Boy Names of Prophet theme
Prophet names for baby boys, with 48 entries. The major monotheistic religions of the world, in particular the Abrahamic religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, honor prophets as human conduits by which divine direction are given. Names of prophets are classic choices for parents because of the divine favor they seem to carry.
Prophet names are very popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1930s up to the 2000s. At the height of their usage in 2002, 5.029% of baby boys were given Prophet names. There were 19 Prophet names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Prophet names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 20 Prophet names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 4.649%. Within all Prophet names, the English and Hebrew Elijah was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #7 and a usage of 0.6681%.