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Gentle names

Gentle baby names and what they mean, for gentle, kind, compassionate.

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 79.8%), with names like Francis falling out of fashion.

Here is the list of Gentle names for girls.

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Names may be associated with a word, eg. Raven is associated with "dark" but does not mean "dark".

Atif - Naman

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

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

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

BenignoBenigno
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".

Bonar
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]

CadeCade
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]

CedricCedric
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]

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

DamarioDamario
Source fr. Spanish, Greek words. "Gentle; calf." Usage of Damario, Damarios, etc. as boys' names in 2014 was 7.7% less than the previous year. Masculine form of Damaris. [Damarios, Damaro, Damero, .. 2 more]

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

EllisEllis
.. derives from elus meaning "kind, benevolent" .. Elli, Elliss and Ellyce are more unconventional as variations of Ellis. [Elli, .. 2 more]

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

FrancisFrancis
.. remembered as the gentle giant who .. Adoption of Francis and variants as birth names in 2014 was 24.1% less than a decade ago. [Chico, Ffransis, Franchesco, Franchesko, Franchot, Franciszek, Francois, Franio, Frank, Franko, .. 33 more]

GarethGareth
Stems fr. Celtic word. "Gentle." Usage of Gareth, Garreth, etc. as birth names in 2014 was 32.3% more than the year before. .. linked to Welsh gwaraidd meaning "gentle" .. [Garith, .. 6 more]

GentryGentry
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.

Halim
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.

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

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

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

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

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

Naman
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

Index of all 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 b [Rick, Cedro, Ricky, Cedrik, Sedrik, Sedric, Rickey, Sedrick, ..], Chanan [Hanan], Damario [Damero, Damaro, Demario, Damarios, Damarius], Elisud, Ellis [Elli, Elliss, Ellyce], Francis b [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

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

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