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Girl Names associated with 19th Century

Nineteenth century baby names and what they mean, with 137 results. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during 1910-1919 (adoption of 14.48%) and is now much lower (adoption 6.41%, down 56%), with names like Bertha becoming somewhat outmoded. The most trendy names for newborns in this compilation are Charlotte (#9), Aurora (#79), Stella (#51), Adeline (#135) and Vivian (#95), while Arora (top 7%) and Claure (64%) are popular surnames. Here is the list of 19th century names for boys.

19th names

Adela - Carol | Carolyn - Elvira | Emily - Hilary | Hortense - Lucille | Lynette - Paulina | Philippa - Soubrette | Stella - Zola

Adela - Carol

AdelaAdela
.. revived in the 19th century, being .. Amela is also a marginally prominent baby name. [Adalia, Adele, Adelia, Adell, Adella, Adellah, .. 5 more]

AdelineAdeline
.. Adelina Patti (late 19th century) and .. Common. Compare Adeline, Aline (80%), etc. with popular -ine last names Allwine (upper 41%), Antoline (98%). [Adalene, Adalina, Adallina, Adalyn, Adalynn, Adelina, Adella, Adellah, Adelynn, Adline, .. 19 more]

AgathaAgatha
.. revived in the 19th century, but .. Adoption of Aggi and forms was more pronounced among parents in the 1900s, but now, Agatha has become less trendy. [Aagje, Ag, Agapet, Aggy, Aggye, Agotha, Agueda, Agy, Agye, .. 16 more]

AgnesAgnes
.. was revived in the 19th century .. Well-used, with usage of 0.023% for Agnes and variants as baby names in 2015, higher than 0.016% the previous year. [Ag, Agafi, Aggi, Aggy, Aggye, Agness, Agnesse, Agnethe, Agnolah, Agy, .. 65 more]

AllegraAllegra
.. illegitimate daughter in the 19th century .. Adoption of Allegra, Alegra, etc. as baby names in 2015 was up 13% compared to the previous decade. [Alegra, Alegria, .. 4 more]

AlmaAlma
.. where the famous 19th century Battle .. Used frequently as baby names, Almah, Alma, etc. are comparable to the popular Alanah. [Almah, .. 1 more]

Amabel
Somewhat popular in the 19th century. Adoption of Amabel and variants as birth names in 2015 was up a lot compared to a decade ago. [Ama, Amabelle, .. 3 more]

ArenaArena
19th century Americans may have named .. Less common today. Arena was last found in 1890-1899 in the Top 2000. See also Urena.

AugustaAugusta
.. the end of the 19th century. Tina (upper 2%), Augusta (21%), Gussie (24%), Agustina (43%), Augustine (45%) and Augustina (60%) are frequently occurring feminine names. [Agostina, Asta, Auguste, Augustina, Augustyna, .. 12 more]

AuroraAurora
.. Used by 19th century poets such .. A very familiar girls' name (#79 in 2015) which also exists somewhat frequently as a last name. [Aurea, Aurore, Ora, Rora, Zora, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 19th names: Adela, Adeline, Agatha, Agnes, Allegra

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 19th names: Alma, Arena, Augusta, Aurora, Beatrice

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 19th names: Becky, Bernadette, Bertha, Beryl, Beth

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 19th names: Blossom, Camellia, Carina, Carol

BeatriceBeatrice
.. and revived in the 19th century .. A familiar baby name (#565 in latest rankings) that also occurs somewhat regularly as a last name. [Bea, Beatie, Beatriss, Beatrix, Beeatrice, Beeatrix, Trix, Trixy, .. 16 more]

BeckyBecky
.. in the 18th and 19th centuries .. Less common today. Becky was the variant last listed (1999) in the Top 2000. [Becki]

BernadetteBernadette
Saint Bernadette Soubirous (19th century) was .. Benadette, Benny, Beradette, Bernadea and Bernadeena are more rare as variant forms of Bernadette. [Benadette, Bera, Beradette, Berna, Bernadea, Bernadet, Bernadett, Bernadine, Bernee, Bernetta, .. 21 more]

