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Baby names of Old English origin.

These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 32.2%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 16.5%, 48.8%), with names such as Bailey becoming less stylish. The trendier names for newborns here are Bentley (#89), Easton (#83), Grayson (#63), Hudson (#80) and Lincoln (#87).

Names may be associated with an origin, eg. Nelson is associated with "African" but is not of African origin.

Abbott - Algernon

Page 1/62 of 1240 Old English names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Old English names: Abbott, Addison, Afton, Albert, Alden

"Father, priest." Abbott, Abott (compare Arrott, Amott) are common -ott suffix last names. An abbot is the head of ..

"Oak meadow." Not in Top 2000. Place name ..

"Oak tree settlement." Seldom used as a birth name, Acton occurs more frequently as a surname. See also Afton. Place name ..

"Son of Adam." Adamson, Adamsson and Addamson are not in the Top 2000.

"Son of Adam." Addison was among 2014's Top names. .. The English poet and essayist Joseph ..

"The noble's island." Compare surnames Adner (upper 100%), Adley (22%). See also Adnah. Place name.

Place name and surname used as .. Less used today. Afton was the variant last appearing (1910-1919) in the Top 2000.

"Made of oak." Aizen is a marginally prominent boys' name. English writer Conrad Aiken.

"Only hermitage wood or clearing." Scarce as a baby name, Ainsley occurs more frequently as a surname. Originally a place name ..

"Ann's estate." Adivsworth and Anasworth are kreatif forms. Place name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Old English names: Alford, Alfred, Alger, Algernon

"Noble, bright." Albert, Bert, Delbert and Elbert have fallen off in popularity as baby names since 1880-1889. From an Old French name, Albert ..

"The old cottage." Rarely used as a birth name, Alcott occurs more commonly as a surname. Place name.

AldenAlden [Aldwin1, .. more]
"Old friend." Al (upper 28%), Alden (4%), Alwine (15%), Elden (28%) and Eldin (86%) are found regularly as surnames. Surname used as a given name.

"Old counsel." Less popular today. Eldred was the version last recorded (1960-1969) in the Top 2000.

"Old." Eldridge, Richie and Ritchie are widely used as variant forms of Aldrich. Saint Aldric (ninth century) was a ..

"Old friend." Aldwin, Aldwinn, Aldwinne, Aldwyn and Aldwynne are more uncommon as forms. Variant of Alden.

"The old river-ford." Alford (top 1%) and Allford (43%) appear frequently as last names.

"Elf or magical counsel." Avery is more widely used than the rest, while forms like Al are now somewhat dated. A rather common name before the ..

"Elf spear." Used somewhat frequently as baby names, Elgar, Alger, etc. are comparable to the popular Edgar. .. names meaning "noble, old, temple" and ..

AlgernonAlgernon [Alger2, .. more]
"Wearing a mustache." Al is recognizable (upper 36%) as a masculine name. .. English poet Algernon Swinburne.

Quick Reference

Index of all names [and variants] for Old English names for boys.

1. Abbott - Algernon
Abbott, Ackerley, Acton, Adamson, Addison, Adney, Afton, Aiken, Ainsley [Ansley], Ainsworth, Albert [Elbert, ..], Alcott, Alden [Elden, ..], Aldred [Eldred], Aldrich [Eldridge], Aldwin [Elden], Alford, Alfred [Avery], Alger [Elger], Algernon [Alger]

2. Alison - Arvin
Alison, Allard, Allen, Almanzo, Alston, Alton [Elton, ..], Alvar, Alvin [Elwin, ..], Anscom, Ansley [Ainsley], Anthony, Archibald [Archie], Archie, Ardley, Arledge, Arley, Arnett, Arnold, Arundel, Arvin

3. Ascot - Averett
Ascot [Escott], Ashby [Ashton], Ashford, Ashley [Lee], Ashton [Aston, ..], Aston, Aswin, Atherton, Athelstan, Atley, Atwater, Atwell, Atwood, Atworth, Auberon, Auden, Audey, Audley, Autry, Averett

4. Averill - Barrett
Averill, Avery, Aylmer [Elmer], Aylward, Babson, Bailey, Baker, Balder, Bancroft, Barclay [Berkeley], Barden [Borden], Bardolf, Barker, Barksdale, Barlow, Barnes, Barnett, Barnum, Baron, Barrett

