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7 Slave names and what they mean, for slave for baby boys, listing 1-7. Androcles, Atticus, Freeborn, Ishmael, Pericles, Scipio and Toussaint are rare names. Here is the list of Slave names for girls.

Androcles .. Latin mythology: Androcles was a Christian and a mild-mannered slave who once removed a thorn from a lion's paw ..

Atticus .. He is sometimes considered the first "publisher" because he had slaves copy important contemporary works like the letters of Cicero ..

Freeborn .. May date back to slave days, or to the era of widespread serfdom, when to be born free was worthy of commemoration.

Ishmael .. Biblical: the son of Abraham by Sarah's Egyptian slave woman Hagar ..
[Ismael, Ismail, Ysmael, Ysmail]

Pericles .. In the 19th century, slave owners in the South of America sometimes gave slaves classical names such as Pericles or Aeneas, and they have been passed on since in those families.

Scipio .. However, in the South of America, the name was used as a slave name.

Toussaint .. Used in Haiti in honor of Haitian leader Toussaint L'Ouverture, a former slave who helped Haiti gain independence from France in the early 19th century ..

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Slave names: Atticus, Ishmael

Featured categories: agent, courtier, follower, labor, servant, tool.

Factor .. A factor was the agent or steward of a large estate.

Cyrus .. Biblical: Cyrus is prophetically named in the book of Isaiah as the one who would overthrow Babylon and liberate the captive Israelites ..
[Ciro, Cy]

Cort .. "Courtier, court attendant." ..
[Cortland, Corty, Court, Courtland, Courtenay, .. 4 more]

Vane .. A device attached to a mast or flagpole to indicate the direction of the wind ..

Alan .. Introduced into England by Breton followers of William the Conqueror, such as Alan, Earl of Brittany, who was rewarded for his services with vast estates in the newly conquered kingdom ..
[Ailean, Ailin, Al, Alain, Alair, .. 20 more]

Parkins .. An intermediate form of this surname is Perkins, which came from the playful nickname Peterkins.
[Parken, Parkin]

Amal .. "Labor, hard work." ..
[Amahl, Amali, Amel]

Charles .. From "karl", similar to Old English "churl", meaning "man, serf" ..
[Carel, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Carrol, .. 22 more]

Abda .. "Servant."

Rance Possibly an occupational name from an old Scottish term for a tool similar to a reamer.
[Rancel, Rancell]


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