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2 Return names and what they mean, for return for baby girls, listing 1-2. Cora is a commonly used name, while Jorah is rare in comparison.
Cora .. Classical mythology: name of Persephone, the goddess of the underworld who lives there in winter, before her return in spring causes the cycle of life to continue ..
Jorah .. In Israel, at the end of the drought season with the return of the rain, people drop what they are doing and run into the street shouting "Jorah!" ..
Anina .. "Answer my prayer."
Ayda .. "Benefit." ..
Mariko .. "Ball, circle."
Adesina .. "My coming has opened the way." ..
Nausicaa In the "Odyssey", Nausicaa is a princess who treats the shipwrecked Odysseus with courtesy and consideration, unlike most of the women he meets on his journey.
Iphigenia .. Her father sacrificed her to gain advantage in the Trojan war, though in most versions of the story, she is saved by Artemis ..
Charmaine .. It was first invented for a 1924 play "What Price Glory?" by Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings, which was later made into a successful silent film in 1926 and was remade in 1952 ..
Avalon .. In Arthurian legend, it is the island where King Arthur took refuge after his final defeat, and whence he will reappear.
Narcissa .. Feminine of Narcisse, which comes from the legend of the beautiful Greek youth who became enamored of his own reflection - hence "narcissism".
Accalia .. Accalia was her replacement.
Enola .. Possibly the reversal in spelling of the word alone ..
Senga .. A rare Scottish name that is Agnes spelled in reverse.
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