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War baby names and what they mean, for war, battle, strife, crusade, with 119 results. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread less than a decade ago (usage of 4.7%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 4.6%, 1.4% less), but with names such as Sherman becoming less stylish. The most trendy birth names in this list are Gideon (#328), Luke (#28), Milan (#424), Odin (#445) and Wyatt (#34), while Giddeon (top 79%) and Callhan (90%) are conventional last names. Here is the list of Battle names for girls.

War names

Absalom - Bohemond | Boris - Ebenezer | Einar - Haig | Hale - Landon | Lonnie - Paul | Pompeo - Xiomar

Absalom - Bohemond

Absalom
.. and died in battle, caught by .. Popular as last names, and Absalom (upper 58%), var. are comparable to popular -om last names Anstrom (upper 99%), Alstrom (43%). [Absalon, Absolem, Avsholom, .. 4 more]

AceAce
.. was coined during World War I. Well-used, with usage of 0.039% for Ace, Acer, etc. as children's names in 2015, but lower than 0.043% the previous year. [Acee, .. 3 more]

AchillesAchilles
.. of the Trojan War, celebrated in .. Achille (top 24%), Achilles (23%), Akil (60%) and Aquil (56%) occur frequently as last names. [Achill, Achille, Achillios, Achillius, Akillius, Quilo, .. 10 more]

AdolphAdolph
.. Adolf Hitler and World War II .. Adolph and variants became more trendy in 2015, rising +103 positions as children's names with Adolfo leading the rise. [Ad, Adolf, Adulfus, Adolphe, .. 9 more]

Agamemnon
.. before the Trojan war and when .. Adalmemnon and Agamemnoni are creative forms. [Agamemno, Agamenon]

Ajax
.. of the Trojan War as told .. Not regularly used as a baby name, Ajax is found more often as a surname. [Aias]

AlfonsoAlfonso
Derived fr. Old German word. "Ready for battle." Alfonso, Alfonse, Alonso, Alphons and Alphonso are common as versions. Italian and Spanish variant of Alphonse .. [Affonso, Alfonse, Alfonsin, Alfonzo, Alonso, Alphons, Alphonse, .. 11 more]

Almanzo
.. saved during the Crusades by an .. Not in Top 2000. See also Alanzo.

AlonzoAlonzo
From Old German language. "Ready for battle." Allonso and variants rose in popularity during 1880-1889 and are now less popular. Italian and Spanish variant of Alphonse .. [Alanso, Alohnzo, Alonso, .. 9 more]

AlphonseAlphonse
Based on Old German. "Ready for battle." Alphonzo and variants were favored as birth names in the 1900s and have become less popular, with Alford becoming somewhat dated. French name from Hildefuns .. [Affonso, Alfie, Alfons, Alfonsus, Alonzo, Alphonzus, Phauns, Phons, .. 15 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of War names: Ace, Achilles, Adolph, Alfonso, Alonzo

Top 2000 baby names ranking of War names: Alphonse, Ambrose, Ammon, Anakin, Ares, Art

AmbroseAmbrose
.. Civil War General Ambrose E. Burnside. Favored as a boys' name (#1589 in 2015), Ambrose also exists often as a surname. [Am, Ambrogio, Amby, Brose, .. 13 more]

AmmonAmmon
.. the Israelites were frequently at war .. Ammon (top 7%) and Amon (9%) exist regularly as surnames. [Amon, Amnon]

AnakinAnakin
.. Vader in the Star Wars movies .. Anakin and Ani became more popular in 2015, gaining +45 positions as birth names with Anakin leading the upswing. [Ani]

AresAres
.. the god of war, and one .. Adoption of Ares is well-received today. See also Arris.

ArtArt
.. of the Hundred Battles, who overcame .. Less common today. Art last appeared in 1970-1979 in the Top 2000.

Audey
.. American soldier in World War II. Audey is more unconventional as a variation. [Audie]

Averill
Source fr. Old English. "Boar battle." Averill, Averil, etc. are unique as baby names. From eofor hild with connotations of .. [Ave, Averel, Averyll, Avrel, .. 8 more]

Barack
.. victory in a battle against overwhelming .. Barack (top 63%) and Barak (21%) occur often as surnames. [Barak, Barrak]

Bartram
.. Norse god of war, and was .. Compare last names Bartrom (upper 66%), Bartrum (38%). [Barthram]

Bohemond
.. of the First Crusade which was .. A boys' name that is not usually used. [Boamund, .. 1 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Absalom - Bohemond
Absalom [7], Ace [4], Achilles [15], Adolph [13], Agamemnon [2], Ajax [1], Alfonso [18], Almanzo, Alonzo [12], Alphonse [23], Ambrose [17], Ammon [2], Anakin [1], Ares, Art, Audey [1], Averill [12], Barack [2], Bartram [1], Bohemond [2]


Boris [4], Boyne [3], Buell [4], Cadell [2], Cadfael [1], Cadfan, Cadman, Cadoc, Cadogan [2], Callan [1], Carson [5], Cathal [1], Cathan, Cian [4], Cillian, Corin [6], Cornwallis, Corydon [3], Coyle, Ebenezer [10]


Einar [3], Emicho [1], Emil [18], Emiliano [2], Ernest [9], Ethan [4], Everild [5], Finlay [15], Gage [2], Gideon [4], Godfrey [14], Gonzalo [4], Guerrant, Gunnar [14], Gunnbjorn, Gunnleif, Guy [1], Gwalchmai, Hadwin [5], Haig


Hale [1], Hampton [1], Hartwig, Harvey [8], Herrick [2], Hildefuns, Hildebrand [3], Hilliard [5], Hooker, Jackson [10], Jordan [28], Jotham, Kane [11], Kellagh [1], Kelly [1], Kimball [4], Kimberly [4], Kincaid [1], Lander [6], Landon [5]


Lonnie [6], Lonzo [2], Luke [11], Macarthur [1], Machenry [1], Madison [5], Manasseh [5], Marcel [10], Marcus [4], Marion [1], Mars, Martin [17], Mead [2], Milan, Nestor [4], Odilo [6], Odin, Orestes [3], Paris [1], Paul [26]


Pompeo [5], Quintrell [2], Raymond [19], Scipio, Seminole, Sheridan [3], Sherman [5], Shiloh [3], Tancred [2], Troy [2], Tyrell [6], Ulysses [2], Viggo [1], Windsor [2], Winfield [3], Wyatt [3], Wystan [1], Xerxes, Xiomar

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