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Popular boy names in Great Britain

#Name Meaning
1 Harryruler King
2 ZaynBeautiful
3 JohnJohn 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".
4 Liamwith the will as strong as a helmet
5 MatthewGift of the Lord
6 Kanecombatant
7 ChristopherChristopher 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).
8 CielFrom Heaven, Heavenly
9 JamesJames 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.
10 KevinKevin 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".
11 Paulsmall or modest
12 Jamiehe heel grip
13 DylanSon of the wave, born near the sea, influence. Famous bearers: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, American folk singer Bob Dylan.
14 Leelion, hard
15 Alanrock
16 Louisglorious war hero
17 RobertRobert 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".
18 Georgeeditor of the Earth
19 MichaelThe 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.
20 SeanYahweh is gracious
21 Jasonto heal. Jason is a character of Greek mythology
22 NeilVariant of Neill: Champion.
23 CallumPigeon
24 GrahamThis 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.
25 JonathanGift from God
26 AlexanderGuardian
27 Robinbeautifully by fame
28 Lukefrom Lucania, light
29 DouglasFrom 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.
30 AllenRock
31 RossPromontory. From the peninsula. A Scottish place name and surname.
32 RoyKing; regal.
33 Edwardwealth, guardian of the property
34 StephenStephen is a male name. It comes from the Greek name "Stephanos or Stéfanos" meaning "wreath, crown, honour, reward"
35 MarkMark 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.
36 StevenVariant of Stephen 'Crown; wreath.'.
37 StuartSteward. Stuart and Stewart are clan names of the royal house of Scotland; Stuart is the family name of many kings of England. Surname.
38 DavidDavid 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.
39 RyanKingly. Famous Bearer: American actor Ryan O'Neal.
40 Brianhigh
41 IanYahweh is gracious
42 OliverEleven
43 AaronLofty; 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.
44 JoshuaYahweh is salvation
45 Williamwith the will as strong as a helmet
46 ThomasThomas 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.
47 TimothyOne who honors God. The biblical Timothy was the young Christian to whom Paul wrote. 'Let no man look down on your youth.'.
48 ArthurFrom 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.
49 Haroldruler King
50 Jackhe heel grip
51 Zainbeauty
52 Peterrock
53 EthanStrong. Constancy. Famous bearer: Ethan Allen, soldier in the American War of Independence.
54 Jakehe heel grip
55 ColinA variant of Nicholas, which means 'people's victory', from a French diminutive.
56 ConnorStrong 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.
57 CliveCliff. Lives at the cliffs. From an English surname and place name. Famous bearer 18th century British soldier and statesman Robert Clive was known as 'Clive of India'.Lives at the cliffs.
58 CraigDwells at the crag. From the Celtic word meaning rock or crag.
59 KieranLittle
60 HowardSheep
61 Felixhappy
62 Damianrestrain
63 AndrewManly; 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.
64 VerneSurname related to Vernon 'alder tree grove.' Also used as abbreviations of Vernon or Lavern.
65 MartinServant Of Mars, God Of War
66 RussellLittle
67 Larrythe award-winning
68 SamDiminutive of Samson: Sun child; bright sun.
69 AnthonyAnthony(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".
70 Geraldruler with the iron spear
71 MaximilianLittle
72 WilburFrom the strong fortress 'Willful; bright.'.
73 AidenLittle Fire
74 HardinFrom the hare's valley.
75 JosephMay the Lord add
76 ScottFrom Scotland; a Gael. Surname.
77 Lewisfame
78 LloydGrey. One with grey hair. In common use as both a surname and first name.
79 Kaikeyholder
80 AlastorProtector of men
81 Escanorknight slain by gawain
82 TobyGod is my good
83 Pierre Dufour
84 Evanthe archer
85 DominicVariant of Dominick: Lord.
86 ZephHidden by God
87 EzraHelp
88 DorianDoria «r, native Doria«
89 ConorLover
90 BarryFair haired. Also from the Irish word for spear. Used regurarly throughout the English-speaking world since the early 20th century.
