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    My username is my given name: Eitan(Eh-TON).

    It's a Jew name meaning Impetuous which is a fancy word for careless or impatient. My mother as a black woman obviously didn't give me that name. She said my father insisted on naming me that. When I mentioned the possibility of a name change he got pissed though and said his...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M May 27

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    Princesses

    My name Sarah means princesses, which I always tease people about.  It is of Hebrew origin, and its meaning is "princess". Biblical: originally called Sarai, Sarah shared an adventurous nomadic life with her husband Abraham. She is described as being exceptionally...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2008

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    Yes I Do

    I might share it later!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2009

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    My name Lilith- meaning "of the night".

    It is also the name of a demon in ancient Assyrian myths which I am not very proud of.
    LilithAbney LilithAbney 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Josh/joshua

    Josh/Joshua means:"From the Hebrew name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (Yehoshu'a) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation". Joshua was one of the twelve spies sent into Canaan by Moses, as told in the Old Testament. After Moses died Joshua succeeded him as leader of the Israelites. As an English...
    SixOneFourTwo SixOneFourTwo 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    Genevieve: tribe woman

    or white wave
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16

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    Its "Thiri San," "Thiri" means "elegant"

    and "San" means "standard". In other words, "Standard at Elegancy."
    jaguarkuroclown jaguarkuroclown 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Hello, I said in my "100 questions" story

    that I would post this, so here it is. Three meanings taken from the Urban Dictionary, he he 1) The coolest and most awesome person you will ever meet! hes cute and funny. He's the best friend/boyfriend a girl could ever have! 2) Noun; an incredibly sweet, handsome, sexy...
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 3

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    janicefromkansas janicefromkansas 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    It is from the New Testament (not

    that I'm religious.)
    needlessthings needlessthings 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F Jul 17

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    Kelly ~

    Not really sure all of this desribes me but some of it is really on target!  What's Your Name's Hidden Meaning  What Kelly Means   You are a seeker of knowledge, and you have learned many things in your life. You are also a keeper of knowledge - meaning you don't...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 9 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    Sary: " Most noble , The lion ,

    the clouds or the rain that comes at night, or who is going to travel at night, and the column placed in the center of the vessel and commented on by the sail.
    SM1BLE SM1BLE 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    From Root In Arabic to Happy In Latin

    I was born with one (given to me by biofather) and changed it to the other 10 years ago in honour of my Italian dad. Cool, huh?
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    I Know The Meaning Of My Name.

    The origin of the name Joanna is Hebrew. The meaning of the name Joanna is 'God is gracious'. People named Joanna say their ethnicity is American, they like to live in United States - California, they are Christian (Protestant), their best trait is 'Am Smart', their worst trait...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22, 2012

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    There's Different Meaning For My Name

    I found there's different meaning for my name "Lena" 1. Palm tree- original name Arabic and 2-Torch (Metaphorically represent light and lead the path-Scandinavian 3-Dwelling and Lodging-Dutch;Greek, German, Hebrew, Polish, russian and English 4-Alluring one- Latin Origin
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    PairOfTrees PairOfTrees 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I Know This..lol

     well my first name is Zoe and it means life which is sorta ironic because for the first three years or m ylife i woudl stop breathign every thirty seconds.... the doctors never knew why said i was lazy....
    Casper92 Casper92 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    Sophia Loren

    My first name is from a Sophia Loren movie. My father was besotted with Sophia Loren-and yes-my mother did look slightly like her-with the boobs and all (back in the 50's and early 60's cleavage was a big deal). My middle name is French-my sister is 14 years older than me and...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    Lauren - Crowned with laurel Laurel crowns

    were considered a great honor in ancient times.
    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F Jul 16

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    The Strength of the Female

    Maria is not my first name, but my third. I added it to my 'original' name myself a couple of years ago, in celebration of female qualities. It is my belief that Maria, also called Mother of God, has been shaped in the way old religions wanted the female to be: virgin, meek...
    mariawrites mariawrites 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    okokokokok198 okokokokok198 13-15, F Jul 17

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    Jonathan

    It's Hebrew for "Gift from God."
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2008

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    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F Jul 16

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    My name means crooked nose in Gaelic,

    and I wonder why people started using it as a name at all.
    decorus decorus 13-15, M 2 Responses May 27

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    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    my username is the meaning

    if my name. can u guess my name?
    GodOfGreekGods GodOfGreekGods 22-25, M May 23

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    Jenny - Jennifer - Gwenhwyfar - Guinevere

    Jenny is only my nickname, my real name is Jennifer :-)I guess my parents chose this name for me because it was very popular around the time I was born (#5 amongst girl names). Of course they knew what it meant but they mostly chose it for the sound of it. In all of my school...
    JollyJenny92 JollyJenny92 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    It Means...

