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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.

Defender names

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

Aegeus - Aylward

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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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: Akiva, Alec, Alejandro, Alek, Alex

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 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


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]


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]


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


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]


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]


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

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