WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Zella - Variant spelling of English Zelia, meaning "zealous." 
Zaina - Feminine form of Arabic Zain, meaning "grace; beauty."
Zebuwluwn - Hebrew name meaning "habitation." In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of Jacob and Leah.
Zelma - English variant spelling of German Selma, meaning "divine helmet." 
Zoltán - Hungarian name, possibly meaning "sultan." 
Atlas - Greek name derived from the word atlaô, meaning "endures, suffers." In mythology, this is the name of a Titan who was punished by Zeus for siding with other Titans in a war against the Olympians. His punishment was to bear the weight of the heavens and earth on his shoulders. 
Zipporah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsipporah, meaning "bird." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Moses.
Zabaleta - Basque name meaning "generous."
Takao - Japanese name meaning "respectful hero/male."
Zsanett - Hungarian form of French Jeannette, meaning "God is gracious."
Zenais - Greek name, possibly meaning "of Zeus."
Zakai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zakkay, meaning "clean, innocent." 
Aranck - Native American Algonquin name meaning "stars."
Aleksanteri - Finnish form of Greek Alexandros, meaning "defender of mankind."
Zinovia - Variant spelling of Russian Zinoviya, meaning "lifeof Zeus." 
Zoran - Serbian name meaning "light of dawn."
Abelio - Variant spelling of Celtic Abellio, meaning "green growing one."
Zsófia - Hungarian form of Greek Sophia, meaning "wisdom."
Zevulun - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zebuwluwn, meaning "habitation." 
Basit - Arabic name meaning "one who enlarges."
Zef - Short form of Dutch Jozef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Lia - Italian form of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary."
Zareen - Persian name meaning "golden."
Glória - Portuguese form of Latin Gloria, meaning "glory."
Zbigniew - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements zbit "to dispel" and gniew "anger," hence "dispeller of anger."
Zechariah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the twelve minor prophets. Also spelled Zachariah.
Zrubavel - Variant form of Hebrew Zerubbabel, meaning "born at Babylon" or "scattered to Babylon." 
Zainab - Variant spelling of Arabic Zaynab, derived from the name of a "flowering plant."
Zuzanna - Latvian and Polish form of Greek Sous�nna, meaning "lily."
Zdravko - Slavic name meaning "healthy."
Zenovia - Variant spelling of Greek Zenobia, meaning "lifeof Zeus." 
Zebinah - Variant spelling of English Zebina, meaning "bought." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nebo who took a foreign wife.
Zusmann - Yiddish form of German Süssmann, meaning "sweet man."
Dinesh - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements dina "day" and isa "lord," hence "day-lord."
Acton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a town in Middlesex England, meaning "oak tree settlement." 
Zinoviya - Feminine form of Russian Zinoviy, meaning "lifeof Zeus." 
Zadig - Armenian name meaning "Easter."
Zhilan - Chinese name meaning "orchid plant."
Zakkay - Hebrew name meaning "clean, innocent." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian Exile returnees.
Zakhar - Russian form of Greek Zacharias, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered."
Zephyrinus - A derivative of Roman Latin Zephyrus, meaning "west wind."
Zahari - Bulgarian form of Greek Zacharias (Hebrew Zekaryah), meaning "whom Jehovah remembered."
Leda - Greek name meaning "woman." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Castor, Pollux and Helen.
Zeruiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Tseruwyah, meaning "balsam" or "cleft." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Jesse.
Zumar - Basque name meaning "elm."
Zipactonal - Nahuatl name meaning "harmonic light."
Zvart - Armenian name meaning "happy."
Zopyros - Greek name meaning "glowing."
Zev - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zeeb, meaning"wolf." 
Zhubin - Persian name derived from the name of a short "spear."