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*Avril (f) - ''see April'' ('''Saint''')
*Ayden (m) - St [[Aidan of Lindisfarne]] ([[August 31]] - '''Saint''')
*Azalea, Azelie (f) - St Adelaide ([[December 16]] - '''Derivative''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsa.htm], or, St Azarius, of the Three Holy Children ([[December 17]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_an_az.htm]
==B==
*Chantal, Chantel - [[Apostle Peter]] ([[June 29]] - '''Meaning''': stony)
*Charity (f) - St Charity (''Agapi'' or ''Lyubov''), daughter of St Sophia ([[September 17]] - '''Saint''')
*Charles, Charlie (m) - St [[Haralampus_of_Magnesia|Charalambos of Magnesia]] ('''Saint'''); St Carloman (King of Austrasia and monk, [[August 17]] - '''Derivative''')*Charlotte, Charlie, Charley (f) - St [[Haralampus_of_Magnesia|Charalambos of Magnesia]] ('''Saint'''); St Carloman (King of Austrasia and monk, [[August 17]] - '''Derivative''')*Chase (m) - St [[John Cassian]] ('''Sound-alike'''); St [[Chad of Lichfield]] ('''Sound-alike'''); or, ''see Chaz''.
*Chavez (m) - St [[Savas]] ('''Sound-alike''')
*Chaz (m) - ''see Charles''
*Chelsea (f) - St Celsus of Rome ([[November 21]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsc.htm]
*Cheryl (f) - St Charity (''Agapi'' or ''Lyubov''), daughter of St Sophia ([[September 17]] - '''Meaning''': love)
==D==
{{Baptismal names}}
*Daenerys (f) - St Nirras, Martyr ([[January 20]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_n.htm] or St [[Daniel]] ('''Sound-alike''')
*Dane (m) - St Ansgar, Enlightener of Denmark ([[February 3]] - '''Meaning''': Dane, Danish people); St Deiniol of Wales ([[September 11]] - '''Sound-alike''')
*Daniel (m) - St [[Daniel]] ('''Saint''')
*Donna (f) - [[Mary]] the Mother of God ('''Meaning''': 'Madonna', meaning 'My Lady'); ''sometimes: see Donald'' ('''Diminutive''').
*Dorothy, Dora, Doreen, Doris (f) - St Dorothea of Caesarea ([[February 6]] - '''Saint''');
*Douglas, Doug (m) - St Daganus ([[August 18]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsd.htm]
*Drogo (m) - St Drogo, ascetic ([[April 2]] - '''Saint''') [http://www.christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_d.htm]
*Dustin (m) - St [[Dunstan of Canterbury]] ('''Sound-alike''')
*Douglas, Doug (m) - St Daig ([[August 18]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsd.htm]
*Dylan, Dillon (m/f) - St Dillon of Llandaff ([[February 9]] - '''Saint''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintst.htm]
*Gavin (m) - St Gavinus, Protomartyr of Sardinia ([[May 30]] - '''Sound-alike''')
*Garrett (m) - ''see Gerald'' ('''Diminutive''')
*Gemma (f) - St Gemma in Gurk, Austria ([[June 29]] - '''Saint''')
*Genesis (f) - ''closest is the [[Nativity|Nativity of Christ]] or the [[Nativity of the Theotokos]]'' ('''Meaning''')
*Genevieve (f) - St Geneviève of Paris ([[January 3]] - '''Saint''')
*Geoffrey, Geoff (m) - St Geoffrey, Abbot of Wearmouth ('''Saint''')
*Geordie (m) - St [[George]] the Trophy-Bearer ('''Diminutive''')
*George (m) - St [[George]] the Trophy-Bearer ('''Saint''')
*Gerald, Gerry (m) - St Gerald, Bishop of Mayo ('''Saint''')
*Henry (m) - St Henry of Saint-Germain d'Auxerre ([[June 24]] - '''Saint''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsh.htm]
*Heidi (f) - ''see Adelaide'' ('''Diminutive''')
