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Military baby names and what they mean, for military, naval, warlike.

These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.14%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.06%, 54%), but with names like Tariq becoming somewhat dated. Major (#350) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation, and there is a resurgence in birth name usage for this name. Buzby (top 22%) and Bisby (36%) are common last names.

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Page 1/2 of 26 Military names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Military names: Major, Marshall, Nelson, Perry

Bolivar 1 .. Origin fr. Spanish, Polish elements. "Mighty, warlike." Bolivar (top 8%), like Bolia (top 80%), is a common Boli- prefix surname. The revolutionary Simon Bolivar (19th century) .. [Bolevar, Bollivar]

Bravo 2 .. .. means "B" in the military alphabet. Not Top 1000 names. [Brahvo, .. 1 more]

Busby 3 .. .. also a tall military hat made .. Not Top 1000 names. [Busbee, Bussby, .. 2 more]

Cormac 4 .. .. founded schools of military science, law .. Comac, Crimac and Curmac are kreatif variations. [Cormack, .. 1 more]

Decatur 5 .. an early 19th century naval hero .. Not Top 1000 name.

Emrys 6 .. .. Aurelianus (fifth century), military leader and .. A rare children's name. See also Emerus.

Ensign 7 .. Possibly refers to the naval rank .. Rare as a children's name, Ensign exists more conventionally as a last name.

Epaminondas 8 .. .. fourth century BC military genius who .. Outside Top 1000.

Hannibal 9 .. .. masterminded a great military feat when .. Unique, with the androgynous -al ending for Hannibal, Anibal, like Hamal. [Anibal, .. 1 more]

Jehu 10 .. Jehu was a military commander of .. Not Top 1000 name. See also Jeh.

Jotham 11 .. .. during a time of military strife. Jotham is not in the Top 1000.

Lunn 12 .. Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Strong, warlike." Somewhat widely used as birth names, Lon, Lunn, etc. are comparable to the conventional Jon. [Lon, Lonn]

Lysander 13 .. .. Spartan naval and military commander in .. Less common today. Lisandro was the version last recorded (2002) in the Top 1000. [Lesandro, .. 3 more]

Major 14 .. .. that is also a military title. A highly popular birth name (#350 last year), Major is also used often as a last name. [Majer, Mayer, .. 1 more]

Marshall 15 .. .. title and a military title of .. Usage of Marshall and variants as children's names in 2014 was 9.1% more than 10 years ago. [Marchall, Marischall, Marsh, .. 4 more]

Nelson 16 .. Nelson, the English naval hero of .. Neilson (upper 3%), Nelsen (3%), Nelson (1%), Niles (3%) and Nilson (6%) are found commonly as last names. [Nealson, Nelsen, Niles, Nils, .. 6 more]

Perry 17 .. .. was the Americal naval officer who .. Not in Top 1000. [Parry, .. 1 more]

Pompeo 18 .. .. Roman statesman and military man, and .. Not in Top 1000. [Pompey, .. 4 more]

Rainer 19 .. .. for a British naval officer, but .. Outside Top 1000. [Rainier, .. 5 more]

Sandhurst 20 .. .. England, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst .. Not in popularity charts. [Sandhirst]



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Summary of Military names (and variants) for boys.

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

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