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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is American.
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FREDDY   m   English
Diminutive of FREDERICK.
FREDERICK   m   English
English form of a Germanic name meaning "peaceful ruler", derived from frid "peace" and ric "ruler, power"... [more]
FREDRIC   m   English
Variant of FREDERICK.
FREDRICK   m   English
Variant of FREDERICK.
FREEMAN   m   English
From an English surname meaning "free man". It originally denoted a person who was not a serf.
FULK   m   English (Archaic)
From the Germanic name Fulco, a short form of various names beginning with the element fulc "people". The Normans brought this name to England, though it is now very rare.
FULKE   m   English (Archaic)
Variant of FULK.
FULTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "bird-catcher's town" in Old English.
GABBY   m & f   English
Diminutive of GABRIEL or GABRIELLE.
GABE   m   English
Short form of GABRIEL.
GAGE   m   English (Modern)
From an English surname of Old French origin meaning either "measure", originally denoting one who was an assayer, or "pledge", referring to a moneylender. It was popularized as a given name by a character from the book 'Pet Sematary' (1983) and the subsequent movie adaptation (1989).
GALE (2)   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from Middle English gaile "jovial".
GALEN   m   English
Modern form of the Greek name Γαληνος (Galenos), which meant "calm" from Greek γαληνη (galene)... [more]
GALLAGHER   m   Irish, English (Rare)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Gallchobhair meaning "descendant of GALLCHOBHAR".
GAREY   m   English
Variant of GARY.
GARFIELD   m   English
From a surname meaning "triangle field" in Old English. A famous bearer was American president James A. Garfield (1831-1881). It is now associated with the cat in Jim Davis's cartoon strip 'Garfield'.
GARLAND   m   English
From a surname meaning "triangle land" from Old English gara and land. The surname originally belonged to a person who owned a triangle-shaped piece of land.
GARNET (2)   m & f   English
From an occupational English surname which referred either to a person who made hinges (Old French carne) or who sold pomegranates (Old French pome grenate).
GARNETT   m & f   English
Variant of GARNET (2).
GARRET   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of GARRETT.
GARRETT   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the given name GERALD or GERARD. A famous bearer of the surname was Pat Garrett (1850-1908), the sheriff who shot Billy the Kid.
GARRICK   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from Occitan garric meaning "oak tree grove".
GARRY   m   English
Variant of GARY.
GARTH   m   English
From a surname meaning "garden" in Old Norse, originally denoting one who lived near or worked in a garden.
GARY   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from a Norman given name, which was itself originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ger meaning "spear"... [more]
GAVIN   m   English, Scottish
Medieval form of GAWAIN. Though it died out in England, it was reintroduced from Scotland in the 20th century.
GAYELORD   m   English (Rare)
Variant of GAYLORD.
GAYLE   f & m   English
Variant of GAIL or GALE (2).
GAYLORD   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from Old French gaillard "high-spirited, boistrous". This name was rarely used after the mid-20th century, when the word gay acquired the slang meaning "homosexual".
GEFFREY   m   English (Rare)
Variant of GEOFFREY.
GENE   m   English
Short form of EUGENE.
GEOFF   m   English
Short form of GEOFFREY.
GEOFFREY   m   English, French
From a Norman French form of a Germanic name. The second element is Germanic frid "peace", but the first element may be either gawia "territory", walha "foreign" or gisil "hostage"... [more]
GEORDIE   m   English
Diminutive of GEORGE.
GEORGE   m   English, Romanian
From the Greek name Γεωργιος (Georgios) which was derived from the Greek word γεωργος (georgos) meaning "farmer, earthworker", itself derived from the elements γη (ge) "earth" and εργον (ergon) "work"... [more]
GEORGIE   f & m   English
Diminutive of GEORGIA or GEORGE.
GERALD   m   English, German
From a Germanic name meaning "rule of the spear", from the elements ger "spear" and wald "rule"... [more]
GERARD   m   English, Dutch, Catalan, Polish
Derived from the Germanic element ger "spear" combined with hard "brave, hardy"... [more]
GERMAN (1)   m   English
English form of GERMANUS.
GERRARD   m   English (Rare)
Variant of GERARD.
GERRY   m & f   English, Dutch
Diminutive of GERALD, GERARD or GERALDINE.
GERVASE   m   English (Rare)
English form of GERVASIUS. The Normans introduced this name to England in the Middle Ages, though it has since become rare.
