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Girl Names associated with 16th Century

Sixteenth century baby names and what they mean, with 42 results. These girl names reached the height of their popularity 17 years ago (ADOPTION OF 8.81%) and are now significantly less widespread (ADOPTION 3.65%, 58.6% LESS), with names like Joyce becoming somewhat dated. Adeline (#135), Eliza (#175) and Abigail (#7) are three of the more fashionable baby names among these. Here is the list of 16th century names for boys.

16th names

Abigail - Diana | Eliza - Sarah | Una - Venus

Abigail - Diana

Abigail

Abigail
.. Britain in the 16th century, under .. Abigai is also a marginally prominent birth name. [Gayle, Gayel, Gale, Gael, Abigel, Abigal, Abbigayle, Abbigail, Abbigai, Abbigael, .. 33 more]

Acacia

Acacia
.. named in the 16th century with .. Common, and Acacia, Cacia (58%), Casia are comparable to popular last names Alomia (UPPER 80%), Alamia (34%), which also end with -ia. [Kassy, Kasey, Kacey, Cassy, Cassie, Casey, Cacie, Cacia, .. 6 more]

Adeline

Adeline
.. England since the early 16th century .. A very conventional birth name (#135 THE PAST YEAR), Adeline is also found frequently as a first name for women. [Lina, Edelie, Daline, Dahlina, Aline, Adelind, Addilynn, Addilyn, Adaline, .. 20 more]

Alcina
.. pleasures in the 16th century Orlando .. Alcina, like the similar Alicea, exists more usually as a surname. [Alzina, Alsina, Allcinia, Alcinia, .. 6 more]

Alethea

Alethea
.. not found before the 16th century .. Aleethia and variants rose in popularity a century ago. [Elithia, Elethea, Aletha, Aleta, .. 10 more]

Aloisia
.. name of a 16th century Spanish .. Rather uncommon as a baby name. [Eloysia, Aloise, .. 2 more]

Aminta
.. poet Torquato Tasso (16th century) of .. Minty (UPPER 53%) and Minta (67%) occur frequently as last names. [Minty, Minta, Eminta, Amynta, Amintah]

Ancina
Saint Ancina (16th century) was a .. Anciana and Arcina are creative variations. See also Anina.

Armida

Armida
.. used in the 16th century by .. A somewhat offbeat birth name these days, though Armida is still found frequently as a feminine first name. [Arminda]

Ashley

Ashley
.. given name in the 16th century .. Ashely, Ashlee, Ashleigh, Ashlie and Lee are commonly used as forms of Ashley. [Lee, Ashly, Ashli, Ashlen, Ashleigh, Ashlei, Ashlea, Asheleigh, Ashelei, Ashalei, .. 12 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 16th names: Abigail, Acacia, Adeline, Alethea, Armida

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 16th names: Ashley, Bernice, Beulah, Brianna, Charis

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 16th names: Charity, Claudia, Clorinda, Corinna, Diana

Bernice

Bernice
.. in Britain in the 16th century .. Popularly used, with usage of 0.046% for Bernice, Bereniece, etc. as children's names in 2015, but lower than 0.048% a year ago. [Veronique, Veronika, Bunnie, Berny, Berniss, Bernisha, Berniece, Bernie, Bernicia, Berneice, .. 28 more]

Beulah

Beulah
.. name in the late 16th century .. Less used today. Beulah was the version last listed (the 1960s) in the Top 2000. [Byulah, Bulah, Beaulah, .. 2 more]

Brianna

Brianna
.. in England since the 16th century .. Adoption of Brianna and variants as birth names in 2015 was 66.2% less than 2005. [Breayanna, Brynne, Bryana, Briny, Brinn, Brieann, Brianda, Briand, Breeann, Brana, .. 34 more]

Charis

Charis
.. poem "The Faerie Queene" (16th century) .. Caressa, Carisia, Carisse, Carrissa and Chareese are more unusual as variant forms of Charis. [Sherisa, Karrisa, Karis, Charise, Charisa, Charie, Charese, Carrissa, Carisia, .. 18 more]

Charity

Charity
.. given name since the 16th century .. Charity and Carissa are in the Top 2000. [Sharitye, Sharity, Karita, Cherri, Cherit, Charita, Chariety, Carita, .. 19 more]

Claudia

Claudia
.. for use from the 16th century .. Claudia, Claudiane, etc. became less popular in 2015, falling -17 positions as baby names with Claudia dropping the most. [Klodia, Klavdiya, Klava, Klaudie, Claudy, Claudette, .. 15 more]

