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Victorian Names

(See: Medieval Names)

9 Victorian names and what they mean, for victorian for baby boys, listing 1-9. Here is the list of Medieval names for girls.


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 ..
[Aart, Arrt, Art, Artair, Arte, .. 12 more]

Bertram .. This name was adopted by Normans and revived in the Victorian era ..
[Bart, Bartram, Beltran, Beltrano, Bert, .. 8 more]

Cecil .. Cecil Rhodes was an industrialist and founder of Rhodesia in the Victorian era ..
[Cecilio, Cecilius, Cecyl, Celio]

Ewart .. Probably first used as a given name in honor of the Victorian statesman William Ewart Gladstone (19th century) ..
[Evart, Evarts, Evert, Ewert]

Garnett .. In England, boys may have been named for a famous Victorian soldier, Sir Garnet Wolseley ..
[Garnet]

Gillies .. In Scotland in Victorian times, "ghillie" was a term for a type of outdoor servant.
[Ghilles, Ghillies, Gilles, Gillis, Gilliss]

Plantagenet .. Literary: Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope named his powerful English duke "Plantagenet Palliser".

Ransom .. Used as first name mainly in the late Victorian era.
[Ransome]

Trevor .. Used outside of Wales in the Victorian era ..
[Trefor, Trevar, Trever]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Victorian names: Arthur, Bertram, Cecil, Garnett, Ransom, Trevor

Arthur, Bertram, Cecil and Trevor are commonly used names, while Ewart, Garnett, Gillies, Plantagenet and Ransom are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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