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Girl Names associated with Puritan

Puritan baby names and what they mean, for puritan, with 37 results. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread 13 years ago (ADOPTION OF 5.61%) and is somewhat less today (ADOPTION 3.89%, DOWN 31%), with names such as Joyce becoming less trendy. The most fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Abigail (#7), Arabella (#194), Leah (#36), Mercy (#1013) and Renata (#636) Here is the list of Puritan names for boys.

Puritan names

Abigail - Joy | Joyce - Zilla

Abigail - Joy

Abigail

Abigail
.. the 16th century, under Puritan influence .. Abigaile is also a marginally prominent girl's name. [Gayle, Gayel, Gail, Abigil, Abigayle, Abigall, Abigal, Abi, Abgail, Abbygale, .. 33 more]

Aphra
.. used by English Puritans as first .. Rare. Compare Aphra, Affera, Afra and popular surnames Agra (UPPER 51%), Abera (60%), which also end with -ra. [Afra, .. 2 more]

Arabella

Arabella
.. a group of Puritan English aristocrats .. Arabella has risen in prominence since 1910-1919. [Orbelle, Orbella, Orabella, Belle, Bel, Arbella, Arbela, .. 10 more]

Berenice

Berenice
.. was adopted by Puritans in the .. Somewhat novel as a girls' name now, though Berenice still occurs regularly as a first name for women. [Bernise, Berenise, Berenis, .. 4 more]

Chloe

Chloe
.. Adopted by Puritans in the 17th .. A very conventional girls' name (#17 THE PAST YEAR), Chloe also exists frequently as a female first name. [Kloe, Khloey, Cloe, .. 5 more]

Constance

Constance
.. then by the Puritans usually as .. Tina (UPPER 2%), Connie (2%) and Constance (5%) are recognizable as feminine names. [Tina, Kosta, Konstancja, Constantina, Constanta, Constancy, Constanca, Connee, .. 22 more]

Desiree

Desiree
The Puritans used Desire as a .. Usage of Desiree, Deseray, etc. as children's names in 2015 was down 13.3% compared to a year ago. [Deziree, Dezirae, Desyre, Desir, .. 11 more]

Dorcas

Dorcas
.. of Tabitha, well used by Puritans. Dorcas is prevalent (TOP 32%) as a women's name, whereas Dorcass, Dorcie and Dorkas are irregularly used. [Dorkas, .. 2 more]

Eartha

Eartha
Used by the Puritans in the .. Ertha and forms were favored by parents 115 years ago. [Hertha, Erthel, Ertha, .. 2 more]

Esther

Esther
.. up by the Puritans in the .. A highly familiar baby name (#203 IN CURRENT LIST) that also exists somewhat commonly as a last name. [Yesfir, Hittie, Hesther, Etti, Eszter, Ester, .. 14 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Puritan names: Abigail, Arabella, Berenice, Chloe, Constance

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Puritan names: Desiree, Dorcas, Eartha, Esther, Eunice

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Puritan names: Faith, Grace, Hannah, Honor, Hope

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Puritan names: Jerusha, Joy

Eunice

Eunice
.. used by the Puritans in the .. Usage of Eunice, Unice, etc. as girls' names in 2015 was up 16.7% compared to 10 years ago. [Uniss, Unice, .. 3 more]

Faith

Faith
.. popular among the Puritans of the .. Adoption of Faith and variants as children's names in 2015 was 11.5% less than the year before. [Fe, Fay, .. 5 more]

Grace

Grace
.. introduced by the Puritans, referring to .. A highly familiar children's name (#19 IN CURRENT LIST), Grace also exists often as a surname. [Grazyna, Grazina, Gratiella, Grata, Gracija, Gracelynne, Gracelynn, .. 22 more]

Hannah

Hannah
.. used by the Puritans in the .. Annie (UPPER 2%), Nannie (18%) and Chana (41%) are recognizable as women's names. [Nanny, Honna, Hannie, Hanna, Hanalee, Hanah, Chanha, Anna, .. 17 more]

