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Revival Names

7 Revival names and what they mean, for revival for baby girls, listing 1-7.

Aislinn .. Not in use as a given name during the Middle Ages, but was adopted as part of the Irish revival in the 20th century ..
[Aislin, Aisling, Aislyn, Aislynn, Ashling, .. 2 more]

Christiana .. As a recent revival, it is used as an elaborated form of Christina ..
[Christiane, Christiann, Christianna, Christianne, Christianni, .. 15 more]

Elaine .. The name first appeared in the 15th-century "Morte D'Arthur" of Thomas Malory, while Tennyson's poetry "Idylls of the King" promoted 19th-century revival of the name ..
[Alaina, Alayna, Alayne, Allaine, Elaene, .. 21 more]

Elfrida .. 19th-century revival of the female personal name Ælfpryd ..
[Alfreda, Alfrida, Alfrieda, Elfie, Elfre, .. 20 more]

Maggie .. Popular now due to revival of interest in "old-fashioned" names ..
[Magali, Maggey, Maggi, Maggy, Magli, .. 1 more]

Margery .. Brought to England in the 12th century and used somewhat until a late-19th-century revival, mainly as Marjorie ..
[Marchery, Marge, Margeree, Margerey, Margerie, .. 12 more]

Marjorie .. Brought to England in the 12th century as Margery, and used steadily until a late 19th-century revival ..
[Marcharie, Marge, Margeree, Margery, Margerie, .. 14 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Revival names: Christiana, Elaine, Maggie, Margery, Marjorie

Christiana, Elaine, Maggie, Margery and Marjorie are commonly used names, while Aislinn and Elfrida are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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