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Eighteenth century baby names and what they mean, with 47 results. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in the 1880s (adoption of 6.6%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 2.2%, 68%), with names such as Oscar becoming somewhat outmoded. The trendier baby names among these are Wesley (#126), Owen (#36), Titus (#281), Julian (#45) and Solomon (#376), while Semon (top 11%) and Julin (29%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of 18th century names for girls.

Addison - Lothar | Mather - Stephen | Stuart - Wistar

Addison - Lothar

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Addison, Augustus, Bayard, Bernard, Boaz

AddisonAddison
.. and influential through the 18th century. Common as surnames. Compare Adisson, var. and popular -son last names Ackison (upper 76%), Asleson (25%). [Ad, Addeson, Addy, Adison, Adisson, .. 1 more]

Antioco
.. 300 AD until the 18th century. Antioco, Antiochus, etc. are not Top 2000 names. [Antioch, Antiochus, .. 1 more]

AugustusAugustus
.. Britain in the 18th century, when .. Augustus, Gus, etc. became less trendy in 2015, dropping -113 rankings as boys' names with Austyn leading the decline. [Agostino, Augie, Auguste, Augustin, Augusto, Augy, Austen, Guus, .. 6 more]

BayardBayard
.. Delaware in the 18th and 19th .. Used somewhat frequently as birth names, Baylen, Bayard, etc. are comparable to the familiar Braylen. [Baiardo, Bajardo, Bay, .. 1 more]

BernardBernard
.. common until the 18th century, and .. Bernard (top 12%), Bernardo (54%), Barney (58%) and Bernie (62%) are prevalent first names. [Barnard, Barnhardo, Barnie, Berend, Bernardino, Bernis, Bernt, .. 16 more]

BoazBoaz
.. in the 17th and 18th centuries .. Boas and forms are at the top of their popularity today. [Boas, Boase]

BooneBoone
.. Daniel Boone (18th century), the legendary .. Adoption of Boone is at its apex today. See also Boni.

Boswell
James Boswell (18th century) was a .. Not in popularity charts.

BradfordBradford
.. Another William Bradford (18th century) was .. Bradford and Brad are commonly used as variations. [Braddford, Bradfurd, .. 1 more]

ClintonClinton
.. An illustrious 18th century governor of .. Clinton and Clint were among 2015's Top names. [Clint, Klint, .. 1 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Boone, Bradford, Clinton, Ephraim, Garrick

Top 2000 baby names ranking of 18th names: George, Griffith, Julian, Livingston

EphraimEphraim
.. mostly in the 18th and 19th .. Efrain is a recognizable (upper 43%) male name. [Efraim, Ephraem, Ephream, Ephrim, Yefrem, .. 10 more]

Fingal
.. the Ossianic poems (18th century) for .. Fingal and variants became more popular in 2015, gaining +25 rankings as children's names with Finn leading the rise. [Fin, Fingall, Finn, .. 1 more]

Galfrid
.. used in the 18th century but .. Galfrid and Gal are not frequently used as baby names. [Gal]

GarrickGarrick
18th century English actor David Garrick .. Less widespread today. Garrick was the form last listed (2006) in the Top 2000. [Garek, Garreck, .. 3 more]

GeorgeGeorge
.. popular in the 18th century when .. Usage of George, Yorik, etc. as children's names in 2015 was down 0.1% compared to the previous year. [Deorsa, Egor, Georg, Georgy, Giorgio, Giorgios, Giorgius, Gyorgy, Joeri, Joran, .. 45 more]

Goronwy
.. revived in the 18th century when .. Not Top 2000 names. [Gronwy]

GriffithGriffith
.. the 16th to the 18th century .. Griff and variants are seldom found as men's names. [Griff, Gruffud, Griffudd, .. 4 more]

JulianJulian
.. First used in the 18th century .. A highly common baby name (#45 in recent rankings), Julian also exists often as a surname. [Jolyon, Jules, Juliano, .. 5 more]

LivingstonLivingston
.. landowners in the 18th and 19th .. Livingston (top 1%) and Livingstone (8%) are found commonly as last names. [Livingsten, Livingstone, .. 1 more]

Lothar
.. in an early 18th century English .. Scarce as a children's name. [Lother, Lothario, Lothur, .. 1 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 18th century names [and variants] for boys.

1. Addison - Lothar
Addison [Ad, Addy, Addie, Adison, Addeson, Adisson], Antioco [Antioch, Antiochos, Antiochus], Augustus [Gus, Guus, Guss, Austin, Austyn, Gussie, ..], Bayard [Bay, Baylen, Baiardo, Bajardo], Bernard [Bernt, Bernie, Bernis, Burnard, Vernados, Bernhardo, ..], Boaz [Boas, Boase], Boone, Boswell, Bradford [Brad, Bradfurd, Braddford], Clinton [Klint, Clint, Clintt], Ephraim [Evron, Ephrem, Ephrim, Ephrym, Yefrem, Ephriam, ..], Fingal [Fin, Finn, Fingall, Fionghall], Galfrid [Gal], Garrick [Garek, Garryk, GarrIk, Garryck, Garreck], George [Yuri, Ygor, Yorik, Yurik, Yuriy, Yorick, ..], Goronwy [Gronwy], Griffith [Guto, Gutun, Gutyn, Gruffud, Gruffydd, Griffudd], Julian [Julio, Julius, Julien, Julyan, Juliano, Julianus, ..], Livingston [Livingsten, Livingstin, Livingstone], Lothar [Lother, Lothur, Lothair, Lothario]

2. Mather - Stephen
Mather [Maither, Matther], Oisin [Ossin, Ossian], Orville [Orv, Orvil, Orval, Orvell, Orvelle], Oscar [Ozzy, Oskar, Ossie, Osker], Owen [Ewan, Owin, Ewen, Owain, Owynn, Owens], Paine [Pain, Payne], Paisley, Patrick [Pats, Pink, Patty, Patsy, Patton, Patten, ..], Paul [Pol, Poll, Poul, Pavlo, Pawel, Pavlik, ..], Penn [Pen], Pike [Pyke], Ranjit [Ranjeet], Reuben [Ruby, Rube, Ruben, Rubin, Rouvin, Rubino, ..], Rousseau [Russo, Roussell], Rupert [Ruprecht], Seraphim [Saraph, Seraph, Serafin, Sarafino, Serafino, Seraphimus], Sidney [Sid, Syd, Sydney], Simon [Syms, Symms, Symon, Szymon, Simpson, Simonson, ..], Solomon [Sol, Sollie, Shalmon, Solaman, Soloman, Salomone, ..], Stephen [Steve, Stevy, Stevie, Steven, Stevan, Stevenson, ..]

3. Stuart - Wistar
Stuart [Steward, Stewart], Tecumseh, Timothy [Tymon, Tymothy, Timothey, Tymmothy, Tymoteusz, Timotheus, ..], Titus [Tito, Titos], Wedgwood [Wedgewood], Wesley [Wes, Wesly, Wessley, Westley, Westleigh], Wistar [Wister]

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