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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 6 years ago

names (for both boys and girls) that were big between 1800 and 1900?

i had this real good idea for a book (im puttin it on hold bc im writin on a different book) and its kinda a mix of the past and modern day. anyhow i need some real awesome rarely used southern names that were big between the 1800s and 1900s. mega thanks to all who answer!:D

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  • 6 years ago
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    1800th

    Girls :

    Mary

    Jane

    Mariah

    Julia

    Fanny/Frances

    Elizabeth

    Martha

    Charlotte

    Katherine

    Anne

    Henrietta

    Hariet

    Sally

    Lydia

    Boys;

    Henry

    Thomas

    Edward

    Edmund

    William

    Fitzwilliam

    George

    1840-1890

    Girls :Adella

    Agnes

    Allie

    Amelia

    Ann

    Annie

    Beatrice

    Becky

    Bernice

    Bessy,Beth,Betty,Betsy

    Charlotte

    Claire

    Charity

    Constance

    Cynthia

    Dorothy

    Edith

    Edna

    Ella

    Eleanor

    Ellie

    Elizabeth

    Emma

    Esther

    Eva

    Frances

    Florence

    Genevieve

    Georgia

    Gladys

    Grace

    Hannah

    Helen

    Hattie "Harriet"

    Hope

    Jane

    Isabella/Isabelle

    Jennie

    Josephine

    Judith

    Juliet

    Kate

    Katherine

    Laura

    Leah

    Lila

    Lily

    Lorraine

    Lottie

    Lucy

    Lydia

    Margaret

    Mary

    Mary Elizabeth

    Mary Frances

    Martha

    Matilda

    Maxine

    Molly

    Nancy

    Natalie

    Norah

    Rachel

    Rebecca

    Ruth

    Samantha

    Sally

    Sarah

    Sarah Ann

    Sarah Elizabeth

    Victoria

    Virginia

    Vivian

    Winnifred

    Boys :

    Aaron

    Abraham / Abe

    Alan / Allen

    Albert

    Alexander

    Alonzo

    Ambrose

    Amon

    Amos

    Andrew / Drew / Andy

    Aquilla

    Archibald / Archie

    Arnold

    Asa

    August / Augustus

    Barnabas / Barney

    Bartholomew / Bart

    Benjamin

    Bennet

    Benedict

    Bernard

    Bertram / Bert

    Buford

    Byron

    Calvin

    Charles / Charley / Charlie

    Christopher

    Christopher Columbus

    Clarence

    Clement / Clem

    Clinton / Clint

    Cole

    Columbus (also Lom or Lum)

    Commodore Perry

    Daniel / Dan

    David

    Dick ~ (see Richard)

    Edmund

    Edward

    Edwin

    Eldon

    Eli

    Elijah

    ElishaEmmett

    Enoch

    Ezekiel ~ (also Zeke)

    Ezra

    Francis

    Frank ~ (also nickname for Francis)

    Franklin

    Frederick / Fred

    Gabriel / Gabe

    Garrett

    George

    George Washington

    Gideon

    Gilbert / Gil

    Granville

    Gus ~ (see August)

    Hank ~ (nickname for Henry)

    Harland

    Harrison

    Harold / Harry

    Harvey

    Henry ~ (see Hank)

    Hiram

    Horace

    Horatio

    Hugh

    Isaiah

    Israel

    Isaac ~ (also Ike)

    Isaac Newton

    Jacob / Jake

    James ~ (also Jim)

    Jasper

    Jack ~ (for John)

    Jefferson / Jeff

    Jedediah / Jed

    Jeptha

    Jesse

    Joel

    John ~ (see Jack)

    John Paul

    John Wesley

    Jonathan

    Joseph

    Josephus ~ (also “Cephas”)

    Josiah

    Joshua

    Julian

    Julius

    Lafayette ~ (also Lafe)

    Lawrence / Larry

    Leander

    Les / Lester / Leslie

    Lewis / Lew / Louis

    Levi

    Lucas

    Lucian

    Lucius

    Luke

    Luther

    Louis

    Levi

    Lucas

    Lucian

    Lucius

    Luke

    Luther

    Matthew

    Marcellus

    Mark

    Martin

    Martin Luther

    Masheck

    Maurice

    Maxwell

    Merrill

    Meriwether

    Meriwether Lewis

    Michael/ Mike

    Micajah ~ (have seen nickname “Cage”)

    Mordecai

    Morgan

    Morris

    Nathaniel / Nathan / Nate / Nat

    Ned ~ (short for Edward)

    Newton / Newt

    Nicholas / Nick

    Nimrod

    Ninian

    Obediah

    Octavius

    Ora / Oral

    Orville

    Oscar

    Owen

    Paul

    Patrick / Pat

    Patrick Henry

    Paul

    Perry

    Peter

    Pleasant

    Ralph

    Raymond

    Reuben

    Robert ~ (also Bob)

    Robert Lee

    Richard / Rich ~ (see Dick)

    Roderick

    Rudolph

    Rufus

    Samuel

    Sam Houston

    Seth

    Silas

    Simon

    Simeon

    Stanley / Stan

    Stephen

    Thaddeus

    Thomas / Tom

    Thomas Jefferson

    Theodore / Ted

    Timothy / Tim

    Ulysses

    Uriah

    Victor

    Walter

    Warren

    Washington

    Wilfred

    William / Will ~ (also Bill, Billy)

    Willie ~ (Not always for William)

    Zachariah

    Zebulon

  • 6 years ago

    Social Security lists by decade back to the 1880s.

    http://ssa.gov/oact/babynames/decades/index.html

    Doesn't matter you'll end up choosing something rare and outlandish.

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