The Best Baby Names That Mean Warrior

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If you want to raise your baby to be a fighter, you may be on the hunt for some attractive baby names that mean warrior. Luckily, there are a variety of names that appeal to a broad range of tastes that mean warrior, soldier, or something similar. If you need to do some serious brainstorming before your newborn arrives, this warrior name list has you covered. 

A surprising amount of old-fashioned names mean warrior, so if you're traditionally inclined, you have plenty of options. The attractive female name Louise - and its male equivalent Louis - means "great warrior" in French. Classic boy names - like Alexander,  Owen, and Miles - translate to warrior or something similar. There are also some more conventional unisex names that mean warrior, such as Harvey and Murphy.

Looking for unique names that mean warrior? There are plenty of great choices! If you love foreign names, there are some cute girl names you're unlikely to see top the name charts anytime soon. You can try the French Heloise, the Greek Zandra, or the German Deloise. Some out-of-the-box boys names include Cadman, Raynor, and Clovis. 

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

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    119 votes


    Male, Greek: Defender of men

  • 2
    89 votes

    Male, Welsh: A well born, young warrior; noble birth

  • 3
    93 votes


    Male, English: Soldier

  • 4
    88 votes


    Male, Celtic: Warrior

  • 5
    68 votes


    Female, Irish/Gaelic: She is a Warrior and a Fighter

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    62 votes


    Female, Origin Unknown: Warrior. Fighter. Soldier