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15 Crusader names and what they mean, for crusader, crusade for baby boys, listing 1-15.
Almanzo .. Famous from the "Little House" books: Almanzo Wilder tells Laura that a distant English ancestor's life had been saved during the Crusades by an Arab named El Manzoor ..
Baldwin .. It was borne by Norman Crusader Baldwin of Boulogne, who was elected first king of Jerusalem in 1100 ..
Basil .. Brought to England by the Crusaders, having been common in the eastern Mediterranean ..
Bohemond .. Bohemond, Prince of Antioch (11th century), was a Crusader and one of the important leaders of the First Crusade which was ruled by nobles.
Demetrius .. Saint Demetrius (fourth century), together with Saint George, was patron saint of the Crusaders ..
Emicho .. Name of a count of the Rhineland who was a Crusader and leader of the German Crusade in the late 11th century.
Fulk .. The name of an 11th-century Crusader.
Godfrey .. Godfrey of Bouillon was a medieval Frankish knight and Crusader leader of the First Crusade ..
Jordan .. Name of the major river in Palestine, used as a given name since the Crusades ..
Pagan .. Pagan the Butler (11th century) was a Crusader lord in the Latin Kingdom of Jeruusalem.
Raymond .. Also the name of an 11th-century Count who was a Crusader leader of the First Crusade ..
Richard .. England's King Richard Coeur de Lion gave the name lasting impressions of kingliness and the exploits of a Crusader knight ..
Robert .. Name of an 11th-century Duke of Normandy who was also a Crusader ..
Saladin .. Name of a prominent Muslim sultan (12th century) who captured Jerusalem from the Crusaders.
Tancred .. Tancred was an 11th-century Norman knight and Crusader who played a key part in the First Crusade ..
Basil, Demetrius, Jordan, Raymond, Richard and Robert are commonly used names, while Almanzo, Baldwin, Bohemond, Emicho, Fulk, Godfrey, Pagan, Saladin and Tancred are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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