91 Rogerfamous with the spear
92 Hayesfence
93 KeiranLittle
94 Zico
95 SherlockWith
96 KerryBlack
97 NathanGift from God
98 QuintinFifth
99 DrewDiminutive 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.
100 KimaniOne who is beautiful and sweet.
101 Benjaminson of happiness
102 MalcolmMacbeth
103 FinlayFair
104 NiallVariant of Neill: Champion. A dynasty of Irish kings was founded by Niall of the Nine Hostages.
105 Edwinrich friend
106 BillyDiminutive of William: Will-helmet. Famous Bearers: poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and William Wordsworth (1770-1850).
107 Hughthinking mind, wise
108 GaryStrong with the spear
109 Vijay Lakhami
110 BradleyBroad 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.
111 RyKing
112 AneurinUncertain origin, but may be derived from the Latin Honorius meaning man of honour, or from the Welsh eur meaning gold.
113 Kylenarrow (le passage)
114 Fitzwilliamson of william
115 GavinA 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.
116 VolkanRoman god of fire
117 SureshRuler of Gods
118 BuchananFrom the cannon's seat.
119 DeanFrom a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.
120 GordonFrom the marshes. A surname and given name adopted from a Scottish place name. One of Scotland's great clans.
121 DeclanFamous bearer: 6th century Irish St. Declan.
122 MedrodOwn course; own host
123 RhydianUnknown
124 AdamRed, 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.
125 EmrysWest-Brabant name
126 TerryAbbreviation 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.'.
127 CaseyFrom 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'.
128 School
129 IsaacHe 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.
130 Castiel
131 Jordanearth, land
132 DerekRuler
133 JésusGod is with us
134 Ericruler of the Law
135 TimShort version of Timotheus or a variation of Dimme.
136 DesmondFrom South Munster. An Irish surname referring to Munster: (one of ancient Ireland's five regions.).
137 Charlesa non-noble freeman
138 Milesshapely, clean
139 Armingreat, great
140 IssacHe will laugh
141 LeroyThe King (from 'le roi'). Originally a surname, it is now more common as a first name.
142 RikkiStrong
143 RioRiver. Abbreviation of names ending with '-rio.'.
144 AikenLittle Adam
145 HarkenDark red
146 KadyVariant of Cady meaning 'a rhythmic flow of sounds. '.
147 Yuuma
148 Paul Churchill
149 Eriel
150 Diesel

Popular girl names in Great Britain

#Name Meaning
1 FionaWhite or fair. Reportedly first used as a name by Scottish author William Sharp, who used the pseudonym Fiona MacLeod.
2 SophieName (s) of
3 Rebeccawife of Isaac and mother of Jacob
4 Emmagreat great
5 GraceFrom the word 'grace', derived from the Latin 'gratia', meaning God's favor. Famous bearer: American actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of Monaco.
6 LauraThe laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic of honor and victory. Old name with many variants.
7 KatiePure
8 LisaGod has sworn
9 MeganOne who is strong and mighty.
10 RachaelVariant of Rachel: Ewe. Rachel was the second and favoured wife of Jacob in the Old Testament.
11 RachelEwe. Rachel was the second and favoured wife of Jacob in the Old Testament.
12 EllieDiminutive of Eleanor: A variant of Helen introduced into Britain in 12th century AD by King Henry II's wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
13 LucyVariant of Lucia: Graceful light. Illumination.
14 DarcyDerived from a surname introduced into Britain during the Norman Conquest, based on the the French place name Arcy.
15 ChloeVerdant And Blooming
16 Louiseglorious war hero
17 DianaFrom the Greek goddess of the moon.
18 EmilyEmily is a female name coming from the Roman name Aemilia. This Latin name "Aemilia" comes from the latin word "aemulus" which means "rival".
