Saint Names

The Month of Augustine

Although August is named after the Roman ruler, not Saint Augustine, you'll find his name listed here.

1. Charity 17. Hyacinth
2. Theodota 18. Helena
3. Nicodemus 19. Timothy
4. Maximilian (Byzantine) 20. Oswin
5. Mari 21. Abraham of Smolensk
6. Justus 22. Sigfrid
7. Claudia 23. Eugene or Eoghan
8. Dominic 24. Bartholomew, Apostle
9. Oswald 25. Patricia
10. Lawrence 26. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars
11. Clare 27. Monica
12. Photius (Byzantine) 28. Augustine
13. Cassian 29. Sabina
14. Marcellus of Apamea 30. Felix
15. Arnulf 31. Raymond
16. Armel

September Saints

A number of popular saints are celebrated in September, including Gregory I, the Pope who helped to develop Gregorian chant.

1. Giles 16. Ludmilla
2. Castor 17. Columba
3. Gregory the Great 18. Richardis
4. Rose 19. Emily de Rodat
5. Bertinus 20. Vincent Madelgarius
6. Bega or Bee 21. Maura of Troyes
7. Regina 22. Maurice
8. Hadrian 23. Martha of Persia
9. Isaac or Sahak I 24. Gerard of Csanad
10. Ambrose Barlow 25. Cadoc
11. Patiens 26. Cosmos
12. Guy of Anderlecht 27. Vincent de Paul
13. Amatus 28. Wenceslaus
14. Maternus 29. Raphael
15. Catherine of Genoa 30. Jerome

Saints and Souls

Prayers are offered for these saints and others on All Hallows' Eve, also known as Halloween.

1. Romanus the Melodist 17. Seraphino
2. Leodegarius or Leger 18. Luke the Evangelist
3. Gerard of Brogne 19. Lucius
4. Francis of Assisi 20. Maria Bertilla
5. Flora of Beaulieu 21. Hilarion
6. Bruno 22. Donatus
7. Justina 23. Ignatius of Constantinople
8. Demetrius 24. Martin of Vertou
9. Denis 25. Crispin
10. Francis Borgia 26. Lucian
11. Bruno the Great of Cologne 27. Otteran or Odhran
12. Wilfrid 28. Faro
13. Edward the Confessor 29. Narcissus of Jerusalem
14. Dominic Lauricatus 30. Germanus of Capua
15. Theresa of Avila 31. Quentin
16. Gerard Majella

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Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baby Names © 1999 by Sonia Weiss. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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