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What does Champion mean?

Champion Pronunciation of Champion [cham-pi-on] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Champion is "warrior". The word has come to mean the supreme winner in a competition. Choreographer Gower Champion.

Associated with: warrior.


Champion has 3 variants: Campion, Champ and Champeon.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Champion Olin (C.O.), ..

How popular is Champion?

Champion is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1953 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Champion (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Champ. Adoption of this relation of Champion was common among parents 105 years ago (#1529). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Champ in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Champion and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adamson, Adamsson (see Adamson), Agamenon (see Agamemnon), Caidon, Cairn, Calvin, Camaeron, Camdin, Camdon, Camedon, Cameron, Campian, Camren, Camron, Cannon, Cardon, Carlson, Carlton, Carmin, Caspian, Cassian, Cassio, Caydin, Chan, Chandan, Chaniel, Channing, Channon, Chano, Chap, Chaplin, Chaplinn (see Chaplin), Chapman, Chappelin, Chaps, Charlie, Charlton, Charro, Chasen, Chaviv, Chayan, Chayim, Chayo, Chelton, Chevron, Claron, Claxton, Clayton, Crain, Crayton, Crepin, Crespin, Crispin, Dameon, Damion, Damon, Darion, Fabion, Faybion, Garion, Hampton, Ilarion, Jameson, Jamon, Kamron, Ramon, Sampson, Shannon, Shipton, Tamson, Thomason, Thompson, Travion, Wharton and Xayvion. These names tend to be more commonly used than Champion.

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