Virtue Names

Virtue names, favored by the Puritans, represent qualities we should embody or at least aspire to. Virtue names that can work as modern baby names include:

  • Tahira

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    Tahira is a pretty Arabic virtue name, exotic yet accessible. Read More 

  • Temperance

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    Not too long ago, Temperance was found only on lists of Puritan baby names.

    With increased increase in virtue names, and Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan on long-running television... Read More 

  • Unity

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    Like Verity and Amity, this inclusive virtue name used by the colorful British literary Mitford family is ready to join its more popular peers Hope, Faith, and Grace.

    The name was... Read More 

  • Verdad

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    A modern virtue name possibility. Read More 

  • Verina

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    More often spelled VERENA, this name is attached to a third century Swiss saint. But the "virtue" name VERITY, is more appealing and comes more directly to the point.Read More 

  • Verity

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    If you love Puritan virtue names and want to move beyond Hope and Faith and Grace, this is a wonderful choice, both for its meaning and its sound. A rare find here, though occasionally heard in... Read More 

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