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Renaissance Names for Boys

Renaissance NamesDominicFrancisRaphaelLeonardTizianoPompeoMichelangeloMariusHanauhoulaniFilareteErasmusDonatCosmoAttilio

There are 14 Renaissance names for baby boys. Between the 13th and the 15th century, Europe went through the Renaissance, or more literally, a rebirth in their interest in classical scholarship and values. It was a time that exploded with groundbreaking discovery in science and medicine, coupled with a flourishing of art and architectural forms. The period was also marked by the rise of humanism. Names that are associated with the Renaissance are often names of famous artists and scientists.

Renaissance names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1917, 1.160% of baby boys were given Renaissance names. There were 5 Renaissance names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Renaissance names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and in recent years they are of only occasional use. In 2015, 4 Renaissance names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.362%, having regained their popularity somewhat in the recent decade. Within all Renaissance names, the English Dominic was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #68 and a usage of 0.2867%.


NAMES RELATED TO RENAISSANCE:

Attilio little father ... used predominantly in the Italian language, ... name Attilio was adopted in Italy during the ...

Cosmo order, harmony, beauty, universe ... used predominantly in the English, German, ... were given the name Cosmo ...

Dominic of the lord, belonging to God ... used predominantly in the English language ... were given the name Dominic ...

Donat given, given by God ... largely used in the Catalan, English, French, ...

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

Filarete lover of excellence ... of Old Greek origin and it is used mainly in ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Francis Frenchman, free one ... used predominantly in the English language ... a classic favorite ...

Hanauhoulani spiritual renaissance ... used chiefly in the Hawaiian language and it ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Leonard lion; brave, hardy ... used chiefly in the English, German, and ... a classic favorite ...

Marius Mars; male, manly, virile; sea; ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, French, ...

Michelangelo Michael the angel; who is like God? ... largely used in the Italian language, and it ...

Pompeo language of origin is Latin and it is used ... not regularly used as a baby boy name ...

Raphael God has healed ... used chiefly in the English, French, German, ... fairly popular as a baby name for boys ...

Tiziano honored ... largely used in the Italian language and its ... a rarely used baby name for boys ...

Variant Popularity Chart
for Renaissance Names
in 2006
Popularity Trend
for Renaissance Names
from 1900 to 2015








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