5. Barton - Bentley
Barton, Bascom, Bassett, Baxter, Baylor, Beacher, Beacon, Beaman, Beamer, Beasley, Beaumont, Beck, Beckett, Beckham, Bede, Bedford, Beebe, Belden, Bellamy, Bentley [Lee]

6. Benton - Blackburn
Benton, Beresford, Berkeley, Bernal, Bernard, Berry, Bert, Berthold [Berton, ..], Berton [Burton, ..], Berwyn, Beverly, Bickford, Birch, Birchall, Birley, Birney [Burney], Birtle, Bishop, Black, Blackburn

7. Blackstone - Brad
Blackstone, Blackwell, Blade, Blagden, Blake [Blakely], Blakely, Blakeney, Blanford, Bligh, Bliss, Blythe [Bligh], Bob, Boden, Bonar, Bond, Booker, Borden, Botolf, Bourne, Brad

8. Bradburn - Bridger
Bradburn, Braddock, Bradford [Brad], Bradley [Lee, ..], Brainard, Bramwell, Brand [Brant], Brandon [Branton, ..], Branley, Brant, Branton, Brawley, Braxton, Bray, Breck, Breckinridge, Brent [Brenton], Brenton, Bridgely, Bridger

9. Briggs - Buford
Briggs, Brigham [Briggs], Brighton, Brinley, Bristol, Britton, Brock, Brockhoist, Brockley, Brockton, Bromley, Bromwell, Brooks, Broughton, Bruno, Buck [Buckley], Buckley, Buckminister, Bud, Buford [Ford]

10. Burbank - Caddis
Burbank, Burchard, Burford [Buford], Burl, Burleigh, Burnet, Burney, Burr, Burroughs, Burton [Bert], Butcher, Butler, Buxton, Byford, Byram, Byrd, Byron [Byram], Cable, Cadby, Caddis

11. Cade - Chapman
Cade [Kaden], Caine, Calder, Caldwell, Calvert, Carden, Carlton [Charlton], Carlyle, Carson, Carswell, Carter, Carver, Caxton, Cedric, Chad [Chadwick], Chadwick, Chalkley, Chandler, Channing, Chapman

12. Chappel - Cliff
Chappel, Charles [Chuck, ..], Charlton [Carlton], Chase, Chesley, Chesney, Chester, Chetwin, Chilton, Chuck, Churchill, Claiborne [Clayborne], Claxton, Clay, Clayborne [Clay, ..], Clayland, Clayton [Clayborne, ..], Cleavant, Cleveland, Cliff

13. Clifford - Conrad
Clifford [Cliff], Clifton [Cliff], Clinton, Clive, Coakley, Cobb, Cobden, Cobham, Colburn, Colden, Cole, Coleridge, Colgate, Colley, Collier, Colt [Colter], Colter, Colton, Comstock, Conrad [Cort]

14. Cooper - Cresswell
Cooper, Cordell, Corey, Corliss, Cornwallis, Cort [Courtland], Corwin, Coster, Courtland, Covell, Covington, Crandall, Crane, Cranford, Cranley, Cranston, Craven, Crawford, Creighton, Cresswell [Carswell]

15. Crofton - Darby
Crofton, Cromwell, Crook, Crosley, Crowell, Crowther, Culver, Curley, Curtis, Cuthbert, Cutler, Cyd, Cydney, Dagwood, Dainard, Dalbert [Delbert], Dale [Dallin], Dallin, Dalton [Delton], Darby [Derby]

16. Darin - Dempster
Darin, Darnell, Darrel [Darryl], Darrow, Darryl [Darrel], Dart, Darton, Darwin [Derwin], Davis [Dayton], Dawson, Day, Dayton, Dean, Dearborn, Deems, Delbert [Dalbert, ..], Dell, Delton [Dalton], Delvin, Dempster

17. Denham - Draper
Denham, Denley, Denman, Dennison, Denver, Derby, Derek, Derland, Derwin [Durwin, ..], Deverell, Devereux, Dexter, Diamond, Dick [Dixon], Dickinson, Dixon, Doane, Dobbs, Dodge, Draper

18. Dryden - Eberhard
Dryden, Duarte, Dudley, Dunley, Dunstan, Dunton, Durward, Durwin [Derwin], Dustin, Dyer, Dyson, Earl [Early], Earland [Erland], Earlham, Earlston, Early, Eastman, Easton, Eaton, Eberhard [Everard]

