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Tahkeome - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "little robe."
Xochiquetzal - Nahuatl myth name of the twin sister of Xochipilli, meaning "flower feather." 
Ludo - Short form of Latin Ludovic, meaning "famous warrior."
Italia - From the Italian name for Italy, possibly derived from Latin vitulus, meaning "calf." 
Eallair - Scottish contracted form of Gaelic Ceallair, meaning "superior of a church cell."
Medusa - Latin form of Greek Medousa, meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Xochicotzin -  Nahuatl name meaning "little necklace of flowers."
Ajay - Hindi name, meaning "unconquerable."
Eadgyth - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Eadgyð, meaning "rich battle."
Eavan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Aoibheann, meaning "beautiful, fair form."
Hecate - Latin form of Greek Hekate, meaning "worker from faroff." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess ofwitchcraft, demons, graves, and the underworld.
Adelulf - Variant spelling of Old High German Adalwulf, meaning "noble wolf."
Tailayag - Chamoru name meaning "no sail."
Jason - Latin form of Greek Iason, meaning "to heal." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Æson and leader of the Argonauts.
Isolda - Latin form of English Isolde, meaning "ice battle."
Hourher - Armenian name meaning "flaming hair; red-headed."
Xavier -  Basque surname transferred to forename use, derived from the place name Etcheberria, meaning "a new house."
Kelan - Variant spelling of English unisex Keelan, meaning "little companion."
Lilly - Variant spelling of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Chanin - Short form of Aramaic Chanina, meaning "compassionate."
Ethan - Anglicized form of Hebrew Eythan, meaning "enduring, long-lived." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a grandson of Judah.
Innis - Scottish unisex name derived from Gaelic inis, meaning "island."
Ioel - Greek form of Hebrew Yowel, meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God." In the bible, this is the name of one of the minor prophets. Joel is the Anglicized form.
Deodatus - Short form of Roman Latin Adeodatus, meaning "given to God." 
Kenshin - Japanese name meaning "modest truth."
Kora - Variant spelling of Greek Kore, meaning "maiden."
Agustín - Spanish form of Latin Augustinus, meaning "venerable."
Anantha - Variant spelling of Hindi Ananta, meaning "infinite; without end."
Sandalius - Latin form of Gothic Sandulf, meaning "true wolf."
Aden -   Anglicized form of Gaelic Áedán, meaning "fire." 
Desmond - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Deas-Mhumhan, meaning "man from south Munster." 
Jera - English name derived from the Old Saxon runic letter jera, meaning "year."
Jedidah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yediydah, meaning "friend" or "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of king Josiah.
Placid - English name derived from Latin Placidus, meaning "calm, placid."
Imtiyaz - Arabic name meaning "distinction."
Fang - Chinese unisex name meaning "fragrance" for girls and "honest and upright" for boys.
Narinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Narendra, meaning "man-Indra."
Tomasa - Feminine form of Spanish Tomás, meaning "twin." 
Eamhair - Scottish form of Gaelic Éimhear, possibly meaning "ready, swift." 
Manolita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Qendrim - Albanian name meaning "attitude; bearing; pose; stance."
Feodora - Feminine form of Russian Feodor, meaning "gift of God."
Hillary - Variant spelling of English unisex Hilary, meaning "joyful; happy."
Gerhardt - Variant spelling of Old High German Gerhard, meaning "spear strong."
Carmina - Feminine form of Latin Carmine, meaning "song."
Nathaniel -  English form of Greek Nathanael, meaning "given of God" or "whom God gave." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an apostle, probably the same person as Bartholomew.
Bai - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "pure, white" or 2) "many, hundred."
Enrichetta - Old diminutive form of Italian Enrica, meaning "home-ruler."
Afua - African Akan name meaning "born on Friday."
Iines - Finnish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."

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