Chastity Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Chastity:
Derived from the vocabulary word chastity (modesty, chaste, virtuous).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
Chas, Chasity, Chassie
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A girl bearing this name is more likely to have a disturbed sexual development, since her own name disdains exactly that, restricting the child's natural interest in sexuality. Parents should consider it only as a second name.
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Latin name meaning "chaste or pure." Especially popular during the Victorian Era where repressed sexuality was used to force women into a kind of behavior men found desirable, much like the pressure more traditional Muslim men impose upon their women today.
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Chastity Bono, daughter of Cher and Sonny Bono
(He is now Chaz, the son of Cher and Sonny.)
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