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Slave Names

(See: Follower Names)

10 Slave names and what they mean, for slave for baby girls, listing 1-10. Here is the list of Servant names for boys.

Ariadne .. Saint Ariadne of Phrygia (second century) was a slave who became a martyr ..
[Arene, Aria, Ariadna, Ariana, Ariane, .. 9 more]

Auriel .. A name used for slaves in the Roman Empire, perhaps as a descriptive term.
[Aureola, Aureole, Auriol, Oriel, Oriole]

Bathilda .. She was canonized for opposing the then-flourishing slave trade, and also for founding a convent.
[Bathild, Bathilde, Batilda, Batilde, Berthilda, .. 3 more]

Blanda .. Saint Blandina was a second-century martyr and slave girl.
[Blandina, Blandine]

Cinnamon .. Modern name, though it has been recorded as a masculine slave name in the 18th century ..
[Cynnamon, Sinemmon, Sinnamon]

Daphne .. It came to America as a slave name ..
[Daffi, Daffie, Daffy, Dafna, Dafne, .. 7 more]

Eliza .. Literary: name of the escaping slave in "Uncle Tom's Cabin", and Cockney flower girl Eliza Dolittle in "My Fair Lady" ..
[Aliza, Alizah, Elisa, Elizah, Elyza, .. 5 more]

Kizzy .. Use of Kezia and its variants can be traced back to slave names since the 18th century.
[Kissie, Kizzie]

Melanie .. Religion: Saint Melania was a wealthy heiress and philantrophist of the fourth and fifth century who freed thousands of slaves and engaged in lifelong good works ..
[Malaney, Malanie, Mel, Mela, Melaina, .. 25 more]

Shaneika .. Modern name that sounds like Ashanti, the name of the place in Africa that was home to many American slaves ..
[Shandee, Shandeigh, Shandey, Shandeya, Shanecka, .. 19 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Slave names: Daphne, Eliza, Kizzy, Melanie

Daphne, Eliza, Kizzy and Melanie are commonly used names, while Ariadne, Auriel, Bathilda, Blanda, Cinnamon and Shaneika are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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