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Boy Names of Middle English Origin

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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.

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

Armstrong - Brock

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

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

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

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

BaileyBailey Pronounce Bailey
"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 ..

BarrettBarrett Pronounce Barrett
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 Pronounce Baxter [Baxley1 Pronounce Baxley, .. more]
"Baker." Slightly infrequent as a boys' name, Baxter exists more conventionally as a last name. .. which originated in the Middle Ages.

Baxley2 Pronounce Baxley
"Baker's meadow." Not in Top 2000.

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

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

Birkey Pronounce Birkey
"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: Belton, Boston, Brock

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

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

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

BostonBoston Pronounce Boston
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.

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

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

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

Brazier Pronounce Brazier
"Works with brass." Benzier and Bridzier are kreatif forms. Occupational name.

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

BrockBrock Pronounce Brock
"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.