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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 55 years ago (ADOPTION OF 7.1%) and has become much lower since (ADOPTION 1.8%, DOWN 75.1%), with names like Herbert becoming less in vogue. Quincy (#599) 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

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

.. 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]

.. names of three prominent Confederate generals .. Adoption of Beauregard and Beau as baby names in 2015 was up 21.3% compared to the previous year. [Beau]

Based on Old English element. "Illustrious." Bert (upper 37%) and Burt (72%) are prevalent as male names. Short form of names like Albert .. [Butch, Burt, Berto, Bertie, .. 3 more]

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

.. An illustrious 18th century governor of .. A conventional baby name (#1009 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Clinton is also used conventionally as a surname. [Klint, .. 2 more]

.. 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]

.. of the most remarkable personalities in .. David, Daviel, etc. became more trendy in 2015, gaining +92 rankings as boys' names with Davi gaining the most. [Davyn, Davy, Davin, Davies, Daviel, Davidson, Davidde, Davey, Dai, .. 12 more]

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

.. of Scotland, are prominent Scottish aristocrats .. Erol (top 99%) and Rollo (9%) occur commonly as last names. [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

.. at his school became prominent ecclesiastics. Finnian, Finenn, etc. became more popular in 2015, gaining +224 rankings as baby names with Finnian gaining the most. [Phinian, Fionn, Fionan, Finna, Finian, Finenn, Fiinean, .. 4 more]

.. existed at a remarkable level of .. Finton (TOP 21%), Fintak (73%) are familiar last names. [Fiontan, .. 1 more]

.. America, there are two distinguished families .. Gardie and forms grew in popularity a century ago. [Gardnard, .. 7 more]

.. Gaylord family was prominent in the .. Adoption of Gaylor and forms was common 9 decades ago, but now, Gaylord has become somewhat dated. [Gaylor, .. 6 more]

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

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

.. Also possibly means "healthy hero". Nathan .. Hale is widely used as a variant form. [Hayle]

.. name was a prominent Confederate general .. Uncommon, with usage of 0.004% for Hampton and Hampten as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.004% the year before. [Hampten]

Stems fr. Old German language. "Illustrious warrior." Usage of Herbert, Herberto, etc. as baby names in 2015 was down 35.2% compared to 10 years ago. Norman name from hari "army" and .. [Heriberto, Heribert, Herberto, Harbert, Bert, .. 5 more]

From Old German element. "Illustrious warrior." Heribert was not a Top birth name in 2015. 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, Berto, Burty, Berty, Butch, Bertin], Cabot [Cabbot], Clinton [Klint, Clint, Clintt], Daniel [Danny, Danya, Danyal, Danyel, Deiniol, Dantrell, ..], David [Davy, Davon, Daven, Davyd, Davyn, Davydd, ..], Endicott [Endecott], Errol [Erol, Erryl, Eryle, Rollo, Erryle, Erroll], Finnian [Fionn, Fionan, Finnen, Fionnan, Phinean, Phinian, ..], Fintan [Fiontan, Fionntan], Gardner [Gardie, Gardnar, Gardener, Gardiner, Gardnard, Gardenner, ..], Gaylord [Gay, Gaylor, Gayler, Gallard, Gayelord, Galliard], Gobind [Govind, Gobinda, Govinda], Haig, Hale [Hayle], Hampton [Hampten], Herbert [Herb, Herbie, Herbert, Heribert, Herberto, Heriberto, ..], Heribert

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

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

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