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Question 21.2.8:
Naming: Are there any distinctly non-Jewish names?

Answer:

Yes. There are a number:

Natalie
Christmas Child
Dolores
Sorrow of the mother of our lord
Noel
Christmas
Christopher
Christbearer

However, even such names are not always clear. For example, in Israel, "Natali" is considered a Hebrew name , meaning "my plant, etc." (or literally, "it was planted to me").


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