http://www.historyextra.com/article/bbc-history-magazine/baby-names-boys-girls-history-changing-trends-anglo-saxons-today

From biblical names to those inspired by flowers and places, personal names have changed massively over the centuries, reflecting social, economic and cultural shifts in Britain. Now, in his new book, writer Neil Burdess charts the history and importance of given names, surnames, titles and professional names from the time of the Anglo-Saxons to the present day