Baby Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Protector  

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If you want your child to grow up caring for those around them, you may be interested in these baby names that mean protector. From common names to more unique designations, there are plenty of attractive names that carry the meaning. If you're looking for some watchdog names, this protector name list has got you covered. 
 

There are many unique names that mean protector that would be great for the modern age, where unconventional names are in style. Ansel - rising in popularity due to the Fault in Our Stars actor Ansel Elgort - is a great choice for boys. For girls, you can try foreign names like the Indian Harta or the Greek Alessia. There are also some cute unisex options like Sasha and Rae. 
 

There are many traditional, but underused names that mean protector as well. This means your child with have a name that's recognizable without showing up too often on the playground. Female names like Ramona and June are classics, but rarely given today. Many male names meaning defender or protector once topped the charts, but have fallen into obscurity today. You can try Edward, Raymond, or Ned, for example. 
 

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

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Alexander

Male, Greek: Protector/defender of men 

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20 7
Alexis

Female, Origin Unknown: Protector Of mankind

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22 12
Alessia

Female, Greek: Defender of Men; Protector of Mankind

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17 10
Edward

Male, French: Wealthy protector

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13 7

Female, Spanish: Wise protector

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14 8

Male, Origin Unknown: Slave of God and a protector

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19 13

Unisex, German: Well advised protector

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12 7
Alexandra

Female, Greek: Man's protector/defender

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13 9
June

Male, Latin: Name June comes from Juno, ancient Roman protector of woman and marriage

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12 8
Sasha

Unisex, Russian: Defending men

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8 5
Aleister

Male, Origin Unknown: Man's protector

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13 11

Male, English: Fortunate protector

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10 8
Sandra

Female, Greek: Protector of man

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9 10
Teddie

Unisex, English/French: A fortunate protector

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4 5
Wilmot

Male, Norman: It means resolute protector

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4 6
Dealla

Female, Irish: An early invader; protector

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4 6
Raymond

Male, German/French: One who is a wise protector of men

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3 5
Blaz

Male, German: Unwavering protector

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3 6
Kandarie

Male, Indian: Protector; Defender; God of War; One of many names of Lord Muruga

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2 5
Hami

Male, Swahili: Defender, Patron, Protector, Supporter, Show Favor

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3 8
Medusa

Female, Greek: A cunning female, a protector

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1 6
Harta

Female, Indian: Preserver; Protector; Defender

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4 10
Parmesh

Male, Indian: One of many names of Lord Vishnu signifying him as the supreme protector

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3 9

Male, English: Well to do protector

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4 12
Sigmond

Male, German: A protector's victorious hand