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Popular boy names in Great Britain

#Name Meaning
1 Harryruler King
2 ZaynBeautiful
3 JohnJohn is a given name used for boys in the English language but it originated from a latin form of The Greek name "Ioannes and Iohannes". At first, it was known as Hellenized Jews then transfered to Hebrew name Yohanan meaning "Graced by God" or Yehohanan meaning "God is Gracious".
4 Liamwith the will as strong as a helmet
5 MatthewGift of the Lord
6 DylanSon of the wave, born near the sea, influence. Famous bearers: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, American folk singer Bob Dylan.
7 ChristopherChristopher is an English given name for men. It changed from a Greek name "Christophoros", which means "bearing Christ" or "Christ-bearer". It is a combination of 2 Greek words: Christos (Christ) and phero (to bear, to carry).
8 Kanecombatant
9 CielFrom Heaven, Heavenly
10 KevinKevin is a male name of Gealic/Irish origin. On of the earliest people who carried the name was Saint Kevin, although it is not a biblical name.Kevin in Irish is: Caoimhghín. Caoimhghín comes from the Irish caomh which means: "kind, honest, handsome".
11 JamesJames is an English language name for boys. It came from the Old French variation of the late Latin name 'Iacomus'. In Hebrew it is Yaʻaqov (Jacob) meaning supplanter. James is a common name in many countries like the United States, Northern Ireland, Australia, Wales, England, etc.
12 Paulsmall or modest
13 Louisglorious war hero
14 Leelion, hard
15 MichaelThe name Michael is usually used for males and can be changed to Michèle, Michelle, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and Michaelle for female or even Mychal for either male or female. Michael is a Hebrew name meaning "Who is like God?". In English, it is shortened as Mike, Mikey, Mickey or Mick.
16 Jamiehe heel grip
17 Georgeeditor of the Earth
18 OliverEleven
19 ThomasThomas is a male given name. It was formed from a Greek word of the Aramaic name "Ta'oma'" meaning "twin". After Saint Thomas Becket, it became popular in England. This name also has some female versions such as Thomasina, Tamsyn, Tamsin, Tasmina, Tasmino, Thomaida/Thomais, or Tammy.
20 Alanrock
21 RobertRobert is a masculine given name and surname. It is a Germanic name, from Old High German Hrodebert which means "bright with glory". Hruod means "fame, glory". Berht means "bright".
22 RyanKingly. Famous Bearer: American actor Ryan O'Neal.
23 DavidDavid is a both used as a male given name and a surname, and is mostly a given name in English and French Hebrew origin. The name was derived from the Hebrew name "Dawid", which means "Darling" or "Beloved". David is often shortened to "Dave/Davey/Davie/Davy". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel in the 10th century BC.
24 Jasonto heal. Jason is a character of Greek mythology
25 CallumPigeon
26 SeanYahweh is gracious
27 AlexanderGuardian
28 GrahamThis Scottish surname is a variant of the Lincolnshire place name Grantham, meaning Grant's homestead, and is also a common given name. Famous bearer: British writer Graham Greene.
29 NeilVariant of Neill: Champion.
30 DouglasFrom the Gaelic 'dubhglas' meaning dark water, dark stream, or from the dark river. The Scottish Douglas clan had two historical branches: (Black Douglases and Red Douglases.) The lords of these clans figure in Sir Walter Scott's novels.
31 JonathanGift from God
32 StephenStephen is a male name. It comes from the Greek name "Stephanos or Stéfanos" meaning "wreath, crown, honour, reward"
33 StevenVariant of Stephen 'Crown; wreath.'.
34 StuartSteward. Stuart and Stewart are clan names of the royal house of Scotland; Stuart is the family name of many kings of England. Surname.
35 JoshuaYahweh is salvation
36 Edwardwealth, guardian of the property
37 AaronLofty; exalted; high mountain. Biblically, Aaron was Moses' older brother (and keeper by God's command). He was first high priest of the Israelites, remembered for the miraculous blossoming of his staff or rod.
