Cyril and Methodius (May 24), St. Kostadin and Elena (June 3), St. Peter (July 12), St. Paul (July 12), and St. Dimitar (November 8).Sv Nikola is the most celebrated (December 19). Finns celebrate their name days (Finnish nimipäivä, Swedish namnsdag) according to their given name on the date given by the calendar published by the University of Helsinki Almanac Office (Almanakkatoimisto). Michaela is also a form (English, German, and Italian) of the English, French, and German Michelle. For more information on Orthodox Saints please click here. Name days (called god, n., m., sing.) However, the popularity of these names has decreased in the last years (6836 Josefs were born in 1947, but only 638 in 2014[4]). Last year it ranked 529th in the U.S. Social Security Administration list of most popular baby girl names. different versions in Slavic, Romance, Germanic or other language groups, all the respective names are celebrated. Note: although the name day (именины/"imeniny") celebration is not as popular as a birthday celebration, the Russian word for a person having a birthday (день рождения/"den rozhdeniya") is still именинник/"imeninnik" (literally: a person whose name day is being celebrated). The university owns the copyright to the lists of names and their corresponding dates. were widely celebrated and preferred over birthday celebrations, until after World War II and the advent of Communism. This special day is often a celebration of saint names, sometimes known as feast day. M is for Marvelous, you’re great to be around. [citation needed] In Germany name days (in German: Namenstag) used to be widely popular in traditionally Catholic southern and western regions, where historically they were more important than birthdays. Characteristics of Michaela. It is also common to shift a name day celebration to a more convenient day, e.g. The meaning of Michaela is 'who is like God?'. You salute the celebrant by saying "Let your name last forever" („Нека ти е вечно името“ / "Neka ti e vecno imeto") or "For years to come" („За многу години“ / "Za mnogu godini"). The Almanac Office reviews the lists at intervals of 5–10 years, adding new names as they gain popularity and striking others that have faded into disuse. the following Friday or a weekend. At school one is expected to arrive with candy for classmates and teachers. Name days are more often celebrated than birthdays in workplaces, presumably because it is simpler to know the date since most calendars contain a list of name days. People often receive small gifts on their Onomastico; cakes are also baked. Children celebrate their name days by bringing sweets and chocolates to school. It is normal to come to a name day celebration without an invitation. Name days are frequently connected with some year or season features like Dimitrovden (Dimitar's day, Oct. 26) being the beginning of winter and Gergyovden (George's day, May 6) being the end of it according to traditional folklore. [citation needed] The seven days from the 18th to the 24th of July, being all women's name days, are known as the women's week. Stephen).[9]. and "May your name be healthy and well!" Constantin şi Elena (St. Constantine and Helen), June 29: Sf. However, name day celebrations can be, and often are, held together with friends or co-workers of the same name and in this way it can grow in size and importance. For example, people whose names are Chrēstos or Christine have their name day on Christmas, people named after St. In Ireland, name days were occasionally observed in the past. Learn the meaning of Michaela, origin, popularity and more name info. A bottle of alcohol is a common gift for men on their name day. This name is mostly being used as a girls name. da.Wikipedia, Danske navnedage (Danish Namedays arranged in a calendar). However, the custom of celebrating one's name day is practically unknown in Denmark, and few Danes know when their name day is. The original list was the Roman Catholic calendar of saints, but changes have been