Today, April 9, according to the Orthodox calendar, is the day of the angel of Alexander, Ephraim, Makar, Ivan and Paul.
Don't forget to congratulate the birthday boys.
Alexander - name of Greek origin, means "protector", earlier versions of the interpretation - "protective husband", meaning "man", not "spouse".
Efrem - The name comes from the ancient Hebrew name Ephraim, which means "fruitful".
Paul - a name of Latin origin, translated from Latin means "small", "small".
Ivan - this name is translated from Hebrew as "God has mercy", "God's mercy", "God's gift", "God has blessed", "God's favor".
although - a name of Greek origin, translated from ancient Greek as "blessed, happy."