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Anastasia: The Russian meaning of Anastasia is reborn, while the Greek meaning is resurrection. Famous bearer is St. Anastasia, a fourth century martyr and daughter of Tsar Nicholas II.
Carla: A feminine version of Charles, which means manly, the name's origins can be traced back to Spain, Germany and England.
Grace: The name, which has been enormously popular in the U.S. over the past decade, is a Latin name that means God's favor. For a more unique option, try the Irish variant of Grace — Grianne.
Elena: The lovely Italian moniker means shining light or bright one. Elena is a relative of the name Helen.
Katherine: Latin and Greek origins define Katherine as pure. Alternate spellings of this classic baby girl name include Kathryn and Catherine.
Leila: A name of Persian origin, this name meaning born at night was once a boy's name.
Lily: The ultra-feminine name pays tribute to the pure, white flower of Easter. It can also be spelled Lilly.
Mia: In Israel, Mia is a feminine variant of Michal. The Latin and Italian meaning, on the other hand, is wished-for child. Some consider it a derivative of Mary or Maria, which means bitter.
Christian: This Greek name means follower of Christ.
Carrick: Carrick is a rugged Gaelic/Irish name that means rocky headland. Expect to see this unique moniker quickly climb the popularity charts.
Elliot: This name is the Greek form of the Hebrew Elijah, which means Jehovah is God.
Jack: The Hebrew meaning of Jack is supplanter. During the Middle Ages, Jack was such a common English name that it became synonymous with man and boy.
José: A Spanish/Portuguese name, José means may God give increase.
Ray: The meanings of Ray vary by origin: grace (Scottish), radiant (Latin), regal (French), counsel (English) and mighty protection (German).
Taylor: This gender-neutral name means tailor. It was first used as a surname, then as a boy's name, then as a girl's name and now as a unisex name.
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