Strong Boy Names and Meanings

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abraham

Father of nations

Hebrew

#165 (0.1687%)  
Ajamu

He Fights for What He Wants

African

Ajani

He Who Wins the Struggle

African

#1,915 (0.0015%)  
Alcinder

Strong; man's defender, warrior

Greek

Alejandro

Defender of man

Spanish

#207 (0.1362%)  
Alessandre

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Alessandro

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

#584 (0.0305%)  
Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

#11 (0.8726%)  
Ambrose

Immortal

Greek

#1,350 (0.0045%)  
Ande

Pillar

African

Andrew

Manly and powerful

Greek

#43 (0.5257%)  
Angus

One choice

Celtic

#1,837 (0.0017%)  
Anthony

Unknown meaning

Latin

#38 (0.5825%)  
Apollo

Destroyer

Greek

#517 (0.0355%)  
Archer

Bowman

English

#237 (0.1142%)  
Armstrong

Strong fighter

English

Arnold

Eagle ruler

German

#1,436 (0.0038%)  
Arnoldo

Eagle ruler

German

#2,082 (0.0011%)  
Arsenio

Masculine

Spanish

Arthur

Bear

Celtic

#228 (0.1182%)  
Augustus

Great, magnificient

Latin

#458 (0.0429%)  
Azim

Protector, defender

Arabic

#2,863 (0.0004%)  
Ballard

Brave, strong; round-shaped

Scandinavian

Baron

Young warrior

Hebrew

#1,243 (0.0057%)  
Barrett

Quarrelsome

English

#212 (0.1301%)  
Bear

Strong, brave bear

German

#953 (0.0109%)  
Bernard

Strong, brave bear

German

#1,058 (0.0084%)  
Bernhard

Strong, brave bear

German

Bernis

Strong, brave bear

German

Blaze

Stutter

Latin

#801 (0.0154%)  
Boaz

Strength

Hebrew

#1,052 (0.0085%)  
Caesar

Head of hair

Latin

#1,732 (0.0021%)  
Carlo

Free man

Spanish

#1,053 (0.0085%)  
Conal

Strong wolf

Scottish

Conrad

Brave, bold ruler or counsel

German

#526 (0.035%)  
Cortez

Courteous

Spanish

#1,077 (0.008%)  
Cyrus

Lord

Persian

#390 (0.0557%)  
Daniel

God is My Judge

Hebrew

#15 (0.8133%)  
David

Beloved

Hebrew

#22 (0.7058%)  
Dominic

Of the Lord

Latin

#75 (0.346%)  
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

#160 (0.1727%)  
Etan

Firmness, long-lived

Hebrew

Ethan

Enduring and strong

Hebrew

#12 (0.8628%)  
Ever

Always

American

#1,291 (0.0051%)  
Everado

Brave, strong boar

English

Everest

English

#1,081 (0.0079%)  
Everet

Brave, strong boar

English

Everett

Brave boar

English

#95 (0.2912%)  
Everitt

Brave, strong boar

English

Ezekiel

God will strengthen

Hebrew

#87 (0.3139%)  
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

#307 (0.0769%)  
Finley

Fair warrior

Scottish

#270 (0.0922%)  
Gabriel

God is my strength

Hebrew

#35 (0.6067%)  
Garrett

Spear rule

English

#320 (0.0724%)  
Gautier

Strong ruler; commander of the army

European

George

Farmer

Greek

#127 (0.2221%)  
Gibor

Strong one

Hebrew

Goliath

Exile

Hebrew

Griffin

Strong in faith

Welsh

#222 (0.12%)  
Griffith

Strong chief

Welsh

Harvey

Battle ready

English

#435 (0.047%)  
Henrick

Strong ruler

English

#2,851 (0.0004%)  
Hercules

Hera's glory

Greek

#2,478 (0.0005%)  
Hunter

Hunter

English

#57 (0.4404%)  
Idris

Fiery leader; prophet

Welsh

#877 (0.0127%)  
Ivan

God is gracious

Slavic

#133 (0.209%)  
Jabari

Valiant

African

#789 (0.016%)  
Jag

The Universe

Indian (Sanskrit)

James

Supplanter

English

#4 (0.9844%)  
Jedrick

A strong man

Polish

John

God is gracious

Hebrew

#27 (0.6637%)  
Joseph

Jehovah will increase

Hebrew

#23 (0.6955%)  
Josiah

God supports

Hebrew

#53 (0.4806%)  
Julius

Youthful and downy

Greek

#334 (0.0691%)  
Kabir

Greatness

Arabic

Kamau

Quiet Warrior

African

Katsu

Victorious

Japanese

Kealii

Chief

Polynesian

#2,583 (0.0004%)  
Kendrick

Bold power

English

#407 (0.0528%)  
Kenji

Intelligent second son; strong, vigorous

Japanese

#1,158 (0.0068%)  
Khuyen

Advise

Vietnamese

Kijani

Warrior

African

Kimoni

Great Man

African

King

King

English

#149 (0.1871%)  
Kingsley

King's meadow

English

#629 (0.0255%)  
Kingston

King's town

English

#118 (0.2419%)  
Knight

Knight's meadow

English

#1,892 (0.0015%)  
Koa

Brave, bold, fearless.

