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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 0.3148%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1899%, 39.7%), 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. Addy (top 8%), var., like Adar (top 78%), are common Ad- prefix surnames. [Adan, Addi, Addiah, Ade, Adey, Adie, .. 9 more]

Amelia 2 .. .. An 18th century Princess Amelia brought .. Amy (top 1%), Emma (3%), Amelia (8%), Delia (11%) and Millie (15%) are commonplace female names. [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 .. Begonia is not in the Top 1000.

Betty 8 .. .. popular in the 18th century, and .. Less common today. Betsy was the form last found (2006) in the Top 1000. [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. Widely used as girls' names, Casie, Cassandra, etc. sound like the popular Kasie. [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 .. Usage of Cecilia, Celli, etc. as baby names in 2014 was down 1.6% compared to a year ago. [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 .. Adoption of Khristian and variants grew in 1991 and is lower today, with Chris, Christian, Christiana, Christina and Kristian becoming somewhat dated. [Chris, Christiaan, Christiana, Christiane, Christina, Chrystian, Cristian, Cristianne, Karsten, Kristian, .. 7 more]

Cinnamon 14 .. .. slave name in the 18th century .. Cinamon, Cinnamonna and Cinnamonne are kreatif forms. [Cynnamon, .. 2 more]

Clarinda 15 .. .. Poet Robert Burns (18th century) also .. Rare as baby names, but Clarinda and Clorinda are similar to the more familiar Clarine. [Clorinda]

Connie 16 .. .. English speakers since the 18th century. Rare. Connie, Konnie (cf. Cassadie) uses 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, ends 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]