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5 Conqueror names and what they mean, for conqueror for baby boys, listing 1-5. Here is the list of Conqueror names for girls.
Alan .. Introduced into England by Breton followers of William the Conqueror, such as Alan, Earl of Brittany, who was rewarded for his services with vast estates in the newly conquered kingdom ..
Algernon .. The Normans were usually clean-shaven, and this was a nickname for William de Percy, a companion of William the Conqueror ..
Anselm .. Saint Anselm (11th century) was archbishop of Canterbury during William the Conqueror's reign, and a formidable influence on medieval Christian thought ..
Orestes .. Greek mythology: Orestes was the son of Agamemnon, king of Argos and one of the Greek conquerors of Troy ..
William .. For a long time after the Norman conquest in AD 1066, three out of four English boys were given some form of the conqueror's name, William ..
Alan and William are commonly used names, while Algernon, Anselm and Orestes are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
Bjorn .. Swedish tennis champion Bjorn Borg.
Achilles .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
Bob .. Chess master Dob Fischer ..
Faiz .. "Victor, winner." ..
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