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Saint Names

Giving Thanks

Check the lives of these saints or the meaning of their names and you'll find more than one saint with a “thankful” name during the month of Thanksgiving.

1. Benignus of Dijon 16. Edmund of Abingdon
2. Marcian 17. Hilda
3. Winifred 18. Odo of Cluny
4. Clarus 19. Barlam (Byzantine)
5. Bertilla 20. Bernward
6. Leonard of Noblac 21. Albert of Louvain
7. Florentius of Strausbourg 22. Cecilia
8. Cybi or Cuby 23. Clement I
9. Theodore Tiro 24. Flora
10. Leo the Great 25. Mercurius
11. Martin of Tours 26. Silvester
12. Astrik 27. Fergus
13. Francis Xavier Cabrini 28. Stephen the Younger
14. Dyfrig 29. Saturninus or Sernin
15. Albert the Great 30. Sapor

'Tis the Season

Jolly old Saint Nick is just one of the many saints of the yuletide season.

1. Alexander Briant 17. Olympias
2. Viviana or Bibiana 18. Rufus
3. Francis Xavier 19. Anastasius I
4. Osmund 20. Dominic of Silos
5. Crispina 21. Peter Canisius
6. Nicholas 22. Chaeremon
7. Ambrose 23. Victoria
8. Romaric 24. Gregory of Spoleto
9. Peter Fourier 25. Eugenia
10. Eulalia of Merida 26. Stephen, the First Martyr
11. Daniel the Stylite 27. Fabiola
12. Jane Frances de Chantal 28. Antony of Lérins
13. Lucy 29. Thomas a Becket
14. John of the Cross 30. Anysia
15. Nino 31. Sylvester I
16. Adelaide


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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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