Between 2000 and 2022 there were 1 birth of Church in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Church per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Church   
In Italiano Nome Church   

Information about the first name Church

The first name Church has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Church is the most common is:
DE Germany
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 1 vowel and 5 consonants

Church in Japanese *

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Church in sign language

Church in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Church

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English chirche, from Old English ċiriċe (“church”), from Proto-West Germanic *kirikā, an early borrowing of Ancient Greek κυριακόν (kuriakón), neuter form of κυριακός (kuriakós, “belonging to the lord”), from κύριος (kúrios, “ruler, lord”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewh₁- (“to swell, spread out, be strong, prevail”).
Alternative forms src :
  • churche, chirche (obsolete)
Interjection src :
  • church
  • (slang) Expressing strong agreement.
  • Synonym: preach
  • - These burritos are the best!
  • - Church!
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)tʃ
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /t͡ʃɜːt͡ʃ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /t͡ʃɝt͡ʃ/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)tʃ
Verb src :
  • church (third-person singular simple present churches, present participle churching, simple past and past participle churched)
  • (transitive, Christianity, now historical) To conduct a religious service for (a woman after childbirth, or a newly married couple). [from 15th c.]
  • (transitive) To educate someone religiously, as in in a church.
Noun (Coordinate terms) src :
  • circle, fire temple, gurdwara, heiau, hof, House of Worship, jinja, mandir, monastery, mosque, pagoda, synagogue, temple
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Hindi: चर्च (carc)
  • → Limburgish: sjoeëtsj, sjuutsj
  • Pijin: sios
  • Tok Pisin: sios
Noun (Hypernyms) src :
  • (religious group): religion
  • (house of worship): building
Noun (Hyponyms) src :
  • See also Thesaurus:church
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • autem (obsolete, Britain, thieves’ cant)
  • (building): chapel (small church), kirk (Scotland)
  • (group of worshipers): congregation
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • Several senses of church are routinely used in prepositional phrases as a bare noun, without a determiner or article. This is like home and unlike house.
  • (organized religion): Often capitalized as "(the) Church" without referring to a specific formal institution with that title.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Church encoding
  • Church numeral
Middle English
Noun src :
  • church
  • Alternative form of chirche

Popularity of the name Church

Number of CHURCH births per year

Total births of Church by country

Births with the first name Church
2000 - 2022

Comments on the name Church

Personalities with the first name Church

There is 0 personality with the first name Church

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Church

There are 1 actor and actress with the first name Church
Church Ortiz

Rankings of first name CHURCH by country

Country ranking (boys)
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Country ranking (girls)
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