*Hilda (f) - St [[Hilda of Whitby]] ('''Saint''')
*Holly (f) - [[Holy Cross]] ([[September 14]] - '''Sound-alike'''); or, St Hellius the Martyr ([[July 14]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_h.htm]; or, St Olive the Virgin-Martyr ([[June 10]] - '''Sound-alike''')
*Hope (f) - St Hope, daughter of St Sophia ([[September 17]] - '''Saint''')
*Janet (f) - St Joanna ('''Diminutive''')
*Janice (f) - St Joanna ('''Diminutive''')
*Jared (m) - ([[Sunday of the ForefathersFathers]] - '''Saint''')
*Jason (m) - St [[Jason]] ('''Saint''')
*Jasmine (f) - St Jasimus, Ascetic & Wonderworker ([[February 4]] - '''Sound-alike''')
*Kallum (m) - ''see Callum'' ('''Saint''')
*Karen (f) - St [[Catherine of Alexandria]] ('''Diminutive''')
*Kateri (f) - ''see Katherine''
*Katherine, Kathryn (f) - ''see Catherine'' ('''Saint''')
*Kathleen (f) - St [[Catherine of Alexandria]] ('''Saint''')
*Keira (f) - St Kiara ([[January 5]] - '''Saint''') [http://www.christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_k.htm]
*Keith (m) - [[Elevation of the Holy Cross]] ('''Meaning''': Wood); or, St [[Nikifor]] ('''Sound-alike''')
*Kelly (f) - St Ceallach of Killala ([[May 1]] - '''Diminutive'''); St Caellainn in Ireland ([[February 3]] - '''Sound-alike''')
*Kelsey (m/f) - St Celsus of Rome ([[November 21]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsc.htm]
*Ken, Kenneth (m) - St Kenneth of Wales ([[August 1]] - '''Saint'''); St [[w:Cainnech of Aghaboe|Cainnech of Aghaboe]] ([[October 11]] - '''Saint''')
*Kerrian (m/f) - St. [[w:Saint Piran|Piran of Cornwall]] ([[March 5]] - '''Diminutive'''), who in turn has been identified as the Irish saint [[w:Ciarán of Saigir|Ciarán of Saigir]] (also [[March 5]])
*Kevin (m) - St [[Kevin of Glendalough]] ('''Saint''')
*Khaleesi (f) - St Kali the Ascetic ([[May 22]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsk.htm]
*Khloe (f) - ''see Chloe'' ('''Saint''')
*Kieran, Kyran, Kiaran (m) - St. [[w:Ciarán of Saigir|Ciarán of Saigir]] (''Ciarán the Elder'', [[March 5]] - '''Saint'''); St [[Kieran of Clonmacnoise]] ([[September 9]] - '''Saint''')
*Kyle (m) - St Kilian, abbot of Inishcaltra island, Ireland ([[July 29]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsk.htm]
*Kylie (f) - St Kilian, abbot of Inishcaltra island, Ireland ([[July 29]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsk.htm]
*Kyra (f) - St Kyra, an ascetic ([[February 28]] - '''Saint'''); St Kyra Obolenskaya ([[December 4]] - '''Saint'''), new-martyr; St Kyra, a virgin ([[June 6]] - '''Saint''')
*Kyrion (m) - Martyr Kyrion (''Cyrion, Quirio'') of the Holy 40 Martyrs of Sebaste ([[March 9]])
==L==
*Linda (f) - St [[Linus]] of Rome ('''Sound-alike''')
*Lindsey (f) - ''see Lincoln'' ('''Derivative'''); or, ''see Linda'' ('''Sound-alike''')
*Link (m) - ''see Lincoln'' ('''Diminutive''')
*Lisa (f) - ''see Elizabeth'' ('''Diminutive''')
*Logan (m) - St [[Longin the Centurion]] ([[October 16]] - '''Sound-alike''')
*Madelyn, Madeleine, Madeline (f) - St [[Mary Magdalene]] ([[July 22]] - '''Derivative''')
*Madison (f) - St Maud ([[March 14]] - '''Derivative''': son of Maud) [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsm.htm]
*Maggie (f) - St [[Marina]] ('''Saint''')
*Makayla (f) - ''see Michaela'' ('''Derivative''')
