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Boy Names associated with Happy


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Happy baby names and what they mean, for happy, cheerful, joy, happiness, with 38 results. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in the 1960s (USAGE OF 1.7%) and have become significantly less popular since (USAGE 0.69%, DOWN 60%), with names like Gale becoming less in vogue. Asher (#47), Felix (#231) and Tate (#495) are three of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation, while Faist (TOP 32%) and Feine (85%) are common last names. Here is the list of Joy names for girls.

Happy names

Alaire - Harshad | Helge - Woyzeck

Alaire - Harshad

Stems fr. Latin word. "Cheerful." Common, and Alaire is similar to popular -ire last names Altmire (UPPER 68%), Asire (82%). French variant of Hilary .. [Lary, Hilarie, Helier, .. 3 more]


Derivative of Hebrew element. "Happy." Asher is the longstanding favorite. Biblical .. [Asser, Ash]

.. refers to the joy at birth .. Benvenuto and Bienvenido were not Top birth names in 2018. [Bienvenido]


From Old English language. "Intense happiness." Gender-neutral name. Bliss is unique as a male name, occurring frequently (UPPER 2%) as a last name.

Derivative of Old English language. "Blithe, cheerful, carefree." Bligh, Blithe and Blythe are barely found as given names. Modern coinage .. [Blithe, .. 1 more]


Root fr. Latin language. "Happy." Used widely as boys' names, Keyes, Caius, etc. are comparable to the common Reyes. Common Roman form of Gaius .. [Keys, Caio, .. 5 more]


.. related to Latin Hilary meaning "cheerful" .. Somewhat popular as birth names, Elrey, Ellery, etc. sound like the common Elroy. [Elrey, .. 2 more]

.. should be to make life happy .. Unique. Epicurus is not listed in the US Demographics.

Origin fr. Old English language. "Happy, joyous." Compare surnames Faines (UPPER 72%), Faina (94%). Fane is a Welsh form. [Fane, .. 1 more]

.. Sulla, added Felix "happy, fortunate" to .. Scarce as a birth name, Faust is used more frequently as a surname. [Faustus, Faustino, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Happy names: Asher, Bliss, Caius, Ellery, Felix

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Happy names: Gale, Gay


Stems fr. Latin word. "Happy, lucky." Felix, Felicks, etc. became more trendy in 2018, gaining on average +1 position as baby names with Felix leading the rise. Masculine of Felicity .. [Pelike, Fleicien, Felike, Felicks, Felicio, .. 7 more]

Stems fr. Middle English. "Brave, cheerful, spirited." Unique. Gaillard, Gaillhard, Galliard, like Gallard, have the androgynous-sounding -ard ending. Also the name of a 16th .. [Galliard, Gaillardet, .. 1 more]

Derivative of Latin. "Happy." Keyes and variants were popular as baby names in the 1930s, but now, Kay has become somewhat outmoded. Probably the root of the word .. [Keys, Keyes, Keye, Kay, .. 3 more]


Based on Irish, Gaelic, Old English languages. "Cheerful, happy." Adoption of Gael and forms was widespread in 2018, except for versions such as Gail which have fallen out of style. More common now as a girl's .. [Gayle, Gaell, .. 6 more]


From Old French. "Blithe, cheerful." Somewhat infrequent as a boys' name, Gay occurs more frequently as a last name. Unisex name. A surname in the Middle Ages ..

Derivative of Hebrew word. "Joy of a people." Gilam was not a Top birth name in 2018. See also Galan.

Derivative of Hebrew. "Joy." Gil (TOP 1%) and Gili (76%) appear frequently as last names. [Gili, .. 1 more]

Habib is sometimes anglicized as Happy. Habib and Habeeb are not Top 2000 names. [Habeeb]

Root fr. Arabic element. "Full of joy." Hanz is a somewhat common birth name. Masculine of Hania. [Hany]

Derived fr. Hindi element. "Bringer of joy." Harshad is rare as a boys' name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Happy names [and variants] for boys.

1. Alaire - Harshad
Alaire [Lary, Larie, Alair, Hilary, Helier, Hilarie], Asher [Ash, Asser], Benvenuto [Bienvenido], Bliss, Blythe [Bligh, Blithe], Caius [Cai, Kay, Keys, Keye, Kaye, Caio, Keyes], Ellery [Elrey, Ellary, Ellerey], Epicurus, Faine [Fane, Fain], Faust [Fausto, Faustus, Faustin, Faustino], Felix [Felyx, Pelike, Feliks, Felike, Felizio, Felicks, Felicio, Fleicien, ..], Gaillard [Galliard, Gaillhard, Gaillardet], Gaius [Cai, Kay, Keys, Keye, Kaye, Caio, Keyes], Gale [Gail, Gael, Gayle, Gaile, Gaill, Gaell, Gaille, Gaelle], Gay, Gilam, Gilon [Gil, Gili], Habib [Habeeb], Hani [Hany], Harshad

Helge [Helji, Helje, Helgi], Hilary [Ilar, Ilari, Hilly, Ilario, Ilaria, Ilarion, Illario, Hilorio, ..], Ilario, Jay [Jeh, Jai, Jae, Jaye, Jayron, Jayronn], Kay [Keh, Kai], Keyes [Key, Keys], Masos, Oron, Osher, Radimir, Rufaro, Saad, Said [Saeed], Simcha [Simha], Tait [Tate, Tayte], Tate [Tait, Tayte, Taitt], Timothy [Tymon, Tymothy, Timothe, Tymmothy, Timothey, Timotheo, Tymoteusz, Timotheus, ..], Woyzeck [Wojtek, Wozzeck, Wojciech]

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