Girl Names of Holy theme
Holy names for baby girls, related also with sacred, virtuous, pious, wise, favor, heavenly, worthy, faithful, and righteous, with 311 entries. Many 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 popular as baby girl names. Their usage peaked in 1915 with 10.790% of baby girls being given Holy names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 34 Holy names. The names have slipped in popularity since then, but nevertheless are currently of heavy use. In 2018, their total usage was 2.820% with 32 Holy names listed among the top 1000. Among all Holy names, Sophia (English, German, Greek, Italian, and Russian) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #5 and a usage of 0.7545%.