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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 136 years ago (USAGE OF 13.1%) and has become much less since (USAGE 3.8%, 71%), with names like Kendall becoming less trendy. The most fashionable birth names in this list are Beckham (#313), Harrison (#107), Hudson (#61), Lincoln (#50) and Maxwell (#111), while Maxell (TOP 75%) and Buckham (46%) are conventional surnames. Here is the list of River names for girls.

River names

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

Achilles - Bourne

Achilles

Achilles
.. dipped in the River Styx by .. Achillies is also a slightly prominent boys' name. [Quilo, Aquiles, Achillios, .. 12 more]

Alford

Alford
Root fr. Old English element. "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%). [Allford, Aldford]

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
Origin fr. Celtic word. "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
From Old English element. "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 .. [Arrledge, Arlledge, Arlidge]

Ashford
Derivative of Old English. "Ford by the ashes." A birth name which is rarely used, Ashford is found more commonly as a surname. Place name .. [Ashenford, .. 1 more]

Avon

Avon
Source fr. Celtic word. "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. [Bautista, Battiste, Baptiste, Babtysta, .. 1 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: Achilles, Alford, Avon, Beck, Beckham

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

Beck

Beck
From Old Norse. "Stream." Beck and Becker became more popular in 2016, gaining +85 positions as boys' names with Beck gaining the most. Place name .. [Becker]

Beckham

Beckham
Derivative of Old English word. "Homestead by the stream; Becca's homestead." Usage of Beckham as a baby name in 2016 was a lot more than in 2006. See also Beecham. Place name ..

Bedford

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

Beresford
Origin fr. Old English word. "Ford where barley grows." Unique. Beresford, similar to Bedford, Beuford, uses the -rd ending. Place name ..

Beverly

Beverly
Stems fr. Old English element. "Beaver stream." Beverlea and variants are rarely found as men's names. An English place name in Humberside .. [Beverlie, Beverley, Beverlea, .. 1 more]

Bickford
Based on Old English word. "Axe man's ford." Bickford was not among 2016's Top names.

Birney
Based on Old English. "Island with the brook." Somewhat popular as baby names, Birney, Birnie, etc. are pronounced like the familiar Barney. Place name. [Burnie, Burney, Birny, .. 1 more]

Blackburn
Origin fr. Old English language. "Black brook." Not in Top 2000. .. the term for a little brook. [Blagburn, .. 1 more]

Blanford
Based on Old English language. "Gray man's ford." Blanford and Blandford are not Top 2000 names. Place name. [Blandford]

Bourne
Root fr. Middle English. "Stream." Adoption of Burns and forms was widespread 106 years ago. A little stream is called a .. [Byrn, Burne, Burn, Borne, .. 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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