WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Mstislav - Slavic name composed of the elements *misti "revenge" and slav "glory," hence "vengeance-glory." In use by the Czechs. 
Iah - Egyptian name meaning "moon." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the moon.
Udara - Basque name meaning "summer."
Benedicta - Feminine form of Latin Benedictus,meaning "blessed." 
Ben - Short form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed." 
Uriella - Variant spelling of English Uriela, meaning "flame of God" or "light of the Lord."
Aktaion - Greek myth name of a hunter who was torn to pieces by his own dogs, meaning "effulgence." He was then transformed into a deer, thus himself becoming the hunted. 
Jether - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yether, meaning "overhanging" or "abundance." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father-in-law of Moses. He is also known by the name Jethro.
Khalid - Arabic name derived from the word khalada, meaning "eternal, everlasting."
Utai - Variant spelling of English Uthai, meaning "whom Jehovah helps."
Destiny - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin destinare, "to establish, make firm," hence "fate, fortune."
Gaby - Pet form of English Gabriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Lew -   Polish form of Yiddish Lev, meaning "lion."
Meghan - Irish form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Ushria - Variant spelling of Hebrew Ushriya, meaning "blessed of God" or "fortunate of God."
Ursinus - Roman name derived from Latin ursus ("bear"), meaning "bear-like."
Irvine - Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, from the Celtic name of a river, composed of the Welsh elements ir/yr "fresh, green" and afon "water," hence "fresh water" or "green water."
Unity - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "oneness, unity."
Usamah - Variant spelling of Arabic Usama, meaning "lion."
Nâdiya - French form of Russian Nadya, meaning "hope."
Columbine -   English name derived from the plant name columbine, from Late Latin columbina, meaning "verbina" or "dovelike," so-called because when inverted the flower resembles a cluster of doves.
Urre - Basque name meaning "gold."
Ptolemaios - Greek name derived from the word polemeios, meaning "aggressive, warlike."
Uhin - Basque name meaning "ocean wave."
Venka - Esperanto name meaning "victorious."
Uwts - Hebrew name meaning "soft and sandy earth" or "to consult." In the bible, this is the name of the country of Job, a son of Aram, a son of Nahor, and a son of Dishan. 
Urbgen - Old Welsh form of Celtic Orbogen, meaning "privileged birth."
Methodios - Greek name derived from methodos, meaning "method."
Savanna - Variant spelling of English Savannah, meaning "savannah."
Umm - Egyptian name meaning "mother."
Ushara - Hebrew name meaning "fortunate."
Yehiel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechiel, meaning "may God live!"
Ud - Hebrew name meaning "firebrand."
Sankar - Variant spelling of Hindi Shankar, meaning "makes good luck."
Ulysses - Latin form of Greek Oulixes, probably meaning "to be angry, to hate."
Obed-edom - Anglicized form of Hebrew Obed Edown, meaning "servant of Edom" or "he who serves the Edomites." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite and a Gittite.
Alani - Hawaiian name meaning "orange tree."
Dardana - Albanian name derived from the Illyrian tribe name Dardani, possibly from the word dardha, meaning "pear."
Uthai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Uwthay, meaning "whom Jehovah helps." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ammihud and a son of Bigvai. 
Dziadzan - Armenian name meaning "rainbow."
Ramah -  Hebrew name meaning "a lofty place." In the bible, this is the name of many places, including a place of battle between Israel and Syria. 
Mandisa - Egyptian name meaning "sweet."
Ursus - Roman name derived from Latin ursus, meaning "bear."
Unai - Basque name meaning "shepherd."
Urki - Basque name meaning "birch tree."
Urretxa - Basque name meaning "hazel tree."
Unathi - African Xhosa unisex name meaning "God is with us."
Modya - Pet form of Russian Modest, meaning "moderate, sober."
Uxío - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Eugenius, meaning "well born."
Noel - English form of French Noël, meaning "day of birth."