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Page 1/7. The 18th century and Colonial Period saw a favoring of Biblical names such as Virtue names used by the Puritans. 63 18th names and what they mean, for 18th for baby girls, listing 1-10. Here is the list of 18th Century names for boys.


Ada .. Not in common use before the late 18th century.
[Adan, Adda, Addi, Addiah, Addie, .. 9 more]

Amelia .. An 18th-century Princess Amelia brought the name to Britain ..
[Aemelia, Aimiliona, Amalea, Amalee, Amaleta, .. 42 more]

Angela .. The older feminine form Angelis has been replaced by Angela, which became popular in Britain and America from the 18th century ..
[Aingeal, Andjelija, Andjelka, Ange, Angel, .. 42 more]

Araminta .. Invented by an 18th-century English playwright.

Azalea .. First coined in the 18th century.
[Azalia, Azaleia]

Becky .. Often used as an independent given name, and popular in the 18th and 19th centuries ..
[Becki]

Begonia .. The plant was named for Michel Begon, an 18th-century governor of Santo Domingo.

Betty .. First became popular in the 18th century, and now appears most often in combination with other names: Betty Lou, Betty Ann, etc ..
[Bess, Bessie, Bessy, Betsey, Betsy, .. 7 more]

Candia .. The name was supposedly used in the Barrow and Quaker families, and established by the late 18th century ..

Cassandra .. The name was occasionally used from the Middle Ages until the 18th century.
[Cas, Casandera, Casandra, Casandri, Casaundr, .. 43 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Ada, Amelia, Angela, Azalea, Becky, Betty, Cassandra

Ada, Amelia, Angela, Becky, Betty and Cassandra are commonly used names, while Araminta, Azalea, Begonia and Candia are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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