WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Benipé - Egyptian name meaning "iron."
Hamish - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Seumas, meaning "supplanter."
Beta - English name derived from the second letter of the Greek alphabet, beta, related to Hebrew bet, meaning "house." 
Kolb - Armenian name meaning "from Kolb."
Brogan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán," hence "little shoe."
Bittore - Feminine form of Basque Bittor, meaning "conqueror."
Baraka - Egyptian name meaning "blessing; gift."
Bonnie - English name derived from the Scottish word bonnie "pretty." 
Bartolomé - Spanish form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bébhinn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Rowtag - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fire."
Bekki - Variant spelling of English Becky, meaning "ensnarer."
Mandeep - Hindi name meaning "light of the mind."
Baruwk - Hebrew name meaning "blessed." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a faithful attendant of Jeremiah to whom the apocryphal Book of Baruch is ascribed.
Zala - Slovene name meaning "beautiful."
Baudouin - French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Yedidya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yediydeyah, Hebrew name meaning "beloved of God," "delight of God," or "friend of God." 
Aarón - Spanish form of English Aaron, meaning "light-bringer."
Bapoto - African Zezuru name meaning "born amidst noise/quarreling."
Banafrit - Egyptian name meaning "beautiful soul."
Bingen - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Mignonette - English name derived from a diminutive form of the French word mignon ("charming, delicate, pretty"), hence "little delicate one." 
Zhivka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Zhivko,meaning "alive."
Hao - Vietnamese unisex name meaning "good."
Warren -  English surname of Norman French origin, transferred to forename use, from a place called La Varenne, meaning "game-park." 
Sullivan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ("descendant of Súileabhán"), hence "little dark eyes."
Bearnas - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bozidar - Slavic name composed of the elements bozy "divine" and dar "gift," hence "divine gift."
Blas - Spanish form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bittori - Variant of Basque Bittore, meaning "conqueror."
Barthomieu - Contracted form of French Provençal Bartholomieu, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Birte - Pet form of Danish Birgitte, meaning "exalted one."
Batul - Arabic name meaning "virgin."
Barebra - Old Swedish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bogumil - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mil "favor," hence "God-favor."
Berezi - Basque name meaning "special."
Blodeuwedd - Welsh myth name, derived from proto-Celtic *blāto-weid-ā meaning "wild feminine (spirit)." In the Mabinogi, this is the name of a woman made from flowers who was the lover of Goronwy. This is the name of Blodeuedd after she killed her husband and was transformed into an owl.
Brannon - Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill." 
Benjie - Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Barabba - Variant spelling of Aramaic bar-Abba, meaning "son of the father."
Barčinka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Baldric - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and ric "power, rule," hence "bold ruler."
Bérénice - French form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bardulf - Contracted form of German Bardawulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Bradán - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "salmon."
Bergr - Variant form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Braeden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Bobbie - Pet form of English Roberta, meaning "bright fame."
Bożena - Feminine form of Polish Bożydar, meaning "divine gift."
Badrig - Armenian name meaning "Roman noble."