Boy Names of Iron theme
Iron names for baby boys, with 21 entries. Iron is a brittle and hard metal, with its hardness reinforced when combined with carbon to form steel. The expression ‘an iron will’ alludes to the resilience of a person’s resolve, which is reflected in some names which mean ‘iron’. Other ‘iron’ names originated as occupation names of people who worked with iron and other metalwork.
Iron names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1950s up to the 1990s. At the modest height of their usage in 1997, 0.167% of baby boys were given Iron names. There were 2 Iron names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Iron names have since experienced a decline in popularity. In 2018, 1 Iron name listed among the top 1000, with a usage of only 0.019%.