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  1. #1
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    1886 names!

    British Baby Names has this post of names from 1886. Which ones stand out for you?


    Boys:

    Abiathar William
    Achilles Nathaniel
    Aeneas Young
    Aldred Herbert
    Almeric Edward Spencer
    Almond Eber
    Amon Christ
    Aquila Arthur
    Ashton Alpheus
    Attila Thomas
    Bailey Christopher
    Bainbridge Bright (sn: Baxter)
    Bevil Granville Carteret
    Blanchard Ernest
    Brown Weston
    Cadwgan Morganwg
    Caesar Gavin
    Camillus Maximus
    Canute Christopher
    Captain Arthur
    Casabianca Walter
    Chip (sn: Wood)
    Courtenay Mordaunt
    Cubitt Rix
    Delta Pembroke Laurence George
    Denzil Louis
    Dolphus David
    Ebenezer Ivor
    Edward Cicero
    Ethelbert Athelstan
    Euclid
    Exuperius
    Ferdinando Fairfax
    Garibaldi William
    Horace Horatius
    Horace Ximenes
    Ishbi-Benob
    Jared Valentine
    Jephthah Harry
    Lot Esau
    Marlborough
    Marsena & Marwood (twins)
    Meaburn Francis
    Meadley Speck
    Medford Spring
    Metford Alfred
    Menotti Elkanah
    Nimrod Nathanael
    Nimshi Sam
    Obed Charles
    Ptolemy Augustus
    Richard Richardson
    Shadrach Meshach Abednego
    Stafford Zebedee
    Tertius Albert
    Titus Edwin
    Welcome Joseph
    Woodbine (sn: Hogg)
    Worthy William
    Xenophon Charles
    Xerxes
    Zephaniah Apollos
    Zephyr
    Zerubbabel Harry

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    Girls:

    Ada Alfrida
    Afrania
    Aholah Bessie Price
    Alby Georgina
    Allegonda Sophia
    Almeida Elizabeth
    Almena Reletta
    Amanda Melvina
    Arethusa Phillipa
    Athalenda Maria
    Atheline Eliza
    Averilda Elizabeth
    Avice Dagmar
    Beda Marion
    Camellia Edith
    Cennementa
    Cepha Augusta
    Cerelia Elizabeth
    Comfort Ellen
    Cozbi Lora
    Deidamia
    Dorset Ann
    Elethia Annita
    Ella Blanchette
    Ergyentine Sarah
    Eva Lotus
    Everilda Mary
    Fairy Octavia
    Faith Flora (sn: Foster)
    Fanetta Annie
    Florimell
    Fuljentius Barbara
    Happilina Anna M
    Happy (sn: Mann)
    Ida Nicola
    Izett Ernestine
    Jecholiah Eliza
    Lesbia Edith
    Lilla Constance
    Lina Vesper
    Lotus Louisa
    May Vilena
    Mealleter Louisa
    Mecrina
    Melody Elizabeth
    Menia Torfeida
    Miniamin Eliza
    Pablina Lucy
    Pleasant
    Scedonia Constance
    Shady Martha
    Talbot Elizabeth
    Topsey Rebecca
    Totty Blanche E E
    Urena
    Verona Jane
    Willoughby Caroline
    Wilmot Annie
    Zerka Rosetta
    Zeruah



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    My Favorites:

    Boys:

    Aquila Arthur
    Ashton Alpheus
    Almond Eber - I like Almond for both boys and girls
    Cadwgan Morganwg
    Ferdinando Fairfax

    Girls:

    Ada Alfrida
    Allegonda Sophia
    Almeida Elizabeth
    Arethusa Phillipa
    Athalenda Maria
    Atheline Eliza
    Cepha Augusta
    Florimell - many haven seen my post on my long-time guilty pleasure on the name combo Florimell Sofonisba
    Lina Vesper
    Izett Ernestine- I love Ernestine

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    Shadrach Meshach Abednego
    and
    Verona Jane!

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    Girls: - I love almost all of these names. They created A LOT of names back then. Topsey, Everilda, Cennementa. Amazing list. Thanks for sharing these. This is everything I ever imagined about that era! Horace Horatius and Richard Richardson: I am fascinated by this. Why on earth?


    My boy favorites:
    Aldred Herbert
    Almeric Edward Spencer
    Bainbridge Bright (sn: Baxter)
    Delta Pembroke Laurence George
    Denzil Louis
    Garibaldi William
    Horace Horatius
    Jared Valentine
    Xerxes
    Zephaniah Apollos
    Zephyr

    My girl favorites:
    Alby Georgina
    Allegonda Sophia
    Almeida Elizabeth
    Almena Reletta
    Arethusa Phillipa
    Athalenda Maria
    Atheline Eliza
    Averilda Elizabeth
    Avice Dagmar
    Beda Marion
    Camellia Edith
    Cennementa
    Comfort Ellen
    Cozbi Lora
    Deidamia
    Dorset Ann
    Elethia Annita
    Ella Blanchette
    Ergyentine Sarah
    Eva Lotus
    Everilda Mary
    Fairy Octavia
    Faith Flora (sn: Foster)
    Fanetta Annie
    Florimell
    Fuljentius Barbara
    Happilina Anna M
    Happy (sn: Mann)
    Ida Nicola
    Izett Ernestine
    Jecholiah Eliza
    Lesbia Edith
    Lilla Constance
    Lina Vesper
    Lotus Louisa
    May Vilena
    Mealleter Louisa
    Mecrina
    Melody Elizabeth
    Menia Torfeida
    Miniamin Eliza
    Pablina Lucy
    Pleasant
    Scedonia Constance
    Shady Martha
    Talbot Elizabeth
    Topsey Rebecca
    Totty Blanche E E
    Urena
    Verona Jane
    Willoughby Caroline
    Wilmot Annie
    Zerka Rosetta
    Zeruah
    * My name is Adelaide Skye. I love to play with names.*
    Saffron Jane Calliope - Noa Calliope Rose - Charlotte Mazarine Eden - Noa Frances Mazarine - Saffron Mazarine Rose - Mazarine Frances Noa - Rhiannon Leigh Noelle - Rowan Sophia Mazarine - Oswell Constantine - Irving Balthasar - Balthazar Lucas - Israfel Ronin - Walter Zephram - Paul Constantine - Malcolm Ephraim

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    Haha, Shadrach Meshach Abednego! That's so funny that someone used all three for the same name

    I also think Worthy William sounds pretty cool.
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