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Medieval names and what they mean, for medieval, classical, victorian, renaissance.

These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3165%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2422%, down 23.5%), with names like Courtney, Clarissa, Cynthia, Laura and Lavinia falling out of fashion. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Colette (#522), Kora (#691), Cora (#103), Clara (#108) and Amelia (#15), with Amelia, Clara, Colette and Cora going through a rebound in popularity. Olison (top 86%) and Claure (64%) are common last names.

Here is the list of Medieval names for boys.

Adela - Clarimond

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

Adela 1 .. .. name popular in medieval Europe because .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Adalia, Adalie, Adella, Adelle, Edelle, .. 5 more]

Alison 2 .. .. Common in medieval times, and revived .. Akison, Alisonna and Alisonne are kreatif variations. [Aili, Alisanne, Alisoun, Allcen, Allie, Allisann, Allisson, Allsun, Allysanne, Alysanne, .. 18 more]

Alva 3 .. .. In medieval times this was a .. Alva (cf. Alava) is a common -va suffix last name. [Alba, Alvah, .. 5 more]

Amelia 4 .. Blend of two medieval names: the .. Amy (upper 1%), Emma (3%), Amelia (8%), Delia (11%) and Millie (15%) are commonly occurring female names. [Aemelia, Amalea, Amaleta, Amalie, Amalija, Amaline, Amaliya, Amaly, Amalyna, Amelita, .. 37 more]

Aminta 5 .. .. Tasso (16th century) of the Renaissance. Minta (top 67%) and Minty (53%) appear regularly as surnames. [Amintah, Eminta, Minta, .. 2 more]

Anthea 6 .. Used in the classical period as .. Ann is a commonplace (upper 1%) women's name. [Ann, Antheia, Thia, .. 6 more]

Antonia 7 .. .. Anthony, used since classical times, when .. Listed in Top 1000. [Anteunette, Antoinette, Antonie, Antonique, Antonnette, Nettie, Toini, Tonette, Toos, Tonya, .. 28 more]

Astraea 8 .. .. goddess of justice in classical mythology .. A quirky children's name. [Astraeia]

Ava 9 .. Avis or Aveline, medieval given names .. Ava and Avah (+81) are contemporarily stylish forms undergoing rekindling. [Avah, Avalyn, Aveline, Avelyn, Avis, Avlynn, Ayva, .. 3 more]

Bliss 10 .. .. its variants date from medieval times. Outside Top 1000. [Blisse, Blyss, .. 1 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Ava, Cecily, Chloe, Christian, Christiana

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Claire, Clara, Clarice

Cass 11 .. Medieval and modern short form of .. Not in Top 1000. [Cassie, Cassy]

Cecily 12 .. From the medieval vernacular form of .. Unusual. Cecily, Cicely, Cilly, like Coraly, ends with -ly. [Cicely, Sicili, .. 3 more]

Chloe 13 .. .. used in the classical period to .. Cloe appears regularly (top 24%) as a surname. [Chloee, Clo, Clorinda, .. 5 more]

Christabel 14 .. Medieval coinage from the name of .. Not that prominent as a baby name. [Christabella, Chrystabel, Chrystobel, Cristabel, Cristabell, Crystabella, .. 8 more]

Christian 15 .. .. for women in medieval times, but .. Unusual, with the androgynous -an suffix for Christian, Christiaan, etc. like Christan. [Chris, Christiaan, Christina, Cristiana, Cristianna, Khristian, .. 12 more]

Christiana 16 .. Medieval learned feminine form of Christian .. Tiana was among 2014's Top names. [Christiane, Christiann, Christianni, Kristiannhe, Krystiana, Tiana, .. 15 more]

Claire 17 .. .. notable saints of the medieval period .. A highly familiar children's name (#44 in recent rankings), Claire is also used somewhat commonly as a last name. [Ceara, Cearra, Cheeara, Clairene, Clairette, Clairey, Clairinda, Clara, Clarene, Clareta, .. 51 more]

Clara 18 .. Post classical name from the feminine .. Chiara, Clarabeth, Clarie, Clarina and Claritza are more rarefied as variations of Clara. [Chiara, Clare, Clarita, Clarrie, Klara, .. 16 more]

Clarice 19 .. Medieval English and French form of .. Less popular today. Clarisa was the variation last listed (1994) in the Top 1000. [Claressa, Claris, Clarisa, Clarisse, Clerissa, Cleryce, Clerysse, Klarysa, .. 7 more]

Clarimond 20 .. Medieval French name from Latin "clarus" .. Not that prominent as a children's name. [Claramond, .. 3 more]

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Summary of Medieval names (and variants) for girls.

