Name day Svetlana Orthodox calendar
Name days are the old Christian tradition, which denotes the day of the memory of that saint whose name is given to man at birth and baptism. The dates for the celebration of the day of the angel are appointed in accordance with Orthodox saints, a list of the most revered canonized martyrs. It happens that it is not known exactly what name of a monk this or that person is wearing. In this case, according to tradition, the name-day of the church calendar is celebrated on the day of that saint, whose memory in the calendar coincides with the birthday of this Christian or follows him immediately. Therefore, despite the huge number of name days for some individual names, each person can have only one day of the angel in the year, determined in accordance with the date of the memory of one of the saints.
The meaning of the name Svetlana
Name Svetlana are crucial in shaping the character traits of the child. In the baby, born on such a day, certain personal qualities and qualities were born from birth. The origin of the name Svetlana has Slavic roots. The girl, named so, since the childhood differs enough inconsistent character. The fact is that she has a very high opinion of her personality, although she studies mediumly and does not possess special abilities, thanks to which one can stand out among peers. At work and in the family she is very fond of commanding, and this is good for her. At the same time Svetlana is a very kind and sincere person, ready to come to the aid of even a stranger. In her youth, the girl watches her appearance, always strives to be in a trend. Svetlana likes to communicate with men, the society of women is less interesting to her. She always knows how to learn from the mistakes and is ready to change the way of life abruptly if it is required. For example, change jobs, become softer and more sociable. The most important thing is that one should know the girl celebrating the name day of Svetlana, that her happiness depends only on herself. Therefore, before marrying, the girl should make sure that her lover is a worthy person and loves her for real. She is very diplomatic in relations with her husband's relatives, therefore, as a rule, her mother-in-law and father-in-law are very fond of her. Svetlana is very attached to her children, she does everything possible to give them an excellent education. A good mistress and a faithful wife.
Name Day of Svetlana in the church calendar
The name Svetlana was invented by A.Kh. Oriental and was first used in the romance "Svetlana and Mstislav" in the late 18th century. The name became widely known after the publication of the famous ballad "Svetlana" by V. Zhukovsky. It began to be used in wide practice only after the October Revolution, when the church restrictions on the naming of ordinary people by the names of saints were lifted. Popularity brought him the days of JV Stalin, when he was named the daughter of a famous politician. The euphonious language form and the easy sounding of the name contributed to its rapid spread among the population of Russia.
Svetlana's names are traditionally celebrated in honor of the two most famous Orthodox saints. February 26 is the day of the memory of the Monk Svetlana of Palestine. April 2 celebrate the birthday of Svetlana of Rome.