19 ShannonLittle old wise one. Surname and river name.
20 SuzanneLily
21 EvelynFrom a surname derived from the Old French 'aveline' meaning hazelnut. Famous bearer: Evelyn Waugh.
22 Perrierock
23 VictoriaVictor
24 HeatherA flowering evergreen plant that thrives on peaty barren lands as in Scotland. Heather.
25 PhoebeFrom the Greek phoibos, meaning "pure, bright."
26 LilyLily
27 TaylorA
28 DeborahBee. Deborah was the Biblical prophetess who summoned Barak to battle against an army of invaders. After the battle she wrote a victory song which is part of the Book of Judges.
29 ArianaVivacious.
30 ElizabethGod has sworn
31 CharlotteDiminutive of Charlotte: A feminine form of Charles, meaning man or manly. Alternate meaning, tiny and feminine.
32 NicolaConqueror of the people
33 NicoleConqueror of the people
34 SarahPrincess. In the Bible, Sarah was the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. Her name was originally Sarai (quarrelsome), but God commanded that her name be changed to Sarah before the birth of her son.
35 AmyDearly loved; Beloved. From the Old French Amee, which derives from the Latin amatus meaning loved. In common use after publication of American Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Women'.
36 FrancesA Frenchman
37 HannahGrace of God
38 Jenniferfruitful
39 Hardeep
40 KatherinePure
41 RubyRuby (precious stone).
42 JadeThe name of a semi-precious stone.
43 Josephineadded
44 Felicityhappiness
45 WendyLiterary; a created name that first appeared in James Banie's Peter Pan. The name is believed to come from the Welsh name Gwendydd (Gwendith).
46 AriannaForm of the Greek Ariadne, meaning very holy.
47 WillowSlender;graceful. From the willow tree noted for slender graceful branches and leaves.
48 TerriAbbreviation of Teresa, meaning harvester.
49 AmandaFrom the Latin word amanda, meaning "lovable." Literary; poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the seventeenth century.
50 Juliethe youthful
51 HollyFrom the plant name. Holy.
52 AmberA jewel name that became popular in the 19th century, from the name of the yellowish resin used in jewellery-making. Used regularly since the publication of 2Oth century writer Kathleen Winsor's novel 'Forever Amber. '.
53 Astriddivine beauty
54 LorinVariant of Laurence: From the place of laurel trees. Famous Bearer: conductor Lorin Maazel (born 1930).
55 LaurenFeminine form of Lorin: Variant of Laurence: From the place of laurel trees.
56 AshleyLives in the ash tree grove. Derived from a surname and place name based on the Old English word for ash wood. Famous bearer: Ashley, the male character in Margaret Mitchell's popular 'Gone with the Wind'. Both a male and female name.
57 ZaraVariant of Sarah: Princess.
58 LornaFeminine of Lorne from Loren referring to the laurel tree symbolic of honor or victory. Heroine of Blackmoore's novel Lorna Doone.
59 TiaOf Spanish origin, meaning "aunt."
60 JayneJehovah has been gracious; has shown favour. A Feminine form of John. Variant of Joan. From the Old French Jehane. Famous Bearer: American actress Jayne Mansfield (1932-67).
61 StellaDiminutive of Estella: Derived from the Old French form of the Latin 'stella' meaning star. Famous bearer: The heroine of Charles Dickens' novel 'Great Expectations'.
62 Oliviaolive tree
63 ZoeLife
64 Karenthe ever pure, pure
65 Stephaniecrown or wreath
66 AlexandraFeminine of Alexander. Defender of mankind.
67 KateClean and pure
68 Susanwater lily
69 Emma Sturbate
70 JessicaRich. God beholds. The daughter of Shylock in Shakespeare's play 'The Merchant of Venice'.
71 VanessaButterfly.
72 Clairebright, shiny, glossy
73 Harryruler King
74 AnnaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
75 Kathleenclean or pure
76 AnnabethGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
77 Naomipleasantness, sweetness
78 Allanrock
79 Jacquelinehe heel grip
80 EvaLife. Living one. Variant of Eve. In the bible Eve was Adam's wife and the first woman.
81 DawnAurora. The first appearance of daylight; daybreak. Dawn. From the English word dawn.
82 Nataliebirthday
83 HelenLight, one who is bright.
84 EleanorGod is my light
85 AdeleNoble
86 Tanyia
87 KaylaVariants of Kay: keeper of the keys; pure. Famous bearer: Kayla is a character on daytime TV series 'Days of Our Lives. '.
