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The Best Baby Names That Mean Courage

Updated March 7, 2018 2.7k votes 457 voters 30.7k views31 items

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If you're looking to raise a fighter, you may be on the lookout for some baby names that mean courage. Luckily, there are plenty of great options to choose from when it comes to names with brave, heroic meanings. If you're in need of the perfect name, this courage name list can help!
 

When it comes to traditional names, there are lots of beautiful choices. Great old fashioned girl names - like Velerie and Leona - mean courage. For boys names, try standards like Leonardo and Louis. Want something more unique? Trendier choices, like the unisex Riley and Everett, are an object. If you want to think really out of the box, try some cute unconventional female names like Brava or Dandra or unusual boy names include Baldo and Reynard. 
 

Do you have a favorite baby name for the brave child in your life? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good names we may have missed.

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    Riley

    Unisex, Irish: Courageous 

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    Valerie

    Female, French: Strength, health 

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    Leona

    Female, French/Latin: Brave Lioness

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    Matilda

    Female, German: Battle ready 

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    Everett

    Unisex, English: Brave boar 

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    Leonardo

    Male, Italian/Spanish: Brave lion

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    Louis

    Male, French: Great knight, brave warrior

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    Ziana

    Female, Malayalam: Brave and bold

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    Valencia

    Female, Spanish: Brave, strong 

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    Kendrick

    Male, English/Gaelic: Ruler, champion

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    Basil

    Male, Arabic: Brave, valiant 

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    Thieda

    Female, English: Girl who is brave

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    Hero

    Unisex, Greek: Word name signifying courage 

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    Conrad

    Male, German: Brave counsel 

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    Reynard

    Male, English: Brave/hardy

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    Leopold

    Male, German: Brave and bold people

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    Alfonso

    Male, Spanish/Italian: Ready for battle

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    Marvan

    Male, Indian: A brave person

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    Bernard

    Male, English: Brave as a bear

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    Gerard

    Male, German: Brave spearman

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    Howard

    Male, English: Brave heart 

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    Baashir

    Male, Arabic/Pakistan: One known for his bravery and loyalty

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    Brava

    Female, Esperanto: Bold/brave 

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    Maude

    Female, German: Battle mighty 

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    Bernadette

    Female, French: Brave As A Bear