What does Arch mean?
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(male) Alch, Anch, ..
(female) Archay, Arsia, ..
How popular is Arch?
Arch is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#19090 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Arch for boys. Arch was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #265 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Arch and related names. Archer (#289 via latest list), Archibald and Archie (#1238) are the prominent varying forms of Arch rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Arch were at the top of their popularity in the 1880s (usage of 0.23%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.07%, ▼68.2%), with versions like Archie becoming less in vogue. Archer is the most trendy birth name among these.
Recommended names are Ace▲, Aodh, Ara, Aram, Aran, Ard, Arda, Ardy, Arek, Arel, Aren, Ares▲, Ari▲, Aric▼, Arick, Arie, Arik, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arlo▲, Arly, Arn, Arnd, Arne, Arni, Arno, Arny, Aron▲, Arri, Arrt (see Arthur), Arry, Art, Arte, Arto, Arty, Arun, Arv, Arvy, Ary, Arye, Aryeh, Aryo, Ash, Birch, Burch, Erich▼, Larch, Lech, March, Rich, Roch and Zach. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arch.See names in meaning and etymology.