Meaning: “Rose of spring.”
Nicknames: Az, Azzy, Zaz, Zazzy
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Nicknames: Vaz, Sav
Detail: Indra is the King of the gods in Hindu mythology, and also he is the god of war, storms, and rainfall.
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Origin: Russian from Greek
Meaning: “Pleasure; delight; to seem well.”
Nicknames: Ava, Avda; Duni
Detail: Russian variation of the Greek Eudokia.
Dunja is a diminutive form of Avdotya.
Dunja also means “quince” in the South Slavic languages, a quince being a type of fruit.
In Crime and Punishment, Avdotya is as clever, proud, and beautiful as her brother
Rodion, the protagonist, but she is also ethical and kindhearted. She is called Dunya (DOON-yah), Dounia or Dunechka for short.
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Meaning: “Bow; Yew.”
Nicknames: Yffy, Effy
Detail: Possibly derived from the French name Yves, which originated as a shortened form of any Germanic name containing ‘iv’ (‘yew’).
Yfke Sturm is a Dutch supermodel.
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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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Safie, One of the Three Ladies of Baghdad by William Clarke Wontner