Clematis
.. named in the 16th century from .. Not in popularity charts. [Clematiss, Clematice, Clematia]

Clorinda

Clorinda
.. named coined by 16th century Italian .. Clorinda and variants peaked in popularity 135 years ago. [Clora, Chlorinda]

Corinna

Corinna
.. poets in the 16th and 17th .. Carine, Carinna, Carinne, Carynna and Carynne are more unusual as variant forms of Corinna. [Korrina, Korina, Korena, Koreena, Karenna, Corynne, Corryn, Corrinna, Corinne, Corine, .. 31 more]

Diana

Diana
.. Used since the 16th century. Made .. Adoption of Diana and variants as girls' names in 2015 was down 68.8% compared to a decade ago. [Dyanne, Dyann, Dyane, Dyan, Dianne, Diann, Diandra, Dian, Deeane, Deedee, .. 24 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 16th century names [and variants] for girls.

1. Abigail - Diana
Abigail [Gal, Gail, Gale, Gayel, Gaila, Gayle, ..], Acacia [Kasi, Kacey, Kacie, Kasey, Kassy, Kassja, ..], Adeline [Lina, Delly, Deline, Delyne, Edelie, Dellina, ..], Alcina [Alsina, Alzina, Alsyna, Alseena, Alsinia, Allcinia, ..], Alethea [Alette, Aletta, Alithea, Alithia, Elethea, Elithia, ..], Aloisia [Aloise, Aloysia, Eloisia, Eloysia], Aminta [Minty, Minta, Amynta, Eminta, Amintah], Ancina, Armida [Arminda], Ashley [Lee, Ashli, Ashly, Ashlen, Ashlye, Ashlie, ..], Bernice [Nixie, Vernice, Veronica, Veronika, Veronike, Veronique, ..], Beulah [Bulah, Beula, Bewlah, Byulah, Beaulah], Brianna [Bryn, Bryna, Brynna, Brynne, Brynnan, Breayanna, ..], Charis [Karis, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Karrisa, Sherisa, ..], Charity [Karita, Cherry, Sharity, Sharitey, Sharitye, Sharitee, ..], Claudia [Klava, Clodia, Klodia, Klaudia, Klaudie, Klavdiya, ..], Clematis [Clematia, Clematice, Clematiss], Clorinda [Clora, Chlorinda], Corinna [Koreen, Korena, Korina, Korinne, Koreena, Korrina, ..], Diana [Dyan, Dyana, Dyane, Dyann, Dyanna, Dyanne, ..]


Eliza [Liz, Liza, Elza, Lyza, Elyza, Elyzza, ..], Elizabeth [Ysabel, Ylisabet, Ysabella, Yzabelle, Yelizaveta, Ylisabette, ..], Ellen [Elon, Elyn, Nell, Elynn, Nelly, Nellie, ..], Eunice [Uniss, Unice, Eunike, Euniss, Eunices], Faith [Fe, Fay, Faye, Fayth, Faithe, Faythe], Geraldine [Jeri, Jerry, Jerrie, Jerilene, Jerrileen, Jerroldeen, ..], Germaine [Jermain, Jermane, Jermayn, Germayne, Jarmaine, Jermayne, ..], Hannah [Nan, Hena, Honna, Nanny, Nanney, Nannie, ..], Jane [Shene, Vanya, Vania, Sheena, Sinead, Juanita, ..], Joyce [Joyse, Loyce, Joycie, Joysel, Joyous, Joycelynn, ..], Kitty [Kit, Kitlyn, Kittee, Kittey], Louise [Lulu, Lula, Luise, Lujza, Lulita, Lujzika, ..], Meriel [Meryl, Merle, Merial, Meriol, Merrill, Merielle], Olinda [Olynda], Pamela [Pammy, Pammie, Pamilla, Pammela, Permelia, Pamelynne, ..], Patience [Patient, Pazienza, Paciencia, Patienzia], Phillida [Fillida, Phillyda, Phyllida], Prudence [Pru, Prue, Prudy, Prudie, Prudencia], Rosalind [Rozelin, Rozelyn, Rozelind, Rozalynne, Rozelinda, Rozelynda, ..], Sarah [Zara, Zahra, Zarah, Zaria, Zarita, Sydelle, ..]


Una [Euna, Unna, Unah, Oona, Unagh, Oonagh], Venus [Venusa, Venusina, Venusita, Venusette]

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