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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.

Abigail - Joy | Joyce - Zilla

Abigail - Joy

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

AbigailAbigail
.. the 16th century, under Puritan influence .. Abigaile is also a marginally prominent girl's name. [Abagael, Abagail, Abbegale, Abbey, Abbigail, Abbigale, Abbygale, Abgail, Abi, Abigal, .. 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. [Affera, .. 2 more]

ArabellaArabella
.. a group of Puritan English aristocrats .. Arabella, Arabelle, Bella and Belle are Top 2000 baby names. [Ara, Arbela, Arbella, Bel, Belle, Orabella, Orbella, .. 10 more]

BereniceBerenice
.. was adopted by Puritans in the .. Bernie exists often (upper 43%) as a surname. [Berenis, Berenise, .. 5 more]

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

ConstanceConstance
.. then by the Puritans usually as .. Tina and variants rose in popularity 6 decades ago and have become less popular, with Tina going out of style. [Con, Connee, Constanca, Constancy, Constanta, Constantina, Konstancja, Kosta, .. 22 more]

DesireeDesiree
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. [Desarae, Desir, Desyre, Dezirae, .. 11 more]

DorcasDorcas
.. of Tabitha, well used by Puritans. A somewhat offbeat children's name that exists fairly frequently as a last name. [Dorcass, .. 2 more]

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

EstherEsther
.. up by the Puritans in the .. A highly familiar baby name (#203 in current list) that also exists somewhat commonly as a last name. [Eppie, Ester, Eszter, Etti, Hesther, Hittie, .. 14 more]

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

EuniceEunice
.. used by the Puritans in the .. Eunice is commonplace (top 8%) as a feminine name, whereas Eunices, Eunike, Euniss, Unice and Uniss are infrequently used. [Eunices, Unice, .. 3 more]

FaithFaith
.. 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. [Fae, Fay, .. 5 more]

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

HannahHannah
.. used by the Puritans in the .. Anna (upper 1%), Ann (1%), Annie (2%), Anne (2%), Hannah (9%), Nannie (18%), Nan (24%), Hanna (26%), Chana (41%), Hana (54%) and Hannelore (56%) are recognizable as women's names. [Ann, Anna, Chanha, Hanah, Hanalee, Hanna, Hannie, Honna, .. 17 more]

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

HopeHope
.. 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. [Hosana, Osanne, .. 4 more]

Jerusha
Used by the Puritans and revived .. A slightly offbeat birth name. [Jarusha, .. 2 more]

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

JoyJoy
.. influence of the Puritans, to whom .. A very conventional birth name (#436 the past year), Joy also exists often as a last name. [Gioia, Joya, Joyanna, Joyanne, .. 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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