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"US" baby names ending with -us are used more often as masculine names.

These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.0292%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.0179%, 38.8% less), but with names such as Demarcus, Demetrius, Ignatius, Junius and Lucius becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable baby names among these are Cassius (#704), Augustus (#544), Atticus (#370), Titus (#285) and Cyrus (#461), with Augustus, Cassius and Cyrus undergoing a revival in popularity. Casseus (top 20%) and Copus (18%) are common -us last names.

pinAchilles - Amerigo

Page 1/16 of 302 -us grouped names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of -us names: Adolphus, Aloysius, Alpheus, Dolphus

[Achilleus, Achillius, Akillius, .. 12 more] Var. of Achilles 1 From Greek element. From Achilleus .. Not Top 1000 names.

[Adelfus, Adelphus, .. 2 more] Forms of Adelphe 2 Derived fr. Greek language. "Brother." Outside Top 1000.

[Adulfus, Adolphus, Dolphus, .. 10 more] Var. of Adolph 3 Root fr. Old German element. "Noble, majestic wolf." Outside Top 1000. ..

Aegeus [Aigeus, .. 1 more] 4 Based on Greek language. "Protection." Algeus, Angeus and Avegeus are kreatif forms. ..

Aengus 5 Origin fr. Celtic word. "One choice." Not in popularity charts. See also Anngus. ..

Aeolus [Aiolus, .. 2 more] 6 Derivative of Greek element. "Variable, changeable." Not in popularity charts. ..

[Agapetus, .. 2 more] Var. of Agapito 7 From Greek element. "Lovingkindness, charity." Not in popularity charts. ..

[Agathius, .. 2 more] Var. of Agathias 8 Origin fr. Greek element. "Good, honorable." Not in Top 1000. ..

[Albertus, .. 26 more] Form of Albert 9 Root fr. Old English language. "Noble, bright." Not Top 1000 name. ..

[Aldus, .. 3 more] Form of Aldo 10 Origin fr. Italian, Old German words. "Old one, elder." Not Top 1000 name. ..

Aldous [Aldus, Eldous, .. 9 more] 11 Based on Old German language. "Old." Not in Top 1000.

[Aleksius, Alexius, Alexus, .. 11 more] Forms of Alexis 12 Origin fr. Greek element. "Defender." Uncommon. Aleksius, Alexius (cf. Arcadius) uses the masculine -ius suffix. ..

[Alphonsus, .. 17 more] Var. of Alfonso 13 Based on Old German language. "Ready for battle." Outside Top 1000. See also Alfonsus. ..

Aloysius [Aloisius, .. 13 more] 14 Origin fr. Old German language. "Famous warrior." Unusual. Aloysius, Aloisius, like Achillius, ends with the masculine-sounding -ius. ..

Alpheus [Alfaeus, Alfeus, Alpheaus, Alphoeus, .. 1 more] 15 Origin fr. Hebrew. "Successor." Rare, with the -eus suffix for Alpheus, Alfeus, etc. like Astraeus.

[Alfonsus, Alfonzus, Alphonsus, Alphonzus, .. 19 more] Forms of Alphonse 16 Stems fr. Old German. "Ready for battle." Not in Top 1000. ..

[Altus, .. 1 more] Form of Alta 17 Root fr. Latin element. "High, elevated." Not Top 1000 name. See also Artus.

Amadeus [Amatus, .. 16 more] 18 Based on Latin language. "God's love." Unusual. Amadeus (cf. Alfeus) ends with the masculine -eus.

[Ambroeus, Ambrosius, Ambrus, .. 14 more] Var. of Ambrose 19 Stems fr. Greek element. "Immortal." Uncommon. Ambroeus (cf. Andreus) uses the -eus suffix. ..

[Americus, Amerikus, .. 4 more] Var. of Amerigo 20 Origin fr. Italian element. Italian form of the Germanic name .. Not Top 1000 names.

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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for -us names for boys.

