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Boy Names of Protection theme

Protection names for baby boys, related also with armor, with 69 entries. Protection names conjure the image of strong fortress or a castle affording its inhabitants protection. The imagery is reminiscent of medieval times, where cities and towers of refuge were surrounding by high walls. Names which mean protection are accompanied by the meaning of royal, which is complementary to the castle representation.

Protection names are fairly popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1943, 7.127% of baby boys were given Protection names. There were 16 Protection names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Protection names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and in recent years they are of only moderate use. In 2017, 6 Protection names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.107%. Within all Protection names, the English and French William was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #3 and a usage of 0.7591%.


Adalmundnoble protection ...The origin of Adalmund is the English language ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Aegeusprotection ... language of origin is Old Greek, and it is ... derivative of Aigeus ...

Aigeusprotection ... used predominantly in Greek and it is ... variation of Aegeus ...

Amundawe, terror, fear; edge of a sword; ... origin is Old Norse, and its use, Scandinavian ...

Anselmprotected by God ... largely used in the English, German, ... name was first introduced to Italy by the ...

Arnfriedeagle; peace, protection, safety ... of Germanic origin and it is used ...

Belarminothe one with the beautiful armor ... language of origin is Italian and it is ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Bergfrom the fortified hill or castle; ... an English and German name of Germanic ... contraction of Berger ...

Bernfriedbear; peace, protection, safety ... mainly used in the German language ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Borgfrom the fortified hill or castle ... has its origins in the Old Norse language ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Branimirpeaceful protector ... has its origins in the Slavonic language ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Branislavglorious protector ... a Czech and Slavic name of Slavonic ... rarely used as a baby name for boys ...

Burgprotection; from the fortified hill or castle; town citizen; to help ... origin is Germanic and English ...

Burkefrom the fortified hill or castle ... used mostly in English and it is of Old ... Its ranking then was #957 ...

Burkhardprotection, fortress, castle; brave, ... origin is Germanic, and its use, German ...

Burtonfortified town ... used chiefly in English and its origin ... first name is taken from the surname, itself ...

Dietgardpeople, race; fence, enclosure, ... largely used in the German language ... an infrequently used baby name for ...

Diómedeshe who trusts in God's protection ...is of Old Greek origin ... not widely used as a baby name for ...

Edmundwealthy guard, protector of wealth ... largely used in the English, German, ... ranked at #130 then ...

Edmwndprosperous protection; wealthy guard, protector of wealth ... language of origin is Old English and English ...

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