Polynesian

#804 (0.0154%)  
Kotori

Screech owl spirit (Hopi)

Native American

Leo

Lion

Latin

#50 (0.4891%)  
Leon

Lion

Greek

#235 (0.1151%)  
Leonard

Lion strength

German

#622 (0.0262%)  
Leonardo

Brave lion

Italian

#92 (0.3046%)  
Leondre

American

Leonidas

Lion strength

German

#491 (0.0386%)  
Leopold

Brave people

German

#1,388 (0.0041%)  
Liam

Helmet of will

Irish

#1 (1.4439%)  
Lincoln

Lake colony

English

#40 (0.5363%)  
Lionel

Lion

Latin

#621 (0.0262%)  
Lobo

Wolf

Spanish

Mahesh

Great ruler

Indian (Sanskrit)

Makin

Strong

Arabic

Mallon

Little strong warrior

English

Manuel

God is with us

Spanish

#288 (0.0856%)  
Marco

Warlike

Italian

#356 (0.064%)  
Marimo

Manly

Spanish

Martin

Of Mars

Latin

#272 (0.0917%)  
Masashi

Commander, General

Japanese

Mason

Stoneworker

English

#9 (0.9051%)  
Maverick

Independent one

American

#73 (0.3644%)  
Max

Greatest

English

#136 (0.2074%)  
Maxim

Greatest

Latin

#856 (0.0135%)  
Maximilian

Greatest

Latin

#439 (0.0463%)  
Maximiliano

Greatest

Spanish

#265 (0.0947%)  
Maximo

Greatest

Latin

#788 (0.016%)  
Maximus

Greatest

Latin

#211 (0.1307%)  
Maxwell

Mack's stream

English

#134 (0.2089%)  
Maynard

Brave or hard strength

German

Michael

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

#14 (0.8458%)  
Napoleon

Italian

#2,657 (0.0004%)  
Nyack

Won't Give Up

African

Olis

Powerful, strong.

German

Orion

Boundary

Greek

#296 (0.082%)  
Orson

Bear

Latin

#2,206 (0.0009%)  
Osbourne

Bear god

English

Osiris
#1,029 (0.0092%)  
Oswald

God's power

German

#2,701 (0.0004%)  
Oswaldo

God's power

German

#1,656 (0.0025%)  
Ozzy

Spear of the gods; God's power

German

#1,393 (0.0041%)  
Phoenix

Dark red

Greek

#249 (0.1037%)  
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

#418 (0.0506%)  
Rajan

King

Indian (Sanskrit)

Ranvir

Hero of battle

Indian (Sanskrit)

Rex

King

Latin

#613 (0.027%)  
Ricker

Strong army

English

Roman

One from Rome

Latin

#85 (0.3171%)  
Roosevelt

Rose field

Danish

#2,121 (0.001%)  
Sahel

Leader

African

Samson

Sun

Hebrew

#532 (0.0348%)  
Sanjay

Conquering, triumphant

Indian (Sanskrit)

#2,867 (0.0004%)  
Sewell

Sea strong

English

Stark

Strong

German

Stone

Stone

English

#1,042 (0.0087%)  
Syaoran

Little Wolf

Chinese

Takeo

Strong like bamboo

Japanese

Takoda

Friend to everyone

Native American

#2,069 (0.0011%)  
Tarak

Protector

Indian (Sanskrit)

Theodore

God's gift

Greek

#44 (0.511%)  
Thimba

Lion hunter

African

Thor

Thunder

Scandinavian

#1,637 (0.0025%)  
Thunder

Stormy tempered

English

Tiberius
#1,510 (0.0033%)  
Timber

Wood, Strong

American

#2,538 (0.0004%)  
Titus

The avenger

Greek

#309 (0.0768%)  
Tsuyoshi

Powerful

Japanese

Valen

Strong, healthy

Latin

#1,660 (0.0025%)  
Valentino

Strong, healthy

Latin

#623 (0.0261%)  
Valerian

Strong, healthy

Latin

#2,905 (0.0004%)  
Valerio

Strong, healthy

Latin

Valiant

Brave

English

Valin

Monkey king

Indian (Sanskrit)

Vernados

Strong, brave bear

German

Victor

Champion

Latin

#177 (0.1594%)  
William

A willing protector

German

#3 (1.0566%)  
Zareb

Guardian

African

Zeus

Living

Greek

#1,145 (0.0069%)  
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.