Meaning: “Delicate, Graceful.”
Nicknames: Lulu, Fi
Gender: Masculine / Feminine
Meaning: “Light, splendor, glow.”
Detail: According to the Holy Quran it means the “light of true knowledge”.
Pronunciation: (sah-FEE-yah); (SAH-fee-yah)
Nicknames: Safa, Safi, Fi
Detail: This was the name of one of the wives of Muhammad.
Detail: Means “growth” in Arabic.
Meaning: “Servant of God.”
Nicknames: Ama, Tula, Tuli
Detail: Arabic name meaning female servant of Allah.
Like a mash up of Amalia and
Meaning: “The bearer of good news.”
Nicknames: Nash, Nashas, Shira, Nira
Detail: Nashira, also known as Gamma Capricorni, is a bright star in the constellation of Capricornus. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun enters Capricorn by definition at the moment of winter solstice, or roughly at December 22, and leaves it around January 19. Symbol for Capricorn is a goat.
Nicknames: Zu, Zuli, Zulily, Zuma, Ema
Meaning: “Mountain goat.”
Pronunciation: (AHR-wah) (when I hear it pronounced it sounds like AIR-wah)
Meaning: “Clearness, purity.”
Origin: Arabic Meaning: “Small butterfly.”
Origin: Brazilian Meaning: “Water lady.”
Nicknames: Yaya, Yari
Detail: In Brazilian legends Yara was a water goddess or siren.
Meaning: “Bird, water spirit.”
Nicknames: Hum, Humi
Detail: A mythical high flying bird which symbolises freedom.
Huma which has a Persian origin is Bulah in Arabic. It is supposed that in the word Huma, hu represents “spirit”, and mah originates from the Arabic Ma’a which means “water”.
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Meaning: “Having beautiful dark lips.”
Nicknames: Lam, Lami, Lomi, Moa, Mya
Meaning: “Rose of spring.”
Nicknames: Az, Azzy, Zaz, Zazzy
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Malicia by Yves Thos
Meaning: “Bleary-eyed one.”
Pronunciation: (goh-MEY-sa); (goh-MEY-za); (goh-MAHY-za)
Nicknames: Gom, Goma, Gomy, May, Meisa, Misa
Detail: Gomeisa is the second brightest star in Canis Minor, the Lesser Dog.
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Detail: This name is borne by the Queen Noor of Jordan.
Noor is a city in northern Iran.
Noor is also a beautiful Pakistani actress.
In the Dutch and Flemish ethymology the name Noor is a form of Eleanor, meaning “God is my light.”
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Origin: Arabic Meaning: “Peace.”
Origin: Latin Meaning: “Little bear.”
Origin: Icelandic Meaning: “Sun.”
Pronunciation: (suh-lah); (soo-lah)
Detail: Variation of Old Testament
Shulamit, from the Song of Songs meaning “peace”.
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Nicknames: Foz, Fos, Fox
Detail: Fosco Baggins was the paternal grandfather of the ring-bearer Frodo in
The Lord of the Rings by Tolkien.
Fabius (Latvian, Lithuanian, and German)
Falk (Hebrew, Yiddish, and German)
Fisk (English and Scandinavian)
Fiske (English and Scandinavian)
Folke (English and German)
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Dolce Far Niente (Sweet Nothings) by John William Godward
Origin: Arabic Meaning: “First born.”
Origin: Latin Meaning: “Winged one.”
Origin: Chamorro Meaning: “Hasten.”
Detail: Alula is a star in Ursa Major
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Meaning: “Serpent’s head.”
Detail: In world of the Harry Potter he is a Death Eater
Rabastan is related to Rastaban, an Arabic phrase meaning “the serpent’s head”— a name of Beta Draconis, one of the stars in the constellation Draco.
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Name Day: August 24
Meaning: “Aggressive; warlike.”
Nicknames: Tol, Tolo, Lemy
Detail: Greek name derived from the word
polemeios, meaning “agressive, warlike.” Ptolemy was very popular with the upper class of Greece for several hundred years AD, so appears on many unrelated generals and leaders of the time.
Ptolemy was an Egyptian astronomer, mathematician, and geographer who flourished in Alexandria during the 2nd century A.D.
It was also the name of fifteen Egyptian kings.
Ptolemaios (Greek / German)
Tolomeo (Italian / Spanish)
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