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5 Manly names and what they mean, for manly for baby boys, listing 1-5.
Achilles .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
Brand .. In America, this name may have manly connotations of life on the rugged range.
Mariano .. (Spanish, Latin) "Manly." ..
Mario .. (Latin) "Manly." ..
Mariano and Mario are commonly used names, while Achilles, Brand and Manley are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
Abel .. According to the Christian Church, he is a pre-Christian martyr and is invoked as a saint in the litany for the dying ..
Job .. Biblical: a man called by God "blameless and upright" ..
Archibald .. (Old French, Old German) "Genuine, bold, brave." ..
Allard .. (Old English) "Noble and brave."
Bevis .. Could possibly be from Welsh, "son of Evan", or French "beuve", meaning "bull" ..
Algernon .. The Normans were usually clean-shaven, and this was a nickname for William de Percy, a companion of William the Conqueror ..
Balder .. (Old English) "Courageous army." ..
Carson .. Carson City, Nevada was named for him, and to this day, an aura of rakishness and daring clings to the name ..
Tamir .. (Hebrew, Arabic) "Erect, tall." ..
Leviticus .. Name of the third book of the Old Testament, which contains religious and ethical laws for priests and believers.
Adil .. (Arabic) "Righteous, fair."
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 ..
Orpheus .. The tragedy of his gallant failure has been made into several operas.
Adonis .. (Greek) "Extremely good looking, handsome." ..
Angel .. The original Greek form Angelo is more popular now, as Angel is usually a girl's name (although in Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel "Tess of the D'Urbervilles", a major male character is named Angel Clare.) Both forms are popular in Spanish-speaking countries ..
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