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Wanda -  Probably a feminine form of German Wendel, meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Wilson - English patronymic surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Will." 
Wilma -   Contracted form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
Winifred -  Anglicized form of Welsh Gwenfrewi, meaning "holy reconciliation."
Windsor - English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name in Berkshire originally called Windels-ora, meaning "landing place with a windlass." [note: windlass. naut. a device used for winding ropes.] 
Wine - Anglo-Saxon name meaning"friend." 
Wafiya - Feminine form of Arabic Wafi, meaning "reliable."
Waldeburg - Old High German name composed of the elements wala "dead, slain in battle" and burg "help, protection, salvation," hence "salvation of the slain in battle."
Wright - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English wryhta/wyrhta, meaning "craftsman."
Wenda - Variant form of English Wendy, meaning "friend."
Wyn - Welsh name derived from an old byname meaning "blessed, fair, holy, white."
Wera - Polish form of Russian Vera, meaning "faith; truth." 
Wilbert - German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Wilbeorht, composed of the elements will "desire, will" and beraht "bright," hence "will-bright."
Walburg - Contracted form of Old High German Waldeburg, meaning "salvation of the slain in battle."
Wenling - Chinese name meaning "warm mountain."
Wally - Pet form of English Wallace "foreigner, stranger," especially Celtic or Roman, and Walter "ruler of the army."
Walthere - Variant spelling of Old High German Walthari, meaning "ruler of the army."
Waldobert - Medieval German name composed of the elements wald "to rule, to wield power" and bert "bright," hence "bright ruler."
Wahid - Arabic name meaning "unique."
Weronika - Polish form of Latin Veronica, meaning "bringer of victory."
Wilkie - Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Uilleam, meaning "will-helmet." 
Walburga - Variant spelling of Old High German Walburg, meaning "salvation of the slain in battle." 
Walter -  English form of German Walther, meaning "ruler of the army."
Wekesa - African Bantu name meaning "born during harvest."
Waldo - Pet form of German Waldobert "bright ruler," and other names containing the element wald, meaning "to rule, to wield power."
Wernher - Variant spelling of Old High German Werner, meaning "Warin warrior," i.e. "covered warrior."
Wynter - Variant spelling of English Winter, meaning "winter."
Wang - Chinese unisex name, possibly meaning perhaps "of royalty."
Weici - Chinese name meaning "word-river" or perhaps "flow of knowledge."
Wasi - Arabic name meaning "broad-minded."
Wolf -   English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "wolf." 
Wambli-waste - Native American Dakota name meaning "good eagle."
Wigmund - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and mund "protection," hence "fight-protection."
Wasim - Arabic name meaning "handsome."
Wilbur - Variant spelling of Middle English Wilber, meaning "wild boar."
Wahida - Feminine form of Arabic Wahid, meaning "unique."
Winston - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Wynnstan, meaning "joy-stone." 
Wenqian - Chinese name meaning "refined and modest."
Wati - Egyptian name meaning "rebel."
Wenzeslaus - German form of Latin Venceslaus, meaning "more glory." 
Walt - Short form of English Walter, meaning "ruler of the army."
Wanikiya - Native American Sioux name meaning "savior."
Wilmar - Old High German name composed of the elements willo "desire, will" and mari "famous," hence "desires fame."
Win - Short form of English Winfred and Winifred, both meaning "holy reconciliation," and other names beginning with Win-. 
Wahchinksapa - Native American Sioux name meaning "wise."
Weimin - Chinese name meaning "of the mighty people."
Wilheard - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wil "desire, will" and heard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "strong-willed."
William - English form of Norman French Willelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Winnie - Pet form of English Winifred, meaning "holy reconciliation."
Wit - Polish form of Roman Latin Vitus, meaning "life."
Wesley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from a contracted form of Westley, meaning "western meadow." 
Wilfred -  Variant spelling of Middle English Wilfrid, meaning "desires peace." 
Walthari - Old High German name composed of the elements waltan "to rule, to wield power " and hari "army, host," hence "ruler of the army."
Willemina - Feminine form of Dutch Willem, meaning "will-helmet."
Wat - Old pet form of English Walter, meaning "ruler of the army."
