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Sports baby names and what they mean, for sports, football, baseball, basketball, tennis, hockey, boxer, athlete, soccer.

Usage of these boy names reached its highest during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.411%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.297%, 27.8%), but with names such as Brett, Heath, Ramon, Marquis and Antoine falling out of style. The most fashionable names for newborns here are Hayes (#545), Hank (#602), Sterling (#508), Beckham (#486) and Cassius (#704), and there is also a rekindling in baby name usage for Cassius, Hank, Hayes and Sterling. Buckham (top 46%) and Dyrek (73%) are common surnames.

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Page 1/11 of 219 Sports names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Aaron, Abdul, Abner, Ahmed, Akeem

Aaron 1 .. .. baseball celebrity Hank Aaron; composer Aaron .. Common as surnames. Compare Aeron, var. and common -on surname Axson (top 35%). [Aaran, Aaren, Aaro, Aaronn, Ahron, Aran, Aron, Arun, Haroun, Ronnie, .. 27 more]

Abdul 2 .. .. Basketball celebrity Kareem Abdul Jabar. Less widespread today. Abdul was the form last found (1998) in the Top 1000. [Ab, Abdal, Abdall, Abdalla, Abdella, Abdellah, Abdoulla, Abdull, .. 7 more]

Abner 3 .. .. Inventer of baseball Abner Doubleday. Abe is prevalent (top 70%) as a men's name. [Ab, Ebbie, Ebby, Ebner, .. 9 more]

Aeneas 4 .. .. Football player Aeneas Williams. Outside Top 1000. [Aenneas, Aineas, Aineias, Enne, .. 7 more]

Ahmed 5 .. .. Football player Ahmad Plumer. Ranked in Top 1000. [Achmad, Ahmet, Amahd, .. 7 more]

Akeem 6 .. .. in part by basketball player Hakeem .. Not in Top 1000. [Ahkeem, Akim, .. 1 more]

Alamar 7 .. .. Baseball player Roberto Alomar. Alamarao, Almar and Aloymar are kreatif forms. [Alomar]

Alan 8 .. .. basketball player Allen Iverson. Usage of Alan and variants as birth names in 2014 was 19.6% less than the previous decade. [Ailean, Al, Alann, Alano, Alin, Allayne, Allen, Alley, Allie, Allyn, .. 15 more]

Albert 9 .. .. baseball player Albert Belle; politician Al .. Adoption of Albert and variants as children's names in 2014 was 4.7% less than the previous year. [Abert, Adalberto, Adelbert, Al, Albertus, Albrekt, Alvert, Aubert, Bert, Bertie, .. 17 more]

Alex 10 .. .. Baseball players Alex Ochoa and Alex .. Adoption of Alex and variants as boys' names in 2014 was 2.4% less than the previous year. [Alec, Aleck, Aleks, Allex, .. 7 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Alan, Albert, Alex, Alexis, Ali

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Alonzo, Andre, Andrew, Anfernee, Anson

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Anthony, Antoine, Antonio

Alexis 11 .. .. Hockey player Akeksei Kovalev. Popular, with the favored androgynous-sounding -is ending for Alexis, like Amadis. [Alejo, Aleksi, Aleksius, Alexi, Alexius, Alexy, .. 9 more]

Ali 12 .. .. name adopted by boxer Cassius Clay .. Prominent. Ali (cf. Amali) has the unconventional androgynous -li suffix. [Alia]

Alonzo 13 .. .. perhaps due to basketball celebrity Alonzo .. Popular as birth names, Lonny, Alonzo, etc. are pronounced like the common Lanny. [Alanso, Allohnso, Alohnso, Alohnzo, .. 8 more]

Andre 14 .. .. tennis player Andre Agassi. Popular. Deandre, var., like Ardmore, end with -re. [Andrae, Andrej, Andres, Andreus, Deandre, Ondrey, .. 17 more]

Andrew 15 .. .. baseball player Andruw Jones. Andrew, Andre, Andrea and Andy are generally used as versions. [Adem, Andie, Andonia, Andor, Andrews, Andrey, Andrian, Andrius, Andro, Andruw, .. 39 more]

Anfernee 16 .. made famous by basketball celebrity Anfernee .. Less common today. Anfernee was the form last found (1997) in the Top 1000. [Anferney]

Anson 17 .. .. Baseball great Cap Anson. Usage of Hanson and form escalated in the 1880s and is almost as conventional now. [Annson, Ansson, .. 1 more]

Anthony 18 .. .. basketball player Anthony Mason; singer Marc .. Andy, Anton, Antonio, Antwon and Tony are widely used as forms of Anthony. [Andy, Anthone, Anton, Antone, Antoni, Antonio, Antwuan, .. 25 more]

Antoine 19 .. football player Antone Davis. A somewhat offbeat boys' name, Antoine occurs more often as a surname. [Antione, Antjuan, Antuwain, Antuwon, Antwaine, Antwaun, Antwoin, Antwoine, Antwone, .. 8 more]

Antonio 20 .. .. Football player Antonio Freeman; actor Antonio .. Popular as boys' names, Antonio, Antino, etc. sound like the familiar Antone. [Antino, Antonito, Anton, Tony, .. 4 more]



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Summary of Sports names (and variants) for boys.

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 - Chad
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 - Deion
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 - Gale
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 - Isaiah
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 - Keenan
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 - Marcel
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 - Philip
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 - Sean
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 - Todd
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 - Yann
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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