Meaning: “The one who belongs to the Earth.”
Nicknames: Zemi, Mina
Detail: The Lithuanian Earth Goddess.
Origin: Czech / Gaelic Meaning: “Rock.”
Origin: French Meaning: “Bird; Hazelnut.”
Origin: Greek Meaning: “Bright one; shining one; defender of men.”
Nicknames: Ala, Ali, Lena, Leni
Detail: Saint Alena was a Belgian martyr.
Meaning: “Noble; honorable.”
Pronunciation: (EH-deh-line); (EH-deh-leehn); (EY-deh-leehn)
Nicknames: Edie, Ede (EY-deh), Edel, Ed
Nicknames: Foz, Fos, Fox
Detail: Fosco Baggins was the paternal grandfather of the ring-bearer Frodo in The Lord of the Rings by Tolkien.