made to reflect the present-day usage of names. April 2020; 1 Mi: Mč. Each month there are several name-days which are celebrated by the people with the same name. Plus discover thousands of other boy and girl baby names. Praying with Icons in the Greek Orthodox Church, Orthodox Saint Lucian History and Name Day Information, Greek Orthodox Good Friday Religious Service Overview, EMMELEIA (Amy, Emeleia – Mother of Saint Vasileios), GENOVEFA (Genovefa, Jenevieve, Genevieve, Genoveva), FOTIKA (Fotika, Photika, Fotiko, Photiko, Fota, Photo), PHOTINI (1) (Fotine, Fotini, Foto, Fotoula, Fay), THEOFANIS (1) (Theofania, Theofanis, Fanis), VASILISSA (Vasilissa, Vasilisa, Basilissa), EFTHIMIOS (Evthymios, Thymios, Efthimios, Thimios), EVGENIOS (1) (Efgenios, Eugenios, Evyenous, Evyeni, Eugine), ANASTASIOS (2) (Anastasios, Tassos, Tasos, etc), AGATHANGELOS (Agathangelos, Agathagellos), DIONISIS (4) (Dionysius, Dionysis, Dionisos, Dionysios, Dionysos, Nionios, Denis, Dennis, Denise, Sissy), VARSAMIA (Varsamo, Varsimaios, Valsamo, Valsamia, Valsamis), BRIDGET (Brigit, Bridget, Brigid, Brigitta, Bridgit, Bride), FILIKITA (Filikitati, Filikita, Filikiti), STAMATIA (1) (Stamatia, Matoula, Mato, Stamela, Stamatina, Stamata, Matina, Mata), ZAHARIAS (1) (Zachariah, Zechariah, Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zacharia, Zacharias, Zacharie, Zachary, Zachery, Zackerias, Zack, Zakarias, Zeke, Zaharias, Zacharoula, Zacharenia, Zaki, Zakis), HARALAMBIA (Hara, Haralambia, Haralampia, Lambia,Lampia, Lambo, Lampo, Bambina, Bilio, Mpilio, Hambi, Hampi), HARALAMBOS (Haralambos, Haralampos, Haralampous), VALENTINI (Valentina, Valentine, Valentini, Valentinos, Dina, Dinos), EFSEVIOS (2) (Evsevios, Evsevia, Efsevios, Sevi), THEODOROS (2) (Thodoris, Theodore, Teo, Theodoros, Thodora, Theodora), THALASSIOS (Thalassios, Thalasia, Thalasini), PHOTINI (3) (Fotine, Fotini, Foto, Fotoula, Fay), KYRA (Kyra, Kyratsa, Kyratso, Kyratsoula, Kyratsouda), CASIANOS (Cassianos, Kassianos, Casianos, Kasianos, Casos, Kasos), EVGENIOS (2) (Efgenios, Eugenios, Evyenous, Evyeni, Eugine), SMARAGDA (Smaragdenia, Smaro, Smaragda, Smara, Smaroula, Smaragdoula), SMARAGDOS (Smaragdos, Smaragdis, Smaragdenios, Smaris), XANTHOS (Xanthos, Xanhtoulis, Xanthoula, Xanthi), SAVINA (Sabina, Sabena, Savina, Savena, Zabia, Zabina), THEOFANIS (2) (Theofania, Theofanis, Fanis), GERTRUDE (Gertrude, Geertruide, Geltruda, Gerda, Gerte, Gertraud, Gertruda, Gertrudis, Gerty, Trude, Trudi, Trudie, Trudy), CHRYSANTHIS (Hrysanthi, Chrysanthi, Chrysanthis), EVAGGELOS (Evagelos, Evangelos, Aggelis, Angelis, Eva, Vangelis, Lili, Lilika), LIDIA (1) (Lydia, Lidia, Lidie, Lyda, Lydie), Panagiotis (Panos, Giotis, Panikos, Takis, Panagiota,  Giota, Panagioula, Panagoula, Pani, Toula, Peggie), EFTIHIOS (1) (Eftychios, Eftyhia, Eftyhis), DIMOKLIS (Dimoklis, Dimos, Dimoklia, Dimokleia), DIONISIS (3) (Dionysius, Dionysis, Dionisos, Dionysios, Dionysos, Nionios, Denis, Dennis, Denise, Sissy), PHILOPIMIN (Philopimin, Philis, Filis, Filopimin), SOCRATES (1) (Sokrates, Sokratis, Socrates), THEMISTOKLIS (1) (Themistokles, Themistoklis, Themistokleus), CALIS (Kallis, Kallida, Kallia, Kalli, Kalis, Kalida, Kalia, Kali, Callis, Callida, Callia, Calis, Calida, Calia, Caly), ALEXANDRA (Alexis, Alexandra, Sandra, Sander), IANOS (Janos, Janus, Ianos, Gennadi, Gennaro, Janan, Janiusz, Januarius, Janusz, Jenaro, Jenarius, Jennaro), ELIZABETH (Elisavet, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Lisa, Zeta, Zetta), THAVMASTOS (Thavmastos, Thavmasti, Tammy), SOSIPATROS (1) (Sosipatros, Sopatros, Patra), JACOB (1) (Iakovos, Giacomo, Mino, Jacob, Jacques, Jaquet, Jacqueline, Jacquiline, James, Jemmy, Janie, Jakob, Jackel, Jockel, Jacky), MALAMATI (2) (Malamati, Mala, Malamatenia, Matina), AVGERINOS (Avgerinos, Avgeris, Avgerou, Avgerini, Ava), MATRONA (3) (Matrona of Russia – The Blind), IOV (1) (Iov, Job, Iovia, Iobia, Jobia, Jovia, Iovi, Iobi), SERAPHIM (1) (Serafeim, Serafim, Serafina), DIOSKOURIDIS (Dioskouridis, Dioskoridis, Dioskoros), THEODOROS (3) (Theodoros of Kythera, Thodoris, Theodore, Teo, Thodora, Theodora), MAGDALINI (1) (Magdalena, Magdalene, Magdalini, Markella, Magda), THEOGNOSTOS (Theognostos, Theognosios, Theognosia), LIDIA (2) (Lydia, Lidia, Lidie, Lyda, Lydie), PHOTINI (2) (Fotine, Fotini, Foto, Fotoula, Fay), DIMITRIOS (2) (Demetris, Dimitris, Dimitrios, Mitros), OLIVIANOS (1) (Olivianos, Olvianos, Olivia), ILARION (Ilarion, Ilarionas, Ilaria, Ilariada, Lariada), SEVASTIANI (1) (Sebastiani, Sebastian, Sevasti, Sevi), LUKE Simferoupolis (2) (Loukas, Loska, Loskas, Lucas, Luke), BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (Ayiou Ioanni Baptisti), APOSTOLOS (1) (Apostolis, Apostolos, Tolis, Lea, Lia, Apostolina, Polina), KYRIAKI (Kyriake, Kyriakos, Kyriaki, Kiriaki, Kiki, Kitsa, Korina, Kitsos, Sundy, Domenica, Dominica, Cyriaca, Kyriaca, Ria, Iria, Ia), THEOFILOS (Theofilos, Theofilitsa, Filio), ALIKI (Alix, Aliki, Alice, Alisia, Alicia, Alysia, Alika, Adelaide), MENELAOS (Menelaos, Meneleus, Menelaus, Menele, Mauvier), ERMOLAOS (Hermolaos, Hermolia, Ermolia, Lia), PARASKEVI (Paraskevee, Paraskevi, Evi, Evita, Vivian, Vivi, Vetti, Veti), HRYSOVALANTOU (Chrisovalantis, Chrysovalantou), FREIDERIKI (Freideriki, Frederiki, Frideriki), FREIDERIKOS (Freiderikos, Frederic, Frederich, Friderikos), EKSAKOUSTODIANOS (Exakoustodianos, Xakoustos, Ksakoustos, Xakousti, Ksakousti), ASTRINI (Astrini, Astrinos, Asterini, Asterinos), TRIANTAFILIA (Triantafyllia, Rosa, Roza, Rose, Filia, Fili, Filio), LAURA (Laura, Lora, Laurentia, Laurentina, Lauraine, Lawraine), LAVRENTIOS (Laurentios, Laurens, Laurence), DESPOINA (2) (- for married women – Despoina, Deppy, Pipina, Despo, Pepi, Zepo), GESTHIMANI (Gesthimani, Iesthimani, Gethsimani), KRISTALO (Kristalo, Kristalia, Crystal, Krysta, Krista), MARY (Maria – for married women, Mary, Maro, Marios, Mario, Mariori, Marika, Maroula, Maritsa, Margiori, Marigoula, Manio, Marietta, Marousa, Marsia, Marcy), PANAGIOTIS (Panayotis, Panagiotis, Panos, Panikos, Panagiota, Pani, Tota, Toula), SYMELA (Simela, Symela, Soymela, Soumela), APOSTOLOS (2) (Apostolis, Apostolos, Tolis, Lea, Lia, Apostolina, Polina), STAMATIA (2) (Stamatia, Matoula, Mato, Stamela, Stamatina, Stamata, Matina, Mata), ILIODOROS (Iliodoros, Iliodora, Heliodora, Eldora, Eleadora, Eleodora, Elda), THEOHARIS (2) (Theoharis, Theoharoula, Haroula), MALAMATI (1) (Malamati, Mala, Malamatenia, Matina), EFTIHIS (2) (Eftychios, Eftyhia, Eftyhis), LIBERIOS (Liberios, Liveris, Lyveris, Liverios, Liberis, Liberius), ADAMANTIOS (Adamantios, Adamantia, Amanda), CLEOPATRA (1) (Cleopatra, Kleopatra, Patra, Patroula, Cleo), ISMENE (Jasmin, Yasmin, Jasmeen, Yasmeen, Ismini), POLINIKI (Polynike, Polyniki, Polyna, Polina), PHEVOS (Pheevos, Foibos, Foivos, Foivi, Phoebe), ZAHARIAS (2) (Zachariah, Zechariah, Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zacharia, Zacharias, Zacharie, Zachary, Zachery, Zackerias, Zack, Zakarias, Zeke, Zaharias, Zacharoula, Zacharenia, Zaki, Zakisaharias, Zaharoula, Zaharenia, Zaki, Zakis), DESPOINA (3) (- for unmarried women in Chios island – Despoina, Deppy, Pipina, Despo, Pepi, Zepo), TSAMPIKA (Tsampika, Tsabika, Mika, Tsambikos), KIARAN (Kiaran, Kieran, Kyran, Ceran, Queran, Ciaran, Kiara), ARISTIDIS (Aristides, Aristeides, Aristeidis), CORNELIUS (Kornelios, Kornilios, Kornelia), OLIVIANOS (2) (Olivianos, Olvianos, Olivia), POLIXENI (Polyxena, Polyxene, Polyxeni, Xene, Xeni), XANTHIPPI (Xanthippe, Xanthippi), MIRSINI (Mirsini, Mersa, Mirso, Amerisouda, Amersouda, Amerssa, Amersa), EPICHARIS (Epicharis, Epiharis, Epikharia), STRATONIKOS (Stratonikos, Stratos, Stratis), CLEOPATRA (2) (Cleopatra, Kleopatra, Patra, Patroula, Cleo), MATRONA (2) (Matrona of Chios – Chiopolitissa), ORSALIA (Orsalia, Orsalina, Orsaline, Orsel, Orselina, Orseline, Orsola, Orssa), SOCRATES (2) (Sokrates, Sokratis, Socrates), SEVASTIANI (2) (Sebastiani, Sebastian, Sevasti, Sevi), CHRYSANTHI (Crysanthi, Hrisanthi, Hrysanthi), AKINDINOS (Akindinos, Acindinos, Acindinous, Akindinous, Acindinus, Akindinus), AFTHONIOS (Afthonios, Aphthonios, Aphthonius), ANEMPODISTOS (Anempodistos, Anebodistos, Anempodistus), ELPIDIFOROS (Elpidiforos, Elpidoforos, Elpidiphorus, Elpidifora, Elpidofora, Elpidiphora), PIGASOS (Pigasos, Pegasius, Pigasios, Pegasia, Pigasia), ERNEST (Ernest, Ernst, Earnest, Ernesto, Ernestus, Ernie, Erno, Ernestas, Ernests, Ernesti, Erno, Ernesta, Ernestine), THEMELIOS (Themelios, Themeli, Themelina), ANGELOS (Angela, Angelos, Angelina, Angeliki), GABRIELA (Gavriela, Arabella, Aravella, Aravela), MICHAEL (Mixalis, Michail, Michali, Michael), MICHELLE (Michelle, Michaela, Mikela, Michalia, Mihalia), STAMATIA (3) (Stamatia, Matoula, Mato, Stamela, Stamatina, Stamata, Matina, Mata), RODIOS (Rodion, Rodios, Rodis, Rodos, Rodia, Rodoula, Rodita, Roza, Rozalia, Rozita, Rozina, Rozana), SOSIPATROS (2) (Sosipatros, Sopatros, Patra), DESPOINA (1) (- for unmarried women – Despoina, Deppy, Pipina, Despo, Pepi, Zepo), MARY (Maria – for unmarried women, Mary, Maro, Marios, Mario, Mariori, Marika, Maroula, Maritsa, Margiori, Marigoula, Marietta, Marousa, Marsia, Marcy), CECILIA (Cecilia, Kikilia, Kekilia, Cecil), STILIANOS (Stelios, Stylianos, Stella, Stelia), IRINARHOS (Eirenarhos, Irenarhos, Irinarhos), PHILARETOS (Filaretos, Philareti, Filareti), DIONISIS (2) (Dionysius, Dionysis, Dionisos, Dionysios, Dionysos, Nionios, Denis, Dennis, Denise, Sissy), THEMISTOKLIS (2) (Themistokles, Themistoklis, Themistokleus), CHRISTINA (2) (Christina, Christy, Chris, Christyne, Christoli), CHRYSTALLA (Chrystalla, Hrystalla, Chrystalia), EMMANUEL (1) (Emmanouil, Manolis, Manuella, Emma), CONSTANTIOS (Costantios, Kostantios, Costantina, Kostantina, Dia), EMMANUEL (2) (Emmanouil, Manolis, Manuella, Emma), PANAGIOTIS (Panayotis, Panagiotis, Panos, Panagiota, Panikos), GIDEON (Gideon, Gideone, Gidi, Gidon, Hedeon). T. Click on ... Theodora, Ascetic, Queen of Arta, Wife of Michael Dukas . For example, even religious Catholic people named Gergely (Gregory) after Pope Gregory the Great still celebrate their name days on March 12, although the Church moved the feast of that saint to September 3 in 1969. For example, there is a saying that "Jaakko (James) casts a cold rock into the water", meaning that on Jaakko's day, July 25, the waters start getting colder, which is not far from true on average. In Croatia, name day (Croatian: imendan) is a day corresponding to a date in the Catholic calendar when the respective saint's day is celebrated. Imieniny involve the gathering and socializing of friends and family at the celebrant's home, as well as the giving of gifts and flowers at home and elsewhere, such as at the workplace. The name-day is the christian festivity in which we celebrate all the people whose names coincide with that of the saint of the day on the religious calendar. Competing name day lists began to emerge but the official list was still in general use until 1986 when the consensus of a new list with three names on each day was reached. The most Michaela families were found in the USA in 1920. The names that are celebrated on the certain saint's day are all the names that correspond to the respective name and all the derivative names. Among the most celebrated name-days in North Macedonia are St. Stefan (January 9), Epiphany (January 19), St. John (January 20), Blagovec (April 7), St. George (May 6), Ss. St. Rose of Lima, ; canonized April 12, 1671; feast day August 23, formerly August 30), patron saint of Peru and of all South America. It consists of celebrating a day of the year that is associated with one's given name. Missouri had the highest population of Michaela families in 1880. Ilie (St. Elias), August 15 and September 8: Sf. (2003) ↑ 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011) Name days are more often celebrated than birthdays in workplaces, presumably because it is simpler to know the date since most calendars contain a list of name days. Let us explain you how we designed the Calendar with Names™. This results in a continuation of names