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Inspired Names for boys

Page 1/2. 14 Inspired names and what they mean, for inspired for males.


Akeem .. Its use is probably inspired in part by basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon, who was originally known as Akeem.
[Ahkeem, Akhim, Akim]

Ashley .. First recorded as a given name in the 16th century, but its wider use was probably inspired by the Earl of Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper in the early 19th century, who was a noted humanitarian who inspired much of the legislation designed to improve conditions among working classes ..
[Ash, Ashely, Asheley, Ashelie, Ashlan, .. 11 more]

Bing .. Could possibly be inspired by singer Bing Crosby, who was given the nickname after a comic-strip character.

Bruno .. Literary: use in the English-speaking world from the end of the 19th century may have been inspired by Lewis Carroll's "Sylvie and Bruno" (1889) ..
[Bruin, Bruino, Brunon]

Enoch .. The name was briefly inspired by Tennyson's famous and sentimental poem "Enoch Arden" from the 1860s to 1880s.
[Chanoch, Enock, Enok]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Inspired names: Akeem, Ashley, Bruno, Enoch

Ashley (Top 52%), Bruno (Top 43%) and Enoch (Top 17%) are common first names, while Akeem and Bing are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for boys

[Akeem - Enoch]
Akeem [3], Ashley [16], Bing, Bruno [3], Enoch [3]

[Horace - Tavaris]
Horace [6], Jay [6], Jeremy [12], Jorell [6], Kennedy [5], King, Marlon [6], Perry [2], Tavaris [5]

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