WhatName: What is the meaning of my name?

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Farran - English surname transferred to forename use, from the French name Ferrand, meaning "ardent for peace." 
Domnall - Irish Gaelic form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler."
Labhraidh - Gaelic name meaning "he speaks." In Irish legend, this is the name ofa sacred king connected with the Leinstermen and the taking of Tara. He was alsoknown as Labhraidh Lorc ("he speaks fierce").
Lumusi - African Ewe name meaning "born face down."
Tiana - English short form of Latin Christiana, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Arkadiy - Russian form of Greek Arkadios, meaning "of Arcadia."
Reena - Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rina, meaning "joy."
Shaniqua - Variant spelling of English Shanika, meaning "God is gracious."
Christy - Variant spelling of English Christie, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." Compare with masculine Christy.
Eileanóra - Irish Gaelic form of Provençal Aliénor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Chrysaor - Latin form of Greek Khrysaor, meaning "golden sword." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseidon and the Gorgon Medusa. He is usually described as a giant, but sometimes as a winged boar, just as his twin brother Pegasus is described as a winged horse.
Josh - Short form of English Joshua, meaning "God issalvation."
Valentino - Italian form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Aldrich -   Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Æthelric, meaning "noble ruler."
Pietronella - Italian form of Latin Petronilla, meaning "little rock."
Indira - Hindi myth name borne by Lakshmi, wife of Vishnu, meaning "beauty."
Paroh - Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "great house." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.
Kishore - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit word kisora, meaning "colt."
Deganit - Variant form of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."
Mohandas - Hindi name meaning "servant of Mohan."
Isaaca - Feminine form of English Isaac, meaning "he will laugh."
Kosmos - Greek name derived from the word kosmos, meaning "beauty, order."
Kleopatra - Greek name composed of the elements kleos "glory" and patēer "father," hence "glory of the father." Cleopatra VII reigned as Queen of Egypt from 51-30 B.C. She was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt and is believed to have been black African. 
Hesperus - Variant spelling of Greek Hesperos, meaning "evening." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, one of the gods of the evening star Venus, the other being Eosphoros. They were later combined into one god. His Latin name is Vesperus.
Lachtna - Irish Gaelic name meaning "milk-colored."
Jolene - Pet form of French Jolie, meaning "pretty." 
Hepziba -  Variant spelling of English Hepzibah, meaning "she is my desire." 
August -  Short form of Latin Augustus, meaning "venerable." In use by the English and Germans.
Normina - Scottish form of English Norma, meaning "northman."
Rogellus - Variant spelling of Latin Rogelius, possibly meaning "prayed for, wished for."
Isabelle - French form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." In Arthurian legend, Isabelle of Cornwall is the name of the mother of Tristan. 
Alyssa - English variant spelling of Spanish Alicia, meaning "noble sort." This name is also sometimes given as a plant name, "Alyssum flower," from Latin alyssum, from Greek alysson, composed of a- "not" and lysson "rabies," hence "not rabies," because the Alyssum plant was believed to cure rabies.
Machliy - (מַחְלִי): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.
Katie - Pet form of English Katherine, meaning "pure."
Patrick - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent." 
Sulaiman - Variant spelling of Arabic Sulayman, meaning "peaceable."
Keiki - Hawaiian name meaning "child."
Oineus - Greek name possibly meaning "wine-maker." In mythology, this is the name of a Calydonian king.
Blaze - Variant spelling of English Blaize, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Enéas - French and Portuguese form of Latin Aeneas, meaning "praise."
Brenna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Aliya - عليّة, Hebrew: עלִיָּה):  Hebrew name meaning "to ascend, to go up." 
Éibhear - Irish Gaelic form of Old Norse Ívarr, meaning "bow warrior." In Irish legend, this is the name of two sons of Mil (Éibhear Dunn and Éibhear Finn) who conquered Ireland. 
Amran - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chamran, meaning "the people is exalted" or "their slime." In the bible, this is the name of a son of a descendant of Esau. 
Aarón - Spanish form of English Aaron, meaning "light-bringer."
Kumari - Feminine form of Hindi Kumar ("prince"), meaning "princess."
Liesbeth - Variant spelling of Dutch Lijsbeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Iosias - Greek form of Hebrew Yoshiyah, meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 
Darcey - Feminine form of English unisex Darcy, meaning "from Arcy."
Nisha - Hindi name meaning "night."