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July 13th, 2013 09:45 PM #11
I'm from a large Catholic family, but no one really has Catholic names. It's not really a law/rule that if you're Catholic, you have to have a Catholic name, at least here in America. I actually only knew a couple of friends who are Catholic that have religious names: Mary and Elizabeth, but these are also common names, so I don't normally tag them as "religious" The rest do not.
I suggest looking at biblical names like: Abigail, Jezebel, Deborah, Lydia, Rachel etc... (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_women_in_the_Bible)
or possibly saint names: http://www.catholic.org/saints/female.php
or, since you have a Grace, maybe other "faith" words like: Hope, Faith, Joy, Serenity, etc...
July 13th, 2013 10:17 PM #13Senior Member
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July 13th, 2013 10:21 PM #15mamacravings.com
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July 14th, 2013 12:22 AM #17Senior Member
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I'm super Irish Catholic, my parents are Galway natives who had 16 kids lol. One of the traditions of my family is to use 'Mary' as a first name for girls although typically we all went by our 'second name'. My mom is called Mary Ellen. Grandmothers are Cathleen (step grandma), Annemarie & Rosemary.
My sisters are called:
I'm called Johnna after my grandda John and the first without a Mary in front of my name but my middle name is Rosemary.
Some of my nieces are:
Mary Claire, Catherine, Erin, Shannon, Tara, Colleen, Nora, Mary Anne, Mary JosephineSean Michael | Sullivan John | James Patrick |
Rose Kathleen | Annemarie Frances | Madeleine Grace |
July 14th, 2013 12:51 AM #19** The opinions expressed above are not meant to be reflective of Nameberry as a whole but are my opinion and mine alone. **
Henry Nathaniel (3) and Julia Paige (1)
Bennett - Emmett - Felix - Oliver - Owen - Preston - Samuel
Abigail - Claire - Clara - Hope - Lydia - Maude - Molly