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May 19th, 2013 02:00 PM #1
Girl names that were popular at Colonial time
So guys do you know any girl names from Colonial Time?
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May 19th, 2013 02:09 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.
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May 19th, 2013 02:17 PM #5
May 19th, 2013 02:23 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).
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