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Girl Names associated with Defender


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Defender baby names and what they mean, for defender, protector, protection, helmet, with 71 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during 1940-1949 (USAGE OF 5.42%) and has become much reduced since (USAGE 1.35%, 75%), with names like Ola becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable birth names among these are Samara (#256), Willa (#384), Jade (#111), Anaya (#424) and Kennedy (#59), while Samora (TOP 7%) and Kenneda (77%) are popular last names. Here is the list of Defender names for boys.

Defender names

Alastair - Clarimond | Dympna - Lucy | Lysandra - Vilma | Walburga - Zelma

Alastair - Clarimond

Stems fr. Scottish, Greek words. "Man's defender." Not Top 2000 names. Scottish variant of Alexander. [Alastriona, .. 2 more]

Based on Greek language. "Man's defender." Alesa is a marginally prominent baby name. See also Alesha. Scottish Gaelic variant of Alexandra.


Derivative of Greek word. "Man's defender." Adex and Alal are creative variations. Short form of Alexandra and Alexis .. [Alix]


Stems fr. Greek word. "Man's defender." Common as surnames. Compare Zahndra, var. and popular -ra surnames Alestra (UPPER 73%), Andra (39%). Latinate feminine form of Alexander .. [Zondra, Zahndra, Xandra, Sashenka, Sandye, Sandy, Sandrine, Sandra, Lissandrine, Lisandrine, .. 102 more]


Origin fr. Greek element. "Defender." Prominent, with usage of 0.408% for Alexis and variants as birth names in 2018, but lower than 0.485% the previous year. Originally a boy's name, but now .. [Lexy, Lexie, Alexina, Alexa, .. 15 more]

.. possibly from German meaning "universal protector". Outside Top 2000. See also Alvira.

Root fr. Greek word. "Defender and vindicator." Usage of Minty and forms was common among parents 138 years ago, but now, Minta has become somewhat dated. [Minty, Minta, Amynta, .. 2 more]


From Spanish language. "Guidance, protection." Adoption of Amparo was expansive in the 1920s. See also Ambar.


Root fr. Arabic element. "Care, protection." Anaya, Anayeh and Enaya are hardly found as female names, and Anaya exists commonly (TOP 1%) as a last name. Islamic name and variant of Inaya. [Enaya, .. 1 more]


.. Roman goddess Anonna, guardian of food .. Anona soared in popularity during 1900-1909. See also Amina.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Defender names: Alex, Alexandra, Alexis, Amparo, Anaya

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Defender names: Anona, Arminta, Barbara, Billie, Bridget

Source fr. Old German element. "Helmet of God." Unique as a girls' name. Feminine of Anselm. [Zelma, .. 1 more]


.. the Greek name Aminta, meaning "defender". Less widespread today. Arminta was last found in 1900-1909 in the Top 2000. See also Arminie.

Derivative of Arabic element. "Guardian, protector." Asima is unusual as a birth name.


.. invoked as a protector against fire .. Barbara, Barabara, Barbie, Bobbi and Bonnie are widely used as versions. [Varina, Varvara, Borbala, Bonny, Bonnie, Bibi, Berbya, Bebe, Beba, Barbora, .. 43 more]


.. Wilhelmina (Old German) "will helmet, protection" .. Billie and Willa were among 2018's Top names. [Willa, Billina, Billi, .. 7 more]

From Slavic element. "Glorious defender." A seldom-used children's name. Feminine of Branislav. [Bronislawa, .. 1 more]


.. of Kildare is patroness of Ireland .. Bridget was a Top birth name in 2018. [Labridget, Bryjit, Brygitte, Brygette, Brydjette, Brydget, Brydie, Britte, Britt, Brijit, .. 62 more]

From Russian, Polish languages. "Armour, strength and protection." Seldom used as a baby name. See also Breonna.

Based on Greek language. "Man's defender." Cass and variants were popular with parents 4 decades ago and are now less conventional, with Cassie becoming less trendy. Medieval and modern short form of .. [Cassy, Cassie]

Based on Latin, German languages. "Shining defender." Not in popularity charts. Medieval French name from Latin "clarus" .. [Clarimunde, Claramonde, Claramond, .. 1 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Defender names [and variants] for girls.

1. Alastair - Clarimond
Alastair [Alasdair, Alastrina, Alastriona], Alesta, Alex [Alix], Alexandra [Zondra, Zandra, Zohndra, Zanndra, ..], Alexis [Lexy, Lexi, Lexis, Lexie, ..], Alvara, Aminta [Minty, Minta, Eminta, Amynta], Amparo, Anaya [Enaya, Anayeh], Anona, Anselma [Zelma, Selma], Arminta, Asima, Barbara [Bonny, Varina, Varvara, Borbala, ..], Billie [Willa, Billy, Billye, Billina, ..], Branislava [Branka, Bronislawa], Bridget [Bryjet, Bryjit, Brygitte, Labridget, ..], Bronya, Cass [Cassy, Cassie], Clarimond [Claramond, Clarimunde, Claramonde, Claramonda]

Dympna [Dymphna], Edmonda [Edmea, Edmee, Edmunda, Edmonde], Elma [Ellma], Elmina [Elmena, Almina, Almena, Elmeena], Engracia, Genesia, Genevieve [Jenny, Jennie, Janeva, Jenevieve, ..], Gulielma [Guglielma], Hafiza [Haafiza], Hilma [Helma, Halma], Inaya [Anaya, Iynaia, Einaye, Inayaat], Jade [Zhade, Jaydra, Jayden, Jaydee, ..], Juno [Junot, Junia, Juneau, Juneaux], Kennedy [Kenadee, Kennedie], Lara [Larra, Larita, Larina, Larinda, ..], Laverne [Verne, Loverna, Leverne, Laverrne, ..], Levana [Livaun, Livana, Levona, Livanna, ..], Lexie [Lexya, Lexus, Lexine, Lexina, ..], Lisandra [Lizandra, Lissandra], Lucy [Luz, Lucza, Luzija, Lusita, ..]

Lysandra [Lyssandra, Lissandra, Lissandrine, Lissandrina, ..], Minna [Minny, Minne, Minnie, Minette, ..], Ola [Olla], Olesia [Ola], Olexa, Osma [Ozma], Parthenia [Pathina, Pathinia, Parthinia, Parthenie, ..], Raina [Reina, Reyna, Reyney, Raynetta, ..], Ritsa, Rosamond [Roz, Rozamund, Rozamond, Rosmunda, ..], Samara [Semara, Sammara], Sandra [Zandra, Sondra, Sonndra, Wysandria, ..], Sasha [Zsazsa, Sascha, Sasheen, Saschenka, ..], Selma [Zelma, Zelmah, Selmah, Sellma, ..], Sesheta, Shura [Shurka], Sondra [Zondra, Zohndra, Sonndra, Sohndra], Velma [Valma, Vellma, Vehlma], Vilhelmina [Wilhelmina, Vilhelmine, Villhelmina], Vilma [Wilma]

Walburga [Walberga, Walpurgis, Wallburga], Warda [Wardia, Wardine], Warna, Wilhelmina [Wylma, Wilna, Wilmina, Wilmette, ..], Willa, Wilma [Wylma, Vilma, Willma, Wilmina, ..], Wysandra [Wysandria], Xeni, Zandra [Zandy, Zondra, Zohndra, Zanndra, ..], Zarya [Zaria], Zelma [Zelima]

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