Aaron peaked in the USA as the 28th most popular boys name in 1994
Abbas was the name of the prophet Muhammad’s youngest uncle
In 2013, over 1,000 baby boys were named a form of Abdul. The top 3 were: Abdullah (369), Abdulrahman (141) and Abdul (114)
The name Abel cracked the Top 300 for the first time in 2010
53 American boys and 6 American girls were named Abiel in 2012
Abner was a fairly popular first name until it became associated with a cartoon character
Abraham Lincoln was named after his grandfather
If Adam’s middle name starts with J, he can be called A.J.
In the Bible, Adlai is the father of Shaphat and the grandfather of Elisha
Two of the rulers of the Funj Sultanate of Sennar (1504-1821) in the north of Sudan were named Adlan.
A Top 50 American baby girl name between 1989 and 2009, Jasmine’s rank in 2010 was No. 62
Polly has long been a name in its own right, as well as a nickname for Mary and girls’ names beginning with ‘Paul’, like Paula and Paulette
Syed’s highest rank in the Top 1000 American male names was in 2000 at No. 754. It fell off the list after 2003.
In Irish legend, Melora is the daughter of King Arthur who is in love with the King of Thessaly’s son, Orlando