Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abram

High father

Hebrew

#430 (0.048%)  
Ace

Number one

English

#253 (0.1028%)  
Adrian

From Hadria

Latin

#62 (0.4206%)  
Ahmed

Highly praised or one who constantly thanks God

Arabic

#512 (0.0363%)  
Ajani

He Who Wins the Struggle

African

#1,915 (0.0015%)  
Ajax

“The birdman,” from the Greek aia.

Greek

Akins

Brave Boy

African

Albert

Noble, bright, famous

German

#450 (0.0437%)  
Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

#11 (0.8726%)  
Anders

A variant form, regarded as Danish, of Andrew.

Scandinavian

#759 (0.0175%)  
Andre

Manly

French

#273 (0.0916%)  
Andrew

Manly and powerful

Greek

#43 (0.5257%)  
Angus

One choice

Celtic

#1,837 (0.0017%)  
Anthony

Unknown meaning

Latin

#38 (0.5825%)  
Apollo

Destroyer

Greek

#517 (0.0355%)  
Archer

Bowman

English

#237 (0.1142%)  
Arthur

Bear

Celtic

#228 (0.1182%)  
Augustus

Great, magnificient

Latin

#458 (0.0429%)  
Axel

My father is peace

Scandinavian

#94 (0.2952%)  
Bahari

One who sails

African

Barak

Lightning; blessing; grain farm

African

#2,947 (0.0004%)  
Baron

Young warrior

Hebrew

#1,243 (0.0057%)  
Bear

Strong, brave bear

German

#953 (0.0109%)  
Beau

Handsome

French

#150 (0.1871%)  
Bernard

Strong, brave bear

German

#1,058 (0.0084%)  
Blaze

Stutter

Latin

#801 (0.0154%)  
Brandon

Broom hill

English

#124 (0.231%)  
Brock

Badger-like

English

#536 (0.0344%)  
Broderick

“The son of Roderick,” from the Welsh mab (son of) and Roderick.

Welsh

#1,446 (0.0037%)  
Brody

Ditch

Scottish

#156 (0.1791%)  
Bronx

Bronck's Land

American

#1,170 (0.0067%)  
Bruce

“The man from the brushwood,” ultimately from the Latin bruscia, brush wood.

Ancient

#476 (0.0408%)  
Bruno

Brown

German

#652 (0.0235%)  
Byron

At the byres or barn

English

#711 (0.0199%)  
Calder

Rough waters; stream

Scottish

#1,594 (0.0028%)  
Calvin

Hairless one

English

#143 (0.1999%)  
Carlo

Free man

Spanish

#1,053 (0.0085%)  
Cassius

“The helmeted warrior,” based on the Latin cassis, a helmet.

