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    How Saints' Names Became Popular
    How Saints' Names Became Popular Alphabet Soup Canonizing refers to the process of declaring a dead person as a saint and glorifying this person's memory by adding him or her to a list of saints. Very few people have been canonized in recent y...
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    Muslim Girls' Names
    Muslim Girls' Names Girls' names often relate to favored qualities of animals and flowers, as well as the quality of light or such desirable attributes as generosity, faithfulness, or truthfulness. Like Muslim boys' names, girls' names related ...
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    Muslim Boys' Names
    Muslim Boys' Names The most popular names relate to Muhammad, his family, or one of his revered traits, as well as desirable attributes and qualities. What's in a Name Muhammad taught his followers that children should be given good names and t...
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    New Testament Girls' Names
    New Testament Girls' Names The same influence found for New Testament boys' names can also be noted for New Testament girls' names. Place names were also a popular source of these names. What's in a Name According to baby-name expert Bruce Lan...
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    New Testament Boys' Names
    New Testament Boys' Names Rome, which was founded in 753 B.C.E., was the greatest city in the world by the time of the New Testament. The Christian church was well established there, but many Christians were also persecuted by Roman emperors. Th...
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    Old Testament Girls' Names
    Like Old Testament boys' names, names for girls often take their meaning from the Biblical person's place of birth, a physical characteristic or other personal qualities. Start to imagine what qualities you would value most in a child and see i...
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    Old Testament Boys' Names
    Old Testament Boys' Names Of the many names included in the Old Testament of the Bible, these are the ones that have found the most favor over the years: Name Dropping Are there any biblical names in today's name pool that should be avoided? N...