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Page 1/3. 57 War names and what they mean, for war for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of War names for girls.
Ace .. The term "flying ace" goes back to World War I when planes were both novel and hazardous.
Achilles .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
Adolph .. The name has become less common since the infamous Adolf Hitler and World War II ..
Agamemnon .. In the typical tragedy of Greek myth, his daughter Iphigenia was sacrificed before the Trojan war and when he came home from the war, his wife Clytemnestra killed him.
Ajax .. Greek mythology: the name of two heroes of the Trojan War as told by Homer's "Iliad" ..
Ambrose .. Civil War General Ambrose E ..
Ammon .. The Ammonites and the Israelites were frequently at war ..
Ares .. Greek mythology: Ares was the god of war, and one of the lovers of Aphrodite, goddess of beauty ..
Audey .. Audie Murphy, an actor in the 1950s, was also the most decorated American soldier in World War II.
Bartram .. The raven was consecrated to Odin, the Norse god of war, and was the emblem of the Danish royal standard ..
Buell .. Use of surnames like Buell, Buford, and Beauregard as given names come from the custom of naming sons after commanding officers during and after the American Civil War ..
Carson .. In America, legendary Missouri frontiersman Kit Carson (19th century) was a scout and guide in the exploration of the West as well as an important factor in the Mexican War ..
Corin .. Quirinus was an early Sabine and Roman god of war associated with Romulus, one of the legendary co-founders of Rome, who was later identified with Mars ..
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.
Guerrant .. (French) "Fighting, at war."
Hadwin .. (Old English) "Friend in war."
Haig .. Douglas Haig was a prominent English soldier in World War I.
Hale .. Nathan Hale was a Revolutionary War hero famous for saying "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country".
Adolph, Ambrose, Carson and Ethan are commonly used names, while Ace, Achilles, Agamemnon, Ajax, Ammon, Ares, Audey, Bartram, Buell, Corin, Cornwallis, Gage, Guerrant, Hadwin, Haig and Hale are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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