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Bethel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Beth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
Gugu - African Zulu name meaning "treasure."
Idetta - Latin form of French Idette, meaning "work."
Wihakayda - Native American Sioux name meaning "little one."
Takouhi - Armenian name meaning "queen."
Aferdita - Albanian name meaning "dawn; morning."
Qiao - Chinese name meaning "skilful."
Ewen - Variant spelling of English Ewan, meaning "born of yew."
Tristand - Variant spelling of French Tristan, probably meaning "riot, tumult."
Coleen - Variant spelling of English Colleen, meaning "girl." 
Sharalyn - Variant spelling of English Sherilyn, meaning "darling lake."
Witold - Germanic name composed of the elements witu "wood" and wald "ruler," hence "ruler of the woods."
Xenon - Greek name derived from the word xenos, meaning"foreigner; stranger." 
Caterina - Italian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Mohan - Hindi name meaning "attractive, bewitching."
Dorika - Pet form of Hungarian Dorottya, meaning "gift of God."
Takchawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "dove."
Basak - Turkish name meaning "wheat."
Takao - Japanese name meaning "respectful hero/male."
Priam - Short form of Greek Priamos, possibly meaning "exceptionally courageous." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Troy.
Zhengsheng - Chinese name meaning "harmonious voice."
Tsangali - Armenian name meaning "desirable."
Bidziil - Native American Navajo name meaning "he is strong."
Haroun - Variant spelling of Arabic Harun, meaning "light-bringer."
Vid - Slovene form of Roman Latin Vitus, meaning "life."
Bagatyr - Bulgarian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Yngvi - Proto-Germanic name meaning "friend of Ing" or "worshiper of Ing." 
Magda -   Short form of various Germanic forms of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Chantel - English variant spelling of French Chantal, meaning "stony place."
Xochitl - Nahuatl name meaning "flower." 
Leyati - Native American Miwok name meaning "shaped like an abalone shell."
Annborg - Norwegian and Swedish form of Old Norse Arnbjorg, meaning "eagle protection." 
Warren -  English surname of Norman French origin, transferred to forename use, from a place called La Varenne, meaning "game-park." 
Ada - Pet form of German names containing the element adal, meaning "noble."
Aric - Variant spelling of English Eric, meaning "ever-ruler."
Izotz - Basque name meaning "ice."
Boudica - This is the name of a queen of the Brythonic Celtic Iceni people who led an army against Roman invaders, meaning "victory."
Shig - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Shig-, meaning "luxuriant."
Chalice - English name derived from the word, chalice, from Latin calix, meaning "cup."
Nelu - Romanian pet form of Basque/Romanian Ion, meaning "God is gracious."
I?es - Spanish form of English Agnes, meaning "chaste; holy."
Ridwan - Arabic name meaning "satisfaction."
Markku - Finnish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Abungu - African Luo name meaning "of the forest."
Liwei - Chinese name meaning "profit and greatness."
Makarios - Greek name derived from the word makaros, meaning "blessed."
Lykourgos - Greek name composed of the elements lykou "of a wolf" and ergon "deed, work," hence "wolf-work." In mythology, this is the name of a lawgiver of Sparta who banned the cult of Dionysus and paid dearly for it. His political opponent Alcander put out one of his eyes.
Uriyah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Uwriyah, meaning "flame of Jehovah" or "God is my light." 
Britta - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Takako - Japanese name meaning 1) "elevated child," 2) "pious child," 3) "noble child," or "respectful child."

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