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The name Elata is of Latin origins and the meaning of Elata is 'ecstatic, 'elevated' and 'happy'. In Old English, the name also means 'lofty', 'high', 'glorified' and also 'a light coming from the heart'. The name is rarely used, however, it is the name of a type of orchid. The orchid is called the peristeria elata, which translates to mean 'the Flower of the Holy Spirit'.

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Eleanora is of Latin origin and it is traditionally a girl's name. In French, Eleanora is considered to be a variant of the name Helen. In Greek and Italian, the meaning of Eleanora is 'light'. A well-known personality with the name is Eleanora Fagan, known popularly as Billie Holiday, an American singer.

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The meaning of Eleutherius is 'free' and it is of Latin origin. The name Eleuherius comes from the Greek name Eleuthérios which means 'the liberator, free'. This name was common to several saints across Europe. Eleutherius Winance was the name of a Belgian-born Benedictine monk and philosophy professor. Other known people that share the name Eleutherius include Eleutherius of Tournai, Eleutherius of Nicomedia and Eleutherius of Alexandria.

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The name Eligia is traditionally a girl’s name and is of Latin origin. The meaning of Eligia is ' the chosen one '. It is also of Spanish and Hebrew origins. It is not a very commonly used name.

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Eliseo is a name of Latin, and thus also Spanish and Italian origins. It is traditionally a boy's name and is the variation of the feminine name Elisha. The name is derived from the Hebrew word 'El', meaning God, and 'sha' meaning 'to save/help'. The meaning of Eliseo is 'God's salvation'. Well-known personalities with the name are Eliseo Brown, an Argentinian football player, and Eliseo Vasquez Medina, an American labor union activist.

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The significance of Elita is 'divinely selected’ or ‘elite’. It is a girl's name and is of Latin origin. It is also of French origin. It is derived from the Old French word 'eslite’ (12th century), meaning ‘choose, pick out’, derived, in turn, from the Latin word 'eligere’, meaning ‘choose’. Elita can also be a pet name for the Spanish names Carmelita, Angelita, and many other similar names.

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Elysia is of Roman and Greek origins. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Elysia is ' from Elysium'. Elysium was the Roman mythological home of gods and angels. The kingdom of the dead is also named 'Elysia' and it means 'blissful'. A well-known personality with the name is Elysia Rotaru, a Canadian actress.

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The meaning of Emerin is 'to deserve' or 'to merit' and it is of Latin origins. It is taken from to the Latin word 'emerentius', which means 'to fully deserve'. Saint Emerentiana was the name of a forth-century Roman martyr. One modern figure with the name is sporting star Nicolas Emerin, who was a member of the Baltimore Sports Club team. Emery, a variant of the name Emeryn, is also a name associated with a number of famous figures, such as Emery Gatsinzi, Emery N. Brown and Emery Williams.

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This name has Latin roots. The meaning of Emilia comes from the name, Aemilia, which is derived from the Latin family name, Aemilius. Aemilius has its roots from ‘aemulus’, a Latin word meaning ‘to excel’, ‘to rival’, ‘emulate’, ‘to strive’. Emilia also has an alternate origin from the name Amelia, which is derived from ‘amal’, a German word meaning ‘work’, ‘labour’. Daenerys Targaryen in the 'Game Of Thrones' series, is played by Emilia Clarke. Shakespeare introduces this name in his popular drama, 'Othello'. In this play, Emilia is Iago’s wife.

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The name Emlen is of Latin origin. The meaning of Emlen is ‘charming' and the name is gender-neutral. Eminent personalities sharing the name include Emlen Tunnel who was an American footplayer for the N.Y. Giants, Emlen Pope Etting was a sculptor and Emlen Davies was a famous actress known for her roles in 'Burke's Law' and 'Playhouse'.

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The country that gave us the Volkswagen car, Germany, is credited for the name Emma. It is taken from the German word 'ermen', so the meaning of Emma is ‘universal’, ‘all embracing’ or ‘as a whole’. This name is very popular in European countries, as it is has been the Top 50 in girl's name for England, France, Germany and Ireland for the past ten years. The name was introduced to England by Emma of Normandy. She was the wife of Æthelred the Unready, as well as Cnut the Great and ruled over Denmark, England and Norway. She was accused of infidelity and being jealous, so to prove her innocence, she was made to walk over nine burning hot ploughshares. She completed this test and claimed to not have felt either the fire and the iron. Emma is also the shorter form of names such as Amelia and Emelynn. One famous figure is the British singer Emma Bunton, who is more popularly known as Baby Spice, from the girl group The Spice Girls. 'Harry Potter’s' Hermione AKA Emma Watson, Emma Roberts and Emma Thompson are some of the most talented celebrities in Hollywood with this name.

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The name Estelle is traditionally a girl's name and the meaning of Estelle is 'star' or 'to shine'. It is the feminine form of a name with Latin origins, meaning 'star'. It could also be taken from the Ancient Greek word 'eustales', meaning 'well-groomed'. One of the best-known figures with the name was St. Estelle, who was a martyr that lived all the way back in the third century AD. She was better known as Eustelle or Eustelle. The name Eustalia was transformed into Estelle because of the work of French poet Frederic Mistral. The name Estelle is very popular in Franch, Belgium and French-speaking countries. It was first popular in England when Charles Dicken released 'Great Expectations' in 1860, which featured a character named Estella Havisham. The name has appeared in the US Top 1000 Girl's names for the past fifty years, with its popularity unlikely to fade.

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The name Evalina is of Latin, French and Old German origins. The meaning of Evalina is ‘bird’ and ‘desired’. It was more commonly used as a surname, which is a derivation of ‘Aveline’, in Norman-French, where it is a diminutive of ‘Ava’, derived from ‘avila’ which has roots in a Germanic element ‘av’ or ‘avi’, which means ‘desired’, and also from the Latin word 'Avis' meaning bird. A well-known personality with the name is Evalina Ralls, an actress.

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Evana is of Latin and Greek origins and it is a girl's name. It’s a variant of Evania. The meaning of Evana is ‘peaceful’. Evana may also be considered to be a form of Ivana, which has Slavic and Hebrew origins. Hence, Evana can also mean ‘God is gracious’. Evana is also the feminized variant of the Spanish male name Evan. Evana has numerous variants such as Eva, Evie, Evianna, etc. A notable celebrity with the respelled form of the name is Evanna Lynch, an Irish actress.

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