How popular is the baby name Squire in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, see baby names similar to Squire and check out all the blog posts that mention the name Squire.

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Popularity of the Baby Name Squire

Number of Babies Named Squire

Born in the U.S. Since 1880

Posts that Mention the Name Squire

Unusual Real Names – Bland, Stith, Theophylact, Zealous

Here’s another list of peculiar names that belonged to various American men:

  • Bland Ballard (1761-1853) – soldier and statesman.
  • Burgoyne Diller (1906-1965) – abstract painter.
  • Comfort Sands (1748-1834) – merchant, banker and politician.
  • Crispus Attucks (c.1723-1770) – first of five civilians killed in the Boston Massacre.
  • Errett Bishop (1928–1983) – mathematician.
  • Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790-1867) – poet.
  • Grantzberg Hart (born in 1961) – musician.
  • Jouett Shouse (1879-1968) – lawyer, newspaper publisher, and politician.
  • Reverdy Johnson (1796-1876) – statesman and jurist.
  • Ringgold Lardner (1885-1933) – sports columnist and writer.
  • Spottswood William Robinson (1916-1998) – civil rights attorney and judge.
  • Squire Whipple (1804-1888) – civil engineer.
  • Stith Thompson (1885-1976) – folklorist.
  • Theophylact Bache (1735-1807) – merchant.
  • Verplanck Colvin (1847–1920) – lawyer, author and topographical engineer.
  • Zackquill Morgan (18th cen.) – founder of Morgantown, West Virginia. Son of Morgan Morgan.
  • Zealous Tower (1819-1900) – American soldier and civil engineer.

“Comfort Sands” might make a nice name for a beachside resort, don’t you think?


Names on Cape Cod Gravestones – Kimball, Mehetabel, Sparrow, Temperance

Want to get a feel for the types of names used on Cape Cod in centuries past? Check out the names at Cape Cod Gravestones.

Most of the names are biblical, of course, and they range from those still used today (e.g., Abigail, Benjamin, Hannah, Joshua, Mary and Samuel) to those that have long since fallen out of favor (e.g., Barzillai, Dorcas, Gamaliel, Mehetabel, Peleg and Zipporah).

Some of the most interesting names listed at the site are:

Male Female
Almond
Andronicus
Archelaus
Argo
Bangs
Chillingsworth
Dillingham
Doane
Eros
Fessenden
Gambyses
Giraud
Greenleaf
Johnbeare
Kenelm
Kimball
Kiriathian
Knyvet
Moody
Odlin
Onesimus
Perez
Rosseter
Scamons
Snow
Sparrow
Squire
Southworth
Varanies
Vickery
Zazud
Allithena
Angmora
Arrozana
Berenthia
Casilda
Celestia
Celissa
Chylena
Deliverance
Dyantha
Emmeretha
Experience
Fear
Flavilla
Fostenna
Grisylda
Lucyette
Minnie-Mary
Mulfretta
Noraetta
Oregon
Phebbediah
Pruella
Roana
Sadie-Sarah
Silpha
Statire
Temperance
Thankful
Tryanna
Tryphosa
Vashti
Weltha
Zulette

The two funniest names? Thankful Sweat (female) and Moody Fish (male). Both Thankful and Moody were born in the late 18th century.