88 DebbieDiminutive of Deborah: Bee. Deborah was the Biblical prophetess who summoned Barak to battle against an army of invaders. After the battle she wrote a victory song which is part of the Book of Judges.
89 Lindashield of linden wood
90 Janaderived from the Sabijnenkoning Titus Tatius
91 Kyann-Sian
92 HermiaMessenger
93 KayleighVariant of Kay and Kayla. Keeper of the keys; pure.
94 GigiNickname
95 SaffronBoth a type of crocus and the expensive orange spice made from the stamen of this flower.
96 Farrahjoyful
97 Binnie
98 GillianThe youthful and dedicated to Jupiter
99 JanellaYahweh is gracious
100 HermioneTravel
101 ElisabethGod has sworn
102 Sallyprincess
103 TemperanceTemperance. One of the qualities adopted as a first name by the Puritans after the Reformation.
104 Ngọc Hà
105 ElizaGod has sworn
106 Teresawoman working at harvest
107 JudithJewess. Praised.
108 SamanthaListen; name of God.
109 MelishaBee
110 EllaGod has sworn
111 LizaGod has sworn
112 Lamornaa placename
113 EllenA variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman. Famous bearer: British actress Dame Ellen Terry.
114 Aimee
115 SophiaName (s) of
116 LaraProtection. Popular surname and place name.
117 GracielaGrace
118 AiméeVariant of Amy: Dearly loved; Beloved. From the Old French Amee, which derives from the Latin amatus meaning loved.
119 TeuntjeThe invaluable
120 LolaDiminutive of Dolores: Sorrow. From Maria de los Dolores (the Virgin Mary, or Mary of the Sorrows.
121 Nikitavictor by the people, loved by all
122 Honeyhoney
123 MerryDiminutive of Meredith: Guardian of the sea. Great chief. This name can be given to children of either gender, but is more common among girls.
124 Juniperjuniper berry
125 RaissaLatin: queen, Norwegian Distinguishing the gods
126 KendallVariant of Kendal: Royal valley. Derived from a place name and surname 'Cumbrian', which means 'Valley of the River Kent'.
127 JustineRighteous
128 ThoraThunder
129 SpencerKeeper of provisions. Famous Bearer: actor Spencer Tracy (1900-1967).
130 MichelleHebrew for "Who is like God"
131 RavennaRaven
132 KeziaVariant of Keziah: 'Cassia; sweet-scented spice.' Keziah was one of Job's three fair daughters in the bible. This name was popular with Puritans in the 12th century.
133 SerenaSerene, Calm
134 Kezia Isobel
135 Mimishapely, clean
136 Marieshapely clean
137 JemimaPigeon
138 AndromedaRuler Of Men
139 DoniaDark - skinned.
140 CamilleThe French form of Camilla or Camillus. Although Camille is used as both a girl's and boy's name in France, outside France it is not used as a masculine name. Famous bearer: the famous 1936 Greta Garbo film 'Camille'.
141 Morganclear
142 BeaBlessed
143 FreyaLief
144 Beatrice
145 SharonFrom the Plain of Sharon (in the Holy Land); from the land of Sharon.
146 FélicitéEnergetic, with joy
147 LyndsayVariant of Lindsey: from the linden tree island.
148 CourtneyFrom the court, or short nose. From the surname of the aristocratic Courtenay family, based on the Old French word meaning short nose.
149 PaigeAttendant.
150 Carlameans the same as guy
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