Boy Names of Wood theme
Wood names for baby boys, related also with tree, forest, and plant, with 308 entries. ‘Wood’ names for boys lend an image of steadfastness and dependability to the name bearer. Before urban megacities became a common feature of countries all over the world, people mostly lived and worked in forested areas. Names that had the meaning of ‘wood’ originated as a description of the woodlands, e.g., Silas, which means ‘man of the woods’.
Wood names are very popular baby names for boys, and they are also considered trendy. The names have been increasing in popularity since the 1930s. At the recent height of their usage in 2017, 3.397% of baby boys were given Wood names. There were 19 Wood names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. In 2018, 19 Wood names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 3.359%. Within all Wood names, the English and German Oliver was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #5 and a usage of 0.6941%.