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Topic Asteroid

Description:Name where there is an asteroid of the same name; asteroids are little planets circling the Sun mostly between Mars and Jupiter; the discoverer of an asteroid has the right to propose a name
NameGroupLanguage of OriginLanguages of UseMeaning/Translation or Related WordsUS 2017
MentorMentorUnknownAlbanian  
MercedesMercedesLatinGerman, English, SpanishWords: mercy, grace 
MerlinMerlin/MerlinaCelticGerman, EnglishWords: sea / hill, fort 
MetaMargareteOld GreekGermanthe pearl 
MetteMathildeOld High GermanGerman, Low GermanWords: might, strength / fight 
MichelMichael/MichaelaHebrewGerman, FrenchWho is like God? 
MichelaMichael/MichaelaHebrewItalianWho is like God? 
MichelangeloMichelangeloItalianItalianangel Michael 
MichelleMichael/MichaelaHebrewGerman, French, EnglishWho is like God?#214
MiekeMaryHebrewGerman, Low Germanmaybe bitterness 
MikaMichael/MichaelaHebrewFinnishWho is like God? 
MilaLudmillaOld SlavicCzechWords: people / dear, gracious#30
MildredMildredOld EnglishEnglish  
MilesMiles/MylaOld FrenchEnglishWords: soldier#110
MilosMiroslaw/MiroslawaOld SlavicSlavicWords: great, famous / peace / fame, glory, Slav 
MiltonMiltonOld EnglishEnglishmill town 
MimiMaryHebrewGerman, Italianmaybe bitterness 
MinervaMinervaLatinGerman, EnglishWords: intellect 
MinosMinosUnknownGerman, English  
MiraMiraOld SlavicSlavic #471
MireilleMireilleProvençalFrenchWords: admire 
MiriamMaryHebrewGerman, English, Frenchmaybe bitterness#285
MithraMithraOld PersianGerman, Englishmaybe friend 
MoiraMaryHebrewEnglishmaybe bitterness 
MonicaMonicaLatinPortuguese, English, ItalianWords: hermit, monk / advise, warn#626
MontanaMontana/MontanaEnglishEnglishWords: mountainous / mountain 
MorganMorgan/MorganaCelticEnglish, WelshWords: sea#683
MorrisMaurice/MauraLatinEnglishthe one from Mauritania, the Moor 
MurielMurielCelticGerman, French, EnglishWords: sea / bright 
MurrayMurrayCelticEnglish, Scottishby the Sea 
MusaMosesEgyptianTurkish, ArabicWords: son#826
MyronMyronArabicEnglishmyrrh 
NadaNadezhdaRussianGerman, Italian, Russianhope 
NadezhdaNadezhdaRussianRussianhope 
NaemaNaamahHebrewGermanpleasant 
NancyAnnaHebrewEnglishHe (God) was gracious#876
NanetteAnnaHebrewFrenchHe (God) was gracious 
NannaNannaOld NorseScandinavianWords: brave 
NaomiNaomiHebrewGerman, Englishpleasentness#69
NatalieNoel/NatalieLatinGerman, French, Englishborn on Christmas#36
NataschaNoel/NatalieLatinGerman, Russianborn on Christmas 
NausikaaNausicaaOld GreekGermanWords: ship 
NeleCornelius/CorneliaLatinGerman, Low GermanWords: horn 
NemoNemoLatinGerman, Englishnobody 
NereusNereus/NereaOld GreekGerman, English  
NerinaNerinaOld GreekItaliansea nymph 
NestorNestorOld GreekGermanthe homecoming 
NevaNevaUnknownEnglishWords: snow / snow / new 
NiccolòNicholas/NicoleOld GreekItalianvictory of the people 
NickyNicholas/NicoleOld GreekEnglishvictory of the people 
NicoleNicholas/NicoleOld GreekGerman, English, Frenchvictory of the people#183
NielsNicholas/NicoleOld GreekScandinavianvictory of the people 
NikeNikeOld GreekGermanWords: victory 
NinaNinaItalianGerman, English, French, Italian, Russian #321
NoelNoel/NatalieLatinGermanborn on Christmas#386
NoemiNaomiHebrewGermanpleasentness#752
NolanNolanOld IrishEnglish, Irishdescendant of Nuallan#67
NoraEleonoraOld ProvençalGerman, Scandinavian, English, ItalianWords: foreign#28
NormaNormaItalianGerman, English, ItalianWords: carpenter's square 
NotburgaNotburgaOld High GermanGermanWords: force, need, hardship / castle 
OceanaOceaneFrenchEnglishWords: ocean 
OctaviaOctavius/OctaviaLatinGerman, Englishthe eighth, born in the eighth month#593
OdaOtto/UteOld High GermanGerman, ScandinavianWords: wealth 
OdinOdinOld NorseScandinavianthe inspired#368
OlgaHelge/HelgaOld NorseRussianholy, blessed 
OliverOliverOld High GermanGerman, EnglishWords: elf / army, warrior / olive, olive tree#9
OliviaOliviaLatinGerman, Englishthe olive tree, the olive#2
OlympiaOlympiaOld GreekGerman  
OpheliaOpheliaOld GreekGerman, EnglishWords: help#415
OrtrudOrtraudOld High GermanGermanWords: strength, power 
OskarOskarOld NorseGermanWords: ase, deity / spear 
OstaraOstaraOld High GermanGermanWords: Easter 
OttiliaOttiliaOld High GermanGerman, LatinizedWords: wealth 
OttoOtto/UteOld High GermanGerman, Italian, French, EnglishWords: wealth#478
PamelaPamelaOld GreekGerman, Italian, Englishmaybe all black (?), all honey 
PaminaPaminaGermanGerman  
PandoraPandoraOld GreekGerman, Englishall gifts 
PaolaPaul/PaulaLatinSpanish, Italianthe small, the humble#819
ParisParis/ParisOld GreekEnglish  
ParkerParker/ParkerOld FrenchEnglishpark warden#90
ParsifalPercivalCelticGerman  
PascalPaschalis/PascaleLatinFrenchWords: Easter 
PatricePatrick/PatriziaLatinEnglish, Frenchnobleman 
PatriciaPatrick/PatriziaLatinPortuguese, Spanish, Englishnobleman#888
PatsyPatrick/PatriziaLatinEnglishnobleman 
PaulPaul/PaulaLatinGerman, English, Frenchthe small, the humble#225
PaulaPaul/PaulaLatinGerman, Spanish, French, Englishthe small, the humble#845
PaulinaPaul/PaulaLatinGermanthe small, the humble#874
PelagiaPelagius/PelagiaOld GreekGerman, English, GreekWords: sea 
PenelopePenelopeOld GreekGerman, English #24
PepitaJoseph/JosephaHebrewSpanishHe (God) will add 
PerrinePeter/PetraOld GreekFrenchthe rock, the stone 
PerryPeregrineLatinEnglishtraveller, pilgrim 
PersephonePersephoneOld GreekGerman, EnglishWords: murder, slaughter 
PeterPeter/PetraOld GreekGerman, Scandinavian, Englishthe rock, the stone#213
PhaedraPhaedraOld GreekGerman, English  
PhilippaPhilip/PhilippaOld GreekGerman, Englishfriend of horses 
PhyllisPhyllisOld GreekGerman, English  
PiaPius/PiaLatinGerman, Italian, French, EnglishWords: pious 
PienJoseph/JosephaHebrewDutchHe (God) will add