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Puritans names for baby boys, with 71 entries. The 16th and 17th century Puritans were a group of Protestants who favored extensive reform within the Church of England. Many names favored by the Puritans were taken from the bible, which is not unexpected since they considered the bible the divine word. Puritans names are very popular baby names for boys, and they are also considered rather trendy. The names rose in popularity from the 1930s up to the 2000s. At the height of their usage in 2001, 12.072% of baby boys were given Puritans names. There were 45 Puritans names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Puritans names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2016, 50 Puritans names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 11.333%. Within all Puritans names, the English, German, Hebrew, and Slavic Noah was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #1 and a usage of 0.9465%.


Aaron enlightened; mountain of strength, ... largely used in the English, German, ... Its ranking then was #30 ...

Abel breath, vapor; son; noble strength ... used predominantly in the English, ... contraction of Abelard ...

Abner father of light, father is light ... primarily used in the English language ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Abraham father of a multitude ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, ... the Bible, the patriarch Abram's name was ...

Amos borne by God; bearer of a burden; ... origin is French and Hebrew, and its use, ... variation of Ames ...

Ariel lion of God ... used chiefly in the English, German, and ... the Bible, Ariel was another name for the city ...

Artemas follower of Artemis; safe; butcher ... used chiefly in the English language ...

Asa doctor, healer ... used predominantly in the English and ... was originally used as a byname ...

Asher happy, blessed; ash wood ... used predominantly in the English and ... biblical connection led to an adoption, ...

Benjamin son of the south, son of the right ... largely used in the English, French, ... Its origin is Hebrew ...

Caleb dog; dog-like devotion to God ... primarily used in the English and Hebrew ... ranked at #35 then ...

Constant steadfast, constant ... largely used in the English and ... first name was not common in the medieval ...

Cyrus far-sighted; throne; sun; Syrian; ... used predominantly in the English and ... variant of Syrus ...

Ebenezer stone of help ... used predominantly in the English ... first name is derived from a place name in ...

Eli height, ascension; God is help, ... used chiefly in the English, Hebrew, and ... contraction of Elias ...

Elias my God is Yahweh ... largely used in the English, Finnish, ... name is used as the Greek cognate of Elijah ...

Elijah my God is Yahweh ... used predominantly in the English and ... name was borne by an important prophet in the ...

Elisha God is salvation ... used predominantly in the English and ... name was borne by Elisha, the disciple and ...

Elkanah God has created, God has bought, ... used chiefly in the English language ...

Enoch dedicated, experienced, trained ... of Hebrew origin ... used mainly in English and German ...

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