19. Edbert - Elford
Edbert, Eden, Edgar [Ted, ..], Edison, Edmar, Edmund [Ted, ..], Edred, Edric, Edward [Ted, ..], Edwin [Ted, ..], Egbert, Egerton, Elbert, Elbridge, Elden [Elton, ..], Elder, Eldon [Elden], Eldred [Aldred], Eldridge, Elford

20. Elger - Emmet
Elger, Elgin, Ellery, Ellington, Ellison, Ellsworth, Ellwood [Elwood], Elman, Elmer [Aylmer], Elmore, Elrad, Elsdon, Elston, Elton [Eldon, ..], Elvin [Elwin], Elwell, Elwin [Wynn, ..], Elwood [Ellwood], Emerson, Emmet

21. Endicott - Everley
Endicott, Eric, Erland, Erling, Ernest, Erving, Erwin [Irwin], Escott, Esmond, Essex, Eston, Ethelbert [Bert], Ethelred, Ethelwulf, Ethelwin, Everard [Everett, ..], Everest, Everett [Everard, ..], Everild, Everley

22. Everton - Faxon
Everton, Ewald, Ewing, Factor, Faine, Fairbanks, Fairchild, Fairfax, Fallows, Faramond, Farley [Lee], Farmer, Farnell, Farnham, Farnley [Fernley], Farold, Faron [Farren], Farr, Farren, Faxon

23. Felton - Freed
Felton, Fenn, Fenton [Fenn], Fenwick, Fernley [Farnley], Fielding, Filmore, Finn, Fisher, Fleetwood, Fleming, Flint, Ford, Forest [Foster], Foster, Fowler, Fox, Franklin, Freeborn, Freed

24. Freeman - Garry
Freeman, Frewin, Frick, Fridolf, Frost, Fry, Fuller, Fulton, Gael [Gale], Gale [Gael], Galfrid, Galt, Galton [Galt], Garfield [Gary, ..], Garland, Garman, Garrard, Garrick, Garroway, Garry

25. Garson - Godric
Garson, Garton [Gorton], Garvin, Gary [Gaz, ..], Gauthier, Gaz, Geoff, Gibbes, Gibson [Gilson, ..], Gifford, Gilman, Gilmer, Gilson, Glade, Gladstone, Gladwin, Glenavon, Glover, Goddard, Godric

26. Godwin - Grayson
Godwin [Goodwin], Golding, Goldsmith, Goldwin, Gomer, Goodman, Goodwin, Goodyear, Gordon, Gore, Gorham, Gorrell, Gorton, Graham, Grantland, Granville, Graves, Gray [Grey], Graydon, Grayson [Graydon]

27. Greeley - Hallam
Greeley, Greenwood, Gresham, Grey [Gray], Gridley, Grimshaw, Grimsley, Grover, Guildford, Hadden, Hadley, Hadwin, Hagley, Haig, Halbert, Hale, Haley [Halley], Halford, Hall, Hallam

28. Halley - Hargrove
Halley, Halliwell, Hallward, Halsey, Halstead, Halton [Halton], Hamilton [Hamill], Hamill, Hampden, Hampton, Hancock, Hanford, Hanley [Henley], Harden, Harding, Hardwick, Hardwin, Hardy, Harford, Hargrove

29. Harlan - Hawk
Harlan, Harley [Arley], Harlow [Harlow], Harold [Harry], Harper, Harrington, Harrison, Harry, Hart, Hartford, Hartley, Hartwell, Harvard, Harvey, Harwood, Haslett, Hastings, Haven, Hawes, Hawk

30. Hawkins - Hewson
Hawkins, Hawley, Hawthorne, Hayes, Hayward, Haywood [Heywood], Hazleton, Hazlewood, Hedley, Henderson, Hendrick, Henley, Henry [Hendrick, ..], Herbert [Herbert, ..], Hereward, Herman, Herndon, Herne, Hernley, Hewson

31. Heywood - Horatius
Heywood, Hill, Hilliard, Hilton, Hitchcock, Hockley, Hockney, Hobbes, Hobson, Hodgson, Holbrook, Holcomb, Holden, Holiday, Hollis, Holman, Holt, Hooker, Hooper, Horatius

32. Horsley - Ingram
Horsley, Horton [Orton], Houghton, Houston [Hewson], Howe, Howland, Hoyt, Hudson, Humphrey, Hunt, Hunter [Hunt], Huntington [Hunt], Huntley, Hurlbert, Hutton, Huxford, Huxley, Hyatt, Inglebert, Ingram

