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Top1000 American baby names in 2009

#     Name Meaning
1Jacobhe heel grip
2EthanStrong. Constancy. Famous bearer: Ethan Allen, soldier in the American War of Independence.
3MichaelThe name Michael is usually used for males and can be changed to Michèle, Michelle, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and Michaelle for female or even Mychal for either male or female. Michael is a Hebrew name meaning "Who is like God?". In English, it is shortened as Mike, Mikey, Mickey or Mick.
5Williamwith the will as strong as a helmet
6JoshuaYahweh is salvation
7DanielGod is my judge
8Jaydena contemporary spelling variant of the given name Jadon.
9NoahRust / comfort
10AnthonyAnthony(or Antony) is a given name for men. It originates from a Roman family name 'Antonius'. Its full name is Marcus Antonius means Mark Antony in English. The name appears in many countries in different forms like Antoine in French, Antonio in Spanish and Italian, António or Antônio in Portuguese, Anton in Russian, etc. Anthony means "flower", which came from a Greek word "anthos".
11ChristopherChristopher is an English given name for men. It changed from a Greek name "Christophoros", which means "bearing Christ" or "Christ-bearer". It is a combination of 2 Greek words: Christos (Christ) and phero (to bear, to carry).
12AidenLittle Fire
13MatthewGift of the Lord
14DavidDavid is a both used as a male given name and a surname, and is mostly a given name in English and French Hebrew origin. The name was derived from the Hebrew name "Dawid", which means "Darling" or "Beloved". David is often shortened to "Dave/Davey/Davie/Davy". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel in the 10th century BC.
15AndrewManly; brave. In the Bible the first of the twelve apostles chosen was Andrew. The name comes from the Greek word andros, which means "strong, manly and courageous." Andrew is patron saint of Scotland and Russia. See also Jedrick and Kendrick.
16JosephMay the Lord add
17LoganFinnian's servant.
18JamesJames is an English language name for boys. It came from the Old French variation of the late Latin name 'Iacomus'. In Hebrew it is Yaʻaqov (Jacob) meaning supplanter. James is a common name in many countries like the United States, Northern Ireland, Australia, Wales, England, etc.
19RyanKingly. Famous Bearer: American actor Ryan O'Neal.
20Benjaminson of happiness
21ElijahMy God is Jehovah. Variant of Hebrew Elijah
22GabrielMan of God. God's able-bodied one. Famous bearer: The archangel Gabriel, who appears several times in the Bible.
24NathanGift from God
25JacksonGod has been gracious; has shown favor. Based on John or Jacques.
26JohnJohn is a given name used for boys in the English language but it originated from a latin form of The Greek name "Ioannes and Iohannes". At first, it was known as Hellenized Jews then transfered to Hebrew name Yohanan meaning "Graced by God" or Yehohanan meaning "God is Gracious".
27Samuelthe heard by God
29DylanSon of the wave, born near the sea, influence. Famous bearers: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, American folk singer Bob Dylan.
30JonathanGift from God
31CalebMeaning dog, or bold. Famous bearer: Caleb was one of twelve Islaelite leaders sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.
32Nicholasvictor by the people, loved by all
33GavinA Scottish derivative of the Old German name Gawin, meaning 'district of land'. Also a variant of the Scottish name Gawain, meaning little hawk or white hawk.
34MasonWorker in stone. Surname.
35Evanthe archer
38BrandonDerived from a surname and place name based on the Old English for 'hill covered with broom'. Broom is a prolific weed. Also, 'From the beacon hill'.
39Lucasfrom Lucania, light
40IsaacHe laughs. Laughter. The only son born to Abraham and his wife Sarah (in the Old Testament). Famous Bearers: British scientist Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) and the great violinist Itzhak Perlman.
41IsaiahSalvation of the Lord
42Jackhe heel grip
43JoseVariant of Josepha. Feminine form of Joseph. May Jehovah give increase.
44KevinKevin is a male name of Gealic/Irish origin. On of the earliest people who carried the name was Saint Kevin, although it is not a biblical name.Kevin in Irish is: Caoimhghín. Caoimhghín comes from the Irish caomh which means: "kind, honest, handsome".
45Jordanearth, land
47BraydenBroad hillside.
48Lukefrom Lucania, light
49Liamwith the will as strong as a helmet
50CarterCart driver, cart maker. A surname sometimes used as a first name.
51OwenYoung warrior. Also can be a variant of Eugene: Well-born.
52ConnorStrong willed or wise 'Hound-lover.' Also from the Irish 'Coachuhhar', meaning high desire. Famous bearers: In Irish mythology Connor was an early king of Ulster.; 20th century Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O'Brien.
53ZacharyVariant of Zachariah 'Jehovah has remembered.' Has experienced a revival in modern times. ZACHERY.
54AaronLofty; exalted; high mountain. Biblically, Aaron was Moses' older brother (and keeper by God's command). He was first high priest of the Israelites, remembered for the miraculous blossoming of his staff or rod.
55RobertRobert is a masculine given name and surname. It is a Germanic name, from Old High German Hrodebert which means "bright with glory". Hruod means "fame, glory". Berht means "bright".
56HunterSearcher, especially for game
57ThomasThomas is a male given name. It was formed from a Greek word of the Aramaic name "Ta'oma'" meaning "twin". After Saint Thomas Becket, it became popular in England. This name also has some female versions such as Thomasina, Tamsyn, Tamsin, Tasmina, Tasmino, Thomaida/Thomais, or Tammy.
