WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Steponas - Lithuanian form of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown."
Caoimheán - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoimhín, meaning "little comely one." This form just uses a different diminutive suffix.
Sem - Dutch form of Hebrew Shem, meaning "mark, name, signature, stigma."
Sören - Icelandic form of Roman Latin Severinus, meaning "stern."
Eadric - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements ead "fortune, prosperity, riches," and ric "power, rule," hence "rich ruler."
Elario - Variant spelling of Italian Ilario, meaning "joyful, happy."
Stanko - Pet form of Slavic Stanislav, meaning "glorious government."
Seona - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Seònaid, meaning "God is gracious."
Slavica - Serbian name meaning "glory."
Espiridión - Spanish form of Greek Spiridion, meaning "little spirit."
Snezhana - Bulgarian form of Croatian Snjezana, meaning "snow woman."
Seme - Basque name meaning "son."
Shaynah - Variant spelling of Yiddish Shayna, meaning "beautiful."
Étaín - Irish name derived from the word éadan, Old Irish étan, cognate with Gaelic aodann ("face"), Latin ante ("against") and Sanskrit ánti ("opposite"). Étaín is the heroine of The Wooing of Étaín. She is the daughter of Ailill, king of the Ulaid, second wife to Midir, whose first wife, the jealous Fuamnach, turns her into a pool of water, then a worm, and finally a beautiful butterfly. 
Esperanta - Esperanto name meaning "hoping."
Sharise - English variant form of French Cerise, meaning "cherry." 
Saibh - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Sadhbh, meaning "sweet." 
Sharalyn - Variant spelling of English Sherilyn, meaning "darling lake."
Sans - Medieval form of Spanish Sancho, meaning "holy."
Ea - Akkadian form of Sumerian Enki, meaning either "lord of the earth" or "lord of the underworld." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name of a god of creation, wisdom, keeper of divine laws, and half-brother to Enlil. 
Egyed - Hungarian form of Latin Ægidius, meaning "kid; young goat" or "shield of goatskin."
Severinus - Derived from Roman Latin Severus, meaning "stern."
Erensia - Chamoru name meaning "heritage." 
Somhairle - Irish Gaelic form of Old Norse Sumarlíðr, meaning "summer traveler."
Sabino - Italian form of Roman Latin Sabinus, meaning "Sabine; a follower of another religion."
Sostrate - Feminine form of Greek Sostratos, meaning "safe army."
Seosamh - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Serkan - Turkish name meaning "blood head."
Severi - Finnish form of Roman Latin Severus, meaning "stern."
Sorin - Romanian name derived from the word soare, meaning "sun."
Lisbet - Short form of Scandinavian Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Sosi - Armenian name meaning "plane-tree."
Sarika - Hindi name meaning "parrot."
Slavomír - Czech and Slovak form of Polish Sławomir, meaning "glorious peace."
Sandford - Variant spelling of English Sanford, meaning "sand ford."
Émilie - Feminine form of French Émile, meaning "rival."
Shabbath - Hebrew name meaning "rest, Sabbath." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the seventh day of the week, a day of rest.
Sophronius - Latin form of Greek Sophronios, meaning "self-controlled."
Erik -   Scandinavian form of Old Norse Eiríkr, meaning "ever-ruler."
Stevan - Serbian form of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown."
Édouard - French form of Latin Eduardus, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
Eszter - Hungarian form of Persian Esther, meaning "star."
Dalya - Variant spelling of English Dahlia, meaning "dahlia flower."
Shelia - Variant form of English Sheila, meaning "blind."
Breanna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Anas - Arabic name meaning "friendliness." 
Rudolph - English name derived from Latin Rudolphus, meaning "famous wolf."
Frederik - Danish and Low German form of Old High German Friedrich, meaning "peaceful ruler." 
Hermione - Greek name derived from the name of the god Hermês, meaning "of the earth." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Menelaus and Helen.
Jaylin - Variant spelling of English Jalen, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."