Other names popular in 17th century America were the Puritan-influenced virtue names (many of which were considered unisex and bestowed upon both boys and girls), like:
In the 18th century, names with Biblical origins continued to be popular as did the practice of naming children for their parents and grandparents. There were many babies with these names in the 1700s:
Popular names for boys in the 1700s
Popular names for girls in the 1700s
It was during this time that newer, more "modern" names started to appear, such as:
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