Earnest as a name was rendered famous by Oscar Wilde's play 'The Importance of Being Earnest', a comedy of manners where he plays with the quality of being earnest, making it resound with the name of same origins Ernest.
This hilarious play is se
There have been several St Felixs. St Felix and his sister, St Regula, are the patron saints of Zurich. St Felix of Burgundy is known as the bishop who introduced Christianity into East Anglia, in England. There have been four Popes named Felix.
Frank is an older name than Francis. Like Francis, it is an English form of the French name François, from the Germanic tribe "the Franks". It is highly possible that the name was first derived in English from the Germanic 'franca' meaning "javelin, spear
Chastity first gained popularity among the Puritans of England and the American colonies; it is one of the few virtue names that has survived to modern times.
The Spanish for "hope".
From the Late Latin name Sperantia which was derived from "sperans," "hope."
The English word "faith" ultimately derives from the Latin "fides," from which names like Fido are derived.
Faith Evans is an American R & B singer, and Faith Hill is a country singer. Faith is also the name of a British shoe shop, named af
The English word "felicity" ultimately derives from the Latin "felix," happy," or "felicitas," good luck.
Saint Felicitas or Felicity was a third-century martyr.
Felicity Huffman and Felicity Kendal are actresses. 'Felicity'
Grace was the 17th most popular girl's name in the US in 2006, and the most popular (#1) name in the UK in 2007. It is also very popular as a middle name. To Christians, grace means free salvation from God. Grace is also the name of the prayer said before
Hope was the 200th most popular name in the USA in 2006, including #75 in Hawaii. 'The Hope' is the English name of the Israeli National Anthem.
Imani is a Swahili word meaning "faith."
Spanish name associated with the cult of the Virgin Mary, from the liturgical title "Maria de las Mercedes" (Mary of the Mercies; 'Our Lady of Ransom').
Latin 'mercedes' originally meant 'wages' or 'ransom'.
In Christian theology, Christ's
From the Latin 'pati' (to suffer).
Patience is another name for the card game Solitaire.
Serenity is a synonym for "peacefulness." It is the name of a popular science fiction movie, as well as a well-known U.S. brand of adult diapers.
Liberty is freedom or independence.
The Statue of Liberty is a large statue of a woman (Liberty) which stands in New York Harbour. The Liberty Bell is found in Philadelphia, and was rung to summon the citizens of Philadelphia to the readi
Sincere has recently come to popularity as a first name for either sex in the U.S. It was not generally used as a name before the 1990s.