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Girl Names associated with Virtue

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These 25 Virtue names were first used by the Puritans, reflecting values and ideals based on human qualities or feelings. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex 64 years ago (adoption of 1.75%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 1.38%, down 21.1%), but with names such as Charity becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable baby names in this list are Serenity (#60), Felicity (#497), Justice (#421), Temperance (#854) and Mercy (#940).


Amity - Silence | Temperance - Wisdom


AmityAmity
A virtue name. Amily is also a somewhat common kid's name. [Amitie]

CharityCharity
.. One of the virtue names, used .. Charity (cf. City, Cullity) is a popular -ity suffix surname. [Caridad, Caridade, Charisse, Charita, Charitee, Charitey, Charitye, Chattie, Sharity, Sharitye, .. 17 more]

ChastityChastity
.. A virtue name. This name has .. Somewhat common as birth names, Chasta, Chastity, etc. are pronounced like the popular Shasta. [Chasaty, Chassity, Chastidy, Chastin, Chastitey, .. 10 more]

Comfort
.. A virtue name introduced at the .. Comlot and Cushfort are kreatif variations.

CynthiaCynthia
.. virgin goddess of virtue and Elizabeth .. Cynthia and variants became more trendy in 2014, rising on average +2 rankings as girls' names with Cindy leading the upswing. [Cinda, Cindie, Cinny, Cintia, Cyn, Cyndie, Cynnie, Cynthea, Cynthie, Cythia, .. 42 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Amity, Charity, Chastity, Cynthia, Esperanza

EsperanzaEsperanza
.. of the three virtues. See also .. Esperance and Esperantia are more rarefied as forms of Esperanza. [Esperance, .. 1 more]

Fadila
Source fr. Arabic. "Moral excellence, virtue." Unusual. Fadila, Fadheela and Fazila are not found in the US Census. Feminine of Fadile. [Fadheela, .. 1 more]

FaithFaith
A virtue name meaning trust in .. Faith (upper 6%), Fay (1%), Faye (12%) and Fe (94%) occur commonly as last names. [Fae, Faye, Fe, .. 4 more]

FelicityFelicity
A virtue name first used in .. Felicity has risen in prominence since 1880-1889. [Felicita, Flick, .. 2 more]

GraceGrace
A virtue name introduced by the .. Gracee, Gracey, Gracie, Gratia and Grazyna are generally used as forms of Grace. [Engracia, Gracella, Gracelynne, Gracey, Gracina, Grata, Gratiana, Gratiela, Graziella, Grazina, .. 19 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Faith, Felicity, Grace, Honor, Justice

HonorHonor
A virtue name; Honour was used .. Honor, Honorine and Norah are familiar as forms. [Annora, Honorata, Onora, .. 12 more]

JusticeJustice
A virtue name. The cardinal virtues .. A very popular children's name (#421 a year ago), Justice is also used conventionally as a surname. [Justiss, .. 1 more]

MercyMercy
A virtue name popular with the .. Prominent, with usage of 0.012% for Mercy and variants as baby names in 2014, though lower than 0.013% in 2013. [Mercey, Mercina, .. 4 more]

Modesty
A virtue name that the Romans .. Usage of Modesty and forms was expansive in the 1910s. [Modesta, .. 3 more]

PatiencePatience
Virtue name used since the 16th .. Adoption of Patience, Pazienza, etc. as birth names in 2014 was 12.1% less than 2013. [Paciencia, Patient, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Mercy, Patience, Prudence, Serenity

Peace
Not strictly a virtue name. Rarely used as a girls' name, Peace occurs more conventionally as a last name. See also Peachy.

PrudencePrudence
Virtue name most common in the .. Somewhat common as baby names, Prudy, Prudence, etc. are similar to the conventional Trudy. [Pru, Prue, .. 3 more]

Purity
A virtue name. See also Chastity. Outside Top 2000. [Pureza]

SerenitySerenity
A virtue name. Serene and Serenity are uncommon women's names, and Serene appears often (top 42%) as a surname. [Serene]

Silence
Puritan virtue name that is now .. Not Top 2000 name.

Quick Reference

Index of all Virtue names [and variants] for girls.

1. Amity - Silence
Amity [Amitie], Charity [Karita, Cherri, Cherit, Cherry, Sharity, Sharitee, Sharitey, Sharitye, ..], Chastity [Chasty, Chastin, Chastina, Chastney, Chastine, Chastitey, Chastitie, Chastitee, ..], Comfort, Cynthia [Syndy, Syndia, Syntha, Synthee, Synthya, Synthie, Synthia, Syntheea, ..], Esperanza [Esperance, Esperantia], Fadila [Fazila, Fadheela], Faith [Fe, Fay, Fae, Faye, Fayth, Faythe, Faithe], Felicity [Flick, Felicita, Felicite, Felicitas], Grace [Grazia, Grayce, Grazyna, Grazina, Graziosa, Gratiela, Graziella, Gratiella, ..], Honor [Nora, Onora, Norry, Norah, Honour, Norina, Norine, Honorine, ..], Justice [Justiss, Justyce], Mercy [Merci, Mercie, Mersey, Mercey, Mercina, Mercilla], Modesty [Modesta, Modestia, Modestina, Modestine], Patience [Patient, Pazienza, Paciencia, Patienzia], Peace, Prudence [Pru, Prue, Prudy, Prudie, Prudencia], Purity [Pureza], Serenity [Serene], Silence

2. Temperance - Wisdom
Temperance, Truth [Truly, Trule, Truley], Verity [Verety, Verita, Veretie, Veritie], Virtue, Wisdom

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