Advent challenge 2

The words ‘Christ’ and ‘Messiah’ mean anointed or chosen one. ‘Immanuel’ means God with us. All of these names are given to Jesus and the names have real meaning and power. Can you find out the meanings of your name and some of your family members’ names?

I’ll start of with my girls’ names: Isobel means God is my oath and Erin means Ireland

22 thoughts on “Advent challenge 2

  1. Hello Mrs Larkin
    It is Ruby R from last year I was in interested in this blog so I searched mine up. The name Ruby comes from the Latin word ruber, which means red. It is favorite gem among those in power and those in love, inspiring more emotion than almost any other stone. … Ruby is deemed to be the most precious of gemstones by the Bible and the ancient Sanskrit writings. Hope everyone is enjoying year 6

    1. Hi Ruby, good to hear from you! That’s really interesting: so many of our words come from Latin and Greek origins. We’re having a great time in Year 6. How’s things in Year 7? ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Okay
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    Amy: It is of French and English origin and means much loved. ๐Ÿ’˜

    Lawrence: It is from Latin origin, and the meaning of Lawrence is from Laurentum. Laurentum was a city south of Rome known for its laurel trees.

    Atlanta : Then name Atlanta is from the Greek origin and means balanced.

    Braden: The name Braden is usually used for an Irish baby.It means broad hillside.

    Leo: Is an English baby’s name and means lion.

    You actually taught us this with a video.๐Ÿ’ป

    1. Thanks for those, Atlanta ๐Ÿ™‚ What a coincidence it is with us learning about lions in classification and then you finding that out about your brother!!

  3. Alyssa was a popular name from 1998 – 1999. It was 11th in the most popular girls names from 1997- 2010.
    Lucas name means bringer of light/man. Luca is normally short for Luke and is from Lucania.
    What I don’t get is Natasha means born on Christmas day. Natasha also is a female Russian name given to a pet

  4. Hi Miss Larkin mine is a feminine name meaning blooming, my sister’s name Emily means industrious, my brother’s name Blake means sun of lake, my mum’s name Rachel means ewe female sheep and my dad’s name Gavin means God send or white hawk

  5. Lexi is a Scottish name and means defender of mankind
    Chelsea is old English and means a port of ships
    Leah is Hebrew and means weary
    Donna is Italian and means lady
    Jayden is Hebrew and means God has heard

  6. My name means “behold a son” and mine is from Hebrew
    My mum’s name Debi means “bee” and hers is from Hebrew
    My dad’s name Dave means “beloved or friend” and his is from Scotland
    My sister’s name Lori means “honour and victory” and hers is from England
    My brother’s name Elliott means “Jehovah is God” his is from England

    MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!

  7. Jack meaning God is gracious
    Ella meaning light
    Leo meaning Latin lion
    Esmai meaning loved or esteemed
    Evie meaning life

  8. Hi mine means dark hair and is also an Anglicized version of Ciara,
    my dad’s is an Ancient Greek name, like Andreas or Aner they mean manly,warrior,brave,strong and courageous! How cool.

  9. Ellena is an English baby name that means light or most beautiful woman!!

    Keisha(my mum) is an African name meaning favourite!!

    Calum (my dad)is a Scottish name meaning dove!!

    What does your name mean Mrs Larkin??????

    1. My name means ‘God has been gracious’ or ‘fair and yielding’. It is the feminine form of John ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Hi it is Lilymae. Lily means god is perfection and it has also come from the name of the flower which is a sign of purity and innocence . Mae is a variation of the name May and comes from the Roman goddess Maia

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