Girls’ names through history

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  • Looking for a unique name for your little girl? Here are some of the most popular girls' baby names through history.

    Choosing a baby name can be one of the hardest decisions you make. That’s why we’ve complied this list of most popular baby names throughout history to help you get some ideas. After all, there must be a reason so many parents have chosen these names for their daughters over any other!

    Make sure that your precious little baby has a name both you and she will love by getting inspiration from this list of girls’ baby names from the past and present.

    If these names just don’t do it for you, take a look at some of these very unusual 19th Centruy names… If it’s boys’ names that you’re after, check out these boys’ names through history.

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    19th Century names

    Girls’ names for 1904 
    Girls’ names for 1934
    Girls’ names for 1964
    Girls’ names for 1994
    Girls’ names for 2000
    Girls’ names for 2005

    Girls’ names for 2006
    Girls’ names for 2009

    19th Century Names

    1. Faith Hope Charity

    Looks like Faith Hope Charity’s parents might have struggled to choose
    between the names when she was born in 1892 – so they gave her all

    2. Windsor

    Another set of parents using their surname to their advantage – Windsor
    Castle was born in Nottingham in 1876. In another regal twist, her
    mother’s maiden name was King!

    3. Zebra

    A little girl, in case you were wondering, born in 1875. We can only assume her parents were big fans of the zoo!

    4. Ann Bertha Cecilia Diana Emily Fanny Gertrude Hypatia Iug Jane
    Kate Louisa Maud Nora Orphelia Quince Rebecca Starkey Teresa Ulysis Venus Winifred Xenophen Yetty Zeus Pepper

    Born in 1882 in West Derby, this little girl has an increible 26 names, each one beginning with a different letter of the alphabet. We bet learning to write her name was a nightmare!

    5. Mineral

    With a family surname like Waters, how could the parents of this baby, born in 1892, opt for anything other than mineral?

    Girls’ names for 1904

    1. Mary

    2. Florence

    3. Doris

    4. Edith

    5. Dorothy

    Girls’ names for 1934

    1. Margaret

    2. Jean

    3. Mary

    4. Joan

    5. Patricia

    Girls’ names for 1964

    1. Susan

    2. Julie

    3. Karen

    4. Jacqueline

    5. Deborah

    Girls’ names for 1994

    1. Rebecca

    2. Lauren

    3. Jessica

    4. Charlotte

    5. Hannah

    Girls’ names for 2000

    1. Chloe

    2. Emily

    3. Megan

    4. Charlotte

    5. Jessica

    6. Lauren

    7. Sophie

    8. Olivia

    9. Hannah

    10. Lucy

    Girls’ names for 2005

    1. Jessica

    2. Emily

    3. Sophie

    4. Olivia

    5. Chloe

    6. Ellie

    7. Grace

    8. Lucy

    9. Charlotte

    10. Katie

    Girls’ names for 2006

    1. Olivia

    2. Grace

    3. Jessica

    4. Ruby

    5. Emily

    6. Sophie

    7. Chloe

    8. Lucy

    9. Lily

    10. Ellie

    Girls’ names for 2009

    1. Olivia

    2. Ruby

    3. Emily

    4. Grace

    5. Jessica

    6. Chloe

    7. Sophie

    8. Lily

    9. Amelia

    10. Evie