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Boy Names Ending with -es

Es ending baby names and what they mean, with 136 results. -es names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the height of their popularity 8 decades ago (USAGE OF 7.9%) and have become much less popular since (USAGE 1.8%, 77.3%), with names like Jules becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable boy names in this list are Miles (#98), Hayes (#343), Myles (#195), Ares (#563) and Achilles (#857), while Bates (TOP 1%) and Bales (2%) are popular -es surnames.

-es names

Achilles - Claes | Claes - Gaines | Geddes - Holmes | Hovannes - Knolles | Leonides - Oakes | Oakes - Semmes | Socrates - Yves

Achilles - Claes

Achilles and variants

Achilles, var. Aquilles, Aquiles, Akilles
Stems fr. Greek word. From Achilleus .. Achillies is also a marginally favored baby name.

Adones, Adohnes
Forms of Adonis. Based on Greek word. "Extremely good looking, handsome." Unusual. Compare Adohnes, Adones and common last names Aines (UPPER 64%), Akines (56%), with the -nes suffix.

Ames and variants

Ames, var. Aymes, Aimes
Root fr. French word. "Friend." Less used today. Ames was the variation last recorded (2016) in the Top 2000.

Amyees, Amyes
Var. of Amyas. Root fr. Latin language. "Loved." Outside Top 2000.

Andre and variants

Ries, Andres1
Var. of Andre. Origin fr. French, Greek elements. "Man, warrior." Ries and variants grew in popularity in 2001 and are less widespread today.

Andries, Andrewes, Andres2, Andres3
Forms of Andrew. Derived fr. Greek word. "Man, warrior." Usage of Andres and variants as children's names in 2018 was 1.4% more than a year ago.

Based on Greek element. "Glorious man." A rare baby name.

From Greek word. The name of a giant red .. Anares and Antarm are creative variations.

Archimedes, var. Arquimedes, Arkimedes
Origin fr. Greek language. "Contemplating, pondering." Unconventional. Archimedes, Arkimedes and Arquimedes are not listed in the US Census.


Source fr. Greek language. .. Ares was the god of war .. Widely used, with usage of 0.027% for Ares as a baby name in 2018, higher than 0.022% the year before. See also Aris.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -es names: Achilles, Ames, Andres, Ares, Aries, Charles

Aries and variants

Aries, var. Ares2
Root fr. Latin word. "Ram." Ares and Aries have become progressively more popular since 1880-1889.

Aristides, var. Aristeides
Source fr. Greek. "Best." Outside Top 2000.

Form of Arlen. Based on Gaelic language. "Pledge, oath." Arles is unique as a children's name. See also Ares.

Derived fr. Old English element. "Near the barns." Barnes is uncommon as a male name, registering commonly (UPPER 1%) as a last name. See also Barney.

Var. of Basil. Derived fr. Greek. "Royal, kingly." Outside Top 2000.

Var. of Brooks. Origin fr. Old English, Old German languages. "Water, small stream." Compare surnames Brooker (UPPER 4%), Brookey (63%). See also Crookes.

Form of Burgess. Based on Old French language. "Freeman of a borough." Rather unusual as a birth name, Burges occurs more often as a surname.

Var. of Burns. Source fr. Middle English. "Brook." Not Top 2000 name. See also Bernis.


From Old German element. "Free man." Charles soared in popularity 138 years ago and is now less widespread.

Klaes, Claes
Var. of Nicholas. From Greek. "People of victory." Claes and Klaes are uncommonly used as male names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -es names for boys.

1. Achilles - Claes
Achilles [Aquilles, ..], Adonis [Adones, ..], Ames [Aymes, ..], Amyas [Amyees, ..], Andre [Ries, ..], Andrew [Andries, ..], Androcles, Antares, Archimedes [Arquimedes, ..], Ares, Aries [Ares], Aristides [Aristeides], Arlen [Arles], Barnes, Basil [Basilides], Brooks [Brookes], Burgess [Burges], Burns [Byrnes], Charles, Nicholas [Klaes, ..]

Claus [Claes], Cleanth [Kleanthes, ..], Cortez [Kortes, ..], Crook [Crookes], Dallas [Delles, ..], David [Davies], Davis [Davies], Dawson [Dawes], Dennis [Dennes, ..], Des, Desmond [Des], Eamon [Eames], Eneas [Ennes], Estes, Euclid [Euclides], Euphrates [Eufrates], Euripides, Fares, Forbes, Gaines [Gaynes]

Geddes, George [Georges], John [Johannes, ..], Gibbes [Gybbes], Gibson [Gibbes], Giles [Jyles, ..], Gillies [Gilles, ..], Glade [Glades], Gonzalo [Gonzales], Graves, Hans [Hannes], Hargrove [Hargreaves], Hawes, Hayes, Henderson [Hendries], Hercules [Herakles], Hermes [Ermes], Hobbes, Hodgson [Hodges], Holmes

Hovannes, Hugh [Hugues, ..], Innes [Ines], Ivo [Yves, ..], Jabez [Jabes], Jacques [Jaques], Jacob [James, ..], James [Jaymes, ..], Geoffrey [Jeffries, ..], Jeffrey [Jeffries, ..], Jones, Jules, Julian [Jules], Julius [Jules], Kornel [Kees], Gaius [Keyes], Keyes, Caius [Keyes], Klaus [Klaes], Knoll [Knowles, ..]

Leonard [Leonides], Leslie [Les], Lester [Les], Louis [Lewes], Magnus [Magnes], Manasseh [Manases], Marquis [Marques, ..], Mark [Marques], Mayes, Miles [Myles], Monte [Montes], Moses [Mozes, ..], Myles, Narcisse [Narses], Nicomedes [Nikomedes], Neil [Niles], Nelson [Niles], Niles [Nyles], Nyles, Oakley [Oakes]

Oakes, Otis [Oates], Orestes, Parker [Parkes], Pericles, Purvis [Purves], Radames, Raines [Raynes], Ramses [Ramesses, ..], Reece [Rees], Reeve [Reeves], Rex [Reyes], Rey [Reyes], Rhodes, Marino [Ries], Rives, Roderick [Rodrigues], Roman [Romanes], Sayer [Sayres], Simmons [Semmes]

Socrates [Sokrates], Sophocles, Squire [Squyres, ..], Stanislaus [Stannes], Stiles, Stoney [Stones], Styles [Stiles], Ulysses [Ulises], Wesley [Wes], Wilkes [Willkes], William [Wilkes], Willis [Willes], Xerxes, Ximenes [Jimenes], Yates, Yves [Ives]

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