Achilles - Amerigo
Achilles [Akillius, ..], Adelphe [Adelphus], Adolph [Dolphus, ..], Aegeus [Aigeus], Aengus, Aeolus [Aiolus], Agapito [Agapetus], Agathias [Agathius], Albert [Albertus], Aldo [Aldus], Aldous [Eldous], Alexis [Alexus, ..], Alfonso [Alphonsus], Aloysius [Aloisius], Alpheus [Alphoeus, ..], Alphonse [Alphonzus, ..], Alta [Altus], Amadeus [Amatus], Ambrose [Ambrus, ..], Amerigo [Amerikus]

Anacletus - Armin
Anacletus [Cletus], Anastasios [Stasius, ..], Andre [Andrius], Andrew [Andrius], Androcles [Androclus], Angus [Gus, ..], Aniketos [Anicetus], Antaeus [Anteus], Anthony [Thonus], Antioco [Antiochus], Antonio [Antonius], Aonghas [Aonghus], Apolonio [Apollonius], Arcadio [Arkadius], Arcelio [Aricelius], Archelaus [Arkelaus], Argus, Ari [Arius], Arius, Armin [Arminius]

Arsenio - Britannicus
Arsenio [Arsenius], Artemas [Artimus], Arthur [Artus], Ascanius, Astraeus, Athanasios [Athanasius], Atticus, August [Gus, ..], Augustus [Guus], Aurelio [Aurelius], Bacchus, Barnabas [Barnebus], Bartholomew [Bartholomeus], Basil [Vasilus, ..], Belisario [Belisarius], Bemus [Beamus], Benedict [Benedictus], Blaze [Blasius], Boniface [Bonifacius], Britannicus

Brutus - Cletus
Brutus, Cadmus [Kadmus], Caduceus, Caius, Calogero [Kalogerus], Camilo [Camillus], Carroll [Carolus], Cassius, Catullus, Cecil [Cecilius], Celso [Celsus], Cetus, Christopher [Christoforus], Cincinnatus, Cirrus, Claude [Claudius], Claus [Klaus], Clement [Clementius], Cleophas [Cleophus], Cletus [Kletus, ..]

Clitus - Delius
Clitus, Colum [Columbanus], Columbus, Comus, Constantine [Constantius], Cornelius [Kornelius, ..], Crispin [Crispus], Cronus, Cyril [Cyrillus], Cyrus, Dacey [Dacius], Daedalus [Dedalus], Damario [Damarius], Damaskenos [Damascus], Damian [Damianus], Dardanos [Dardanus], Darius [Derrius, ..], De- [Demarcus], Decimus, Delius

Delphin - Ernest
Delphin [Delphinus], Demarcus [Demarkus], Demetrius [Dimitrious, ..], Dennis [Dionysus], Desiderio [Desiderus, ..], Deus, Dionysius [Dionysus], Dolph [Dolphus, ..], Donato [Donatus], Dontavius [Dontavious, ..], Efigenio [Efigenius], Eligius, Elois [Aloysius], Emery [Emerus], Emil [Emilianus], Epicurus, Epemetheus, Erasmus [Rasmus], Erastus [Rastus], Ernest [Ernestus]

Eugene - George
Eugene [Iphigenius, ..], Euphemios [Euphemius], Eusebius [Esavius], Eustace [Eustatius, ..], Evaristus, Fabian [Fabiyus, ..], Fabrice [Fabrizius, ..], Faunus [Fawnus], Faust [Faustus], Fergus [Feargus], Festus, Firoz [Firus], Flavian [Flavius], Florent [Florus], Fortune [Fortunatus], Francis [Franciskus], Fulgentius, Gaius, Gennaro [Januarius], George [Siorus]

