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Popularity of the Baby Name Olinthus

Number of Babies Named Olinthus

Born in the U.S. Since 1880

Posts that Mention the Name Olinthus

Unusual Real Names: Moscelyne, Ottobuono, Twentyman

Here’s another batch of long, unusual-but-real names. (Here are batches 1 and 2.)

  • Melusina: Feminist Melusina Fay Peirce, leader of the “cooperative housekeeping” movement, was born in Vermont in 1836.
  • Moscelyne: Native American ballerina Moscelyne Larkin was born in Oklahoma in 1925.
  • Olinthus: Mathematician Olinthus Gilbert Gregory was born in England in 1774.
  • Orator: Politician Orator H. LaCraft was born in Wisconsin in 1850.
  • Ottobuono: Ottobuono de’ Fieschi (later Pope Adrian V) was born in Italy during the 13th century.
  • Percenia: Nurse Percenia Johnson was on the cover of Jet in 1953: percenia, nurse
  • Spurzheim: Politician Spurzheim “Spud” Derby was born in Indiana in 1856.
  • Roberdeau: Astronomer Roberdeau Buchanan was born in Pennsylvania in 1839. His first name was his mother’s maiden name.
  • Twentyman: Twentyman Wood of Connecticut received U.S. patent 19,275 in 1858. (His name reminds me of Twentynine Palms, California.)
  • Verrazzani: Judge Verrazzani C. Bratton, Sr., was born in Arkansas in 1860.
  • Whitemarsh: Politician Whitemarsh B. Seabrook was born in South Carolina in 1793.
  • Xenophon: Lawyer Xenophon P. Huddy, an early specialist in automobile law, was born in Rhode Island in 1876.
  • Xiuhtezcatl: Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl (pron. shu-tez-caht) Martinez was born in Colorado circa 2000.

And one non-human entry: Louboutina, “Loubie,” the hugging dog of Instagram.


Unusual Real Names – Bamber, Dingle, Potto, Wyke

British men with peculiar names:

  • Almroth Wright (1861-1947) – bacteriologist and immunologist.
  • Bamber Gascoigne (born in 1935) – television presenter and author.
  • Banastre Tarleton (1754-1833) – soldier and politician.
  • Coventry Patmore (1823-1896) – poet and critic.
  • Dingle Foot (1905-1978) – barrister and politician.
  • Elfyn Llwyd (born in 1951) – barrister and politician.
  • Olinthus Gregory (1774-1841) – mathematician, author and editor.
  • Potto Brown (1797–1871) – miller and philanthropist.
  • Wyke Bayliss (1835-1906) – painter.

Dingle Foot’s first name was his maternal grandmother’s maiden name.