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May 19th, 2013 03:00 PM #1
Girl names that were popular at Colonial time
So guys do you know any girl names from Colonial Time?
Thanks in advance!
May 19th, 2013 03:09 PM #3
If I remember correctly, Puritan and Biblical (especially Old Testament) names were popular during that time period, so virtue names of all sorts and classic/old fashion names would have been the norm.
Last edited by tay2thestars; May 19th, 2013 at 03:12 PM.~inside this teenberry's mind ~~Vote on combo possibilities (updated 4/5/14)
~♀ ~ Adair ~ Cassia ~ Cecilia ~ Cordelia ~ Ivy ~ Kestrel ~ Lyra ~ Mary ~ Petra ~ Shira ~
♂ ~ Benjamin ~ Caspian ~ Finnian ~ Jack ~ Julian ~ Levi ~ Nathaniel ~ Ronan ~ Tristan ~
☺ ~ Cassia Jane ~ Cordelia Alice ~ Ivy Seraphina ~ Lyra Genevieve ~ Mary Valentina ~ Shira Beatrix ~
~ Jack Peregrine ~ Julian Hawthorne ~ Ronan Wilder ~
Considering: ~ Finnegan ~ Lux ~
May 19th, 2013 03:17 PM #5
May 19th, 2013 03:23 PM #7Senior Member
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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).
May 19th, 2013 03:25 PM #9One Beloved Son - Raphael David
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Rosemary, Eve, Lorena, Georgia, Theodora, Fawn
Ignatius, Lionel, Thaddeus, Laszlo, Casper, Leopold