Virtue Names

Virtue names were first used by the Puritans, reflecting values and ideals based on human qualities or feelings. Virtue names and what they mean, for virtue, puritans, victorian, puritan, renaissance for women. Here is the list of Virtue names for boys. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.2587%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.23%, down 11.1%), but with names such as Desiree, Patience, Cynthia, Charity and Priscilla becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable baby names in this list are Renata (#659), Felicity (#497), Arabella (#174), Justice (#421) and Joy (#462).


Abigail - Comfort

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Abigail 1 .. .. the 16th century, under Puritan influence .. Popular. Abigail, Abbigail, etc., like Avril, Chantil, use the common androgynous-sounding -il ending. [Abagael, Abagil, Abba, Abbey, Abbi, Abbigael, Abbigai, Abbigale, Abbigayle, Abbye, .. 33 more]

Aminta 2 .. .. Tasso (16th century) of the Renaissance. Unique as a birth name. [Amintah, Minta, .. 3 more]

Amity 3 .. A virtue name. Scarce. Amity and Amitie are not listed in the US Census. [Amitie]

Aphra 4 .. used by English Puritans as first .. Unique. Aphra, Affera, Afra, like Kora, Tamora, end with the common feminine -ra. [Affera, .. 2 more]

Arabella 5 .. .. a group of Puritan English aristocrats .. Arabella (+37) and Bella are chic forms undergoing rebound. [Ara, Arabelle, Arbela, Arbell, Belle, Orabella, .. 12 more]

Berenice 6 .. .. was adopted by Puritans in the 17 .. Outside Top 1000. [Berenis, Berenisa, Bernie, .. 4 more]

Charity 7 .. .. One of the virtue names, used .. Less used today. Charity was the variation last appearing (2013) in the Top 1000. [Caridad, Carita, Charitye, Chariza, Chattie, Sharitee, Sharitey, Sharitye, .. 19 more]

Chastity 8 .. .. A virtue name. This name has .. Less popular today. Chasity was the variant last listed (2008) in the Top 1000. [Chasaty, Chastady, Chastidy, Chastina, Chastine, Chastitee, Chastitie, Chastney, .. 7 more]

Chloe 9 .. .. Adopted by Puritans in the 17th .. Common, with usage of 0.2104% for Chloe and variants as birth names in 2014, but lower than 0.2119% a year ago. [Chloee, Cloe, Clorinda, .. 5 more]

Comfort 10 .. .. A virtue name introduced at the .. Comfort is not in the Top 1000.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Abigail, Arabella, Berenice, Charity, Chastity, Chloe

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Summary of Virtue names (and variants) for girls.

Abigail - Comfort
Abigail [Gal, Gale, Gayel, Gayle, ..], Aminta [Minty, Minta, Amynta, Eminta], Amity [Amitie], Aphra [Afra, Affera, Affery], Arabella [Orbel, Orbella, Orbelle, Orabelle, ..], Berenice [Bernie, Bernise, Bernessa, Bernetta, ..], Charity [Sharity, Sharitee, Sharitey, Sharitye, ..], Chastity [Chasty, Chastney, Chastitey, Chastitie, ..], Chloe [Kloe, Khloe, Khloey, Clorinda, ..], Comfort

Constance - Keturah
Constance [Tina, Kosta, Konstanze, Kostatina, ..], Cynthia [Synthia, Synthie, Synthya, Syntheea, ..], Desiree [Desyre, Dezirae, Deziray, Deziree, ..], Dorcas [Dorkas, Dorcie, Dorcass], Eartha [Ertha, Herta, Hertha, Erthel], Esperanza [Esperance, Esperantia], Esther [Hetty, Hittie, Yesfir, Hesther, ..], Eunice [Uniss, Unice, Eunike, Euniss], Fadila [Fazila, Fadheela], Faith [Fe, Faye, Fayth, Faythe, ..], Felicity [Flick, Felicita, Felicite, Felicitas], Grace [Grazyna, Grazina, Graziosa, Graziella, ..], Honor [Nora, Norah, Norry, Norine, ..], Hope, Jerusha [Jarusha, Jeruscha, Jerushah], Joby [Jobi, Jobie, Jobina, Jobyna], Joy [Joye, Joyanna, Joyanne, Joyelle, ..], Joyce [Loyce, Joyse, Joyous, Joysel, ..], Justice [Justiss, Justyce], Keturah [Katura, Ketura]

Kezia - Renata
Kezia [Kizzy, Kezzie, Kizzie, Kissie, ..], Lavinia [Luvina, Vinnie, Luvenia, Luvinia, ..], Leah [Lee, Lia, Leia, Leigh], Lucretia [Tia, Lucresha, Lucrezia, Lucreisha, ..], Marian [Marion, Mariane, Maryann, Maryanne, ..], Martha [Pat, Mattie, Mirtha, Pattie, ..], Meliora, Mercy [Mersey, Mercie, Mercina, Mercilla, ..], Modesty [Modesta, Modestia, Modestina, Modestine], Octavia [Tavy, Tavia, Tavie, Ottavia, ..], Ouida, Patience [Patient, Pazienza, Paciencia, Patienzia], Peace, Pearl [Perley, Perline, Perlita, Perlline, ..], Priscilla [Prissy, Prissie, Prisilla, Prysilla, ..], Prudence [Prue, Prudy, Prudie, Prudencia], Purity [Pureza], Rebecca [Rivi, Rivy, Rivka, Rivkah, ..], Regina [Rina, Reyna, Riona, Rionagh, ..], Renata [Renise, Rennae, Rennay, Rennie, ..]

Ruth - Zilla
Ruth [Ruthi, Ruthie, Ruthina, Ruthine, ..], Serenity [Serene], Silence, Temperance, Thomasina [Tommi, Tommy, Tommye, Tommie, ..], Truth [Truly, Trule, Truley], Unity [Unita, Unite, Unitey], Vashti [Vashtee], Verity [Verety, Verita, Veretie, Veritie], Vicenza [Vichensa, Vichenza, Vicenzia, Vichensia], Virtue, Wisdom, Zilla [Zila, Zylia, Zillah]

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