in the family line. Celebrations in elementary schools are different from those within the family as the celebrant gives candies to his or her classmates. Celebrating name days at home is similar to celebrating a birthday, although it may vary depending on the period of time between one's birthday and name day; usually, one will eat cake with household members and receive presents. In some countries (Greece) names are more celebrated, and are more important than birthday. Chrisant a Daria a s nimi: Klaudius - tribun, Hilárie - jeho žena: 2 Do: Ct. otcové Jan, Sergej, Patrikij a dalÅ¡í v monastýru sv. Women are slightly underrepresented in the calendar: approximately 45 per cent of name days celebrate only women while some 49 per cent are name days of men. [1] Such a celebration begins with attendance at the divine services marking that day (in the Russian tradition, the All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy), and usually with a festive party thereafter. From the 18th century and onwards the list of name days has been modified in Sweden and Finland. [8] Usually, Latvian calendars list up to five names each day—around 1,000 names a year. is a unique search site with 101,412 names collected from 2,558,658 family trees, containing 126,337,407 people. Local calendars often contain the names celebrated on a given day. Some names can be celebrated on more than one day and some have even started following foreign traditions[citation needed] (like Valentina being celebrated on the Catholic St. Valentine's Day). Theodora, Bassa, Princess of Novgorod. Children celebrate their birthdays and name days equally festively, but as the person grows up the emphasis may shift decisively. The name Michalis refers to the Archangels Gabriel and Michael and that is why the name day for Michalis is on November 8th when, according to the Greek Orthodox church, is the assembly of the Archangels and all other bodiless Angel orders. Flowers are sometimes sold out for popular name days. Name days in Bulgaria are important and widely celebrated. Name days (имени дни) in Bulgaria have almost always been associated with Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox celebrations. Name days corresponding to some of the most frequent names in the Czech Republic gained slightly more important than the others. We are investigating the fact of expanding our site to also include name days from other Orthodox Churches except the Greek one. [citation needed], In the past, by law, parents were not allowed to choose just any name for a child. Hasn’t added any information. This list was revised in 1993 and reduced to two names on each day. Michaela is a form of the English Michael. Born into a noble family, Rosa (the name by which Russians celebrate name days (именины (imeniny) in Russian) separately from birthdays. What is Death to a Greek Orthodox Christian? Among Roman Catholics, it was traditional to begin the celebration on the night before, with a decade of the Rosary to ask the Virgin Mary and the child's patron for his or her needs.[6]. Gheorghe (St. George), May 21: Sf. References to name days in Russian literature and theatre include the entire first act of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, where Irina celebrates her name day, Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin with the celebration of Tatiana's name day, and Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, Book I, where both the mother and the youngest daughter of the Rostov family (referred to as Natalya and Natasha, respectively) celebrate their name day. The celebration of name days has been a tradition in Catholic and Eastern Orthodox countries since the Middle Ages, and has also continued in some measure in countries, such as the Scandinavian countries, whose Protestant established church retains certain Catholic traditions. John), i.e. Maria (St. Mary), September 9: Sf. In 1880 there was 1 Michaela family living in Missouri. Ecaterina (St. Catherine), November 30: