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19 Invented names and what they mean, for invented for baby boys, listing 1-19.


Blaise .. He invented the calculating machine and hydraulic press before he died at age 39 ..
[Blais, Blaisdell, Blaize, Blase, Blayze, .. 1 more]

Bryland .. Invented name: combination of Bryan with Ryland.

Cedric .. The name was invented by Sir Walter Scott for the character Cedric of Rotherwood in the book "Ivanhoe" (1819) ..
[Caddaric, Ced, Cedrick, Cedrik, Cedro, .. 6 more]

Coby Possibly a diminutive of Coburn, or an invented name ..
[Cobey, Cobie, Kobe, Kobey, Kobie, .. 1 more]

Danar Invented name, taken from "Star Trek" ..

Daquan Invented name .. The qu- sound is rare in English, and is a popular element of invented names among the African-Americans.
[Daquanne, Dequan, Dequanne, Dekwan, Dekwohn, .. 1 more]

Darian Invented name from Adrian, Darius, Marion, and Darren ..
[Darien, Darion, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion]

Darold .. Invented name that is a blend of Daryl and Harold or Gerald.
[Darrold, Derald, Derrold]

Dewey .. Melvil Dewey invented the Dewey Decimal System in 1876 which was used as the organizing principle for the majority of American libraries, until the Library of Congress changed the act and all the numbers.
[Dewi, Dewie]

Draven Invented name from a surname of unknown meaning which was used in the movie "The Crow" (1994).

Epaminondas .. Epaminondas was a fourth-century BC military genius who invented fighting in organized units, known as "phalanxes".

Jaden .. Sometimes linked to Jadon, but more likely a modern invented name from Jade, first appearing in the US in the 1990s ..
[Jade, Jader, Jadon, Jaeden, Jaedon, .. 4 more]

Nebo Mythology: a Bablylonian god of wisdom who invented writing.

Orville .. This name was invented by Fanny Burney for a character in her 18th-century novel "Evelina" ..
[Orv, Orval, Orvell, Orvelle, Orvil]

Percival .. Invented by a medieval poet in the 12th century for one of King Arthur's knights ..
[Parsafal, Parsefal, Parsifal, Perce, Perceval, .. 5 more]

Rip Invented name made famous by actor Rip Torn, who was originally called Elmore ..

Tannon Invented name, possibly based on Tanner or on Shannon, or on "tanne", the German term for "fir tree", as in the famous Christmas carol, "O Tannenbaum".
[Tannan, Tannen, Tannin, Tansen, Tanson]

Villard 19th-century invented name ..

Windsor .. Also the name of a style of tying a necktie, invented by the Duke of Windsor, who was a great dandy.
[Winsor, Wyndsor]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Invented names: Blaise, Cedric, Coby, Daquan, Darian, Darold, Dewey, Draven, Jaden, Orville, Percival

Cedric, Dewey and Orville are commonly used names, while Blaise, Bryland, Coby, Danar, Daquan, Darian, Darold, Draven, Epaminondas, Jaden, Nebo, Percival, Rip, Tannon, Villard and Windsor are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

Featured categories: discovered, fictional, fictitious, legendary, mythical.


Christopher .. According to the legend, one day he carried across a child whom he discovered was actually Christ ..
[Chris, Christie, Christof, Christofer, Christoffer, .. 27 more]

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