38 Brianhigh
39 Robinbeautifully by fame
40 Lukefrom Lucania, light
41 IanYahweh is gracious
42 AllenRock
43 Williamwith the will as strong as a helmet
44 RossPromontory. From the peninsula. A Scottish place name and surname.
45 HardinFrom the hare's valley.
46 MarkMark is popularly used as a male given name in English language or many European countries. Originally, it was from old Latin "Mart-kos" meaning "consecrated to the god Mars", "God of war" or "to be warlike". This name Mark is formed from Marcus. The author of the second Gospel in the New Testament was Saint Mark, He is the patron saint of Venice.
47 RoyKing; regal.
48 Zainbeauty
49 Jackhe heel grip
50 Larrythe award-winning
51 SamDiminutive of Samson: Sun child; bright sun.
52 RhydianUnknown
53 AnthonyAnthony(or Antony) is a given name for men. It originates from a Roman family name 'Antonius'. Its full name is Marcus Antonius means Mark Antony in English. The name appears in many countries in different forms like Antoine in French, Antonio in Spanish and Italian, António or Antônio in Portuguese, Anton in Russian, etc. Anthony means "flower", which came from a Greek word "anthos".
54 MaximilianLittle
55 Jakehe heel grip
56 DeanFrom a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.
57 HowardSheep
58 VerneSurname related to Vernon 'alder tree grove.' Also used as abbreviations of Vernon or Lavern.
59 ArthurFrom the Roman clan name Artorius, meaning noble, courageous. Famous bearer: Legendary sixth century King Arthur of Britain and his Round Table of knights. This legend dates to the early 9th century.
60 CliveCliff. Lives at the cliffs. From an English surname and place name. Famous bearer 18th century British soldier and statesman Robert Clive was known as 'Clive of India'.Lives at the cliffs.
61 Peterrock
62 Geraldruler with the iron spear
63 ColinA variant of Nicholas, which means 'people's victory', from a French diminutive.
64 ConnorStrong willed or wise 'Hound-lover.' Also from the Irish 'Coachuhhar', meaning high desire. Famous bearers: In Irish mythology Connor was an early king of Ulster.; 20th century Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O'Brien.
65 KieranLittle
66 ShrekInvented Name
67 WilburFrom the strong fortress 'Willful; bright.'.
68 CraigDwells at the crag. From the Celtic word meaning rock or crag.
69 Felixhappy
70 EthanStrong. Constancy. Famous bearer: Ethan Allen, soldier in the American War of Independence.
71 MartinServant Of Mars, God Of War
72 AndrewManly; brave. In the Bible the first of the twelve apostles chosen was Andrew. The name comes from the Greek word andros, which means "strong, manly and courageous." Andrew is patron saint of Scotland and Russia. See also Jedrick and Kendrick.
73 RussellLittle
74 Damianrestrain
75 TimothyOne who honors God. The biblical Timothy was the young Christian to whom Paul wrote. 'Let no man look down on your youth.'.
76 Haroldruler King
77 Kylenarrow (le passage)
78 Jordanearth, land
79 DrewDiminutive of Andrew: Manly. From the Greek Andrew. Has long been a popular Scottish name, because St. Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland after whom the town of St Andrews was named.
80 HarrisSon of Harry.
81 Benjaminson of happiness
82 Fitzwilliamson of william
83 AneurinUncertain origin, but may be derived from the Latin Honorius meaning man of honour, or from the Welsh eur meaning gold.
84 TobyGod is my good
85 JosephMay the Lord add
86 Niklausvictor by the people, loved by all
87 HarveyFrom Celtic words for battle, strong, worthy, and ardent. Used commonly during the middle ages.
88 SureshRuler of Gods
89 TroyTroy derives from the ancient Greek city of Troy; also from an Irish surname meaning 'soldier.'.
90 BillyDiminutive of William: Will-helmet. Famous Bearers: poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and William Wordsworth (1770-1850).
