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5 Firstborn names and what they mean, for firstborn for males. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in 1880-1889 and are somewhat less popular today. Cain (#726) and Reuben (#845) are two of the more trendy baby names in this list.


Cain .. Biblical: Cain, the firstborn son of Adam and Eve, killed his brother in jealous anger and became a wanderer in exile ..
[Caine, Kain, Kaine]

Primo .. The name may refer to the pride of a firstborn son ..
[Preemo, Premo, Prime]

Proteus .. (Greek) "Primordial, firstborn." ..

Reuben .. Biblical: Reuben was the firstborn of Jacob's 12 sons ..
[Reuban, Reubin, Reuven, Rouvin, Rube, .. 4 more]

William .. The firstborn son of the current Prince of Wales is named William ..
[Bill, Bille, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, .. 29 more]


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

Reuben (Top 55%) and William (Top 100%) are common first names, while Cain, Primo and Proteus are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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