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Medieval names and what they mean, for medieval, classical, victorian, classic, renaissance.

Usage of these boy names reached its highest in the year 1991 (usage of 0.2431%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.2102%, down 13.5%), but with names like Chad, Randall, Addison, Aldo and Tony falling out of style. The most trendy birth names in this compilation are Sterling (#508), Archer (#303), Bennett (#166), Walker (#327) and Tucker (#176), with Archer, Bennett, Sterling and Walker going through a rekindling in usage. Dente (top 17%) and Dant (13%) are conventional surnames.

Here is the list of Medieval names for girls.

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Addison, Albin, Aldo, Apollo, Archer

Addison 1 .. .. or Adie, a medieval and occasional .. Not Top 1000 names. [Ad, .. 5 more]

Albin 2 .. Common in Roman and medieval times .. Abbin, Aloybin and Arbin are kreatif forms. [Al, Alben, Albinson, Aubin, .. 2 more]

Aldo 3 .. .. A Renaissance painter Aldus Manutius designed .. Popular as last names, and Aldo (upper 66%), Aldis (43%), etc. are similar to common Ald- last name Aldi (upper 39%). [Aldis, .. 3 more]

Aldous 4 .. Medieval name brought back to slight .. Rather quirky as a boys' name, Aldous exists more conventionally as a surname. [Al, Aldon, Eldous, .. 8 more]

Alistair 5 .. .. borne by three medieval kings of .. Uncommon. Alistair, Alastair, Alisdair, like Alasteir, ends with the androgynous -ir. [Alastair, Aleister, Alisdair, Alistaire, Aly, .. 3 more]

Anselm 6 .. .. formidable influence on medieval Christian thought .. Rather unusual as a boys' name, Anselm is used more conventionally as a surname. [Anse, Anselmi, Anso, .. 5 more]

Apollo 7 .. .. to symbolize the classical and intellectual .. Adoption of Apollo, Apollos, etc. as children's names in 2014 was >100% more than the previous year. [Apollon, .. 2 more]

Archer 8 .. .. English surname from medieval times when .. Archer has grown increasingly popular as a baby name since the 1880s. See also Archerd.

Arthur 9 .. .. romanticism of things medieval and of .. A highly conventional children's name (#306 last year), Arthur is also used often as a last name. [Aart, Arrt, Arthor, Artro, .. 13 more]

Augustine 10 .. .. by the numerous medieval communities named .. Prominent. Augustine (cf. Alpine) uses the favored androgynous -ine suffix. [Agoston, Augustyn, Augy, Austyn, .. 7 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Arthur, Augustine, Bartholomew, Bennett, Bernard

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Medieval names: Bertram, Bertrand, Brendan, Bryce

Bartholomew 11 .. .. as so many medieval names were .. Bartalan, Bartel, Barth, Barthelemy and Barthlomeo are more exclusive as variations of Bartholomew. [Bart, Bartalan, Barth, Barthold, Bartholomeus, Bartin, Bartle, Bartolomej, Bartolommeo, .. 20 more]

Bayard 12 .. .. In French medieval legend, Bayard or .. Not Top 1000 names. [Baiardo, Bajardo, Bay, .. 1 more]

Belvedere 13 .. .. of the greatest classical Greek statues .. Uncommon, with the -re ending for Belvedere, Belvidere, etc. like Bonaventure. [Bellveder, Belveder, .. 4 more]

Bennett 14 .. The normal medieval vernacular form of .. Adoption of Bennett and variants as birth names in 2014 was 39.9% more than in 2004. [Benet, .. 3 more]

Bernard 15 .. Three famous medieval saints bore the .. Bernard, Barney, Bernardo, Bernhard and Bernie are prevalent as forms. [Barnard, Barnhardo, Barnie, Berend, Bernardo, Bernd, Berndt, Bernhard, Bernhardo, Bernie, .. 13 more]

Bertram 16 .. .. and revived in the Victorian era .. Less popular today. Bart was the form last appearing (the 1980s) in the Top 1000. [Bart, Bartram, Bertie, Berton, .. 9 more]

Bertrand 17 .. Medieval French variant of Bertram, brought .. Unique. Bertrand (cf. Bond) uses the -nd suffix. [Bertrando]

Blade 18 .. Surname in use since medieval times. Blade was not a Top birth name in 2014.

