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Shield Names

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8 Shield names and what they mean, for shield for baby boys, listing 1-8.

Aegeus .. The name refers to "aigis", a shield made of goat-skin that was the sign of Zeus, and also occurs as Egidio and Giles ..
[Aigeos, Aigeus]

Giles .. The name refers to the goat-skin that ancient shields were made of.
[Egide, Egidio, Egidius, Gide, Gil, .. 6 more]

Rand .. (Old German) "Shield." ..

Randall .. (Old German) "Wolf shield." ..
[Rand, Randal, Randale, Randel, Randell, .. 8 more]

Randi .. (Norwegian, Old German) "Wolf shield." ..

Randolph .. (Old German) "Wolf shield." ..
[Randal, Randall, Randell, Randolf, Randy, .. 2 more]

Rankin .. (Old English, Celtic) "Little shield." ..
[Rankine, Rankinn]

Ransom .. (Old English) "Warrior's shield." Also possibly "shield's son" or a variant of Randolph ..

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shield names: Giles, Rand, Randall, Randolph, Ransom

Randall and Randolph are commonly used names, while Aegeus, Giles, Rand, Randi, Rankin and Ransom are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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