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Boy Names related to Sun

Sun names for baby boys, related also with light, with 194 entries. The sun lies in the center of our solar system and is the source of all life on planet earth. It is the subject of extensive study in science and the personification of divinity that is central to many religious beliefs. Boys names that mean sun reflect the thread of mythology that runs through many cultures. For example, the Sanskrit name, Dinesh, means lord of the day. Helios means sun and was also the personification of the sun in Old Greek mythology.

Sun names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. The names have been increasing in popularity since the 1940s. At the modest height of their usage in 2012, 0.479% of baby boys were given Sun names. There were 10 Sun names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. In 2015, 9 Sun names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.399%. Within all Sun names, the English Blake was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #96 and a usage of 0.2078%.


Aabha light ... origin is Sanskrit ... unusual as a baby name for boys ... not ranked within the top 1000 names ...

Aaftab sun ... largely used in the Arabic language and ... not regularly used as a baby boy name ...

Aalok light of divinity ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is used ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Abner father of light, father is light ... primarily used in the English language ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Aditya belonging to Aditi; sun ... used chiefly in the English and Indian ... somewhat popular as a baby name for ...

Akashdeep sky light ... used predominantly in the Arabic, ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Akiko surrounded by bright light ...The origin of Akiko is the Japanese language ...

Akimitsu autumn light ... largely used in the Japanese language ... an unusual baby boy name ...

Akira bright; clear; morning sun; smart; ... used chiefly in the Japanese and English ... variant of Akio ...

Amardeep everlasting light ... has its origins in the Punjabi language ... used largely in the Arabic, English, and ...

Amior my community is light ... origin is Hebrew ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ...

Amon the hidden one ... has its origins in the Egyptian language and ... The meaning of the name is obscure ...

Anwar light ... of Arabic origin ... used mainly in the Arabic, English, and ... rare as a baby boy name ...

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

Apollo to destroy; strength ... largely used in the Italian language ... known from Apollo, son of Zeus and Leto, ...

Arjun white light; white ... origin is Sanskrit, and its use, English and ... variation of Arjuna ...

Arun reddish-brown-haired; sun; enlightened; ... used predominantly in the Indian language ... variant of Aaron ...

Arusa the sun ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is used ... rare as a baby boy name ...

Atid sun ... has its origins in the Tai language ... unusual as a baby boy name ... listed outside of the top 1000 ...

Atmajyoti light of the soul ... primarily used in Indian and it is ... not widely used as a baby name for ...

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