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  1. Common themes found in English names include inspiration from Biblical figures, Saints, virtuous characteristics, and references to history and geographic locations. English names are typically associated with nobility and the arts since many of the greatest works in Western art and literature come from England.

  2. Along with Audrey and Jack, classic English names in the US Top 300 include Georgia, Juliet, Lily and Olive for girls, and Emmett, Miles, Oscar, and William for boy. In the UK, popular English names include Alfie, Lily, Edward, and Ella. In Sweden, the English girls' name Alice ranks near the top of the list, while the English boys' nickname ...

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    • Silas. Aramaic, Latin, Greek. "of the forest; or prayed for" Silas is both a mythological and Biblical name, hitting its highest popularity point ever in the US last year.
    • Oscar. English or Irish. "God spear, or deer-lover or champion warrior" Oscar is one of the most stylish Old Man Names of our era.
    • James. English variation of Jacob, Hebrew. "supplanter" James is one of the classic Anglo-Saxon names, a stalwart through the ages that is more popular—and yes, stylish—than ever today.
    • Ellis. English surname derived from Elijah or Elias or Welsh. "benevolent" Ellis is a former Old Man Name turned gender-neutral choice for the 21st century.
  3. The most popular given names vary nationally, regionally, and culturally. Lists of widely used given names can consist of those most often bestowed upon infants born within the last year, thus reflecting the current naming trends , or else be composed of the personal names occurring most often within the total population .

  4. Along with James and William, other common boy names that remain in the US Top 50 include Alexander, Benjamin, David, Gabriel, Henry, Jacob, Noah, and Samuel. The common names for boys that have fallen the farthest in popularity include Ralph, Willie, Gerald, and Billy. Some popular names for boys today, such as Number One Liam, don't yet make ...

  5. The map below is intended to provide a general reference for countries where English baby names are most frequently seen. It is by no means an exhaustive list of countries with English influence. Countries with the most influence include United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand, and Trinidad and Tobago.

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  7. From the name of a type of tree, ultimately derived from Greek ἀκή (ake) meaning "thorn, point". Ace 1 m English. From the English word meaning "highest rank". More commonly a nickname, it is occasionally used as a given name. Ada 1 f English, Italian, Spanish, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Finnish, Germanic.

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