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Puritan names

Puritan names and what they mean, for puritan.

These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1995 (usage of 0.2954%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.2775%, down 6.1%), 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. Fauth (top 15%) and Feith (34%) are common last names.

Here is the list of Puritan names for boys.

Abigail - Kezia

Page 1/2 of 34 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 .. Outside Top 1000. [Affera, .. 2 more]

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

Berenice 4 .. .. was adopted by Puritans in the .. Bearenice, Berenibe and Berrenice are kreatif forms. [Berenis, Berenise, .. 5 more]

Chloe 5 .. .. Adopted by Puritans in the 17th .. Ranked in Top 1000. [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 .. Common. Desiree, Desaree, Deziree (cf. Destinee) ends with the androgynous -ee. [Desarae, Desir, Desyre, Dezirae, .. 11 more]

Dorcas 8 .. .. of Tabitha, well used by Puritans. Outside Top 1000. [Dorcass, .. 2 more]

Eartha 9 .. Used by the Puritans in the .. Rare. Eartha, Ertha, Hertha, like Egbertha, uses the feminine-sounding -tha ending. [Erda, Ertha, Erthel, .. 2 more]

Esther 10 .. .. up by the Puritans in the .. Prevalent. Hester, var., like Ember, uses the unconventional androgynous-sounding -er ending. [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: Hope, Joy, Joyce

Eunice 11 .. .. used by the Puritans in the .. Unusual. Eunice, Unice (cf. Elice) has the unusual -ice suffix. [Eunices, Unice, .. 3 more]

Faith 12 .. .. popular among the Puritans of the .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Fae, Fay, .. 5 more]

Honor 13 .. Honour was used by the Puritans .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Honora, Honoria, Nora, Norah, .. 6 more]

Hope 14 .. .. for sisters by Puritans and Catholics .. Listed in Top 1000. See also Hebe.

Jerusha 15 .. Used by the Puritans and revived .. Not in popularity charts. [Jarusha, .. 2 more]

Joby 16 .. .. used by the Puritans and their .. Outside Top 1000. [Jobey, Jobi, Jobie, .. 2 more]

Joy 17 .. .. influence of the Puritans, to whom .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Gioia, Joya, Joyanna, Joyanne, .. 10 more]

Joyce 18 .. .. 16th century among Puritans suggests it .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Joice, Joycelyn, Joysel, .. 6 more]

Keturah 19 .. .. name was revived by the Puritans. Outside Top 1000. [Katura, .. 1 more]

Kezia 20 .. .. adpoted by the Puritans and introduced .. Not Top 1000 names. [Kazia, Ketzia, Kizzie, Kizzy, .. 6 more]

Quick Reference

Summary of Puritan names (and variants) for girls.

Abigail - Kezia
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], 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 [Kizzy, Kessy, Keziah, Ketzia, Kezzie, Kizzie, Kissie, Ketziah, ..]

Leah - Zilla
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]