Meaning: “Mountain goat.”
Nicknames: Nya, Yala
Meaning: “The inner structure of the palm leaf.”
Nicknames: Sana, Sani
Pronunciation: (neh-FEH-lee); (NEF-eh-lee)
Nicknames: Nephie, Nefi
Detail: In Greek legend, Nephele was created from a cloud by Zeus, who shaped the cloud to look like Hera in order to trick Ixion, a mortal who desired her.
Meaning: “Wild horse.”
Nicknames: Gru, Rush
Detail: Pet form of Russian Agrafena, meaning “wild horse.”
Nicknames: Svee, Svea, Enja
Detail: German feminine form of Sven.
Alternatively, it may be a Low German short form of names beginning with the Germanic element svan meaning “swan”.
Meaning: “Having beautiful dark lips.”
Nicknames: Lam, Lami, Lomi, Moa, Mya
Meaning: “Guide; compass.”
Nicknames: Loda, Lodi, Lottie, Ludy, Luey, Demi
Detail: Literally, the word refers to a lodestone, a piece of the mineral magnetite that acts like a magnet.