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Paloma is a name for a girl of Latin origin with a meaning that refers to 'peace'. Paloma is also the name of a bird and symbolizes softness, sweetness and reconciliation, that is why it can be the ideal name for your girl.
It is a name that is very familiar to us because we have known it forever, but it has that special charm of traditional names that have not been worn down by use. Celebrate his name day on August 15th, which is the day of the Virgen de la Paloma.
Congratulations to all the girls named Paloma! August 15 is a very special day for all of them, but also for their families who on this day (and the rest of the year) go out of their way to make them happy.
He August 15 is celebrated on the day of the Virgen de la Paloma, one of the most revered invocations, especially in Madrid (Spain) because, without being the patron saint of the city (which is the Virgin of Almudena), she is a very beloved virgin. In fact, there are many who consider her the 'popular patron' of all Madrilenians.
In its origins, this virgin was known as Our Lady of Solitude. However, over the years, since her figure began to be venerated in the house of an inkwell located on Calle de la Paloma, she became known as Virgen de la Paloma. There are several miracles that are related to this virgin, such as, for example, the healing of King Ferdinand VII of Spain, when he was still heir to the crown.
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In fact, every August 15 there is a very special party in the Spanish capital. After celebrating a mass in the church that houses it, a firefighter (since she is the patron saint of firefighters), takes down the altarpiece in which the Virgin appears and a procession is held through the neighborhood. In this party, you cannot miss the classic Manila shawl and music, such as the famous zarzuela 'La verbena de la Paloma'. A traditional celebration for the most traditional virgin.
The day of the Virgen de la Paloma coincides with the date on which the Assumption of Maryor the Assumption of the Virgin. Therefore, August 15 is a tribute to the belief that the body and soul of the mother of God went to Heaven. For the Catholic Church, this is one of the dogmas of faith. Due to its special character, it is a date that is celebrated in many locations around the world. Many of the girls named María, even those named Asunción, celebrate their saint on August 15.
But August 15 is also the day of Santa María del Alba, so the little ones named Alba also have their special day in mid-August. The saints for August 15 are completed by San Alipio de Tagaste, San Altfredo de Hildesheim, San Estanislao de Kostka and San Simpliciano de Milan.
And as regards other frequent names that celebrate their saint in the month of August, we can review the following list:
- August 1, Santo Alfonso
- August 2, Our Lady of the Angels
- August 3, Santa Lidia
- August 4, San Rubén
- August 7, San Cayetano
- August 9, Santa Edith
- August 10, San Lorenzo
- August 11, Santa Clara
- August 18, Santa Elena
- August 19, St. Louis
- August 23, Santa Rosa
- August 25, Santa Patricia
- August 31, San Ramón
The name Paloma is used above all in the Spanish-speaking world, although we can highlight its version in Basque, Uxue, which is very popular. The name Paloma has been used with some discretion throughout history, resulting in the appeal of a name with charisma that keeps a fresh and current touch.
It may help you to choose the name of your baby to know that Paloma was precisely the one chosen by the painter Pablo Picasso for his daughter. And the beloved singer Paloma San Basilio also brings us excellent memories. Due to the symbolism of her name, Paloma has also been the protagonist of many songs, such as the emotional 'Paloma' by Andrés Calamaro. And, of course, remembering the great and prestigious Spanish designer Palomo Spain.
Besides being a name that likes for being the universal symbol of peace.There are several reasons why the dove is a symbol of peace. In the Bible itself, the dove appears with an olive branch after the great universal flood, as a symbol of reconciliation. But, in addition, in Ancient Greece it was considered that the dove was a sacred bird, since the goddess Venus was transformed into it.
All names have a number that numerology determines by adding the value of each of the letters that make up the name. In Paloma's case, this figure is 4: P (7), A (1), L (3), O (6), M (4), A (1).
Numerology ensures that all girls whose name is related to the number 4 have a great capacity for effort. When they propose something, they end up succeeding because they repeat it over and over again until they perfect that skill or skill. In addition, they have an innate interest in learning or understanding (from the virtue of having an open mind), the world around them.
Due to the meaning of her name, Paloma has a charismatic personality that gives off positive energy. its conciliatory character It stands out among many other virtues such as creativity, ingenuity and intuitive intelligence. He is also a person with social skills capable of generating fascination around him.
As we have already told you, Paloma is a name related to peace. But there are other names for girls that, due to their meaning, are also related to reconciliation and love. Here are some ideas that you might also like to call your baby.
- Look. Did you know that Mira is the name of a star in the sky? It is a name with Latin roots that means 'amazing' or 'peace'.
- Zulema. Do you like this exotic name for your daughter? The meaning of this name of Arabic origin is related to peace: 'peaceful woman'.
- Irene. With Greek origin, the popular name Irene also means (as you may have already guessed) 'peace'.
- Federica. It is a German name that means 'the one who seeks peace'.
- Peace. As you well know, using the name Paz for a girl is relatively common. It is a name that comes from Latin and its saint is January 24, the Day of the Virgin of Peace.
Happy Virgen de la Paloma day!
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