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THE ORIGIN OF NAMES

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TERRENCE
Martin Terrence
Green 1960 - to date.
From the Latin name Terentius of uncertain origin. There was a Roman playwright called Marcus Terentius and several minor early Christian Saints.

THEODORA
Theodora Mary Klitz 1891 - 1958
Composed of 'theos' meaning 'god' + 'doron' meaning 'gift'. Theodora is the feminine form of Theodore. Theodora was the name of the 9th Century Empress of Byzantium.

THOMAS
Thomas John Harding 1966 - to date.
New Testament, Greek form of an Aramaic byname meaning ‘twin’ . It is the name of the apostle referred to as ‘Thomas’, called Didymus (John 11:16, 20:24), where 'didymos' is the Greek word for 'twin'. Thomas has always been a popular name perhaps because St. Thomas’s doubts and reassurance have made him seem a very human character.

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