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3 Wilderness names and what they mean, for wilderness for baby boys, listing 1-3. Anthony and Joshua are commonly used names, while Ansel is rare in comparison.
Ansel .. Use is likely to refer to photographer Ansel Adams, who photographed the American wilderness so eloquently.
Bray .. "Borderland." ..
Reis .. Possibly meaning "knight on horseback", "gatherer of twigs", "wood carver" or "dweller in the brush".
Arsenio .. He was one of the Desert Fathers of Christianity and was famous for saying, "I have often been sorry for having spoken, but never for having held my tongue" ..
Shawnee .. Name of the tribe which came from the eastern American forests before they migrated westward ..
Boone .. Daniel Boone (18th century), the legendary American frontier hero, has influenced the use of the surname as a given name.
Heath .. "Heath" is a word for untended land where certain flowering shrubs grow .. Football player Heath Shuler .. Actor Heath Ledger.
Kipling .. The great English poet and storyteller Rudyard Kipliong wrote "Kim", "The Jungle Book", and "Just So Stories".
Canute .. "Knot." ..
Daedalus .. Greek mythology: Daedalus was a master craftsman and the designer of King Minos' labyrinth .. To keep his services, Minos had him imprisoned in the labyrinth, and Daedalus made wings from wax and feathers for himself and his son Icarus to escape.
Blair .. "Field, plain." ..
March .. In Italy, "le marche" was a territory between two ancient kingdoms ..
Bram .. "A thicket of wild gorse." ..
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