Germain - Icarus
Germain [Germanus], Geronimo [Jeronimus], Gerontius, Gervase [Gervasius], Gilbert [Giselbertus], Giles [Egidius], Gregory [Gregorius], Gus, Gustav [Gustus, ..], Hampus, Hermes [Hermus], Hesperos [Hesperus], Hieronymos [Hieronymus], Hilary [Hilarius], Hippolyte [Hippolytus], Homer [Homerus], Honore [Honoratus], Horace [Horatius], Hyacinthe [Hyacinthus], Icarus [Ikarus]

Ignatius - Kornel
Ignatius [Ignatious], Irenio [Ireneus], Isidore [Isidorus], Jacob [Shamus, ..], Jairo [Jairus], Jairus, Jarius, James [Seamus], Janus [Jenarius], Jerome [Hieronymus], Jesus [Jesous], Joseph [Josephus], Julian [Julius], Julius, Junius, Justin [Justus, ..], Justus, Kalogeros [Kalogerus], Klaus, Kornel [Kornelius]

La- - Marcellus
La- [Lamarcus], Ladislas [Ladislaus], Lawrence [Laurentius], Lazarus, Leonard [Leondaus], Leviticus, Lexer [Lexus], Lexus, Liberio [Liberatus], Linus, Lleu [Lugus], Louis [Ludovicus], Lucian [Lucianus], Lucretius, Luke [Lucius], Magnus [Manus], Magus, Makarios [Macarius], Marcel [Marcellus], Marcellus

Marcus - Nigel
Marcus [Markus], Mariano [Marianus], Marino [Rinus], Mario [Marius], Mark [Marquus, ..], Martin [Martinus], Matthew [Mattheus, ..], Maurice [Maurus], Maximilian [Maximus], Maximus, Methodios [Methodius], Modesto [Modestus], Montana [Montanus], Narcisse [Narcissus], Nazaire [Nazarius], Neckarios [Nektarius], Nereus, Nicholas [Nikolaus, ..], Nicodemus [Nikodemus], Nigel [Nigellus]

Nikostratos - Pons
Nikostratos [Nicostratus], Octavio [Octavus, ..], Odysseus, Olimpio [Olympus], Onofrio [Onofrius], Orpheus, Pacifico [Pacificus], Paladio [Palladius], Parmenio [Parmenius], Parthenios [Parthenius], Patrick [Patrizius], Paul [Paulus], Pelagios [Pelagius], Perseus, Philip [Philippus], Phineas [Pinkus], Phoebus, Pio [Pius], Placido [Placidus], Pons [Ponthus]

Procopio - Sergio
Procopio [Procopius], Prosper [Prosperus], Proteus, Prudencio [Prudentius], Quentin [Quintus], Rasmus, Rastus, Remus, Rene [Renatus], Rocco [Rochus], Roman [Romanus], Romulus, Rudolph [Rudolphus], Rufus [Rufous], Salvio [Salviatus], Sassacus, Seamus [Shamus], Septimus, Seraphim [Seraphimus], Sergio [Sergius]

Servas - Thaddeus
Servas [Servatus], Severin [Severinus], Sextus [Sixtus], Shamus, Sigmund [Sigismundus], Silas [Silvanus], Silvanus [Sylvanus], Sirius, Sixtus, Sofus [Sophus], Stanislaus, Stephanus [Stefanus], Stephen [Stephanus], Straus, Tacitus, Tarquin [Tarquinus], Taurus, Tavaris [Tevarus, ..], Terence [Terrius], Thaddeus [Thadeus, ..]

Theodore - Zenobios
Theodore [Theodosius], Theophilus, Theseus, Thor [Tyrus], Timothy [Timotheus], Titus, Tyrus, Urban [Urbanus], Urso [Ursus], Valentine [Valentinus], Valerian [Valerius], Vincent [Vincentius], Virginius, Vito [Vitus], Wenceslaus, William [Willhelmus], Xanthus, Zaccheus [Zacheus], Zachariah [Zacheus], Zenobios [Zenobius]

Zephyr - Zeus
Zephyr [Zephyrus], Zeus