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  1. ACHIMA: Feminine form of Greek Achim, probably meaning "Jehovah raises up." In use in Germany.
  2. ADA: Pet form of German names containing the element adal, meaning "noble." Compare with other forms of Ada.
  3. ADALA: Old German name derived from adal, meaning "noble." 
  4. ADALEIZ: Older form of Old High German Adalhaid, meaning "noble sort."
  5. ADALHAID: Old High German name composed of the elements adal "noble" and haidu "kind, sort," hence "noble sort."
  6. ADALHEID: Variant spelling of Old High German Adalhaid, meaning "noble sort." 
  7. ADALHEIDIS: Latinized form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort."
  8. ADALINDA: Old High German name composed of the elements adal "noble" and lind "serpent, snake," hence "noble serpent."
  9. ADALWOLFA: Feminine form of German Adalwolf, meaning "noble wolf."
  10. ADELHEID: Variant spelling of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort."
  11. ADELHEIT: Variant spelling of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort."
  12. ADELIND: Abbreviated form of Old High German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."
  13. ADELINDA: Variant spelling of Old High German Adalinda, meaning "noble serpent." 
  14. ADELINDE: Variant spelling of Old High German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."
  15. ADELONDA: Variant spelling of Old High German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent."
  16. ADELTRUDIS: German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Æthelthryth (Æðelþryð), meaning "noble strength."
  17. AGATA: German, Swedish and Slovene form of Latin Agatha, meaning "good." 

  18. AGLAJA: German form of Greek Aglaia, meaning "beauty, splendor."
  19. AGNA: German form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
  20. AGNETH: Variant spelling of German Agnethe, meaning "chaste; holy."
  21. AGNETHE: German form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
  22. ALEIT: German and Swiss short form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort."
  23. ALINA: Short form of German names ending with -alina. Compare with other forms of Alina.

  24. ALKE: Low German form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort."
  25. ALOÏSIA: Feminine form of German Aloïs, meaning "famous warrior."
  26. AMALA: Feminine form of German Amal, meaning "labor, work." Compare with another form of Amala.

  27. AMALIA: Old German name derived from the word amal, meaning "work."

  28. AMALIE: Variant spelling of German Amalia, meaning "work."

  29. AMELINDA: Old German name composed of the elements amal "work" and lint "serpent, snake," or lind "soft, weak," hence either "work serpent" or "weak worker."

  30. ANELIE: Short form of German Anneliese, meaning "favor; grace" and "God is my oath."

  31. ANGELIKA: German and Polish form of Latin Angelicus, meaning "angelic."

  32. ANINA: German pet form of Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace." Compare with other forms of Anina.

  33. ANKE: Low German pet form of Latin Anna, meaning "grace" or "favor." 
  34. ANNALEISA: Variant spelling of German Anneliese, meaning "favor; grace" and "God is my oath."