58AdrianFrom the Latin Hadrianus meaning of Adria or of the Adriatic sea region. Pope Adrian IV was a 12 century British Pope who became popular in the 1980s when Sue Townsend published 'The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole'.
59CameronDerives from a Scottish surname; from the Gaelic meaning crooked or bent nose. A common first name in Scotland, and in 2Oth century Canadian and Australian families of Scottish descent.
60WyattGuide; wide; wood. Famous Bearer: Wild west hero and frontier marshal Wyatt Earp (1848-1929).
62JulianThe young man, dedicated to Jupiter
64Charlesa non-noble freeman
65JeremiahMay Jehovah exalt. Exalted of the Lord. Jeremiah was a 7th century prophet and the author of the book of Lamentations in the Old Testament. Used commonly in Ireland.
66Jasonto heal. Jason is a character of Greek mythology
67JuanYahweh is gracious
68Xaviernew home
69Luisglorious war hero
71Henryruler King
72AidanLittle fire, ardent. Aidan was popular in Ireland in the 7th century after the famous Irish monk Aidan, and was revived in the early 19th century. It is used as a female name as well.
73IanYahweh is gracious
75AdamRed, a reference to either the red skin or the red earth of Eden from which the Old Testament Adam was created in Genesis 2. Famous bearer: 7th century Irish St Adamnan, meaning 'little adam', was the biographer of St Columba.
76Diegohe heel grip
77NathanielGod has given
78BrodyFrom the muddy place. Surname.
81TristanTumult; outcry. From the Celtic name Tristan. In Arthurian legend Tristan was a Knight of the Round Table and tragic hero of the medieval tale Tristram and Isolde.
82DominicVariant of Dominick: Lord.
83ColeDiminutive of Colin: Of a triumphant people; young boy.
84AlexAbbreviation of the Greek name Alexander, meaning defender of mankind. The name is common among English, German and Dutch speakers.
85CooperA barrel maker.
87CarsonSon who lives in the swamp; son of Carr.
88JosiahJehovah has healed. Biblical Josiah became king of Judah at eight after his father was assassinated. He ruled 31 years.
89LeviAttached or pledged. Joined. Levi: third of Jacob's 12 sons, he became father of the tribe that was assigned priestly duties.
90BlakeDark; dark-haired. Can also mean the reverse: 'fair; pale.' Blakeman.
91EliHigh, ascended, or 'my God'. Famous bearer: The Old Testament priest Eli cared for the prophet Samuel when Samuel was a child.
92HaydenFrom the valley of hay.
93BryanBryan is a name that is usually given to boys. It is a variant of the name Brian. It comes from an Old Celtic language word meaning "high", or "noble".
94ColtonCola's town or dark settlement
96Ericruler of the Law
97ParkerKeeper of the forest; forest ranger. Famous bearer: actor Parker Stevenson.
98SeanYahweh is gracious
100MiguelHebrew for "Who is like God"
101Kylenarrow (le passage)
102JadenJehovah has heard. A Biblical name.
104CadenSpirit of battle. See also Kade.
105MaxThe largest
106AntonioThe invaluable
107StevenVariant of Stephen 'Crown; wreath.'.
108RileyDescendant Of Roghallach
110BradyFrom tbe broad island.
111TimothyOne who honors God. The biblical Timothy was the young Christian to whom Paul wrote. 'Let no man look down on your youth.'.
113ColinA variant of Nicholas, which means 'people's victory', from a French diminutive.
115Richardpowerful, strong army
116JoelJehovah is God. .Strong - willed. The name of a Breton saint. The biblical prophet Joel wrote the Book of Joel.
117AshtonFrom the town with ash trees.
119MicahVariant of Michael: Who is like God? Gift from God.
123NolanDescendent Of The Famous One
124Marcusson of Mars
125DevinDevotees of Dumnonos
126Jakehe heel grip
127JaxonGod has been gracious; has shown favor. Based on John or Jacques.
129EduardoVariant of Edward: Wealthy guardian. From the Old English name Eadweard, meaning rich or happy, and guardian. Famous bearer: King Edward the Elder, son of Alfred the Great; Edward VIII, who abdicated in 1936 to be with the divorced woman he loved.
130PatrickPatrick is a given name for boys. It comes from a Latin name "Patricius" meaning "nobleman". It is popular because of Saint Patrick in Irish history, so there are more people who use the name in Ireland. There are variations of this name like Padraic, Pádraig, Pat, Rick, Ricky and Patricia.
131Santiagohe heel grip
132OscarDivine spear; God's spear. Famous Bearer: poet Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), who was put on trial and imprisoned for homosexuality.
133GiovanniYahweh is gracious
134MaxwellMagnus' spring. Mac's well. Surname and place name.
135CollinVariant of Colin: Of a triumphant people; young boy.
137IvanYahweh is gracious
138Edwardwealth, guardian of the property
140Jeremywith a holy name
141SethAnointed; compensation. Seth was the third son of Adam and Eve. Eve considered him to be a replacement for her dead son, Abel.
142Gagea pledge, a pawn
145GrantOriginally a Scottish surname derived from the French 'grand', meaning tall or great. Now common both as a surname and given name. Famous bearer: American President Ulysses S. Grant.
147EmmanuelGod with us. Also an Old Testament name for the Messiah.
148PeytonFrom the fighter's farm.
