Name Day Vocabulary

Name Day Vocabulary

Saint- A saint is a holy person that is held in high regard in Christian communities. They are usually deceased and people offer prayers to them.

Swedish Name Day List- compiled by the Swedish Academy, the list took into account names of royal family members and other local names and designated days throughout the calendar year for them. On the name day, people have small celebrations.

All Saints’ Day- In Greece and Cyprus, if a child does not have name dedicated to a specific saint, they can choose to celebrate on All Saints’ Day, a dedicated to celebrating Christian saints