Name Svetlana - Meaning and origin

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Of Slavic origin, Svetlana comes from "sviet", the light, or "swieta", the saint. It's a very common name in Russia. Under this name of Slavic origin, in Greek "Photiné", the East venerates as martyr the Samaritan woman whose Gospel of John relates the dialogue with Jesus and the conversion. After the resurrection of Jesus, she will work to announce the news around her. She died as a martyr in Carthage around 65. Her birthday: March 20th.

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