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Friend baby names and what they mean, for friend, with 68 results. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 1.7%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.4%, 73.7%), with names such as Elvin becoming somewhat outmoded. Alden (#720) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here, while Amiot (top 26%) and Ams (70%) are conventional last names.

Friend names

Alden - Derwin | Durwin - Keller | Kelvin - Takoda | Walwyn - Wynn

Alden - Derwin

Derived fr. Old English word. "Old friend." Aeden is also a slightly favored boys' name. Surname used as a given name. [Al, Aldan, Aldwin, Aldwyn, Eldwynn, .. 7 more]

Based on Old English. "Old friend." Popular, and Aldwin, Eldwin are similar to common -win surnames Alwin (top 29%), Angwin (49%). Variant of Alden. [Aldwinn, Aldwyn, Aldwynne, .. 7 more]

Based on Old English language. "Elf or magical being, friend." Adoption of Alvin and variants as boys' names in 2015 was down 1.9% compared to a year ago. .. and also possibly means "precious friend" .. [Ailwyn, Al, Aloin, Aluino, Alven, Alvy, Elvin, Elwyn, .. 11 more]

Root fr. French language. "Friend." Amey (upper 9%), Amen (10%) are popular surnames. The name may be related to .. [Aimes, .. 1 more]

Source fr. Hebrew word. "Comrade, friend." Adoption of Amit was elevated during 1980-1989. Also a girls' name.

Source fr. Italian, Old German. "Valuable friend." Not that prominent as a baby name, Arduino exists more frequently as a last name. See also Ardin.

Based on English, Old German languages. "People's friend." Rare, with usage of 0.004% for Arvin and variants as children's names in 2015. [Arv, Arvid, Arvon, Arvyn, Arwin, .. 4 more]

Derivative of Old English word. "Spear friend." Aswynn and variants are barely found as men's names. [Aswinn, Aswyn, Aswynn]

Derivative of Old English element. "Old friend." Auden became less popular in 2015, dropping -102 positions as a boys' name to reach #1721. See also Arden.

From Old French, Old German languages. "Bold, brave friend." Bald, Baldovino, etc. are hardly found as masculine names. Adopted by the Normans and introduced .. [Bald, Baldewin, Baldovino, Baldwynn, Balldwin, .. 5 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Friend names: Alden, Alvin, Amit, Arvin, Auden

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Friend names: Baldwin, Chandler, Corwin, Cosmo, Dakota

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Friend names: Darwin, Delvin, Derwin

Derived fr. Old French. "Handsome friend." Belamy, Bellamey, Bellamie, Bellamy and Bellemy are more exclusive as variant forms. English actor Ralph Bellamy. [Belamy, Bellamey, Bellamie, .. 2 more]

Derivative of Old English. "Bear friend; bright friend." Berwyn, Berwynne, etc. are not Top 2000 names. [Berwin, .. 2 more]

Stems fr. French word. "Good friend." Bonamy and Bonami are not in the Top 2000. [Bonami]

.. Bing on the TV series "Friends". Gender-neutral name. Popular, with usage of 0.038% for Chandler as a baby name in 2015, higher than 0.038% a year ago.

Origin fr. Gaelic, Old English words. "Heart's friend or companion." Corwan, Corwinn, Corwyn and Corwynn are more rare as variations of Corwin. [Corwan, .. 3 more]

.. His friend the Duke of Gordon .. Less widespread today. Cosmo was the variation last recorded (1950-1959) in the Top 2000. [Cosimo, .. 2 more]

Derivative of Native American Indian element. "Friend, ally." Adoption of Dakotah and forms was well-received among parents in 1995 and has become diminished, with Dakotah becoming less fashionable. Tribal name and place name .. [Daccota, Dakoeta, .. 6 more]

Root fr. Old English word. "Dear friend." A conventional baby name (#877 the previous year), Darwin is also found often as a last name. Historical .. [Darwon, .. 3 more]

Derivative of Old English, Irish languages. "Godly friend; proud friend; bright friend." Delvin, Delvon, Delwin and Delwyn are commonly used as versions. [Dalvwin, Delavan, Dellwin, Delwin, .. 5 more]

