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13 Right names and what they mean, for right for baby boys, listing 1-13.
Ayman .. In some Arabic dialects, the name means "right".
Benjamin .. (Hebrew) "Son of the right hand." ..
Calhoun .. John Calhoun was a 19th-century American statesman, Vice President under Andrew Jackson, whose writings and ideas on states' rights contributed heavily to the Southern states' formation of the Confederacy.
Dexter .. (Latin, Old English) "Right-handed, fortunate." Originally from Greek dexi meaning "worship", which was transferred to "using the right hand", hence "dexi hand" ..
Eldridge .. African-American civil rights activist Eldridge Cleaver.
Jamin .. (Hebrew) "Son of the right hand." ..
Kaemon .. (Japanese) "Right-handed." ..
Luther .. Usually used as homage to Martin Luther, the German religious reformer, or to Martin Luther king, Jr, the civil rights activist ..
Madison .. Use of Madison as a first name is influenced by James Madison, a major contributor to the American Constitution and the Bill of Rights, as well as American President during the War of 1812 ..
Marcus .. The name was possibly influenced by a hit TV series "Marcus Welby, MD" and civil rights activist Marcus Garvey ..
Martin .. Civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr ..
Paine .. Thomas Paine (18th century) was an influential political theorist during the American Revolution, and wrote "The Rights of Man" which supported the French Revolution.
Temani .. It literally means "on the right side", which refers to the south when one is facing the east.
Benjamin, Dexter, Eldridge, Luther, Marcus and Martin are commonly used names, while Ayman, Calhoun, Jamin, Kaemon, Madison, Paine and Temani are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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