A baby girl born on December 19, 1882, in West Derby, Liverpool, to Arthur and Sarah Pepper was named Ann Bertha Cecilia Diana Emily Fanny Gertrude Hypatia Inez (Iug?) Jane Kate Louisa Maud Nora Orphelia Quince Rebecca Starkey Teresa Ulysis Venus Winifred Xenophen Yetty Zeus Pepper.
Regarding the name, the Boston Evening Transcript quipped, “Apparently the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has little power in London”:
For more names like this one, check out my copy of Wikipedia’s list of unusual personal names.
- Friendless, Windsor Castle and One Too Many: The unusual names given to children in the 19th century
- “Jottings.” Boston Evening Transcript 3 Aug. 1889: 4.