Christian Word Names

This is a list of words with Christian connotations. Please note that although these do have a connection with the Christian faith, they are not exclusively used for and by Christians. For more Christian occupational names, see my list: - Created by vintageluvs

  • Amen

    means "truth, certainty" in Hebrew

  • Angel

    means "messenger" in Greek

  • Angel

    means "messenger" in Greek

  • Arcangela

    means "chief messenger" in Greek

  • Absolution

    means "set, free, acquit" in Latin

  • Advent

    means "to come" in Latin

  • Agape

    means "selfless love"

  • Alleluia

    means "praise ye the Lord" in Hebrew

  • Ambo

    means "rim" in Greek

  • Annunciation

    means "announced" in Latin

  • Ascension

    means "to climb" in Latin

  • Assumption

  • Awakening

  • Awe

    means "terror, dread, awe" in Old English

  • Baptism

    means "immerse" in Greek

  • Basilica

    means "royal palace" in Latin

  • Beatitude

    means "blessed" in Latin

  • Belfry

    means "to protect + peace" in Old French

  • Bible

    means "book" in Latin

  • Christ

    means "anointed" in Greek

  • Christian

  • Christmas

    means "Christ's mass" in Old English

  • Concord

    means "of one mind" in Latin

  • Cross

  • Cantor

    means "singer" in Latin

  • Chapel

    diminutive of cappella, meaning "cap or cape" in Latin

  • Charity

    means "dear" in Latin

  • Chastity

    means "morally pure" in Latin

  • Chrism

    means "anointing" in Greek

  • Christianity

  • Church

    means "Lord's house" in Greek

  • Communion

  • Confirmation

  • Courage

    from Latin cor "heart", denoting the heart as the seat of feelings

  • Covenant

  • Crosier

    means "cross bearer" in Old French

  • Crucifix

    means "fixed to a cross" in Latin

  • Divinity

    means "belonging to a deity" in Latin

  • Dogma

    means "opinion" in Greek

  • Dormition

    means "falling asleep" in Latin

  • Easter

  • Epistle

    means "send news" in Greek

  • Eucharist

    means "thanksgiving" in Greek

  • Evangel

    means "good news" in Greek, often in the sense of the Gospel

  • Fidelity

    means "faithful" in Latin

  • Fire

  • Fortitude

    means "strong" in Latin

  • Father

  • Frankincense

    means "high quality incense" in Old French

  • Friday

    means "day of Frigga" in Old English

  • Glory

  • Gospel

    means "good news" in Old English

  • Grace

  • Heaven

  • Hope

  • Hosanna

    means "save, we pray" in Rabbinical Hebrew (Ps. 118:25)

  • Hallelujah

    means "praise ye the Lord" in Hebrew

  • Halloween

    contraction of All Hallow's Eve

  • Hallowtide

    means "saint + time" in Old English

  • Holy

  • Homily

    means "discourse, conversation" in Greek

  • Hymn

    means "ode or song in praise of a god or hero" in Greek

  • Immaculate

    means "free from moral stain" in Latin

  • Incarnation

    means "made flesh" in Latin

  • Jubilee

    means "ram's horn trumpet" in Hebrew

  • Justice

  • Keys

  • King

  • Knowledge

    means "acknowledge, recognize" in Middle English

  • Lord

    means "bread-keeper" in Old English

  • Love

  • Lamb

  • Lectionary

    means "chosen, read" in Latin

  • Lent

    means "spring" in Old English

  • Light

  • Liturgy

    means "public service, worship of the gods" in Greek

  • Mercy

    means "pity" or "thanks" in Latin

  • Messiah

    means "anointed" in Hebrew

  • Mystery

    means "mystic presence, hidden religious symbolism" in Middle English

  • Magi

    means "magician" in Greek

  • Magnificat

    means "my soul magnifies the Lord" in Latin

  • Manger

    means "chewed" in Latin

  • Manifestation

    means "make public" in Latin

  • Martyr

    means "witness" in Greek

  • Metanoia

    means "change one's mind" in Greek

  • Minister

    means "servant" in Latin

  • Missal

    means "relating to the Mass" in ecclesiastical Latin

  • Missionary

    means "send" in Latin, denoting the sending of the Holy Spirit into the world

  • Monastery

    means "live alone" in Greek

  • Myrrh

    means "bitter" of Semitic origin

  • Nativity

    means "arisen by birth" in Latin

  • Parish

    means "sojourning" in Greek

  • Peace

  • Prudence

  • Palm

  • Parable

    means "discourse, allegory" in ecclesiastical Latin

  • Parousia

    means "being present" in Greek; a term for Second Coming

  • Paschal

    means "feast of Passover" in ecclesiastical Latin

  • Passion

    means "suffer" in Latin

  • Penance

    means "repentance", from the verb paenitere "be sorry" in Latin

  • Pentecost

    means "fiftieth day" in Greek

  • Pew

    means "elevated place" in Latin

  • Piety

    means "dutifulness" in Latin

  • Pilgrimage

    from pelegrin, meaning "foreign" in Provençal

  • Prayer

    means "obtained by entreaty" in Latin

  • Prophecy

  • Prophet

    means "spokesman" in Greek

  • Providence

    means "foresee, attend to" in Latin

  • Psalm

    means "song sung to harp music" in Greek

  • Quinquagesima

    means "fiftieth" in Latin

  • Rock

  • Reconciliation

  • Redeemer

  • Repentance

  • Resurrection

    means "rise again" in LLatin

  • Reverence

    means "stand in awe of" in Latin

  • Rosary

    means "rose garden" in late Middle English

  • Saint

    means "holy" in Latin

  • Seven

  • Sunday

    means "day of the sun" in Old English

  • Salvation

    means "to save" in ecclesiastical Latin

  • Scripture

    means "writings" in Latin

  • Seder

    means "order, procedure" in Hebrew

  • Septuagesima

    means "seventieth day" in Latin

  • Shrove

    means "impose as a penance" in Old English

  • Sorrow

  • Spirit

    means "breath" in Latin

  • Steeple

  • Stigmata

    means "a mark made by a pointed instrument, a dot" in Greek

  • Trinity

    means "triad" Latin

  • Tabernacle

    means "tent" in Latin

  • Temperance

    means "moderation" in Latin

  • Testament

    means "covenant" in Greek

  • Theophany

    means "appearance of a god" in Greek

  • Theotokos

    means "god + bringing forth" in Greek

  • Tintinnabulum

    means "tinkling bell" in Latin

  • Triduum

    means "three day" in Latin

  • Understanding

  • Virtue

    means "valor, merit, moral perfection" in Latin

  • Vicar

    means "substitute" in Latin

  • Vigil

    means "awake" in Latin

  • Virgin

  • Wisdom

  • Wind

  • Wonder