    The greatness of God. Quite ironic, since I don't believe in God. It's used very often in Indian religious songs. And there is an Indian actress with the same name as me. I shall not tell you my name, but leave it to you to figure it out.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 9, 2008

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    Cassandra

    It means inflaming men with love. it's funny because my middle name, kristine, means christ bearer. they conflict.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    Rachel

    RACHEL Gender: Feminine Usage: English, Jewish, French, German, Biblical Other Scripts: רָחֵל (Hebrew) Pronounced: RAY-chel (English), ra-SHEL (French)  ...
    raewings raewings 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 28, 2008

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    My Name Hint.. (Poetry Style)

    Want to know my name? It's a surprise. The hint to my name would be. It's a bibleogical name in the bible. Who was married to Abraham in the bible? Who couldn't have a child, But god gave her a child. Her husband prayed into the name of god, For he's wife to have a child. Want...
    QueenOfPoetry QueenOfPoetry 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    Sasha

    Is a Russian name or nickname for Alexander or Alexandria. It is unisex (male or female). Alexander means "Great King" (not surprising) and Alexandria means "Defender of Mankind".  In Japanese, "Hojo" is Sasha, but that's typically a...
    Neur0ticism Neur0ticism 18-21, F 1 Response May 24, 2008

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    OneMorePint OneMorePint 13-15, M Jul 16

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    Well Hello There, I'm Kendall :p

    First-Name: KendallOrigin: Gaelic/Welsh/EnglishMeaning: Exalted effigyMiddle-Name: BreeOrigin: Gaelic/EnglishMeaning: The exalted one
    Ariesgrl18 Ariesgrl18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2012

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    I don't know the meaning

    but I know where it came from. William - my 4th great grandfather Gwyn - my 9th great grandfather Howard - surname of my 2nd great grandmothers family Elger-Grogan - my great grandmothers maiden name Eastwick-Field - my surname
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 1

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    The first time I looked up my name the common

    consensus was that it was a French name meaning "little rock." It was believed to have been derived from the name of the port city La Rochelle in France. Today, most baby names books no longer list little rock as the meaning. In these books the meaning is "restful" instead and...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F Jun 1

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    PartyingWithEllie PartyingWithEllie 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Gabbygirl123 Gabbygirl123 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Of Course.

    i used to be obsessed with names and their meanings. it started when i was about 5. i had multiple 'name your baby' books as a child. i would use them as reference guides, to look up the meanings of friends' names, or of characters' names i found in books. and sometimes i...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    2nd Day Of The Week

    My name might be weird to hear but it's actually what my mom gave to me when i was still in her womb.While still pregnant, she always say to herself whether a new baby boy or a second baby girl she and my father will have, she'll name it Tuesday.Yah. "Tuesday."As in Martes. In...
    ginnn ginnn 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    Cassandra: From the Greek Κασσανδρα

    (Kassandra), which possibly meant "shining upon man", derived from κεκασμαι (kekasmai) "to shine" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Greek myth Cassandra was a Trojan princess, the daughter of Priam and Hecuba. She was given the gift of prophecy by...
    InfiniteDestiny13 InfiniteDestiny13 18-21, F Jul 16

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    Leanne.....

    From the turkish meaning "little princess" it is a name commonly used and is given only to the most precious of people.Leanne is a name for cool girls.They are usually fun,very confident and is the type of person you can annoy and they will never get angry at you.Leanne likes to...
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX 22-25, F May 21, 2012

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    Jamila94 Jamila94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Elizabeth . . .

    From the Hebrew Elisheba, meaning either oath of God, or God is satisfaction. - Well, I think I may have caused God to swear oaths under his breath on a number of occasions! In the Old Testament Elizabeth was mother of John the Baptist and one of the earliest known bearers of...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    My name means A woodsman

    or from the thicket. My last means bear like. And I'm 6'3". 240lbs. Construction worker / Truck Driver NOT a lumberjack
    say81 say81 51-55, M Feb 3

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    The Meaning Of A Name

    A name is given most of us at birth by parents, family, or community most not realizing what a profound effect it can have on the infant thrughout life. My first name is Edward, it is English, and means = "Wealthy Guardian." You may smile or snicker if you wish but I have been a...
    Zaffen Zaffen 61-65, M 3 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    My name is Angelyn (but it's pronounced

    as Angeline- my dad made a last ditch effort to make it look unique haha) and that means Angel or The Messenger, and my middle name is grace so that adds up to angel of grace or The messenger of grace 0:)
    Angelyn2097 Angelyn2097 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    BreeLeighh BreeLeighh 16-17, F Jul 17

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    kaatte kaatte 16-17, F Jul 17

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    My Name is ......................................

    My real name is "Rumpelstiltskin" but my friends call me "Rump". "The name Rumpelstilzchen in German means literally "little rattle stilt". (A stilt is a post or pole which provides support for a structure.) A rumpelstilt or rumpelstilz was the name of a type of goblin, also...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    Hannah

    I loke my name. :) It is a Hebrew name. It can mean Grace and I found it it could also mean God has blessed me with a son, but mainly I hear Grace. :P Variations are Chana, Channah, Hanna, Hana....  
    oyveyHannah oyveyHannah 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2009

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    My Name Is Josephine Emerson Johnson

    What's in a name? A femme name for this womanly side of me? Joseph is my birth middle name, so Josephine works well for my first name. It's an old fashioned name, just like I am. Emerson, for a my middle name, cuz of a knock knock joke and the size of my breast forms: Knock Knock...