WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Alba - Italian and Spanish name meaning "dawn."
Xiao-li - Chinese name meaning "dawn-benefit."
Xiao-sheng - Chinese unisex name meaning "filially pious and holy."
Xara - English name of uncertain origin, possibly a form of Arabic Zara, meaning "blooming flower."
Xipilli - Nahuatl name meaning "jeweled prince."
Patil - Armenian name meaning "snowflake."
Jaana - Short form of Finnish Marjaana, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Amista - Chamoru name meaning "fidelity; loyalty."
XanthĂȘ - Greek name derived from the word xanthos, meaning "blonde, yellow." In mythology, this is the name of an Oceanid, water nymphs presiding over the fresh waters. It is also the name of an Amazon.
Rida - Arabic name derived from the word rida, meaning "contentment."
Xena - Feminine form of Greek Xenon, meaning "foreigner; stranger."
Xabier - Galician-Portuguese form of Basque Xavier, meaning "a new house."
Eryn - Variant spelling of English Erin, meaning "Ireland."
Rashawn - Elaborated form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Slavica - Serbian name meaning "glory."
Sasha - Unisex pet form of Russian Aleksandr and Aleksandra, both meaning "defender of mankind."
Dixie - The origin of the American southern "Dixie" is uncertain; however, Louisiana dollars had the French word dix printed on them, meaning "tenth," and this may have been what inspired the song about "the land of dixies," and later the name itself.
Iythamar - Hebrew name meaning "land of palms." In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron. 
Avani - Hindi name meaning "earth."
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Adalwolfa - Feminine form of German Adalwolf, meaning "noble wolf."
Hasim - Arabic name meaning "decisive."
Gweneth - Variant spelling of Welsh Gwyneth, meaning "luck, happiness." 
Xianliang - Chinese name meaning "esteemed and bright."
Mirza - Persian name meaning "prince."
Ximena - Feminine form of Spanish Ximen, meaning "hearkening." 
Fen - Chinese name meaning "fragrance."
Obed - Anglicized form of Hebrew Owbed, meaning "serving, worshiping." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Ruth. 
Adelpha - Feminine form of Greek Adelphos and Latin Adelphus, both meaning "born of the same womb; sibling."
Xiao-wen - Chinese unisex name meaning "dawn-cultured."
Xavior - Variant spelling of Basque Xavier, meaning "a new house."
Liza -   Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Ajit - Hindi name meaning "invincible." In Hindu mythology, this is the name of the future Buddha.
Saleh - Variant spelling of Arabic Salah, meaning "righteous."
Delilah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Deliylah, meaning "delicate, weak." In the bible, this is the name of the mistress of Samson.
Nicky - Unisex pet form of English Nichola/Nichole and Nicholas, meaning "victor of the people."
Abubakar - African Kenyan name meaning "noble."
Griffin -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Gríobhtha, meaning "griffin."
Jerrik - Danish variant form of Scandinavian Erik, meaning "ever-ruler." 
Myron - Greek name adopted by early English Christians because of its association with the gift of myrrh given to Jesus by the Magi, derived from the Greek word myron, meaning "myrrh."
Neno - Chamoru name meaning "darling; dear."
Gill - Variant spelling of English Gil, meaning "pledge-bright."
Charmaine - English name of Latin origin, meaning "sing." 
Jaswinder - Hindi unisex name composed of the name of the god Indra and the Sanskrit word jasu "thunderbolt," hence "Indra of the thunderbolt."
Ximon - Variant spelling of Basque, Ximun, meaning "hearkening."
Bo-lin - Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and lin "forest."
Peng - Chinese name meaning 1) "drum beats" and 2) "roc (the bird of legend)."
Catrin - Welsh form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Divya - Hindi name meaning "divine."
Symon - Ukrainian form of Greek Simōn, meaning "hearkening."