Female Names in the Fine Rolls from 1242-8

On 20 December I blogged about the frequency of women’s first names in the Fine Rolls from 1216-42. In addition to the 205 names listed on that occasion, I can now add another 36 female first names that occur in the Fine Rolls from 1242-8, bringing the total to 241 for the period 1216-48. These additional names are:

Adele
Alexandra
Argia
Bela
Belasez
Belia
Benigner
Blanche
Clara
Cuntus
Custantia
Devorguilla
Emecina
Ethelburga
Galiena
Gwenlilan
Gwladys
Imayne
Letewaria
Letitia
Licorice
Lya
Natalia
Nicola
Orabl’
Osamunda
Pavia
Preciosa
Rachel
Sanchia
Sapientia
Sauncelina
Scolastica
Sigerida
Theopania

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