home > boy names > ancient names

Boy Names related to Ancient

Ancient names for baby boys, with 74 entries. Ancient names are fairly popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1950s up to the 1980s. At the height of their usage in 1985, 1.871% of baby boys were given Ancient names. There were 14 Ancient names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Ancient names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2015, 16 Ancient names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.462%. Within all Ancient names, the Latin and English Luke was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #28 and a usage of 0.5042%.


Aladdin paragon of faith ... of Arabic origin, and it is used ... name is known from the boy hero who summoned ...

Alban man from Alba; the Albanian ... used predominantly in the English and ... used predominantly in the Albanian ...

Albion white rock ... of Celtic origin, and it is used mainly ... an ancient poetic name for Britain, and ...

Aldobrando ancient sword ... derived from Germanic origins ... not popular as a baby boy name ...

Alfonso noble and ready ... an English, Italian, and Spanish name ... The name is of disputed origin ...

Anoushirvan origin is Persian, and its use, Afghani and ... was the name of an ancient king Anoushirvan ...

Aodh fire, brightness, splendor ... used chiefly in the Irish and Scottish ... rarely used as a baby name for boys ...

Armin whole, immense, universal; army ... used chiefly in the German, English, and ... variant of Armand ...

Atiq ancient ... of Arabic origin and it is also used ... infrequently used as a baby name for ...

Basistha ancient Indian sage ...The origin of Basistha is Sanskrit ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Bijan ancient hero ...The origin of Bijan is the Persian language ... an infrequently used baby name for boys ...

Cassius empty, vain ... used predominantly in the English ... first name is derived from Cassius (Latin), ...

Cian ancient one ... used predominantly in the English and ... name was borne by a son-in-law of Brian Boru ...

Constantine steadfast, constant ... used chiefly in the English ... name was borne by many Roman rulers, the ...

Cormac son of charioteer; impure son ... language of origin is Celtic ... predominantly used in the English and Irish ...

Cornelius war horn; crow; talkative person ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ...

Cullen behind the river; victory of the ... largely used in the Irish, Scottish, ... variant of Colin ...

Cyrus far-sighted; throne; sun; Syrian; ... used predominantly in the English and ... variant of Syrus ...

Desmond from south Munster ... has its origins in the Celtic language ... used largely in English and Irish ...

Dorian of the Dorian tribe; gift ... largely used in the English, French, ... the macabre associations, the name has ...

[1] 2 3 Next > >>

Variant Popularity Chart
for Ancient Names
in 2006
Popularity Trend
for Ancient Names
from 1900 to 2015







Copyright © 2009-2017 Baby Names Pedia. All rights reserved.