18th Century Names

The 18th century and Colonial Period saw a favoring of Biblical names such as Virtue names used by the Puritans. 18th names and what they mean, for 18th for females. Here is the list of 18th century names for boys. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1950-1959 and is somewhat lower today, 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), with Ada and Fiona going through a resurgence in popularity.


Ada - Azalea

Page 1/7 of 63 18th century names.

Ada 1 .. .. Not in common use before the .. The name Ada has risen in favor as a given name since 1980-1989. The form Addie is prevalent as a variation of the name. [Adan, Addi, Addie, Ade, Adi, .. 9 more]

Amelia 2 .. .. meaning "work". An 18th-century Princess Amelia .. Very popular as a name for newborns (#15 in 2014), and occurring regularly as a first name among women in the community in the US Census. The forms Milly, Malika, Emmie, Emilia, Emelie and Amelie are commonly used as versions of Amelia. [Aemelia, Aimiliona, Amalee, Amalia, Amalija, .. 42 more]

Angela 3 .. .. which became popular in Britain and .. Angela is a commonly occurring (Top 1%) women's name, and it occurs often (Top 74%) as a surname in the US Census. The forms Anglea, Angie, Angelita, Angelina, Angelia and Angele are generally used as variations of Angela. [Aingeal, Andjelija, Ange, Angele, Angelena, .. 42 more]

Araminta 4 .. Invented by an 18th-century English playwright. A rare name for baby girls. See also Arminda.

Azalea 5 .. .. First coined in the 18th century. The name Azalea has gained in popularity over time since 1880-1889. See also Ashlea. [Azalia, .. 1 more]

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

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Quick Index

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

[Ada - Azalea]
Ada [14], Amelia [47], Angela [47], Araminta, Azalea [2]

[Becky - Clarinda]
Becky [1], Begonia, Betty [12], Candia, Cassandra [48], Cecilia [89], Chloris [4], Christian [17], Cinnamon [3], Clarinda [1]

[Connie - Forsythia]
Connie [2], Dahlia [6], Daphne [12], Dorinda [3], Elita [3], Emeline [19], Evelina [4], Fanny [9], Fiona [7], Forsythia

[Gardenia - Lucinda]
Gardenia, Horatia [3], Jacobina [11], Judy [5], Kezia [10], Kizzy [2], Lavinia [17], Leslie [9], Louise [37], Lucinda [7]

[Malvina - Musetta]
Malvina [10], Maria [17], Maryann [2], Matilda [23], Melina [8], Melinda [17], Meriel [6], Minta [1], Miriam [18], Musetta [1]

[Nancy - Soubrette]
Nancy [16], Naomi [10], Peggy [4], Phoebe [6], Rhoda [8], Roseanne [16], Sally [10], Selima [3], Sidney [5], Soubrette

[Sukey - Zinnia]
Sukey [5], Susan [67], Vanessa [50], Weslee [3], Wistar [2], Wisteria [1], Zilpha [3], Zinnia [3]

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