GIB   m   English
Medieval diminutive of GILBERT.
GIDEON   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "feller" or "hewer" in Hebrew. Gideon is a hero and judge of the Old Testament. He led the vastly outnumbered Israelites against the Midianites, defeated them, and killed their two kings... [more]
GIFFARD   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the Germanic given name GEBHARD.
GIL (2)   m   English
Short form of GILBERT and other names beginning with Gil.
GILBERT   m   English, French, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Means "bright pledge", derived from the Germanic elements gisil "pledge, hostage" and beraht "bright"... [more]
GILES   m   English
From the Late Latin name Aegidius, which is derived from Greek αιγιδιον (aigidion) meaning "young goat"... [more]
GLADWIN   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from the Old English given name GLÆDWINE.
GLADWYN   m   English (Rare)
Variant of GLADWIN.
GLANVILLE   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was taken from a Norman place name which possibly meant "domain of (a person named) Gland" in Old French.
GLEN   m   Scottish, English
Variant of GLENN.
GLENN   m   Scottish, English
From a Scottish surname which was derived from Gaelic gleann "valley". A famous bearer of the surname is American astronaut John Glenn (1921-).
GODDARD   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from the Germanic given name GODEHARD.
GODFREY   m   English
From the Germanic name Godafrid, which meant "peace of god" from the Germanic elements god "god" and frid "peace"... [more]
GOODWIN   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from the given name GODWINE.
GORD   m   English
Short form of GORDON.
GORDEN   m   English
Variant of GORDON.
GORDIE   m   English
Diminutive of GORDON. A famous bearer was Canadian hockey star Gordie Howe (1928-2016).
GORDON   m   Scottish, English
From a Scottish surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "spacious fort". It was originally used in honour of Charles George Gordon (1833-1885), a British general who died defending the city of Khartoum in Sudan.
GORDY   m   English
Diminutive of GORDON.
GORE   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname meaning "triangular" (from Old English gara), originally referring to someone who lived on a triangular piece of land. A famous bearer is American writer Gore Vidal (1925-).
GOSSE   m   English (Rare), Medieval French
From an English and French surname which was originally derived from the Norman given name Gosse, a diminutive of the Germanic name GOZZO.
GRADY   m   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Grádaigh meaning "descendant of Grádaigh". The name Grádaigh means "noble" in Gaelic.
GRAEME   m   Scottish, English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of GRAHAM.
GRAHAM   m   Scottish, English
From a Scottish surname, originally derived from the English place name Grantham, which probably meant "gravelly homestead" in Old English. The surname was first taken to Scotland in the 12th century by the Norman baron William de Graham... [more]
GRAHAME   m   Scottish, English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of GRAHAM.
GRANT   m   English, Scottish
From an English and Scottish surname which was derived from Norman French grand meaning "great, large". A famous bearer of the surname was Ulysses Grant (1822-1885), the commander of the Union forces during the American Civil War who later served as president... [more]
GRANVILLE   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from a Norman place name GRAINVILLE.
GRAY   m & f   English
From an English surname meaning "grey", originally given to a person who had grey hair or clothing.
GRAYSON   m   English (Modern)
From an English surname meaning "son of the steward", derived from Middle English greyve "steward".
GREER   f & m   Scottish, English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname which was derived from the given name GREGOR.
GREG   m   English
Short form of GREGORY.
GREGG   m   English
Short form of GREGORY.
GREGORY   m   English
English form of Latin Gregorius, which was from the Late Greek name Γρηγοριος (Gregorios), derived from γρηγορος (gregoros) meaning "watchful, alert"... [more]
GRENVILLE   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of GRANVILLE.
GRESHAM   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "grazing homestead" in Old English.
GREY   m & f   English (Rare)
Variant of GRAY.
GREYSON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of GRAYSON.
GRIER   m   Scottish, English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of GREER.
GRIFFIN   m   English
Latinized form of GRUFFUDD. This name can also be inspired by the English word griffin, a creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle, ultimately from Greek γρυψ (gryps).
GROSVENOR   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "great hunter" in Norman French.
GROVER   m   English
From a surname meaning "grove of trees" from Old English graf. A famous bearer was the American president Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), who popularized the name in the United States at the end of the 19th century... [more]
GUS (1)   m   English, Scottish
Short form of AUGUSTUS or ANGUS.
