Writing Adolescent Fiction/Character names/Mennonite (European-origin)

Amish first namesEdit

The Amish mostly select from Biblical names. Unusual Biblical names such as Ezekiel are popular. Most male Amish go by such names as John, Aaron, Amos, Levi, Jacob, David, Daniel, Isaiah, Eli, Noah, Samuel, Moses, etc., while a few go by New Testament names such as Stephen and Thomas. Popular female Amish names run along the lines of Mary, Sarah, Rebecca, Anna, Susanna, Hannah, Susan, Elizabeth, Rachel, etc.

Hutterite first namesEdit

Hutterites use biblical and particularly German first names. Andreas and Paul are two favorites.

Amish surnamesEdit

Top 10Edit

#Stoltzfus
#King
#Beiler
#Fisher
#Lapp
#Zook
#Esh
#Glick
#Riehl
#Smucker

OthersEdit

#Amstutz
#Basinger
#Baumgartner
#Beachy
#Bixler
#Bontrager
#Borkholder
#Brubaker
#Burkholder
#Byler
#Chupp
#Christner
#Coblentz
#Detweiler
#Eash
#Eberly
#Eicher
#Erb
#Geiser
#Gerber
#Gingerich
#Graber
#Habegger
#Hershberger
#Hilty
#Hochstetler
#Horst
#Hostetler
#Kauffman
#Klopfenstein
#Knepp
#Kurtz
#Lehman
#Lengacher
#Liechty
#Martin
#Mast
#Miller
#Moser
#Mullet
#Neuenschwander
#Nussbaum
#Peachey
#Raber
#Saltzman
#Schlabach
#Schmucker
#Schrock
#Schwartz
#Schwartzendruber
#Shetler
#Sprunger
#Steiner
#Stoll
#Stutzman
#Swartzentruber
#Troyer
#Wagler
#Weaver
#Welty
#Wengerd
#Yoder
#Yutzy
#Zimmerman

Hutterite surnamesEdit

#Decker
#Ens
#Entz
#Fast
#Glanzer
#Gross
#Hofer
#Jansen
#Kleinsasser
#Knels
#Mandel
#Miller
#Pullman
#Stahl
#Tschetter
#Waldner
#Walter
#Waltner
#Wipf
#Wollman
#Wurz