Quick Answer: How Do I Choose A Confirmation Name?

Do you have to choose a Confirmation name?

It’s a saint’s name.

So if you’re trying to adopt a Confirmation name on your spiritual journey, yes, you will need to choose another name.

No, choosing a confirmation saint is choosing a saint for guidance during your life.

Why do we choose a name for confirmation?

Confirmation name

In many countries, it is customary for a person being confirmed in some dioceses of Roman Catholic Church and in some Anglican dioceses to adopt a new name, generally the name of a biblical character or saint, thus securing an additional patron saint as protector and guide.

Does your confirmation name become your middle name?

To choose your Baptismal name for Confirmation would demonstrate the growth in your faith from Baptism and you now wish to make this formal through the Sacrament of Confirmation. This new name would be used after your present middle name and before your family name.

What are the names of the female saints?

Names of notable saints such as St. Catherine of Siena and St. Teresa of Avila are listed here, as well as those of lesser-known saints. Along with Catherine and Teresa, other Saint names for girls in the US Top 1000 include Adelaide, Beatrice, Cecilia, Florence, Genevieve, Isabel, Lydia, and Matilda.