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18th Century Names from Julian - Paisley
Page 3/5. 45 18th names and what they mean, for 18th for males. Listing 16-25.
Julian .. First used in the 18th century ..
Livingston .. The Livingston family were prominent Hudson River landowners in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Lothar .. The character Lothario in an early 18th-century English play gave this name connotations for awhile of a libertine or a careless seducer of women.
Mather .. Surname of a dynasty of 17th and 18th century Massachusetts theologians, Richard, Increase, and Cotton Mather.
Oisin .. The anglicized form Ossian was revived in the 18th century by James Macpherson as the name of the supposed author of some ancient Gaelic poetry which Macpherson claimed to have translated ..
Orville .. This name was invented by Fanny Burney for a character in her 18th-century novel "Evelina" ..
Oscar .. The name was revived by 18th century literary use ..
Owen .. Common outside Wales since the 18th century ..
Paine .. Thomas Paine (18th century) was an influential political theorist during the American Revolution, and wrote "The Rights of Man" which supported the French Revolution.
Paisley .. The name has been given to a pattern on fabric, since shawls with that pattern were made in the town in the 18th century.
Julian, Orville, Oscar and Owen are commonly used names, while Livingston, Lothar, Mather, Oisin, Paine and Paisley are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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