GUY   m   English, French
Norman French form of WIDO. The Normans introduced it to England, where it was common until the time of Guy Fawkes (1570-1606), a revolutionary who attempted to blow up the British parliament... [more]
GYLES   m   English (Rare)
Variant of GILES.
HADLEY   f & m   English
From an English surname which was derived from a place name meaning "heather field" in Old English.
HADYN   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HAYDEN.
HAL   m   English
Medieval diminutive of HARRY.
HALE (2)   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "nook, retreat" from Old English healh.
HALL   m   English
From a surname which was derived from Old English heall "manor, hall", originally belonging to a person who lived or worked in a manor.
HALLAM   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning either "at the rocks" or "at the nook" in Old English.
HAMILTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from Old English hamel "crooked, mutilated" and dun "hill". The surname was originally taken from the name of a town in Leicestershire, England (which no longer exists)... [more]
HAMMOND   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from either the Germanic given name Haimund which meant "home protection" or else from the Old Norse given name Hámundr which meant "high protection".
HAMNET   m   English (Archaic)
Diminutive of HAMO. This was the name of a son of Shakespeare who died in childhood. His death may have provided the inspiration for his father's play 'Hamlet'.
HANK   m   English
Originally a short form of Hankin which was a medieval diminutive of JOHN. Since the 17th century in the United States this name has also been used as a diminutive of HENRY, probably under the influence of the Dutch diminutive HENK... [more]
HAPPY   f & m   English (Rare)
From the English word happy.
HARDING   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Old English given name HEARD. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Warren G. Harding (1865-1923).
HARDY   m   English
From a surname which was derived from Middle English hardi "brave, hardy".
HARLAN   m   English
From a surname which was from a place name meaning "hare land" in Old English. In America it has sometimes been given in honour of Supreme Court justice John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911).
HARLAND   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of HARLAN.
HARLEY   m & f   English
From a surname which was from a place name, itself derived from Old English hara "hare" and leah "woodland, clearing".
HARLOW   f & m   English
From a surname which was from a place name which was derived from Old English hær "rock" or here "army", combined with hlaw "hill".
HARMON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name HERMAN.
HAROLD   m   English
From the Old English name Hereweald, derived from the elements here "army" and weald "power, leader, ruler"... [more]
HARPER   f & m   English
From an Old English surname which originally belonged to a person who played the harp or who made harps. A notable bearer was the American author Harper Lee (1926-2016), who wrote 'To Kill a Mockingbird'.
HARRIS   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name HARRY.
HARRISON   m   English
From an English surname which meant "son of HARRY". This was the surname of two American presidents, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) and his grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901)... [more]
HARRY   m   English
Medieval English form of HENRY. In modern times it is used as a diminutive of both Henry and HAROLD... [more]
HARTLEY   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "hart clearing" in Old English.
HARVE   m   English
Short form of HARVEY.
HARVEY   m   English
From the Breton given name Haerviu, which meant "battle worthy", from haer "battle" and viu "worthy". This was the name of a 6th-century Breton hermit who is the patron saint of the blind... [more]
HARVIE   m   English
Variant of HARVEY.
HAVEN   f & m   English
From the English word for a safe place, derived ultimately from Old English hæfen.
HAYDEN   m & f   English
From an English surname which was derived from place names meaning either "hay valley" or "hay hill", derived from Old English heg "hay" and denu "valley" or dun "hill".
HAYWOOD   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "fenced wood" in Old English.
HEADLEY   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HEDLEY.
HEATH   m   English
From an English surname which denoted one who lived on a heath. It was popularized as a given name by the character Heath Barkley from the 1960s television series 'The Big Valley'.
HECTOR   m   English, French, Greek Mythology (Latinized), Arthurian Romance
Latinized form of Greek ‘Εκτωρ (Hektor), which was derived from ‘εκτωρ (hektor) "holding fast", ultimately from εχω (echo) meaning "to hold, to possess"... [more]
HEDLEY   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "heather clearing" in Old English.
HENDERSON   m   English
From a Scottish surname meaning "son of HENRY".
HENRY   m   English
From the Germanic name Heimirich which meant "home ruler", composed of the elements heim "home" and ric "power, ruler"... [more]
HERB   m   English
Short form of HERBERT.
HERBERT   m   English, German, French, Slovene, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and beraht "bright"... [more]
HERBIE   m   English
Diminutive of HERBERT.
HERMAN   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene, Ancient Germanic
Means "army man", derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and man "man"... [more]
HERVEY   m   English
Variant of HARVEY.
