What does Arch mean?
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(male) Alch, Anch, ..
(female) Archa, Arsia, .. Middle name pairings:
Arch Zakariya (A.Z.), ..
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)
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. 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.
Similar NamesRecommended 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.