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Defender baby names and what they mean, for defender, protector, protection, patroness, with 71 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during 1940-1949 (usage of 8.14%) and has become much reduced since (usage 1.69%, 79%), with names like Laverne becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable birth names among these are Kennedy (#57), Lucy (#55), Willa (#481), Anaya (#405) and Raina (#924). Here is the list of Defender names for boys.

Alastair - Clarimond | Dympna - Lucy | Lysandra - Vilma | Walburga - Zelma

Alastair - Clarimond

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Defender names: Alex, Alexandra, Alexis, Amparo, Anaya

Alastair
Derived fr. Scottish, Greek elements. "Man's defender." Alastaira and Alastraea are kreatif forms. Scottish variant of Alexander. [Alasdair, Alastrina, Alastriona]

Alesta
Stems fr. Greek. "Man's defender." Aleska is a marginally prominent baby name. See also Alesha. Scottish Gaelic variant of Alexandra.

AlexAlex
Root fr. Greek word. "Man's defender." Listed in Top 2000. Short form of Alexandra and Alexis .. [Alix]

AlexandraAlexandra
Derived fr. Greek element. "Man's defender." Common as surnames. Compare Zahndra, var. and popular -ra surnames Alestra (upper 73%), Andra (39%). Latinate feminine form of Alexander .. [Alandra, Alastrina, Alastriona, Alejandra, Alejandrina, Aleka, Alekanederina, Aleki, Alessandrina, Alex, .. 102 more]

AlexisAlexis
Based on Greek word. "Defender." Prominent, with usage of 0.924% for Alexis and variants as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.871% the previous year. Originally a boy's name, but now .. [Alessa, Alessi, Alexa, Alexi, Alexina, Lexi, Lexie, Lexis, Lexy, .. 10 more]

Alvara
.. possibly from German meaning "universal protector". Outside Top 2000. See also Alvira.

Aminta
Derivative of Greek word. "Defender and vindicator." Minta is generally used as a variant form of Aminta. [Amintah, .. 4 more]

AmparoAmparo
From Spanish element. "Guidance, protection." Adoption of Amparo was expansive in the 1920s. See also Ambar.

AnayaAnaya
Source fr. Arabic language. "Care, protection." Anaya, Anayeh and Enaya are hardly found as female names, and Anaya exists commonly (top 1%) as a last name. Islamic name and variant of Inaya. [Anayeh, .. 1 more]

AnonaAnona
.. Roman goddess Anonna, guardian of food .. Anona soared in popularity during 1900-1909. See also Amina.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Defender names: Anona, Arminta, Barbara, Billie, Bridget

Anselma
Derivative of Old German element. "Helmet of God." Selma and Zelma are popular as forms of Anselma. Feminine of Anselm. [Selma, .. 1 more]

ArmintaArminta
.. the Greek name Aminta, meaning "defender". Less widespread today. Arminta was last found in 1900-1909 in the Top 2000. See also Arminie.

Asima
Root fr. Arabic element. "Guardian, protector." Asima is unusual as a birth name.

BarbaraBarbara
.. invoked as a protector against fire .. Babe, Barb, Barbie, Bibi, Bobby and Bonny are widely used as versions of Barbara. [Bab, Babara, Babb, Babs, Barbar, Barbarella, Barbarit, Barbeeleen, Barbel, Barbera, .. 43 more]

BillieBillie
.. Wilhelmina (Old German) "will helmet, protection" .. Willa was among 2015's Top names. [Billa, Billiejean, Billiejo, Billina, Billye, .. 5 more]

Branislava
Derivative of Slavic word. "Glorious defender." A seldom-used children's name. Feminine of Branislav. [Branka, .. 1 more]

BridgetBridget
.. of Kildare is patroness of Ireland .. Bridget, Bridgette and Brigitte were Top birth names in 2015. [Beret, Biddie, Birget, Birgett, Breda, Briddgett, Bride, Bridgete, Bridgette, Bridgid, .. 62 more]

Bronya
Source fr. Russian, Polish languages. "Armour, strength and protection." Seldom used as a baby name. See also Breonna.

