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Page 1/2. 26 Military names and what they mean, for military, naval, warlike for baby boys, listing 1-20.
Bolivar .. (Spanish, Polish) "Mighty, warlike." ..
Bravo .. Also the word that means "B" in the military alphabet.
Busby .. A busby is also a tall military hat made of fur, such as those worn by the British soldiers who guard Buckingham Palace ..
Cormac .. Historical: the third-century Irish king who founded schools of military science, law, and literature at Tara ..
Decatur .. Stephen Decatur was an early 19th-century naval hero ..
Emrys .. In Welsh tradition, Ambrosius Aurelianus (fifth century), military leader and uncle to King Arthur, is also known as Emrys Wledig ..
Ensign .. Possibly refers to the naval rank: an ensign is the most junior naval commissioned officer.
Epaminondas .. Epaminondas was a fourth-century BC military genius who invented fighting in organized units, known as "phalanxes".
Hannibal .. He was an enemy of the Roman Empire and masterminded a great military feat when he crossed the Alps with a baggage train of elephants to invade Italy.
Jehu .. Biblical: Jehu was a military commander of Israel, later king, who was noted for his pell-mell style of chariot driving.
Jotham .. Biblical: a king of Judah during a time of military strife.
Lunn .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Strong, warlike."
Lysander .. In Greek history, Lysander was a Spartan naval and military commander in 400 BC ..
Major .. Surname that is also a military title.
Marshall .. Also a law enforcement title and a military title of great honor ..
Nelson .. Historical: Admiral Lord Nelson, the English naval hero of Trafalgar ..
Perry .. Matthew Calbraith Perry was the Americal naval officer who established American trade relations with Japan in 1854 ..
Pompeo .. Pompey was a Roman statesman and military man, and Caesar's main rival ..
Rainer .. Mount Rainier is an important landmark named for a British naval officer, but the Indian name was Tacoma or Tahoma, meaning "snowy peak" ..
Sandhurst .. In England, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (named after the village it is located) is the prestigious British Army officer training centre.
Major, Marshall, Nelson and Perry are commonly used names, while Bolivar, Bravo, Busby, Cormac, Decatur, Emrys, Ensign, Epaminondas, Hannibal, Jehu, Jotham, Lunn, Lysander, Pompeo, Rainer and Sandhurst are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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