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Boy Names associated with Sports

Sports baby names and what they mean, for sports, football, baseball, basketball, with 219 results. Usage of these boy names reached its highest in the 1960s (usage of 40.13%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 14.11%, 64.8%), with names such as Ryan going out of style. The most fashionable names for newborns here are Lincoln (#66), Carter (#24), Nolan (#71), Beau (#203) and Isaac (#31), while Gabrel (top 100%) and Karter (40%) are common surnames.

Sports names

Aaron - Antonio | Arthur - Chad | Charles - Deion | Dempsey - Gale | Garnet - Isaiah | Ismail - Keenan | .. - .. | Tommy - Yann

Aaron - Antonio

AaronAaron
.. baseball celebrity Hank Aaron; composer Aaron .. Airon is also a slightly prominent baby name. [Aaran, Aaren, Aaro, Aaronn, Ahron, Aran, Aron, Arun, Haroun, Ronnie, .. 27 more]

AbdulAbdul
.. Basketball celebrity Kareem Abdul Jabar. Ardul and Asdul are creative variations. [Ab, Abdal, Abdall, Abdalla, Abdella, Abdellah, Abdoulla, Abdull, .. 7 more]

AbnerAbner
.. Inventer of baseball Abner Doubleday. Abner (upper 4%), Avner (64%), Ebner (6%), like Agner (upper 16%), Aigner (22%), are popular -ner suffix last names. [Ab, Ebbie, Ebby, Ebner, .. 9 more]

Aeneas
.. Football player Aeneas Williams. Aenneas and variants were not Top birth names in 2015. [Aenneas, Aineas, Aineias, Enne, .. 7 more]

AhmedAhmed
.. Football player Ahmad Plumer. A very familiar birth name (#493 in 2015), Ahmed is also used often as a last name. [Achmad, Ahmet, Amahd, .. 7 more]

AkeemAkeem
.. in part by basketball player Hakeem .. Akeem is prevalent as a version. [Ahkeem, Akim, .. 1 more]

Alamar
.. Baseball player Roberto Alomar. Not much used as a baby name. [Alomar]

AlanAlan
.. basketball player Allen Iverson. Al, Alen, Allen and Allyn are prevalent as variations of Alan. [Ailean, Al, Alann, Alano, Alin, Allayne, Allen, Alley, Allie, Allyn, .. 15 more]

AlbertAlbert
.. baseball player Albert Belle; politician Al .. Adoption of Albert and variants as children's names in 2015 was 1.4% less than the previous year. [Abert, Adalberto, Adelbert, Al, Albertus, Albrekt, Alvert, Aubert, Bert, Bertie, .. 17 more]

AlexAlex
.. Baseball players Alex Ochoa and Alex .. Widely used, with usage of 0.204% for Alex and variants as boys' names in 2015, though lower than 0.205% the previous year. [Alec, Aleck, Aleks, Allex, .. 7 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Aaron, Abdul, Abner, Ahmed, Akeem

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Alan, Albert, Alex, Alexis, Ali

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Alonzo, Andre, Andrew, Anfernee, Anson

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Anthony, Antoine, Antonio

AlexisAlexis
.. Hockey player Akeksei Kovalev. A highly conventional birth name (#343 the previous year), Alexis also occurs frequently as a last name. [Alejo, Aleksi, Aleksius, Alexi, Alexius, Alexy, .. 9 more]

AliAli
.. name adopted by boxer Cassius Clay .. Ali has risen in popularity as a baby name since 1880-1889. [Alia]

AlonzoAlonzo
.. perhaps due to basketball celebrity Alonzo .. Alanzo (upper 86%), Alonso (1%), Alonzo (1%), Lon (40%) and Lonnie (98%) appear commonly as last names. [Alanso, Allohnso, Alohnso, Alohnzo, .. 8 more]

AndreAndre
.. tennis player Andre Agassi. Andre (top 18%), Andreas (91%), Andres (29%) and Deandre (73%) are prevalent first names. [Andrae, Andrej, Andres, Andreus, Deandre, Ondrey, .. 17 more]

AndrewAndrew
.. baseball player Andruw Jones. Andre, Andreas, Andru and Dru are generally used as versions of Andrew. [Adem, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andrews, Andrey, Andrian, Andrius, Andro, Andruw, .. 39 more]

AnferneeAnfernee
.. made famous by basketball celebrity Anfernee .. Anfernee is popular as a variation. [Anferney]

