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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

Abbott

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

Abdul

Abdul
.. the name indicates religious service and .. Rare, with usage of 0.006% for Abdul and variants as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.005% the year before. [Del, Abdull, Abdoulla, Abdalla, Abdal, .. 10 more]

Abel

Abel
.. According to the Christian Church, he .. Usage of Abel, Abell, etc. as birth names in 2015 was up 29.4% compared to the year before. [Avel, Abie, .. 6 more]

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

Alaric

Alaric
.. a duke who turned to religion. Ulrich (TOP 1%), Ullrich (6%), Al (28%) and Ulrick (36%) exist regularly as surnames. [Ulrick, Ullrich, .. 12 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. [Aubin, Auben, Alby, Albinet, .. 13 more]

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

Andrew

Andrew
.. first chosen of the 12 apostles .. Andrew, Andriel, etc. became less popular last year, falling -23 positions as children's names. [Ondrey, Ondre, Ohndrae, Drugi, Drud, Dru, Dandy, Andrzej, Andrija, Andriel, .. 39 more]

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

Angel

Angel
Derived from the Church Latin name .. Angel (TOP 17%) and Angelo (27%) are commonplace men's names. [Onnjelo, Ohnjel, Ohngel, Anyoli, Anjel, Aniol, Andjelko, .. 11 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. [Anisio, .. 2 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. [Selmo, Anso, Anse, .. 5 more]

Anthony

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

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

Antonio

Antonio
.. in the Catholic church, venerated on .. Antonio and variants became less popular last year, falling on average -15 rankings as baby names with Anton leading the decline. [Tony, Antonino, Antonito, Antolin, .. 4 more]

Apollo

Apollo
.. one of the early Christian disciples .. Apollo is a fashionable version. [Apolo, Apollon, .. 1 more]

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

Aram

Aram
.. spoken there in pre Christian times .. Aram and Arram are scarce as men's names, and Aram occurs often (UPPER 55%) as a surname. [Arram]

Aramis

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

Arsenio

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