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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 1.9%, 3.5%), but with names such as Heath becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable boy names here are Grayson (#37), Sawyer (#97), Barrett (#263), Winston (#473) and Avery (#191), 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

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.

Aston

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

Avery

Avery
"Elf or magical counsel." Adoption of Avery, Averey, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was 3.9% less than a year ago. .. originated in the Middle Ages from ..

Bailey

Bailey
"Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Usage of Bailey as a boys' name has decreased since 1997. .. in the Middle Ages, a bailiff ..

Barrett

Barrett
Possibly Middle English "dispute, argument", Old .. Conventional, with usage of 0.073% for Barrett as a birth name in 2016, higher than 0.06% a year ago. See also Garrett.

Baxter

Baxter, var. Baxley1
"Baker." Used somewhat frequently as boys' names, Baxter, Baxley, etc. are comparable to the common Bailey. .. which originated in the Middle Ages.

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

Belton

Belton
"Beautiful town." Somewhat popular as baby names, Belton and Bellton are comparable to the popular Felton. Place name ..

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

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: Aston, Avery, Bailey, Barrett, Baxter

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

Bond
"Peasant farmer." Bon is a moderately popular baby name. See also Boyd. From the Middle English word "bonde" ..

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

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

Boston

Boston
Place name .. Popular, with usage of 0.022% for Boston as a baby name in 2016, though lower than 0.023% a year ago. See also Bolton.

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

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

Bourne
"Stream." Less common today. Burns was the version last recorded (the 1920s) in the Top 2000. Place name ..

Brazier
"Works with brass." Compare last names Braziel (TOP 10%), Brasier (17%). Occupational name.

Brewster
"Brewer." Usage of Brewster and variants as birth names in 2016 was 39% more than in 2006. Occupational name used as surname and ..

Brock

Brock
"Badger-like." Usage of Brock, Broc, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was down 46.5% compared to 2006. Transferred use of the surname.