Latin

#568 (0.0314%)  
Cesar

Thick head of hair

Latin

#333 (0.07%)  
Charles

Free man

German

#52 (0.4807%)  
Chase

Hunter

English

#112 (0.249%)  
Christopher

Bearing Christ

English

#42 (0.5285%)  
Clark

Cleric

English

#373 (0.0598%)  
Conrad

Brave, bold ruler or counsel

German

#526 (0.035%)  
Constantine

Constant, steadfast

Latin

#1,413 (0.0039%)  
Cutler

Knife maker

English

#2,833 (0.0004%)  
Cyrus

Lord

Persian

#390 (0.0557%)  
Dakari

Rejoice

African

Damian

To tame

Greek

#109 (0.2561%)  
Damon

One who tames, subdues

Greek

#421 (0.0496%)  
Dane

From Denmark, Dane

English

#718 (0.0194%)  
Daniel

God is My Judge

Hebrew

#15 (0.8132%)  
Dante

Enduring

Latin

#313 (0.0754%)  
Darius

Maintains possessions well

Persian

#496 (0.0382%)  
David

Beloved

Hebrew

#22 (0.7058%)  
Dax

Place name

French

#448 (0.0451%)  
DeAndre

American

#668 (0.022%)  
Denali
Derrick

Power of the tribe

German

#471 (0.0412%)  
Dex

Right-handed, fortunate; one who dyes

Latin

Dexter

Right-handed, fortunate; one who dyes

Latin

#464 (0.0421%)  
Diego

Saint James

Spanish

#135 (0.2084%)  
Dmitri

Follower of Demeter

Greek

Dominic

Of the Lord

Latin

#75 (0.346%)  
Donovan

Darkened

Irish

#319 (0.0725%)  
Draco

Dragon

English

#1,770 (0.002%)  
Drogon

Created name

American

Duke

Leader

Latin

#522 (0.0352%)  
Easton

East town

English

#66 (0.3944%)  
Edgar

Wealthy spear

English

#348 (0.0656%)  
Edward

Wealthy guard

English

#169 (0.1644%)  
Elias

My God is Yahweh

Hebrew

#67 (0.3865%)  
Enzo

From Laurentum

Italian

#227 (0.1182%)  
Eric

Everlasting ruler

Scandinavian

#160 (0.1727%)  
Ethan

Enduring and strong

Hebrew

#12 (0.8628%)  
Everett

Brave boar

English

#95 (0.2912%)  
Falcon

Latin

Felix

Happy and lucky

Latin

#226 (0.1186%)  
Fergus

Supreme man; highest choice

Scottish

Ferguson

Supreme man; highest choice

Scottish

Fernando

Brave journey

Spanish

#307 (0.0769%)  
Finn

Fair

Irish

#166 (0.1681%)  
Ford

River crossing

English

#612 (0.0271%)  
Forrest

Woodsman; woods

French

#552 (0.0325%)  
Fowler

Bird trapper

English

Frank

Frenchman

English

#387 (0.0562%)  
Frederick

Peaceful ruler

German

#489 (0.0389%)  
Gage

Pledge

English

#369 (0.0602%)  
Galen

Calm

Greek

#2,779 (0.0004%)  
Garrett

Spear rule

English

#320 (0.0724%)  
Gavin

Little white falcon

Welsh

#111 (0.2503%)  
George

Farmer

Greek

#127 (0.2221%)  
Gideon

Tree cutter

Hebrew

#305 (0.0782%)  
Gio
#1,470 (0.0036%)  
Giorgio

Farmer

Greek

#1,691 (0.0023%)  
Giovanni

God is gracious

Italian

#144 (0.1981%)  
Grayson

Son of the steward

English

#32 (0.6215%)  
Gregor

Watchful, vigilant

Greek

Gregory

Watchful

Greek

#403 (0.0537%)  
Gunnar

Battler, warrior

German

#454 (0.0432%)  
Gunther

Battler, warrior

German

Gustavo

Royal staff; staff of the gods

Scandinavian

#592 (0.0293%)  
Hank

Home ruler

German

#449 (0.0445%)  
Harley

Hare meadow; the long field

English

#769 (0.017%)  
Harrison

Son of Harry

English

#115 (0.2462%)  
Harry

Home ruler

German

#608 (0.0279%)  
Hawk

Falcon, bird of prey

English

#1,868 (0.0016%)  
Hector

Steadfast

Greek

#324 (0.0713%)  
Henrik

Home ruler

German

#722 (0.0193%)  
Henry

Home ruler

English

#16 (0.7751%)  
Homer

Security, pledge; hostage

Greek

#2,842 (0.0004%)  
Hudson

Son of Hudd

English

#54 (0.476%)  
Hugo

“An intellectual,” from the Germanic hugu, the mind.

