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Boy Names associated with Military

Military baby names and what they mean, for military, naval, warlike, with 26 results. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (USAGE OF 0.3%) and are now significantly less popular (USAGE 0.1%, 53%), with names like Tariq becoming somewhat dated. Major (#360) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation, while Buzby (TOP 22%) and Bisby (36%) are common last names.

Military names

Bolivar - Sandhurst | Standish - Vali

Bolivar - Sandhurst

Bolivar
Origin fr. Spanish, Polish elements. "Mighty, warlike." Bolivar (TOP 8%), comparable to Ballar (TOP 99%), Becvar (31%), is a common -ar suffix surname. The revolutionary Simon Bolivar (19th century) .. [Bollivar, .. 1 more]

Bravo
.. means "B" in the military alphabet. Brave is a slightly prominent baby name. [Bravvo, Brahvo]

Busby
.. also a tall military hat made .. Not Top 2000 names. [Bussby, .. 3 more]

Cormac

Cormac
.. founded schools of military science, law .. Cormac, Cormack and Cormick are barely found as male names, and Cormack is found commonly (UPPER 14%) as a last name. [Cormick, .. 1 more]

Decatur
.. an early 19th century naval hero .. Not Top 2000 name.

Emrys
.. Aurelianus (fifth century), military leader and .. A rare children's name. See also Emerus.

Ensign
Possibly refers to the naval rank .. Rare as a children's name, Ensign exists more conventionally as a last name.

Epaminondas
.. fourth century BC military genius who .. Outside Top 2000.

Hannibal

Hannibal
.. masterminded a great military feat when .. Somewhat unusual as a baby name, Hannibal exists more often as a last name. [Anibale, .. 1 more]

Jehu
Jehu was a military commander of .. Scarce as a baby name. See also Jeh.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Military names: Cormac, Hannibal, Major, Marshall, Nelson, Perry

Jotham
.. during a time of military strife. Jotham is not in the Top 2000.

Lunn
Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Strong, warlike." Less widespread today. Lon was the version last appearing (1990) in the Top 2000. [Lonn, .. 1 more]

Lysander
.. Spartan naval and military commander in .. Less common today. Lisandro was the version last recorded (2010) in the Top 2000. [Lysandros, .. 3 more]

Major

Major
.. that is also a military title. Usage of Mayer and variants was higher less than a decade ago and has remained conventional. [Mayor, Mayer, .. 1 more]

Marshall

Marshall
.. title and a military title of .. Marshall (UPPER 1%), Marsh (1%) and Marshell (29%) exist regularly as surnames. [Marshell, Marsh, Marischall, Marchall, .. 3 more]

Nelson

Nelson
.. Nelson, the English naval hero of .. Popular, with usage of 0.022% for Nelson and variants as birth names in 2015, higher than 0.021% a year ago. [Nilsson, Nils, Niles, Nelsen, .. 6 more]

Perry

Perry
.. was the Americal naval officer who .. Uncommon, with usage of 0.007% for Perry and variants as birth names in 2015, less than 0.008% a year ago. [Perrie, .. 1 more]

Pompeo
.. Roman statesman and military man, and .. Compare surnames Pompe (UPPER 65%), Pomper (44%). [Pomponio, .. 4 more]

Rainer
.. for a British naval officer, but .. Rainer, like the similar Lanier, occurs more often as a last name. [Reiner, .. 5 more]

Sandhurst
.. England, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst .. Not in popularity charts. [Sandhirst]

Quick Reference

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

1. Bolivar - Sandhurst
Bolivar [Bolevar, Bollivar], Bravo [Brahvo, Bravvo], Busby [Busbee, Busbey, Busbie, Bussby], Cormac [Cormack, Cormick], Decatur, Emrys, Ensign, Epaminondas, Hannibal [Anibal, Anibale], Jehu, Jotham, Lunn [Lon, Lonn], Lysander [Lesandro, Lisandro, Lizandro, Lysandros], Major [Majer, Mayer, Mayor], Marshall [Marsh, Marshal, Marchall, Marschal, Marshell, Marischal, Marischall], Nelson [Nels, Nils, Niles, Nelsen, Nilson, Nilsson, Neilson, Neillson, ..], Perry [Parry, Perrie], Pompeo [Pompi, Pompey, Pompeyo, Pomponio, Pompilio], Rainer [Ranier, Rainor, Rayner, Reiner, Rainier, Raynier], Sandhurst [Sandhirst]


Standish, Tariq [Tareq, Tarik, Tarek, Tareek, Tarick, Tarique], Templeton [Temp, Temple, Templeten], Tracy [Trace, Tracey, Treacy], Tyr, Vali

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