Wada - Anglo-Saxon name derived from the Old English word wadan, meaning "to go," in the sense of going forward, proceeding. This is the name of a legendary sea giant.
Waleria - Polish form of Roman Latin Valeria, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 
Willie -   Pet form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Wilhelmine - Feminine form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wasylyna - Feminine form of Ukrainian Wasyl, meaning "king." 
Ward -  English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English weard, meaning "guard, watchman." 
Wynonna - English variant spelling of Native American Dakota Winona, meaning"firstborn daughter." 
Waltraud - German name composed of the elements walah "Celtic, foreigner" and thrud "strength," hence "foreign strength."
Weston - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements west "west" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "western settlement."
Wuyi - Native American Miwok name meaning "soaring turkey vulture."
Walton - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements wæll "spring" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "spring settlement."
Willa - Feminine form of English Will, meaning "will-helmet."
Wen - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "warm," or 2)"refined."
Wiley -   Old English name meaning "water meadow."
Walker -   English name derived from the Scandinavian habitational surname Walkyr, from kiarr, meaning "from the wall by the marsh."
Wanageeska - Native American Sioux name meaning "white spirit."
Wilber - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Middle English elements wild "wild" and bor "boar," hence "wild boar."
Widad - Arabic name meaning "love."
Wilda -   German surname transferred to forename use, meaning "wild."
Woserit - Egyptian name meaning "mighty woman."
Wilfredo - Spanish form of German Wilfried, meaning "desires peace." 
Wil - Short form of Old English names beginning with Wil-, meaning "will."
Wolfgang - German name, composed of the elements wulf "wolf" and gang "a going (i.e. path)," hence "wolf path."
Walahfried - Medieval German name composed of the elements walah "foreigner, stranger" and fried "peace," hence "foreign-peace."
Wade -   English topographical surname transferred to forename use, meaning "lives near the river crossing."
Weaver - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Cheshire named after the river Weaver which got its name form Old English wefer, meaning "winding."
Wenceslas - Contracted form of Latin Wenceslaus, meaning "more glory." 
Wiga - Short form of Polish Jadwiga, meaning "contending battle."
Wahkan - Native American Sioux name meaning "sacred."
Wachiwi - Native American Sioux name meaning "dancer."
Wealdhere - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of German Waldheri, composed of the Old English elements weald "to rule, to wield power" and heri "army, host," hence "ruler of the army."
Wolter - Dutch form of German Walther, meaning "ruler of the army."
Wenceslaus - Latin form of Bulgarian Ventsislav, meaning "more glory."
Wasyl - Variant spelling of Ukrainian Vasyl, meaning "king."
Webster - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from early Middle English webber, meaning "weaver."
Wayne - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "cartwright; wagon-maker."
Waki - Native American Hopi name meaning "shelter."
Wojtek - Pet form of Polish Wojciech, meaning "consolation-soldier."
Wendy - From the name of a J. M. Barrie character, derived from a pet name, fwendy, meaning "friend."
Walborg -  Variant spelling of Old High German Walburg, meaning "salvation of the slain in battle."
Wakhashem - Egyptian name meaning "little fool."
Whitney -  English habitational surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of various places derived from the Middle English phrase atten whiten ey ("by the white island"), hence "white island."
Wyatt - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the medieval personal name Wyot, meaning "hardy warrior." 
Wafi - Arabic name meaning "reliable."
Wilbeorht - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wil "desire, will" and beohrt "bright," hence "will-bright."
Westley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places called Westley, composed of the Old English elements west "west" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "western meadow." 
Wilhelm - Contracted form of Old High German Willahelm, meaning "will-helmet." 
Warren -  English surname of Norman French origin, transferred to forename use, from a place called La Varenne, meaning "game-park." 
Wenyang - Chinese name meaning "refined man."
Wikolia - Hawaiian form of Roman Latin Victoria, meaning "conqueror."
Waheed - Variant of Arabic Wahid, meaning "unique."
Wei - Chinese name meaning 1) "great, mighty," 2) "high, lofty," 3) "hold fast, secure, preserve," 4) "powerful, strong," or 5) "river."