Brendan 19 .. .. based on the medieval Latin form .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Breandan, Brendon, Brendyn, Brennen, .. 6 more]

Bryce 20 .. .. derived from the medieval given name .. Bryce and Brice were among 2014's Top names. [Brice]

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Summary of Medieval names (and variants) for boys.

Addison - Bryce
Addison [Adison, Adisson, ..], Albin [Alpin, Aubin, ..], Aldo [Aldus, Alldo, ..], Aldous [Eldon, Eldous, ..], Alistair [Aly, Allister, ..], Anselm [Elmo, Selmo, ..], Apollo [Apolo, Apollos], Archer, Arthur [Arty, Artus, ..], Augustine [Austyn, Avgustin, ..], Bartholomew [Thole, Bertel, ..], Bayard [Bay, Baylen, ..], Belvedere [Belvider, Belvidere, ..], Bennett [Bennet, Benoit, ..], Bernard [Burnard, Vernados, ..], Bertram [Bertrem, Bertrum, ..], Bertrand [Bertrando], Blade, Brendan [Brennen, Brennon, ..], Bryce [Brice]

Bud - Dick
Bud [Buddy, Buddie, ..], Caine, Caspar [Jasper, Kaspar, ..], Castor [Kastor, Castorio], Cecil [Cecyl, Celio, ..], Chad [Chadrick, Chadwick, ..], Cid [Cyd], Cole [Coley, Colson], Colin [Colle, Colyn, ..], Coll [Colla], Constant, Constantine [Konstanz, Konstantio, ..], Cornell [Cornel, Corney], Cosmo [Cosme, Kosmo], Coster, Dana [Dane, Danie], Dante [Donte, Dontay, ..], Dawson [Dawe, Dawes], Destry [Destrey, Destrie], Dick [Dix, Dixon, ..]

Drake - Joachim
Drake [Drago, Drakon, ..], Eligius [Loy, Eloy, ..], Emmet [Emmot, Emmott, ..], Euripides, Ewart [Evert, Ewert, ..], Felim [Phelim, Feidhlim], Fillan [Faolan], Fuller, Garnet [Garnett], Gavin [Gwayn, Gwayne, ..], Geoffrey [Jephry, Jephrey, ..], George [Ygor, Yurik, ..], Gillies [Gillis, Gilliss, ..], Godfrey [Gottfrid, Gottfried, ..], Griffin [Gryffin, Gryphon, ..], Gwayne, Ivan [Iwan, Ivano, ..], Jay [Jeh, Jayronn, ..], Jeffrey [Joffre, Joffrey, ..], Joachim [Yakim, Yachim, ..]

Kimball - Raphael
Kimball [Kimble, Kimbell, ..], Ladislas [Lazlo, Laszlo, ..], Lance [Lanzo, Launce], Laverne [Luvern, Luverne, ..], Lorenzo [Nenzo, Lorenzino, ..], Mace [Macey, Macerio], Madison [Madyson, Madisyn, ..], Mars, Michelangelo, Navarro [Navarre], Norman [Normen, Normie, ..], Orestes [Aresty, Oreste], Parnell [Parnel, Parrnell], Paul [Poll, Poul, ..], Percival [Percy, Purcell, ..], Pericles, Plantagenet, Randall [Rendall, Rendell, ..], Ransom [Ransome], Raphael [Ravel, Raphello, ..]

Reeve - Wolfe
Reeve [Reve, Reeves, ..], Reynard [Rennard, Reynardo, ..], Robin [Robyn, Robbyn, ..], Sophocles, Sterling [Sterlyn, Stirling], Stewart [Stuart, Steward], Sumner, Templeton [Temple, Templeten], Theseus, Tony [Tonie, Tonio], Trevor [Trevar, Trever], Tristan [Tristyn, Trystan, ..], Tucker [Tuck, Tuckerman], Virgil [Vergilio, Virgilio, ..], Wade [Wayde, Waydell, ..], Walker, Wolfe [Wulf, Wulfe, ..]