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Girl Names associated with 17th Century

Seventeenth century baby names and what they mean, with 56 results. These names from the 17th century is a rich source of names from literary greats such as poets. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 12%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 5.6%, 53.4% less), with names such as Ashanti becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Charlotte (#9), Amelia (#12), Caroline (#62), Anastasia (#216) and Skyler (#285), while Omelia (top 23%) and Aurilia (85%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of 17th century names for boys.

17th names

Afra - Charlotte | Chloe - Kitty | Magnolia - Veronica

Afra - Charlotte

Afra
.. named Aphra Behn (late 17th century). Asra is a somewhat common baby name. [Affera, Affery, .. 2 more]

AltheaAlthea
.. revived in the 17th century by .. Common, and Althea, Thea, etc. are similar to popular last names Aldea (top 33%), Aprea (30%), which also end with -ea. [Altha, Althaea, Althaia, Altheda, Althia, Eltha, .. 4 more]

AmandaAmanda
.. popular usage in the 17th century .. A very common baby name (#316 in 2015) which is also found somewhat frequently as a surname. [Amada, Amandi, Amandine, Amata, Mando, .. 10 more]

AmeliaAmelia
.. Aemelia existed since the 17th century .. Emma is a constant favorite, although Amelia appears to be gaining popularity too. [Aemelia, Amalea, Amalija, Amalina, Amaly, Amalyta, Amelina, Ameline, Amelita, Ameliya, .. 37 more]

AnastasiaAnastasia
.. as late as the 17th century .. Anastacia, Asia, Stacia and Stasia are common as versions of Anastasia. [Ana, Anastacia, Anastasie, Anastasiya, Anastazia, Anasztaizia, Anasztasia, Anna, Nastassya, Stacey, .. 37 more]

AndreaAndrea
.. has existed since the 17th century .. Andrea, Andi and Andie are Top 2000 baby names. [Aindrea, Ande, Andra, Andre, Andreas, Andrena, Andrene, Andrianna, Andrietta, Andrina, .. 42 more]

Anthea
.. reinvented by English 17th century poets .. Anthea, Annthea, etc. became more trendy in 2015, rising +52 rankings as birth names with Ann gaining the most. [Ann, Antia, .. 7 more]

Aphra
.. first names in the 17th century .. Scarce as a birth name. [Affera, .. 2 more]

ArtemisArtemis
.. of the colorful 17th century Italian .. Sparing use. Artemis, Artemesia and Artemisia are not found in the US Demographics. [Artemesia, Artemisia]

Artemisia
.. Artemisia Gentileschi, a 17th century Italian .. Not in Top 2000. [Artemesia]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 17th names: Althea, Amanda, Amelia, Anastasia, Andrea

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 17th names: Artemis, Ashanti, Aurelia, Azaria, Berenice

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 17th names: Betty, Caroline, Chantal, Charis, Charlotte

AshantiAshanti
.. powerful African empire 17th to early .. Ashanti and variants became less trendy last year, falling -183 rankings as girls' names with Ashanti leading the fall. [Asante, Ashantae, Ashante, Ashaunta, Ashuntae, Shanti, .. 10 more]

AureliaAurelia
.. given name in the 17th century. Adoption of Aurelia, Orel, etc. as baby names in 2015 was down 2.8% compared to the year before. [Aranka, Areli, Aural, Aurel, Aureliana, Aurelie, Aurellia, Aurene, Ora, Oralia, .. 15 more]

Ayala
.. name of a 17th century Spanish .. Ayala is more uncommon as a variation. [Ayla]

AzariaAzaria
.. England from the 17th century, probably .. Azaria has been the most prominent, although Azariah appears to be getting popular too. [Azariah]

BereniceBerenice
.. by Puritans in the 17th century .. Berenice (top 47%), Bernetta (60%) and Bernie (68%) are commonplace as female names, while Berenis, Berenisa, Berenise, Bernessa and Bernise are intermittently used. [Berenis, .. 6 more]

BettyBetty
In the 17th century it was .. Adoption of Bettina and variants was elevated in the 1930s and is now lower, with Bessie becoming somewhat outmoded. [Bess, Betsey, Bett, Betta, Bettie, Bettine, .. 7 more]

CarolineCaroline
.. II's queen in the 17th century .. A very common girls' name (#62 in latest rankings), Caroline is also found somewhat often as a surname. [Caddy, Caraleen, Caralyn, Carilena, Carilynne, Carla, Carleena, Carlein, Carley, Carlina, .. 94 more]

ChantalChantal
.. çoise de Chantal (17th century), a .. Slightly uncommon as a girls' name now, but Chantal is still recorded frequently as a first name for women. [Chandal, Chantale, Chantara, Chantay, Chanteau, Chantelle, Chanter, Chantiel, Chantila, Chantoya, .. 63 more]

CharisCharis
.. name in the 17th century, probably .. A somewhat scarce children's name these days, but Charis still exists frequently as a feminine first name. [Caressa, Charese, Charie, Charisa, Charisha, Charissa, Charista, Cherise, Karis, Karissa, .. 17 more]

CharlotteCharlotte
.. England since the 17th century, and .. Usage of Charlotte and variants as children's names in 2015 was up a lot compared to 2005. [Carla, Carleen, Carlie, Char, Charlene, Charlet, Charlett, Charline, Charlyne, Charmain, .. 89 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 17th century names [and variants] for girls.

