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18 Children names and what they mean, for children for baby boys, listing 1-18. Albert, Ali, Bob, Clifford, Frederick, Nicholas, Troy and Waldo are commonly used names, while Aditya, Battista, Cronus, Drury, Eagle, Faust, Fiachra, Gaynor, Mercer and Taran are rare in comparison.
Aditya .. This is the name for the seven Hindu gods who are the children of Aditi, the ancient Hindu goddess of the sky and fertility.
Albert .. Her many children and grandchildren carried the name to most of the royal families in Europe, but her eldest son's first move as king was to drop it ..
Ali .. The name is one of the ninety-nine attributes of Allah proposed by Muhammad as excellent names for boy children ..
Battista .. Often children are given the two-part name, "Gian Battista" or "Jean-Baptiste".
Bob .. While Bobby was common for children in the 1950s and '60s, Robert today is more likely to be shortened to Robbie or Rob instead of the pedestrian Bob ..
Clifford .. Literary: Clifford the Big Red Dog is the hero of many children's books ..
Cronus .. He ruled over earth until he was overthrown by the Olympian gods, his children.
Drury .. Drury Lane is a famous street in London's theater district, and also the home of the Muffin Man in a well-known children's song.
Eagle .. Some Native American tribes name children after birds and animals.
Faust .. The Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla, added Felix "happy, fortunate" to his name and named his twin children Faustus and Fausta, which then became Latin Faustinus ..
Fiachra .. Name in Irish mythology of one of the children of Lir, who were turned into swans by their stepmother ..
Mercer .. Children's books author/illustrator Mercer Mayer ..
Nicholas .. Saint Nicholas (fourth century) is known as the patron saint of Greece and Russia, children, scholars, sailors, and pawnbrokers, and (via his Dutch name, Sinte Klaas) the original Santa Claus ..
Taran .. Lloyd Alexander gave the name to his main character and heroine a series of children's books based on Gaelic mythology ..
Troy .. Jane Fonda named one of her children Troy ..
Waldo .. Literary: the "Where's Waldo" children books were popular in the 1990s, giving the name a somewhat comical connotation ..
Covey .. "Brood of birds." ..
Adnan .. He and his descendants "settled" in the northern region of the Arabian peninsula in ancient times ..
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