Boy Names of Suffix theme
Suffix names for baby boys, with 32 entries. Adding a suffix to a name is a fairly common way of distinguishing a name as a family name or a pet name. Adding a diminutive suffix, for example, makes a name sound more informal and personable.
Suffix names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 2000s; prior to that, they were of only occasional use. At the height of their usage in 2003, 0.904% of baby boys were given Suffix names. There were 11 Suffix names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Suffix names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 7 Suffix names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.264%. Within all Suffix names, the English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish Aidan was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #242 and a usage of 0.0805%.