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Death Names for Boys

Death NamesEdwinDamonEnochGordonErnestYamanTuwileThanatosMerripenMarkandeyaMaratLefuKhentimentiuHasanAthanasiosAnubisAnpuAh PuchAgronAeron

There are 36 Death names for baby boys. The belief of a supernatural power over death is deep-seated in the world view of many cultures, which explains why the majority of death names originate from characters from the spirit realm. Anubis, Thanatos and Yaman, are all names of gods of death in Egyptian, Greek and Hindu mythology respectively.

Death names are fairly popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1951, 5.080% of baby boys were given Death names. There were 11 Death names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Death names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and are used on a moderate scale now. In 2015, 13 Death names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.379%. Within all Death names, the English and Hebrew Nathan was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #38 and a usage of 0.4208%.


NAMES RELATED TO DEATH:

Aeron battle; berry, fruit; enlightened; ... used predominantly in the English and Welsh ...

Agron origin and use are both in the Albanian ... not widely used as a baby name for boys ...

Ah Puch Mayan god of death ... of Native American origin ... seldom used as a baby name for boys ...

Anpu god of death ... of Egyptian origin ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...

Anubis god of death ... language of origin is Egyptian ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Athanasios immortal ... used predominantly in the Greek language and ... infrequently used as a baby name for boys ...

Damon tamer ... used predominantly in the English language ... Greek mythology, Damon and Pythias were friends in ...

Edwin rich friend, friend of riches, blessed friend ... used predominantly in the English and German ...

Enoch dedicated, experienced, trained ... of Hebrew origin ... the apocryphal Books of Enoch ...

Ernest earnest, serious ... an English, French, and Slavic name of ... name of the fictional Ernest Worthing in Oscar ...

Gordon great hill ... of Celtic origin, and it is used largely in ... name Gourdon, or else Gordon in Berwickshire of ...

Hasan good, beautiful, beautifier ... largely used in the Arabic and English ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Jair he enlightens, he shines ... an English name of Hebrew origin ... which he renamed Havoth-Jair meaning 'Jair's ...

Khentimentiu god of death ...The origin of Khentimentiu is Egyptian ... not regularly used as a baby name for boys ...

Lefu death ...The origin of Lefu is the African language ... an infrequently used baby name for boys ...

Lilith of the night ... used chiefly in the German language and it is ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Marat life-death-birth-giving cycle ...The origin of Marat is Sanskrit ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Markandeya conquers over death ... mainly used in the Indian language and its ... rare as a baby boy name ...

Menahem comforter; full of comfort ... used predominantly in the Hebrew language and ...

Merripen life; death ... of English Gypsy origin ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

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