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Christian baby names and what they mean, for christian, church, catholic, missionary, with 172 results. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity 5 decades ago (usage of 24.1%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 9.5%, 60.6%), with names such as Dennis becoming less trendy. The more fashionable names for newborns here are Abel (#125), Kyrie (#334), Luke (#28), Roman (#102) and Silas (#129), while Matthis (top 15%) and Canion (31%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of Christian names for girls.

Christian names

Abbott - Arsenio | Artemas - Canning | Cannon - Cyril | Deacon - Finbar | Fletcher - Kirby | Kirk - Melchior | .. - .. | Timon - Zion

Abbott - Arsenio

AbbottAbbott
.. head of a religious community of .. Abbott (top 1%), Abott (67%), comparable to Allott (top 96%), Arnott (8%), are popular -ott suffix surnames. [Ab, Abbe, Abbie, Abott, .. 7 more]

AbdulAbdul
.. the name indicates religious service and .. Usage of Abdul and variants as birth names in 2015 was up 3.2% compared to the previous decade. [Ab, Abdal, Abdalla, Abdoulla, Abdull, .. 10 more]

AbelAbel
.. According to the Christian Church, he .. Conventional, with usage of 0.174% for Abel, Abell, etc. as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.134% the year before. [Abe, Abie, .. 6 more]

Aeolus
.. a brand of church organs was .. Abolus and Arolus are creative variations. [Aeolos, .. 2 more]

AlaricAlaric
.. a duke who turned to religion. Alaric and variants became more trendy in 2015, rising +130 positions as baby names with Alaric leading the upswing. [Al, Ullrich, Ulrick, .. 11 more]

Alban
.. The first Christian martyr on British .. Albano (top 4%), Albin (5%), Aubin (7%), Alban (10%) and Alvin (15%) are found frequently as last names. [Al, Albinet, Alby, Auben, Aubin, .. 12 more]

Amadour
.. by the Catholic church, but recent .. A rare children's name. [Amador, .. 1 more]

AndrewAndrew
.. first chosen of the 12 apostles .. Andrew, Andriel, etc. became less popular last year, falling -23 positions as children's names. [Adem, Analu, Andonia, Andras, Andre, Andrea, Andrej, Andrezj, Andriel, Andrija, .. 39 more]

Androcles
Androcles was a Christian and a .. Unusual. Androcles (compare Andrewes, Andries) ends with -es. [Androclus]

AngelAngel
Derived from the Church Latin name .. Well-used, with usage of 0.382% for Angel, Angy, etc. as birth names in 2015, though lower than 0.387% in 2014. [Andjelko, Aniol, Anjel, Anyoli, Ohngel, Ohnjel, .. 13 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christian names: Abbott, Abdul, Abel, Alaric, Andrew

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christian names: Angel, Anthony, Antonio, Apollo, Aram

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christian names: Aramis, Arsenio

Aniketos
.. has survived in Catholic countries because .. Aniketos and variants are not often used as boys' names. [Aniceto, Anisio, .. 1 more]

Anselm
.. formidable influence on medieval Christian thought .. Anselm and variants became more trendy in 2015, rising +309 positions as boys' names with Ansel rising the most. [Anse, Anso, .. 6 more]

AnthonyAnthony
.. founded the first Christian monastic order .. Adoption of Anthony and variants as boys' names in 2015 was 42.2% less than a decade ago. [Andy, Anthoney, Antin, Antoine, Antonije, Antony, Antuwan, Antwohn, Antwon, Antwuan, .. 22 more]

Antioco
.. a center of Christianity from around .. Antioco, Antiochus, etc. are unusual as baby names. [Antioch, .. 2 more]

AntonioAntonio
.. in the Catholic church, venerated on .. Antonio, Anton, Antonino and Tony are common as versions. [Antino, Antolin, Antonito, Antonino, Tony, .. 3 more]

ApolloApollo
.. one of the early Christian disciples .. Widely used, with usage of 0.017% for Apollo and variants as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.015% the year before. [Apollon, .. 2 more]

Apostolos
Derived fr. Greek language. "Apostle, disciple." Apostolos is not in the Top 2000.

AramAram
.. spoken there in pre Christian times .. Less used today. Aram was the form last appearing (1997) in the Top 2000. [Arram]

AramisAramis
.. for his ambition and religious aspirations. Aramis is a rare masculine name.

ArsenioArsenio
.. Desert Fathers of Christianity and was .. Used somewhat frequently as baby names, Arsen, Arsenio, etc. are comparable to the conventional Arjun. [Arcenio, Arsene, Arsenius, Arsinio, .. 11 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Christian names [and variants] for boys.

1. Abbott - Arsenio
Abbott [11], Abdul [15], Abel [8], Aeolus [3], Alaric [14], Alban [17], Amadour [2], Andrew [49], Androcles [1], Angel [18], Aniketos [3], Anselm [8], Anthony [32], Antioco [3], Antonio [8], Apollo [3], Apostolos, Aram [1], Aramis, Arsenio [15]


Artemas [9], Ashbel, Augustine [11], Baptist [5], Barnabas [17], Bartholomew [29], Basil [23], Battista [3], Bede [1], Benedict [23], Boris [4], Boyne [3], Brant [4], Calum [3], Calvert [1], Calvin [4], Camilo [3], Campion [1], Candelario [4], Canning [1]


Cannon [2], Celesto [6], Cephas, Channing [6], Chris [3], Christian [25], Christopher [32], Churchill [1], Cillian, Claude [14], Clement [13], Clovis [4], Colman [2], Conan [4], Constant, Constantine [10], Cope, Cristian [1], Cyprian [3], Cyril [10]


Deacon [7], Dean [5], Dennis [17], Dexter [3], Edward [27], Efisio, Eilian [1], Elder [1], Ely, Epifanio [6], Erastus [3], Erhard [2], Ethelbert [2], Eusebius [12], Fadi, Faolan [5], Fergus [6], Fiachra [1], Fillan [1], Finbar [11]


Fletcher [2], Fulton, Fursey, Gall, Gaston [2], Germain [14], Gery, Gregory [27], Hans [6], Ignatius [11], James [28], Jason [12], Jeroboam, Joachim [10], John [85], Justin [18], Justus [1], Kelly [1], Kettil [4], Kirby [6]


Kirk [5], Kirkland [1], Kirkley [4], Kirkwell, Kirkwood, Knox, Kristian [3], Kyrie, Leon [5], Leviticus, Linus [2], Luke [11], Luther [6], Makarios [13], Mark [18], Martin [17], Massey [1], Matthew [34], Matthias [8], Melchior [4]


Minster, Nalin [1], Nathaniel [15], Nevin [6], Nicandro [6], Nicholas [61], Novena, Odell [3], Pagan, Paladio [1], Palmer [3], Pascal [9], Paul [26], Penn [1], Peter [21], Philip [20], Procopio [2], Regis, Roman [7], Rosario


Rufus [2], Saffron [3], Saint, Saladin, Salisbury [6], Santiago [5], Saul [4], Selkirk, Sexton, Silas [7], Simon [15], Sion [1], Slater, Stephen [26], Tallis [2], Teilo, Templeton [3], Thaddeus [15], Theodore [19], Thomas [24]


Timon, Timothy [19], Titus [2], Viator, Victor [13], Vincent [19], Wells, Wesley [5], Xavier [12], Zaccheus [3], Zebediah [2], Zion [1]

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