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1
ACEYN

Invented name

 

2
ALBAN

Latin
Meaning: “Of Alba”

 

3
ALCOTT

English
Meaning: “From the old cottage”

 

4
ALVAR

English
Meaning: “Magical army”

 

5
AMMERLIN

Unknown meaning

 

6
ANTHEM

Word name

 

7
ARISTON

Greek
Meaning: “Best”

 

8
ARLEY

English
Meaning: “Hare’s meadow”

 

10
ARTHAN

French
Meaning: “Little Arthur”

 

11
AYRTON

English
Meaning: “Farmstead on the river”

 

12
BALAN

Romanian surname

 

13
BARDO

Sanskrit
Meaning: “Transitional state”

 

14
BASEL

Arabic
Meaning: “Brave”

 

15
BERWIN

English
Meaning: “Bear friend”

 

16
BREYON

Invented name

 

17
BRIXTON

English place name

 

18
BRUIN

Dutch
Meaning: “Brown”

 

19
CAINAN

Biblical
Meaning: “Possessor”

 

20
CASTON

Anglo-Saxon
Meaning: “Lives near a chestnut tree”

 

21
COLSON

English from Greek
Meaning: “Victory of the people” from Nicholas 

 

22
DAKSON

Invented name

 

23
DALLAN

Irish
Meaning: “Blind”

 

24
DARROW

Scottish
Meaning: “Spear”

 

25
DARWIN

English
Meaning: “Dear friend”
Popularity in 2016: #860

 

26
DIGGORY

English from French
Meaning: “Astray”

 

27
DODGE

English from German
Meaning: “Famous warrior”

 

28
DONATELLO

Italian from Latin
Meaning: “Gift”

 

29
EBEN

Hebrew
Meaning: “Stone of help”

 

30
ENVER

Slavic from Arabic
Meaning: “Luminous”

 

31
EXANDER

Greek
Meaning: “Defender of men”

 

32
GARNETT

English
Meaning: “Pomegranate”

 

33
GARRITY

Irish surname

 

34
GETHIN

Welsh
Meaning: “Dark-skinned”

 

35
HANNO

German
Meaning: “God is gracious”

 

36
IESTYN

Welsh from Latin
Meaning: “Just”

 

37
ILARIO

Italian from Latin
Meaning: “Cheerful”

 

38
JAINUM

Hindi
Meaning: “ Victorious”

 

39
JOSS

English from German
Meaning: “Member of Gaut’s tribe”

 

40
KEMP

English
Meaning: “Champion”

 

41
KENDREW

Scottish surname

 

42
KENNAN

English from Irish
Meaning: “Ancient”

 

43
KYLIEB

Invented name

 

44
LAITH

Arabic
Meaning: “Lion”

 

45
LEOTIN

French surname

 

46
LOIC

French
Meaning: “Form of Louis”

 

47
MADOC

Welsh
Meaning: “Fortunate”

 

48
MANNIS

Invented name

 

49
MARL

Word name

 

50
MASTIN

Anglo-Saxon
Meaning: “From Marsden”

 



51
MATIX

Invented name

 

52
MAVEN

Hebrew
Meaning: “Knowledgeable”

 

53
MAYER

English
Meaning: “Mayor”

 

54
NEDRY

Surname, unknown origins

 

55
NIEKO

English from Greek Nicholas
Meaning: “Victory of the people”

 

56
OLEN

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Relic”

 

57
ONIX

Greek
Meaning: “Gemstone” spelling variation of Onyx

 

58
ORRAN

Armenian
Meaning: “Shelter”

 

59
ORISON

Anglo-Saxon and French from Latin
Meaning: “Prayer”

 

60
OSHIN

Hindi
Meaning: “Ocean”

 

61
OSWIN

English
Meaning: “Divine friend”

 

62
PADEN

English
Meaning: “Fighters estate”

 

63
REDDING

Anglo- Saxon topographic surname

 

64
RENNON

English surname

 

65
REVERDY

French
Meaning: “Spring”

 

66
ROPER

English
Meaning: “Rope maker”

 

67
RORICK

German
Meaning: “Famous power”

 

68
ROVAN

Invented name

 

69
RUNE

Norweigan
Meaning: “Secret”

 

70
RYNE

Irish
Meaning: “Little king”

 

71
SEVERUS

Latin
Meaning: “Stern”

 

72
SHEADON

Invented name

 

73
SPENSE

English from French
Meaning: “Dispense”

 

74
STRATTON

English
Meaning: “Homestead on the Roman road”

 

75
SUTTER

English from Greek
Meaning: “Cobbler”

 

76
TAOS

Native America
Meaning: “Place of the red willows”

 

77
TEAK

Word name

 

78
TEVIN

Invented name

 

79
THANE

Scottish
Meaning: “Chief of a clan”

 

80
THISBE

Greek mythology
Meaning: “Lover”

 

81
TOMER

Hebrew
Meaning: “Palm tree”

 

82
TOREC

Invented name

 

83
TORRIN

Irish
Meaning: “Little hills”

 

84
TORSTEN

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Thor’s stone”

 

85
TOWNES

English and Scottish surname

 

86
TYCE

Invented name

 

87
VANDER

Dutch
Meaning: “From the family of”

 

88
WEXLER

German
Meaning: “Moneychanger”

 

89
WILEY

Scottish surname

 

90
WINTON

English
Meaning: “Friends settlement”

 

91
WYSTAN

English
Meaning: “Battle-stone”

 

92
YORDAN

Bulgarian
Meaning: “ Flows down”

 

93
YUMA

Native American
Meaning: “Chiefs son”

 

94
ZABIAN

Arabic
Meaning: “One who worships the stars”

 

95
ZADOCK

Hebrew
Meaning: “Righteous”

 

96
ZALIN

Invented name

 

97
ZAYD

Arabic
Meaning: “Abundance”

 

98
ZEALAND

Dutch
Meaning: “Sea-land”

 

99
ZERECK

Invented name

 

100
ZETH

Invented name