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Are there any traditional Thrale forenames?

  • Posted on: 22 September 2009
  • By: David Thrale

The most common Thrale male forename is Ralph and Thomas, closely followed by John and William.

Of the 15 direct male ancestors of David Thrale - owner of this website - five were called Thomas, three were Richard two were Robert, with one each of Ralph, Kenneth, Herbert and John. Other common Thrale forenames include, Richard, Alban, Norman and Peter.

Female genealogical records are less readily available. However, common Thrale female forenames during the same period include Elizabeth, Anne, Sarah and Mary.