WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Bearnas - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Lorenz - German form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lassi - Pet form of Finnish Larssi, meaning "laurel."
Lucienne - Feminine form of French Lucien, meaning "light."
Lorccán - Irish name composed of the Gaelic word lorcc "fierce" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little fierce one."
Lone - Short form of Danish Magdalone, meaning "of Magdala."
Linnet - Variant spelling of English Linette, meaning "little lake." 
Lavan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Laban, meaning"white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
Lievin - Dutch form of German Liafwin, meaning "dear friend."
Lykaon - Greek name possibly meaning "wolf." In mythology, this is the name of an early king of Arkadia.
Léonce - French form of Latin Leontius, meaning "lion-like."
Lyuba - Pet form of Russian Lyubov, meaning "love." In use by the Romani.
Lallie - English pet form of Greek Lalage, meaning "to babble." 
Leocádia - Portuguese form of Spanish Leocadia, meaning "bright, clear, light."
Lutfi - Arabic name meaning "gentle, kind."
Lemminkäinen - Finnish myth name of a hero of the Kalevala, a sorcerer or magician said to be able to "sing the sand into pearls." The meaning of the name is unknown but it is probably related to the name Lempi, meaning "love."
Lysistrate - Feminine form of Greek Lysistratos, meaning "liberation army." 
Lujayn - Arabic name meaning "silver."
Lysistrata - Latin form of Greek Lysistrate, meaning "liberation army."
Ludis - Latvian form of German Ludwig, meaning "famous warrior."
Lynn - Welsh name derived from the word llyn, meaning "lake." 
Lousntak - Armenian name meaning "crown of light; halo."
Lauretta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Laura ("laurel"), meaning "little laurel tree."
Livius - Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin lividus, meaning "bluish." 
Lieven - Variant spelling of Dutch Lievin, meaning "dear friend."
Ligeia - Greek name derived from the word ligeios, meaning "clear-toned" or "shrill whistling voice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Sirens.
Lovro - Pet form of Slovene Lovrenc, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavi - Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion."
Lousaper - Armenian name meaning "abundance of light."
Libnah - Hebrew name meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.
Lugus - Gaulish form of Irish Lugh, meaning "oath."
Llywelyn - Late Welsh form of the ancient Celtic name Lugobelinos, meaning "oath of Belenus." 
Logres - A derivative of Welsh Lloegr, meaning "England."
Lugaid - Irish name derived from the name of the Celtic god Lug, meaning "oath." Many historical and legendary figures have borne this name.
Lygia - Variant spelling of Portuguese Lígia, meaning "shrill whistling voice."
Lasse - Pet form of Scandinavian Lars, meaning "laurel."
Lexi - Variant spelling of English Lexy, meaning "defender of mankind."
Lorcán - Variant spelling of Irish Lorccán, meaning "little fierce one."
Libor - Czech form of Roman Latin Liberius, meaning "free."
Luisella - Italian pet form of Spanish Luisa, meaning "famous warrior."
Lucille - French form of Roman Latin Lucilla, meaning "little light."
Liba - Variant form of Hebrew Libe, meaning "heart."
Lilli - Variant spelling of English Lily, meaning "lily."
Luciano - Italian form of Roman Latin Lucianus, meaning "light."
Lyndon - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Old English elements lind "linden, lime tree" and dun "hill," hence "lime tree hill."
Luighseach - Irish form of Old Gaelic Luíseach, meaning "torch-bringer." Used as an Irish form of Latin Lucia (English Lucy), meaning "light." 
Kalea - Hawaiian name meaning "bright." 
Liling - Chinese name meaning "plum-tinkling of jade pendants."
Luken - Basque form of Roman Latin Lucianus, meaning "light."
Luigino - Pet form of Italian Luigi, meaning "famous warrior."