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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 ..
Christiana .. As a recent revival, it is used as an elaborated form of Christina ..
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 ..
Elfrida .. 19th-century revival of the female personal name Ælfpryd ..
Maggie .. Popular now due to revival of interest in "old-fashioned" names ..
Margery .. Brought to England in the 12th century and used somewhat until a late-19th-century revival, mainly as Marjorie ..
Marjorie .. Brought to England in the 12th century as Margery, and used steadily until a late 19th-century revival ..
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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