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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

A - C  /  D - F  /  G - I  / J - L  /  M - O  /  P - R  /  S - U  /  V - Z


Vance Thresher
Vaughan Small
Vernon Flourishing
Victor Conqueror
Vincent Victorious
Wallace Stranger
Walter Powerful Ruler
Walton Residence Name
Ward Guardian
Warren Protective Friend
Washington Residence Name
Wayne Wagon Maker
Wesley Man from the West
Wilbur Beloved Stronghold
Willard Great Bravery
William, Will Determined Guardian
Willis Variant of Will
Winston Town of Victory
Winthrop Residence Name
Wyatt Guide
Wylie Beguiling
Wyman Warrior
Zachariah Remembered by the Lord
Zachary Remember the Lord
Zebadiah Gift of the Lord
Zane Form of John
Zebediah God's Gift





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