Saturday, 1 March 2014

The Gentleman's Magazine Names 1859-1860

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It seemed a bit silly to stop in 1858 and not properly round off the 1850s. So here they are, 1859 and 1860 in all their name glory (and in a very long list.)

1859
Helen Madaline
Isabella Henrietta Theodora
Agnes Angelina Francisca
Lavinia Eulalie Rose
Mayda
Mary Molesworth Cordelia
Ariana Emily
Susan Prudence Spencer
Lucan
Caroline Dorothea
Mina Eliza
Federatta Harriett
Albreda De Wiveleslie Beatrice
Grace Jenner
Philomena-Mary-Anne
Mary Flower 
Blanche Evelyn
Salome Esther
Dora Adelaide Adair
Marie Eugenie
Ellen Semina
Lydia Stratton Helena
Nannette
Mariabella
Cecilia Blanche Horatio Seymour
Phoebe Bel
Rosetta Ann Jane
Evena
Ada Georgiana
Ducibelle Jane
Jemima Caroline
Louisa Theodosia
Arethusa Marianne
Eliza Cartaretta

1860
Margaret Madeira
Mary Greir 
Frances Agnata
Meta Elizabeth
Emily Hannah Kezia
Euphemia
Helenora Agnes
Rosalie Ellen
Myfanwy Jane
Isabel Adolphine
Fanny Inglis
Flora Caroline
Argentine 
Cecily Clarrisa
Julia Decima
Lettice Anne
Victoire
Naomi Salome
Adele Josephine Justine
Thermuthis Rowley
Frances Rosa
Emma Melasina
Minnie
Sybil Catherine
Constance Albuera
Amelia Damaris
Justa
Adolpha Cruso
Marie Emilie
Annette Leticia
Julia Lane Grace
Blanche Adeliza
Anastasia Haly
Mary Elvira
Celina Adelaide

Albreda had two sisters, both with less unusual names, Ellen Clarke and Hepzibah Constance. Also, the Seymour in Cecilia Blanche Horatio Seymour is not one of her surnames. She was the only one of her siblings to be given her mother's maiden name as a middle name.

Image:  Lil'l Southern Belles by Hamilton Hamilton