Sojourner Origin and Meaning
The name Sojourner is a girl's name of French, American origin meaning "to stay a while".
African-American and women's rights activist Sojourner Truth was born as Isabelle into slavery. She adopted her new name when she began traveling and preaching abolition in 1843. Sojourner is a heroine name that may, with the rise of spiritual word names such as Journey and Genesis, finally be ready for prime time.
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Famous People Named Sojourner
- Sojourner Truth (born Isabella Baumfree)American abolitionist
- Sojourner MorrellAmerican model
Sojourner in Pop Culture
- Sojourner aka Henrietta Sojourner Jessupcharacter in DC's Hellenders comics