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Boy Names associated with Gentle


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Gentle baby names and what they mean, for gentle, kind, compassionate, with 24 results. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in the 1910s (adoption of 0.7%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.1%, down 79.5%), with names like Francis falling out of fashion. Cad (top 59%) and Benigni (39%) are conventional last names. Here is the list of Gentle names for girls.

Gentle names

Atif - Naman | Rabi - Shafiq

Atif - Naman

From Arabic language. "Kind." Arif is a slightly prominent boys' name. In Islam, one the ninety nine .. [Ateef, Atiph, .. 1 more]

Source fr. Japanese language. "Compassionate warrior." Adisushi and Atsuachi are creative variations.

Derived fr. Latin word. "Kind, well born." Benigno (upper 16%), like Bugno (upper 50%), Bisogno (43%), is a popular -gno suffix last name. From the word "benign".

Derived fr. Old French element. "Gentle, mannerly." Bonar, like the similar-sounding Banner, occurs more usually as a last name. From the French word "debonair" .. [Bonnar, .. 1 more]

Root fr. Old English, Old French words. "Round, gentle; cask." Caide and Kayde are more uncommon as variations of Cade. Transferred use of the surname, which .. [Caide, .. 5 more]

Derived fr. Old English element. "Kind and loved." Caddaric, Ced, Cedrik, Cedro and Sedrik are more rare as variant forms of Cedric. [Caddaric, Rick, Rickey, .. 8 more]

From Hebrew language. "God was compassionate." Not in popularity charts. [Hanan]

Source fr. Spanish, Greek words. "Gentle; calf." Usage of Damario, Damarios, etc. as boys' names in 2015 was 100% less than the previous year. Masculine form of Damaris. [Damarios, Damaro, Damero, .. 2 more]

From Welsh word. "Kind." Outside Top 2000. From elus ..

.. derives from elus meaning "kind, benevolent" .. Ellis is a common (upper 35%) men's name, while Elli, Elliss and Ellyce are uncommon. [Elli, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gentle names: Benigno, Cade, Cedric, Damario, Ellis

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gentle names: Francis, Gareth, Gentry, Kedrick

.. remembered as the gentle giant who .. Adoption of Francis and variants as birth names in 2015 was 28.8% less than a decade ago. [Chico, Ffransis, Franchesco, Franchesko, Franchot, Franciszek, Francois, Franio, Frank, Franko, .. 33 more]

Stems fr. Celtic word. "Gentle." Usage of Gareth, Garreth, etc. as birth names in 2015 was 51.9% less than the previous decade. .. linked to Welsh gwaraidd meaning "gentle" .. [Garith, .. 6 more]

Origin fr. English word. "Of gentle, good breeding, or high .. ." Gentry is rarely used as a masculine name, registering frequently (upper 1%) as a last name.

Derived fr. Arabic word. "Gentle, patient." Halim is an unusual men's name, occurring often (top 15%) as a surname. See also Hakim. One of the names of Allah. One of the names of Allah.

Based on Arabic language. "Compassionate." Not Top 2000 name. See also Tannan. Masculine of Hanan.

Derived fr. Old English. "Kind and loved." Adoption of Keddrick and forms was common among parents in 1998. Variant of Cedric. [Keddrick, .. 1 more]

Based on Irish, Gaelic word. "Noble, gentle; handsome; lovable, loved." Keefe and Keeffe are rare as children's names. Actor Michael Keefe. [Keeffe]

Source fr. Danish language. "Kind." Outside Top 2000. See also Knute.

Based on Arabic word. "Gentle, kind." Lateeph, Latif and Latiph are more exclusive as variant forms. [Lateef, .. 2 more]

Derivative of Hindi, Hebrew languages. "Be kind." Rather quaint as a birth name, Naman occurs more frequently as a last name. See also Nameen.

Quick Reference

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

1. Atif - Naman
Atif [Atef, Ateef, Atiph], Atsushi, Benigno, Bonar [Bonnar, Bonner], Cade [Kade, Caden, Caide, Kaden, Kayde, Kayden], Cedric [Rick, Cedro, Ricky, Cedrik, Sedrik, Sedric, Rickey, Sedrick, ..], Chanan [Hanan], Damario [Damero, Damaro, Demario, Damarios, Damarius], Elisud, Ellis [Elli, Elliss, Ellyce], Francis [Paco, Pancho, Paquito, Pacorro, Panchito, Frascuelo, Frasquito, Proinsias, ..], Gareth [Gaz, Gary, Garth, Garith, Garret, Garyth, Garreth], Gentry, Halim, Hannan, Kedrick [Kedric, Keddrick], Keefe [Keeffe], Knud, Latif [Latiph, Lateef, Lateeph], Naman

Rabi [Rabbi, Rabee], Rafiq [Rafi, Rafik], Rahim [Raheem, Rahiem], Shafiq [Shafik, Shafeek]

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