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The Best Baby Names That Mean Courage 

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Updated March 7, 2018 1.7k votes 293 voters 20.6k views 31 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.

list ordered by
1
Riley

Unisex, Irish: Courageous 

2
Valerie

Female, French: Strength, health 

3
Everett

Unisex, English: Brave boar 

4
Matilda

Female, German: Battle ready 

5
Leona

Female, French/Latin: Brave Lioness

6
Leonardo

Male, Italian/Spanish: Brave lion

7
Louis

Male, French: Great knight, brave warrior

8
Valencia

Female, Spanish: Brave, strong 

9
Ziana

Female, Malayalam: Brave and bold

10
Conrad

Male, German: Brave counsel 

11
Kendrick

Male, English/Gaelic: Ruler, champion

12
Basil

Male, Arabic: Brave, valiant 

13
Leopold

Male, German: Brave and bold people

14
Alfonso

Male, Spanish/Italian: Ready for battle

15
Reynard

Male, English: Brave/hardy

16
Bernard

Male, English: Brave as a bear

17
Gerard

Male, German: Brave spearman

18
Baashir

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

19
Hero

Unisex, Greek: Word name signifying courage 

20
Thieda

Female, English: Girl who is brave

21
Howard

Male, English: Brave heart 

22
Maude

Female, German: Battle mighty 

23
Brava

Female, Esperanto: Bold/brave 

24
Dandra

Female, English: A brave woman

25
Marvan

Male, Indian: A brave person