Boy Names of Latin language or origin
Latin names for baby boys, with 4472 entries. While a native community speaking Latin doesn’t exist anymore, it remains present in modern life through legal terms, scientific terminologies, and philosophical theories, among others.
Latin boy names like August, Marcus, and Justin bring to mind great Roman emperors while Victor and Dominic are associated with saints and popes.
Latin names are very popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1940s up to the 1990s. At the height of their usage in 1996, 7.193% of baby boys were given Latin names. There were 46 Latin names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Latin names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 59 Latin names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 5.564%. Within all Latin names, the Dutch, German, Irish, Scandinavian, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish Lucas was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #8 and a usage of 0.6525%.