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Page 1/5. 92 Medieval names and what they mean, for medieval, classical, victorian, classic for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Medieval names for girls.
Addison .. The surname was derived from Addie or Adie, a medieval (and occasional modern) pet form of Adam ..
Albin .. Common in Roman and medieval times, but not in the modern era ..
Aldous .. Medieval name brought back to slight popularity in the 19th century ..
Alistair .. Scottish spelling of Alasdair, the Gaelic form of Alexander, which has long been popular in Scotland, having been borne by three medieval kings of the country ..
Anselm .. Saint Anselm (11th century) was archbishop of Canterbury during William the Conqueror's reign, and a formidable influence on medieval Christian thought ..
Apollo .. In modern philosophy, Apollo has come to symbolize the classical and intellectual aspects of thought ..
Archer .. An English surname from medieval times when bows and arrows were essential hunting and fighting equipment ..
Arthur .. Tennyson's "Idylls of the King" (19th century) and the Victorian romanticism of things medieval and of Arthurian legend in particular promoted its use ..
Augustine .. He formulated the principles followed by the numerous medieval communities named after him as Austin canons, friars, and nuns ..
Bartholomew .. The name was common in the Middle Ages but was not revived in the 19th century, as so many medieval names were ..
Bayard .. In French medieval romance, Bayard (or Baiardo, or Bajardo) is a magical horse given to the hero Rinaldo ..
Belvedere .. Name of a gallery in the Vatican that contains some of the greatest classical Greek statues, among them the "Apollo Belvedere", which took its name from the gallery.
Bennett .. The normal medieval vernacular form of Benedict, used by both women and men in the past .. Nowdays, used mostly as a transferred use of the surname from the medieval given name ..
Bernard .. Three famous medieval saints bore the name: a founder of a monastic order, the patron saint of mountain climbers, and a scholastic philosopher ..
Bertram .. This name was adopted by Normans and revived in the Victorian era ..
Bertrand .. Medieval French variant of Bertram (Old French, Old German) "bright raven", brought to Britain by the Normans ..
Blade .. Surname in use since medieval times.
Brendan .. The modern Irish Gaelic form Breandán and the anglicized form Brendan are based on the medieval Latin form Brendanus ..
Bryce .. Variant of Brice which originated as a transferred use of the Scottish surname derived from the medieval given name ..
Bud .. Nickname used since medieval times, and modern slang and short form for "buddy" or "brother" ..
Arthur, Augustine, Bennett, Bernard, Bertram, Brendan, Bryce and Bud are commonly used names, while Addison, Albin, Aldous, Alistair, Anselm, Apollo, Archer, Bartholomew, Bayard, Belvedere, Bertrand and Blade are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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