Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abel

Breath

Hebrew

Abir

Aroma; strong

Hebrew

Alberto

Noble, bright, famous

German

Alejandro

Defender of man

Spanish

Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

Alexei

Man's defender, warrior; defender, protector

Greek

Amadeus

God's love

Latin

Ambrose

Immortal

Greek

Amram

Mighty nation

Hebrew

Anderson

Son of Andrew

English

Andrew

Manly and powerful

Greek

Apollo

Destroyer

Greek

Archibald

Genuine, bold, brave

German

Armando

Soldier

German

Arthur

Bear

Celtic

Augustine

Great, magnificient

Latin

Augustus

Great, magnificient

Latin

Axel

My father is peace

Scandinavian

Baron

Young warrior

Hebrew

Benicio

Blessed

Latin

Benjamin

A favorite son

Hebrew

Bolivar

Mighty, warlike

Spanish

Bronson

Son of the brown man

English

Bruce

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

Ancient

Byron

At the byres or barn

English

Caesar

Head of hair

Latin

Caspian
Cassius

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

Latin

Charles

Free man

German

Christopher

Bearing Christ

English

Clark

Cleric

English

Constantine

Constant, steadfast

Latin

Crawford

Ford of the crows

English

David

Beloved

Hebrew

Derek

Ruler of the people

English

Derrick

Power of the tribe

German

Dominic

Of the Lord

Latin

Donald

Great chief; world mighty

Scottish

Donnell

World mighty; brown-haired fighter

Scottish

Eduardo

Wealthy guard

Spanish

Edward

Wealthy guard

English

Edwin

Wealthy friend

English

Emiliano

Rival

Italian

Eric

Everlasting ruler

Scandinavian

Ethan

Enduring and strong

Hebrew

Everardo

Brave, strong boar

English

Fernando

Brave journey

Spanish

Fitzgerald

Son of the spear-ruler

German

Fourtney

Strong one

Latin

Francisco

From France

Spanish

Frederick

Peaceful ruler

German

Genesis

Origin, beginning

Greek

Genghis
George

Farmer

Greek

Gerald

Spear ruler

German

Guillermo

Will helmet, protection

German

Gustavo

Royal staff; staff of the gods

Scandinavian

Henry

Home ruler

English

Herbert

Illustrious warrior

German

Hercules

Hera's glory

Greek

Homer

Security, pledge; hostage

Greek

Howard

Noble watchman

English

Ignacio

A Spanish and Portuguese form of Ignatius.

Ivan

God is gracious

Slavic

James

Supplanter

English

Jameson

Son of James

English

Jason

To heal

Greek

Jefferson

Son of Jeffrey

English

Jeremiah

God will exalt

Hebrew

Jericho

City of the moon

Arabic

Jon

French

Jordan

To descend

Hebrew

Joseph

Jehovah will increase

Hebrew

Kaelen

Mighty warrior

Irish

Kairo

Victorious One

English

Keith

Woodland, forest

Scottish

Lars

“A lord,” but more properly a title of respect applied to the eldest son of a noble Etruscan family.

Scandinavian

Lazarus

God is my help

Hebrew

Leonardo

Brave lion

Italian

Leonidas

Lion strength

German

Louis

Famous warrior

French

Luis

Famous warrior

Spanish

Luke

From Lucania

Greek

Magnus

Great

Latin

Manuel

God is with us

Spanish

Marcus

Dedicated to Mars

Latin

Marquis

Nobleman; lord of the borderlands

French

Matthias

Gift of God

Welsh

Maximilian

Greatest

Latin

Maximus

Greatest

Latin

Merrick

“A serving ruler,” from the Latin mereri (to serve) and the hypothetical root rik (ruler).

Welsh

Miles

Soldier

Latin

Morrison

Son of Maurice

English

Napoleon

Italian

Nathaniel

God has given

Hebrew

Nicholas

Victory of the people

Greek

Orlando

“The fame of the land,” an Italian variant of Roland, which see.

Spanish

Osvaldo

God's power

German

Peter

Stone

Greek

Quercus

“(Mighty like) an oak,” from the Latin quercus, the oak.

Latin

Rafael

God heals

Spanish

Ralph

Wolf counsel

English

Randall

Wolf shield

German

Reginald

Ruler's advisor

Latin

Remington

Settlement by the stream

English

Ricardo

Brave ruler

Spanish

Richard

Brave ruler

German

Rodrigo

A Spanish and Italian form of Roderick.

Spanish

Rogelio

Famous spearman

German

Ronaldo

Ruler's counselor

Portuguese

Russell

Little red

English

Salvador

Savior

Latin

Samson

Sun

Hebrew

Samuel

Name of God

Hebrew

Sandor

A short form of Alexander.

Hungarian

Sebastian

Venerable or honorable

Greek

Sewald

Sea strong

English

Sterling

Genuine, of high quality

English

Stockton

Tree-stump settlement

English

Thaddeus

Heart

Aramaic

Theodoros
Thor

Thunder

Scandinavian

Tullis

Mighty people

Irish

Valentino

Strong, healthy

Latin

Valerian

Strong, healthy

Latin

Victor

Champion

Latin

Vladimir

Renowned prince

Slavic

Walmond

Mighty protector

German

Walter

Commander of the army

German

Wayne

Wagon builder or driver

English

Wolfgang

Traveling wolf

German

Zachariah

The Lord recalled

Hebrew

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