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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.

Usage of these girl names was at its apex during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.314%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1929%, down 38.6%), with names like Sidney, Nancy, Susan, Minta and Melinda 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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Top 1000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Ada, Amelia, Angela, Azalea, Becky

Ada 1 .. .. use before the late 18th century. Ranked in Top 1000. [Adan, Addi, Addiah, Ade, Adey, Adie, .. 9 more]

Amelia 2 .. .. An 18th century Princess Amelia brought .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Aemelia, Aimiliona, Amaliya, Amalyne, Amy, Emelina, Emmie, .. 40 more]

Angela 3 .. .. and America from the 18th century .. Angela (upper 52%), Angeles (2%), etc., like Angert (upper 33%), are popular Ang- prefix surnames. [Aingeal, Andjelija, Andjelka, Angelee, Angeles, Angeli, Angelia, Angelica, Angelique, Angella, .. 37 more]

Araminta 4 .. Invented by an 18th century English .. Aramindea and Araminla are kreatif variations.

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

Becky 6 .. .. popular in the 18th and 19th .. Becki (top 74%) and Becky (7%) are common female names, and Becky exists frequently (top 73%) as a last name. [Becki]

Begonia 7 .. Michel Begon, an 18th century governor .. Begonia is not in the Top 1000.

Betty 8 .. .. popular in the 18th century, and .. Bess (upper 2%), Bett (37%), Bette (52%), Betti (23%) and Betty (11%) occur regularly as surnames. [Bess, Bessie, .. 10 more]

Candia 9 .. established by the late 18th century .. Candia is unusual as a birth name. 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 .. C'Ceal, Cacelia, Ceceilia, Ceceley and Ceceli are more novel as versions of Cecilia. [C'Ceal, Ceceilia, Ceceley, Cecelia, Cecila, Cecile, Cecilija, Cecilla, Cecylia, Cele, .. 79 more]

Chloris 12 .. .. of the 17th and 18th centuries .. Outside Top 1000. [Chloress, .. 3 more]

Christian 13 .. .. but by the 18th century, Christina .. Chris, Christiane and Kristian are common as versions of Christian. [Chris, Christiaan, Christiana, Christiane, Christina, Chrystian, Cristian, Cristianne, Karsten, Kristian, .. 7 more]

Cinnamon 14 .. .. slave name in the 18th century .. Cinnamon (upper 17%) and Sinnamon (90%) appear regularly as surnames. [Cynnamon, .. 2 more]

Clarinda 15 .. .. Poet Robert Burns (18th century) also .. Clarinda and Clorinda were not among 2014's Top names. [Clorinda]

Connie 16 .. .. English speakers since the 18th century. Unique. Connie, Konnie, like Courtnie, ends with -nie. [Con, .. 1 more]

Dahlia 17 .. .. flower named for 18th century Swedish .. Dahlia and Dalia are commonly used as variations. [Dahiana, Dalia, .. 4 more]

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

Dorinda 19 .. .. English poets in the 18th century. Dorrinda and forms soared in popularity in the 1960s and are now less widespread. [Derinda, .. 2 more]

Elita 20 .. .. came in the 18th century from .. Lita exists commonly (top 57%) as a last name. [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 - Melina
Emeline [Emylin, Emylynn, Emmeline, Emmiline, ..], Evelina [Eveleen, Evelene, Eveline, Evelyne], Fanny [Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fantine, ..], Fiona [Fione, Fyona, Ffyona, Fionna, ..], Forsythia, Gardenia, 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 [Melene, Mellina, Melibelle, Melibella, ..]

Melinda - Wistar
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 [Wister, Wistarr]

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