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Boy Names of Catholic theme

Catholic names for baby boys, related also with saint, with 358 entries. The Catholic faith is one of the major religions of the world and adhered to by large populations in Brazil, Mexico and the Philippines – the top three countries in terms of Catholic followers. Catholic names can be drawn from saints’ names or could be inspired by favored character traits and virtues.

Catholic names are all-time favorites. Currently they are still very popular baby names for boys, though they were in more widespread use previously. At the height of their usage in 1967, 30.699% of baby boys were given Catholic names. There were 103 Catholic names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Catholic names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2017, 92 Catholic names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 12.883%. Within all Catholic names, the English and Hebrew Elijah was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #8 and a usage of 0.6758%.


Abana little abbot; the waters; water ... has its origins in the Irish Gaelic ... of Persian origin ...

Abdasservant of God ... of Hebrew origin ... name was borne by Saint Abdas of Susa, a ...

Abelbreath, vapor; son; noble strength ... used predominantly in the English, ... contraction of Abelard ...

Abrahamfather of a multitude ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, ... the Bible, the patriarch Abram's name was ...

Achillespain; lipless ... an English, German, and Latinized ... name is of disputed origin; it could be ...

Adamman; to make ... used chiefly in the Arabic, Dutch, ... the Bible, Adam was the first man created by ...

Adrianman from Hadria; dark one ... used chiefly in the English, German, ... a town in northern Italy named after ...

Agapioslove; beloved one; beloved ... largely used in the Greek language, ... variant of Agapito ...

Aidanlittle fire; fire, brightness, splendor ... used chiefly in the English, Gaelic, ... variant of Aodh ...

Alanlittle rock; harmony, peace ... used chiefly in the Breton, English, ... popular as a baby name for boys ...

Albanman from Alba; the Albanian ... used predominantly in the English and ... used predominantly in the Albanian ...

Albinwhite; blond, fair one; man from ... used predominantly in the Czech, ... variant of Alban ...

Alexanderdefender of men ... a Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, ... name was first borne by Paris the prince ...

Alexisdefender; defender of men ... used predominantly in the English, ... name was borne by numerous saints; among ...

Alfonsonoble and ready ... an English, Italian, and Spanish name ... The name is of disputed origin ...

Aloysiusfame, loud; fighter, warrior ... largely used in the Dutch, English, ... variant of Louis ...

Amandolovable; love of God ... used chiefly in the French and Italian ... name was borne by Saint Amandus, a ...

Ambroseimmortal, divine ... largely used in the Dutch, English, ... name was borne by Saint Ambrosius of Milan ...

Amerigowork; rich, powerful, ruler ... used chiefly in the Italian language, ... name is sometimes adopted by Italian ...

Anastasiusresurrection ... used predominantly in the German ... name was borne by the 7th-century martyr, ...

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