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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

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    fleuve fleuve 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17

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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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    Grace... Pretty explanatory.

    .,of course I'm a real klutz sooooo bad naming on my moms part....
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Nov 18

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    Get a load of this! Johnathan is a derivation

    of Jonathan. In Hebrew. Defined as: son of Saul. Noted for his generosity. Manliness. And unselfishness. Pretty cool I thought. BUT. Just for fun. I checked the Urban dictionary of birth names. Get this:! The Urban dictionary defines Johnathan as a derivation of Jonathan. A...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 18

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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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    unique25 unique25 16-17, F Nov 17

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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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    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    i was told when i was a kid

    that my name peter was biblical for the rock that jesus built his temple on...idk if its true but nice to know:)
    1thisguy33 1thisguy33 31-35, M Nov 19

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    My name is Roselani meaning "Roses in Heaven"

    or "Heavenly Rose." It's Hawaiian/Samoan.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    It's means "already" in French.

    My parents got it from an R & B song though haha.
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F Nov 18

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    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F Nov 18

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    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 17

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    My first name "Sarah" means princess.

    My parents did treat me like one, but I wasn't spoiled that much. My parents let me do whatever I like except for the serious things. I dislike dresses, skirts, and any girls clothing which is totally opposite to most princesses, but I would love to fill my closet with boys...
    RainingMind RainingMind 13-15, F Oct 6

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    It's means "already" in French.

    My parents got it from an R & B song though haha.
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F Nov 18

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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

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    It means healer and the one

    who cures... A person of divine vision(naked women) One possessing enormous will power when it suites me. Never goes back on his word just a copy care or go a rounder, I like cheering that way. Makes decisions with ones mind, no emotions. One with skilled hands though is...
    guyhasname guyhasname 36-40, M Oct 8

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    Daniel Can be translated multiple

    ways; Judge/judgement of god or incorruptible judge/judgement. Not very accurate really, I've had some spectacular failures of judgement in my time lol.
    Drcreegan Drcreegan 26-30, M Nov 18

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    Amanda, worthy of love.

    Guess my mom didn't get that memo because people don't love me they use and abuse me.
    2isbetterthan1 2isbetterthan1 31-35, F Nov 17

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    PB793 PB793 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    My name means twilight :)

    or the first light of the day!
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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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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    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

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    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    Ethan means strong, safe,

    and firm. Its origins come from Hebrew, and it is used in the Old Testament.
    eman12345678 eman12345678 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    bisexuwhale bisexuwhale 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 17

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    Roo502 Roo502 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Billy6549 Billy6549 16-17, M Nov 18

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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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    Patrick: noble, charming,

    brilliant, and very unique.
    patrick199 patrick199 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Cameron means crooked nose in old Scottish.

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

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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

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    dgx112 dgx112 18-21, F Nov 18

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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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    indigo286 indigo286 16-17, F Aug 5

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    kaatte kaatte 16-17, F Jul 17

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 7

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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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    Light. Helper. Forgiver.

    maybe because my dad knew that in life people tend to use and hurt each other, he prepared me through my name :)
    elmaghfiroh elmaghfiroh 22-25, F Nov 17

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    amanda:worthy of love,

    i just hope the name brings the meaning to my life
    amandaryanne amandaryanne 18-21, F Nov 17

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    Jamila94 Jamila94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    My name means god has promised

    although I think my parents just liked the sound of it not being in any way religious.
    xlxSpiraxlx xlxSpiraxlx 26-30, F Oct 7

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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

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    messybunsandsnowflakes messybunsandsnowflakes 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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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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    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

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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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    Quite in the literal sense.

    Jade which means a beautiful, rare gem. My parents said it's because I'm their beautiful rare gem, which I find funny.
    CombatBarbie CombatBarbie 18-21, F Oct 7

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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