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Virtue names were first used by the Puritans, reflecting values and ideals based on human qualities or feelings. Virtue baby names and what they mean, for virtue, whiteness.

Usage of these girl names was at its apex in the year 2000 (usage of 0.2114%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1602%, down 24.2%), with names such as Patience, Cynthia, Charity, Esperanza and Kandace becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable baby names in this list are Felicity (#497), Justice (#421), Serenity (#60), Faith (#81) and Grace (#21), and there is a revival in birth name usage for Faith and Grace. Fauth (top 15%) and Fath (12%) are familiar last names.

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Blanche, Candace, Candice, Charity, Chastity

Amity 1 .. A virtue name. Not in Top 1000. [Amitie]

Blanche 2 .. .. became associated with whiteness as in .. Common as surnames. Compare Blanche (top 14%), var. and popular Bla- last name Blanchet (top 15%). [Bellanca, Blanca, Blanka, Blinny, .. 3 more]

Candace 3 .. Derivative of Latin word. "Clarity, whiteness." Candace, Candice, Candra, Dacia and Kandy are familiar as variant forms. Also possibly derived from a Nubian .. [Canda, Candee, Dacee, Dacey, Dacia, Kandice, .. 24 more]

Candice 4 .. Root fr. Latin word. "Clarity, whiteness." Candicy, Candite and Condice are kreatif forms. From "canditia" .. [Candace, Candes, Candide, Candis, Candise, Candys, Candyse, Kandice, Kandise, Kandyse, .. 17 more]

Charity 5 .. .. One of the virtue names, used .. Unique, with the feminine -ity suffix for Charity, Chairity, Sharity like Chastity. [Caridad, Carita, Charis, Charita, Charty, .. 22 more]

Chastity 6 .. .. A virtue name. This name has .. Chasaty, Chasida, Chassity, Chasta and Chastady are more novel as versions of Chastity. [Chasaty, Chasity, Chassity, Chastady, Chastidy, Chastitey, Chastney, .. 8 more]

Comfort 7 .. .. A virtue name introduced at the .. Comfort is uncommonly used as a female name, existing frequently (upper 6%) as a last name.

Cynthia 8 .. .. virgin goddess of virtue and Elizabeth .. Cindi, Cinthia and Cythia are commonplace as forms of Cynthia. [Cinda, Cindie, Cintha, Cinthia, Cinzia, Cyndia, Cynnie, Cynth, Cynthie, Diantha, .. 42 more]

Esperanza 9 .. .. of the three virtues. See also .. Less popular today. Esperanza was the variant last recorded (2011) in the Top 1000. [Esperance, .. 1 more]

Fadila 10 .. From Arabic word. "Moral excellence, virtue." Unusual as birth names, but Fadila, Fazila, etc. sound like the more common Fidela. Feminine of Fadile. [Fadheela, Fazila]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Cynthia, Esperanza, Faith, Felicity, Grace

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Virtue names: Justice, Kandace, Mercy, Patience

Faith 11 .. A virtue name meaning trust in .. Listed in Top 1000. [Fae, Fayth, .. 5 more]

Felicity 12 .. A virtue name first used in .. Felicite and Flick are more novel as versions of Felicity. [Felicita, .. 3 more]

Grace 13 .. A virtue name referring to God's .. Grace, Gracelynn and Gracie are Top 1000 baby names. [Engracia, Gracelynn, Gracija, Gratiana, Grayce, Graziosa, Grazyna, .. 20 more]

Honor 14 .. A virtue name; Honour was used .. Honor, like the similar Nur, exists more usually as a last name. [Honora, Honorata, Honoria, Nora, Norry, .. 5 more]

Justice 15 A virtue name. The cardinal Justice (+13) is a trendy version. [Justiss, .. 1 more]

Kandace 16 .. Source fr. Latin. "Clarity, whiteness." Kandace has declined in favor as a girls' name circa 1990. Variant spelling of Candace .. [Candie, Candy, Kandee, Kandice, Kandiss, Kandyce, .. 5 more]

Mercy 17 .. A virtue name popular with the .. Adoption of Mercy, Mersey, etc. as baby names in 2014 was 61% less than 2013. [Mercey, Merci, Mercilla, Mersey, .. 2 more]

Modesty 18 .. A virtue name that the Romans .. Less common today. Modesta was the version last found (the 1930s) in the Top 1000. [Modesta, Modestina, .. 2 more]

Patience 19 .. Virtue name used since the 16th .. Unconventional, with usage of 0.0024% for Patience and variants as birth names in 2014, less than 0.0226% a year ago. [Paciencia, Patienzia, .. 2 more]

Peace 20 .. Not strictly a virtue name. Not in Top 1000. See also Peachy.

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Summary of Virtue names (and variants) for girls.

Amity - Peace
Amity [Amitie], Blanche [Blanca, Bianca, Branca, Blanch, Blanka, Blinny, Bellanca], Candace [Dacy, Dacie, Kandy, Dacia, Kandice, Kandace, Kandiss, Kanticia, ..], Candice [Kendis, Kandus, Kandyce, Kandyse, Kendice, Khandace, Khandice, Kantisia, ..], 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, Norry, Norah, Norine, Honour, Honoria, Honorata, Honorine, ..], Justice [Justiss, Justyce], Kandace [Dacie, Kandy, Kandi, Kandee, Kandis, Kandiss, Kandyce, Kandice, ..], Mercy [Merci, Mercie, Mersey, Mercey, Mercina, Mercilla], Modesty [Modesta, Modestia, Modestina, Modestine], Patience [Patient, Pazienza, Paciencia, Patienzia], Peace

Prudence - Wisdom
Prudence [Pru, Prue, Prudy, Prudie, Prudencia], Purity [Pureza], Serenity [Serene], Silence, Temperance, Truth [Truly, Trule, Truley], Verity [Verety, Verita, Veretie, Veritie], Virtue, Wisdom