Boy Names of Honor theme
Honor names for baby boys, related also with favor, glory, greatness, pride, reward, praise, splendor, tribute, and prayer, with 351 entries. ‘Honor’ names weave the qualities of integrity and fairness in a display of finery fit for royalty. These fine names are often associated with the idea of bravery, and illustrate the nobler aspects of 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 2018, 59 Honor names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 6.817%. 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 0.5793%.