  35. ANNALIESA: Variant spelling of German Anneliese, meaning "favor; grace" and "God is my oath."

  36. ANNALIESE: Variant spelling of German Anneliese, meaning "favor; grace" and "God is my oath."

  37. ANNEKE: Short form of Low German Anneken, meaning "favor; grace."

  38. ANNEKEN: Low German diminutive form of Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace."

  39. ANNELIE: Contracted form of German Anneliese, meaning "favor; grace" and "God is my oath."

  40. ANNELIEN: Pet form of German Annelie, meaning "favor; grace" and "God is my oath."

  41. ANNELIESE: German compound name composed of French Anne "favor; grace" and Liese "God is my oath."

  42. ANNE-MARIE: Variant spelling of German Annemarie, meaning "favor; grace," and "obstinate, rebellious."

  43. ANNEMARIE: German compound name composed of French Anne "favor; grace," and Marie "obstinate, rebellious."

  44. ANNIKEN: Variant spelling of Low German Anneken, meaning "favor; grace."

  45. ANNIKIN: Variant spelling of Low German Anniken, meaning "favor; grace."

  46. ANSELMA: Feminine form of German Anselm, meaning "divine helmet." 

  47. ANTJE: Low German pet form of Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace."

  48. ATHALA: Old German name meaning "noble."

  49. AVIS: Old German nickname, possibly meaning "refuge in war." Compare with another form of Avis.
  50. BALDHILD: Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and hild "battle," hence "bold battle."
  51. BALTHILD: Variant spelling of Old High German Baldhild, meaning "bold battle." 
  52. BÄRBEL: German form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."
  53. BATHILD: Old High German name composed of the elements batu "fight, thrust" and hild "battle," hence "fight-battle." 
  54. BATHILDA: Variant spelling of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
  55. BATHILDE: Variant spelling of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight- battle." 
  56. BATHILDIS: Latinized form of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
  57. BEATE: German name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
  58. BELAKANE: In the German Arthurian epic poem, Parzival, this is the name of Percival's stepmother, an African queen and mother of Feirefiz, Percival's mulatto half-brother.
  59. BELINDA: Possibly a contracted form of Old High German Betlinde, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
  60. BERLIN: From the German city name of uncertain etymology, possibly related to the Old Polabian stem berl-, meaning "swamp."
  61. BERTHA: Old German name derived from the word berht, meaning "bright." 
  62. BERTILDA: Old German name composed of the elements berht "bright" and hild "battle," hence "bright battle maid."
  63. BETLINDE: Old High German name composed of the elements beraht "bright, shining" and lint "serpent" or linta "linden tree," hence "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
  64. BRIGITTE: French and German form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  65. BRUNA: Feminine form of German Bruno, meaning "brown." 
  66. BRUNHILD: Old High German form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
  67. BRUNNHILDE: Variant form of Old High German Brunhild, meaning "armored warrior woman."
  68. CÄCILIA: German form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
  69. CÄCILIE: German form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
  70. CARLA: Feminine form of German Carl, meaning "man." Compare with another form of Carla.
  71. CARLENE: Pet form of German Carla, meaning "man."
  72. CHLOTICHILDA: German name composed of the elements hloda "famous, renowned" and hild "battle," hence "famous battle maid."
  73. CHRISTIANE: German form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." Compare with another form of Christiane.
  74. CHRISTIANNE: German form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." Compare with another form of Christianne.
  75. CLARAMOND: German name meaning "bright protector." 
  76. CLARIMOND: Variant spelling of German Claramond, meaning "bright protector."
  77. CLOTHILDA: Variant spelling of German Clotilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
  78. CLOTHILDE: Modern variant spelling of German Chlotichilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
  79. CLOTILDA: Modern variant spelling of German Chlotichilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
  80. CONRADINE: Feminine form of German Conrad, meaning "bold counsel."
  81. CUNDRIE: Arthurian legend name. It appears in the German epic poem Parzival (an adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval, the Story of the Grail) as the name of a messenger of the Grail who condemns Parzival.
  82. CUNDRY: Variant spelling of German Cundrie, of unknown meaning.
  83. DIETRICHA: Feminine form of German Dietrich, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
  84. EDILTRUDIS: Variant spelling of German Adeltrudis, meaning "noble strength."
  85. ELEONORE: German form of French Eléonore, meaning "foreign; the other."
  86. ELFI: Pet form of German Elfriede, meaning "elf strength."
  87. ELFRIEDE: German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Ælfþryð, meaning "elfin strength." 
  88. ELISA: Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
  89. ELISABETH: German form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." Compare with another form of Elisabeth.
  90. ELISE: Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
