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Century Names for Boys

There are 592 Century names for baby boys.

Century names are all-time favorites. At present they are still very popular as baby boy names, but not as much as they were before. At the peak of their usage in 1983, 49.517% of baby boys were given Century names. The names have dropped in popularity since then, but are nevertheless used on a very heavy scale today. In 2012, 231 Century names listed among the top 1000, with a total usage of 31.474%. Out of all Century names, the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob was the most regularly used, with a ranking of #1 and a usage of 0.9404%.

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Aaron Popularity Trend of Aaron
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 51 51 enlightened; mountain of strength, ... the 17th century, it was taken up by the Puritans, ...

Aban a little abbot; the waters; water ...This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint ...

Abbey priest; noble strength; father of light, father is light ...

Abdas servant of God ... Susa, a much-loved 4th-century bishop of Susa, Iran. ...

Abraham Popularity Trend of Abraham
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 194 194 father of a multitude ... was adopted by the 17th-century Puritans, and it has ...

Adlai Yahweh is just; my ornament ... speakers in the 19th century ...

Adolf Popularity Trend of Adolf
from 1900 to 2012. noble wolf ... was popular in 19th-century France ...

Ahmad Popularity Trend of Ahmad
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 573 573 most praiseworthy ... by three 17th- and 18th-century Turkish sultans named ...

Akiva Yahweh may protect; holder of heel; ...The name was borne by a 1st-century Jewish sage ...

Alan Popularity Trend of Alan
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 170 170 little rock; harmony, peace ... name was borne by a 5th-century saint in Brittany, and ...

Alaric ruler of all; noble ruler; heritage, ... Rome in the 5th century ...

Alban man from Alba; the Albanian ... a famous 3rd- or 4th-century Romano-British saint ...

Albert Popularity Trend of Albert
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 401 401 nobly famous; white ... to England in the 11th century where it displaced the ...

Aldous noble, honorable; old; old friend; ... Britain since the 13th century, especially in East ...

Alec Popularity Trend of Alec
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 448 448 defender of men ... in the mid-19th century, particularly in ...

Alexander Popularity Trend of Alexander
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 9 9 defender of men ... the name from the 12th century ...

Alexis Popularity Trend of Alexis
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 227 227 defender; defender of men ... among them, the 5th-century Saint Alexius of Rome ...

Alf Popularity Trend of Alf
from 1900 to 2012. noble and ready; inspired advice; ... since the late 19th century ...

Alfonso Popularity Trend of Alfonso
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 793 793 noble and ready ... was borne in the 9th century by Saint Alphonsus the ...

Alfred Popularity Trend of Alfred
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 949 949 inspired advice; old peace ... names in the 19th century ...


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