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English Names for Boys

  1. BickfordHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "axman's ford"
    • Description:

      Surname doomed to remain a surname.
  2. NewHeart
    • Origin:

      Word name
    • Description:

      New is a middle name name with meaning: Your baby, after all, is new to the world and you may hope will continue to approach life and experience as if everything is new and exciting.
  3. PeelHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "tower, stockade"
    • Description:

      Peel may seem at first like a cool name, until you consider the inevitable teasing. A peel was a tower that sheltered humans and animals against attack, though these days it's better known as the skin of a banana.
  4. PhippsHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "son of Philip"
    • Description:

      Possible middle name to honor an ancestral Philip.
  5. VirleHeart
    • BirkettHeart
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "birch coastland"
      • Description:

        Birch or even Burke is better.
    • CleavonHeart
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "of the cliff"
      • Description:

        Best known from actor-comedian Cleavon Little, Cleavon feels less soap opera than Cliff and quite really on-trend right now.
    • HuffingtonHeart
      • Origin:

        Old English
      • Meaning:

        "Uffa's town"
      • Description:

        If blogger-in-chief Arianna's first name can rise through the name popularity charts, why not her surname? Uffa is an Old English personal name (we don't see that one coming back) and the suffix ton usually designates a town or village.
    • PalinHeart
      • Origin:

        English surname
      • Meaning:

        "wine bearer"
      • Description:

        Palin, as in, yes, one-time VP candidate Sarah, has emerged as a hot new first name, usually for girls.
    • HodgsonHeart
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "son of Roger"
      • Description:

        A possible nod to grandpa Roger, though somewhat stuffy.
    • ParrHeart
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "enclosure"
      • Description:

        Above par middle name possibility.
    • JarmanHeart
      • Origin:

        English from French Germain
      • Description:

        A more modern- sounding alternative to Harman.