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Boy Names of Middle English Origin

Middle english baby names and what they mean, with 140 results. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 1997 (adoption of 1.9%) and have remained as common to this day (adoption 1.8%, 6.1%), but with names such as Heath becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable boy names here are Grayson (#47), Sawyer (#94), Barrett (#313), Avery (#187) and Winston (#524), while Ivery (top 9%) and Brunson (1%) are popular surnames.

Middle English names

Armstrong - Brock | Bronson - Chuck | Coffin - Emmet | Farrar - Hume | Hurst - Moore | Newbury - Starr | Sterne - Yeoman

Armstrong - Brock

"Strong fighter." Popular as last name. Compare Armstrong (top 1%) and popular last names Austing (top 65%), Amstrong (75%), which also end with -ng.

"East town; ash tree settlement." Cross-gender use. Aston was favored by parents in 2015. .. related to a Middle English personal ..

"Elf or magical counsel." Averey and Avry are more rare as variations of Avery. .. originated in the Middle Ages from ..

"Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Adoption of Bailey and variants as boys' names in 2015 was down 76.2% compared to 2005. .. in the Middle Ages, a bailiff ..

Possibly Middle English "dispute, argument", Old .. Conventional, with usage of 0.06% for Barrett as a birth name in 2015, higher than 0.05% a year ago. See also Garrett.

BaxterBaxter, var. Baxley1
"Baker." Slightly infrequent as a boys' name, Baxter exists more conventionally as a last name. .. which originated in the Middle Ages.

"Baker's meadow." Not in Top 2000.

"Beautiful town." Bellton is more unconventional as a version of Belton. Place name ..

"Birch coastland." Birkett, like the similar Burdett, exists more often as a last name. Place name.

"Island of birch trees." Birkey, like the similar Birnie, exists more often as a last name. Place name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Middle English names: Aston, Avery, Bailey, Barrett, Baxter

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Middle English names: Belton, Boston, Brock

"Peasant farmer." Compare last names Bono (upper 6%), Bonds (2%). See also Boyd. From the Middle English word "bonde" ..

"Dwelling place." Both and variants are rarely adopted as boys' names. Originally given to someone who lived ..

"Meadow near the woods." Bosleigh and variants are not in the Top 2000. Based on the French word "bois" ..

Place name .. Popular, with usage of 0.023% for Boston as a baby name in 2015, though lower than 0.026% a year ago. See also Bolton.

"Well near the woods." Not in Top 2000. Place name ..

"Fenced farm near the woods." Not Top 2000 name. Place name.

"Stream." Bourne, like the similar Lorne, occurs more usually as a last name. Place name ..

"Works with brass." Benzier and Bridzier are creative forms. Occupational name.

"Brewer." Brewer and variants soared in popularity 65 years ago and are now less conventional. Occupational name used as surname and ..

"Badger-like." A highly common boys' name (#449 in recent rankings), Brock is also found often as a last name. Transferred use of the surname.