Dotazníkový prieskum motivácie birmovných mien z farnosti Veselí nad Moravou v súčasnosti (sonda)
The questionnaire survey of motivation of confirmation names from the parish Veselí nad Moravou at present (probe)
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The paper analyzes confirmation names that confirmands chose for confirmation in 2014 in Veselí nad Moravou. Roman Catholic Parish of Veselí nad Moravou belongs to the Olomouc archdiocese. The town belongs to the Hodonín district, which is a district with the highest level of religiosity in the South Moravian Region and district with the highest level of religiosity in the whole Czech Republic. Most respondents chosen their confirmation name by the saint, which is his/her paragon (64.7 %). There dominates honorific function in confirmation names. The aesthetic function is considerable too. Application of the family function seems to be unusual. Although there is a considerable number of confirmands who chose their name themselves, an important factor was the opinion of relatives or close persons. The media played the lesser role. When choosing their name, confirmands were most influenced by life of their confirmation patrons.
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