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Brave baby names and what they mean, for brave, courage, bold, 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 1.43%, down 22%), but with names such as Basil becoming less trendy. The trendier boy names here are Achilles (#968), Everett (#135), Kendrick (#366), Roman (#102) and Winston (#524), 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

AbnerAbner
.. army chief, a valiant warrior and .. Amner is also a slightly prominent birth name. [Ab, Abna, Abnor, Avner, Eb, .. 8 more]

AchillesAchilles
.. famous for his valor and manly .. Achilles (compare Alles, Ackles) is a common -es suffix surname. [Achill, Akil, Akilles, Akillius, Aquiles, Quilo, .. 10 more]

Albern
Source fr. Old German. "Noble courage." A novel boys' name.

AlexanderAlexander
.. of high physical courage, impulsive energy .. Used frequently as boys' names, Sandy, Alexander, etc. sound like the familiar Santo. [Al, Alastair, Alaster, Alcander, Alejandro, Aleko, Aleksander, Aleksanteri, Alessandre, Alessandro, .. 60 more]

Allard
Derivative of Old English word. "Noble and brave." Not that prominent as a children's name, Allard exists more commonly as a surname. [Adelard, Adelhard, .. 3 more]

Amory
Origin fr. Old German element. "Brave power." Amory, Aimory, etc. are not Top 2000 names. Variant of Emery .. [Aimory, Amorey, .. 2 more]

ArchibaldArchibald
From Old French, Old German words. "Genuine, bold, brave." Archibald and variants became more popular in 2015, gaining on average +18 rankings as baby names with Archie rising the most. Brought to Britain with the Norman .. [Arch, Archambault, Archibaldo, Archibold, Archimbald, Arquibaldo, .. 8 more]

ArchieArchie
Source fr. English, Old German words. "Genuine, bold, brave." Usage of Archie as a baby name in 2015 was significantly more than a decade ago. See also Arch. Nickname of Archibald.

Ardal
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "High or bear like valor." Ardan (upper 97%), Arnal (44%) are popular last names. [Ardghal]

Averett
Derived fr. Old German, Old English. "Brave, strong boar." Averad and Averrit are creative forms. Variant of Everett. [Averet, .. 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

BaldemarBaldemar
Derivative of Old German word. "Bold and renowned; famous ruler." Less popular today. Baldemar was the form last listed (the 1970s) in the Top 2000. Saint Baldomar was a blacksmith who .. [Baldomar, .. 3 more]

Balder
Derivative of Old English language. "Courageous army." Balder, Baldor, etc. are rarely adopted as birth names. .. does not mean hairless, but brave .. [Baldor, .. 2 more]

Baldric
Stems fr. Old German word. "Brave ruler." Unique, with the unusual masculine -ric ending for Baldric, Balderic, Baudric, like Barric. "Bald" means "brave", while "ric", as .. [Balderic, Balderik, Baudric, .. 1 more]

BaldwinBaldwin
Derived fr. Old French, Old German words. "Bold, brave friend." Baldwin is commonplace as a variation. Adopted by the Normans and introduced .. [Bald, Baldewin, Baldovino, Baldwinn, Balldwin, .. 5 more]

BallardBallard
Stems fr. Old German, Old Norse languages. "Brave and strong; round shaped." Less popular today. Ballard was last recorded in the 1940s in the Top 2000.

Barack
A valiant warrior who cooperated with .. Unique. Barack, similar to Buck, ends with the masculine -ck. [Barak, Barrak]

BasilBasil
.. In Arabic, the name means "brave" .. Basil, Basilio and Vasilios are commonly used as forms. [Basile, Bazeelius, Vasilius, Wassily, .. 19 more]

BayardBayard
.. renowned for his valor and purity .. Baiardo, Bajardo and Bay are more unconventional as variant forms of Bayard. [Baiardo, Baylen, .. 2 more]

BernardBernard
Based on Old French, Old German languages. "Strong, brave bear." Berend and variants peaked in popularity a century ago and have become less popular, with Bernard falling out of fashion. Three famous medieval saints bore the .. [Barnard, Barnardo, Barnhardo, Barnie, Berend, Bernardino, Bernie, Burnard, .. 15 more]

Brainard
Root fr. Old English element. "Courageous raven." Unusual, with the androgynous-sounding -ard suffix for Brainard, Braynard, like Burnard. [Brainerd, .. 1 more]

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 [Alhart, Allart, ..], Amory [Amry, Amorey, ..], Archibald [Baldie, Arquimbaldo, ..], Archie, Ardal [Ardghal], Averett [Averitt, Averret, ..], Baldemar [Baumar, Baumer, ..], Balder [Baldur, Baudier], Baldric [Baudric, Baldrick, ..], Baldwin [Baudoin, Balldwin, ..], Ballard, Barack [Barak, Barrak], Basil [Vassily, Wassily, ..], Bayard [Bay, Baylen, ..], Bernard [Burnard, Vernados, ..], Brainard [Brainerd, Braynard]


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


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


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


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

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