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Baby names meaning gift

The word gift means a thing that is given freely without monetary compensation, or a special talent of an individual. It can serve as a noun or a verb (e.g., to gift someone). A synonym for gift is present. The giving of gifts is a social ritual that encourages social cohesion and is often done on special occasions such as holidays and birthdays. It is typically the case that the gift is packaged in a particular fashion: for example, with a gift tag, wrapping paper, bows ribbons, a specially decorated bag. The birth of a child is sometimes couched in terms of a gift: it is specially wrapped with bows and ribbons and delivered by a stork.

Here are examples of baby girl and baby boy names that mean gift in different languages. In many cases the gift is from heaven or the gods.

From the Greek, Casandra (and other spellings, Cassandra, Kasandra, Cassundre) mean gift. In Gaelic/English, the boy's name Daren (Daron, Darin, Darren, Derun, Deryn, etc) means a gift from God; for girl's Dorthee (Dorothy, Dorotha, Dorthea). Dore is a gift of Isis from the Greek.

In Hebrew, Jess, Jesmar, Jessammy, Jessmyrr means a gift from God.

In Danish, Mads means a gift from God, as does Mateus in Portuguese, Mateo in Spanish, Mathieu in French. Matthiis in Dutch & Mattaus in German. In Swedish, Todor; in Chech, Teddik, in Polish, Teodorec, in Italian Teodoro, in Norwegian, Theodrek; in Basque Todor, and in Welsh, Twedwr.


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