33. Inman - Kendrick
Inman, Irwin [Erwin], Isham, Jack, Jackson [Jack], Jagger, Jameson, Jefferson, Jefford, Jerrick, Johnson, Joss, Joyner, Kaden, Keane, Kedrick, Kelsey, Kelton, Kendall, Kendrick

34. Kenelm - Kirkwood
Kenelm, Kenley, Kennard, Kent, Kenton, Kenward, Kenway, Kerwin, Keyes, Kimberly, King, Kingman, Kingsley, Kingston, Kingswell, Kipp, Kirkland, Kirkley, Kirkwell, Kirkwood

35. Knightley - Lawton
Knightley, Knoll, Knox, Kynaston, Ladell, Lancaster, Landon, Langdon [Landon], Langford, Langhorne, Langley, Langston, Langward, Langworth, Lanny, Lathrop, Lauriston, Lawford, Lawson, Lawton

36. Lee - Longfellow
Lee, Leighton, Leland, Lester, Lincoln, Lindell, Lindhurst, Lindley, Lindsay, Lindford [Lynford, ..], Linley, Linn, Linton, Litton [Lytton], Livingston, Locke [Lockwood], Lockhart, Lockwood, Long, Longfellow

37. Lord - Markham
Lord, Lothar, Lowman, Ludlow, Lyndon, Lynford, Lynley, Lytton, Mabry, Maitland, Malden, Malin, Manchester, Manley, Manning, Mansel, Mansfield, Manton, Marden, Markham

38. Marland - Merritt
Marland [Marlon], Marley, Marlon [Marland], Marlow, Marsden, Marsh, Marston, Marvell, Marwood, Mather, Maxfield, Maxwell, Mayfield, Mead, Medford, Melbourne [Milburn], Meldon, Meldrick, Melvin, Merritt

39. Mersey - Morley
Mersey, Merton, Middleton, Milbank, Milburn, Milford, Millard, Miller [Millard], Mills, Milton, Minster, Mitford, Modred, Monckton, Montgomery, Moore, Moreland [Morland], Morgan, Morland, Morley

40. Morse - Norward
Morse, Morton, Nash, Naylor, Ned, Nesbit, Newcomb, Newell, Newland, Newman, Newport, Newton, Nickleby, Nixon, Norman, Northcliff, Northrop, Norton, Norvin, Norward

41. Norwell - Osric
Norwell, Norwood, Oakes, Oakley [Oakes], Odell [Dell], Ogden, Onslow, Orford, Orman, Ormond, Orrick, Orton, Orval, Orvin, Oscar, Osgood, Osier, Osmar, Osred, Osric

42. Oswin - Penley
Oswin, Otis, Otto, Oxford, Paley, Palmer, Parker, Parr, Parry, Parsons, Parton, Patterson, Patton, Paxton, Peabody, Peale, Peel, Pelham, Pendleton, Penley

43. Penn - Quinton
Penn, Perry [Parry], Peyton, Phelps, Phipps, Pickford, Piper, Pitney, Pitt, Plantagenet, Pollock, Portland, Powell, Pratt, Prescott, Presley, Preston, Proverb, Quiller, Quinton

44. Rad - Raoul
Rad, Radbert, Radburn, Radcliff, Radford [Redford], Radley, Radnor, Raleigh, Ralph [Raoul], Ralston, Ramsay, Ramsden, Rand, Randi, Randolph, Rankin, Ransford, Ransley, Ransom, Raoul

45. Ray - Ridge
Ray, Rayburn, Read [Reid, ..], Reading, Redford [Radford], Redley [Radley], Redman, Reed [Reid, ..], Reid [Reed, ..], Remington, Renfred, Renshaw, Renton, Renwick, Rexford, Rexton, Richard [Dick], Rickward, Rider, Ridge

46. Ridgeway - Rowell
Ridgeway, Ridgeley, Ridley, Riley [Ryley], Ring, Ripley, Risley, Riston, Roark, Robinson, Rochester [Chester], Rockley, Rocklin, Rockwell, Rodney, Roland [Lanny], Ronald, Ronson, Roper, Rowell

47. Rowley - Ryley
Rowley, Roxbert, Roxbury, Royce, Royden, Royston, Rudd, Rudyard, Ruford, Rugby, Rumford, Rush, Rushford, Ruston, Rutherford, Rutledge, Rutley, Rycroft, Ryland, Ryley