151HudsonSon of the hooded man.
153KennethHandsome. Root of the surname MacKenzie. Famous Bearer: Kenneth Grahame (1859- 1932), author of The Wind in the Willows.
155MarkMark is popularly used as a male given name in English language or many European countries. Originally, it was from old Latin "Mart-kos" meaning "consecrated to the god Mars", "God of war" or "to be warlike". This name Mark is formed from Marcus. The author of the second Gospel in the New Testament was Saint Mark, He is the patron saint of Venice.
156Jorgefarmer or husbandman
158Nicolasvictor by the people, loved by all
159EliasYahweh is (my) God
160TannerWorker in leather.
161Paulsmall or modest
162CristianAnointed, bearer of Christ
163Milesshapely, clean
164Georgeeditor of the Earth
165Leonardolion, hard
166AsherHappy. Happiness. Old Testament Asher, Jacob's 8th son, was promised a life blessed with abundance.
168MalachiMessenger of God. The title of the last book in the Old Testament.
169Ricardostrong, brave
172JaidenThe precious stone
174Andresmanlike, manly, brave
175BraxtonBrock's town.
177WesleyFrom the west meadow. John and Charles Wesley were the founders of Methodism.
178TravisCrossing; crossroads; toll gate. In use as both a surname and a first name. Famous Bearers: American country music stars Randy Travis and Travis Tritt.
179FernandoA variant of Ferdinand, meaning adverturer.
180ShaneVariant of Sean: Irish variant of John: God is gracious; gift from God.
181MaddoxSon of Maddock.
182FranciscoA Frenchman
184Abrahamfather of many nations
186BradenFrom The Wide Valley
187AlexisHelper; defender. Variant of Alexander.
188Javiernew home
191ErickComplete ruler
193JosueGod is with us
194Edwinrich friend
195Camdenshapely, clean
197ManuelGod is with us
198BradleyBroad clearing in the wood. From a surname and place name based on the Old English words for broad clearing and broad wood. Famous Bearer: Movie star Brad (Bradley) Pitt.
200CesarThick Head Of Hair
201EdgarFortunate and powerful. From the Old English name Eadgar, a compound of 'ead' meaning rich or happy, and 'gar' meaning spear. Famous bearer: 10th-century king Edgar of England; American author Edgar Allen Poe.
202StephenStephen is a male name. It comes from the Greek name "Stephanos or Stéfanos" meaning "wreath, crown, honour, reward"
205Johnathangift of Yahweh
206RomanA citizen of Rome
208TrentonRefers to the English river Trent. Surname.
210ShawnYahweh is gracious
211IsraelOvernight trip
212BrendanPrince. Some scholars believe Brendan means 'stinking hair' Famous bearer: 6th century Irish abbot St Brendan founded a monastery at Clonfert in County Galway; then is said to have sailed across the Atlantic on a voyage of discovery.
213JaredRose (flower). Also Descending. A pre-flood Biblical name. The character Jared on the late Sixties TV western The Big Valley.
215DonovanBrown-haired chieftain. From an Irish surname meaning dark brown.
216JeffreyDerived from one of three Old German names, meaning district, traveler, or peaceful pledge. Famous bearer: Geoffrey Plantagenet was father to King Henry II; Geoffrey Cbaucer wrote 'The Canterbury Tales'.
217BraylonCombination Of Brayden And Waylon
218SpencerKeeper of provisions. Famous Bearer: actor Spencer Tracy (1900-1967).
219AndyDiminutive of Andrew: Manly. From the Greek Andrew. Has long been a popular Scottish name, because St. Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland after whom the town of St Andrews was named.
221Raymondprotection, guardian
222TyDiminutive of Tyrone: Eoghan's land (from a county in Ireland).
223AveryCounselor; sage; wise.
225KingstonFrom the king's village or estate 'King's field.' King is one of several titles occasionally used as given names.
226TuckerTucker of doth.
227EzekielGod is with us
230DrakeMale duck
231CalvinBald. Famous Bearers: Early 20th century American President Coolidge; fashion designer Calvin Klein.
232Erikruler of the Law
233GriffinFrom Gryphon - A Fabled Monster
234MartinServant Of Mars, God Of War
235ZaneVariant of John. American western writer Zane Grey.
236ChanceFortune; a gamble. Variant of Chauncey.
237TroyTroy derives from the ancient Greek city of Troy; also from an Irish surname meaning 'soldier.'.
239DaltonFrom the farm in the dale.
240Zionshapely, clean
241Marcoson of Mars
244XanderProtector of men
246DominickDominick is a name used for men. It is one of a variant of the name 'Dominic'. Dominic (Dominick) was widely used among Roman Catholics and Latin-Roman peoples. It is derived from the late Roman-Italic as "Dominicus", which means "Of Our Lord", "Lordly", "Belonging to God" or "of the Master".
247RobertoRoberto is the Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form is Robert. Robert is a Germanic name, from Old High German Hrodebert which means "bright with glory". Hruod meangs "fame, glory". Berht means "bright".
248GregoryOn the watch. As the first of 16 Gregory popes Pope Gregory fostered the development of Gregorian chants. See also Greg. Gregorio: (ltalian/Spanish/Portuguese) 'On the watch.'.
250CashDiminutive of Caspar: Wealthy man.
251DakotaFriend; ally. Tribal name.
252EastonFrom East town. Surname.
