Boy Names of Terror theme
Terror names for baby boys, related also with fear, devil, and demon, with 25 entries. Names inspiring terror include Egon, which means ‘awe and terror’ and Amund, which means ‘terror or at the edge of the sword’. Historically, names that have sent chills down one’s spine would be names of evil dictators and rulers. While not technically possessing the meaning of ‘terror’, names like Adolf, Josef and Saddam are so reviled in modern history that they have become the personification of terror.
Terror names are fairly popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1931, 6.864% of baby boys were given Terror names. There were 4 Terror names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Terror names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and are used only on a moderate scale now. In 2018, 4 Terror names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.021%. Within all Terror names, the English and Dutch Jack was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #28 and a usage of 0.458%.