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Teetonka - Native American Sioux name meaning "talks too much."
Nadab - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nadav, meaning "generous." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Abihu) by God for offering incense contrary to the law. 
Yoda - Possibly a contracted form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." This is the name of a wise Jedi master in the Star Wars stories.
Zsuzsanna - Hungarian form of Greek Sous?nna, meaning "lily."
Marsha - English variant spelling of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Cimone - English variant spelling of French Simone, meaning "hearkening."
Belinde - Danish form of Old High German Belinda, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Val?rie - Feminine form of French Valère, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 
Esi - African Akan name meaning "born on Sunday."
Indigo - English unisex name, derived from vocabulary word indigo, from Greek indikon, meaning "blue dye from India." 
Veton - Albanian name derived from the word vetetime, meaning "lightning."
Asketyl - Danish form of Old Norse Ásketill, meaning "divine kettle."
Christel - Variant spelling of English Crystal, meaning "crystal, ice."
Chelle - English short form of French Michelle, meaning "who is like God?"
Aeshah - Variant spelling of Arabic Aesha, meaning "alive." 
Rosalia - Late Latin name meaning "rose." 
Brittania - Variant spelling of Latin Britannia, meaning "Britain."
Jera - English name derived from the Old Saxon runic letter jera, meaning "year."
A-wut - Thai name meaning "weapon."
Salha - Variant spelling of Arabic Saliha, meaning "virtuous."
Jonah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who was swallowed by a great fish.
Allene - Variant spelling of English Aline, meaning "little Eve." 
Tryphosa - Variant form of Greek Tryphaina, meaning "luxurious living; softness." In the bible, this is the name of a certain Christian woman mentioned by Paul in Romans 16:12.
Liliane - French form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."
Malati - Hindi name meaning "jasmine."
Marie - French form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Phineas - Variant spelling of English Phinehas, meaning "mouth of brass." 
Ignacio - Spanish form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Nurit - Hebrew flower name meaning "buttercup."
Indira - Hindi myth name borne by Lakshmi, wife of Vishnu, meaning "beauty."
Araceli - Spanish name meaning "altar of the sky."
Czernobog - Russian form of Slavic Zherneboh, meaning "black god."
Hilde - Swedish masculine form of Old Norse Hildr, meaning "battle." Compare with feminine Hilde.
Sheba - Compare with feminine Sheba. Hebrew name meaning "oath" or "seven." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Joktan. 
Nyx - Greek name meaning "night." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of night.
Pan - Greek name derived from the word pa-on, meaning "herdsman." In mythology, this is the name of a god of shepherds and flocks, who had the horns, hindquarters and legs of a goat.
Alicia - Spanish equivalent of English Alice, meaning "noble sort."
Georgios - Greek name derived from georgos, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Hlatshwayo - African Zulu name meaning "the stabbed one."
Micha - Variant spelling of English Michah, meaning "who is like God?"
Noisiu - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Naoise, of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of the warrior nephew of King Conchobar and beloved of Deirdre.
Ing - Old Norse name derived from proto-Germanic Ingwaz, meaning "Lord of the Inguins." In mythology, this is the name of a fertility god.
Aglaya - Variant spelling of Russian Aglaii, meaning "beauty, splendor."
Krasimir - Bulgarian name composed of the Slavic elements kras "beauty" and mir "peace," hence "beautiful peace."
Zyanya - Nahuatl name meaning "always; forever."
Ariadna - Spanish form of Greek Ariadne, meaning "utterly pure."
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Orly - Variant spelling of Hebrew Orli, meaning "light is mine."
Robby - Pet form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Paulie - English pet form of English/French Paul, meaning "small."

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