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Re: Unpopular Baby Names
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2019, 03:00:36 PM »
Since they're not dead yet, just translated, are they (Enoch and Elijah) referred to as Saints?
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Re: Unpopular Baby Names
« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2019, 03:01:13 PM »
I don't imaging Adolf is very popular.
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Re: Unpopular Baby Names
« Reply #17 on: May 10, 2019, 09:38:11 PM »
Since they're not dead yet, just translated, are they (Enoch and Elijah) referred to as Saints?

Yes: they're St Elias and St Henoch. In the Eastern Churches, they're given the moniker or title of 'saint'. There's a St Elijah or St Elias Melchite Catholic Church about an hour or so away from me.
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Re: Unpopular Baby Names
« Reply #18 on: May 10, 2019, 10:28:14 PM »
I have a nephew named Francis, named before Pope Francis was elected.  I actually once thought someone was talking about the Pope when they were really talking about my nephew.  It would be even more embarrassing to explain the exact context.
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