Today, the owners of 5 male and 2 female names celebrate their Angel Day.
Name days are a spiritual birthday of a person, a day of intimacy with their eponymous patron saint. According to the calendar of Orthodox saints, every day of the year is dedicated to certain names of the great martyrs and saints. Their namesakes celebrate their Angel Day on the name day that is closest to the date of birth. The name day calendar from UNIAN will tell you how to name the child today, so that he receives a heavenly blessing, and whom to congratulate on the Day of the Angel.
Men’s name days December 22
Alexander: from the ancient Greek name Alexandros, from the words alex – “to protect” and andros – “man”, “man”.
Basil: from the ancient Greek name Basileios – “royal, royal”.
Vladimir: comes from the old Russian name Volodimur – “volodѣti” + “world” – “glorious ruler”.
Voldemar: from the German words waltan – “to rule” and maren – “famous, great”, that is, “famous ruler”, the German analogue of the name Vladimir.
Stepan: formed from the ancient Greek name Stefanos – “wreath”, “crown”.
Women’s name days December 22
Anna: comes from the Hebrew name Hannah – “mercy”, “grace”, “strength”, “courage”.
Efrosinya: formed from the ancient Greek name Eufrosyune – “fun”, “joy”.
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