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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 13.85%, 65.5%), with names such as Robert going out of style. The most fashionable names for newborns here are Lincoln (#50), Carter (#26), Nolan (#65), Beau (#187) and Beckham (#313), while Buckham (TOP 46%) and Corter (17%) are common surnames.

Sports names

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

Aaron - Antonio

Aaron

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

Abdul

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

Abner

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

Aeneas
.. Football player Aeneas Williams. Aenneas and variants were not Top birth names in 2016. [Enneiss, Enne, Aineias, Aineas, .. 7 more]

Ahmed

Ahmed
.. Football player Ahmad Plumer. Prominent, with usage of 0.056% for Ahmed, Achmed, etc. as birth names in 2016, but lower than 0.057% in 2015. [Amed, Amahd, Ahmet, .. 7 more]

Akeem

Akeem
.. in part by basketball player Hakeem .. Akeem, Akhim, etc. became more popular in 2016, gaining +151 rankings as baby names with Akeem leading the upswing. [Akim, .. 2 more]

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

Alan

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

Albert

Albert
.. baseball player Albert Belle; politician Al .. Adoption of Albert and variants as children's names in 2016 was 3.5% less than the previous year. [Ulbricht, Elbert, Delbert, Bertie, Bert, Aubert, Alvert, Albrekt, Albertus, Al, .. 17 more]

Alex

Alex
.. Baseball players Alex Ochoa and Alex .. Widely used, with usage of 0.189% for Alex and variants as boys' names in 2016, though lower than 0.204% the previous year. [Elex, Allex, Aleks, Aleck, Alec, .. 6 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

Alexis

Alexis
.. Hockey player Akeksei Kovalev. Usage of Alexis, Aleksi, etc. as birth names in 2016 was down 1.9% compared to a year ago. [Alexy, Alexius, Alexi, Aleksius, Aleksi, .. 9 more]

Ali

Ali
.. name adopted by boxer Cassius Clay .. Ali is a trendy form. [Alia]

Alonzo

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

Andre

Andre
.. tennis player Andre Agassi. A highly conventional baby name (#258 LAST YEAR), Andre is also used often as a surname. [Ries, Ondrey, Deandre, Andreus, Andres, Andrej, Andrae, .. 15 more]

Andrew

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

Anfernee

Anfernee
.. made famous by basketball celebrity Anfernee .. Usage of Anfernee as a baby name has fallen off circa 1996. [Anferney]

Anson

Anson
.. Baseball great Cap Anson. Adoption of Anson and variants as baby names in 2016 was up significantly compared to 10 years ago. [Hanson, Ansson, .. 1 more]

Anthony

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

Antoine

Antoine
Football player Antone Davis. A familiar boys' name (#1020 IN CURRENT LIST), Antoine also occurs often as a surname. [Antwone, Antwoine, Antwoin, Antwaun, Antwaine, Antuwon, Antuwain, Antjuan, Antione, .. 8 more]

Antonio

Antonio
.. Football player Antonio Freeman; actor Antonio .. Popular as boys' names, Anton, Antonio, etc. are similar to the familiar Antwan. [Tony, Anton, Antonito, .. 5 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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