HEWIE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HUGHIE.
HILARY   f & m   English
Medieval English form of HILARIUS or HILARIA. During the Middle Ages it was primarily a masculine name... [more]
HILDRED   f & m   English
Possibly from the Old English masculine name Hildræd, which was composed of the elements hild "battle" and ræd "counsel"... [more]
HIRAM   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Probably of Phoenician origin, though it could be from Hebrew meaning "exalted brother". This was the name of a king of Tyre in the Old Testament. As an English given name, Hiram came into use after the Protestant Reformation... [more]
HOLDEN   m   English (Modern)
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "deep valley" in Old English. This is the name of the main character in J. D. Salinger's novel 'The Catcher in the Rye' (1951), Holden Caufield.
HOLLIS   m & f   English
From an English surname which was derived from Middle English holis "holly trees". It was originally given to a person who lived near a group of those trees.
HOMER   m   English, Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name ‘Ομηρος (Homeros), derived from ‘ομηρος (homeros) meaning "hostage, pledge"... [more]
HORACE   m   English, French
English and French form of HORATIUS, and the name by which the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus is commonly known those languages... [more]
HORATIO   m   English
Variant of HORATIUS. It was borne by the British admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805), famous for his defeat of Napoleon's forces in the Battle of Trafalgar, in which he was himself killed... [more]
HOWARD   m   English
From an English surname which can derive from several different sources: the Anglo-Norman given name Huard, which was from the Germanic name HUGHARD; the Anglo-Scandinavian given name Haward, from the Old Norse name HÁVARÐR; or the Middle English term ewehirde meaning "ewe herder"... [more]
HOWIE   m   English
Diminutive of HOWARD.
HOYT   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from Middle English hoit "stick", originally a nickname for a thin person.
HUBERT   m   English, German, Dutch, French, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Means "bright heart", derived from the Germanic elements hug "heart, mind" and beraht "bright"... [more]
HUDSON   m   English
From an English surname which meant "son of HUDDE". A famous bearer of the surname was the English explorer Henry Hudson (1570-1611).
HUEY   m   English
Variant of HUGHIE.
HUGH   m   English
From the Germanic element hug, meaning "heart, mind, spirit". It was common among Frankish and French nobility, being borne by Hugh Capet, a 10th-century king of France who founded the Capetian dynasty... [more]
HUGHIE   m   English
Diminutive of HUGH.
HUGO   m   Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of HUGH. As a surname it has belonged to the French author Victor Hugo (1802-1885), the writer of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables'.
HUMBERT   m   German, French, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Means "bright warrior", derived from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and beraht "bright"... [more]
HUMPHREY   m   English
Means "peaceful warrior" from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and frid "peace"... [more]
HUMPHRY   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HUMPHREY.
HUNTER   m & f   English
From an occupational English surname for a hunter, derived from Old English hunta. A famous bearer was the eccentric American journalist Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005).
HYRAM   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HIRAM.
HYRUM   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HIRAM. This name was borne by Hyrum Smith (1800-1844), an early leader within the Mormon church.
IAN   m   Scottish, English
Scottish form of JOHN.
IGGY   m   English
Diminutive of IGNATIUS.
IKE   m   English
Diminutive of ISAAC. This was the nickname of the American president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), based on the initial sound of his surname.
ILBERT   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the Germanic given name HILDEBERT.
IMANI   f & m   Eastern African, Swahili, African American
Means "faith" in Swahili, ultimately of Arabic origin.
INDIANA   f & m   English
From the name of the American state, which means "land of the Indians". This is the name of the hero in the 'Indiana Jones' series of movies, starring Harrison Ford.
INDIGO   f & m   English (Rare)
From the English word indigo for the purplish-blue dye or the colour. It is ultimately derived from Greek Ινδικον (Indikon) "Indic, from India".
INGRAM   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Norman French given name ENGUERRAND.
INIGO   m   English (Rare)
English form of ÍÑIGO. It became well-known in Britain due to the 17th-century English architect Inigo Jones... [more]
IRA (1)   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "watchful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of King David's priest. As an English Christian given name, Ira began to be used after the Protestant Reformation... [more]
IRVIN   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of either IRVING or IRWIN.
IRVINE   m   English, Scottish
Variant of IRVING.
