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Holy baby names and what they mean, for holy, sacred, divine, exalted, with 60 results. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the 1930s (ADOPTION OF 3.36%) and are now much less common (ADOPTION 1%, 70%), with names like Hiram going out of style. The most fashionable boy names in this list are Saint (#859), Ali (#309), Calum (#1014), Zain (#587) and Anson (#885), while Conoway (TOP 80%) and Alo (24%) are popular surnames. Here is the list of Holy names for girls.

Holy names

Ahiram - Eli | Elwyn - Nevin | Oleg - Zimran

Ahiram - Eli

Based on Hebrew language. "My brother is exalted." Airam is a somewhat common birth name. [Achiram]


From Arabic. "High, exalted." Ali has risen in popularity as a children's name since 1880-1889. Ali was the name of the .. [Alia]

.. to be a divine drink which .. Unconventional, but Amrit is comparable to popular last names Arbit (UPPER 84%), Adsit (15%), which also end with -it. See also Amit.


.. Ann or son of the divine .. Adoption of Anson and variants as birth names in 2018 was 51.7% more than a decade ago. [Hanson, Ansson, .. 1 more]

Derivative of Anglo German word. "Holy, powerful." Not in popularity charts. [Archerd]


.. purity, peace, and the Holy Spirit .. Common, with usage of 0.039% for Calum and variants as children's names in 2018, higher than 0.031% in 2017. [Colum, Callum, .. 1 more]


.. the day the Holy Family took .. Less popular today. Candelario was the variation last recorded (1970-1979) in the Top 2000. [Candelero, Candelaro, .. 2 more]

Root fr. Spanish, Greek elements. "Sacred name." Chairo, Hairo, etc. are seldom found as male names, and Chiro occurs commonly (UPPER 100%) as a last name. A variant of Jerome, via Hieronimo. [Hiro, .. 2 more]


.. The first Holy Roman Emperor seventh .. Widely used, with usage of 0.679% for Charles, Carl, etc. as boys' names in 2018, though lower than 0.713% the previous year. [Karoly, Chip, Chick, Charly, Charls, Charlie, Charleson, Cary, Carlo, Carl, .. 17 more]


Root fr. Welsh, Irish, Gaelic words. "Holy river; hound of the plain." Somewhat atypical as a baby name, Conway is found more often as a surname. Place name and surname .. [Conwy]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Holy names: Ali, Anson, Calum, Candelario, Charles

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Holy names: Conway, Dante, Delvin, Devin, Eli


.. time, wrote "The Divine Comedy", notable .. Dante, Dantae, etc. became less trendy in 2018, falling -331 rankings as boys' names with Dontae falling the most. [Donte, Daunte, Dantel, Dantae, .. 3 more]

.. island that was sacred to the .. Delius, like the similar-sounding Delles, occurs more often as a surname. [Delos, Delios, Deli]


Source fr. Old English, Irish. "Godly friend; proud friend; bright friend." Delvon and forms were favored as baby names in the 1930s. [Delwynn, Delwin, .. 7 more]

Based on Hindi, Sanskrit words. "Divine wood." Deodar is not in the Top 2000. The name of a tall species ..

Stems fr. Hindi. "Divine." Adoption of Deval and variants was widespread among parents in 2000, but now, Deven has fallen out of fashion. The Sanskrit root "deva" means "god". [Deven]


.. the French "divin", meaning "divine, perfect". Popular as baby names, Devin, Devynn, etc. sound like the common Tevin. [Devynn, Devyn, .. 3 more]

From Irish, Gaelic, Old French languages. "Divine." Devine is unusual as a boys' name. See also Devinn.

.. wyn meaning "white, fair, blessed, holy". Eilnio and Eliwyn are creative variations. See also Ailwyn.

.. wyn meaning "white, fair, blessed, holy". Rare. Eirwyn, similar to Eldwyn, Erwyn, has the -wyn ending.


.. A holy name that was popular .. Eli has risen in favor with parents since 1960-1969. [Heli, Eloy, .. 3 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Ahiram - Eli
Ahiram [Achiram], Ali [Alia], Amrit, Anson [Hanson, Ansson, Annson], Archard [Archerd], Calum [Colm, Colum, Callum], Candelario [Candelero, Candelaro, Candelerio, Candelareo], Chairo [Hiro, Hairo, Chiro], Charles [Karl, Karol, Karel, Karoly, Karolik, Karolek, ..], Conway [Conwy], Dante [Donte, Dontay, Dontae, Daunte, Dantel, Dantay], Delius [Deli, Delos, Delios], Delvin [Delwyn, Delwin, Delvon, Delwynn, Dellwin, Delevan, ..], Deodar, Deval [Deven], Devin [Dev, Devon, Devyn, Devynn, Devinn], Devine, Eilwyn, Eirwyn, Eli [Ely, Heli, Eloy, Eloi, Elie]

Elwyn [Elwin, Elwynn], Esbjorn [Esbern, Asbjorn], Eskel [Eskil, Askel, Askell], Frey, Galahad [Galath], Geronimo [Jeronimo, Heronimo, Jeronimus, Hieronimo, Herinomos, Hieronymus], Gwyn [Wyn, Gwin, Gwynn, Gwinn, Guinn, Gwynedd], Hakon [Hako, Hakan, Hagun, Hagen, Hagan, Hacon, ..], Hale [Hayle], Halley, Halliwell [Helliwell, Hallewell, Hallowell], Harun [Haron, Haroun, Haroon], Hieronymos [Hierome, Hieronim, Hieronymus, Hieronimos], Hiram [Hy, Hi, Hyrum, Hyram, Hirom], Holiday [Holliday], Jerome [Jerry, Jerron, Jeromo, Jerrone, Jerrome, Jeronimo, ..], Joram [Jorim], Ken [Kenny, Kennie, Kenney, Kennan], Lloyd [Loyd, Floyd], Nevin [Nev, Niven, Nevon, Neven, Nevan, Nevins]

Oleg, Palmer [Palmar, Pallmer, Palmerston], Percival [Percy, Percey, Purcell, Perceval, Percivall, Percevall, ..], Remedio, Saint, Sami, Sancho [Sancos, Sanzio, Sanche, Sauncho, Sanctio], Santo [Sante], Simeon [Sima, Simyon, Shimon], Socorro, Svatomir, Temple [Templer, Templar], Theon, Tibor, Valentine [Vallen, Valentyn, Valentin, Valentino, Valentinus, Valentinian, ..], Valerian [Valery, Valerio, Valeryan, Valerius, Valerien], Wyn, Zain, Zelig [Zelik, Selig, Zeligman], Zimran

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