WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Fadila - Feminine form of Arabic Fadil, meaning "generous, virtuous."
Kame - Japanese name meaning "tortoise (symbol of long life)."
Kameyo - Japanese name meaning "tortoise (symbol of long life)."
Kami - Short form of Chamoru Kamia, meaning "flower."
Dani - English pet form of French Danielle, meaning "God is my judge."
Hezron - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chetsrown, meaning "enclosed; surrounded by a wall." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Reuben.
Cordula - Diminutive form of Latin cor ("heart"), hence "little heart."
Gül - Turkish name meaning "rose." 
Erich - German form of Old Norse Eiríkr, meaning "ever-ruler."
Kamiko - Japanese name meaning "superior child."
Pratibha - Hindi name meaning "talented."
Prabodh - Hindi name meaning "good advice."
Meihui - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wisdom."
Normina - Scottish form of English Norma, meaning "northman."
Samia - Variant spelling of Arabic Samiya, meaning "lofty, sublime."
Charles - English and French form of German Karl, meaning "man."
Mariangela - Contracted form of Spanish María Ángela, meaning "rebel-angel."
Obed - Anglicized form of Hebrew Owbed, meaning "serving, worshiping." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Ruth. 
Kamia - Chamoru name meaning "flower." 
Saleem - Variant spelling of Arabic Salim, meaning "safe."
Jawahir - Arabic name meaning "jewels."
Nosh - Native American Algonquin name meaning "father."
Noshi - Variant of Algonquin Nosh, meaning "father."
Nosizwe - African Xhosa name meaning "mother of the nation."
Topher - Short form of English Christopher, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Mariya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Emiline - English variant spelling of German Emeline, meaning "work."
Prabhu - Hindi name meaning "creator; powerful."
Sakina - Arabic name meaning "peace."
Pallas - Greek unisex name derived from the word pallô, meaning "to brandish a weapon." In mythology, this is the name of many characters in Greek mythology: a son of Evander; a giant son of Uranus and Gaia; a Titan son of Crius and Eurybia; the father of the 50 Pallantids; a daughter of Triton; and it is an epithet of Athena. 
Pernilla - Swedish form of Roman Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Yowash - Hebrew name meaning "given by the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Gideon. Joash is the Anglicized form.
Shahir - Arabic name meaning "renowned."
Randy - Pet form of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." Compare with masculine Randy. 
Cinnéidigh - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements ceann "head" and �idigh "ugly," hence "ugly head." Kennedy is an Anglicized form.
Ganesh - Variant spelling of Hindi Ganesha, meaning "lord of the horde."
Florian - Short form of Roman Latin Florianus, meaning "flower."
Tomasz - Polish form of Greek Thōmas, meaning "twin."
Khalifa - Arabic name meaning "caliph."
Jessica - English Shakespearean name of the daughter of Shylock, probably based on Hebrew Yiska, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out."
Tricia - English short form of Latin Patricia, meaning "patrician, of noble descent."
Rafa - Variant spelling of Hebrew Rapha, meaning "feeble, flaccid, weak," i.e. "a shade" living in Hades, void of blood and animal life; therefore weak and languid like a sick person, but still able to think. 
Ophelos - Greek name derived from the vocabulary word, ophelos, meaning "help."
Semen - Variant spelling of Basque Xemen, meaning "hearkening."
Nicolina - Pet form of Italian Nicola, meaning "victor of the people."
Sana - Arabic name meaning "radiance."
Amala - अमला):  Feminine form of German Amal, meaning "labor, work."
Aliisa - Probably a short form of Finnish Annaliisa, meaning "favor; grace," and "God is my oath."
Morgen - Variant spelling of English Morgan, probably meaning "sea circle." 
Chandan - Hindi name meaning "sandalwood."