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Puritan baby names and what they mean, for puritan.

Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread in the year 1995 (usage of 0.3128%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.2975%, down 4.9%), but with names such as Desiree, Dorcas, Eunice, Martha and Priscilla becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Abigail (#8), Arabella (#174), Hope (#231), Joy (#462) and Renata (#659), with Abigail going through a rebound in popularity. Feith (top 34%) and Fauth (15%) are common last names.

Here is the list of Puritan names for boys.

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Page 1/2 of 35 Puritan names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Puritan names: Abigail, Arabella, Berenice, Chloe, Constance

Abigail 1 .. .. the 16th century, under Puritan influence .. Listed in Top 1000. [Abagael, Abagail, Abbegale, Abbey, Abbigail, Abbigale, Abbygale, Abgail, Abi, Abigal, .. 33 more]

Aphra 2 .. used by English Puritans as first .. Not in Top 1000. [Affera, .. 2 more]

Arabella 3 .. .. a group of Puritan English aristocrats .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Ara, Arbela, Arbella, Bel, Belle, Orabella, Orbella, .. 10 more]

Berenice 4 .. .. was adopted by Puritans in the .. Popular, and Berenice is similar to common -ce last name Beneduce (top 68%). [Berenis, Berenise, .. 5 more]

Chloe 5 .. .. Adopted by Puritans in the 17th .. A very conventional girls' name (#18 the past year), Chloe also exists frequently as a female first name. [Chloee, Cloe, Khloey, .. 5 more]

Constance 6 .. .. then by the Puritans usually as .. Outside Top 1000. [Con, Connee, Constanca, Constancy, Constanta, Constantina, Konstancja, Kosta, .. 22 more]

Desiree 7 .. The Puritans used Desire as a .. Usage of Desiree, Deseray, etc. as children's names in 2014 was down 20.2% compared to a year ago. [Desarae, Desir, Desyre, Dezirae, .. 11 more]

Dorcas 8 .. .. of Tabitha, well used by Puritans. Dorcass, Dorcie and Dorkas are more exclusive as variations of Dorcas. [Dorcass, .. 2 more]

Eartha 9 .. Used by the Puritans in the .. Erda, Ertha and Erthel are more unconventional as variant forms of Eartha. [Erda, Ertha, Erthel, .. 2 more]

Esther 10 .. .. up by the Puritans in the .. Ess (top 26%), Estee (71%), Ester (9%), Esther (25%) and Hester (1%) exist regularly as surnames. [Eppie, Ester, Eszter, Etti, Hesther, Hittie, .. 14 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Puritan names: Desiree, Dorcas, Esther, Eunice, Faith

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Puritan names: Grace, Hope, Joy, Joyce

Eunice 11 .. .. used by the Puritans in the .. Less popular today. Eunice was the version last found (1995) in the Top 1000. [Eunices, Unice, .. 3 more]

Faith 12 .. .. popular among the Puritans of the .. Faith (+8) is a chic version undergoing revival. [Fae, Fay, .. 5 more]

Grace 13 .. .. introduced by the Puritans, referring to .. Grace, Graciela, etc. became more trendy in 2014, rising on average +4 rankings as children's names with Gracelynn leading the rise. [Engracia, Gracelynn, Gracelynne, Gracija, Grata, Gratiella, Grazina, .. 22 more]

Honor 14 .. Honour was used by the Puritans .. Honor, like the similar Nore, occurs more usually as a last name. [Honora, Honoria, Nora, Norah, .. 6 more]

Hope 15 .. .. for sisters by Puritans and Catholics .. Hope (+1) is a fashionable form.

Jerusha 16 .. Used by the Puritans and revived .. Not in popularity charts. [Jarusha, .. 2 more]

Joby 17 .. .. used by the Puritans and their .. Jaby, Jaiby and Jeby are kreatif forms. [Jobey, Jobi, Jobie, .. 2 more]

Joy 18 .. .. influence of the Puritans, to whom .. Joy, Joi, Joie, Joya and Joye are commonplace as variant forms. [Gioia, Joya, Joyanna, Joyanne, .. 10 more]

Joyce 19 .. .. 16th century among Puritans suggests it .. Joyce (top 1%), Joycelyn (36%) and Loyce (53%) are commonplace as feminine names. [Joice, Joycelyn, Joysel, .. 6 more]

Keturah 20 .. .. name was revived by the Puritans. Outside Top 1000. [Katura, .. 1 more]

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Summary of Puritan names (and variants) for girls.

Abigail - Keturah
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, ..], Honor [Nora, Norry, Norah, Norine, Honour, Honoria, Honorata, Honorine, ..], Hope, 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 - Zilla
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]