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Anzu is a Japanese female name meaning "apricot" with the kanji 杏子 and 杏. There are likely other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana it's あんず. Anzu (Anzû) is also the name of a divine bird or monster in several Near Eastertn mythologies (Sumerian, Akkadian, Babylonian, and Assyrian), depicted as a massive bird with the head… Continue reading Anzu

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Adler comes from a German surname meaning "eagle", originally used as a symbol of a noble house or a coat of arms. Adler could also be a shortened form of Old High German Adelar meaning "noble eagle" from Germanic elements adal (noble) and ar (eagle). Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

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Aquila comes from an Ancient Roman cognomen meaning "eagle" from Latin aquila derived from aquilus (black, dark-colored). It's the name of a constellation, the name of a genus of eagles, as well as a surname derived from the given name. Although Aquila was traditionally a masculine name in Ancient Roman (with Aquilina being its feminine form), it has been… Continue reading Aquila

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Arnold comes from a Germanic name meaning "eagle power" from Germanic elements arn (eagle) derived from Proto-Germani *arô via Proto-Indo-European *h₃érō (eagle); and wald (power, leader, ruler) from Proto-Germanic *waldaną (to rule) also derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂welh₁- (to rule; strong, powerful). It was used as a cognate of Anglo-Saxon name Earnweald also meaning "eagle power" from Old English elements earn (eagle) and weald (power, might) eventually replacing it. Arnold… Continue reading Arnold

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Anne is the French feminine form of Anna, the Greek form of Hebrew Channah meaning "favor" or "grace". Anne is also a Frisian masculine name derived from Germanic element arn meaning "eagle", and has been used as a male name in France, the Netherlands, and even Scotland. In Shakespeare's play The Merry Wives of Windsor (1602) one of… Continue reading Anne

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Arina is a Russian variant of Irina, a cognate of Irene meaning "peace". Irene (also spelled Eirene) is the goddess of peace in Greek mythology. I've also seen it listed as being a feminine form of Arni, an Old Norse name meaning "eagle". According to Wikipedia, Arina is also a Kurdish feminine name meaning "flower… Continue reading Arina

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Arden is a place name and a surname that comes from Celtic *ardwo meaning "high". It was used as the name of a forest in William Shakespere's play As You Like It (roughly around 1599), as well as being the name of a real forest in Warwickshire, England. Arden was also the maiden name of Shakespeare's mother, Mary… Continue reading Arden

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Origin: Arabic, Spanish Meaning: the name of the brightest star in the contellation Lyra and the fifth brightest star in the night sky, Vega derives its name from Arabic- the phrase an-nasr al-wāqi means "the alighting eagle" or "the falling eagle", and because Vega comes from the wāqi part the name would mean "alighting" or falling". Vega is also… Continue reading Vega