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WADE (m.) - Old Eng. either from 'ford' or 'to go'; lelya "go", so perhaps Lelyo

WALDO (m.) - Old Ger. 'commander'; cáno "commander", thus Cáno itself

WALTER, WOUTER (m.) - Rimbecáno, see NWHAGEN

WALTHEOF (m.) - Old English 'commander + wolf'; narmo "wolf"; cáno "commander", thus Narmocáno

WANDA (f.) - Teutonic 'wanderer'; so Rána

WESLEY (m.) - Old Eng. 'western meadow'; núme "west", salque "grass", so perhaps Númesalquo

WESTON (m.) - Old. Eng. 'west town'; númen "west", os "town", so Númenos (declined as Númenost-)

WHITNEY (f.) - Old Eng. 'from clear water'; poica "pure", nen "water", so perhaps Poicanéniel; or it means 'from white island'; ninque "white", tol "island", so perhaps Ninquetolliel

WENDY (f.) - 'First used in J. M. Barrie's 'Peter Pan' in 1904. It was from the nickname fwendy "friend", given to the author by a young friend.'; nilde "friend", so Nilde as such

WIBE (m.) - Old Ger. 'war'; ohta "war", so perhaps Ohto

WIBEKA (f.) - feminine of WIBE (q.v.), so Ohte

WILHELMINA (f.) - feminine of WILLIAM (q.v), thus Níracas or Selmacas (-casse in declensions)

WILLIAM (m.) - Old Ger. 'will + helmet'; níra, selma "will"; cassa "helmet", thus Níracas or Selmacas (-casso in declinations), another possibility might be Mercas (with an element mer- "wish, desire, want"; this name is already used)

WINONA (f.) - Dakota 'first-born'; minya "first", nóna, Minyanóne

WINSTON (m.) - Old Eng. 'joy + stone'; alasse "joy"; sar "stone", thus Alassar (Alassard- declinated)

WINTER (f.) - hríve "winter", so Hríve

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