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Page 1/2. 24 Country names and what they mean, for country for baby boys, listing 1-20.
Alex .. Russian form Alek is currently very popular in that country ..
Alistair .. Scottish spelling of Alasdair, the Gaelic form of Alexander, which has long been popular in Scotland, having been borne by three medieval kings of the country ..
Ammon .. Also a place name for a country northeast of the Dead Sea ..
Argento .. The country of Argentina is named for the silver its early Spanish settlers hoped to find there, but did not.
Bill .. Country-western singer Billy Ray Cyrus ..
Brazil Place name of the largest country in South America .. The name may come from the red dye-woods found in the country.
Brian .. He liberated the country from the Danes in 1014 ..
Cork .. A seaport, city, and country in Ireland.
Cuba Place name: the largest island in the West Indies, since 1959 a Communist country under the control of Fidel Castro ..
Dardanos .. Mythology: the founder of Troy and the surrounding country, Dardania ..
Eldorado .. Place name: the mythical South American country.
Frank .. When the Franks moved to Gaul in the fourth century, the country was named France and the tribal name Frank came to mean "Frenchman" or "free" ..
Garth .. Country-western singer Garth Brooks ..
Hale .. Nathan Hale was a Revolutionary War hero famous for saying "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country".
Merle .. Country-western singer Merle Haggard has made this name familiar.
Monroe .. The fifth American President, James Monroe (19th century), was known for his Monroe Doctrine, which by forbidding foreign interference in the Americas, helped define the new country's place in the world ..
Parnell .. (Latin) "Country bumpkin." ..
Pernell .. (Latin) "Country bumpkin." ..
Rhodes .. Name of a Greek island and a British philanthropist, Cecil Rhodes, who gave his name to both a country (Rhodesia) and a scholarship fund for outstanding students from England's former colonies to study at Oxford in England ..
Sulayman .. The Turkish sultan Suleiman the Magnificent brought great improvements in civilizartion to his country.
Alex, Bill, Brian, Frank, Garth, Merle and Monroe are commonly used names, while Alistair, Ammon, Argento, Brazil, Cork, Cuba, Dardanos, Eldorado, Hale, Parnell, Pernell, Rhodes and Sulayman are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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