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Philosopher baby names and what they mean, for philosopher, scholar, theologian, sage, with 60 results. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity in the 1900s (ADOPTION OF 5.8%) and have become significantly less conventional since (ADOPTION 1.7%, 70%), with names like Jerome becoming less trendy. The most fashionable birth names in this compilation are Blaise (#805), Emerson (#301), Immanuel (#906), Maximus (#197) and Soren (#577), while Sorin (TOP 42%) and Syren (98%) are familiar surnames.

Philosopher names

Abelard - Fulbright | Hilary - Pascal | Plato - Zeno

Abelard - Fulbright

Abelard
.. 12th century French philosopher Pierre Abelard .. Abelard (cf. Akard, Attard) is a popular -ard suffix surname. [Abelardo, .. 5 more]

Albert

Albert
.. philosopher Albert Camus; artist Albrecht Durer .. Usage of Albert as a baby name has waned circa the 1900s. [Ulbricht, Elbrecht, Dalbert, Bertie, Albrecht, Albertino, Adelbert, Adelbrecht, Adalberto, Adalbert, .. 17 more]

Aristotle
.. by the Greek philosopher Aristotle, and .. Ari is more widely used than the rest. [Ary, Arri, Aristotelis, .. 3 more]

Bernard

Bernard
.. mountain climbers, and a scholastic philosopher .. Barnard (UPPER 1%), Bernard (1%), Barney (1%), Berndt (3%) and Bear (3%) occur regularly as surnames. [Vernados, Bernhard, Bernardo, Bernardino, Bern, Berend, Bearnard, Barnhard, .. 15 more]

Bertrand

Bertrand
.. Philosopher Bertrand Russell. Bertrand and Bertrando are unconventional masculine names, and Bertrand occurs frequently (TOP 2%) as a last name. [Bertrando]

Blaise

Blaise
.. child prodigy, mathematician, scientist, and philosopher .. Usage of Blaise, Blais, etc. as boys' names in 2015 was 27.2% more than the year before. [Blaze, Blase, Blaisdell, .. 3 more]

Brant

Brant
.. also a devout scholar who translated .. Brant is commonly occurring (UPPER 75%) as a men's name, whereas Brandt, Brannt, Brantley and Brantt are sparsely used. [Brantt, .. 3 more]

Charles

Charles
.. Naturalist Charles Darwin; French president Charles .. Adoption of Charles, Charlie, etc. as children's names in 2015 was down 20.1% compared to a decade ago. [Karoly, Karol, Karl, Chip, Chas, Charls, Charley, Charleson, Carroll, .. 18 more]

Cleanth
.. of a Stoic Greek philosopher, Cleanthes .. Cleanth, Kleanthes, etc. were not Top birth names in 2015. [Kleanthes, Clianthes, Clianth, Cleante, .. 5 more]

Clement

Clement
.. the early Christian theologian Clement of .. Less used today. Clemente was the variant last found (2000) in the Top 2000. [Kliment, Klemens, Clemmons, Clemmie, Clementius, Clemente, Clem, .. 6 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Philosopher names: Albert, Bernard, Bertrand, Blaise, Brant

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Philosopher names: Charles, Clement, Cyril, Darwin, Eldridge

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Philosopher names: Emerson, Erasmus, Francis, Frederick

Cyril

Cyril
.. saints, including the theologians Cyril of .. Cyril has faded in popularity as a children's name circa the 1910s. [Kyril, Cyrille, Cyrill, Cy, Cirillo, .. 5 more]

Darwin

Darwin
.. Darwin, 19th century naturalist, was the .. Darwin is a conventional (TOP 48%) men's name, while Darwon, Darwyn, Derwin and Derwynn are rarely used. [Derwynn, Darwyn, .. 2 more]

Eldridge

Eldridge
Stems fr. German language. "Sage ruler." Eldridge (UPPER 1%), Eldredge (5%) and Eldrige (48%) appear regularly as surnames. Also a variant of Elbridge or .. [Eldrige, Eldredge, .. 3 more]

Emerson

Emerson
.. a poet and philosopher who wrote .. Emerson has gained in popularity since 1997. [Em]

Epicurus
A philosopher of great influence, who .. Epicurus is not a Top 2000 name.

