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Victorian Names for girls
7 Victorian names and what they mean, for victorian for baby girls, listing 1-7. Here is the list of Victorian names for boys.
Marian .. Common in the Middle Ages, and revived in the early Victorian era ..
Octavia .. A clan name of Roman emperors used often in Victorian times.
Ouida .. Used as the pen name of a Victorian romantic novelist named Marie Louise de la Ramée.
Pearl .. The Greek form, Margaret, is more popular and has been used for centuries, while Pearl was used only in the late Victorian era ..
Regina .. Appeared at the end of the Victorian era, possibly because Her Majesty was often known as Victoria Regina ..
Ruth .. Her sentiments appealed to Victorian poets, and the name has been popular since the 17th century ..
Thomasina .. Thomasin was the earliest form, followed by Thomasina in the Victorian era, and Tamsin a century later ..
Marian, Octavia, Ouida, Pearl, Regina, Ruth and Thomasina are commonly used names. (2000 U.S. Census)
Ximena Possibly a variant of Xenia, or an archaic Spanish form of Simone.
Anthea .. Used in the classical period as a byname of the goddess Hera at Argos, but as a modern given name, it was reinvented by English 17th-century poets to symbolize spring.
Amber .. Amber is the English name for a semiprecious gem made from fossilized tree resin, and is also used to describe the gem's golden color ..
Adela .. Latinate form of Adele, which is from the French Adèle, an ancient name popular in medieval Europe because of the fame of a seventh-century saint, a daughter of the Frankish king Dagobert II ..
Glenna .. A glen is a narrow valley between hills ..
Abigail .. The name first came into use in Britain in the 16th century, under Puritan influence ..
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