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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:  Chantelle
   
First letter of name:  C
   
Meaning of name:  (pronounced shan-tel)regarded as a variant of Chantal which originates in Old Provencal and means stone.
   
History of Name:  Doesn't appear in the Christian Bible. Regarded as a varaint of Chantal whose most famous (female) religious connection is perhaps Saint Jeanne de Chantal. The daughter of the president of the Parliment of Burgundy. Married in 1592 at age twenty to Baron de Chantal and subsequently had four children to him. However, she was widowed at 28 when the Baron was killed in a hunting accident. From that point, she took a personal vow of chastity. Taking on a religious life, on Trinity Sunday, 6 June 1610 she founded the Order of the Visitation of Our Lady at Annecy, France. The Order was designed for widows and lay women who did not wish the full life of the orders. She spent the rest of her life working towards this goal.
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