The Most Popular Historical First Names

In the list we have sorted Historical first names by popularity, along with their genders and meanings. By clicking on the highlighted names you can see additional information about the name, including the name's origin, religion, similar names and also celebrities with the same name.

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Alphege Boy -
2 Alphonsus Boy ready for battle
3 Alwilda Girl -
4 Attila Boy little father
5 Aurangzeb Boy honouring the throne
6 Bademus Boy -
7 Bede Boy prayer
8 Bleda Boy wise
9 Bonaventure Boy good fortune
10 Brunhilda Girl ready for battle
11 Buddha Boy enlightened
12 Caedmon Boy One who fights in the battle
13 Cajetan Boy A rejoiced man
14 Caligula Boy little boot
15 Cambyses Boy -
16 Canute Boy knot
17 Carloman Boy -
18 Chagatai Boy -
19 Charlemagne Boy Charles the Great
20 Chobin Boy spear-like
21 Chrysostom Boy -
22 Cnut Boy knot
23 Confucius Boy -
24 Constantine Boy constant, steadfast
25 Cyra Girl throne; sun
26 Diadumenian Boy -
27 Diocletian Boy -
28 Domitian Boy -
29 Edana Girl fire
30 Everild Girl boar battle
31 Faramond Boy traveler's protection
32 Ferdowsi Boy -
33 Firdausi Boy Paradisical; Heaven-like
34 Flavian Boy yellow hair
35 Frideswide Girl Refers to sustainable peace.
36 Gall Boy Name of an ancient saint.
37 Genghis Boy -
38 Geronimo Boy sacred name
39 Gobnata Girl -
40 Goemon Boy -
41 Gordian Boy from Gordium
42 Gratian Boy grace
43 Hadrian Boy from Hadria
44 Hamilcar Boy brother of Melqart
45 Hammurabi Boy uncle is a healer
46 Hannibal Boy grace of Ba'al
47 Hasdrubal Boy Ba'al helps
48 Helerius Boy -
49 Helier Boy cheerful
50 Hiawatha Boy he who combs
51 Hyacintha Girl -
52 Innocent Boy innocent
53 Irnerius Boy -
54 Ives Boy yew
55 Josephus Boy Jehovah increases
56 Julitta Girl youthful; love's child
57 Justinian Boy just, upright, or righteous
58 Juvenal Boy youthful
59 Kateri Girl Pure
60 Kreka Girl -
61 Kublai Boy -
62 Ladislas Boy glorious rule
63 Ladislaus Boy glorious rule
64 Livy Boy olive tree
65 Lothair Boy famous warrior or soldier of the people
66 Lucan Boy from Lucania
67 Macbeth Boy son of life
68 Mahatma Boy great soul
69 Makeda Girl greatness
70 Mariamne Girl -
71 Martial Boy A warring, military person
72 Milburga Girl -
73 Modu Boy hero, warrior
74 Napoleon Boy sons of mist
75 Octavian Boy eighth
76 Origen Boy A birth of a falcon, or a high born person
77 Ovid Boy a sheep
78 Paschal Boy Easter child
79 Pliny Boy -
80 Plutarch Boy -
81 Pompey Boy five
82 Ptolemy Boy aggressive, warlike
83 Quintilian Boy -
84 Roxelana Girl Ruthenian
85 Saladin Boy righteousness of the religion
86 Shaka Boy -
87 Spartacus Boy from the city of Sparta
88 Stanislas Boy careful
89 Suleiman Boy peace
90 Swithin Boy quick, strong
91 Swithun Boy quick, strong
92 Tamerlane Boy Temur the Lame", by Europeans during the 16th century. His Turkic name is Timur, which means "iron
93 Tarquin Boy Name of a Roman clan
94 Temujin Boy of iron
95 Theodoric Boy ruler of the people
96 Timour Boy -
97 Timur Boy iron
98 Trajan Boy The most capable man to led the empire
99 Tully Boy mighty people
100 Tycho Boy Hitting the mark

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