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Explorer baby names and what they mean, for explorer, pioneer, trek, traveler, with 88 results. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the 1970s (USAGE OF 12.1%) and have become significantly less widespread since (USAGE 5.8%, 52%), with names such as Mark becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Hudson (#61), Ryker (#149), Bennett (#140), Archer (#262) and Miles (#105), while Mieles (TOP 33%) and Mailes (80%) are familiar surnames.

Explorer names

Alan - Chuck | Colum - Faramond | Farold - Lander | Marco - Springer | Standish - Wolfgang

Alan - Chuck

Alan

Alan
.. astronaut Alan Shepard; actors Alan Alda .. Azlan is also a marginally favored boys' name. [Alyn, Alun, Allyn, Allon, Alleyne, Allen, Allain, Alin, Alair, .. 16 more]

Amerigo

Amerigo
.. "America" from Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci. Popular. Compare Amerigo and common surnames Abrigo (UPPER 26%), Amigo (49%), with the -igo suffix. [Amerikus, Ameriko, Amerika, Americus, .. 2 more]

Archer

Archer
.. known pastoralists and explorers in 19th .. A highly popular baby name (#262 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Archer is also found frequently as a last name. See also Ancher.

Arvad
Derivative of Hebrew word. "Exile, voyager." Scarcely used as a baby name. [Arvie, .. 3 more]

Atticus

Atticus
.. the name of Scout's father in .. A highly popular boys' name.

Austin

Austin
.. Stephen Austin, a frontiersman and one .. Austen and variants were popular in 1995 and have become less widespread. [Ostynn, Austyn, .. 3 more]

Beattie
Based on Irish, Gaelic, Latin. "Voyager (through life); blessed." Beattie, Beatty, etc. are seldom found as male names. Masculine form of Beatrice. [Beaty, Beatty, .. 1 more]

Bennett

Bennett
.. aviation pioneer Floyd Bennett. A very popular boys' name (#140 A YEAR AGO), Bennett is also used often as a surname. [Benoit, .. 3 more]

Borg
.. TV series Star Trek: The Next .. Unique as a children's name, Borg occurs more frequently as a surname. See also Burk.

Bowie

Bowie
Colonel James Bowie, scout and originator .. Adoption of Bowie and variants is at its highest presently. [Bowen, .. 1 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Explorer names: Alan, Amerigo, Archer, Atticus, Austin

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Explorer names: Bennett, Bowie, Brendan, Burton, Carson

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Explorer names: Catlin, Christian, Christopher, Chuck

Brendan

Brendan
.. , known as "the Voyager", is famed .. Brendan, Brenden, Brendon, Brennan and Brennen were among 2016's Top names. [Brennon, Brennen, Brendyn, Brendano, .. 6 more]

Burton

Burton
.. exploits of African explorer and writer .. Somewhat common as boys' names, Burton, Burtt, etc. are pronounced like the popular Barton. [Burtt, Bert, .. 1 more]

Buzz
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Buzz, Buzzie and Buzzy are barely found as men's names. [Buzzy, Buzzie, .. 1 more]

Cabot
.. Italian born English explorer and navigator .. Not in Top 2000. [Cabbot]

Caird
Root fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Traveling metalsmith; tinker, worker with tin." Rare as boys' names, but Caird, Caerd, etc. are comparable to the more popular Cairo. Occupational name. [Kairde, .. 3 more]

Carson

Carson
.. America, legendary Missouri frontiersman Kit Carson .. Cason and variants were favored as birth names today. [Kason, Cason, Carsan, .. 2 more]

Catlin

Catlin
.. was an American traveler and artist .. Less widespread today. Catlin was the version last found (1990) in the Top 2000. [Kattlin, .. 2 more]

Christian

Christian
.. of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684) .. Christian, Christan, etc. became less trendy last year, falling on average -5 positions as boys' names with Chris leading the fall. [Krystiano, Kristo, Kristian, Kit, Criston, Cristino, Christie, Christan, Chrestien, .. 16 more]

Christopher

Christopher
.. patron saint of travelers grew from .. Christopher and variants became less trendy in 2016, falling on average -6 rankings as birth names with Cristobal leading the fall. [Topher, Tobal, Krzysztof, Kristoforos, Kristofor, Kristoffer, Kristo, Kris, Kit, Cristovano, .. 22 more]

Chuck

Chuck
.. aviation pioneer Colonel Chuck Yaeger. Chuck exists often (UPPER 17%) as a surname. [Chuckie]

Quick Reference

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

1. Alan - Chuck
Alan [Alyn, Alun, ..], Amerigo [Ameriko, Amerikus, ..], Archer, Arvad [Arvie, Arvid, ..], Atticus, Austin [Ostyn, Ostynn, ..], Beattie [Beaty, Beatty], Bennett [Benoit, Bennet, ..], Borg, Bowie [Bow, Bowen], Brendan [Brennon, Brennen, ..], Burton [Burt, Burtt], Buzz [Buzzy, Buzzie], Cabot [Cabbot], Caird [Kaird, Kairde, ..], Carson [Kason, Karson, ..], Catlin [Katlin, Kattlin], Christian [Krystian, Krystiano, ..], Christopher [Tobal, Topher, ..], Chuck [Chuckie]


Colum [Columcille, Columbanus, ..], Columbus [Colombo, Colombe], Comstock, Cornell [Corney, Cornel], Cortez [Kortez, Kortes], Cree, Crockett [Krock, Croquett, ..], Dana [Dane, Danie], Danar, Daniel [Danyel, Deiniol, ..], Darion [Darrion, Darrien, ..], David [Davyn, Davydd, ..], Dax [Dack, Daxton], Drake [Drago, Drakon, ..], Eastman, Edmund [Ted, Teddy, ..], Edsel, Edwin [Teddy, Teddie, ..], Eric [Rikky, Rikki, ..], Faramond [Pharamund, Pharamond, ..]


Farold, Farr, Ferdinand [Nandy, Nando, ..], Flinders, Ford [Fordon, Forden], Frank [Franz, Frantz, ..], Fremont, George [Ygor, Yuriy, ..], Gifford [Gyfford, Gifferd], Goldwin [Goldwyn, Goldwynn, ..], Henry [Rico, Hinrich, ..], Hudson, Jacques [Jock, Jaques, ..], Joachim [Yakim, Yachim, ..], Jonah [Jonas, Jonasco], Joshua [Jozua, Yehoshua, ..], Julius [Julio, Jules, ..], Kenelm [Kennelm, Kenhelm], Kit [Kitt], Lander [Landry, Landor, ..]


Marco [Markos, Marcos], Mark [Marquus, Marques, ..], Methodios [Methodius], Miles [Mylo, Myles, ..], Natal [Nataly, Natalio, ..], Neil [Oneal, Niles, ..], Nestor [Nestore, Nestorio, ..], Palmer [Palmar, Palmerston], Peregrine [Peregryn, Peregrino], Perry [Parry, Perrie], Pike [Pyke], Ponce, Raleigh [Rawly, Rawley, ..], Roald, Rover, Ryker [Riker], Scout, Sinbad [Sindbah], Somerley [Sorley, Somerled], Springer


Standish, Stian [Styg, Stygge], Sumner, Taz [Tazz, Tazman], Thor [Tyrus, Torre, ..], Viator, Willie [Will, Willy], Wolfgang [Wulfram, Wolfram]

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