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Boy Names with 2 syllables

There are 11573 2-syllable names for baby boys.

2-syllable names are all-time favorites. Currently they are still very popular baby names for boys, though they were in more widespread use previously. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 1950s. At the height of their usage in 1954, 61.065% of baby boys were given 2-syllable names. There were 508 2-syllable names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. 2-syllable names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2012, 491 2-syllable names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 47.284%. Within all 2-syllable 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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A'laa nobility ...A'laa has its origins in the Arabic language ... A'laa is not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

A.J. ... is derived from English-American origins ... derivative of Ajay ... ... is unusual as a baby boy name ...

Aadi beginning ... used chiefly in the Indian language and ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Aadil honorable ... language of origin is Arabic, and it is used ... not regularly used as a baby name for ...

Aafreen encouragement ... largely used in the Indian language ... an infrequently used baby name for ...

Aaftab sun ... largely used in the Arabic language and ... not regularly used as a baby boy name ...

Aakar shape ... largely used in the Indian language and ... not frequently used as a baby boy name ...

Aakash sky ... origin is Sanskrit ... variant of Akash ... seldom used as a baby name for boys ...

Aakav silhouette ... used predominantly in the Indian ... not frequently used as a baby boy name ...

Aakesh lord of the heavens ... of Sanskrit origin and it is used ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Aakil wise, intelligent, thoughtful ... language of origin is Arabic and it is ... variant transcription of Akil ...

Aalam king ...The origin of Aalam is the Sanskrit language ... an unusual baby name for boys ...

Aalap musical prelude ... origin is Sanskrit, and its use, Indian ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Aali high, lofty, sublime ... origin and use are both in the Arabic language ... variant of Ali ...

Aalok light of divinity ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is used ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Aamin grace of divinity ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is ... an uncommon baby name for boys ...

Aamir prince, ruler, emir, commander ... an Arabic and English name of Arabic ... derivative of Amir ...

Aanan countenance ... derived from Sanskrit origins ... irregularly used as a baby boy name ...

Aapep moon snake ...The origin of Aapep is the Old Egyptian language ... a rarely used baby name for boys ...

Aarif wise, intelligent; learned, knowledgeable ... used mostly in Arabic and it is also of ...


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