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    My birth name, Katie,

    is Greek for pure. The name I chose for myself, Frederick, is English for peaceful/powerful ruler.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T Jan 27

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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.
    benginm benginm 26-30, M Jul 16, 2014

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    Jordan means "to descend

    or flow down" it was first used as a name during the crusades when knights brought home water from the Jordan river to use in baptisms.
    netherlandjk netherlandjk 26-30, M Feb 15

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    EternallyScreamingInSilence EternallyScreamingInSilence 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    jadabruh jadabruh 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    hondurananonymous hondurananonymous 16-17, F Feb 4

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    My name means Love. My name is Love ( its true

    ), so its pretty self explanatory. Its a swedish name though. Not that many people have that name, but some do
    heybro1 heybro1 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    messybunsandsnowflakes messybunsandsnowflakes 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2014

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    "Weary," "Lion of God,

    " and "of the Crossroads." ... Rawr.
    skykanin skykanin 13-15, F Jan 4

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    Alexis meaning defender

    or helper! That is me!
    geegirl geegirl 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    My name sridhar means the protector - the

    alternative name of god vishu in hindu culture
    Sridhargk Sridhargk 18-21, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Jamila94 Jamila94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2014

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    Cameron means crooked nose in old Scottish.

    Absolutely delightful, haha.
    sorceroussymbiote sorceroussymbiote 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    it means district, traveler,

    or peaceful pledge
    Phoenix2014 Phoenix2014 13-15, M Dec 28, 2014

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    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M Jan 25

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    Scarlett: Red. Which is cool

    because red is my favorite color. I was named after the amazing Scarlett O'Hara from Gone With the Wind.
    StarletScarlett StarletScarlett 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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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...
    Igot7starlightarmy Igot7starlightarmy 18-21, F Jul 16, 2014

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    Aya: means "sign", "miracle",

    or "verse." (surprisingly, Aya is also a Japanese name meaning "design", "art" or "beautiful".) n I'm such a miracle of intelligence n beauty :3
    OxymoronAya OxymoronAya 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    My name is Emerald Zelda Solis.

    Emerald: Emerald (gem-green) Zelda: it was my grandma'a name and it's also the name of that video game( the princess) Solis: I don't know what that means I don't think it means anything and I also don't know where it came from(origin)
    ECESES ECESES 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    HellColoredFlame HellColoredFlame 13-15, F Jan 3

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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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    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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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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    kaatte kaatte 18-21, F Jul 17, 2014

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    Vanessa People with this name have a deep inner

    need for quiet, and a desire to understand and analyze the world they live in, and to learn the deeper truths. People with this name tend to be passionate, compassionate, intuitive, romantic, and to have magnetic personalities. They are usually humanitarian, broadminded and...
    kimmye17 kimmye17 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    effyjenkins effyjenkins 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2014

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    Foenix Foenix 36-40, M Feb 4

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    My name Amanda means,

    beloved or "worthy of love," and I try to live up to that expectation everyday. I find it an expectation of my own heart somehow. I may be a handful, crazy, have twisted and crazy fantasies, and sometimes.. I'm reckless. But no matter where I'm at, alone or with crowds, I often...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2014

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    Wisdom :) Whats yours?

    ........ ....... ......
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 9 Responses Feb 11

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    my first name is Latin

    for queen and my maiden name means two castles
    hurt1twomanytimes hurt1twomanytimes 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Ethan means strong, safe,

    and firm. Its origins come from Hebrew, and it is used in the Old Testament.
    BronieE BronieE 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    Alisha39 Alisha39 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    GracefullyFacedown GracefullyFacedown 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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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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    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 2 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    I was reading some short stories today,

    and I noticed a pattern. Go to any book store, story website, movie store, etc. Search around a bit. I can almost guarantee you'll find a character named Lucy. Much of our psych is ingrained in our genetic code since the beginning of time. It's why we back away from high places...
    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2014

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    Ajax-Classical Mythology.

    a Greek hero in the Trojan War who rescued the body of Achilles and killed himself out of jealousy when Odysseus was awarded the armor of Achilles. Amanda-Amanda is a Latin female gerundive name meaning "having to be loved", "deserving to be loved" or simply "worthy of love...
    AjaxJaxson AjaxJaxson 13-15, F Jan 27

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    Zachary: Remembered by God.

    Martën: Of Mars Sven: Young man Gunnar: Warrior. My name sucks I know.
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    Noor .. Means light ,

    illuminate .in classical arabic but it means "a beautiful person" in general arabic actually or a person with a pleasant face .. I'm such a noor :p
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F Nov 17, 2014

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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 purity.

    Has a positive streak. That doesn't mean I'm happy all the time no one is and it's okay to feel sad when things go wrong but I've always got a smile for those I care about. Everyone has light and dark. It's just which path you choose.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Jan 19

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    0Sen 0Sen 16-17, M Dec 29, 2014

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    It means mine. It was the reason

    why my parents named me it...
    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    ThunderAndRain123 ThunderAndRain123 22-25 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Johnnymane Johnnymane 16-17, M Dec 30, 2014

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