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4 Alone names and what they mean, for alone for males. These boy names are at the height of their popularity today, except for forms like Percival and Eric which have become less fashionable. Gideon is the most trendy baby name in recent years.
Anthony .. According to legend, he lived alone in the wilderness for over 80 of his hundred-some years ..
Eric .. From ei meaning "ever, always" (or einn "one, alone") and ríkr meaning "rule, power" ..
Gideon .. Biblical: a hero and judge of Israel who won battles through skillful planning and faith rather than strength of arms alone ..
Percival .. His virtue was so great that he alone could retrieve the elusive Holy Grail, the chalice from Christ's Last Supper ..
Anthony and Eric are commonly used names, while Gideon and Percival are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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