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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:  Lydia
   
First letter of name:  L
   
Meaning of name:  (pronounced li-dee-uh) is taken from Greek and meaning "from Lydia" which was a region in Asia Minor.
   
History of Name:  Mention seven times in the Christian Bible. Most notably at Acts 16:14 "One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul's message." Perhaps the most famous religious connection is Saint Lydia of Illyria who was married to Saint Philetus of Illyria and also mother of Saint Macedo of Illyria and Saint Theoprepius of Illyria. Martyred in the persecutions of Hadrian.
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