Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ahlois

Famous warrior

German

Ajani

He Who Wins the Struggle

African

Albaro

Elf or magical army, warrior

English

Alburn

Noble warrior

English

Alcinder

Strong; man's defender, warrior

Greek

Alejandro

Defender of man

Spanish

Alex

Defender of man

Greek

Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

Alexandro

Man's defender, warrior

Spanish

Alexei

Man's defender, warrior; defender, protector

Greek

Alexio

Man's defender, warrior; defender, protector

Greek

Alexzander
Alix

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Aloisius

Famous warrior

German

Alphonzo

Ready for battle

German

Anakin

Warrior

American

Andriel

Man, warrior

Greek

Anik

Soldier

Indian (Sanskrit)

Ansgar

Warrior

Celtic

Antero

Man, warrior

Greek

Armstrong

Strong fighter

English

Atsushi

Compassionate warrior

Japanese

Baron

Young warrior

Hebrew

Bevyn

Young soldier

Celtic

Bhaltair

Strong fighter

Scottish

Boris

Small; battle glory

Slavic

Borka

Fighter

Slavic

Boyko

Battle

Bulgarian

Bressal

Battle

Celtic

Caddarik

Battle leader

English

Caddell

Battle

Welsh

Cadoc

Battle

Welsh

Caesar

Head of hair

Latin

Cahan

Little battler

Irish

Cairo

Victorious

Arabic

Cassius

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

Latin

Cathair

Fighter

Celtic

Cathan

Battle

Gaelic

Cathmore

Great fighter

Irish

Chadwik

From the warrior's town

English

Champ

Warrior

English

Champion

Warrior

English

Chlodwig

Famous warrior

German

Clovio

Renowned fighter

German

Clovis

Renowned fighter

German

Clovito

Renowned fighter

German

Consalvo

Battle

Spanish

Donahue

Dark fighter

Irish

Donnelly

World mighty; brown-haired fighter

Scottish

Duncan

Dark warrior; brown fighter

Scottish

Dustin

Brave warrior; dusty area

German

Einar

One warrior; battle leader

Scandinavian

Elois

Famous warrior

German

Elvey

Elf warrior

English

Erberto

Illustrious warrior

German

Ermano

Soldier

German

Finley

Fair warrior

Scottish

Flannerry

Descendant of the red warrior

Irish

Garcia

Brave in battle

Spanish

Garroway

Spear-fighter

English

Garwig

Spear fighter

English

Gerbert

“(The warrior with) the bright spear,” from the Germanic ger (spear) and heraht (bright).

German

Ghalib

Victorious

Arabic

Gunnar

Battler, warrior

German

Gunner

Warrior

Scandinavian

Gunther

Battler, warrior

German

Hania

Spirit warrior (Hopi)

Native American

Harbin

Little bright warrior

German

Hartwig

Courageous in battle

German

Herbert

Illustrious warrior

German

Herman

Soldier

German

Hervey

Eager for battle; strong and worthy

French

Hillard

Hard warrior

German

Humbert

Famous giant; renowned warrior

German

Humberto

Bright or shining intellect; famous giant; renowned warrior

German

Humphrey

Peaceful warrior

German

Inar

One warrior; battle leader

Scandinavian

Iskender

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Jaimini

Victory

Indian (Sanskrit)

Jayin

Victorious

Indian (Sanskrit)

Jinendra

Victorious

Indian (Sanskrit)

Kaelen

Mighty warrior

Irish

Kahan

Little battler

Irish

Kairo

Victorious One

English

Kamau

Quiet Warrior

African

Kane

Battle

Irish

Kassius

Helmeted warrior

Latin

Katsu

Victorious

Japanese

Katsuro

Victory, son

Japanese

Kayne

Little battler

Irish

Keane

Fighter; sharp, keen wit or eye

Irish

Kempe

Warrior

English

Kempton

From the warrior's settlement

English

Kenway

Brave or royal fighter

English

Khalon

Strong warrior

American

Kijani

Warrior

African

Kimball

War leader

Celtic

Kincaid

Battle leader

Celtic

Kinley

Fair Haired Viking

Irish

Klaus

Victory of the people

German

Kyro

Victorious

Arabic

Lewes

Famous warrior

German

Lex

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Lorring

Renowned fighter

German

Lothair

Famous warrior; soldier of the people

German

Lothario

Famous warrior; soldier of the people

German

Louie

Famous warrior

German

Louis

Famous warrior

French

Lucho

Famous warrior

German

Ludovic

Famous warrior; famous fighter

German

Ludwig

Famous fighter

German

Luigi

Famous warrior

German

Luis

Famous warrior

Spanish

Luki

Famous fighter

German

Luthais

Famous warrior

Scottish

Mallon

Little strong warrior

English

McKinley

Son of the white warrior; learned ruler

Scottish

Menawa

Great Warrior

Native American

Miles

Soldier

Latin

Milo

Soldier

German

Murchadh

Fighter of the sea

Irish

Murphy

Sea warrior

Irish

Murrow

Sea warrior

Celtic

Myles

Soldier

Latin

Naois

Mythical warrior

Celtic

Necalli

Battle

Aztec (Nahuatl)

