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18th Century Names for boys
Page 1/5. The 18th century and Colonial Period saw a favoring of Biblical names such as Virtue names used by the Puritans. 45 18th names and what they mean, for 18th for males. Here is the list of 18th Century names for girls. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in 1880-1889 and are somewhat less popular today, with names like Bernard, Sidney, Orville, Stuart and Clinton falling out of fashion. Some of the more trendy baby names in this list are Augustus, Titus, Solomon, Ephraim and Reuben.
Addison .. The English poet and essayist Joseph Addison was popular and influential through the 18th century.
Antioco .. Antioch is a city in what is now Turkey that was a center of Christianity from around 300 AD until the 18th century.
Augustus .. Given historical glamour by Roman emperors and German princely families, who brought it to Britain in the 18th century, when it became very fashionable ..
Bayard .. In America, three generations of Bayards were Senators from Delaware in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Bernard .. Fairly common until the 18th century, and revived somewhat around 1920, but now unusual ..
Augustus and Bernard are commonly used names, while Addison, Antioco and Bayard are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for boys
[Addison - Bernard]
[Boaz - Griffith]
[Julian - Paisley]
[Patrick - Sidney]
[Simon - Wistar]
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