What names were popular in the Wild West?

10 Iconic Wild West Figures

  • Billy the Kid. Photo: Fototeca Gilardi/Getty Images.
  • Buffalo Bill. Photo: Getty Images.
  • Davy Crockett. Photo: Barney Burstein/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images.
  • Calamity Jane. Photo: © CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images.
  • Wild Bill Hickok. Photo: Getty Images.
  • Annie Oakley.
  • Butch Cassidy.
  • Jesse James.

Who was the most famous cowgirl?

Born Martha Jane Canary (or Cannary depending on the source), Calamity Jane was one of the most well-known frontierswomen in her day.

What is an old fashioned woman’s name?

Ada, Agnes, Alice, Amelia, Audra, Audrey, Ava, Beatrice, Bessie, Blanche, Cicely, Cora, Cordelia, Dinah, Dora, Dorothea, Dorothy, Harriet, Edith, Elise, Elsie, Elspeth, Emily, Emmeline, Esme, Eva, Evelyn, Evie, Flora, Florence, Greta, Gretchen, Harriet, Hattie, Irene, Iris, Ivy, Lena, Lilith, Lillian, Mabel, Maisie.

Who was the first cowgirl?

Lucille Mulhall
Lucille Mulhall was known as the first—or original—cowgirl. She introduced countless audiences to the idea that a woman could rope and ride better than men. “Although she weighs only 90 pounds she can break a broncho, lasso and brand a steer and shoot a coyote at 500 yards,” wrote one reporter.

What are some badass cowboy names?

Badass Cowboy Names

  • Blaze.
  • Breaker.
  • Buck.
  • Buster.
  • Chance.
  • Colt.
  • Decker.
  • Duke.

What are some Western names?

Baby names inspired by the Wild West

  • Aaron.
  • Abraham.
  • Ace.
  • Alonzo.
  • Ambrose.
  • Amos.
  • August.
  • Bartholomew.

What did Cowgirls Do?

While the men were either at war or driving thousands of cattle up north, cowgirls worked on the ranches, riding horses and caring for livestock. The modern cowgirl may also herd cattle and work on a ranch or farm, but cowgirl life today also involves riding in rodeos.

What is a good name for a cowgirl?

Along with Bonnie and River, other cool cowgirl names in the US Top 1000 include Callie, Dakota, Hadley, Josie, Liberty, Millie, Shiloh, and Sierra. Other girl names that feel at home in the West include Abilene, Cheyenne, Mamie, and Wynonna.

What are some Western names for girls?

Other girl names that feel at home in the West include Abilene, Cheyenne, Mamie, and Wynonna. Some of these country girl names are inspired by famous cowgirls and pioneer women, Western places or nature, while others simply have a cowgirl feel. Western names for girls that might for your little cowgirl include the following.

Who was the most infamous Wild West Cowgirl?

Pearl Hart (1876 – 1955) Another of the infamous ladies of the Wild West was a cowgirl named Pearl Hart. She made a name for herself as the only female stagecoach robber in the history of Arizona.

What were some popular names in the Wild West?

Names like Beth, Beatrice, and of course, Betsy, were all popular on the frontier. This uncommon name is of Hebrew origin meaning ‘pledged to God.’ While this name may have been uncommon in the Wild West, Parenting First Cry recommends it because of the importance of Dallas, Texas to the frontier.