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Boy Names Ending with -as

As ending baby names and what they mean, with 86 results. -as names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in 1995 (adoption of 3.01%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 2.38%, down 20.9%), but with names like Chas falling out of fashion. The more fashionable birth names here are Lucas (#16), Silas (#129), Elias (#100), Tobias (#316) and Atlas (#490), while Islas (top 4%) and Sias (6%) are familiar -as surnames.

-as names

Aaronas - Cephas | Chas - Fearghas | Fernandas - Marcas | Mathias - Vitas | Wallas - Zenas

Aaronas - Cephas

Var. of Aaron. Root fr. Hebrew language. "Mountain of strength." Unusual. Compare Aaronas and common last names Arenas (top 3%), Baronas (79%), which also end with -nas.

Stems fr. Arabic, Hebrew. "Stern, somber; father." Abbas rose in popularity in 2015.

Var. of Adonia. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "My lord is Jehovah." Unusual as a children's name, but Adonias is similar to the more common Adonis. See also Adonys.

Aeneas, var. Aenneas, Aineas, Aineias, Ainneas, Eneas, Enneas
Origin fr. Greek, Latin elements. "To praise." Anneas and Arneas are creative variations.

Root fr. Greek element. "Good, honorable." Outside Top 2000.

Form of Ajax. Stems fr. Greek. Greek mythology .. Aias was not a Top birth name in 2015.

Andrew and variantsAindreas, Andras1, Andreas1
Forms of Andrew. Stems fr. Greek element. "Man, warrior." Uncommon, with usage of 0.008% for Aindreas and variants as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.007% the previous year.

Form of Alfred. Root fr. Old English element. "Elf or magical counsel." Outside Top 2000.

Amyas and variantsAmyas1, var. Amias
From Latin. "Loved." Amyas and Amias became more trendy in 2015, gaining on average +206 rankings as birth names with Amias gaining the most.

Var. of Amadeus. Root fr. Latin. "God's love." Rather quirky as a children's name. See also Amyes.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -as names: Abbas, Amias, Andreas, Atlas, Cephas

Anastas, Anstas
Forms of Anastasios. Derivative of Greek. "Resurrection." Not in popularity charts.

Andras2, Andreas2
Var. of Andre. Based on French, Greek. "Man, warrior." Andreas and forms rose in popularity 9 years ago and are less popular today.

Based on Greek word. "Man, warrior." Andreas is conventional (top 91%) as a men's name, and is found regularly (top 7%) as a surname. Cross-gender use.

Stems fr. Celtic element. "One choice." Aonghas is not a Top 2000 name.

Artemas, var. Artimas
Root fr. Greek. "Follower of the goddess Artemis." Artemas and Artimas are uncommon as children's names.

Atlas and variantsAtlas, var. Attlas
Origin fr. Greek. "To carry." Atlas is commonly used as a children's name among these variant forms.

Barnabas, var. Barnebas
Origin fr. Greek, Aramaic words. "Son of consolation." Barnabas and Barnebas are rarely used as birth names.

Derivative of Polish, Slavic. "White-haired child." Outside Top 2000.

Var. of Boaz. Derivative of Hebrew word. Possibly "swiftness" or "strength" .. Boas is rarely used as a boys' name. See also Bogy.

Derivative of Hebrew word. "Rock." Slightly atypical as a children's name, Cephas is used more often as a last name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -as names for boys.

1. Aaronas - Cephas
Aaron [Aaronas], Abbas, Adonia [Adonias], Aeneas [Eneas, Enneas, ..], Agathias, Ajax [Aias], Andrew [Andras, Andreas, ..], Alfred [Alfredas], Amyas [Amias], Amadeus [Amyas], Anastasios [Anstas, Anastas], Andre [Andras, Andreas], Andreas, Aonghas, Artemas [Artimas], Atlas [Attlas], Barnabas [Barnebas], Bialas, Boaz [Boas], Cephas

Charles [Chas], Chaz [Chas], Christmas, Cleophas [Cleofas], Cordell [Cordas], Costas [Kostas], Dallas, Darius [Darias], Demas [Dimas], Demos [Demas], Douglas, Edward [Edvardas], Elijah [Elias], Elias [Ilyas, Ilyaas, ..], Eneas [Enneas], Epaminondas, Ezra [Esdras], Esias [Esaias], Euodias, Fergus [Fearghas]

Ferdinand [Fernandas], George [Georas, Seoras], Gervase [Gervas], Hieremias, Ilias, Jeremiah [Jeremias], Jonah [Jonas], Josiah [Josias], Jude [Judas], Justin [Justinas], Klaus [Klaas], Konstantin [Kostas], Ladislas, Leonard [Leonidas], Luke [Lucas, Lukas, ..], Loukas, Lucas [Lukas, Loukas, ..], Malachi [Malaquias], Manasseh [Manassas], Marcus [Marcas]

Matthew [Matyas, Mattias, ..], Matthias [Matias, Mattias, ..], Mohandas, Nicholas [Niklas, Nikolas, ..], Obadiah [Obadias], Phineas [Pinhas, Pinchas, ..], Francis [Proinsias], Erasmus [Ras], Rhodes [Rodas, Rhodas], Servas [Servaas], Seamus [Seumas], Silas [Sylas], Stanislaus [Stanislas], Aneislis [Stanislas], Stephanus [Stefanas, Stephanas], Thomas [Tomas, Tamhas, ..], Tobias, Uncas, Uriah [Urias], Vito [Vitas]

Wallace [Wallas], Wenceslaus [Wenceslas], Yonas, Zachariah [Zakarias, Zackerias, ..], Zedekiah [Zedekias], Zenas

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