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Medieval Names for Boys

There are 196 Medieval names for baby boys.

Medieval names are all-time favorites. Currently they are still very popular baby names for boys, though they were in more widespread use previously. At the height of their usage in 1953, 32.654% of baby boys were given Medieval names. There were 78 Medieval names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Medieval names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but in recent years they are nonetheless of very heavy use. In 2012, 71 Medieval names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 11.431%. Within all Medieval 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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Akash sky ... in reference to the medieval science matter that ...

Alan Popularity Trend of Alan
from 1900 to 2012. little rock; harmony, peace ... fairly popular in medieval times, but it later saw ...

Alaric ruler of all; noble ruler; heritage, ... during the Gothic and medieval revival of the 19th ...

Alban man from Alba; the Albanian ... name was popular in medieval times, and then it fell ...

Alexander Popularity Trend of Alexander
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 9 9 defender of men ... of his life in the medieval 'Alexander romances', ...

Alfred Popularity Trend of Alfred
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 949 949 inspired advice; old peace ... a revival among other medieval names in the 19th ...

Alice Popularity Trend of Alice
from 1900 to 2012. of a noble kind ...Alix (Medieval French) is an older form of Alice ...

Aloysius Popularity Trend of Aloysius
from 1900 to 2012. fame, loud; fighter, warrior ... was commonly used in medieval Italy, and was borne by ...

Alvin Popularity Trend of Alvin
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 522 522 elf friend; noble friend ... medieval forms were not particulary popular, until ...

Amerigo Popularity Trend of Amerigo
from 1900 to 2012. work; rich, powerful, ruler ... an early medieval Italian byform of Heinrich ...

Amyas friendship; beloved ... could be from the medieval Amis (Latin), a male form ...

Anker harvest worker; eagle man; anchor; ...It has been used since the medieval period. ...

Aodh fire, brightness, splendor ... as Hugh from the medieval period, and more ...

Arye lion; best, excellent ... was popular in medieval Europe when 'animal' names ...

Augustine Popularity Trend of Augustine
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 999 999 august, dignified, holy ... was thus popular among medieval Christians, and it saw ...

Austin Popularity Trend of Austin
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 58 58 august, dignified, holy ... developed as a medieval short form of the Roman ...

Aylmer nobly famous ... during the vogue for medieval names. ...

Baldric bold ruler, brave ruler ... dropped off after the medieval period, and in recent ...

Baldwin bold friend, brave friend ... ruling families in medieval times and was used as a ...

Barnaby son of consolation, son of exhortation, ... first developed as a medieval English form of ...


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