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Catholic Names for Boys

There are 21 Catholic names for baby boys.

Catholic names are popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 1970s. At the height of their usage in 1972, 7.087% of baby boys were given Catholic names. There were 8 Catholic names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Catholic names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2012, 7 Catholic names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.901%. Within all Catholic names, the Czech, English, French, German, and Yiddish Michael was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #8 and a usage of 0.796%.

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Ambrose Popularity Trend of Ambrose
from 1900 to 2012. immortal, divine ... more popular in Roman Catholic Ireland than in ...

Anselm protected by God ... been used as a Roman Catholic name ...

Anthony Popularity Trend of Anthony
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 15 15 priceless, inestimable ... saints of the Roman Catholic Church ...

Benedict Popularity Trend of Benedict
from 1900 to 2012. blessed ... it was a popular Roman Catholic name ...

Bernard Popularity Trend of Bernard
from 1900 to 2012. brave as a bear ... of mountaineers in Catholic custom; the name was ...

Blaise Popularity Trend of Blaise
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 918 918 lisping, stammering; blaze ... Catholic custom, he is the patron saint of wool ...

Borislav famous battle, battle glory ... has been accepted as a Catholic baptismal name by the ...

Chad Popularity Trend of Chad
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 588 588 battle, warrior; Chad's dairy farm; ... been used as a Roman Catholic name. ...

Clement Popularity Trend of Clement
from 1900 to 2012. merciful, gentle ... to its Catholic associations, the name dropped in ...

Dominic Popularity Trend of Dominic
from 1900 to 2012. of the lord, belonging to God ... remained an exclusively Catholic name for a period, but ...

Erasmus beloved, desired ... is today mainly a Roman Catholic name. ...

Eusebius pious ... who was the champion of Catholic orthodoxy in the 4th ...

Fabrice craftsman, blacksmith ... endorsed by the Catholic Church in tribute to ...

Franz Popularity Trend of Franz
from 1900 to 2012. Frenchman, free one ... is a popular Roman Catholic name in German-speaking ...

Gregory Popularity Trend of Gregory
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 287 287 vigilant ... to its Catholic associations, the name fell out of ...

Joachim Yahweh will establish, established ... according to some Catholic and Orthodox ...

Michael Popularity Trend of Michael
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 8 8 who is like God? ... for an Irishman or a Catholic Irishman, reflecting ...

Mick who is like God? ... for any Irishman or a Catholic Irishman ...

Theodore Popularity Trend of Theodore
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 197 197 gift of god ... due to the Roman Catholic associations ...

Veit life; wide; wood, forest ... Helpers of the Roman Catholic Church ...


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