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18th Century Names from Boaz - Griffith
Page 2/5. 45 18th names and what they mean, for 18th for males. Listing 6-15.
Boaz .. Revived by the Puritans and occasionally used in England in the 17th and 18th centuries ..
Boone .. Daniel Boone (18th century), the legendary American frontier hero, has influenced the use of the surname as a given name.
Boswell .. James Boswell (18th century) was a man of letters and the biographer of his contemporary, the lexicographer Samuel Johnson.
Bradford .. Another William Bradford (18th century) was a printer who played an important part in the American Revolution.
Clinton .. An illustrious 18th-century governor of New York, De Witt Clinton, left his name on many New York City locations ..
Ephraim .. First used by the Puritans in the 16th century, and mostly in the 18th and 19th centuries ..
Fingal .. Literary: the name was used in the Ossianic poems (18th century) for the Gaelic hero Fionn mac Cumhaill (see Finn) ..
Galfrid .. The name was first used in the 18th century but is now rare.
Garrick .. 18th century English actor David Garrick helped revive the fame of Shakespeare, and he is commemorated with street and building names in the theater district of London ..
Griffith .. Used most often as a given name from the 16th to the 18th century.
Bradford and Clinton are commonly used names, while Boaz, Boone, Boswell, Ephraim, Fingal, Galfrid, Garrick and Griffith are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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