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18 Compassion names and what they mean, for compassion, charity for baby girls, listing 1-18.
Aloha .. (Hawaiian) "Love or compassion." ..
Carita .. From the Latin word "caritas" meaning "charity, love" ..
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 ..
Charis .. Charis was first used as a given name in the 17th century, probably to symbolize the Christian concept of charity ..
Charita .. In English, a variant of Charity.
Charity .. "Dear, beloved." Cherry was originally a pet form of Charity .. Saint Paul said in Corinthians, "and now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity" ..
Chasity .. Simplified form of Chastity, or a blend of that name with Charity.
Cherry .. Also a pet form of Charity, as used by Charles Dickens in "Martin Chuzzlewit" (1844), or variant of Chery ..
Clemence .. Clemency is a direct use of the noun similar to names such as Charity, Faith, and Mercy.
Eleanor .. May also derive from Greek eleos meaning "compassion" ..
Elnora .. (Greek) "Compassion." ..
Esperanza .. See also Faith and Charity.
Hope .. One of three names/qualities (Faith, Hope, Charity) described in the Bible at I Corinthians 13:13 ..
Leonora .. (Greek) "Compassion." ..
Leora .. (Greek) "Compassion." ..
Louise .. Saint Louise (16th century) was co-founder with Saint Vincent de Paul of the nursing order Daughters of Charity ..
Mercy .. (English) "Compassion, forebearance." ..
Teresa .. Mother Teresa founded an order of nuns, the Missionaries of Charity, whose sisters help people in need around the world ..
Carita, Chantal, Charis, Charita, Charity, Chasity, Cherry, Eleanor, Elnora, Esperanza, Hope, Leonora, Leora, Louise, Mercy and Teresa are commonly used names, while Aloha and Clemence are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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