meaning of Calvin

Calvin meaning in General Dictionary

John Calvin a French theologian and reformer created 1509 died 1564

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  • usa chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical responses in photosynthesis (1911-)
  • Swiss theologian (produced in France) whoever tenets (predestination together with irresistibility of sophistication and reason by trust) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)

Calvin meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male

Calvin meaning in Etymology Dictionary

John Calvin (1509-1564), Protestant frontrunner, produced Jean Caulvin, the surname related to French Chauvin (compare chauvinism), from Latin calvus "bald," from PIE *kle-wo- "bald."

Sentence Examples with the word Calvin

The number of questions which Calvin failed to ask or eluded by absolutely irrational expedients frees him from any taint of modern rationalism.

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