Boy Names of Medieval theme
Medieval names for baby boys, with 197 entries. From the Middle Ages come a classic collection of cool and noble-sounding baby names that you can never go wrong with. Medieval baby names span a wide variety of themes – think castles, battles, early Christian saints, and even desirable qualities such as loyalty and wisdom. With the popularity of fantasy literature such as Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones, medieval names have experienced a surge of interest in recent years.
Medieval names are all-time favorites. Currently they are still very popular baby names for boys, though they were in more widespread use previously. At the height of their usage in 1952, 33.710% of baby boys were given Medieval names. There were 92 Medieval names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Medieval names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2018, 78 Medieval names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 11.404%. Within all Medieval names, the English and German Oliver was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #5 and a usage of 0.6941%.