Top 100 Boys Names 2017

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The top 100 baby boys names from 2017. We are delighted to bring you a collection of the Top 100 Boys Names 2017 UK. This collection of names, origin and meanings comes straight from the national archives and represents the number of baby boys born and registered within England and Wales during 2017. We will keep these blogs available so that you can compare the naming trends and so the curious amongst us can look back at where our name ranked over the years. And for the younger audience where it ranked during the year of your birth.

RankNameOriginMeaningBirths
1OLIVERLatinOlive tree.6623
2HARRYEnglishA familiar form of Harold,Henry.See also Arrigo,Hale,Parry.5284
3GEORGEGreekFarmer.5263
4JACKAmericanA form of Jacob or John. Actors Jack Oakie and Jack Nicholson, golf champion Jack Nicklaus, and jazz musician Jack Teagarten share this name.4751
5JACOBHebrew"The supplanter".4485
6NOAHHebrewPeaceful, restful. Bible: the patriarch who built the ark to survive the Flood.4305
7CHARLIEEnglishA familiar form of Charles.4190
8MUHAMMADArabicPraised. History: the founder of the Islamic religion.3908
9THOMASGreekTwin. Bible: one of the Twelve Apostles.3898
10OSCARScandinavianDivine spearman.3894
11WILLIAMEnglishA form of Wilhelm.3819
12JAMESHebrewSupplanter, substitute. Bible: James the Great and James the Less were two of the Twelve Apostles.3580
13LEOLatinLion.3563
14ALFIEEnglishA familiar form of Alfred.3555
15HENRYGreekRuler of the household.3527
16JOSHUAHebrewGod is my salvation. Bible: led the Israelites into the Promised Land.3495
17FREDDIEGermanA familiar form of Frederick.3287
18ARCHIEEnglishA familiar form of Archer.2791
19ETHANHebrewStrong; firm.2722
20ISAACHebrewHe will laugh. Bible: the son of Abraham and Sarah.2662
21ALEXANDERGreekDefender of mankind. history: Alexander the Great was the conqueror of the civilized world.2567
22JOSEPHHebrewGod will add, God will increase. Bible: in the Old Testament, the son of Jacob who came to rule Egypt; in the New Testament, the husband of Mary.2506
23EDWARDEnglish"Prosperous guardian" Noteworthy Edwards include senator Edward Moore Kennedy of Massachusetts and playwright Edward Albee, and actor Edward G. Robinson.2429
24SAMUELHebrewHeard God; asked of God. Bible: a famous Old Testament prophet and judge.2413
25MAXLatinA short form of Maximilian, Maxwell.2405
26LOGANIrish"Valley".2335
27LUCASGermanA form of Lucius.2332
28DANIELHebrew"God is my judge" A prophet during the Babylonian Exile.2290
29THEOEnglishA short form of Theodore.2279
30ARTHURIrishOf English origin, it means "noble" or "bear" Famous Arthurs include King Arthur of the legendary Round Table, Sir Arthur Sullivan, composer of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, playwright Arthur Miller, and Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle.2270
31MOHAMMEDArabicA form of Muhammad.2228
32HARRISONEnglishLiterally meaning "son of Harry" Actor Harrison Ford.2220
33BENJAMINHebrewSon of me right hand.2153
34MASONFrenchStone worker.2131
35FINLEYCeltic/GaelicFair Haired One.2022
36SEBASTIANGreekVenerable.1990
37ADAMHebrew"Earth" According to the Bible, the first man. "Son of Adam" means "person".1815
38DYLANWelsh"The sea" Among famous people with this name include the poet Dylan Thomas.1784
39ZACHARYHebrewA familiar form of Zachariah.1670
40RILEYIrishValiant.1556
41TEDDYEnglishA familiar form of Theodore.1491
42THEODOREGreekGift of God.1484
43DAVIDHebrewA name that means "beloved," it is the name of the second and greatest king of Israel.1461
44ELIJAHHebrewA form of Eliyahu. Bible: a Hebrew prophet.1412
45JAKEHebrewA short form of Jacob.1405
46TOBYHebrewA familiar form of Tobias.1400
47LOUIEGermanA familiar form of Louis.1380
48REUBENHebrewBehold a son.1322
49ARLOSpanishBarberry.1285
50HUGOLatinA form of Hugh.1234
51JAXONEnglishA form of Jackson.1161
52LUCAItalianA form of Lucius.1144
53MATTHEWHebrewGift of God. Bible: author of the first Gospel of the new Testament.1110
54HARVEYGermanArmy warrior.1102
55HARLEYEnglishSpacious Meadow.1083
55REGGIEEnglishA familiar form of Reginald.1083
56TOMMYHebrewA familiar form of Thomas.1066
57JENSONScandinavianVariant of the Hebrew John 'Jehovah has been gracious; has shown favor'.1064
58LUKELatinA form of Lucius. Bible: companion os Saint Paul and author of the third Gospel ot the New Testament.1056
58MICHAELHebrewWho resembles God?.1056
59JAYDENHebrewA form of Jadon.1050
60JUDELatinA short form of Judah, Judas. Bible: one of the Twelve Apostles, author of "The Epistle of Jude".1047
61FRANKIEEnglishA familiar form of Frank.1029
62ALBERTGermanNoble and bright.1028
63STANLEYEnglish"Stony meadow" Film director Stanley Kubrick and Laurel and Hardy's Stan Laurel.1019
64ELLIOTEnglishCrime fighter Elliot Ness and actor Elliot Gould.999
65GABRIELHebrewDevoted to God. Bible: the angel of the Annunciation.995
66MOHAMMADArabicA form of Muhammad.948
67OLLIEEnglishA familiar form of Oliver.923
68RONNIEScottishA familiar form of Ronald.921
69LOUISGerman"Famous battler" Celebrated men with this name include jazz giant Louis Armstrong and innovative chemist Louis Pasteur.911
70CHARLESGermanFarmer.910
71BLAKEEnglishSignifies "dark".893
72ELLIOTTEnglishA form of Elijah.892
73LEWISWelshA form of Llewellyn.884
74FREDERICKGermanPeaceful ruler.874
75NATHANHebrewA short form of Nathaniel. Bible: a prophet during the reigns of David and Solomon.872
76TYLEREnglish"Tailor".863
77JACKSONAmericanA familiar form of son of Jack.858
78RORYGermanA familiar form of Roderick.856
79RYANIrish"Little king" Actor Ryan O' Neal made this name prominent.855
80CARTEREnglishCart driver.839
81DEXTERLatinDexterous, adroit.831
82ALEXGreekA short form of Alexander. A form of Alexandra.813
83AUSTINLatinA short form of Augustine.812
84CALEBHebrewDog; faithful.810
85KAIJapaneseForgiveness.794
86ALBIEGermanA familiar form of Albert.788
87ELLISEnglishA form of Elias.783
88BOBBYEnglishA familiar form of Bob, Robert.775
89EZRAHebrew"Shelter" or "help" The name of a post-exilic prophet and the poet Ezra Pound.763
90LEONFrenchA short form of Leonard.737
90ROMANLatinFrom Rome, Italy.737
91JESSEHebrewWealthy. Bible: the father of David.723
92AARONHebrewEnlightened.704
93IBRAHIMArabicA form of Abraham.701
94LIAMIrish"Protection," it is another version of William. Rock star Liam Gallagher and actor Liam Neeson have made this name famous.698
95JASPERFrenchBrown, red, or yellow ornamental stone.683
96FELIXLatinFortunate;happy.See also Phelix,Pitin.666
97FINNGermanFrom Finland.650

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