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Boy Names related to Hero

Hero names for baby boys, related also with conqueror, with 120 entries. From ancient civilizations to contemporary dystopias illustrated by fantasy literature, heroes have fought battles, slain dragons and won hearts. Whether they were normal, everyday figures, or renowned leaders, heroes form an indispensable part of mankind’s collective story. While names of heroes – or action heroes, for that matter, often inspire a generation of similarly-named children, names that strictly name hero present quite an interesting range. These include Dooley, which means dark hero; Herod, which means song of a hero; and Sweeney, meaning small hero.

Hero names are very popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1925, 16.604% of baby boys were given Hero names. There were 23 Hero names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Hero names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but in recent years they are nonetheless of very heavy use. In 2015, 24 Hero names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 4.570%. Within all Hero names, the English and French William was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #5 and a usage of 0.78%.


Abd-al-Fattah servant of the conqueror ... largely used in Arabic and its ... not widely used as a baby name ...

Abhijit conqueror ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is ... not frequently used as a baby boy ...

Abiri my hero; strong one ... origin, as well as its use, is in the Hebrew ... variant of Abir ...

Aeneas praiseworthy; one choice ... mainly used in English ... Its language of origin is Old Greek and Celtic ...

Ajax mourner ... used mostly in the English and Latinized ... name was borne in Greek mythology by two ...

Akinwunmi like a hero ... origin is African-Yoruban, and its use, Yoruban ... rare as a baby boy name ...

Aladdin paragon of faith ... of Arabic origin, and it is used ... name is known from the boy hero who summoned ...

Alan little rock; harmony, peace ... used chiefly in the Breton, English, ... a classic favorite ...

Ali high, lofty, sublime; the son of ... largely used in the African, Arabic, and ... variant of Callister ...

Andronikos conqueror of men ... has its origins in the Old Greek ... not commonly used as a baby boy ...

Anlon great hero ... language of origin is Irish Gaelic and it is ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Arindam he who has won all his enemies ... of Sanskrit origin, and it is used ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...

Barak lightning; blessing ... has its origins in the Hebrew language ... used largely in English and Hebrew ...

Barbod a hero ... has its origins in the Persian language ... not regularly used as a baby boy name ...

Bataar hero ... language of origin is Mongolian ... not widely used as a baby name for ...

Batal a hero ... language of origin is Arabic ... not regularly used as a baby name for ...

Bayani hero ... origin is Tagalog ... rare as a baby boy name ... not ranked within the top 1000 ...

Beau handsome, sweetheart, admirer; handsome look ... used chiefly in the English language and ... C ...

Beowulf bear ... language of origin is Old English and it is ... name was borne by the hero of an 8th-century ...

Bijan ancient hero ...The origin of Bijan is the Persian language ... an infrequently used baby name for boys ...

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