Thanks to miserywhip for the additional details.
Usage: Scottish, English
Derived from Gaelic ruadh meaning "red". A notable bearer was Rob Roy, a Scottish outlaw of the 18th century.
Possible other meaning: from the Old French Roi, which means King.
Usage: English, Polish
Means "rich guard", derived from the Old English elements ead "rich, blessed" and weard "guard". Saint Edward the Confessor was the king of England shortly before the Norman Conquest. Because of his popularity this name remained in use after the conquest (most other Old English names were replaced by Norman ones), and was even the name of eight subsequent kings of England. Edward is also one of the few Old English names to be used throughout Europe.
Also means 'Happy Protector'.
French form of Alfonso. Which is the Spanish and Italian form of a Germanic name meaning either "noble and ready" or "battle ready", from adal "noble" or hild "battle" combined with funs "ready".
Also means 'Noble and Eager.'
[Note by me] Probably an exotic form of 'Maas'.
Possibly Dutch, Welsh, or even Greek
Dutch short form of THOMAS
Welsh for Fields
Usage: English, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Biblical
Pronounced: TAHM-as (English), to-MA (French), TOM-ahs (German)
Greek form of the Aramaic name Te'oma which meant "twin". In the New Testament he was the apostle who doubted the resurrected Jesus. According to tradition he was martyred in India. Famous bearers of this name include philosopher and theologian Saint Thomas Aquinas, philosopher Thomas Hobbes, inventor Thomas Edison, American president Thomas Jefferson, and novelist Thomas Hardy.
(*)Now you see why I was curious about his name... it's just such a mystery. I hope Arakawa didn't pull this kind of smexy name up someone's rectal cavity, because, well, I just lurve it.
Possibly from Liza.
Short form of ELIZABETH
From Elisabet, the Greek form of the Hebrew name Elisheba meaning "my God is an oath" or perhaps "my God is abundance". In the New Testament this is the name of the mother of John the Baptist. It was also borne by the 12th-century Saint Elizabeth, a daughter of King Andrew II of Hungary who became a Franciscan nun and lived in poverty. It was also the name of a ruling queen of England and an empress of Russia. Famous modern bearers include the British queen Elizabeth II and actress Elizabeth Taylor.
From a nickname which derives from the English word, ultimately from Old English cyning.
French form of Jehan, the Old French form of Johannes , which was the Latin form of the Greek name Ioannes, itself derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan meaning "YAHWEH is gracious". This name owes its consistent popularity to two New Testament characters, both highly revered as saints. The first was John the Baptist, the forerunner of Jesus Christ and a victim of beheading by Herod Antipas. The second was the apostle John, also supposedly the author of the fourth Gospel and Revelation. The name has been borne by 23 popes, as well as kings of England, Hungary, Poland, Portugal and France.. The French philosophers Jean Jacques Rousseau and Jean Paul Sartre are two well-known bearers of this name.
Means "acquired" in Hebrew. In Genesis in the Old Testament Cain was the first son of Adam and Eve. He killed his brother Abel after God accepted Abel's offering instead of his.
Alexander [for Alex Louis Armstrong]
Usage: English, German, Dutch, Hungarian
From the Greek name Alexandros, which meant "defending men" from Greek alexein "to defend, help" and aner "man" (genitive andros). Alexander the Great, King of Macedon, is the most famous bearer of this name. In the 4th century BC he built a huge empire out of Greece, Egypt, Persia, and parts of India. This was also the name of emperors of Russia, kings of Scotland and Yugoslavia, and eight popes. Also, Sir Alexander MacKenzie was an explorer of the north and west of Canada in the 18th century.
That's all for tonight.
I hope this trivia didn't put everyone to sleep. ^^;
If someone finds something else, let me know and I'll update the post.