253AdenVariant of Adin: Attractive; handsome; pleasure given. Adin was a biblical exile who returned to Israel from Babylon.
254SilasVariant of Sylvanus from a Greek name meaning 'forest; woods.' In the bible Silas was a missionary companion of Paul and Timothy.
255MalikOf Somalian origin, meaning "king."
256RafaelGod has healed.
257JohnnyYahweh is gracious
258Quinnthe fifth
261SkylerPhonetic spelling of Schuyler.
262GrahamThis Scottish surname is a variant of the Lincolnshire place name Grantham, meaning Grant's homestead, and is also a common given name. Famous bearer: British writer Graham Greene.
263SimonGod has heard
264AxelMy Father Is Peace
265Mylesshapely, clean
266EmanuelGod is with us
267KylerA place-name referring to the narrows; a wood or a church.
269WestonWest town. Surname.
271DrewDiminutive of Andrew: Manly. From the Greek Andrew. Has long been a popular Scottish name, because St. Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland after whom the town of St Andrews was named.
272ClaytonDerived from a surname and place name, based on the Old English 'claeg' meaning clay and 'tun' meaning settlement. Also, mortal.
273Charliea non-noble freeman
274KameronModern variant of Cameron used for girls.
276DevonA county in England noted for beautiful farmland.
278Marcosmilitary prowess, Militant
280RubenBehold a son.
281Lucafrom Lucania, light
282FabianDerived from the Roman clan name Fabius; a name given several Roman emperors and 16 saints.
283ColbyOne who has dark hair.
284DawsonDavid's son. Surname.
285AngeloMessenger. Biblical name for spirit messengers God sends men.
287AndersonSon of Andrew.
288FrankA diminutive of the Latin Francis, meaning Frenchman or free one. Famous bearer: American singer Frank Sinatra.
289ZanderAbbreviation of Alexander.
290DanteA diminutive of Durante, the Italian form of Durand meaning enduring. Famous bearer: The poet Dante Alighieri wrote 'The Divine Comedy' with its graphic description of medieval Hell known as 'Dante's Inferno.'.
291DillonLike a son. From an Irish surname derived from the Old German first name Dillo. Also used as a variant spelling of Dylan, meaning 'Like a lion.'.
292AdanVariant of Adam 'From the red earth.'.
293JoaquinYahweh focuses on
296ElliotGod on high; my God is Jehovah. From a surname derived from a medieval abbreviation of the Greek Elias. Variant of Elijah.
298BrockDerived from a surname based on the Old English word for badger. Also a variant of Brook.
300ArmandoArmy man. Variant of Herman.
301TrentRefers to the English river Trent. Surname.
303JulioJove's descendant
304DeanFrom a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.
305LaneFrom the long meadow 'Path; roadway.'.
306EnriqueVariant of Enrico: Head of the household.
307DeclanFamous bearer: 6th century Irish St. Declan.
308BennettVariant of Benedict, meaning blessed, from the Old French. Became a common British surname after being introduced to Britian during the Norman Conquest.
309BraydonBroad hillside.
313TreyThree. Also a variant of Irish traigh 'Strand'.
314JuliusPeople of Julus
315GaelJoyful. Abbreviation of Abigail. Gael is a term for descendants of the ancient Celts in Scotland; Ireland and the Isle of Man.
316DannyGod is my judge
317DustinA fighter. Famous bearer: American actor Dustin Hoffman.
323CadeDiminutive of Cadell: Small battle; spirit of the battle.
324Jakobhe heel grip
327AbelBreath; son; breathing spirit. In the Old Testament, Abel was the son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain in a fit of jealousy.
328Jaimehe heel grip
329PaytonPatrician; noble. Form of Patrick.
330Keithforest, forest
331EmmettMale variant of Emma; a premedieval girl's given name.
332HoldenFrom the hollow in the valley. Both a surname and place name. Famous Bearer: Holden Caulfield, the hero of J. D. Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye (1951.).
333Dariushe who owns it protects
334Lorenzothe award-winning
335RowanRed. Rowan tree (a type of ash tree). Famous Bearer: actor Rowan Atkinson.
337DallasDwells by the waterfall.
339PhillipFond of horses. One of the biblical 12 apostles.
340RonaldGuides, ruler
341ScottFrom Scotland; a Gael. Surname.
342FinnFair. Mythology; Finn Mac Cumhail was legendary Irish 3rd century hero similar to the English Robin Hood. His warrior-followers were named Finians.
345CruzThe Cross Of Christ
349ElliottVariant of Elliot: God on high; my God is Jehovah. From a surname derived from a medieval abbreviation of the Greek Elias. Variant of Elijah.
351BrendenPrince; smelly hair. Variant of Brendan.
352Rykerpowerful, strong army
353Louisglorious war hero
354SaulAsked for; inquired of God. The first king of Israel was named Saul, and the Hebrew name of the Apostle Paul.
355IsmaelGod listens. In the bible Ismael was son of Abraham by Sarah's Egyptian slave woman Hagar.
358MitchellWho is like God
359NehemiahComfort of the Lord; comforted by God.
361GustavoStaff Of The Goths
363DonaldGreat cheif, world mighty. From the Gaelic Domhnall. The name Donald has been borne by a number of early Scottish kings. Famous Bearers: Billionaire Donald Trump; actor Donald Sutherland.
364CaseyFrom a polish word meaning 'Proclamation of peace.' A diminutive of Casirnir, Cassandra, or Catherine. Popularized as a boy's name by the American folk song 'Casey Jones'.
