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  1. #11
    I've run across:

    Female
    Philotheta (or something similar... the census records give a couple of spellings)
    Demaris
    Parthenia
    Deliverance
    Delphi
    Sisson
    Zellah
    Zona
    Albina

    Males
    Reasin (middle name)
    Denver
    Berlin
    Ebenezer
    Welsie
    Devoe

    We also have a lot of hero names... George Washington, William Wallace, Mary Magdalene, Henry Ford, etc.
    Silas ~ Gideon ~ Lincoln ~ Ezekiel ~ Malachi ~ Samuel ~ Ezra ~ Charlie ~ Gabriel ~ Elliott
    Maisie ~ Sophie ~ Naomi ~ Willa ~ Evangeline ~ Freya ~ Vivienne ~ Nora ~ Josephine ~ Daphne

  2. #13
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    OR
    Posts
    939
    Including ones from my family, past and present, close and distant relatives. I will include middle names if they are also unusual. Some go as far back as 17th century. (Warning: this is long! I sort of go nuts with genealogy...)

    Female
    Laronna (my aunt)
    Adaline Lillith
    Almeda/Almeada (two separate people, each with a slight spelling variation)
    Alpha (wife of Jewell, see male list)
    Alta
    Ardina
    Arreda
    Artie
    Cella
    Chloie
    Cleona (a mn)
    Della May (has a twin, see male list)
    Dollie Mae
    Doretta
    Easter Elvina
    Elzora
    Eppa
    Estaline
    Gena Fae
    Genieve Alta
    Gladys Athene
    Goldie Darlene
    Halene
    Hulda
    Imogene
    Jane O'Phellia MacAlice
    Lavinia
    Lella
    Letha
    Lorinza
    Martha Louann Marlette
    Mollie Adeline Nancy Catherine
    Monika Monique
    Nichelle (first cousin's mn)
    Nova (two of them, a grandmother and granddaughter)
    Oda Inez Elizabeth
    Ollie (a mn)
    Ora
    Regina (father's cousin)
    Rhiannon (step-brother's daughter)
    Rosamond
    Rosella
    Sharyn
    Sharen (daughter of Sharyn)
    Syvada
    Teraleann
    Thelma Athene (daughter of Gladys Athene)
    Tinnie (Homer's wife, see male list)
    Veta Dorlea
    Zella Drew
    Zeona

    Male
    Abner
    Argus
    Arley
    Barton Gaylon
    Chancie Loy
    Cleve (a father and son both share this name)
    Columbus (a mn)
    Corlace
    Crannel
    Delbert
    Delmar Ray (has a twin, see female list)
    Drury Pinkney
    Duke
    Eldon
    Eldridge
    Enoc
    Ferlow (a mn)
    Garvin
    Granville
    Harvey (always went by Doc)
    Homer (Tinnie's husband, see female list)
    Horace Rankin (grandfather)
    Hurshel
    Ira (a mn)
    Jewell (husband of Alpha, see female list)
    Lonnie
    Major
    Melviny
    Otte
    Pleasant
    Taten (first cousin)
    Virgal
    Wilborn
    ~Favorites of the moment~

    Girls: Sonya, Caroline, Sakura, Carmilla, Terra
    Boys: Conrad, Fain, Marcelo, Serge, Isidoro


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  3. #15
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Manhattan
    Posts
    112
    Some are a little more out there:

    I only went back to 1700-1800

    Medford
    Zelda
    Dinah
    Woodrow
    Clarence
    Valentine (boy)
    Madora
    Vona
    Decinda (she went by Dicey)
    Cornelius
    Tryntje
    Magdalena
    Last edited by mishada17; December 7th, 2012 at 07:58 PM.
    Vote on my namelist? http://www.babynames.com/namelist/9753865

    G: Veronica ~ Gwen ~ Cordelia ~ Fiona ~ Helena ~ Susannah ~ Daphne ~ Odette ~ Eliza
    B: Dexter ~ Simon ~ Malcolm ~ Isaac ~ Clark ~ Damien ~ Arthur ~ Thomas ~ Harvey

  4. #17
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    2,540
    Male names:
    Luther Melanchthon
    Eilert Heinrich (German)
    Tonnies Henrich (German)
    Helmerich (German)
    Oltmann (German)
    Edo (German)

    Female names:
    Seborg (Norwegian)

    =====
    On my husband's side:

    Male names:
    Azro Aaron
    Elhanan
    Jabez

    Female name:
    Capitola Maria
    Achsah
    Mehitabel
    Mother of three teenagers: (1) Daniel Glen, (2) Timothy Austin, and (3) Rebecca Jane. All middle names honor family, with Jane used three generations in a row. (A second girl would have been Susanna Eve.

  5. #19
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Greater Boston, MA
    Posts
    2,365
    Standouts from my family tree:

    Algernon
    Cadwallader
    Ethelbert
    Meyrick
    Sutcliffe
    Wittington

    Agnessa
    Hephzibah
    ♥ Margaret Mary ♥
    19. Name nerd. College sophomore. Identical twin.


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    ~ Asher Benedict ~ Gabriel Walter ~ John Constantine ~ Noah August ~ Reuben Alexander ~ Samuel Ernest ~


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