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Monserrat - Variant spelling of Catalan Montserrat, meaning "jagged mountain."
Pasqualina - Feminine form of Italian Pasqualino, meaning "Passover; Easter."
Adede - African Luo name meaning "grasshopper."
Paschalis - Late Latin name derived from the word Pascha, from Hebrew Pesach ("Passover"), hence "Passover; Easter."
Georg - Czech and German form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Silvius - Roman name derived from Latin silva, meaning "forest, wood," hence "from the forest."
Vortigernus - Latinized form of English Vortigern, meaning "high lord" or "overlord."
Tracy - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a Norman baronial name meaning "place of Thracius."
Kamenwati - Egyptian name meaning "dark rebel."
Jaxon - Modern spelling of English Jackson, meaning "son of Jack."
Iancu - Pet form of Romanian Ioan, meaning "God is gracious."
Assunção - Portuguese form of Spanish Asunción, meaning "assumption."
Mukki - Native American Algonquin name meaning "child."
Tanner - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the Middle English word tanner, possibly from a Celtic word for "oak," a wood used in tanning, hence "tanner of skins."
Gemini - From Latin geminus meaning "twin." In Astrology, it is a zodiac sign. In Astronomy, it is the name of a constellation. In Roman mythology, Castor and Pollux are the Gemini twins, the sons of Leda, brothers to Helen of Troy and Clytemnestra. In Greek they are called the Dioskouroi.
Prokhor - Russian form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance."
Lambert - Middle English form of Low German Lammert, meaning "land-bright."
Neha - Hindi name meaning both "love" and "rain."
Mike - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Alysha - English variant spelling of Spanish Alicia, meaning "noble sort."
Evangelus - Latin form of Greek Evangelos, meaning "good angel" or "good messenger."
Breno - Portuguese form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Dick -   Short form of English Richard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Breann - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Peter -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Pàdraig, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Alexandrie - Feminine form of French Alexandre, meaning "defender of mankind."
Elba - English name borrowed from the name of an Italian island where Napoleon was exiled, derived from Latin Ilva, from Greek Aethale, meaning "soot, grime."
Jonatan - Swedish form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given."
Emi - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful blessing" or 2) "beautiful picture."
Nest - Welsh pet form of Greek Hagne (English Agnes), meaning "chaste; holy."
Allana - Variant spelling of English Alana, possibly meaning "little rock." 
Libby - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Mia - Danish and Swedish pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Lousin - Variant spelling of Armenian Lucine, meaning "moon." 
Waheed - Variant of Arabic Wahid, meaning "unique."
Rasha - Arabic name meaning "young gazelle."
Denny - Pet form of English Dennis, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Hieu - Vietnamese name meaning "dutiful to parents."
Nahir - Variant form of Aramaic Nahor, meaning "light."
Nâdiya - French form of Russian Nadya, meaning "hope."
Peronelle - Variant spelling of English Peronel, meaning "little rock."
Yoloxochitl -  Nahuatl name meaning "flower of the heart."
Robynne - Feminine form of English unisex Robin, meaning "bright fame."
Elikapeka - Hawaiian form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Eliza - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Glaudusa - Older form of Welsh Gladys, meaning "ruler."
Alexandro - Esperanto form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."
Jóska - Pet form of Hungarian József, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Melodia - Chamoru name meaning "melody; song."
Olukayode - African Yoruba name meaning "God brings happiness."

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