There are 74 Dark names for baby boys.
Names with the meaning "dark" embedded in them often originated as nicknames that described a name-bearer's physical features, or the natural landscapes from which they came. Such names include Kieran, which means little dark-haired one; and Douglas, which means dark river. Dark also has the connotation of evil, and many "dark" names are simply descriptions of evil beings, whether spirits or man. These names include the Native American name Nukpana, which means evil man; and Hebrew name Azazael, which means evil spirit.
Dark names are fairly popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 2000s; prior to that, they were of only occasional use. At the height of their usage in 2003, 1.091% of baby boys were given Dark names. There were 9 Dark names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Dark names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2015, 10 Dark names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.891%. Within all Dark names, the English, German, Polish, Romanian, and Russian Adrian was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #58 and a usage of 0.3201%.
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|Dark|| gift ...The baby boy name Dark is pronounced as DAARK â ... Dark is of Slavonic origin. ... |
|Adrian|| man from Hadria; dark one ... man from Hadria; dark one ... |
|Black|| a dark-skinned-man ...The name's meaning is 'a dark-skinned-man'. ... |
|Blackstone|| of the dark stone ...Blackstone's meaning is 'of the dark stone'. ... |
|Blackwell|| from the dark spring ... Blackwell is 'from the dark spring'. ... |
|Blagden|| from the dark valley ...The name's meaning is from the dark valley. ... |
|Blake|| dark; fair ...The name is of the meaning dark; fair ... |
|Bronson|| son of Brown, son of the dark-skinned ... of Brown, son of the dark-skinned one' ... |
|Carbonell|| dark-haired ...The name means 'dark-haired'. ... |
|Cardew|| from the dark fortress ...Cardew's meaning is from the dark fortress. ... |
|Carnell|| defender of the castle, crossbowman; ... crossbowman; one with dark hair or complexion ... |
|Carran|| son of Ciarán, son of the little ... son of the little dark one ... |
|Ciar|| dark one, dark-haired one ... name is of the meaning dark one, dark-haired one ... |
|Coleridge|| from the dark ridge ... the name is 'from the dark ridge'. ... |
|Colgate|| from the dark gate ...The name means 'from the dark gate'. ... |
|Collen|| victory of the people; dark ...The meaning here is dark ... |
|Cronan|| the small, dark one ...Cronan's meaning is 'the small, dark one'. ... |
|Damis|| a dark-skinned man ...Damis' meaning is a dark-skinned man. ... |
|Darkon|| dark ...The name's meaning is 'dark'. ... |
|Delano|| dark; from the alder grove; of the night ...The name means 'dark' ... |