Question: American girls' names of the 1930s n their meaning !?
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These names, in order of their popularity, are Mary, Betty, Barbara, Shirley, Patricia, Dorothy, Joan, Margaret, Nancy, and Helen!.
Mary (Hebrew) means "spiritual;" Betty (Hebrew) from "Elizabeth" means "God-loving;" Barbara (Greek) means "unusual;" Shirley (English) is derived from a place name meaning "bright meadow;" Patricia (Latin) means "of noble birth;" Dorothy (Greek) means "gift of God;" Joan (Middle English) is the female form of "John," meaning "God-loving;" Margaret (Greek) means "treasured pearl;" Nancy (Medieval English) is the pet form of "Agnes," and means "generous;" Helen (Greek) means "beautiful!."Www@QuestionHome@Com