Boy Names of Mary theme
Mary names for baby boys, with 20 entries. Mary, who is called the mother of Jesus Christ, is among the most famous of Marys in history. Her centrality to the Catholic faith has inspired past and present generations of children to be christened with her name. Mary lends itself easily to being a girl’s name although in Spanish-speaking communities, the name Marianus and its derivative, Mario, have become accepted as the masculine equivalent of Mary.
Mary names are fairly popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1914, 5.321% of baby boys were given Mary names. There were 9 Mary names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Mary names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and are used on a moderate scale now. In 2018, 6 Mary names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.315%. Within all Mary names, the English, French, and German Joseph was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #23 and a usage of 0.4954%.