Baby Names, Baby Name Meanings

Early Names

77 Early names that mean early for boys, listing Early baby names 1-20. Abraham, Arnold, Arthur, Ashley, Aurelio, Basil, Blair, Bruce and Buster are popular names. Abbott, Aneislis, Apollo, Argento, Arlo, Atherton, Barlow, Blain, Boniface, Burbank and Butler are uncommon names. View Early baby names below for name meanings or search Early names for girls.


Abbott ... In the 1940s and early 1950s Bud Abbott served as a straight man to short chubby comedian Lou Costello. [11]

Abraham ... and various early saints of the Eastern Roman Empire also bore this name ... [21]

Aneislis ... Anéislis has been used since the early Middle Ages ... [2]

Apollo ... Apollo was one of the early Christian disciples ... [3]

Argento ... The country of Argentina is named for the silver its early Spanish settlers hoped to find there ... [2]

Arlo ... Became popular in the early 1970s ... [3]

Arnold ... An early saint of this name was a musician at the court of Charlemagne ... [21]

Arthur ... but uncommon until the early 19th century ... [17]

Ashley ... Anthony Ashley Cooper in the early 19th century ... [16]

Atherton ... Place name. The town of Atherton in Northern California is probably named after early settlers named Atherton.

Aurelio ... The name was borne by several minor early saints. [6]

Barlow ... Place name. Joel Barlow was an early American statesman. [2]

Basil ... Also the name of several early saints martyred in the East ... [23]

Blain ... Name of an early Celtic saint (sixth century) ... [4]

Blair ... Used somewhat more for girls than for boys since the early 1980s. [3]

Boniface ... Name of a number of early popes. [5]

Bruce ... The Bruces were an influenctial Norman family in Scottish affairs in the early Middle Ages ... [2]

Burbank ... Place name. Luther Burbank was a famous plant breeder who introduced many useful strains of fruits and vegetables in America in the early 20th century.

Buster ... and the brand of a shoe with a well-known advertising jingle in the early 1960s ...

Butler ... Nicholas Murray Butler was an influential president of Columbia University in the early 20th century. [1]

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