IRVING   m   English, Scottish, Jewish
From a Scottish surname which was in turn derived from a Scottish place name meaning "green water". Historically this name has been relatively common among Jews, who have used it as an American-sounding form of Hebrew names beginning with I such as Isaac, Israel and Isaiah... [more]
IRWIN   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Old English given name EOFORWINE.
ISAAC   m   English, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name יִצְחָק (Yitzchaq) meaning "he will laugh, he will rejoice", derived from צָחַק (tzachaq) meaning "to laugh"... [more]
ISADOR   m   English (Rare)
Variant of ISIDORE.
ISADORE   m   English
Variant of ISIDORE.
ISAIAH   m   English, Jewish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְשַׁעְיָהוּ (Yesha'yahu) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation"... [more]
ISIAH   m   English
Variant of ISAIAH.
ISIDORE   m   English, French, Georgian, Jewish
From the Greek name Ισιδωρος (Isidoros) which meant "gift of Isis", derived from the name of the Egyptian goddess ISIS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift"... [more]
ISRAEL   m   Jewish, English, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name יִשְׂרָאֵל (Yisra'el) meaning "God contended"... [more]
ISSAC   m   English
Variant of ISAAC.
ISSY   m & f   English
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABELLA and other names beginning with Is.
IVAN   m   Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Macedonian, Slovene, English
Newer form of the old Slavic name Іѡаннъ (Ioannu), which was derived from Greek Ioannes (see JOHN)... [more]
IVORY   m & f   African American
From the English word for the hard, creamy-white substance which comes from elephant tusks and was formerly used to produce piano keys.
IZZY   m & f   English
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABEL, ISRAEL, and other names beginning with a similar sound.
JACE   m   English
Short form of JASON.
JACK   m   English
Derived from Jackin (earlier Jankin), a medieval diminutive of JOHN. It is often regarded as an independent name... [more]
JACKIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of JACK or JACQUELINE. A notable bearer was baseball player Jackie Robinson (1919-1972), the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.
JACKSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JACK". A famous bearer of the surname was American president Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).
JACOB   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Jewish, Biblical
From the Latin Iacobus, which was from the Greek Ιακωβος (Iakobos), which was from the Hebrew name יַעֲקֹב (Ya'aqov)... [more]
JADEN   m & f   English (Modern)
An invented name, using the popular aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden, Hayden and Aidan... [more]
JADYN   f & m   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN.
JAE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of JAY (1).
JAIDEN   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN.
JAKE   m   English
Medieval variant of JACK. It is also sometimes used as a short form of JACOB.
JALEN   m   African American (Modern)
An invented name. In America it was popularized in the 1990s by basketball player Jalen Rose (1973-), whose name was a combination of those of his father James and maternal uncle Leonard.
JAMAR   m   African American
Recently created name, possibly a blend of JAMAL and LAMAR. It has been in general use in America since the 1970s.
JAMES   m   English, Biblical
English form of the Late Latin name Iacomus which was derived from Ιακωβος (Iakobos), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name Ya'aqov (see JACOB)... [more]
JAMESON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JAMES".
JAMEY   m   English
Diminutive of JAMES.
JAMIE   m & f   Scottish, English
Originally a Lowland Scots diminutive of JAMES. Since the late 19th century it has also been used as a feminine form.
JAMISON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JAMES".
JAQUAN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name elements Ja and quan.
JARED   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יָרֶד (Yared) or יֶרֶד (Yered) meaning "descent"... [more]
JAROD   m   English
Variant of JARED.
JARON (2)   m   English (Modern)
Invented name, probably based on JARED and DARREN.
JARRED   m   English
Variant of JARED.
JARRETT   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of GARRETT.
JARROD   m   English
Variant of JARED.
JARVIS   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name GERVAIS.
JASON   m   English, French, Greek Mythology (Anglicized), Biblical
From the Greek name Ιασων (Iason), which was derived from Greek ιασθαι (iasthai) "to heal"... [more]
JASPER   m   English, Dutch, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "treasurer" in Persian. This name was traditionally assigned to one of the wise men (also known as the Magi, or three kings) who were said to have visited the newborn Jesus... [more]
JAXON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of JACKSON.
JAXSON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of JACKSON.
JAY (1)   m   English
Short form of names beginning with the sound J, such as JAMES or JASON. It was originally used in America in honour of founding father John Jay (1749-1825), whose surname was derived from the jaybird.
JAYCE   m   English
Short form of JASON.
JAYCOB   m   English (Rare)
Variant of JACOB.
