Origin: Sioux; Cherokee
Meaning: “Wolf; White oak.”
Nicknames: Tal, Tali, Lala
Meaning: “Mountain goat.”
Nicknames: Nya, Yala
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: “Milky Way; long part of the fish.”
Nicknames: Ika, Roa
Detail: Ikaroa literally means the long part of the fish. Ikaroa also refers to the Milky Way.
Nicknames: Nyd, Nydi, Nya, Nedda