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The 18th century and Colonial Period saw a favoring of Biblical names such as Virtue names used by the Puritans. 18th century baby names and what they mean, for 18th.

These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.315%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.19%, 40%), but with names like Sidney, Nancy, Susan, Minta and Maryann falling out of style. The most fashionable baby names here are Azalea (#527), Dahlia (#445), Ada (#382), Daphne (#356) and Fiona (#204), and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for Ada and Fiona. Laslie (top 35%) and Omelia (23%) are conventional last names.

Here is the list of 18th century names for boys.


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Page 1/4 of 64 18th century names.

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

Ada 1 .. .. use before the late 18th century. Adaai and Aiada are kreatif forms. [Adan, Addi, Addiah, Ade, Adey, Adie, .. 9 more]

Amelia 2 .. .. An 18th century Princess Amelia brought .. Common, with the feminine-sounding -ia ending for Amelia, Aemelia, etc., like Alsinia. [Aemelia, Aimiliona, Amaliya, Amalyne, Amy, Emelina, Emmie, .. 40 more]

Angela 3 .. .. and America from the 18th century .. Listed in Top 1000. [Aingeal, Andjelija, Andjelka, Angelee, Angeles, Angeli, Angelia, Angelica, Angelique, Angella, .. 37 more]

Araminta 4 .. Invented by an 18th century English .. Not in popularity charts. See also Arminda.

Azalea 5 .. .. First coined in the 18th century. Listed in Top 1000. [Azalia, .. 1 more]

Becky 6 .. .. popular in the 18th and 19th .. Not in Top 1000. [Becki]

Begonia 7 .. Michel Begon, an 18th century governor .. Unusual. Begonia, like Britannia, ends with the unconventional androgynous -nia.

Betty 8 .. .. popular in the 18th century, and .. Outside Top 1000. [Bess, Bessie, .. 10 more]

Candia 9 .. established by the late 18th century .. Not in popularity charts. See also Candy.

Cassandra 10 .. .. Middle Ages until the 18th century. Listed in Top 1000. [Cas, Casaundr, Casaundra, Casey, Casie, Casoundra, Cassandre, Cassanndra, Cassaundra, Kasandra, .. 38 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Betty, Cassandra, Cecilia, Christian, Connie

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Dahlia, Daphne, Dorinda

Cecilia 11 .. .. into use in the 18th century .. Listed in Top 1000. [C'Ceal, Ceceilia, Ceceley, Cecelia, Cecila, Cecile, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecylia, Cele, .. 79 more]

Chloris 12 .. .. of the 17th and 18th centuries .. Not Top 1000 names. [Chloress, .. 3 more]

Christian 13 .. .. but by the 18th century, Christina .. Rare, with the -an suffix for Christian, Chrystian, etc., like Carman. [Chris, Christiaan, Christiana, Christiane, Christina, Chrystian, Cristian, Cristianne, Karsten, Kristian, .. 7 more]

Cinnamon 14 .. .. slave name in the 18th century .. Not in popularity charts. [Cynnamon, .. 2 more]

Clarinda 15 .. .. Poet Robert Burns (18th century) also .. Rare, but Clarinda is similar to popular Clar- surname Clarida (upper 27%). [Clorinda]

Connie 16 .. .. English speakers since the 18th century. Rare. Connie, Konnie (cf. Cassadie) use the androgynous-sounding -ie suffix. [Con, .. 1 more]

Dahlia 17 .. .. flower named for 18th century Swedish .. Listed in Top 1000. [Dahiana, Dalia, .. 4 more]

Daphne 18 .. .. but disappeared until the 18th century .. Popular. Daphne, Dafne, like Dorianne, end with -ne. [Daffi, Dafneigh, Dafnie, Daphney, .. 8 more]

Dorinda 19 .. .. English poets in the 18th century. Not in Top 1000. [Derinda, .. 2 more]

Elita 20 .. .. came in the 18th century from .. Outside Top 1000. [Elitta, Ellita, Lita]



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Summary of 18th century names (and variants) for girls.

