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Dawn - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "dawn."
Ashlyn - English compound name composed of Ash "ash tree" and Lyn, "lake," hence "ash tree lake."
Hananias - Greek form of Hebrew Chananya, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the husband of Sapphira, a Christian at Damascus, and a son of Nedebaeus.
Georgie - Unisex pet form of English George and Georgia, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
Hui - Chinese unisex name meaning "intelligent, wise."
Bedros - Armenian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Adelyna - English variant spelling of Italian/Spanish Adelina, meaning "little noble."
Cliamain - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Clementius, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Rizwan - Variant spelling of Arabic Ridwan, meaning "satisfaction."
Joy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "joy."
Atam - Armenian form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "red earth."
LĂșcio - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Lucius, meaning "light."
Kesi - Egyptian name meaning "born of a troubled father."
Ashoka - Hindi name meaning "without sorrow."
Pyrrhus - Latin form of Greek Pyrrhos, meaning "flame-like." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Achilles. He was also known as Neoptolemus. 
Osbert - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Osbeorht, meaning "god-bright."
Marion - Medieval diminutive form of French Marie ("obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion"), hence "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marion.
Concetto - Masculine form of Italian Concetta, meaning "conception."
Camillus - Roman family name, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Ekin - Turkish name meaning "harvest."
Filips - Latvian form of Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses."
Makkitotosimew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "she has large breasts."
Faith - English name derived from the vocabulary word "faith." It is one of the Puritan virtue names; some others are Charity, Chastity, Honor, Hope, and Prudence. 
Justy - Unisex pet form of English Justin and Justine, both meaning "fair, just."
Jedidiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yediydeyah, meaning "beloved of God," "delight of God," or "friend of God." In the bible, this is a name given to Solomon by Nathan.
Erwan - Breton form of French Yvon, meaning "yew tree."
Brett - English unisex name meaning, "aBreton."
Emily - English name derived from Latin Emilia, meaning "rival."
Nuru - Egyptian unisex name meaning "born during the day."
Gabrielle - French feminine form of Latin Gabrielus, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Ko - Variant spelling of Japanese unisex Kou, meaning 1) "happiness," 2) "light," or "peace."
Ebony - English name derived from the vocabulary word ebony, derived from Latin ebenus, from Greek ebenos "ebony tree," from ancient Egyptian hbny, from Hebrew eben "stone," so called because of its hard wood.
Wigburg - German name composed of the elements wig "battle, war" and burg "help, protection, salvation," hence "war protection."
Wigheard - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and heard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "hardy warrior."
Wigstan - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and stan "stone," hence "battle-stone."
Wiga - Short form of Polish Jadwiga, meaning "contending battle."
Wigmund - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and mund "protection," hence "fight-protection."
Avilon - English variant spelling of Celtic Avalon, meaning "island of apples."
Aden -   Anglicized form of Gaelic Áedán, meaning "fire." 
Hayder - Variant spelling of Arabic Haidar, meaning "lion."
Furaha - African Swahili name meaning "happiness."
Obadyah - Hebrew name meaning "servant of God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet.
Robbie - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
Regulus - Roman Latin name meaning "ruler."
Louis - Middle French form of Old French Loois, meaning"famous warrior." 
Shashai - Variant of Egyptian Shashaiti, meaning "necklace."
Crearwy - Variant spelling of Welsh Creirwy, possibly meaning "purity."
Llewella - Feminine form of Welsh Llewelyn, meaning "oath of Belenus." 
Evdokiya - Bulgarian and Russian form of Greek Eudokia, meaning "good-seeming."
Serena - Latin name derived from the word serenus, meaning "serene, tranquil."

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