What's in a Name?

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Philip, as seen in the bible

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Perhaps 50,000 words in our language are derived from names.
Familiar words are: sandwich, pants, shrapnel, cardigan

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Micah

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Matthias

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Descriptions of Jethro, Joanna, Joel, John, Johah


 

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"I built a Name Machine
It's a vending machine
that dispenses monikers."
—Jarod Kintz,
Whenever You're Gone, I'm Here For You

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John, a classic name given through time

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Matthias

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Commentary on Josiah, Judah, Jude, Judith, Julia

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Stephen, spelled with "ph" in the bible

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Famous quotes about names

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Examples of Ruth and Jonah in large print bibles

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Thomas, John, Simon, Peter

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Names in Luke 22

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Non-biblical names

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Naming Trends

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Noemi, Obadiah, Omar, Ophrah, Paul, Peter

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Moriah, Moses, Naomi, Nathan shown above.
In the past, many people, many famlilies, elected to give their children the names familiar to them from their reading of the Bible.  The Bible names selected were frequently chosen to link the qualitites of people from the Bible accounts with the person being named.

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Thaddeus, Theophilus, Thomas, Timothy

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Susanna, Tabitha, Talitha, Tamar

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Phelix, Philip, Priscilla, Rebecca, Reuben

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Martha, Mary, Matthew are familiar names from the bible

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Matthew, Micah, Michael, Mirium

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Tobia, Tobias, Uri, Vashti, Zachariah, Zechariah

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In the past, many people, many famlilies, elected to give their children the names familiar to them from their reading of the Bible.  The Bible names selected were frequently chosen to link the qualitites of people from the Bible accounts with the person being named.

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All about Jonas, Jonathan, Joseph, Joshua

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