Theology Submitted Names

These names are used to refer to (Judeo-Christian-Islamic) deities. They are not bestowed upon real people.
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ABRAfLiterature, History, Theology, Biblical
Possibly a feminine form of Abraham. It coincides with a Latin word meaning "maid". A known bearer was Saint Abra of Poitiers, a Gallo-Roman nun of the 4th century.... [more]
BODHISATTVAm & fTheology
Sanskrit, "enlightened" (bodhi) "being" (sattva)
CANAfTheology
Name is dervived from the city of Cana as mentioned in the Bible ,John 2:1-11 relating the story of Jesus's first miracle.
CYBOREAfTheology
Name of the mother of Judas Iscariot in apocryphal Christian scriptures, most notably in "The Golden Legend".
ELOAHm & fTheology, Portuguese (Brazilian)
A variant of Elah or a singular form of Elohim, typically occurring only in poetry and prose. This unusual singular form of Elohim is used in six places for heathen deities (cf. 2 Chronicles 32:15; Daniel 11:37, 38)... [more]
ELOHIMmTheology
The Hebrew plural form of "god." As a name, it still retains a singular meaning. It is used in place of YHWH when referring to God.
GEOVAmTheology
Form of Jehovah used in Italian translations of the Bible.
IESUmTheology, Welsh
Latin vocative and Welsh form of Jesus.
JEHOVÁmTheology
Spanish form of Jehovah.
JOPHIELmHebrew (Hellenized), Judeo-Christian Legend, Theology
Derived from Hebrew yofiel, which apparently means "beauty of God" in Hebrew. According to Christian lore, Jophiel was the angel who drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden.
JOSAPHATAfTheology
Feminine form of Josaphat.
KINNIAfSpanish, Theology, Irish
Name of St. Kinnia. Irish maiden baptized by St. Patrick. She is venerated in County Louth, Ireland.
KÜMMERNISfTheology
Alternate name of St. Wilgefortis. The German word Kümmernis means "grievance, grief".
LEODEGARIUSmTheology
Name of St. Leodegarius.
PELIANUSmTheology
Christian martyr.
QUARTAfTheology, Late Roman
Catholic saint and martyr.
QUINIDIUSmTheology
Catholic saint, hermit and bishop. He was originally a hermit in the region of Aix in Provence, France, becoming bishop of Vaison in that region.
QUINTASIUSmTheology
Catholic saint.
RUFFINUSmTheology
Wulfhade and Ruffinus were martyrs of England. Little is known about them with any certainty, although according to tradition they were two princes of Mercia who were baptized by St. Chad and were swiftly executed by their pagan father... [more]
SIGRADAfTheology
Name of St. Sigrada.
SOTERmTheology, Polish, History, Croatian, Late Greek (Anglicized)
Derived from the Greek word "σωτήρ" (sōtēr), meaning a "saviour" or "deliverer". This was the name of pope Soter. It is also used as cognate and Anglicized form of Modern Greek name Sotiris.
TERNANmTheology
Name of St. Ternan.
THARSICIUSmTheology
After St. Tharsicius.
ULTIUSmTheology
Alternate name of St. Wulsin.
WACCARmTheology
Martyred Catholic saint.
WALDALENUSmTheology
Catholic Saint.
WALHEREmTheology
Martyred Catholic priest and saint.
WALSTANmTheology
Name of a Catholic saint.
WANINGUSmTheology
Benedictine abbot, also listed as Vaneng.
WARINUSmTheology
Martyr of the Franks. The son of St. Sigrada and brother of St. Leodegarius.
WASTRADAfTheology
Widow and model Christian matron who became a Catholic saint. The mother of St. Gregory of Utrecht, in her later years she became member of a religious community, although it is uncertain whether she actually became a nun.
WENDOLINUSmTheology
Holy shepherd and possible hermit, a Catholic saint, also called Wendelinus.
WENOGmTheology, Welsh
Saint of Wales who is mentioned in several liturgical calendars.
WERENFRIDmTheology, Medieval English
Benedictine missionary and Catholic saint. From England, he journeyed to become an assistant to St. Willibrord in his labors to convert the Frisians.
WICHOmTheology
Alternate name of St. Wicterp.
WICTERPmTheology
Bishop and Catholic saint, also called Wicho.
WIDRADUSmTheology
Benedictine abbot of Flavigny, France, also called Ware.