*Malcolm (m) - St [[Columba of Iona]] ([[June 9]])
*Marcia (f) - St Marcia, martyred under Diocletian ([[July 2]] - '''Saint''')
*Margaret (f) - St [[Marina]] ('''Saint''')
*Marlow (f) - St [[Mary Magdalene]] ('''Sound-alike of Derivative''')
*Maria, Mariah (f) - [[Mary]] ('''Saint'''); St Mariah the sister of Moses ([[Sunday of the Forefathers]] - '''Saint''') [http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/12/synaxarion-for-sunday-before-nativity.html]; St [[Maria (Skobtsova) | Maria of Paris]] ([[July 20]])
*Marisa, Marissa (f) - ''see [[Theotokos|Mary]]; or, see Louis''
*Marshall (m) - St Martial, bishop of Lomoges ([[June 30]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://holytrinityorthodox.com/calendar/index.htm?year=2017&today=9&month=10&trp=0] [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Martial]; St Servatus of Tongres ([[May 13]] - '''Meaning''': servant) [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsm.htm]
*Matthew (m) - [[Apostle Matthew]] ('''Saint''')
*Max (m) - St [[Maximos the Confessor]] ('''Saint''')
*Maximilian (m) - St Maximilian, one of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus ([[October 22]] - '''Saint''') [https://oca.org/saints/lives/2017/10/22/103024-st-maximilian-one-of-the-seven-sleepers-of-ephesus]
*Maxwell (m) - St Magnus the founder of the Füssen monastery ([[September 6]] - '''Derivative''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsm.htm]
*Maya (f) - St Magos (2nd century) ([[May 31]] - '''Sound-alike''')
*Mila (f) - St Milica of Serbia ('''Derivative of Saint''' - ''pronounced Mίlitsa'')
*Milena (f) - ''see Melissa'' ('''Derivative''')
*Miles (m) - St Milo, hermit at Fontenelle ([[August 18]] - ''Saint'')or St Miles (''or Milos''), Bishop and Hieromartyr ([[10 November]] - ''Saint'') [http://christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_m.htm]
*Milly (f) - St [[Emily|Emily of Caesarea]], mother of St Basil the Great ([[January 1]] or [[May 30]] - '''Diminutive'''); St Mildred of Minster-in-Thanet ([[July 13]] - '''Diminutive''')
*Mitchell (m) - ''see Michael'' ('''Derivative''')
*Richard (m) - St Richard ([[February 7]] - '''Saint''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsr.htm]
*Rider (m) - ''see Ryder'' ('''Saint''')
*Rihanna (f) - St Basil the Great ('''Meaning''': basil), or St [[Anna]] ('''Sound-alike''')
*Riley, Ryley (m/f) - St Reineldis ([[July 16]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintsr.htm]
*River (m) - [[Theophany]] ('''Meaning''': link between River and the River Jordan)
*Serena (f) - Sts. Serenicus and Serenus, monastic brothers ([[May 7]] - '''Saint'''); St Serenus of Marseilles ([[August 9]] - '''Saint''')
*Shane (m) - St John ('''Saint''')
*Shannon (m/f) - ''see Sean'' St Senan, founder of monasteries and churches ([[March 8]] - '''Sound-alikeSaint''')[http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintss.htm]
*Shantelle (f) - ''see Chantal'' ('''Saint''')
*Shardae, Sharday (f) - St Jader of Numidia in North Africa (September 10 - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_j.htm]
*Sharon, Shari, Sharrie, Sharree (f) (''from Hebrew: Šārôn - 'plain; 1 Chronicles 5:16'; 1 Chronicles 27:29; Acts 9:35'') – ''variant of Sarah, Sarai ('''Saint''')''; St Charalambos of Magnesia ([[February 10]] - '''Sound-alike''').
