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Happy baby names and what they mean, for happy, cheerful, joy, happiness, with 38 results. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in the 1960s (usage of 1.7%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.58%, down 66%), with names like Gale becoming less in vogue. Asher (#83), Felix (#262) and Tate (#421) are three of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation, while Faist (top 32%) and Feine (85%) are common last names. Here is the list of Joy names for girls.

Happy names

Alaire - Harshad | Helge - Woyzeck

Alaire - Harshad

Alaire
Stems fr. Latin word. "Cheerful." Common, and Alaire is similar to popular -ire last names Altmire (upper 68%), Asire (82%). French variant of Hilary .. [Alair, Helier, Hilarie, Lary, .. 2 more]

AsherAsher
Derivative of Hebrew element. "Happy." Asher has increased in prominence as a boys' name since 1890-1899. Biblical .. [Ash, Asser]

Benvenuto
.. refers to the joy at birth .. Benvenuto and Bienvenido were not Top birth names in 2015. [Bienvenido]

BlissBliss
From Old English language. "Intense happiness." Gender-neutral name. Bliss is unique as a male name, occurring frequently (upper 2%) as a last name.

Blythe
Derivative of Old English language. "Blithe, cheerful, carefree." Bligh, Blithe and Blythe are barely found as given names. Modern coinage .. [Bligh, Blithe]

CaiusCaius
Root fr. Latin language. "Happy." Used widely as boys' names, Keyes, Caius, etc. are comparable to the common Reyes. Common Roman form of Gaius .. [Cai, Caio, .. 5 more]

ElleryEllery
.. related to Latin Hilary meaning "cheerful" .. Usage of Ellary and variants was higher during 1920-1929. [Ellary, Elrey, .. 1 more]

Epicurus
.. should be to make life happy .. Unique. Epicurus is not listed in the US Demographics.

Faine
Origin fr. Old English language. "Happy, joyous." Compare surnames Faines (upper 72%), Faina (94%). Fane is a Welsh form. [Fain, .. 1 more]

Faust
.. Sulla, added Felix "happy, fortunate" to .. Scarce as a birth name, Faust is used more frequently as a surname. [Faustin, Faustino, Faustus, .. 1 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Happy names: Asher, Bliss, Caius, Ellery, Felix

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Happy names: Gale, Gay

FelixFelix
Stems fr. Latin word. "Happy, lucky." A highly common baby name (#262 in recent rankings), Felix is also found frequently as a last name. Masculine of Felicity .. [Fee, Felicio, Felicks, Felike, Fleicien, .. 7 more]

Gaillard
Stems fr. Middle English. "Brave, cheerful, spirited." Gailgard and Galard are creative forms. Also the name of a 16th .. [Gaillhard, Gaillardet, .. 1 more]

Gaius
Derivative of Latin. "Happy." Used widely as birth names, Gaius, Keys, etc. are comparable to the conventional Gaige. Probably the root of the word .. [Cai, Kay, Keye, Keyes, .. 3 more]

GaleGale
Based on Irish, Gaelic, Old English languages. "Cheerful, happy." Adoption of Gale, Gaell, etc. as baby names in 2015 was 1.5% less than the previous year. More common now as a girl's .. [Gael, Gaell, .. 6 more]

GayGay
From Old French. "Blithe, cheerful." Somewhat infrequent as a boys' name, Gay occurs more frequently as a last name. Unisex name. A surname in the Middle Ages ..

Gilam
Derivative of Hebrew word. "Joy of a people." Gilam was not a Top birth name in 2015. See also Galan.

Gilon
Derivative of Hebrew. "Joy." Somewhat common as birth names, Gilon, Gil, etc. are similar to the conventional Glen. [Gil, .. 1 more]

Habib
Habib is sometimes anglicozed as Happy. Habib and Habeeb are not Top 2000 names. [Habeeb]

Hani
Root fr. Arabic element. "Full of joy." Haji is a somewhat common birth name. Masculine of Hania. [Hany]

Harshad
Derived fr. Hindi element. "Bringer of joy." Harshad is rare as a boys' name.

Quick Reference

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

1. Alaire - Harshad
Alaire [Lary, Alair, Larie, Helier, Hilary, Hilarie], Asher [Ash, Asser], Benvenuto [Bienvenido], Bliss, Blythe [Bligh, Blithe], Caius [Kay, Cai, Caio, Kaye, Keys, Keye, Keyes], Ellery [Elrey, Ellary, Ellerey], Epicurus, Faine [Fain, Fane], Faust [Fausto, Faustus, Faustin, Faustino], Felix [Felyx, Felike, Feliks, Pelike, Felicks, Felicio, Felizio, Fleicien, ..], Gaillard [Galliard, Gaillhard, Gaillardet], Gaius [Kay, Cai, Caio, Kaye, Keys, Keye, Keyes], Gale [Gail, Gael, Gaell, Gaill, Gayle, Gaile, Gaelle, Gaille], Gay, Gilam, Gilon [Gil, Gili], Habib [Habeeb], Hani [Hany], Harshad


Helge [Helgi, Helje, Helji], Hilary [Ilar, Hilly, Ilari, Ilaria, Ilario, Illario, Hilorio, Ilarion, ..], Ilario, Jay [Jeh, Jae, Jai, Jaye, Jayron, Jayronn], Kay [Kai, Keh], Keyes [Key, Keys], Masos, Oron, Osher, Radimir, Rufaro, Saad, Said [Saeed], Simcha [Simha], Tait [Tate, Tayte], Tate [Tait, Taitt, Tayte], Timothy [Tymon, Tymothy, Timothe, Timotheo, Timothey, Tymmothy, Tymoteusz, Timotheus, ..], Woyzeck [Wojtek, Wozzeck, Wojciech]

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