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Elder Names for Boys

There are 11 Elder names for baby boys.

Elder names are popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1960s up to the 1990s. At the height of their usage in 1999, 2.729% of baby boys were given Elder names. There were 4 Elder names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Elder names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2012, 2 Elder names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.572%. Within all Elder names, the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #1 and a usage of 0.9404%.

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NAME MATCH:

Elder Popularity Trend of Elder
from 1900 to 2012. dweller near the elder trees ...The baby boy name Elder is pronounced as EHLDer † ...


DESCRIPTION MATCH:

Abi elder brother; father of a multitude; ...From Turkish roots, its meaning is elder brother ...

Benjamin Popularity Trend of Benjamin
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 16 16 son of the south, son of the right ... pet of his father and elder siblings ...

Clarence Popularity Trend of Clarence
from 1900 to 2012. plain ... Victor (1864-92), the elder son of Edward VII who ...

Gamlyn small elder; old ...The name is of the meaning 'small elder'. ...

Gerontios elder ...The meaning of the name is 'elder'. ...

Jacob Popularity Trend of Jacob
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 1 1 Yahweh may protect; holder of heel; ... on to the heel of his elder brother Esau ...

Mzee elder ...Mzee is of the meaning 'elder'. ...

Nahor of Abraham and the elder brother of Abraham. ...

Seth Popularity Trend of Seth
from 1900 to 2012. appointed; bridge; white ... for boys born after an elder brother's death ...

Zesiro elder twin ...The name's meaning is elder twin. ...


Popularity Trend
for Elder Names
from 1900 to 2012Variant Popularity Chart
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