Boy Names of Horse theme
Horse names for baby boys, with 57 entries. The domestication of the horse took place 6,000 years ago in Central Asia, where they were used as beasts of burden. Horses were later employed for use in battle between 4000 and 3000 BC, possibly by the Sumerians. Names that mean ‘horse’ allude to both their domestic contribution as well as in battle.
Horse names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1912, 1.078% of baby boys were given Horse names. There were 4 Horse names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Horse names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and in recent years they are of only occasional use. In 2018, 5 Horse names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.268%, having regained their popularity somewhat in the recent decade. Within all Horse names, the English Ryder was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #131 and a usage of 0.1547%.