River Names

River names and what they mean, for river, ford, stream, brook, lake, riverbank, pond for males. Here is the list of River names for girls. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.1144%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.0804%, down 29.7%), but with names like Douglas, Gerald, Herbert, Kelvin and Kendall becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable birth names in this list are Brooks (#245), Harrison (#127), Hudson (#80), Lincoln (#87) and River (#287), with Brooks, Harrison, Hudson and Lincoln having a resurgence in usage.


Achilles - Bayou

Page 1/11 of 201 River names.

Achilles 1 .. .. dipped in the River Styx by .. Akilles and variants are seldom found as male names. [Achill, Achille, Achillios, Achillius, Akilles, Aquiles, .. 10 more]

Alford 2 .. Derivative of Old English. "The old river ford." Common as surnames, and Alford (upper 1%), Aldford, Allford (43%) are comparable to common -ford last names Holford (upper 13%), Lawford (76%). [Aldford, .. 1 more]

Alun 3 .. .. name of a river and a .. Alun is not often used as a baby name. See also Arun.

Annan 4 .. Based on Celtic language. "From the brook." Annan (top 20%), like Lennan (top 57%), Bannan (19%), is a common -nnan suffix surname. See also Amnon.

Ardian 5 .. .. derived from the river Arda in .. A boys' name which is not predominantly used. See also Ardin.

Arledge 6 .. 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 7 .. Source fr. Old English element. "Ford by the ashes." Ashford (cf. Braford, Rushford) is a popular -ford suffix surname. Place name .. [Ash, Ashenford]

Avon 8 .. Source fr. Celtic. "River." Not Top 1000 name. See also Alon. .. name of several rivers in England ..

Baptist 9 .. .. with water in the River Jordan. Bautista (upper 1%), Baptiste (3%), Battista (5%), Baptist (10%) and Battiste (13%) occur commonly as last names. [Babtysta, Bautista, .. 3 more]

Bayou 10 A slow moving river or swamp. A boys' name that is not usually used. See also Bay.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of River names: Alford

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Quick Index

Summary of River names (and variants) for boys.

Achilles - Bayou
Achilles [15], Alford [2], Alun, Annan, Ardian, Arledge [3], Ashford [2], Avon, Baptist [5], Bayou

Beck - Calder
Beck [1], 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 - Creek
Cameron [9], Cary [2], Champ, Christopher [32], Cimarron [3], Clarence [11], 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 - Fleetwood
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 - Irving
Ford [3], Francis [43], Gallatin, Garnock, Garth, Gerald [33], Glenavon [3], Guildford [2], Halford [1], Hanford, Harford [3], Harrison [3], Hartford, Herbert [9], Holbrook [2], Holmes, Hudson, Hume [1], Huxford, Irving [8]

Jafar - Mansfield
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 - Newlin
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 - River
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 - Swinford
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 - Warford
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 - Windsor
Washburn [3], Waterford, Welborne [6], Welford [1], Westbrook [5], Whitbeck, White [1], Whitford, Wiley [2], Wilford, Windsor [2]

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