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Brave baby names and what they mean, for brave, bold, courage, valor, with 84 results. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity a century ago (USAGE OF 1.82%) and are almost as popular today (USAGE 1.44%, DOWN 21%), but with names such as Basil becoming less trendy. The trendier boy names here are Achilles (#931), Everett (#114), Kendrick (#386), Roman (#98) and Winston (#473), while Rohman (TOP 18%) and Romon (95%) are popular surnames. Here is the list of Brave names for girls.

Brave names

Abner - Brainard | Bravo - Farris | Fergal - Kendrick | Kenelm - Theobald | Tyr - Zadok

Abner - Brainard

Abner

Abner
.. army chief, a valiant warrior and .. Auner is also a slightly prominent baby name. [Ebner, Ebby, Abnar, Abe, Abbie, .. 8 more]

Achilles

Achilles
.. famous for his valor and manly .. Achilles (compare Alles, Aviles) is a common -es suffix last name. [Quilo, Akillios, Achillius, Achillios, .. 11 more]

Albern
Derived fr. Old German. "Noble courage." Compare surnames Albert (TOP 1%), Albery (56%). See also Alvern.

Alexander

Alexander
.. of high physical courage, impulsive energy .. Adoption of Alexander, Sandy, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was down 27.6% compared to the previous decade. [Zandros, Zandro, Sasha, Sascha, Sandie, Sandor, Sander, Lexo, Iskander, Alyksandr, .. 60 more]

Allard
Origin fr. Old English. "Noble and brave." Less popular today. Adelard was the variation last recorded (the 1910s) in the Top 2000. [Allart, Alhart, Alhard, Adelard, .. 1 more]

Amory
Root fr. Old German language. "Brave power." Not Top 2000 names. Variant of Emery .. [Amry, Amery, .. 2 more]

Archibald

Archibald
Based on Old French, Old German words. "Genuine, bold, brave." Archaimbaud and variants were favored as birth names a century ago and have become less common, with Arch going out of style. Brought to Britain with the Norman .. [Baldie, Archy, Archimbaldo, Archibaldo, Archer, Archambault, Arch, .. 6 more]

Archie

Archie
Stems fr. English, Old German. "Genuine, bold, brave." A familiar birth name (#1339 IN CURRENT LIST), Archie is also found frequently as a last name. See also Arch. Nickname of Archibald.

Ardal
Derivative of Irish, Gaelic language. "High or bear like valor." Unique. Ardal and Ardghal are not found in the US Demographics. [Ardghal]

Averett
Source fr. Old German, Old English words. "Brave, strong boar." Not that common as a boys' name, Averett is used more commonly as a last name. Variant of Everett. [Averret, .. 3 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brave names: Abner, Achilles, Alexander, Archibald, Archie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brave names: Baldemar, Baldwin, Ballard, Basil, Bayard, Bernard

Baldemar

Baldemar
Derived fr. Old German element. "Bold and renowned; famous ruler." Usage of Baldemar and forms was common among parents 9 decades ago. Saint Baldomar was a blacksmith who .. [Baumer, .. 3 more]

Balder
Stems fr. Old English word. "Courageous army." Barder and Blyder are creative variations. .. does not mean hairless, but brave .. [Baudier, .. 2 more]

Baldric
Derivative of Old German word. "Brave ruler." Not Top 2000 names. "Bald" means "brave", while "ric", as .. [Baudric, .. 3 more]

Baldwin

Baldwin
Derivative of Old French, Old German elements. "Bold, brave friend." Moderately atypical as a birth name, Baldwin is found more often as a last name. Adopted by the Normans and introduced .. [Baudoin, Baldwynn, Balduino, Baldewin, .. 6 more]

Ballard

Ballard
Source fr. Old German, Old Norse languages. "Brave and strong; round shaped." Less used today. Ballard was last recorded in 1940-1949 in the Top 2000.