Cass
Origin fr. Greek. "Man's defender." Cassie and Cassy are generally used as forms of Cass. Medieval and modern short form of .. [Cassie, Cassy]

Clarimond
Origin fr. Latin, German. "Shining defender." Not in popularity charts. Medieval French name from Latin "clarus" .. [Claramond, Claramonda, .. 2 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Defender names [and variants] for girls.

1. Alastair - Clarimond
Alastair [Alasdair, Alastrina, Alastriona], Alesta, Alex [Alix], Alexandra [Zondra, Zandra, Zohndra, Zanndra, ..], Alexis [Lexy, Lexi, Lexis, Lexie, ..], Alvara, Aminta [Minty, Minta, Amynta, Eminta], Amparo, Anaya [Enaya, Anayeh], Anona, Anselma [Selma, Zelma], Arminta, Asima, Barbara [Bonny, Varina, Varvara, Borbala, ..], Billie [Willa, Billy, Billye, Billina, ..], Branislava [Branka, Bronislawa], Bridget [Bryjet, Bryjit, Brygitte, Labridget, ..], Bronya, Cass [Cassy, Cassie], Clarimond [Claramond, Claramonda, Claramonde, Clarimunde]

2. Dympna - Lucy
Dympna [Dymphna], Edmonda [Edmee, Edmea, Edmonde, Edmunda], Elma [Ellma], Elmina [Almina, Elmena, Almena, Elmeena], Engracia, Genesia, Genevieve [Jenny, Janeva, Jennie, Jenevieve, ..], Gulielma [Guglielma], Hafiza [Haafiza], Hilma [Halma, Helma], Inaya [Anaya, Einaye, Iynaia, Inayaat], Jade [Zhade, Jaydee, Jaydra, Jayden, ..], Juno [Junot, Junia, Juneau, Juneaux], Kennedy [Kenadee, Kennedie], Lara [Larra, Larina, Larita, Larinda, ..], Laverne [Verne, Leverne, Loverna, Laverrne, ..], Levana [Livana, Livaun, Levona, Livanna, ..], Lexie [Lexya, Lexus, Lexina, Lexine, ..], Lisandra [Lizandra, Lissandra], Lucy [Luz, Lucza, Lusita, Luzija, ..]

3. Lysandra - Vilma
Lysandra [Lyssandra, Lissandra, Lissandrine, Lissandrina, ..], Minna [Minny, Minne, Minnie, Minette, ..], Ola [Olla], Olesia [Ola], Olexa, Osma [Ozma], Parthenia [Pathina, Pathinia, Parthenie, Parthinia, ..], Raina [Reina, Reyna, Reyney, Raynetta, ..], Ritsa, Rosamond [Roz, Rosmunda, Rozamond, Rozamund, ..], Samara [Semara, Sammara], Sandra [Sondra, Zandra, Sonndra, Wysandria, ..], Sasha [Zsazsa, Sascha, Sasheen, Saschenka, ..], Selma [Zelma, Sellma, Selmah, Zelmah, ..], Sesheta, Shura [Shurka], Sondra [Zondra, Sohndra, Zohndra, Sonndra], Velma [Valma, Vehlma, Vellma], Vilhelmina [Wilhelmina, Vilhelmine, Villhelmina], Vilma [Wilma]

4. Walburga - Zelma
Walburga [Walberga, Wallburga, Walpurgis], Warda [Wardia, Wardine], Warna, Wilhelmina [Wylma, Wilna, Wilmina, Wilmette, ..], Willa, Wilma [Vilma, Wylma, Willma, Wilmina, ..], Wysandra [Wysandria], Xeni, Zandra [Zandy, Zondra, Zohndra, Zanndra, ..], Zarya [Zaria], Zelma [Zelima]

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