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Defender baby names and what they mean, for defender, guardian, protector, protection, with 126 results. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the 1900s (usage of 9.59%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 4.22%, 56%), with names like Randall becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names here are Liam (#2), Kai (#145), Parker (#72), Jasper (#215) and Titus (#281), while Zinder (top 86%) and Zender (17%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of Defender names for girls.

Aegeus - Aylward | Azim - Friedhelm | Gardner - Hjalmar | Howard - Moss | Ned - Sacha | Salvador - Warner | Werner - Zindel

Aegeus - Aylward

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

Aegeus Pronounce Aegeus
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]

AkivaAkiva Pronounce Akiva
Source fr. Hebrew. "Protect, shelter." Akiva became less popular last year, falling -170 positions as a birth name to drop out of the Top 2000. Also used for girls. Also variant of Yaakov.

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

Alastair Pronounce Alastair
Origin fr. Scottish, Greek elements. "Man's defender." Alistair has grown increasingly popular since the 1880s. Scottish variant of Alistair, from Alexander .. [Al, Alaster, Alaisdair, Alistar, Allister, Allistir, Allystair, .. 19 more]

AlecAlec Pronounce Alec
Stems fr. English, Scottish, Greek languages. "Man's defender, warrior." Alec and Alick became more trendy in 2015, gaining on average +7 positions as baby names with Alec leading the upswing. Short form of Alexander. [Alick]

AlejandroAlejandro Pronounce Alejandro
Stems fr. Spanish, Greek languages. "Man's defender, warrior." Adoption of Alejandro, Alexandro, etc. as boys' names in 2015 was 12.1% less than a year ago. Variant of Alexander. [Alejandrino, Alejo, Alexandro]

AlekAlek Pronounce Alek
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.

AlexAlex Pronounce Alex
Source fr. Greek language. "Man's defender, warrior." Alex, Alec and Alek were Top birth names in 2015. Short form of Alexander .. [Alec, Aleco, Aleck, Alecko, Aleko, Aleks, .. 6 more]

AlexanderAlexander Pronounce Alexander
Derivative of Greek. "Man's defender, warrior." Alexander, Alistair, Xander and Zander have risen in favor as baby names since the 1880s. From the Latin form of the .. [Al, Aleco, Alejandro, Alek, Aleko, Aleksandar, Aleksander, Alessandre, Alessandri, Alexandre, .. 60 more]

AlexisAlexis Pronounce Alexis
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

AlistairAlistair Pronounce Alistair
Derived fr. Greek. "Man's defender." Popularly used, with usage of 0.015% for Alistair and variants as baby names in 2015, higher than 0.009% the year before. Scottish spelling of Alasdair, the Gaelic .. [Alastair, Alisdair, Alistaire, Aly, .. 4 more]

Allaster Pronounce Allaster
Derivative of Scottish, Greek words. "Man's defender." Unique. Allaster is not found in the US Demographics. See also Allyster. Variant spelling of Alistair ..

Alvar Pronounce Alvar
.. Alvaro, meaning "all guard" in Old .. Usage of Allvar and forms was widespread 2 decades ago and is less today. [Albaro, .. 4 more]

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

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

AnselAnsel Pronounce Ansel
.. of Anselm (Old German) "God's helmet" .. Ansel, Ancell, etc. became more trendy in 2015, rising on average +103 rankings as children's names with Ansel leading the upswing. [Ancell, .. 1 more]

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

Argus Pronounce Argus
Derived fr. Greek element. "Vigilant guardian." Arcus (top 98%), Argust (68%) are conventional last names. Greek mythology .. [Argos]

Asim Pronounce Asim
Origin fr. Arabic element. "Protector, guardian." Asir is a moderately popular birth name. [Aseem]

Aylward Pronounce Aylward
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]

Usage comparison for Defender names