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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:  Hedwig
First letter of name:  H
Meaning of name:  (pronounced hed-vig). This is from old German meaning strife.
History of Name:  Doesn't appear in the Christian bible. However, the most famous is perhaps Saint Hedwig. Born in the 13th century and was the daughter of a Duke of Dalmatia. Married to Henry, Duke of Silesia, they later separated to lead more religious lifes. The last 15 years of her life was spent at Treibnitz, near Kracow,ministering to the poor and afflicted.
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