Saturday, January 2, 2010

What's in a name...

And he will be known as... Karlan Brase
Origin: Irish
Meaning: Little Champion
Named for: Our dear friend
Karla. She has been the guiding force behind our adoption. We could not have finished this journey without her love and support along the way.
Variations of name: Karl, Karla, Karlin, Carlin

Roman Catholic Honored: Bl. Karl Leisner (died 1945)
Roman Catholic Priest that worked to educate Germans about church teachings and spoke out against the Nazi Regime.
Beautified by: Pope John Paul ll in Berlin on June 23, 1996 as a blessed Martyr.

Meaning: Combination of "Bra"ndon + Jo"se"
Named for: His Daddy and Papi'


Caroline said...

What a beautiful name!!!

I am so happy for the two of you. Karlan is a very lucky baby.

RB said...

Beautiful name and I love the meaning behind it :)