What does Arch mean?
(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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Arch and related names. Archer (#303 via latest list), Archibald and Archie (#1474) 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%, ▼71.1%), 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.