91 Edwinrich friend
92 ZephHidden by God
93 MedrodOwn course; own host
94 BradleyBroad clearing in the wood. From a surname and place name based on the Old English words for broad clearing and broad wood. Famous Bearer: Movie star Brad (Bradley) Pitt.
95 School
96 AdamRed, a reference to either the red skin or the red earth of Eden from which the Old Testament Adam was created in Genesis 2. Famous bearer: 7th century Irish St Adamnan, meaning 'little adam', was the biographer of St Columba.
97 Legolasgreen leaves
98 Hayesfence
99 Meliodas
100 Zico
101 DeclanFamous bearer: 6th century Irish St. Declan.
102 ElijahMy God is Jehovah. Variant of Hebrew Elijah
103 GaelJoyful. Abbreviation of Abigail. Gael is a term for descendants of the ancient Celts in Scotland; Ireland and the Isle of Man.
104 ScottFrom Scotland; a Gael. Surname.
105 Kaikeyholder
106 BuchananFrom the cannon's seat.
107 AidenLittle Fire
108 TerryAbbreviation of Terrance and Terrell. Terry is also an Anglicized phonetic form of the French given name Thierry from an older Germanic name meaning 'powerful; ruler of the people.'.
109 GaryStrong with the spear
110 Lewisfame
111 DerekRuler
112 GavinA Scottish derivative of the Old German name Gawin, meaning 'district of land'. Also a variant of the Scottish name Gawain, meaning little hawk or white hawk.
113 AlastorProtector of men
114 Vijay Lakhami
115 LloydGrey. One with grey hair. In common use as both a surname and first name.
116 CaseyFrom a polish word meaning 'Proclamation of peace.' A diminutive of Casirnir, Cassandra, or Catherine. Popularized as a boy's name by the American folk song 'Casey Jones'.
117 EmrysWest-Brabant name
118 EuanPossibly a variant of John.
119 Hughthinking mind, wise
120 KeiranLittle
121 Castiel
122 VolkanRoman god of fire
123 DioMountain of Zeus
124 Evanthe archer
125 Rogerfamous with the spear
126 KerryBlack
127 EzraHelp
128 Pierre Dufour
129 GordonFrom the marshes. A surname and given name adopted from a Scottish place name. One of Scotland's great clans.
130 SherlockWith
131 LovedayName given to children that are born on a love day. A love day was a 12th century tradition - a day set aside for reconciliation and settling of disputes. Today, this name is found occasionally as a surname.
132 ConorLover
133 KimaniOne who is beautiful and sweet.
134 MalcolmMacbeth
135 DominicVariant of Dominick: Lord.
136 NathanGift from God
137 Escanorknight slain by gawain
138 BarryFair haired. Also from the Irish word for spear. Used regurarly throughout the English-speaking world since the early 20th century.
139 IsaacHe laughs. Laughter. The only son born to Abraham and his wife Sarah (in the Old Testament). Famous Bearers: British scientist Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) and the great violinist Itzhak Perlman.
140 DorianDoria «r, native Doria«
141 TijmenMan of the people
142 QuintinFifth
143 NiallVariant of Neill: Champion. A dynasty of Irish kings was founded by Niall of the Nine Hostages.
144 BellamyGood-looking companion.
145 FinlayFair
146 Nicholasvictor by the people, loved by all
147 Benson of happiness
148 RyKing
149 Rajid
150 Regulusvariant of Regula

Popular girl names in Great Britain

#Name Meaning
1 Iarlhen
2 FionaWhite or fair. Reportedly first used as a name by Scottish author William Sharp, who used the pseudonym Fiona MacLeod.
3 KatiePure
4 SophieName (s) of
5 Emmagreat great
6 Rebeccawife of Isaac and mother of Jacob
7 LucyVariant of Lucia: Graceful light. Illumination.
8 EllieDiminutive of Eleanor: A variant of Helen introduced into Britain in 12th century AD by King Henry II's wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
9 24
10 GraceFrom the word 'grace', derived from the Latin 'gratia', meaning God's favor. Famous bearer: American actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of Monaco.
