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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 5.5%, 54.5% LESS), with names such as Veronica becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Charlotte (#7), Amelia (#11), Caroline (#56), Anastasia (#192) and Felicity (#356), 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. [Aphra, Affery, .. 2 more]

Althea

Althea
.. 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. [Thea, Eltha, Althia, Altheda, Althaia, Althaea, .. 4 more]

Amanda

Amanda
.. popular usage in the 17th century .. A very common baby name (#329 IN 2016) which is also found somewhat frequently as a surname. [Mandy, Mando, Amata, Amandine, Amandi, .. 10 more]

Amelia

Amelia
.. Aemelia existed since the 17th century .. Emma is a constant favorite, although Emilia appears to be gaining popularity too. [Milly, Emmy, Emma, Amy, Amelya, Ameliya, Amelita, Ameline, Amelina, Amalyta, .. 37 more]

Anastasia

Anastasia
.. as late as the 17th century .. Anastacia, Asia, Stacia and Stasia are common as versions of Anastasia. [Tasya, Tasiya, Tasa, Stasja, Stash, Stacie, Stacia, Stacey, Nastassya, Anna, .. 37 more]

Andrea

Andrea
.. has existed since the 17th century .. Andrea, Andi and Andie are Top 2000 baby names. [Onndria, Onndrea, Ondria, Ondrea, Ohndreea, Ohndrea, Drena, Dreena, Andrina, Andrietta, .. 42 more]

Anthea
.. reinvented by English 17th century poets .. Anthea, Annthea, etc. became less trendy last year, falling -99 rankings as birth names with Ann leading the decline. [Thia, Antia, .. 7 more]

Aphra
.. first names in the 17th century .. Scarce as a birth name. [Afra, Affera, .. 1 more]

Artemis

Artemis
.. of the colorful 17th century Italian .. Adoption of Artemis, Artemesia, etc. as baby names in 2016 was 53.8% more than the year before. [Artemisia, Artemesia]

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

Ashanti

Ashanti
.. powerful African empire 17th to early .. Sparing use, with usage of 0.006% for Ashanti and variants as girls' names in 2016, higher than 0.006% the year before. [Shauntee, Shanti, Ashuntae, Ashaunta, Ashante, Ashantae, .. 10 more]

Aurelia

Aurelia
.. given name in the 17th century. Adoption of Aurelia, Orel, etc. as baby names in 2016 was up 13.6% compared to the year before. [Orelia, Oralie, Oralia, Ora, Aurene, Aurellia, Aurelie, Aureliana, Aurel, Aural, .. 15 more]

Ayala
.. name of a 17th century Spanish .. Ayla is a chic form. [Ayla]

Azaria

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

Berenice

Berenice
.. by Puritans in the 17th century .. Berenice has decreased in favor as a baby name circa the 1890s. [Bernise, .. 6 more]

Betty

Betty
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. [Bettine, Bettie, Betta, Bett, Betsey, .. 7 more]

Caroline

Caroline
.. II's queen in the 17th century .. A very common girls' name (#56 IN LATEST RANKINGS), Caroline is also found somewhat often as a surname. [Sharlyne, Sharline, Sharlene, Sharlena, Roline, Leena, Karolyna, Karolina, Karlina, Karlie, .. 94 more]

Chantal

Chantal
.. 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. [Shontelle, Shontel, Shonta, Shawntille, Shawntile, Shawnta, Shawnda, Shantell, Shantay, Shantal, .. 63 more]

Charis

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

Charlotte

Charlotte
.. England since the 17th century, and .. Usage of Charlotte and variants as children's names in 2016 was up a lot compared to 2006. [Tottie, Sherye, Sherry, Sharmian, Sharmayne, Sharlotte, Sharlot, Sharlette, Sharlett, Sharla, .. 89 more]

Quick Reference

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

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


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


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

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