Name day
A name day is a tradition in many countries in Europe and Latin America that consists of celebrating a day of the year that is associated with one's given name.The custom originated with the Christian...
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St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
Name days in Bulgaria
Name days in Bulgaria are name days associated with Eastern Orthodox saints. Some names can be celebrated on more than one day.According to the tradition, guests are supposed to come uninvited and the...
Name days in Croatia
In Croatia, a name day (Croatian: imendan) is a day corresponding to a date in the Catholic calendar when the respective saint's day is celebrated. Even though celebration of the name day is less ...
Name days in the Czech Republic
In the Czech Republic, each day of the year except national holidays corresponds to a personal name. People celebrate their name day ("svátek" or more formally "jmeniny") on the date corresponding to ...
Name days in Greece
This is a calendar of name days in Greece. Some of the names below are linked to the original saints or martyrs from which they originate.
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Name days in Hungary
This is a calendar of name days in Hungary.
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Name days in Poland
Traditionally, name day celebrations (Polish: imieniny) have often enjoyed a celebratory emphasis greater than that of birthday celebrations in Poland. However, birthday celebrations are increasin...
Name days in Slovakia
In Slovakia, each day of the year corresponds to a personal name (the original list was the Roman Catholic calendar of saints). People celebrate their name days (Slovak: meniny) on the date corres...
Name days in Sweden
This is the old Swedish name day calendar, sanctioned by the Swedish Academy in 1901, with official status until 1972. Some days still refer to traditional or religious feasts rather than personal nam...
Name days in Sweden - Wikipedia
St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
St George's Day in England
Saint George is the patron saint of England and as such is celebrated annually on 23 April, the day of his death in 303 AD.Saint George never visited the British Isles in his lifetime, but during the ...
St George's Day in England - Wikipedia
Feast of Saint George
The Feast of Saint George (also spelled al-Khader) is a Palestinian holiday commemorating Saint George (known as al-Khader, Mar Jeries and Jirjis in Palestinian culture). The feast occurs annually on ...
Feast of Saint George - Wikipedia
Celebrate Your Name Week
Celebrate Your Name Week (CYNW) is a holiday established in 1997 by American onomatology hobbyist Jerry Hill. Hill prescribed the first full week in March as a week for everyone worldwide to embrace ...
Celebrate Your Name Week - Wikipedia
Name days in France
This is a calendar of name days in France.
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St George's Day
Saint George's Day is the feast day of Saint George and the National Day for England, although it is not an official national holiday in England. It is celebrated by various Christian churches and by ...
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Swedish name day list of 2001
This is the current Swedish name day calendar, adopted in 2001 by a work group led by the Swedish Academy. The new list has no official status, but is nevertheless used by most publishers. Several nam...
Swedish name day list of 2001 - Wikipedia
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (/ˈʃeɪkspɪər/; 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the wor...
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Yuriev Day
Yuri's Day (Russian: Юрьев день, Yuriev Den) is the Russian name for either of the two feasts of Saint George celebrated by the Russian Orthodox Church. Along with various other Christian churches...
Yuriev Day - Wikipedia