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 highest in 1950-1959 and it is somewhat lower today, with names like Sidney, Nancy, Cassandra, Susan and Minta becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names in this list are Azalea (#527), Dahlia (#445), Ada (#382), Daphne (#356) and Fiona (#204), with Ada and Fiona having a resurgence in popularity.


Ada - Azalea

Page 1/7 of 63 18th century names.

Ada 1 .. Not in common use before the late 18th century. Ada is frequently occurring (Top 7%) as a given name, and it appears often (Top 66%) as a surname in the US Census. The variation Addie is generally used as a form of this name. [Adan, Addi, Addie, Ade, Adi, .. 9 more]

Amelia 2 .. An 18th-century Princess Amelia brought the name to Britain .. The name Amelia has grown progressively more popular with parents. The forms Millie, Malia, Emmeline, Emeline, Delia and Amalia are widely used as versions of Amelia. [Aemelia, Aimiliona, Amalee, Amalia, Amalija, .. 42 more]

Angela 3 .. The older feminine form Angelis has been replaced by Angela, which became popular in Britain and America from the 18th century .. Angela is frequently occurring (Top 1%) as a feminine name, appearing commonly (Top 74%) as a last name according to the US Census. The variations Anglea, Angie, Angelita, Angelina, Angelia and Angele are familiar as variant forms of this name. [Aingeal, Andjelija, Ange, Angele, Angelena, .. 42 more]

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

Azalea 5 .. First coined in the 18th century. Azalea is unconventional as a feminine name. See also Azelia. [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 their 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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