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Boy Names associated with Civil

Civil baby names and what they mean, for civil, revolutionary, confederate, patriot, with 47 results. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread 106 years ago (ADOPTION OF 5.19%) and is somewhat lower today (ADOPTION 2.86%, 45%), with names like Ambrose becoming less in vogue. Davis (#490), Jackson (#17) and Shiloh (#871) are three of the more trendy names for newborns among these, while Boliver (TOP 32%) and Cha (3%) are popular surnames.

Civil names

Ambrose - Hooker | Jackson - Shiloh | Tandie - Wolfe

Ambrose - Hooker

Ambrose

Ambrose
.. Civil War General Ambrose E. Burnside. Common as surnames, and Ambrose (TOP 1%), Ambroise (21%), Brose (10%) are similar to popular -se last names Amelse (TOP 77%), Amorose (53%). [Emrys, Ambroz, Ambros, Ambrogio, Ambroggio, Ambroeus, .. 12 more]

Beauregard

Beauregard
.. of three prominent Confederate generals, Pierre .. Beau and forms were favored by parents in 2016. [Beau]

Bolivar
The revolutionary Simon Bolivar (19th century) .. Bolivar, Bolevar and Bollivar were not Top birth names in 2016. [Bollivar, .. 1 more]

Buell

Buell
.. and after the American Civil War .. Usage of Buhl and variants soared in the 1910s. [Buhler, Buhl, .. 2 more]

Che

Che
Latin American revolutionary Che Guevara. Less widespread today. Che last appeared in the 1980s in the Top 2000.

Cornell

Cornell
.. the largest stockholder in Western Union. Less common today. Cornell was the variant last appearing (2012) in the Top 2000. [Corney, Cornall, .. 1 more]

Cornwallis
.. general in the revolutionary War George .. Not Top 2000 name.

Davis

Davis
.. Confederate President Jefferson Davis; actor Brad .. Davy and variants rose in popularity during 1880-1889 and have become less popular, with Dave becoming somewhat dated. [Dayton, Dayson, Davy, Davison, Davidson, .. 3 more]

Early

Early
.. Confederate General Jubal Early. A slightly offbeat baby name, Early occurs more commonly as a last name. [Erly, Erlie, .. 2 more]

Eldridge

Eldridge
.. African American civil rights activist Eldridge .. Usage of Eldridge as a children's name has declined circa the 1910s. [Eldrige, Eldrege, .. 3 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Civil names: Ambrose, Beauregard, Buell, Che, Cornell

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Civil names: Davis, Early, Eldridge, Emmet, Ethan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Civil names: Forest, Gage, Hale, Hampton, Harlan

Emmet

Emmet
.. 19th century Irish patriot Robert Emmet .. Emmett (TOP 41%) and Emmitt (87%) are commonly occurring as masculine names, whereas Emmet, Emmit, Emmot and Emmott are uncommonly used. [Emmott, Emmett, .. 3 more]

Ethan

Ethan
.. was a famous Revolutionary War leader .. Ethan and variants became more popular in 2016, gaining +5 rankings as boys' names with Eitan gaining the most. [Ethen, .. 3 more]

Forest

Forest
.. for hard charging Confederate General Nathan .. Common, with usage of 0.043% for Forest, Forrester, etc. as birth names in 2016, higher than 0.038% the previous year. [Foster, Forster, Forrester, .. 2 more]

Gage

Gage
.. the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Usage of Gage and variants as boys' names in 2016 was 14.2% less than 2015. [Gauge, .. 1 more]

Glyndwr
.. the medieval Welsh patriot Owain Glyndwr. Usage of Glyn and forms was more pronounced during 1930-1939. [Glyndwer, Glyn, Glendower, .. 2 more]

Hale

Hale
.. Hale was a Revolutionary War hero .. Hale (UPPER 1%) and Hayle (45%) exist often as surnames. [Hayle]

Hampton

Hampton
.. soldier in the Revolutionary War and .. Adoption of Hampton and Hampten as children's names in 2016 was down 100% compared to 2015. [Hampten]

Hancock
Bostonian patriot John Hancock was the .. Not in Top 2000. [Handcock]

Harlan

Harlan
.. 1911, a defender of civil rights. Widely used, with usage of 0.014% for Harlan, Harlen, etc. as boys' names in 2016, higher than 0.014% the previous year. [Harlynn, .. 5 more]

Hooker
.. Union general in the Civil War. Not Top 2000 name. See also Hooper.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ambrose - Hooker
Ambrose [Amby, Emrys, Brose, Ambrus, Ambroz, Ambrossij, ..], Beauregard [Beau], Bolivar [Bolevar, Bollivar], Buell [Buhl, Buel, Buhler, Bueller], Che, Cornell [Corney, Cornel, Cornall], Cornwallis, Davis [Davy, Dayton, Dayson, Daviss, Davies, Davison, ..], Early [Erly, Erlie, Earlie, Earley], Eldridge [Eldrige, Eldrick, Eldrich, Eldrege, Eldredge], Emmet [Emmot, Emmit, Emmott, Emmitt, Emmett], Ethan [Etan, Ethen, Eitan, Aitan], Forest [Foster, Forster, Forrest, Forester, Forrester], Gage [Gauge, Gaige], Glyndwr [Glyn, Glin, Glynn, Glyndwer, Glendower], Hale [Hayle], Hampton [Hampten], Hancock [Handcock], Harlan [Harlyn, Harlin, Harlen, Harlynn, Harlenn, Harland], Hooker


Jackson [Jax, Jaxon, Jaxen, Jaxson, Jakson, Jacson, ..], Jeb, Joseph [Yusup, Yusuf, Yusif, Yuszef, Yussuf, Yousef, ..], Jubal, Lafayette, Lander [Land, Landry, Landor, Landis, Landiss, Landers], Lee [Lea, Leigh], Luther [Lutero, Lothar, Louther, Lothair, Lotario, Lothario], Manasseh [Menashi, Menashe, Manasio, Manases, Manassas], Marcus [Marco, Markus, Markos, Marcas], Marion [Mariano], Martin [Marty, Morten, Martyn, Marton, Martinus, Martinos, ..], Mead [Meed, Meade], Nathan [Nat, Nate, Natan, Nathon, Nathen], Paul [Pol, Poul, Poll, Pawel, Pavlo, Pavlik, ..], Quintrell [Quentrell, Quantrell], Reno, Sheridan [Sheredan, Sheridon, Sherridan], Sherman [Shermon, Shermann, Shearman, Scherman, Schermann], Shiloh [Shilo, Shylo, Shyloh]


Tandie [Tandy, Tandey], Tecumseh, Ulysses [Ulisse, Ulises], Wade [Wayde, Wadell, Waydell, Waddell], Wallace [Welsh, Welch, Walsh, Wally, Wallis, Wallie, ..], Winfield [Wynfield, Winnfield, Wynnsfield], Wolfe [Wulf, Wolf, Wulfe, Woolf, Wolff, Wolfhart]

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