Adela - Clarimond
Adela [Adella, Adelle, Edelle, Adellah, ..], Alison [Alyson, Alysoun, Alysann, Alysanne, ..], Alva [Allie, Alvah, Alvit, Albinia, ..], Amelia [Milly, Melia, Millie, Meline, ..], Aminta [Minty, Minta, Amynta, Eminta], Anthea [Thia, Antia, Anthia, Anthoula, ..], Antonia [Tony, Tonya, Tunke, Tunna, ..], Astraea [Astraeia], Ava [Avis, Ayva, Avelyn, Avlynn, ..], Bliss [Blyss, Blisse, Blysse], Cass [Cassy, Cassie], Cecily [Sessy, Sissy, Cilly, Sicili], Chloe [Kloe, Khloe, Khloey, Clorinda, ..], Christabel [Crystabel, Cristabella, Cristabelle, Crystabella, ..], Christian [Kristian, Kristien, Khristian, Kristienne, ..], Christiana [Tiana, Tiahna, Krystianne, Krystyiana, ..], Claire [Seara, Kliara, Klyara, Searra, ..], Clara [Klara, Klarra, Clarry, Clarrie, ..], Clarice [Klarise, Klaryce, Klarysa, Klarissa, ..], Clarimond [Claramond, Claramonda, Claramonde, Clarimunde]

Clarissa - Kora
Clarissa [Klarisa, Clorissa, Klarissa, Klarrisa, ..], Clemence [Clemmie, Clemency, Clementine, Clementina, ..], Colette [Collett, Kolette, Collete, Collette, ..], Concordia [Concord, Concorde], Constance [Tina, Kosta, Konstanze, Kostatina, ..], Cora [Koryne, Korynna, Koryssa, Lacoria, ..], Courtney [Kourty, Kourtni, Kourtnie, Quartney, ..], Cynthia [Synthia, Synthie, Synthya, Syntheea, ..], Emma [Ima, Emmy, Emmye, Emmylou, ..], Ermine [Ermin, Ermina, Erminia, Erminne], Felicia [Phelicia, Phylicia, Phyllicia, Phyllisha, ..], Florence [Floss, Flossy, Flossie, Flossey, ..], Fulvia, Gaynor [Gayna, Gaenor, Gayner], Jay [Jeh, Jey, Jeyla, Jaylene, ..], Joan [Joni, Jone, Jonee, Joannue, ..], Juno [Junot, Junia, Juneau, Juneaux], Katelyn [Katlyn, Kitlyn, Katlynn, Katlynne, ..], Katherine [Trine, Trinette, Yekaterin, Yekaterina, ..], Kora [Korrina, Korrine, Korynna, Koryssa, ..]

Latisha - Tristana
Latisha [Letisha, Letitia, Letticia, Lettisha, ..], Lauda, Laura [Lory, Lorri, Lorry, Lorrie, ..], Lavinia [Luvina, Vinnie, Luvenia, Luvinia, ..], Leta [Lita, Leeta], Letitia [Tish, Tisha, Letty, Letycja, ..], Lucretia [Tia, Lucresha, Lucrezia, Lucreisha, ..], Marian [Marion, Mariane, Maryann, Maryanne, ..], Morgan [Morgin, Morgen, Morganne, Morgayne, ..], Octavia [Tavy, Tavia, Tavie, Ottavia, ..], Olwen [Olwin, Olwyn, Olwenn, Olwynne], Ouida, Pagan, Paige [Page, Paget, Payge, Pagett, ..], Pearl [Perley, Perline, Perlita, Perlline, ..], Regina [Rina, Reyna, Riona, Rionagh, ..], Ruth [Ruthi, Ruthie, Ruthina, Ruthine, ..], Segovia, Thomasina [Tommi, Tommy, Tommye, Tommie, ..], Tristana [Tristen, Tristenna]

Vicenza - Ysabel
Vicenza [Vichensa, Vichenza, Vicenzia, Vichensia], Ysabel [Ysbel, Ysobel, Ysbella, Ysabelle, ..]