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16 Jesus names and what they mean, for jesus for baby girls, listing 1-16. Here is the list of Jesus names for boys.
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 ..
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 ..
Fadia .. Feminine of Fadi, a term used by Arabic Christians for Jesus.
Ignacia .. Usage is usually as homage to Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, or Jesuits.
Jesusa .. Derived from Mary de Jesus, a name for the Virgin Mary.
Jordan .. The river in Palestine where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist ..
Madeline .. Place name: Magdala was a town on the Sea of Galilee, the home of Saint Mary Magdalen, whom Jesus healed and who was at his crucifixion ..
Naomi .. Biblical: an ancestress of Jesus and mother-in-law to Ruth, who after her sons died, said, "Do not call me Naomi, call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me" ..
Salvadora .. Refers to Jesus Christ.
Talitha .. Biblical: a reference to the resurrection of Jairus's daughter when Jesus said, "Child, arise" ..
Thomasina .. The original Greek form of this name, Didymos, began as a nickname for one of the twelve disciples of Jesus in the Christian scriptures ..
Tiffany .. The feast commemorates the day when the three Magi saw the infant Jesus .. To modern Christians, the Magi were Gentiles, and thus their visit to the baby Jesus is the "revelation of God" to the non-Jewish world ..
Veronica .. She was said to have offered Jesus a cloth to wipe his face as he faltered on his way to crucifixion .. She obtained a miraculous "true image" (in Latin "a vera icon") of Jesus' face on the cloth ..
Alta, Anna, Bethany, Chantal, Ignacia, Jesusa, Jordan, Madeline, Naomi, Talitha, Thomasina, Tiffany and Veronica are commonly used names, while Annunciata, Fadia and Salvadora are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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