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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 4.12%, 57%), with names like Randall becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names here are Liam (#2), Kai (#145), Jasper (#209), Titus (#283) and Xander (#201), while Alvero (TOP 64%) and Zinder (86%) 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
Stems fr. Greek word. "Protection." Uncommon. Compare Aegeus, Aigeus with common surnames Adamus (UPPER 48%), Arcus (98%), which also end with -us. .. to "aigis", a shield made of .. [Aigeus, Aigeos]

Akiva

Akiva
Based on Hebrew. "Protect, shelter." Akiva is an uncommonly used male name. Also used for girls. Also variant of Yaakov.

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

Alastair
Root fr. Scottish, Greek. "Man's defender." Alistair has grown increasingly popular since the 1880s. Scottish variant of Alistair, from Alexander .. [Alyster, Alysdare, Allysdair, Allistir, Allister, Allastir, Allaistar, Alister, Alistar, Aleister, .. 16 more]

Alec

Alec
Root fr. English, Scottish, Greek words. "Man's defender, warrior." A highly familiar baby name (#491 IN CURRENT LIST), Alec also exists regularly as a first name for men. Short form of Alexander. [Alick]

Alejandro

Alejandro
Derivative of Spanish, Greek languages. "Man's defender, warrior." Adoption of Alejandro, Alexandro, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was 3.9% less than a year ago. Variant of Alexander. [Alexandro, .. 2 more]

Alek

Alek
Based on Russian, Greek languages. "Man's defender, warrior." Adoption of Alek was well-received among parents in 2011 and is lower today. See also Alick. Russian form of Alex.

Alex

Alex
Stems fr. Greek language. "Man's defender, warrior." A very familiar children's name (#147 IN 2016), Alex is also found often as a surname. Short form of Alexander .. [Elex, Alik, Alek, Alec, .. 7 more]

Alexander

Alexander
Origin fr. Greek element. "Man's defender, warrior." Alistair, Xander and Zander have risen in favor as baby names since the 1880s. From the Latin form of the .. [Zandros, Zandro, Xander, Sandy, Sandie, Sandro, Lexo, Alister, Alissandre, Alisander, .. 60 more]

Alexis

Alexis
Origin fr. Greek. "Defender." Usage of Alexei and forms was well-received a decade ago and is now diminished. Often used as a short form .. [Alexy, Alexei, .. 12 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

Alistair

Alistair
From Greek. "Man's defender." Popularly used, with usage of 0.018% for Alistair and variants as baby names in 2016, higher than 0.015% the year before. Scottish spelling of Alasdair, the Gaelic .. [Aly, Alisdair, Alastor, .. 5 more]

Allaster
Stems fr. Scottish, Greek. "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 .. Alvar, like the similar Albano, occurs more often as a last name. [Alverio, Alvaro, Albaro, .. 2 more]

Alvaro

Alvaro
Origin fr. Old German word. "All guard." Alvaro is a perennial favorite. A Visigothic given name. [Alavaro]

Andreas

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

Ansel

Ansel
.. of Anselm (Old German) "God's helmet" .. A familiar children's name (#1190 IN CURRENT LIST), Ansel is also used frequently as a surname. [Ansell, .. 1 more]

Anselm
Derived fr. Old German word. "God's helmet." Sparing use, with usage of 0.008% for Anselm and variants as birth names in 2016, higher than 0.008% the previous year. Saint Anselm (11th century) was archbishop .. [Selmo, Elmo, .. 6 more]

Argus
Derivative of Greek language. "Vigilant guardian." Aryus is a moderately popular kid's name. Greek mythology .. [Argos]

Asim
Root fr. Arabic language. "Protector, guardian." Asis (UPPER 34%), Asif (22%) are popular last names. [Aseem]

Aylward
From Old English element. "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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