365PhoenixBlood Red
366DaneMy judge is God
367Jimmyson of Demeter
368ColtFrom the dark town. Diminutive of Colston: Unknown owner of property.
369Jerryruler with the iron spear
370AliNoble, Sublime
372BraedenBroad hillside.
373Quentinthe fifth
374ArthurFrom the Roman clan name Artorius, meaning noble, courageous. Famous bearer: Legendary sixth century King Arthur of Britain and his Round Table of knights. This legend dates to the early 9th century.
376ArturoNoble; courageous.
377JonasDove. Variant of Hebrew Jonah.
378KeatonPlace of the hawks.
382DesmondFrom South Munster. An Irish surname referring to Munster: (one of ancient Ireland's five regions.).
383Larrythe award-winning
384Albertobeautifully by noble behavior
385Walterruler of the army
386MoisesSpanish form of Moses 'from the water'.
389BrettA native of Brittany: (France) or Britain: (England). Derived from the surname Breton or Briton, Brett and Bret became popular first names after 19th-century US writer Bret Harte. Brett became very popular in Australia in the mid-20th century.
390ColtenCoal town.
391CurtisFrom a surname derived from the Old French 'curteis' meaning courteous..
393PhilipHorses friend
400Albertbeautifully by noble behavior
401AlecOriginally a diminutive of Alexander, now frequently used as an independent name, Alec became very popular in the middle of the 20th century because of British actor Sir Alec Guinness.
402JamariCreated Name
403KadeFrom the wetlands.
405Hugothinking mind, wise
406Orlandobrave, brave
407RomeoOne who is of the Romans.
408BeckettDweller By The Brook
410MarvinVariant of Mervyn: Form of Merlin: From the sea fortress.
411RamonVariant of Raymond: Counsel; mighty protection; guards wisely.
413JaydonJehovah has heard. A Biblical name.
415Kobehe heel grip
416IssacHe will laugh
420Eddiewealth, guardian of the property
421Jaxhe heel grip
426ReeceArdent; fiery.
427ZachariahJehovah has remembered. Variant of Zechariah. The name of 31 biblical persons including the prophet who wrote the Book of Zechariah.
428Augustwho is praised
430KristopherChrist carrier
431TalonBird Claw
432EmersonEmery's son. Brave; powerful.
433LanceLand (from Old German) The short form of the name Lancelot (which incidentally was derived originally from the name Lance!) Therefore, this name is the short form of its own diminutive.
434TitusOf Unknown Meaning
435Lawrencethe award-winning
436MauriceMoor, inhabitant of Mauritania
437TateDerived from the Old English name Tata
439JacobyOccupier, agent
441MekhiWho Is Like The Lord?
442NickolasVictorious people
443RiverA waterway
444CamronVariant of Cameron: Bent nose; crooked river.
445Miloshapely, clean
446GaryStrong with the spear
447JoeMay the Lord add
453WalkerWorker in cloth.
454MaximilianoThe greatest.
455ErnestoVariant of Ernest: Earnest.
456KingKing. King's field. Title used as a surname by the members of a royal household. Famous Bearer: American film director King Vidor.
457WarrenProtector; loyal. Famous Bearrer: Actor Warren Beatty.
458DouglasFrom the Gaelic 'dubhglas' meaning dark water, dark stream, or from the dark river. The Scottish Douglas clan had two historical branches: (Black Douglases and Red Douglases.) The lords of these clans figure in Sir Walter Scott's novels.
459BruceThick brush. Surname since medieval times; now a common given name. Folklore tale of 14th century Robert King of Scotland: (the Bruce) who learned the value of perseverance from watching a spider spin a web.
460DavionVariant of David 'beloved.'.
461SamDiminutive of Samson: Sun child; bright sun.
462ChandlerMaker of candles.
466AlijahThe Lord Is My God
468ReeseArdent; fiery.
469JohanYahweh is gracious
470KelvinRiver man. From Old English words 'ship' and 'friend'. Famous Bearer: British physicist Lord Kelvin (1824-1907).
471WaylonVariant of Wayland. The mythological Scandinavian Wayland was a blacksmith with supernatural powers. Modern singer Waylon Jennings.
473AhmadHighly praised or one who constantly thanks God
474PierceForm of Piers from Peter.
475IsaiasGod is with us
476TerranceRoman clan name.
477BraidenBradan `s heir
478CullenHandsome; good-looking lad.
479NoelBirthday (of Christ)
480BrodieVariant of Brody: Second son.
483Abramfather of many nations
484JavonCreated Name
486Rogerfamous with the spear
487SkylarA spelling variation of the surname Schuyler.
488ShaunYahweh is gracious
490CoryFrom the round hill.
491Guillermowith the will as strong as a helmet
493Jonathongift of Yahweh
494MosesSaved from the water.
495JadonJehovah has heard. A Biblical name.
496TobiasGod is my good
497AdrielGod's flock; from God's congregation.
499DorianDoria «r, native Doria«
500KristianThe anointed
503Kaleshapely, clean
505CristopherChrist carrier
507LondonThe capital of the United Kingdom. Famous bearers include writer Jack London.
508BentleyDerived from a surname and place name referring to a clearing covered with coarse grass. From the bent grass meadow.
511DaytonA town that is full of sunshine.
512NelsonSon of the Champion. Famous Bearer: South African President Nelson Mandela (born 1918).
