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Page 1/18. 352 Famous names and what they mean, for famous, popular, renowned, widespread for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Popular names for girls.
Abel .. The name has been in steady use since the sixth century, and is popular in Spain.
Abelard .. Made famous by the 12th-century French philosopher Pierre Abelard, who fell in love with and seduced his student Heloise ..
Abraham .. The name was popular while Abraham Lincoln was president and even after his assasination.
Absalom .. Biblical: Absalom, son of King David, was renowned for his handsome appearance and ability to win the loyalty and allegiance of others ..
Achilles .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
Addison .. The English poet and essayist Joseph Addison was popular and influential through the 18th century.
Adelmar .. (Old German) "Noble, famous."
Adlai .. Made famous in the 20th century by the presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson.
Adrian .. First popular in the 1950s in Britain ..
Ahmed .. One of the many names of the prophet Muhammad, and popular with American Muslims ..
Aidan .. Aiden is a popular modern form of the name ..
Alan .. Popular in the Middle Ages, with a boom around the 1950s influenced by the popularity of actor Alan Ladd ..
Albert .. Also, made famous by Albert Einstein who devised the theory of relativity as a young man ..
Aldous .. Made famous by writer Aldous Huxley.
Alex .. Often used independently as Alexander has become more and more popular .. Russian form Alek is currently very popular in that country ..
Alexis .. Saint Alexis (fifth century) was a popular saint of Edessa, venerated as a "man of God" ..
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 ..
Allaster .. Borne by a minstrel in Sir Walter Scott's "Rob Roy" (1818), which made it popular in the 19th century.
Almanzo .. Famous from the "Little House" books: Almanzo Wilder tells Laura that a distant English ancestor's life had been saved during the Crusades by an Arab named El Manzoor ..
Alonzo .. This form is more popular than Alfonso, perhaps due to the fame of basketball celebrity Alonzo Mourning.
Abel, Abraham, Adrian, Ahmed, Alan, Albert, Alex, Alexis and Alonzo are commonly used names, while Abelard, Absalom, Achilles, Addison, Adelmar, Adlai, Aidan, Aldous, Alistair, Allaster and Almanzo are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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