Latin

#417 (0.051%)  
Hunter

Hunter

English

#57 (0.4404%)  
Huntley

Meadow of the hunter

English

#2,780 (0.0004%)  
Isaac

He will laugh

Hebrew

#34 (0.6126%)  
Ivan

God is gracious

Slavic

#133 (0.209%)  
Jack

God is gracious

English

#28 (0.643%)  
Jackson

Son of Jack

English

#17 (0.7514%)  
Jacob

Supplanter

Hebrew

#13 (0.8567%)  
Jamal

Handsome

Arabic

#708 (0.02%)  
Jameson

Son of James

English

#91 (0.3067%)  
Jason

To heal

Greek

#100 (0.2794%)  
Jeffrey

Peaceful territory

German

#327 (0.0705%)  
John

God is gracious

Hebrew

#27 (0.6637%)  
Jonas

Dove

Hebrew

#433 (0.0474%)  
Jonathan

God has given

Hebrew

#63 (0.4151%)  
Joseph

Jehovah will increase

Hebrew

#23 (0.6955%)  
Julio

Jove's child

Greek

#509 (0.0366%)  
Julius

Youthful and downy

Greek

#334 (0.0691%)  
Kane

Battle

Irish

#312 (0.0756%)  
Kenneth

Handsome

Scottish

#224 (0.1195%)  
Kijani

Warrior

African

Landon

Long hill

English

#61 (0.4241%)  
Leo

Lion

Latin

#50 (0.4891%)  
Leon

Lion

Greek

#235 (0.1151%)  
Leonardo

Brave lion

Italian

#92 (0.3046%)  
Lincoln

Lake colony

English

#40 (0.5363%)  
Logan

Small hollow

Scottish

#10 (0.8991%)  
Lorenzo

Laurel

Italian

#175 (0.1614%)  
Lucas

From Lucania

Latin

#8 (0.916%)  
Lucian

Light

Latin

#637 (0.0249%)  
Luke

From Lucania

Greek

#29 (0.6243%)  
Maddox

Son of Madoc

Welsh

#140 (0.203%)  
Makalo

Wonder, surprise

African

Malcolm

Devotee of Saint Columba

Scottish

#385 (0.0563%)  
Malik

King

Arabic

#368 (0.0606%)  
Martin

Of Mars

Latin

#272 (0.0917%)  
Mason

Stoneworker

English

#9 (0.9051%)  
Matteo

Gift of God

Italian

#195 (0.1502%)  
Matthew

Gift of God

Hebrew

#20 (0.7223%)  
Maurice

Dark-skinned, Moorish

Latin

#648 (0.0238%)  
Maverick

Independent one

American

#73 (0.3644%)  
Max

Greatest

English

#136 (0.2074%)  
Maxim

Greatest

Latin

#856 (0.0135%)  
Maximilian

Greatest

Latin

#439 (0.0463%)  
Maximus

Greatest

Latin

#211 (0.1307%)  
Maxwell

Mack's stream

English

#134 (0.2089%)  
Michael

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

#14 (0.8458%)  
Miguel

Who is Like God?

Spanish

#180 (0.1566%)  
Miles

Soldier

Latin

#97 (0.2885%)  
Milo

Soldier

German

#178 (0.1582%)  
Montgomery

Gomeric's hill

French

#1,190 (0.0065%)  
Nathan

He gave

Hebrew

#48 (0.4934%)  
Nicholas

Victory of the people

Greek

#74 (0.3487%)  
Niko

Greek

#519 (0.0353%)  
Odin

Frenzy

Scandinavian

#326 (0.071%)  
Omar

Flourishing life

Arabic

#238 (0.1134%)  
Omarion

Combination of Omar and -ion

American

#2,018 (0.0012%)  
Orion

Boundary

Greek

#296 (0.082%)  
Oscar

Friend of deer

Gaelic

#205 (0.1402%)  
Otto

Wealth

German

#426 (0.0491%)  
Patrick

Nobleman

Latin

#186 (0.1533%)  
Paul

Small

Latin

#231 (0.1173%)  
Pedro

Stone

Spanish

#383 (0.0566%)  
Phillip

Horse lover

Greek

#440 (0.0461%)  
Pierce

A variant form of Peter.

Greek

#482 (0.0402%)  
Ralph

Wolf counsel

English

#912 (0.0119%)  
Randolph

Wolf shield

German

#2,190 (0.0009%)  
Raphael

Healing God

Hebrew

#527 (0.0349%)  
Rex

King

Latin

#613 (0.027%)  
Ricardo

Brave ruler

Spanish

#303 (0.0796%)  
Richard

Brave ruler

German

#185 (0.1534%)  
Robert

Bright fame

German

#71 (0.3741%)  
Rocco

Rest

Italian

#477 (0.0408%)  
Rocky

Spanish

#882 (0.0126%)  
Roger

Famous spearman

German

#614 (0.0267%)  
Roman

One from Rome

Latin

#85 (0.3171%)  
Ryder

Mounted warrior

English

#131 (0.2168%)  
Ryker

Rich

English

#122 (0.2342%)  
Samson

Sun

Hebrew

#532 (0.0352%)  
Samuel

Name of God

Hebrew

#21 (0.7085%)  
Santiago

Saint James

Spanish

#82 (0.337%)  
Saul

Prayed for

Hebrew

#521 (0.0352%)  
Scott

From Scotland, a Scotsman

English

#510 (0.0365%)  
Sean

God is gracious

Irish

#267 (0.0935%)  
Seth

Appointed

Hebrew

#372 (0.0599%)  
Silas

Man of the forest

Latin

#110 (0.2526%)  
Simon

He has heard

Hebrew

#251 (0.1029%)  
Solomon

Peace

Hebrew

#388 (0.056%)  
Spike

English

Stanley

Stony meadow

English

#689 (0.0209%)  
Steele

Like steel

English

#1,334 (0.0047%)  
Talon

English

#740 (0.0184%)  
Theron

Hunter

Greek

#1,967 (0.0014%)  
Thor

Thunder

Scandinavian

#1,637 (0.0025%)  
Titus

The avenger

Greek

#309 (0.0768%)  
Travis

To cross over

French

#311 (0.0757%)  
Trenton

Trent's town

English

#504 (0.0368%)  
Troy

Foot soldier

Irish

#358 (0.0637%)  
Tyson

Firebrand

English

#351 (0.0654%)  
Victor

Champion

Latin

#177 (0.1594%)  
Vincent

Conquer

Latin

#107 (0.258%)  
Vladamir

Renowned prince

Slavic

Walter

Commander of the army

German

#268 (0.0929%)  
Waylon

Land by the road

English

#142 (0.2013%)  
Wilder

Hunter

German

#511 (0.0364%)  
William

A willing protector

German

#3 (1.0566%)  
Zaire

River, From Zaire

African

#631 (0.0254%)  

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