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Page 1/2. 21 Faith names and what they mean, for faith, worship, hope for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Follower names for girls.
Abraham .. Biblical: Abraham, celebrated for his great faith, was the ancestor-father of Israel and some of the Arabic peoples ..
Amal .. (Hebrew, Sanskrit, Arabic) "Hope." ..
Androcles .. Shaw later used this tale for a play about Christian faith.
Artemas .. Apollonius and Dennis are the similar "follower of" names that have survived even after worship of the Greek pantheon has died out ..
Bob .. Comedian Bob Hope ..
Brighton .. Parents may use the name to indicate the hope of a child having bright personality and intellect.
Caleb .. (Hebrew) "Faith, devotion, whole hearted." ..
Constant .. The name was seldom used in the Middle Ages, until it was taken up by Christians in the 17th century, partly due to its reference to determination in following Saint Peter's exhortations to be sober, vigilant, and steadfast in the faith.
Dexter .. Originally from Greek dexi meaning "worship", which was transferred to "using the right hand", hence "dexi hand" ..
Eusebius .. The Greek name Eusebios, Eusebius in Latin, comes from eusebes, with the elements eu "good" and sebein "to worship" ..
Gideon .. Biblical: a hero and judge of Israel who won battles through skillful planning and faith rather than strength of arms alone ..
Hyman .. The name was traditionally added to an ill person's name in hope of recovery.
Jeroboam Biblical: a king of the Israelites who allowed the worship of idols ..
Lafayette .. May derive from "foi", meaning "faith" ..
Peter .. Biblical: one of the 12 apostles, Peter the fisherman was impulsive and had strong faith ..
Procopio .. Procopius was a fourth-century saint who was beheaded for refusing to worship pagan gods ..
Roman .. Rome was the center of the Roman Catholic faith ..
Thomas .. Biblical: one of the 12 apostles known as "doubting Thomas" as he has an unusual mixture of pessimism and zealous faith ..
Traugott .. (German) "Faith in God."
Von .. (Old Norse) "Hope." ..
Abraham, Bob, Caleb, Dexter, Hyman, Peter, Roman, Thomas and Von are commonly used names, while Amal, Androcles, Artemas, Brighton, Constant, Eusebius, Gideon, Jeroboam, Lafayette, Procopio and Traugott are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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