A Major Life event!
If you have searched for 'Catholic Baby Names' then
"Congratulations" must be in order. Whether you are
the mother or father of a new baby, a member of the family or a
close friend you are sharing in a major life event and taking a
serious interest in choosing a special baby name from one of the
many Catholic Baby Name's that are available.
Catholic Baby Boy and Girl Names
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Biblical Symbolism of the Stork.
A First name is often referred to as
Christian names. Catholic
Christian names share similar first, or
Christian name's, with other
Christian and non - Catholic Christian countries. These 'shared'
Christian names differ from country to country according to the
language and the spellings and pronunciations of them therefore also vary. The Catholic church encouraged the use of biblical
naming from the New Testament and those of Saint's. Old Testament
ones were not commonly used by Christians until
the 18th century. The
language of origin of the
'Christian name' was therefore Latin,
Hebrew or Greek. Much of Europe adhered to the Catholic
religion up to the Renaissance period of the 16th Century. Catholic
therefore commonly used in Portugal, Britain, France, Spain and Italy.
Importance of First Names!
respond to our name throughout our lives. People associate us
with our first name, it forms part of our identity. They help to
distinguish us from one to another. Other people gain
immediate and sometimes totally subconscious views of people,
just from hearing a name they can therefore give us a distinct
advantage in life, or conversely, a disadvantage! The choice of
a Catholic Baby name is, therefore, incredibly important. And
those of us who choose a baby's name are taking on a responsible
baby name shall I give to my baby?
Will the traditional Catholic
name suit my baby?
Will it be appropriate throughout a full life cycle starting with baby -
toddler - school child - teenager - young adults - parents - middle age -
retirement and ending with old age.
Will it suit a pensioner as well as a
Will the schoolchild be teased mercilessly about a name?
What will your
baby think of your choice?