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Beck (boy)

What does Beck mean?

Beck Pronunciation of Beck [beck] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Beck) is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Beck is "stream". Place name. Also possibly (Old English) "axe". The term is used in rural Scotland. Singer Beck.

Associated with: norse, stream (river), old, scotland.

Variations

Beck has 1 variant: Becker.

Related boy name: Beckett.

1 feminine form: Beckett.

Creative forms:
(male) Back, Beco, ..

(female) Beli, Beti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Beck Julio (B.J.), ..

How popular is Beck?

Beck is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#295 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Beck was first listed in 1999 and reached its peak position of #1189 in the U.S. in 2011, and is presently at #1227. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beck name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Beckett (#218 in 2015) is the only other prominent varying form of Beck (#1227 in 2015). These relations of Beck were at the peak of their popularity in 2015 (average #722). Beckett is the most trendy birth name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beck, Beckett in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beck and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Beck is pronounced similarly to Bake and Buck. Other suggested similar names are Aleck, Bank, Beach, Beal, Bear, Beau, Beda, Bede, Beech, Bell, Ben, Benn, Bent, Berg, Berk, Berke, Berky, Berl, Bern, Bert, Bev, Birk, Black, Breck, Brick, Brik, Brock, Brok, Bucky, Burk, Dack, Dick, Heck, Jack, Jock, Lock, Luck, Mack, Mick, Nick, Rick, Rock, Tuck, Vick, Wick, Wyck and Zack. These names tend to be more frequently used than Beck.

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