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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:  Jane
First letter of name:  J
Meaning of name:  (pronounced jayn) and is an Old French feminine form of Iohannes, the female variant of the male name John.
History of Name:  There are no mentions of this name in the Christian Bible. However, the most famous religious figure is Blessed Jane of Portugal. She was the daughter of Elizabeth and King Alphonsus V of Portugal. She entered a Dominican convent at Aveiro, Portual in 1473. In order that the Royal bloodline could survive, she agreed not to take her vows until this was secure.
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