American (South) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of American names used more often in the American South. See also about American names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
VIRGIA f American (South)
This was given to 6 girls in Alabama in 1913, most likely an elaborate form of VIRGINIA.
VOICY f American (South)
The first Voicy we know about in my family comes from Arkansas, born in 1897.
VOX m American (South, Rare, Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname VOX.
WILLADEENE f American (South, Archaic)
Variant of WILLODEAN. A notable bearer is Willadeene Parton, the oldest sibling of country singer Dolly Parton.
WILLENE f English (American, Rare), American (South, Rare)
Possibly an elaborated form of WILLA or WILLIE using the popular name suffix lene, or perhaps a contraction of names such as WILHELMINA, WILMADEENE, and WILLADEENE.
WILLONA f American (South, Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of WILONA. Willona Woods is a character from the 1970s TV show 'Good Times'.
WOODER m American (South, Rare, Archaic)
Extremely rare transferred use of the surname.
WYNCIA f American (South, Rare, ?)
Allegedly a Southern USA feminization of the Welsh name LLEWELLYN.
ZENOBY f American (South, Rare, Archaic), Cornish (Rare, Archaic), English (Rare, Archaic)
Archaic variant of ZENOBIA, prevalent in Cornwall and Devon as well as in the southern states of the US.
ZEPHRONIA f American (South, Rare, Archaic)
Variant of SOPHRONIA, perhaps altered by association with ZÉPHYRINE.
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