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  1. #1
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    Girl names that were popular at Colonial time

    So guys do you know any girl names from Colonial Time?

    Thanks in advance!
    I'am eternally, devastatingly romantic, and I thought people would see it because 'romantic' doesnt mean 'sugary.'
    Its dark and tormented - the furor of passion, the despair of an idealism that you can't attain.


    ~Vasiliki

    Dearest names: Sèraphine Wildrose, Psyche Isadora, Nocturne Ophelia, Persephone Lenore, & Orpheus Prosper, Amadeus Evander Zephan, Lucien Alaric, Victor Prometheus.

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    Last edited by tay2thestars; May 19th, 2013 at 02:12 PM.
    ~inside this collegeberry's mind ~
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    (updated 7/30/15)
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    Reconstructing with the input of a loving Norwegian boyfriend
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    ♀ ~ Alice Cordelia ~ Aurora Seraphina ~ Cassia Elizabeth ~ Genevieve Astrid ~ Juliet Sunniva ~

    ♂ ~ Benjamin Axel ~ Jack Sebastian ~ Ronan Oliver ~

    Crushing on Jacqueline Florence and Jacqueline Ava

    (I'm using the 3 syllable pronunciation of Cassia)

  3. #5
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    Thanks a lot!!

    Names I find interesting
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    Remember(love this)
    Desire
    Deliverance
    Prudence
    Patience

    Do any of this is usable?
    I guess I love virtue names
    I'am eternally, devastatingly romantic, and I thought people would see it because 'romantic' doesnt mean 'sugary.'
    Its dark and tormented - the furor of passion, the despair of an idealism that you can't attain.


    ~Vasiliki

    Dearest names: Sèraphine Wildrose, Psyche Isadora, Nocturne Ophelia, Persephone Lenore, & Orpheus Prosper, Amadeus Evander Zephan, Lucien Alaric, Victor Prometheus.

  4. #7
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    I love a lot of Colonial names(biased, I know). Primrose was on my short list.
    I also like Prudence nn Pru, as in Charmed and Patience. I think Remember is usable too but think about the conversation: "Hey, what's your name?" "Remember". Sounds funny, like she wants everybody not to forget her name but actually that's not a huge problem. You can always use it in the middle name slot.
    And from virtue names I also like Constance and Vera(faith).

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    The only one I would caution you against is Deliverance. It's nice in theory, but the movie connotation is just too much. I wouldn't go there.

    I very much like Patience and Constance. Two of my favorite combos are May Constance and June Patience!
    One Beloved Son - Raphael David
    Saved for Later:
    Rosemary, Susannah, Nazareth, Georgia, Theodora, Fawn
    Ignatius, Ulysses, Thaddeus, Laszlo, Woodrow, Leopold

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