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What does Ensign mean?

Ensign Pronunciation of Ensign [en-sign] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Ensign is "badge". Possibly refers to the naval rank: an ensign is the most junior naval commissioned officer.


Creative forms:
(male) Ensian, Ersign, ..

(female) Ensigna, Ensina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ensign Beckett (E.B.), ..

How popular is Ensign?

Ensign is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11553 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ensign has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ensign name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ensign outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ensign is alike in pronunciation to Anson and Ansson. Other suggested similar names are Eadin, Easton, Edin, Edlin, Edrian, Edson, Edvin, Edwin, Ehsan, Eian, Eifion, Eilian, Einion, Eion, Eirian, Eldin, Elgin, Elian, Eljin, Elsdon, Elson, Elston, Elvin, Elwin, Elwinn (see Elvin), Emlin, Enis, Ennio, Ennis, Enrico, Enzio, Eoin, Erin, Ermin, Ernin, Erskin, Ervin, Erwin, Erwinn, Esias, Eston, Eurion, Evian, Evin, Evion and Ewin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ensign.