Medieval Names for girls

Medieval names and what they mean, for medieval, puritans, classical, victorian, puritan, renaissance for women. Here is the list of Medieval names for boys. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.2856%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.2497%, down 12.6%), but with names like Courtney, Desiree, Clarissa, Cynthia and Laura falling out of fashion. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Colette (#522), Renata (#659), Kora (#691), Arabella (#174) and Cora (#103), with Colette and Cora going through a rebound in popularity.


Abigail - Arabella

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Abigail 1 .. .. the 16th century, under Puritan influence .. Listed in Top 1000. [Abagael, Abagail, Abba, Abbee, Abbie, Abbigai, Abbigail, Abbigayle, Abbygail, Abigael, .. 33 more]

Adela 2 .. .. name popular in medieval Europe because .. Somewhat widely used as birth names, Adalia, Adela, etc. are similar to the common Idalia. [Adalia, Adellah, .. 8 more]

Alison 3 .. .. Common in medieval times, and revived .. Popularly used, with usage of 0.1317% for Alison and variants as birth names in 2014, but lower than 0.1376% in 2013. [Aili, Alisanne, Allcen, Allicen, Allie, Allisann, Allisanne, Allysanne, Allysoun, Alysann, .. 18 more]

Alva 4 .. .. In medieval times this was a .. Unusual. Alva (cf. Achava, Gustava) uses the common feminine-sounding -va suffix. [Alba, Albina, Albine, Albinia, Alvah, Alvit, .. 2 more]

Amelia 5 .. Blend of two medieval names: the .. Widely used, with usage of 0.1188% for Amelia and variants as children's names in 2014, higher than 0.115% in 2013. [Aemelia, Amalia, Amalyna, Amalyne, Amelyne, Delia, Em, Emelie, Emmeline, Malia, .. 37 more]

Aminta 6 .. .. Tasso (16th century) of the Renaissance. Less widespread today. Minta was the variant last found (1890-1899) in the Top 1000. [Amintah, .. 4 more]

Anthea 7 .. Used in the classical period as .. Annthea, Anthe, Anthea, Antheia and Antheya are more unconventional as forms. [Ann, Anthia, Anthoula, .. 6 more]

Antonia 8 .. .. Anthony, used since classical times, when .. Tonette and variants grew in popularity during 1970-1979 and are less popular today, with Antonina, Nettie, Toni, Tonia and Tonya becoming somewhat dated. [Anteunette, Anthonia, Antoinette, Antoinetta, Antonetta, Antonina, Antonique, Antonisha, Antoniya, Antonya, .. 28 more]

Aphra 9 .. used by English Puritans as first .. Scarce. Aphra and variants are not found in the US Demographics. [Affera, Affery, Afra]

Arabella 10 .. .. a group of Puritan English aristocrats .. Common. Compare Arabella, Arbella, etc. and popular surnames Parella (top 35%), Labella (9%), with the -ella suffix. [Ara, Arabel, Arabela, Arbella, Orabel, Orbel, .. 12 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Abigail, Adela, Alison, Alva, Amelia, Antonia, Arabella



Quick Index

Summary of Medieval names (and variants) for girls.

Abigail - Arabella
Abigail [43], Adela [10], Alison [28], Alva [7], Amelia [47], Aminta [5], Anthea [9], Antonia [38], Aphra [3], Arabella [17]

Astraea - Cora
Astraea [1], Ava [7], Berenice [7], Bliss [3], Cass [2], Cecily [5], Chloe [8], Christabel [13], Christian [17], Christiana [20], Claire [61], Clara [21], Clarice [15], Clarimond [4], Clarissa [24], Clemence [7], Colette [12], Concordia [2], Constance [30], Cora [58]

Courtney - Joby
Courtney [37], Cynthia [52], Desiree [15], Dorcas [3], Eartha [5], Emma [27], Ermine [4], Esther [19], Eunice [5], Faith [7], Felicia [30], Florence [35], Fulvia, Gaynor [3], Honor [10], Hope, Jay [13], Jerusha [3], Joan [6], Joby [5]

Joy - Mercy
Joy [14], Joyce [9], Juno [4], Katelyn [9], Katherine [192], Keturah [2], Kezia [10], Kora [35], Latisha [9], Lauda, Laura [59], Lavinia [17], Leah [5], Leta [2], Letitia [21], Lucretia [25], Marian [6], Martha [33], Meliora, Mercy [6]

Morgan - Vashti
Morgan [10], Octavia [9], Olwen [4], Ouida, Pagan, Paige [6], Pearl [14], Priscilla [19], Rebecca [55], Regina [21], Renata [16], Ruth [8], Segovia, Silence, Temperance, Thomasina [14], Tristana [2], Truth [3], Unity [3], Vashti [1]

Verity - Zilla
Verity [4], Vicenza [5], Ysabel [9], Zilla [3]

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