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Boy Names of Honor theme

Honor names for baby boys, related also with favor, glory, greatness, pride, reward, praise, splendor, tribute, and prayer, with 355 entries. Honor names weave the qualities of integrity and fairness in a display of finery fit for a king. These fine names are often associated with the idea of glory and bravery, as if illustrating the nobler aspects human behavior in time of war and conflict. Honor names are all-time favorites. Currently they are still very popular baby names for boys, though they were in more widespread use previously. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 1980s. At the height of their usage in 1984, 15.556% of baby boys were given Honor names. There were 64 Honor names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Honor names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2017, 59 Honor names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 7.061%. Within all Honor names, the Armenian, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Scandinavian, and Spanish Daniel was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #15 and a usage of 0.5929%.


Aaryaline from a Sanskrit prayer ... an English and Indian name of Sanskrit ... not listed in the top 1000 names ...

Abhimanifull of pride ... derived from Sanskrit origins ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...

Abiolaborn in honor during the new yam ... used mostly in the African and Yoruban ...

Adejolafeeds on honor ... largely used in African and its origin ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Adityabelonging to Aditi; sun ... used chiefly in the English and Indian ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Adonislord, ruler ... used predominantly in the English, ... was the handsome youth who became the ...

Adrianman from Hadria; dark one ... used chiefly in the English, German, ... a town in northern Italy named after ...

Aeneaspraiseworthy; one choice ... mainly used in English ... Its language of origin is Old Greek and Celtic ...

Ahmadmost praiseworthy ... has its origins in the Arabic language ... used largely in Arabic, English, and ...

Aidanlittle fire; fire, brightness, splendor ... used chiefly in the English, Gaelic, ... variant of Aodh ...

Aijazfavor ... primarily used in the Indian language ... a baby boy name of irregular use ...

Aitorfather; good ... of Basque origin ... used mainly in Basque and Spanish ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Akanniour meeting brings gifts ... largely used in African and its origin ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Alakeone who is honored ... derived from African origins ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Alaricruler of all; noble ruler; heritage, ... largely used in the English language ... variant of Ulrich ...

Aloysiusfame, loud; fighter, warrior ... largely used in the Dutch, English, ... variant of Louis ...

Amerigowork; rich, powerful, ruler ... used chiefly in the Italian language, ... name is sometimes adopted by Italian ...

Amgadgreater glory ... primarily used in the Arabic language ... form of Amjad ...

Amitabhinfinite splendor ... of Sanskrit origin and it is used ... rare as a baby boy name ...

Amitabhaof divine splendor ... primarily used in Indian and its ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ...

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