Boy Names of Albanian language or origin
Albanian names for baby boys, with 187 entries. Albanian names have traditionally had Christian or Muslim origins, although communist rule in the 20th century pushed Illyrian names to the forefront. Centuries of contact with Italy, Slavic communities and the Ottomans has resulted in many loan words from Latin, Slavic languages and Turkish. Many Albanians also now opt for European names, creating a real mix in the profile of what’s considered an Albanian name!
Albanian names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. The names have been increasing in popularity since the 1940s. At the modest height of their usage in 2018, 0.271% of baby boys were given Albanian names. There were 4 Albanian names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. In 2018, within all Albanian names, the Albanian, Czech, German, Polish, Romanian, Russian, and Slavic Roman was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #85 and a usage of 0.2262%.