Boy Names of Bear theme
Bear names for baby boys, with 78 entries. Bears are among the most recognizable animals on earth, inhabiting multiple continents and thriving in a myriad of climates. From the iconic giant panda in China to the emblematic polar bear in the north pole, bear names often mean ‘guardian, protector or defender’, and express a bear’s protective tendencies with its young.
Bear names are popular baby names for boys, and they are also considered trendy. The names rose in popularity from the 1940s up to the 1970s. At the height of their usage in 1972, 3.436% of baby boys were given Bear names. There were 5 Bear names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Bear names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 6 Bear names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.561%. Within all Bear names, the English and German Oliver was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #5 and a usage of 0.6941%.