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A non-gendered name of Irish origin, the meaning of Ames is 'friend'. The name comes from the noun 'amie', which means 'a friend' or 'a beloved'. With multiple meanings, this name may be related to the Latin word for love, that is 'amor'. According to some sources, Ames is also referred to as those who lived near elm trees. In Hebrew translation, it is considered to be a variant of 'Amos' which means 'borne by God'. In the English-speaking world, Ames is the name of a test for identifying potential carcinogens by studying their mutagenic effect on bacteria. This is also the name of a central city in Iowa, in the United States. In Japanese culture, Ames means 'rain'. With a plethora of meanings available, this short name has gained tremendous popularity over the years.

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The meaning of Aramis is ‘from Aramits’. It is a gender-neutral name, of French inception. This name can be used as a given name or surname and it is traditionally pronounced as ‘ara-mees.’ It is associated with a character named Aramis in the novel ‘The Three Musketeers’, written by Alexander Dumas in 1844.

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The meaning of Artois is ‘a place in the northern part of France’, according to its French origin. Although it is traditionally used as a surname, Artois is also a gender-neutral first name. It is pronounced as ‘eR-twA’.

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According to its French origin, the meaning of Astin is ‘starlike’. In English, the meaning of this name changes to ‘strong or trusted leader’. Astin is a gender-neutral name with several common variations including Aston or Ashton. Astin can be used as a first name or surname and it is traditionally pronounced as ‘es-tin’. A famous person with this name is John Astin, an American actor and director, responsible for directing the film 'Prelude', and who appears in 'Freaky Friday' and 'West Side Story'.

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According to its French origin, the meaning of Aure is 'breeze’ or ‘soft flowing air’. This name is also of Greek and Latin origins, where it has the same meaning. Aure is a gender-neutral name, traditionally pronounced as ‘O-uh’. A variant of this name is Aura. A famous person with this name is the actress Aure Atika, who appears in the movies ‘Bimboland’, ‘The Adolescent’ and ‘Poetical Refugee’.

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The name Avignon is a gender-neutral name of French and Latin origin. The meaning of Avignon is 'from Avignon, France'. It is a locational name referring to a town in south-eastern France. The name is used as a first name and surname.

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The name Bardot is a gender-neutral name of French and Latin origin. The meaning of Bardot relates to a locational surname, referring to the place-name Bardot, a place in Perigord. Well-known personalities with the name include French actresses and fashion models Brigitte Bardot and Mijanou Bardot.

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French

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The name Beaumont is a gender-neutral name of French origin. The meaning of Beaumont is 'beautiful mountain'. It is more commonly used as a surname. Beaumont is the name of a city in the province of Alberta, Canada.

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The name Bellamie is a gender-neutral name of French origin. Bellamie is a combination of two Latin names 'Bellus' and 'Ami'. The name is also a variant of the French name Belle. The meaning of Bellamie in French is 'good friend' or ‘beautiful friend’.

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The name Bellamy name is of French origins but has English and Irish influences. The name is traditionally a boy's name and the meaning of Bellamy is 'fine companion'. The name Bellamy was a name that was traditionally chosen by members of the French nobility. It is taken from the Latin word 'bellus' and the French word 'belle' and combined with the French word 'ami', meaning friend. There have been a number of fictional and real characters with the name Bellamy. In the hit CW show 'The 100', Bellamy Blake was the name of the hero who was send back down to Earth and became one of its leaders. In the entertainment world, British rockstar Matt Bellamy is the frontman of the hit rock band Muse. He not only sings but writes their songs and plays the guitar. Their hit songs include 'Uprising' and 'Hysteria'.

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The meaning of Bern is 'bear' according to its French origin. It also translates to 'bear rule' and 'bold as a bear'. Places that have this name are the historic city, New Bern in North Carolina and the capital city of Switzerland. Bern is also a nickname for Bernard and Bernadette. It is a gender-neutral name.

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Bijou is of French origin. The meaning of Bijou is 'jewel'. Its other meanings are 'something delicate, elegant, or highly prized'. It is a gender-neutral name and is used as a surname and a first name. Well-known personalities with the name include American singer, model, and actress, Bijou Lily Phillips Masterson, and Bijou Thaangjam, a chef, actor, lyricist, and entrepreneur in India.

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The name Bijoux is a gender-neutral name of French origin. The meaning of Bijoux is ‘jewels' in French. It is derived from the Breton word ‘bizou’, meaning finger ring, from the word ‘biz’, meaning ‘finger’. In English, it means ‘something delicately worked, such as a trinket’. As an English adjective, it means ‘small but tasteful and elegant’.

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Blaise is of French, Latin, and English origins. Blaise is a gender-neutral name. The meaning of Blaise is 'stammering' or 'lisping'. It is a derivation of a name that means 'bent' and 'crooked' in Greek. Blaise means 'a cleric' according to Arthurian legend. A well-known personality with the name is French scientist and mathematician famous for his inventions of the hydraulic press and the calculating machine, Blaise Pascal.

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French

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The meaning of Bouvier is ‘cowshed worker or herdsman’ and it is of French origin. Famous people named Bouvier include Bouvier Beale, an American lawyer.

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Burgundy is of French origin. The meaning of Burgundy is 'highlanders' or it is a name of a color. It is a derivation of the name of a place in France. It is a gender-neutral name. A type of wine in the East of France is named Burgundy wine.

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Cabernet is of French origin. It is a derivation of the name given to different types of grapes around the world. The most popular variety of black grape, originally from Bordeaux, France, is named Cabernet Sauvignon, being a blend of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. So, the meaning of Cabernet is 'family of grapes' or 'varietal of wine'. Cabernet is primarily a gender-neutral name, although it is rarely used as a given name.

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Candide is of French and Latin origins. The meaning of Candide is 'innocent person'. Its other meanings are 'dazzling white', 'bright', and 'clear'. It also means 'sweet'. It is a derivation of Canditia and Candida. It is a gender-neutral name. A well-known personality with the name is a French professional skier, Candide Thovex.

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The name Cartier is a gender-neutral name of French and English origins. The meaning of Cartier is 'driver of a cart' in French. In English, it means 'one who transports goods’. It is used as a first name and surname.

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