Thinking about a saintly name for your baby girl? Some of the most popular female saints include:
St. Angela Merici (1474-1540), from Italy
St. Anne, mother of Mary
St. Bernadette (1844-1879), from France
St. Brigid of Ireland (c.451-525)
St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380), from Italy
St. Clare of Assisi (1194-1253), from Italy
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821), from the U.S.
St. Genevieve (c.422-512), from France
St. Joan of Arc (c.1412-1431), from France
St. Lucy of Syracuse (283-304), from Italy (a.k.a. St. Lucia)
St. Mary Magdalene
St. Monica of Hippo (332-387), from Algeria
St. Rita (1381-1457), from Italy
St. Rose of Lima (1586-1617), from Peru
St. Philomena, 4th century, from Greece
St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), from Spain
St. Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897), from France
Were you hoping for something a little trendier? Try saint names like Emma, Felicity, Gemma, Julia, Juliana, Kiara, Kinga, Melania, Natalia and Sabina.
How about a saint name that sounds old fashioned? There's Adelaide, Agnes, Bartolomea, Beatrix, Bertha, Barbara, Clotilda, Colette, Daria, Dorothea, Edith, Eugenia, Gertrude, Hilda, Irene, Josephine, Mildred, Olga, Theodora, Theodosia and Ursula.
If you'd like to stick to timeless names, you could check out saints Anastasia, Cecilia, Christina, Helena, Jane, Laura, Madeleine, Margaret (or Marguerite), Marie, Martina, Patricia, Paula, Regina, Rosalia, Silvia, Susanna, Tatiana, Valeria, Veronica and Victoria.
If you prefer saint names that are more out-of-the-ordinary, try Apollonia, Arilda, Aurelia, Basilissa, Berlinda, Casilda, Columba, Dymphna, Eulalia, Fabiola, Faustina, Florentina, Gudula, Macrina, Marcellina, Notburga, Pelagia, Perpetua, Petronilla, Scholastica, Thecla or Zdislava.
Finally, if you're having twin girls, maybe you'll be interested in saintly sisters like Trasilla and Emiliana, Justa and Rufina, Alodia and Nunilo, and Marina and Liberata.
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