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Saint Names for Baby Boys

Considering a saintly name for your baby boy? Some of the most popular male saints include:

St. Ambrose (c.338-397)
St. Anthony (c.251-356), from Egypt
St. Anthony of Padua (c.1195-1231)
St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430)
St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153)
St. Christopher (3rd century)
St. Damien of Molokai (1840-1889)
St. Dominic (1170-1221), from Spain
St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226)
St. Gregory of Nazianzus (325-389)
St. Hilary of Poitiers (c.300-367)
St. Isidore of Seville (560-636)
St. Jerome (c.347-420)
St. John of Damascus (c.676-749)
St. John the Baptist (1st century)
St. Juan Diego (1474-1548), from Mexico
St. Jude
St. Lawrence of Brindisi (1559-1619)
St. Leo the Great (died 461)
St. Luke the Evangelist
St. Martin de Porres (1579-1639), from Peru
St. Martin of Tours (c.316-397)
St. Matthew
St. Sebastian (3rd century)
St. Thomas Aquinas (c.1225-1274), from Italy
St. Thomas Becket (c.1118-1170), from England
St. Thomas More (1478-1535), from England

Other saint names include Adrian, Aidan, Brendan, Conrad, Felix, Gabriel, Gerard, Raymond, Victor and Zachary.

If you want something a little less common, there's also Anselm, Basil, Bede, Benedict, Boniface, Botulph, Cyprian, Dunstan, Erasmus, Ignatius, Josemaria, Marcellin, Olaf, Peregrine, Pio, Roch, Ulrich, Urban, Wolfgang and Yves.

If you'd like something with a holiday connection, you could think about St. Nicholas, St. Patrick or St. Valentine.

Finally, if you're having twin boys, you might be interested in saintly brothers such as Andrew and Peter, Cyril and Methodius, Cyrus and John, Faustinus and Jovita, James (the Greater) and John (the Apostle), Marcellian and Mark, and Theodorus and Theophanes.


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