Boy Names of Powerful theme
Powerful names for baby boys, related also with influential, energetic, mighty, manly, vigorous, violent, youthful, lively, fiery, healthy, and playful, with 243 entries. Names that mean ‘powerful’ have customarily been masculine names which invoked a sense of exceptional assertiveness and authority. These names are associated with gripping adjectives – lion-hearted, brave, strong, courageous. ‘Powerful’ names are often intertwined with the supernatural or with God as an empowering influence, for instance with the English name Aubrey, which means ‘elf ruler’, or Aziz, an Arabic name which means ‘powerful and beloved’.
Powerful names are very popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1952, 18.325% of baby boys were given Powerful names. There were 33 Powerful names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Powerful names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2018, 40 Powerful names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 6.192%. Within all Powerful names, the English and Hebrew Elijah was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #7 and a usage of 0.6681%.