Boy Names of Dark theme

Dark names for baby boys, related also with night, brown, and swarthy with 125 entries. Names with the meaning ‘dark’ often originated as nicknames that described a person’s physical features or the natural landscapes from which they came. Such names include Kieran, which means ‘little dark-haired one’ and Douglas, which means ‘dark river’. Dark also has the connotation of evil, and many ‘dark’ names are simply descriptions of evil beings, whether spirits or man.

Dark names are popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 2000s; prior to that, they were of only moderate use. At the height of their usage in 2000, 2.944% of baby boys were given Dark names. There were 20 Dark names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Dark names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2017, 18 Dark names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 2.029%. Within all Dark names, the English, French, German, Scandinavian, and Spanish Sebastian was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #22 and a usage of 0.5163%.

man from Hadria, dark one ... used chiefly in the English, German, ... a town in northern Italy named after ...
day and night ... origin is Sanskrit, and its use, Indian ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...
elf ruler, supernaturally powerful ... used mostly in German and it is of ... not in the top 1000 names ...
like a starry night ... language of origin is Old Greek ... an unusual baby boy name ...
work, hope, expectation, aspiration, ... an Arabic, English, and Hebrew name of ... variant of Emil ...
male, manly, brave, virility ... largely used in the English, Greek, and ... variant of Andreas ...
divine night ... origin is Hebrew ... not popular as a baby boy name ... not in the top 1000 names ...
reddish-brown-haired, sun, enlightened, ... used predominantly in the Indian language ... variant of Aaron ...
noble bear, elf ruler, supernaturally ... of Germanic origin ... used mainly in English and French ...
reddish brown ... origin, as well as its use, is in the English ... an infrequently used baby name for ...
reddish-brown, foolhardy ... of Italian and English origin ... derivative of Bayard ...
a dark-skinned-man ... language of origin is English ... an infrequently used baby name for boys ...
of the dark stone ... language of origin is English ... not widely used as a baby name for ...
from the dark spring ... origin is English ... not popular as a baby boy name ... not in the top 1000 names ...
from the dark valley ... derived from English origins ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...
dark, fair ... an English name of Old English origin ... name originated as a nickname for someone of ...
son of Brown, son of the dark-skinned ... language of origin is English and it is also ...
brown ... used predominantly in the Czech, ... name was originally bestowed upon people with ...
brown haired, the color ... mainly used in the English language, ... variant form of Brown ...
dark-haired ... origin, as well as its use, is in the English ... unusual as a baby boy name ...
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