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Prominent baby names and what they mean, for prominent, illustrious, distinguished, remarkable, with 47 results. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread 56 years ago (ADOPTION OF 7.1%) and has become much lower since (ADOPTION 1.7%, DOWN 75.7%), with names like Herbert becoming less in vogue. Quincy (#582) is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation, while Danel (TOP 46%) and Daniell (9%) are popular surnames. Here is the list of Illustrious names for girls.

Prominent names

Ashraf - Heribert | Hooker - Tecumseh | Teilo - Wistar

Ashraf - Heribert

Ashraf
Source fr. Arabic word. "More distinguished." Arraf and Asaraf are creative variations.

Bancroft
.. Bancroft was a prominent historian in .. Common as surnames, and Bancroft (UPPER 4%) is similar to popular last names Barcroft (UPPER 36%), Beecroft (17%), which also end with -roft. [Binky, .. 4 more]

Beauregard

Beauregard
.. names of three prominent Confederate generals .. Beau has been the top favorite. [Beau]

Bert

Bert
Based on Old English element. "Illustrious." Somewhat popular as baby names, Bertin, Bert, etc. are pronounced like the familiar Burton. Short form of names like Albert .. [Butch, Burt, Berto, Bertie, .. 3 more]

Cabot
.. name of a prominent Boston mercantile .. Not Top 2000 names. [Cabbot]

Clinton

Clinton
.. An illustrious 18th century governor of .. Clint (UPPER 37%), Clinton (1%) and Klint (38%) exist commonly as last names. [Klint, .. 2 more]

Daniel

Daniel
.. Many prominent men have had the .. Dan, Danial, Dannie and Dantrell are commonplace as versions of Daniel. [Deiniol, Danyel, Danyal, Dantrell, Danny, Danko, Danilo, Danial, Danek, .. 11 more]

David

David
.. of the most remarkable personalities in .. David, Daviel, etc. became less trendy in 2016, dropping -344 rankings as boys' names with Davon leading the decline. [Davyn, Davy, Davin, Davies, Daviel, Davidson, Davidde, Davey, Dai, .. 12 more]

Endicott
Endicotts have been prominent in Massachusetts .. Unusual, with the -ott ending for Endicott, Endecott, like Elliott, Eliott. [Endecott]

Errol

Errol
.. of Scotland, are prominent Scottish aristocrats .. Somewhat popular as children's names, Erryle, Errol, etc. are pronounced like the conventional Earle. [Rollo, Eryle, .. 4 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Prominent names: Beauregard, Bert, Clinton, Daniel, David

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Prominent names: Errol, Finnian, Gardner, Gaylord, Hale

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Prominent names: Hampton, Herbert

Finnian

Finnian
.. at his school became prominent ecclesiastics. Adoption of Finnian, Finenn, etc. as baby names in 2016 was 15.1% more than a year ago. [Phinian, Fionn, Fionan, Finna, Finian, Finenn, Fiinean, .. 4 more]

Fintan
.. existed at a remarkable level of .. Finton is a slightly favored kid's name. [Fiontan, .. 1 more]

Gardner

Gardner
.. America, there are two distinguished families .. Gardner (TOP 1%), Gardiner (2%), Gard (4%), Gardener (9%) and Gardell (41%) exist commonly as last names. [Gardnard, .. 7 more]

Gaylord

Gaylord
.. Gaylord family was prominent in the .. Gaylord has diminished in popularity as a birth name since 1930-1939. [Gaylor, .. 6 more]

Gobind
.. Singh was a prominent 17th century .. Not in Top 2000. [Govinda, .. 2 more]

Haig
.. Haig was a prominent English soldier .. Haig, like the similar Hays, occurs more usually as a last name.

Hale

Hale
.. Also possibly means "healthy hero". Nathan .. Somewhat popular as boys' names, Hale and Hayle are similar to the familiar Gayle. [Hayle]

Hampton

Hampton
.. name was a prominent Confederate general .. Less common today. Hampton was the version last appearing (2015) in the Top 2000. [Hampten]

Herbert

Herbert
Stems fr. Old German language. "Illustrious warrior." Usage of Herbert, Herberto, etc. as baby names in 2016 was down 38.7% compared to 10 years ago. Norman name from hari "army" and .. [Heriberto, Heribert, Herberto, Harbert, Bert, .. 5 more]

Heribert
From Old German element. "Illustrious warrior." Heribert was not a Top birth name in 2016. See also Herberto. Variant of Herbert.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ashraf - Heribert
Ashraf, Bancroft [Ban, Bank, Binky, Banfield, Bancrofft], Beauregard [Beau], Bert [Burt, Butch, Burty, Berty, Berto, Bertin], Cabot [Cabbot], Clinton [Klint, Clint, Clintt], Daniel [Danya, Danny, Danyel, Danyal, Deiniol, Dantrell, ..], David [Davy, Davyn, Davyd, Davon, Daven, Davydd, ..], Endicott [Endecott], Errol [Erol, Rollo, Eryle, Erryl, Erryle, Erroll], Finnian [Fionn, Fionan, Finnen, Phinian, Phinean, Fionnan, ..], Fintan [Fiontan, Fionntan], Gardner [Gardie, Gardnar, Gardnard, Gardiner, Gardener, Gardenner, ..], Gaylord [Gay, Gaylor, Gayler, Gallard, Gayelord, Galliard], Gobind [Govind, Govinda, Gobinda], Haig, Hale [Hayle], Hampton [Hampten], Herbert [Herb, Herbie, Herbert, Heribert, Herberto, Heriberto, ..], Heribert


Hooker, Howell [Howel, Howells], Hussein [Husayn, Husein, Husain, Hussain], Ken [Kenny, Kennie, Kenney, Kennan], Langhorne [Langhorn], Leslie [Les, Lezly, Lesly, Lesley, Leslee, Leslea], Livingston [Livingsten, Livingstin, Livingstone], Najib [Nagib, Najeeb, Nageeb], Pollard [Poll, Pollyrd, Pollerd], Quincy [Quin, Quinsy, Quincey], Rajiv, Ranjit [Ranjeet], Rigoberto [Rigobert], Roark [Ruark, Rorke, Rourke, Roarke], Saladin, Salisbury [Saulsbury, Saulsbery, Salisbery, Saulisbury, Saulsberry, Salisberry], Scribner, Shannon [Shanon, Shanen, Shanan, Shannen, Shannan], Somerset [Summerset, Sommerset], Tecumseh


Teilo, Thomas [Tommy, Tommie, Tommey, Tomlin, Tomkin, Tommaso, ..], Valentine [Vallen, Valentyn, Valentin, Valentino, Valentinus, Valentinian, ..], Valerian [Valery, Valerio, Valeryan, Valerius, Valerien], Wadsworth [Waddsworth], Wasim, Wistar [Wister]

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