Boy Names of Holy theme
Holy names for baby boys, related also with divine, supreme, righteous, sacred, faithful, heavenly, glorious, innocent, supernatural, fair, and sublime, with 372 entries. Saints’ names are a good starting point for boys names which can be thought of as holy. While holiness usually refers to a person who is virtuous, the description of holiness within the context of a name can also refer to places, animals and things. For example, the name Halliwell means ‘a holy well’, while the name Gavin, means ‘white hawk’ or ‘holy hawk’.
Holy names are very popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1987, 11.913% of baby boys were given Holy names. There were 38 Holy names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Holy names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2018, 43 Holy names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 5.314%. Within all Holy names, the English and German Oliver was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #5 and a usage of 0.6941%.