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Ancient baby names and what they mean, for ancient.

Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in 2014 (usage of 0.1015%), except for names such as Aditya, Keenan, Keon, Mac and Murray which have fallen out of fashion. The most fashionable boy names here are Desmond (#329), Emiliano (#254), Milan (#411), Roman (#113) and Samson (#628), and there is a revival in baby name usage for Milan and Samson. Daris (top 29%) and Milon (31%) are common surnames.

Here is the list of Ancient names for girls.

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Page 1/5 of 87 Ancient names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ancient names: Aditya, Aidan, Alan, Andreas, Arcadio, Carmelo

Aditya 1 .. .. of Aditi, the ancient Hindu goddess .. Popular, and Aditya is comparable to common -ya surname Akkaya (upper 98%).

Adnan 2 .. .. the Arabian peninsula in ancient times .. Not in Top 1000. See also Adan.

Aidan 3 .. .. form of the ancient Gaelic name .. Adoption of Aidan, Eden, etc. as children's names in 2014 was down 2.4% compared to the previous year. [Aedan, Aiden, Ayden, Eden, Eidan, .. 6 more]

Alan 4 .. .. linked to the ancient warrior tribe .. Alanaeo, Alanau and Aualan are kreatif variations. [Ailean, Alain, Alen, Allan, Allen, Alleyne, Allie, Alun, .. 17 more]

Albion 5 .. Albion is an ancient poetic name .. Unusual. Albion, like Aktaion, ends with the androgynous-sounding -ion. See also Alben.

Alun 6 .. An ancient Welsh name, indirectly related .. Not Top 1000 name. See also Aluf.

Andreas 7 .. .. the patriarchal society of ancient Greece .. Unique. Andreas, like Aonghas, has the -as ending. Also a girls' name.

Aquila 8 .. .. revival of an ancient Roman name .. Unusual. Acquila, var. (cf. Abdella) has the common -la suffix. [Acquila, Acquilla, Akila, .. 6 more]

Aram 9 .. This was an ancient place name .. Aram and Arram are irregularly used men's names, and Aram is found often (top 55%) as a surname. [Arram]

Arcadio 10 .. Ancient place name: Arkadios was a .. Arcadio is commonly used as a variation. [Alcadio, Arcadios, Arkadios, .. 6 more]

Archelaus 11 .. Not uncommon in the ancient world .. Not in Top 1000. [Archelaios, Arkelaus, .. 1 more]

Bristol 12 .. An ancient and important city in .. Outside Top 1000. [Bristow]

Cairn 13 .. .. many of these ancient cairns can .. Unique, with the masculine -rn ending for Cairn, Kairn like Claiborn. [Cairne, .. 4 more]

Caradoc 14 .. .. of Caradog, an ancient Celtic name .. Outside Top 1000. [Caradog]

Carmelo 15 .. .. referred to in ancient writings as .. Adoption of Carmelo, Karmelo, etc. as baby names in 2014 was down 28.3% compared to the year before. [Carmel, Karmel, .. 4 more]

Cian 16 .. Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Ancient." Keane and variants are rarely found as men's names. [Kean, Keane, .. 2 more]

Cincinnatus 17 Legendary consul of ancient fifth century .. Not that common as a boys' name.

Clancy 18 .. Flannchadh is an ancient Irish name .. Not in Top 1000. [Clancey, Claney]

Cobham 19 .. .. from "cob", an ancient term for .. Not in Top 1000. [Cobbham]

Coleridge 20 .. .. author of "The Ancient Mariner", and .. Not Top 1000 names. [Colerige, .. 2 more]

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Summary of Ancient names (and variants) for boys.

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]

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, ..]

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]

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

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