Baby Names starting with P for boys

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Pablo, var. Pablos, means "little". Adoption of Pablo and Pablos as baby names in 2014 was up 13.3% compared to 2004.

Pace, var. Payce, Paice, means "passover". Rare. Pace (cf. Boniface, Wallace) ends with the familiar androgynous-sounding -ace.

Paciano, means "peace". Paciano is a sparsely used male name.

Pacifico, var. Pacificus, means "calm, tranquil". Pacifico and Pacificus are rare male names, and Pacifico is found frequently (top 12%) as a last name.

Packard, var. Packer, Packert. Rare. Packard, like Hazard, Aliard, ends with the common masculine-sounding -ard.

Paco, var. Pacorro, means "from France". Rare. Paco, like Rocco, Franco, uses the familiar masculine-sounding -co ending.

Paddy, var. Paddey, Paddie, Padraig, Padraic, means "noble, patrician". Not in popularity charts.

Pagan, means "countryman". Unisex name. Common as surname, and Pagan (top 1%) is similar to popular Pa- last names Pagana (top 93%), Pavan (52%).

Page, var. Payge, Paige, Paget, Pagett, Padget, Padgett. Unusual as baby names, but Page, Payge, etc. are similar to the more popular Gage.

Pagiel, means "God disposes". Pagiel was not a Top birth name in 2014.

Paine, var. Pain, Payne, means "countryman, rustic villager, peasant". Common as surnames, and Paine (upper 3%), Pain (24%), Payne (1%) are similar to popular Pa- surnames Paini (upper 85%), Paino (27%).

Paisley. Gender-neutral name. A novel baby name, Paisley occurs more often as a last name.

Paladio, var. Palladius, means "follower of Pallas". Uncommon. Paladio, like Candidio, Eladio, ends with the popular masculine -dio.

Paley. Rare. Paley (cf. Kimberley, Kingsley) ends with the familiar masculine-sounding -ley. See also Pawel.

Palila, var. Pali, means "bird". Palila and Pali are not often used as baby names.

Palmer, var. Palmar, Pallmer, Palmerston, means "pilgrim". Popular as last names, and Palmer (upper 1%), Palmar (69%), Palmerston are similar to common Palm- last names Palmiere (upper 53%), Palmore (7%).

Palomo, means "dove". Palomo is rarely used as a children's name.

Paltiel, var. Platya, Platyahu, means "God is my deliverance". Unusual. Paltiel (cf. Azriel, Othniel) ends with the popular masculine -iel.

Pancho. Pancho is a scarcely used men's name, registering often (top 43%) as a surname.

Paquito, var. Paco, means "from France". Not in Top 1000.

Paris, var. Parris. Paris is a common (top 87%) male name, whereas Parris is uncommon.

Parker, var. Parke, Parks, Parkes, Parkman, means "park keeper". Prominent. Parker (cf. Volker, Deker) uses the popular masculine -ker suffix.

Parkins, var. Parkin, Parken, means "rock". Parkins, Parken and Parkin are hardly found as masculine names.

Parmenio, var. Parmenius, Parmenios, means "studious, of intelligence". Outside Top 1000.

Parnell, var. Parnel, Parrnell, means "country bumpkin". Unique. Parnell, Parrnell (cf. Pernell, Lionnell) end with the familiar androgynous -nell.

Parr, means "castle park". Parr is not a Top 1000 name. See also Barr.

Parrish, var. Parish, Parris, Parriss, means "ecclesiastical locality". Popular as last names, and Parrish (upper 1%), Parris (2%), etc. are comparable to popular Par- surnames Parries (upper 74%), Parikh (4%).

Parry, var. Parrie, Parrey, means "son of Harry". Parry, Parrey and Parrie were not among 2014's Top names.

Parsons, var. Parson, Person, Persons, means "clergyman". Uncommon. Parsons, Persons, like Alfons, Clemmons, end with the familiar masculine-sounding -ons.

Parthalan, var. Pathalan. Uncommon. Parthalan and Pathalan are not found in the US Census.

Parthenios, var. Parthenius, means "maiden-like". Not in Top 1000.

Parton. Rather uncommon as a children's name, Parton is used more commonly as a surname. See also Warton.

Parvaiz, var. Parwiz, Parviz, Parvez, means "commendable". Unusual. Compare Parvaiz, Parwiz, etc. and common Pa- last names Parvizi (top 89%), Parvis (47%).

Pascal, var. Pascoe, Pasqual, Pascual, Pascale, Paschal, Pasquale, Pascuale, Pascalle, Paschalis, means "Easter child". Popular as last names, and Pascal (top 8%) is similar to popular surnames Gocal (top 90%), Mariscal (3%), which also end with -cal.

Patrick, var. Pat, Pats, Pink, Patsy, Paddy, Patty, Patrik, Packey, Patric, Padric, .. 14 more, means "patrician, noble". Patrick and variants became more trendy in 2014, rising +1 position as boys' names with Patrick gaining the most.

Patterson, var. Pattison, Paterson, means "son of Patrick; son of Peter". Rare. Patterson, Paterson (cf. Saunderson, Urson) use the common masculine -rson suffix.

Patton, var. Paten, Paton, Patin, Pattin, Patten, means "fighter's town". Not Top 1000 names.

Paul, var. Pal, Pol, Poul, Poll, Paavo, Paulo, Pavlo, Pavle, Pauly, Pasha, .. 15 more, means "small". Pablo (upper 28%) and Paul (1%) are frequently occurring as given names.

Pawnee. Unique. Pawnee (cf. Umee, Cree) uses the common androgynous -ee suffix. See also Payne.

Paxton, var. Paxon, Paxtun, Paxten, Packston, means "Poecc's settlement". Paxton (upper 2%), like Axton (upper 19%), Bloxton (64%), is a common -xton suffix surname.