What does Balder mean?
Balder [balder] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Balder is "courageous army". Here, "bald" does not mean "hairless", but "brave". Norse mythology: the god Balder is called "the good", and reigns over summer, light, and innocence.
ASSOCIATED WITH old english, army (warrior), norse, mythology, good, reigns (king), light (bright)
VARIANTS Baldor, Baldur, Baudier CREATIVE FORMS
(male) Balden, Barder, ..
(female) Balber, Baltri, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Balder Kale (B.K.), ..
How popular is Balder?
Balder is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#44103 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Balder has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 BIRTH Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Bailer, Baker, Bald, Baldemar, Balderic, Balderik (see Baldric), Baldie, Baldric, Bale, Baley, Balfer, Balfor (see Balfour), Banner, Barber, Barde, Barden, Barker, Baumer, Baxter, Bayler, Belden, Brander, Broder, Calder, Caulder, Elder, Haider, Halden, Halver, Hayder, Jader, Lander, Malden, Nader, Palmer, Rayder, Sander, Valter, Vander, Walden, Walder, Walker▲, Waller, Walter▼, Wilder▲, Xander▲ and Zander▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Balder.See names in meaning and etymology.