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 girls 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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Aubrey Unisex, French: A blond ruler

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Henry Male, German: Estate ruler

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

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

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Henrietta Female, German: Estate ruler 

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

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Arnie Male, German: Eagle Ruler

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

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Rayla Female, German: A wise and strong ruler

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

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Isolde Female, Welsh: Ice ruler

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Derrick Male, Belgian: A gifted ruler

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Terrell Male, English: Thunder ruler

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Moses Male, Judaism: The leader of Jews

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Ritchie Male, English: An elderly leader full of wisdom

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Edris Male, Anglo Saxon: Wealthy ruler

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Alleyah Female, Arabic: Leader, head, Person in charge

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Luellyn Male, Welsh: One who is a Lion like leader

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Frederick Male, German: A peaceful ruler

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

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

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

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Joli Female, English/French: Countly and cheerful

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

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Fredericka Female, German: Peace binding leader or ruler

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Erykah Female, German: A ruler for eternity

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Harriot Male, German: Home Leader

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Cunningham Male, Gaelic: Village with Milk; leader

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Monty Male, Spanish: A mountain owned by the ruler

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Davonna Female, Scottish: A leader who shows the way and guides

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Emeril Male, French: A powerful leader is often denoted by this name

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Reginald Male, English: A ruler of advices

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Dietrich Male, German: A true leader of the common people

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Deonna Female, Old English: A church leader of a valley

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Ameer Male, Hebrew: A born leader and a prince who is born to give orders

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Dierks Male, Danish: A born ruler; powerful and confident

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Riegan Female, Irish/English: Little ruler

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

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Jerry Male, German/English: Spear Ruler