Boy Names of Scholar theme
Scholar names for baby boys, related also with philosopher, with 37 entries. The oriental concept of scholars serving in the government service is an ancient Chinese custom that saw the best and brightest serving in the Chinese imperial court. It has its roots in Confucian thought, which favored wise gentlemen in government rule for the good of the country. ‘Scholar’ names, unsurprisingly, are associated with wisdom and knowledge.
Scholar names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1951, 2.981% of baby boys were given Scholar names. There were 6 Scholar names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Scholar names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and in recent years they are of only occasional use. In 2018, 6 Scholar names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.491%, having regained their popularity somewhat in the recent decade. Within all Scholar names, the Dutch, English, French, German, and Scandinavian Thomas was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #49 and a usage of 0.3514%.