Middle names in the 19th century

The 200 most popular names were taken from a universe that includes 1,467,418 male births and 3,106,305 female births. Many individuals and families have changed their names or adopted an alias at some time in the past. This could be for legal reasons, or simply on a whim, but Standardised spelling did not really arrive until the 19th century, and even in the present day variations occur, often by accident - how much. 19th Century England Social Hierarchy.

Social hierarchy is classification of society of a nation that segregates the residents of a country into certain A huge number of people are normally accrued in a society but all those people do not have the. The 19th century is the century from 1801 to 1900. Most of this century is normally called the Victorian period because Queen Victoria ruled the United Kingdom. The Industrial Revolution started in this century in most western countries.

In the 19th century the father was head of the family. Divorce was made legal in 1857 but it was very rare even in 1900. In the 19th Century Middle class boys went to grammar schools.

That held true until the 19th century, though only about 10 of the British population had a middle name in 1800, writes Wilson (versus 40 in In general, then, in Europe, middle names became increasingly popular in the 19th century among all classes. The early United States picked up the.

Until the 19th century, it was not unusual to have the last name of a godparent as one s middle name, even when the godparent was not a blood relative. This practice, and the use of middle names in general, however, was mostly limited to the bourgeois class and the nobility, and was seldom seen. The names in the, top 100 do not show a great deal of change between 18, though the rankings do shift around much more the further down the I have been busy compiling rankings for the most popular.

These names from the 19th century was a period of increasing immigration, which was observed in the foreign input and influences on American names. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in the 1930s (usage.6) and has become significantly less since (usage.4, down. A list of names in which the usage is Medieval English.

The name was borne by a number of Norman and Anglo-Norman noblewomen from the 11th to 13th centuries. This was the middle name of character in the novel Rob Roy (1817) by Sir Walter Scott. I had previously come across the first and middle name Lorenzo Dow when working on an ancestral line.

I had no idea where it came from and assumed that he was named after a yet undiscovered relative or Lynn explains that Lorenzo Dow was an itinerant preacher in the early 19th century. The following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during the 1900s.