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There are 58 Holy names for baby girls. any Old English, Welsh and Celtic names for girls bear the meaning of holy, reflecting a heritage of Christian influence and emphasis in the British Isles that gained widespread acceptance around the fifth century AD. They are classic names that portray many parents’ hopes to dedicate to their daughters to God.

Holy names are rather popular as baby girl names. Their usage peaked in 1917 with 6.474% of baby girls being given Holy names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 9 Holy names. The names have slipped in popularity since then, and they are of moderate use in recent times. In 2015, their total usage was 1.497% with 10 Holy names listed among the top 1000, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Among all Holy names, Sophia (English, German, Greek, Italian, and Russian) was the most popular, with a ranking of #3 and a usage of 0.8954%.


Holy holly ... has its origins in the English language ... not frequently used as a baby girl name ...

NAMES RELATED TO HOLY:

Adelaide of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... has its origins in the Germanic language ...

Adriadna she who is very holy ...The origin of Adriadna is Old Greek ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Aeronwen battle; berry, fruit; white, fair, ... of Celtic origin and it is used largely in ...

Ariadne very holy woman ... mainly used in English, German, and Greek, ... not popular as a baby name for girls ...

Augusta august, dignified, holy ... of Latin origin ... later borne by Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha ...

Augustina august, dignified, holy ... has its origins in the Latin language and it is ... unusual as a baby girl name ...

Austyn august, dignified, holy ... of Latin origin and it is used mainly in ... uncommon as a baby girl name ...

Branwen fair raven, dark beauty; fair bossomed ... used chiefly in the English and Welsh ...

Bronwen fair bossomed; fair raven, dark ... mainly used in English and Welsh ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Carwen love; white, fair, blessed, holy ... language of origin is Welsh ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Ceridwen poetry; white, fair, blessed, holy ... of Welsh origin, and it is used mainly in ...

Chermona holy mountain ... of Hebrew origin and it is also used mainly ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Dilwen white, fair, blessed, holy ... has its origins in the Welsh language and it is ...

Dwynwen pleasant and holy ... language of origin is Welsh and it is also ... unusual as a baby name for girls ...

Fuensanta holy fount ... mainly used in Spanish and it is of Latin ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Gaya holy city of India ... used chiefly in Indian and it is derived from ... an uncommon baby name for girls ...

Glenda clean, holy; good; from the valley ... has its origins in the Welsh and Celtic ...

Glynnis holy, fair one; from the valley ... origin is Celtic and Welsh, and its use, Welsh ...

Gorane holy cross ... has its origins in the Spanish language ... irregularly used as a baby girl name ...

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