Baby Names, Baby Name Meanings

Century Names

500 Century names that mean century for boys, listing Century baby names 1-20. Abel, Abraham, Adam, Adolph, Adrian, Albert and Alexis are popular names. Abbott, Abelard, Abimelech, Abner, Addison, Adlai, Aeolus, Agapito, Aidan, Alaric, Alban, Aldous and Aldrich are uncommon names. View Century baby names below for name meanings.


Abbott ... Use as a first name occurred mostly in the 19th century ... [11]

Abel ... The name has been in steady use since the sixth century ... [8]

Abelard ... Made famous by the 12th-century French philosopher Pierre Abelard ... [6]

Abimelech ... Used occasionally in the 19th century.

Abner ... The name came into prominence in the late 16th century ... but has become uncommon in this century ... [13]

Abraham ... The name was used from the 16th century ... [21]

Adam ... The name was borne by a seventh-century Irish abbot of Fermo in Italy ... [24]

Addison ... The English poet and essayist Joseph Addison was popular and influential through the 18th century. [6]

Adlai ... Made famous in the 20th century by the presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson. [6]

Adolph ... The Latin form Adolphus arrived in Britain in mid-19th century ... [13]

Adrian ... The name was borne by the Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus (second century AD) ... Also the name of the 12th-century pope Adrian IV (the only English pope in history) ... [27]

Aeolus ... In the 19th century ... [3]

Agapito ... Pope (later Saint) Agapetus in the sixth century. [3]

Aidan ... Name of a bishop of Ferns (seventh century) who was noted for his kindness and generosity ... Saint Aidan (Ireland, seventh century) established the monastery of Lindisfarne ... [11]

Alaric ... Saint Alaricus (10th century) was the son of a duke who turned to the religious life. [14]

Alban ... The first Christian martyr on British soil was Saint Alban (third century) ... [18]

Albert ... The name was revived in the 19th century mainly in honor of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha ... [27]

Aldous ... Medieval name brought back to slight popularity in the 19th century ... [11]

Aldrich ... Saint Aldric (ninth century) was a bishop of Le Mans, France ... [22]

Alexis ... Saint Alexis (fifth century) was a popular saint of Edessa ... [14]

Popularity of Century names: Abel, Abner, Abraham, Adam, Addison, Adolph, Adrian, Aidan, Albert, Alexis

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