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  1. #1
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    Throw me Old West names...

    I am working on a project set in small town Texas in the 1850's - focused on the rise of the beef industry...

    I need names, and lots of them. THROW THEM AT ME!

    This is entirely fictional so please don't list names of famous figures of the time.

    I need first names and last names. I need (fictional) place names and names for local businesses.

    I need cowboys, ranch hands, land owners, lawmen, outlaws, wives, children, saloon girls, local business owners...

    The story is comedic in tone, so the occasional stereotypical / over-the-top name is encouraged.

    Can you help?

    Many thanks in advance!
    Victor | Ephraim | Phineas | Alfred | Rupert

    Trudy | Marceline | Ramona | Cicely | Winifred

  2. #3
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    Oooh, that's hard, because Social Security only has data as far back as 1880! But lemme give it a shot. I'm just gonna list names and you can give them the personalities, because yeah, it's a lot of names.

    Ladies
    Indiana
    Virginia
    Cordelia
    Kimberly
    Charlotte
    May
    Margaret
    June
    Imogene
    Celia
    Bridget
    Rebeccah
    Mary
    Ann
    Clara
    Beatrice
    Joan
    Comfort
    Adelaide
    Frances
    Geraldine
    Lavinia
    Mildred
    Grace
    Silence
    Clemency
    Faith
    Modesty
    Jane
    Temperance
    Dorothy
    Martha
    Agnes
    Winifred
    Florence
    Eugenia
    Mamie
    Henrietta
    Coraline
    Harriet
    Edith
    Miriam
    Theodora
    Ada
    Constance
    Sarah
    Rose
    Susannah
    Priscilla
    Alice
    Elizabeth
    Truelove
    Catherine
    Remember
    Elinor
    Adelaide
    Myrtle
    Wilhelmina
    Ellen
    Prudence
    Billie

    Gents
    Zane
    Coleman
    Bartholomew
    John
    Gilbert
    Giles
    Stephen
    Francis
    Casey
    Beau
    Travis
    Eugene
    Herbert
    Shane
    Rusty
    Jesse
    Samuel
    Jasper
    Zachariah
    Eloy
    Forrest
    Calvin
    Isaac
    Austin
    William
    Robert
    Peter
    Buck
    Cooper
    Merle
    Lyle
    Kent
    Justice
    Herschel
    Garret
    Rex
    Chance
    Roger
    Vance
    Weston
    Henry
    Theodore
    Trace
    Matthew
    Amos
    George
    Joseph
    Calvin
    Darrell
    Vaughn
    Ephraim
    Jedediah
    Adam
    Daniel
    Eli
    Luke
    Mark
    Dallas
    Lloyd
    Gene
    Wayne
    Moses
    Seth
    Zebedee
    Reuben
    Elias
    Jethro
    Chuck
    Thomas
    Wyatt
    Rhys
    James
    Truett
    Grant
    Levi
    Abner
    Gideon
    Barnaby
    Jeremiah
    Trey

    Pro tip: You can point to a name in the Bible, pick a virtue, or some sort of occupation, and you will have a name.
    Last edited by megan_ashley; February 9th, 2014 at 12:31 AM.
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  3. #5
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    Thank you for the long list, you're amazing!!
    Victor | Ephraim | Phineas | Alfred | Rupert

    Trudy | Marceline | Ramona | Cicely | Winifred

  4. #7
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    Does anyone else have any suggestions? I'd love some last names or place names?

    Many thanks in advance!
    Victor | Ephraim | Phineas | Alfred | Rupert

    Trudy | Marceline | Ramona | Cicely | Winifred

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