My favorite baby names

What do you think of my baby names?

Girls
Amelia
Andrea
Anne
Charlotte
Mary
Teresa
Meredith
Anya
Annika

Boys
Andrew
Charles
David
Francis
Gordon
Nathaniel
Nicholas
Thomas
William

I am Catholic. If you have any suggestions for other Catholic baby names I would love to hear them.

Replies

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August 25, 2013 9:40 PM

Out of your girls list like Amelia, Charlotte and Annika best. Actually I like them enougn especially Charlotte to name my own future hildren these names. Teresa and Anya are nice too. Not a fan on the other names.

I am not sure what you would consider Catholic names. Would they be any names associated with the bible?

As fpr other suggestions how about Amelie (the French form of the name Amelia), Naomi, Rose, Katherine, Eleanor, Sophia, Olivia, Laura, Rosalie, Bryony, Nicola, Nicolette and Marie.

As for your boys list I like Charles, William and Nathaniel. Other boy names that you may like are Samuel, Daniel, Noah, Tristian, Joseph, Jonathan, James, George, Henry and Liam.

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By mk
August 27, 2013 12:06 AM

Catholic names are also names taken from any of the Catholic saints.

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August 27, 2013 11:08 AM

Catholic (canonical) names can also be taken from concepts (for want of a better word).  This type of name is particularly to be found in Spanish, e.g., Trinidad, Concepcion,  Consuelo, Cruz, Salvador but also elsewhere (e.g., Evangeline, Pascal).  There is also a grouping of hames taken from Marian epithets (Stella Maris, Dolores, Mercedes, Pilar, Araceli, Soledad, Milagros, Rosary and so on) and places associated with Marian apparitions (Lourdes, Guadalupe)

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August 27, 2013 11:03 AM

I love a lot of your names.  Andrew is our top choice if our next son is a boy.  I also absolutely love Thomas and Nathaniel.  Nicholas and Francis are really nice as well.  I've been toying around with Mary a lot lately.  I'm Catholic too and would love to use Mary.  I also like Anne and Teresa as well.

 

Since I like so many of your names, I'll mention my kids names and other names we like.  Our kids are Paul, Clare, Mark, Katharine, and James.  We also have seriously considered Lucy, Alice, Caroline, Rose, and Grace. 

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August 27, 2013 5:07 PM

Your kids have beautiful names. Caroline is an adorable name. I have considered adding it to my list.