Boy Names of Heart theme
Heart names for baby boys, related also with love, desire, body, hope, and mind, with 241 entries. The heart is symbolic of life and love. Generally, boys with ‘heart’ names portray a delightful sensitivity to life. Other ‘heart’ names, however, are not quite as positive. The Native American name Matchitehew, e.g., means ‘one who has an evil heart’.
Heart names are popular baby names for boys. In 1900, 15.455% of baby boys were given Heart names. There were 19 Heart names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Heart names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a heavy scale now. In 2018, 13 Heart names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of only 2.986%. Within all Heart names, the English and French William was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #3 and a usage of 0.7526%.