Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abir

Aroma; strong

Hebrew

Aiden

Little fire

Irish

Ajax

“The birdman,” from the Greek aia.

Greek

Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

Alister

Man's defender; man's defender, warrior

Greek

Alonso

Ready for battle

Spanish

Anakin

Warrior

American

Andrei

Man, warrior

Greek

Andrew

Manly and powerful

Greek

Angel

Messenger of God

Greek

Apollo

Destroyer

Greek

Archer

Bowman

English

Ari

Lion

Hebrew

Arnold

Eagle ruler

German

Arrow

English

Ash

Of the ash tree

English

Augustus

Great, magnificient

Latin

Axel

My father is peace

Scandinavian

Axton

From the ash town

English

Aziz

The All-Powerful

Arabic

Baratheon

Created name

American

Baron

Young warrior

Hebrew

Bear

Strong, brave bear

German

Bernard

Strong, brave bear

German

Blade

Knife, sword

English

Blaze

Stutter

Latin

Bond

Peasant farmer

German

Boris

Small; battle glory

Slavic

Brick

English

Brock

Badger-like

English

Bronco

Rough, unbroken horse

Spanish

Bronn

Dark skinned

English

Bruce

“The man from the brushwood,” ultimately from the Latin bruscia, brush wood.

Ancient

Bruin

Brown

German

Bruno

Brown

German

Buck

English

Butch

Illustrious; butcher

English

Caesar

Head of hair

Latin

Callan

Battle; rock

Scottish

Cannon

Official of the church

French

Cassius

“The helmeted warrior,” based on the Latin cassis, a helmet.

Latin

Champion

Warrior

English

Chase

Hunter

English

Cliff

Cliff-side slope

English

Clyde

“The keeper of the keys,” from the Greek Meidion, a key.

Scottish

Colt

Young horse

English

Colton

Charcoal settlement

English

Crockett

Crook

English

Cutler

Knife maker

English

Cyrus

Lord

Persian

Damon

One who tames, subdues

Greek

Dante

Enduring

Latin

Dash

Diminutive of Dashiell

English

Daxton

From Dax, France

English

Dean

Valley

English

Denali
Diesel

Diminutive form of Matthias or Dietrich

German

Draco

Dragon

English

Duncan

Dark warrior; brown fighter

Scottish

Eagle

American

Edge

Border, End of a Surface

American

Edric

Rich, powerful

English

Elvis

English

Ernesto

Serious; battle to the death

German

Ever

Always

American

Falcon

Latin

Faris

Iron-strong

English

Fender

From the defender

English

Gabriel

God is my strength

Hebrew

Gage

Pledge

English

Garrison

Spear-fortified town; protection, stronghold

English

Griffin

Strong in faith

Welsh

Gunnar

Battler, warrior

German

Harland

Army land

English

Harley

Hare meadow; the long field

English

Harvey

Battle ready

English

Hawk

Falcon, bird of prey

English

Hendrix

Son of Hendrick

English

Homer

Security, pledge; hostage

Greek

Hunter

Hunter

English

Jack

God is gracious

English

Jagger

English

Jameson

Son of James

English

Jax

Son of Jack

English

Journey

A trip or experience from one place to another

American

Justice

To deliver what is just

English

Kane

Battle

Irish

Kenji

Intelligent second son; strong, vigorous

Japanese

King

King

English

Kylo

Sky

American

Leonidas

Lion strength

German

Lex

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Luis

Famous warrior

Spanish

Luther

Soldier of the people

German

Lyric

Words of a Song

English

Maddox

Son of Madoc

Welsh

Major

Greater

English

Marco

Warlike

Italian

Maverick

Independent one

American

Max

Greatest

English

Maxim

Greatest

Latin

Maximilian

Greatest

Latin

Maximo

Greatest

Latin

Maximus

Greatest

Latin

Miles

Soldier

Latin

Murphy

Sea warrior

Irish

Napoleon

Italian

Neo

New

American

Nicolas

Victory of the people

Greek

Odin

Frenzy

Scandinavian

Onyx

Precious gemstone

Latin

Phoenix

Dark red

Greek

Pilot

Ship or Plane Operator

American

Pirate

Robber of the Sea

English

Power
Presley

Priest's meadow

English

Ragnar

Judgment warrior

Scandinavian

Raiden

Thunder and lightning

Japanese

Rainier

Judgment warrior; deciding warrior

Scandinavian

Ransom

Warrior's shield

English

Relic

Precious artifact

English

Rocco

Rest

Italian

Rock
Rockefeller

From Rockenfeld, Germany

American

Rocket

Jet-propelled Tube

English

Rockford

English

Rockwell

Rock spring

English

Rocky

Spanish

Rogue

Dishonest, Savage or Unpredictable

English

Roman

One from Rome

Latin

Ryder

Mounted warrior

English

Ryker

Rich

English

Sanjay

Conquering, triumphant

Indian (Sanskrit)

Sergeant

Officer

French

Seven
Slater

Hewer of slates

English

Smith

Blacksmith

English

Spike

English

Steel

Like steel

English

Stone

Stone

English

Storm

Storm

English

Sylvester

Wooded

Latin

Talon

English

Thor

Thunder

Scandinavian

Thorn

Thorn bush

English

Thunder

Stormy tempered

English

Timber

Wood, Strong

American

Titus

The avenger

Greek

Tormund

Thor's protection

Scandinavian

Tyson

Firebrand

English

Valen

Strong, healthy

Latin

Valerian

Strong, healthy

Latin

Victor

Champion

Latin

Winchester
Wolf

Wolf

German

Wolfgang

Traveling wolf

German

Wyatt

Brave in battle

English

Zephyr

West wind

Greek

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