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.
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Unisex, German: Well advised protector
Male, Greek: Protector/defender of men
Female, Greek: Defender of Men; Protector of Mankind
Male, Latin: Name June comes from Juno, ancient Roman protector of woman and marriage
Female, Greek: Man's protector/defender
Female, Origin Unknown: Protector Of mankind
Male, Origin Unknown: Man's protector
Unisex, Russian: Defending men
Male, German: Unwavering protector
Female, Spanish: Wise protector
Male, Origin Unknown: Slave of God and a protector
Male, Indian: Protector; Defender; God of War; One of many names of Lord Muruga
Female, Irish: An early invader; protector
Male, French: Wealthy protector
Female, Greek: Protector of man
Male, English: Fortunate protector
Male, Parsi: The protector of fire.
Male, German/French: One who is a wise protector of men
Unisex, English/French: A fortunate protector
Male, Swahili: Defender, Patron, Protector, Supporter, Show Favor
Female, Greek: A cunning female, a protector
Male, German: A protector's victorious hand
Male, English: Well to do protector
Female, Indian: Preserver; Protector; Defender
Male, Norman: It means resolute protector