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Andreas .. The original New Testament Greek form of Andrew ..
Athol .. (Gaelic) "New Ireland." ..
Bartlet .. The liberal, scholarly President on the TV series "The West Wing" is called Josiah Bartlett, a name with old-money New England connotations.
Boden .. (Scandinavian, Old French) "One who brings news." ..
Brockhoist .. A family name in Old New York.
Calvert .. Their proprietarship of Maryland ended when, as Catholics, they were ousted by the new Protestant regime in England.
Chauncey .. American coinage from a New England surname found in the Middle Ages ..
Cimarron Place name: a city in western Kansas and a river that runs 650 miles across the Great Plains from New Mexico to Oklahoma ..
Clinton .. An illustrious 18th-century governor of New York, De Witt Clinton, left his name on many New York City locations ..
Concord .. A Puritan virtue name and also a place name: the capital city of New Hampshire and the small town northwest of Boston linked with the American Revolution and later home to a bevy of 19th-century literary figures.
Constantine .. The Russian czars, in a bid to legitimize Russia as the new home of Orthodoxy, also used the name.
Dabney .. An old Virginia name, linked with a 1649 immigrant to the New World named Cornelius d'Aubigney ..
Darrien .. May possibly be a reference to the eastern part of Panama known as Darien, which later gave its name to one of New York City's posh suburbs ..
Eleazar .. Variant of Lazarus, the form used in the New Testament ..
Elijah .. In the New Testament it appears in the Greek form Elias ..
Emmanuel .. The Hebrew form Immanuel is used in the Old Testament while Emmanuel is used in the New ..
Erie American place name: one of the Great Lakes, the famous Erie Canal from Albany to Buffalo, and a tribe of Native Americans who lived in western New York State and Ohio.
Evangel .. (Greek) "Good news." ..
Fiorello .. New York mayor Fiorello La Guardia.
Harmony .. New age name ..
Andreas, Chauncey, Clinton, Elijah and Emmanuel are commonly used names, while Athol, Bartlet, Boden, Brockhoist, Calvert, Cimarron, Concord, Constantine, Dabney, Darrien, Eleazar, Erie, Evangel, Fiorello and Harmony are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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