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Page 1/2. 27 Brother names and what they mean, for brother for baby boys, listing 1-20.
Aaron .. Biblical: Moses' brother Aaron was the first high priest of Israel ..
Achav .. (Hebrew) "Father's brother." ..
Achidan .. (Hebrew) "My brother judged." ..
Achiram .. (Hebrew) "My brother is exalted."
Achishar .. (Hebrew) "My brother sings." ..
Adelphe .. (Greek) "Brother." ..
Ahab .. (Hebrew) "Father's brother." ..
Archer .. 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 ..
Brody .. Also possibly related to "brathair" meaning "brother" in Irish ..
Bubba .. In American slang, it can also mean "brother".
Bud .. (English) "Brother." Nickname used since medieval times, and modern slang and short form for "buddy" or "brother" ..
Cain .. Biblical: Cain, the firstborn son of Adam and Eve, killed his brother in jealous anger and spent the rest of his life as a wanderer in exile ..
Cassander .. (Spanish, Greek) "Brother of heroes." ..
Epemetheus .. Greek mythology: the husband of Pandora (who opened the famous box, loosing trouble on the world) and brother of Prometheus, who brought fire to mankind.
Esau .. Biblical: Esau, the eldest son of Isaac, was tricked out of his inheritance by his brother Jacob ..
Everley .. Singing group the Everly Brothers.
Hanson .. Singing brothers Taylor, Isaac, and Zac Hanson.
Hiram .. (Hebrew) "My brother is exalted." ..
Jacob .. Biblical: the son of Isaac and Rebekah and twin brother of Esau ..
Joseph .. Biblical: the son of Jacob who, sold by his brothers into slavery, but later became a supreme power in Egypt ..
Aaron, Bud, Hiram, Jacob and Joseph are commonly used names, while Achav, Achidan, Achiram, Achishar, Adelphe, Ahab, Archer, Brody, Bubba, Cain, Cassander, Epemetheus, Esau, Everley and Hanson are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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