Firstborn Names

Firstborn names and what they mean, for firstborn for males. Usage of these boy names reached its peak in 1880-1889 and it is somewhat lower today. Cain (#727) and Reuben (#848) are two of the more trendy baby names in this compilation, with Reuben having a resurgence in usage.

Cain - William

Page 1/1 of 5 Firstborn names.

Cain 1 .. Biblical: Cain, the firstborn son of Adam and Eve, killed his brother in jealous anger and became a wanderer in exile .. Also used as a girls' name. Popularly used as a given name for baby boys (#727 in 2014), and also existing commonly as a last name. [Caine, .. 2 more]

Primo 2 .. The name may refer to the pride of a firstborn son .. Primo is infrequently used as a masculine name, and it occurs regularly (Top 21%) as a surname in the US Census. [Preemo, .. 2 more]

Proteus 3 .. Origin fr. Greek element. "Primordial, firstborn." A baby name which is only intermittently used. ..

Reuben 4 .. Biblical: Reuben was the firstborn of Jacob's 12 sons .. The name Reuben has increased in popularity over the past few years. The form Rubin is common as a version of the name. [Reuban, Rouvin, Rubin, .. 6 more]

William 5 .. The firstborn son of the current Prince of Wales is named William .. Very prominent baby name (#5 the previous year) that also exists somewhat often as a surname. The variations Wilmer, Willie, Wilhelm, Guillermo and Bill are prevalent as forms of William. [Bill, Bille, Guglielmo, Liam, Wilek, .. 29 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Firstborn names: Cain, Reuben, William

Quick Index

Summary of all Firstborn names (and their variants) for boys.

[Cain - William]
Cain [Kain, Caine, Kaine], Primo [Prime, Premo, Preemo], Proteus, Reuben [Ruby, Rube, Rubin, Ruben, Reubin, Reuban, Rouvin, Rubino, Reuven], William [Wim, Wills, Willy, Willis, Wilmer, Wilmot, Wilson, Willkie, Wilmott, Willson, ..]