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Nimue - Welsh name, possibly related to Greek Mnêmê, meaning "memory." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the sorceress, known as the Lady of the Lake, who stole the infant Lancelot. 
Monday - English name derived from the week day name, composed of the Old English elements mona "moon" and d?g "day," hence "moon day." 
Pam - Short form of English Pamela, meaning "all honey."
Vartouhi - Armenian name meaning "rose lady."
Ipati - Variant spelling of Russian Ipatiy, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Gabbie - Pet form of English Gabriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Bonifatius - Latin name composed of the elements bonum "good" and fatum "destiny, fate," hence "good destiny/fate."
Shu - Chinese unisex name meaning "good, pure, virtuous." 
Viviette - Pet form of French Viviane, meaning "alive, animated, lively."
Arkady - Variant spelling of Russian Arkadiy, meaning "of Arcadia."
Vivi - Short form of Scandinavian Vivianne, meaning"alive; animated; lively."
Soledad - Spanish religious name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María de Soledad, "Mary of Solitude," hence "solitude."
Adair - Variant spelling of Scottish Adaire, meaning "the ford of the oaks." 
Adahy - Native American Cherokee name meaning "lives in the woods."
Acton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a town in Middlesex England, meaning "oak tree settlement." 
Heva - Latin form of Greek Eva (Hebrew Chavvah), meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, wife of Adam, the mother of the entire human family.
Vaughan - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from the personal name Vaughn, meaning "little." 
Gerwulf - German name composed of the elements ger "spear" and wulf "wolf," hence "spear-wolf."
Doreen -   Anglicized form of Gaelic Doireann, meaning "sullen." 
Hunbeorht - Variant form of Norman German Huncberct, possibly meaning "bright support."
Zuri - African Swahili name meaning"beautiful." Compare with masculine Zuri.
Kirsteen - Variant spelling of Scottish Kirstin, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Andries - Dutch form of Greek Andreas, meaning "man; warrior."
Maurentius - Gallo-Roman name meaning "of the Moors."
Artemas - Contracted form of Greek Artemidoros, meaning "gift of Artemis." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a friend of Paul.
Finella - Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder."
Roeland - Dutch form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Agace - Medieval French form of Latin Agatha, meaning "good."
Afzal - Arabic name meaning"superior."
Affra - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Afra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." 
Afeef - Variant spelling of Arabic Afif, meaning "chaste."
Aesha - Variant spelling of Arabic Aisha, meaning "alive." 
Aeryn - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Éirinn, meaning "Ireland." 
Aeron -  Welsh unisex form of Celtic Agrona, the name a goddess of war and death who was portrayed as a masculine figure in Welsh mythology, meaning "carnage, slaughter." 
Aell? - Greek name meaning "storm wind; whirlwind." In Greek mythology, this is the name of an Amazon warrior who was killed by Herakles. She was known for wielding a double-axe. 
Aella - Greek and Latin variant form of Greek Aellô, meaning "storm wind; whirlwind." In Greek mythology, this is the name of an Amazon warrior who was killed by Herakles. She was known for wielding a double-axe. 
Aegle - Latin form of Greek Aigle, meaning "radiance, splendor." In mythology, this is the name of several characters, including a goddess of good health.
Adwoa - African Akan name, meaning "born on Monday."
Adwar - African Luo name meaning "hunt; look for; search for."
Aduor - African Luo name meaning "born at dawn."
Adrie - Pet form of English Adriane, meaning "from Hadria."
Adria - Feminine form of English Adrian, meaning "from Hadria."
Yehowram - Hebrew name meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. Jehoram is the Anglicized form.
Adrea - Variant spelling of English Adria, meaning "from Hadria."
Adora - Short form of Spanish Adoracion, meaning "adoration."
Adone - Italian form of Hebrew Adoniyah, meaning "my lord."
Adona - Feminine form of Italian Adone, meaning "my lord."
Adolf - Modern contracted form of Old High German Adalwolf, meaning "noble wolf."
Adnot - Medieval French form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red." It is now a surname.
Adnet - Medieval French form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red." It is now a surname.

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