|List A - Z | Top 1000 | Random | Origins|
Page 1/10. 189 Famous names and what they mean, for famous for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Famous names for girls.
Abelard .. Made famous by the 12th-century French philosopher Pierre Abelard, who fell in love with and seduced his student Heloise ..
Achilles .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
Adelmar .. "Noble, famous."
Adlai .. Made famous in the 20th century by the presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson.
Albert .. Also, made famous by Albert Einstein who devised the theory of relativity as a young man ..
Aldous .. Made famous by writer Aldous Huxley.
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 ..
Aloysius .. "Famous warrior." ..
Anfernee Modern name, made famous by basketball celebrity Anfernee Hardaway, who is generally known as "Penny" ..
Anwar .. Made famous by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.
Apollo .. Mythology: the Greek and Roman god of light, music, and poetry, who drives the sun across the sky in a carriage, and also rules over healing and prophecy, speaking through the famous oracle at Delphi ..
Aramis In fiction, the famous swordsman from Alexandre Dumas's "The Three Musketeers", notable for his ambition and religious aspirations.
Aristides .. Aristides was a famous general and statesman during the Golden Age of Athens.
Aristotle .. Made famous by the Greek philosopher Aristotle, and given prominence in recent years by the fame of Jacqueline Kennedy's second husband, shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.
Arsenio .. He was one of the Desert Fathers of Christianity and was famous for saying, "I have often been sorry for having spoken, but never for having held my tongue" ..
Ascot .. More specifically the name of England's famous racetrack near Windsor Castle, and also a style of tying a cravat.
Aston .. Famous for an English sports car, the Aston Martin.
Athos Literary: one of the Three Musketeers from Alexandre Dumas' famous novel.
Atticus .. The name of a famous Roman man of letters who lived in the last years (109-32 BC) of the Roman Empire ..
Augustine .. In England, Saint Augustine (sixth century) was the first archbishop of Canterbury famous for the frank "Confessions", in which he says, "Oh God, make me chaste - but not yet".
Albert and Augustine are commonly used names, while Abelard, Achilles, Adelmar, Adlai, Aldous, Almanzo, Aloysius, Anfernee, Anwar, Apollo, Aramis, Aristides, Aristotle, Arsenio, Ascot, Aston, Athos and Atticus are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
9 pages remaining with 169 names. Go to the next page >> for more baby names from Baldemar to Cadfael.
[Famous names 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10]
© 2014 Think Baby Names
Home - About - Terms - Privacy - Contact