Winfrið - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wine "friend" and frið "peace," hence "friend of peace."
Wawrzyniec - Polish form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Woodrow - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements wudu "wood" and raw "line, row," hence "lives in a row of houses by the wood." 
Wojciecha - Feminine form of Polish Wojciech, meaning "consolation-soldier."
Weiyuan - Chinese name meaning "flow/river-source."
Weizhe - Chinese name meaning "secure/preserve-wisdom."
Wioletta - Polish form of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
Worknesh - African Amharic name meaning "you are like gold."
Walid - Arabic name meaning "to give birth." 
Wanahton - Native American Sioux name meaning "charger."
Wohehiv - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "dull knife."
Wihakayda - Native American Sioux name meaning "little one."
Wendelin - Diminutive form of Old High German Wendel, meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Wincenty - Polish form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conqueror."
Wallis - Variant spelling of English Wallace, meaning "foreigner, stranger," especially Celtic or Roman.
Waldis - Norwegian form of Old Norse Valdís, meaning "goddess of the slain in battle."
Wainamoinen - Anglicized form of Finnish Väinämöinen, meaning "wide and slow-flowing river."
Walther - Variant spelling of Old High German Walthere, meaning "ruler of the army." In use by the Romani.
Wendell - Variant spelling of Old High German Wendel, meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Wakanda - Native American Sioux name meaning "possesses magical power."
Wiktoria - Feminine form of Polish Wiktor, meaning "conqueror."
Wilfrið - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of German Wilfried, composed of the Old English elements wil "desire, will" and frið "peace," hence "desires peace."
Woody - Pet form of English Woodrow ("lives in a row of houses by the wood"), and other names containing Old English wudu, meaning "wood."
Wambleeska - Native American Sioux name meaning "white eagle."
Wilburn - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, probably from the name of a lost place composed of the Old English elements wella "well, spring" and burn "boiling, bubbling, running water," hence "bubbling stream" or perhaps "boiling spring." 
Walerian - Polish form of Roman Latin Valerianus, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 
Walery - Polish form of Roman Latin Valerius, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 
Wilfried - Modern German form of Old German Willafried, meaning "desires peace." 
Wymond - Variant spelling of Middle English Wymund, meaning "fight-protection." 
Wuti - Native American Hopi name meaning "woman."
Wilhelmus - Latin form of Old High German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wokaihwokomas - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "white antelope."
Wapasha - Native American Dakota name meaning"red leaf."
Wermund - Old Danish form of Old Norse Vermundr, meaning "protector of man." 
Walenty - Polish form of Roman Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Willerich - Old High German name composed of the elements willo "desire, will" and ric "power, rule," hence "will-power."
Wolodymyr - Variant spelling of Ukrainian Volodymyr, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Wakhakwi - Egyptian name meaning "little fool."
Wido - Medieval Latin name derived from the Germanic word wīt, meaning "wide."
Wolfram - German name composed of the elements wulf "wolf" and hramn "raven," hence "wolf-raven."
Wulfric - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and ric "power," hence "wolf power."
Wyrtgeorn - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old Welsh Guorthigern, meaning "high lord" or "overlord."
Wynne - Elaborated form of English Win, meaning "holy reconciliation." Compare with masculine Wynne.
Wmfre - Variant spelling of Welsh Wmffre, meaning "giant peace."
Wynfor - Variant spelling of Welsh Gwynfor,meaning "very fair" or "very holy."
Wahchintonka - Native American Sioux name meaning "has much practice."
Weisheng - Chinese name meaning "great-success."
Werther - Old High German name composed of the elements wert "worthy" and heri "army," hence "worthy army."
Wigburg - German name composed of the elements wig "battle, war" and burg "help, protection, salvation," hence "war protection."
Wilfrid - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Wilfrið, meaning "desires peace."
Weit - Pet form of Dutch Wouter, meaning "ruler of the army."
Wencheng - Chinese name meaning "refined-complete."
Wiebe - Pet form of German names containing theelement -wig, meaning "battle, fight, war."
Waen - Thai jewelry name meaning "ring."
Wibeke - Feminine form of German Wiebe, meaning "war."
