Strong Boy Names and Meanings

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abraham

Father of nations

Hebrew

Ajamu

He Fights for What He Wants

African

Ajani

He Who Wins the Struggle

African

Alcinder

Strong; man's defender, warrior

Greek

Alejandro

Defender of man

Spanish

Alessandre

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Alessandro

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

Ambrose

Immortal

Greek

Ande

Pillar

African

Andrew

Manly and powerful

Greek

Angus

One choice

Celtic

Anthony

Unknown meaning

Latin

Apollo

Destroyer

Greek

Archer

Bowman

English

Armstrong

Strong fighter

English

Arnold

Eagle ruler

German

Arnoldo

Eagle ruler

German

Arsenio

Masculine

Spanish

Arthur

Bear

Celtic

Augustus

Great, magnificient

Latin

Azim

Protector, defender

Arabic

Ballard

Brave, strong; round-shaped

Scandinavian

Baron

Young warrior

Hebrew

Barrett

Quarrelsome

English

Bear

Strong, brave bear

German

Bernard

Strong, brave bear

German

Bernhard

Strong, brave bear

German

Bernis

Strong, brave bear

German

Blaze

Stutter

Latin

Boaz

Strength

Hebrew

Caesar

Head of hair

Latin

Carlo

Free man

Spanish

Conal

Strong wolf

Scottish

Conrad

Brave, bold ruler or counsel

German

Cortez

Courteous

Spanish

Cyrus

Lord

Persian

Daniel

God is My Judge

Hebrew

David

Beloved

Hebrew

Dominic

Of the Lord

Latin

Donaghy

Strong fighter

Celtic

Duron

Strong.

French

Eberado

Brave, strong boar

German

Ebert

Brave, strong boar

German

Eburhardt

Strong as a boar

German

Eric

Everlasting ruler

Scandinavian

Etan

Firmness, long-lived

Hebrew

Ethan

Enduring and strong

Hebrew

Ever

Always

American

Everado

Brave, strong boar

English

Everest

English

Everet

Brave, strong boar

English

Everett

Brave boar

English

Everitt

Brave, strong boar

English

Ezekiel

God will strengthen

Hebrew

Farrell

Hero, man of courage

Irish

Farris

Iron-strong

English

Fergus

Supreme man; highest choice

Scottish

Ferguson

Supreme man; highest choice

Scottish

Fernando

Brave journey

Spanish

Finley

Fair warrior

Scottish

Gabriel

God is my strength

Hebrew

Garrett

Spear rule

English

Gautier

Strong ruler; commander of the army

European

George

Farmer

Greek

Gibor

Strong one

Hebrew

Goliath

Exile

Hebrew

Griffin

Strong in faith

Welsh

Griffith

Strong chief

Welsh

Harvey

Battle ready

English

Henrick

Strong ruler

English

Hercules

Hera's glory

Greek

Hunter

Hunter

English

Idris

Fiery leader; prophet

Welsh

Ivan

God is gracious

Slavic

Jabari

Valiant

African

Jag

The Universe

Indian (Sanskrit)

James

Supplanter

English

Jedrick

A strong man

Polish

John

God is gracious

Hebrew

Joseph

Jehovah will increase

Hebrew

Josiah

God supports

Hebrew

Julius

Youthful and downy

Greek

Kabir

Greatness

Arabic

Kamau

Quiet Warrior

African

Katsu

Victorious

Japanese

Kealii

Chief

Polynesian

Kendrick

Bold power

English

Kenji

Intelligent second son; strong, vigorous

Japanese

Khuyen

Advise

Vietnamese

Kijani

Warrior

African

Kimoni

Great Man

African

King

King

English

Kingsley

King's meadow

English

Kingston

King's town

English

Knight

Knight's meadow

English

Koa

Brave, bold, fearless.

Polynesian

Kotori

Screech owl spirit (Hopi)

Native American

Leo

Lion

Latin

Leon

Lion

Greek

Leonard

Lion strength

German

Leonardo

Brave lion

Italian

Leondre

American

Leonidas

Lion strength

German

Leopold

Brave people

German

Liam

Helmet of will

Irish

Lincoln

Lake colony

English

Lionel

Lion

Latin

Lobo

Wolf

Spanish

Mahesh

Great ruler

Indian (Sanskrit)

Makin

Strong

Arabic

Mallon

Little strong warrior

English

Manuel

God is with us

Spanish

Marco

Warlike

Italian

Marimo

Manly

Spanish

Martin

Of Mars

Latin

Masashi

Commander, General

Japanese

Mason

Stoneworker

English

Maverick

Independent one

American

Max

Greatest

English

Maxim

Greatest

Latin

Maximilian

Greatest

Latin

Maximiliano

Greatest

Spanish

Maximo

Greatest

Latin

Maximus

Greatest

Latin

Maxwell

Mack's stream

English

Maynard

Brave or hard strength

German

Michael

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

Napoleon

Italian

Nyack

Won't Give Up

African

Olis

Powerful, strong.

German

Orion

Boundary

Greek

Orson

Bear

Latin

Osbourne

Bear god

English

Osiris
Oswald

God's power

German

Oswaldo

God's power

German

Ozzy

Spear of the gods; God's power

German

Phoenix

Dark red

Greek

Quillon

“The guardian,” from the French quillon, one of the cross guards of a sword.

French

Quinlan

Fit, shapely, strong

Irish

Raiden

Thunder and lightning

Japanese

Rajan

King

Indian (Sanskrit)

Ranvir

Hero of battle

Indian (Sanskrit)

Rex

King

Latin

Ricker

Strong army

English

Roman

One from Rome

Latin

Roosevelt

Rose field

Danish

Sahel

Leader

African

Samson

Sun

Hebrew

Sanjay

Conquering, triumphant

Indian (Sanskrit)

Sewell

Sea strong

English

Stark

Strong

German

Stone

Stone

English

Syaoran

Little Wolf

Chinese

Takeo

Strong like bamboo

Japanese

Takoda

Friend to everyone

Native American

Tarak

Protector

Indian (Sanskrit)

Theodore

God's gift

Greek

Thimba

Lion hunter

African

Thor

Thunder

Scandinavian

Thunder

Stormy tempered

English

Tiberius
Timber

Wood, Strong

American

Titus

The avenger

Greek

Tsuyoshi

Powerful

Japanese

Valen

Strong, healthy

Latin

Valentino

Strong, healthy

Latin

Valerian

Strong, healthy

Latin

Valerio

Strong, healthy

Latin

Valiant

Brave

English

Valin

Monkey king

Indian (Sanskrit)

Vernados

Strong, brave bear

German

Victor

Champion

Latin

William

A willing protector

German

Zareb

Guardian

African

Zeus

Living

Greek

Zubery

Strong

African

Strong male names for babies vary from having a meaning of strength to an associated powerful figure that gives them a sense of courage or toughness. You can also choose from strong male names with an obvious word association like Valor, King, or Knight.

There are quite a few boy names that mean strong including popular picks like Ethan and Gabriel. There are also names like Alexander meaning “defender of the people” and Finley meaning “fair warrior” that have powerful meanings associated with them. More unique finds include Angus meaning “one strength” and Arsenio meaning “virile.”

Strong boy names for babies that come from association include Apollo, Zeus, and Thor, three mythical beings with legendary strength. You can also turn to Biblical boy names for a source of strength with names like David, Daniel, and Abraham all exerting courage and power within its texts. History also contains powerful figures that make for strong male names including Martin, Theodore, and Napoleon. When browsing through names, any name can be powerful with the right association. Your little one may inspire others someday with his strength as well.