Boy Names of Hero theme
Hero names for baby boys, related also with conqueror, with 119 entries. From ancient civilizations to contemporary dystopias, heroes have become an indispensable part of mankind’s collective story. While names of heroes inspire generations of similarly-named children, names that strictly mean ‘hero’ present quite an interesting range. These include Herod, which means ‘song of a hero’ and Dooley, meaning ‘dark 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 2018, 24 Hero names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 4.365%. Within all Hero names, the English and French William was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #3 and a usage of 0.7526%.