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12 Revolutionary names and what they mean, for revolutionary for baby boys, listing 1-12. Ethan, Joseph, Marion, Nathan and Paul are commonly used names, while Bolivar, Che, Cornwallis, Gage, Hale, Hampton and Lafayette are rare in comparison.
Bolivar .. The revolutionary Simon Bolivar (19th century) helped to liberate much of northern South America from Spanish rule.
Che .. Latin-American revolutionary Che Guevara.
Cornwallis .. Famous English general in the revolutionary War George Cornwallis lost the battle of Yorktown to Washington and Lafayette, but was later more successful putting down other colonial rebellions in India and Ireland.
Ethan .. American patriot Ethan Allen was a famous Revolutionary War leader ..
Gage .. The British General Thomas Gage was Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.
Hale .. Nathan Hale was a Revolutionary War hero famous for saying "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country".
Hampton .. South Carolina planter Wade Hampton was an important soldier in the Revolutionary War and his grandson (of the same name) was a prominent Confederate general and later, Governor of South Carolina ..
Lafayette .. Historical: the Marquis de Lafayette, a French nobleman, was only 20 when he came to serve four years in the American Revolutionary cause ..
Marion .. Revolutionary war soldier Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion.
Nathan .. American Revolutionary hero Nathan Hale ..
Cuba Place name: the largest island in the West Indies, since 1959 a Communist country under the control of Fidel Castro ..
Abiel .. Biblical name that the Puritans used in America, but rare since.
Yancy Possibly an Indian word for "Englishman", giving us the word "Yankee" ..
Brutus .. The name is only seldom used due to its association with the word "brute".
Aeolus .. "Variable, changeable." ..
Leonardo .. Name borne by artist Leonardo da Vinci, who is considered to be one of the most brilliant and creative men who ever lived ..
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