Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abel

Breath

Hebrew

#146 (0.1932%)  
Abir

Aroma; strong

Hebrew

#2,424 (0.0006%)  
Alberto

Noble, bright, famous

German

#598 (0.0288%)  
Alejandro

Defender of man

Spanish

#207 (0.1362%)  
Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

#11 (0.8726%)  
Alexei

Man's defender, warrior; defender, protector

Greek

#1,942 (0.0014%)  
Amadeus

God's love

Latin

#1,791 (0.0019%)  
Ambrose

Immortal

Greek

#1,350 (0.0045%)  
Amram

Mighty nation

Hebrew

Anderson

Son of Andrew

English

#294 (0.0831%)  
Andrew

Manly and powerful

Greek

#43 (0.5257%)  
Apollo

Destroyer

Greek

#517 (0.0355%)  
Archibald

Genuine, bold, brave

German

#1,722 (0.0022%)  
Armando

Soldier

German

#473 (0.0411%)  
Arthur

Bear

Celtic

#228 (0.1182%)  
Augustine

Great, magnificient

Latin

#712 (0.0198%)  
Augustus

Great, magnificient

Latin

#458 (0.0429%)  
Axel

My father is peace

Scandinavian

#94 (0.2952%)  
Baron

Young warrior

Hebrew

#1,243 (0.0057%)  
Benicio

Blessed

Latin

#832 (0.0143%)  
Benjamin

A favorite son

Hebrew

#6 (0.974%)  
Bolivar

Mighty, warlike

Spanish

Bronson

Son of the brown man

English

#690 (0.0208%)  
Bruce

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

Ancient

#476 (0.0408%)  
Byron

At the byres or barn

English

#711 (0.0199%)  
Caesar

Head of hair

Latin

#1,732 (0.0021%)  
Caspian
#779 (0.0165%)  
Cassius

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

Latin

#568 (0.0314%)  
Charles

Free man

German

#52 (0.4807%)  
Christopher

Bearing Christ

English

#42 (0.5285%)  
Clark

Cleric

English

#373 (0.0598%)  
Constantine

Constant, steadfast

Latin

#1,413 (0.0039%)  
Crawford

Ford of the crows

English

#1,641 (0.0025%)  
David

Beloved

Hebrew

#22 (0.7058%)  
Derek

Ruler of the people

English

#259 (0.099%)  
Derrick

Power of the tribe

German

#471 (0.0412%)  
Dominic

Of the Lord

Latin

#75 (0.346%)  
Donald

Great chief; world mighty

Scottish

#520 (0.0352%)  
Donnell

World mighty; brown-haired fighter

Scottish

#1,879 (0.0016%)  
Eduardo

Wealthy guard

Spanish

#310 (0.0758%)  
Edward

Wealthy guard

English

#169 (0.1644%)  
Edwin

Wealthy friend

English

#329 (0.0705%)  
Emiliano

Rival

Italian

#190 (0.152%)  
Eric

Everlasting ruler

Scandinavian

#160 (0.1727%)  
Ethan

Enduring and strong

Hebrew

#12 (0.8628%)  
Everardo

Brave, strong boar

English

#1,558 (0.0029%)  
Fernando

Brave journey

Spanish

#307 (0.0769%)  
Fitzgerald

Son of the spear-ruler

German

#1,482 (0.0034%)  
Fourtney

Strong one

Latin

Francisco

From France

Spanish

#283 (0.0883%)  
Frederick

Peaceful ruler

German

#489 (0.0389%)  
Genesis

Origin, beginning

Greek

#950 (0.011%)  
Genghis
George

Farmer

Greek

#127 (0.2221%)  
Gerald

Spear ruler

German

#855 (0.0135%)  
Guillermo

Will helmet, protection

German

#728 (0.0191%)  
Gustavo

Royal staff; staff of the gods

Scandinavian

#592 (0.0293%)  
Henry

Home ruler

English

#16 (0.7751%)  
Herbert

Illustrious warrior

German

#1,712 (0.0022%)  
Hercules

Hera's glory

Greek

#2,478 (0.0005%)  
Homer

Security, pledge; hostage

Greek

#2,842 (0.0004%)  
Howard

Noble watchman

English

#949 (0.011%)  
Ignacio

A Spanish and Portuguese form of Ignatius.

