Boy Names of Sacrifice theme
Sacrifice names for baby boys, with 22 entries. Sacrifice has been a central theme to religious worship in many civilizations around the world. Some groups, like the Central and South American empires, take sacrifice to the extreme with the offering of human lives. Names that mean ‘sacrifice’ are intertwined with the idea of tribute and atonement to a divine being.
Sacrifice names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1918, 1.901% of baby boys were given Sacrifice names. There were 2 Sacrifice names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Sacrifice names have since experienced a steep decline in frequency, and are of only occasional use now. In 2018, 2 Sacrifice names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.129%. Within all Sacrifice names, the English and Polish Edward was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #169 and a usage of 0.1176%.