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87 Ancient baby names and what they mean, for ancient. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in the year 2006 (usage of 1.4%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 1.1%, 21.4%), but with names such as Terence becoming less fashionable. The most fashionable boy names here are Desmond (#329), Emiliano (#254), Milan (#411), Roman (#113) and Samson (#628). Here is the list of Ancient names for girls.


Aditya - Coleridge | Damaskenos - Karmel | Kay - Parnell | Percy - Tamir | Terence - Virgil


AdityaAditya
.. of Aditi, the ancient Hindu goddess .. Adithya is also a slightly prominent kid's name.

AdnanAdnan
.. the Arabian peninsula in ancient times .. Popular as last name. Compare Adnan (upper 59%) and popular surnames Amman (upper 31%), Arlan (93%), which also end with -an. See also Adan.

AidanAidan
.. form of the ancient Gaelic name .. Adoption of Aidan, Eden, etc. as children's names in 2014 was down 5.6% compared to the previous year. [Aedan, Aiden, Ayden, Eden, Eidan, .. 6 more]

AlanAlan
.. linked to the ancient warrior tribe .. Alan, Alain, etc. became less trendy last year, dropping on average -8 positions as boys' names with Alain leading the fall. [Ailean, Alain, Alen, Allan, Allen, Alleyne, Allie, Alun, .. 17 more]

AlbionAlbion
Albion is an ancient poetic name .. Adoption of Albion was more pronounced among parents during 1880-1889. See also Alben.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ancient names: Aditya, Adnan, Aidan, Alan, Albion

Alun
An ancient Welsh name, indirectly related .. Compare last names Alu (top 33%), Alan (12%). See also Aluf.

AndreasAndreas
.. the patriarchal society of ancient Greece .. A familiar children's name (#1338 in latest rankings), Andreas also exists frequently as a surname. Also a girls' name.

Aquila
.. revival of an ancient Roman name .. Aquial and Aquima are kreatif variations. [Acquila, Acquilla, Akila, .. 6 more]

AramAram
This was an ancient place name .. Less used today. Aram was the form last recorded (1997) in the Top 2000. [Arram]

Arcadio
Ancient place name: Arkadios was a .. Rather quaint as a children's name. [Alcadio, Arcadios, Arkadios, .. 6 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ancient names: Andreas, Aram, Carmelo, Cian

Archelaus
Not uncommon in the ancient world .. Unusual, with the androgynous -us suffix for Archelaus, Arkelaus, like Arcelius. [Archelaios, Arkelaus, .. 1 more]

Bristol
An ancient and important city in .. Outside Top 2000. [Bristow]

Cairn
.. many of these ancient cairns can .. Cairn, Kairn, etc. are not frequently adopted as birth names. [Cairne, .. 4 more]

Caradoc
.. of Caradog, an ancient Celtic name .. Outside Top 2000. [Caradog]

CarmeloCarmelo
.. referred to in ancient writings as .. Carmeli, Karmel and Karmello are more rare as versions of Carmelo. [Carmel, Karmel, .. 4 more]

CianCian
Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Ancient." Keane and variants are rarely found as men's names. [Kean, Keane, .. 2 more]

Cincinnatus
Legendary consul of ancient fifth century .. Not that common as a boys' name.

Clancy
Flannchadh is an ancient Irish name .. Not in Top 2000. [Clancey, Claney]

Cobham
.. from "cob", an ancient term for .. Cobham and Cobbham are unique as birth names. [Cobbham]

Coleridge
.. author of "The Ancient Mariner", and .. Not Top 2000 names. [Colerige, .. 2 more]

Quick Reference

Index of all Ancient names [and variants] for boys.

1. Aditya - Coleridge
Aditya, Adnan, Aidan [Eidan, Eiden, ..], Alan [Alun, Alyn, ..], Albion, Alun, Andreas, Aquila [Aquilla, Aquilino, ..], Aram [Arram], Arcadio [Arkady, Arkadius, ..], Archelaus [Arkelaos, Arkelaus], Bristol [Bristow], Cairn [Kairne, Kairns, ..], Caradoc [Caradog], Carmelo [Karmelo, Karmello, ..], Cian [Kian, Kiean, ..], Cincinnatus, Clancy [Claney, Clancey], Cobham [Cobbham], Coleridge [Colrige, Colridge]

2. Damaskenos - Karmel
Damaskenos [Damascus, Damaskinos], Darius [Derry, Derrius, ..], Delius [Delos, Delios], Desmond [Desmund, Dezmond], Egor [Igor, Ygor], Einar [Inar, Ejnar], Einion [Eynon, Einwys], Emiliano [Milan, Emeliano], Euan [Owen, Ewing, ..], Feivel [Feiwel], Fife [Fib, Fyfe], Gennaro [Januario, Januarius, ..], Gentian [Jentian, Jenshian], Giles [Jiles, Jyles, ..], Halden [Halvdan, Halfdane, ..], Ib, Indra, Isidore [Izzy, Ysidro, ..], Javan [Jayvon, Jayvern], Karmel [Karmi, Karmello, ..]

3. Kay - Parnell
Kay [Kai, Keh], Keenan [Kienan, Kienen, ..], Kellen [Kelle, Kellin, ..], Keon [Kian], Khalid [Khaled], Lleu [Lugh, Lugus], Llewellyn [Llewelyn, Llwewellin, ..], Loukas [Loukanos, Loukianos], Mac [Mackie, Macklin, ..], Magus, March [Marzo, Marcio], Mercury [Mercuree, Mercurey], Milan, Mungo, Murray [Murry, Murrey, ..], Odell [Odie, Odall], Oisin [Ossin, Ossian], Olimpio [Olympus, Olympios, ..], Orazio [Oratio], Parnell [Parnel, Parrnell]

4. Percy - Tamir
Percy [Percey, Percie], Peregrine [Peregryn, Peregrino], Phineas [Pinhas, Pinkus, ..], Plantagenet, Quinn [Quinlan, Quinnell], Ramses [Ramzan, Ramesses], Raynor [Renier, Reinier, ..], Roman [Rome, Romanus, ..], Rourke [Rorke, Roarke], Rune, Sable, Salem, Samson [Shem, Sansone, ..], Saturnin [Saturnino], Scipio, Sela [Selah], Shanley [Shannley], Shannon [Shanon, Shannen, ..], Silvanus [Sylvio, Sylvanus, ..], Tamir

5. Terence - Virgil
Terence [Terry, Terronce, ..], Tristan [Tristyn, Trystan, ..], Troy [Troi, Troye], Tyr, Tyrus, Ull, Virgil [Vergilio, Virgilio, ..]

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