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Kalogeros - Greek name composed of the elements kalos "beautiful" and geron "elder," hence "beautiful elder."
Kamlai - Thai jewelry name meaning "bracelet."
Krystiyan - Ukrainian form of Greek Christianos, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Kaety - Variant spelling of English Katie, meaning "pure."
Keila - Probably a variant spelling of English Kayla, meaning "slender."
Kreios - Greek name derived from the word kreion, meaning "master, ruler." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Titans.
Kayode - African Yoruba name meaning "he brought joy."
Kuwsh - Hebrew name meaning "black," i.e. "Ethiopian." In the bible, this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a Benjamite and the son of Ham and grandson of Noah. The Anglicized form is Cush.
Shabnam - Hindi name derived from a Persian word meaning "dew drops on flowers."
Bile - Irish name derived from the word bile, meaning "sacred tree." In mythology, this is the name of a god of healing and light.
Harrison - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Harry."
Griselda - Germanic name composed of the elements gris "grey" and hild "battle," hence "grey battle maid."
Heva - Latin form of Greek Eva (Hebrew Chavvah), meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, wife of Adam, the mother of the entire human family.
Guillermo - Spanish form of Latin Guillelmus, meaning "will-helmet."
Gideon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior." In the bible, this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.
Ailie - Pet form English Aileen, meaning "little Eve." 
Alize - Basque form of Spanish Alicia, meaning "noble sort."
Jodene - Elaborated form of English Jody, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Zahir - Arabic name meaning "shining; blossoming." 
Helladius - Latin form of Greek Helladios, meaning "of Greece."
Sophocles - Latin form of Greek Sophokles, meaning "skilled-glory."
Harvie - Variant spelling of English Harvey, meaning "battle worthy."
Myra - English name invented by the 17th century poet Fulke Greville, which may have been based on the Greek word myrrha, "myrrh," a fragrant, bitter sap derived from the Commiphora tree and used in healing salves, perfumes and incenses. In ancient times, myrrh was worth more than its weight in gold, priced at 5 times that of frankincense, and it was one of the gifts of the Magi to the baby Jesus.
Maponus - Variant of Celtic Maponos, meaning "divine son."
Alcinder - Variant spelling of Latin Alcander, meaning "strong."
Réamann - Irish Gaelic form of English Raymond, meaning "wise protector."
Waheed - Variant of Arabic Wahid, meaning "unique."
Hasshub - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chashshuwb, meaning "considerate." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Pahath-moab.
Gundisalvus - Latinized form of Visigothic Gundisalv, meaning "battle genius; war elf."
Mile - Middle English name of uncertain origin, but commonly associated with Latin Milo, meaning "soldier." 
Kiersten - Modern English spelling of Old English Kirsten, meaning "stone church," or Danish/Norwegian Kirsten, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Manishag - Armenian name meaning "violet flower."
Aykin - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Aiken, meaning "made of oak."
Brigonos - Old Celtic name meaning "high hill."
Zeeb - (זְאֵב): Hebrew name meaning"wolf," so called from its being tawny and yellow in color. In the bible, this is the name of a Midianite prince. 
Tsiishchili - Native American Navajo name meaning "curly-haired."
Filiberto - Italian form of Latin Filbertus, meaning "very bright."
Demosthenes - Greek name composed of the elements demou "of the people" and sthenos "strength, vigor," hence "strength of the people."
Shoghagat - Armenian name meaning "splendor."
Ophelos - Greek name derived from the vocabulary word, ophelos, meaning "help."
Danette - French feminine form of Hebrew Daniyel,meaning "God is my judge." 
Adjo - Egyptian name meaning "treasure."
Dong - Chinese name meaning 1) "beam," 2) "east," or 3) "winter."
Houda - Arabic name meaning "right guidance."
Emánuel - Hungarian form of Greek Emmanouel, meaning "God is with us."
Anat -  Unisex form of Hebrew Anath, meaning "answer (to prayer)."
Amardad - Persian form of Avestan Ameretat, meaning "immortality." In Zoroastrian mythology, this is the name of a goddess of immortality.
Linnet - Variant spelling of English Linette, meaning "little lake." 
Hagai - Variant spelling of English Haggai, meaning "festive."
Kelpy - Variant spelling of Celtic Kelpie, meaning "of the color of kelp (sea-weed)."

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