AnsonAnson
.. Baseball great Cap Anson. Annson, Ansson, etc. are seldom found as first names. [Annson, Ansson, .. 1 more]

AnthonyAnthony
.. basketball player Anthony Mason; singer Marc .. Anthony, Antoine, Antoni, Antony and Toni are widely used as forms. [Andy, Anthone, Anton, Antone, Antoni, Antonio, Antwuan, .. 25 more]

AntoineAntoine
Football player Antone Davis. A familiar boys' name (#1000 in current list), Antoine also occurs often as a surname. [Antione, Antjuan, Antuwain, Antuwon, Antwaine, Antwaun, Antwoin, Antwoine, Antwone, .. 8 more]

AntonioAntonio
.. Football player Antonio Freeman; actor Antonio .. Popular as boys' names, Anton, Antonio, etc. are similar to the familiar Antwan. [Antino, Antonito, Anton, Tony, .. 4 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Aaron - Antonio
Aaron [37], Abdul [15], Abner [13], Aeneas [11], Ahmed [10], Akeem [3], Alamar [1], Alan [25], Albert [27], Alex [11], Alexis [14], Ali [1], Alonzo [12], Andre [22], Andrew [49], Anfernee [1], Anson [3], Anthony [32], Antoine [17], Antonio [8]


Arthur [17], Aston, Barclay [13], Barry [9], Bart [2], Beaman [5], Beau [6], Beckham, Bjorn [4], Bo [1], Boris [4], Bowie [2], Brett [11], Cal, Canute [3], Canyon, Carter [2], Casey [6], Cassius [3], Chad [5]


Charles [27], Chip [1], Chris [3], Clay [1], Clement [13], Cobb [1], Coby [6], Cordell [7], Cosmo [3], Cunningham [2], Curtis [6], Daly [2], Dante [7], Darrel [20], Darrien [6], Darryl [7], David [21], Deacon [7], Dedrick [5], Deion [1]


Dempsey [1], Dennis [17], Derek [21], Detleff [2], Dexter [3], Dion [9], Dominic [16], Donovan [6], Dorsey [2], Drew [2], Dwight, Earl [10], Earvin, Elvis [6], Emmet [5], Erving [1], Ewing [2], Francis [43], Gabriel [21], Gale [8]


Garnet [1], Garrison [1], George [55], Gifford [3], Glen [13], Gonzalo [4], Gordon [4], Graziano [2], Hakeem [3], Haley [7], Hank, Hayes [1], Heath, Hershel [15], Hideo, Hilliard [5], Horace [7], Hugh [14], Isaac [19], Isaiah [8]


Ismail [8], Ivan [4], Jaromir, Jeremy [12], Jermaine [7], Jerome [20], Jesse [6], Jevon [10], Jock [1], Joe [3], John [85], Jordan [28], Jorge [1], Jose [3], Juan [5], Julius [5], Junius [4], Kareem [3], Karl [15], Keenan [7]


Keith, Kemp, Ken [4], Kent [3], Kevin [9], Keyshawn, Kirby [6], Knute [3], Kobi [9], Kurt [1], Larry, Laverne [5], Lawrence [46], Lawyer, Lebrun [3], Lincoln [2], Lombard [2], Manning [1], Manuel [6], Marcel [10]


Marcus [4], Mariano [3], Mark [18], Marquis [15], Marshall [7], Marvin [11], Matthew [34], Mayes [1], Mercury [3], Merlin [7], Michael [51], Nolan [5], Orel [5], Orlando [9], Patrick [25], Paul [26], Pepper, Peter [21], Peyton [2], Philip [20]


Proverb, Qadir [2], Rafael [8], Ramiro [1], Ramon [3], Randall [13], Ray [11], Reginald [37], Rice [1], Richard [33], Ricky [3], Robert [30], Rocky [7], Rodman [1], Roscoe [3], Ryan [7], Satchel [1], Sayer [3], Scott [4], Sean [7]


Seminole, Shanahan, Shannon [5], Shaquille [6], Shawn [7], Spalding [1], Spark [1], Spike, Starr, Stefan [7], Sterling [2], Strahan [1], Talbet [4], Taylor [6], Terry [3], Thorpe [1], Thurman [1], Tilden [2], Tino [3], Todd [1]


Tommy, Torry [4], Tracy [3], Trent [3], Troy [2], Ty [1], Tyrone [5], Vincent [19], Warren [4], Wayne [2], Wells, Wheatley [3], White [1], Willis [7], Winfield [3], Woodson, Xavier [12], Yancy [3], Yann [2]

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