Boy Names of Burden theme
Burden names for baby boys, related also with sorrow and cross, with 31 entries. Names that mean ‘burden’ are tinged with the cares of daily life. Even the names themselves have an alliteratively heavy sound.
Burden names are popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1987, 4.666% of baby boys were given Burden names. There were 7 Burden names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Burden names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a heavy scale now. In 2018, 8 Burden names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.784%. Within all Burden names, the English, French, German, and Hebrew Benjamin was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #6 and a usage of 0.6937%.