18th Century Names for boys

The 18th century and Colonial Period saw a favoring of Biblical names such as Virtue names used by the Puritans. 18th names and what they mean, for 18th for males. Here is the list of 18th century names for girls. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 and is somewhat lower today, with names such as Sidney, Addison, Stephen, Clinton and Stuart becoming somewhat outmoded. The trendier baby names among these are Augustus (#544), Titus (#285), Solomon (#380), Simon (#231) and Owen (#36), with Augustus, Owen, Simon and Solomon going through a rebound in popularity.


Addison - Bernard

Page 1/5 of 45 18th century names.

Addison 1 .. .. The English poet and essayist Joseph .. A name suited for both sexes. Usage of Addison as a boys' name has faded over the years since 1880-1889. The form Addie is commonplace as a version of Addison. [Ad, Addie, Adison, .. 3 more]

Antioco 2 .. Antioch is a city in what .. Seldom used as a birth name. [Antioch, Antiochos, .. 1 more]

Augustus 3 .. .. who brought it to Britain in .. Augustus is a conventional (Top 78%) masculine name, and it occurs regularly (Top 10%) as a surname in the US Census. The forms Gus and Austen are commonly used as variations of the name. [Agostino, Augie, Augustin, Augy, Austin, .. 9 more]

Bayard 4 .. .. In America, three generations of Bayards .. Rarely used as a boys' name, Bayard is used more commonly as a last name. See also Byrd. [Baiardo, Bay, .. 2 more]

Bernard 5 .. .. Fairly common until the 18th century .. Bernard is prevalent (Top 12%) as a masculine name, occurring commonly (Top 1%) as a last name in the US Census. The form Bernardo is prevalent as a version of this name. [Barnard, Barnardo, Barnhard, Barnie, Bear, .. 18 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 18th names: Addison, Augustus, Bernard

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Quick Index

Summary of all 18th century names (and variants) for boys.

[Addison - Bernard]
Addison [Adison, Adisson, ..], Antioco [Antiochos, Antiochus], Augustus [Guus, Gussie, ..], Bayard [Bay, Baylen, ..], Bernard [Burnard, Vernados, ..]

[Boaz - Griffith]
Boaz [Boas, Boase], Boone, Boswell, Bradford [Brad, Bradfurd], Clinton [Klint, Clintt], Ephraim [Evron, Yefrem, ..], Fingal [Finn, Fionghall, ..], Galfrid [Gal], Garrick [Garryk, Garryck, ..], Griffith

[Julian - Paisley]
Julian [Julius, Julyan, ..], Livingston [Livingstin, Livingstone], Lothar [Lothur, Lothario, ..], Mather [Maither, Matther], Oisin [Ossin, Ossian], Orville [Orvil, Orvelle, ..], Oscar [Ozzy, Ossie, ..], Owen [Owin, Owynn, ..], Paine [Pain, Payne], Paisley

[Patrick - Sidney]
Patrick [Pink, Patty, ..], Paul [Poll, Poul, ..], Penn [Pen], Pike [Pyke], Ranjit [Ranjeet], Reuben [Ruby, Rubino, ..], Rousseau [Russo, Roussell], Rupert [Ruprecht], Seraphim [Seraph, Seraphimus, ..], Sidney [Syd, Sydney]

[Simon - Wistar]
Simon [Syms, Szymon, ..], Solomon [Sollie, Soloman, ..], Stephen [Stevy, Stevie, ..], Stuart [Steward, Stewart], Tecumseh, Timothy [Tymothy, Tymoteusz, ..], Titus [Tito, Titos], Wedgwood [Wedgewood], Wesley [Westley, Westleigh, ..], Wistar [Wister]

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