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Virtue Names

Page 1/3. Virtue names were first used by the Puritans, reflecting values and ideals based on human qualities or feelings. 25 Virtue names and what they mean, for virtue for females. Here is the list of Virtue names for boys. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 2002 and are almost as popular today, but with names like Charity, Chastity, Esperanza, Cynthia and Prudence falling out of fashion. The trendier baby names in this list are Felicity, Temperance, Justice, Mercy and Serenity.


Amity .. A virtue name.
[Amitie]

Charity .. One of the virtue names, used as a given name since the 16th century ..
[Caridad, Caridade, Carissa, Carita, Chairity, .. 22 more]

Chastity .. A virtue name ..
[Chasaty, Chasida, Chasity, Chassity, Chasta, .. 10 more]

Comfort .. A virtue name introduced at the Reformation.

Cynthia .. The English given name was not used in the Middle Ages, but was used in the 16rh century by poets who used Cynthia as a title for Queen Elizabeth I, as Artemis was a virgin goddess of virtue and Elizabeth wanted to emphasize her role as Virgin Queen ..
[Cinda, Cindee, Cindi, Cindie, Cindy, .. 47 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Charity, Chastity, Cynthia

Charity, Chastity and Cynthia are commonly used names, while Amity and Comfort are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

2 pages remaining with 20 names. Go to the next page >> for more baby girl names from Esperanza to Patience.


Related Names

Suggested categories: grace (gracious), honor (homage), power (powerful).


A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for girls

[Amity - Cynthia]
Amity [1], Charity [27], Chastity [15], Comfort, Cynthia [52]

[Esperanza - Patience]
Esperanza [2], Fadila [2], Faith [7], Felicity [4], Grace [27], Honor [10], Justice [2], Mercy [6], Modesty [4], Patience [4]

[Peace - Wisdom]
Peace, Prudence [5], Purity [1], Serenity [1], Silence, Temperance, Truth [3], Verity [4], Virtue, Wisdom

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