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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.

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Random Name of the Day.

Name:  Eleanor
   
First letter of name:  E
   
Meaning of name:  (pronounced el-i-nuhr) originating in Greek and meaning the bright one. perhaps a variant of the name Helen.
   
History of Name:  Doesn't directly appear in the Christian Bible. Most famous religious connection was the Blessed Archangela Girlani (also known as Eleanor Girlani). A religious child, she planned to become a Benedictine nun. However, when she left for the convent her horse stubbornly refused to move. Taking thsi as a sign, she joined the Carmelites at Parma, Italy in 1478, taking the name Archangela. She eventually became Prioress at Parma and at Mantua.
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