Erasmus

Erasmus
.. century Dutch humanist philosopher Geert Geerts .. Erasmo is a common (UPPER 90%) men's name, while Erasme, Erasmios, Erasmus, Ras and Rasmus are uncommon. [Rasmus, Erasmo, Erasmios, .. 2 more]

Eusebius
.. fourth century Italian bishop and theologian. A rare baby name. [Eusevios, Eusavio, Eusabio, Esavio, .. 8 more]

Francis

Francis
.. philosopher Sir Francis Bacon; composer Franz .. Francis has waned in popularity as a birth name circa the 1910s. [Proinsias, Pancho, Pacorro, Franzin, Frants, Fransisco, Franko, Frankie, Franciszek, Franciscus, .. 33 more]

Frederick

Frederick
.. philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche; musician Fred Durst. Frederick has diminished in favor as a children's name circa 1880-1889. [Rikki, Ricky, Rich, Ric, Fritzl, Fritzchen, Friedrich, Friedel, Fredrik, Fredrick, .. 31 more]

Fulbright
.. through the Fulbright Scholar program, which .. Less used today. Philbert was the form last appearing (1950-1959) in the Top 2000. [Phillbert, .. 3 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Philosopher names [and variants] for boys.

1. Abelard - Fulbright
Abelard [Ab, Abe, Abel, Abby, Abbey, Abelardo], Albert [Berty, Elbert, Dalbert, Delbert, Elbrecht, Ulbricht, ..], Aristotle [Ari, Ary, Arri, Arie, Aristotelis, Aristotellis], Bernard [Bernt, Bernie, Bernis, Burnard, Vernados, Bernhardo, ..], Bertrand [Bertrando], Blaise [Blais, Blaze, Blase, Blaize, Blayze, Blaisdell], Brant [Brannt, Brantt, Brandt, Brantley], Charles [Karl, Karol, Karel, Karoly, Karolek, Karolik, ..], Cleanth [Clianth, Cleanto, Kleanth, Cleneth, Clianthes, Kleanthes, ..], Clement [Clemmy, Klemens, Klement, Kliment, Clemmons, Klementos, ..], Cyril [Cy, Kyril, Kiril, Cyrill, Cyrille, Cyrillus, ..], Darwin [Darwon, Darwyn, Derwin, Derwynn], Eldridge [Eldrege, Eldrige, Eldrich, Eldrick, Eldredge], Emerson [Em], Epicurus, Erasmus [Ras, Erasme, Erasmo, Rasmus, Erasmios], Eusebius [Eusebe, Eusebio, Eusavio, Eusevio, Eusevios, Eusebios, ..], Francis [Paco, Pancho, Paquito, Pacorro, Panchito, Proinsias, ..], Frederick [Rik, Rick, Rike, Rikke, Ricky, Rikki, ..], Fulbright [Fulbert, Philbert, Philibert, Phillbert]


Hilary [Ilar, Ilari, Ilaria, Ilario, Illario, Ilarion, ..], Hillel, Hippolytus [Ippolito, Hipolito, Hippolit, Hippolyte, Hyppolytos, Hippolitos], Hobbes [Hob, Hobbs], Hume [Hulme], Immanuel [Iman, Imani, Imanoel, Imanuel, Immannuel], Jeremiah [Jerry, Jermyn, Jeremy, Yeremia, Yeremiya, Yeremiyah, ..], Jerome [Jerry, Jeromo, Jerron, Jerrome, Jerrone, Jeronimo, ..], Justin [Justo, Justus, Justis, Justyn, Justino, Justinus, ..], Locke [Lock, Lockwood], Lucian [Lucio, Lucien, Lucjan, Lukyan, Lucianus, Lukianos], Maimon [Malmun], Mather [Maither, Matther], Maximus [Maxy, Maxie, Maxim, Maximo, Maxime, Maximos, ..], Merton [Merwyn, Murton], Moses [Moss, Mosie, Mozes, Mosiah, Moyses, ..], Muir, Neander, Nicholas [Nils, Nikos, Nilos, Nikolay, Nikolos, Nikolaus, ..], Pascal [Pascoe, Pasqual, Pascual, Pascuale, Pasquale, Paschalis, ..]


Plato [Platon], Reginald [Ronald, Reynold, Rinaldo, Reynolds, Reynaldos, Rheinallt, ..], Rhodes [Rodas, Rhoads, Rhodas], Rousseau [Russo, Roussell], Russell [Russ, Russel, Roussell], Sage [Saige, Sayge], Salvio [Salvian, Salviano, Salviatus], Schuyler [Skylor, Skylar, Skyler, Schylar, Skuyler, Schyler], Seneca, Sequoia [Sequoya, Sequoyah], Socrates [Sokrates], Soren, Strahan [Strachan], Tadhg [Tad, Teague, Teigue], Teagan, Teague [Tegan, Teger, Teige, Teigen, Teigue, Teigan], Thoreau, Virgil [Verge, Vergil, Vergilio, Virgilio], Warner [Werner, Wernher], Zeno [Zino, Zenon, Zinon]

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