1. Afra - Charlotte
Afra [Aphra, Affra, Affera, Affery], Althea [Thea, Eltha, Elthea, Althia, Altheda, Althelia, ..], Amanda [Mandi, Mandy, Mando, Mandee, Mandie, Mandaline, ..], Amelia [Melia, Milly, Malika, Meelia, Meline, Millie, ..], Anastasia [Tasa, Tasia, Tasja, Tasya, Tasiya, Tasenka, ..], Andrea [Ondria, Ondrea, Ondreea, Onndrea, Onndria, Onndreea, ..], Anthea [Thia, Antia, Anthia, Antheya, Antheia, Anthoula, ..], Aphra [Afra, Affera, Affery], Artemis [Artemesia, Artemisia], Artemisia [Artemesia], Ashanti [Shanti, Shantee, Ashaunti, Ashuntae, Shauntae, Shauntee, ..], Aurelia [Ora, Orel, Irelee, Oralia, Oralie, Orelia, ..], Ayala [Ayla], Azaria [Azariah], Berenice [Bernie, Bernise, Berenisa, Berenise, Bernetta, Bernessa], Betty [Bette, Betta, Betti, Bettie, Bettina, Bettine, ..], Caroline [Sharla, Sharkeen, Sharlena, Sharlene, Sharline, Sharlyne, ..], Chantal [Shonda, Shonta, Shontel, Shontelle, Shawntile, Shawntille, ..], Charis [Karis, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Karrisa, Sherisa, ..], Charlotte [Sherie, Sherry, Sherye, Tottie, Sheryl, Sherrie, ..]


Chloe [Kloe, Cloe, Cloey, Khloe, Khloey, Clorinda, ..], Chloris [Kloris, Cloris, Khloris, Chloress], Clelia [Cloelia], Corinna [Koreen, Korena, Korina, Korinne, Koreena, Korrina, ..], Cynthia [Syntha, Synthee, Synthia, Synthie, Synthya, Syntheea, ..], Eartha [Erda, Herta, Ertha, Erthel, Hertha], Edna [Ena, Eddy, Eddna, Edina, Ednah, Eddnah, ..], Elise [Lize, Lise, Lison, Liesl, Liesel, Lieselotte, ..], Esther [Etty, Hetty, Hester, Yesfir, Hittie, Hesther, ..], Evadne [Evanne, Evadney, Evadnie], Faith [Fe, Fay, Faye, Fayth, Faithe, Faythe], Felicity [Flick, Felicita, Felicite, Felicitas], Frances [Fronia, Franzi, Franziska, Franzetta, Fransabelle, Fransabella, ..], Hannah [Nan, Hena, Honna, Nanny, Nanney, Nannie, ..], Hyacinth [Sinty, Jacky, Jackie, Jacynth, Jacintha, Jacinthe, ..], Jacobina [Jacobine, Jakobine, Jacobyna, Jakobina, Jacobetta, Jacobette, ..], Jacqueline [Jaquith, Zakelina, Zhakelina, Jaquelynn, Zacqueline, Zhaqueline, ..], Joan [Joni, Jone, Joane, Jonee, Joanie, Joannue], Joy [Joya, Joye, Joyann, Joyanne, Joyelle, Joyanna, ..], Kitty [Kit, Kitlyn, Kittee, Kittey]


Magnolia [Nola, Maggy, Maggie], Mazarine [Mazine], Mildred [Milly, Millie, Mildrid], Minuit, Myra [Mira, Maira, Myrah, Myree, Myriah], Ninon [Ninette, Nynette], Orinda, Prudence [Pru, Prue, Prudy, Prudie, Prudencia], Ruth [Ruthi, Ruthie, Ruthine, Ruthina, Ruthetta, Ruthellen, ..], Samantha [Sammey, Sammie, Semantha, Symantha, Simantha, Semanntha, ..], Saskia, Selina [Sena, Selyne, Sylina, Sylena, Selyna, Syleena, ..], Skyler [Skyla, Skylar, Schyler, Skyllar, Schuyler], Sophia [Zofi, Sophy, Zofya, Zofia, Zosia, Sophie, ..], Venetia [Venize, Venizia, Vennice, Vinetia, Vonitia, Vonizia, ..], Veronica [Vonnie, Veronka, Veronqua, Veronike, Veronique, Veroniqua, ..]

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