to which culture do u belong and what does your name mean ?

@SONALIKA (573)
India
February 9, 2008 3:20am CST
name is the identity of a person and is given to a child after considering many options,although it has been said "what's in a name?" but still it has it's importance and also represents one's culture.to start with my name is sonal and it is a name of a specie of a bird found in gujrat(india).so what's yours'?
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@buwald (271)
• Netherlands
9 Feb 08
I live in Holland, and my name is a combination between remmelt and cornelius, being the names of by grandfathers, making remco, which is a common Dutch name aswell.
@SONALIKA (573)
• India
9 Feb 08
HI,short and sweet name but what does it mean?
@buwald (271)
• Netherlands
9 Feb 08
well, i dont think it means anything, actually, but, like i said, its a combination of both names of my grandfathers.
@jayman32 (267)
• Australia
9 Feb 08
Hello, although my family has been here(Australia) for many generations now but we come from scotland. my name is jason and means healer.
@SONALIKA (573)
• India
9 Feb 08
hi jason,nice name with beautiful meaning.i wish you turn to be true to your name.god bless you.
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@jayman32 (267)
• Australia
9 Feb 08
thank you, i am working in the area of helping people.. i dont heal them as such i try to give people the tools to help themselves..
@Galena (9120)
9 Feb 08
I come from a Pagan family within a very multi-cultural society. the area in which I live is fairly Pagan, historically, and currently. my name means "Of the Sidhe"
@SONALIKA (573)
• India
9 Feb 08
hi galena,nice name.thanks for responding.
@Galena (9120)
9 Feb 08
hehe. this is just my internet name. it's a type of mineral. Sheena is my real name.
@rashmigs (400)
• Singapore
13 Feb 08
Hi, I am Rashmi from India. Rashmi means sunrays :) I want to be sunrays to the world. If not for the world, atleast to a few around me. I want to be brightness in their life. Hope, I can do it...
• United States
13 Feb 08
paul..i think paul means "little one" but i am six one and weigh 240 but i carry the weight ok..as i should be two hundred pounds..by the book.. my middle name is Lee..and i was named after my Godfather Le Roy...I don't know what that name means..sorry
@dpk262006 (56736)
• Delhi, India
12 Feb 08
Hi! Dear! I am 'Deepak' (an earthern lamp) who when lit up give light to others in darkness, as much as it can, while buring and sacrificing itself.
@kianli (546)
• China
10 Feb 08
I belong to Chinese culture. My name is Li Zhichao, Li is my surname, Zhichao means that my family want me to be a smart boy. By the way Li is the surname that is used by the largest group of chinese Have a nice day.
@Agent001 (242)
• India
9 Feb 08
I am pissed off with this name thing.We have a lesson in english called whats in a name.Our teachers has bored us with it.By the way my name sorry I cannot revel it.But its related to Diwali festival.Hope you can guess.Please do not guess it in this discussion.You can message me.What's in a name,This has been a debate topic thrice for me.