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3 Defense names and what they mean, for defense for baby boys, listing 1-3. Moses is a commonly used name, while Elihu and Machenry are rare in comparison.


Elihu .. Biblical: a young man whose fiery defense of God's righteousness is written of in the Book of Job.
[Eliu]

Machenry .. Fort Mchenry was part of the defenses of Baltimore in the War of 1812, and the inspiration for Francis Scott Key's "The Star-Spangled Banner".
[Mchenry]

Moses .. Israeli defense minister Moshe Dayan.
[Mioshe, Mioshye, Mo, Moe, Moise, .. 10 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Defense names: Moses

Featured categories: armor, arms, ditch, eye, fence, fort, fortress, gate, guard, mound, protection, safety, security, shelter, shield, weir.


Yanai .. "He will answer." ..

Barrett Possibly (Middle English) "dispute, argument", (Old German) "bear-strength", or from Barrette (Old French) "cap" ..
[Baret, Barrat, Barratt, Barret, Barrette, .. 3 more]

Bellarmine .. "The one with the beautiful armor."
[Bellarmino]

Adnan .. Arms magnate Adnan Khashoggi.

Bancroft ..
[Ban, Bancrofft, Banfield, Bank, .. ]

Baird ..
[Bar, Bard, Barde, Barr, .. , .. 1 more]

Alan .. Popular in the Middle Ages, with a boom around the 1950s influenced by the popularity of actor Alan Ladd ..
[Ailean, Ailin, Al, Alain, Alair, .. 20 more]

Barrett Possibly (Middle English) "dispute, argument", (Old German) "bear-strength", or from Barrette (Old French) "cap" ..
[Baret, Barrat, Barratt, Barret, Barrette, .. 3 more]

Brody .. "Ditch." ..
[Brodee, Broden, Brodey, Brodie, Brosedy]

Akshan .. "Eye." ..

Lander .. Also possibly derived from German meaning "picket fence", or from an expression describing a person from a rural area, or from a German/Jewish name for the people of Landau, a city in Germany ..
[Land, Landers, Landis, Landiss, Landor, .. 1 more]

Beaufort .. "The beautiful fort." ..

Broughton .. "Setlement near the fortress." ..

Colgate .. "Dark gate." ..
[Colegate]

Alvar .. Also possibly an anglicized form of Spanish Alvaro, meaning "all guard" in Old German ..
[Albaro, Allvar, Alvaro, Alvarso, Alverio]

Ardian .. Writer Ardian Lee.

Cairn .. "Mound of rocks." ..
[Cairne, Cairns, Kairn, Kairne, Kairns]

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