Barack
A valiant warrior who cooperated with .. Unique, with the -ck suffix for Barack, like Brick, Black. [Barrak, Barak]

Basil

Basil
.. In Arabic, the name means "brave" .. Basil is a commonly occurring (UPPER 55%) male name. [Wassily, Vassily, Vassilij, Vasily, Vasilios, Vasilije, Vasileos, Bazyli, Bazil, Basilie, .. 13 more]

Bayard

Bayard
.. renowned for his valor and purity .. Less widespread today. Baylen was the variation last found (2012) in the Top 2000. [Baylen, Bay, .. 2 more]

Bernard

Bernard
Root fr. Old French, Old German languages. "Strong, brave bear." Barnard, Barnie, Bernardino and Bernhard are generally used as variations of Bernard. Three famous medieval saints bore the .. [Vernados, Berndt, Barnie, .. 20 more]

Brainard
Stems fr. Old English word. "Courageous raven." Uncommon. Brainard, Braynard, like Brevard, end with the androgynous -ard. [Braynard, Brainerd]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Brave names [and variants] for boys.

1. Abner - Brainard
Abner [Ebby, Ebner, ..], Achilles [Quilo, Aquilles, ..], Albern, Alexander [Zandro, Zandros, ..], Allard [Allart, Alhart, ..], Amory [Amry, Amorey, ..], Archibald [Baldie, Arquimbaldo, ..], Archie, Ardal [Ardghal], Averett [Averret, Averitt, ..], Baldemar [Baumer, Baumar, ..], Balder [Baldur, Baudier], Baldric [Baudric, Baldrick, ..], Baldwin [Baudoin, Balldwin, ..], Ballard, Barack [Barak, Barrak], Basil [Wassily, Vassily, ..], Bayard [Bay, Baylen, ..], Bernard [Burnard, Vernados, ..], Brainard [Braynard, Brainerd]


Bravo [Bravvo, Brahvo], Conrad [Kurt, Kort, ..], Cort [Kurt, Kort, ..], Dainard [Daynard, Dainhard, ..], Devereux [Deveraux], Devlin [Devlyn, Devlon, ..], Dolan, Dustin [Dusty, Dustyn, ..], Eberhard [Evreux, Evrard, ..], Eckhard [Ekkehard, Ekkehardt, ..], Ellard [Allerd, Allard], Emery [Emory, Emmory, ..], Ermenegildo [Gildo], Everard [Evraud, Evrard, ..], Everett [Ewart, Eward, ..], Fafnir [Fraenir, Fraener], Fahd [Fahed, Fahad], Farley [Lee, Leigh, ..], Farrell [Ferryl, Ferrill, ..], Farris [Faris, Ferris]


Fergal [Forgael, Fearghall, ..], Fergus [Ferguson, Fergusson, ..], Flannery, Frick, Gaillard [Galliard, Gaillardet], Garrard [Gerard, Gerhardt], Gaspard [Kasper, Kaspar, ..], Ged, Gerard [Jerry, Jerrott, ..], Gifford [Gyfford, Gifferd], Goddard [Gotthart, Gotthardt, ..], Harding [Hardinge], Hardwick [Harwyck], Hardwin [Hardwyn, Hardwynn, ..], Hardy [Hardey], Hart [Harte], Hartwig, Jabari, Jarrett [Jerrot, Jerrott, ..], Kendrick [Kenrik, Kenricks, ..]


Kenelm [Kennelm, Kenhelm], Kennard [Kenner, Kennaird], Kenward, Kenway, Konrad [Knoz, Kort], Kurt [Kort], Lech, Leon [Lionni, Lionisio, ..], Leonard [Lonny, Lonnard, ..], Leopold [Leupold, Leopoldo], Macardle [Mccardell, Macardell], Maynard [Menard, Meinhardt, ..], Meinhard [Meino, Meinhardt, ..], Modred [Moordred], Odolf [Odulf, Odolff], Prewitt [Pruitt, Prewit, ..], Rainart [Renke, Reinhart, ..], Roman [Rome, Romanus, ..], Tamerlane [Tamurlayn, Tamurlaine, ..], Theobald [Tybalt, Tybault, ..]


Tyr, Valente, Winston [Wynston, Wynstan, ..], Zadok [Zadoc, Zaydok]

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