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Girl Names associated with 18th Century

Eighteenth century baby names and what they mean, with 64 results. These names from the 18th century and Colonial Period saw a favoring of Biblical names such as Virtue names used by the Puritans. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity 75 years ago (USAGE OF 9.62%) and have become much less widespread since (USAGE 2.13%, 78%), with names like Christian going out of style. The most fashionable baby names here are Amelia (#12), Cecilia (#181), Naomi (#77), Fiona (#219) and Dahlia (#412), while Omelia (TOP 23%) and Molina (1%) are conventional last names. Here is the list of 18th century names for boys.

18th names

Ada - Elita | Emeline - Matilda | Melina - Weslee | Wistar - Zinnia

Ada - Elita

Ada

Ada
.. use before the late 18th century. Somewhat common as birth names, Addie, Ada, etc. are comparable to the common Eddie. [Aidah, Adie, Adey, Ade, Addiah, Addi, .. 9 more]

Amelia

Amelia
.. An 18th century Princess Amelia brought .. Amellia is also a moderately popular baby name. [Milly, Emmie, Emelina, Amy, Amalyne, Amaliya, Aimiliona, .. 40 more]

Angela

Angela
.. and America from the 18th century .. Angela (cf. Aujla, Arreola) is a popular -la suffix last name. [Tangela, Anngiola, Anngilla, Anngil, Anjelika, Anjela, Angila, Angil, Angie, Angelynn, .. 37 more]

Araminta

Araminta
.. Invented by an 18th century English .. Adoption of Araminta was at a high a century ago. See also Arminda.

Azalea

Azalea
.. First coined in the 18th century. Azalea is a fashionable form. [Azaleia, .. 1 more]

Becky

Becky
.. popular in the 18th and 19th .. Becky has dwindled in favor as a baby name circa the 1960s. [Becki]

Begonia
.. Michel Begon, an 18th century governor .. Begonia is not in the Top 2000.

Betty

Betty
.. popular in the 18th century, and .. Adoption of Betty, Bess, etc. as children's names in 2015 was 39.1% more than a decade ago. [Bettine, Bessie, Bess, .. 9 more]

Candia
.. established by the late 18th century .. Candia is unusual as a birth name. See also Candy.

Cassandra

Cassandra
.. Middle Ages until the 18th century. Usage of Cassandra and variants as girls' names in 2015 was down 68.4% compared to 10 years ago. [Zandra, Sandie, Sandi, Sande, Kassie, Kassaundra, Kasoundra, Kasandra, Cassaundra, Cassanndra, .. 38 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Ada, Amelia, Angela, Araminta, Azalea

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Becky, Betty, Cassandra, Cecilia, Christian

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Cinnamon, Clarinda, Connie, Dahlia, Daphne, Dorinda

Cecilia

Cecilia
.. into use in the 18th century .. A highly familiar baby name (#181 IN RECENT RANKINGS) which also occurs somewhat frequently as a surname. [Sissy, Sisely, Sileas, Sile, Sessilly, Sesseelya, Seely, Seelia, Sasilia, Cissie, .. 79 more]

Chloris
.. of the 17th and 18th centuries .. Chlora and Chlori are creative variations. [Kloris, Chloress, .. 2 more]

Christian

Christian
.. but by the 18th century, Christina .. Adoption of Christian, Christina, etc. as children's names in 2015 was up 0.5% compared to a year ago. [Kristienne, Kristien, Kristian, Karsten, Cristianne, Cristian, Chrystian, Christina, Christiane, Christiana, .. 7 more]

Cinnamon

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

Clarinda

Clarinda
.. Poet Robert Burns (18th century) also .. Clorinda (TOP 74%) and Clarinda (93%) are conventional female names. [Clorinda]

Connie

Connie
.. English speakers since the 18th century. Less common today. Connie was the variant last recorded (2007) in the Top 2000. [Konnie, .. 1 more]

Dahlia

Dahlia
.. flower named for 18th century Swedish .. Popular as girls' names, Dalia, Dahlia, etc. are comparable to the conventional Daria. [Dalla, Dalia, Dahiana, .. 3 more]

Daphne

Daphne
.. but disappeared until the 18th century .. Daphne has generally been preferred by parents. [Daphnie, Daphney, Danfy, Dafnie, Daffie, .. 8 more]

Dorinda

Dorinda
.. English poets in the 18th century. Usage of Derinda and variants was at a high during 1960-1969. [Dyrinda, Derinda, .. 1 more]

Elita
.. came in the 18th century from .. Rather quirky as a children's name. [Lita, Ellita, Elitta]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 18th century names [and variants] for girls.

1. 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 [Daph, Daphna, Daphney, Daphnie, ..], Dorinda [Dyrinda, Derinda, Dorrinda], Elita [Lita, Elitta, Ellita]


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

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