Waquini - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "hook nose."
Waldheri - Variant spelling of Old High German Walthari, meaning "ruler of the army." 
Willafried - Old High German name composed of the elements willo "desire, will" and fried "peace," hence "desires peace."
Winfried - German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Winfrið, meaning "friend of peace."
Wilfrith - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Wilfrið, meaning "desires peace."
Willelm - Norman French form of Old High German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Witold - Germanic name composed of the elements witu "wood" and wald "ruler," hence "ruler of the woods."
Wotan - Old German equivalent of Old Norse Óðinn, derived from proto-Germanic *Wod-enaz-, meaning "eager, frenzied, raging." 
Watkin - Old Pet form of English Walter, meaning "ruler of the army."
Willahelm - Old High German name composed of the elements willo "desire, will" and helm "helmet, protection," hence "will-helmet."
Wauna - Native American Miwok name meaning "singing snow goose."
Wafai - Arabic name meaning "loyalty."
Waldhar - Variant spelling of German Waldheri, meaning "ruler of the army."
Warin - Old High German name derived from the word wari(n), meaning "cover, shelter," from warnôn "to be careful, watchful." 
Warinot - Pet form of Old High German Warin, from the word wari(n), meaning "cover, shelter," from warnôn "to be careful, watchful." 
Wayland - English form of German Wieland, meaning "war territory" or "battlefield."
Wylie - Irish and Scottish equivalent of English Willy, meaning "will-helmet."
Wyot - Medieval English name derived from Anglo-Saxon Wigheard, meaning "hardy warrior."
Wigstan - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and stan "stone," hence "battle-stone."
Wymund - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Wigmund, meaning "fight-protection."
Warwick - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements wær "dam" and wic "dairy farm," hence "lives by the dam near the dairy farm."
Werner - Old High German name composed of the tribal name Warin "cover, shelter," from warnôn "to be careful, watchful" and the word hari/heri "army, warrior," hence "Warin warrior," i.e. "covered warrior."
Wellamo - Variant spelling of Finnish Vellamo, meaning "to surge, to swell." In mythology, this is the name of a cold-hearted goddessof the sea who dwelled in an underwater palace called Ahtola with her husband Ahto.
Whetu - Maori name meaning "star."
Willoughby - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of Old English wilig "willow" and Old Norse býr "settlement," hence "willow settlement."
Wigheard - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and heard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "hardy warrior."
Wiebke - Feminine form of German Wiebe, meaning "war."
Winona - Native American Dakota name meaning"firstborn daughter." 
Wahanassatta - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "he who walks with his toes turned outward."
Wilmot - English surname transferred to forename use, possibly a corruption of the French surname Guillemot, from Guillaume (English William), meaning "will-helmet."
Woden - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old Norse Óðinn, derived from proto-Germanic *Wod-enaz-, meaning "eager, frenzied, raging." 
Witashnah - Native American Sioux name meaning "virginal."
Wicasa - Native American Dakota name meaning "sage."
Wuzhou - Chinese name meaning "five continents." 
Wystan - Modern English form of Anglo-Saxon Wigstan, meaning "battle-stone." 
Wolof - Anglo-Saxon form of Old Norse Óláfr, meaning "heir of the ancestors."
Willi - Pet form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wasswa - African Luganda name meaning "first born of twins."
Wematin - Native American Algonquin name meaning "brother."
Wenonah - Variant spelling of English Wenona, meaning "firstborn daughter."
Waheeda - Variant spelling of Arabic Wahida, meaning "unique."
Waldemar - German form of Slavic Vladimir, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Waltier - Variant form of Old French Gautier, meaning "ruler of the army."
Winfrid - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Winfrið, meaning "friend of peace."
Waan - Thai name meaning "sweet."
Wiremu - Maori form of English William, meaning "will-helmet." 
Wiola - Pet form of Polish Wioletta, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
Wendel - Old High German name meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Wayna - Quechua name meaning"young."
Will - Short form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Whitaker - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from various place names composed of the Old English elements hwit "white" and æcer "cultivated land," hence "white acres."
Wladimir - Ukrainian form of Slavic Vladimir, meaning "rules with glory."
