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13 Christmas names and what they mean, for christmas, holiday for baby boys, listing 1-13. Here is the list of Christmas names for girls.
Christmas Name of the holiday (meaning "Christ festival") used occasionally through the 19th century for Dec ..
Ebenezer .. Literary: Ebenezer Scrooge is a character in Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".
Epifanio .. The English term is "epiphany", and in the Catholic calendar, it is the season that follows Christmas.
Holiday .. "Holy day."
Moore .. Clement Clarke Moore was the author of the much-loved poem "'Twas the night before Christmas".
Natal .. Refers to the birthday of Jesus, or Christmas .. Also a place name for a province in South Africa, which was named Natal because explorer Vasco da Gama first spotted the shore on Christmas Day in 1497.
Noel .. (French) "Christmas." ..
Pesach .. The Hebrew name for the holiday of Passover, which celebrates the fact that Jehovah spared the Israelites in a plague that killed many Egyptians.
Tannon Invented name, possibly based on Tanner or on Shannon, or on "tanne", the German term for "fir tree", as in the famous Christmas carol, "O Tannenbaum".
Timothy .. 19th-century novelist Charles Dickens gave the name an lasting association in his beloved work "A Christmas Carol" .. The story turns on the fate of the crippled but ever-cheerful Tiny Tim, who greets every holiday season with the cry, "God bless us, every one!" The name was uncommon until the 18th century.
Waite .. Christmas carolers were known as "waits" because the custom of singing carols started with bands of watchmen who would sing tunes as the night passed ..
Wenceslaus .. The name was made famous by the famous Christmas carol written in the 19th century ..
Yule .. Now used to mean Christmas.
Noel and Timothy are commonly used names, while Christmas, Ebenezer, Epifanio, Holiday, Moore, Natal, Pesach, Tannon, Waite, Wenceslaus and Yule are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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