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11 Key names and what they mean, for key for baby boys, listing 1-11. Douglas, Ernest, Francis and Terrell are commonly used names, while Danton, Kai, Keyes, Largo, Machenry, Mohandas and Tancred are rare in comparison.


Danton .. Georges Danton was one of the key figures in the French revolution.
[D'anton]

Douglas .. The lords of these clans are key figures in Sir Walter Scott's novels ..
[Doug, Douglass, Dugaid]

Ernest .. Literary: Oscar Wilde's comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" makes the name Earnest a key feature of the plot ..
[Earnest, Ern, Ernestine, Ernesto, Ernestus, .. 4 more]

Francis .. "Star Spangled Banner" author Francis Scott Key ..
[Chico, Curro, Ferenc, Feri, Ffransis, .. 38 more]

Kai .. "Keeper of the keys." ..
[Kaj, Keh, Kye]

Keyes .. Probably an occupational name to do with the possession of keys .. Francis Scott Key, author of "The Star-Spangled Banner".
[Key, Keys]

Largo .. Key Largo is an island in Florida.

Machenry .. Fort Mchenry was part of the defenses of Baltimore in the War of 1812, and the inspiration for Francis Scott Key's "The Star-Spangled Banner".
[Mchenry]

Mohandas .. His use of passive resistance was key to gaining Indian independence from Britain.

Tancred .. Tancred was an 11th-century Norman knight and Crusader who played a key part in the First Crusade ..
[Tancredi, Tancredo]

Terrell .. Thor" the god of thunderl was a key figure in Norse mythology ..
[Tarrall, Terell, Terrall, Terrel, Terrelle, .. 7 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Key names: Douglas, Ernest, Francis, Kai, Terrell

Featured categories: bell, color, coloring, complexion, crucial, fit, guide, height, horn, island, isle, lead, legend, right, true, wind.


Baird ..
[Bar, Bard, Barde, Barr, .. , .. 1 more]

Acton .. Also the pseudonym used by Charlotte Brontė's sister Anne, who wrote as "Acton Bell" ..

Button ..

Arun .. In Hindi, the name represents dawn colors as well as the rich hues of gold and rubies.

Duane .. Most Gaels had brown hair and dark skin coloring that contrasted with the fair hair and pale skin of Norwegian and Swedish invaders ..
[Dewain, Dewayne, Duante, Duayne, Duwain, .. 5 more]

Roth .. Possibly refers to hair or complexion ..
[Rothe]

Arnold .. An early saint of this name was a musician at the court of Charlemagne ..
[Arend, Arn, Arnaldo, Arnau, Arnaud, .. 16 more]

Ebenezer .. Biblical: name of a memorial stone set up by the prophet Samuel to mark a critical battle and victory in Jewish history ..
[Eb, Ebbaneza, Ebbie, Eben, Ebeneezer, .. 5 more]

Mead .. General George Meade was in charge of the Army of the Potomac in the Civil War, and played a crucial part in the Union victory at Gettysburg ..
[Meade, Meed]

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