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Defender names

Defender baby names and what they mean, for defender, guardian, protector, protection.

These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the 1900s (usage of 9.59%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 4.31%, 55.1%), with names like Travis becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names here are Liam (#2), Parker (#73), Jasper (#218), Kai (#177) and Titus (#285).

Here is the list of Defender names for girls.


Names may be associated with a word, eg. Raven is associated with "dark" but does not mean "dark".

Aegeus - Aylward

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Top 2000 baby names ranking of Defender names: Akiva, Alec, Alejandro, Alek, Alex

Source fr. Greek element. "Protection." Uncommon. Compare Aegeus, Aigeus with common surnames Adamus (upper 48%), Arcus (98%), which also end with -us. .. to "aigis", a shield made of .. [Aigeos, .. 1 more]

Source fr. Hebrew. "Protect, shelter." A conventional birth name. Also used for girls. Also variant of Yaakov.

Stems fr. Greek. "Man's defender." Not in popularity charts. Also used for girls. Scottish Gaelic form of Alexander, often ..

Origin fr. Scottish, Greek elements. "Man's defender." Al is a commonly occurring (top 36%) male name. Scottish variant of Alistair, from Alexander .. [Al, Alaster, Alaisdair, Alistar, Allister, Allistir, Allystair, .. 19 more]

Stems fr. English, Scottish, Greek languages. "Man's defender, warrior." Alec and Alick became less trendy in 2014, dropping on average -8 positions as baby names with Alec dropping the most. Short form of Alexander. [Alick]

Stems fr. Spanish, Greek languages. "Man's defender, warrior." Adoption of Alejandro, Alexandro, etc. as boys' names in 2014 was 3.4% more than a year ago. Variant of Alexander. [Alejandrino, Alejo, Alexandro]

From Russian, Greek. "Man's defender, warrior." Adoption of Alek was well-received among parents in 2011 and is almost as widespread now. See also Alick. Russian form of Alex.

Source fr. Greek language. "Man's defender, warrior." Alex, Alec and Alek were Top birth names in 2014. Short form of Alexander .. [Alec, Aleco, Aleck, Alecko, Aleko, Aleks, .. 6 more]

Derivative of Greek. "Man's defender, warrior." Alexander, Allistir, etc. became more trendy in 2014, gaining +60 rankings as baby names with Alistair leading the upswing. From the Latin form of the .. [Al, Aleco, Alejandro, Alek, Aleko, Aleksandar, Aleksander, Alessandre, Alessandri, Alexandre, .. 60 more]

From Greek language. "Defender." Alexis and Alexi are widely used as forms. Often used as a short form .. [Alejo, Aleksei, Aleksio, Aleksios, Alexi, Alexios, .. 9 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Defender names: Alexander, Alexis, Alistair, Alvaro, Andreas, Ansel

Derived fr. Greek. "Man's defender." Rare, with usage of 0.009% for Alistair and variants as baby names in 2014, higher than 0.007% the year before. Scottish spelling of Alasdair, the Gaelic .. [Alastair, Alisdair, Alistaire, Aly, .. 4 more]

Derivative of Scottish, Greek words. "Man's defender." Not that popular as a children's name. See also Allyster. Variant spelling of Alistair ..

.. Alvaro, meaning "all guard" in Old .. Usage of Allvar and forms was widespread a decade ago and is less today. [Albaro, .. 4 more]

Source fr. Old German. "All guard." Alavaro and variants rose in popularity in 2000 and are less popular today. A Visigothic given name. [Alavaro]

.. man was to protect his home .. Also a girls' name. Popular as a birth name, Andreas is similar to the conventional Andrea.

.. of Anselm (Old German) "God's helmet" .. Used widely as children's names, Ansel, Ansell, etc. are similar to the familiar Angel. [Ancell, .. 1 more]

Derivative of Old German language. "God's helmet." Anse, Anselm, Anselme, Anselmi and Anso are more uncommon as forms. Saint Anselm (11th century) was archbishop .. [Anse, Ansel, Anselme, Anselmo, Anso, Elmo, Selmo, .. 1 more]

Derived fr. Greek element. "Vigilant guardian." Aryus is a moderately popular kid's name. Greek mythology .. [Argos]

Origin fr. Arabic element. "Protector, guardian." Asis (upper 34%), Asif (22%) are popular last names. [Aseem]

Origin fr. Old English word. "Awesome guardian; noble guardian." Aylward is unique as a children's name. See also Aliard.

Quick Reference

Index of all Defender names [and variants] for boys.

1. Aegeus - Aylward
Aegeus [2], Akiva, Alasdair, Alastair [26], Alec [1], Alejandro [3], Alek, Alex [11], Alexander [70], Alexis [14], Alistair [8], Allaster, Alvar [5], Alvaro [1], Andreas, Ansel [2], Anselm [8], Argus [1], Asim [1], Aylward

2. Azim - Friedhelm
Azim [3], Balthasar [8], Branislav [3], Busby [4], Carnell [2], Custodio, Diamond, Duarte [1], Eamon [7], Eder, Edmund [19], Edward [27], Egmont [1], Elmo [1], Esmond [1], Fadi, Faramond [5], Folker [3], Fremont, Friedhelm [1]

3. Gardner - Hjalmar
Gardner [8], Garrison [1], Garron [9], Garth, Giles [11], Gopal [1], Grimaldo [1], Guillaume [6], Hafiz [3], Hallward [3], Halvard [7], Hammond, Harlan [6], Harvard, Haward [1], Hayward, Helmut [2], Hereward, Hilliard [5], Hjalmar [3]

4. Howard - Moss
Howard [2], Isam, Iskander, Ismat, Janus [9], Jasper [5], Kai [3], Kaspar [1], Kenelm [2], Kennard [3], Kennedy [5], Kenward, Ladon, Langward, Lexer [4], Liam [1], Lord, Millard [3], Moses [15], Moss

5. Ned - Sacha
Ned, Olexei [7], Onofrio [3], Ormond [2], Osman [7], Parker [4], Ramon [3], Rand, Randall [13], Randi, Randolph [7], Ranger [2], Rankin [2], Ransom [1], Ray [11], Raymond [19], Redmond [3], Richmond, Rickward [2], Sacha [2]

6. Salvador - Warner
Salvador [6], Sander [6], Sandor [2], Schuyler [7], Seward [2], Shura [2], Sigmund [13], Sigurd, Stoddard [1], Taverner [3], Ted [6], Tedmund [2], Thormond [3], Thurman [1], Titus [2], Torquil [4], Travis [4], Volker, Waite [3], Warner [2]

7. Werner - Zindel
Werner [4], William [34], Xander [2], Zander [4], Zarek, Zindel [1]