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6 Captain names and what they mean, for captain for baby boys, listing 1-6.
Ahab .. Literary: the mad sea captain in Herman Melville's novel "Moby Dick".
Bligh .. Related to Bliss and Blythe, but due to the fame of English sea captain William Bligh, whose crew on the HMS Bounty mutinied in 1789, it has taken on connotations of severity, even tyranny ..
Kidd .. Pirate Captain William Kidd.
Michael .. In the Middle Ages, Michael was regarded as captain of the heavenly host and patron of soldiers ..
Nemo .. Literary name: the captain in Jules Verne's adventure novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea".
Skip .. As in "skipper", the term for the captain of a ship or boat ..
Michael is a commonly used name, while Ahab, Bligh, Kidd, Nemo and Skip are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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