Physician Names

Physician names and what they mean, for physician, doctor for men. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2013 (usage of 0.2844%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.2833%, down 0.4%), but with names like Galen and Moses becoming less in vogue. Asa (#522), Cyrus (#461), Damian (#102) and Luke (#28) are four of the more chic boy names here, and there is also a resurgence in baby name usage for Asa, Cyrus and Luke.


Asa - Wistar

Page 1/1 of 12 Physician names.

Asa 1 .. From Hebrew language. "Doctor, healer." Common as surnames. Compare Asa (upper 31%), Ase with popular surnames Ask (upper 26%), Asp (20%), which also begin with As-. Biblical .. [Ase]

Caduceus 2 .. .. the patron of doctors, it has .. Not in popularity charts.

Caesar 3 .. .. (fourth century) was physician to two .. Kaiser (upper 1%), Caesar (6%), Cesar (7%), Cesare (16%) and Cesaro (30%) appear regularly as surnames. [Caezar, Casar, .. 7 more]

Caius 4 .. .. 16th century English physician endowed a .. Uncommon. Caius, like Anastius, Eligius, uses the common masculine-sounding -ius ending. [Cai, Caio, Kay, Kaye, Keyes, .. 2 more]

Cyrus 5 .. .. century saint, a doctor in Alexandria .. Cyrus is a common (upper 65%) given name, whereas Ciro and Cy are rare. [Ciro, .. 1 more]

Damian 6 .. .. as the patron saint of physicians .. Daemon, Daimen, Daimon, Daman and Damen are more rarefied as forms of Damian. [Daemon, Daimon, Daman, Damianos, Damianus, Damon, Damyen, Demyan, .. 11 more]

Galen 7 .. .. second century Greek physician whose research .. Galan (upper 4%), Galen (21%), Galeno (22%) and Galin (38%) are found frequently as last names. [Gaelan, Gaillen, Galan, Gaylen, Gaylinn, Gaylon, Jalen, Jaylen, .. 7 more]

Luke 8 .. .. called "the beloved physician" and is .. Widely used as children's names, Luck, Luke, etc. are similar to the common Buck. [Loukas, Lucas, Lucian, Lucien, Lucio, Lucius, Lucky, Lukas, .. 3 more]

Moses 9 .. .. was the court physician of Saladin .. Usage of Moses as a boys' name has dwindled since 1880-1889. [Mioshe, Mo, Moe, Mosie, .. 11 more]

Tabib 10 .. Origin fr. Turkish element. "Doctor." Tabib and Tabeeb were not among 2014's Top names. [Tabeeb]

Welby 11 .. .. 1970s about a doctor named Marcus .. Welby, Welbey, etc. are not Top 1000 names. [Welbey, Wellbey, .. 2 more]

Wistar 12 .. .. was a prominent doctor in late 18 .. Rare. Wistar (cf. Seasar, Achishar) ends with the popular masculine-sounding -ar. [Wister]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Physician names: Asa, Caesar, Cyrus, Damian, Galen, Luke, Moses



Quick Index

Summary of Physician names (and variants) for boys.

Asa - Wistar
Asa [1], Caduceus, Caesar [9], Caius [7], Cyrus [2], Damian [19], Galen [15], Luke [11], Moses [15], Tabib [1], Welby [4], Wistar [1]

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