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Tabitha –

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Tabitha is a female given name which comes from Aramaic meaning "gazelle; roe, doe"; in the Bible the name is translated as Dorcas. Nicknames: Tabby, Tibby Origin: Aramaic Variants: Tabatha (English) Tabetha (English) Tabita (Biblical Latin) Tabea (German short form of Tabitha)  
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Tabitha

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Origin: Aramaic Meaning: gazelle Tabby and Tibby are diminutive forms of the name. Variants: Tabatha, Tabita Dorcas is the Greek translation of Tabitha, also meaning "gazelle"
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Chama

Gender: Male
Pronunciation: CHA-mah
Origin: Aramaic form of the Hebrew name Ham
Meaning: Hot; Warm
Ranking in the US top 1000: Not ranked
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20 Biblical Word Names - Beyond Angel & Nevaeh

20 Biblical Word Names - Beyond Angel & Nevaeh | Name News | Scoop.it
...Or worse, Neveah. Which, in that case, is not heaven spelled backwards. Here is a list of 20 words from the Word that could be names. As the title indicates, it does not include Angel or Nevaeh,...
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A very interesting list, from the straightforward (Clay) to the rather more daring (Maranatha).  Enjoy!

Simon Jean Nunez's curator insight, January 23, 2014 7:10 PM

Doesn't really have to do with ancient cities but it interests me because biblical is ancient. The website lists baby names from the bible.

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Name of the Week - British Baby Names

Name of the Week - British Baby Names | Name News | Scoop.it

"Between Travis and Hamish sits Tavish, an underused Scottish variant that sounds dashingly modern."

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Sharbel, Charbel

Sharbel, Charbel | Name News | Scoop.it
Origin: Aramaic Meaning: uncertain Gender: Masculine (shar-BEL) A traditional Aramaic male name, many sources erroneously list this name as Arabic. Its meaning is illusive, but what is known is that the second element of the name is either from the Aramaic el (God) or Ba'al, meaning "master; lord." This is a very common name among…
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Beloved Baby Names: Name Stories From the Bible: Jesus and Immanuel

Beloved Baby Names: Name Stories From the Bible: Jesus and Immanuel | Name News | Scoop.it
She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.
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Names of the Week - Tabitha & Abram

Names of the Week - Tabitha & Abram | Name News | Scoop.it
The Names of the Week are Tabitha & Abram Tabitha Tabitha is an Aramaic name, meaning "gazelle". Many people associate this name with the sweet little witch on the old TV show, Bewitched. Tabit...
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Chama

Gender: Female
Pronunciation: CHA-mah
Origin: Aramaic form of the Hebrew name Ham
Meaning: Hot; Warm
Ranking in the US top 1000: Not ranked
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Marta: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain

Marta: Baby Name of the Day - Appellation Mountain | Name News | Scoop.it
She's a pan-European appellation with ties to the New Testament and Swedish royals. Why do we so rarely hear Marta nowadays?
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Hurrah for Marta, fantastic name!

 

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Baby Name Dilemma: My Family Hates the Name I Picked! | In Name Only

Baby Name Dilemma: My Family Hates the Name I Picked! | In Name Only | Name News | Scoop.it
Expert advice about pregnancy, your life, and family time from the editors of Parents magazine.
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