I made another list of male first names from the patronymic data field. This field denotes the father of the head of the family. I considered combining both lists, but decided against this. If a son and his father were both heads of households, the father would be listed in both a name field and a patronymic field, leading to double counting.
Alphabetical names list.
Names list by frequency.
Alphabetical patronymic list.
Patronymic list by frequency.
After each name is a number. This is the number of occurances of this name in the census. Note that nine of the top ten patronymic entries appear in the top ten names in the next generation. This correlation indicates that naming practices were fairly consistant from generation to generation. This should come as no surprise because, as is the case today, many of these names have roots either in the Bible or in the names of the saints.
Top Ten Names
|Name field||Patronymic field|
|1: GIOVANNI||739||1: GIOVANNI||785|
|2: ANTONIO||661||2: FRANCESCO||442|
|3: PIERO||391||3: PIERO||426|
|4: FRANCESCO||390||4: IACOPO||331|
|5: IACOPO||329||5: ANTONIO||325|
|6: BARTOLOMEO||290||6: NICCOLO||277|
|7: NICCOLO||259||7: ANDREA||220|
|8: DOMENICO||234||8: BARTOLOMEO||212|
|9: LORENZO||216||9: DOMENICO||204|
|10: ANDREA||206||10: BARTOLO||171|
|% of unique names in top 10||1.3%||1.2%|
|% of entries in top 10||44.7%||41.3%|
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