Origin fr. Old English language. "Gifted friend; dear friend." Usage of Derwin and variants as boys' names in 2015 was up 24.5% compared to a decade ago. Derwent is a similar sounding English .. [Darwin, Darwyn, Derwyn, Derwynn, .. 4 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Alden - Derwin
Alden [Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Eldwynn, ..], Aldwin [Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Eldwynn, ..], Alvin [Elvin, Elwin, Elwyn, Elwynn, ..], Ames [Aimes, Aymes], Amit, Arduino, Arvin [Arvy, Arvyn, Arwin, Arwyn, ..], Aswin [Aswyn, Aswinn, Aswynn], Auden, Baldwin [Baudoin, Baldwyn, Balldwin, Baldwynn, ..], Bellamy [Bell, Bellemy, Bellamie, Bellamey], Berwyn [Berwin, Berwynn, Berwynne], Bonamy [Bonami], Chandler, Corwin [Corwan, Corwyn, Corwynn, Corwinn], Cosmo [Kosmo, Cosme, Cosimo], Dakota [Dekota, Dakoeta, Dekohta, Dekowta, ..], Darwin [Darwon, Darwyn, Derwin, Derwynn], Delvin [Delvon, Delwin, Delwyn, Delwynn, ..], Derwin [Derwyn, Durwin, Derwent, Derwynn, ..]

Durwin [Derwin, Derwyn, Durwyn], Edwin [Ted, Teddy, Neddy, Teddie, ..], Elden [Elton, Eldon, Eldwyn, Eldwin], Elvin [Elwin, Elwyn, Elwinn, Elwynne, ..], Elwin [Win, Wynn, Elvis, Elvyn], Erwin [Irwin], Ethelwin [Ethelwyn, Ethelwynne], Evelyn [Evelin], Ewing [Ewin, Ewynn], Frewin [Frewen], Garvin [Garwen, Garwin, Garwyn, Garwynn, ..], Gladwin [Gladwyn, Gladwinn, Gladwynne], Godwin [Goodwin, Goodwyn, Goodwynn, Goodwynne, ..], Goldwin [Goldwyn, Goldewyn, Goldwinn, Goldwynn], Goodwin [Goodwyn, Goodwinn, Goodwynn], Hadwin [Hadwyn, Hedwin, Hedwinn, Hadwynne], Hardwin [Hardwen, Hardwyn, Hardwynn, Hardwinn], Irwin [Erwyn, Irwyn, Erwinn, Irwinn], Kalil [Kaleel, Khalil, Kahlil, Khaleel, ..], Keller

Kelvin [Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kelvyn, Kelwinn, ..], Kerwin [Kerwyn, Kirwan, Kirwen, Kerwinn, ..], Khalil [Kahlil, Khaleel], Livingston [Livingsten, Livingstin, Livingstone], Marvin [Merwin, Merwyn, Murvin, Murvynn, ..], Medad [Meydad], Medwin [Medwyn, Medvin, Medwinn], Melvin [Melwyn, Vinnie, Melwin, Melwynn, ..], Mentor, Mervin [Merwyn, Murvin, Murvyn, Merwinn, ..], Nadim [Nadeem], Norvin [Norwin, Norwyn, Norwynn, Norwinn], Orvin [Orwin, Orwynn], Oscar [Ozzy, Oskar, Ossie, Osker], Oswin [Osvin, Oswyn, Oswynn, Oswinn], Rafiq [Rafi, Rafik], Reuel [Ruel], Selwyn [Selwin, Selwinn, Selwynn, Selwynne], Sherwin [Sherwyn, Sherwind, Sherwinn, Sherwynne], Takoda

Walwyn [Welwyn, Walwynn, Walwinn, Walwynne], Winfield [Wynfield, Winnfield, Wynnsfield], Winslow, Winsted [Winstead], Winthrop, Winton [Wynton], Winwood, Wynn [Winn, Wynne, Wynton, Wyndell]

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