Boy Names of Equivalent theme

Names that are closely associated with certain intellectual, religious or social movements across cultures are often localized to suit linguistic peculiarities. A classic example would be biblical names, which have been adapted across different cultures and languages. For example, the equivalent of John in English would be Juan in Spanish-speaking countries, Johan in German, and Jan in some Baltic countries.

Equivalent names are popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1984, 4.631% of baby boys were given Equivalent names. There were 7 Equivalent names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Equivalent names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a heavy scale now. In 2018, 7 Equivalent names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.581%. Within all Equivalent names, the English Christopher was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #42 and a usage of 0.3764%.

man from Hadria, dark one ... used chiefly in the English, German, ... a town in northern Italy named after ...
praiseworthy, one choice ... mainly used in English ... Its language of origin is Old Greek and Celtic ...
battle, berry, fruit, enlightened, ... used predominantly in the English and ... The name is of debated origin ...
one choice ... used predominantly in the English, ... name is Anglicized from the Gaelic forms ...
shining one ... language of origin is Celtic and it is ... Celtic mythology, Belenus was a deity ...
man, free man ... largely used in the English and French ... Old German element 'karl' (meaning man, free ...
bearing Christ ... used mostly in English and it is ... name was popular among medieval Christians as ...
coal town, Cola's town, Koli's town ... primarily used in the English language ... form of Colt ...
Thor's stone ... used chiefly in the English and German ... first name is derived from the English ...
sexual love, desire ... language of origin is Old Greek and it is used ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...
thunder ... primarily used in Arabic and English, ... Semitic mythology, this was the name of the ...
sun ... used predominantly in the English and ... Greek mythology, the sun was personified as ...
work, rich, powerful, ruler, house ... of Germanic origin and it is ... form of Emery ...
gift of Isis ... largely used in the English and French ... name is derived from Isidoros (Old Greek), ...
light, deity, father ... largely used in the Dutch, English, ... derived from Indoeuropean origins ...
pine tree, barrel maker, lion cub, ... used mostly in Hebrew and English ... of Hebrew and Germanic origin ...
shining one ... used chiefly in the Irish language, and its ... Irish mythology, Lug was an Irish god and High ...
soldier, favor, grace, who is like ... language of origin is Hebrew and Latin ... diminutive of Michael ...
son of Peter, rock, stone ... has its origins in the English and Old ... used largely in the English and Irish ...
prince ... origin, as well as its use, is in the English ... first name is derived from the English ...
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