WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Chailai - Thai name meaning "pretty."
Marinella - Italian pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." 
Jumanah - Variant spelling of Arabic Jumana, meaning "pearl."
Artemidoros - Greek name composed of the name of the goddess Artemis, and the word doron "gift," hence "gift of Artemis."
Isabella - Latin form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Eilert - Frisian and Scandinavian form of German Eckhard, meaning "strong edge."
Antony -  Variant spelling of English Anthony, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
Jaclyn - Variant spelling of English Jacklyn, meaning "supplanter."
Aliah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Aliya, meaning "to ascend, to go up."
Hourher - Armenian name meaning "flaming hair; red-headed."
Ericka - Variant spelling of English Erica, meaning "ever-ruler."
Gofannon - Welsh form of Irish Goibniu, meaning "smith." In mythology, this is the name of a smith god, the son of Dôn.
Amaryllis - English name derived from the flower name amaryllis, from Greek amarysso, meaning "to sparkle."
Rithika - Variant spelling of Hindi Ritika, meaning "brass" or "stream."
Zakkhaios - Variant spelling of Greek Zakchaios, meaning "clean, innocent." 
Zakharias - Variant spelling of Greek Zacharias, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." 
Gallchobhar - Gaelic name composed of the elements gall "Gaul, Lowlander, stranger" and cabhair "help, support," hence "foreign help."
Sandrine - Short form of French Alexandrine, meaning "defender of mankind."
Zakiyya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zakiya, meaning "pure."
Zulfikar - Variant of Arabic Zulfiqar,meaning "clever of the spine." 
Marianus - Roman Latin family name meaning "like Marius."
Maarten - Dutch form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Renard - Variant spelling of Old French Renart, meaning "wise and strong."
Waheed - Variant of Arabic Wahid, meaning "unique."
Wahchinksapa - Native American Sioux name meaning "wise."
Jákob - Hungarian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Brady - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh, meaning "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
Clovis - French form of German Hlodovic, meaning "famous warrior."
Waheeda - Variant spelling of Arabic Wahida, meaning "unique."
Ganesha - Hindi name composed of the elements gana "horde" and isa "lord," hence "lord of the horde." In Hindu mythology, this is the name of a god of good luck and wisdom. Also spelled Ganesa and Ganesh.
Lesley - Anglicized form of Scottish unisex Leslie, meaning "garden of hollies."
Debbie - Pet form of English Deborah, meaning "bee."
Sanjay - Hindi name meaning "triumphant."
Maja - Scandinavian and Slavic form of Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother."
King - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "king," from Old English cyning, probably meaning "family, race."
Bea - Short form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)." 
Sabina -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Sadhbh, meaning "sweet."
Prasad - Hindi name meaning "offering to God."
Sharmain - Variant spelling of English Sharmaine, meaning "sing."
Tahira - Feminine form of Arabic Tahir, meaning "the pure one."
Katlego - African Tswana unisex name meaning "success."
Svend - Danish form of Old Norse Sveinn, meaning "boy."
Annunziata - Italian name meaning "announces," referring to the Annunciation. Sometimes considered a month name for March.
Krystle - Variant spelling of English Crystal, meaning "crystal, ice."
Lesedi - African Tswana name meaning "light."
Gurutze - Feminine form of Basque Gurutz, meaning "cross."
Cuicatl - Nahuatl name meaning "song."
Naglfar - Old Norse myth name of the largest ship of all, the ship that will carry the dead to Ragnarok, possibly meaning "nail-farer."
Aoi - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "blue" or 2) "hollyhock."
Yowchanan - Hebrew name meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Josiah. Johanan is the Anglicized form.

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