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Traditional Names for Boys

There are 15 Traditional names for baby boys.

Traditional names are fairly popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1930s up to the 1990s. At the height of their usage in 1996, 0.955% of baby boys were given Traditional names. There were 8 Traditional names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Traditional names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2012, 7 Traditional names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.801%. Within all Traditional names, the English, French, German, and Scandinavian Christian was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #33 and a usage of 0.4742%.

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Ali Popularity Trend of Ali
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 352 352 high, lofty, sublime; the son of ...The name has been a traditional favorite among Muslims ...

Amin Popularity Trend of Amin
from 1900 to 2012. faithful, truthful, trustworthy ... one of the most popular traditional names in the Islamic ...

Asher Popularity Trend of Asher
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 108 108 happy, blessed; ash wood ... thereby lending the traditional meaning to the name ...

Brock Popularity Trend of Brock
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 336 336 badger ... traditional children's and folk tales, this was the name ...

Christian Popularity Trend of Christian
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 33 33 Christian, follower of Christ ... 'Hans Christian' is a traditional Danish first name ...

Finlay fair warrior ... is the traditional name borne by the father of Macbeth, ...

Ifor lord; archer-soldier, bowman ... origin: This is a traditional name possibly derived ...

Ishmael Popularity Trend of Ishmael
from 1900 to 2012. God will hear ... view Ishmael as their traditional ancestor. ...

Italo who were known as the traditional founders of Rome ...

Jamal Popularity Trend of Jamal
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 681 681 beauty; beautiful ... East, but it is not a traditional Islamic name ...

Magnus great ... soon became a traditional royal name, borne by seven ...

Mert brave, manly, trustworthy ... is a traditional Turkish name; it was first used in the ...

Rory Popularity Trend of Rory
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 481 481 red king; famously powerful; royal ... is Anglicized from the traditional Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí ...

Shashi having a hare ... is a traditional Indian name for the moon, the ...

Toby Popularity Trend of Toby
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 672 672 Yahweh is good ... further promoted by the traditional English puppet show ...

Popularity Trend
for Traditional Names
from 1900 to 2012
Variant Popularity Chart
for Traditional Names
in 2006

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