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Boy Names Ending with -or

Or ending baby names and what they mean, with 105 results. -or names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex 25 years ago (ADOPTION OF 1.5%) and is somewhat less today (ADOPTION 0.8%, 48%), with names such as Minor becoming somewhat dated. Conor (#336), Baylor (#690), Major (#350) and Konnor (#900) are four of the more chic boy names here, while Saylor (TOP 1%) and Traylor (2%) are familiar -or last names. Here is the list of -or names for girls.

-or names

Abnor - Cor | Cristofor - Hebor | Hector - Mazor | Melchior - Salvador | Sandor - Tylor | Viator - Zahoor

Abnor - Cor

Var. of Abner. Based on Hebrew language. "Father of light." Unusual. Compare Abnor and common -or last names Amdor (TOP 64%), Azor (34%).

Var. of Alistair. Origin fr. Greek. "Man's defender." Alantor and Alastry are creative variations. See also Allaster.

Form of Alastair. Origin fr. Scottish, Greek words. "Man's defender." Alastor was not among 2018's Top names. See also Alistir.

Alexander and variants

Sandor, Alcindor1
Var. of Alexander. Derivative of Greek element. "Man's defender, warrior." Less common today. Sandor was the version last listed (the 1960s) in the Top 2000.

Form of Alcander. Based on Greek word. "Strong." Alcindor is not a Top 2000 name.


Var. of Amadour. Based on French, Latin elements. "Lovable." Amador is infrequently used as a male name, registering frequently (TOP 1%) as a last name. See also Andor.

From French language. "Love." Gender-neutral name. Not that prominent as a birth name, Amor is found more conventionally as a surname.

Origin fr. English element. "Stability." Rather quaint as a boys' name, Anchor is used more often as a surname.

Var. of Andrew. Stems fr. Greek language. "Man, warrior." Andon (TOP 30%), Andoe (88%) are conventional surnames.

Origin fr. Spanish, Greek elements. "Combatant, antagonist." Not Top 2000 name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -or names: Amador, Arthor, Baylor, Chancellor, Chancelor

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -or names: Connor, Conor, Konnor, Sandor

Arthur and variants

Artor, Arthor
Forms of Arthur. Source fr. Celtic element. .. His name was first found in .. Less common today. Arthor was the variant last recorded (the 1890s) in the Top 2000.

Bachelor, var. Batchellor, Batchelor, Bachellor
Derived fr. Middle French element. "Unmarried man." Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Balder. Based on Old English word. "Courageous army." Outside Top 2000.

Form of Balfour. Root fr. Gaelic. "Grazing land." Not in Top 2000. See also Baldor.

Baylor and variants

Baylor, var. Bailor
From English, Old German words. "One who delivers goods; measuring stick." Common, with usage of 0.019% for Baylor and Bailor as birth names in 2018, higher than 0.017% in 2017.

Root fr. Welsh element. "Big hill." Not in Top 2000.

Castor, var. Kastor
Stems fr. Greek word. "Beaver." Caston is a marginally prominent baby name.

Chancellor and variants

Chancellor, var. Chansellor, Chancelor
Source fr. French, Middle English words. "Office holder." Chancellor (UPPER 5%) and Chancelor (59%) are found often as surnames.

Connor and variants

Connor, var. Konnor, Conor
Root fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Hound-lover." Connor, Conor and Konnor are more commonly used as baby names compared to other forms.

Form of Corey. Stems fr. Old Norse language. From an English surname derived from .. Gender-neutral name. Cor is scarce as a given name, existing often (UPPER 51%) as a surname.

Quick Reference

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

1. Abnor - Cor
Abner [Abnor], Alistair [Alastor], Alastair [Alastor], Alexander [Sandor, ..], Alcander [Alcindor], Amadour [Amador], Amor, Anchor, Andrew [Andor], Antenor, Arthur [Artor, ..], Bachelor [Batchellor, ..], Balder [Baldor], Balfour [Balfor], Baylor [Bailor], Brynmor, Castor [Kastor], Chancellor [Chansellor, ..], Connor [Konnor, ..], Corey [Cor]

Cristofer [Cristofor], Delmar [Delmor], Dor, George [Ygor, ..], Egor [Ygor, ..], Elder [Eldor], Factor, Theodore [Tudor, ..], Fyodor [Feodor, ..], Gabriel [Gabor], Gaylord [Gaylor], Gaynor [Gaynnor, ..], Gibor [Gibbor], Gregory [Grygor, ..], Gregor, Grosvenor, Gwynfor [Wynfor], Halldor, Halvard [Halvor, ..], Heber [Hebor]

Hector [Heitor, ..], Henry [Herrior], Igor [Ygor, ..], Isidore [Izydor, ..], Ivor [Yvor, ..], Junior, Konnor [Konor], Christopher [Kristofor], Kristopher [Kristophor, ..], Kyler [Kylor], Lander [Landor], Larrimore [Larmor], Lawler [Lawlor], Major [Mayor], Malki [Malkior], Mansur [Mansoor], Marriner [Marrinor, ..], Maynard [Maynor], Meyer [Mayor], Mazor

Melchior [Melkior, ..], Mentor, Mercator, Minor [Mynor, ..], Nasir [Nassor], Naylor [Nailor], Nazaire [Nazor], Nestor, Nicholas [Nicanor], Nuri [Noor], Noor, Oliver [Ollivor, ..], Or, Proctor, Pryor [Prior], Radnor, Ragnar [Raynor, ..], Rainer [Rainor], Raynor [Rainor], Salvador [Salvidor, ..]

Sandy [Sandor], Sander [Sandor], Sanders [Sandor], Sandor, Seymour [Seamor], Senior, Skyler [Skylor, ..], Schuyler [Skylor], Tab [Tabor], Tabor [Taybor, ..], Tal [Talor], Taylor [Zaylor, ..], Telford [Telfor], Thor [Tor], Tibor, Tor [Thor], Torr [Tor], Trevor [Trefor], Tudor, Tyler [Tylor]

Viator, Victor [Vitor, ..], Whitmore [Whitmoor], Windsor [Wyndsor, ..], Zahur [Zahoor]

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