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Holy Names for Boys

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There are 61 Holy names for baby boys. Saints names are a good starting point for boys names which can be thought of as holy. While holiness usually refers to a person who is virtuous, the description of holiness within the context of a name can also refer to places, animals and things. For example, the name Halliwell means a holy well, while the name Gavin, means white hawk or holy hawk.

Holy names are popular baby names for boys. In 1900, 7.614% of baby boys were given Holy names. There were 17 Holy names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Holy names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a heavy scale now. In 2015, 18 Holy names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 2.755%. Within all Holy names, the English, Greek, and Russian Andrew was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #30 and a usage of 0.4947%.


NAMES RELATED TO HOLY:

Abdul Quddus servant of the most holy ... language of origin is Arabic ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...

Andrew male, manly, brave, virility ... largely used in the English, Greek, and ... being given the name Andrew ...

August august, dignified, holy ... largely used in the English, German, Polish, ... being given the name August ...

Augustine august, dignified, holy ... used chiefly in the Irish and English ... a classic favorite ...

Austin august, dignified, holy ... largely used in the English, German, and ... a popular baby name for boys ...

Calum dove; disciple of Saint Columba ... an English and Scottish name of Latin and ...

Carwyn love; white, fair, blessed, holy ... used predominantly in the Welsh language and ...

Chandan the holy sandalwood tree; moon, ... an English and Indian name of Sanskrit ...

Charles man, free man ... largely used in the English and French ... for the name Charles, the most famous bearer was ...

Christopher bearing Christ ... used mostly in English and it is of Old Greek ... a very popular baby name for boys ...

Conrad bold counsel ... used predominantly in the English and German ... a classic favorite ...

Conway from the holy river; from the sign ... language of origin is Welsh and it is used ... of Scottish origin ...

Dennis follower of Dionysos ... used predominantly in the Dutch, English, ... a classic favorite ...

Derrial language of origin is English-American ... an unusual baby name for boys ...

Dilwyn white, fair, blessed, holy ... origin, as well as its use, is in the Welsh ...

Eluwilussit a holy man ... derived from Native American origins ... seldom used as a baby name for boys ...

Erasmus beloved, desired ... an English and German name of Old Greek ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Ferdinand peace through bravery, bold protector, ... largely used in the English, French, German, ...

Gavin white hawk ... has its origins in the Welsh language, and it is ... baby boys being named Gavin ...

George farmer, earthworker ... used predominantly in the English language ... a classic favorite ...

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