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Boy Names Ending with -th

Th ending baby names and what they mean, with 39 results. -th names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1950-1959 (USAGE OF 1.79%) and has become significantly less since (USAGE 0.19%, 89%), with names like Kenneth becoming somewhat dated. North (TOP 1%) and Werth (6%) are familiar -th last names. Here is the list of -th names for girls.

-th names

Ainsworth - Japheth | Jareth - Yorath

Ainsworth - Japheth

Ainsworth, var. Answorth
Origin fr. Old English language. "Ann's estate." Ainsworth (TOP 2%), comparable to Alworth (TOP 39%), Airth (76%), is a common -rth suffix last name.

Derived fr. Old English word. "At the farmstead." Atworth was not among 2018's Top names.

Var. of Bartholomew. From Aramaic element. "Son of Talmai (the farmer)." Not Top 2000 name. See also Baret.

Booth, var. Both
Derivative of Middle English, Scandinavian words. "Dwelling place." Booth (UPPER 1%) and Both (17%) exist commonly as last names.

Based on Middle English word. "Fenced farm near the woods." Bosworth is a scarcely used masculine name, existing regularly (TOP 4%) as a surname.

Cleanth, var. Kleanth, Clianth, Cleneth
From Greek word. .. Critic Cleanth Brooks. Cleanth, Kleanth, etc. were not among 2018's Top names.

Ellsworth and variants

Ellsworth, var. Elsworth, Ellswerth
Derived fr. Old English word. "Elli's estate." Ellsworth and Elsworth are more widely used as baby names among these versions.

Form of Galahad. Origin fr. Welsh word. "Hawk, hero." Not that prominent as a birth name. See also Golyath.

Galbraith, var. Gallbreath, Gallbraith, Galbreath
Source fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Foreign Briton." Not in Top 2000.

Garret and variants

Garyth1, Garrith, Garreth1, Gareth1
Var. of Garret. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic. Surname derived from Gerald and Gerard .. Gareth is prevalent as a baby name among the variant forms of Garret.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -th names: Ellsworth, Elsworth, Gareth, Garth, Griffith, Heath

Gareth and variants

Gareth2, var. Garyth2, Garth1, Garreth2, Garith
Based on Celtic element. "Gentle." Gareth and Garth are more popular as birth names among these versions.


Root fr. Scandinavian element. "Keeper of the garden." Garth soared in popularity in 1992, but now, Garth has become less trendy. See also Garyth.

Derivative of Old English. "Gold worker." Not that common as a baby name, Goldsmith is found more commonly as a surname.

Goliath, var. Golyath, Golliath
From Hebrew language. "Exile." Goliath, Golliath and Golyath are rare as children's names.


Derivative of Welsh. "Lord, prince." Griffith was favored as a birth name 128 years ago.


From Middle English word. "Heath." Usage of Heath as a boys' name has dwindled since the 1970s. Gender-neutral name.

Form of Helmut. Origin fr. Middle French element. "Helmet, protection." Not in popularity charts.

Derivative of Greek. "Hyacinth." Hyacinth is rare as a baby name. Also used for girls.

Yapheth, Japheth1
Forms of Yaphet. Source fr. Hebrew element. "Comely." Sepheth and Yaeth are creative variations.

From Hebrew language. "May he expand." Not in popularity charts. See also Japhet.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ainsworth - Japheth
Ainsworth [Answorth], Atworth, Bartholomew [Barth], Booth [Both], Bosworth, Cleanth [Kleanth, Clianth, Cleneth], Ellsworth [Elsworth, Ellswerth], Galahad [Galath], Galbraith [Galbreath, Gallbreath, Gallbraith], Garret [Garyth, Gareth, Garrith, Garreth], Gareth [Garth, Garyth, Garith, Garreth], Garth, Goldsmith, Goliath [Golyath, Golliath], Griffith, Heath, Helmut [Hellmuth], Hyacinth, Yaphet [Yapheth, Japheth], Japheth

Jareth [Jereth, Jarreth], Jarlath [Jarlaith, Jarleath], Jethro [Jeth], Keith, Kenneth [Kennith], Langworth, Leith, Mar- [Markeith], Meredith [Meridith, Merideth, Meredyth], Roth, Seth, Smith [Smyth], Wadsworth [Waddsworth], Walworth, Wentworth, Woolworth, Worth, Wyatt [Wyeth], Yorath

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