#891 (0.0124%)  
Ivan

God is gracious

Slavic

#133 (0.209%)  
James

Supplanter

English

#4 (0.9844%)  
Jameson

Son of James

English

#91 (0.3067%)  
Jason

To heal

Greek

#100 (0.2794%)  
Jefferson

Son of Jeffrey

English

#661 (0.0229%)  
Jeremiah

God will exalt

Hebrew

#65 (0.4041%)  
Jericho

City of the moon

Arabic

#934 (0.0115%)  
Jon

French

#700 (0.0205%)  
Jordan

To descend

Hebrew

#80 (0.3382%)  
Joseph

Jehovah will increase

Hebrew

#23 (0.6955%)  
Kaelen

Mighty warrior

Irish

Kairo

Victorious One

English

Keith

Woodland, forest

Scottish

#500 (0.0376%)  
Lars

“A lord,” but more properly a title of respect applied to the eldest son of a noble Etruscan family.

Scandinavian

#1,524 (0.0031%)  
Lazarus

God is my help

Hebrew

#1,147 (0.0068%)  
Leonardo

Brave lion

Italian

#92 (0.3046%)  
Leonidas

Lion strength

German

#491 (0.0386%)  
Louis

Famous warrior

French

#260 (0.0981%)  
Luis

Famous warrior

Spanish

#126 (0.2235%)  
Luke

From Lucania

Greek

#29 (0.6243%)  
Magnus

Great

Latin

#747 (0.018%)  
Manuel

God is with us

Spanish

#288 (0.0856%)  
Marcus

Dedicated to Mars

Latin

#208 (0.1357%)  
Marquis

Nobleman; lord of the borderlands

French

#874 (0.013%)  
Matthias

Gift of God

Welsh

#404 (0.0535%)  
Maximilian

Greatest

Latin

#439 (0.0463%)  
Maximus

Greatest

Latin

#211 (0.1307%)  
Merrick

“A serving ruler,” from the Latin mereri (to serve) and the hypothetical root rik (ruler).

Welsh

#802 (0.0154%)  
Miles

Soldier

Latin

#97 (0.2885%)  
Morrison

Son of Maurice

English

#1,614 (0.0026%)  
Napoleon

Italian

#2,657 (0.0004%)  
Nathaniel

God has given

Hebrew

#116 (0.2433%)  
Nicholas

Victory of the people

Greek

#74 (0.3487%)  
Orlando

“The fame of the land,” an Italian variant of Roland, which see.

Spanish

#639 (0.0246%)  
Osvaldo

God's power

German

#1,240 (0.0057%)  
Peter

Stone

Greek

#210 (0.1311%)  
Quercus

“(Mighty like) an oak,” from the Latin quercus, the oak.

Latin

Rafael

God heals

Spanish

#258 (0.0992%)  
Ralph

Wolf counsel

English

#912 (0.0119%)  
Randall

Wolf shield

German

#924 (0.0116%)  
Reginald

Ruler's advisor

Latin

#791 (0.0159%)  
Remington

Settlement by the stream

English

#243 (0.1102%)  
Ricardo

Brave ruler

Spanish

#303 (0.0796%)  
Richard

Brave ruler

German

#185 (0.1534%)  
Rodrigo

A Spanish and Italian form of Roderick.

Spanish

#498 (0.0379%)  
Rogelio

Famous spearman

German

#837 (0.0142%)  
Ronaldo

Ruler's counselor

Portuguese

#1,379 (0.0042%)  
Russell

Little red

English

#406 (0.0533%)  
Salvador

Savior

Latin

#640 (0.0246%)  
Samson

Sun

Hebrew

#532 (0.0352%)  
Samuel

Name of God

Hebrew

#21 (0.7085%)  
Sandor

A short form of Alexander.

Hungarian

Sebastian

Venerable or honorable

Greek

#18 (0.7318%)  
Sewald

Sea strong

English

Sterling

Genuine, of high quality

English

#398 (0.0546%)  
Stockton

Tree-stump settlement

English

#1,620 (0.0026%)  
Thaddeus

Heart

Aramaic

#703 (0.0204%)  
Theodoros
Thor

Thunder

Scandinavian

#1,637 (0.0025%)  
Tullis

Mighty people

Irish

Valentino

Strong, healthy

Latin

#623 (0.0261%)  
Valerian

Strong, healthy

Latin

#2,905 (0.0004%)  
Victor

Champion

Latin

#177 (0.1594%)  
Vladimir

Renowned prince

Slavic

#1,113 (0.0074%)  
Walmond

Mighty protector

German

Walter

Commander of the army

German

#268 (0.0929%)  
Wayne

Wagon builder or driver

English

#745 (0.0181%)  
Wolfgang

Traveling wolf

German

#1,319 (0.0048%)  
Zachariah

The Lord recalled

Hebrew

#475 (0.0408%)  

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