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Historical Names: A Journey Through Time and Cultures


Embark on a journey through history with this curated list of 100 names, each representing different eras and civilizations. From the Roman Empire to Ancient Egypt, each name carries the weight of its cultural heritage. Below, you'll find the names divided by epoch and people, with a symbol denoting gender (♂ for male, ♀ for female) or whether it is a surname (ℂ).


 

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Ancient Rome (circa 100 BC):

  1. Julius ♂

  2. Augustus ♂

  3. Livia ♀

  4. Marcus ♂

  5. Cornelia ♀

  6. Tiberius ♂

  7. Claudia ♀

  8. Pompey ♂

  9. Agrippina ♀

  10. Cicero ♂


Ancient Greece (circa 500 BC):

11. Alexander ♂

  1. Aristotle ♂

  2. Helen ♀

  3. Pericles ♂

  4. Socrates ♂

  5. Aspasia ♀

  6. Homer ♂

  7. Pythagoras ♂

  8. Penelope ♀

  9. Leonidas ♂


Ancient Egypt (circa 1300 BC):

21. Ramesses ♂

  1. Nefertiti ♀

  2. Tutankhamun ♂

  3. Cleopatra ♀

  4. Akhenaten ♂

  5. Hatshepsut ♀

  6. Seti ♂

  7. Thutmose ♂

  8. Ankhesenamun ♀

  9. Imhotep ♂


Medieval Europe (circa 1100 AD):

31. William ♂

  1. Eleanor ♀

  2. Richard ♂

  3. Matilda ♀

  4. Geoffrey ♂

  5. Isabel ♀

  6. Henry ♂

  7. Agnes ♀

  8. Edward ♂

  9. Joan ♀


Viking Age (circa 800 AD):

41. Ragnar ♂

  1. Freya ♀

  2. Bjorn ♂

  3. Helga ♀

  4. Leif ♂

  5. Astrid ♀

  6. Erik ♂

  7. Sigrid ♀

  8. Olaf ♂

  9. Ingrid ♀


Renaissance Italy (circa 1500 AD):

51. Leonardo ♂

  1. Michelangelo ♂

  2. Raphael ♂

  3. Caterina ♀

  4. Lorenzo ♂

  5. Lucrezia ♀

  6. Cosimo ♂

  7. Isabella ♀

  8. Dante ♂

  9. Sofia ♀


Ancient China (circa 200 BC):

61. Qin Shi Huang ♂

  1. Li Bai ♂

  2. Wu Zetian ♀

  3. Sun Tzu ♂

  4. Ban Zhao ♀

  5. Confucius ♂

  6. Mulan ♀

  7. Zhang Qian ♂

  8. Wang Zhaojun ♀

  9. Han Fei ♂


Mughal India (circa 1600 AD):

71. Akbar ♂

  1. Mumtaz ♀

  2. Jahangir ♂

  3. Nur Jahan ♀

  4. Shah Jahan ♂

  5. Jahanara ♀

  6. Aurangzeb ♂

  7. Roshanara ♀

  8. Humayun ♂

  9. Gulbadan ♀


Pre-Columbian Americas (circa 1400 AD):

81. Montezuma ♂

  1. Cacique ♀

  2. Quetzalcoatl ♂

  3. Ixchel ♀

  4. Atahualpa ♂

  5. Mama Ocllo ♀

  6. Tupac ♂

  7. Pachacuti ♂

  8. Anacaona ♀

  9. Huitzilopochtli ♂


Victorian England (circa 1800 AD):

91. Victoria ♀

  1. Albert ♂

  2. Florence ♀

  3. Charles ♂

  4. Emily ♀

  5. Arthur ♂

  6. Elizabeth ♀

  7. George ♂

  8. Mary ♀

  9. Henry ♂



Each name in this list reflects the rich tapestry of human history, offering a glimpse into the lives and cultures of different eras. Whether you're crafting historical fiction or adding depth to your characters, these names provide a wealth of inspiration.

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