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Girl Names related to Puritans

Puritans names for baby girls, with 50 entries. The Puritans left 16th-century England for America to establish new communities based on their Protestant beliefs. They firmly believed that children were a gift from God and carefully named them after virtuous character ideals such as grace, faith and hope. Many of the simple, uncluttered names that are in use today; names like Joy and Hope have their roots in Puritanical legacy.

Puritans names are very popular as baby girl names. Their usage peaked in 1915 with 12.051% of baby girls being given Puritans names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 28 Puritans names. The names have slipped in popularity since then, but nevertheless are currently of very heavy use. In 2015, their total usage was 3.820% with 26 Puritans names listed among the top 1000. Among all Puritans names, Abigail (English, German, and Hebrew) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #7 and a usage of 0.6362%.


Abigail my father rejoices, joy of my father ... used predominantly in English, German, ... ranked at #6 then ...

Audrey noble strength ... origin is Old English and Germanic, and its use, ... name was borne by Saint Etheldreda, a ...

Berenice bearer of victory; bearer of victory, ... has its origins in the Old Greek ... derivative of Bernice ...

Beulah she who is married ... language of origin is Hebrew and it is ... Hebrew, the phrase 'the land of Beulah' is ...

Charis grace, kindness; charity ... an English and German name of Old Greek ... variant Charissa was first created in ...

Charity charity ... of Latin and English origin, and it is ... name is derived from the English word, which ...

Chastity chastity ... primarily used in English and it is ... name is taken from the English word ...

Chloe young green shoot ... language of origin is Old Greek, and it is used ... Its ranking then was #9 ...

Clemence merciful, gentle ... language of origin is Latin and it is ... The name was popular in the medieval period ...

Damaris calf, gentleness; wife ... origin is Old Greek, and its use, English and ... an uncommon baby girl name ...

Deborah bee ... used chiefly in English, French, ... name has often been associated with a ... a classic favorite ...

Delilah weak, poor; delight; to tease, to flirt ... largely used in the English and German ... was #154 in rank then ...

Dinah vindicated; light, deity ... language of origin is Indoeuropean and Hebrew, ... variant transcription of Diana ...

Dorcas gazelle, doe, roe ... of Aramaic origin and it is used mainly ... name appeared in the Bible as the Greek ...

Drusilla fruitful, dewy-eyed ... origin is Latin, and its use, English ... first name is derived from the Roman imperial ...

Eden delight, paradise; blessed bear ... of Hebrew origin ... used mainly in English and Hebrew ...

Esther star ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, ... first name could also be from the Persian ...

Eunice good victory ... of Old Greek origin and it is ... name was borne in the Bible by the pious ...

Faith faith ... origin is English, and its use, English and ... first name is derived from the common English ...

Felicity good luck, good fortune, happiness; ... language of origin is Latin and it is ... form of Felicia ...

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