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20 Catholic names and what they mean, for catholic for baby girls, listing 1-20. Annamaria, Barbara, Bernadette, Bethany, Carmel, Genesis, Hope, Madonna, Marianne, Mary, Mercedes, Monica, Ora, Paz, Pilar, Precious, Rosario, Socorro, Theresa and Veronica are commonly used names. Here is the list of Catholic names for boys.
Annamaria .. The popularity of this blend may originate in Roman Catholic veneration of Saint Anne and Saint Mary, mother and daughter.
Hope .. Was favored for sisters by Puritans and Catholics ..
Madonna .. Also used by Catholics to signify the Virgin Mary, or a work of art depicting her as a mother ..
Mercedes .. Mostly Catholic use ..
Ora .. From the phrase "ora pro nobis" (meaning "pray for us") part of a prayer to the Virgin Mary in Roman Catholic practice ..
Paz .. In Catholic use, a reference to "Our Lady of Peace".
Pilar .. In Catholic tradition, a reference to a marble pillar connected with an appearance of the Virgin Mary ..
Precious .. In Catholic tradition, also a reference to the "precious blood of Christ".
Rosario .. Among Spanish-speaking Roman Catholics, this name is derived from a title given to the Virgin Mary "Our Lady of the Rosary" .. It refers to the rosary (Spanish "as el rosario"), a chain of beads used by Catholics for their devotion.
Socorro .. The name is given by Spanish-speaking Roman Catholics to honor one of the names given to the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Seņora del Perpetuo Socorro, meaning "Our Lady of Perpetual Assistance" ..
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