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Koppel - Yiddish pet form of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning "supplanter."
Heliodoros - Greek name composed of the elements helios "sun" and doron "gift," hence "gift of the sun."
Pere - Catalan form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Renie - English pet form of Latin Irene, meaning "peace."
Itziar - Basque name derived from the name of a village having a shrine to the Virgin Mary, meaning "old stone."
Pridbor - Slavic name composed of the elements prid "first, foremost" and bor "battle," hence "foremost warrior."
Georgs - Latvian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Eleonoora - Finnish form of Provençal Aliénor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Diggory - English form of French Degaré, probably meaning "strayed, lost." 
Fawke - Altered form of medieval English Fulke, meaning "tribe."
Tyge - Danish form of Greek Tychon, meaning "hitting the mark."
Ingemar - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Ingimarr, meaning "Ing-famous." 
Dorete - Danish form of Latin Dorothea, meaning "gift of God."
Isocrates - Latin form of Greek Isokrates, meaning "equal power."
Waheed - Variant of Arabic Wahid, meaning "unique."
Arata - Japanese name meaning "fresh."
Bankole - Egyptian name meaning "help me to build the house."
Gregg - Short form of English Gregory, and Scottish Gregor, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Alize - Basque form of Spanish Alicia, meaning "noble sort."
Eoforwine - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements eofor "wild boar" and wine "friend," hence "boar friend."
Julienne - Feminine form of French Julien, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Chantelle - Elaborated form of English Chantel, meaning "stony place."
Taitasi - Chamoru name meaning "no sea."
Reeta -   English variant spelling of Spanish Rita, meaning "pearl."
Haimon - Greekname meaning "bloody." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Creon and Eurydice. Also spelled Haemon.
Devdas - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements deva "god" and dasa "servant," hence "god-servant."
Lincoln - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of the city of Lincoln, which was originally called Lindum colonia, meaning "lake colony." 
Titanius - A derivative of Latin Titanus, meaning "of the Titans."
Encarnita - Pet form of Spanish Encarnación, meaning "incarnation."
Kafele - Egyptian name meaning "would die for."
Bret - Variant spelling of English Brett, meaning "a Breton." 
Maxen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival."
Henriqueta - Feminine form of Portuguese Henrique, meaning "home-ruler."
Caiside - Gaelic byname derived from the word cas meaning "curly(-headed.)" Cassidy is the Anglicized form.
Abaegayle - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Horatia - Feminine form of Latin Horatius, meaning "has good eyesight."
Itzhak - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Wahid - Arabic name meaning "unique."
Hermenegildo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Teutonic Hermingild, meaning "all-giving." 
Aeryn - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Éirinn, meaning "Ireland." 
Borbala - Russian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Glaudusa - Older form of Welsh Gladys, meaning "ruler."
Auwe - Old Danish form of Scandinavian Agne, meaning "little edge."
Aditya - Hindi name meaning "belonging to Aditi." In mythology, this is a name applying collectively to all the children of Aditi. 
Mateja - Feminine form of Slovene Matej, meaning "gift of God."
Tiarnach - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Tighearnach, meaning "lord."
Estella - Latin name derived from the word stella, meaning "star."
Floris - Dutch form of Latin Florentius, meaning "blossoming."
Graham - Scottish name derived from the surname Grantham, from a place name composed of the Old English elements grand "gravel" and ham "home," hence "gravel home."
Ida -   Norman name derived from Germanic id, meaning "work." 

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