Wikimak - Native American Algonquin name meaning "wife."
Wim - Pet form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wendi - Variant spelling of English Wendy, meaning "friend."
Wieland - German myth name of a craftsman, composed of the elements wig "battle, fight, war" and land "land, territory," hence "war territory" or "battlefield."
Wamukota - Egyptian name meaning "left-handed."
Warner - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the German personal name Werner, meaning "Warin warrior," i.e. "covered warrior."
Wiktor - Polish form of Latin Victor,meaning "conqueror."
Wojciech - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements voi "soldier" and tech "consolation," hence "consolation-soldier."
Winfred - Variant spelling of Middle English Winfrid, meaning "friend of peace." 
Wybert - Anglo-Saxon name, composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and beorht "bright," hence "bright battle."
Wickaninnish - Native American Nootka name meaning "having no one before him in his canoe." 
Wimund - Contracted form of Anglo-Saxon Wigmund, meaning "fight-protection."
Wisia - Pet form of Polish Jadwiga, meaning "contending battle."
Walidah - Egyptian name meaning "newly born."
Wassa - Pet form of Anglo-Saxon Waðsige "hunt-victory" and other names containing the element wað, meaning "hunt."
Wenona - English variant spelling of Native American Dakota Winona, meaning "firstborn daughter."
Wikvaya - Native American Hopi name meaning "one who brings."
Willy - Pet form of English Will, meaning "will-helmet."
Wilton - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements wilig "willow" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "willow settlement."
Wayra - NativeAmerican Quechua name meaning "wind."
Wynn -   Variant spelling of English Wynne, meaning "friend."
Winter - English name derived from the season name, "winter." The word may derive from Proto-Indo-European *wind-,meaning "white."
Waðsige - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wað "hunt" and sige "victory," hence "hunt-victory."
Wilmer -  English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the German personal name Wilmar, meaning "desires fame."
Willard - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Wilheard, meaning "strong-willed." 
Willem - Dutch form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wmffre - Welsh form of English Humphrey, meaning "giant peace."
Wren - English name derived from the vocabulary word for the bird, wren, from Old English wrenna, meaning simply"wren." In many other languages, the name of this bird denotes "royalty."
Wenzel - Medieval contracted form of German Wenzeslaus, meaning "more glory."
Wouter - Dutch form of German Walther, meaning "ruler of the army."
Weldon - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements wella "spring, stream" and dun "hill," hence "spring hill."
Walentyna - Feminine form of Polish Walenty, meaning "healthy, strong." 
Weeko - Native American Sioux name meaning "pretty."
Willow - English name derived from the tree name, "willow." 
Wisdom - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "wisdom."
Wisdom - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "wisdom." Wisdom is composed of Wis- from the word wise, from proto-Germanic *wisaz "to know" from PIE wittos "to see," and -dom, from Latin domus, from PIE domo "house."
Wisław - Contracted form of Polish Wielisław, meaning "great glory." 
Witołd - Polish name either derived from Germanic Witold, "ruler of the woods" or Lithuanian Vytautas, "pursuer of the people."
Władysław - Polish form of Czech Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
Włodek - Pet form of Polish names containing the element włod, meaning "to rule, to wield power."
Włodzimierz - Polish form of Slavic Vladimir, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Włodzisław - Variant spelling of Polish Władysław, meaning "rules with glory." 
Wacława - Feminine form of Polish Wacław, meaning "more glory."
Wicapi wakan - Native American Dakota name meaning "holy star."
Wiesława - Feminine form of Polish Wiesław, meaning "great glory."
Wacław - Polish form of Latin Wenceslaus, meaning"more glory." 
Wisława - Feminine form of Polish Wisław, meaning "great glory." 
Władysława - Feminine form of Polish Władysław, meaning "rules with glory."
Wang - Chinese unisex name, possibly meaning perhaps "of royalty."
Wen - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "warm," or 2) "refined."
Whitney -  English habitational surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of various places derived from the Middle English phrase atten whiten ey ("by the white island"), hence "white island."
Wielisław - Polish name, meaning "great glory." 
Wiesław - Contracted form of Polish Wielisław, meaning "great glory."

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