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Girl Names associated with Medieval

Medieval baby names and what they mean, for medieval, classical, victorian, renaissance, with 65 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in the 1890s (ADOPTION OF 14.8%) and has become significantly lower since (ADOPTION 5%, 66.1%), with names like Joan falling out of fashion. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Amelia (#12), Colette (#531), Kora (#623), Claire (#49) and Ava (#4), while Antona (TOP 99%) and Omelia (23%) are common last names. Here is the list of Medieval names for boys.

Medieval names

Adela - Clarimond | Clarissa - Joan | Juno - Ruth | Segovia - Ysabel

Adela - Clarimond

Adela

Adela
.. name popular in medieval Europe because .. Aela is also a somewhat popular birth name. [Edelle, Adelle, Adella, Adalie, Adalia, .. 5 more]

Alison

Alison
.. Common in medieval times, and revived .. Common as surnames. Compare Allisson, var. with popular -son surnames Acheson (TOP 9%), Olison (86%). [Alysoun, Alysanne, Allysanne, Allsun, Allisson, Allisann, Allie, Allcen, Alisoun, Alisanne, .. 18 more]

Alva

Alva
.. In medieval times this was a .. Usage of Alva, Albine, etc. as children's names in 2015 was down 1.5% compared to the previous year. [Alvit, Alvah, .. 5 more]

Amelia

Amelia
Blend of two medieval names: the .. Aemelia, Aimiliona, Amalea, Amalee and Amaleta are more unconventional as variant forms of Amelia. [Milly, Emmy, Emilia, Emelina, Em, Amelita, Amalyna, Amaly, Amaliya, Amaline, .. 37 more]

Aminta
.. Tasso (16th century) of the Renaissance. Minta (TOP 67%) and Minty (53%) appear regularly as surnames. [Minty, Minta, Eminta, Amintah, .. 1 more]

Anthea
Used in the classical period as .. Adoption of Ann and variants was up in the 1930s and has become lower, with Ann becoming somewhat dated. [Thia, Antheia, Ann, .. 6 more]

Antonia

Antonia
.. Anthony, used since classical times, when .. Somewhat common as birth names, Tunna, Antonia, etc. sound like the common Teena. [Tunna, Tunke, Tonya, Toos, Tonette, Toini, Nettie, Antonnette, Antonique, Antonie, .. 28 more]

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

Ava

Ava
.. Avis or Aveline, medieval given names .. Ava has gained in popularity as a children's name since 1980-1989. [Ayva, Avlynn, Avis, Avelyn, Aveline, Avalyn, .. 5 more]

Bliss
.. its variants date from medieval times. Outside Top 2000. [Blysse, Blyss, Blisse]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Adela, Alison, Alva, Amelia, Antonia

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Ava, Cecily, Chloe, Christian, Christiana

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Claire, Clara, Clarice

Cass
Medieval and modern short form of .. Uncommon, with usage of 0.008% for Cass and variants as children's names in 2015, less than 0.008% a year ago. [Cassy, Cassie]

Cecily

Cecily
From the medieval vernacular form of .. Cecily (TOP 43%) and Cicely (66%) are conventional as women's names, whereas Cilly, Sessy, Sicili and Sissy are unique. [Sissy, Sicili, Cicely, .. 2 more]

Chloe

Chloe
.. used in the classical period to .. Adoption of Cloe and forms was up in 2010 and is lower today, with Cloe falling out of fashion. [Kloe, Clorinda, Clo, Chloee, .. 4 more]

Christabel
Medieval coinage from the name of .. Rather quirky as a girls' name. [Crystabella, Cristabell, Cristabel, Chrystobel, Chrystabel, Christabella, .. 8 more]

Christian

Christian
.. for women in medieval times, but .. Christian, Christiana, Christianna and Cristian are commonly used as variations. [Kristienne, Khristian, Cristianna, Cristiana, Christina, Christiaan, .. 12 more]

Christiana

Christiana
Medieval learned feminine form of Christian .. Christiana and variants became more popular in 2015, gaining on average +2 rankings as girls' names with Christiana gaining the most. [Tiana, Krystiana, Kristiannhe, Christianni, Christiann, .. 15 more]

Claire

Claire
.. notable saints of the medieval period .. Adoption of Claire and variants as birth names in 2015 was 0.1% less than 2014. [Searra, Klayre, Klaretta, Klaire, Clorinda, Clayrinda, Claryce, Clary, Clarry, Clarita, .. 51 more]

Clara

Clara
Post classical name from the feminine .. Chiara, Clare, Claribel, Clarine and Klara are prevalent as versions of Clara. [Klarra, Klara, Clarrie, Clarita, Clare, .. 16 more]

Clarice

Clarice
Medieval English and French form of .. Clarice has declined in popularity as a baby name circa the 1920s. [Klarysa, Clerysse, Cleryce, Clerissa, Clarisse, Clarisa, Claris, Claressa, .. 7 more]

Clarimond
Medieval French name from Latin "clarus" .. Not that prominent as a children's name. [Clarimunde, Claramond, .. 2 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Medieval names [and variants] for girls.

1. 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 [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], Giselle [Giza, Gizela, Gizella, Gizelle, ..], Gwenllian, Helen [Nora, Nelly, Nonnie, Yelena, ..], Hester [Hetty, Hestia, Hettie, Hesther, ..], Jay [Jeh, Jey, Jeyla, Jaylene, ..], Joan [Joni, Jone, Jonee, Joannue, ..]


Juno [Junot, Junia, Juneau, Juneaux], Katelyn [Katlyn, Kitlyn, Katlynn, Katlynne, ..], Kora [Korrina, Korrine, Korynna, Koryssa, ..], 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 [Vichensa, Vichenza, Vicenzia, Vichensia], Ysabel [Ysbel, Ysobel, Ysbella, Ysabelle, ..]

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