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Boy Names of Folk theme

Folk names for baby boys, related also with tribal and clan, with 65 entries. Folk names are popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1931, 8.318% of baby boys were given Folk names. There were 17 Folk names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Folk names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a heavy scale now. In 2017, 14 Folk names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.948%. Within all Folk names, the English, German, and Welsh Dylan was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #29 and a usage of 0.4721%.


Aaronenlightened; mountain of strength, ... largely used in the English, German, ... Its ranking then was #30 ...

Adinslender, delicate; fire, brightness, ... largely used in the English and Hebrew ... variant of Aodh ...

Andhakablind ... of Sanskrit origin and it is used ... Hindu mythology, an Andhaka is a descendant of ...

Angusone choice ... used predominantly in the English, ... name is Anglicized from the Gaelic forms ...

Apachea tribal name ... of Native American origin ... rare as a baby boy name ... not ranked within the top 1000 ...

Ardianfuture; great forest ... used predominantly in the Albanian ... first name is dervied from Ardiaea, the name ...

Arkansasof the downriver people; of the ... derived from Native American origins ... not listed in the top 1000 names ...

Barclaybirch tree clearing ... language of origin is Old English, and it is ... former is from the English place name ...

Billywill, desire; helmet, protection ... largely used in the English and German ... Bonney ... a classic favorite ...

Brockbadger ... language of origin is Old English, and it is ... The first name is derived from the surname ...

Cadaofolk song, ballad ... used mostly in Vietnamese and its ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...

Cameroncrooked nose ... used chiefly in the English and ... first name is derived from the surname borne ...

Campbellcrooked mouth ... used predominantly in the English and ... first name is derived from the surname borne ...

Cathalbattle-mighty; man, free man ... of Celtic and Germanic origin, and it ... variation of Charles ...

Cianancient one ... used predominantly in the English and ... name was borne by a son-in-law of Brian Boru ...

Comanchea tribal name ... language of origin is Native American ... an unusual baby boy name ...

Corneliuswar horn; crow; talkative person ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ...

Cowellcow hill; son of the battle chief ... an English name of Old English origin ... language of origin is Celtic ...

Dalmatsheep ... has its origins in the Albanian language ... first name is derived from the name of the ...

Dardanpear; to devour ... origin, as well as its use, is in the Albanian ... tribal name could ultimately be of the ...

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