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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. 190 19th names and what they mean, for 19th for baby boys, listing 1-20. 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. Here is the list of 19th names for girls.
Abimelech .. Used occasionally in the 19th century.
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 ..
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.
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 ..
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 ..
Baker .. Occupational name used as surname, and in the 19th century, as a given name ..
Barker .. Used more frequently in the 19th century ..
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