Boy Names of River theme

River names for baby boys, related also with water and stream with 189 entries. Names that have the meaning of ‘river’ are prime examples of place names which have been adopted as person names. Brosnan, for instance, means ‘dweller near the Brosna River’. Irving, a fairly common name, means ‘green river’. As civilizations have developed primarily around rivers and water sources, so have ‘river’ names become closely associated with life.

River names are fairly popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1940s up to the 1970s. At the height of their usage in 1972, 4.209% of baby boys were given River names. There were 21 River names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. River names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2017, 16 River names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.185%. Within all River names, the English Christopher was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #38 and a usage of 0.4205%.

a little abbot, the waters, water ... has its origins in the Irish Gaelic ... of Persian origin ...
river's beginning ...The origin of Abernethy is the Scottish language ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...
defeating water ... primarily used in the Indian language ... an unusual baby boy name ...
pleasing goat ... language of origin is Old Greek and it is ... name was borne in Greek mythology by the ...
pain, lipless ... an English, German, and Latinized ... name is of disputed origin, it could be ...
battle, berry, fruit, enlightened, ... used predominantly in the English and ... The name is of debated origin ...
water ... origin is Native American ... not widely used as a baby name for boys ... not in the top 1000 names ...
old river crossing or ford, inspired ... of English and Old English origin ... used mainly in English ...
town at the river source, Ella's ... largely used in the English language and ... rare as a baby boy name ...
little rock, harmony, peace ... used chiefly in the English and Welsh ... Its origin is Celtic ...
elf friend, noble friend ... used predominantly in the English and ... variant of Alvin ...
one who lives close to the river ... has its origins in the Latin language ... listed outside of the top 1000 ...
water carrier ... used chiefly in the English language ... infrequently used as a baby name for ...
rushing stream ... derived from Hebrew origins ... rarely used as a baby name for boys ...
from the ash-tree stream ...The origin of Ashburn is the English language ... an uncommon baby name for boys ...
water ... largely used in the English language and ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...
at the water's edge ...The origin of Atwater is the English language ... an unusual baby name for boys ...
river ... used chiefly in the English language and ... rarely used as a baby name for boys ...
stream ... language of origin is Germanic, and it is ... an uncommon baby name for boys ...
river bank ... origin and use are both in the English language ... not widely used as a baby name for boys ...
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