meaning "favor; grace."

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