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River baby names and what they mean, for river, ford, stream, brook, with 203 results. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread 135 years ago (usage of 13.1%) and has become much less since (usage 3.7%, 72%), with names like Mark becoming less trendy. The most fashionable birth names in this list are Beckham (#359), Harrison (#119), Hudson (#65), Lincoln (#66) and Maxwell (#113), while Maxell (top 75%) and Buckham (46%) are conventional surnames. Here is the list of River names for girls.

Achilles - Bourne | Bradburn - Clayborne | Cleanth - Delaney | Derwin - Guildford | Halford - Ladon | Lake - Mel | .. - .. | Wiley - Windsor

Achilles - Bourne

Top 2000 baby names ranking of River names: Achilles, Alford, Avon, Beck, Beckham

AchillesAchilles
.. dipped in the River Styx by .. Achillies is also a slightly prominent boys' name. [Achill, Achille, Achillios, Achillius, Akilles, Aquiles, .. 10 more]

AlfordAlford
Derivative of Old English. "The old river ford." Common as surnames, and Alford (upper 1%), Aldford, Allford (43%) are comparable to common -ord last names Axford (upper 24%), Allord (57%). [Aldford, .. 1 more]

Alun
.. name of a river and a .. Uncommon as a baby name, but Alun is similar to the more familiar Allan. See also Alin.

Annan
Based on Celtic language. "From the brook." Compare last names Annas (top 18%), Annand (38%). See also Amnon.

Ardian
.. derived from the river Arda in .. A boys' name which is not predominantly used. See also Ardin.

Arledge
Derivative of Old English. "Lake with the hares." Arledge, Arlledge, etc. are barely found as masculine names, and Arledge occurs commonly (top 8%) as a last name. Place name .. [Arlidge, Arlledge, .. 1 more]

Ashford
Source fr. Old English element. "Ford by the ashes." Ash (top 1%) and Ashford (2%) occur commonly as last names. Place name .. [Ash, Ashenford]

AvonAvon
Source fr. Celtic. "River." Less popular today. Avon was last found in 1950-1959 in the Top 2000. See also Alon. .. name of several rivers in England ..

Baptist
.. with water in the River Jordan. Not regularly used as a birth name, Baptist exists more commonly as a surname. [Babtysta, Bautista, .. 3 more]

Bayou
A slow moving river or swamp. A boys' name that is not usually used. See also Bay.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of River names: Bedford, Beverly

BeckBeck
From Old Norse. "Stream." Beck is commonplace as a variant form. Place name .. [Becker]

BeckhamBeckham
Derivative of Old English word. "Homestead by the stream; Becca's homestead." Usage of Beckham as a baby name in 2015 was a lot more than in 2005. See also Beecham. Place name ..

BedfordBedford
Source fr. Old English element. "River." Adoption of Bedford peaked a century ago. See also Redford.

Beresford
Derived fr. Old English word. "Ford where barley grows." Barresford and Berresford are kreatif variations. Place name ..

BeverlyBeverly
Based on Old English. "Beaver stream." Beverly is familiar as a form. An English place name in Humberside .. [Beverlea, Beverley, .. 2 more]

Bickford
Derived fr. Old English. "Axe man's ford." Bickford was not among 2015's Top names.

Birney
Stems fr. Old English word. "Island with the brook." A baby name which is little-used, Birney occurs more frequently as a last name. Place name. [Birnie, Burnie, .. 2 more]

Blackburn
Derived fr. Old English element. "Black brook." Not in Top 2000. .. the term for a little brook. [Blackburne, .. 1 more]

Blanford
Stems fr. Old English element. "Gray man's ford." Blanford and Blandford are not Top 2000 names. Place name. [Blandford]

Bourne
Derivative of Middle English language. "Stream." Adoption of Burns and forms was widespread 105 years ago. A little stream is called a .. [Born, Burns, Burne, Byrn, .. 3 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Achilles - Bourne
Achilles [15], Alford [2], Alun, Annan, Ardian, Arledge [3], Ashford [2], Avon, Baptist [5], Bayou, Beck [1], Beckham, Bedford, Beresford, Beverly [4], Bickford, Birney [4], Blackburn [2], Blanford [1], Bourne [7]


Bradburn, Bradford [3], Branch, Brooks [4], Buford [2], Burbank, Burford [2], Burns [10], Burnet [3], Burney [3], Byford, Calder [1], Cameron [9], Cary [2], Champ, Christopher [32], Cimarron [3], Clarence [12], Clarrie, Clayborne [7]


Cleanth [9], Clifford [4], Clyde [1], Coburn [4], Colburn [4], Colwyn [2], Como, Conway [1], Coty, Cranford [1], Crawford [1], Creek [1], Cromwell, Dana [2], Dane [5], Danube [1], Dart, Dearborn [3], Dee, Delaney [8]


Derwin [8], Deverell [4], Douglas [3], Dundee, Edsel, Elford [1], Ellesmere, Ely, Erie, Escott [1], Euphrates [1], Fleetwood, Ford [3], Francis [43], Gallatin, Garnock, Garth, Gerald [40], Glenavon [3], Guildford [2]


Halford [1], Hanford, Harford [3], Harrison [3], Hartford, Herbert [10], Holbrook [2], Holmes, Hudson, Hume [1], Huxford, Irving [8], Jafar [1], John [85], Jordan [28], Kelvin [8], Kendall [9], Lachlan, Lachman [1], Ladon


Lake [5], Lancaster [4], Langford, Lawford, Leith, Lincoln [2], Lindford [2], Livingston [3], Locke [2], Lynford [2], Mandan, Mansfield, Mark [18], Marland [4], Marley [3], Marlow [2], Marwood, Maxwell [1], Medford [1], Mel


Melbourne [8], Mersey, Merton [2], Milburn [7], Milford [1], Mitford, Mohawk, Monroe [3], Mortimer [3], Moses [15], Nairn [1], Newlin, Niles [2], Orford, Orrin [3], Oxford [1], Packard [2], Phoenix [2], Pickford, Pike [1]


Proteus, Radburn [5], Radford [3], Rand, Ransford, Rayburn [7], Redford [3], Renfrew, Rexford, Rhinebeck [1], Rio [1], River [1], Rives, Romney, Ruford [1], Rumford, Rushford, Safford, Sanborn [6], Sanford [2]


Seabrook [1], Severn [1], Shannon [5], Sherborn [4], Stafford [2], Stanford [2], Stanmore [1], Stratford [1], Strom, Struthers [1], Swinburne [5], Swinford [1], Taft, Tahoe, Tanton, Tay, Thomas [24], Tilford, Travis [4], Trent [3]


Tupper, Twain [2], Twyford, Usher [1], Wade [4], Wadham, Wadley [2], Wadsworth [1], Walden [3], Walford, Warfield, Warford, Washburn [3], Waterford, Welborne [6], Welford [1], Westbrook [5], Whitbeck, White [1], Whitford


Wiley [2], Wilford, Windsor [2]

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