WILFRETRUDISfTheology
Benedictine abbess and Catholic saint. The niece of St. Gertrude, she became abbess of the convent of Nivelles, Brabant, Belgium.
WILGEFORTISfTheology
The name of St. Wilgefortis, also known as Liberata, Kümmernis in Germany, in England as Uncumber, and in France as Livrade, among other names. The Saint seems to be purely legendary and not a real person in history.
WILLEHADmTheology
The name of a Franciscan martyr and Catholic saint.
WILLEICmTheology, Medieval German
Benedictine monk, a disciple of St. Swithbert.
WILLIGISmTheology
The name of a Catholic Saint.
WILLIGODmTheology
The name of a Benedictine abbot who is now a Catholic saint.
WINEWALDmTheology, Medieval English
Second abbot of Beverley monastery in England succeeding St. Berchtun. He was successful in his efforts to make Beverley a center for English cultural and spiritual growth.
WINNOWmAncient Irish, Theology
Variant of Winnoc or Winwaloe. Irish saint. Honored by several churches in Cornwall, England, probably the area of his missionary labors as part of the great evangelizing efforts of the era.
WINWALOCmTheology, Medieval English
Abbot-founder, also called Wonnow, Wynwallow, and Gwenno. Born at Ploufragen, in Brittany, France, he was of Anglo-Saxon descent.
WIOMADmTheology
Abbot and bishop, also listed as Wiomagus and Weomadus. He served as abbot of Mettlach and bishop of Trier, Germany, from about 750.
WIROmTheology
The name of two Catholic saints.
WIVINAfBelgian, Theology
Wivina was a Benedictine abbess. A native of Oisy, Flanders, Belgium. She was adamant in refusing all offers of marriage until the age of twenty-three when she became a hermitess at GrandBigard, near Brussels... [more]
WONNOWmTheology
Borne by St. Wonnow.
WULFHADEmTheology
Wulfhade and Ruffinus were Martyrs of England. Little is known about them with any certainty, although according to tradition they were two princes of Mercia who were baptized by St. Chad and were swiftly executed by their pagan father... [more]
WULFHILDAmTheology
A Benedictine abbot born near Boulogne, Picardy, France, he was actually married but was separated from his wife and entered the Benedictines as a lay brother at Haumont, in Hainault. He was eventually ordained and was the founder of the monastery of Samer near Boulogne, which he served as abbot... [more]
WULFRAMmTheology
Variant of Wolfram. This name was borne by St. Wulfram of Fontenelle.
WULMARmTheology
A Benedictine abbott born near Boulogne, Picardy, France, he was actually married but was separated from his wife and entered the Benedictines as a lay brother at Haumont, in Hainault. He was eventually ordained and was the founder of the rnonastery of Samer near Boulogne, which he served as abbot... [more]
WULSINmTheology, Medieval English
The name of a Benedictine bishop and monk also called Ultius. A disciple of St. Dunstan, he was named by the saint to serve as superior over the restored community of Westminster, England, circa 960, and eventually became abbot in 980... [more]
WYNWALLOWmTheology
Borne by St. Wynwallow.
XENUmTheology
Possibly derived from the Greek xeno, meaning "foreigner". This is the name of an alien that appears in Scientology.
ZAMAmTheology
The first recorded bishop of Bologna, Italy. He was ordained by Pope St. Dionysius and entrusted with the founding of this illustrious see.
ZAMBDASmTheology
Catholic saint. Bishop of Jerusalem. He was martyred during the persecutions under Emperor Diocletian. Zambdas is also listed as Bazas, and he is associated in tradition with the Theban Legion.
ZA-MICHAELmTheology
One of the nine saints to come to Abyssinia with Adimata (known as Yemata), Aragawi, Pantaleon, Garima, Likanos, Saham (known as Sehma), and Afae (known as Afe).
ZANUFIUSmTheology
Catholic Saint. A Kemetian abbot, stationed near Achmin.
ZEBINUSmTheology
Catholic Saint. He was a Syrian hermit.
ZEINAfHungarian, Theology
In theology, it is a variation of Zaina referring to St. Zeina.
ZONTICUSmTheology
A Catholic saint, martyred in Alexandria with Saturninus, Thyrsus, Victor, Tharsicius, Ammonius, Cyriacus, Geminus, Gelasius, Hippolytus, Ursinus, Pelianus, and unknown martyrs.
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