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Page 1/10. The 19th century was a period of increasing immigration, which was observed in the foreign input and influences on American names. 189 19th names and what they mean, for 19th for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of 19th Century names for girls.
Abbott .. Use as a first name occurred mostly in the 19th century ..
Abimelech .. Used occasionally in the 19th century.
Adolph .. The Latin form Adolphus arrived in Britain in mid-19th century, having been a German and Swedish royal name and also a saint's name ..
Aeolus .. In the 19th century, a brand of church organs was manufactured under the "Aeolian-Skinner" brand name.
Albert .. The name was revived in the 19th century mainly in honor of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, consort of Queen Victoria, who was noted for his enthusiastic support of the application of science to the modern industrial age ..
Aldous .. Medieval name brought back to slight popularity in the 19th century ..
Alfred .. The name was revived in the 19th century, but has faded since ..
Alger .. The name was revived in the 19th century ..
Allaster .. Borne by a minstrel in Sir Walter Scott's "Rob Roy" (1818), which made it popular in the 19th century.
Alpheus .. Biblical name used in the 19th century, now very unusual.
Alun .. Alun became popular after it was used as a bardic name by John Blackwell (19th century).
Amasa .. Sometimes used in the 19th century, but rare today.
Aquila .. Despite the feminine -a ending, used in the 19th century as a revival of an ancient Roman name ..
Archer .. Mildly popular in the 19th century .. In Australia, the name may be used as homage to the seven Archer brothers who were well-known pastoralists and explorers in 19th-century Queensland ..
Arnold .. Brought to Britain with the Norman invasion, lost popularity after the 13th century, and briefly revived in the late 19th century ..
Arthur .. Often used in the Middle Ages, but uncommon until the early 19th century, when Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, vanquished Napoleon .. Tennyson's "Idylls of the King" (19th century) and the Victorian romanticism of things medieval and of Arthurian legend in particular promoted its use ..
Ashley .. First recorded as a given name in the 16th century, but its wider use was probably inspired by the Earl of Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper in the early 19th century, who was a noted humanitarian who inspired much of the legislation designed to improve conditions among working classes ..
Aubrey .. 19th-century artist Aubrey Beardsley ..
Baker .. Occupational name used as surname, and in the 19th century, as a given name ..
Barker .. Used more frequently in the 19th century ..
Adolph, Albert, Alfred, Arnold, Arthur, Ashley and Aubrey are commonly used names, while Abbott, Abimelech, Aeolus, Aldous, Alger, Allaster, Alpheus, Alun, Amasa, Aquila, Archer, Baker and Barker are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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