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Saint Names from Annis - Auberta
Page 3/20. 194 Saint names and what they mean, for saint, martyr, martyred, patroness, abbess for females. Listing 16-25.
Annis .. Anysia is the name of a fourth-century Thessalonian saint ..
Aphra .. It was also the name of a fourth-century German saint ..
Apollonia .. Saint Apollonia was an elderly third-century Christian martyr ..
Arcadia .. Feminine of Arcadius (see Arcadio), the name of two saints (fourth and fifth century) ..
Ardelle .. Also possibly a feminine form of Ardo, the name of a ninth-century French saint.
Arena .. 19th-century Americans may have named their daughters Arena as homage to Christian martyrs who were killed in the arenas of ancient Rome.
Ariadne .. Saint Ariadne of Phrygia (second century) was a slave who became a martyr ..
Arsenia .. Saint Arsenius (fourth century) is famous for the saying, "I have often been sorry for having spoken, but never for having held my tongue".
Ashley .. Also the name of an English saint ..
Auberta .. Saint Aubert (eighth century) built the famous monastery Mont Saint Michel.
Annis, Ardelle and Ashley are commonly used names, while Aphra, Apollonia, Arcadia, Arena, Ariadne, Arsenia and Auberta are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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