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10 Baby Names From The Edwardian Era That Stood The Test Of Time

We re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.There are some baby names which never seem to fall out of favour and if the top monikers from 1908 are anything to go by, they never will. Researchers from Preply.com, who analysed the top 100 baby names from 1908 and 2018, found that nine out of 20 of the most popular boys names from the Edwardian era still featured in the top 30 names, 110 years later. We have a wealth of baby name inspiration on HuffPost UK Parents, but here are 10 vintage names that have stood the test of time.Related... What s In A Name? 12 Baby Names Inspired By Shakespeare GeorgeIn its original Greek, George or Georgios is based on the word, geogros meaning farmer. AmeliaThis pretty name is an English-language variant of the name Amalia, derived from the Germanic word amal, meaning work or strive. HarryA Medieval English form of the name Henry, this comes from the Germanic name Heimerich, meaning home and power translating to home ruler . IsabellaIsabella, which is often shortened to Bella or Izzy, comes from the Latin. It also has Italian origins, meaning God is my oath . LeoThe popular name Leo which can be lengthened to Leonard contains words from the Greek, meaning lion and brave.Related... These Unique Baby Names Are Inspired By The Great Outdoors GraceGrace, which comes from the Latin word gratia, meaning pleasing or thankful, is often used as a name of virtue.ArthurArthur is made up of two Welsh words: Arth meaning bear, and gwr meaning man. It has come to mean guardian of the bear . IvyThis pretty motif comes from the Old English word ifig, meaning faithfulness. WilliamThe popular name William is made up of two parts: wil meaning desire, and helm meaning helmet or protection . FlorenceFlo, or Florence, comes from the French version of Florentia, which in turn comes from the Latin word florens, meaning blossoming.Related... Going Green: The 10 Most Popular Eco-Friendly Baby Names Here Are 10 Unique Names For Your Newborn, Inspired By Netflix The Top 20 Baby Names Parents Regret Choosing – And Why


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