Nicolas

Victory of the people

Greek

Nikandreo

Man of victory

Spanish

Odilio

Fortunate or prosperous in battle

German

Ondrei

Man, warrior

Greek

Ordway

Warrior armed with a spear

Anglo-Saxon

Oya

Wind warrior goddess

African

Paden

Fighting-man's estate

English

Pallaton

Fighter

Native American

Patton

Fighter's town

English

Pruitt

Brave little one

French

Ptolemy

Warlike

Greek

Ragnor

Judgment warrior

Scandinavian

Ranier

Deciding warrior

German

Raniero

Deciding warrior

German

Ranvir

Hero of battle

Indian (Sanskrit)

Raynar

Deciding warrior

German

Regner

Judgment warrior

Scandinavian

Ryder

Mounted warrior

English

Sasha

Man's defender, warrior

Russian

Satria

Warrior

Indonesian

Saunder

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Segar

Sea fighter

English

Shing

Victory

Chinese

Sloan

Man of arms, warrior

Irish

Steinart

Stone fighter

Scandinavian

Takeshi

Military, Warrior

Japanese

Tredway

Strong warrior

English

Troy

Foot soldier

Irish

Tupac

Warrior, Messenger

Aztec (Nahuatl)

Ualtar

Strong fighter

Irish

Victor

Champion

Latin

Viliulfo

Wolf Warrior

Spanish

Vilmos

Determined fighter

Hungarian

Vulmaro

Warrior

Spanish

Warenhari

Defending warrior

German

Wojtek

A warrior to whom combat brings joy

Slavic

Wyatt

Brave in battle

English

Wymer

Famous in battle

English

Xander

Defender of man

Greek

Xiomar

Famous in battle

Spanish

Yaotl

Warrior

Aztec (Nahuatl)

Zafar

Victory

Arabic

Zander

Defender of man

Greek

Zandros

Man's defender, warrior

Slavic

Honor your son’s fighting spirit with boy names that mean warrior. These male names meaning warrior are popular with parents, though they don’t brush the top of the charts often. This makes them appealing to those who prefer less common monikers. Let’s get to know some of these awesome names together.

Among the classics, you’ll find some boy names like mean warrior, like Louis and his friend Luis, both of whom mean “famous warrior.” You can also style Louis as Louie for boyish charm. Duncan is another less common classic, translating to “dark warrior.” Other well-known boy names meaning warrior are Anakin, Champion, and Andrea.

There are plenty of modern favorites, too. Ryder is one of today’s most popular boy names meaning warrior, though he means “mounted warrior” in full. An energetic choice, parents adore his adventurous spirit. We love his contemporary styling and can picture a little Ryder excelling in sports and playing in the mud. Gunner is another chart favorite hailing from Scandinavia. Like Hunter and Cannon, he’s a touch aggressive for some tastes, though his spelling Gunnar can soften the association. In addition, Baron means “young warrior,” while the legendary Latin pick Cassius means “helmeted warrior.” See Rainier, Herbert, and Ondrei for more.

Other monikers are close in meaning to boy names that mean warrior, like Armstrong, a surname standout meaning “strong fighter.” Similarly, there’s Donahue, meaning “dark fighter,” and Kenway, meaning “brave fighter.” These names aren’t common, but they fit well with today’s most popular boy names since surnames like Jackson continue to trend. See Lorring, Ludwig, and Clovis for more boy names meaning fighter.

A well-known pick with an equally epic meaning is Alexander and his variants. Meaning “defender of man,” these names are some of the mightiest warriors of them all. Alexander is also incredibly versatile with countless variants, including the Italian Alessandro and Spanish Alejandro. He also comes in shortened forms like Alexio, Alix, and Lex. You could also opt for Miles, meaning “soldier,” or Kincaid, meaning “battle leader.” Other names similar to boy names that mean warrior are Cairo, Jayin, and Katsu. All three of these international picks mean “victorious.”

We hope you find the perfect pick for your strong son amongst our collection of boy names that mean warrior.