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Nicolò - Variant spelling of Italian Niccolò, meaning "victor of the people."
Noxochicoztli -  Female Nahuatl name meaning "my necklace of flowers."
Norton - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of numerous places composed of the Old English elements norð "north" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "northern settlement."
Normand - English form of Norwegian Normund, meaning "north protection."
Noland - Variant spelling of English Nolan, meaning "little champion" or "little chariot fighter."
Nootau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fire."
Nochehuatl - Nahuatl name meaning "consistent."
Njal - Scandinavian form of Irish Gaelic Niall, meaning "champion."
Fabius - Roman name derived from Latin faba, meaning "bean."
Nolene - Feminine form of English Nolan, meaning "little champion" or "little chariot fighter."
Liberty - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin libertas, meaning "freedom."
Nicolaos - Variant spelling of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people."
Nurit - Hebrew flower name meaning "buttercup."
Norman - English form of Teutonic Nordemann, meaning "northman."
Ninette - Diminutive form of French Nina, meaning "favor; grace."
Norrie - Pet form of English Norman, meaning "northman."
Nyyrikki - Finnish name, probably composed of Nyy- from a cognate of Old Norse nýr ("young"), and rikki ("mighty, powerful ruler"), hence "young ruler." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the hunt, associated with biblical Nimrod ("rebel"), another famous hunter.
Shihab - Arabic name meaning "meteor; shooting star."
Usman - Variant form of Arabic Uthman, meaning "baby bustard." A bustard is a crane-like game bird.
Husayn - Variant spelling of Arabic Hussain, meaning "good, nice."
Dylan - Welsh name composed of the elements dy "great" and llanw "sea," hence "great sea." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god, son of Aranrhod, and twin brother to Lleu Llaw Gyffes.
Geraldine - Feminine form of English Gerald, meaning "spear ruler."
Bazak - Hebrew name meaning "flash of light."
Aviram - Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiyram, meaning "my father is mighty." 
Simone -   Feminine form of Finnish Simo, meaning "hearkening."
Slavco - Serbian name derived from Slavic slav, meaning "glory." Used as a pet form of Slavoljub.
Ola - Hawaiian name meaning "life; well-being."
Griselda - Germanic name composed of the elements gris "grey" and hild "battle," hence "grey battle maid."
Ferdy - Pet form of English Ferdinand, meaning "ardent for peace."
Alejandra - Feminine form of Spanish Alejandro, meaning "defender of mankind."
Cherette - Pet form of English Cherie, meaning "darling," and other names beginning with Cher-.
Anjelica - Variant spelling of Italian Angelica, meaning "angelic."
Dede - African Luo unisex name meaning "grasshopper, locust."
Shemayah - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah has answered" or "whom Jehovah has heard." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a prophet who lived in the time of Rehoboam.
Daciana - Romanian name derived from Roman Dacia, the name for the region that is today Moldova and Romania. According to Strabo, the Dacians were originally known as the daoi, from Phrygian daos, meaning "wolf." It is interesting to note, too, that daoi is the Gaelic word for a "wicked man."
Gundula - Elaborated form of German Gunda, meaning "war."
Amina - أمينة, Hebrew: אַמִינָה): Feminine form of Arabic Amin, meaning "honest, trustworthy."
Yubi - Chinese name meaning "jade-wall."
Tselophchad - Hebrew name meaning "first rupture; fracture," taken to mean "first-born." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe Manasseh.
Zephaniah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsephanyah, meaning "hidden by God" or "protected by God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the ninth of the minor prophets. 
Genna -   Pet form of English Genevieve, probably meaning "race of women."
Abrahamo - Esperanto form of Latin Abrahamus, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Kakra - Egyptian name meaning "twin."
Jonny - Variant spelling of English Johnny, meaning "God is gracious."
Tse - Native American Navajo name meaning "rock."
Lucy - English form of French Lucie, meaning "light." 
Fatma - Contracted form of Arabic Fatima, meaning "abstainer."
Mahnaz - Persian name meaning "glory of the moon."
Iskra - Slavic name meaning "spark." 
Shakira - Feminine form of Arabic Shakir, meaning "thankful."

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