11 LauraThe laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic of honor and victory. Old name with many variants.
12 HeatherA flowering evergreen plant that thrives on peaty barren lands as in Scotland. Heather.
13 LisaGod has sworn
14 RachaelVariant of Rachel: Ewe. Rachel was the second and favoured wife of Jacob in the Old Testament.
15 RachelEwe. Rachel was the second and favoured wife of Jacob in the Old Testament.
16 Annecharming, gracious
17 MeganOne who is strong and mighty.
18 DarcyDerived from a surname introduced into Britain during the Norman Conquest, based on the the French place name Arcy.
19 91
20 ShannonLittle old wise one. Surname and river name.
21 DianaFrom the Greek goddess of the moon.
22 NicolaConqueror of the people
23 AmyDearly loved; Beloved. From the Old French Amee, which derives from the Latin amatus meaning loved. In common use after publication of American Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Women'.
24 CharlotteDiminutive of Charlotte: A feminine form of Charles, meaning man or manly. Alternate meaning, tiny and feminine.
25 EmilyEmily is a female name coming from the Roman name Aemilia. This Latin name "Aemilia" comes from the latin word "aemulus" which means "rival".
26 ChloeVerdant And Blooming
27 Oliviaolive tree
28 SuzanneLily
29 HannahGrace of God
30 RubyRuby (precious stone).
31 VictoriaVictor
32 Louiseglorious war hero
33 Jenniferfruitful
34 EvaLife. Living one. Variant of Eve. In the bible Eve was Adam's wife and the first woman.
35 Perrierock
36 ElizabethGod has sworn
37 EvelynFrom a surname derived from the Old French 'aveline' meaning hazelnut. Famous bearer: Evelyn Waugh.
38 PhoebeFrom the Greek phoibos, meaning "pure, bright."
39 JadeThe name of a semi-precious stone.
40 AshleyLives in the ash tree grove. Derived from a surname and place name based on the Old English word for ash wood. Famous bearer: Ashley, the male character in Margaret Mitchell's popular 'Gone with the Wind'. Both a male and female name.
41 LilyLily
42 KatherinePure
43 SarahPrincess. In the Bible, Sarah was the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. Her name was originally Sarai (quarrelsome), but God commanded that her name be changed to Sarah before the birth of her son.
44 NicoleConqueror of the people
45 ZoeLife
46 FrancesA Frenchman
47 EmmaliaUniversal And Weary
48 DeborahBee. Deborah was the Biblical prophetess who summoned Barak to battle against an army of invaders. After the battle she wrote a victory song which is part of the Book of Judges.
49 Erikaruler of the Law
50 Hardeep
51 ArianaVivacious.
52 TaylorA
53 JessicaRich. God beholds. The daughter of Shylock in Shakespeare's play 'The Merchant of Venice'.
54 KateClean and pure
55 AmandaFrom the Latin word amanda, meaning "lovable." Literary; poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the seventeenth century.
56 WendyLiterary; a created name that first appeared in James Banie's Peter Pan. The name is believed to come from the Welsh name Gwendydd (Gwendith).
57 JoannaGod is with us
58 HelenLight, one who is bright.
59 WillowSlender;graceful. From the willow tree noted for slender graceful branches and leaves.
60 AmberA jewel name that became popular in the 19th century, from the name of the yellowish resin used in jewellery-making. Used regularly since the publication of 2Oth century writer Kathleen Winsor's novel 'Forever Amber. '.
61 ThijsComes form Matthias. A name from the New Testament. Matthias was the name of the apostle which was chosen as Judas? replacement after he died (Hand. 1,23v.). It?s said that he preached in Ethiopia (vgl. Mattheus).
62 Astriddivine beauty
63 Kathleenclean or pure
64 HermioneTravel
65 TiaOf Spanish origin, meaning "aunt."
66 SelinaVariant of Celine: French form of the Latin 'caelum' meaning sky or heaven. Also a variant of Celia or Selena.
67 Josephineadded
68 AlexandraFeminine of Alexander. Defender of mankind.
69 Felicityhappiness
70 ZaraVariant of Sarah: Princess.
71 KeziaVariant of Keziah: 'Cassia; sweet-scented spice.' Keziah was one of Job's three fair daughters in the bible. This name was popular with Puritans in the 12th century.
