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Page 1/6. 104 Christian names and what they mean, for christian, church, catholic, christianity for baby girls, listing 1-20. 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".
[Abalene, Abalina, Abilena, Abiline]

Agatha .. Saint Agatha (third century) was a Christian who refused to marry a Roman consul, and was eventually martyred ..
[Aagje, Ag, Agace, Agacia, Agafia, .. 20 more]

Alena .. Magdala, meaning "tower" in Hebrew, is the town in Palestine that was home to Mary Magdalene in the Christian scriptures.
[Alenka]

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 ..
[Adelice, Adelisa, Ailie, Aillie, Allis, .. 95 more]

Angel .. Derived from the Church Latin name Angelus, from Greek "angelos" ..
[Ang, Angelea, Angle]

Angela .. From Church Latin, a feminine form of the boy's name Angelus ..
[Aingeal, Andjelija, Andjelka, Ange, Angel, .. 42 more]

Annamaria .. The popularity of this blend may originate in Roman Catholic veneration of Saint Anne and Saint Mary, mother and daughter.
[Annamarie, Annemarie, Annmaria]

Apollonia .. Saint Apollonia was an elderly third-century Christian martyr ..
[Abbeline, Abbelina, Apolena, Apolline, Appoline, .. 5 more]

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 ..
[Asencion]

Barbara .. In Roman Catholic custom, Saint Barbara is invoked as a protector against fire and lightning ..
[Bab, Baba, Babara, Babb, Babbett, .. 48 more]

Berenice .. Biblical: name of an early Christian woman in Acts ..
[Berenis, Berenisa, Berenise, Bernessa, Bernetta, .. 2 more]

Bernadette .. The 1943 movie "Song of Bernadette" made it popular among Catholic families ..
[Benadette, Bennie, Benny, Bera, Beradette, .. 27 more]

Bethany .. The name is popular with Roman Catholics, being bestowed in honor of Mary of Bethany, sister of Martha and Lazarus ..
[Bethanee, Bethaney, Bethani, Bethanie, Bethann, .. 5 more]

Brianda .. During the ancient religious wars of Christianity, the name travelled to Spain ..
[Briand]

Bryn .. Place name used as a Christian name in the 20th century ..
[Bren, Brenne, Brynn, Brynna, Brynnan, .. 2 more]

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 ..
[Cala, Calesta, Cali, Calissa, Calisto, .. 20 more]

Candida .. The color was associated by Christians with purity and salvation ..
[Candi, Candide, Candido, Candie, Candy]

Carmel .. The name is used mainly by Roman Catholics ..
[Carma, Carmaletta, Carmalit, Carmalita, Carmalla, .. 40 more]

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 ..
[Cadi, Cait, Caitey, Caitie, Caitlin, .. 206 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christian names: Agatha, Alena, Alice, Angel, Angela, Barbara, Berenice, Bernadette, Bethany, Brianda

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christian names: Bryn, Calista, Candida, Carmel, Catherine

Agatha, Alena, Alice, Angel, Angela, Annamaria, Asuncion, Barbara, Berenice, Bernadette, Bethany, Calista, Candida, Carmel and Catherine are commonly used names, while Abilene, Apollonia, Arena, Brianda and Bryn are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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