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Page 1/3. 42 Christ names and what they mean, for christ, jesus for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Jesus names for boys.
Alice .. Made famous by the heroine in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1872), who was based on his child friend Alice Lidell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford ..
Alta .. Short form of Altagracia, a reference to the "high grace" of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Anna .. Biblical: a devout woman who saw the infant Jesus presented at the temple in Jerusalem ..
Annunciata .. Allusion to the Annunciation, when the Virgin Mary found out she would be Jesus' mother ..
Bethany .. Biblical: the name of the village near Jerusalem where Jesus stayed during Holy Week, before going on to Jerusalem and crucifixion ..
Candelaria .. Relates to the Feast of Candlemass, on February 2, commemorating Christ's presentation at the Temple.
Chantal .. It was originally given in honor of Saint Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal (17th-century), a woman of great piety who adopted a strict religious life and founded an order of nuns, the Vistandines, devoted at first to charity and later to teaching and devotion to Jesus ..
Chriselda .. (Greek) "Bearing Christ." ..
Chrissie .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Christa .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Christabel .. Medieval coinage from the name of Christ with -bel (see Belle) ..
Christelle .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Christen .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Christian .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." .. Christ is from Greek Khristos, a translation of the Hebrew term "Messiah", meaning "anointed" ..
Christiana .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Christina .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Christine .. (French, Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Christmas .. Name of the holiday celebrating the birth of Christ, so named from "Christ" (see Christian) and "mass" meaning "festival" ..
Christy .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Cristina .. (Latin) "Follower of Christ." ..
Alice, Alta, Anna, Bethany, Candelaria, Chantal, Christa, Christen, Christian, Christiana, Christina, Christine, Christy and Cristina are commonly used names, while Annunciata, Chriselda, Chrissie, Christabel, Christelle and Christmas are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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