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From: Edmund Cookson< >
Subject: Origin of name Anastasia
Date: 19 Jul 1998 22:38:15 -0700

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>2) How did this become a
name for girls in Ireland during that time? <

Anastasia is one of the early christian saints, who I tjhink lived and died
in Rome in the first century AD. She is mentioned in the Mass "...........
Felicity, Perpetua, Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecily, Anastasia, and all thy
saints." Most of these names are fairly common in catholic countries.


Ed in Cumbria/UK

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