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Biblical girl names - girls names and their meanings from the bible


In the western world we often refer to first names as Christian names. However, Christian names are really those given to followers of Christ or taken from the Bible, which of course often meant being followers of Christ. In essence the names on this website are Christian, christian names along with both the meaning of the names and also some history of the name. This could be where the name is found in the bible, the most famous Christian who held the name or the first known (or at least recorded) occurence of the name.

Below you will find a completely random name from our collection that will change each time you load the page. The random free name of the day will, unsurprisingly, change each day.



Random Name of the Day.

Name:  Ethledreda
   
First letter of name:  E
   
Meaning of name:  (pronounced e-thul-dree-duh). from Old English and meaning noble and strength.
   
History of Name:  Doesn't directly appear in the Christian Bible. Most famous was the English Abbess (630-679). Sister of Saint Jurmin. Relative (sister?) of King Anna of East Anglia, England. Widowed after three years marriage, her second marriage was for political reasons. Her new husband knew of her vow of chastity, but grew tired of this.He tried to bribe the local bishop, Saint Wilfrid of York, to release her from her vow but instead helped Audrey escape to a promontory called Colbertís Head, after which the marriage was annulled, and Audrey took the veil. Currently the Patron Saint of Cambridge University.
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