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Boy Names associated with Gift


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Gift baby names and what they mean, for gift, prize, reward, blessing, with 43 results. Usage of these boy names reached its highest 36 years ago (ADOPTION OF 4%) and is now much reduced (ADOPTION 1.5%, 61.5%), with names such as Matthew becoming somewhat dated. The trendier names for newborns among these are Matthias (#497), Solomon (#369), Thaddeus (#641), Jedidiah (#756) and Shiloh (#871), while Matthis (TOP 15%) and Matthies (11%) are popular surnames. Here is the list of Gift names for girls.

Gift names

Abisha - Jon | Jonathan - Wole | Yishachar - Zeno

Abisha - Jon

Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Gift of God." Unusual, but Abisha is similar to common -ha last names Atha (TOP 12%), Attisha (62%). [Abishai, Abijah, Abidja, .. 1 more]

Based on Hebrew word. "Gift of my father." Avishai was not among 2016's Top names. See also Abisha.

.. men who brought gifts to the .. Balthasar, Belshazzar, etc. are seldom found as male names. [Belshazzar, Baltazar, .. 6 more]

From Hebrew, Swahili, African words. "Blessing." Outside Top 2000. Biblical .. [Barrak, .. 1 more]

Source fr. Slavic word. "God's gift." Not that common as a baby name, Bogdan occurs more commonly as a surname. [Bohdan, Boban]

.. and Nobel Peace Prize winner Dag .. Daeg, Dagget, etc. are rarely found as masculine names. [Dagny, .. 3 more]


From Greek. "Gift." Usage of Darion as a children's name has decreased circa 1994. Possibly a variant of Darius .. [Darrion, Darrien, Darian, .. 2 more]

Source fr. Slavic element. "Gift." Compare surnames Dark (TOP 7%), Daro (59%). See also Dyrk. From "dar".


Based on Spanish, Italian. "Gift from God." Somewhat popular as children's names, Donzel, Donato, etc. sound like the conventional Denzel. A short form of Donatello. [Donzel, .. 3 more]

From Israeli, Hebrew words. "Gift." Doran, Doron and Doroni are rarely found as given names. [Doroni, Doran]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gift names: Darion, Donato, Einar, Isidore, Israel

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gift names: Jedidiah, Jody, Jon


.. Valhalla for their reward by valkyries. Einar and variants rose in popularity during 1900-1909. [Inar, Ejnar, Einer]

Root fr. Spanish, Greek words. "Gift from the sun." Not in Top 2000. [Heliodoros, .. 1 more]

Source fr. Russian, Greek elements. "God's gift." Not in Top 2000. Variant of Theodore .. [Fyodr, Fedor, .. 2 more]

Stems fr. Arabic. "Gift." Not in Top 2000. See also Ahab.


Derivative of Greek. "Gift of Isis." Dorian is a trendy form. Isis was the principal goddess of .. [Ysidro, Isidoro, Isidor, Isador, .. 10 more]


.. Israel as a token of blessing .. Used widely as baby names, Israel and Yisrael are similar to the conventional Ismael. [Yisrael]

Stems fr. Hebrew word. "His reward will come." Yissachar and variants are rarely found as first names. Biblical .. [Yissachar, Yisachar, .. 1 more]


A "blessing" name given in infancy .. Jedd occurs frequently (TOP 68%) as a last name. [Jedediah, .. 3 more]


.. Kinnan Rawlings' Pulitzer Prize winning novel .. Jody is found often (TOP 63%) as a surname. [Jodie, .. 2 more]


Source fr. English, Hebrew elements. "Gift of God." Adoption of Jon and variants as boys' names in 2016 was down 35.2% compared to a decade ago. Variant of John or short form .. [Jonpaul, Jonluke, Joncorey, .. 7 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Abisha - Jon
Abisha [Abijah, Abidja, Abishai, Abidjah], Avishai, Balthasar [Balto, Baltazar, Balthazar, Belshazzar, Balthazaar, Balthasaar, ..], Barack [Barak, Barrak], Bogdan [Boban, Bohdan], Dag [Daeg, Dagny, Dagget, Daggett], Darion [Darien, Darian, Darrion, Darrien, Darrian], Darko, Donato [Donzel, Donatus, Donatien, Donatello], Doron [Doran, Doroni], Einar [Inar, Ejnar, Einer], Eleodoro [Heliodoro, Heliodoros], Fyodor [Fyodr, Fedya, Fedor, Feodor], Ihab, Isidore [Izzy, Issy, Ysidro, Izydor, Izidor, Isidro, ..], Israel [Yisrael], Issachar [Isachar, Yisachar, Yissachar], Jedidiah [Jed, Jedd, Jedediah, Jedadiah], Jody [Jodi, Jodie, Jodey], Jon [Jonn, Jonte, Jonny, Jontae, Jonnie, Jonpaul, ..]

Jonathan [Jon, Jonathon, Johnathon, Johnathan], Linus [Lino, Linos], Macedonio, Mataniah [Matanya, Mattania, Mattaniah, Matanyahu], Matthew [Matz, Matty, Matyas, Matvey, Mattie, Mattieu, ..], Matthias [Tijs, Mats, Thijs, Matti, Matias, Mattias, ..], Mayhew, Meged, Melchior [Melker, Melkior, Malkior, Malchior], Niaz, Price [Pryce, Bryce, Brice], Sachar [Sacar], Shai, Shiloh [Shilo, Shylo, Shyloh], Solomon [Sol, Sollie, Soloman, Solaman, Shalmon, Salomone, ..], Ted [Tedd, Teddy, Tedric, Teddie, Teddey, Tedrick], Thaddeus [Thady, Thadeus, Thaddius, Thaddaus, Thaddaos, Thaddaeus, ..], Theodore [Tudor, Todor, Theodor, Theodorus, Theodosius, Theodosios, ..], Tudor, Wole

Yishachar [Yisachar, Issachar], Zebediah [Zeb, Zebedee], Zeno [Zino, Zinon, Zenon]

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