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Laurette - Diminutive form of French Laure ("laurel"), meaning "little laurel tree."
Kyran - Variant spelling of English Kieran, meaning "little black one."
Lewin - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Leofwine, meaning "dear friend."
Lowell - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Old Norman French byname Louvel, meaning "little wolf." 
Loviise - Estonian form of Latin Louisa, meaning "famous warrior." 
Lilo -   Hawaiian name meaning "generous one."
Llewella - Feminine form of Welsh Llewelyn, meaning "oath of Belenus." 
Laurie - Unisex pet form of English Lauren and Laurence, both meaning "of Laurentum."
Nevada - English unisex name derived from the U.S. state name, meaning "snow-capped."
Nyarai - African Shona name meaning "humility."
Naglfar - Old Norse myth name of the largest ship of all, the ship that will carry the dead to Ragnarok, possibly meaning "nail-farer."
Nicolasa - Feminine form of Spanish Nicolás, meaning "victor of the people."
Nimrowd - Hebrew name meaning "rebel." In the bible, this is the name of a great-grandson of Noah who was a renowned hunter.
Nkechi - African Igbo name meaning "God gave me a blessing."
Nicolina - Pet form of Italian Nicola, meaning "victor of the people."
Nahala - Variant form of Hebrew Nachala, meaning "inheritance" or "territory." 
Tim - Short form of English Timothy, meaning "to honor God."
Niamh - Irish Gaelic myth name of the daughter of a sea god, meaning "beauty, brightness." 
Nitin - Hindi name, possibly meaning "right path."
Niklas - Scandinavian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Nanna - Compare with masculine Nanna. Old Norse name derived from the word nenna, meaning "daring." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Baldr.
Negdar - Armenian name meaning "nectar."
Norina - Diminutive form of Italian Nora, a short form of Italian names ending with -nora, such as Eleonora and Leonora.
Narendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element nara "man" and the name of the god Indra, hence "man-Indra."
Nanny - English pet form of French Anne, meaning "favor; grace." 
Nabu - Babylonian name of a god of wisdom and writing, worshiped as the son of Marduk and grandson of Ea, meaning "Mercury" and "prophet."
Nebuchadrezzar - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nebuwkadnetstsar, meaning "Nebo, defend my crown" or "Nebo, defend my firstborn son." In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.
Nimue - Welsh name, possibly related to Greek Mnêmê, meaning "memory." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the sorceress, known as the Lady of the Lake, who stole the infant Lancelot. 
Nedabiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nedabyah, meaning "whom Jehovah impels." In the bible, this is the name of one of the sons of king Jehoiachin of Judah.
Nicator - Latin form of Greek Nikator, meaning "the conqueror."
Tiberiu - Romanian form of Roman Tiberius, meaning "of the Tiber (river)."
Nestor - Greek name meaning "homecoming." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Neleus and king of Pylos.
Zakkai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zakkay, meaning "clean, innocent." 
Azadouhi - Armenian name meaning "free woman."
Necuametl - Nahuatl name meaning "king."
Owded - Hebrew name meaning "restorer." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Azariah, and the name of a prophet who lived in the time of King Ahaz.
Nahimana - Native American Sioux name meaning "mystic."
Narcisse - French form of Latin Narcissus, possibly meaning "numbness; sleep."
Nkemdilim - African Igbo unisex name meaning "forever mine."
Noelene - Pet form of English Noele, meaning "day of birth."
Dix - Short form of English Dixie, possibly meaning "tenth."
Nafrit - Egyptian name meaning "virgin."
Nekoda - Anglicized form of Hebrew Neqowda, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian exiles.
Nicolaus - Latin form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." In the bible, this is the name of a proselyte of Antioch and one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem.
Neriah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Neriya, meaning "light of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.
Ziv - Hebrew name meaning "gazelle" or "radiant."
Nevaeh - Modern English name created by spelling "heaven" backwards.
Necahual - Nahuatl name meaning "left behind; survivor."
Wassa - Pet form of Anglo-Saxon Waðsige "hunt-victory" and other names containing the element wað, meaning "hunt."
Bane - Hawaiian name meaning "long-awaited child."

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