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Baby names of Old English origin.

These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.1043%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.0704%, 32.5%), but with names such as Brent, Byron, Chad, Darnell and Rodney becoming somewhat outmoded. The trendier names for newborns here are Bentley (#89), Harvey (#493), Knox (#286), Nixon (#587) and Royce (#475), and there is a rebound in birth name usage for Harvey and Royce. Every (top 13%) and Barritt (18%) are popular last names.

pinAbbott - Algernon

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Old English names: Addison, Albert, Alden, Alford, Alfred

Abbott 1 .. "Father, priest." Abbott, Abott (cf. Arrott) are common -ott suffix last names. An abbot is the head of ..

Ackerley 2 .. "Oak meadow." Not in Top 1000. Place name ..

Acton 3 .. "Oak tree settlement." Outside Top 1000. See also Afton. Place name ..

Adamson 4 .. "Son of Adam." Adamson, Adamsson and Addamson are not in the Top 1000.

Addison 5 .. "Son of Adam." Addison and Addie are commonly used as forms. .. The English poet and essayist Joseph ..

Adney 6 .. "The noble's island." Aaadney, Aaney and Anney are kreatif variations. Place name.

Afton 7 .. Place name and surname used as .. Afton and Affton are scarce as male names, and Afton occurs frequently (top 51%) as a last name.

Aiken 8 .. "Made of oak." Unusual, with the common -en suffix for Aiken, Aicken, Ayken, like Aren. English writer Conrad Aiken.

Ainsley 9 .. "Only hermitage wood or clearing." Ainsley, like the similar-sounding Ansel, occurs more usually as a last name. Originally a place name ..

Ainsworth 10 .. "Ann's estate." Not in Top 1000. Place name.

Albert 11 .. "Noble, bright." Prevalent. Dalbert, var., like Art, end with -rt. From an Old French name, Albert ..

Alcott 12 .. "The old cottage." Rarely used as a birth name, Alcott occurs more commonly as a surname. Place name.

Alden [Aldwin, .. more] 13 .. "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.

Aldred 14 .. "Old counsel." Less popular today. Eldred was the version last recorded (1930-1939) in the Top 1000.

Aldrich 15 .. "Old." Aldrich (upper 1%), Aldridge (1%), Eldridge (1%), Rich (1%) and Ritchie (1%) appear commonly as last names. Saint Aldric (ninth century) was a ..

Aldwin 16 .. "Old friend." Aldwin, Aldwinn, Aldwinne, Aldwyn and Aldwynne are more uncommon as forms. Variant of Alden.

Alford 17 .. "The old river-ford." Aldford and Allford are more unique as variant forms of Alford.

Alfred 18 .. "Elf or magical counsel." Prominent, with the -red suffix for Alfred, Ailfred, etc., like Alldred. A rather common name before the ..

Alger 19 .. "Elf spear." Al is a familiar (top 36%) masculine name. .. names meaning "noble, old, temple" and ..

Algernon [Alger, .. more] 20 .. "Wearing a mustache." Al is recognizable (upper 36%) as a masculine name. .. English poet Algernon Swinburne.


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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for Old English names for boys.

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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

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

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]

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

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]

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

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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