Honor

Honor
.. used by the Puritans, and Emperor .. Nora (TOP 14%), Honor (23%), Honour (49%), Norah (63%) and Norine (71%) are found often as surnames. [Onora, Norine, Norina, Honour, Anora, .. 10 more]

Hope

Hope
.. for sisters by Puritans and Catholics .. Used frequently as girls' names, Hope and Esperance are similar to the conventional Esperanza. [Esperance]

Hosanna
.. later taken up by the Puritans. Osana and variants are not in the Top 2000. [Ozanne, Osanne, .. 4 more]

Jerusha
Used by the Puritans and revived .. Jerushah and variants are seldom found as feminine names. [Jerushah, .. 2 more]

Joby
.. used by the Puritans and their .. Compare last names Jobe (UPPER 3%), Jobs (64%). [Jobyna, Jobie, Jobi, .. 2 more]

Joy

Joy
.. influence of the Puritans, to whom .. Adoption of Joy, Joyanne, etc. as birth names in 2015 was 11.2% more than the previous year. [Joyelle, Joyanne, Joyanna, Joya, .. 10 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Abigail - Joy
Abigail [Gal, Gael, Gale, Gail, Gaila, Gayel, Gayle, Abigil, ..], Aphra [Afra, Affera, Affery], Arabella [Bella, Belle, Orbel, Orabel, Orbella, Orbelle, Orabelle, Orabella, ..], Berenice [Bernie, Bernise, Berenis, Berenisa, Bernessa, Bernetta, Berenise], Chloe [Clo, Cloe, Kloe, Khloe, Cloey, Khloey, Chloee, Clorinda], Constance [Tina, Kosta, Konstance, Konstanze, Kostatina, Konstancja, Konstantija, Konstantina, ..], Desiree [Desire, Desiri, Desyre, Desiray, Deziray, Desirea, Dezirae, Deziree, ..], Dorcas [Dorkas, Dorcie, Dorcass], Eartha [Erda, Herta, Ertha, Erthel, Hertha], Esther [Etty, Etti, Ettie, Hetty, Yesfir, Hittie, Hester, Hesther, ..], Eunice [Uniss, Unice, Eunike, Euniss, Eunices], Faith [Fe, Fay, Fae, Faye, Fayth, Faythe, Faithe], Grace [Grazia, Grayce, Grazyna, Grazina, Graziosa, Gratiela, Graziella, Gratiella, ..], Hannah [Nan, Hena, Hanny, Honna, Nanny, Hannie, Nanney, Nannie, ..], Honor [Nora, Onora, Norry, Norah, Honour, Norina, Norine, Honorine, ..], Hope [Esperance], Hosanna [Osana, Hosana, Osanna, Ozanne, Osanne, Hosannah], Jerusha [Jarusha, Jeruscha, Jerushah], Joby [Jobi, Jobey, Jobie, Jobina, Jobyna], Joy [Joya, Joye, Joie, Joice, Joyann, Joyanna, Joyanne, Joyelle, ..]


Joyce [Loyce, Joyse, Joysel, Joycie, Joyous, Joycelyn, Joyceanne, Joycelynn], Keturah [Katura, Ketura], Kezia [Kizzy, Kessy, Keziah, Ketzia, Kezzie, Kizzie, Kissie, Ketziah, ..], Leah [Lia, Lea, Lee, Leia, Leigh], Martha [Pat, Mata, Matti, Marva, Matha, Mattie, Mirtha, Pattie, ..], Meliora, Mercy [Merci, Mercie, Mersey, Mercey, Mercina, Mercilla], Priscilla [Prissy, Prisila, Prissie, Priscila, Prisilla, Prysilla, Priscylla, Prisciliana, ..], Rebecca [Riva, Rivy, Rivi, Rivah, Rivka, Rivkah, Rivalee, Rivekka, ..], Renata [Renie, Renisa, Renita, Renise, Rennay, Rennae, Rennie, Renette, ..], Silence, Temperance, Truth [Truly, Trule, Truley], Unity [Unita, Unite, Unitey], Vashti [Vashtee], Verity [Verety, Verita, Veretie, Veritie], Zilla [Zila, Zylia, Zillah]

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