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

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    my first name is Latin

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

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    HellColoredFlame HellColoredFlame 13-15, F Jan 3

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    My name means "ancient".

    Lame as hell, I know.
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F Dec 28, 2014

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    kaatte kaatte 16-17, F Jul 17, 2014

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    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 day ago

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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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    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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    My name means "Crowned One" ?

    ?... LOL you can call me Queen Bee ??... I know a few who would ??
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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

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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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    My name means the girl

    who brings happiness
    IBleedBlue IBleedBlue 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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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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    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 6 days ago

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

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    evieas123 evieas123 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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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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    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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    hbbi hbbi 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    mejustbeingme123 mejustbeingme123 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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    it means district, traveler,

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

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

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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 13 hrs ago

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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...
    Igot7starlightarmy Igot7starlightarmy 16-17, F Jul 16, 2014

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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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    kirkland510 kirkland510 18-21 Dec 28, 2014

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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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    My name means "Born of the Sea".

    It is a very popular name with a fascinating meaning
    BooksSportsForever BooksSportsForever 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    "Weary," "Lion of God,

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

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

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    violetwinters violetwinters 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Johnnymane Johnnymane 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Alexlovesmusic Alexlovesmusic 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Cameron means crooked nose in old Scottish.

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

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    EternallyScreamingInSilence EternallyScreamingInSilence 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    SelinaKyle1 SelinaKyle1 18-21, F Dec 28, 2014

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    dashuria dashuria 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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    It means mine. It was the reason

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

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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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    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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    AmJordi AmJordi 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Alisha39 Alisha39 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    SuperGhost SuperGhost 31-35, M Dec 28, 2014

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    My name meaning = DITCH Not b***h,

    Ditch. Like a Ditch in the ground. My name means ditch!! Yaaaay...
    brodhi20 brodhi20 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014