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Jyotsana - Variant spelling of Hindi Jyotsna, meaning "moonlight."
Nikoleta - Feminine form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people."
Chandler - Old French occupational surname transferred to English forename use, meaning"candle merchant."
Claritia - Pet form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
Nilakanta - Hindi name meaning "blue-throated." In mythology, this is a title belonging to the naga king Vasuki.
Évike - Hungarian pet form of Greek Eva, meaning "life."
Clothilda - Variant spelling of German Clotilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
Rearden - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Rórdán, meaning "little poet-king."
Chibueze - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God is the king."
Fredriika - Feminine form of Finnish Fredriik, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Dandrenor - Later form of English Dandrane, the Arthurian legend name of the sister of Percival, sometimes known as the "Grail heroine." She is a major character in many of the Holy Grail stories.
Hamilcar - Phoenician name composed of the word hi "friend" and the name of the god Melqart," hence "friend of Melqart."
Inderjit - Variant spelling of Hindi unisex Indrajit, meaning "conqueror of Indra."
Megumi - Japanese name meaning "blessing."
Deoradhán - Old Gaelic name composed of the elements deòradh "exile, outlaw, pilgrim," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little exile" or "little pilgrim."
Zahari - Bulgarian form of Greek Zacharias (Hebrew Zekaryah), meaning "whom Jehovah remembered."
Benedicta - Feminine form of Latin Benedictus,meaning "blessed." 
Cipriano - Italian form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."
Chandana - Unisex form of Hindi Chandan, meaning "sandalwood."
Deforrest - Variant spelling of English Deforest, meaning "from the forest."
Bezaleel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Betsalel, meaning "in the shadow." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite. 
Nadezhda - Russian name meaning "hope."
Mirabelle - French form of Latin Mirabella, meaning "wonderful."
Benedita - Feminine form of Portuguese Benedito, meaning "blessed."
Karesinda - Esperanto name meaning "worthy of a caress."
Isla - Feminine form of Scottish Islay, meaning "island."
Jaakko - Variant spelling of Finnish Jaako, meaning "supplanter."
Chidubem - African Igbo name meaning "guided by God."
Álfhildr - Old Norse myth name composed of the elements alfr "elf" and hildr "battle," hence "elf battle."
Ibrahim -  Arabic form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Sinclair - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from a Norman baronial place name in France called "Saint-Clair."
Miia - Pet form of Finnish Maaria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Ezzelin - Italian form of English Acelin, meaning"little noble one."
Marcel - French form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Logan - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of a place in Ayrshire, meaning "hollow, lowland." 
Aegle - Latin form of Greek Aigle, meaning "radiance, splendor." In mythology, this is the name of several characters, including a goddess of good health.
Silas - Contracted form of Greek Silouanos, meaning "from the forest." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul. 
Heaven - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English heofon, meaning "home of God," earlier "sky." 
Radclyffe - Variant spelling of English Radcliff, meaning "red cliff."
Juliana - Feminine form of Roman Latin Julianus, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Salomón - Spanish form of Latin Salomon, meaning "peaceable."
Christ - Anglicized form of Greek Christos, meaning "anointed." In the bible, this is a name applied to Jesus, the Messiah and son of God.
Ailene - Variant spelling of English Aileen, meaning "little Eve." 
Makary - Polish form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Clemency - Feminine form of Latin Clement, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Dania - Variant spelling of Hebrew Danya, meaning "judge."
Florette - English variant spelling of French Fleurette, meaning "little flower."
Dumnonos - Celtic myth name of a god worshiped by the Dumnonii, meaning "world spirit" or "world lord."
Aeronwen - Welsh name popularly translated aeron "berries" and gwen "white," yielding "white berries," but the first element is more likely to have come from the name of a Celtic goddess of war, Aeron, meaning "carnage, slaughter," hence "white slaughter." 
Rhiannon - Welsh name probably derived from the Old Celtic title Rigantona, meaning "great queen." In mythology, this is the name of a horse goddess equated with Celtic Epona. She was the daughter of Hefeydd and mother of Pryderi. 

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