Baby Names, Baby Name Meanings

Century Names

386 Century names that mean century for girls, listing Century baby names 261-280. Maria, Marie, Marietta, Marion, Marjorie, Maryann, Matilda, Maud, Mavis, Melanie, Melba, Melina, Melinda, Melody, Merry and Meryl are popular names. Mason, Mazarine, Mercia and Meriel are uncommon names. View Century baby names below for name meanings.

Maria ... Variant for Mary used in English-speaking countries in the 18th century ... Revived in the 20th century due to the popularity of "West Side Story" ... [17]

Marie ... Earliest English form of the name which was revived in the 19th century ... [1]

Marietta ... Common since the mid 19th century ... [4]

Marion ... but revived in the 19th century ... [3]

Marjorie ... Brought to England in the 12th century as Margery ... and used steadily until a late 19th-century revival. Literary ... [19]

Maryann ... An 18th-century blend of Mary and Ann ... [2]

Mason ... Surname used as first name in the mid-19th century. [2]

Matilda ... William the Conqueror's Queen Matilda (11th century) brought the name to Britain ... It was revived in the 18th century for awhile ... [23]

Maud ... Common in the late 19th century ... [2]

Mavis ... The name was first used in English by Geoffrey Chaucer (14th century) ...

Mazarine ... Probably used as homage to an influential 17th-century French cleric, Cardinal Mazarin. [1]

Melanie ... Saint Melania was a wealthy heiress and philantrophist of the fourth and fifth century who freed thousands of slaves and engaged in lifelong good works ... [30]

Melba ... The city of Melbourne takes its name from British politician William Lamb Melbourne (19th century) and means "border" ... [3]

Melina ... Mostly 18th century use ... [8]

Melinda ... Modern name coined in the 18th century from the word "melitus". [17]

Melody ... First used in the 13th century, though uncommon. [5]

Mercia ... Place name: the English kingdom of Mercia comprised much of England from the sixth to the ninth century ...

Meriel ... Originally from Normandy and Brittany in France since the 16th century ... In the 18th century it went across the English Channel and became Muriel ... [6]

Merry ... Merryn was the name of a seventh-century Irish saint. [12]

Meryl ... Also possibly an invented name at the beginning of the 20th century ... [14]

Popularity of Century names: Maria, Marie, Marietta, Marion, Marjorie, Maryann, Matilda, Maud, Mavis, MelaniePopularity of Century names: Melba, Melina, Melinda, Melody, Merry, Meryl

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