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What do English Boys' Names Mean?

Here is fairly comprehensive list of first (Christian) names used in the English-speaking world (Great Britain, the United States, Ireland; Australia etc.). It also includes an indication of the traditional meaning of these names. It should of some use to anyone thinking about choosing a name for a baby or interested in finding out what their own name means.

Top 10 English names

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Jack Godly
Jacob Conqueror
James, Jimmy Supplanter
Jarvis Accurate Arrow
Jason God is my Saviour
Jasper Bearer of Treasure
Jed Beloved of the Lord
Jeffrey Peace Bringer
Jeremiah, Jeremy Exalted
Jerome Of Sacred Name
Jesse Gift Giver
John God is Gracious
Jonathan A Gift
Joseph, Joey, Joe God Multiplies
Joshua God is my Salvation
Justin Just
Kane Honor
Keene Sharp
Keegan Fiery
Keaton Where Hawks Go
Keith Forest
Kelsey Island of Ships
Kelvin Friend of the Sea
Kendall Narrow River
Kendrick Ruler
Kenneth, Ken Handsome
Kent Bright White
Kenway Courageous in Battle
Kenyon Blonde Haired
Kerry The Dark
Kerwin Dark Skinned
Kevin Handsome
Kiefer Barrel Maker
Kilby Residence Name
Kilian Blind
Kim Chief
Kimball Royally Brave
Kingsley Residence Name
Kirby Residence Name
Kirk Church
Kit The Christ-Bearer
Kody Helpful
Konrad Bold Speaker
Kurt Able in Counsel
Kyle Handsome
Lambert Land Bright
Lamont Lawyer
Lancelot Land
Landon Owner
Landry Ruler of the Place
Lane Narrow Road
Lars Variant of Lawrence
Laurence Bay or Laurel Tree
Lee Meadow
Leith Wide
Leonard, Leo, Leon Bold Lion
Leroy Powerful King
Leslie Residence Name
Lester Camp of the Legion
Lincoln Residence Name
Lionel Lion-like
Lloyd Grey
Logan Trench or Forest
Lombard Long-Beard
Louis, Lewis Warrior
Lowell Beloved
Lucas, Luke Luminous
Luther Warrior
Lyndon Linden Tree





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