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Nicolaos - Variant spelling of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people."
Na?a - Pet form of Czech Naděžda, meaning "hope."
Jutte - Variant spelling of German Jutta, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Ram - Hebrew name meaning "high." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron.
Xiurong - Chinese name meaning "adorned/decorated appearance" or "slender figure."
Xiuying - Chinese name meaning "beautiful/elegant flower" or "surpassing beauty."
Viona - Dutch form of Irish Gaelic F?ona, meaning "vine."
Bernarde - Feminine form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Elda - Old Italian form of German Hilda, meaning "battle." Not in use before the 20th century. 
Kachina - Native American Hopi name meaning "sacred dancer; spirit."
Abdon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Abdown, meaning "servant, worshiper." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over Israel. 
Efrosin -  Russian masculine form of Greek Euphrosynê, meaning "joy, mirth."
Ersilia - Italian form of Latin Hersilia, meaning "delicate, tender."
Krystle - Variant spelling of English Crystal, meaning "crystal, ice."
Rephael - Hebrew name meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed-edom. In the books of Enoch and Tobit, this is the name of an archangel.
Ocumwhowurst - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "yellow wolf."
Ethelwolf - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Æthelwulf, meaning "noble wolf."
Nestor - Greek name meaning "homecoming." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Neleus and king of Pylos.
Kallistrates - Variant form of Greek Kallistratos, meaning "beauty-army."
Kiele - Hawaiian name meaning "fragrant blossom; gardenia."
Kuro - Variant spelling of Japanese Kurou, meaning "ninth son."
Tikhon - Russian form of Greek Tychon, meaning "hitting the mark."
Achmad - German form of Arabic Ahmad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Nevin - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of either Gaelic Cnámhín, a byname for a skinny man meaning "little bone," or from Gaelic Naomhán, meaning "little saint."
Ranjeet - Variant spelling of Hindi Ranjit, meaning "victorious in battle."
Gervas - Old German name composed of the elements ger "spear" and vass "servant," hence "spear-servant."
Tyko - Swedish form of Greek Tychon, meaning "hitting the mark."
Dinesh - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements dina "day" and isa "lord," hence "day-lord."
Anoushavan - Armenian name meaning "sweet ruler?"
Hrothgar - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Hroðgar, meaning "famous spear." 
Shigeko - Japanese name meaning "luxuriant child."
Jadyn - Variant spelling of English unisex Jaden, meaning "jade."
Tobih - Hebrew name meaning "good" or "my God." In the Apocrypha, this is the name of the hero of the Book of Tobit.
Erdmut - Altered form of German Hartmut, meaning "strong-spirited."
Uzziel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Uzziyel, meaning "God is my strength." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a grandson of Levi.
Tefanus - Finnish form of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown."
Elek - Hungarian form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender."
Dom - Short form of English Dominic, meaning "belongs to the lord."
Domitius - Roman family name derived from the Latin word domitus, meaning "tamed."
Ioakeim - Greek form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Fredriik - Finnish form of German Fridric, meaning "peaceful ruler." 
Lenne - Pet form of Scandinavian Lennart, meaning "lion-strong."
Hendrik -  Dutch form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Artemidorus - Latin form of Greek Artemidoros, meaning "gift of Artemis."
Ansi - Teutonic name meaning "divinity, god."
Uwzal - Hebrew name of uncertain derivation, possibly meaning "to depart, to leave," "to be flooded," or "to be exhausted." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Joktan.
Akbowr - Hebrew name meaning "mouse." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Michaiah.
Arvel - Welsh name meaning "wept over."
Khordad - Modern Iranian form of Persian Haurvatat, meaning "health, perfection." 
Benny - Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."

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