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Page 1/7. 121 Christian names and what they mean, for christian, church, catholic, christianity, protestant, disciple for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Christian names for girls.
Abel .. According to the Christian Church, he is a pre-Christian martyr and is invoked as a saint in the litany for the dying ..
Aeolus .. In the 19th century, a brand of church organs was manufactured under the "Aeolian-Skinner" brand name.
Alban .. The first Christian martyr on British soil was Saint Alban (third century), after a cathedral town (which is also a pilgrimage destination) is named ..
Amadour .. A Saint Amadour, purportedly founder of a French shrine (Rocamadour), has been venerated by the Catholic church, but recent research indicates he probably never lived.
Androcles .. Latin mythology: Androcles was a Christian and a mild-mannered slave who once removed a thorn from a lion's paw .. Shaw later used this tale for a play about Christian faith.
Angel .. Derived from the Church Latin name Angelus, from Greek "angelos" ..
Aniketos .. The name has survived in a small way in Catholic countries because of a second-century martyred pope who was later canonized.
Anselm .. Saint Anselm (11th century) was archbishop of Canterbury during William the Conqueror's reign, and a formidable influence on medieval Christian thought ..
Anthony .. Saint Anthony (third century) was an Egyptian hermit monk who founded the first Christian monastic order and is traditionally renowned for his resistance to the devil ..
Antioco .. Antioch is a city in what is now Turkey that was a center of Christianity from around 300 AD until the 18th century.
Antonio .. Saint Anthony of Padua is a very important saint in the Catholic church, venerated on June 13 ..
Apollo .. Biblical: Apollo was one of the early Christian disciples ..
Apostolos .. (Greek) "Apostle, disciple."
Aram .. Aramaic was the language spoken there in pre-Christian times ..
Arsenio .. He was one of the Desert Fathers of Christianity and was famous for saying, "I have often been sorry for having spoken, but never for having held my tongue" ..
Ashbel .. Bel was a deity in the pre-Christian pantheon.
Augustine .. Saint Augustine of Hippo (fifth century) was perhaps the greatest of the Fathers of the Christian Church ..
Baptist .. English form of Church Latin "baptista", Greek "baptistes", from "baptein" .. The Christian prophet John the Baptist baptized Jesus with water in the River Jordan.
Basil .. Saint Basil (fourth century) of Caesarea was called "the Great" and regarded as one of the Fathers of the Eastern Church ..
Battista .. Mainly used in countries with a Roman Catholic tradition ..
Abel, Angel, Anthony, Antonio, Augustine and Basil are commonly used names, while Aeolus, Alban, Amadour, Androcles, Aniketos, Anselm, Antioco, Apollo, Apostolos, Aram, Arsenio, Ashbel, Baptist and Battista are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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