48. Sackville - Sedgley
Sackville, Sadler, Safford, Sainsbury, Salton, Sanborn, Sandberg, Sanditon, Sandhurst, Sanford, Saxe, Scott, Scribner, Seabert, Seabrook, Seabury, Seaman, Searle, Seaton [Seton], Sedgley

49. Sedgwick - Sherborn
Sedgwick, Sefton, Seger, Selby, Seldon, Sellers, Selwyn, Seton, Severn, Seward, Sewell, Shandy, Shaw, Sheffield, Sheldon, Shelley, Shelton, Shepherd, Shepley, Sherborn

50. Sherill - Sothern
Sherill, Sherlock, Sherman, Sherwood, Shipton, Sidney [Sydney], Sill, Silverton, Simmons, Simpson, Skinner, Slade, Slater, Smedley, Smith, Snowden, Somers, Somerset, Somerton, Sothern

51. Southwell - Stepney
Southwell, Spalding, Spear, Speed, Stafford, Stanbury, Stancliff, Standish, Stanfield, Stanford, Stanley, Stanmore, Stanton, Stanway, Stanwick, Stanwood, Steadman, Steed, Steele, Stepney

52. Sterling - Sumner
Sterling, Stetson, Stewart [Stuart], Stiles, Stockard, Stockley, Stockton, Stockwell, Stoddard, Storm [Sturm], Stratford, Strickland, Strong, Stuart [Stewart], Sturm, Styles [Stiles], Suffield, Suffolk, Sully, Sumner

53. Sutcliff - Ted
Sutcliff, Sutton, Swaine, Swanton, Swinburne, Swinford, Swinton, Swithin, Sydney, Tab, Taft, Tallis, Tamson, Tandie, Tanner, Tanton, Tarleton, Taverner, Taylor, Ted

54. Tedmund - Tillman
Tedmund, Templeton, Tennant, Thane, Thatcher, Thaw, Thayer, Thorley, Thormond, Thorndike, Thorne, Thornley, Thornton, Thornycroft, Thorpe, Thurlow, Thurston, Tilden, Tilford, Tillman

55. Tilton - Udolf
Tilton, Todhunter, Tomlin, Tompkins, Torr, Tower, Townsend, Trenton, Trevin, Trowbridge, True, Truesdale, Truman, Trumble, Tucker, Tupper, Twyford, Tyler, Udell [Dell], Udolf

56. Ulmer - Wainwright
Ulmer, Ulric, Unwin, Updike, Upshaw, Upton, Upwood, Uther, Vail, Vance, Vane, Vernon, Viggo, Vinson, Vinton, Wade, Wadham, Wadley, Wadsworth, Wainwright

57. Wakefield - Wardley
Wakefield, Wakeley, Wakeman, Walcott [Wolcott], Walden, Waldwick, Walford, Walker, Wallace [Walsh], Waller, Walsh, Walter [Watkins, ..], Waltham, Walton, Walworth, Walwyn, Warburton, Ward, Wardell, Wardley

58. Ware - Welford
Ware, Warren [Ware], Warton [Wharton], Warwick, Washburn, Washington, Waterford, Watkins, Watson, Waverley [Waverley], Wayland, Wayne, Weaver, Webb [Webster], Webley, Webster [Webb], Wedgwood, Welborne, Weldon, Welford

59. Wellington - Whitby
Wellington, Wells, Welton, Wentworth, Wesley, Westbrook, Westby, Westcott, Westerly, Weston, Wetherby, Wetherell, Wetherly, Wharton [Warton], Wheatley, Wheaton, Wheelwright, Whistler, Whitbeck, Whitby

60. Whitcomb - Willard
Whitcomb, White, Whitehead, Whitelaw, Whitfield, Whitford, Whitley, Whitlock, Whitman, Whitmore, Whitney, Whittaker, Wickham, Wickley, Wiley [Wylie], Wilford, Wilfred, Wilkes, Wilkinson, Willard

61. Willet - Woodstock
Willet, William [Wilson, ..], Willis, Willoughby, Wilson, Wilton, Windsor, Winfield, Wingate, Winslow, Winsted, Winston, Winter, Winthrop, Winton, Winwood, Wolcott, Wolfgang, Woodson, Woodstock

62. Woodward - Yule
Woodward, Woolworth, Worth, Wortham, Wright, Wyatt, Wyck, Wycliff, Wycombe, Wyler, Wylie [Wiley], Wyman, Wyndham, Wynn, Wystan, Yale, Yardley, Yorick, York [Yorick], Yule