Archy - boys name

Archy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Archy name meaning:

The name Archy is a variant spelling of the name Archie, which is derived from the Germanic name Archibald. Archibald is composed of the elements "ercan" meaning "genuine" or "precious," and "bald" meaning "bold" or "brave." Therefore, the name Archy carries the meaning of a brave and genuine individual.

People named Archy are often described as confident, adventurous, and courageous. They possess a strong sense of self and are not afraid to take risks or stand up for what they believe in. Archy's tend to have a charismatic and magnetic personality, attracting others to their adventurous spirit. They are known for their determination and resilience in the face of challenges, making them natural leaders.

Overall, the name Archy symbolizes a person who is bold, genuine, and brave. It carries the idea of someone who embraces life with enthusiasm, fearlessly pursuing their dreams and aspirations.

Origin: English

Diminutive of Archer: Good with bow and arrow. Also a diminutive of Archibald: True and bold, valuable.

Related names

Archer , Archy

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 3990 out of 4789

4 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Archy

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