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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 females. Here is the list of 18th Century names for boys. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 1950-1959 and are somewhat less popular today, with names like Betty, Judy, Louise, Peggy and Connie falling out of fashion. Some of the more trendy baby names in this list are Azalea, Dahlia, Ada, Matilda and Daphne.
Ada .. Not in common use before the late 18th century.
Amelia .. An 18th-century Princess Amelia brought the name to Britain ..
Angela .. The older feminine form Angelis has been replaced by Angela, which became popular in Britain and America from the 18th century ..
Araminta .. Invented by an 18th-century English playwright.
Azalea .. First coined in the 18th century.
Ada, Amelia and Angela are commonly used names, while Araminta and Azalea are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for girls
[Ada - Azalea]
[Becky - Clarinda]
[Connie - Forsythia]
[Gardenia - Lucinda]
[Malvina - Musetta]
[Nancy - Soubrette]
[Sukey - Zinnia]
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