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Page 1/2. 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 baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Virtue names for boys.

Amity .. A virtue name.

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]

Esperanza .. One of the three virtues ..
[Esperance, Esperantia]

Fadila .. (Arabic) "Moral excellence, virtue." ..
[Fadheela, Fazila]

Faith .. A virtue name meaning trust in God ..
[Fae, Faithe, Fay, Faye, Fayth, .. 2 more]

Felicity .. A virtue name first used in the 17th century ..
[Felicita, Felicitas, Felicite, Flick]

Grace .. A virtue name referring to God's grace ..
[Engracia, Eugracia, Gracee, Gracella, Gracelynn, .. 22 more]

Honor .. A virtue name ..
[Honora, Honorah, Honorata, Honoria, Honorine, .. 5 more]

Justice A virtue name .. The cardinal virtues are prudence, fortitude, temperance, and justice.
[Justiss, Justyce]

Mercy .. A virtue name popular with the Puritans.
[Mercey, Merci, Mercie, Mercilla, Mercina, .. 1 more]

Modesty .. A virtue name that the Romans used in the form of Modesta.
[Modesta, Modestia, Modestina, Modestine]

Patience .. Virtue name used since the 16th century.
[Paciencia, Patient, Patienzia, Pazienza]

Peace .. Not strictly a virtue name.

Prudence .. Virtue name most common in the 16th, 17th, and 19th centuries ..
[Pru, Prudencia, Prudie, Prudy, Prue]

Purity .. A virtue name ..

Serenity .. A virtue name.

Silence Puritan virtue name that is now no longer considered a virtue.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Charity, Chastity, Cynthia, Esperanza, Faith, Felicity, Grace, Justice, Mercy, Patience

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Prudence, Serenity

Charity, Chastity, Cynthia, Esperanza, Faith, Grace, Mercy, Patience and Prudence are commonly used names, while Amity, Comfort, Fadila, Felicity, Honor, Justice, Modesty, Peace, Purity, Serenity and Silence are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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