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Page 1/3. 41 16th names and what they mean, for 16th for baby girls, listing 1-20. 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. Here is the list of 16th names for boys.
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.
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".
Beulah .. First became used as a girl's name in the late 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) ..
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