Russia, however, is an exception

Asian Girl named Rita

One popular diwata

Anya Russian Russian form of Anna. The same is true for names of Sanskrit origin. Russian names are often influenced by Greek and Latin names, but they have been transformed into their Russian form.

One popular diwata is Maria Makiling, who turned into a mountain after she was left by her lover. Ayaka Japanese Ayaka is the name of a famous Japanese singer. Sarah has been a consistently popular name in Europe and North America.

Other Asian countries, however, have names which are influenced by their religion. She is also known as the mother of Joseph the dreamer and Benjamin. Maryam Aramaic Maryam is the Aramaic form of Mary.

Russian names areAnya Russian Russian form of

Miho Japanese Miho can mean many different things, depending on the combination of kanji characters used. She is the combined form of Lakshmi, Saraswati, and Durga the fearsome form of Parvati goddess of fertility, love, and devotion. She was the wife of Umar and a companion of the Islamic propher Muhammad.

Ayaka Japanese AyakaThe same is true for names

Parvati Sanskrit Parvati is the Hindu goddess of fertility, love, and divine strength. Miriam Hebrew Miriam is the Hebrew form of Mary.