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Boy Names Ending with -th

Th ending baby names and what they mean, with 39 results. -th names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 1.79%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.24%, 86%), with names like Kenneth becoming somewhat dated. North (top 1%) and Werth (6%) are familiar -th last names. Here is the list of -th names for girls.

-th names

Ainsworth - Japheth | Jareth - Yorath

Ainsworth - Japheth

Ainsworth, var. Answorth
Origin fr. Old English language. "Ann's estate." Ainsworth (top 2%), comparable to Alworth (top 39%), Airth (76%), is a common -rth suffix last name.

Atworth
Derived fr. Old English word. "At the farmstead." Atworth was not among 2015's Top names.

Barth
Var. of Bartholomew. From Aramaic element. "Son of Talmai (the farmer)." Not Top 2000 name. See also Baret.

Booth, var. Both
Derivative of Middle English, Scandinavian words. "Dwelling place." Booth (upper 1%) and Both (17%) exist commonly as last names.

Bosworth
Based on Middle English word. "Fenced farm near the woods." Bosworth is a scarcely used masculine name, existing regularly (top 4%) as a surname.

Cleanth, var. Cleneth, Clianth, Kleanth
From Greek word. .. Critic Cleanth Brooks. Cleanth, Kleanth, etc. were not among 2015's Top names.

Ellsworth and variantsEllsworth, var. Ellswerth, Elsworth
Derived fr. Old English word. "Elli's estate." Ellsworth and Elsworth are more widely used as baby names among these versions.

Galath
Form of Galahad. Origin fr. Welsh word. "Hawk, hero." Not that prominent as a birth name. See also Golyath.

Galbraith, var. Galbreath, Gallbraith, Gallbreath
Source fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Foreign Briton." Garbraith and Gilbraith are creative variations.

Garret and variantsGareth1, Garreth1, Garrith, Garyth1
Var. of Garret. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic. Surname derived from Gerald and Gerard .. Gareth is in the Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -th names: Ellsworth, Elsworth, Gareth, Garth, Griffith, Heath

Gareth and variantsGareth2, var. Garith, Garreth2, Garth1, Garyth2
Based on Celtic element. "Gentle." Gareth is a Top 2000 baby name.

GarthGarth2
Root fr. Scandinavian element. "Keeper of the garden." Garth soared in popularity in 1992, but now, Garth has become less trendy. See also Garyth.

Goldsmith
Derivative of Old English. "Gold worker." Not that common as a baby name, Goldsmith is found more commonly as a surname.

Goliath, var. Golliath, Golyath
From Hebrew language. "Exile." Goliath, Golliath and Golyath are rare as children's names.

GriffithGriffith
Derivative of Welsh. "Lord, prince." Griffith was favored as a birth name 125 years ago.

HeathHeath
From Middle English word. "Heath." Usage of Heath as a boys' name has dwindled since the 1970s. Gender-neutral name.

Hellmuth
Form of Helmut. Origin fr. Middle French element. "Helmet, protection." Not in popularity charts.

Hyacinth
Derivative of Greek. "Hyacinth." Hyacinth is rare as a baby name. Also used for girls.

Japheth1, Yapheth
Forms of Yaphet. Source fr. Hebrew element. "Comely." Not in Top 2000.

Japheth2
From Hebrew language. "May he expand." Not in popularity charts. See also Japhet.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ainsworth - Japheth
Ainsworth [Answorth], Atworth, Bartholomew [Barth], Booth [Both], Bosworth, Cleanth [Cleneth, Clianth, Kleanth], Ellsworth [Elsworth, Ellswerth], Galahad [Galath], Galbraith [Galbreath, Gallbraith, Gallbreath], Garret [Garyth, Gareth, Garrith, Garreth], Gareth [Garth, Garyth, Garith, Garreth], Garth, Goldsmith, Goliath [Golyath, Golliath], Griffith, Heath, Helmut [Hellmuth], Hyacinth, Yaphet [Japheth, Yapheth], Japheth


Jareth [Jereth, Jarreth], Jarlath [Jarleath, Jarlaith], Jethro [Jeth], Keith, Kenneth [Kennith], Langworth, Leith, Mar- [Markeith], Meredith [Meredyth, Merideth, Meridith], Roth, Seth, Smith [Smyth], Wadsworth [Waddsworth], Walworth, Wentworth, Woolworth, Worth, Wyatt [Wyeth], Yorath

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