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Page 1/4. 65 Christian names and what they mean, for christian for baby girls, listing 1-20. Agatha, Alena, Asuncion, Berenice, Calista, Candida, Catherine, Cecilia, Celeste, Charis, Charity, Christen, Christian, Christiana and Christina are commonly used names, while Abilene, Apollonia, Arena, Bryn and Christabel are rare in comparison. Here is the list of Christian names for boys.
Abilene .. Place name: town in Texas, and also in early Christian times, a region of the Holy Land, whose name may derive from a Hebrew word meaning "grass".
Alena .. Magdala, meaning "tower" in Hebrew, is the town in Palestine that was home to Mary Magdalene in the Christian scriptures.
Arena .. 19th-century Americans may have named their daughters Arena as homage to Christian martyrs who were killed in the arenas of ancient Rome.
Asuncion .. The event commemorated by this name is celebrated in Christian countries on August 15 ..
Calista .. From the Late Latin name Calixta, feminine form of Calixtus which is used in reference by Christians to the cup containing the wine of the Christian sacrament ..
Candida .. The color was associated by Christians with purity and salvation ..
Catherine .. All these meanings might have been associated with Saint Aikaterine of Alexandria (fourth century), who was born a pagan but died as a Christian martyr ..
Cecilia .. The name became common among Christians during the Middle Ages when it was brought by the Normans to England, where it was commonly spelled Cecily ..
Charity .. From the word which originally denoted the Christian's love for his fellow man (Latin "caritas" meaning "generous love", from Latin "carus" meaning "dear") ..
Christian .. Christian and Christiana were used for women in medieval times, but by the 18th century, Christina was the more common form ..
Christina .. Simplified form of Christiana, feminine of Christianus (see Christian), or a Latin form of Middle English Christin "Christian" (Old English "christen", from Latin) .. Christine and Christiane are French ..
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