Names of the Week – Miriam & Nathaniel

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This weeks names are: Miriam & Nathaniel

Miriam – depending on who you ask or what baby name book read, Miriam may have a variety of meanings.  A few meanings that I’ve commonly run across are, “wished for child”, “bitter”, and “exalted”.  An Old Testament name, Miriam is often used for women of the Jewish and the Christian faiths.

Actress Miriam Margolyes & Author Nathaniel Hawthorne

Actress Miriam Margolyes &
Author Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel – Miriam is the name of many meanings and Nathaniel is the name of many spellings.  Nathaniel also has biblical roots.  A Hebrew name meaning, “God has given”.  This was the name of one of the 12 Apostles who was also known as Bartholomew.

More about these names including middle name ideas & alternatives:

Happy Remembrance Day & Veterans Day
~Meagan

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