BerthaBertha
.. by Germany in the 19th century .. Somewhat novel as a baby name, Bertha is on the other hand found fairly often as a last name. [Berrta, Berrtina, Berta, Berti, Bertita, Bertuska, Bird, Birta, .. 13 more]

BerylBeryl
.. the end of the 19th century .. Used somewhat frequently as girls' names, Berry, Beryl, etc. are similar to the popular Gerry. [Beril, Berylla, .. 5 more]

BethBeth
.. Not used before the 19th century .. Beth (upper 17%), Bet (75%) and Bessie (91%) are found commonly as last names. [Bessie, .. 2 more]

BlossomBlossom
.. used in the 19th century as .. A somewhat quaint children's name, Blossom is found more often as a last name.

CamelliaCamellia
.. Alexandre Dumas' famous 19th century play .. Less used today. Camellia was the form last listed (1950-1959) in the Top 2000. [Camella, Camelia, .. 1 more]

CarinaCarina
Late 19th century coinage: pet form .. Somewhat common as baby names, Caren, Carina, etc. are similar to the popular Maren. [Careena, Caren, Carin, Carinna, Carrina, Kareena, Karina, Rina, .. 8 more]

CarolCarol
.. the end of the 19th century .. Adoption of Carol and variants as girls' names in 2015 was 0.2% more than the year before. [Carel, Carley, Carlina, Carlota, Carly, Carolee, Carolena, Carolin, Carolina, Carri, .. 82 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 19th century names [and variants] for girls.

1. Adela - Carol
Adela [10], Adeline [29], Agatha [25], Agnes [75], Allegra [6], Alma [2], Amabel [5], Arena, Augusta [17], Aurora [7], Beatrice [24], Becky [1], Bernadette [31], Bertha [21], Beryl [7], Beth [3], Blossom, Camellia [3], Carina [16], Carol [92]


Carolyn [7], Charlotte [99], Cherry [13], Christine [34], Claire [61], Clelia [1], Clementine [13], Clover [1], Coral [13], Crystal [72], Csilla, Cynara [1], Dallas [2], Dilys [4], Easter, Edwina [8], Elaine [26], Elfrida [25], Elise [22], Elvira [12]


Emily [75], Emmeline [4], Enid [8], Erica [30], Ernestine [9], Ethelinda [10], Fanny [9], Fay [8], Flossie, Gemma [5], Genevieve [19], Giselle [15], Gwyneth [24], Haidee [4], Happy, Haralda [6], Hazel [4], Heather [2], Hebe, Hilary [16]


Hortense [8], Hyacinth [22], Irene [28], Jane [93], Jennie [5], Jerusha [3], Jewel [7], Jinny [4], Joby [5], Jocelyn [43], Kendall [7], Leila [12], Lena [4], Lola [2], Loretta [9], Lorna [1], Lottie [5], Louise [37], Lucetta [3], Lucille [10]


Lynette [10], Maggie [6], Mahalia [9], Maida [9], Marcia [23], Margery [17], Marguerite [7], Marie [1], Marietta [4], Marion [3], Marjorie [19], Mason [2], Maud [2], Melba [3], Mira [15], Mona [6], Myra [5], Ophelia [12], Pansy [2], Paulina [7]


Philippa [21], Pippa [2], Primrose [3], Priscilla [19], Prudence [5], Ramona [17], Rebecca [55], Rhoda [8], Roma [7], Rosa [14], Rosabel [2], Rosalie [18], Rosalind [41], Rowena [5], Sabrina [11], Salome [13], Samantha [12], Sequoia [6], Sidney [5], Soubrette


Stella [5], Stetson [2], Talbot [3], Temperance, Thelma [2], Theresa [46], Venus [4], Vera [22], Verna [12], Veronica [32], Vesta [1], Victoria [31], Virginia [38], Vivian [25], Zenobia [12], Zilla [3], Zola [3]

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