Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Leader  

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If you want to instill some ambition in your newborn, you may be looking for some names that mean leader. There are a surprising amount of common - and even trendy - names that carry the meaning. If you're looking to raise a future president, consider adopting one of the attractive names below that carry a true sense of governance. 
 

A variety of names that have been spiking in popularity over the years actually mean leader. The widely used Henry means "estate ruler." There are plenty of unisex names that mean leader - such as Aubrey and Avery - that have become increasingly popular and stylish choices in recent years. While not necessarily at the peak of their popularity today, classics like Dean, Ronald, Frederica, Harriet, and Harold also great options. 
 

However, if you're looking for more unique names that mean leader, there's no need to worry! There are plenty of good underused names as well. If you're burnt out by all the Isabellas on the playground, try Isolde as an alternative. The gorgeous Welsh name means "ice ruler." Try boy names like Luellyn, Terrell, or Barnett. Choose a cute girl's name like Deonna, Edaline, or Alonza. All these baby names have regal meanings.
 

Which are the best baby names with leadership vibes? Vote your favorite names to the top of this list! 

 

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22 10
Avery

Unisex, English: They are an Elf ruler; a sage

2
17 9
Dean

Male, English/Latin: Chief of a valley; leader

3
24 17

Male, German: Estate ruler

4
22 16

Unisex, French: A blond ruler

5
16 12
Arnie

Male, German: Eagle Ruler

6
10 6
Amberly

Female, Arabic: A precious Jewel; A Jewel quality fossilized Resin; Ruler Of The Jewels

7
11 8
Moses

Male, Judaism: The leader of Jews

8
11 8
Rex

Male, Latin/United States: A mighty counselor who is also a ruler

9
13 11
Henrietta

Female, German: Estate ruler 

10
10 8
Amalee

Female, German: A person eager to work hard and achieve heights like a leader

11
8 6
Alleyah

Female, Arabic: Leader, head, Person in charge

12
12 11
Frederick

Male, German: A peaceful ruler

13
10 9
Alonza

Female, English/Italian: Prompt and practical leadership qualities in personal and professional dealings

14
9 8
Terrell

Male, English: Thunder ruler

15
13 13
Greg

Male, British: They are good leader then a follower. They have powerful personalities

16
8 8
Ritchie

Male, English: An elderly leader full of wisdom

17
8 8

Male, German: Army; Warrior; To Rule; Leader

18
7 7
Luellyn

Male, Welsh: One who is a Lion like leader

19
6 6
Jerry

Male, German/English: Spear Ruler

20
9 10
Derrick

Male, Belgian: A gifted ruler

21
10 12
Alpha

Unisex, American: An excellent firstborn child with leadership and chieftain qualities

22
6 8
Erykah

Female, German: A ruler for eternity

23
5 7
Reginald

Male, English: A ruler of advices

24
4 6
Barnett

Male, French/American: Leader; From the Land That was Burned; Noble Man

25
4 6
Monty

Male, Spanish: A mountain owned by the ruler