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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." ..
[Ben, Benejamen, Beniamino, Benjaman, Benjamen, .. 24 more]

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.
[Callhoun, Colhoun, Colquhoun]

Dexter .. (Latin, Old English) "Right-handed, fortunate." Originally from Greek dexi meaning "worship", which was transferred to "using the right hand", hence "dexi hand" ..
[Dex, Dexton, Dexy]

Eldridge .. African-American civil rights activist Eldridge Cleaver.
[Eldredge, Eldrege, Eldrich, Eldrick, Eldrige]

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 ..
[Lotario, Lothair, Lothar, Lothario, Louther, .. 1 more]

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 ..
[Maddison, Maddy, Madisson, Madyson, Madisyn]

Marcus .. The name was possibly influenced by a hit TV series "Marcus Welby, MD" and civil rights activist Marcus Garvey ..
[Marcas, Marco, Markos, Markus]

Martin .. Civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr ..
[Marinos, Mart, Martel, Martell, Marten, .. 12 more]

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.
[Pain, Payne]

Temani .. It literally means "on the right side", which refers to the south when one is facing the east.
[Teman, Temeni]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Right names: Benjamin, Dexter, Eldridge, Luther, Madison, Marcus, Martin

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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