JAYDEN   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN.
JAYDON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN.
JAYLEN   m & f   African American (Modern), English (Modern)
Variant of JALEN. It can also be a feminine elaboration of JAY (1).
JAYLIN   m & f   African American (Modern), English (Modern)
Variant of JALEN. It can also be a feminine elaboration of JAY (1).
JAYMES   m   English (Modern)
Variant of JAMES.
JAYSON   m   English
Variant of JASON.
JEB   m   English
Sometimes a diminutive of JACOB. This name may have also resulted from a nickname of James Ewell Brown Stuart (1833-1864), a Confederate general in the American Civil War, which was formed from the initial letters of his three given names.
JED   m   English
Short form of JEDIDIAH.
JEFF   m   English
Short form of JEFFREY.
JEFFERSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JEFFREY". It is usually given in honour of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), the third president of the United States and the primary author of the Declaration of Independence.
JEFFERY   m   English
Variant of JEFFREY.
JEFFREY   m   English
Medieval variant of GEOFFREY. In America, Jeffrey has been more common than Geoffrey, though this is not true in Britain.
JEFFRY   m   English
Variant of JEFFREY.
JEM   m   English
Diminutive of JEREMY (and formerly of JAMES).
JEMMY   m   English
Diminutive of JEREMY (and formerly of JAMES).
JEP   m   English (Archaic)
Medieval diminutive of GEOFFREY.
JEPSON   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "son of JEP".
JEPTHA   m   English (Archaic)
Variant of JEPHTHAH.
JERALD   m   English
Variant of GERALD.
JERE   m   Finnish, English
Diminutive of JEREMIAH.
JEREMIAH   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִרְמְיָהוּ (Yirmiyahu) which meant "YAHWEH has uplifted"... [more]
JEREMY   m   English, Biblical
Medieval English form of JEREMIAH, and the form used in some English versions of the New Testament.
JERMAINE   m   English
Variant of GERMAIN. The name was popularized in the 1970s by Jermaine Jackson (1954-), a member of the singing group The Jackson 5.
JEROLD   m   English
Variant of GERALD.
JEROME   m   English
From the Greek name ‘Ιερωνυμος (Hieronymos) meaning "sacred name", derived from ‘ιερος (hieros) "sacred" and ονομα (onoma) "name"... [more]
JERRARD   m   English (Rare)
Variant of GERARD.
JERRED   m   English (Rare)
Variant of JARED.
JERROD   m   English
Variant of JARED.
JERROLD   m   English
Variant of GERALD.
JERRY   m & f   English
Diminutive of JEREMY, JEROME, GERALD, GERALDINE, and other names beginning with the same sound.
JERVIS   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of JARVIS.
JESS   m & f   English
Short form of JESSE or JESSICA.
JESSE   m   English, Dutch, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִשַׁי (Yishay) which possibly means "gift"... [more]
JESSIE (2)   m   English
Variant of JESSE.
JETT   m   English (Modern)
From the English word jet, which denotes either a jet aircraft or an intense black colour (the words derive from different sources).
JEWEL   f & m   English
In part from the English word jewel, a precious stone, derived from Old French jouel, which was possibly related to jeu "game". It is also in part from the surname Jewel or Jewell (a derivative of the Breton name JUDICAËL), which was sometimes used in honour of the 16th-century bishop of Salisbury John Jewel... [more]
JEWELL   f & m   English
Variant of JEWEL.
JIM   m   English
Medieval diminutive of JAMES.
JIMI   m   English
Diminutive of JAMES. A famous bearer was the rock musician Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970).
JIMMIE   m & f   English
Diminutive or feminine form of JAMES.
JIMMY   m   English
Diminutive of JAMES.
JO   f & m   English, German, Dutch
Short form of JOAN (1), JOANNA, JOSEPHINE, or other names that begin with Jo... [more]
JOBY   m   English (Rare)
Diminutive of JOB.
JOCELYN   f & m   English, French
From a Germanic masculine name, variously written as Gaudelenus, Gautselin, Gauzlin, along with many other spellings. It was derived from the Germanic element Gaut, which was from the name of the Germanic tribe the Gauts, combined with a Latin diminutive suffix... [more]
JODY   f & m   English
Probably either a variant of JUDY or a diminutive of JOSEPH. It was popularized by the young hero in Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' novel 'The Yearling' (1938) and the subsequent film adaptation (1946).
