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What does Archer mean?

Archer \a-rcher, ar-cher\ as a boys' name is pronounced AR-cher. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Archer is "bowman". From the word "arcarius". An English surname from medieval times when bows and arrows were essential hunting and fighting equipment. Mildly popular in the 19th century. In Australia, the name may be used as homage to the seven Archer brothers who were well-known pastoralists and explorers in 19th-century Queensland. Philantrophist Archer Huntington.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Archibald.


Popularity

Archer is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1019 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Archer for boys. Archer reached its top position of #303 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Archer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Archer outside U.S.

Archibald is the only other prominent varying form of Archer (#303 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 and is somewhat lower today, with the version Archibald becoming less fashionable. Archer (#303) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here, with this name enjoying a rebound in usage. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Archer and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Archer, Archibald in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Archer outside U.S.


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Ancher, Archard, Archerd and Arther. Like Archer, these names are not frequently used.

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