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Page 1/2. 36 Church names and what they mean, for church 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.
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.
Angel .. Derived from the Church Latin name Angelus, from Greek "angelos" ..
Antonio .. Saint Anthony of Padua is a very important saint in the Catholic church, venerated on June 13 ..
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" ..
Basil .. Saint Basil (fourth century) of Caesarea was called "the Great" and regarded as one of the Fathers of the Eastern Church ..
Bede .. Saint Bede was an influential seventh-century English church historian ..
Benedict .. From Church Latin Benedictus ..
Canning .. (French) "Official of the church." ..
Cannon .. (French) "Official of the church." ..
Channing .. (English, Old French) "Official of the church." ..
Churchill .. (Old English) "Hill of the church." ..
Cillian .. Also possibly "strife" or "monastery, church" ..
Cope .. Probably an occupational name referring to the long cape worn by a bishop of the Catholic or Anglican church.
Cyprian .. Name of a third-century bishop of Carthage who was a leading figure in the history of the Western Church.
Dean .. (Old English) "Church official." Place name, or occupational name signifying a church official or the head of a school ..
Eilian Name of a sixth-century Welsh saint, to whom a church has been dedicated as well as a miracle-working well.
Elder .. In America, the name may refer to an ancestor with high standing in a Protestant church governed by councils of elders.
Abel, Angel, Antonio, Augustine, Basil, Benedict and Dean are commonly used names, while Aeolus, Amadour, Baptist, Bede, Canning, Cannon, Channing, Churchill, Cillian, Cope, Cyprian, Eilian and Elder are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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