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Page 1/5. 42 Christ names and what they mean, for christ, jesus for females. Here is the list of Jesus names for boys. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 1991 and have become much less popular since then, with names like Christy, Kristine, Alta, Cristina and Kirsten falling out of fashion. Gemma, Alice and Naomi are three of the more trendy baby names in this list.
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 ..
Alice, Alta, Anna and Bethany are commonly used names, while Annunciata is rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for girls
[Alice - Bethany]
[Candelaria - Christiana]
[Christina - Joanna]
[Joda - Natalya]
[Nyree - Veronica]
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