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Hero baby names and what they mean, for hero, with 75 results. These 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. Usage of these boy names was at its apex 45 years ago (adoption of 11.92%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 4.49%, 62.3%), with names such as Jason going out of style. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Sawyer (#94), Beau (#203), Rhett (#274), Finn (#209) and Gideon (#328), while Houlden (top 73%) and Sawer (92%) are familiar last names. Here is the list of Heroine names for girls.

Achilles - Conan | Conlan - Gideon | Guy - Nathan | Nelson - Ulysses

Achilles - Conan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hero names: Achilles, Ali, Bayard, Beau, Boone

AchillesAchilles
Name of the hero of the .. Achillies is also a moderately common boys' name. [Achill, Achilleo, Achillios, Akilles, Akillius, Quilo, .. 10 more]

Aeneas
The Trojan hero prince of Virgil's .. Unusual. Compare Ainneas, var. with common last names Aas (upper 46%), Arendas (56%), which also end with -as. [Aenneas, Aineas, Aineias, Ainneas, Eneas, Enneiss, .. 6 more]

Agamemnon
.. mighty warrior and hero who commanded .. Agamemnon, Agamemno and Agamenon are not Top 2000 names. [Agamemno, .. 1 more]

Ajax
.. name of two heroes of the .. Ajao (top 96%), Aja (30%) are common surnames. [Aias]

AliAli
.. borne by the hero in Ali .. Alia is more uncommon as a variant form of Ali. [Alia]

Amal
.. as the young hero of Giancarlo .. Not Top 2000 names. [Amahl, Amali, Amel]

Amory
.. Amory Blaine, the hero of his .. Amory, Amorey, etc. are not in the Top 2000. [Aimory, Amery, Amry, .. 1 more]

Balfour
.. Balfour is the young, idealistic hero .. Balfour, Balfor, etc. are not in the Top 2000. [Balfer, Ballfour, .. 2 more]

Barnes
.. to Jake Barnes, hero of Hemingway's .. Barnes, like the similar-sounding Byrnes, occurs more usually as a surname.

BayardBayard
.. knight and national hero renowned for .. Baiardo, Bajardo and Bay are more uncommon as forms of Bayard. [Baiardo, Bay, Baylen, .. 1 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hero names: Brian, Cedric, Christian, Christopher, Clifford, Conan

BeauBeau
.. due to the hero of PC .. Beau, Beale, etc. became more trendy in 2015, rising on average +7 positions as baby names with Beau leading the upswing. [Beal, Beaudine, .. 4 more]

BooneBoone
.. legendary American frontier hero, has influenced .. Adoption of Boone as a boys' name in 2015 was 13.7% more than in 2014. See also Borne.

BrianBrian
.. one of its greatest national heroes .. Brian, Brain, etc. became less trendy last year, dropping -82 rankings as children's names with Bryant dropping the most. [Brain, Brien, Bryant, Bryent, Bryen, Bryon, .. 9 more]

Cassander
Root fr. Spanish, Greek. "Brother of heroes." Carsander and Clarsander are kreatif variations. A king of Macedonia, contemporary of .. [Casander, Cassandero, .. 1 more]

CedricCedric
.. velvet suited boy hero of Frances .. Adoption of Cedrick and variants was more pronounced among parents during 1950-1959 and has become diminished, with Rick becoming less in vogue. [Caddaric, Cedrick, Sedric, Sedrick, .. 7 more]

ChristianChristian
.. Progress (1684), whose hero is called .. Christer and variants were favored as birth names 19 years ago and are less popular today, with Chris falling out of fashion. [Chrestien, Christiaan, Christos, Cristen, Cristian, Krister, Kristian, Kristo, .. 17 more]

ChristopherChristopher
.. Pooh, whose human hero is called .. Chris, Christoph, Cris, Kit and Kristofer are widely used as variations of Christopher. [Chris, Christie, Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforus, Christophoros, Cris, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Kristo, .. 22 more]

CliffordClifford
.. Dog is the hero of many .. Clifford was among 2015's Top names. [Cliff, Clyfford, .. 2 more]

Conall
.. was the Ulster hero Conall Cearnach .. Usage of Conall and forms was up 7 decades ago. [Conal, .. 3 more]

ConanConan
.. of the legendary hero Finn mac .. Conan, Con and Connie are commonplace as forms. [Con, Conant, Conn, .. 1 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Hero names [and variants] for boys.

