Tidbits from “Logan Connections:” Some interesting first names (part 1)

One of the delights of genealogy is the colorful names. Whether you call them first names, given names, or forenames, as a guy named Bill once wrote, “The name’s the thing.” Here are some interesting first names (and a few middle names) found among our families.


  • Ozro
  • Reason
  • Greenberry or Green Berry
  • King William
  • Littleberry
  • Bryson or Brison
  • Ransom
  • Justo Hamlet
  • Triplet
  • Green
  • Elvis Lafayette
  • Byrd or Bird
  • Dillingham


  • Milberry
  • Adelphia
  • Queen Della
  • Zilpha
  • Waitzell
  • Hannah Canarissa
  • Caledonia
  • Queen Helen
  • Achsah
  • Ocia
  • Celestia
  • Huldah
  • Perniece



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