WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Göran - Swedish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Gord - Short form of English Gordon, meaning "spacious fort."
Goratze - Basque name meaning "exaltation."
Gormlaith - Old Irish and Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements gorm "illustrious, splendid" and flaith "lady, princess," hence "illustrious princess" or "splendid lady."
Gorane - Basque name meaning "exaltation."
Gorgophone - Greek name composed of the elements gorgo "grim" and phonos "murderer, slayer," hence "grim slayer." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Perseus.
Gordiana - Feminine form of Roman Latin Gordianus, meaning "from Gordium." 
Yue - Chinese unisex name meaning "moon."
Yolotli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"heart."
Yayauhqui -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "blacksmoking mirror."
Yun - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "bamboo skin," and 2) "clouds."
Yiska - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yickah, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." 
Yu - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "appearance, countenance," 2) "fish," 3) "feather, wing," 4) "jade," and 5) "nimble, quick."
Yoshi - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Yoshi-, meaning 1) "correct," 2) "fine, happy," and 3) "good, nice."
Yanick - Unisex pet form of Breton Yann, meaning "God is gracious."
Yori - Japanese unisex name meaning "servant to the public."
Yolyamanitzin -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"considerate, tender person."
Yaotl -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "war" or"warrior."
Yarden - Hebrew unisex name meaning "flowing down." In the bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine.
Yannick - Variant spelling of Breton unisex Yannic, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yuki - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Yuki-, meaning 1) "happiness; good fortune" and 2) "snow."
Ying - Chinese unisex name meaning "petal, flower; outstanding, surpassing; admirable, heroic."
Yusheng - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "fish-life" or 2) "winged life."
Young - Korean unisex name meaning"forever; prosperity."
Vova - Pet form of Ukrainian Volodimira, meaning "peaceful ruler." Compare with masculine Vova.
Vanna -   Cambodian Khmer unisex name meaning"golden." 
Vieno - Finnish unisex name meaning"gentle."
Vida - Feminine form of Slovene Vid, meaning "life." Compare with masculine Vida.
Vijaya - Hindi unisex name meaning "victory." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Krishna, and another name for the goddess Durga.
Vivien - Variant spelling of English Vivian, meaning"alive; animated; lively." Compare with masculine Vivien.
Vic - English unisex short form of Latin Victor "conqueror" and Victoria "conqueror" or "victory."
Vered - Hebrew unisex name meaning"rose."
Virág - Hungarian name meaning "flower."
Yachin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yakiyn, meaning "he establishes" or "whom God strengthens." 
Yowceph - Hebrew name meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt. Joseph is the Anglicized form.
Yazmin - Spanish form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yiesha - English variant form of Arabic Aisha, meaning "alive." 
Jafar - Arabic name meaning "stream."
Yrjö - Finnish form of Norwegian/Swedish Yrjan, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yngve - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Yngvi, meaning "friend of Ing" or "worshiper of Ing."
Yrkki - Pet form of Finnish Jorkki, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yehoshua -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation." 
Yehiel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechiel, meaning "may God live!"
Yuliy - Russian form of Roman Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yeter -   Armenian name meaning "ether."
Yoshito - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct man," 2) "nice man," and 3) "original man."
Yowb - Hebrew name meaning "persecuted." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Issachar. Job is the Anglicized form. He is also called Jashub. 
Yussel - Yiddish pet form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yavan - Hebrew name meaning "Ionia, Greece." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a grandson of Noah. The English form is Javan.
Yehu - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuw, meaning "God is He."