72 LaurenFeminine form of Lorin: Variant of Laurence: From the place of laurel trees.
73 HollyFrom the plant name. Holy.
74 StellaDiminutive of Estella: Derived from the Old French form of the Latin 'stella' meaning star. Famous bearer: The heroine of Charles Dickens' novel 'Great Expectations'.
75 AndromedaRuler Of Men
76 Stephaniecrown or wreath
77 VanessaButterfly.
78 Juliethe youthful
79 JayneJehovah has been gracious; has shown favour. A Feminine form of John. Variant of Joan. From the Old French Jehane. Famous Bearer: American actress Jayne Mansfield (1932-67).
80 Juniperjuniper berry
81 DawnAurora. The first appearance of daylight; daybreak. Dawn. From the English word dawn.
82 Susanwater lily
83 Allanrock
84 LorinVariant of Laurence: From the place of laurel trees. Famous Bearer: conductor Lorin Maazel (born 1930).
85 EleanorGod is my light
86 GabriellaWoman of God. An Italian form of the Hebrew name Gabriel.
87 LornaFeminine of Lorne from Loren referring to the laurel tree symbolic of honor or victory. Heroine of Blackmoore's novel Lorna Doone.
88 AnnaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
89 Naomipleasantness, sweetness
90 AnnabethGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
91 Clairebright, shiny, glossy
92 AriannaForm of the Greek Ariadne, meaning very holy.
93 Nataliebirthday
94 Harryruler King
95 Karenthe ever pure, pure
96 Jacquelinehe heel grip
97 TerriAbbreviation of Teresa, meaning harvester.
98 EllenA variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman. Famous bearer: British actress Dame Ellen Terry.
99 IshbelVariant of Isabel: Devoted to God. A Spanish variant of Elizabeth.
100 Morganclear
101 يورى
102 Marthathe biblical figure Marta
103 Kyann-Sian
104 CeliaHeaven
105 SamanthaListen; name of God.
106 MackenzieHandsome
107 TaniaN / A
108 LillianGod has sworn
109 TeuntjeThe invaluable
110 Aimee
111 Ngọc Hà
112 EverleighFrom Ever's meadow.
113 Lillywater lily
114 Corievirgin
115 Maryshapely clean
116 RoseRose (flower name).
117 MadeleineDiminutive of Madeleine: Woman of Magdala. Tower.
118 AiméeVariant of Amy: Dearly loved; Beloved. From the Old French Amee, which derives from the Latin amatus meaning loved.
119 KelseyVictory
120 Janaderived from the Sabijnenkoning Titus Tatius
121 Tanyia
122 GigiNickname
123 KatharinePure
124 MaeMay. In Roman mythology Maia: (source of the month May) was goddess of spring growth.
125 JocelynMedieval male name adopted as a feminine name.
126 Lindashield of linden wood
127 CourtneyFrom the court, or short nose. From the surname of the aristocratic Courtenay family, based on the Old French word meaning short nose.
128 GillianThe youthful and dedicated to Jupiter
129 Saraprincess
130 JodieNoble (nobility)
131 KendallVariant of Kendal: Royal valley. Derived from a place name and surname 'Cumbrian', which means 'Valley of the River Kent'.
132 JanellaYahweh is gracious
133 HermiaMessenger
134 Binnie
135 ThoraThunder
136 Farrahjoyful
137 SofiaWisdom
138 Lamornaa placename
139 Keoma
140 1991
141 JanetGod is gracious
142 LaraProtection. Popular surname and place name.
143 DoniaDark - skinned.
144 Auroragold
145 Nikitavictor by the people, loved by all
146 SophiaName (s) of
147 Gloryform of gloria glory
148 JanetteGod is gracious
149 MaxThe largest
150 KatoGood Judgment

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