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The Best Baby Names That Mean Protector 

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Updated November 7, 2019 3k votes 838 voters 59.3k views 26 items

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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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Unisex, German: Well advised protector

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Alexander

Male, Greek: Protector/defender of men 

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27calavrich added Alessia

Female, Greek: Defender of Men; Protector of Mankind

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Alexis

Female, Origin Unknown: Protector Of mankind

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Alexandra

Female, Greek: Man's protector/defender

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June

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

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Sasha

Unisex, Russian: Defending men

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Aleister

Male, Origin Unknown: Man's protector

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Blaz

Male, German: Unwavering protector

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Male, Origin Unknown: Slave of God and a protector

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Female, Spanish: Wise protector

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Edward

Male, French: Wealthy protector

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Kandarie

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

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Dealla

Female, Irish: An early invader; protector

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Sandra

Female, Greek: Protector of man

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Male, English: Fortunate protector

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Adarvan

Male, Parsi: The protector of fire.

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Raymond

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

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Teddie

Unisex, English/French: A fortunate protector

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Hami

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

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Sigmond

Male, German: A protector's victorious hand

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Medusa

Female, Greek: A cunning female, a protector

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Male, English: Well to do protector

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Harta

Female, Indian: Preserver; Protector; Defender

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Wilmot

Male, Norman: It means resolute protector