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 females. Here is the list of Virtue names for boys. Usage of these girl names reached its highest in 1890-1899 and it is almost as widespread today, but with names like Desiree, Patience, Cynthia, Charity and Priscilla becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names in this list are Renata (#659), Felicity (#497), Arabella (#174), Joy (#462) and Serenity (#60).


Abigail - Arabella

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Abigail 1 .. The name first came into use in Britain in the 16th century, under Puritan influence .. The name Abigail has increased in popularity as a birth name over time. The variations Gayle, Abigayle, Abbigail and Abagail are popular as forms of Abigail. [Abagael, Abagale, Abaigael, Abbee, Abbey, .. 36 more]

Aminta 2 .. Aminta was the heroine of a well-known pastoral play by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso (16th century) of the Renaissance. Infrequently used as a birth name. See also Amina. [Amintah, Eminta, .. 3 more]

Amity 3 .. A virtue name. Amity is unique as a women's name. See also Amata. [Amitie]

Aphra 4 .. Dust and Ashes were actually used by English Puritans as first names in the 17th century .. Aphra is scarcely used as a women's name. See also Ashra. [Affera, .. 2 more]

Arabella 5 .. A ship named the Arbella brought a group of Puritan English aristocrats to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 .. The name Arabella has gained increasing favor as a girls' name. The variation Bella is prevalent as a variant form of Arabella. [Ara, Arabela, Arbell, Bel, Orabel, .. 12 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Abigail, Arabella

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Quick Index

Summary of all Virtue names (and their variants) for girls.

[Abigail - Arabella]
Abigail [41], Aminta [5], Amity [1], Aphra [3], Arabella [17]

[Berenice - Eartha]
Berenice [7], Charity [27], Chastity [15], Chloe [8], Comfort, Constance [30], Cynthia [52], Desiree [15], Dorcas [3], Eartha [5]

[Esperanza - Jerusha]
Esperanza [2], Esther [19], Eunice [5], Fadila [2], Faith [7], Felicity [4], Grace [27], Honor [10], Hope, Jerusha [3]

[Joby - Marian]
Joby [5], Joy [14], Joyce [9], Justice [2], Keturah [2], Kezia [10], Lavinia [17], Leah [5], Lucretia [25], Marian [6]

[Martha - Priscilla]
Martha [33], Meliora, Mercy [6], Modesty [4], Octavia [9], Ouida, Patience [4], Peace, Pearl [14], Priscilla [19]

[Prudence - Thomasina]
Prudence [5], Purity [1], Rebecca [55], Regina [21], Renata [16], Ruth [8], Serenity [1], Silence, Temperance, Thomasina [14]

[Truth - Zilla]
Truth [3], Unity [3], Vashti [1], Verity [4], Vicenza [5], Virtue, Wisdom, Zilla [3]

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