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Boy Names related to Terror

Terror names for baby boys, related also with fear, devil, and demon, with 25 entries. Names inspiring terror include Egon, which means awe and terror; and Amund, which means terror or at the edge of the sword. Historically, names that have sent a chill down one’s spine would be names of evil dictators and rulers. While not technically possessing the meaning of terror, names like Adolf, Josef and Saddam are so reviled in modern history that they have become the personification of terror itself.

Terror names are fairly popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1931, 6.864% of baby boys were given Terror names. There were 4 Terror names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Terror names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and are used only on a moderate scale now. In 2015, 4 Terror names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.050%. Within all Terror names, the English and Dutch Jack was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #40 and a usage of 0.4172%.


Agilolf to be feared like the wolf ... derived from Germanic origins ... irregularly used as a baby boy name ...

Amund awe, terror, fear; edge of a sword; ... origin is Old Norse, and its use, Scandinavian ...

Attila little father ... origin is Gothic, and its use, Hungarian ... name was borne by Attila the Hun (406-453), ...

Bhairava destroys fear ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is used ... not frequently used as a baby boy ...

Deiphobos fear ... language of origin is Old Greek ... not regularly used as a baby name ...

Demon demon ... language of origin is Old Greek ... a seldom used baby name for boys ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Deuce devil ... has its origins in the Latin language ... infrequently used as a baby name for ...

Diablo devil ... origin is Spanish ... rare as a baby boy name ... ranked outside of the top 1000 ...

Egesa one who creates terror ...The origin of Egesa is the Old English language ... an unusual baby boy name ...

Egil edge of a sword ... primarily used in Scandinavian and it is ... name was used as an Old Norse diminutive of ...

Egmont edge of a sword; awe, terror, fear; ... used predominantly in Dutch, French, ... Its origin is Germanic ...

Egon edge of a sword; awe, terror, fear; ... used chiefly in the Irish, German, ... variant of Aodh ...

Enno edge of a sword; awe, terror, fear; ... used predominantly in the Frisian and ... variant of Eginhard ...

Faustus lucky, auspicious ... used predominantly in the German ... names Faustus and Fausta were bestowed by the ...

Fergus man of vigor ... used mostly in the English, Irish, and ... of Celtic origin ...

Jack son of Jack; Yahweh may protect; ... largely used in the English and Dutch ... form of Jackson ...

Lankesh another name for the Hindu demon ...The origin of Lankesh is the Sanskrit language ...

Lilith of the night ... used chiefly in the German language and ... name was borne in Assyrian mythology by a ...

Mukesh conqueror of the demon Muka ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is used ... rare as a baby boy name ...

Nicholas victor of the people ... largely used in the English and ... name is derived from 'niko', which is itself ...

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