Girl Names of Pure theme
Pure names for baby girls, related also with chaste, virgin, and immaculate, with 162 entries. Girls’ names that mean ‘pure’ are among the most classic names in the English-speaking world. As a cherished virtue, purity ranked highly with the Puritans and hence names like Candace and Karen were handpicked favorites. The popularity of ‘pure’ names is not just confined to early American culture – the Koreans have the character Sook, which means ‘pure’ while the Sanskrit name Sweta is a classic Indian name for girls.
Pure names are popular as baby girl names. Their usage peaked in 1921 with 14.216% of baby girls being given Pure names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 24 Pure names. The names have slipped in popularity since then, but they are nevertheless of heavy use in recent times. In 2018, their total usage was 1.807% with 19 Pure names listed among the top 1000. Among all Pure names, Lily (English) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #31 and a usage of 0.3091%.