Sf. This has changed, although it is still common to choose the name from the name day list in the calendar. Filled with warm shades of burnt orange and golden yellow, this stunning Michaela logo is reminiscent of an early morning sunrise. By an ancient Bulgarian tradition, everybody is welcome on name days; there is no need to invite guests. celebrates every name day, so be sure to check back on this page to find who has the name day every day! Archangel Michael Orthodox Church 5025 East Mill Road Broadview Heights, Ohio 44147 440.526.5192 You can also find the name day on daily newspapers by the date and on Hungarian websites. In many countries, however, name-day celebrations no longer have a connection to explicitly Christian traditions.[1][2]. Onomásticos is not limited to saints but also include the celebration days of the different representations of the Virgin Mary. Recently an extended calendar with around 5,000 names was published, and there are also a few extended calendars found on the Internet listing names even on February 29. ↑ 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? Some name days coincide with major Christian feasts. For example, if there are different versions of the same name in different languages (e.g. [citation needed] This has changed, although it is still common to choose the name from the name day "calendar". To celebrate name days, practising Catholics typically attend mass and have some intimate family celebration. The original list was the Roman Catholic calendar of saints, but changes have been made to reflect the present-day usage of names. Discover the origin, popularity, Michaela name meaning, and names related to Michaela with Mama Natural’s fantastic baby names guide. Some of the more important Name days are January 1: Sf. This Name day is unfixed and gets celebrated each year on the last Sunday before Orthodox Easter. When someone in Greece is named after one of these saints, that saint’s celebration day becomes their “name day” and is celebrated much like their actual birthday. In cases where birthdays and name days are close to each other, the celebrations are best merged. ), "May you hear your name only with good!" In such a case, the person is said "not to have" a name day, or they may choose to celebrate on All Saints' Day. For example, the church feast of Saint Michael is held on September 29th, and as a result the name for Michael is on September 29th. The celebration is similar to a birthday. The name Michael means "like unto God" or "Who is like unto God?" Every day except New Year's Day, Christmas Day and 29 February is a name day. 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[citation needed] Nowadays, while the tradition has not been completely obliterated, name days are celebrated mostly among older people. Orthodox children see their Nameday as their own special day similar to their birthday. Presents are given. For example, the name day of a woman named Carmen would be July 16, day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Vasile (St. Danes have their own calendar for name days (Danish 'navnedag'), see Petru şi Pavel (St. Peter and Paul), July 20: Sf. Name days are celebrated in many European countries. [citation needed] This was 100% of all the recorded Michaela's in the USA. Here you can find the Greek name day calendar namenstag ernesto László (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈlaːsloː]) is a Hungarian male given name and surname after the King-Knight Saint Ladislaus I of Hungary (1077–1095). In Greece and Cyprus, many names derive from pagan Greek antiquity, and there may not be a Christian saint of the same name. When someone in Greece is named after one of these saints, that saint’s celebration day becomes their “name day” and is celebrated much like their actual birthday. Michaela First Name Logo cooper Font. The present site is an effort by Orthodox Christians ecclesiastically belonging to the Church of Greece with Archbishop His Beatitude Hieronymos II.