Boy Names of Fire theme
Fire names for baby boys, with 48 entries. ‘Fire’ names for boys were a popular choice a couple of decades ago, especially with the ubiquitous Kenneth, a Scottish name which means ‘born of fire’. Aidan, a more contemporary Celtic name meaning ‘little fire’, has emerged a popular choice. Fire names are energetic, intense and quite fitting for boys who are spirited and gutsy.
Fire names are fairly popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 1950s; prior to that, they were of only occasional use. At the height of their usage in 1951, 1.370% of baby boys were given Fire names. There were 3 Fire names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Fire names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 5 Fire names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.888%. Within all Fire names, the English and Hebrew Elijah was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #7 and a usage of 0.6681%.