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River baby names and what they mean, for river, ford, stream, brook, lake, riverbank, pond.

Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.1131%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.0758%, 33%), but with names like Douglas, Gerald, Kelvin, Kendall and Merton becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable birth names in this list are Beckham (#486), Harrison (#127), Hudson (#80), Lincoln (#87) and Maxwell (#107), with Harrison, Hudson, Lincoln and Maxwell having a resurgence in usage. Beckam (top 99%) and Hodson (4%) are conventional surnames.

Here is the list of River names for girls.


pinAchilles - Bourne

Page 1/11 of 203 River names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of River names: Alford, Beckham, Bedford, Beverly

Achilles 1 .. .. dipped in the River Styx by .. Not Top 1000 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 -ord last name Axford (upper 24%). [Aldford, .. 1 more]

Alun 3 .. .. name of a river and a .. Uncommon as a baby name, but Alun is similar to the more familiar Allan. See also Alin.

Annan 4 .. Based on Celtic language. "From the brook." Alnan and Annanno are kreatif variations.

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." Unusual. Ashford, Ashenford (cf. Allford) ends with -ord. 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. Not regularly used as a birth name, Baptist exists more commonly as a surname. [Babtysta, Bautista, .. 3 more]

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

Beck 11 .. From Old Norse. "Stream." Not Top 1000 names. Place name .. [Becker]

Beckham 12 .. Derivative of Old English word. "Homestead by the stream; Becca's homestead." Very popular baby name (#486 in current list), Beckham also exists conventionally as a last name. See also Beecham. Place name ..

Bedford 13 .. Source fr. Old English element. "River." Adoption of Bedford peaked during 1880-1889 and has become lower. See also Redford.

Beresford 14 .. Derived fr. Old English word. "Ford where barley grows." Outside Top 1000. Place name ..

Beverly 15 .. Based on Old English. "Beaver stream." Beverly is familiar as a form. An English place name in Humberside .. [Beverlea, Beverley, .. 2 more]

Bickford 16 .. Derived fr. Old English. "Axe man's ford." Not in popularity charts. See also Pickford.

Birney 17 .. Stems fr. Old English word. "Island with the brook." Not in Top 1000. Place name. [Birnie, Burnie, .. 2 more]

Blackburn 18 .. Derived fr. Old English element. "Black brook." Unusual. Blackburn, Blagburn, like Bradburn, use the unconventional masculine-sounding -urn ending. .. the term for a little brook. [Blackburne, .. 1 more]

Blanford 19 .. Stems fr. Old English element. "Gray man's ford." Rare, with the favored masculine -ford suffix for Blanford, Blandford, like Byford. Place name. [Blandford]

Bourne 20 .. Derivative of Middle English language. "Stream." Bourne, Burne, etc. are seldom found as male names. A little stream is called a .. [Born, Burns, Burne, Byrn, .. 3 more]



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Summary of River names (and variants) for boys.

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 - Clayborne
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 [11], Clarrie, Clayborne [7]

Cleanth - Delaney
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 - Guildford
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 - Ladon
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 - Mel
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 - Pike
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 - Sanford
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 - Trent
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 - Whitford
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 - Windsor
Wiley [2], Wilford, Windsor [2]

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