513Carlmeans the same as guy
514Quincythe fifth
516Aricoming from or resident of Adria
518Quintonthe fifth
519OrionDweller On The Mountain
520FranklinFree man
521RohanRed-haired; red.
523TraceFrom Thracia. Surname dating from before the Norman conquest.
524IsiahGod is my helper
525JulienJove's descendant
530BostonFrom St. Botolf's Stone
532GianniGod is gracious
533MaverickWhen a nineteenth-century American named Maverick refused to brand his calves as other ranchers did; his name came to signify an independent man who avoids conformity.
534NoeRest;consolation. Form of Noah.
535DexterFrom a surname meaning 'dyer'.
537Demetriusmother earth
539GideonGreat Warrior. Historical origin: Gideon was a judge of Israel who won many battles with his faith. Recounted in the Book of Judges.
540TristonRel, sorry
541Gunnarbattle army
542ArmaniFrom The House Of Armand
543AsaPhysician. Asa was the name of an Old Testament king of Judah, and after disuse, the name was revived by 17th century Puritans. Famous bearer: historian Asa Briggs.Healer.
544TerryAbbreviation of Terrance and Terrell. Terry is also an Anglicized phonetic form of the French given name Thierry from an older Germanic name meaning 'powerful; ruler of the people.'.
545JefferyPeace of God
546ArielSprite; lion of God. A biblical alternate name for Jerusalem. Name of a prankish spirit in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
548RoyKing; regal.
549AldoOriginally an Old German name meaning old. Popular in Italy and among North American families of Italian descent. Aldo was an 8th century saint. Old or wise.
550Marcson of Mars
551TommyDerives from Thomas 'Twin.'.
552EzequielGod is with us
553FelipeHorses friend
554Ibrahimfather of many nations
557BarrettBear power. Introduced to Britain during the Norman Conquest. Subsequently became common as a surname. Also a variant of Barnett.
560AlvinWise friend. From the Old English Aetheiwine, and also Aefwine, both meaning noble friend. Various forms of Alvin in use after the Norman Conquest became surnames, and also first names.
561BrendonPrince; smelly hair. Variant of Brendan.
562HarleyFrom Old English hare wood (or meadow). From the hare's meadow.
563JessieYahweh is
565MaddenSmalldog Milos.
567RhysArdour; rashness.
568TerrenceRoman clan name.
569Bobbybeautifully by fame
571GiovaniGod is with us
572TerrellThunder ruler.
574AhmedHighly praised or one who constantly thanks God
575NicoConqueror of the people
576JeffersonPeace of God
578BillyDiminutive of William: Will-helmet. Famous Bearers: poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and William Wordsworth (1770-1850).
579Branden'Beacon on the hill' or 'gorse-covered hill.'.
580KamdenWinding Valley. Form of Camden.
582JonYahweh is gracious
583UriahGod is my light; light of the Lord. Uriah Heep was the clerk in the novel 'David Copperfield', written by Charles Dickens.
586KoleVictory of the people
589KendallVariant of Kendal: Royal valley. Derived from a place name and surname 'Cumbrian', which means 'Valley of the River Kent'.
590OmariGod the highest (Swahili).
592Muhammadthe glorified
593LucianForm of Luke. 'Light; illumination.'.
594MemphisEstablished And Beautiful
595JavionInvented Name
597AceUnity; a nickname given to one who excels; also an English surname meaning noble.
599Steve(Win) wreath
604JoeyYahweh grant increase
605MosheForm of Moses 'saved from the water.'.
606KennyDiminutive of Kenneth: Handsome.
607Rashadthinker, counselor
609KasenHelmet protection.
610BradynFrom the broad valley.
612CannonChurch official.
613WadeFord (as in river crossing); 'Advancer'; Medieval given name from Scandinavian mythology.
614Geraldruler with the iron spear
615Williewith the will as strong as a helmet
616NeilVariant of Neill: Champion.
617TobyGod is my good
618BrentDerived from a surname and place name; based on the Old English words for high place, steep hill, or burnt. Used occasionally as a first name in North America since the 1930s.
621KellanDescendant Of The Brightheaded One
622Malakaiangel or messenger of god
623RaphaelHealed by God
628ZacheryThe Lord recalled
630JohnathonGod is with us
631Markusson of Mars
632Mohammedthe glorified
633JairoVariant of the Hebrew Jairus 'Jehovah enlightens.'.
636Alfonsowilling, subservient
637TeaganLittle Poet
638AlessandroItalian form of Alexander defender of man.
639Harryruler King
641SullivanDark eyes. Surname.
642Benson of happiness
643LayneDweller By The Road
645MarlonLittle Warlike One
646AronVariant of Aaron: Lofty; exalted; high mountain.
647RhettForm of Rhys: ardent; fiery. Rhett Butler was hero of Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind.
649KolbyDark; dark-haired.
650Leelion, hard
651GiovannyGod is with us
652MessiahAnointed One
653Ronniegood ruler
654CraigDwells at the crag. From the Celtic word meaning rock or crag.
656DarianTo maintain
657Caleshapely, clean
658Jamiehe heel grip
659Raidenthe thunder god
660RayDiminutive of Raymond: Counsel; mighty protection; guards wisely.
662SemajJames Backwards
663MakaiWho is like God
664StanleyStony field; lives by the stony grove.
665GiancarloGod is with us
667FrancisFrom France Or Free
670TyroneFrom Owen's territory. County Tyrone in Ireland. The late actor Tyrone Power.