1. Achilles - Conan
Achilles [Aquil, Quilo, Aquiles, Aquilles, ..], Aeneas [Enne, Enneas, Enneis, Enneiss, ..], Agamemnon [Agamemno, Agamenon], Ajax [Aias], Ali [Alia], Amal [Amel, Amahl, Amali], Amory [Amry, Amery, Aimory, Amorey], Balfour [Balfer, Balfor, Balfore, Ballfour], Barnes, Bayard [Bay, Baylen, Baiardo, Bajardo], Beau [Bo, Boe, Beaudan, Beaudine, ..], Boone, Brian [Bryen, Bryon, Bryent, O'Brien, ..], Cassander [Casander, Casandro, Cassandero], Cedric [Ricky, Sedric, Sedrik, Sedrick, ..], Christian [Kristo, Kristian, Krystian, Krystiano, ..], Christopher [Tobal, Topher, Stoffel, Krzysztof, ..], Clifford [Cliff, Clyff, Clyford, Clyfford], Conall [Conn, Conal, Connal, Connell], Conan [Con, Conn, Connie, Conant]

2. Conlan - Gideon
Conlan [Conley, Conlin, Conlon, Connlyn], Curran [Curry, Currey, Currie], Darcy [Darsy, D'Arcy, Darsey, Darcey], Decatur, Dooley, Dylan [Dylon, Dyllan, Dyllon, Dylonn, ..], Egil [Eigil], Einar [Inar, Einer, Ejnar], Evander, Farrell [Ferryl, Ferrel, Ferrill, Ferrell, ..], Fergus [Fergie, Feargus, Ferguson, Fergusson, ..], Fife [Fib, Fyfe], Fingal [Fin, Finn, Fingall, Fionghall], Finlay [Lee, Leigh, Finnley, Finnlie, ..], Finn [Fin, Fynn, Fionn], Flann [Flainn, Flannan, Flannery], Galahad [Galath], Gavin [Gavyn, Gwayn, Gwayne, Gawaine, ..], Ghazi, Gideon [Gidi, Gidon, Hedeon, Gideone]

3. Guy - Nathan
Guy [Guido], Gwalchmai, Halbert [Halburt], Hale [Hayle], Havelock, Heathcliff, Hercules [Hercule, Heraclio, Herakles, Herculie, ..], Holden, Horatius, Ivan [Iwan, Ifan, Ivano, Ivanhoe], Jason [Jay, Jayce, Jaysen, Jayson, ..], Jody [Jodi, Jodey, Jodie], John [Zane, Vanya, Yanno, Yanni, ..], Kim, Lafayette, Leander [Leo, Liander, Liandro, Leiandros, ..], Lleu [Lugh, Lugus], Mahavira [Mahavir], Manton [Manten, Mannton], Nathan [Nate, Natan, Nathen, Nathon]

4. Nelson - Ulysses
Nelson [Nils, Niles, Nilson, Nilsson, ..], Odin, Paul [Pol, Poll, Poul, Pawel, ..], Radames, Rhett, Roland [Rowe, Rollo, Rolly, Rowland, ..], Romeo, Sawyer, Sherwood [Shurwood, Sherwoode], Siegfried [Sigfryd, Sigvard, Sigfried, Sygfried, ..], Simba, Sweeney [Sweeny], Theseus, Tristan [Triston, Tristyn, Trystan, Tristram, ..], Ulysses [Ulises, Ulisse]

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