Work has meant that I don't have much time to do many posts anymore. But with summer fast approaching (let's ignore all the rain) and school breaking up soon, I'll have more time to dedicate to Names Yesteryear. Please don't take the lack of new posts to mean that I've abandoned the blog, because I haven't. I'm still here, still reading, researching, and mostly lurking due to my inability to type on my phone. Hopefully I'll have a few new posts to liven this place up soon. As it is, here is another Gentleman's Magazine post.
Cecil Frances Harriet
Philippa Frances Emilia
Emma Wasillissa Frederika Therese
Anne Marie Cesarine Therese
Some wonderfully unusual names there; Alexvina, Avena and Penrose being some of my personal favourites. Penrose Durell was one of eight children. Although she was the only daughter to receive a more unconventional name, her brother James had a fairly unheard of middle name, Lempriere, and her other brother's first name was Vavasor.
Image: Les Mode Parisiennes 1851