  91. ELISSA: Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." Compare with another form of Elissa.
  92. ELKE: Diminutive form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort." Compare with another form of Elke.
  93. ELLI: Pet form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." Compare with another form of Elli.
  94. ELSA: Pet form of German Elsabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
  95. ELSABETH: Contracted form of German Elisabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
  96. ELSE: Pet form of German Elsabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
  97. ELSIE: Pet form of German Elsabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
  98. EMELINE: Variant spelling of German Emmeline, meaning "work." Compare with another form of Emeline.
  99. EMILIE: German form of Latin Emilia, meaning "rival."
  100. EMLIN: Medieval form of German Emmeline, meaning "work."
  101. EMMALINE: Variant spelling of German Emmeline, meaning "work."
  102. EMMELINE: Old German name derived from the word amal, meaning "work."
  103. ERMA: Variant spelling of German Irma, meaning "entire, whole."
  104. ERMELINDA: Variant spelling of German Irmalinda, meaning "wholly gentle."
  105. ERNA: Feminine form of German Ernust, meaning "battle (to the death), serious business." Compare with another form of Erna.
  106. ERNSTA: Feminine form of German Ernst, meaning "battle (to the death), serious business."
  107. FELICIE: German feminine form of Latin Felix, meaning "happy" or "lucky."
  108. FRANZISKA: Feminine form of German Franz, meaning "French."
  109. FRAUKE: German name composed of the element frau "lady" and a diminutive suffix, meaning "little lady."
  110. FREIDA: Variant spelling of German Frieda, meaning "peaceful ruler." Compare with another form of Freida.
  111. FRIEDA: Pet form of German Friederike, meaning "peaceful ruler."
  112. FRIEDE: Pet form of German Friederike, meaning "peaceful ruler."
  113. FRIEDERIKE: Feminine form of German Friederic, meaning "peaceful ruler."
  114. FRITZI: Pet form of German Friederike, meaning "peaceful ruler."
  115. GABRIELE: German feminine form of Latin Gabrielus, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
  116. GENOVEVA: German and Spanish form of Celtic Genovefa, probably meaning "race of women."
  117. GERDE: German form of Old Norse Gerðr, meaning "enclosure, stronghold."
  118. GERLINDE: German name composed of the elements geri "spear" and lind "soft, tender, weak," hence "soft spear."
  119. GERTIE: Pet form of German Gertrude, meaning "spear strength."
  120. GERTRAUD: Variant spelling of German Gertrude, meaning "spear strength."
  121. GERTRÚD: Hungarian form of German Gertrude, meaning "spear strength."
  122. GERTRUD: Variant spelling of German Gertrude, meaning "spear strength."
  123. GERTRUDE: German name composed of the elements ger "spear" and þruþ "strength," hence "spear strength."
  124. GISA: Pet form of German Gisela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring." Compare with another form of Gisa.
  125. GISELA: Feminine form of German Gisil, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
  126. GITTA: German short form of French/German Brigitte, meaning "exalted one."
  127. GRETE: Short form of German Margareta, meaning "pearl." Compare with another form of Grete.
  128. GRETEL: Pet form of German Grete, meaning "pearl."
  129. GRISELDA: Germanic name composed of the elements gris "grey" and hild "battle," hence "grey battle maid."
  130. GUDRUN: German and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Guðrun, meaning "divine rune."
  131. GUNDA: Short form of Germanic names containing the element gund, meaning "war."
  132. GUNDULA: Elaborated form of German Gunda, meaning "war."
  133. HADUWIG: Old High German name composed of the elements hadu "contention" and wig "battle, war," hence "contending battle."
  134. HADWIGIS: Variant spelling of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
  135. HANNE: Feminine form of German Han, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with another form of Hanne.
  136. HANNELORE: German compound name composed of Hanne "God is gracious" and Eleonore "foreign; the other." 
  137. HEDDA: Pet form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
  138. HEDWIG: Variant form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
  139. HEDY: Pet form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
  140. HEILWIG: Old High German name composed of the elements heil "healthy, whole" and wig "battle, war," hence "healthy battle maid."
  141. HEINRIKE: Feminine form of German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
  142. HELENE: German form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
  143. HELLA: Pet form of German Helene, probably meaning "torch." Compare with another form of Hella.
  144. HELMA: Short form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
  145. HELMINE: Short form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
  146. HERMINE: Feminine form of German Hermann, meaning "army man."
  147. HILDA: Old German short form of longer names containing hild, meaning "battle." Compare with another form of Hilda.
  148. HILTRAUD: German name composed of the elements hild "battle" and þruþ "strength," hence "battle strength."
  149. HILTRUD: Variant spelling of German Hiltraud, meaning "battle strength."
  150. HILTRUDE: Variant spelling of German Hiltraud, meaning "battle strength."

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