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Page 1/3. 41 16th names and what they mean, for 16th for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of 16th names for boys.
Abigail .. The name first came into use in Britain in the 16th century, under Puritan influence ..
Acacia .. The plant was named in the 16th century with the Latin form "acacia" of Greek "akakia" ..
Adeline .. Used occasionally in England since the early 16th century ..
Alcina .. Literary: Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto used the name Alcina for a mistress of alluring enchantments and sensual pleasures in the 16th century Orlando poems.
Alethea .. A learned coinage, not found before the 16th century ..
Aloisia .. Feminine of Aloysius, the name of a 16th-century Spanish saint.
Aminta .. Aminta was the heroine of a well-known pastoral play by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso (16th century) of the Renaissance.
Ancina .. Saint Ancina (16th century) was a doctor of medicine and philosophy.
Armida .. First used in the 16th century by Italian poet Torquato Tasso for a character in an epic poem "Gerusalemme Liberata", meaning "Jerusalem Liberated".
Ashley .. English surname and place name first used as a given name in the 16th century ..
Bernice .. A biblical name that first occurred in Britain in the 16th century ..
Beulah .. First became used as a girl's name in the late 16th century ..
Brianna .. A contemporary feminine form of Brian, found occasionally in England since the 16th century ..
Charis .. The form Charissa was first used by Spenser for a character in his poem "The Faerie Queene" (16th century) ..
Charity .. One of the virtue names, used as a given name since the 16th century ..
Claudia .. It has been recorded for use from the 16th century ..
Clematis .. Flower name named in the 16th century from Greek "klematis", referring to the blossoming vine with white or purple blooms ..
Clorinda .. Literary named coined by 16th-century Italian poet Torquato Tasso in "Gerusalemme Liberata" (1580) ..
Corinna .. It was used by English poets in the 16th and 17th centuries, such as Robert Herricks in his poem "Corinna's going a-Maying" (1648) ..
Diana .. Used since the 16th century ..
Abigail, Adeline, Alethea, Armida, Ashley, Bernice, Beulah, Brianna, Charis, Charity, Claudia, Clorinda, Corinna and Diana are commonly used names, while Acacia, Alcina, Aloisia, Aminta, Ancina and Clematis are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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