672DeaconDusty one; servant.
673HeathMasculine form of Heather. Untended land where flowering shrubs grow. Used both as a first name and surname.
675LaytonVariant of Leighton: Herb garden. From the meadow farm. A surname and place name.
676Osvaldoshapely, clean
678PrincePrincipal one; first. Famous Bearer: rock musician 'formerly known as Prince'.
679DeshawnGod's grace
680JovaniGod is with us
682AdrienVariant of Adrian. 'From Adria.': (Adriatic sea region.).
683CamrenCrooked stream
685TristianTumult; outcry. From the Celtic name Tristan. In Arthurian legend Tristan was a Knight of the Round Table and tragic hero of the medieval tale Tristram and Isolde.
686GavynHawk of the battle: white hawk. From the medieval name Gawain. See also Gwayne.
688CedricCedric was a character in Sir Walter Scott's 1819 novel Ivanhoe. Possibly derived from a misspelling of Cerdic, a 6th-century king of Wessex, or from the Welsh Cedrych, meaning bounty-pattern.
689JordenVariant of Hebrew Jordan 'down flowing.'.
691KnoxFrom The Small Hill
692DavianVariant of David 'beloved.'.
694ElishaGod is my helper, God's salvation
696Zackeryderived from zachariah and zachary
697JordynThe female version of the name Jordan. The name is used for boys as well.
698KylanA place-name referring to the narrows; a wood or a church.
700JuniorThe Young, Child
703EllisOriginates from the Welsh word elus, which translates to "kind."
708Konneralternate spelling: conner
709Leonardlion, hard
710RudyAbbreviation of Rudolph: Famed wolf.
711ArjunWhite, Clear
712FrankieDiminutive of Frank: A diminutive of the Latin Francis, meaning Frenchman or free one. Famous bearer: American singer Frank Sinatra.
714DuncanFrom the Irish name Donnchadh, meaning brown warrior. Famous bearer: The Scottish king Duncan I was murdered by Macbeth in 1040.
715DarrellFrom a French surname and place name meaning 'Open.' Dates back to the eleventh century as both surname and given name.
716HarperHarp player or maker
717MaximThe largest
718ValentinStrong. Variant of Valentinus; the name of more than 50 saints and three Roman emperors.
720KareemThe generous
723SamirEvening conversationalist
724DaxtonReference to the French town Dax.
728ConradExperienced in counseling
731FrancoA Frenchman
732KillianStrife or battle Small; fierce.
733RexMighty counselor / ruler
735Rolandbrave, brave
736Jamarshapely, clean
737RoryRed. Sixteenth-century rebel chief Rory O'More is celebrated in Irish poetry.
738AdityaDescendant Of Aditi
740WayneCraftsman; wagon-wright; wagon driver. Famous Bearer: U.S. Actor John Wayne (1907-1979).
741JovanniGod is gracious
742SageHealing herb
743YusufMay the Lord add
745MatthiasGift from God
747AlvaroTruth-speaker or guardian.
748ValentinoBrave or strong.
749VanEquivalent of 'de' in French names. Van was sometimes converted from a surname prefix to a given name by early immigrants to America.
751ZayneVariant of Zane or John.
753DominiqueOf the Lord. From the Latin Dominic. This French spelling is used primarily for girls.
755DonteContemporary phonetic variant of Dante 'enduring.'.
756Lukafrom Lucania, light
757LamarNoble (nobility)
758CamrynBent Nose
759EmeryBrave; powerful. From the Old German name Emmerich, derived from 'amal', meaning labour and 'ne', meaning ruler. Variant of Amory. Commonly used as a surname.
760FreddyDiminutive of Frederic: From the Old German name Frithuric, meaning peaceful ruler.
761IrvinVariant of Ervin: Beautiful.
762BoDiminutive of Beauregard: Respected; regarded highly (literal translation is Beautiful/handsome gaze). Also a variant of Beau: Handsome.
765DevanVariant of the English county name Devon.
766MathiasGift from God
768YosefMay the Lord add
770Marleyshapely clean
772DillanVariant of Dylan: Ocean's son.
775RayanKing, Queen
776RyleeDescendant Of Roghallach
777Augustuswho is praised
778JairMay God shine forth
780TyrellDerivative of the Scandinavian god of battle 'Tyr.' Tuesday was named for Tyr.
783JadynGod has heard
784GilbertBright pledge. From the Old German name Gisilbert. Famous bearer: Twelfth century British St. Gilbert founded the Gilbertine order, Sir W. S. Gilbert was half of the musical composing team Gilbert and Sullivan.
785HassanOne who possesses great beauty.
787EanGod is with us
789Nikovictor by the people, loved by all
791ColemanDove/Charcoal Burner
795DeangeloMessenger from God
798Caelshapely, clean
799Demarcusmilitary prowess, Militant
801VaughnVariant of Vaughan: Little.
802Ayaangift of Yahweh
803WinstonFrom Wine's town; from a friend's town. Famous Bearer: Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), World War II British statesman.
805Haroldruler King
806AlfredHe gets that board of elves
807DeonNoble (nobility)
808MikeHebrew for "Who is like God"
809CarmeloFruitful orchard. Refers to Mount Carmel in Palestine.
