Boy Names of Honorable theme
Honorable names for baby boys, related also with noble, reliable, trustworthy, grand, honest, steadfast, excellent, magnificent, splendid, upright, aristocratic, eminent, epic, handsome, proud, worthy, and respect, with 383 entries. Names that mean ‘honorable’ carry the gravitas of a noble reputation, backed by solid character. Particularly for boys, the idea of honor was closely tied with the themes of war, leadership and brotherhood. ‘Honor’ names were therefore mentioned along with descriptions of bravery, as in the name Erhard; or ruler, as with Alaric.
Honorable names are very popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1928, 15.063% of baby boys were given Honorable names. There were 53 Honorable names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Honorable names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2018, 41 Honorable names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 3.560%. Within all Honorable names, the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #13 and a usage of 0.6102%.