*Shelby (f) - [[Apostle Silvan]] ('''Sound-alike''')
*Sheldon (m) - St Elwin in Cornwall ([[February 22]] - '''Sound-alike''')
*Sherry, Sheree, Sherri, Sherrie, Cherie (f) - ''see Cheryl''; ''also variant of Sharon'' ('''Derivative''')
*Shiloh (f) - St Galina, martyr at Corinth (one on [[April 16]], another on [[March 10]] - '''Meaning''': tranquil)
*Simone (f) - [[Apostle Simon]] ('''Saint''')
*Summer (f) - St Sunaman, an ascetic and martyr ([[February 15]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_s.htm]; St Therissus (or Thyrsus), bishop of Karpasia, Cyprus ([[July 23]] - '''Meaning''': Summer) [http://christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_t.htm]
*Susanna (f) - St Susanna, martyred in Salerno ([[January 18]] - '''Saint'''); St Susanna the Just ([[Sunday of the Forefathers]] - '''Saint''') [http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/12/synaxarion-for-sunday-before-nativity.html]
*Sydney (f) - St [[Dionysius the Areopagite]] ([[October 3]] - '''Saint'''); ''see also: [[Dionysius (disambiguation)]]''; St Sidonius of Clermont ([[August 21]] - '''Sound-alike'''), St Sidonius of Rouens ([[November 14]] - '''Sound-alike'''), or St Sedna of Ossory ([[March 10]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintss.htm]
==T==
{{Baptismal names}}
*Tabitha (f) - St. Tabitha ([[October 25]] - '''Saint''')
*Tania, Tanya (f) - ''see Tatiana'' ('''Diminutive'''); ''see Anthony'' ('''Diminutive''')
*Tara (f) - St Tarsila, aunt of St Gregory the Great ([[December 24]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintst.htm]
*Tatiana (f) - St [[Tatiana of Rome]] ('''Saint''')
*Taylor (f) - St Talarican in Scotland ([[October 30]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintst.htm]
*Teresa , Theresa, Therese (f) - St Therissus (or Thyrsus), bishop of Karpasia, Cyprus ([[July 23]] or [[August 5]] - '''Derivative''')
*Tess (f) - ''see Teresa'' ('''Diminutive''')
*Theon (m) - St Theion, martyr ([[February 1]] - '''Saint''')
*Thierry (m) - ''see Derek'' ('''Saint''')
*Thomas (m) - [[Apostle Thomas]] ('''Saint''')
*Thor (m) - St Thorgyth the Ascetic ([[January 25]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_t.htm]
*Tia (f) - St [[Tatiana of Rome]] ('''Sound-alike'''); or, saints ending in '-tia' ('''Sound-alike'''); or, St Thais ([[May 10]] - '''Sound-alike''').
*Tiana (f) - ''see Tatiana or Christiana'' ('''Diminutive''')
*Tyler (m) - St Tillo of Belgium ([[January 7]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintst.htm]
*Tyrone (m) - ''see Owen'' ('''Saint''')
*Tyrion (m) - St [[Tikhon]], St Tiridates of Armenia ([[November 29]]), St Taurion ([[November 7]]), Turiav ([[July 13]]) ('''Sound-alike''') [http://www.christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_t.htm] [http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintst.htm]
*Tyson (m) - St Dyfan of Britain ([[May 26]] - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.orthodoxengland.org.uk/saintst.htm]
*Zachary, Zach (m) - St [[Zachariah]], father of St John the Baptist ('''Saint''')
*Zeke (m) - Prophet [[Ezekiel]] ('''Saint''')
*Zelda (f) - ''see Hilda'' ('''Diminutive, from Griselda''') [https://www.behindthename.com/name/griselda]
*Zelie (f) - ''see Azalea'' ('''Diminutive''')
*Zhadee (f) - St Jader of Numidia in North Africa (September 10 - '''Sound-alike''') [http://www.christopherklitou.com/when_is_my_nameday_j.htm]
*Zoe, Zoey (f) - [[Life-Giving Spring]] (Bright Friday); Exuperius and Zoe ([[May 2]]); Zoe of Rome ([[December 18]]) ('''Saint''')
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