Ada - Elita
Ada [Adie, Aida, Adiah, Aidah, ..], Amelia [Milly, Melia, Millie, Meline, ..], Angela [Gelya, Tangela, Annjela, Annijilla, ..], Araminta, Azalea [Azalia, Azaleia], Becky [Becki], Begonia, Betty [Betti, Bettie, Bettina, Bettine, ..], Candia, Cassandra [Zandra, Sondra, Saundra, Sohndra, ..], Cecilia [Sissy, Sissie, Sissela, Sisiliya, ..], Chloris [Kloris, Cloris, Khloris, Chloress], Christian [Kristian, Kristien, Khristian, Kristienne, ..], Cinnamon [Cynnamon, Sinemmon, Sinnamon], Clarinda [Clorinda], Connie [Con, Konnie], Dahlia [Dayha, Dalia, Dalla, Daleia, ..], Daphne [Danfy, Daphna, Daphney, Daphnie, ..], Dorinda [Dyrinda, Derinda, Dorrinda], Elita [Lita, Elitta, Ellita]

Emeline - Matilda
Emeline [Emylin, Emylynn, Emmeline, Emmiline, ..], Evelina [Eveleen, Evelene, Eveline, Evelyne], Fanny [Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fantine, ..], Fiona [Fione, Fyona, Ffyona, Fionna, ..], Forsythia, Gardenia, Georgina [Georgy, Giorgina, Georjette, Georgyana, ..], Horatia [Horasha, Horacia, Horaisha], Jacobina [Jacobine, Jacobyna, Jakobina, Jakobine, ..], Judy [Judi, Judey, Judie, Judye], Kezia [Kizzy, Kezzie, Kizzie, Kissie, ..], Kizzy [Kissie, Kizzie], Lavinia [Luvina, Vinnie, Luvenia, Luvinia, ..], Leslie [Lesly, Lezlee, Lezley, Lezlie, ..], Louise [Lulu, Lula, Lulita, Lujzika, ..], Lucinda [Lusine, Lucina, Lucinna, Lucinda, ..], Malvina [Melva, Melvie, Melvina, Melvine, ..], Maria [Mayra, Mayria, Moriah, Moraiah, ..], Maryann [Maryanna, Maryanne], Matilda [Tilli, Tilly, Tildy, Tillie, ..]

Melina - Weslee
Melina [Melene, Mellina, Melibelle, Melibella, ..], Melinda [Meline, Melynda, Melinde, Mellinda, ..], Meriel [Merle, Meryl, Meriol, Merrill, ..], Minta [Minty], Miriam [Miyana, Myriam, Mitzie, Miyanna, ..], Musetta [Musette], Nancy [Nanny, Nannie, Nansee, Nansey, ..], Naomi [Neomi, Noami, Noemi, Noemie, ..], Peggy [Peg, Pegg, Peggie, Pegeen], Phoebe [Phebe, Pheby, Phoebey, Phoeboe, ..], Rhoda [Roda, Rodi, Rodie, Rodina, ..], Roseanne [Rozanna, Rozanne, Rossanna, Rozeanna, ..], Sally [Salley, Sallie, Sallyann, Sallianne, ..], Selima [Selimah, Saleema, Saleemah], Sidney [Sidni, Sidnie, Sideny, Sidneigh], Soubrette, Sukey [Suky, Sokie, Sukie, Sukee], Susan [Zanne, Zannie, Zsuzsa, Zsazsa, ..], Vanessa [Vinisha, Vonessa, Vonesse, Vonnessa, ..], Weslee [Weslie, Weslia, Wesleya]

Wistar - Zinnia
Wistar [Wister, Wistarr], Wisteria [Wistaria], Zilpha [Zylpha, Zilpah, Zillpha], Zinnia [Zinya, Zinia, Zinnya]

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