JOE   m   English
Short form of JOSEPH. Five famous sports figures who have had this name are boxers Joe Louis (1914-1981) and Joe Frazier (1944-), baseball player Joe DiMaggio (1914-1999), and football quarterbacks Joe Namath (1943-) and Joe Montana (1956-).
JOEL   m   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Finnish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹאֵל (Yo'el) meaning "YAHWEH is God"... [more]
JOEY   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOSEPH. It is occasionally used as a feminine diminutive of JOSEPHINE or JOHANNA.
JOHN   m   English, Biblical
English form of Iohannes, the Latin form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes), itself derived from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan) meaning "YAHWEH is gracious"... [more]
JOHNATHAN   m   English
Variant of JONATHAN.
JOHNATHON   m   English
Variant of JONATHAN.
JOHNIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOHN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
JOHNNIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOHN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
JOHNNY   m   English
Diminutive of JOHN. A famous bearer is American actor Johnny Depp (1963-).
JOJO   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOSEPH, JOLENE, and other names that begin with Jo.
JOLYON   m   English (Rare)
Medieval form of JULIAN. The author John Galsworthy used it for a character in his 'Forsyte Saga' novels (published between 1906 and 1922).
JON (2)   m   English
Short form of JONATHAN, or sometimes a variant of JOHN.
JONAH   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹנָה (Yonah) meaning "dove"... [more]
JONATHAN   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan),contracted to יוֹנָתָן (Yonatan), meaning "YAHWEH has given"... [more]
JONATHON   m   English
Variant of JONATHAN.
JONNY   m   English
Diminutive of JONATHAN.
JOOLS   m & f   English
Diminutive of JULIAN or JULIA.
JORDAN   m & f   English, Macedonian
From the name of the river which flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel. The river's name in Hebrew is יַרְדֵן (Yarden), and it is derived from יָרַד (yarad) meaning "descend" or "flow down"... [more]
JORDON   m   English
Variant of JORDAN.
JOSEPH   m   English, French, German, Biblical
From Ioseph, the Latin form of Greek Ιωσηφ (Ioseph), which was from the Hebrew name יוֹסֵף (Yosef) meaning "he will add"... [more]
JOSH   m   English
Short form of JOSHUA.
JOSHUA   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (Yehoshu'a) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation"... [more]
JOSIAH   m   Biblical, English
From the Hebrew name יֹאשִׁיָהוּ (Yoshiyahu) meaning "YAHWEH supports"... [more]
JOSS   f & m   English
Short form of JOCELYN.
JOYCE   f & m   English
From the medieval masculine name Josse, which was derived from the earlier Iudocus, which was a Latinized form of the Breton name Judoc meaning "lord"... [more]
JUDD   m   English, Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of JORDAN. Modern use of this name is inspired by the surname that was derived from the medieval name.
JUDE (1)   m   English, Biblical
Variant of JUDAS. It is used in many English versions of the New Testament to denote the second apostle named Judas, in order to distinguish him from Judas Iscariot... [more]
JULES (2)   f & m   English
Diminutive of JULIA or JULIAN.
JULIAN   m   English, Polish, German
From the Roman name Iulianus, which was derived from JULIUS. This was the name of the last pagan Roman emperor, Julian the Apostate (4th century)... [more]
JULIUS   m   Ancient Roman, English, German
From a Roman family name which was possibly derived from Greek ιουλος (ioulos) "downy-bearded"... [more]
JULYAN   m   English (Rare)
Medieval variant of JULIAN.
JUNIOR   m   English
From a nickname which was originally used for a boy who had the same name as his father.
JUSTICE   m & f   English
From an occupational surname which meant "judge, officer of justice" in Old French. This name can also be given in direct reference to the English word justice.
JUSTIN   m   English, French, Slovene
From the Latin name Iustinus, which was derived from JUSTUS. This was the name of several early saints including Justin Martyr, a Christian philosopher of the 2nd century who was beheaded in Rome... [more]
JUSTY   m & f   English
Diminutive of JUSTIN or JUSTINE.
KADE   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CADE.
KADEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CADEN.
KAEDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CADEN.
KAIDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CADEN.
KALEB   m   English (Modern)
English variant of CALEB.
KAM   m   English (Modern)
Short form of KAMERON.
KAMERON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CAMERON.
KAOLIN   m   English (Rare)
Anglicized form of CAOLÁN. This is also the name of a type of clay.


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