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Old english baby names and what they mean, with 1241 results. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 32.2%) and is somewhat less today (usage 16.7%, 48.1%), with names such as Freeman becoming less stylish. The trendier names for newborns here are Carter (#24), Easton (#78), Grayson (#47), Hudson (#65) and Lincoln (#66), while Avera (top 11%) and Ivery (9%) are popular surnames.

Abbott - Algernon | Alison - Arundel | Arvin - Autry | Averett - Baron | Barrett - Bellamy | Bentley - Black | .. - .. | Yule

Abbott - Algernon

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 2015'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." Aiven 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, var. Aldwin1
"Old friend." Alden and variants became less trendy in 2015, dropping -5 rankings as birth names with Alden falling the most. Surname used as a given name.

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

"Old." Less widespread today. Richie was the variation last found (2014) in the Top 2000. 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, var. Alger2
"Wearing a mustache." Al is recognizable (upper 36%) as a masculine name. .. English poet Algernon Swinburne.

Quick Reference

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. Darby - Delvin
Darby [Derby], 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

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

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

19. Eberhard - Eldridge
Eberhard [Everard], 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

20. Elford - Emerson
Elford, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

45. Raoul - Rider
Raoul, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

63. Yule

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