WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Haroutioun - Variant spelling of Armenian Haroutyoun, meaning "resurrected."
Yafeu - Egyptian name meaning "bold."
Adorinda - Esperanto name meaning "adorable."
Nosh - Native American Algonquin name meaning "father."
Angel - English unisex name derived from Latin Angelus, meaning "angel, messenger." Originally a male name, it is now almost strictly female.
Anarawd - Unisex form of Welsh Angharad, meaning "undisgraced, free of shame."
Borislav - Slavic name composed of the elements bor- "battle" and slav "glory," hence "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
Evan -   Anglicized form of Welsh Iefan, meaning "God is gracious."
Nicoleta - Feminine form of Romanian Nicolae, meaning "victor of the people."
Wallis - Variant spelling of English Wallace, meaning "foreigner, stranger," especially Celtic or Roman.
Tirzah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Tirtsah, meaning "pleasantness." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a daughter of Zelophehad.
Adonis - Greek name derived from Hebrew Adonai, meaning "my lord." In mythology, this is the name of a beautiful youth who was loved by Aphrodite. He was killed while hunting a boar and the anemone flower sprang from his blood. 
Darwin - English surname transferred to forename use, probably derived from a Middle English personal name composed of the Old English elements deor "dear" and wine "friend," hence "dear friend."
Rohesia - Latin form of an ancient Germanic name, probably horse-related, from the word hros, meaning "horse." 
Corey - English name, possibly of Irish Gaelic origin, from a place name meaning "deep hollow, ravine."
Morag -  Hebrew unisex name meaning "threshing board." Compare with strictly feminine Morag.
Okelani - Hawaiian name meaning "from heaven."
Fancy - English name derived from the vocabulary word fancy, which is a contracted form of fantasy, meaning "desire, inclination, whim."
Killian -   Variant spelling of English Killeen, meaning "little warrior."
Zechariah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the twelve minor prophets. Also spelled Zachariah.
Zacharie - French form of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered."
Matt - Short form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Liviu - Romanian form of Roman Latin Livius, possibly meaning "bluish."
Almira - Short form of Spanish Adelmira, meaning "nobly famous." In use by the English, as is its variant Elmira.
Annunziata - Italian name meaning "announces," referring to the Annunciation. Sometimes considered a month name for March.
Audra -   Lithuanian name meaning "storm."
Massoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Slade - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Middle English slade, meaning "small valley."
Folke - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Folki, meaning "people, tribe." 
Sabbas - Greek name derived from Sabbaton, the word for "Saturday," hence "Sabbath."
Sauli - Finnish form of Latin Saul, meaning "asked for, desired."
Haze - Short form of Old English Hazel, meaning "reddish-brown" or "hazel tree."
Porcius - Roman family name, meaning "pig."
Oili - Finnish form of Russian Olga, meaning "dedicated to the gods; holy."
Gorane - Basque name meaning "exaltation."
Lacy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "lace-like." 
Arima - Basque name meaning "soul."
Takayuki - Japanese name meaning "moving to heights."
Eileithyia - Greek name derived from the word eleluthyia, meaning "relieve." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of childbirth. Her Latin name is Lucina.
Alberth - Danish form of Latin Albertus, meaning "bright nobility."
Wright - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English wryhta/wyrhta, meaning "craftsman."
Tuula - Variant form of Finnish Tuuli, meaning "wind."
Gina -  Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." Compare with strictly feminine forms of Gina.
Paniwi - Egyptian name meaning "the bringer."
Fabien - French form of Latin Fabianus, meaning "like Fabius." 
Naois - Short form of Irish Gaelic Naoise, of unknown meaning.
Sage - English unisex name which can mean either "sage (the spice)" or "profoundly wise one."
Milan - Czech name derived from Slavic mil, meaning "favor, grace." 
Svadilfari - Old Norse name meaning "disaster;ill-fated." In mythology, this was the name of a magical stallionbelonging to a frost giant.
Nils - Swedish form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people."