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Page 1/4. Hero names are an alternative to having a family name as a middle name, by using the spot to honor a hero, whether political, historical or otherwise. 68 Hero names and what they mean, for hero for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Heroine names for girls.
Achilles .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
Aeneas .. Mythology: the Trojan hero prince of Virgil's Aeneid, who founded the Italian colony (Latium) that was the origin of Rome ..
Agamemnon .. Greek mythology: a mighty warrior and hero who commanded the Greeks at the siege of Troy ..
Ajax .. Greek mythology: the name of two heroes of the Trojan War as told by Homer's "Iliad" .. Ajax Telamonius, or Ajax the Great, was a Greek hero and legendary king of Salamis .. Ajax Oileus, or Ajax the Lesser, was a Greek hero and legendary king of Locris.
Ali .. The name is also borne by the hero in "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" ..
Amal .. Familiar to Americans as the young hero of Giancarlo Menotti's often-performed opera, "Amahl and the Night Visitors".
Amory .. Scott Fitzgerald used this name for Amory Blaine, the hero of his first best-selling novel, "This Side of Paradise" ..
Balfour .. In Robert Louis Stevenson's "Kidnapped", David Balfour is the young, idealistic hero ..
Barnes .. The name's slightly rakish aura possibly goes back to Jake Barnes, hero of Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises".
Bayard .. Seigneur de Bayard, "the irreproachable and fearless", was a 16th-century French knight and national hero renowned for his valor and purity of heart .. In French medieval romance, Bayard (or Baiardo, or Bajardo) is a magical horse given to the hero Rinaldo ..
Beau .. Use as a given name is probably due to the hero of PC Wren's novel "Beau Geste" (1924) or to the character of Beau Wilks in Margaret Mitchell's "Gone with the Wind" (1936) ..
Boone .. Daniel Boone (18th century), the legendary American frontier hero, has influenced the use of the surname as a given name.
Brian .. Historical: Brian Boru (10th century) was a warrior who became high king of Ireland and one of its greatest national heroes ..
Cassander .. (Spanish, Greek) "Brother of heroes." ..
Cedric .. The name later acquired a "sissy" image due to Cedric Errol Fauntleroy, the long-haired, velvet-suited boy hero of Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1886 novel "Little Lord Fauntleroy" ..
Christian .. From Latin Christianus, a girl's name in the Middle Ages that became used as a male name, possibly due to the success of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684), whose hero is called Christian ..
Christopher .. Ac Milne's "Winnie the Pooh", whose human hero is called Christopher Robinr Christofer and Christoffer are German formse Christophe (kris-TAWF) is Frencha Explorer Christopher Columbusa actors Christopher Plummer, Christopher Reevey architect Christopher Wren ..
Clifford .. Literary: Clifford the Big Red Dog is the hero of many children's books ..
Conall .. One of them was the Ulster hero Conall Cearnach, one of the two sons of Niall of the Nine Hostages (the other was Eoghan).
Conan .. In Irish legend, Conán was a member of the Fianna, the band of followers of the legendary hero Finn mac Cumhaill ..
Ali, Beau, Brian, Cedric, Christian, Christopher and Clifford are commonly used names, while Achilles, Aeneas, Agamemnon, Ajax, Amal, Amory, Balfour, Barnes, Bayard, Boone, Cassander, Conall and Conan are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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