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19 Religious names and what they mean, for religious, devoted, religion for baby girls, listing 1-19. Here is the list of Religious names for boys.
Azaria .. Used occasionally in England from the 17th century, probably in honor of the biblical prophet who recalled King Asa to a proper observance of religion ..
Brianda .. During the ancient religious wars of Christianity, the name travelled to Spain ..
Camilla .. The name may also be traced back to the young girls who assisted at pagan religious ceremonies ..
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 ..
Claudia .. The name was thus used by those looking for religious names which were not those of saints ..
Cornelia .. It was borne in the second century BC by the devoted mother of revolutionary reformers Tiberius and Gaius ..
Fruma .. (Yiddish) "Pious, deeply religious."
Gemma .. She was an ordinary young woman whose religious life included manifestations of the stigmata, or the marks of Christ's wounds.
Joan .. Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orleans, is portrayed as a national and political hero, as well as a religious heroine ..
Kamilla .. Variant of Camilla, which can possibly be traced back to the young girls who assisted at pagan religious ceremonies.
Lemuela .. (Hebrew) "Devoted to God." ..
Melanie .. Religion: Saint Melania was a wealthy heiress and philantrophist of the fourth and fifth century who freed thousands of slaves and engaged in lifelong good works ..
Nevaeh .. After 911 there was a rush to religion and thoughts of heaven ..
Odele .. Woad is a blue dye supposedly used by the ancient Druids in their religious rites ..
Radha .. In Hindu religion, the name of one of Krishna's consorts.
Sadira .. The lotus is of great significance in various Eastern religions.
Saffron .. Monks of some Eastern religions wear saffron robes ..
Saisha .. The name of a Hindi princess, and a name that appears in religious chants.
Sibyl .. In ancient myth, sibyls interpreted the messages from oracles devoted to various Gods ..
Camilla, Chantal, Claudia, Cornelia, Gemma, Joan, Melanie and Sibyl are commonly used names, while Azaria, Brianda, Fruma, Kamilla, Lemuela, Nevaeh, Odele, Radha, Sadira, Saffron and Saisha are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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