810JensenSon of John
811IzayahSalvation by God
812AbdullahServant of God
818Marcelothe militant
819BroderickFrom the broad ridge. Derived from a surname meaning 'son of Roderick'; now occasionally used as a first name. Famous bearer: American actor Broderick Crawford.
820CristoferWith Christ inside.
821SantosThe saints
822SidneyWide Island: south of the water. This name has recently become popular for girls as well as boys. Famous Bearer: actor Sidney Poitier.
823SylasNoble (nobility)
824BeckhamAn English surname, contemporary use has coined the name as a first name.
825ErnestSerious, determined. Earnestness or vigor, from the Old German Ernust.
826YadielBeloved Friend
827KaelSlender; fair. Form of Caelan.
828KaysonRejoice, The Healer
829CaseVariant of Casey: Observant; alert; vigorous.
832SonnySon. A nickname and given name.
833ElvisElf-wise friend. Variant of Alvin. Made famous by singer and actor Elvis Presley.
834TyreseCombination Of Ty And Reese
835NigelVariant of Neill: Champion. A dynasty of Irish kings was founded by Niall of the Nine Hostages.
838ZavierThe New House
839KoltenCoal town.
840IshaanThe Sun
841AddisonChild Of Adam
843AldenVariant of Aldwyn: From the Old English Ealdwine meaning old friend. A common name in the Middle Ages. Also wise friend, or from the old manor.
844ArnavThe ocean.
847AdolfoVariant of Adolph: Noble wolf.
848DilanBorn near the sea.
850Keonthe archer
851HezekiahGod is my strength. God has strengthened. One of the kings of Judah in the Old Testament.
853LyricOf the Iyre. Song.
855SamsonSun child; bright sun. In the Old Testament, Samson's great strength came from his long hair. He was seduced by Delilah, who cut his hair off, thereby destroying his strength.
856MalakiMy messenger
857Chaimlife, living
858DarienTo maintain
859DarrylDarling, from the Old english 'deorling'. Also a variant of Darrell.
860KeshawnGod is with us
861Zairefrom zaire
862MarcelDedicated to Mars, Roman god of war, warrior
863EthenEndurance, strength
864SalvatoreSavior. Famous Bearer: Surrealist artist Salvador Dali.
865ToddFox. Tod is a Scottish nickname meaning a clever or wily person.
867DangeloHeavenly messenger
868ReubenHebrew name, usually explained as `behold, a son'. Also Hebrew name, usually explained as `behold, a son'. Also connected to the words the mother, Leah, spoke at his birth; `The Lord has seen my misery; now my husband will love me' (Gen. 29,32). Ruben sav
869Abdielservent of god
870BronsonSon of a dark man.
871CamiloAssistant to the priest
872DarioTo maintain
873RoderickFamous ruler.
878PranavSacred Syllable (om)
879Brogansturdy and strong
880CortezCourteous. Variant of Curtis. The Spanish explorer and adventurer Cortez conquered the Aztec civilization of Mexico with only a small expeditionary force.
881DashawnGod's grace
883KysonSon Of Ky
885DaleLives in the valley. Surname.
886RigobertoIllustrious warrior
887AntwanAlternate Spelling Of The Name Antoine
889RossPromontory. From the peninsula. A Scottish place name and surname.
890JordonVariant of Hebrew Jordan 'down flowing.'.
891KenyonFrom The Mound Of Einion
892ClintonSettlement on a hill, or from the headland estate. From an Old English surname and place name.
893JovanGod is with us
895KonnorLover of hounds
899FletcherMaker of arrows. Often used as a surname, less commonly a given name. Famous bearer: Fletcher Christian was a mutineer on the infamous ship 'Bounty'.
900JaquanRaised By Yahweh
901Octaviothe eighth
902WestinWest town. Surname.
903HoustonFrom Hugh's town. Place-name and surname. American West Texan general Sam Houston. A city in Texas USA.
904SladeDweller In The Valley
905ZackDiminutive of Zachariah: The Lord has remembered, and of Isaac: He laughs. Laughter. The only son born to Abraham and his wife Sarah (in the Old Testament). Famous Bearer: Nickname of American president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969).
906RoyceOf A Famous Kin
907BaileyCourtyard within castle walls; steward or public official. Surname or given name.
908KoenA surname meaning "Priest," commonly spelled as Cohen.
912KeyonLeader, guide
915JeanYahweh is gracious
916LennonLittle cloak.
919JakobeFeminine form of Jakoh.
920JovannyGod is with us
921MaxxMack's stream
922ClayClay maker; mortal.
923NathenGift from God
924ReaganLittle king
925Karla non-noble freeman
926KaseyVariant of Casey: Observant; alert; vigorous.
927SavionA plant
930GeovanniYahweh is gracious
931JaycobOccupier, agent
932JoshGod is with us
935MackSon of.
936RemyAbbreviation of Remington.
938Carloa non-noble freeman
939DenzelA place-name in Cornwall.
940OdinExtraordinary mythological god
941LeonidasOne who possesses a lion's boldness.
943StefanCrown; wreath. Variant of Stephen.
944Zavionnew home
945CainSpear; possessed. In the Bible Cain was the first murderer having killed his brother Abel in a fit of jealousy.
946Hughthinking mind, wise
947Nickvictor by the people, loved by all
948ZaidTo increase
953TrevinInvented Name
954AmosStrong; carried; brave. Amos was an 8th century B.C. Old Testament prophet.
955CassiusVain. Famous bearers include the boxer Muhammad Ali (his original birth name).

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