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Antonín - Czech form of Greek Antonios, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
Alize - Basque form of Spanish Alicia, meaning "noble sort."
Alyce - Variant spelling of English Alice, meaning "noble sort."
Anicho - Old German name meaning "ancestor."
Gudrun - German and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Guðrun, meaning "divine rune."
Arsenios - Greek name meaning "virile."
Andrzej - Polish form of Greek Andreas, meaning "man; warrior." In use by the Romani.
Gahareet - Old Celtic legend name probably derived from Welsh Geraint, meaning "old."
Germano - Italian form of Roman Latin Germanus, meaning "from Germany."
Heath - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "heath."
Shaelyn - Modern English compound name composed of Shae "hawk-like" and Lynn "lake."
Ríoghnán - Irish name composed of the element ríogh "king" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little king."
Jovan - Serbian form of Greek Ioannes (Latin Johannes), meaning "God is gracious."
Yash - Hindi name meaning "glory."
Rhama - Greek form of Hebrew Ramah, meaning "a lofty place." In the bible, this is the name of a town of the tribe of Benjamin.
Conlaoch - Irish name, composed of the Gaelic elements con "hound" and laoch "warrior," hence "hound warrior." In Irish legend, this is the name of a son of Cúchulainn. He was accidentally killed by his father.
Henrikas - Lithuanian form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Andee - Pet form of English Andrea, meaning "man; warrior."
Zosia - Pet form of Polish Zofia, meaning "wisdom."
Apollinaris - Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "of Apollo." 
Apollodoros - Greek name composed of the name of the god Apollo and the word doron "gift," hence "gift of Apollo." 
Sethos - Greek form of Egyptian Sutekh, possibly meaning "one who dazzles." In mythology, this is the name of an ancient evil god of Chaos, storms, and the desert, who slew Osiris. 
Maralyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, a compound name meaning "rebel-lake."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon goddess, meaning "moon."
Punita - Hindi name meaning "holy, pure."
Tahir - Arabic name meaning "the pure one."
Noshi - Variant of Algonquin Nosh, meaning "father."
Nosizwe - African Xhosa name meaning "mother of the nation."
Nosh - Native American Algonquin name meaning "father."
Sascha - German form of Russian unisex Sasha, meaning "defender of mankind."
Abele - Italian form of Hebrew Hebel, meaning "breath, breathing."
Andrée - Feminine form of French André, meaning "man; warrior."
Marajha - Esperanto name meaning "made of the sea."
Akeem - Variant spelling of Arabic Hakim, meaning "wise."
Westley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places called Westley, composed of the Old English elements west "west" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "western meadow." 
Gafar - Variant spelling of Arabic Jafar, meaning "stream."
Sheldon - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Derbyshire which was recorded in the Domesday Book as Scelhadun, composed of Old English scylf "shelf" and the place name Haddon (from hæð "heathland, heather, wasteland" + dun "hill"), hence "steep-sided heather hill." 
Ahote - Native American Hopi name meaning "restless one."
Alic - Short form of English Alexander, meaning "defender of mankind."
Apollo - Latin form of Greek Apollon, probably meaning "destroyer." In Greek mythology, this is the name of a god of archery, healing, light, poetry, prophecy, music, and the sun. He is the son of Zeus and Leto, and the twin brother of Artemis, goddess of the hunt and moon. 
Win - Short form of English Winfred and Winifred, both meaning "holy reconciliation," and other names beginning with Win-. 
Marcell - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Innocent - English name derived from Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Finn -   Old Irish form of modern Gaelic Fionn, meaning "fair, white." In Irish legend, this is the name of a hero, Finn MacCool, who became all-knowing after eating a magic salmon.
Andra - Feminine form of English Andrew, meaning "man; warrior."
Yasir - Arabic name meaning "rich;well-to-do." 
Waldis - Norwegian form of Old Norse Valdís, meaning "goddess of the slain in battle."
Andraste - Celtic myth name of a Briton goddess of victory, meaning "invincible."
Zosimus - Latin form of Greek Zosimos, meaning "likely to survive; survivor."
Andy - Unisex pet form of English Andrew and Andrea, meaning "man; warrior."

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