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Christian Female girl Baby Names

The following are a collection of Christian baby girl names. Christian refers to Bible names or names derived from biblical words, including the language, origin and meaning rather than Christian simply meaning first name in most Western cultures.

 
  Alexis  
  (Pronounced Ah - Lek-sis) Christian name taken from the Greek for "defender. The story of the life of St Alexis is that he abandoned his bride on their wedding day to go on pilgrimage. Sometimes used as a female variant of Alexander  
  Aleydis  
  (Pronounced - Ah -lay-dis) and originates in the German for "noble cheer". Most famous is a 13th century Cistercian saint noted for her humility and kindness.  
  Alphonsine  
  (pronounced al - fon - seen) this is the female version of Alphonsus.  
  Amanda  
  Pronounced (ah-man-da)Feminine form of Amandus meaning "worthy of love"  
  Amity  
  (am-i-tee) from the word meaning friendship.  
  Amy  
  (ay-mee) originates in old french for beloved. The most famous being the 13th century Dominican nun of Bologna in Italy.  
  Anastasia  
  (an-uh-staz-eh-a) originates in the Greek for resurrection. Most famous being the Martyr of Sirmium. Liittle is reliably known other than that she died in the persecutions of Diocletian. Most records about her, date from several centuries after her death and make her variously a Roman or Sirmian native or a Roman citizen of patrician rank.  
  Angela  
  (an-jel-a) from the Greek meaning angel or messenger. Most famously the name of two saints, Angela of Foligno being the more widely known.  
  Ann  
  Originates in the name Hannah from the Hebrew meaning favour. Traditionally thought of as the mother of the virgin Mary. A number of variants including Anne, Anita, Annette, Annie, Nan.  
  Anna  
  as per Anne in origin. Anna recognised the baby Jesus as the Messiah when he was brought into the temple.  
  Antoinette  
  Female variant of Anthony. (an-thu-nee) which is an English form of the Roman clan name Antonius. Most famous being the a number of saints such as the Egyptian hermit (251-356), Antony of Padua who is the patron saint of Portugal .  
  Antonia  
  Female variant of Anthony. (an-thu-nee) which is an English form of the Roman clan name Antonius. Most famous being the a number of saints such as the Egyptian hermit (251-356), Antony of Padua who is the patron saint of Portugal .  
  Apollonia  
  (a-pol-on-ee-a) from the Greek "of Apollo". Tradition was that Apollonia was the deaconess of Alexandria who was among the Christians who were put to death by a rioting mob.  
  Ariel  
  (air-ee-uhl) from the Hebrew meaning Lion of God. More commonly a female name in the 20th Century but most famous being male moabites who were killed by David's warrior Benaiah.  
  Audrey  
  (aw-dree) which is a variant of Etheldreda.  
  Aurelia  
  (aw-reel-yah) originating in the Latin for golden. Most famous being a French Princess who spent 50 years as a recluse in a Benedictine abbey in Salzburg.  
  Barbara  
  (bah-bur-uh) patron saint of gunners, miners and firefighters.  
 
 
  Basilea  
  feminine form of Basil  
  Bathsheba  
  (bath-she-buh) originating in the Hebrew (bath) meaning daughter and sheba meaning 7th. Most famous being the woman with whom David commits adultery when her husband(Uriah) was fighting in Israels army.  
  Beatrice  
  (beer-tris) from Latin meaning bringer of happiness. Patron saint of prisoners.  
  Beatrix  
  Variant of Beatrice.  
  Beattie  
  Variant of Beatrice.  
  Beauty  
  (bew-ti) from Latin word bellus.  
  Bee  
  shortened/Variant of Beatrice.  
  Bel  
  (bel) originates in Akkadian meaning master or Lord. The most famous being the god of Babylon.  
  Bernadette  
  (ber-na-det) which is the feminine form of Bernard. Most famous being the French visionary who at the age of 14 experienced the first of 18 visions of the Virgin Mary.  
  Bernice  
  (ber-nees) originates in Greek, meaning victorious. Referred to in Acts 25:13.  
  Bertha  
  (ber-thuh) from Old German and means bright. Most famous was the Frankish princess and Queen of England who helped with the conversion of her husband King Ethelbert.  
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